Why have synods at all? Why spend the time, energy, and money to hold this week-long gathering?
The stated clerk of classis serves as the official correspondent for the classis. The function of the synodical deputy is to represent the interests of synod in the life or actions of the classis. Resources for both of these can be found on this webpage.
The supportive material for Overture 7 provides a superb summary of the reasons why four leaders of the CRCNA should not have committed the denomination to the AGW activist political movement. I suggest that delegates consider the following six points.