General Synod 2019: Provisional Acts
The acts of GS 2019 have been updated; they now span the first five days of synod. Please note that these Acts are not final.
General Synod 2019: Evening session
May 21, 2019
The Tuesday evening session will begin with a closed-restricted session at 7:00pm. Following this agenda item, Synod will deal with an appeal regarding Church Order article 55, the Needy Student Fund report, churches in Korea, NAPARC, and a letter to be sent to all our former Dutch sister churches.
General Synod 2019: Provisional Acts
The acts of GS 2019 have been updated; they now span the first four days of synod. Please note that these Acts are not final.
General Synod 2019: Monday evening revised
May 20, 2019
Monday evening Rev. Dr. W. den Hollander, recently appointed as NT professor at CRTS, is to be at GS 2019, to address the delegates. A letter from Dr. G.H. Visscher will be read. The chairman of the Board of Governors will addess Synod. A letter from the OPC will be read to Synod (due to personal circumstances the OPC delegate is no longer able to come). To access the live feed for these events click here
General Synod 2019: Provisional Acts
The Acts of GS 2019 Days 1-3 are now available. Please note that these are NOT FINAL.
Candidate Dr. Jeff Temple called by Hamilton (Providence)
May 19, 2019 Hamilton (Providence)
Candidate Dr. Jeff Temple has been called by Providence CanRC (Hamilton) to serve as minsiter.
General Synod 2019: GKv decision
With sadness the General Synod 2019 of the Canadian Reformed Churches decided unanimously to discontinue the sister church relationship with the Reformed Churches in The Netherlands (GKv) and to implore the CanRCs to remain in prayer for the GKv. May the Lord have mercy on them and on us.
General Synod 2019: Day 5 - Monday Evening
Monday evening Rev. Dr. W. den Hollander, recently appointed as NT professor at CRTS, is to be at GS 2019, to address the delegates. A letter from Dr. G.H. Visscher will be read. The chairman of the Board of Governors will addess Synod. A letter from the OPC will be read to Synod (due to personal circumstances the OPC delegate is no longer able to come). To access the live feed for these events click here
St. Albert's new church building is ready!
May 17, 2019 St. Albert
Beginning on Sunday, May 19th, the St Albert congregation will be worshiping at their new church building, located at 54203 Range Road 261.  The worship times will return to their normal times at 10:00 AM and 2:30 PM.
General Synod 2019: Day 4 - Friday
Synod members are meeting in advisory committees all day. The evening session will be plenary. There are no speeches scheduled for this session. Some of the agenda items this evening may happen in closed session (only office-bearers allowed). There will be no live streaming tonight.
General Synod 2019: Provisional Acts
The Provisional Acts of General Synod Edmonton-Immanuel 2019 have been posted. This document will be updated periodically throughout the duration of the synod.
General Synod 2019: Day 3 - Thursday Evening
General Synod will reconvene in a session open to the public at 7:00pm. The following fraternal delegates and fraternal observers will be addressing synod: Free Reformed Churches of Australia, Reformed Churches in New Zealand, United Reformed Churches in North America, and the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. The speeches will be on the live feed of the Edmonton-Immanuel Church. Deliberations regarding other matters on the agenda will not be live streamed.
Rev. Jagt declines call to Cloverdale
Rev. Marc Jagt, minister of the Canadian Reformed Church at Fergus North, has declined the call extended to him by Cloverdale Canadian Reformed Church.
Rev. Dr. W. den Hollander appointed as professor
GS 2019 has appointed the Rev. Dr. W. den Hollander as professor of New Testament at the CRTS, to fill the vacancy created, the Lord willing, in 2020 by the retirement of the Rev. Dr. G.H. Visscher.
Dr. Jeff Temple declared eligible for call
Dr Jeff Temple was examined and determined to have the met the requirements according to Article 8 of the Church Order by Classis Ontario West of May 15, 2019 and declared eligible for call.
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