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Recent Ministerial News

Redeemer United Reformed Church, Vacant (403) 789-9035
Posted 11/27/17
10:33 PM EST

Rev. Harry Zekveld, pastor of Providence URC of Strathroy, ON, has declined the call to the Redeemer URC of Lacombe, AB.



Covenant United Reformed Church, Vacant (269) 743-7970
Posted 11/22/17
12:36 PM EST

The Counsel of Covenant URC of Kalamazoo, Michigan, announces that Lord willing, our Pastor-Elect, Phillip Stoffregen, will be ordained and installed at a service on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at 5:30 PM, at our church.  The Lord has already blessed our congregation through Pastor-Elect Stoffregen's ministry among us. We pray for continued blessings upon him, his family and our congregation, as they now take up full time ministry here. 


Myron Rau, Clerk

Covenant URC

Kalamazoo, Michigan 



Providence United Reformed Church, Rev. Harry Zekveld (519) 246-1261
Posted 11/15/17
09:34 PM EST

Mount Zion Presbyterian Church (ARP - Associate Reformed Presbyterian) at Moncton, New Brunswick extended a call to Candidate Michael Jaatinen of the Providence URC at Strathroy, Ontario. Mr. Jaatinen has accepted that call, with an ordination exam planned to be held at Trinity Presbyterian Church (ARP) at Chatham, Ontario in April, 2018 D.V. We give thanks that the Lord has given this opportunity to Michael and his wife Karen, and pray that the Lord will bless Michael as he prepares for his exam and for the ministry there.

George Wiegers, clerk - Providence URC at Strathroy




Trinity United Reformed Church, Rev. Brian Vos (616) 554-5510 & Debra
Posted 11/14/17
10:34 AM EST

The ministerial credentials of Rev. Nick Lamme have been transferred, at his request, to the Presbytery of the Midwest of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church. 



Covenant United Reformed Church, Vacant (269) 743-7970
Posted 11/12/17
01:15 PM EST

With gratitude for the provision of our Sovereign God, the Council of Covenant URC of Kalamazoo, Michigan, announces the acceptance of our call to Candidate, Mr. Phillip Stoffregen. An ordination / installation service will be planned and the date announced later.

Myron Rau, Clerk



Eastmanville United Reformed Church, Rev. Jephthah Nobel (616) 437-6313 & Arlene
Posted 11/9/17
10:42 AM EST

The Eastmanville United Reformed Church, of Coopersville, Michigan, is grateful to announce that Mr. Phillip Stoffregen successfully sustained his candidacy exam and has been declared a candidate for the ministry.  Mr. Stoffregen is currently serving as stated supply to Covenant United Reformed Church of Kalamazoo, Michigan, and has just received a letter of call from their consistory. 

We thank the Lord of the harvest for continuing to provide laborers for His vineyard and we pray for His continued blessings on all your labors.

The Consistory of Eastmanville United Reformed Church

Phillip Stoffregen                                                                                      7726 Hampton Oaks Dr.                                                                          Portage, MI 49024

Email:  pstoffregen23@gmail.com 
Phone:  (616) 216-1422


Redeemer United Reformed Church, Vacant (403) 789-9035
Posted 11/8/17
09:07 AM EST

Redeemer United Reformed Church of Lacombe, AB has extended a call to Rev. Harry Zekveld of Providence United Reformed Church of Strathroy, ON.



Faith United Reformed Church, Rev. Matthew Nuiver (616) 875-7533 & Lisa
Posted 11/2/17
09:44 AM EST

Faith United Reformed Church of Holland Michigan is grateful to announce that Mr. Tad Groenendyk successfully sustained his candidacy exam at our Classis meeting that was held on October 10, 2017 and has been declared a candidate for the ministry by our Consistory.  We recommend him for your consideration for pulpit supply and consideration for a call.  His contact information is listed below.

May the Lord bless you as we serve our Saviour together.

Faith URC Consistory

Mr. Tad Groenendyke, 8270 120th Avenue, West Olive, Michigan 49460
Phone: (312) 833-8428
Email: tad.groenendyk@gmail.com


Bethel United Reformed Church of Brockville, Ontario, Vacant (613) 989-2743
Posted 10/17/17
08:10 AM EST

Our heavenly Father has answered many prayers in that candidate Martin Peter Van't Hoff from Leduc, AB, has expressed his desire to take up the call from the Bethel URC Brockville. An ordination examination will be scheduled to take place in Classis Ontario East in the near future.

Praise God from whom all blessings flow.



Doon United Reformed Church, Vacant (712) 726-3333
Posted 10/9/17
02:38 PM EST

Rev. John Vermeer has accepted the call to Doon United Reformed Church, Doon, Iowa.



Bethel United Reformed Church of Brockville, Ontario, Vacant (613) 989-2743
Posted 10/9/17
01:30 PM EST

Bethel United Reformed Church of Brockville, Ontario has extended a call to candidate Peter Van't Hoff of the Grace Reformed Church of Leduc, AB.



Bethel United Reformed Church, Rev. Wm. Jason Tuinstra (616) 457-4001 & Jody
Posted 10/5/17
12:13 PM EST

The Bethel United Reformed Church of Jenison, Michigan, is grateful to announce that Mr. Arjen Vreugdenhil successfully sustained his candidacy exam and has been declared a candidate for the ministry by our consistory. We wholeheartedly recommend him for your consideration for both pulpit supply and, if the Lord should so lead, consideration for a call. His contact information is listed below.

May the Lord continue to bless your labors in service of our great king!

The Bethel URC Consistory

Arjen Vreugdenhil
18534 Oakley Ave
Lansing, IL-60438
vreugdea@gmail.com
708-394-3325


Doon United Reformed Church, Vacant (712) 726-3333
Posted 10/3/17
10:47 PM EST

The Doon United Reformed Church of Doon, Iowa, has extended a call to Rev. John Vermeer of Oak Glen United Reformed Church of Lansing, Illinois.



Escondido United Reformed Church, Rev. Christopher Gordon (760) 745-1679 & Darcy
Posted 9/27/17
04:50 PM EST

The Consistory of the Escondido United Reformed Church of Escondido, CA announces that Mr. Jason Vander Horst has successfully sustained his candidacy exam in Classis Southwest United States on September 19, 2017 and has been declared a candidate for the ministry in the URCNA.

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

Mr. Jason Vander Horst
jason.vanderhorst@yahoo.ca
(604) 614-2070


Escondido United Reformed Church, Rev. Christopher Gordon (760) 745-1679 & Darcy
Posted 9/27/17
04:45 PM EST

The Consistory of the Escondido United Reformed Church of Escondido, CA announces that Mr. James Ogle has successfully sustained his candidacy exam in Classis Southwest United States on September 19, 2017 and has been declared a candidate for the ministry in the URCNA.

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

Mr. James Ogle
jamesogle7@gmail.com
(562) 332-3849


Sioux Center United Reformed Church, Vacant (712) 722-1965
Posted 9/27/17
10:07 AM EST

Rev. Greg Lubbers, Covenant URC of Byron Center, MI, has declined a call to Sioux Center URC in Sioux Center, IA.



Emmanuel United Reformed Church, Vacant (780) 674-3552
Posted 9/18/17
11:19 PM EST

With thanks to our Heavenly Father, we invite you to join with us for the installation of Rev. Barry Beukema as our next pastor on Friday, September 29 at 7:30 PM in the Barrhead United Church building, 5102 60th Street, Barrhead, Alberta.


Kevin Tiemstra

Clerk of Emmanuel Reformed Church of Neerlandia



Dutton United Reformed Church, Rev. Brian Najapfour (616) 698-7467 & Sarah
Posted 9/8/17
10:54 PM EST

Dutton United Reformed Church has an opportunity for a full-time pastor beginning January 1, 2018. Our current pastor, Rev. Brian Najapfour, will be undertaking full-time Ph.D. studies beginning in 2018 before returning to the Philippines.

Contact the Pastor Search Committee for more information. All inquiries are confidential.  Please contact:  Mark VanSolkema, Committee Chairman/ Dutton United Reformed Church/ 6950 Hanna Lake SE / Caledonia MI 49316

Email: SearchCommittee@DuttonURC.org



United Reformed Church of Thunder Bay, Rev. Ancel Merwin (807) 623-4241 & Linda
Posted 9/6/17
10:29 AM EST

Rev. Ancel Merwin, pastor of the U.R.C. of Thunder Bay, ON, Canada, has declined the call to the U.R.C. of Prince Edward Island, PEI, Canada.


Immanuel United Reformed Church of Jordan, Rev. John A. Bouwers (905) 562-8223 & Julie
Posted 8/15/17
03:18 PM EST

Rev. John A. Bouwers, pastor of Immanuel URC of Jordan, ON, having accepted the call to serve as pastor of Hope Reformed (URC) in Brampton, ON, has declined the call to Providence Canadian Reformed Church of Hamilton, ON.



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