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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Mission Activities Pittsburgh, PA is a city built on steep hills, and when too much rain falls in a short period of time it can cause extensive property damage due partly to erosion. Such was the case this summer when our Pittsburgh Mission church and parsonage suffered major water damage, which required correction and reconstruction on two concrete and stone-block retaining walls that ran along the driveway of the house next to the church building. The week of September 14 the DMC sent a number of landscapers...

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Since our last column, there is much to report concerning the activity of our calling churches. Due to the vacancy left by Rev. Koole who, as we earlier reported, accepted the call to Redlands, California, our Randolph, Wisconsin congregation extended a call to Rev. Slopsema of our Edgerton, Minnesota church. The following handwritten sentence at the bottom of a Randolph bulletin reveals the response they received, “Rev. Slopsema has accepted the call!!!” As a result, Edgerton has formed a trio of Reverends Bekkering, Bruinsma, and Houck.

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Congregation Activities By this time of year all of our churches are well into their fall season of catechism classes and Bible studies. The days of summer vacation are long gone and forgotten and there is a renewed emphasis and dedication to the study of God’s Word. Hopefully you take advantage of those opportunities in your local congregation to continue to grow in your knowledge of the good news of the gospel. The Kalamazoo, MI PRC traditionally marks the start of their year of Bible study and...

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church in Hudsonville, Michigan. Minister Activities The Lord led Candidate Cory Griess to accept the call to Calvary PRC in Hull, IA. We rejoice that our heavenly Father has provided Calvary with its first pastor, after nearly two years of vacancy, and that the Lord has also provided a place for Mr. Griess. Mr. Griess will be examined at a special meeting of Classis West on October 21. We also add our prayers for the Lord’s rich blessing upon the Griess family and the Calvary congregation in the days and years...

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At this writing many of our young people are preparing to attend their annual Young People’s Convention. This year’s convention, planned by the societies of our Hull and Doon, Iowa and Edgerton, Minnesota churches, is being held in Northwest Iowa. The planned convention speeches are as follows:  Aug. 17, Rev. Kuiper, “Called to Obedience”  Aug. 18, Rev. Bruinsma, “Called to Moral Purity”  Aug. 19, Rev. Kortering, “Called to Faithful Church Membership.” 

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