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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