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David Harbach is a teacher at Adams St. Prot. Ref. Christian School, Grand Rapids, Michigan. For most of our churches, the time for the election of office bearers has taken place. According to Article 22 of the Church Order, the elders shall be chosen by the judgment of the consistory and the deacons according to the regulations for that purpose established by the consistory. Some of our churches give the members an opportunity to direct attention to suitable persons for nomination to these offices. This is also in agreement with the same article in the Church Order, where every church...

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David Harbach is a teacher at Adams St. Prot. Ref. Christian School, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Six years may seem like a long time to be away from home but for Rev. Arie den Hartog and his family this time has passed quickly. In the year ahead, Rev. den Hartog will be seriously considering what the will of the Lord will be for them as far as staying in Singapore or returning to the States is concerned. Here is the latest news in regards to their work on the island. “December as usual will be a busy month in the church....

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Hope Protestant Reformed Church in Redlands held a special program on Thursday, December 1, marking “50 years of Congregational existences. . . . Rev. C. Hanko gave the address and Rev. Kortering was present to greet the Congregation.” In addition, their “50th Anniversary-dedication booklets are now complete. . . .Extra copies may be purchased from the clerk for $2.00 each.” 

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First Protestant Reformed Church of Grand Rapids has changed the end of their worship service. The December 18, 1983 bulletin reads, “The consistory has decided to return to the practice of shaking the pastor’s hand on the platform after each service. This should help those in the rear of ‘the auditorium to know when the approbation of the sermon is finished so that the congregation may begin its exit.” 

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In regards to our ministers, the, December 25, 1983 bulletin of Hull Protestant Reformed Church had a handwritten message at the bottom: “Baby girl, Leanne Joy, born Christmas morning to Rev. and Mrs. Cammenga.” And the December 25, 1983 bulletin of First Protestant Reformed Church in Holland stated, “The new phone number of Rev. and Mrs. Heys is 001-64-4-672-200. They send greetings to the congregation. May we remember them in our prayers and by a call or letter.” 

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David Harbach is a teacher at Adams St. Prot. Ref. Christian School, Grand Rapids, Michigan. From First Church’s Jamaica Mission Committee we received the following report: “Rev. Joostens and his family were the victims of an armed burglary at their home in Jamaica on January 15. By the grace of God no one was physically hurt, but the family was psychologically shaken up. A delegation was sent to assist them and the Bruinsmas during this difficult time. We have felt God’s faithfulness through this trial, as the commitment to the field is very deep in both families. Though we would...

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David Harbach is a teacher at Adams St. Prot. Ref. Christian School, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Rev. R. Moore submitted to emergency gall bladder surgery at Sturgeon Hospital in St. Albert at the end of January. He is recovering well at home. He was supposed to have given a lecture to the Society for Protestant Reformed Christian Education the same evening, on the topic, “The Moral Environment of the Christian Day School.” Now that Rev. C. Haak has accepted the call to Lynden Church, Washington, Rev. Veldman will preach in Doon Church, Iowa. Rev. and Mrs. Veldman had planned to stay...

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David Harbach is a teacher at Adams St. Prot. Ref. Christian School, Grand Rapids, Michigan. The new address of Rev. Joostens and his family is: Ocean Pines, Apt. B202, P.O. Box 238, Montego Bay, Jamaica, West Indies. Rev. Bruinsma has written the congregation of First Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan, to acquaint them with the Beeston Springs Church that joined the Protestant Reformed Churches of Jamaica three and one-half years ago. This church is without a minister, although an enthusiastic man, Elder Tomlinson, who desires to become a minister, serves the congregation of about twenty to twenty-five people. On Wednesday afternoons...

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