The Banner's experienced news team will bring you the facts of synod decisions, along with the history and context around the important issues of the day.
This guide to the Agenda Supplement will help you navigate the material released after the main Agenda was released.
Observers who want the church to better include LGBTQ members unexpectedly got a chance to give feedback on an interim report.
Synod 2019 spent time discussing and praying about the interim report about the theology of human sexuality.
Sherry TenClay and Sharon Jim met each other at Synod 2001, when they served on the first-ever group of women advisers.
Acting at the request of Classis Pacific Northwest (a classis is a regional grouping of churches), Synod 2019 (the Christian Reformed Church’s general assembly) created a new classis.
Lists of names looked at by synod have stories of joy and pain behind them.
Delegates to Synod 2019 had the opportunity to attend workshops on various ministry topics.
On its 100th anniversary, Faith Community CRC of Wyoming, Mich., hosted Synod 2019’s synodical service of prayer and praise.
The Christian Reformed Church’s executive director gave his annual state of the church address to Synod 2019.
Paul R. De Vries shared the work of the Council of Delegates with Synod 2019.
More than 50 women attended the third annual dinner for women inleadership.
This year’s executive committee includes a deacon for the first time.
Church of the Servant, a Christian Reformed congregation in Grand Rapids, Mich., has found its long-running Basic English Service has shaped the church as a whole.
The Christian Reformed Church’s Faith Formation Ministries will offer leaders a different platform and coordinated support for Dwell, its Sunday school curriculum from a Reformed perspective.
One hundred nineteen participants from across Canada considered the theme From Emptiness to Fullness as they discerned together the next steps for ministry in their local and national contexts.
Fred VanDyk, a pastor in the Christian Reformed Church who worked at various times in the United States, Canada and Nigeria, died May 7. He was 85.
Peoria Christian Reformed Church in Pella, Iowa, marked 125 years of ministry June 2, 2019.
Two or three times each year, Christian Reformed churches send representatives to their classis, a regional group of churches. Here is the report of classis meetings of the past few months.
Sarah Heth, most recently assistant features editor for The Holland Sentinel, has joined The Banner team.
For the second year in a row, the men and boys participating in the Cadet program at Wheaton (Ill.) Christian Reformed Church welcomed visitors to bring their bikes for a free spring tune-up.
Faith Christian Reformed Church, a small congregation in Nashville, Tenn., has found blessing in sharing its building with other churches and programs.
The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based child welfare organization recently agreed to allow placing foster children with same-sex couples in its home state after a lengthy legal challenge.
Prompted by concern for their neighbors, the community care ministry team at Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church in Berwyn, Ill., hosted “March into Wellness” this spring, grouping different healthcare providers in one place for easy access.