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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Congregational Activities As you might expect, the congregation of the Immanuel PRC of Lacombe, AB, Canada was very busy during the month of June getting their parsonage ready for its latest occupants, Rev. and Mrs. M. Dick. Much of the parsonage received new carpeting as well as a fresh coat of paint. And the entire inside was given a good cleaning. Our readers might also be interested to know that Rev. T. Miersma, pastor of the First PRC of Edmonton, AB, Canada, officiated at the ordination service...

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Mission Activities The Covenant Reformed Fellowship of Larne, Northern Ireland decided to purchase a market stall for use in the open air market in Ballymena, which is held each Saturday. The stall will be manned each week by two members of the Fellowship and will contain all their books and pamphlets along with a selection of Bibles and sermons on tape. The evangelistic tract, “Do You Know the True God?” written by Rev. Houck, will also be given out to passers-by. Apart from the objective of getting...

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Evangelism Activities In evangelism news this month we find that the Evangelism Committee of the First PRC in Holland, MI has just finished work on the translation and publication of another of our PR pamphlets into Spanish. It is Rev. S. Houck’s “Knowing the True God” (Conociendo Al Verdadero Dios). First is excited about this new edition because they believe it will serve as a good basic pamphlet to introduce the gospel to Spanish-speaking people. Congregation Activities On December 14 approximately thirty families, primarily from the Hudsonville,...

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Congregation Activities It was interesting to note that soon after the first of this year a couple of our congregations used their church bulletin, or church newsletter, to encourage their members to lead a more sanctified life. Both our Hudsonville, MI PRC and our Loveland, CO PRC encouraged their members to begin a regular systematic reading of God’s Word by providing them with a daily Bible reading schedule. Hudsonville’s schedule, if followed completely, would make it possible to read through the entirety of God’s Word in just...

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Minister Activities Rev. C. Hanko, one of our churches’ emeriti ministers, was admitted in early January to a hospital in Grand Rapids, MI for pneumonia. After about one week there, he moved to Brookcrest Nursing Home in Grandville, MI, where, as of this writing, he continues to make steady improvement. Let us continue to pray for him, as well as all our ministers, missionaries, and professors. Rev. Doug Kuiper, pastor of the Byron Center, MI PRC, has declined the call he had been considering to serve as...

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Mr. Wigger is an elder in the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Mission Activities Rev. R. Moore, our churches’ missionary to Ghana, West Africa, reported recently on some exciting developments concerning the work in Ghana. Our churches’ Foreign Mission Committee and the Council of the Hull, IA PRC, the calling church for Ghana, have given their approval to rent a piece of land so that our Mission will have a place in which to preach the Word of God for the present and future. Rev. Moore was told that they could rent the property with a view to applying...

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan Mission Activities Members of the Heritage PR Fellowship in Sioux Falls, SD sponsored a booth in the Sioux Empire Fair from August 11-16. Rev. Allen Brummel, our denomination’s missionary in Sioux Falls, planned to be at the booth as much as possible, with volunteers from the Fellowship sitting with him and also filling in during the times when he could not be there. Plans included distributing literature, and having a TV showing recent ads that have appeared on local television promoting the Fellowship, and the PRCA DVD...

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church in Hudsonville, Michigan. Congregation Activities The installation of Rev. Rodney Kleyn, the first pastor of the newly instituted Covenant of Grace PRC in Spokane, WA, took place at the morning worship service of July 19, with Rev. Tom Miersma officiating. Rev. Miersma preached on “Desiring the Sincere Milk of the Word,” from I Peter 2:2. In the evening Rev. Kleyn preached his first sermon as Covenant’s pastor on, “Love the Church,” from Psalm 137:5, 6. The Kleyn family had arrived in Spokane and moved into their new home just two days before...

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Mission Activities Rev. A. denHartog, pastor of the Southwest PRC in Grandville, MI, joined a team including Rev. J. Laning and Mr. John VanBaren, to make a visit to the churches in Myanmar. This was done under the supervision of the Hope PRC of Grand Rapids, MI. Our Synod in 2007 made a decision to give a portion of funds collected over the years for assistance to the churches in India and Myanmar to three of our congregations for oversight and distribution. The funds being sent to...

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Minister Activities Rev. Rodney Kleyn, pastor of the Trinity PRC in Hudsonville, MI, declined the call extended to him from the Byron Center, MI PRC to become their next pastor. On Sunday, March 1, the congregation of the Calvary PRC in Hull, IA extended a call to Rev. Carl Haak, pastor of the Georgetown PRC in Hudsonville, MI, to serve as their first pastor. Evangelism Activities In a recent news letter to their congregation, the Evangelism Committee of the Hudsonville, MI PRC reported that all of Hudsonville’s...

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