Trivia question

In 2001, when a group of families and individuals met to organize Trinity PRC, what were some of the other possible names for this new congregation? Answer can be found in the church profile segment of this issue. More trivia next time.

Evangelism activities

The Byron Center Evangelism Committee made plans to have Prayer Day on March 11 be their community outreach service this year. Flyers were made available to use when inviting friends and acquaintances to worship with them. There was a sign-up sheet for bringing cookies/bars to a time of fellowship and welcome with their visitors afterward.

Denominational activities

The regular meeting of Classis West took place March 3 at Peace PRC in Dyer, IN (cf. the report on pages 313–314). A special meeting of Classis East took place March 17 at Hudsonville, MI PRC.

Sister-church activities

Seven visitors from Hungary made the trip to Northern Ireland in March, staying at the manse (parsonage) and worshiping with Covenant PRC.

Minister activities

From the trio of Revs. M. DeBoer, J. Engelsma, and J. Smidstra, the congregation at Cornerstone PRC in Dyer, IN extended a call to Rev. J. Engelsma to come over and help them.

Kalamazoo, MI PRC formed a new trio consisting of Revs. J. Engelsma, S. Key, and C. Spronk. On March 1 their call was issued to Rev. J. Engelsma.

Rev. H. Bleyenberg preached his farewell in Provi­dence PRC on March 1 and readied his family for the move to Lacombe, AB to take up his work there.

Mission activities

The annual Doon PRC/Foreign Mission Committee delegation to the mission field in the Philippines was planned for March. But, due to travel concerns, this trip has been postponed until later this year.