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Elder Labots was elected chairman of the consistory meeting of the First Reformed Church in the absence of Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte. Several young ladies appeared to make confession of faith including Marie [Mary?] Van Raalte. Some consistory men considered them too young to be admitted but after discussion, they were admitted to the Lord's Table. Communion will be served on the 23rd.
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Wakker, G.; Buursma, William; and Buursma, Althea, "Meeting Minutes of the Consistory of the First Reformed Church" (1864). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 273.