To discuss the 2011 report from the Committee to Propose a Combined CRC/Reformed Church in America Translation of the Three Reformed Standards, post your comments here.
The three reformed standards addressed in the report are the Belgic Confession, Heidelberg Catechism, and Canons of Dort...
To discuss the 2011 report from the Form of Subscription Revision Committee II, post your comments here.
Here is a brief look at some of the info the report contains:
After several years of work, a synodical committee has proposed a revised version of the Form of Subscription, a "...
The November issue of The Banner includes an article called "Adopt the Belhar" by Rev. Peter Borgdorff. The online version of the article includes five discussion questions.
The new Banner website (ETA January?) will allow for online comments and discussion. But, in the meantime, feel...
The fall 2010 issue of Forum (published by Calvin Theological Seminary) features several articles on the Belhar Confession. It's available in PDF format and the table of contents is listed below.
Have you read this issue? What did you think?
Forum - Fall 2010
This is a recording of the Belhar panel discussion held October 12 at Calvin Theological Seminary. Panel participants are John Cooper, Peter Borgdorff, and Victoria Proctor-Gibbs. The moderator is Thea Leunk.
Watch the recording and add your comments below.
This video is...
A handy summary of Synod 2010 decisions has just been emailed to pastors and church councils. Here's the cover email and link:
Dear Clerk of Council,
You can access now a letter by the Executive Director of the CRCNA, Rev. Jerry...
This year’s synod took a big step toward welcoming children to the Lord’s Supper! By approving the following guiding principal, synod sent the message that they approve of the direction of the Faith Formation Committee’s work...
Don't miss this poem by Rod Hugen, a Ministry Associate in Tuscon, AZ:
Foibles, Follies and Fooleries - A poet’s view of Synod 2010
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ADMIN NOTE: Now that we have a forum dedicated to Belhar conversations, we've closed this original thread (and moved it here for reference purposes). Please post discussions as new topics within this Belhar forum.
To discuss the 2009 report regarding the Belhar...
To discuss the 2010 progress report on Form of Subscription, post your comments here. The report begins on page 647 of the 2010 Agenda for Synod.
Excerpt from the progress report:
The Form of Subscription Revision Committee II began its work with a meeting in October 2008. At that...
To discuss the 2010 report on the Migration of Workers, post your comments here. This report is also available in Korean and Spanish.
For further reading, see this article from the The Banner: CRC Urged to Seek Better Treatment for Undocumented Immigrants
Excerpt from the...
To discuss the 2010 report of the Faith Formation Committee, post your comments here. This report is also available in Korean and Spanish.
Excerpt from the report overview:
The Lord’s Supper is a gracious gift of God that sustains and nourishes our faith. In response to our mandate...
To discuss the 2010 report on Church Order Revisions, post your comments here.
Excerpt from the introduction:
In its report to Synod 2007, the Board of Trustees (BOT) observed that
Over the past decade, a number of changes to the Church Order have...
To discuss the 2010 report from the Abuse Victims Task Force post your comments here.
For further reading, see this article from The Banner: New Guidelines for Abuse Cases Proposed
Excerpt from the report's introduction:
For most members of the CRC, the local congregation is...
The agenda for this summer's Synod has just been posted to the Synodical Resources page. And here's a direct link to it:
2010 Agenda for Synod (pdf)
Use this forum to discuss specific reports, or anything else about Synod 2010.