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There Is Room for the Arts in the Church

The arts. Just what are the arts and how do they apply to our everyday living habits? The arts include a large number of skills and efforts. The arts include painting, drawing or sculpture – these are the fine arts because they are creative. Then there are the other arts such as are found in […]

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The Generation Gap

The generation gap is a term which originated in the world and has been adopted by the church. It refers to a gap which supposedly exists between parents and children or between the older generation (Establishment) and youth. The general meaning of generation gap is the lack of communication or understanding between the two parties […]

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The Federation Board began its new season with a few rearrangements and additions: Randy Meyer replaced Ron Van Overloop as President; Ken Kuiper became Vice-President for Randy Meyer; Linda Ekema replaced Sue Swart Van Overloop as Assistant Secretary; Jim Van Overloop became Treasurer in place of Tim Heemstra; Dave Lanting became Assistant Treasurer for Ken […]

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Spring Retreat

This year’s annual Spring Retreat was held April 10 and 11 at Camp Roger on Little Bostwick Lake. No one ever seems to know why the weather on these retreats always seems so cold and gloomy but it always is, and this retreat was no exception. But the bad weather did nothing to discourage the […]

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Spring Banquet in Northwest Iowa

“Unity and Fellowship Among Covenant Youth” was the theme for the spring banquet sponsored by the Doon’s Young People’s Society on March 10. The banquet was well attended by both the young People’s Societies of Jull and Edgerton. The spirit among the crowd was lively and gay, with a touch of anticipation for the coming […]

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Preaching Christ Crucified

I Cor. 1: 23-24 “But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumbling-block, and unto the Greeks foolishness; but unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.” There is that strong desire today to change the traditional forms of worship to God. Nor […]

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Patience

Ye have need of Patience. Follow after Patience. Run with Patience. In that little room of Interpreter’s house there sat two little children, each on his own chair, the eldest, Passion, and the other, Patience. Passion was the one who would have his good things now in this world to come to have his good […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

Our Young People An Easter Mass Meeting was held in First Church in Grand Rapids for all the area young people on Easter Day at 2:00 p.m. There were many special numbers provided and Rev. Veldman gave a short speech. Christ is risen!! On April 10 and 11 a Spring Retreat was held at Campy […]

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Three Letters From Prison

Three Letters From Prison By john H. Schaal Baker Book House, 149 pages, $2.95 Three Letters From Prison by John H. Schaal is a book written about three of the letters which Paul wrote while in prison, Ephesians, Philippians, and Philemon. The book is divided into sixteen lessons, each of which is followed by a […]

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