Synod 2010: Who Came to Synod-Couples Serving Together

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For three couples, Synod 2010 was a team effort.

Rev. Bernard Bakker was a delegate from Classis Quinte, and Irene Bakker served on synod’s Faith Formation Committee. Thurman and Alice Rivers served side by side as ethnic advisers. And while Teresa Renkema chaired the study committee on Migration of Workers, her husband, Rev. William Renkema, was a delegate from Classis Zeeland.

About the Author

Roxanne VanFarowe is a freelance writer who lives in the woods with her artist husband James and their five children in Hillsborough, North Carolina. They are members of Blacknall Presbyterian Church in Durham.