Classis East met in regular session on April 2, 1975 at the Southeast Prot. Ref. Church. Each church was represented by two delegates. Rev. G. Van Baren served as chairman for this session.
The majority of Classis’s time was spent in discussing the majority, and minority reports of its committee to study and make recommendations on the Hope overture to discharge the Student Aid Committee. Classis decided to send the overture to Synod with both majority and minority reports attached for information.
In its routine business, the Classis, heard reports from its Stated Clerk and from its Classical Committee and its usual committees were appointed and reported. Elders J. Kalsbeek and A. Haveman served on the Finance Committee. Total expenses for this session of classis amounted to $282.87. Elder F. Hanko thanked the ladies for their catering services. Kalamazoo again requested classical appointments for the next three months. The Classical Appointment Committee composed of Rev. R. Van Overloop and Elder M. Klop proposed and Classis adopted the following schedule for Kalamazoo: April 13—C. Hanko; April 27—H. Veldman; May 11—M. Joostens; May 25—R. VanOverloop; June 1—M. Scbipper; June 22—G. VanBaren; July 6—H. Veldman.
In voting matters, Rev. C. Hanko and Rev. H. Veldman were chosen to be church visitors with Rev. J.A. Heys and Rev. G. Van Baren as alternates.
The questions of Article 41 of the Church Order were asked and satisfactorily answered and classis stood adjourned until July 2, 1,975 which meeting will be held at Holland. Rev. C. Hanko closed the meeting with prayer.
The questions of Article 41 of the Church Order were asked and satisfactorily answered. and classis stood adjourned until July 2, 1975 which meeting will be held at Holland. Rev. C. Hanko closed the meeting with prayer.
Jon Huisken, Stated Clerk