The Rev. R.C. Harbach, who presided over the July meeting of Classis, led in the opening devotions. After the Credentials of the various delegates were accepted, he pronounced the Classis properly constituted, and turned the hammer over to Rev. J.A. Heys, who then addressed the Classis with a few chosen words and presided over the rest of the session. All of the churches were represented by two delegates each, Three of the delegates attended the Classis for the, first time, and were therefore required to sign the Formula Of Subscription.