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Issue #1 of Reformed News Asia!

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The initial issue of "Reformed News Asia" has been released by the Christian Literature Ministry of our sister church in Singapore, the Covenant Evangelical Reformed Church , and it is filled with good things!

For one thing, this issue includes the first set of devotions on the Belgic Confession by various PRCA ministers, covering Articles 1-6. Written by Prof.H.Hanko, Rev.A.Brummel, Rev.A.den Hartog, and Rev.J.Kortering these devotions on the BC begin with January 1, 2014 and go through the beginning of February. They cover such doctrines as God and His attributes, the two books by which we know God (creation and the Bible), and the written Word of God. You will find great spiritual profit in these devotions.

Devotional booklet Jan2014In addition to this noteworthy item, the newsletter also contains information about the CLM's pamphlet and book ministries and about activities going on in the CERC.

To receive your own digital copy of this newsletter and those to come, visit the Christian Literature Ministry page at the CERCS ' website and click on the subscribe button. There you will also find a downloadable digital copy of these devotions.

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December 2013 Issue of "Covenant Reformed News"

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The Covenant PRC of Ballymena, N.Ireland has just released their last issue of the "Covenant Reformed News" for 2013. This issue also contains two articles, one by Rev.Angus Stewart and one by Prof.Herman Hanko (ermitus professor of the PR Seminary).

Rev.Stewart's article explains the truth concerning the Mediator of the covenant, Jesus Christ under the title "The One Mediator Between God and Men".

Prof.Hanko's article addresses a question from a reader about the relation between revivals and earthly magistrates under the title "Revivals and Magistrates (1)".

Both of these articles address timely and important subjects. You will want to make them part of your spiritual growth reading.

You may find each of these articles at the link provided. You will also find the pdf version of the "CR News" attached here.

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New Limerick Mission Newsletter

Missionary M.McGeown and Covenant PRC of N.Ireland, the calling church of the Limerick Reformed Fellowship in Ireland, have published the latest newsletter on the work of missions in this city and beyond. One of the ongoing labors of the CPRC and Limerick RF is in Wales, and our missionary includes a report on this work. And, of course, he also reports on his labors in Limerick, as the group continues to grow spiritually and in number, "slowly and steadily". In this newsletter you will also receive an update on the 2013 British Reformed Conference and a new BRF Journal.

Below you will find the full newsletter in image form. To read it in pdf, go to the bottom of this news item, click on the "read more" button; there you will also find the full report in pdf form.

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A Typical Sunday in Covenant ERC, Singapore

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Have you ever wondered what a typical Sunday is like in our sister church in Singapore? Back in August of this year Stephanie Lanning, wife of Rev.Andy Lanning, pastor of the Covenant Evangelical Reformed Church of Singapore, did a special blog post on a typcial Sunday in this congregation. She titled it "A Day at Church". With help from her father, Rev.Steven Key, who was visiting at the time, she also included some supporting pictures.

We should know the faith and practice of our "sister" in Singapore. Then we will better appreciate and be thankful for our covenant "church family" relation. And we will also be better equipped to pray for her according to her particular needs.

 

 

What follows is part of her post, including the Sunday schedule and two pictures. Visit this post to see more pictures, and make frequent visits to Mrs.Lanning's blog for many other interesting posts about life in Singapore and in the CERC.

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First and third quarters of the year
9:30-11:00 -- Morning church service
11:00-12:15 -- Sunday School for youngest kids
11:30-12:30 -- Catechism for ages 6-12 (Older classes meet on Saturday afternoons.)
                   -- Some type of classes for the young people
                   -- Ladies' Bible Study twice a month
                   -- Men's Bible Study twice a month
                   -- During the weeks off from Bible study, there are sometimes other 
                     activities, such as Shepherding a Child's Heart videos and discussion.
12:30-2:00 -- Lunch
                 -- Library is open
                 -- Time for visiting
                 -- Practice for any upcoming events; for example, a group sang at Paul & 
                    Anthea's wedding in February, and right now a group is practicing an 
                    instrumental number for the church anniversary in September.
2:00-3:00 -- Second church service
 
Second and fourth quarters of the year
9:30-11:00 -- Morning church service
11:00-12:15 -- Sunday School for ages 1-12
11:30-12:30 -- Canons class for adults -- This consists of a 45-minute speech by my 
                      husband on one article of the Canons, followed by a question and answer
                      period.
                   -- Classes for the young people
12:30-2:00 -- Same as first and third quarters
2:00-3:00 -- Second church service
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Faith PRC Announces New Trio

sm faithThe 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).  The congregational meeting to vote for a pastor from this trio is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 29 after the morning service.

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