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At a consistory meeting of the First Reformed Church at which Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte presided and also served as clerk, Adriaan Kriekaard, Peter Lepeltak, Pieter Winter, and Anje Bolhuis were admitted into membership. [Kriekaard and Lepeltak became ministers in the Reformed Church in America.] The consistory was notified that some members were dissatisfied with the congregation and were leaving.
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Van Raalte, A. C.; Buursma, William; and Buursma, Althea, "Meeting Minutes of the Consistory of the First Reformed Church" (1857). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 371.