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 Asks for Proposed BCO Changes, Discusses Certificate of Fitness for Ministry

On Saturday, June 10, General Synod delegates voted to instruct the Commission on Church Order to

Delegates Nearly Deadlock over Disciplining Classes

Tellers tally the votes the old-fashioned way.

General Synod Recommends Assigning Mentors to Students under Care

On Saturday, June 10, General Synod approved recommendations that classes assign mentors to stude

Synod Recognizes Missional Impact Partner Churches

On Saturday, June 10, General Synod recognized 45 congregations as Missional Impact Partners for

Richard Mouw Speaks about Convicted Civility

In the evening on Friday, June 9, Richard Mouw spoke to the synod about civil disagreement—why Re