Classis West met on Wednesday, March 6, 1991, in Randolph, Wisconsin. Classis met in two sessions and finished its business at about 4:00 Wednesday afternoon. Rev. S. Houck served as President of Classis and Rev. R. Hanko as Clerk.
Most of the business conducted by Classis was routine. Classical appointments were scheduled for Hope PRC of Isabel, SD and for the Randolph, WI PRC. Eight subsidy requests totaling $146,152.00 were approved for 1991 and 1992 and will be forwarded to Synod, 1991 for its approval. The Lynden, Washington, congregation was given permission to request building fund collections from the churches in Classis West and to seek through Synod permission for the same in Classis East.
Various elections were also conducted. Rev. R. Dykstra was reappointed to the Classical Committee, Rev. C. Terpstra was elected as delegate ad examina, and Revs. D. Kuiper and R. Moore as Church Visitors. The ministers chosen as delegates to Synod, 1991, were Revs. R. Cammenga, R. Dykstra, R. Moore, and R. VanOverloop. Elder delegates chosen were Messrs. E. Gritters, L. Regnerus, E. Stouwie, and E. VanEgdom.
Classis also decided to set the dates and meeting places for the next two meetings of Classis at the spring session of Classis in order to assist the church visitors in their work. Accordingly, the next two meetings of Classis West are scheduled for September 18, 1991, in Edgerton, Minnesota, and March 4, 1992 in Doon, Iowa.
Rev. R. Hanko