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  IN SESSION, JULY 11, 1951 at HOLLAND, MICHIGAN The opening exercises were conducted by Rev. B. Kok. After the singing of Psalter No. 88 he reads II Tim. 2 and leads in prayer. The credentials are read and reveal that Chatham is represented only by the pastor, the rest of the churches are represented by two delegates. Classis being declared constituted, Rev. H.H. Kuiper, according to rotation, is called upon to preside. He speaks a few words of welcome to the delegates. A few delegates who are present for the first time sign the Formula of Subscription. The minutes...

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  IN SESSION OCTOBER 10th, 1951 AT GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN This session of Classis East was held at the Second Prot. Ref. Church of Grand Rapids. Rev. H.H. Kuiper, who presided at the last Classis, conducted the usual opening exercises. The credentials are read and accepted. They reveal that all the churches are represented by two delegates with the exception of Chatham; of this congregation only the pastor was able to be present. According to rotation, Rev. G. Lubbers is called upon to preside, and Rev. H.H. Kuiper serves as clerk. The minutes of the former meeting of Classis are...

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January 8, 2014 Southeast Protestant Reformed Church Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at the Southeast PRC. The churches, with the exception of Wingham, were repre­sented by two delegates. The Wingham delegation was unable to attend because of the weather. Classis did the usual January duty of elections. The following were elected to serve as delegates to Synod 2014: Ministers: Primi: G. Eriks, C. Haak, K. Koole, W. Langerak, R. VanOverloop; Secundi: N. Decker, A. den Hartog, M. DeVries, J. Slopsema, A. Spriensma. Elders: Primi: J. Decker, N. Kleyn, H. Langerak, G. VanBaren, P. VanDerSchaaf;...

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Report of Classis East September 11, 2013 Byron Center PRC Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at the Byron Center PRC. Each church was represented by two delegates. Rev. J. Slopsema was the chairman for this session. The business was routine and classis was finished early. As the chairman noted, this is a sign that the churches have peace and unity in their midst. Classical appointments were given to Faith PRC. There were no expenses for this session. Classis will meet next on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at Southeast PRC. Respectfully submitted, Jon J. Huisken...

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IN SESSION JANUARY 9, 1952 AT GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN For the January session Classis East met at the First Church of Grand Rapids. The opening exercises were conducted by Rev. G. Lubbers, who later functioned as clerk, while Rev. M. Schipper presided at this session of Classis. After Classis has been declared constituted, the minutes of the previous meeting of Classis are read and approved. Classis decides to grant the request of Grand Haven for Classical appointments. The chair appoints the fol­lowing committee to draw up a schedule: Rev. E. Knott and the elders H. Rutgers and A. Peterson. This...

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May 8, 2013 Faith Protestant Reformed Church Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at the Faith PRC in Jenison, MI. All the churches were represented by two delegates. Rev. David Overway, newly returned to Classis East, was the chairman for this session. The business of classis was routine. Classis assigned classical appointments to Faith PRC. The expenses for this session amounted to $264.96. Classis will meet next on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at the Byron Center PRC. Respectfully submitted, Jon J. Huisken, Stated Clerk

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May 8, 2013 Faith Protestant Reformed Church Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at the Faith PRC in Jenison, MI. All the churches were represented by two delegates. Rev. David Overway, newly returned to Classis East, was the chairman for this session. The business of classis was routine. Classis assigned classical appointments to Faith PRC. The expenses for this session amounted to $264.96. Classis will meet next on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at the Byron Center PRC. Respectfully submitted, Jon J. Huisken, Stated Clerk

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January 9, 2013 First Protestant Reformed Church, Grand Rapids Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at the First PRC, Grand Rapids. Each church was represented by two delegates. The session was chaired by Rev. Jonathan Mahtani, a first for him. Classis dealt with two discipline cases. In both cases classis advised the consistory to proceed to the second step of discipline for their members. This according to Article 77 of the Church Order. Much of the January meeting time is spent in voting. Elected to serve as delegates to synod are the following: Ministers: Primi:...

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This session of Classis was held at the First Church of Grand Rapids. Rev. M. Schipper conducted the open­ing exercises. After the credentials are received and ac­cepted, Classis is declared constituted. According to rotation, Rev. G. Vanden Berg now pre­sides. He speaks a few words of welcome and asks for the cooperation of all the delegates. The Formula of Subscription is signed by those who are delegated to Classis for the first time. The minutes of the last Classical meeting are read and accepted after a couple corrections are made.

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September 12, 2012 Grace Protestant Reformed Church Classis East met in regular session on Wednesday, Sep­tember 12, 2012 at the Grace PRC. Each church was represented by two delegates. Rev. K. Koole was the chairman for this session. The business of classis was routine. The delegates were on their way home by 10 a.m. Classis approved classical ap­pointments for Faith PRC for the evening services and special services between October, 2012 and January, 2013. Rev. H. Bleyenberg was elected to serve a one-year term on the Classi­cal Committee, replacing Rev. A. Lanning who will be leaving to take up his...

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