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2023 Federation Board Update

Greetings from the Federation Board!  As representatives of the Protestant Reformed Young People’s Societies, we would like to provide some insight into who we are and what we do.  As stated in the constitution of the Federation Board, our purpose is to: 1) enable all Protestant Reformed Young People’s Societies to work in close unity; […]

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New Beginnings

If you’ve made it this far into the January edition of Beacon Lights, you probably noticed that the magazine you are holding in your hands looks a bit different than what it has for some time. Most obviously, it’s smaller and printed on different paper stock, which reflects a decision by the Beacon Lights staff […]

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Federation Board Update

As another year comes to a close for the Federation Board, we look forward to new members joining the board. This article serves as an introduction of our nominees for Spiritual Advisor, Vice-President, Vice-Treasurer, Vice-Secretary, and Event Coordinator. Rev. Eriks, Bryce Kooienga, Andrew Prins, Kelsey Kuiper, and Dana VanDyke finish their terms in a few […]

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As another year comes to a close for the Federation Board, we look forward to new members joining the board. This article serves as an introduction to our nominees for Spiritual Advisor, Vice-President, Vice-Treasurer, Vice-Secretary, and Youth Coordinator. Rev. VanOverloop, Brandon Kaptein, Dan Gritters, Katie VanOverloop, and Dan Langerak finish their terms in a few […]

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Federation Board Nominee Profiles

Spring is here with summer quickly trailing behind! For some young people the reality of graduation is starting to set in while others anticipate the simple words “school’s out!” With summer getting closer and closer that also means that this year’s convention is right around the corner. At convention each year a delegates meeting is […]

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Letter From the Fed Board

Dear Young People’s Societies (and supporters): I just wanted to give you a quick update on some of the things that your Federation Board is up to right now. One of the most important (and most enjoyable) aspects of the Fed Board’s work is the oversight of our magazine, Beacon Lights. I am happy to report […]

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News From the Fed Board

Every year at the Protestant Reformed Young People’s Convention, an important meeting is held. A group of young people delegated by their respective churches gathers together to vote for new members of the Federation Board. This Board meets monthly (and sometimes more!) to take care of all the business for the Young People’s Societies as […]

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Preparation for Convention 2009

The 2009 annual PRC Young People’s convention is right around the corner! Trinity PRC will be hosting the convention August 17-21 on the beautiful grounds of Lake Williamson, Illinois. Are you planning to go? Maybe this is your first convention. Perhaps it might be your last. Whatever the case…are you ready? For many of you […]

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Federation Board Nominees

Young People, during your society year you elected two delegates to represent you at the 2009 summer convention. During the convention there will be a meeting that these delegates will attend to vote for new Federation Board members. The members of the Young People’s Federation Board make many decisions concerning conventions, mass meetings, singspirations, and […]

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The Federation Board, or more commonly known as “The Fed Board,” is an organization that has been set up by the Protestant Reformed Young People’s Societies to help govern and coordinate the events of the societies. The Fed Board has many different purposes, three of which are main. The first is to enable the Protestant […]

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Federation Board Nominees

This year’s Young People’s Convention is in sight as summer is just around the corner. At the convention, the delegates of each Young People’s Society will be electing the new officers that were nominated by the Board of the Federation of Protestant Reformed Young Peoples Societies (Fed. Board). Those who are elected will take up […]

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Federation Board Nominations

At the Young People’s convention every summer, two delegates from each Young People’s Soci-ety meet to elect new officers to serve on the Fed Board. These officers are elected from those who have been nominated by the current Fed Board. At the end of each summer, newly elected members take the place of those members […]

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Greetings from the Federation Board

Another year has passed, and the Federation Board has again been busy working on many projects. From planning different mass meetings and singspirations to overseeing the Scholarship Committee and the Beacon Lights, we’ve been following in the footsteps of those who came before us. We’ve been trying hard to continue to make these events and […]

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From the President of the Fed Board

Greeting young people and other readers. On behalf of the current Federation Board, I would like to introduce myself and the rest of the Board. The Fed Board—that is, the Federation Board of the Protestant Reformed Young People’s Societies—is comprised of members elected by delegates at the annual Young People’s Convention. We plan the singspirations […]

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Federation Board Nominations

The end of the school year is in sight once again. As school will be drawing to a close the summer will start; and the big highlight for our young people is the up-coming convention. As always, the delegates from each Young People’s Society will meet at the convention to elect the new officers nominated […]

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Fed Board: What Is It?

As with most organizations loosely knit together by a common bond, the young peoples’ societies of the Protestant Reformed Churches need central guidance and coordination. Central guidance is in fact imperative to the long term success of many organizations. Denominations have synods; congregations have councils; and individual societies have leaders. These central guides and coordinators […]

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Federation Board Nominations

With the convention coming up at the end of June, it is time to start thinking about new Federation Board members. At the convention, delegates from the young people’s societies will vote for a Vice President, Vice Treasurer, Vice Secretary, Librarian, and Spiritual Adviser. The Fed Board has chosen the following nominees, who if elected, […]

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Federation Board Update

The Federation Board is a group of young people, young adults and adult advisors that works on behalf of the Protestant Reformed Young People’s Societies. One of the main purposes of the Federation Board is to coordinate interaction among the societies. Mass meetings, singspirations and also involvement in the publication of the Beacon Lights are […]

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Federation Board Nominations

Sara is a member of Hope Protestant Reformed Church and is Vice-Secretary of the Federation Board. As the convention gets closer, so does the time for new Federation Board members. The new members will be chosen at the upcoming convention by the delegates from each Young People’s Society. The members voted in will assume their […]

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Federation Board Activities

Brad is a member of Hudsonville Protestant Reformed Church in Hudsonville, Michigan. He is the current treasurer of the Federation Board. The purpose of the Federation Board is to guide and unite the Protestant Reformed Young People’s Societies in order that they may continue to grow in faith and doctrine. The members of the Federation […]

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Federation Board Update

Kevin is President of the Young People’s Federation Board and is a member of Hudsonville Protestant Reformed Church in Hudsonville, Michigan. A new season of Young People’s Societies has begun in the Protestant Reformed churches. The Federation Board, the young peoples’ leaders, and the young people alike look forward to another year of spiritual fellowship […]

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