Young Adults Represent Views at Synod

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This year, seven men and women brought a young adult perspective to Synod 2012

(Back row, l-r) Tim Dykstra, Cedric Parsels, Travis Green; (center l-r) Kyla Smits, John Kloosterman; (front l-r) David Groen, Jenn McIntyre.
Photo: Karen Huttenga

Young adult representatives do not vote at synod, but they provide a young adult perspective on the business before synod by speaking to delegates and on the floor of synod.

“[It’s important] to bring young adults to synod to speak into advisory committees and to speak on the floor,” said John Kloosterman, who was serving in the role for a second year. “That’s the benefit of the CRC inviting us.”


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About the Author

Ryan Struyk was a former Banner news correspondent for classes Grand Rapids South and Thornapple Valley.