September 14-15: Synod of Dordt Commemorative Conference

This two-day conference to commemorate the Synod of Dordt and its work brings together a range of experts who will explain in accessible presentations what the Synod did, why this gathering was significant at the time, and how this four-hundredth anniversary should be commemorated in churches and communities today. Presentations are geared to the general public and will include visuals, music, panel discussions, and a special exhibit of Statenbijbels, the official Dutch Bible commissioned by the Synod and first published in 1637. For more information and registration, see the Calvin College H. Henry Meeter Center Page.

Date: September 14-15

Location: Calvin Seminary

Synod of Dordt Speakers
Donald Sinnema: “A Virtual Tour of the Synod of Dordt”
Paul Fields: “The Statenbijel and its History”
Keith Stanglin: “The Remonstrant perspective”
Randall Engle: “Song of the Synod”
Fred van Lieburg: “Church Polity and the Synod”
Suzanne McDonald: “The Canons of Dort for the Church Today:
Polemics, Pastoring, and Pulling up TULIPs”