June 15, 2017 - After nearly a decade of wrestling with how it should respond to the Belhar Confession, Synod 2017 decided to categorize it as a “contemporary testimony”
June 15, 2017 - Rev. Patrick Jok Ding Wic of the Sudanese Reformed Church presented both the hope and the horror of South Sudan to synodical delegates and guests.
June 15, 2017 - Synod 2017 adopted several recommendations related to funding for seminary students.
June 15, 2017 - Synod 2017 encouraged churches and denominational staff to make church renewal a priority.
June 15, 2017 - Of the 182 delegates sent to Synod 2017, only 37 are women. Advisers were added to help fill this gap and provide more equal representation of women’s voices.