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Report of Classis East in session Oct. 5, 1960 at Hudsonville, Michigan  Rev. G. Lanting, president of our July Classis, presided over the opening devotions, and after credentials of the delegates were accepted, declared the Classis properly constituted.  Rev. A. Mulder, following the order of rotation, then took the chair and ably presided over this session, while Rev. Lanting recorded the minutes. 

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Held in the Edifice of the Fourth Church on October 6-7, 1954 Classis East met October 6 and 7 in the church basement of the Fourth Protestant Reformed Church. This Classis was, no doubt, not as historic as the Classis held in the same location just a year earlier; nor was this Classis as long in duration, although Classis met two days. Yet, it was an important Classis where significant decisions were taken affecting the well-being of our churches.

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July 10, 1957 at Hope Protestant Reformed Church Rev. G. Vos, chairman of the April Classis led in devotions. All the churches of Classis East were represented by two delegates. Rev. B. Woudenberg, following the order of rotation, presided over this session of Classis. This was the first time this youthful minister of Creston presided, and he acquitted himself well of his task. Rev. Vos transcribed the minutes.

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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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