Synod’s Youngest and Oldest Delegates

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At 84 years old, Elder Don Dykstra, Classis Illiana, was the oldest delegate to this year’s synod, and Rev. Albert Postma, 28, of Classis Lake Superior, was the youngest delegate.

Synod’s Youngest and Oldest Delegates
Photo: Karen Huttenga

This was Dykstra’s 14th synod, and Postma’s first. Postma, who graduated from Redeemer University College in 2006, enjoyed “making more connections than I anticipated, and seeing people from college and seminary and spending some time with them.”


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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.

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