Synod 2014

General Synod 2014 met June 12-17 on the campus of Central College in Pella, Iowa, and addressed many aspects of ministry and mission in the RCA.

RCA and CRC Synods

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The RCA's General Synod will be held next week alongside the Synod of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA).

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Synod will vote this year on whether to hold biennial General Synods, with a smaller “administrative” General Synod and an event for church leaders in the off years.

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Delegates and guests have been making their way to Pella, Iowa, for the RCA’s 208th General Synod, which begins this afternoon at Central College.

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General Synod was called to order at 3:00 p.m. Thursday by General Synod president Carl Boersma, pastor of Faith Reformed Church in Brookings, South Dakota.

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In gratitude for his more than 40 years of ministry and service to the Reformed Church in America and Western Theological Seminary, synod has declared the Rev. Dr.

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RCA and CRCNA delegates joined for worship Thursday evening at Third Church (RCA) in Pella.

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In his report to synod, general secretary Tom De Vries reviewed progress on "Transformed and Transforming: Radically Following Christ in Mission Together," the 15-year vision f

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In his report to synod, president Carl Boersma focused on the new 15-year vision for the RCA, "Transformed and Transforming: Radically Following Christ in Mission Together."

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Noting that outdated guidelines for welcoming children to the Lord’s Table “serve[d] as a barrier to inclusion of children,” a year ago members of the Commission on Christian Discipleship and Educa

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