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Rev. G. Vanden Berg, of Oak Lawn, received the call from our Loveland congregation; Southeast called the Rev. M. Schipper, of Southwest Church, from a trio which included the Revs. C. Hanko and H. Hanko. Kalamazoo’s consistory announced the following trio: Revs. H. Hanko, G. Vanden Berg, H. Veldman. The catechism classes are again started in most of our churches. A notice regarding this was found in Hope’s bulletin and carried this provocative sentence: “In this important part of the ministry of God’s Word to the covenant seed it is essential that parents do all in their power to aid...

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Doon’s congregation has extended a call to Rev. H. Veldman, of Redlands. Rev. H. Hanko declined the call which came to him from Kalamazoo. Rev. G. Vanden Berg declined the call which he had received from the church in Loveland, Colo. The “Mission Emphasis Night,” sponsored by theBeacon Lights, and which was widely heralded in our bulletins, was a singular success. Truly, the bulletins did not avouch too much when they stated, “this will be an evening which you cannot afford to miss.” Rev. Lubbers gave a resume of his work in Houston, Texas, and in Tripp, S. Dak. In...

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The Opening Exercises of our Seminary was an exciting time for the two professors, the six students and the two Theological School Committeemen. Exciting it was, for it marked the first day of a busy year, but also solemn, in that it was the introduction to a school year of ardent studies—all of which would lead to that day when those young men would be declared eligible for call to be some congregation’s minister!

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There is again a flurry of activities of trios and calls. Doon has called Rev. Engelsma, from Loveland; Pella has called the Rev. D. Kuiper from a trio consisting of Revs. Heys, Kuiper, and Lubbers; Hull’s congregation will meet Oct. 27 to call one from a trio comprising the Revs. Kuiper, Lubbers, and Woudenberg; and First Church must elect on Nov. 28, from a trio including the Revs. Engelsma, Lubbers, and Schipper, one to whom they will extend a call to be missionary to Jamaica.

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