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11
43rd Meeting of Classis Central U.S.
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19
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20
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Missions

Recent Ministerial News

Hope Reformed Church, Vacant (905) 458-7831
Posted 8/14/17
02:14 PM CST

It is with profound gladness that the Council of Hope Reformed Church of Brampton announces that Rev. John Bouwers has accepted our call to be the pastor of our church. His starting date in Brampton is yet to be determined. Praise the Lord!

Bruce Vrieling, Elder
Hope Reformed Church of Brampton



Bethel United Reformed Church of Brockville, Ontario, Vacant (613) 989-2743
Posted 8/10/17
12:22 AM EST

Candidate James Zekveld has declined a call to the Bethel URC of Brockville, ON.



Zeltenreich Reformed Church, Rev. Robert M. Godfrey (717) 354-9642 & Catherine
Posted 7/28/17
08:48 AM EST

As he has transferred his membership, the Consistory of Zeltenreich Reformed Church must retract Blake Denlinger's license to exhort.  He may soon be available for pulpit supply under the oversight of Proclamation Presbyterian Church, Bryn Mawr, PA.



United Reformed Church of PEI, Vacant (902) 629-1755
Posted 7/27/17
07:58 PM EST

The United Reformed Church of Prince Edward Island has extended a call to Rev. Ancel Merwin of the United Reformed Church of Thunder Bay.



Hope Reformed Church, Vacant (905) 458-7831
Posted 7/20/17
01:54 PM EST

Hope Reformed Church of Brampton has extended a call to Rev. John Bouwers of Immanuel United Reformed Church of Jordan.



Salem United Reformed Church, Vacant (905) 926-1692
Posted 7/6/17
10:49 PM EST
The Council of Salem United Reformed Church is pleased to announce that Mr. Han Gil Lee Graduate of the Canadian Reformed Theological Seminary has accepted the call to serve as Minister of Word and Sacrament.
You are cordially invited to the Ordination Service of Mr. Han Gil Lee Monday August 14, 2017 at 7:30 PM at Salem United Reformed Church 2607 Concession Rd 4 Bowmanville, Ontario


First United Reformed Church, Rev. Bradd L. Nymeyer (909) 591-9111
Posted 7/5/17
01:46 PM EST

With great joy and thanksgiving to God, the Council of the First United Reformed Church of Chino, California, announces that on Sunday, July 16, at our 10:00 a.m. worship service, we will ordain Mr. Jeff Munive as a minister of the Word.  Mr. Munive is a graduate of Mid-America Reformed Seminary who will be working as a chaplain.



Trinity United Reformed Church, Rev. Albert Bezuyen (905) 935-2737
Posted 6/23/17
03:09 PM EST

Licensure Extended for David Stares From: Trinity URC St. Catharines, Ontario. Clerk: John Van Dyk. The preaching license of Mr. David Stares has been extended for one year as of June 6, 2017, as granted by the council of Trinity URC in St. Catharines.



Trinity United Reformed Church, Rev. Albert Bezuyen (905) 935-2737
Posted 6/23/17
03:09 PM EST

Announcement: The candidacy for the ministry of Mr. Chris Stevens has been transferred from the URCNA to the PCA, and the congregation of Traverse City, Michigan, with an examination by the Presbytery to take place in September of 2017.


Faith Reformed Church of Telkwa, Rev. James Folkerts (250) 846-9710
Posted 6/22/17
01:12 PM EST

Call declined to the Reformed Church of Masterton New Zealand (RCNZ)


Bethel United Reformed Church of Brockville, Ontario, Vacant (613) 989-2743
Posted 6/20/17
10:59 PM EST

Bethel United Reformed Church of Brockville, Ontario has extended a call to candidate James Zekveld of the Rehoboth URC of Hamilton.


High Desert United Reformed Church, Rev. Thomas M. Morrison (760) 241-6238
Posted 6/17/17
09:37 PM EST

The consistory of High Desert United Reformed Church of Apple Valley, CA would like to announce that Mr. Austin Reed’s license has been extended for another year beginning on 18 June 2017. Mr. Reed may be contacted by phone at, 760-617-3993.


Sioux Center United Reformed Church, Rev. Bradd L. Nymeyer (712) 722-1965 & Mary
Posted 6/15/17
06:54 PM EST

Having recently been installed as Senior Pastor of the First United Reformed Church of Chino, California, Rev. Nymeyer is sending the following contact information update:

Rev. Bradd L. Nymeyer
3335 Centurion Place
Ontario, CA  91761-5042
RevN@ChinoURC.org
Study (909) 459-1075



Providence United Reformed Church, Rev. Harry Zekveld (519) 246-1261
Posted 6/12/17
01:48 PM EST

The Consistory of the Providence United Reformed Church of Strathroy, Ontario announces that Mr. Michael Jaatinen has successfully sustained his candidacy exam in Classis Southwestern Ontario and has been declared a candidate for the ministry in the URCNA.

We wholeheartedly recommend Mr. Jaatinen to the churches in consideration for a pastoral call. His contact information is listed below. We also recommend him for pulpit supply.

 Mr. Michael Jaatinen
(519) 205-0609 Home
(226) 927-7065 Mobile
mkjaatinen@gmail.com 


Rehoboth United Reformed Church, Rev. Steve Swets (905) 574-5527
Posted 6/12/17
11:27 AM EST

It is with thankfulness to our heavenly Father and with joyful hearts that the consistory of Rehoboth URC of Hamilton announces that Mr. James Zekveld is available for call to the Ministry of the Word and Sacraments. Mr. Zekveld has sustained his candidacy exam at the meeting of classis Southwestern Ontario on June 7, 2017, and we wholeheartedly recommend him to the churches in consideration for a pastoral call. His contact information is listed below. We also recommend Mr. Zekveld for pulpit supply.

In Christ's service,

The Consistory of the Rehoboth United Reformed Church of Hamilton, ON


Mr. James Zekveld

75 Falconridge Dr. Hamilton, ON L9B 2P3

1-647-463-1989

james.victor.zekveld@gmail.com



Grace Reformed Church, Rev. Hank Van der Woerd (780) 986-7855
Posted 6/10/17
01:50 PM EST

The Consistory of the United Reformed Church of Leduc, Alberta is announcing that Mr. Pete Van’t Hoff has successfully sustained his candidacy exam in Classis Western Canada and has been declared a candidate for the ministry in the URCNA.

We wholeheartedly recommend Mr. Van’t Hoff to the churches in consideration for a pastoral call. His contact information is listed below. We also recommend him for pulpit supply.


Mr. Pete Van’t Hoff

1-780-721-2333

petevanthoff@gmail.com



Oceanside United Reformed Church, Rev. Daniel R. Hyde (760) 803-0981
Posted 6/1/17
07:21 PM EST

The consistory of Oceanside URC has scheduled a licensure examination for Mr. Collin Welch on Wednesday, July 5 from 7:45-8:30pm.





Emmanuel United Reformed Church, Rev. Ralph Pontier (780) 674-3552 & Lois
Posted 5/30/17
10:34 AM EST

Emmanuel United Reformed Church of Neerlandia is pleased to annouce that Rev. Barry Beukema of Redeemer URC, Lacombe, AB has accepted our call to be our next pastor.  He anticipates moving from Lacombe to Neerlandia and being installed around the beginning of October this year.

Ralph Pontier, Minister Emeritus

Emmanuel Reformed Church of Neerlandia



Covenant Reformed Church, Rev. Doug Barnes (641) 620-1777 & Grace
Posted 5/18/17
11:03 AM EST

Covenant Reformed Church of Pella, Iowa, hereby announces that Mr. Bryce De Zwarte, a student at Mid-America Reformed Seminary, successfully sustained his licensure exam on May 17, 2017 and has been granted licensure to exhort. He can be reached at brycedezwarte@gmail.com or by telephone at 641-204-1580.


Zeltenreich Reformed Church, Rev. Robert M. Godfrey (717) 354-9642 & Catherine
Posted 5/16/17
05:21 PM EST

The Consistory of Zeltenreich Reformed Church, New Holland, PA has extended the license of Blake Denlinger to preach.  He may be contacted at denlingerblake@gmail.com 


Emmanuel United Reformed Church, Rev. Ralph Pontier (780) 674-3552 & Lois
Posted 5/16/17
12:04 AM EST

The Emmanuel United Reformed Church of Neerlandia, Alberta announces that Mr. Kelvin Tiemstra, a student at Mid-America Reformed Seminary, has successfully sustained his licensure exam on May 15, 2017 and has been granted licensure to exhort. He can be reached at kelvintiem@hotmail.com.

With gratitude to God,

Rev. Ralph Pontier, Minister Emeritus


Emmanuel United Reformed Church, Rev. Ralph Pontier (780) 674-3552 & Lois
Posted 5/12/17
02:17 PM EST

With the permission of his consistory and concurring advice from classis, Rev. Ralph Pontier was granted emeritus status effective May 8, 2017 preaching his farewell sermons on Sunday, May 7. A congregational farewell evening is scheduled for May 12. Rev. Pontier hopes to remain active in various aspects of ministry. He and his wife plan to move to Pella, Iowa later in May.


Emmanuel Reformed Church of Neerlandia, Alberta

Mr. Kevin Tiemstra, Clerk of Consistory