Declined the call to the Barrhead CanRC: Rev. D. Poppe of Coaldale, AB.
Accepted the call to the Living Word CanRC of Guelph, ON: Rev. D. Agema of Fergus (Maranatha).
Sustained his ordination exam at Classis Manitoba of December 2, 2011: Candidate Steve Vandevelde, minister elect of the Carman East CanRC.
Called (a second time) by the Free Reformed Church of Albany, Western Australia: Rev. H. Alkema of Houston, BC.
Called by the Barrhead CanRC: Rev. D. Poppe of Coaldale, AB.
Called by the Living Word CanRC of Guelph, ON: Rev. D. Agema of Fergus (Maranatha).
The Mission Board of the Maranatha Canadian Reformed Church in Surrey BC has re-launched a website highlighting the work in Brazil. The web site address is www.missionboardbrazil.org
New address for candidate Justin Roukema: 17 Garibaldi Dr., Brampton ON, L6X 4Y7. Phone 905-455-2889. Justin remains available for call while he is doing some work for the Brampton congregation.
Called by the Bethel CanRC of Toronto to serve as a missionary in Papua New Guinea: Rev. C. Kleyn of Kerwood, ON.
The Fall Office Bearers’ Conference has been scheduled for Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 9:30 AM in the Ancaster Canadian Reformed Church building (575 Shaver Road Ancaster) Speaker: Dr. J. Van Vliet, Professor of Dogmatics at the Canadian Reformed Theological Seminary The topic for this conference is: “The Church's Confessions in Congregations Today” "No creed but Christ!" That's a slogan that is heard from time to time. Or the question is raised, "How can confessions written centuries ago still be relevant in our iPhone age?" And, practically speaking, how can office bearers make effective use of the confessions in their work? These questions will be addressed as we explore the blessed and beautiful heritage we have in the ecumenical creeds and the Three Forms of Unity.
Declined the call to the Chilliwack CanRC: Rev. H. Alkema of Houston, BC.
Accepted the call to the Carman East CanRC: Candidate Steve Vandevelde
Declined the call from the Cornerstone CanRC, Hamilton, ON to serve as co-pastor: Rev. John Louwerse of Neerlandia, AB.
Called by the CanRC at Chilliwack, BC: Rev. Hendrik Alkema of Houston, BC.