At age 25, elder David Stewart from Classis Columbia was the youngest delegate to Synod 2010.
“I feel it’s a great privilege and honor to be elected by classis at such a young age,” said Stewart. “I’ve learned and gleaned so much more than what I knew before about the agencies and ministries of the CRC.”
One thing he learned the hard way was the rules for synodical procedure that guide discussion on the floor. “The first comment I made was overturned as out of line,” he said, grinning.
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