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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.

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Hope Protestant Reformed Church January 11, 2006 Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 at the Hope PRC. Each church was represented by two delegates. Rev. W. Bruinsma served as chair of this session. Students in the church history classes at Covenant Christian High School were in attendance for part of the morning session. The business of classis was, for the most part, routine for a January classis. Classis devoted a good deal of time voting for synodical delegates and the other functionaries of the classis. Elected to serve as delegates to Synod 2006: Ministers—Primi: A....

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September 13, 2000 Faith Protestant Reformed Church Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, September 13, 2000 at the Faith PRC. Each church was represented by two delegates; Rev. J. Slopsema chaired this session. The agenda of classis was light and the session ended at noon. But before giving a report on the business of this session, first, a correction in the Report of Classis East for May 10, 2000 as published in the July, 2000 issue of the Standard Bearer. With reference to Rev. Richard Flikkema’s credentials, it would have been better to use the language that this...

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September 14, 2005 Faith Protestant Reformed Church Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, September 14, 2005 at the Faith PRC. All the churches were represented by two delegates. Rev. R. Van Overloop was the chairman for this session. The business of classis was, with one exception, routine. Classical appointments were given to Covenant and Holland. Pulpit supply was also granted for the Pittsburgh mission and for Edmonton. The exception in the routine business of the day was a consideration of a request to increase censure to the second step for a member of a local congregation. Once the...

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Report of Classis West held in Doon, Iowa, Sept. 20, 1961: Rev. B. Woudenberg presided at this meeting which was adjourned at 8:45 P.M. This meeting was again one in which harmony and unity prevailed. Various matters were discussed and decided in executive meeting, including protests and matters of discipline, and the decisions were unanimous in all instances. Our Missionary, Rev. G. Lubbers, was present and was given advisory vote. The brother spoke a few appropriate words to the Classis and the president of Classis responded very fittingly. Let us remember our brother in our prayers in his difficult labors....

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Report of Classis East held Oct. 4, 3961, at Southwest Church in Grand Rapids: Rev. G. Vos presided over the opening devotions, and declared the classis properly constituted after the credentials had been accepted. All the churches except one were represented by two delegates. Rev. C. Hanko presided over this session of classis, while the Rev. G. Vos served as clerk. This classical meeting, as the two or three preceding it, had very little work to do. Because the ladies of the host church had already prepared dinner, and because our work was finished, we had dinner at 11 a.m. It...

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Report of Classis East, meeting in Creston Church, Jan. 10, 1962. Rev. C. Hanko, who presided at the October meeting, led in the opening devotions. He also declared the Classis properly constituted after the credentials of the various delegates had been accepted. All the churches of Classis East were represented by two delegates each. Rev. Hanko, following the order of rotation, then took the chair, and ably presided over this meeting of Classis. The Classis then conducted the routine business of adopting the minutes of the previous meeting, and receiving the reports of the Stated Clerk and the Classical Committee...

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Classis East met in Southeast Church. Rev. G. Vos, president of the October Classis, led in opening devotions. All the churches were represented by two delegates each. Rev. C. Hanko, following order of rotation, presided over this session of Classis, while the Rev. Vos recorded the minutes. Much of the material before Classis was of a routine nature, including reports from the Stated Clerk and Classical Committee. The committee appointed on the July Classis to give advice regarding a decision of the last Synod respecting First Church and Chassis East, reported. Classis adopted the advice of the committee, namely, to...

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