Synod 2017

In his report to the General Synod on Friday, June 9, president Dan Gillett reminded the RCA of its covenantal theology and urged the denomination to stay together.

On Friday, June 9, synod delegates approved a recommendation to create a task force to review the RCA’s commitment to the Formula of Agreement.

“We are living through the greatest coming to Christ in the history of Christianity today.”

In his final report before the General Synod as general secretary, on Friday, June 9, Tom De Vries made his first ever proposal to a synod.

On Thursday, June 8, one day short of 41 years after he was ordained in the RCA, New Brunswick Theological Seminary (NBTS) president Gregg Mast was invited to address the General Synod in honor of

On Thursday, June 8, General Synod declared Chad Pierce a General Synod professor. Pierce, an ordained minister in the RCA, is pastor of Faith Christian Reformed Church in Holland, Michigan.

Over the next week, leaders from across the RCA are meeting at Hope College in Holland, Michigan, for General Synod 2017. The first session begins Thursday afternoon, June 8.