GS 2016 art 4

GS 2016 Article 4 – Constitution of Synod

On behalf of the convening church, the Rev. VanWoudenberg declared Synod constituted. The elected officers took their places. The Rev. Aasman thanked the assembly for the confidence expressed by voting for the officers of synod. He expressed appreciation to the convening church for all the work done in preparation for synod. The chairman then called for a break to give the executive the opportunity to come with proposals in regard to the proceedings of Synod and the division of tasks among the various members of Synod.