Rev. Arie den Hartog has declined the call extended to him by the congregation of our Southeast Church in Grand Rapids. Their new trio consists of candidates Ronald Cammenga, Carl Haak, and Ronald Hanko. The consistory of our church in Hull, Iowa has made a trio consisting of Rev. A. den Hartog and candidates Cammenga and Haak.
There is quite a bit of news concerning calls extended and trios formed. A trio for home missionary to serve in the northwestern Washington area consists of Rev. Arie den Hartog, Rev. James Slopsema, and Rev. Jason Kortering. Lynden, Washington is the calling church. From a duo of Rev. den Hartog and Rev. Bernard Woudenberg; our Hudsonville Church extended a call to Rev: den Hartog to serve as minister-on-loan to Christchurch, New Zealand, Orthodox Presbyterian Church.
Our congregation in Redlands, California has extended a call to Rev. Marvin Kamps to “Come over and help us” at a special congregational meeting held on Monday, July 14. Professor Robert Decker preached in Redlands for six Sundays, concluding with Sunday, July 20. Rev. Herman Veldman plans to preach in Redlands for six Sundays, July 27 through August 31. It is interesting to note that Redlands has called Rev. Kamps for the second time. Redlands was Rev. Kamps first pastorate.