General Synod

The 2018 General Synod will take place June 7-12 on the campus of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Resources for the 2017 General Synod:


Online Resources

Synod Seeks Clarity: Which Classes Can Ratify Constitution Changes?

On Monday, June 12, General Synod declared that only classes that have seated delegates at a Gene

Synod Supports Including Commissioned Pastors at Broader Assemblies

On Monday, June 12, General Synod voted in support of a change to the Book of Church Order

Synod Votes to Form Diaconal Conferences

On Monday, June 12, General Synod delegates voted to form diaconal conferences across the RCA (R

Lee DeYoung Voted President-Elect of General Synod

Lee DeYoung was voted the next president of General Synod on Monday, June 12.

Synod Affirms Covenant Bonds

On Monday, June 12, delegates voted to urge RCA assemblies, other bodies, and members to maintain