California Colloquium - May 2014

Summary of the Doctrine of the Covenants: A URCNA Perspective Cornelis P. Venema and W. Robert Godfrey May 2014 Introduction We have been asked by the CERCU of the URCNA to address the question whether our federations’ (URCNA and CaRCs)... next...

Unity Among Brothers and Sisters

For several years the United Reformed Churches in North America (URCNA) and the Canadian Reformed Churches (CanRef) have been discussing a merger of churches. The two federations currently have ecumenical relations which allow them to do a variety... next...

Why the PJCO Won’t Work

Following the fall 2014 meeting of URC Classis Pacific Northwest, it was clear that the landscape with regard to unity discussions between the United Reformed Churches in North America (URCNA or URC) and the Canadian Reformed Churches (CanRC)... next...

California Covenant Conversation

Introduction On a hot summer night in Visalia, California, four men sat down together for a theological conversation, a colloquium. The night was June 4, 2014. The discussion, or colloquium, took place in the middle of the schedule of the Synod... next...

Classis Pacific Northwest Overtures

The following are two overtures from Classis Pacific Northwest to Synod Wyoming 2016, to be held on June 13-17, at Bethany URC in Wyoming, Michigan. Overture re union with the Canadian Reformed Churches: Classis Pacific Northwest overtures... next...

What the Gay Marriage Movement Should Know About God’s Rainbow

This past Friday [June 26, 2015] is already designated as one of the most historic victories in the history of the United States as a divided Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples can now marry nationwide. This landmark opinion, as it’s... next...
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