A roundup of the top news stories from General Synod 2019
Stay up-to-date with recent stories from RCA congregations, mission news, disaster responses, and much more.
What happened on the last day of synod
Resources from synod and resources related to decisions made at synod 2019
Phil Assink will serve as vice president of General Synod 2020
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.
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Daniel Teerman argues for less definition between sacred and secular as pastors explore multiple vocations.
Brett Dood argues for new expectations—for the good of the church and for the people outside the church.
After her husband abused her, Darla Olson knew she needed more than medical care. So she bravely opened up about the experience and sought healing for her spirit, too.
RCA chaplain Derek Vande Slunt shares his first-hand experiences of the days surrounding Hurricane Florence’s landfall.
While the timeline for Hurricane Michael was fast, the damage assessment and rebuilding process will take months, even years.
Cultivate has announced its 2019 volunteer sites, including a new site in Chicago.
When a Supreme Court ruling changed housing requirements for people with disabilities, one residential facility and its chaplain ensured that everyone had a home—and a church—to call their own.
“She was a great encourager—that’s one of her greatest legacies.”
On September 11-12, 2018, the RCA Vision 2020 Team met at the Cenacle Retreat Center in Chicago.