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


Definition of “Bounds” Allows for Ethnic and Linguistic Classes

Classes should be formed with the intentionality of including all gifts in the body of Christ.

Vision 2020 Team Reports on Feedback

“You all—we all—have made this a very, very different General Synod.” —Christa Mooi, Vision 2020 Team member


General Synod Daily Recap: Sunday, June 9

Sundays at General Synod are quieter days.

General Synod Daily Recap: Saturday, June 8

A new funding method, a celebration of Transformed & Transforming, and another look at the Vision 2020 scenarios 

Delegates Dig into Scenarios from Vision 2020 Team

Delegates offered their feedback on the scenarios to the Vision 2020 Team