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News From, For, and About Our Churches

After several months of a severe news shortage, your news editor once again discovers that even though some of our churches are seldom heard from, they are, nevertheless, still making these worthwhile noises we call “news”! Thank you. From Hudsonville, Michigan: The young people here celebrated their annual Christmas party by making fruit baskets for […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

Already we are several weeks into this New Year, 1971. The challenges and tasks ahead are many but we are thankful for life and youth to avail ourselves of these opportunities in service and worship t our God. The following prayer is appropriate for us all as we go together into this year. “Teach us, […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

From Hope in Walker, Mich.: Confession of faith was made by Greg Engelsma, Deb Heyboer, Jack Huizinga, Carolyn Kamps, George Kamps, Terry Kooienga, Larry Meulenberg, John Van Dyke, and Joel Zandstra. Mr. and Mrs. John Kuiper rejoice at the birth of a son. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Hunter and two baptized children were received from […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

From Hope in Walker: Mr. and Mrs. Myron Moody rejoice at the birth of a daughter and Mrs. And Mrs. Marv Kamps rejoice at the birth of a son. Rick Huizinga’s new address is: P.F.C. Richard Huizinga 380-54-2614, H.H.S. 426, S. & S. Bn., 101 1st A.B.N. Div., A.P.O. San Francisco, California 96383 From Hull, […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

There does not seem to be an overabundance of news this month. Maybe everyone is too busy adjusting to school life again or else recovering from a busy, busy summer. Hopefully, next month will be better – with your help! From South Holland, Illinois: Confession of faith was made by Beverly DeYong, Linda Vroegh, Phil […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

Our Young People August – the month of the Prot. Ref. Young People’s Convention! For those who attended, this was perhaps one of the most significant aspects of summer, 1970. For five days, August 19 – 24, the young people from almost every church came together in Hudsonville, We not only had many good times […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

Our Young People On Friday, the twelfth of June, a Clue Hunt was held in Hudsonville for all the area young people. Many of us never knew there even existed such towns as Burnips, Borculo, and Beaverdam but we sure had fun finding them that night! The Hudsonville young people, with the help o9s some […]

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Convention Preview

“For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as were all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is none abiding.” With many misgivings and doubts did we, the Hudsonville Young People’s Societies, undertake the planning of the 1970 Convention. How were we to make this a truly significant […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

Our Young People An Easter Mass Meeting was held in First Church in Grand Rapids for all the area young people on Easter Day at 2:00 p.m. There were many special numbers provided and Rev. Veldman gave a short speech. Christ is risen!! On April 10 and 11 a Spring Retreat was held at Campy […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

Miscellaneous The past weeks can be noted for the many programs sponsored within our churches and schools. On March 8 the Federation Board sponsored a combined choir program in the First Church in Grand Rapids. The choirs of Hudsonville, Hope, and Covenant Chr. High participated to make an enjoyable evening. Then on March 20 the […]

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