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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As the Vision 2020 Team, we met September 19–20, 2019, at the Cenacle Retreat Center in Chicago, Illinois. We did so with the awareness that many people are praying for our work and for our beloved denomination.
“In the RCA, we have been working for years to end racism, and this statement reflects our heart on this issue,” says Eddy Alemán, RCA general secretary.
August 2019 has been a horrible month for injury and death by gun violence in the United States.
RCA Global Mission is celebrating the past—how it has transformed the world during the last 377 years—and is imagining God’s future for global mission.
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The Commission on Theology was asked to review the catechism by General Synod 2018.
Synod urges action to reduce fossil fuel consumption and asks the Commission on Christian Action to study climate change.
Delegates offered their feedback on the scenarios to the Vision 2020 Team
The alternative-funding committe brought a new, percentage-based method of denomination funding before synod. It passed and will replace the current per-member method.
A new funding method, a celebration of Transformed & Transforming, and another look at the Vision 2020 scenarios
Vision 2020, president's report, and learning about listening prayer
Presenters also give delegates practical skills for hard conversations in the face of loss.
Nakakihara urged the RCA to clarify what we believe and what we're fighting for.
In pictures: General Synod 40 years ago vs. General Synod today