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The Standing Committee for the Publication of the Book of Praise of the Canadian Reformed Churches and the Psalter Hymnal Committee of the United Reformed Churches in North America met in joint session beginning Wednesday evening, October 25, through Friday morning, October 27, at the Bethel URC church building in Jenison, Michigan. Rev. Douwe Agema, […]

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Present were Dr. Nelson Kloosterman, Rev. William Pols, Rev. Ronald Scheuers, and Rev. Raymond Sikkema representing the United Reformed Churches in North America (URCNA), and Dr. Gijsbert Nederveen, Mr. Gerard J. Nordeman, Rev. John VanWoudenberg and Dr. Art Witten of the Canadian Reformed Churches (CanRC). Mr. Harry VanGurp representing the URCNA was unable to attend […]

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On March 22–23, 2006 the committees for ecumenicity of both the OPC and the URCNA met in Willow Grove, PA to further their ecumenical dialogue. Present from the URCNA: John A. Bouwers, Chuck Dykstra, Gary Findley, Casey Freswick, Don Hoaglander, Todd Joling, Ralph A. Pontier, William Van der Woerd, Harry Zekveld. Present from the OPC: […]

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Classis Central US of the URCNA March 21, 2006

In just a shade more than eight hours, delegates to a recent meeting of Classis Central US approved the addition of one church and two ministers, as well as addressing requests for advice in more than a dozen discipline or pastoral matters. On Tuesday, March 21, Classis Central US convened in the sanctuary of Grace […]

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Classis Michigan of the URCNA June 6, 2006

The Delegates of Classis Michigan met at the Covenant United Reformed Church in Kalamazoo on June 6, 2006. Chairman for the day was Rev. Art Besteman, with Rev. Brian Vos serving as Vice-Chairman and Rev. Wybren Oord serving as Clerk. After the chairman led the delegates in singing and prayer, the business of the day […]

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Classis Southwest US of the URCNA

The 17th meeting of Classis Southwest U.S. was held in Ripon, California, “The Almond Capital of the World,” June 26, 2006. Delegates from nineteen organized churches came together as the broader assembled to examine a man for ordination, candidacy, deal with an overture, as well give concurring advice to several churches in their labors to […]

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URCNA Classis Summary Classis Michigan

On October 10, 2006, the twenty-second meeting of Classis Michigan began. It was a beautiful, sunny, autumn day. For many, the drive to Walker United Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan was a spectacle of God’s work in creation. As the meeting progressed, it was clear that the Lord was also at work in His […]

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Classis Western Canada of the URCNA

Classis Western Canada of the URCNA met on January 11 & 12, 2007 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Many of the delegates arrived earlier in the week to attend the Winnipeg Conference on Reformed Theology; for many it was therefore several days of fellowship, learning, and praise. The agenda for Classis was relatively light with no candidacy […]

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Classis Southwest U.S. convened on the afternoon of June 12, for its nineteenth stated time, at the New Covenant United Reformed Church of Twin Falls, Idaho. The weather and scenery were as beautiful as the fellowship enjoyed by the forty delegates attending. Rev. Alrick Headley, assisted by Dr. Greg Bero, led the delegates through the […]

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