Rev. C. Hanko, of Redlands, has received the call from our church in South Holland; Hull’s congregation has called Rev. G. Vanden Berg, of Oak Lawn; Randolph has called Candidate D. Kuiper from a trio which included Revs. C. Hanko and G. Vanden Berg; and, Forbes had named the following trio: Revs. R. C. Harbach and G. Vanden Berg and Candidate D. Kuiper, with the Candidate receiving the call. The Outing of the Protestant Reformed Young People’s Convention will be held in Hull Park and Newton Hills. Candidate D. Kuiper will be the speaker.
June 15, 1967 Rev. D. Engelsma, of Loveland, Colo., has declined the call from Hull, Iowa. South Holland has named a new trio consisting of the Revs. C. Hanko, M. Schipper and G. Lubbers.
Sept. 5, 1960 Candidate J. Kortering has accepted the call from our Hull congregation and has already taken up residence there. His installation into office awaits his examination before Classis West, September 21. Grand Haven has submitted another trio consisting of the Revs. H. Hanko, R.C. Harbach and G. Lubbers.
August 20, 1960 Our congregation at Hull called Candidate J. Kortering from a trio which also included the Revs. G. Vos and G. Lubbers. Randolph’s trio consisted of the Revs. R.C. Harbach and M. Schipper and Cand. J. Kortering; the candidate receiving the call. The third call to come to the candidate was from Creston Church whose trio included the Revs. H. Hanko and A. Mulder. Rev. A. Mulder of Kalamazoo declined the call he had received from the church at Grand Haven.
July 20, 1960 Trios—Creston: Rev. H. Hanko; Cand. J. Kortering; Rev. A. Mulder. Grand Haven: Cand. J. Kortering; Rev. A. Mulder; Rev. J. Van Baren. Hull, Iowa: Cand. J. Kortering; Rev. G. Lubbers; Rev. G. Vos. Randolph, W is.: Rev. R. Harbach; Cand. J. Kortering; Rev. M. Schipper. Called—Grand Haven: Rev. A. Mulder of Kalamazoo.
June 20, 1960 Rev. G. Van Baren, of Doon, has declined the call from our church in Randolph, Wisconsin. Candidate Jason Kortering will be eligible for a call one month after his appointment, and will have the usual six weeks to make a decision.
May 20, 1960 Randolph has named a new trio which consists of the Revs. R. Harbach, M. Schipper and G. Vanden Berg. Rev. M. Schipper declined the call from Hull. Rev. H. H. Kuiper, of Loveland, has been gaining strength steadily since our last report. He has led a few meetings and also conducted one service on Sunday, May 15.
Rev. G. Lanting, pastor of Holland’s church since 1959, declined the call from our Loveland congregation. Rev. G. VanBaren, Doon’s pastor since 1956, accepted the call extended him by our Randolph church. Rev. M. Schipper, pastor of Grand Rapids Southwest Church, has received the call from Doon from a trio which included the Revs. G. Vanden Berg and G. Lanting. Our beloved Rev. G.M. Ophoff, Emeritus Professor, was taken to his heavenly rest Tuesday, June 12, at the age of 71 years. Southwest’s bulletin expressed it this way: “After standing in the line of battle for the truth, God has...
Oct. 20, 1959 Rev: G. Lanting, of Grand Haven, received the call from Holland from a trio which included Revs. G. Lubbers and G. Vanden Berg. Rev. J. A. Heys, of Hull, is considering a call from South Holland. The other members of the trio were Revs. G. Vanden Berg and B. Woudenberg. Rev. G. Vanden Berg declined the call extended to him from Edgerton.
The Radio Committee rendered a program Feb. 12 which was a “Progress Report of 1959.” The Committee president, Mr. George Yonker Sr. led in opening prayer, and then introduced the master of ceremonies, Mr. Charles Kregel, who introduced the various participants in the order of the program. Rev. R. Veldman, chairman of the Mission Committee told of the cooperation between his committee and that of the Radio; and. of the new station in the Virgin Islands, the latest venture of the Mission Committee.