General Synod set the 2018 per-member assessment at $53.75. These funds support the work of the synod, denominational ministries, theological education, the Board of Benefits Services assistance program, and other initiatives approved at synod. Learn more about assessments and what they fund with Assessments: A Snapshot. Delegates set the 2018 Partnership-in-Mission (PIM) share at $6,700; PIM shares fund the work of RCA missionaries around the world.