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May 11, 2005 Trinity Protestant Reformed Church Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at the Trinity PRC, Hudsonville, Michigan. All the churches were represented by two delegates. Rev. J. Slopsema was the chair for this session. The business of classis was routine; but, as the chairman reminded the delegates, routine does not mean that the items were not important. Classical appointments were given to Covenant, Holland, and Hudsonville. Classis West requested pulpit supply for Edmonton for two Sundays in August, which classis readily agreed to. In matters of finance, Covenant PRC requested adjustments of their...

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May 14, 2008 with continued sessions on May 15, 16, and 28 Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 with continuing sessions on May 15, 16, and 28 at the First PRC of Holland, MI. All churches were represented by two delegates; Rev. Daniel Kleyn served as the chairman for these sessions. On its first day of meeting, Classis was able to make the joyous decision to organize a new congregation. A group of people, mostly from the Faith PRC, had been meeting for several months and were known as the “Faith Daughter Group.” Sufficient attendance...

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At First Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan Rev. C. Hanko led in the opening devotions, and greeted the Rev. R.C. Harbach who attended Classis East for the first time as delegate. Following the order of rotation, it became Rev. R. Harbach’s turn to preside over this session, He acquitted himself well of his task. Much of the work of classis was routine. The transcript minutes of the January meeting were approved. The Stated Clerk gave his report re correspondence, and the Classical Committee reported of its activities. Classis West presented a request for classical supply, along with the churches of Southwest...

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REPORT OF CLASSIS EAST, Feb. 14, 1962. Rev. H. Hanko, chairman of the January meeting led in opening devotions. Roll call showed that in two or three instances alternate delegates had replaced those present at the January session, and that no delegates from Grand Haven made their appearance during this three day session. The Committee which had been appointed at the January session to advise Classis on the matter of the three protests presented its report. There appeared a majority and a minority report. Classis decided after the reading of both reports to treat the majority report seriatim. After three...

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Rev. R.C. Harbach led in opening devotions, and declared the Classis properly constituted, after the credentials of the various delegates were accepted. All the churches of Classis East were represented.  Rev. G. Lanting then presided over this session of Classis, which again was a brief session, the material mostly routine.  The brethren M. Klop and R. Teitsma were appointed to serve on the finance committee. 

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Rev. G. Lanting, in the absence of Rev. R.C. Harbach who was chairman of the April Classis, led in opening devotions and presided over this session of Classis. Rev. M. Schipper served as clerk.  The chairman greeted the delegates, and especially welcomed the Rev. H. Veldman, who had so recently come to Classis East from Classis West.  All the churches of Classis East were represented by two delegates except Kalamazoo which had only one.

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Report of Classis West, March 21, 1962. Classis West of our Prot. Ref. Churches met in Randolph, Wisconsin, Wednesday, March 21, 1962. Rev. R.C. Harbach presided at this meeting, and the Rev. Woudenberg recorded the minutes. We met until 11:30 p.m. of that Wednesday. It was a busy Classis meeting characterized by a spirit of unity throughout. Several protests were treated, and all were directed against the consistory of our Redlands Church. This church has been plagued by this trouble for several years. The treatment of those protests occupied a major part of Classis’ time. The Classis was unanimous throughout...

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Report of Classis East, Hudsonville, April 11, 1962. Rev. H. Hanko led in opening devotions. All the churches were represented by two delegates each. After credentials were accepted Rev. Hanko declared Classis properly constituted. Rev. G. Lanting, following the order of rotation, then took the chair, while Rev. Hanko served as secretary. After the minutes of the January-February meetings were read and accepted, the Stated Clerk and the Classical Committee gave their reports; two committees were appointed, one to take care of the expenses of this session, and the other to arrange the schedule for classical appointments for Creston, Grand...

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Report of Classis East held in Hope Church, July 11, 1962. Rev. G. Lanting, president of the April Classis, led in opening devotions, and declared the Classis properly constituted when the credentials had been accepted. Creston and Grand Haven were represented by one delegate each. Rev. A. Mulder, following the order of rotation, presided over this meeting, while Rev. Lanting recorded the minutes. The first part of our meeting kept the Classis busy with routine matters. The minutes of the April meeting were read and adopted. The Stated Clerk reported on his correspondence, and the Classical Committee tendered its report....

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