News From, For, and About Our Churches

Our Young People
On Friday, the twelfth of June, a Clue Hunt was held in Hudsonville for all the area young people. Many of us never knew there even existed such towns as Burnips, Borculo, and Beaverdam but we sure had fun finding them that night!
The Hudsonville young people, with the help o9s some of their mothers, have cleaned their church to earn money for the Convention in August. Even the guys turned out for some hard work that turned out to be a lot of fun anyway!
The Federation Board sponsored a program on May 10 in the Southeast Church featuring the Hope Heralds from our Hope Church in Walker.
On May 31 the Hudsonville young people sponsored a Singspiration in their church. There were many special numbers, including a saxophone solo by Bruce Lubbers. His saxophone and the cornet of Jerry Vander Kolk also accompanied the singing.
On April 12, the young people of Holland traveled to Kalamazoo for a special combined young peoples’ meeting.
Our Pastors
Rev. G. Lubbers from our Southwest Church has accepted the call to become missionary in Jamaica.
On May 6 Prof. H. Hanko gave a lecture in the South Holland Church on “Christian Social Involvement and the Coming of Christ.”
Mr. and Mrs. D. Vander Noort of South Holland, a daughter.
Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Lenting Jr. of South Holland, a son.
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Griess of Loveland, a son.
Mr. Henry J. Zandstra of South Holland and Miss Joanne Huizenga on April 18.
Miss C. Faber of South Holland and Mr. J. Holleman on April 24.
Mr. Ray Poortinga of South Holland and Cindy Lagestee on May 6.
Miss Wilma Haveman of Holland and Mr. Brent Overway on May 8.
Our Servicemen
Mr. Doug Miedema of Hudsonville has finished his tour of duty in the Armed Forces and has returned home. Welcome!!
The address of Dan Van Kampen from Holland is: PVT E-1 Danny J. Van Kampen, 387-56-3421, Co. B, 1st Bn. 1st BCT. Bde., Fort Polk, Louisiana 71459, 5th Platoon
Miss Beth Van Baren from South Holland to Redlands.
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Davis and three baptized children from the Lansing Ref. Church to South Holland.
Mrs. B. Buizinga from Harlem Ref. Church to Holland.
Profession of Faith was made by Les and Clare Haveman in Holland.
On June 2 a pre-synodical prayer service was held in First Church. The service was conducted by Rev. C. Hanko.
The Covenant Christian High Acappala Choir under the direction of Mr. Roland Peterson, gave a special concert in South Holland on May 19.
On May 26, the children from the Loveland Prot. Ref. Chr. School gave a program based on the theme “Great Is Thy Faithfulness.” Rev. Engelsma delivered a speech on “Going On In Confidence.”
And finally, congratulations to all those who have graduated this past May and June from grade schools, high schools or colleges.

Originally Published in:
Vol. 30 No. 4 June July 1970