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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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Report of special meeting of Classis East—August 17, 1962, at Hope Church. The Rev. M. Schipper, following the order of rotation, led in the opening devotions and presided over this session of Classis. The Rev. G. Lanting was asked to record the minutes. All the churches of Classis East were represented by two delegates with the following exceptions: Grand Haven was not represented, Creston had only one delegate, Hudsonville, through an error, had no officially appointed delegates though the pastor and an elder were present. Rev. G. Lubbers, Prof. H.C. Hoeksema, Rev. G. Vos and elder G. Kamps were given...

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May 11, 2011 3 Southwest Protestant Reformed Church Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at the Southwest PRC. Each church was represented by two delegates. Rev. M. DeVries was the chairman for this session. Rev. Martin VanderWal rejoined Classis East as the new pastor of the Wingham PRC. The business of classis was routine. Classis heard reports from the Stated Clerk and the Classical Committee. Requests for pulpit supply were granted for Trinity and Cornerstone. A request from Wingham PRC for financial support for the moving expenses of their pastor was presented. Wingham requested help...

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REPORT OF CLASSIS EAST—October 4, 1967 At Holland, Michigan  Rev. R. C. Harbach led in the opening devotions, and declared. Classis properly constituted after all the Credentials were read and adopted.  Rev. H. Veldman then presided, and Rev. Harbach recorded the minutes.  All the churches were represented by two delegates each.  The Stated Clerk and the Classical Committee tendered their reports. 

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REPORT OF CLASSIS EAST held April 7, 1965, at Holland, Mich.  Rev. G. Lanting led in opening devotions, and declared the classis properly constituted after the credentials had been accepted. Then Rev. G. Lubbers, following the order of rotation, presided, while Rev. Lanting recorded minutes.  This classis, too, was marked by the fact that most of the work was routine, and the meeting was brief. We were finished with our work about an hour before noon.

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January/February, 2008 at the Georgetown PRC Classis East met at its regularly scheduled time on Wednesday, January 9, 2008, but because of the business before it, held continued sessions on February 13, 14, and 27, 2008. All the churches were represented by two delegates for these sessions. Rev. C. Haak served as chairman. Classis treated protests from four individuals and a consistory against decisions taken by classis in September, 2007 regarding a pastor’s calling with regard to the education of his children in light of Article 21 of the Church Order. Classis did not uphold any of these protests, thus...

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May 9, 2007 Classis East met in a very brief session on Wednesday, May 9, 2007 at the Grace PRC. Reports were heard from the Stated Clerk and the Classical Committee. One matter of discipline was discussed in closed session. Expenses of this classis amounted to $532.79. Classis will meet next at the First PRC, Grand Rapids, on Wednesday, September 12, 2007. Respectfully submitted, Jon J. Huisken Stated Clerk

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