URCNA Classis Pacific NW declares candidate

  New Covenant United Reformed Church in Twin Falls, ID, hosted the October 20-21, 2015, meeting of the URCNA’s Classis Pacific Northwest. The candidacy exam of Mr. Benjamin Davenport was the primary matter on the agenda. Examiners and sessions consisted of Rev. Russell Herman (Practica), Rev. Jonathan Van Hoogen (Bible Knowledge), Rev. Nick Smith (Biblical … Continue reading URCNA Classis Pacific NW declares candidate

New pastor for URC in Sunnyside

Jordan Huff was ordained to the gospel ministry and installed as Minister of the Word and Sacraments at the United Reformed Church of Sunnyside, WA, on Friday, April 11, 2014. About 50 people attended the service, officiated by Rev. Chuck Tedrick (Calvary URC in Loveland, CO). Rev. Craig Davis (Grace URC in Kennewick, WA) read … Continue reading New pastor for URC in Sunnyside

Dayspring church plant in Boise

A church plant on the far east side of Boise, ID, is moving forward with faith and vision. Dayspring Reformed Church, a church plant under the supervision of New Covenant United Reformed Church in Twin Falls, ID, may have a rather unusual name, but it is rooted in Scripture. Dayspring comes from the prophecy of … Continue reading Dayspring church plant in Boise

Bittersweet beginning in Boise

When Classis Pacific Northwest of the URCNA met on April 16, 2013, it salvaged a difficult situation by concurring that a church plant in Boise, ID, was the best solution. As reported earlier in Christian Renewal, the October 2012 meeting of Classis had encouraged Cloverdale URC in Boise, ID, and its pastor, Rev. Jonathan Van … Continue reading Bittersweet beginning in Boise

URCNA Classis Pacific Northwest: Joy and pain for delegates

When Classis Pacific Northwest of the URCNA met in Lynden, WA, on October 16 & 17, it had good reasons for rejoicing; it witnessed two successful exams and welcomed a new congregation. It took care of business, passing an overture regarding the Proposed Joint Church Order (PJCO). But it also dealt with a painful situation, … Continue reading URCNA Classis Pacific Northwest: Joy and pain for delegates

URCNA Classis Pacific Northwest: Ordination exam, OPC mission report

When Classis Pacific Northwest of the URCNA met on April 24, 2012, the main matter of business was the ordination exam of Mr. Jared Beaird. Mr. Beaird, who has been called by the Belgrade URC to plant a church in Missoula, MT, successfully sustained his exam. He describes the experience as “a relief as well … Continue reading URCNA Classis Pacific Northwest: Ordination exam, OPC mission report

URCNA Classis Pacific Northwest: New candidate, songbook overture

When Classis Pacific Northwest met on October 18, it unanimously sustained Angelo Contreras as a candidate for ministry in the URCNA and passed an overture of recommendations for the federation’s Songbook Committee. Classis met at Trinity URC in Visalia, CA, with elder Paul Scharold (Grace URC; Kennewick, WA) serving as Chairman and Rev. Chris Gordon (Lynden URC; … Continue reading URCNA Classis Pacific Northwest: New candidate, songbook overture