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November 2, 2011 Cornerstone PRC Classis East met in special session on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at the Cornerstone PRC in Dyer, IN. The purpose of this session was to examine Pastor-elect Jonathan Mahtani with a view to his ordination and installation as the pastor of the Cornerstone PRC. Each church was represented by two delegates. Revs. D. Kuiper, N. Langerak, and C. Spronk were present as the synodical deputies from Classis West. Classis unanimously approved the examination of Pastor-elect Mahtani. It was with thanksgiving to God that the churches received another minister of the gospel into the Protestant Reformed...

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Classis East met in regular session on May 13, 1981 at the Kalamazoo Protestant Reformed Church. All the churches, with the exception of Kalamazoo, were represented by two delegates. It is significant to note that not since 1953 has Classis East met in Kalamazoo. The meeting also gave occasion for the delegates to view the new church building there.  The business of the session, except for the one item involving a request for the erasure of a baptized member, was routine. 

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September 9, 2009 Kalamazoo PRC Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 in the Kalamazoo PRC. Each church was represented by two delegates. Rev. Andrew Lanning was the chairman for this session. Classis was informed that Cornerstone PRC had transferred the ministerial credentials and membership of its pastor, Rev. Nathan Brummel, to a United Reformed Church. The church visitors also gave a report about this matter. Classis decided to send the following notice to the churches in Classis East and West and to our sister church in Northern Ireland: “With sorrow, Classis East informs the churches...

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September 14, 2011 Hope Protestant Reformed Church Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at the Hope PRC, Walker, MI. Each church was represented by two delegates. Rev. G. Eriks was the chairman of this session. The delegates ad examina from Classis West were present, as were two visitors from a small denomination in Germany who were in the area to visit with our Contact Committee. This was a happy occasion for the classis. The delegates were able to witness the successful classical examination of Nathan Decker, Pastor-elect of the Trinity PRC. This young brother gave a good...

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