Felix Theonugraha was installed as the 12th president of Western Theological Seminary (WTS) in Holland, Michigan, on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.
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The Vision 2020 Team met October 28–29, 2019, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, continuing the work that God and the General Synod have called us to do.
At its meeting last week, the RCA’s Commission on Christian Action highlighted the precarious political situation in northeastern Syria. The commission urges RCA members to contact their political representatives to advocate for vulnerable people groups in the area.
The advisory board for the two denominations’ “third space” has been hard at work, hiring a director and developing a tool to match churches to renewal pathways.
The Discipleship priority area of Transformed & Transforming, the RCA’s 15-year vision for ministry, has three new leaders, all of whom bring specific skills and gifts to their part-time positions that they started September 3.
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Members of the 2020 Vision Group will research and identify strategies and consequences for three possible scenarios for the future of the RCA: staying together, radical reconstituting and reorganization, and grace-filled separation.
General Synod 2018 directed the general secretary of the RCA to write a letter to the president o
The pastor of Owasco Reformed Church wants to serve alongside the denomination
The delegates discussed four different ways the two denominations could work together
Nakakihara is an elder at Rancho Community Reformed Church
Delegates direct the general secretary to write a letter to the U.S. president on the topic
On June 10, the synods of the Christian Reformed Church (CRC) and the Reformed Church in America (RCA) gathered for worship in the DeVos Center for Arts and Worship at Grand Rapids Christian High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
General Synod approved a recommendation to affirm the RCA’s #wearespeaking statement, which calls for an end to harassment, abuse, and sexual violence against women and girls.
Time-sensitive request allows affinity classis to avert likely dissolution
The proposals encourage leadership collaboratives for global church planting and small churches