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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Rusty Lewis is the first ever honorary deacon at Johnstown Reformed Church. The position was created to affirm Rusty’s gifts, honor his abilities, and enrich the church.
Discovery Camp is a two-week, bilingual, Christian summer camp in New York. This year, churches are raising money to bring children impacted by Japan’s 2011 tsunami to Discovery Camp.
Update: The RCA's disaster response partner has teams on the ground in Nepal, distributing emergency supplies. Get the details and find out how you can help.
Bethany Reformed Church is encouraging its 400 members to have impact for Christ in the places where they already spend time: work, school, their neighborhoods.
In the core city of Los Angeles, church planting is under way to transform neighborhoods. The men and women being trained to lead these new churches grew up in and live in the neighborhoods they serve. And that’s why they’re effective.
A hospital founded by RCA missionaries more than 100 years ago has received a special honor: A meeting between its board members and the king of Bahrain.
The global water shortage is a huge problem, but there are solutions. The RCA is partnering around the world to dig wells and provide purifiers and delivery systems that make it easier to get clean water to the people who need it.
“We felt like a story slam would capture some of the artistic and urban feel which is close to the heart of our church, but also allow people to simply tell their stories,” says pastor Josh Mc Paul.
Robert H. Schuller, founder and former pastor of the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, California, died April 2 at age 88.
RCA general secretary Tom De Vries gives a statement on the recent killings of Egyptian Christians by criminals connected to ISIS/ISIL in Libya.