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Guide to CRCNA Synod Proceedings

The Acts and Agendas of CRC Synods are indexed in:
Index [of] Synodical Decisions, 1857-2000.
Grand Rapids: Christian Reformed Church, 2001. [includes accompanying CD-ROM]
BX6820 .A32 2001

Also available as a pdf file:
Index [of] Synodical Decisions, 1857-2000

See further this compilation of the indices of the Acts of Synod, 2001-2011:
Index of Synodical Decisions, 2001-2011

 

ACTS OF SYNOD: BX6820 .A3 1857 -

For 1857-1880:

Minutes of the Highest Assembly of the Christian Reformed Church, 1857-1880.
Grand Rapids: Calvin Seminary, 1936.
BX6820 .A3 1857-80
--"Mimeographed upon orders of 1936 Synod by Calvin Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1937." The text of this printing is indexed in the Index to Synodical Decisions, 1857-2000 (and therefore may be useful) but there is a better online transcription with accompanying interlinear English translation (see next item).

Minutes of the Highest Assembly of the Christian Reformed Church, 1857-1880.
Trans. Richard H. Harms, 2000.
These are minutes of the "highest assembly" of the CRC from 1857-1880.

Official Church Name Corresponding Assemblies

Holland Reformed Church, 1859-1861

Classicale Vergadering(Classis), 1857-1865

Ware Hollandsche Gereformeerde Kerk (True Dutch Reformed Church), 1861-1880

Algemeene Vergadering (General Assembly), 1865-1879
Hollandsche Christelijke Gerformeerde Kerk (Dutch Christian Reformed Church), 1880. Synodale Vergadering (Synod), 1880

 

For 1881-1930

Acta van de Synode der Christelijke Gereformeerd Kerk
(and variations, see below).
BX 6820 .A3 1881-1930
-- Acts of Synod for these years are in the Dutch language, with some English language reports and other materials appearing in the proceedings from the 1920s.
The Acts for these years are variously entitled (with minor variations):
Handelingen van de Synodale Vergadering der Hollandsche Christelijke Gereformeerde Kerk,
Synodale Handelingen der Hollandsche Christelijke Gereformeerde Kerk [in Amerika],
Acta van de Synode der Christelijke Gereformeerde Kerk [in Amerika] 1896-1930.

Heritage Hall and Hekman Library have bound copies of English translations for each of these years. BX6820 .A3 En

For 1932- present

Acts of Synod 1932 - . BX6820 .A3

 

AGENDA FOR SYNOD: 1904 - present

Agenda for Synod. BX6820 .A321 1904
- Prior to 1986 the Agenda for Synod was reprinted (with new pagination) in the Acts of Synod for each year. From 1986 on the Agenda and Acts for each year are bound together with continuous pagination.

CRCNA Acts Digitization Project

We are in the process of proofreading and and reformatting parts of this project.   If you see any errors, omissions, missing pages in any of the files, feel free to contact Gerone Lockhart (ghl4@calvin.edu).

Thanks.

Proceedings of the Synod of the CRC in North America 1857-1898

1857-1880 (already available as):

Minutes of the Highest Assembly of the Christian Reformed Church, 1857-1880.

1881  Acts  Acts(ET)

1882  Acts  Acts(ET)

1883  Acts  Acts(ET)

1884  Acts  Acts(ET)

1886  Acts  Acts(ET)

1888  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1890  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1892  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1894  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1896  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)  

1898  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)


Proceedings of the Synod of the CRC in North America 1900-1998

1900  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1902  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1904  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1906  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1908  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1910  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1912  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1914  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1916  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1918  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1920  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1922  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1924  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1926  Acts  Agenda  Acts(ET)

1928  Acts  Agenda Part 1  Agenda Part 2  Acts(ET)

1930  Acts  Agenda Part 1  Agenda Part 2  Agenda Hymn Report  Acts(ET)

1932  Acts  Agenda Part 1  Agenda Part 2

1934  Acts  Agenda Part 1  Agenda Part 2

1936  Acts  Agenda

1937  Acts  Agenda

1938  Acts  Agenda Part 1  Agenda Part 2

1939  Acts  Agenda Part 1  Agenda Part 2

1940  Agenda and Acts  Agenda Part 1  Agenda Part 2  Agenda Part 3

1941  Agenda and Acts  Agenda Part 1  Agenda Part 2

1942  Agenda and Acts  Agenda Part 1  Agenda Part 2

1943  Agenda and Acts  Agenda Part 1  Agenda Part 2

1944  Agenda and Acts  Agenda Part 1  Agenda Part 2

1945  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1946  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1947  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1948  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1949  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1950  Agenda and Acts   Agenda

1951  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1952  Agenda and Acts   Agenda

1953  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1954  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1955  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1956  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1957  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1958  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1959  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1960  Agenda and Acts   Agenda

1961  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1962  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1963  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1964  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1965  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1966  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1967  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1968  Agenda and Acts  Agenda  

1969  Agenda and Acts  Agenda  

1970  Agenda and Acts   Agenda

1971  Agenda and Acts  Agenda  

1972  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

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1974  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1975  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1976  Agenda and Acts   Agenda

1977  Agenda and Acts   Agenda

1978  Agenda and Acts   Agenda

1979  Agenda and Acts   Agenda

1980  Agenda and Acts   Agenda

1981  Agenda and Acts   Agenda

1982  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

1983  Agenda and Acts   Agenda

1984  Agenda and Acts  Agenda

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1986  Agenda and Acts

1987  Agenda and Acts

1988  Agenda and Acts

1989  Agenda and Acts

1990  Agenda and Acts

1991  Agenda and Acts 

1992  Agenda and Acts 

1993  Agenda and Acts

1994  Agenda and Acts 

1995  Agenda and Acts

1996  Agenda and Acts

1997  Agenda and Acts

1998  Agenda and Acts

Proceedings of the Synod of the CRC in North America 1999-2012

1999-2012:Acts and Agenda for 1999 onward are available on the
CRCNA web site at https://www.crcna.org/resources/synod-resources