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 Van Farowe is a freelance writer living in North Carolina. She has reported on synod, the annual decision-making gathering of the CRC, for many years.