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At age 82, Frank De Boer was Synod’s oldest delegate, for the second year in a row. The retired chemistry professor was an elder delegate from Classis Illinois.

Synod 2009’s youngest delegate–and the youngest delegate ever–was Katie Ritsema-Roelofs, 25, an elder from Classis Hackensack. Ritsema-Roelofs can also safely claim to be the first pregnant delegate to synod—she is expecting her first child in October.

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