URC and CanRC hold concurrent classis meetings

Classis Central US (URCNA) and Classis Manitoba (CanRC) met in Sioux Falls, SD, on April 3 & 4, 2017, marking the first time the two federations held classis meetings concurrently. Delegates from both classes had the privilege of the floor during joint sessions, but did not vote on items of the other classis. Federational-specific matters … Continue reading URC and CanRC hold concurrent classis meetings

The Bredenhof cousins: Going to minister down under

How often do two pastors, serving the same denomination in the same country, accept calls to churches in a different denomination and country (but the same for both men) within days of each other? That scenario seems even more unlikely if the two pastors are first cousins—with the same last name. In God’s providence, that’s … Continue reading The Bredenhof cousins: Going to minister down under

NAPARC changes by-laws and constitution

When the North American Presbyterian and Reformed Council (NAPARC), met on November 19-20, 2013, in Flat Rock, NC, it adopted new by-laws and approved changes to its constitution. The new by-laws are already in effect, but changes in the constitution must be approved by NAPARC member churches. Those actions arose from a report by the … Continue reading NAPARC changes by-laws and constitution