Dutch roots; multi-ethnic fruits — A URC establishes itself in Cincinatti

A worship service, featuring a liturgy rich in responsive readings, marked the organization of Westside Reformed Church in Cincinnati, OH, on a chilly January 25, 2019 evening. The supervising consistory of Zeltenreich Reformed Church (New Holland, PA) called the service with the concurrence of Classis Eastern U.S. of the URCNA, and representatives from far-flung regions … Continue reading Dutch roots; multi-ethnic fruits — A URC establishes itself in Cincinatti

Northern Ontario’s URC connection

Congregations of some United Reformed Churches may feel as if they’re rather isolated from other URCs, but few churches are more distant from other congregations in the federation than the United Reformed Church of Thunder Bay, ON. Even though the church is located in Ontario, the Thunder Bay congregation is part of Classis Western Canada … Continue reading Northern Ontario’s URC connection

Covenant Reformed Church of Grande Prairie reorganizes

After being unorganized for several years, the Covenant Reformed Church of Grande Prairie (AB) is once again an organized congregation in the United Reformed Churches of North America (URCNA). Rev. William Van der Woerd, who has served the congregation for the past five and a half years, explains that the church’s council resigned in 2006. … Continue reading Covenant Reformed Church of Grande Prairie reorganizes

New pastor and bonus radio ministry for Escondido URC

One result of Rev. Chris Gordon’s move from Lynden, WA, to Escondido, CA, has been that the broadcast reach of his radio program, Abounding Grace, is greatly expanded. In addition to being aired five days per week, three times daily, in the Pacific Northwest, the half hour program is now also broadcast five times per … Continue reading New pastor and bonus radio ministry for Escondido URC

URC of Nampa dedicates new building

After ten years of renting worship space, the United Reformed Church of Nampa, ID, celebrated the dedication of its new building on March 31, 2012. Sunday worship services were first held in the new facility on April 1. The dedication service began at 3:00 p.m. with an informal time led by the church’s three elders. … Continue reading URC of Nampa dedicates new building