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May 8, 2002 Southeast PR Church Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, May 8, 2002, at the Southeast PRC. All the churches were represented by two delegates. Present also were the church history students from Covenant Christian High School. Classis’ business was more than routine. Classis spent a great deal of time in closed session considering an appeal of a discipline matter. Classis, furthermore, approved the request for emeritation from Rev. Dale Kuiper. This emeritation will be effective January 1, 2003. Classis adopted the following resolution regarding Rev. Kuiper: “That classis express its sincere appreciation to Rev. Dale...

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In session July 11-12, 1956 at Hudsonville, Michigan Rev. G. Lanting, chairman of the previous Classis, led in devotions and declared Classis constituted. According to rotation, Rev. J.A. McCollam then presided, while Rev. Lanting recorded minutes. The minutes of the April session were read and approved, and the chairman read the agenda before Classis. The Revs. G. Lubbers, G.M. Ophoff and H.C. Hoeksema begin present at Classis were welcomed and given advisory vote.

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January 9, 2002 First PRC of Holland, Michigan Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, January 9, 2002 at the First PRC of Holland, Michigan. All the churches were represented by two delegates. The January session of classis devotes much of its time to voting. Elected as delegates to synod are the following: MINISTERS: Primi: W. Bruinsma, R. Cammenga, B. Gritters, J. Slopsema, R. Van Overloop; Secundi: M. Dick, K. Koole, D.H. Kuiper, J. Laning, C. Terpstra; ELDERS: Primi: H. Boer, G. Kaptein, W. Koops, E. Ophoff, Sr., G. Terpstra; Secundi: T. Bodbyl, K. Feenstra, S. Miedema, T. Pipe,...

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September 12, 2001 Kalamazoo , Michigan Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, September 12, 2001 at the Kalamazoo PRC. Noticeably absent due to the terrorist attacks on New York City on September 11th was the elder delegate from Covenant PRC, Wyckoff, NJ. The delegates from the newly-organized congregation of Trinity PRC were present at classis for the first time. Rev. M. VanderWal was the chair of this session. According to Article 66 of the Church Order, classis decided to proclaim that Sunday, September 16th, would be a Day of Prayer in response to the calamities our nation experienced...

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January 12, 2005 Southeast Protestant Reformed Church Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, January 12, 2005. All the churches were represented by two delegates; Rev. David Overway was the chairman for this session. In attendance also were students from the church history classes at Covenant Christian High School, as well as the delegates ad examina from Classis West: Revs. A. Brummel, S. Houck, and D. Kuiper. Classis had before it two important items. The first was an overture to Synod 2005 asking that synod appoint a study committee to advise the synod whether it should recommend the use...

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September 8, 2004 First PRC, Holland, MI   Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, September 8, 2004. All the churches were represented by two delegates. Rev. J. Laning was the chairman for the session. Classis was busy with two issues: 1) the report of the study committee appointed by the May Classis to bring advice concerning the overture to Synod 2005 on newer, vernacular Bible translations; and 2) the appeal from a brother concerning statements made in a sermon by his pastor. With regard to the overture to synod requesting that synod appoint a study committee regarding newer,...

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May 9, 2001 Southwest Protestant Reformed Church Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, May 9, 2001 at the Southwest PRC. Each church was represented by two delegates. Rev. C. Terpstra served as the chairman for this session. In attendance also were students from the church history class at Covenant Christian High School, as well as the delegates ad examina from Classis West. Classis had the delightful experience of approving the organization of a new congregation. The consistory of Hudsonville PRC brought a request, signed by 40 families and 5 individuals, to organize a new congregation in the Hudsonville...

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May 10, 2006 Byron Center Protestant Reformed Church Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, May 10, 2006 at the Byron Center PRC. The churches were all represented by Brummel chaired this session of classis. The business of classis was routine and its time in session was short. As was mentioned at the meeting, this is evidence of the peace and harmony that currently exist in the congregations of Classis East. Classis received the report of the Stated Clerk. Classical appointments were given to Covenant and Kalamazoo. Expenses of classis amounted to $1,297.60. Classis will meet next on Wednesday,...

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January 10, 2001 Georgetown PRC Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, January 10, 2001 at the Georgetown PRC. Each church was represented by two delegates. Rev. A. Spriensma was the chair for this session. Considerable time was spent on an appeal from a brother against his consistory because of their placing him under discipline. Classis denied this appeal and thereby upheld the decision of the consistory. Classis also had to deal with two requests from consistories for the erasure of a baptized member. Classis approved these two requests. One other request for the increase of censure to the...

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Report of Classis East held October 3, 1962, at Hudsonville Church. Rev. M. Schipper who presided over the special classical meeting in August led in opening devotions. After the credentials were accepted and the Classis declared properly constituted, the Rev. G. Vos presided, while the Rev. Schipper recorded the minutes. The brethren: Prof. H.C. Hoeksema, Rev. G.C. Lubbers, Rev. J.A. Heys and Rev. G. Vanden Berg were visitors at this meeting and were given advisory vote. The last two, with Elder L. Lanting of South Holland, were a committee from Classis West seeking aid from our classis with respect to their...

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