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Minister Activities Rev. Garret Eriks, pastor of the Hudsonville, MI PRC, declined the call he had received from the Edgerton, MN PRC. Seminarian Vernon Ibe’s internship among the members of the Grace PRC in Standale, MI, came to an end at the close of 2011. Grace was very thankful to God for giving them the privilege of getting to know Vernon, his wife, Melody, and their son, MJ, and for the way He used them to minister to their congregation. We add our prayer to theirs when we ask our Lord to continue to bless his remaining preparation for the...

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Minister Activities Rev. Carl Haak, pastor of the Georgetown PRC in Hudsonville, MI, declined the call that was extended to him to serve as the next pastor of the Hope PRC in Walker, MI. The Council of the Loveland, CO PRC granted the request of our Seminary to sponsor the intern-ship of Seminarian Eric Guichelaar, beginning July 1, 2012, God willing, with Loveland’s pastor, Rev. Steven Key, as his mentor. As Rev. Key supplied pulpit for the Edgerton, MN congregation in January, Loveland PRC welcomed to their pulpit and fellowship Seminarian Vernon Ibe, who comes from the Berean PRC in...

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. News from Singapore We begin the first “news” column of this new year with some information from Singapore. First, the Council of the Grandville, MI PRC has granted Rev. Kortering’s request for an additional two months in Singapore working with the Covenant Evangelical Reformed Church and the First Evangelical Reformed Church. What this means is that the Korterings will be returning to Grandville sometime in early March. And second, we share here with our readers just a bit of a letter sent by Mrs. Kortering to her...

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Congregational Activities At a congregational meeting on October 15, the congregation of the Peace PR Church of Lynwood, IL decided to purchase 3.5 acres of land. Presently, Peace is meeting in the auditorium of the Illiana Christian High School in Lansing, IL. It goes without saying that any congregation desires to have its own home church sanctuary. Doubtless this is also true of Peace. This purchase represents the first step down that road to a church home. Also concerning Peace Church we should mention here that in...

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Let’s start this edition of the “News” with a quick look at calls that have been extended to our churches’ pastors. First, since Prof. Hanko declined the call to serve as pastor of the Southeast PRC in Grand Rapids, MI, Southeast’s Council presented a new trio to their congregation consisting of the Revs. D. Kuiper (Lacombe, BC), C. Terpstra (South Holland, IL), and G. VanBaren (Hudsonville, MI). On the evening of January 19 they extended a call to Rev. D. Kuiper to come over and help them....

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Mission Activities When Rev. B. Gritters and his father, Elder E. Gritters, went to Jamaica to conduct a seminar for the leaders of the Jamaican P.R. Churches, they also, as is customary, brought benevolence gifts with them. For this reason the Consistory of the Hope PRC in Redlands, CA decided to conduct a clothing drive for that purpose in their congregation. On Saturday, January 25, members of the congregation were encouraged to bring any appropriate light-weight clothing for either children or adults. Donations of shoes, eye glasses,...

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Ministerial Trios and Calls The congregation of the Immanuel PRC of Lacombe, AB, Canada has extended a call to Candidate M. Dick to serve as their next pastor. Last year’s Synod appointed the Hope PRC of Walker, MI as the calling church for a minister-on-loan to the Evangelical Reformed Church of Singapore (ERCS). This pastor will have the status of associate pastor of Hope Church, and he will also be under the supervision and discipline of Hope Church. You may also be interested to note that the original term of service calls for a period of three years. This is...

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Denomination Highlights The Protestant Reformed Church in Byron Center, MI was the site of this year’s Mr. and Mrs. Adult Bible Society League Mass Meeting. On the evening of April 28 society members from the west Michigan PRCs met together to hear Rev. Bruinsma speak on the topic, “Signs of the Times in Light of Current Ecclesiastical Events.” Rev. R. Moore, pastor of the Hull, IA PRC, was the featured speaker at the Ladies’ Spring League meeting held on April 2 in our Hull Church. Rev. Moore addressed the ladies from our Doon, IA, Edgerton, MN, and Hull congregations on...

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