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Saturday, July 08, 2017 - International Conference of Reformed Churches (ICRC)

The International Conference of Reformed Churches (ICRC) will be holding its quadrennial meeting in the Immanuel United Reformed Church (evening sessions) and the Heritage Christian School (daytime sessions) in Jordan Station, Ontario, from July 13 – 19, 2017. A Prayer Service will be held on Wednesday evening, July 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Immanuel United Reformed Church, Jordan Station. The Rev. Raymond Sikkema will preach. On Thursday evening, July 13, the Rev. Hiralal Solanki will speak on “A Brief Overview of Christian Missions in India”, on Friday evening, July 14, the Rev. Dr. Derek Thomas will speak on “John Calvin’s Preaching and the Book of Job”, on Monday evening, July 17, Prof. Dr. Matthew Ebenezer will speak on “Bringing the Reformed Faith to India” and on Tuesday evening, July 18, the Rev. Dr. Joel Beeke speak on “Reformed Piety: Covenantal and Experiential.” All evening meetings will commence at 7:30 p.m. The public is more than welcome to attend.


Monday, July 03, 2017 - Lord's Supper Date Changed

The date of the next Lord's Supper celebration at the Calgary Canadian Reformed Church has been changed from Sunday, July 9, 2017, to Sunday, July 16, 2017, in the morning service.


Monday, July 03, 2017 - Call Declined

Declined the call extended to him by the the Attercliffe Canadian Reformed Church: Rev. D. Wynia of the Lincoln Canadian Reformed Church.


Sunday, July 02, 2017 - Call declined

Declined the call by the Free Reformed Church of Armadale, Western Australia to serve as missionary in North Eastern Papua New Guinea: Rev. Arend Witten of the Vernon Canadian Reformed Church, B.C.


Monday, June 26, 2017 - Call Declined

Declined the called by the Yarrow Canadian Reformed Church in Yarrow, BC: Rev. R. Vermeulen of the Trinity Canadian Reformed Church in Glanbrook, ON.


Saturday, June 24, 2017 - Calls Declined

Declined the calls to the St. Albert Canadian Reformed Church, Alberta, and to the Free Reformed Church of Melville, Western Australia: Rev. Arend Witten of the Vernon Canadian Reformed Church, B.C.


Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Press Release of Classis Central Ontario (Bethel Toronto), June 16, 2017

The Press Release of Classis Central Ontario (Bethel Toronto), June 16, 2017, can be found here.


Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Press Release of Classis Niagara (Smithville) June 21, 2017

The press release of Classis Niagara (Smithville) June 21, 2017 can be found here.


Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Call Extended

Called by the Bethel United Reformed Church of Brockville, Ontario: Candidate James Zekveld, graduate (2017) of the Canadian Reformed Theological Seminary.


Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - Examination to Speak an Edifying Word Sustained

Examined by Classis Northern Ontario, June 9, 2017 and granted permission to speak an edifying word: br. Darren Feenstra.


Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - Press Release Classis Northern Ontario (Elora), June 9, 2017

The Press Release Classis Northern Ontario (Elora), June 9, 2017, can be found here.


Thursday, June 08, 2017 - Call Extended

Called by the Canadian Reformed Church at Yarrow, B.C.: Rev. R. Vermeulen of the Trinity Canadian Reformed Church in Glanbrook, ON.


Tuesday, June 06, 2017 - Press Release of Classis Pacific East, June 1, 2017

The Press Release of Classis Pacific East, June 1, 2017 (Aldergrove) can be found here.


Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - Lord's Supper Date Changed

The date of the next Lord's Supper celebration at the Coaldale Canadian Reformed Church has been changed from Sunday, July 9, 2017, to Sunday, July 2, 2017, in the morning service.


Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - New Location for Blessings Christian Church

Blessings Christian Church is moving!  We will no longer be using the SDA building on Concession but will now be renting Stanley Avenue Baptist Church located at 115 Stanley Avenue in Hamilton, ON.  Join us for worship at 10.30 am and 6.30 pm!


Thursday, May 25, 2017 - Press Release of Classis Ontario West(Cornerstone), May 24, 2017

The Press Release of Classis Ontario West, May 24, 2017 (Cornerstone) can be found here.


Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - Lord's Supper date changed

The next celebration of the Lord's Supper at the Covenant Canadian Reformed Church at Grassie has been changed from the morning service on June 4 to the morning service on June 11, the Lord willing.


Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - Call Extended

Called by the Free Reformed Church of Melville, Western Australia: Rev. Arend Witten of the Vernon Canadian Reformed Church, B.C.


Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - Call Extended

Called by the Free Reformed Church of Armadale, Western Australia for work as missionary in North Eastern Papua New Guinea: Rev. Arend Witten of the Vernon Canadian Reformed Church, B.C.


Monday, May 15, 2017 - 2017 Canadian Reformed Missions Conference

The 2017 Canadian Reformed Missions Conference will be convened June 9 and 10 in the Aldergrove Canadian Reformed Church. James Beeke will be speaking on Christian Schools in the Mission Field. And Julius van Spronsen will present personal reflections on post-field care for families when they return to their passport country.

 

More information can be found at reformedmissions.net under "events." You can also register for this conference on that website.


Monday, May 15, 2017 - Call Extended

Called by the Attercliffe Canadian Reformed Church: Reverend D. Wynia of the Vineyard Canadian Reformed Church at Lincoln.


Thursday, May 11, 2017 - Press Release of Classis Manitoba, held concurrently with Classis Central US of the URCNA, April 3-4.

The Press Release of Classis Manitoba, held concurrently with Classis Central US of the URCNA, April 3-4 can be found here.


Monday, May 08, 2017 - Call Declined

Declined the call to the Pilgrim Canadian Reformed Church of London, ON: Rev. S. Vandevelde of the Carman East Canadian Reformed Church of Carman, MB.


Tuesday, May 02, 2017 - Call extended

Called by the St Albert Canadian Reformed Church: Rev. A. Witten of Vernon, BC.


Sunday, April 30, 2017 - Honourably Released

Granted honourable release under the provisions of Article 11 CO: Rev. Theo Lodder of the Canadian Reformed Church at Cloverdale. Rev. Lodder is therefore available for call. For preaching availability and other inquiries, you are invited to contact him at theo.lodder@gmail.com or 604-828-8508.