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Interview with Henry Hoekstra (2)

 MHH:  Now, as far as the congregation itself was concerned, obviously there was considerable division.  And I think that included the church property itself?  What is your recollection of the events subsequent to the schism? HH:  Well, I don’t think ours ever got to court.  You know, they [the schismatics] went back to the Christian […]

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Hull Protestant Reformed Church

The history of the Hull Protestant Reformed Church goes back to the beginning of the Protestant Reformed denomination. Just a few weeks after the meeting at which the consistories who were expelled from the Christian Reformed Church formed a temporary organization called the Protesting Christian Reformed Churches, Rev. H. Hoeksema responded to a call from […]

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News from Young Peoples’ Societies

  The Hull Young Peoples’ Society   Our meetings start at 7:15 on Sunday evenings. We begin by singing Psalter numbers, followed by prayer led by our President, Rev. M. Hoeksema. Following this the minutes were read and business was taken care of. This past year we continued to discuss the book of Revela­tion. Being […]

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News from Hull’s Young People’s Society

Nearing the end of another society season, the Hull Young People’s Society looks back at a busy but very enjoyable and profitable year. We gather at 7:15 p.m. each Sunday evening in the church basement. Each meeting is begun by singing three Psalter numbers chosen by the president. He also opens with prayer. The minutes […]

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The Protestant Reformed Young People’s Societies

With this issue Beacon Lights starts a series of articles about all the Young People’s Societies. The societies were asked to write a short article about themselves and their activities. We hope to have all the society reports in this and in the next two issues. LOVELAND YOUNG PEOPLE’S SOCIETY Too often we, as young […]

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Reformation in Hull

While the Protests against those in the Christian Reformed Church who were defiling the Word of God were being treated in the East, God also moved the hearts of men elsewhere to take a stand for the pure truth. For this reason Rev. H. Hoeksema was invited in the Spring of 1925 to speak on […]

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