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Mr. Oomkes is a member of the Byron Center Protestant Reformed Church. On July 30, all of the British Reformed Fellowship’s interest was focused on the arrival of the conferees to their third biennial conference, which took place on the campus of the College of Textiles, located in Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotland. Most of the 120 who were registered had arrived by 6:00 p.m. for dinner hour. For our family it was our second time to a BRF conference, so we were eagerly looking forward to renewing acquaintance with those whom we had the privilege of meeting two years ago, as...

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William Oomkes is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church in Byron Center, MI and a member of the denominational Domestic Mission Committee. On August 15, 1992 the conferees set their sights toward the “Stricklands” Conference Center located on the Belfast Lough, in Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland. They came from such places as the heart of London, the southern coast of England, the far north of Scotland, the northern part of Northern Ireland, and the United States, to the Belfast area. One thing most of us had in common – we had never met each other before. Another was...

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Mr. Oomkes is a member of Byron Center Protestant Reformed Church, Byron Center, Michigan. The 4th bi-annual Family Conference of the British Reformed Fellowship was held in Castlewellan Castle near Newcastle in Northern Ireland, July 25-August 1, 1998. The British Reformed Fellowship are to be commended for their fine efforts to provide the conferences that they have planned. I am convinced that there is no other place in the world that provides such an opportunity as their bi-annual conferences. One thing is for sure, there is no place more appealing to us as a family. The site of this summer’s...

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