A roundup of the top news stories from General Synod 2019
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What happened on the last day of synod
Resources from synod and resources related to decisions made at synod 2019
Phil Assink will serve as vice president of General Synod 2020
If two-thirds of classes approve, only a simple majority will be needed for any amendments that next year’s General Synod proposes in response to the Vision 2020 Team’s work.
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Synod encouraged RCA members to honor Christ’s words in Matthew 18:15-17
Newest Synod Officer to Be Elected Tuesday Morning
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
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The role of deacons is one of service and outreach, rather than guidance and governance