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When Many are One

Mrs. Van was early as usual. She walked slowly toward an old building. It was old, but the green grass on the sloping lawn all around seemed to garb it with dignity. It stood a little apart from the house around it and the whiteness of its pillars and the color and design of its […]

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What My Society Means to Me – March 1940

The highway stretched out before us! For a long time I sat gazing out of the car window as we rode along: gazing at the fields still covered with a thin layer of snow, at the trees grouped together on the side of a hill, at the old wood farm houses and the newly painted […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

Bulletins have been coming into the News Department with remarkable regularity, and that at a time when most ministers are vacationing. Perhaps the way in which many of them are vacationing has something to do with it. Since several of our churches have vacancies in the pulpit at present, it seems that every minister preaches […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

Hudsonville Church had a congregational meeting June 15 to decide on remodeling the auditorium and the basement. Apparently more seating space is needed in the church proper. Also they are considering the purchase of a new organ. Speaking of organs, the Southeast Mr. and Mrs. Society recently sponsored the Male Chorus in a very fine […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

Our regular news writer, Miss Alice Reitsma, is unable to perform her duties this month, as she is in Butterworth Hospital under observation. Lynden – Rev. Robert C. Harbach is considering a call received from our Redlands congregation Holland – The Young People’s Society has recently had a couple of interesting topics: Ron Elzinga talked […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

NEWS FLASHES Loveland- “what rich graces for ONE Day!” is a remark on the Loveland bulletin. It continues: “Certainly the whole day, this Sabbath, reminds us of blessed Calvary! This morning we attend the table of Communion; this evening the applicatory word will picture the Savior instituting His supper with all its blessed implications.” I […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

This is an Up-To-The-Minute report from Oaklawn regarding Convention Patrons. Churches No. of Patrons Hope 2 Holland 1 Creston 2 Grand Haven 1 First, G.R. 15 Southeast 2 Southwest 3 Hudsonville 0 Kalamazoo 0 Oaklawn 7 South Holland 7 Randolph 1 Hull 0 Doon 0 Lynden 0 Redlands 0 Loveland 0 Pella 1 Edgerton 1 […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

Experience and understanding comes with years. Therefore, we love and honor and respect the older generation. Mr. Peter Kooistra of 1st Church, celebrated his 94th birthday on Christmas. Think of it! Almost a century lf living. Mr. W. Kooienga, member of our churches since 1924 and now a member of S. E., passed away Jan. […]

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Mother’s Day

Are you ever curious to know how special days originate? I am. I looked up the origin of this one. It seems to have had its beginning in England or amongst the Yugoslavs who, for many years, have set aside a Sunday for honoring mothers. In the U.S. the day received national recognition as recently […]

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