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News From, for, and about our churches

Wedding Bells Rang for Judy Vlietstra and Andy Brummel (Edgerton) on March 31; for Nancy Heemstra and David Ondersma (First) on April 23; for Evelyn Huizenga and Nathan Tamminga (Randolph) on May 1; and for Ellen Groenendale and ken Teitsma (Southeast) on May 14. Membership Changes: Edgerton welcomed Mrs. Jeanette Bleyenberg from the Reformed Church […]

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News from, for, and about our churches

Radio News: The Program Committee of our Reformed Witness Hour informs us that they have many tape recordings which are now available to any of our readers who desire them. The material recorded on the tapes is varied. Sermons by Rev. H. Hoeksema on Lord’s Day 1 through 52 o the Heidelberg Catechism, sermons by […]

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News From, for, and about our churches

Radio News: The Program Committee of the Reformed Witness Hour reports to us that several new “outlets” are enjoying our Distinctively Reformed radio program each week. Although the Houston, Texas, station has been dropped by the Mission Committee of our Churches, the people of Protestant Reformed persuasion residing in that locality are still able to […]

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News from, for and about our churches

Highlighting the past month’s activities was the celebration of the birthday of our Lord. The children especially, took an active part as in many of the congregations of our denomination they prepared diligently for their presentations by song and speech of this great event. The Sunday School of First Church centered their theme on “The […]

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News from, for and about our churches

Rev. J. A. Heys declined the call to First Church. Rev. H. Veldman declined the call for Home Missionary The consistory of First Church has granted a three month leave of absence from his pulpit to Rev. Hoeksema. Professor H. C. Hoeksema has graciously consented to conduct the morning service and the various ministers in […]

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News from, for and about our churches

Rev. J. Kortering declined the call extended him from Isabel, South Dakota. First Church has placed the following on nomination: For Missionary: Revs. D. Engelsma, G. Van Baren and H. Veldman; For Minister: Revs. J. Heys and B. Woudenberg For the Next Census: A daughter, Anna Mae, born to Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Meelker […]

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The Federation Board Reports:

As is usually the case, the Federation Board has been very busy this fall. Its biggest concern was to plan new rubrics and appoint new editors for these rubrics in Beacon Lights. The Board appointed Miss Agatha Lubbers to edit a, as yet unnamed rubric, one especially for the young people pointing out the problems […]

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The Federation Board Report

Dear Friends, The Federation Board has had three meetings since you heard from us last. Two were held in First Church and one was held in Hope. The one in Hope was a very memorable one. Being locked out of the kitchen, we managed to obtain some cups so we could drink our coffee, but […]

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