15 Jan GS 1983 art 5
GS 1983 ARTICLE 5 – Constitution of Synod
The elected officers take their place as executive of Synod. The chairman, Rev. W. W. J. VanOene addresses Synod with words of gratitude for the confidence placed in the moderamen. He also expresses gratitude to the Rev. D. VanderBoom for con ducting the prayer service and to the convening Church at Cloverdale for the preparation of Synod.
The meeting is then adjourned so that the definitive agenda and various procedures can be prepared and arranged.