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Historical Records of Ministerial Calls/Activities in the PRCA (2001-present)

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Starting July 2001 (bottom of list) to the Present (top of list)

2017

November 2017

November 5, 2017 - Rev. J. Engelsma (Doon PRC) received the call from SW PRC (Wyoming, MI).

October 2017

October 29, 2017 - The congregation of First PRC (GR) voted to extend a call to Rev. B. Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA).

October 24, 2017 - Pastor-elect Justin Smidstra is ordained into the ministry of the Word and sacraments in the PRC and installed as minister in First PRC, Holland MI.

October 22, 2017 - Cand. S. Regnerus accepts the call to Lynden PRC and declines the call from Southwest PRC.

October 22, 2017 - Rev. A. Lanning (Covenant ERC, Singapore) accepts the call to Byron Center PRC.

October 22, 2017 - Rev. R. Smit preaches his farewell sermon (evening service) in First PRC (Grand Rapids, MI).

October 20, 2017 - Pastor-elect Joe Holstege is ordained into the ministry of the Word and sacraments in the PRC and installed as Zion PRC's first pastor (took place in Faith PRC).

October 18, 2017 - Pastor-elects Joe Holstege (Zion PRC) and Justin Smidstra (First PRC, Holland) are examined and approved for ordination into the ministry by Classis East (met at Georgetown PRC).

October 15, 2017 - Rev. R. Hanko preaches his farewell sermon in Lynden PRC, with his emeritation taking effect.

October 15, 2017 - The Council of First PRC (Grand Rapids) presented to the congregation the following trio from which to call a new minister: Revs A. Lanning (Covenant ERC, Singapore), B. Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands CA), and C. Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull IA).

October 8, 2017 - Cand. S. Regnerus received the call from Lynden (WA) PRC.

October 1, 2017 - The Council of Lynden PRC announces a trio of Rev. B.Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands), J.Mahtani (Cornerstone PRC, Dyer, IN) and Cand. S.Regnerus.

October 1, 2017 - Rev. A. Lanning receives the call from Byron Center PRC.

October 1, 2017 - Rev. R. Smit accepts the call from Doon PRC to serve as a third missionary to the Philippines.

October 1, 2017 - Cand. Brian Feenstra accepts the call to Immanuel PRC, Lacombe, AB.

September 2017

September 29, 2017 - Pastor-elect Matt DeBoer was examined at the meeting of Classis West on Sept.27, approved for ordination, and ordained and installed in Edgerton PRC on Friday night, Sept.29.

September 24, 2017 - The Council of Byron Center PRC has formed a new trio from which to call a pastor: Revs G. Eriks (Hudsonville PRC), C. Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull IA) and A. Lanning (CERC, Singapore).

September 20, 2017 - The installation of Rev. Doug Kuiper as professor of church history took place on Wednesday, September 20, at Faith PRC in Jenison, MI (the ninth professor in PRC history).

September 10, 2017 - Rev. B. Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA) declined the call from Byron Center PRC.

September 10, 2017 - Cand. Stephan Regnerus receives the call from Southwest PRC.

September 3, 2017 - Candidate Brian Feenstra receives the call from Immanuel PRC, Lacombe, AB.

August 2017

August 27, 2017 - The Council of Immanuel PRC (Lacombe, AB) formed a new trio of Candidates Brian Feenstra, Jonathan Langerak, and Stephan Regnerus.

August 27, 2017 - Rev. E. Guichelaar (Randolph, WI PRC) declined the call from Immanuel PRC in Lacombe, AB.

August 27, 2017 - Rev. T. Miersma (Immanuel PRC, Lacombe, AB) preaches his farewell sermon and a special program is given following the afternoon service. His emeritation begins September 1.

August 27, 2017 - Candidate Matt DeBoer ACCEPTED the call from Edgerton PRC.

August 27, 2017 - Candidate Justin Smidstra ACCEPTED the call from First PRC of Holland MI  and therefore DECLINED the call from Southwest PRC.

August 20, 2017 - Rev. B. Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA) received the call from Byron Center PRC.

August 20, 2017 - Rev. C. Spronk (Faith PRC) declined the call from Doon PRC to serve as third missionary to the Philippines.

August 13, 2017 - The Council of Byron Center PRC formed a new trio from which to call a pastor to replace Rev. A. Spriensma: Revs. C. Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull), B. Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA), and A. Lanning (CERC, Singapore).

August 13, 2017 - Candidate Joe Holstege accepted the call to Zion PRC (Jenison, MI).

August 13, 2017 - Rev. Doug Kuiper (PRC Seminary Professor-elect) preaches his farewell from Edgerton PRC.

August 6, 2017 - Immanuel PRC (Lacombe, AB) extended a call to Rev. E. Guichelaar (Randolph, WI PRC).

July 2017

July 30, 2017 - First PRC in Holland MI votes to call Cand. J. Smidstra.

July 30, 2017 - Rev. A. Spriensma accepted the call from Byron Center PRC (where he is pastor) to serve as home missionary.

July 24, 2017 (a Monday) - Doon PRC voted to extend a call to Rev. C. Spronk to serve as a third missionary to the Philippines.

July 23, 2017 - The Council of Immanuel PRC (Lacombe, AB) announces a new trio consisting of Rev. E. Guichelaar and Candidates Matthew De Boer and Brian Feenstra.

July 23, 2017 - Rev. A. Brummel (Heritage PRC) announced his decline of the call from Immanuel PRC in Lacombe, AB.

July 23, 2017 - Edgerton PRC voted to extend a call to Cand. Matt DeBoer.

July 23, 2017 - The Council of First PRC of Holland, MI announces a new trio from which to call a pastor: Rev. G. Eriks, Rev. C. Spronk, and Candidate J. Smidstra.

July 16, 2017 - The Council of Zion PRC has drawn up a new trio from which to call her first pastor: Revs. B. Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA), A. Lanning (Covenant ERC, Singapore), and Candidate J. Holstege.

July 16, 2017 - The congregation of Southwest PRC (Grandville, MI) voted to extend a call to Candidate Justin Smidstra.

July 16, 2017 - Rev. R. Kleyn (Covenant of Grace PRC, Spokane, WA) declined the call from First PRC (Holland, MI).

July 16, 2017 - The Council of Edgerton PRC announces a trio of Rev. B. Huizinga (Redlands, CA), Candidate Matthew De Boer, and Candidate Justin Smidstra.

July 16, 2017 - The Council of Doon PRC announces a new trio from which to call a missionary to serve as a third missionary to the Philippines: Rev. Allen Brummel (Heritage PRC in Sioux Falls, SD), Rev. Clay Spronk (Faith PRC in Jenison, MI), and Rev. Richard Smit (First PRC in Grand Rapids, MI).

July 2, 2017 - Rev. D. Kuiper (Edgerton, MN) accepted the call from Synod 2017 to serve in the PRC Seminary as professor of church history and NT studies, in replacement of Prof. R. Dykstra.

July 2, 2017 - The congregation of Byron Center PRC voted on July 2 to call Rev. A. Spriensma (her pastor) to serve as home missionary.

July 2, 2017 - The congregation of Immanuel PRC (Lacombe, AB) voted on July 2 to extend a call to Rev. A. Brummel.

June 2017

June 25, 2017 - Rev. H. Bleyenberg (Providence PRC) announced he had DECLINED the call from Doon PRC to serve as thrid missionary to the Philippines (received May 14).

June 25, 2017 - Rev. N. Decker also anounced that he DECLINED the call from Zion PRC (Hudsonville/Jenison, MI).

June 25, 2017 - Rev. N. Decker (Trinity PRC) announced that he DECLINED the call from Southwest PRC.

June 25, 2017 - Byron Center PRC Council announces a new trio for home missionary: Revs. S. Key, R. Kleyn and A. Spriensma.

June 18, 2017 - The congregation of First PRC (Holland, MI) voted to extend a call to Rev. R. Kleyn (Spokane, WA).

June 18, 2017 - Rev. C. Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull IA) DECLINED the call from Immanuel PRC in Lacombe, AB.

June 14, 2017 - Synod voted to extend a call to Rev. Doug Kuiper (Edgerton, MN) to replace Prof. R. Dykstra as professor of Church History and New Testament Studies. Rev. Andy Lanning (Covenant ERC, Singapore) was elected as the alternate and will receive the call should Rev. Kuiper decline.

June 11, 2017 - From its new trio of Revs. N. Decker (Trinity PRC), C. Griess (Calvary, Hull, IA), and R. Kleyn (Spokane, WA), the congregation of Zion PRC (Hudsonville/Jenison, MI) voted to call Rev. N. Decker to serve as her first pastor.

June 11, 2017 - The Council of First PRC (Holland, MI) announces a trio of Rev. R. Kleyn (Spokane, WA), Rev. J. Mahtani (Cornerstone PRC), and Rev. J. Marcus (First PRC, Edmonton).

June 4, 2017 - The Council of Zion PRC (Hudsonville/Jenison, MI) announces a new trio from which to call her first pastor: Revs. N. Decker, C. Griess (Calvary, Hull, IA), and R. Kleyn (Spokane, WA).

May 2017

May 28, 2017 - Rev. C. Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull IA) received the call from Immanuel PRC in Lacombe, AB.

May 28, 2017 - Rev. C. Haak declined the call from Byron Center PRC to serve as a home missionary.

May 28, 2017 - Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown PRC) declined the call from First PRC, Holland MI.

May 21, 2017 - In the light of Rev. Miersma’s impending emeritation, the consistory comes to the congregation with the following trio: Rev. Allen Brummel, Rev. Cory Griess, and Rev. Martin Vander Wal.

May 21, 2017 - The congregation of Southwest PRC voted to call Rev. N. Decker (Trinity PRC, Hudsonville).

May 14, 2017 - The Council of Southwest PRC announced a new trio from which to call a pastor: Rev. A. Brummel (Heritage PRC, Sioux Falls, SD), Rev. N. Decker (Trinity PRC, Hudsonville), and Rev. J. Mahtani (Cornerstone, Dyer, IN).

May 14, 2017 - Rev. H. Bleyenberg (Providence PRC) received the call from Doon PRC to serve as third missionary to the Philippines.

May 14, 2017 - Rev. G. Eriks declined the call from Zion PRC.

May 7, 2017 - The congregation of Byron Center PRC voted to call Rev. C. Haak to serve as home missionary.

May 7, 2017 - Rev. C. Griess announced his decline of the call from Southwest PRC.

April 2017

April 30, 2017 - The congregation of First PRC (Holland, MI) voted to extend a call to Rev. C. Haak.

 

April 23, 2017 - The congregation of Zion PRC voted to extend a call to Rev. G. Eriks to become her first pastor (Hudsonville PRC).

April 23, 2017 - This past Wednesday, the Council of Byron Center PRC formed a new trio of ministers from which to call a home missionary: Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown PRC), Rev. S. Key (Loveland PRC), and Rev. C. Spronk (Faith PRC). The congregation will vote to extend a call at the congregational meeting on May 7.

April 16, 2017 - The Council of Zion PRC- Jenison, MI announces a new trio of Rev. N Decker (Trinity- Hudsonville, MI), Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville, MI) and Rev. R. Kleyn (Covenant of Grace- Spokane, WA).

April 16, 2017 - The congregation of Southwest PRC voted to extend a call to Rev. C. Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull, IA).

April 16, 2017 - Rev. S. Key (Loveland, CO PRC) announced his DECLINE of the call from First PRC of Holland, MI.

April 16, 2017 - Rev. B. Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA) annnounced his DECLINE of the call from Doon PRC to serve as third missionary to the Philippines.

April 9, 2017 - The Council of SW PRC has drawn up a new trio from which to call a pastor: Revs. C. Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull, IA), W. Langerak (SE PRC, Grand Rapids, MI), and M. McGeown (Limerick Reformed Fellowship).

April 2, 2017 - It was announced that Rev. Steven Key (pastor of Loveland, CO PRC) DECLINED the call to Southwest PRC (Wyoming, MI).

April 2, 2017 - Rev. C. Haak (pastor of Georgetown PRC) announced that he was led to DECLINE the call to Zion PRC (Hudsonville/Jenison, MI).

March 2017

March 26, 2017 - Rev. W. Langerak (pastor of SE PRC, Grand Rapids, MI) declined the call from Byron Center PRC to serve as home missionary.

March 19, 2017 - The congregation of First PRC, Holland MI extended a call to Rev. S. Key (Loveland PRC).

March 19, 2017 - The congregation of Doon PRC voted to call Rev. B. Huizinga of Hope PRC, Redlands, CA to serve as third missionary to the Philippines.

March 12, 2017 - The Council of Doon PRC has a new trio for calling a third missionary to the Philippines. It is made up of Revs. A. Brummel (Heritage PRC, Sioux Falls, SD), G. Eriks (Hudsonville PRC), and B. Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA). The congregation plans to call on March 19.

March 12, 2017 - The Council of First PRC, Holland, MI has formed a new trio of Rev. S. Key, Rev. W. Langerak and Rev. J. Mahtani. A congregational meeting will be held Sunday, March 19.

March 8, 2017 - The congregation of Southwest PRC (Wyoming, MI) voted to call Rev. Steven Key (Loveland, CO PRC).

March 7, 2017 - The congregation of Zion PRC (Hudsonville, MI) voted to call Rev. Carl Haak (Georgetown PRC).

February 2017

February 26, 2017 - SW PRC's Council announced a new trio from which the congregation will call a new pastor: Rev. Steve Key (Loveland), Rev. William Langerak (SE), and Rev. Jon Mahtani (Cornerstone). The congregation will vote after the Prayer Day service on March 8.

February 26, 2017 - The congregation of Byron Center PRC voted to extend a call to Rev. W. Langerak to serve as home missionary.

February 19, 2017 - Byron Center PRC has formed a new trio from which to call a home missionary. It is made up of Revs. C.Haak (Georgetown PRC), S.Key (Loveland PRC), and W. Langerak (SE PRC, Grand Rapids, MI).

February 19, 2017 - The Council of Zion PRC formed a trio of Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville, MI), Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown- Hudsonville, MI), and Rev. R. Kleyn (Covenant of Grace- Spokane, WA).

February 12, 2017 - Rev. A. Lanning (CERC-Singapore) announced his decline of the call from First PRC, Holland MI to serve as her next pastor.

February 12, 2017 - Rev. R. Kleyn (Covenant of Grace PRC, Spokane, WA) announced his decline of the call from SW PRC, Wyoming MI to serve as her next pastor.

February 12, 2017 - Rev. J. Mahtani (Cornerstone PRC, Dyer, IN) announced his decline of the call from Doon PRC to serve as third missionary to the Philippines.

January 2017

January 29, 2017 - Rev. R. Van Overloop declined the call from Byron Center PRC to serve as home missionary.

January 22, 2017 - The congregation of SW PRC, Wyoming MI voted to call Rev. R. Kleyn (Covenant of Grace PRC, Spokane, WA).

January 22, 2017 - The congregation of First PRC, Holland MI voted to extend a call to Rev. A. Lanning (CERC, Singapore).

January 15, 2017 - The Council of SW PRC has formed a new trio from which the congregation will call a new pastor: Rev. S. Key (Loveland PRC), Rev. R. Kleyn, and Rev. C Spronk (Faith PRC).

January 15, 2017 - The Council of First PRC Holland, MI has announced a new trio from which to call a pastor: Revs. C. Haak (Georgetown PRC, Hudsonville, MI), R. Kleyn (Covenant of Grace, Spokane, WA), and A. Lanning (CERC, Singapore).

January 15, 2017 - Rev. J. Mahtani received the call from Doon PRC to serve as third missionary to the Philippines.

January 8, 2017 - Rev. G. Eriks declined SW PRC's call to serve as her next pastor.

January 8, 2017 - The Council of Doon PRC announce a new trio for missionary to the Philippines: Revs. G. Eriks (Hudsonville PRC), J. Mahtani (Cornerstone PRC), C. Spronk (Faith PRC). The congregation plans to extend a call on Jan. 15.

January 8, 2017 - Emmanuel Singh is ordained and installed by Covenant ERC (Singapore) as missionary to Kolkata, India.

January 1, 2017 - Rev. R. Van Overloop received the call from Byron Center PRC to serve as home missionary.

January 1, 2017 - Emmanuel Singh accepts the call from Covenant ERC (Singapore) to serve as missionary to Kolkata, India.

2016

December 2016

December 31, 2016 - Rev. A. denHartog's emeritation (SW PRC) takes effect (Ordained in Oct. 1974).

December 18, 2016 - Rev. R. Kleyn declined the call from Doon PRC to serve as third missionary to the Philippines.

December 11, 2016 - Rev. A. Brummel (Heritage, Sioux Falls, SD) declined the call from First PRC of Holland, MI.

December 11, 2016 - From Covenant ERC in Singapore: E. Singh received the call to serve as her missionary to Kolkata, India.

December 7, 2016 - At her congregational meeting on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, Southwest PRC (Wyoming, MI) voted to extend a call to Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville PRC).

November 2016

November 27, 2016 - Rev. C. Griess declined the call from Byron Center PRC to serve as home missionary (extended Oct.9).

November 27, 2016 - The Council of Southwest PRC has formed a trio of Rev. G. Eriks, Rev. C. Griess, and Rev. R. Kleyn, from which they will call on Dec. 7.

November 22, 2016 - The congregation of Doon PRC voted to extend a call to Rev. R. Kleyn (Covenant of Grace PRC - Spokane, WA) to serve as third missionary to the Philippines.

November 20, 2016 - Rev. Allen Brummel (Heritage PRC in Sioux Fall, S. Dakota) received the call from First PRC of Holland, MI.

November 13, 2016 - The Council of First PRC, Holland, MI has formed a new trio of Rev. A.Brummel (Heritage, Sioux Falls, SD), Rev. C.Haak (Georgetown), and Rev. R Kleyn (Covenant of Grace, Spokane, WA). The congregation will vote on Sunday, Nov.20.

November 6, 2016 - Rev.B. Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA) declined the call extended to him from Southwest PRC (Wyoming, MI).

October 2016

October 30, 2016 - It was announced in First PRC of Holland, MI that Rev. Nathan Decker (Trinity PRC, Hudsonville, MI) had declined the call extended to him by the congregation on Oct.9.

October 16, 2016 - Rev. Nathan Decker (Trinity PRC, Hudsonville, MI) announced his decline of the call from Doon PRC to serve as third missionary to the Philippines.

October 9 , 2016 - SW PRC (Wyoming, MI) voted to call Rev. B. Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA) to serve as her next pastor.

October 9, 2016 - First PRC, Holland voted to extend a call to Rev. N. Decker (Trinity PRC) to serve as her next pastor.

October 9, 2016 - Byron Center PRC voted to call Rev. C. Griess to serve as home missionary.

October 2, 2016 - The Council of Byron Center PRC announced its first trio for calling a new home missionary. It consists of Rev. Cory Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull, IA), Rev. Brian Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA), and Rev. Clay Spronk (Faith PRC, Jenison, MI).

October 2, 2016 - The Council of First PRC, Holland, MI formed a new trio from which to call a pastor: Rev. Nathan Decker (Trinity PRC), Rev. Steven Key (Loveland PRC) and Rev. Rodney Kleyn (Covenant of Grace PRC).

September 2016

September 25, 2016 - The Council of Southwest PRC (Wyoming, MI) has formed a trio from which to call a new pastor (Rev. A. den Hartog retiring at end of 2016): Revs. B. Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA), W. Langerak (SE PRC, Grand Rapids, MI), and M. McGeown (Missionary-pastor, Limerick, Ireland).

September 19, 2016 - At her congregational meeting Monday night, Sept.19, 2016, Doon PRC voted to call Rev. Nathan Decker of Trinity PRC (Hudsonville, MI) to serve as third missionary to the Philippines.

September 18, 2016 - Rev. Brian Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA) announced his decline of the call First PRC (Holland, MI) extended to him on August 28.

September 11, 2016 - The Council of Doon PRC announces a trio for calling a third missionary to the Philippines. It consists of Revs. A. Brummel (Heritage PRC, Sioux Falls, SD), N. Decker (Trinity PRC - Hudsonville, MI), and R. Kleyn (Covenant of Grace PRC - Spokane, WA).

August 2016

August 28, 2016 - The congregation of First PRC, Holland, MI, extended a call to Rev. B. Huizinga, currently pastor of Hope PRC in Redlands, CA.

August 28, 2016 - Rev. C. Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull, IA) declined the call to serve as third missionary to the Philippines.

August 21, 2016 - Rev. W. (Bill) Bruinsma was installed as Pittsburgh PRC's first pastor (though he served them for many years as missionary-pastor), with Rev. Ken Koole officiating.

August 21, 2016 - The Council of First PRC, Holland, MI announced a trio made up of Rev. Allen Brummel (Heritage PRC, Sioux Falls, SD), Rev. Brian Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA), and Rev. Rodney Kleyn (Covenant of Grace PRC, Spokane, WA).

August 7, 2016 - It was announced in First PRC of Holland, MI that Rev. C. Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull, IA) had declined the call extended to him on July 17, 2016 by that congregation.

July 2016

July 31, 2016 - Rev.W. Bruinsma (Eastern home missionary) announced his acceptance of the call from the newly organized Pittsburgh PR

July 24, 2016 - At her congregational meeting on Sunday morning, July 24, 2016, Doon PRC voted to extend a call to Rev. C. Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull, IA) to serve as third missionary to the Philippines.

July 17, 2016 - At the congregational meeting held Sunday evening, July 17, the members of First PRC, Holland, MI voted to extend a call to Rev.C. Griess.

July 10, 2016 - First PRC Holland announces a trio of Rev. A. Brummel (Heritage PRC), Rev. C. Griess (Calvary PRC), and Rev. R. Kleyn (Covenant of Grace PRC).  The congregation will vote to call a pastor after their pm service July 17.

July 10, 2016 - From their first trio the newly organized Pittsburgh PRC extended a call to Missionary-pastor W. Bruinsma on Sunday, July 10.

July 10, 2016 - The Council of Doon PRC announced the following trio from which to call a third missionary to the Philippines: Revs. A. Brummel (Heritage PRC, Sioux Falls, SD), C. Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull, IA), and B. Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA). 

July 3, 2016  - The Council of Pittsburgh PRC formed a trio of Revs. W. Bruinsma, C. Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull, IA), and R. Kleyn (Covenant of Grace, Spokane, WA) to call its first minister.  They will extend a call on July 10, D.V.

July 1, 2016 - On Friday, July 1, 2016, in Calvary PRC (see note below) Rev. Daniel Holstege was installed as a PRC missionary, called by Doon PRC to serve in the Philippines with Rev. Daniel Kleyn.. Rev.Holstege preached his inaugural sermon during our morning worship service on July 3.

June 2016

June 12, 2016 - On Sunday, June 12, 2016, it was announced in First PRC of Holland, MI that Rev. Garrett Eriks (Hudsonville, MI) had declined the call the congregation extended to him on May 22, 2016.

May 2016

May 22, 2016 - The congregation of First PRC of Holland voted to call Rev.G. Eriks.

May 15, 2016 - First PRC of Holland, MI announced a trio of Revs. Allen Brummel (Sioux Falls, SD), Gary Eriks (Hudsonville), and Brian Huizinga (Redlands, CA) from which to call a new pastor.

May 1, 2016 - Rev. D. Holstege preaches his farewell sermon at First PRC, Holland, MI (evening service). He will begin studies in Missions and in the Tagalog language for a few months prior to moving to the mission field. The Doon PRC Council has set the date of his installation for Friday, July 1, at 7:00pm. Rev. Holstege will preach an inaugural sermon on Sunday, July 3.

April 2016

March 2016

March 20, 2016 - Rev.Daniel Holstege (First PRC, Holland, MI) announced that he was led by the Lord to accept the call from Doon PRC to serve as second missionary in the Philippines.

February 2016

February 29, 2016 - The congregation of Doon PRC (calling church for PRC missions in the Philippines) voted to call Rev. Daniel Holstege (pastor of First PRC, Holland, MI) to serve as second missionary in the Philippines.

February 14, 2016 - The Council of Doon PRC has a new trio from which they will call a second missionary to the Philippines:  Revs. Brian Huizenga (Hope, Redlands, CA), Dan Holstege (1st, Holland, MI), and C. Griess (Calvary, Hull, IA).

January 2016

January 31, 2016 - Rev. J. Mahtani, pastor of Cornerstone PRC (Dyer, IN), declined the call from Doon (Iowa) PRC to serve as a second foreign missionary to the Philippines.

January 3, 2016 - The congregation of Doon PRC voted to extend a call for second missionary to the Philippines to Rev. Jon Mahtani, currently pastor of Cornerstone PRC in Dyer, IN.

2015

December 2015

December 27, 2015 - The Council of Doon PRC has announced a new trio for calling a second missionary to labor in the Philippines with Rev. D. Kleyn: Rev.C. Griess (Calvary, Hull, IA.), Rev.B. Huizinga (Redlands, CA), and Rev.J. Mahtani (Cornerstone, St.John,IN.)

Dec.13, 2015 - It was annnounced in Doon PRC (IA) that Rev. James Laning (Hull, IA PRC) had declined her call to serve as second missionary to the Philippines (Nov.23).

November 2015

November 23, 2015 - On Monday evening, November 23, 2015, the congregation of Doon PRC called Rev. James Laning (Hull, IA PRC) to serve as second missionary to the Philippines.

November 7, 2015 - The Council of Doon PRC formed a new trio from which to call another missionary to the Philippines.  The trio consists of Revs. C. Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull, IA), B. Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA), and J. Laning (Hull, IA PRC). 

October 2015

October 25, 2015 - On Sunday, October 25, 2015, Rev. Peter James Breen, age 96, was taken home to be with his Lord and Savior. For the memoriam notice, visit this page.

October 25, 2015 - Rev.G. Eriks declines the call to serve as second missionary to the Philipines (from Doon PRC.)

October 9, 2015 - Pastor-elect Ryan Barnhill (2015 PRC Seminary graduate) was ordained into the ministry of the Word and sacraments in the PRC and installed as pastor of Peace PRC (Lansing, IL), which had called him on July 27 (Prof.B. Gritters led the service).

October 5, 2015 - At her congregation meeting on Monday evening, October 5, 2015, Doon PRC voted to extend a call to Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville, MI PRC) to serve as second missionary to the Philippines.

September 2015

September 30, 2015 - Pastor-elect Ryan Barnhill successfully sustained his classical exam and Classis West unanimously approved him to serve as a minister of the Word and sacraments in the PRC. Peace PRC was instructed to proceed with his ordination, set for October 9.

September 27, 2015 - The Council of Doon PRC, calling church for the PRC mission field in the Philippines, announces a new trio from which her congregation will vote to call a second missionary: Rev.G.Eriks (Hudsonville PRC), C.Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull, IA), and B.Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA).

September 13, 2015 - It was announced in Doon PRC that Rev.Carl Haak had declined the call extended to him by the congregation on August 17 to serve as second missionary to the Philippines.

August 2015

August 17, 2015 - The congregation of Doon PRC voted to extend a call to Rev.Carl Haak, pastor of Georgetown PRC, to serve as second missionary to the Philippines.

August 9, 2015Candidate Ryan Barnhill announced in Peace PRC this morning that he had accepted the call extended to him by the congregation on July 27.

August 9, 2015Doon PRC, the calling church for the PRC mission work in the Philippines, has formed a new trio for second missionary to the Philippines consisting of Revs. G. Eriks (Hudsonville PRC), C. Haak (Georgetown PRC, Hudsonville, MI), and B. Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA).

July 2015

July 27, 2015 - From her Council's trio of Revs.D.Holstege and S.Key and Candidate Ryan Barnhill, the congregation of Peace PRC voted to extend a call to Cand.R.Barnhill.

July 26, 2015 - It was announced in Doon PRC, the calling church for the mission field in the Philippines, that Rev. Allen Brummel, pastor of Heritage PRC in Sioux Falls, SD, DECLINED the call to serve as second missionary in the Philippines.

July 19, 2015 - The Council of Peace PRC announced a trio from which to call a pastor: Rev. Daniel Holstege (First PRC, Holland, MI), Candidate Ryan Barnhill (recent PRC Seminary graduate), and Rev. Steven Key (Loveland, CO PRC).

July 5, 2015 - The congregation of Doon PRC voted to call Rev. Allen Brummel (Heritage PRC, Sioux Falls, SD) to serve as second missionary to the Philippines.

June 2015

June 28, 2015Rev.B. Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA) announced that he was led to decline the call extended to him by Peace PRC, Lansing, IL, on June 14.

June 28, 2015 - The Council of Doon PRC announces a trio for missionary to the Philippines: Revs. A.Brummel (Heritage PRC, Soux Falls, SD), G.Eriks (Hudsonville, MI PRC), C.Haak (Georgetown PRC, Hudsonville, MI).

June 14, 2015 - The congregation of Peace PRC (Lansing, IL) voted to call Rev.B.Huizinga from their Council's trio that also included Revs.G.Eriks (Hudsonville PRC) and S.Key (Loveland PRC).

June 11, 2015 - Sem.Ryan Barnhill successfully sustained his synodical exam and was declared a candidate for the ministry of the Word in the PRC, eligible for a call on July 11, 2015.

June 7, 2015 -  Peace PRC (Lansing, IL) announced a new trio from which to call a pastor: Revs.G.Eriks (Hudsonville PRC), B.Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA), and S.Key (Loveland, CO PRC).

June 7, 2015Rev.R. Kleyn (Covenant of Grace PRC, Spokane, WA) announced that he had declined the call he had received on May 17 through the Doon PRC to serve as second missionary to the Philippines.

May 2015

May 17, 2015 - From its trio of Revs. A. Brummel (Heritage PRC, Sioux Falls, SD), G. Eriks (Hudsonville, MI PRC), and R. Kleyn (Covenant of Grace PRC, Spokane, WA), the congregation of Doon PRC called Rev.R.Kleyn.

May 17, 2015 - It was announced in Peace PRC that Rev.N.Decker (Trinity PRC, Hudsonville, MI) declined the call extended to him on April 26, 2015.

April 2015

April 26, 2015 - It was announced in Doon PRC (calling church for the Philippines mission) that Rev.Nathan Decker (Trinity PRC, Hudsonville, MI) had declined the called extended to him by the congregation of Doon on April 3 to serve as second missionary in the Philippines.

April 26, 2015 - At its evening congregational meeting Peace PRC (Lansing, IL) voted to call Rev.N.Decker to "come over and help" them as their next pastor.

April 19, 2015 - Peace PRC (Lansing, IL) has formed a trio consisting of Rev. Nathan Decker (Trinity PRC, Hudsonville, MI), Rev. Garry Eriks (Hudsonville PRC), and Rev. Steven Key (Loveland, CO PRC). The congregation plans to call on April 26.

April 3, 2015 - At her congregational meeting on Good Friday evening the congregation of Doon PRC voted to extend a call to Rev.Nathan Decker (Trinity PRC, Hudsonville, MI) to serve as second missionary to the Philippines.

March 2015

March 22, 2015 - It was announced in Peace PRC (Lansing, IL) that Rev.C.Griess (Calvary PRC) had declined the call extended to him by the congregation on March 2.

March 8, 2015 - It was announced in Doon PRC, the calling church for the PRC mission work in the Philippines, that Rev.D.Holstege (First PRC, Holland, MI) had declined the call to serve as second missionary there, for the replacement of Rev.R.Smit.

March 2, 2015 - At her congregational meeting Monday night, March 2, 2015, Peace PRC voted to extend a call to Rev.Cory Griess (from the trio which included Revs.W.Langerak and J.Marcus), currently pastor of Calvary PRC in Hull, IA (since 2009).

February 2015

February 22, 2015 - After Rev.R.Kleyn's decline of her most recent call, the Council of Peace PRC (Lansing, IL) has formed a trio of Rev. Wm. Langerak (SE PRC, Grand Rapids, MI), Rev. J. Marcus (First PRC, Edmonton), and Rev. C Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull, IA).

February 15, 2015 -  The congregation of Doon PRC, voted to issue a call to Rev. Daniel Holstege (First PRC, Holland, MI) to serve as second missionary in the Philippines.

February 15, 2015Peace PRC of Lansing, IL received a letter of decline from Rev.R.Kleyn (Covenant of Grace PRC, Spokane, WA), whom they had called on Jan.22, 2015.

February 8, 2015 - Rev.R.Smit (missionary to the Philippines) informed First PRC, Grand Rapids, MI that he had accepted their call to serve as her next pastor, following the retirement of Rev.J.Slopsema last summer.

February 8, 2015The Council of Doon PRC announced to the congregation a new trio from which to call a missionary to the Philippines, following the recent decline of this call from Rev.W.Langerak (Jan.25, 2015). The trio consists of Revs.A.Brummel (Heritage PRC, Sioux Falls, SD), N.Decker (Trinity PRC, Hudsonville, MI), and D.Holstege (1st PRC, Holland, MI).

January 2015

January 25, 2015On Sunday January 25, 2015, it was announced in Doon PRC (calling church for the mission field in the Philippines) that Rev.W.Langerak (SE PRC, Grand Rapids, MI) had declined the call to serve as missionary on this field, replacing Rev.R.Smit.

January 22, 2015 - At her congregational meeting on Thursday, January 22, 2015, Peace PRC (Lansing, IL) voted to call Rev.R.Kleyn, currently pastor of Covenant of Grace PRC in Spokane, WA (since 2009.)

January 18, 2015 - The congregation of First PRC, Grand Rapids, MI voted to extend a call to Rev.R.Smit, currently serving as missionary to the Philippines.

January 11, 2015 - The Council of First PRC of Grand Rapids, MI has a trio consisting of Revs.N.Decker (Trinity PRC), C.Haak (Georgetown PRC), and R.Smit (Missionary to the Philippines). The congregation plans to vote from this trio on Sunday, January 18.

January 11, 2015 - The Council of Peace PRC (Lansing, IL) announces a trio of Revs. C.Griess (Calvary PRC), R.Kleyn (Covenant of Grace PRC), and Wm. Langerak (SE Grand Rapids PRC). They plan to call at a congregational meeting on Thursday, January 22nd.

2014

December 2014

December 25, 2014 - At their special congregational meeting on Christmas Day Doon PRC voted to call Rev.W.Langerak (SE PRC, Grand Rapids, MI) to serve as the next missionary to the Philippines, replacing Rev.R.Smit.

December 21, 2014 - It was announced in both Peace PRC of Lansing, IL and First PRC of Grand Rapids, MI that Rev.Ron Van Overloop (Grace PRC, Standale, MI) had declined the calls these churches had extended to him on December 1 and December 4 respectively.

December 14, 2014 - The Council of Doon PRC announced the following trio from which to call a missionary to the Philippines: Rev. A. Brummel (Heritage PRC, Sioux Falls, SD), Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville, MI), and Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast - Grand Rapids, MI). They plan to call December 25.

December 7, 2014Rev. Jon Mahtani informed Doon PRC, the calling church for our Philippines mission, as well as his own congregation at Cornerstone PRC (Dyer, IN) that he was led by the Lord to decline the call they had extended to him on November 16, 2014.

December 4, 2014 - On Thursday, December 4, 2014, the congregation of First PRC, Grand Rapids, MI voted to extend a call to Rev.Ron Van Overloop (Grace PRC, Standale, MI) from her trio that also consisted of Revs.A.Brummel (Heritage PRC, Sioux Falls, SD) and R.Smit (missionary to the Philippines).

December 1, 2014 - At her congregational meeting Monday night, December 1, 2014, Peace PRC (Lansing, IL) voted to extend a call to Rev.Ronald Van Overloop (Grace PRC, Standale, MI) to become her next pastor.

November 2014

November 23, 2014 - The Council of Peace PRC (Lansing, IL) has formed a trio of Rev. Wm. Langerak (SE PRC, Grand Rapids, MI), Rev. R. Smit (Missionary to the Philippines), and Rev. R. Van Overloop (Grace PRC, Standale, MI). The congregation will vote to call at the congregational meeting, scheduled for Monday, December 1, 2014.

November 16, 2014 - The congregation of Doon PRC voted to extend a call to Rev.Jon Mahtani (Cornerstone PRC, Dyer IN) to serve as missionary to the Philippines alongside Rev.D.Kleyn.

November 16, 2014 - First PRC, Grand Rapids, MI announced a new trio: Revs. A.Brummel (Heritage PRC), R.Smit (Philippines), R.Van Overloop (Grace PRC). The congregation plans to vote on December 4.

November 16, 2014 - Rev.C.Spronk preached his farewell in Peace PRC. His installation as Faith PRC's seventh pastor is planned for November 30 during the morning service.

November 9, 2014 - Rev. A. Lanning was installed as minister of the Gospel in Covenant EPC of Singapore.  Rev. D. Kleyn (missionary to the Philippines) preached the installation sermon from Titus 2:1. 

November 9, 2014 - Doon PRC (calling church) announced a new trio from which to call a missionary to the Philippines (for the replacement of Rev.R.Smit): Rev. A. Brummel (Heritage PRC - Sioux Falls, SD), Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast- Grand Rapids, MI), Rev. J. Mahtani (Cornerstone-St. John, IN). The congregation plans to vote from this trio next Sunday morning, November 16.

 

October 2014

On Sunday October 26, 2014 Rev.Brian Huizinga, pastor of Hope PRC, Redlands, CA, announced that he was led to decline the call First PRC, Grand Rapids, MI had extended to him on Oct.2.

On Sunday, October 19, 2014 decisions on the following calls were announced:

September 2014

September 21, 2014 - On Sunday, September 21, 2014, the Council of First PRC in Grand Rapids, MI announced to the congregation a new trio from which to call a pastor. The new trio is made up of Rev.B.Huizinga (Hope PRC, Redlands, CA), J.Mahtani (Cornerstone PRC, Dyer, IN), and R.Van Overloop (Grace PRC, Standale, MI).

September 21, 2014 - On Sunday evening, September 21, 2014, the congregation of Faith PRC (Jenison MI) voted to extend a call to Rev.C.Spronk (Peace PRC, Lansing, IL) to serve as her next pastor.

September 21, 2014 - On Sunday morning, September 21, 2014, the congregation of Doon (IA) PRC voted to extend a call to Rev.Cory Griess of Calvary PRC (Hull, IA) to serve as the next missionary to the Philippines.

September 14, 2014 - The Council of Doon PRC announced a new trio for the purpose of calling a missionary to labor in the Philippines, for the replacement of Rev.R.Smit. The trio consists of Revs.Cory Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull IA), Jonathan Mahtani (Cornerstone PRC, Dyer IN), and Clay Spronk (Peace PRC, Lansing, IL).

September 14, 2014 - The Council of Faith PRC announced a new trio from which to call a pastor: Revs.C.Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull IA), John Marcus (1st PRC, Edmonton), C.Spronk (Peace PRC, Lansing, IL).

August 2014

August 24, 2014 - Cand. Joshua Engelsma announced that he was led by the Lord of the church to accept the call to Doon (IA) PRC. This also means that he was led to decline the calls from Faith PRC of Jenison, MI and First PRC, Grand Rapids, MI. Lord willing, he will be examined at the meeting of Classis West on September 24, to be held in Peace PRC, Lansing, IL.

August 10, 2014 - On Sunday, August 10, 2014 Doon PRC announced that Rev.Steven Key (Loveland CO PRC) had declined the call she had extended to him (July 13, 2014) to serve as the new missionary in the Philippines.

July 2014

July 13, 2014 - On Sunday evening, July 13, 2014, the congregation of First PRC, Grand Rapids, MI, voted to call Candidate Joshua Engelsma from their trio which also consisted of Revs.C.Haak and C.Spronk.

July 13, 2014 - On Sunday evening, July 13, 2014, the congregation of Faith PRC (Jenison, MI) voted to extend a call to Candidate Joshua Engelsma from their trio, which also consisted of Revs.C.Spronk and R.Van Overloop. 

July 13, 2014 - On Sunday, July 13, 2014, the congregation of Doon PRC voted to extend a call to Candidate Joshua Engelsma to serve as her next pastor and to Rev.Steven Key (Loveland, CO PRC) to serve as the next missionary to the Philippines, replacing Rev.R.Smit.

June 2014

June 29, 2014 - Doon PRC's Council also announced a trio for the purpose of calling a replacement for Missionary-pastor R.Smits in the Philippines. This trio consists of Revs.C.Griess (Calvary PRC), S.Key (Loveland, CO), and C.Spronk (Peace PRC). The congregation will vote on July 13.

June 29, 2014 - Doon (IA) PRC's Council announced a new trio from which to call a pastor: Candidate Joshua Engelsma, G.Eriks (Hudsonville PRC), and J,Marcus (First PRC, Edmonton, AB). The congregation plans to vote on Sunday, July 13.

June 29, 2014 - Rev.James Slopsema preached his farewell sermon in First PRC (Grand Rapids, MI), with his emeritation effective July 1, 2014. 

June 29, 2014First PRC (Grand Rapids, MI) announced a new trio of Candidate Joshua Engelsma, Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown PRC) and Rev. C. Spronk (Peace PRC, IL) from which to call a pastor On July 13.

June 29, 2014 - Faith PRC (Jenison, MI) announced a trio of Candidate Joshua Engelsma, Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown PRC) and Rev. R. van Overloop (Grace PRC) from which to call on July 13.

May 2014

May 25, 2014 - On Sunday, May 25, 2014, Rev.G.Eriks announced in his congregation (Hudsonville PRC) that he was led to decline the call from our First PRC of Grand Rapids, a call he had received by vote of the congregation on May 1, 2014.

May 18, 2014 - On Sunday morning, May 18, 2014, Rev.C.Spronk, pastor of Peace PRC (Lansing IL)announced that he was led by the Lord of the church to decline the call which came to him from Doon (IA) PRC on April 20, 2014.

May 1, 2014 - The congregation of First PRC, Grand Rapids MI, voted to extend a call to Rev.G.Eriks of Hudsonville (MI) PRC (See April 20, 2014 notice below).

April 2014

April 20, 2014 - With her pastor Rev. J.Slopsema scheduled to retire this year on June 30, the Council of First PRC formed a trio of ministers for the purpose of calling a new pastor on May 1. The trio is Revs. G. Eriks (Hudsonville), C. Haak(Georgetown), and S. Key (Loveland).

April 20, 2014 - The congregation of Doon (IA) PRC voted to call Rev.C.Spronk, pastor of Peace PRC, Lansing, IL.

April 20, 2014Faith PRC received a letter of decline from Rev.R.Kleyn, currently serving in Covenant of Grace PRC in Spokane, WA.

April 13, 2014 - The Council of Doon (IA) PRC  announced a new trio from which to call a pastor. It is made up of Revs. D. Holstege (1st, Holland, MI), N. Langerak (Crete, IL) and C. Spronk (Peace PRC, Lansing, IL). 

April 6, 2014 - It was announced in Doon (IA) PRC  that Rev.B. Huizinga, pastor of Hope PRC, Redlands, CA, had declined her call sent on March 20.

March 2014

March 23, 2014 - At her congregational meeting on Sunday evening, March 23, 2014, the congregation of Faith PRC voted to extend a call to Rev.Rodney Kleyn, pastor of Covenant of Grace PRC in Spokane, WA.

March 20, 2014 - At her congregational meeting on Thursday, March 20, 2014, Doon (IA) PRC voted to extend a call to Rev. Brian Huizinga of our Hope PRC in Redlands, CA.

March 16, 2014 - The Council of Faith PRC announced a new trio of ministers from which to call a pastor. It consists of Revs.A.Brummel (Heritage PRC, Sioux Falls, SD), J.Marcus (1st PRC, Edmonton, AB), and R.Kleyn (Covenant of Grace, Spokane WA).

March 9, 2014 - The Council of Doon PRC (IA) formed a new trio from which to call a pastor after the recent decline of Rev.R.Van Overloop (Feb.16). It consists of Revs. B. Huizinga (Hope, Redlands, CA), S. Key (Loveland, CO) and K. Koole (Grandville, MI).

February 2014

February 16, 2014 - Rev.Ron Van Overloop announced that he had declined the call extended to him from the Doon (IA) PRC on Jan.19, 2014.

January 2014

January 26, 2014 - On Sunday, January 26, 2014, it was announced that Rev.Carl Haak, pastor of Georgetown PRC in Hudsonville, MI, had declined the call extended to him on December 29, 2013 from Faith PRC.

January 19, 2014 - On Sunday, January 19, 2014, the congregation of Doon (IA) PRC voted to extend a call to Rev.Ron Van Overloop, pastor of Grace PRC in Standale, MI.

January 12, 2014 - The Council of Doon (Iowa) PRC has formed a new trio from which to call a pastor: Rev. K. Koole (Grandville MI PRC), Rev. S. Key (Loveland CO PRC), and Rev. R. Van Overloop (Grace MI PRC).

2013

December 2013

December 29, 2013 - Faith PRC voted to extend a call to Rev.C.Haak of Georgetown PRC.

December 29, 2013 - Rev.W.Bruinsma declined the call from Doon (IA) PRC.

December 15, 2013 - The Council of Faith PRC announced a new trio from which to call a pastor. It consists of Rev. Allen Brummel (Heritage PRC, Sioux Falls, SD), Rev. Carl Haak (Georgetown PRC, Hudsonville, MI), and Rev. Ron Van Overloop (Grace PRC, Standale, MI).

December 8, 2013 - Doon (IA) PRC voted to extend a call to Rev.W.Bruinsma, missionary in Pittsburgh, PA.

November 2013

November 30, 2013 - Doon (IA) PRC formed a new trio consisting of Rev. W.Bruinsma (Pittsburgh RF), Rev. K.Koole (Grandville PRC) and Rev.J.Marcus (1st PRC, Edmonton).

November 17, 2013 - Rev.W.Langerak (SE PRC) declined the call from Doon (IA) PRC.

November 17, 2013 - Rev.G.Eriks (Hudsonville PRC) decined the call from Faith PRC.

October 2013

October 27, 2013 - Faith PRC (Jenison, MI) extended a call to Rev.G.Eriks of Hudsonville PRC.

October 27, 2013 - Doon (IA) PRC extended a call to Rev.W.Langerak of SE PRC.

October 20, 2013 - Rev.Erik Guichelaar preaches his inaugural sermons in Randolph (WI) PRC.

October 20, 2013 - Doon (IA) PRC's Council presents a new trio to the congregation from which to call a pastor: Revs.K.Koole (Grandville PRC), W.Langerak (SE PRC, Grand Rapids), and J.Marcus (1st PRC, Edmonton).

October 13, 2013 - Pastor-elect Erik Guichelaar was ordained as a minister of the Word and sacraments in the PRC and installed as Randolph PRC's twelve pastor. Prof.R.Cammenga conducted the service.

October 13, 2013 - The Council of Faith PRC announces a new trio of Revs.G.Eriks (Husdonville PRC), K.Koole (Grandville PRC), and R.VanOverloop (Grace PRC). A congregational meeting to call a pastor from this trio was set for October 27 after the morning service.

October 9 - Pastor-elect Erik Guichelaar sustained his examination at the meeting of Classis West held in Loveland PRC (CO). His ordination into the ministry of the Word and sacraments in the PRC and his installation as pastor of Randolph PRC (WI) are set for Sunday, October 13.

October 6, 2013 - It was announced in Doon (IA) PRC that Rev.R.Kleyn of the Covenant of Grace PRC in Spokane, WA had declined the call extended to him by the Doon congregation on Sept.15.

September 2013

September 15, 2013 - The congregation of Doon PRC votes to extend a call to Rev.R.Kleyn (Covenant PRC, Spokane, WA). 

September 15, 2013 - Rev.C.Griess of Calvary PRC in Hull, IA announced that he had declined the call extended to him from Faith PRC (Jenison, MI) on August 26.

September 8, 2013 - At the Council meeting held September 3 Doon (IA) PRC formed a trio from which to call a minister to “Come Over and Help Us.” The men on the trio are: Rev. R. Kleyn (Covenant PRC, Spokane), Rev. W. Langerak (SE PRC, Grand Rapids, MI), and Rev. J. Marcus (First PRC, Edmonton).

August 2013

August 25, 2013Candidate Erik Guichelaar announces his acceptance of the call from Randolph, WI PRC, along with his decline of the call from Doon (IA) PRC.

August 18, 2013 - The Council of Faith PRC (Jenison, MI) announces a new trio of Revs.C.Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull, IA), J.Marcus (First PRC, Edmonton, AB), and R.Van Overloop (Grace PRC, Standale, MI).

July 2013

July 28, 2013 - Doon (IA) PRC voted to call Candidate Erik Guichelaar to become their next pastor. Cand.Guichelaar will have up to six (6) weeks to consider this call.

July 21, 2013 - Randolph PRC voted to extend a call to Candidate Erik Guichelaar to serve as their next pastor. Cand.Guichelaar has six weeks to consider this initiall call to the ministry.

July 14, 2013 - Doon PRC announces a new trio from which to call a pastor: Revs.H.Bleyenberg (Providence PRC, Hudsonville, MI), W.Langerak (Southeast PRC, GR MI), and Candidate Erik Guichelaar.

July 14, 2013 - Rev.C.Haak announces he has declined the call from Doon (IA) PRC.

July 14, 2013 - Randolph (WI) PRC's Council announced a new trio from which to call a minister: Revs.H.Bleyenberg (Providence, MI), W.Bruinsma (Pittsburgh Mission), and Candidate E.Guichelaar.

July 7, 2013 - Rev.R.Kleyn (Covenant of Grace PRC, Spokane, WA) announced that he had declined the call from Randolph, WI PRC.

June 2013

June 30, 2013 - Rev.C.Spronk (Peace PRC, Lansing, IL) announced that he had declined the call to Faith PRC (Jenison, MI).

June 23, 2012 - The congregation of Doon (IA) PRC voted to call Rev.C.Haak of Georgetown PRC.

June 16, 2013 - Doon (IA) PRC's Council announced a new trio of Revs. C. Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville, MI), R. Kleyn (Covenant of Grace, Spokane, WA), and W. Langerak (SE, Grand Rapids, MI).

June 10, 2013 - At their congregational meeting Randolph PRC voted to extend a call to Rev.R.Kleyn (Covenant of Grace PRC ,Spokane, WA).

June 9, 2013 - Rev.G.Eriks (Hudsonville PRC) announced his decline of the call from Doon, IA PRC.

June 2, 2013 - The Randolph PRC Council has formed a new trio consisting of Rev. H.Bleyenberg (Providence), Rev. C.Haak (Georgetown), and Rev. Rodney Kleyn (Covenant of Grace, Spokane). The congregation will vote to extend a call on June 10.

May 2013

May 19, 2013 - Faith PRC's Council presents the following trio to the congregation:  Rev. C. Griess (Calvary PRC), Rev. J. Marcus (1st PRC, Edmonton), and Rev. C. Spronk (Peace PRC).  The congregational meeting is scheduled for Sunday, June 2, right after the evening service.

May 16, 2013 - Doon IA PRC votes to extend a call to Rev.G.Eriks (Hudsonville PRC).

May 12, 2013 - Rev.R.Van Overloop (Grace PRC, MI) announced that he had declined the call from Randolph (WI) PRC.

May 5, 2013 - Doon (IA) PRC's Council announced the following new trio from which to call a pastor: Revs. G. Eriks (Hudsonville MI), C. Haak (Georgetown MI), and R. Kleyn (Spokane WA). A congregational meeting has been set for Thursday, May 16 at 8:00 PM for the purpose of calling a minister.

April 2013

April 28, 2013 - Rev.C.Spronk annnounced that he had declined the call from Doon IA PRC.

April 14, 2013 - Randolph WI PRC extended a call to Rev.R.Van Overloop of Grace PRC, Walker MI.

April 14, 2013 - Rev.David Overway is installed as the 12th pastor of Hope PRC, Walker, MI (Prof.H.Hanko officiating).

April 11, 2013 - Edgerton (MN) PRC marks the 75th anniversary of her organization as a congregation. A special program commemorating this event is held on April 14.

April 7, 2013 - Randolph WI PRC announces a new trio from which to call a pastor: Revs.W. Bruinsma (missionary in Pittsburgh), H. Bleyenberg (Providence, Grandville), and R. Van Overloop (Grace, Standale MI).

March 2013

March 31, 2013 - Rev.R.Kleyn (Covenant of Grace PRC, Spokane WA) declined the call from Faith PRC, Jenison MI.

March 29, 2013 - Rev.C.Spronk (Peace PRC) received the call from Doon IA PRC.

March 24, 2013 - Rev.Lau Chin Kwee, emeritus pastor of the Evangelical Reformed Church of Singapore and member of Covenant ERCS, passed away at age 62.

March 24, 2013 - Rev.D.Overway preached his farewell in Doon, IA PRC (See Feb.10, 2013 note).

March 17, 2013 - Doon (IA) PRC's Council announces a trio from which to call a new pastor: Revs.G.Eriks (Hudsonville, MI), C.Haak (Georgetown, MI), and C.Spronk (Peace PRC, IL).

March 10, 2013 - Rev.C.Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull IA) announced his decline of the call from Randolph (WI) PRC.

March 3, 2013 - The congregation of Faith PRC (Jenison, MI) voted to extend a call to Rev.R.Kleyn of the Covenant of Grace PRC in Spokane, WA.

February 2013

February 17, 2013 - The congregation of Randolph (WI) PRC voted to extend a call to Rev.C.Griess of the Calvary PRC in Hull, IA.

February 17, 2013 - Faith PRC's Council announced the following trio from which to call a pastor: Revs. Rodney Kleyn (Spokane, WA), C.Spronk (Peace PRC), and R.VanOverloop (Grace PRC).

February 10, 2013 - Rev.D.Overway (Doon, IA) announced that he had accepted the call from Hope PRC, Walker, MI.

February 3, 2013 - Randolph (WI) PRC's Council announced a new trio of Revs.H.Bleyenberg (Providence, MI), C.Griess (Calvary, IA), and R.Van Overloop (Grace, MI). The congregation will vote to call on February 17, D.V.

January 2013

January 20, 2013 - Rev.A.Brummel (Heritage PRC, Sioux Falls SD) declined the call from Randolph WI PRC.

January 13, 2013 - The congregation of Hope PRC (Walker) voted to extend a call to Rev.D.Overway of the PRC in Doon, IA.

January 6, 2013 - The Council of Hope PRC (Walker) announced a new trio from which to call a pastor: Revs.K.Koole (Grandville PRC), N.Langerak (Crete, IL), and D.Overway (Doon, IA).

2012

December

December 30, 2012 - Randolph (WI) PRC extended a call to Rev.A.Brummel (Heritage PRC, Sioux Falls, SD).

December 30, 2012 - Rev.C.Haak declined the calls from Faith PRC (Jenison, MI) and from Hope PRC (Walker).

December 23, 2012 - Randolph (WI) PRC's Council announced a new trio: Rev.H. Bleyenberg (Providence), Rev.A. Brummel (Heritage), and Rev.W. Bruinsma (Pittsburgh mission).

December 12, 2012 - Hope PRC (Walker, MI) extended a call to Rev.C.Haak of Georgetown PRC (Hudsonville, MI).

December 11, 2012 - Faith PRC (Jenison, MI) extended a call to Rev.C.Haak of Georgetown PRC (Hudsonville, MI).

December 9, 2012 - Rev.W.Langerak (Southeast, GR PRC) announced that he declined the call from Randolph (WI) PRC. 

November

November 25, 2012 - Rev.A. Lanning receives from Prof.D.Engelsma his "charge" as pastor of Covenant Evangelical Reformed Church of Singapore and officially begins his labors in that sister church as Minister-on-Loan (called by Grandville PRC).

November 25, 2012 - Hope (Walker) PRC's Council announced a new trio: Revs. C. Haak (Georgetown), N. Langerak (Crete, IL), and D. Overway (Doon, IA).

November 18, 2012 - Faith PRC announces a new trio of Revs.C.Griess (Calvary, Hull, IA), C.Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville), and C.Spronk (Peace, Lansing, IL).

November 11, 2012 - Randolph PRC extended a call to Rev.W.Langerak (SE PRC, Grand Rapids, MI).

November 11, 2012 - Rev.G.Eriks (Hudsonville  PRC) announced that he declined the call from Faith (Jenison, MI) PRC.

November 4, 2012 - Randolph PRC (WI) announces a new trio of Revs.W. Bruinsma (Pittsburgh mission), C. Haak (Georgetown), and W. Langerak (SE), from which the congregation plans to call Nov. 11.

November 2, 2012 - Pastor-elect Vernon Ibe (2012 PR Seminary graduate) successfully sustained his examination (Nov.1) and was ordained and installed into the ministry of the Word and sacraments in the Berean PRC, Manila, the Philippines.

October

October 21, 2012 - Faith PRC extended a call to Rev.G.Eriks (Hudsonville, MI PRC).

October 21, 2012 - Rev.J.Marcus (First PRC, Edmonton, AB) declined the call from Randolph, WI PRC.

October 21, 2012 - Rev.W.Bruinsma (Pittsburgh, PA Mission) declined the call from Hope PRC, Walker, MI.

October 14, 2012 - Faith PRC (Jenison) announces a trio of Revs.G.Eriks (Hudsonville PRC), C.Haak (Georgetown PRC), and C. Spronk (Peace PRC).

October 4, 2012 - Rev.Andrew Lanning is installed by Grandville PRC as Minister-on-Loan (MOL) to the Covenant Evangelical Reformed Church of Singapore.

September

September 30, 2012 - Hope PRC (Walker) extended a call to Rev.Wilbur Bruinsma, missionary-pastor laboring in Pittsburgh, PA.

September 30, 2012 - Randolph PRC (WI) extended a call to Rev. John Marcus, pastor of First PRC, Edmonton, AB.

September 23, 2012 - Hope PRC (Walker) announced a new trio of Revs.W. Bruinsma (Pittsburgh Mission), N. Langerak (Crete, IL), and D. Overway (Doon, IA).

September 23, 2012 - Randolph (WI) PRC announced a new trio of Revs.W.Bruinsma (Pittsburgh Mission), R.Hanko (Lynden, WA), and J.Marcus (Edmonton, AB).

September 16, 2012 - Rev.R.Kleyn (Covenant PRC, Spokane, WA) declined the call from Hope PRC, Walker, MI.

September 16, 2012 - Rev.G.Eriks (Hudsonville, MI PRC) declined the call from Randolph, WI PRC.

September 2, 2012 - Candidate Vernon Ibe accepted the call from the Berean PRC, the Philippines, and now awaits examination (Nov.1), and ordination/installation (Nov.2).

August

August 19, 2012 - Hope (Walker) PRC extended a call to Rev.R.Kleyn of Covenant PRC, Spokane, WA.

August 19, 2012  - Randolph (WI) PRC extended a call to Rev.G. Eriks of Hudsonville (MI) PRC.

August 12, 2012 - Rev.A.Lanning (Faith PRC, Jenison, MI) announced that he had accepted the call from Grandville (MI) PRC to labor as Minister-on-Loan in the Covenant Evangelical Reformed Church of Singapore.

August 12, 2012 - Randolph (WI) PRC's Council announced a new trio: Revs.: G. Eriks (Hudsonville), R. Hanko (Lynden), and J. Marcus (1st, Edmonton). The congregation plans to call on August 19.

August 12, 2012 - Hope PRC's (Walker, MI) Council announced a new trio: Revs.R.Kleyn (Covenant PRC, Spokane), N.Langerak (Crete PRC, IL), and W.Langerak (SE PRC, Grand Rapids).

August 5, 2012 - Candidate Vernon Ibe receives the call from the Berean PRC, the Philippines.

August 5, 2012 - Rev.C.Spronk of Peace PRC (Lansing, IL) declined the call from Randolph PRC (WI). 

July

July 22, 2012 - Grandville PRC extended a call to Rev.A.Lanning (Faith PRC) to labor as Minister-on-Loan in the Covenant Evangelical Reformed Church of Singapore.

July 22, 2012 - Rev.C. Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull, IA) declined the call from Hope PRC, Walker, MI.

July 22, 2012 - Rev. D. Kleyn has recently agreed to be reappointed by Doon PRC's Council and the FMC to another three-year term of service as our missionary to the Philippines. Rev. R.Smit has just completed his first year of his second three-year term of service.

July 15, 2012 - Randolph (WI) PRC extended a call to Rev. Clayton Spronk of Peace PRC (Lansing, IL).

July 15, 2012 - Grandville (MI) PRC announces its first trio for Minister-on-Loan to Covenant Evangelical Reformed Church of Singapore: Revs.A.den Hartog (Southwest, Wyoming, MI), W.Langerak (Southeast, GR), and A.Lanning (Faith, Jenison, MI).

July 8, 2012 - Randolph PRC (WI) announces a new trio of Rev. W. Bruinsma (Pittsburgh, PA), Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville, MI) & Rev. C. Spronk (Peace-Lansing, IL).

July 1, 2012 - Hope PRC (Walker) extended a call to Rev.Cory Griess of Calvary PRC, Hull, IA.

July 1, 2012 - Rev. Andrew Lanning (Faith PRC, Jenison) announced that he had declined the call from Randolph (WI) PRC.

June

June 24, 2012 - Hope PRC (Walker, MI) announced a new trio of Revs.C.Griess (Calvary PRC, Hull, IA), S.Key (Loveland, CO PRC), and N.Langerak (Crete, IL PRC).

June 17, 2012 - Rev.J. Marcus (1st PRC, Edmonton) declined the call from Hope PRC, Walker.

June 10, 2012 - Rev.A.Lanning (Faith PRC) receives the call from Randolph (WI) PRC.

May

May 30, 2012 - Randolph (WI) PRC announces a trio of Revs.G.Eriks (Hudsonville PRC), A.Lanning (Faith PRC), and J.Marcus (1st PRC, Edmonton).

May 27, 2012 - Hope PRC (Walker, MI) extended a call to Rev.John Marcus, pastor of First PRC (Edmonton, AB).

May 20, 2012 - Hope PRC (Walker, MI) announced a new trio of Rev. A. denHartog (SW PRC, Wyoming, MI), Rev. J. Marcus (First PRC, Edmonton, AB), and Rev. D. Overway (Doon PRC).

May 6, 2012 - Rev.Doug Kuiper (Randolph, WI PRC) accepted the call from Edgerton, MN PRC.

April

April 22, 2012 - Rev.Garrett Eriks declined the call from Hope (Walker) PRC.

April 15, 2012 - Edgerton (MN) PRC extended a call to Rev. Doug Kuiper of Randolph (WI) PRC.

April 5, 2012 - Edgerton (MN) PRC announced a new trio: Revs.D.Kuiper (Randolph, WI), W.Langerak (SE, Grand Rapids), J.Marcus (1st, Edmonton, AB).

March

March 25, 2012 - Rev.G. Eriks (Hudsonville, MI PRC) received the call from Hope PRC, Walker, MI.

March 25, 2012 - Rev.R. Kleyn (Covenant of Grace PRC, Spokane, WA) declined the call from Edgerton, MN PRC.

March 14, 2012 - Hope PRC (Walker, MI) announced a new trio: Revs.G. Eriks (Hudsonville, MI PRC), K.Koole (Grandville, MI PRC), D.Kuiper (Randolph, WI PRC).

February

February 26, 2012 - Edgerton (MN) PRC extended a call to Rev.R. Kleyn of the Covenant of Grace PRC in Spokane, WA.

February 26, 2012 - Rev.C. Spronk (Peace PRC, Lansing, IL) declined the call from Hope PRC, Walker, MI.

February 15, 2012 - Edgerton PRC announced a new trio: Revs.R.Kleyn (Covenant of Grace PRC, Spokane, WA), J.Marcus (First PRC, Edmonton, AB), R.Van Overloop (Grace PRC, Walker, MI).

February 12, 2012 - Rev. C. Spronk (Peace PRC, Lansing, IL) declined the call from Edgerton (MN) PRC.

January

January 29, 2012 - Hope PRC (Walker, MI) extended a call to Rev.Clay Spronk of Peace PRC (Lansing, IL).

January 18, 2012 - Hope PRC (Walker, MI) announced the following trio: Revs.G. Eriks (Hudsonville PRC), D.Kuiper (Randolph, WI), and C.Spronk (Peace PRC, Lansing, IL.)

January 15, 2012 - Edgerton (MN) PRC extended a call to Rev. Clayton Spronk, pastor of Peace PRC, Lansing, IL.

January 8, 2012 - Rev.C. Haak (Georgetown PRC, Hudsonville, MI) declined the call to Hope PRC, Walker, MI.

January 5, 2012 - Edgerton (MN) PRC announced a new trio: Revs.R.Kleyn (Spokane, WA), J.Marcus (Edmonton, AB), and C.Spronk (Peace, IL).

2011

December

December 25, 2011 - Rev.G. Eriks (Hudsonville, MI PRC) declined the call to Edgerton (MN) Protestant Reformed Church.

December 14, 2011 - Hope Protestant Reformed Church extended a call to Rev.Carl Haak, pastor of Georgetown PRC, Hudsonville, MI.

November

November 29, 2011 - Edgerton (MN) PRC extended a call to Rev.G.Eriks of the Hudsonville, MI PRC.

November 27, 2011 - Hope Protestant Reformed Church (Walker, MI) announced the following new trio: Revs.D.Kuiper (Randolph, WI), C.Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville, MI), and R.Kleyn (Covenant, Spokane, WA).

November 9, 2011 - Edgerton (MN) Protestant Reformed Church made the following trio: Revs.G.Eriks (Hudsonville), K.Koole (Grandville), J.Marcus, (Edmonton).

 November 6, 2011 - Rev.A.Lanning (Faith PRC) declined the call to Edgerton (MN) Protestant Reformed Church.

November 2, 2011 - Pastor-elect Jon Mahtani successfully passed his examination at Classis East, and was ordained and installed as Cornerstone Protestant Reformed Church's (St.John, IN) second pastor.

October

October 30, 2011 - Rev. Ron Hanko (Lynden) declined the call to Hope Prot. Ref. Church (Walker, MI).

October 16, 2011 - Edgerton Prot. Ref. Church has called Rev.A.Lanning from her trio of Rev G. Eriks (Hudsonville), Rev. N. Langerak (Crete), Rev. A. Lanning (Faith).

October 2, 2011 - Hope Prot. Ref. Church (Walker, MI) called Rev. Ron Hanko (Lynden) to serve as their pastor.

September

September 25, 2011 -  Candidate Jon Mahtani accepted the call to  Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church (St John, IN) and declined the call from Edgerton Prot. Ref. Church.

September 21, 2011 - Hope Prot. Ref. Church (Walker, MI) made the following trio: Rev. K. Koole (Grandville), Rev. Ron Hanko (Lynden) ,  and Rev.D. Kuiper (Randolph).

September 18, 2011 - Rev. A. Lanning (Faith) announced his decline of the call to Hope Prot. Ref. Church, Walker, MI

September 14, 2011 - Candidate Nathan Decker successfully passed his examination at Classis East and will be, D.V., installed as pastor of the Trinity Protestant Reformed Church in Hudsonville, Michigan. (Pictures)

September 7, 2011 - Candidate Brian Huizinga successfully passed his examination at Classis West and will be, D.V., installed as pastor of the Hope Protestant Reformed Church in Redlands, CA  (Pictures #1 & #2)

August

August 28, 2011 - Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church (St John, IN) and Edgerton Prot. Ref. Church called Candidate Jon Mahtani.

August 28, 2011 - Hope Prot. Ref. Church (Walker, MI) called Rev.A. Lanning (Faith).

August 16, 2011 - Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church (St John, IN) made the following trio: Candidate J. Mahtani, Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast),  and Rev.A. Lanning (Faith).

August 16, 2011 - Hope Prot. Ref. Church (Walker, MI) made the following trio: Candidate J. Mahtani, Rev. Ron Hanko,  and Rev.A. Lanning (Faith).

August 15, 2011 - Edgerton Prot. Ref. Church made the following trio: Candidate J. Mahtani, Rev. Ron Hanko,  and Rev. Rodney Kleyn.

August 14, 2011 - Candidate Brian Huizinga accepted the call from Hope Prot. Ref. Church, Redlands, CA; he declined the calls from Edgerton Prot. Ref. Church and Hope Prot. Ref. Church, Walker, MI

August 14, 2011 - Trinity Prot. Ref. Church received the answer from Candidate Nathan Decker that  he accepted the call he received from Trinity PRC.  At the same time he announced his decline of the call from Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church.

July

July 31, 2011 - Hope Prot. Ref. Church, Walker, MI called Candidate Brian Huizinga.

July 20, 2011 - Hope Prot. Ref. Church, Walker, MI made the following trio: Rev. R. Hanko (Lynden), Candidates Nathan Decker, and Brian Huizinga.

July 18, 2011 - Trinity Prot. Ref. Church called Candidate Nathan Decker.

July 17, 2011 - Redlands Prot. Ref. Church called Candidate Brian Huizinga.

July 17, 2011 - Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church called Candidate Nathan Decker.

July 17, 2011 - Edgerton Prot. Ref. Church called Candidate Brian Huizinga.

July 10, 2011 - Redland's trio is: Candidates Nathan Decker, Brian Huizinga, and Rev. Wm. Langerak.

July 10, 2011 - Cornerstone's trio are the three candidates: Nathan Decker, Brian Huizinga, and Jon Mahtani.

July 10, 2011 - Edgerton  received a decline from Rev. Arie denHartog (Southwest);  their new trio are the three candidates: Nathan Decker, Brian Huizinga, and Jon Mahtani

July 3, 2011 - Hope (Walker)  received a decline from Rev. Nathan Langerak (Crete, IL).

June


June 22, 2011 - Trinity's trio: The candidates: Brian Huizenga, Nate Decker, and Jon Mahtani.  A call will be extended on July 17. D.V.

June 8, 2011 - Trio for Edgerton: Rev. A. denHartog (Southwest), Rev. R. Hanko (Lynden), and Rev. J. Marcus (Edmonton).

June 5, 2011 - Rev. N. Langerak (Crete, IL) received the call from Hope P.R.C. of Walker, MI.

June 5, 2011 - Rev. Carl Haak (Georgetown) declined the call from Edgerton PRC

May

May 29, 2011 - Rev. Garry Eriks announced his decline of the call to Cornerstone PRC, Dyer, IN

May 22, 2011 - Rev. C. Haak announced his decline of the call to Trinity (Hudsonville) PRC.

May 22, 2011 - Hope Prot. Ref. Church, Redlands, CA called Prof. David Engelsma to serve them as pastor.

May 18, 2011 - Hope, Walker MI new trio: Rev. Ron Hanko (Lynden), Rev. Ken Koole (Grandville) and Rev. Nathan Langerak (Crete, IL).

May 15, 2011 - Edgerton congregation called Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown) to serve them as pastor.

May 9, 2011 - Trio for Redlands, CA: Prof. D. Engelsma, Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville), and Rev. Wm. Langerak (Southeast).

May 8, 2011 - Rev. Garry Eriks was called by Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church.

May 8, 2011 - Rev. A. Lanning (Faith) announced his decline of the call from Redlands Prot. Ref. Church

May 5, 2011 - Edgerton MN trio: Rev. A. denHartog (Southwest), Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown), and Rev. J. Marcus (Edmonton). 

May 1, 2011 - Rev. John Marcus (Edmonton) declined the call to the Hope Prot. Ref. Church, Walker, MI.

April

April 24, 2011 - Trinity (Hudsonville) called Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown).

April 24, 2011 - Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph) announced his decline of the call from Edgerton, MN congregation.

April 20, 2011 - Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church has the following trio: Rev. W. Bruinsma (Pittsburgh), Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville), and Rev. Wm. Langerak (Southeast).  They call, D.V., May 8.

April 14, 2011 - Trinity Prot. Ref. Church (Hudsonville, MI) made a trio: Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown), Rev. K. Koole, (Grandville), and Rev. Wm Langerak (Southeast, Grand Rapids)>

April 10, 2011 - Hope Prot. Ref. Church (Walker, MI) called Rev. John Marcus (Edmonton) to serve as their pastor.

April 8, 2011 - South Holland IL Protestant Reformed Church will hereafter be identified as: Protestant Reformed Church, Crete, IL on our website.

April 4, 2011 - Hope Prot. Ref. Church, Redlands, CA called Rev. A. Lanning (Faith)

April 3, 2011 - Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph) received the call from the Edgerton (MN) Protestant Reformed Church

March

March 23, 2011 -- Hope Prot. Ref. Church, Redlands, CA has made the following trio: Prof. David Engelsma, Rev. Carl Haak (Georgetown), and Rev. A. Lanning (Faith).

March 16, 2011 - Hope Prot. Ref. Church, Walker, MI has made the following trio:  Rev. Ronald Hanko (Lynden), Rev. Kenneth Koole (Grandville), and Rev. John Marcus (Edmonton).  D.V., they will call on April 10.

March 13, 2011 - Rev. M. VanderWal announced his acceptance of the call to Wingham Prot. Ref. Church.

March 13, 2011 - Rev. Ron Van Overloop (Grace) declined the call to Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church.

March 6, 2011 - Rev. A. Lanning (Faith) announced his decline of the call from Trinity  Protestant Reformed Church, Hudsonville, MI.

March 3, 2011 - Edgerton Prot. Ref. Church has the following trio: Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph), Rev. John Marcus (Edmonton), and Rev. A. denHartog  (Southwest).

February

February 27, 2011 - Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast) announced his decline from Hope Prot. Ref. Church, Walker, MI

February 20, 2011 - Edgerton Prot. Reformed Church received a decline of their call from Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast).

February 13, 2011 - Trinity Prot. Ref. Church called Rev. A. Lanning (Faith) to serve as their pastor.

February 6, 2011 - Wingham Prot. Ref. Church called Rev. M. VanderWal (Redlands) to serve as their pastor.

February 2, 2011 - Trinity Prot. Ref. Church, Hudsonville, has the following trio: Rev. H. Bleyenberg (Providence), Rev. K. Koole (Grandville), and Rev. A. Lanning (Faith).

January

January 30, 2011 - Hope Prot. Ref. Church, Walker, MI called Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast).

January 30, 2011 - Wingham Prot. Ref. Church's new trio: Rev. W. Bruinsma (Pittsburgh), Rev. A. denHartog (Southwest), and Rev. M. VanderWal (Redlands).

January 23, 2011 - Rev. J. Marcus (Edmonton) announced his decline of the call to Wingham Prot. Ref. Church.

January 23, 2011 - Edgerton Prot. Ref. Church called Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast) to be their pastor.

January 19, 2011 - Hope Prot. Ref. Church, Walker has the following trio: Rev. Arie denHartog (Southwest), Rev. K. Koole (Grandville), and Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast)

January 16 , 2011 - Rev. C. Spronk (Peace) announced his decline of the call from Hope Prot. Ref. Church, Walker, MI

January 9, 2011 - Rev. R. Van Overloop (Grace) received the call from Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church.

January 9, 2011 - Rev. Garry Eriks (Hudsonville) announced his decline of the call from Trinity Prot. Ref. Church.

January 6, 2011 - Trio for Edgerton, MN: Rev. A. denHartog (Southwest), Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph, WI), and Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast).  They call on January 23, D.V.

January 2, 2011 - Rev. J. Marcus received the call to serve as pastor in Wingham Protestant Reformed Church, Wingham, ON.

2010

December

December 26, 2010 - Rev. C. Spronk received the call from Hope Prot. Ref. Church (Walker, MI).

December 26, 2010 - Rev. C. Spronk announced his decline of the call to Edgerton Prot. Ref. Church

December 22, 2010 - Trio for Cornerstone, (Dyer, IN): Rev. W. Bruinsma (Pittsburgh mission), Rev. A. denHartog (Southwest), and Rev. R. Van Overloop (Grace).

December 22, 2010 - Trio for Wingham: Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville), Rev. J. Marcus (Edmonton), Rev. M. Vanderwal (Redlands).

December 19, 2010 - Rev. D. Overway (Doon) announced his decline of the call from Wingham ON Prot. Ref. Church.

December 15, 2010 - Hope Prot. Ref. Church (Walker, MI) made the following trio: Rev. Ron Hanko (Lynden), Rev. K. Koole (Grandville), and Ref. C. Spronk (Peace, Lansing, IL).

December 12, 2010 - Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville) received the call from Trinity Prot. Ref. Church (Hudsonville, MI).

December 5, 2010 - Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville) announced his decline of the call to Hope Prot. Ref. Church (Walker, MI).

November

November 30, 2010 - Rev. C. Spronk (Peace) received the call from Edgerton Prot. Ref. Church

November 24, 2010 - Wingham called Rev. D. Overway (Doon).

November 23, 2010 - Trinity's new trio: Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville), Rev. K. Koole (Grandville), and Rev. R. Van Overloop (Grace).  They call on Dec. 12.

November 17, 2010 - Wingham's new trio: Rev. M. Vander Wal (Redlands), Rev. K. Koole (Grandville), and Rev. D. Overway (Doon). 

November 14, 2010 - Rev. W. Bruinsma (Pittsburgh) announced his decline of the call from Trinity Prot. Ref. Church (Hudsonville).

November 7, 2010 - Rev. Garry Eriks received the call from Hope (Walker) Protestant Reformed Church.

November 7, 2010 - Rev. A. Lanning announced his decline of the call to Wingham, ON.

November 7, 2010 - Rev. Carl Haak announced his decline of the call to Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church.

November 4, 2010 - Edgerton's trio: Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown), Rev. C. Spronk (Peace), and Rev. D. Kuiper (Randolph).

October

October 31, 2010 - Rev. W. Bruinsma declined the call to Edgerton Protestant Reformed Church.

October 17, 2010 - Rev. W. Bruinsma received the call to Trinity Protestant Reformed Church, Hudsonville, MI.

October 14, 2010 - Daniel Holstege was ordained and installed as pastor in the First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI.

October 10, 2010 - Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown) received the call to Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church (St. John, IN).

October 10, 2010 - Rev. Andy Lanning (Faith, Jenison) received the call from the Wingham Protestant Reformed Church.

October 5, 2010 - Trinity Prot. Ref. Church, Hudsonville, MI made the following trio: Rev. W. Bruinsma (Pittsburgh), Rev. K. Koole (Grandville), Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids).  The call will be made on Oct. 17, D.V.

October 3, 2010 - Rev. W. Bruinsma (Pittsburgh) received the call from Edgerton MN Protestant Reformed Church

September


September 29, 2010 -
 Wingham Prot. Ref. Church made the following trio: Rev. W. Bruinsma (Pittsburgh), Rev. A. Lanning (Faith), and Rev. K. Koole (Grandville).

September 26, 2010 - Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church (St. John, IN) announced a trio of Rev. W. Bruinsma (Pittsburgh), Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown), and Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast).

September 26, 2010 - Rev. Carl Haak (Georgetown) declined the calls he received from Hope Prot. Ref. Church, Walker, MI and to Wingham Prot. Ref. Church, ON.

September 21, 2010 - Edgerton Prot. Ref. Church has the trio of Rev. W. Bruinsma (Pittsburgh), Rev. John Marcus (Edmonton), and Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph).

September 19, 2010 - Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph) announced his decline of the call to Trinity Prot. Ref. Church in Hudsonville, MI.

September 12, 2010 - Candidate Dan Holstege announced his acceptance of the call from First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI and his decline of the call from Edgerton Prot. Ref. Church.

August

August 29, 2010 - Wingham (ON) Prot. Ref. Church and Hope Prot. Ref. Church (Walker, MI) called Rev. Carl Haak (Georgetown).

August 29, 2010 - First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI called Candidate Daniel Holstege.

August 22, 2010 - Trinity Protestant Reformed Church called Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph, WI).

August 22, 2010 - South Holland Protestant Reformed Church begins its first Sunday services in their new church building in Crete, IL.

August 18, 2010 - Wingham, ON made the following trio: Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville, MI PRC);  Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown PRC, Hudsonville, MI);  Rev. A. Lanning (Faith PRC, Jenison, MI). 

August 18, 2010 - Hope Prot. Ref. Church (Walker) has the following trio: Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown), Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast), and Candidate Dan Holstege.

August 15, 2010 - Edgerton Prot. Ref. Church called Candidate Dan Holstege.

August 15, 2010 - Rev. A. Lanning (Faith) announced his decline to Cornerstone Protestant Reformed Church.

August 15, 2010 - Rev. Wm. Langerak (Southeast) announced his decline of the call to Wingham Prot. Ref. Church

August 11, 2010 - First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI made the following trio: Candidate Dan Holstege, Rev. Clayton Spronk (Peace, Lansing, IL) and Rev. Martin Vander Wal (Redlands).

August 10, 2010 - Trinity, Hudsonville, made the following trio: Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph), Rev. W. Bruinsma (Pittsburgh), and Candidate Dan Holstege.

August 8, 2010 - Rev. C. Spronk announced his decline of the call to Trinity Protestant Reformed Church; Hudsonville, MI

August 2, 2010 - Edgerton Prot. Ref. Church made the following trio: Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph), Rev. J. Marcus (Edmonton), and Candidate Dan Holstege.

August 1, 2010 - Rev. A. Lanning announced his decline of the calls to Edgerton, MN and to Hope, Walker, MI.

August 1, 2010 - Rev. G. Eriks announced his decline of his call from First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI

July

July 30, 2010 - Martyn McGeown was ordained and installed into the office of the Ministry to serve in labors in Limerick, in the Republic of Ireland as missionary under the Covenant Protestant Reformed Church in Ballymena, Northern Ireland.

July 18, 2010 - Wingham Prot. Ref. Church called Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast).

July 18, 2010 -Cornerstone PRC called Rev. A. Lanning (Faith, Jenison).

July 13, 2010 -Trinity PRC (Hudsonville) called Rev. C. Spronk (Peace).

July 12, 2010 -Edgerton (MN) PRC called Rev. A. Lanning (Faith, Jenison).

July 6, 2010 -Cornerstone PRC:  Plans to call July 18 from a trio of Revs. B. Bruinsma (missionary to Pittsburgh), A. Lanning, and C. Spronk (Peace PRC).   

July 6, 2010 - Wingham Prot. Ref. Church made the following trio: Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville), Rev. A. Lanning (Jenison) and Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast).  Vote takes place on July 18, D.V.

July 4, 2010 - Rev. A. Lanning (Jenison) received the call from Hope Prot. Ref. Church, Walker, MI.

July 4, 2010 - Rev. M. De Vries (Wingham) announced his acceptance of the call to Kalamazoo, MI congregation.

July 1, 2010 - Trinity made the following trio: Rev. Clay Spronk (Peace, Lansing, IL), Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph), and Candidate Daniel Holstege.

July 1, 2010 - Edgerton made the following trio: Candidate Daniel Holstege, Rev. A. Lanning (Jenison), and Rev. J. Marcus (Edmonton).

June

June 27, 2010 -- First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI called Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville).

June 16, 2010 -- Hope, Walker, MI trio: Rev. Ron Hanko (Lynden, WA), Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast, G.R.), Rev. A. Lanning (Faith, Jenison).

June 13, 2010 -- Rev. John Marcus (Edmonton) announced his decline of the call to Trinity Prot. Ref. Church in Hudsonville, MI.

June 13, 2010 -- Rev. Garry Eriks (Hudsonville) announced his decline of the call to Edgerton MN Prot. Ref. Church.

June 10, 2010 - Trio for Holland Prot. Ref. Church: Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville), Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph), and Rev. C. Spronk (Peace, Lansing, IL)

June 6, 2010 - Kalamazoo Prot. Ref. Church called Rev. M. De Vries (Wingham)

May

May 27, 2010 - Kalamazoo Prot. Ref. Church has the following trio: Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville), Rev. D. Kuiper (Randolph), and Rev. M. De Vries (Wingham).

May 23, 2010 - Rev. Garry Eriks (Hudsonville) received the call from Edgerton (MI) Protestant Reformed Church

May 23, 2010 - Rev. John Marcus (Edmonton) received the call from Trinity Protestant Reformed Church, Hudsonville, MI

May 23, 2010 - Rev. J. Laning (Hope, Walker, MI) announced his acceptance of the call to Hull (IA) Protestant Reformed Church.

May 23, 2010 - Rev. Garry Eriks (Hudsonville) announced his decline of the call to Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church.

May 17, 2010 - Hull Protestant Reformed Church called Rev. J. Laning (Hope, Walker) to serve them as pastor.

May 16, 2010 - Rev. Andy Lanning (Faith, Jenison) announced his decline to the First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI.

May 16, 2010 - Rev. A. Brummel announced his acceptance of the call to Heritage Prot. Ref. Church in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

May 16, 2010 - Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville) announced his decline of the call to Kalamazoo Prot. Ref. Church.

May 13, 2010 - Edgerton Prot. Ref. Church has the following trio: Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville), Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph), and Rev. John Marcus (Edmonton).  They will call, D.V., on May 23.

May 9, 2010 - Rev. Dennis Lee announced his acceptance of the call from Bethel Prot. Ref. Church at Roselle, IL

May 6, 2010 - Trinity Prot. Ref. Church, Hudsonville, made the following trio: Rev. D. Kuiper (Randolph), Rev. J. Laning (Hope), and Rev. J. Marcus (Edmonton).

May 2, 2010 - Heritage Protestant Reformed Church, Sioux Falls, SD, called Rev. Allen Brummel to serve as their first pastor.

April

April 25, 2010 -- Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church called Rev. G. Eriks.

April 25, 2010 -- Kalamazoo Prot. Ref. Church called Rev. Carl Haak (Georgetown).

April 25, 2010 -- First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI. called Rev. A. Lanning (Faith, Jenison).

April 25, 2010 - Rev. D. Kuiper (Randolph) declined the call to Hull, IA congregation.

April 23, 2000 - Trio for Heritage Prot. Ref. Church, Sioux Falls, SD: Rev. A. Brummel (currently serving them as missionary), Rev. G. Eriks, (Hudsonville), and Rev. M. Vander Wal (Redlands).  They will call, D.V., on May 2.

April 23, 2000 - Organization of the Heritage Protestant Reformed Church, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

April 18, 2010 - Rev. Dennis Lee (Edgerton) received the call to Bethel Prot. Ref. Church, Roselle, IL

April 18, 2010 - Rev. Carl Haak declined the call to serve Trinity Protestant Reformed Church, Hudsonville, MI.

April 15, 2010 - Trio for Kalamazoo Prot. Ref. Church: Rev. Garry Eriks (Hudsonville), Rev. Carl Haak (Georgetown), and Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph)

April 7, 2010 - Trio for First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI: Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph), Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast), and Rev. A. Lanning (Faith).

April 1, 2010 -   Rev. Doug Kuiper received the call from our Hull, IA congregation.

April 1, 2010 -  Bethel Prot. Ref. Church made a trio: Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville), Rev. D. Lee (Edgerton), and Rev. J. Marcus (Edmonton).

March

March 28, 2010 - Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church trio: Rev. W. Bruinsma (Pittsburgh), Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville), and Rev. A. Lanning (Faith).

March 28, 2010 - Rev. C. Haak received the call from Trinity Protestant Reformed Church, Hudsonville, Michigan.

March 21, 2010 - Rev. M. Vander Wal announced his decline to Bethel Prot. Ref. Church in Roselle, IL.

March 21, 2010 - Rev. J. Laning announced his decline of the call from First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI.

March 21, 2010 - Rev. S. Key is installed as pastor in the Loveland, CO Protestant Reformed Church.

March 16, 2010 - Hull, IA Protestant Reformed Church as a new trio: Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph, WI), Rev. James Laning (Hope P.R. Church, Walker, MI), and Rev. M. Vander Wal (Redlands, CA).

March 14, 2010 - Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast, G.R.) announced his decline of the call to Hull Prot. Ref. Church.

March 11, 2010 - Trio for Trinity Prot. Ref. Church: Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville), Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph, WI), and Rev. John Marcus (Edmonton, Canada).

March 7, 2010 - Rev. Aud Spriensma announced his acceptance of the call to Byron Center Protestant Reformed Church.

March 4, 2010 - Classis West, with concurrence of delegates of Classis East, approved the emeritation of Rev. Rodney Miersma.

March 4, 2010 - Classis West, with concurrence of delegates of Classis East, approved the organization of the Protestant Reformed Fellowship, Sioux Falls, SD as a congregation.

February

February 28, 2010 - First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI called Rev. J. Laning (Hope, Walker).

February 28, 2010 - Bethel Prot. Ref. Church called Rev. M. Vander Wal (Redlands).

February 15, 2010 - Hull Prot. Ref. Church called Rev. W. Langerak to serve as their pastor.

February 14, 2010 - Rev. A. Spriensma received the call to Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church.

February 14, 2010 - Rev. A. Lanning (Faith, Jenison) announced his decline of the call from Trinity Prot. Ref. Church.

February 10, 2010 - Bethel Protestant Reformed Church made the following trio: Rev. A. denHartog (Southwest, Grand Rapids), Rev. K. Koole (Grandville Prot. Ref. Church), and Rev. M. Vander Wal (Redlands, CA).

February 10, 2010 - First Protestant Reformed Church, Holland, MI made the following trio: Rev. D. Kuiper (Randolph), Rev. J Laning (Hope, Walker, MI), and Rev. M. VanderWal (Redlands, CA).

February 7, 2010 - Rev. A. Spriensma received the call to serve Byron Center Prot. Ref. Church

February 7, 2010 - Rev. A. Spriensma announced his decline of the call to Bethel Prot. Ref. Church, Roselle, IL

February 3, 2010 - Cornerstone made a trio: Rev. A. Lanning (Faith), Rev. W. Bruinsma (Pittsburgh), and Rev. A. Spriensma (Kalamazoo).

February 1, 2010 - Hull Prot. Ref. Church made a trio: Rev. J Laning (Hope, Walker, MI), Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph); and Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast, Grand Rapids).

January

January 31, 2010 - Rev. J. Laning (Hope) announced his decline to Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church

January 31, 2010 - Rev. K. Koole (Grandville) announced his decline to First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI.

January 24, 2010 - Rev. A. Lanning (Faith, Jenison) received the call from Trinity Protestant Reformed Church.

January 24, 2010 - Rev. S. Key (Hull) announced his acceptance of the call from Loveland, CO.

January 20, 2010 - Byron Center Prot. Ref. Church announced a trio of Rev. A. Lanning (Faith, Jenison), Rev. J. Slopsema (First, G.R.), and Rev. A. Spriensma (Kalamazoo).

January 10, 2010 - Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church called Rev. J. Laning (Hope, Walker) to serve as pastor.

January 10, 2010 - Rev. G. Eriks announced his decision to decline the call he had received from Byron Center, MI Protestant Reformed Church.

January 7, 2010 - Trinity Prot. Reformed Church (Hudsonville) made the following trio: Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville, MI), Rev. A. Lanning (Faith, Jenison, MI), and Rev. S. Key (Hull, IA)

January 3, 2010 - Bethel Prot. Reformed Church, Roselle, IL,  called Rev. A. Spriensma (Kalamazoo PRC).

January 3, 2010 - Loveland Prot. Reformed Church called Rev. S. Key (Hull).

January 3, 2010 - First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI called Rev. Ken Koole (Grandville).

2009

December

December 20, 2009 - Loveland Prot. Reformed Church made the following trio: Rev. S. Key (Hull), Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph), and Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast).

December 20, 2009 - Bethel Prot. Ref. Church, Roselle, IL, made the following trio: Rev. K. Koole, Rev. A. denHartog (Southwest); and Rev. A. Spriensma (Kalamazoo),

December 20, 2009 - Prof. David Engelsma announced his decline of the call to Bethel Prot. Ref. Church, Roselle, IL

December 16, 2009 - Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church made the following trio: Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph), Rev. J. Laning (Hope, Walker), and Rev. A Spriensma (Kalamazoo).

December 16, 2009 - First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI made the following trio: Rev. K. Koole (Grandville), Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph), and Rev. J. Laning (Hope, Walker).

December 16, 2009 - Rev. Garry Eriks received the call from the Byron Center (MI) Protestant Reformed Church.

December 13, 2009 - Rev. S. Key announced his decline of the call to First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI

December 13, 2009 - Rev. Garry Eriks announced his decline of the call from Trinity Prot. Ref. Church in Hudsonville.

December 6, 2009 - Rev Jim Slopsema announced his decline of the call from Cornerstone  Prot. Ref. Church.

November

November 29, 2009 - Byron Center Prot. Ref. Church made the following trio: Rev. Garry Eriks (Hudsonville), Rev. John Marcus (Edmonton), and Rev. A. Lanning (Faith).

November 24, 2009 - Rev. Garry Eriks received the call from Trinity Prot. Ref. Church, Hudsonville, MI

November 22, 2009 - Rev Carl Haak announced his decline of the call from Byron Center Protestant Reformed Church.

November 15, 2009 - Prof. D. Engelsma was called to serve Bethel Prot. Ref. Church, Roselle, IL.

November 15, 2009 - First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI called Rev. S. Key (Hull, IA) to be their pastor.

November 8, 2009 - Cornerstone Protestant Reformed Church has called Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids).

November 5, 2009 - Trinity Protestant Reformed Church made the following trio: Rev. K. Koole (Grandville), Rev. John Marcus (Edmonton), and Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville).

November 1, 2009 - Byron Center Prot. Ref. Church has called Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville).

October

October 28, 2009 - Trio for Cornerstone: Rev. J. Laning (Hope, Walker), Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids), and Rev. A. Spriensma (Kalamazoo).

October 28, 2009 - Trio for First, Holland: Rev. Rev. S. Key (Hull, IA), Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast), and Rev. K. Koole (Grandville).

October 28, 2009 - Trio for Bethel (Roselle, IL): Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville), Rev. Ken Koole (Grandville), and Prof. D. Engelsma.

October 25, 2009 - Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph, WI) declined the call from Bethel Prot. Ref. Church to serve as their pastor.

October 22, 2009 - After being examined and approved by Classis West on Oct. 21, 2009, Candidate Cory Griess was installed as first pastor of Calvary Protestant Reformed Church, Hull, Iowa.

October 21, 2009 - Byron Center Prot. Ref. Church has the following trio: Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville), Rev. J. Slopsma (First, Grand Rapids), and Rev. A. Spriensma (Kalamazoo).

October 18, 2009 - Rev. C. Spronk declined the call to Byron Center, MI Prot. Ref. Church.

October 18, 2009 - Rev. C. Haak declined the calls to Cornerstone and to Holland MI Prot. Ref. Churches.

October 18, 2009 - Rev. J. Slopsema declined the call to Trinity, Hudsonville.

October 4, 2009 - Bethel Protestant Reformed Church called Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph, WI) as their pastor.

September

September 27, 2009 - Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church called Rev. C. Haak (Goergetown Prot. Ref. Church).

September 27, 2009 - Byron Center, MI called Rev. Clayton Spronk (Peace, Lansing, IL)

September 24, 2009 - First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI called Rev. Carl Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville, MI)

September 20, 2009 - Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church in Lacombe, AB received the information that Rev. Tom Miersma has accepted their call.

September 20, 2009 - Trinity Prot. Ref. Church  in Hudsonville has called Rev. J. Slopsema. 

September 16, 2009 - Cornerstone Prot. Ref. Church made the following trio: Rev. J. Laning (Hope, Grand Rapids), Rev. C. Haak, (Georgetown, Hudsonville), and Rev. A. Spriensma (Kalamazoo).

September 16, 2009 - Byron Center, MI has this trio: Rev. J. Laning (Hope, Walker), Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids), and Rev. Clayton Spronk (Peace, Lansing, IL)

September 16, 2009 - Bethel Prot. Ref. Church, Roselle, IL has this trio: Rev. K. Koole (Grandville), Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph), and Rev. M. Vander Wal (Redlands).

September 13, 2009 - Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church, Lacombe, AB, called Rev. Tom Miersma to serve as their pastor

September 10, 2009 - First Prot. Ref. Church  in Holland, MI has made the following trio: Rev. C. Haak, (Georgetown, Hudsonville MI), Rev. S. Key (Hull, IA), and Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph, WI)

September 3, 2009 - Trinity Prot. Ref. Church  in Hudsonville has made the following trio: Rev. K. Koole (Grandville, MI), Rev. J. Marcus (Edmonton), and Rev. J. Slopsema.  They will call, D.V., Sept. 20, 2009.

August

August 30, 2009 - Trinity Prot. Ref. Church  in Hudsonville was informed that  Rev. W. Bruinsma (missionary at Pittsburgh) declined their call to come over and help them.   

August 26, 2009 - Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church of Lacombe, AB, made the trio of Rev. Garry Eriks (Hudsonville, MI), Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph, WI), and Rev. Tom Miersma.  They plan to call, D.V., September 10.

August 23, 2009 - Calvary Prot. Ref. Church, Hull, IA received the letter of  Candidate Cory Griess accepting their call.  He has, therefore, declined Byron Center PRC, Immanuel PRC in Lacombe, and First PRC of Holland, MI

August 2, 2009 - Calvary Prot. Ref. Church, Hull, IA, called Candidate Cory Griess.

August 2, 2009 - Trinity Prot. Ref. Church  in Hudsonville has called Rev. W. Bruinsma (missionary at Pittsburgh).   

July

July 26, 2009 - Candidate Cory Griess received calls from Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church in Lacombe, AB, and from First Prot. Ref. Church in Holland, MI

July 22, 2009 - Trio for Calvary Prot. Ref. Church, Hull, IA: Candidate Cory Griess, Rev. J. Laning (Hope, GR), and Rev. J. Marcus (Edmonton).

July 19, 2009 - Trio for Trinity Prot. Ref. Church, Hudsonville, MI: Rev. W. Bruinsma (Pittsburgh mission), J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids), and Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph, Wisconsin).

July 19, 2009 - Rev. W. Langerak (Southwest, Grand Rapids) announced his decline of the call from Calvary Prot. Ref. Church in Hull, IA

July 12, 2009 - Byron Center (MI) Protestant Reformed Church called Candidate Cory Griess to serve as their pastor.

July 12, 2009 - Rev. W. Langerak (Southwest, Grand Rapids) announced his decline of the call from Trinity Prot. Ref. Church in Hudsonville, MI

July 10, 2009 - Rev. Heath Bleyenberg and Miss Deb Key were joined in marriage.

July 8, 2009 - Trio for First Prot. Ref. Church of Holland, MI: Candidate Cory Griess, Rev. Ronald Hanko (Lynden, WA), and Rev. S. Key (Hull, IA)  They plan to call, D.V., on July 26.

July 8, 2009 - Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church of Lacombe, AB, made the trio of Rev. Arie denHartog (Southwest, Grand Rapids), Candidate Cory Griess, and Rev. S. Key (Hull, Iowa).  The plan to call, D.V., July 26.

July 8, 2009 - Rev. and Mrs. Richard Smit and family left for their labors in the Philippines.  They safely arrived.

July 5, 2009 - Rev. James Laning announced his decision to decline the call to Immanuel Protestant Reformed Church, Lacombe, AB.

July 1, 2009 - Trio for Byron Center Prot. Ref. Church; Rev. Carl Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville), Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids), and Candidate Cory Griess.  They plan to call July 12.

June

June 28, 2009 - Rev. W. Bruinsma announced his decline of the call to Byron Center (MI) Prot. Ref. Church.

June 28, 2009 - Rev. Garry Eriks (Hudsonville) announced his decline of the call to First Prot. Ref. Church, Holland, MI

June 24, 2009 - Rev. Daniel Kleyn is installed as missionary to the Philippines at Doon IA Protestant Reformed Church.

June 21, 2009 - Calvary Prot. Ref. Church, Hull, Iowa, called Rev. Wm. Langerak (Southeast, G.R.).

June 14, 2009 - Trinity Prot. Ref. Church, Hudsonville, called Rev. Wm. Langerak (Southeast, G.R.).

June 14, 2009 - Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church, Lacombe, AB, called Rev. J. Laning (Hope, Walker, MI).

June 8, 2009 - Calvary Protestant Reformed Church made the following trio: Rev. Bill Langerak (Southeast G.R.), Rev. John Marcus (Edmonton), and Rev. M. Vander Wal (Redlands).

June 4, 2009 - Trinity presents its new trio: Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph, WI), Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast, Grand Rapids), and Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids).  June 14 is the date for the congregational vote.

June 3, 2009 - Immanuel Protestant Reformed Church's trio: Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville), Rev. J. Laning (Hope,Walker), and Rev. T. Miersma (Western Home Missionary). 

May

May 31, 2009 - Rev. Ronald Hanko (Lynden, WA) declined the call to Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church of Lacombe, AB.

May 31, 2009 - Rev. Garry Eriks (Hudsonville, MI) received the call to serve the Holland (MI) Protestant Reformed Church.

May 31, 2009 - Rev. Wilbur Bruinsma ( Pittsburgh, PA mission) was called by the Byron Center Protestant Reformed Church

May 31, 2009 - Rev. Doug Kuiper declined the call extended by Calvary Prot. Ref. Church, Hull, Iowa

May 17, 2009 - Rev. Ron Hanko was called to Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church in Lacombe, AB.

May 17, 2009 - Rev. Rodney Kleyn accepted the call to Covenant of Grace Prot. Ref. Church of Spokane, WA.

May 13, 2009 - First, Holland, MI made the following trio: Rev. Garry Eriks (Hudsonville, MI), Rev. Steven Key (Hull, Iowa), and Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids).  They plan to call, D.V., May 31

May 13, 2009 - Byron Center, MI made the following trio: Rev. W. Bruinsma, (Missionary at Pittsburgh, PA), Rev. Carl Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville, MI), and Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids).  The plan to call, D.V., on May 31.

May 12, 2009 - First Prot. Ref. Church of Holland, MI made the following trio: Rev. Garry Eriks (Hudsonville), Rev. S. Key (Hull), and Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids).

May 12, 2009 - Immanuel, Lacombe, AB made the following trio: Rev Ron Hanko (Lynden), Rev. Rodney Kleyn (Trinity), and Rev. Doug Kuiper, (Randolph).

May 10, 2009 - Rev. Steven Key (Hull, Iowa) declined the call from Byron Center (MI) Protestant Reformed Church.

May 3, 2009 - Calvary Protestant Reformed Church called Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph, WI).

May 3, 2009 - Rev. M. Vander Wal (Redlands, CA) declined the call to Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church, Lacombe.

April

April 26, 2009 - Rev. Rodney Kleyn received the call from Covenant of Grace Protestant Reformed Church, Spokane, WA

April 26, 2009 - Rev. Daniel Kleyn announced his acceptance of the call to serve as second missionary to the Philippines.

April 15, 2009 - Calvary Protestant Reformed Church made the following trio: Rev. D. Kleyn (Holland, MI), Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph, WI), and Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast, Grand Rapids).  They plan to call on May 3.

March

March 31, 2009 - Organization of the Covenant of Grace Protestant Reformed Church at Spokane, WA.  Welcome into the denomination!  Their new trio is: Rev. C. Haak, (Georgetown, Hudsonville), Rev. S. Key (Hull, IA), and Rev. R. Kleyn (Trinity, Hudsonville).

March 29, 2009 - Rev. Carl Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville) declined the call to Calvary Prot. Ref. Church (Hull, IA).

March 29, 2009 - Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church, Lacombe, called Rev. M. Vander Wal (Redlands, CA).

March 29, 2009 - Byron Center Protestant Reformed Church called Rev. Steven Key (Hull, Iowa).

March 29, 2009 - Doon called Rev. Daniel Kleyn (Holland, MI) as second missionary to labor in the Philippines.

March 18, 2009 - Byron Center Prot. Ref. Church has the following trio: Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville), Rev. S. Key (Hull, IA), and Rev. D. Kleyn (Holland, MI)

March 15, 2009 - Rev. W. Langerak announced his decline of the call extended to him from the congregation of Lacombe, AB, Canada

March 9, 2009 - Doon consistory made the following trio for a second missionary to the Philippines: Rev. A. DenHartog (Southwest, G.R.), Rev. J. Laning (Hope, Walker), and Rev. D. Kleyn (Holland, MI).  On March 29 they called Rev. D. Kleyn.

March 4, 2009 - Classis West with Delegates of Classis East approve organization of Covenant of Grace Protestant Reformed Fellowship, Spokane, Washington.

March 1, 2009 - Calvary Protestant Reformed Church, Hull, IA, called Rev. C. Haak (Georgetown Prot. Ref. Church, Hudsonville, MI)

February

February 22, 2009 - Rev. Rodney Kleyn announced his decline of the call from Byron Center (MI) Protestant Reformed Church.

February 15, 2009 - Lacombe Prot. Reformed Church called Rev. Wm. Langerak (Southeast, Grand Rapids) to serve as their pastor.

February 9, 2009 - Calvary Protestant Reformed Church has the following trio: Rev. Carl Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville, MI), Rev. Daniel Kleyn (Holland, MI), and Rev. Wm. Langerak (Southeast, Grand Rapids).

February 4, 2009 - Lacombe Prot. Reformed Church made the following trio: Rev. S. Key (Hull, IA). Rev. M. Vander Wal (Redlands, CA), and Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI).

January

January 25, 2009 - Rev. Rodney Kleyn (Trinity, Hudsonville, MI)  was called by the Byron Center (MI) Protestant Reformed Church.

January 25, 2009 - Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville) announced his decline to the Calvary Protestant Reformed Church, Hull, IA

January 18, 2009 - Rev. Richard Smit (Lacombe, AB) announced his acceptance of the call to serve as missionary in the Philippines.

January 7, 2009 - Byron Center, MI consistory made the following trio: Rev. C. Haak, (Georgetown, Hudsonville, MI), Rev. R. Kleyn (Trinity, Hudsonville, MI), and Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI).  They plan to call, D.V. on January 25.

January 4, 2009 - Rev. Garry Eriks (Hudsonville) was called to serve as pastor of Calvary Protestant Reformed Church in Hull, Iowa.

January 1, 2009 - Rev. Richard Smit (Lacombe, AB) received the call to serve as missionary in the Philippines.

2008

December

December 25, 2008 - Rev. G. Eriks announced his decline of the call from Byron Center Prot. Ref. Church.

December 15, 2008 - Doon Prot. Ref. Church made the following trio from which one will be called to serve in the Philippines: Rev. Garry Eriks (Hudsonville), Rev. Richard Smit (Lacombe), and Rev. M. Vander Wal (Redlands).  They plan to call, D.V., on January 1, 2009.

December 8, 2008 - Calvary Protestant Reformed Church, Hull, Iowa made the following trio: Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville), Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast, G.R.), and Rev. R. Smit (Immanuel, Lacombe).  They plan to call, D.V., on January 4.

December 7, 2008 - Rev. W. Bruinsma declined the call to serve as missionary in the Philippines.

December 3, 2008 - Rev. Garry Eriks (Hudsonville Prot. Ref. Church) received the call from the congregation of Byron Center, MI  He plans to answer, D.V., on January 4.

November

November 23, 2008 - Rev. Rodney Kleyn (Trinity PRC) announced his decline of the call extended to him from Calvary Prot. Ref. Church, Hull, Iowa

November 19, 2008 - Byron Center Prot. Ref. Church made the following trio: Rev. G. Eriks (Hudsonville PRC), Rev. R. Kleyn (Trinity PRC, Hudsonville), and Rev. J. Slopsema (First PRC, Grand Rapids).  They will call, D.V., December 3.

November 2, 2008 - Rev. Wilbur Bruinsma (Pittsburgh mission) received the call to serve as missionary in the Philippines.

November 2, 2008 - Rev. Rodney Kleyn (Trinity, Hudsonville, MI) received the call from Calvary Protestant Reformed Church, Hull, Iowa.

October

October 23, 2008 - Candidate Heath Bleyenberg was ordained and installed in the ministry at Faith Protestant Reformed Church, Jenison, MI to serve as first pastor of Providence Protestant Reformed Church, Jenison, MI

October 14, 2008 - Doon, IA made the following trio for a missionary to serve in the Philippines: Rev. Bill Bruinsma (Pittsburgh), Rev. Garry Eriks (Hudsonville), and Rev Richard Smit (Lacombe).  They plan to call, D.V., on Nov. 2.

October 13, 2008 - Calvary Prot. Ref. Church, Hull, Iowa made the following trio: Rev. R. Kleyn, Rev. Bill Langerak (Southeast, G.R.), and Rev. R. Smit (Lacombe, AB).  They plan to call, D.V., on Nov. 2.

October 12, 2008 - Rev. R. Van Overloop (Byron Center, MI) announced his acceptance of the call to Grace Prot. Ref. Church (Standale, MI).

October 12, 2008 - Rev. Rodney Kleyn (Hudsonville) announced his decline of the call to serve as missionary in the Philippines.

September

September 28, 2008 - Rev. Ron Hanko (Lynden, WA) announced his decline of the call to Calvary Prot. Ref. Church in Hull, Iowa

September 21, 2008 - Candidate Heath Bleyenberg announced his acceptance of the call to Providence Protestant Reformed Church, Jenison, MI

September 18, 2008 - Grace Protestant Reformed Church called Rev. R. Van Overloop to serve as their pastor.

September 4, 2008 - The Council of Grace Protestant Reformed Church made a trio: Rev. S. Key (Hull, IA), Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph, WI), and Rev. R. Van Overloop (Byron Center, MI).  They plan to call, D.V., Sept. 18.

September 3, 2008 - Doon Prot. Ref. Church Council made the following trio of which one will be chosen, D.V., on Sept. 21, to serve as missionary in the Philipines: Rev. W. Bruinsma (missionary in Pittsburgh), Rev. R. Kleyn (Trinity, Hudsonville, MI), and Rev. M. Vander Wal (Redlands, CA).

August

August 31, 2008 - Calvary Protestant Reformed Church called Rev. Ronald Hanko (Lynden WA PRC).

August 31, 2008 - Rev. J. Slopsema announced his decline of the call to Grace Prot. Ref. Church in Standale, MI.

August 26, 2008 - Providence Protestant Reformed Church, Jenison, MI, called Candidate Heath Bleyenberg.

August 10, 2008 - Rev. Rodney Kleyn (Trinity, Hudsonville, MI) declined the call to Providence Prot. Ref. Church (Jenison, MI).

August 10, 2008 - Rev. R. VanOverloop (Byron Center, MI) declined the call to serve as missionary to the Philippines.

July

July 23, 2008 -- Grace Protestant Reformed Church called Rev. J. Slopsema (First, G.R.) to serve as their pastor.

July 20, 2008 -- Calvary Protestant Reformed Church (Hull, IA) received a decline of their call to Rev. Kenneth Koole (Grandville, MI) to serve them as pastor.

July 15, 2008 -- Providence Prot. Ref. Church (Jenison, MI) called Rev. Rodney Kleyn (Trinity, Hudsonville, MI) to serve as their first pastor.

July 14, 2008 -- Doon Protestant Reformed Church called Rev. R. VanOverloop (Byron Center, MI) to serve as missionary to the Philippines.

July 13, 2008 -- Grace PRC announces trio of Revs.C.Haak (Georgetown), J.Slopsema (First, GR), and R.Van Overloop (Byron Center).

July 1, 2008 -- Doon Protestant Reformed Church council has made a trio of Rev. R. Kleyn (Trinity, Hudsonville), Rev. M. VanderWal (Redlands, CA), and Rev. R. VanOverloop (Byron Center, MI) from which one will be called, D.V., July 14 to serve as missionary to the Philippines.

June

June 29, 2008 -- Calvary Protestant Reformed Church (Hull, IA) called Rev. Kenneth Koole (Grandville, MI) to serve them as pastor.

June 18, 2008 -- Organization of Providence Protestant Reformed Church, Jenison, Michigan.

June 12, 2008 -- Seminarian Heath Bleyenberg was examined by Synod.  His examination was approved and he was declared Candidate for the Ministry of the Word.  He is eligible for a call on or after July 12, 2008.

June 8, 2008 -- Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast Prot. Ref. Church) declined the call to serve as missionary to the Philippines.

May

May 18, 2008 -- Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph, WI) declined the call to serve as pastor at Calvary Prot. Ref. Church of Hull, Iowa

May 18, 2008 -- Classis East has approved Rev. Mitchell Dick, former minister of Lacombe PRC from  1992 to 1996 and Grace PRC from 1996 to 2008, to be eligible for a call from our sister churches. Rev. M. Dick has faithfully preached for 15 years and is willing to receive a call, the Lord willing.
 

April

April 27, 2008 -- Rev. Doug Kuiper (Randolph, WI) received the call to serve Calvary Prot. Ref. Church of Hull, Iowa

April 6, 2008 -- Rev. W. Langerak (Southeast Prot. Ref. Church) received the call to serve as missionary to the Philippines.

March

March 23, 2008 -- Rev. James Slopsema (First, G.R.) declined the call to serve as pastor of Calvary Prot. Ref. Church of Hull, Iowa

March 16, 2008 -- Rev. Daniel Kleyn declined the call to serve as missionary to the Philippines.

February

February 24, 2008 -- Rev. James Slopsema (First, G.R.) received the call to serve as pastor of Calvary Prot. Ref. Church of Hull, Iowa.

February 21, 2008 -- Rev. Daniel Kleyn received the call to serve as missionary to the Philippines.

January

January 27, 2008 -- Rev. Carl Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville, MI) declined the call to serve Calgary Prot. Ref. Church, Hull, IA.

January 27, 2008 -- Rev. James Laning (Hope, Grand Rapids) declined the call to serve as missionary to the Philippines.

January 1, 2008 -- Doon congregation called Rev. James Laning (Hope, Grand Rapids) to serve as missionary to the Philippines.

2007

December

December 30, 2007 -- Rev. Carl Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville, MI) received the call to serve Calgary Prot. Ref. Church, Hull, IA.

December 16, 2007 -- Rev. Arie denHartog declines the call to serve as missionary to the Philippines.

December 6, 2007 -- Rev. Richard Smit officially becomes a citizen of the United States of America.

December 7, 2007 -- Nathan Langerak was ordained and installed as pastor in the South Holland, IL Protestant Reformed Church.

November

November 26, 2007 -- Doon congregation called Rev. Arie denHartog to serve as missionary to the Philippines.

November 22, 2007 -- Rev. Rodney Kleyn  (Trinity, Hudsonville, MI) announced his decline of the call to Calvary, Hull, IA congregation.

November 8, 2007 -- Rev. Allen Brummel was installed as missionary-pastor serving in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

November 4, 2007 -- Candidate Nathan Langerak announced his acceptance of the call to the congregation at South Holland, Illinois.

October

October 28, 2007 - The congregation of Calvary, Hull, IA called Rev. Rodney Kleyn (Trinity, Hudsonville, MI) to serve as their first pastor.

October 21, 2007 - The congregation of South Holland, IL called Candidate Nathan Langerak to serve as pastor.

October 11, 2007 - The congregation of Calvary Protestant Reformed Church, Hull, Iowa, was organized with 43 families and 7 individuals.

October 7, 2007 -  Rev. Carl Haak (Georgetown, Hudsonville, MI) announced his decline of the call to serve as missionary in the Philippines.

October 7, 2007 -  Rev. Allen Brummel (South Holland, IL) announced his acceptance of the call to serve as missionary to labor in Sioux Falls, SD.

September

September 16, 2007 - Rev. Allen Brummel (South Holland, IL) received the call to serve as missionary to labor in Sioux Falls, SD.

September 10, 2007 - Rev. Carl Haak received the call, through Doon PRC, to serve as missionary in the Philippines.

September 9, 2007 - A "daughter" of Faith Protestant Reformed Church began meeting at Heritage Chr. School, Hudsonville, MI.  If sufficient people begin to attend, the intent is to organize a new congregation.

September 7, 2007 - Seminarian Clayton Spronk (after successfully sustaining the exam at Classis West on Sept. 5) was installed into the ministry at the Peace Protestant Reformed Church in Lansing, Illinois

September 2, 2007 - Rev. Rodney Kleyn (Trinity, Hudsonville, MI) declined  the call to serve as missionary to labor in the Sioux Falls, SD area.

September 2, 2007 -- South Holland (IL) Protestant Reformed Church holds its final service in their old church building.

August

August 19, 2007 - Rev. M. De Vries (Wingham, ON) announced his decline to the call to serve as missionary in the Philippines.

August 5, 2007 - Rev. Rodney Kleyn (Trinity, Hudsonville, MI) received the call to serve as missionary to labor in the Sioux Falls, SD area.

July

July 22, 2007 - Candidate Clayton Spronk announced his acceptance of the call to Peace Prot. Ref. Church (and decline to Edgerton PRC in the call to serve as missionary to Sioux Falls, S.D.).

July 16, 2007 - Rev. Michael De Vries (Wingham Prot. Ref. Church) received the call to serve as missionary in the Philippines.

June

June 17, 2007 -- Rev. Ronald Van Overloop (Byron Center, MI) declined the call by Doon congregation to serve as missionary to the Philippines.

June 13, 2007 -- Signing documents for the sale of South Holland (IL) Protestant Reformed Church and School to the Power and Light Evangelistic Church.

May

May 17, 2007 -- Rev. Ronald Van Overloop (Byron Center, MI) received the call by Doon congregation to serve as missionary to the Philippines.

April 

April 29, 2007 -- Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) received the call from Peace Protestant Reformed Church; Lansing, IL.
April 8, 2007 -- 
Rev. Rodney Kleyn (Trinity, Hudsonville MI) declined the call to serve as missionary to the Philippines.

March

March 14, 2007 -- Rev. Rodney Kleyn (Trinity, Hudsonville MI) received the call to serve as missionary to the Philippines.

March 11, 2007 -- Classis West has approved Rev. Steven Houck, once a former domestic missionary of our Protestant Reformed Churches and minister at Peace PRC for 17 years, eligible for a call from our sister churches. Rev. Houck has faithfully preached for 27 years and is willing to receive a call, the Lord willing.

March 11, 2007 -- Rev. Aud Spriensma (former missionary in the Philippine Islands) is installed as pastor in the Kalamazoo (MI) Protestant Reformed Church.

February

February 4, 2007 -- Rev. M. Dick announced his decline of the call to serve as missionary to the Philippines.

January

January 16, 2007 -- South Holland (IL) Protestant Reformed Church and the South Holland (IL) Prot. Ref. Christian School approve the sale of their properties and will be re-locating, D.V.
January 1, 2007 -- Doon, IA called Rev. Mitchell Dick to serve as missionary in the Philippines.

2006

December

December 31, 2006 -- Covenant Protestant Reformed Church, Wyckoff, NJ, decided to disband because of the smallness of their size.

November

November 26, 2006 -- Rev. M. VanderWal declined the call to serve as missionary to the Philippians.

October

October 23, 2006 -- Doon PRC called Rev. Martin Vander Wal to serve as missionary to the Philippians.

September

September 15, 2006 -- After successfully sustaining his classical exam (Sept. 13, 2006, Andrew Lanning was ordained in the ministry and installed as pastor of the Faith Protestant Reformed Church, Jenison, Michigan.

July

July 30, 2006 -- Candidate Andrew Lanning accepted the call to Faith PRC.
July 23, 2006 -- Rev. Aud Spriensma announced his acceptance of the call to the Protestant Reformed Church in Kalamazoo, MI.
July 23, 2006 -- Faith PRC of Jenison, MI called Candidate Andrew Lanning to serve as their pastor.

June

June 18, 2006 -- Rev. Aud Spriensma received the call from the Kalamazoo (MI) Prot. Ref. Church.

May

May 28, 2006 - Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids) declined the call from the Kalamazoo (MI) Prot. Ref. Church.
May 14, 2006 - Rev. Rodney Kleyn (Trinity, Hudsonville, MI) announced his decline of the call to Covenant PRC in Wyckoff, NJ
May 7, 2006 - Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids) received the call from the Kalamazoo (MI) Prot. Ref. Church.

April

April 23, 2006 - Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) declined the call to Faith Prot. Ref. Church, Jenison, MI
April 16, 2006 - Rev. Rodney Kleyn (Trinity, Hudsonville, MI) received the call to Covenant PRC in Wyckoff, NJ.
April 16, 2006 - Rev. Mitchell Dick (Standale, MI) declined the call to Kalamazoo (MI) PRC.
April 7, 2006 - Dennis Lee was ordained and installed into the Ministry of the Word of God at Edgerton, MN Prot. Ref. Church.
April 2, 2006 - Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) received the call to Faith Prot. Ref. Church, Jenison, MI
April 2, 2006 - Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) declined the call to Covenant Prot. Ref. Church, Wyckoff, NJ
 

March

March 12, 2006 - Rev. Mitchell Dick (Grace Prot. Ref. Church, Standale, MI) received the call from the congregation in Kalamazoo, MI

February

February 26, 2006 - Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids) received the call to serve the congregation of Covenant at Wyckoff, NJ.
February 26, 2006 - Rev. Steven Key (Hull, IA) declined the call to serve the congregation of Kalamazoo, Michigan.
February 26, 2006 - Rev. Rodney Kleyn declined the call to serve the congregation of Faith Protestant Reformed Church, Jenison, Michigan.
February 5, 2006 - Candidate Dennis Lee announced his acceptance of the call to serve the congregation in Edgerton, Minnesota.

January

January 29, 2006- Rev. Steven Key (Hull, IA) was called to serve the congregation of Kalamazoo, Michigan
January 29, 2006- Rev. Rodney Kleyn was called to serve the congregation of Faith Protestant Reformed Church, Jenison, Michigan
January 22, 2006 - Candidate Dennis Lee received the call to serve the congregation in Edgerton, Minnesota.
January 15, 2006- Rev. A. Brummel (South Holland) declined the call to serve the congregation in Kalamazoo, MI.
January 9, 2006 - Rev. Mitchell Dick (Standale, MI) declined the call to serve the congregation in Edgerton, Minnesota.

    2005

December

December 25, 2005 - Rev. Mitchell Dick (Standale, MI) declined the call to serve the congregation in Wyckoff, NJ.
December 18, 2005 - Rev. Allen Brummel (South Holland, IL) received the call to serve the congregation in Kalamazoo, MI.
December 18, 2005 - Rev. Mitchell Dick (Standale, MI) received the call to serve the congregation in Edgerton, Minnesota.
December 12, 2005 - Candidate John Marcus is ordained into the ministry and installed as pastor in the First Protestant Reformed Church, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

November

November 27, 2005 - Rev. Wilbur Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) announced his acceptance of the call to serve as Home Missionary in the Eastern U.S., stationed at Pittsburgh, PA; he declined the call he received from Faith Protestant Reformed Church, Jenison, MI.
November 24, 2005 - Rev. Rodney Miersma accepted the call from Loveland CO Protestant Reformed Church and declined the call from Edgerton MN Protestant Reformed Church.
November 20, 2005 - Rev. Mitchell Dick received the call from Covenant Protestant Reformed Church, Wyckoff, NJ.
November 16, 2005 - Candidate John Marcus was examined and approved for ordination into the ministry by Classis West meeting in Randolph, WI.   Installation was scheduled for Monday, Dec. 12 in Edmonton.
November 6, 2005 - Rev. Rodney Miersma received the calls from Loveland CO Protestant Reformed Church and from Edgerton MN Protestant Reformed Church.

October

October 30, 2005 - Rev. Audred Spriensma (missionary in the Philippines) declined the call from Covenant Protestant Reformed Church, Wyckoff, NJ.
October 30, 2005 - Rev. W. Bruinsma received the call to Faith Prot. Ref. Church, Jenison, MI.
October 16, 2005 - Rev. W. Bruinsma received the call to serve as Home Missionary at Pittsburgh, PA and the Eastern U.S.
October 16, 2005 - Candidate John Marcus accepted the call to First Prot. Ref. Church of Edmonton, AB, Canada and declined the call to the Edgerton Prot. Ref. Church.
October 16, 2005 - Rev. Allen Brummel (South Holland, IL) declined the call to the Loveland (CO) Protestant Reformed Church.
October 2, 2005  - Rev. S. Key (Hull, IA)  declined the call from the Faith Protestant Reformed Church, Jenison, MI

September

September 25, 2005 - Rev. Audred Spriensma (missionary in the Philippines) received the call from Covenant Protestant Reformed Church, Wyckoff, NJ.
September 25, 2005 - Candidate John Marcus received the call from the Edgerton (MN) Protestant Reformed Church.
September 19, 2005 - Rev. Allen Brummel (South Holland, IL) received the call to the Loveland (CO) Protestant Reformed Church.
September 4, 2005 - Candidate John Marcus was called by the First Prot. Ref. Church of Edmonton, AB, Canada.
September 4, 2005 - Rev. Daniel Kleyn (Edgerton, MN) accepted the call to serve the First Prot. Ref. Church of Holland, MI (and declined the call to serve as Eastern home missionary stationed in Pittsburgh, PA).
September 4, 2005 - Rev. W. Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) declined the calls from the Loveland (CO) Protestant Reformed Church and to the Covenant (Wyckoff, NJ) Protestant Reformed Church..

August

August 28, 2005  - Rev. S. Key (Hull, IA)  received the call from the Faith Protestant Reformed Church, Jenison, MI
August 21, 2005  - Rev. S. Key (Hull, IA)  declined the call from Edmonton (AB) Protestant Reformed Church.
August 14, 2005 - Rev. Daniel Kleyn (Edgerton, MN) received the call to serve as home missionary to labor at Pittsburgh, PA and the eastern United States.
August 7, 2005 - Rev. Daniel Kleyn (Edgerton, MN) received the call to serve the First Prot. Ref. Church of Holland, MI.
August 7, 2005 - Rev. Ronald Cammenga (Faith, Jenison, MI) announced his acceptance of the call to serve in the P.R. Seminary.

July

July 31, 2005 Rev. Mitchell Dick (Grace, Standale, MI) declined the call to serve as home missionary to labor at Pittsburgh, PA and the eastern United States.
July 25, 2005 - Rev. W. Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) received the call from the Loveland (CO) Protestant Reformed Church.
July 24, 2005 - Rev. W. Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) received the call from the Covenant (Wyckoff, NJ)  Protestant Reformed Church.
July 24, 2005  - Rev. S. Key (Hull, IA)  received the call from Edmonton (AB) Protestant Reformed Church.
July 17, 2005 Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids) declined the call from the Holland (MI) Protestant Reformed Church.
July 17, 2005 Rev. Kenneth Koole (Grandville MI PRC) declined the appointment by Synod to serve as professor in the Protestant Reformed Seminary in the place of Prof. David Engelsma who is scheduled to retire shortly.   Rev. R. Cammenga, alternate to Rev. K. Koole, will now be considering this appointment.
July 10, 2005 Rev. W.  Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) declined the call from the Edmonton, AB, Protestant Reformed Church.
July 3, 2005 Rev. Mitchell Dick (Grace, Standale, MI) received the call to serve as home missionary to labor at Pittsburgh, PA and the eastern United States.

June

June 21, 2005 Rev. Kenneth Koole (Grandville MI PRC) received the appointment by Synod to serve as professor in the Protestant Reformed Seminary to serve in the place of Prof. David Engelsma who is scheduled to retire shortly.   Rev. R. Cammenga was appointed as alternate to Rev. K. Koole.
June 19, 2005 Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids) received the call from the Holland (MI) Protestant Reformed Church.
June 12, 2005 Rev. Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO) announced his acceptance of the call from Hudsonville (MI), Protestant Reformed Church.
June 12, 2005 Rev. W.  Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) received the call from the Edmonton, AB, Protestant Reformed Church.

May

May 29, 2005 Rev. Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO) declined the call from Edmonton, AB, Protestant Reformed Church.
May 22, 2005 Rev. Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO) received the call from Hudsonville (MI), Protestant Reformed Church.
May 15, 2005 - Rev. Wilbur Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) declined the call from First Prot. Ref. Church of Holland, MI.
May 8, 2005 Rev. Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO) received the call from Edmonton, AB, Protestant Reformed Church.

April

April 24, 2005 - Nominated for Synod's consideration in June for appointment to professorship in the Protestant Reformed Seminary: Rev. Ronald Cammenga (Faith, Jenison, MI), Rev. Steven Key (Hull, IA), and Rev. Ken Koole (Grandville, MI).
April 24, 2005 Rev. Steven Houck (Lansing, IL) announced his decline of the call to Edmonton, AB, Protestant Reformed Church.
April 24, 2005 Rev. Jai Mahtani (missionary-Pittsburgh, PA) announced his acceptance of  the call to the congregation of Bethel Prot. Ref. Church; Roselle, IL
April 17, 2005 - Rev. Wilbur Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) received the call from First Prot. Ref. Church of Holland, MI.
April 17, 2005 - Rev. Allen Brummel (South Holland, IL) declined the call from Hudsonville (MI) Prot. Ref. Church.
April 3, 2005 Rev. Jai Mahtani (missionary-Pittsburgh, PA) received the call to the congregation of Bethel Prot. Ref. Church; Roselle, IL

March

March 27, 2005 - Rev. Steven Houck (Lansing, IL) received the call from Edmonton, AB, Protestant Reformed Church.
March 25, 2005 - Rev. Allen Brummel (South Holland, IL) received the call from Hudsonville (MI) Prot. Ref. Church.
March 13, 2005 - Rev. Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO) declined the call to Bethel Prot. Ref. Church, Roselle, IL
March 13, 2005 Rev. Jai Mahtani (missionary-Pittsburgh, PA) declined the call to the congregation of Edmonton, AB, Canada
March 13, 2005 Rev. Steven Key (Hull, Iowa) declined the call to the congregation of Holland, Michigan.

February

February 27, 2005 Rev. David Overway (Wyckoff, NJ) announced his acceptance of the call to the Doon, Iowa congregation.
February 20, 2005 Prof. David Engelsma announced his decline of the call to the Hudsonville (MI) Prot. Ref. Church.
February 14, 2005 Rev. Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO) received the call from Bethel Prot. Ref. Church, Roselle, IL
February 13, 2005 Rev. Jai Mahtani (missionary-Pittsburgh, PA) received the call to the congregation of Edmonton, AB, Canada
February 10, 2005 Rev. Steven Key (Hull, Iowa) received the call to the congregation of Holland, Michigan.
February 7, 2005 Rev. David Overway received the call to the Doon, Iowa congregation.

January

January 30, 2005 - Rev. A. denHartog (minister-on-loan to ERC, Singapore) accepted the call to Southwest Prot. Ref. Church, Grandville, MI
January 23, 2005 - Prof. David J. Engelsma (Prot. Ref. Seminary) received the call to Hudsonville Prot. Ref. Church, Hudsonville, MI
January 23, 2005 - Rev. A. denHartog (minister-0n-loan in Singapore) received the call to Edmonton, AB, Canada.
January 23, 2005 - Rev. Doug Kuiper announced his decline to the Doon, Iowa congregation.
January 9, 2005 - Rev. David Overway announced his decline of the call to Edmonton, AB, congregation
January 2, 2005 - 
Rev. A. denHartog (minister-on-loan to ERC, Singapore) received the call from Bethel Prot. Ref. Church, Roselle, IL
January 1, 2005 - Rev. Doug Kuiper received the call from the congregation at Doon, Iowa

2004

December


December 19, 2004 - Rev. A. denHartog (minister-on-loan to ERC, Singapore) received the call from Southwest Prot. Ref. Church, Grandville, MI
December 19, 2004- Rev. W. Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) declined the call to Hudsonville Prot. Ref. Church, Hudsonville, Michigan.
December 5, 2004 - Rev. David Overway (Wyckoff, NJ) received the call from Edmonton Prot. Ref. Church, Edmonton, AB, Canada.
December 5, 2004 - Rev. W. Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) declined the call to Bethel PRC of Roselle, IL.
December 5, 2004 - Rev. Allen Brummel (South Holland, IL) announced his decision to decline the call from Doon (IA) Prot. Ref. Church

November

November 21, 2004 - Rev. J. Slopsema declined the call extended from the congregation in Edmonton, AB, Canada.
November 21, 2004 - Rev. W. Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) received the call to Hudsonville (MI) Protestant Reformed Church.
November 9, 2004 -- Rev. Allen Brummel (South Holland, IL) received the call from Doon IA Protestant Reformed Church.
November 7, 2004 -- Rev. W. Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) received the call to Bethel PRC of Roselle, IL.

October

October 31, 2004 -- Rev. J. Slopsema received the call  from the congregation in Edmonton, AB, Canada
October 31, 2004 -- Rev. R. Cammenga (Southwest PRC, Grandville, MI) accepted the call to serve Faith Prot. Ref. Church, Jenison, MI.
October 24, 2004 -- Rev. Audred Spriensma (missionary in Philippines) declined the call to serve Bethel Prot. Ref. Church, Roselle, IL.
October 18, 2004 -- Rev. George Lanting, emeritus pastor in the Protestant Reformed Churches, passed away in South Holland, IL.  Funeral was Thursday, Oct. 21 at the South Holland Protestant Reformed Church.
October 17, 2004 -- Rev. Allen Brummel declined the call extended by the congregation in Edmonton, AB, Canada
October 17, 2004 -- Rev. J. Slopsema declined the call received from the congregation in Doon, Iowa
October 3, 2004 -- Rev. R. Cammenga (Southwest PRC, Grandville, MI) received the call to serve in Faith Prot. Ref. Church, Jenison, MI.

September

September 26, 2004 -- Rev. Allen Brummel (South Holland, IL) was called by the congregation in Edmonton, AB, Canada.
September 23, 2004 -- Rev. Daniel Kleyn (Edgerton, MN) becomes a naturalized citizen of the United States of America.  Congratulations!  Rev. D. Kleyn celebrates with family and congregation.
September 21, 2004 -- Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) received the call from the congregation in Doon, Iowa
September 19, 2004 -- Rev. Audred Spriensma (missionary in Philippines) received the call to serve Bethel Prot. Ref. Church, Roselle, IL.
September 19, 2004 -- Rev. Steven Key (Hull, Iowa) announced his decline of the call to Hudsonville (MI) Protestant Reformed Church.
September 14, 2004 -- Rev. Wayne Bekkering and his wife returned to Grand Rapids from Ghana.  Rev. W. Bekkering seeks emeritation on basis of physical difficulties.
September 12, 2004 -- Rev. Daniel Kleyn (Edgerton, MN) announced his decline to the congregation in Edmonton, AB, Canada.

August

August 29, 2004 -- Rev. Wilbur Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) declined the call to Doon, Iowa congregation.
August 29, 2004 -- Rev. Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO) declined the call from Faith Prot. Ref. Church, Jenison, Michigan
August 29, 2004 -- Rev. Carl Haak (Roselle, IL) accepted the call to Georgetown Protestant Reformed Church, Hudsonville, MI.
August 29, 2004 -- Rev. Steven Key (Hull, Iowa) received the call from Hudsonville (MI) Prot. Ref. Church.
August 22, 2004 -- Rev. Daniel Kleyn (Edgerton, MN) received the call to Edmonton, AB, Canada congregation.
August 2, 2004 -- Rev. Wilbur Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) received the call to Doon, Iowa congregation.
August 1, 2004 -- Rev. Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO) received the call from Faith Prot. Ref. Church, Jenison, Michigan
August 1, 2004 -- Rev. J. Laning (Hope, G.R.) declined the call from the Edmonton, AB, Canada congregation.

July

July 18, 2004 -- Rev.Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO) announced his decline of the call to Doon, Iowa Prot. Ref. Church.
July 11, 2004 -- Rev. Carl Haak (Roselle, IL) received the call from Georgetown Protestant Reformed Church, Hudsonville, MI
July 7, 2004 -- Rev. J. Laning (Hope, G.R.) received the call from the Edmonton, AB, Canada congregation.
July 4, 2004 -- Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) declined the call from Hudsonville (MI) Protestant Reformed Church.

June

June 27, 2004 -- Rev. C. Terpstra (Holland, MI) declined the call from Faith Prot. Ref. Church of Jenison, MI.
June 20, 2004 -- Rev. C. Haak (Roselle, IL) announced his decline of the call to First Edmonton, AB, Canada.
June 20, 2004 -- Rev. M. De Vries was installed as first pastor of the Wingham, ON, Protestant Reformed Church.
June 16, 2004 -- Rev. Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO) received the call to serve the congregation in Doon, Iowa

May

May 30, 2004 -- Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) received the call from Hudsonville (MI) Protestant Reformed Church.
May 23, 2004 -- Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) declined the call from Georgetown Prot. Ref. Church, Hudsonville, MI.
May 23, 2004 -- Rev. Carl Haak (Roselle, IL) received the call to serve the congregation of Edmonton, AB, Canada.
May 23, 2004 -- Rev. Richard Smit (Doon, IA) accepted the call to serve the congregation in Lacombe, AB, Canada.
May 23, 2004 -- Rev. C. Terpstra (Holland, MI) received the call from Faith Prot. Ref. Church of Jenison, MI.
May 9, 2004 -- Rev. M. DeVries (Edmonton, AB, Canada) announced his acceptance of the call to Wingham, ON, Canada congregation.
May 2, 2004 -- Rev. Richard Smit (Doon, IA) received the call to serve the congregation in Lacombe, AB, Canada
May 2, 2004 -- Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) received the call from Georgetown Prot. Ref. Church, Hudsonville, MI.

April

April 18, 2004 -- Rev. C. Haak (Roselle, IL) announced his decline of the call from Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church, Lacombe, AB, Canada
April 18, 2004 -- Rev. Michael De Vries (Edmonton, AB, Canada) received the call to Wingham Prot. Ref. Church, Wingham, ON, Canada.
April 18, 2004 -- Rev. Allen Brummel (South Holland Prot. Ref. Church) announced his decline of the call from Faith Prot. Ref. Church, Jenison MI.
April 18, 2004 -- Rev. Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO) announced his decline of the call from Hudsonville (MI) Prot. Ref. Church.
April 4, 2004 -- Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) declined the call to Wingham Prot. Ref. Church, Wingham, ON.

March

March 28, 2004 -- Rev. Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO Prot. Ref. Church) received the call from the Hudsonville (MI) Prot. Ref. Church.
March 28, 2004 -- Rev. Allen Brummel (South Holland Prot. Ref. Church) received the call from Faith Prot. Ref. Church; Jenison, MI
March 25, 2004 -- Rev. Carl Haak (Roselle, IL) received the call to serve in Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church of Lacombe, AB, Canada
March 21, 2004 -- Rev.Ronald Van Overloop (Georgetown Prot. Ref. Church, Hudsonville) announced his acceptance of the call to Byron Center (MI) Protestant Reformed Church.
March 11, 2004 -- Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) received the call to Wingham Prot. Ref. Church, Wingham, ON.

February

February 29, 2004 -- Rev. Charles Terpstra (Holland, MI) declined the call to serve as pastor of Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church, Lacombe, AB
February 22, 2004 -- Rev. Ronald VanOverloop (Georgetown PRC) received  the call to serve as pastor of Byron Center (MI) Prot. Ref. Church.
February 22, 2004 -- Rev. Ronald VanOverloop (Georgetown PRC) declined the call to serve as pastor of Faith Prot. Ref. Church of Jenison, MI.
February 1, 2004 -- Rev. Ronald VanOverloop (Georgetown PRC) received the call to serve as pastor of Faith Prot. Ref. Church of Jenison, MI.
February 1, 2004 -- Rev. Ronald Cammenga (Southwest Prot. Ref. Church) declined the call from Hudsonville (MI) Protestant Reformed Church.

January

January 29, 2004 -- Rev. Charles Terpstra (Holland, MI) received the call to serve as pastor of Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church, Lacombe, AB.
January 25, 2004 -- Rev. Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO) declined the call to Byron Center PRC, Byron Center, MI.
January 18, 2004 -- Rev. Carl Haak (Bethel PRC in Roselle, IL) announced his decline to Faith PRC of Jenison, Michigan.
January 14, 2004 -- Classis East (with approval of delegates ad-examina of Classis West) received the congregation in Wingham, ONT, Canada as the newest Protestant Reformed Church.
January 13, 2004 -- Rev. and Mrs. Rodney Miersma left for Ghana to take up the mission labors there.
January 11, 2004 -- Rev. W. Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) announced his decline of the call to Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church, Lacombe, Canada
January 4, 2004 -- Rev. Ronald Cammenga (Southwest Prot. Ref. Church) received the call to Hudsonville Prot. Ref. Church in Hudsonville, MI

2003

December

December 21, 2003 -- Rev. Carl Haak (Roselle, IL) received the call to serve in Faith Protestant Reformed Church, Jenison, MI
December 17, 2003 -- Rev. Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO) received the call to Byron Center Protestant Reformed Church, Byron Center, MI.
December 11, 2003 -- Rev. W. Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) received the call to Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church of Lacombe, AB, Canada
December 11, 2003 -- Rev. Rodney Miersma is installed at Hull (IA) Protestant Reformed Church as second missionary to Ghana.
December 7, 2003 -- Rev. Steven Key (Hull, Iowa) declined the call to Faith Protestant Reformed Church, Jenison, Michigan

November

November 30, 2003 -- Rev. Charles Terpstra (Holland, MI) announced his decline of the call to Hudsonville Prot. Ref. Church.
November 23, 2003 -- Rev. Daniel Kleyn (Edgerton, MN) announced his decline of the call to Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church, LaCombe, AB, Canada
November 16, 2003 -- Rev. Mitchell Dick (Grace, Grand Rapids, MI) announced his decline of the call to Byron Center, MI Prot. Ref. Church.
November 9, 2003 -- Rev. Charles Terpstra (Holland, MI) received the call to Hudsonville Protestant Reformed Church, Hudsonville, MI
November 2, 2003 -- Rev. Steven Key (Hull, Iowa) received the call to Faith Protestant Reformed Church, Jenison, Michigan

October

October 27, 2003 -- Rev. Daniel Kleyn (Edgerton, MN) was called to serve in Immanuel Prot. Ref. Church, LaCombe, AB, Canada
October 26, 2003 -- Rev. Mitchell Dick (Grace, Grand Rapids, MI) received the call from Byron Center (MI) Protestant Reformed Church.
October 12, 2003 -- Rev. W. Bruinsma announced his decline of the call from Hudsonville Prot. Ref. Church.
October 12, 2003 -- Rev. Rodney Miersma announced his acceptance of the call to serve as 2nd missionary to Ghana.
October 5, 2003 -- Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) declined the call to Byron Center Prot. Ref. Church.

September

September 28, 2003 -- Rev. Ronald Cammenga announced his decline of the call to Faith Protestant Reformed Church in Jenison, MI.
September 22, 2003 -- Rev. Rodney Miersma (LaCombe, AB, Canada) received the call to serve as 2nd missionary in Ghana.
September 21, 2003 -- Rev. Wilbur Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) received the call to serve Hudsonville Prot. Ref. Church.
September 7, 2003 -- Rev. R. Cammenga (Southwest, Grandville, MI) declined the call to serve as missionary to Ghana.
September 7, 2003 
-- Byron Center, MI Protestant Reformed Church called Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids) to be their pastor.
September 7, 2003 -- Rev. Carl Haak (Bethel, Roselle, IL) announced his decline of the call to Hudsonville PRC.

August

August 31, 2003 -- Rev. Ronald Cammenga (Southwest PRC) received the call to serve Faith PRC of Jenison, MI.
August 17, 2003 -- Rev. Ronald Cammenga receives the call to serve as second missionary to Ghana.
August 10, 2003 -- Rev. Carl Haak (Bethel, Roselle, IL) received the call to serve as pastor at the Hudsonville Protestant Reformed Church in Hudsonville, Michigan.

July

July 27, 2003 -- Candidate William Langerak received the call from Byron Center, MI Prot. Ref. Church.
July 20, 2003 -- Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) declined the call to Faith PRC of Jenison.
July 13, 2003 -- Rev. W. Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) declined the call to Byron Center Prot. Ref. Church.
July 13, 2003 -- Rev. Barry Gritters (Hudsonville, MI) accepted the call to serve as professor in the Prot. Ref. Seminary.
July 13, 2003 -- Southeast Prot. Ref. Church of Grand Rapids, MI called Candidate William Langerak.
July 6, 2003 -- Rev. C. Terpstra (Holland, MI) announced his decline to the call to serve as missionary to Ghana.
July 6, 2003 -- Hudsonville Protestant Reformed Church, Hudsonville, MI, called Rev. Angus Stewart to serve as missionary pastor to the Covenant Protestant Reformed Fellowship of Ballymena, Northern Ireland.  His installation will take place, D.V., on August 14 in the Hudsonville congregation.

June

June 29, 2003 -- Cornerstone Protestant Reformed Church begins meeting in their new building.
June 19, 2003 -- Rev. Charles Terpstra (Holland, MI) received the call to serve as second missionary in Ghana.
June 16, 2003 -- Rev. Barry Gritters (Hudsonville, MI) received the call to serve as Professor in the Protestant Reformed Seminary.  Rev. Ronald Cammenga (Southwest, Grand Rapids, MI) was appointed as alternate should Rev. Gritters decline this call.
June 15, 2003 -- Rev. W. Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) was called to serve the church in Byron Center, MI.
June 15, 2003 -- Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids) received the call from Faith Prot. Ref. Church, Jenison, MI
June 8, 2003 -- Rev. Ronald Van Overloop (Georgetown Prot. Ref. Church, Hudsonville, MI) declined the call from the Southeast Protestant Reformed Church of Grand Rapids, MI.

May

May 18, 2003 -- Rev. Michael De Vries (Edmonton, AB, Canada) declined the call to Byron Center (MI) Prot. Ref. Church.
May 18, 2003 -- Rev. Charles Terpstra (Holland, MI) declined the call to Faith Prot. Ref. Church of Jenison, MI
May 11, 2003 -- Rev. Ron Van Overloop (Georgetown) received the call from Southeast Prot. Ref. Church of Grand Rapids, MI

April

April 27, 2003 -- Rev. C. Terpstra (Holland, MI) received the call from Faith Prot. Ref. Church of Jenison, MI
April 20, 2003 -- Rev. Mike De Vries (Edmonton, AB, Canada) received the call to Byron Center, MI Prot. Ref. Church.
April 20, 2003 -- Rev. Carl Haak (Roselle, IL) declined the call to Southeast Prot. Ref. Church.
April 18, 2003 -- Rev. Daniel Kleyn (Edgerton, MN) announced his decline of the call to serve as second missionary to Ghana.
April 15, 2003 -- The Theological School Committee nominates Rev. Ronald Cammenga (Southwest PRC), Rev. Barry Gritters (Hudsonville, MI), and Rev. Steven Key (Hull, Iowa) from which one can be chosen by Synod 2003 as replacement for Prof. Robert Decker who will soon retire.
April 6, 2003 -- Rev. Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO) declined the call to Faith Protestant Reformed Church, Jenison, MI

March

March 30, 2003 -- Rev. Ronald VanOverloop (Georgetown, Hudsonville, MI) declined the call to Byron Center, MI
March 26, 2003 -- Rev. Daniel Kleyn (Edgerton, MN) received the call to serve as second missionary to Ghana.
March 12, 2003 - Rev. Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO) received the call to serve in Faith Protestant Reformed Church in Jenison MI.
March 9, 2003 - Rev. Charles Terpstra (Holland, MI) declined the call to Southeast Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, MI.
March 2, 2003 - Rev. Ronald VanOverloop (Georgetown, Hudsonville, MI) received the call from Byron Center, MI

February

February 23, 2003 -- Rev. Ronald VanOverloop (Georgetown, Hudsonville, MI) declined the call to serve as missionary to Ghana.
February 16, 2003 -- Rev. Barry Gritters has declined the call from Faith, Jenison, MI Protestant Reformed Church

January

January 27, 2003 -- Rev. Ronald Van Overloop (Georgetown, Hudsonville, MI) received the call  through the Hull, Iowa Prot. Ref. Church, to serve as second missionary in Ghana.
January 26, 2003 -- Rev. Charles Terpstra (Holland, MI) received the call to serve Southeast Prot. Ref. Church of Grand Rapids, MI.
January 19, 2003 -- Rev. Barry Gritters (Hudsonville, MI) received the call from Faith Prot. Ref. Church, Jenison, MI.
January 19, 2003 -- Rev. R. Cammenga announced his decline of the call to Byron Center, MI Protestant Reformed Church.
January 12, 2003 -- Rev. W. Bruinsma announced his decline of the call to Southeast Protestant Reformed Church of Grand Rapids, MI.
January 5, 2003 -- Rev. Michael De Vries (Edmonton, Canada) announced his decline of the call to serve in Ghana as missionary.
January 5, 2003 -- Rev. Carl Haak (Roselle, IL) declined the call to serve as pastor at Faith Prot. Ref. Church of Jenison, MI

2002

December

December 18, 2002 -- Rev. Ronald Cammenga (Southwest PRC) received the call to serve the Byron Center congregation.
December 15, 2002 -- Rev. Bill Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) received the call to serve the Southeast Protestant Reformed Church of Grand Rapids, MI.
December 15, 2002 -- Rev. K. Koole was installed as pastor of the Grandville Protestant Reformed Church.
December 11, 2002-- Rev. Carl Haak (Roselle, IL) received the call to serve as pastor at Faith Prot. Ref. Church of Jenison, MI

November

November 26, 2002 -- Rev. Mike De Vries (Edmonton, AB, Canada) received the call to serve as second missionary to Ghana.
November 24, 2002 -- Rev. Barry Gritters (Hudsonville, MI) declined the call he had received from Southeast Prot. Ref. Church.
November 3, 2002 -- 
Rev. Barry Gritters (Hudsonville, MI) received the call to serve as pastor of Southeast Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Mi.

October

October 27, 2002 -- Rev. Kenneth Koole (Faith, Jenison, MI) announced his acceptance of the call to Grandville, MI Protestant Reformed Church
October 20, 2002 -- Rev. Allen Brummel (South Holland, IL) announced his decline of the call to Byron Center, MI Prot. Ref. Church
October 13, 2002 -- Rev. Wilbur Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) announced his decline of the call to serve as missionary to Ghana.

September

September 29, 2002 -- Rev. Allen Brummel (South Holland, IL) received the call to serve as pastor in the Byron Center, MI Protestant Reformed Church.
September 29, 2002 -- David Overway is installed into the ministry of the Word of God at Covenant Prot. Ref. Church, Wyckoff, NJ
September 26, 2002 -- Grandville Protestant Reformed Church called Rev. Kenneth Koole (Faith) to serve as their pastor.
September 18, 2002 -- Rodney Kleyn is installed into the ministry of the Word of God at Trinity Protestant Reformed Church, Hudsonville, MI
September 16, 2002 -- Hull Protestant Reformed Church (Hull, Iowa) called Rev. W. Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) to serve as second missionary to Ghana.
September 11, 2002 -- Classis East of the Protestant Reformed Churches with representatives of Synod from Classis West, received into the ministry of the Word and sacraments the Rev. Angus Stewart from  Ballymena, Northern Ireland.  While laboring in Northern Ireland, he will be member in Hudsonville Protestant Reformed Church in Hudsonville, Michigan and under the supervision of its Council.
September 8, 2002 -- Rev. Charles Terpstra (Holland, MI) announced his decline of the call to serve Byron Center, MI Protestant Reformed Church.

August

August 18, 2002 -- Rev. Ronald Van Overloop (Georgetown, Hudsonville, MI) declined the call to serve as pastor to Grandville Protestant Reformed Church.
August 18, 2002 -- Rev. Mitchell Dick (Grace, Grand Rapids, MI) declined the call to serve as missionary to Ghana.
August 11, 2002 -- Candidate David Overway announced his acceptance of the call from Covenant Protestant Reformed Church, Wyckoff, NJ.
August 11, 2002 -- Rev. C . Terpstra (Holland, MI) received the call to serve as pastor of Byron Center Protestant Reformed Church, Byron Center, MI.
August 4, 2002 -- Candidate Rodney Kleyn announced his acceptance of the call to Trinity Protestant Reformed Church, Hudsonville, MI

July

July 22, 2002 -- Rev. Ronald Van Overloop (Georgetown Protestant Reformed Church, Hudsonville, MI) received the call from Grandville Prot. Ref. Church.
July 22, 2002 -- Rev. Mitchell Dick (Grace Protestant Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI) was called by the congregation in Hull, Iowa to serve as second missionary to Ghana.
July 21, 2002 -- Rev. Ronald Hanko was installed as pastor in the Lynden, Washington Protestant Reformed Church.
July 21, 2002 -- Candidate David Overway receives the call from Covenant Protestant Reformed Church, Wyckoff, New Jersey
July 15, 2002 -- Rev. Audred Spriensma and family traveled to the Philippines to begin mission labors there.
July 15, 2002 -- Candidate Rodney Kleyn received the call to serve Trinity Protestant Reformed Church, Hudsonville, MI.
July 14,2002 -- Rev. Daniel Kleyn (Edgerton, MN) announced his decline of the call to Covenant Prot. Ref. Church, Wyckoff, NJ.
July 7, 2002 -- Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) declined the calls to Grandville MI Protestant Reformed Church and the Byron Center MI Protestant Reformed Church.

June

June 17, 2002 -- Mr. Rodney Kleyn and Mr. David Overway graduated from the Seminary (at Southwest P.R. Church) and were declared eligible for a call on or after July 13, 2002.
June 16, 2002 -- Rev. Daniel Kleyn (Edgerton, MN) received the call from Covenant Prot. Ref. Church of Wyckoff, NJ.
June 11, 2002 -- The Synod of the Protestant Reformed Churches begins its meetings at the Southwest Protestant Reformed Church of Grandville, MI.
June 9, 2002 -- Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) received the call from Byron Center, MI Prot. Ref. Church.
June 2, 2002 -- Rev. Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO) declined the call to Trinity Prot. Ref. Church, Hudsonville, MI
June 2, 2002 -- Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) received the call from Grandville, MI Prot. Ref. Church.

May

May 12, 2002 -- Rev. Ken Koole (Faith, Jenison, MI) announced that he declined the call to Covenant, Wyckoff, NJ.
May 5, 2002 -- Rev. Garry Eriks (Loveland, CO) received the call to Trinity Protestant Reformed Church, Hudsonville, MI.

April

April 21, 2002 -- Rev. C. Haak (Roselle, IL) received the call to Grandville, MI Protestant Reformed Church.
April 21, 2002 -- Rev. K. Koole (Faith, Jenison, MI) received the call to Covenant, Wyckoff, NJ.
April 21, 2002 -- Rev. W. Bruinsma announced his decline of the call to Byron Center, MI.
April 21, 2002 -- Rev. Ronald Hanko announced that he had accepted the call to Lynden, WA
April 7, 2002 -- Rev. Ronald Van Overloop announced that he had declined the call to Covenant Prot. Ref. Church in Wyckoff, NJ.
April 7, 2002 -- Rev. B. Gritters (Hudsonville, MI) announced that he declined the call to Grandville, MI Protestant Reformed Church.

March

March 31, 2002 -- Rev. Ronald Hanko received the call from the Lynden WA Protestant Reformed Church.
March 27, 2002 -- Rev. W. Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) received the call from Byron Center Prot. Ref. Church.
March 24, 2002 -- Rev. Charles Terpstra announced that he declined the call to Trinity, Hudsonville, MI Prot. Ref. Church.
March 17, 2002 -- Rev. Ronald Van Overloop (Georgetown, Hudsonville, MI) received the call from Covenant Protestant Reformed Church in Wyckoff, NJ.
March 10, 2002 -- Rev. Barry Gritters (Hudsonville, MI) received the call to serve the Grandville (MI) Protestant Reformed Church.
March 10, 2002 -- Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) announced his decline of the call from Lynden, WA.
March 3, 2002 -- Rev. M. De Vries (Edmonton, Canada) announced his decline of the call from Covenant Prot. Ref. Church in Wyckoff, NJ.
March 3, 2002 -- Rev. Charles Terpstra (Holland, MI) received the call from Trinity, Hudsonville, MI congregation.

February

February 24, 2002 -- Rev. W. Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) announced his decline of the call from the Grandville, MI congregation
February 17, 2002 -- Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) received the call from the Lynden, WA congregation.
February 17, 2002 -- Rev. Carl Haak (Bethel, Roselle, IL) announced his decline of the call to Byron Center, MI congregation.
February 10, 2002 -- Rev. A. Brummel (South Holland, IL) announced his decline of the call to Trinity, Hudsonville, MI congregation.
February 3, 2002 -- Rev. R. Cammenga (Southwest Prot. Ref. Church, Grandville, MI) announced his decline of the call to Lynden, WA church.
February 3, 2002 -- Rev. M. DeVries (Edmonton, Canada) received the call from Covenant Prot. Ref. Church of Wyckoff, NJ.

January

January 27, 2002 -- Rev. W. Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) received the call from Grandville, MI. congregation.
January 27, 2002 -- Rev. Carl Haak (Bethel, Roselle, IL) received the call from Byron Center, MI Protestant Reformed Church.
January 20, 2002 -- Rev. W. Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) declined the call to Wyckoff NJ Covenant Prot. Ref. Church
January 20, 2002 -- Trinity Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, MI called Rev. Allen Brummel (South Holland, IL).
January 18, 2002 -- Rev. Aud Spriensma was installed in Doon, IA as missionary to serve in the Philippine Islands.
January 13, 2002 -- Rev. C. Terpstra (Holland, MI) declined the call to Grandville, MI congregation.
January 13, 2002 -- Rev. R. Van Overloop (Georgetown, Hudsonville, MI) declined the call to Byron Center, MI congregation.
January 6, 2002 -- Rev. Ron Cammenga receives the call to Lynden, WA Protestant Reformed Church.

2001

December

December 27, 2001 -- Rev. Wilbur Bruinsma received the call to Covenant Prot. Ref. Church of Wyckoff, NJ).
December 26, 2001 -- Mrs. Carolyn Houck, wife of Rev. Steven Houck (Peace, Lansing, IL) was delivered from this earth after suffering a lengthy time with cancer.  Her funeral service was on Monday, December 31 at the South Holland, IL Protestant Reformed Church.  Rev. Carl Haak officiated at the funeral.
December 23, 2001 -- Rev. Charles Terpstra (Holland, MI) received the call from Grandville, MI Protestant Reformed Church
December 23, 2001 -- Rev. Carl Haak (Bethel, Roselle, IL) declined the call to Trinity Prot. Ref. Church of Hudsonville, MI
December 19, 2001 -- Rev. Ronald Van Overloop receives the call from Byron Center Prot. Ref. Church.
December 9, 2001
 -- Rev. A. Spriensma announced his acceptance of the call to serve as missionary in the Philippines.
December 2, 2001 -- Rev. R. Cammenga announced his decline of the call to Byron Center, MI Protestant Reformed Church.
December 2, 2001 -- Rev. Allen Brummel (South Holland, IL) announced his decline of the call to Lynden, WA Protestant Reformed Church.
December 2, 2001 -- Rev. Martin VanderWal (Wyckoff, NJ) announced his acceptance of the call from Redlands, CA Protestant Reformed Church.

November

November 25, 2001 -- Rev. Carl Haak (Bethel, Roselle, IL) has received the call to serve the Trinity Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, MI.
November 11, 2001 -- Rev. Allen Brummel (South Holland, IL) received the call to the congregation of Lynden, WA.
November 11, 2001 -- Rev. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) declined the call from Trinity, Hudsonville PRC.
November 4, 2001 -- Byron Center, MI congregation called Rev. R. Cammenga (Southwest, Grand Rapids, MI).

October

October 28, 2001 -- Hope Prot. Ref. Church of Redlands, CA has called Rev. Martin Vander Wal to serve them as their next pastor.
October 21, 2001 -- Rev. Barry Gritters (Hudsonville, MI) announced that he has declined the call to the Lynden, WA congregation.
October 15, 2001 -- The Protestant Reformed Church of Doon, Iowa has called Rev. Aud Spriensma (Grandville, MI) to serve as denominational missionary to the Philippines.
October 14, 2001 -- Rev. C. Haak announced that he declined the call extended to him from Redlands, CA congregation.
October 14, 2001
 -- Trinity Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, MI has called Rev. James Slopsema to serve as their pastor.
October 14, 2001 -- Rev. Doug Kuiper (Byron Center, MI) announced that he has accepted the call to serve as pastor of the congregation at Randolph, WI.
October 18, 2001 -- Rev. Arie denHartog is to be installed as missionary-on-loan to the Evangelical Reformed Churches in Singapore.   His installation is to be at the Hope Protestant Reformed Church of Grand Rapids, MI.
October 12, 2001 -- Rev. Wayne Bekkering is installed as missionary to Ghana in a special service at the Hull, Iowa Protestant Reformed Church.
October 4, 2001 -- Trinity Protestant Reformed Church made a trio of: Revs. J. Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids), C. Terpstra (Holland, MI), and M. VanderWal (Wyckoff, NJ).

September

September 30, 2001 -- Rev. Wilbur Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) announced his decline of the call to Trinity Protestant Reformed Church, Hudsonville, MI
September 23, 2001 -- Rev. Barry Gritters (Hudsonville, MI) received the call from the Lynden, WA congregation.
September 16, 2001 -- Redlands, CA congregation calls Rev. Carl Haak (Roselle, IL) to serve as their pastor.
September 16, 2001 -- Rev. Rod Miersma (Lacombe, Canada) declined the call to serve as missionary in the Philippines
September 12, 2001 -- Classis East designates Sunday, September 16, 2001 as a special day of prayer for its churches in connection with the terrorist acts which occurred in New York City and Washington, D.C. on September 11, 2001.   Classis West designates Thursday, Sept. 13, as a special day of worship in connection with this same event.
September 10, 2001 -- Rev. Doug Kuiper (Byron Center, MI) received the call to serve as pastor to the congregation of Randolph, WI.
September 9, 2001 -- Rev. Wilbur Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) announced that he had declined the call to Lynden, WA.
September 5, 2001 -- Rev. Wilbur Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI) received the call to serve as pastor at Trinity Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, MI.  On the trio was also Rev. James Slopsema (First, Grand Rapids, MI) and Rev. C. Haak (Roselle, IL).
September 2, 2001 -- Rev. Wayne Bekkering announces that he has accepted the call to serve as second missionary to Ghana.

August

August 26, 2001 -- Rev. C. Haak (Roselle, IL) announced his decline of the call to Randolph, WI.
August 23, 2001: Eastside Christian School has its ground-breaking ceremony.
August 13-17, 2001: The Young People of the Protestant Reformed Churches held their annual convention at the Lake Ann Baptist Camp, near Traverse City, MI.  The Protestant Reformed Church of Holland, MI sponsored the convention.   There were 406 young people in attendance.
August 6, 2001 -- Rev. Wayne Bekkering (Pella, IA) received the call through Hull, IA Prot. Ref. Church to serve as missionary in Ghana.

July

July 30, 2001 -- Rev. Carl Haak, (Roselle, IL) received the call from Randolph, WI congregation.
July 19, 2001 -- Randolph, WI makes a trio for minister: Rev. C. Haak (Roselle, IL), Rev. R. Hanko (Hudsonville, MI), Rev. M. DeVries (Edmonton, Canada).
July 18, 2001 -- Trinity Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, MI was organized with 48 families in the Hudsonville Reformed Church auditorium (this building is being purchased from the Reformed Church for use by the new congregation).
July 15, 2001 -- Hope, Grand Rapids, MI congregation calls Rev. A. denHartog to serve as minister on loan for the ERC of Singapore.
July 15, 2001 -- Rev. A. Brummel (South Holland, IL) declines the call to the church in Randolph, WI.
July 13, 2001 -- Hope Protestant Reformed Church of Walker, MI celebrated with Rev. Jason Kortering and his wife the 40th anniversary of his entrance into the ministry.

Distant Dates

in the History of the Protestant Reformed Churches

December 12, 1924 -- Christian Reformed Classis East of Grand Rapids, MI suspended Rev. Herman Hoeksema from office of the ministry and deposed the consistory of Eastern Ave. Christian Reformed Church.
July 7, 1924 -- The Synod of the Christian Reformed Church, convening in Kalamazoo, MI, adopted the "Three Points of Common Grace" which became the occasion for the formation of the Protestant Reformed Churches.

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