Sessions of Holland Classis RCA
Next Special Session: Thursday, January 11, 2018. Session begins at 6:30pm at First Reformed Church 630 State Str. Holland. The purpose of the this session to discuss together the future of the RCA using the material set forth by an RCA team led by the RCA Interim General Secretary. Rev. Chris DeVos, from Colossian Forum, will serve as facilitator.
Next Stated Session: Tuesday January 23, 2018. The Session begins at 6:30PM
Location: Lifetree Community Church (10933 Lake Michigan Drive (M-45) West Olive)
Stated Session dates for 2018: January 23-LifeTree Church; March 27-LifeQuest Church; May 22-Pillar Church; September 25-Alas de Aguila (Holland) (Standard Formula: Fourth Tuesdays of January, March, May and September)
Special Sessions (ordinations, installations, etc.) are scheduled by the declaration of the Classis President.
Items for Preparation for the Stated Session:
- Orientation Letter:
- Stated Session Agenda: Stated Session 2018-1-23 Agenda
- Treasurer’s Report
- Committee Reports: Committee Reports Jan2018
- Election of Vice President: Nomination for Classis Vice President
- Installation of Officers: Installation of officers 2018-1-23
- Job Description for Classis Coordinator: Job Description Classis Coordinator FINAL 1-8-18
Individual Committee Reports
Note: All committee reports are included above in the “Committee Reports” document,
Below are addendum documents referred to within that committee report.
Overtures & Judicial Business: Proposed Amendments2017-18; HC Overture-Rescind Action; HC Overture-Declaration Meaning; HC Bylaw Changes Jan2018
Nominations Committee Report: Nomination for Classis Vice President
Student Support & Supervision Report:
Executive Committee Report:
Church Multiplication Team Report
Minister Support & Supervision Report:
Church Support & Supervision Report:
Commissioned Pastor Support & Supervision Report
Stewardship & Finance Report:
Minutes of Previous Stated Sessions See below for minutes of previous sessions.
Minutes of Special Sessions See below for minutes of previous sessions.
Minutes from Previous Sessions:
September 26, 2017 Stated Session: Stated Session 2017-9-26 Minutes; Stated Session 2017-9-26 Summary; Committee Reports Sept2017; COH – Budget Comparison – August 2017; Rotation-Ministers to GS2018; Rotation-Ministers to GLS2018; Church Rotation-2018Synods
May 23, 2017 Stated Session: Session 2017-5-23 Minutes; Session 2017-5-23 Comm Reports; COH – Budget Comparison – April 2017; CLASSIS FINANCIAL – April 2017; Session 2017-5-23 Exam Schedule; Session May2017 Contract Packet Policy; Report CMM May 2017 Lopez
March 28, 2017 Stated Session: Stated Session 2017-3-28 Minutes; Stated Session 2017-3-28 Summary; Stated Session 2017-3-28 Comm Reports; COH – Budget Comparison – February 2017; CLASSIS FINANCIAL – February 2017
January 24, 2017 Stated Session: Stated Session 2017-1-24 Minutes; Stated Session 2017-1-24 Summary; Committee Reports-Jan2017; 2017 HolClassis GS Delegates; 2017 HolClassis GLR Delegates; COH – Budget Comparison – December 2016; CLASSIS FINANCIAL – December 2016; OJB Report Jan2017; proposedamendmentsenglish2016