GS 2016 art 6

GS 2016 Article 6 ā€“ Advisory Committees of Synod

The following advisory committees were appointed:

Committee 1. D. Agema (convener/reporter), S.C. Van Dam, G. Bos, H.J. Leyenhorst, J. Roukema. Executive liaison: R.C. Janssen.

  • Committee for Relations Churches Abroad (CRCA) Report. 8.2.1-8.2.3.7, 8.3.1 (all letters)
  • Appeal from Liberated Reformed Church of Abbotsford (LRCA). 8.6.8

Committee 2. J. VanWoudenberg (convener/reporter), D. deBoer, R. Ludwig, W.F. van Beek, J. Vanderwoerd. Executive liaison: R. Schouten.

  • Committee for Contact with Churches in North America (CCCNA) Report. 8.2.4-8.2.4.1, 8.3.2.1-8.3.2.22
  • Committee for Church Unity (CCU) Report. 8.2.5-8.2.8, 8.3.3.1-8.3.3.6

Committee 3. R. deJonge (convener/reporter), R. Vermeulen, L. Jagt, C. Oosterhoff, J.W. Temple. Executive liaison: E. Kampen.

  • Board of Governors of the Canadian Reformed Theological College (CRTS) Report. 8.1.1, 8.1.3, 8.1.4, 8.2.11, 8.3.4.1-8.3.4.4
  • Committee for Needy Studentsā€™ Fund (CNSF) Report. 8.2.16, 8.3.6.1-8.3.6.3
  • Committee for Pastoral Training Program (CPTP) Report. 8.2.12
  • Overtures from Regional Synod West 2015 (RSW 2015). 8.4.1-8.4.2, 8.5.1.1-8.5.1.8
  • Appeals against GS 2013 Art. 110. 8.6.1.1-8.6.1.17, 8.3.10, 8.6.5.1

Committee 4. J. Poppe (convener/reporter), D. Wynia, K. Dykstra, B. Meerstra, J. VanSpronsen. Executive liaison: R. Aasman.

  • Standing Committee for the Publication of the Book of Praise (SCBP) Report. 8.2.9-8.2.9.1, 8.3.8.1-8.3.8.7, 8.6.2, 8.6.3, 8.6.6.1-8.6.6.2, 8.6.9
  • Appeal from the Hamilton-Providence CanRC against a decision of RSE 2015. 8.6.7
  • Appeal from the Ancaster CanRC against a decision of RSE 2013. 8.6.10

Committee 5. R. Aasman (convener/reporter), R.C. Janssen, E. Kampen, R. Schouten.

  • Letter from J.&B. VanPopta. 8.1.5
  • Request from D.J. Bolt. 8.1.6
  • Inspection of Archives. 8.2.10
  • Churches for Days of Prayer Report. 8.2.13
  • General Fund Report. 8.2.17
  • Address Church Report. 8.2.18
  • Archive Church for General Synod Report. 8.2.19
  • Letter from Orangeville CanRC re: GS 2013 Art. 30. 8.3.9
  • Committee for Bible Translation (CBT) Report. 8.2.14, 8.3.7.1-8.3.7.3
  • Committee for the Official Website (CWeb) Report. 8.2.15, 8.3.5.1-8.3.5.4, 8.4.2
  • Appointments. 9.1-9.2
  • Preparation for the next synod. 13