David Harbach is a teacher at Adams St. Prot. Ref. Christian School, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Rev. R. Moore submitted to emergency gall bladder surgery at Sturgeon Hospital in St. Albert at the end of January. He is recovering well at home. He was supposed to have given a lecture to the Society for Protestant Reformed Christian Education the same evening, on the topic, “The Moral Environment of the Christian Day School.”

Now that Rev. C. Haak has accepted the call to Lynden Church, Washington, Rev. Veldman will preach in Doon Church, Iowa. Rev. and Mrs. Veldman had planned to stay in Lynden Church until the end of April.

Rev. Kamps was installed in Southwest Church, Michigan, February 13, with Rev. Kortering officiating.

Rev. R. Hanko has taken up his labors in Trinity Church, Houston, Texas.

There will be an Office-Bearer’s Conference on Monday and Tuesday, March 3 & 4 at South Holland Church, Illinois. All present and former office-bearers are invited to attend.

Rev. George Hutton, pastor of the Bible Presbyterian Church of Larne, Northern Ireland, with whose congregation our churches have sister-church relations, is planning, D.V., to be in the Grand Rapids area the week of March 9. The Contact Committee of our churches is sponsoring a public lecture by Rev. Hutton on Friday, March 14, in First Church at 8:00 P.M. Rev. Hutton will be speaking on the differences between Presbyterianism and the Reformed faith. This should prove to be an interesting and enlightening speech.

First Church, Edmonton, Alberta, has begun to hold services in Lacombe, Alberta twice a month on the second and fourth Sundays. Services are held at 7:30 P.M. at the Trinity Lutheran Church. The distance from Edmonton to Lacombe is about the same as the distance from Grand Rapids to Benton Harbor—ninety miles. For those visiting Edmonton, Trinity Lutheran Church is easy to find.

Rev. J. Kortering and his family moved into Grandville Church’s new parsonage February 24 & 25. A room downstairs in the basement has been finished for consistory meetings.

Our schools have been looking for teachers to fill empty positions. Loveland School, Colorado, needs a teacher for grades 7-9 and possibly an administrator as well. Heritage School, Michigan, is looking for an extra teacher for grades 3 & 4. And Hull School, Iowa, needs a kindergarten/first grade teacher.

The PTA of Adams Street School, Grand Rapids, Michigan, met on February 6 to hear Prof. Hanko present a tape of a speech by Lawyer David Gibbs entitled, “Conviction or Preference,” a defense of Christian Schools. A very profitable discussion period followed the playing of the tape.

Rev. Kortering spoke at Hope School’s PTA, February 14, on the church’s responsibility in the education of our children.

The Society for Protestant Reformed Special Education in the Grand Rapids area will hold its annual society meeting on March 3, 8:00 P.M. at Hope School. New members are needed to be involved with what we support.