GS 2016 art 74

GS 2016 Article 74 – URCNA – Fraternal Delegate Address

The chairman introduced the Revs. John Bouwers, Steve Swets, and William Van Hal, fraternal delegates of the United Reformed Churches in North America (URCNA). The Rev. Bouwers addressed Synod, passing on greetings. He outlined the situation of the URCNA. He also spoke on the history of our relationship and its current state, describing how and why the relationship has stalled in Phase II. The full text of his address can be found in Appendix 11. The Rev. J. VanWoudenberg responded with appropriate words.