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Interview with Ed Gritters (2)

MHH:  So this small group that was left did what?  They reconstituted, but what did they do for a meeting place and a pastor, and what happened after this? EG:  They immediately asked Rev. Hoeksema to come and help them to decide what to do about it.  So Rev. Hoeksema came. One of the main […]

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Interview with Everett Van Voorthuysen (2)

MHH:  I’d like to explore that just a little bit further.  What was the thinking or the impetus behind the establishment of the school and the re-establishment in Redlands? EVV:  Rev. C. Hanko was our minister, and he really promoted that. We had DeBoer, then Vermeer, then Kuiper after ’53, then H. Veldman for four […]

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Interview with Everett Van Voorthuysen (1)

It is June 14, 2008, and I am interviewing Mr. Everett VanVoorthuysen [EVV] of Hope Protestant Reformed Church of Redlands, CA. His wife, Audrey Van Voorthuysen [AVV] has also made substantial contributions to this interview.   MHH:  Mr. VanVoorthuysen, where and when were you born, and who were your parents? EVV:  I was born in […]

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2014 Convention Report

Young people, do you realize how much work was put into the convention this year? I had the wonderful privilege of being able to participate in the convention as a chaperone. I was able to see the everyday activities of the conventioneers and see a small part of the behind the scenes work that had […]

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Hope Christian School in Redlands

On September 16, 1975, the Hope Christian School in Redlands opened its doors for its first classes. This was a moment of great joy, an answer to the prayers of many parents. Quite a few years had passed between the dissolution of the first Christian School in our Protestant Reformed circles in 1953 and the […]

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