Category Archives: #WeAretheRCA

Look in the Mirror

Re: the General Synod and Room for All. I am a member of Third Reformed Church in Holland, Michigan. While I am not fond of labels to narrowly define people, for the sake of clarity, I am married and straight, … Continue reading

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A Place in the Body of Christ

The #WeAretheRCA project has been quiet for some time, but as General Synod 2017 approaches, a few more letters have arrived. Today’s letter to the General Synod comes from Hava Zuidema, a member of Third Reformed Church in Holland, Michigan. If … Continue reading

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Love Our Neighbors

Today’s letter to the General Synod comes from Amy Greene, a wife, mom, elder in an RCA church, and professional who drives a Kia Soul named Juniper. If you are an LGBTQ person or an ally who is affected by the decisions … Continue reading

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Why?

The author of this letter has chosen to remain anonymous. If you are an LGBTQ person or an ally with something to say about the decisions of the 2016 RCA General Synod, please send your letter to revstacey@gmail.com. Dear RCA Synod, … Continue reading

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No Questions Asked

Today’s #WeAretheRCA author, Olivia Mancuso, has attended the First Reformed Church in Schenectady since 2011.  In the fall she will return to SUNY Fredonia as a sophomore, where she is a double major in Sound Recording Technology and Applied Piano. … Continue reading

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Taking Seriously

Thanks to the Rev. David Pettit for today’s letter to the 2016 General Synod. Submit yours to revstacey@gmail.com. Letters can be published by full name, first name only, or anonymously. Dear General Synod 2016, I have trouble taking your recent … Continue reading

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Dissent Within Unity

Today’s letter comes from Caroline Welch, an elder in my congregation, the First Reformed Church of Schenectady. Make your voice heard! Please submit your #WeAretheRCA letter to revstacey@gmail.com. Dear General Synod 2016, I write this as a third generation member … Continue reading

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