Deacons will be delegated to meetings of classis and synod.
Fraternal delegates from the Protestant Church in the Netherlands and the Dutch Reformed Church of South Africa emphasized the value of the friendship between their denominations and the CRC.
The Christian Reformed Church will have one global missions agency.
As director of ministries and administration, Watson brings significant leadership experience to his new role.
Ecumenical Guests from the Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar and the Reformed Church in America Visit Synod
Synod 2015 heard from delegates from churches far and near.
Young adult representatives will now have a voice at board meetings as well as synod.
Among the candidates were 11 women, 10 Canadians, and six from overseas.
The change comes in response to Synod 2014’s request for a review.
After a year in Grand Rapids, Mich., 2017 will be held in Palos Heights, Ill.
Delegates want Church Order to distinguish between sexual misconduct and sexual abuse.
Synod 2015 has four deacon advisors this year.
It asked the Board of Trustees and the Office of Candidacy to provide recommendations.
Synod delegates eat about twice as much as Dordt College students.
Seven young adults are glad to serve as the youth voice for synod’s deliberations.
The Blanket Exercise is designed to heighten awareness of the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples in North America.
Willson: “I want students to think biblically and theologically but also to have a passion for Jesus.”
Young scholar eager to help seminary students address current moral issues.
Rev. Leonard Vander Zee will serve for one year.
The Committee to Provide Pastoral Guidance re Same Sex Marriage held a listening session with delegates
Canadian ministry moves from particular ministries to integral part of binational CRC.
Belhar themes important to the life of the church, synod decides.