General Synod

General Synod 2015 met June 11-16 on the campus of Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Illinois, and addressed many aspects of ministry and mission in the RCA.

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Synod delegates have elected Daniel Gillett as the next synod vice president. He is currently lead pastor of First Reformed Church in Holland, Michigan. 

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General Synod 2015 met June 11-16 on the campus of Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Illinois, and addressed many aspects of ministry and mission in the RCA.
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Returning to discussion around new business that was suspended from Saturday, General Synod on Monday afternoon voted to incur all costs of the new special council they had earlier approved.

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After nearly two hours in judicial session, synod delegates affirmed the role of the classis in receiving ministers of Word and sacrament into membership. 

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Delegates to General Synod 2015 have elected Evan Vermeer as synod’s new president-elect. 

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Monday afternoon, General Synod recognized 50 congregations as Missional Impact Partners for their financial support of the mission and ministry of the RCA.

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On Monday, delegates to General Synod 2015 nominated vice presidential candidates.
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On Monday, the Commission on Christian Action (CCA) reported back on mass incarceration-related recommendations approved by last year’s synod. 

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On Sunday night, synod delegates came together to discuss the RCA’s future as a multiethnic church. 

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