GS 2022 art 165

GS 2022 Article 165 – RCUS (Reformed Church in the United States)

1.   Material

  • 1.1    Report of the CCCNA ( on the RCUS.

2.   Admissibility

  • 2.1    The report was declared admissible.

3.   Decisions

Synod decided:

  • 3.1    To continue Ecclesiastical Fellowship (EF) with the Reformed Church in the United States (RCUS) under the adopted rules;
  • 3.2    To mandate the Committee on Ecumenical Relations (CER) to submit its report to the churches six months prior to the convening of the next general synod.

4.   Grounds

  • 4.1    The relationship with the RCUS continues to be mutually encouraging.
  • 4.2    The RCUS very much appreciates the developing relationship with the CanRC. They especially appreciate having fraternal delegates attend major assemblies.
  • 4.3    Opportunities exist to work together on foreign mission projects, especially in the Philippines.
  • 4.4    The CanRC and the RCUS can effectively assist each other via pulpit exchanges, visiting each other’s churches, participating in youth camps/conferences held by the various churches and the exchange of articles in magazines supported by church members.