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Synod 2021 is scheduled to meet June 11-17, on the campus of Dordt University in Sioux Center, Iowa. A decision will be made by the Council of Delegates by mid-March regarding the ability and wisdom to hold an in-person meeting due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Agenda for Synod will be posted on this site in early April. Visit this page ( leading up to and during synod for news stories, video recordings, photos, liveblog, and more.

Three significant synodical reports have been made available to churches and classes for study and response by overture or communications prior to their consideration by Synod 2021:  (download at

  • Committee to Articulate a Foundation-laying Biblical Theology of Human Sexuality
  • Ecclesiastical Marriage Task Force
  • Study of Bivocationality Task Force

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Meeting ‘In Lieu of Synod’

June 19, 2020 - The council of delegates held a special virtual meeting in lieu of Synod 2020. Here are the results.

A New Name for Back to God Ministries

June 18, 2020 - The council of delegates approved the name ReFrame Ministries for the CRCNA’s media ministry.

Colin Watson

COD Provides Continuity in Top Leadership

June 17, 2020 - Colin Watson, Sr., has been appointed interim executive director of the CRCNA.

Our Journey 2025

Announcing Our Journey 2025

June 17, 2020 - The Council of Delegates, meeting June 16 and17 on behalf of synod, approved a new ministry plan for the Christian Reformed Church in North America.

Synod 2020 Canceled Due to COVID-19

April 8, 2020 - Synod will be canceled this year, and essential matters will be dealt with by a special, virtual meeting of the COD in June.

Timmermans Resigns as Executive Director

February 20, 2020 - In light of structural changes between Canadian and US administration and the anticipated changes to the role of executive director of CRCNA, Dr. Steven Timmermans has elected to speed up his intended retirement and to resign effective immediately.

Becca Bokma (center) was a young adult rep last year and is seen here talking at her table with other reps and delegates.

Young Adults Sought to Serve at Synod

December 11, 2019 - Serving at Synod has been an ‘Awesome Experience’ for several young adults. New young adult representatives are now needed for 2020.