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Dear Editor I am very much enjoying the reminiscences of the late Rev. Cornelius Hanko in the Beacon Lights as edited by his granddaughter, Karen Van Baren. In Chapter 2, which appeared in the July 2005 Beacon Lights, I happened to notice an error on the map on page 8. Eastern Avenue Church (Eastern Avenue […]

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Grand Rapids, Michigan was at one time considered to be the city “with a church on every corner” and the Jerusalem of the Christian Reformed Churches, since many of the churches in the city were Christian Reformed Churches. The early immigrants who came to America from the Netherlands were mainly members of the Afscheiding (The […]

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