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Mr. Wigger is an elder in the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Ministerial Calls Rev. Kenneth Koole declined the call he received to serve as our churches’ missionary to the island of Jamaica. Rev. Jason Kortering also declined the calls he had received from our congregations of the Faith P.R.C. in Jenison, Michigan, and the South Holland P.R.C. in South Holland, Illinois. The Hope P.R.C. in Isabel, South Dakota has formed a new trio from which they will shortly call a pastor. This trio consists of the Revs. Cammenga, Koole, and T. Miersma. And Rev. Wilbur Bruinsma has accepted...

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. News from Singapore Rev. Kortering wrote his congregation in Grandville, MI recently, and we include a few of his first impressions here for our readers. “We thought we could imagine what life would be like here, but nothing can match the experience. We have windows on both sides of the flat, no screens, so we leave them open day and night. We can smell what our neighbors are cooking, and we can hear them scold their children. Their clothes hang on bamboo poles two feet above, below,...

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Evangelism Highlights In an effort to focus on a more effective local witness, using the means of personal evangelism, the Evangelism Committee of the South Holland, IL PRC proposed a three-part plan to their fellow congregation members. The first part of this plan was an Evangelism Emphasis Week which ran from September 22 to October 1. The purpose of this week was to call the attention of South Holland’s members to their calling in personal evangelism and to give them practical instruction in how to carry this...

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Mr. Wigger is an elder in the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. We start this installment of the “News” with a few Young People’s Activities. If over the years you have acquired a taste for really hot chili as I have, then you will be interested to note that the Young People’s Society of the Trinity PRC in Houston, TX recently sponsored a chili supper for their congregation. I can only assume that a congregation located in the heart of Texas, home of some of the world’s hottest chili peppers, would enjoy a really good and hot chili. Only...

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Mr. Wigger is an elder in the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. We start this installment of the “News” with a few Young People’s Activities. If over the years you have acquired a taste for really hot chili as I have, then you will be interested to note that the Young People’s Society of the Trinity PRC in Houston, TX recently sponsored a chili supper for their congregation. I can only assume that a congregation located in the heart of Texas, home of some of the world’s hottest chili peppers, would enjoy a really good and hot chili. Only...

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Mr. Wigger is an elder in the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Minister Activities Seminarian Allen Brummel and his family were delayed for much of this past summer in entering Singapore because of some “red tape” problems with the government there. During this delay Seminarian Brummel was able to fill in on occasion for some of our churches’ pastors while they were on vacation, or preaching for our churches’ mission in the San Luis Valley, Colorado. Finally on Monday, August 1, the Brummel family was able to leave the States for Singapore, where plans call for Seminarian Brummel to...

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Mr. Wigger is an elder in the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Congregational Activities Progress continues to be made on the sanctuary of the Georgetown PRC in Hudsonville, MI. Construction has now gotten to the point that the building committee is asking for volunteer help from the congregation. It appears that there are now many opportunities for Georgetown’s members to help with some free time spent on 48th Ave., cleaning, sweeping, scraping, vacuuming, or dusting on the inside, as well as helping with landscaping and underground sprinkling on the outside. As many of our readers know from personal experience,...

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Mr. Wigger is an elder in the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Denominational Activities The Theological School of our churches opened its doors again this year on September 7 at Southwest PRC in Grandville, MI with its Seminary Convocation. Pray for our four professors and their important labors on behalf of our churches. The student body this year includes three special students, Mr. Mark Shand from the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Australia, Brisbane congregation, and Mr. Paul Goh and Rev. Lau Chin Kwee, both from the Evangelical Reformed Churches in Singapore. Besides these three, Mr. Angus Stewart, from the...

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Mr. Wigger is an elder in the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Minister Activities In late September, the council of the Hull, IA PRC placed a trio of pastors before their congregation from which they were to call an undershepherd. This trio consisted of the Revs. W. Bruinsma, K. Koole, and Dale Kuiper. Hull has since extended a call to Rev. Dale Kuiper, presently pastor of the Southeast PRC in Grand Rapids, MI. Mission Activities Rev. J. Mahtani, our churches’ home missionary to the Eastern U.S., met with the members of the Fayetteville Reformed Fellowship in Fayetteville, North Carolina,...

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