General Synod 2014

Synod News

General Synod Supports DACA and Immigration Reform

Delegates direct the general secretary to write a letter to the U.S. president on the topic

United in Worship, United in Mission

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 Affirms #wearespeaking Statement, Recommends Creation of Sexual Harassment Training and Policies

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.

Synod Approves Transfer of City Classis from Far West to Mid-Atlantics

Time-sensitive request allows affinity classis to avert likely dissolution

General Synod Affirms Two Proposals from General Synod President Lee DeYoung

The proposals encourage leadership collaboratives for global church planting and small churches