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Internal Strife In O.P. Church…. “In response to a call from the elders of Faith Church, Quarryville, a congregational meeting was held at the church on January 26, at which time the congregation, by a reported vote of 31-3, determined to withdraw from The Orthodox Presbyterian denomination. A committee appointed by Presbytery to attend this meeting was denied permission to attend by the session of the church.

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In the February 11 number of The Banner the Rev. A. Persenaire discusses the always important question of the authority of Synodical decisions. At this time we will not go into all the incidental applications and implications of the article but will remain with the main questions. We will quote from the article rather freely and add a few remarks.

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The pre-Synodical prayer service was held on Tuesday evening, May 31, in the Second Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids. The Rev. H. De Wolf, vice-president of the Synod of 1948, brought a fitting message from Psalm 122:6. He very aptly applied these appropriate words of Scripture to the work for which the Synod had gathered.

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*Translated from the Holland brochure: Appel! This is the title of a brochure which we received from the Netherlands and which has been sent to many others in the U. S. The form letter which accompanied the booklet explains what it is and its purpose. This letter reads, in part, as follows: “In the name of the Board of Netherlands Federation of Young People’s Societies and the Federation of Young Women’s Societies, we have sent these few copies of the brochure ‘Appeal’.

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