General Synod

The 2020 General Synod is scheduled for June 11-16, 2020, on the campus of Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa.

Coronavirus update: General Synod will proceed as planned, though the General Synod officers and the general secretary continue to monitor the situation with COVID-19. 

Resources for General Synod:


Online Resources


General Synod Daily Recap: Tuesday, June 11

What happened on the last day of synod

Tools and Resources from General Synod 2019

Resources from synod and resources related to decisions made at synod 2019

Phil Assink Elected Synod Vice President

Phil Assink will serve as vice president of General Synod 2020

Synod Votes to Require Simple Majority of Classes on Any Vision 2020 Amendments

If two-thirds of classes approve, only a simple majority will be needed for any amendments that next year’s General Synod proposes in response to the Vision 2020 Team’s work.

General Synod Daily Recap: Monday, June 10

Mission 2020, VP candidates, and a proposed change to voting protocal for Vision 2020 recommendations