Press release of Classis Central Ontario (Burlington Fellowship) convened on March 22, 2024
Pastor Mark Stewart, on behalf of the Convening Church Fellowship Canadian Reformed Church in Burlington, welcomed the classis delegates and called the meeting to order. He read Romans 15 and led an opening prayer. We then sang Hymn 52.

After examination of the credentials, Pastor Mark Stewart reported that all…
Winnipeg (Grace) calls Rev. Julius VanSpronsen
The Grace Canadian Reformed Church in Winnipeg extends a call to Rev. Julius VanSpronsen of the Immanuel Canadian Reformed Church in Edmonton.
Press release of Classis Manitoba (Elm Creek) convened on March 22, 2024
March 25, 2024 Elm Creek March 2024
It was an historic moment, on Friday, March 22, 2024, when Rev. Dathan Pleiter, on behalf of the Elm Creek Canadian Reformed Church, welcomed all gathered for Classis Manitoba – for the first time, classis was being convened by and in the Elm Creek church. Rev. Pleiter especially welcomed Rev…
Rev. Julius VanSpronsen declines call to Neerlandia (Hope)
Rev. Julius VanSpronsen of the Immanuel Canadian Reformed Church in Edmonton has declined the call extended to him by the Hope Canadian Reformed Church in Neerlandia.
Neerlandia (Hope) calls Rev. Julius VanSpronsen
The Hope Canadian Reformed Church in Neerlandia extends a call to Rev. Julius VanSpronsen of the Immanuel Canadian Reformed Church in Edmonton.
Devon Lord’s Supper schedule changes
March 20, 2024 Devon
The Devon Canadian Reformed Church plans to celebrate Lord’s Supper six times per year on the first week (Sunday) of May, July, September, November, January, and March.
Press release of Classis Niagara (Smithville) convened on March 20, 2024
March 20, 2024 Smithville March 2024
On behalf of the convening church, Smithville, Rev Swaving opened the meeting in a Christian manner. In prayer he remembered the seminary, the decline of the extension of call to Rev. Sinke by Dunnville West, the vacancies in the classis, the installation of Rev John Louwerse in Grassie, the upcoming…
Press release of Classis Pacific East (Nooksack Valley) convened on March 6, 2024
Rev. Calvin Vanderlinde, on behalf of the convening church, Nooksack Valley, called the meeting to order. Rev. Vanderlinde read from Isaiah 65:17-25, and those present sang Hymn 36:1-4.

The credentials were examined and it was reported that the churches were duly represented by their delegates.

Classis was constituted; the officers…
Press release of Classis Ontario West (Hamilton Cornerstone) convened on March 6, 2024
On behalf of the convening Church of Hamilton-Cornerstone, Elder Art Witten opened the meeting of the delegates with reading Acts 15:22-29 and speaking some appropriate words of meditation upon it. After the singing of Psalm 125:1-2, br. Witten led in prayer. Classis was then declared constituted with Rev. Kenneth Kok…
Elm Creek Lord’s Supper schedule changes
March 16, 2024 Elm Creek
The Elm Creek Canadian Reformed Church plans to celebrate Lord’s Supper six times per year on the third week (Sunday) of May, July, September, November, January, and March.
Cornerstone (Hamilton) Change of Worship Location
March 4, 2024 Hamilton (Cornerstone)
The Cornerstone Canadian Reformed Church will be holding their 9:30 am worship service for March 24th, 2024 at Redeemer University to accommodate the family and friends of those making public Profession of Faith.
Press release of Classis Alberta (Neerlandia) convened on February 8, 2024
February 21, 2024 Neerlandia February 2024
The Classis was opened in a Christian manner, with prayer to God thanking him for the recent ordination of Rev. Kos, and asking for God’s blessing on the approval of candidate Emadjeu’s call and his peremptory exam, Rev. Huijgen’s retirement in April, Rev. S. Van Leeuwen’s transition to Kerwood in…
Press release of Classis Niagara (Contracta) (Grassie Covenant) convened on February 7, 2024
Br. Ben Helder, chairman of convening church, Covenant Canadian Reformed Church of Grassie, led in opening devotions. He read Psalm 99 and led in prayer. He then invited those present to sing Psalm 95: 1, 3. The credentials were found to be in good order and classis was constituted. The…
Candidate Mark Vanderlinde sustains peremptory examination
Candidate Mark Vanderlinde sustained his peremptory examination at Classis Northern Ontario on February 2, 2024. The Lord willing, he will be ordained to the ministry in the Orangeville Canadian Reformed Church on Sunday, February 25, 2024 in the morning worship service (9:30 AM).
Press release of Classis Northern Ontario (Orangeville) convened on February 2, 2024
February 10, 2024 Orangeville February 2024
On behalf of the convening church Rev. Theo Wierenga opening the meeting in a Christian manner. We remembered in prayer the continuing vacancies in our classis, the churches who have recently received ministers, and asked for a blessing over the exam of br. Vanderlinde. After examining the credentials and finding…
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