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Elder de Bruin was chosen as chairman of the consistory meeting of the First Reformed Church in the absence of Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte. New members were received and some members transferred elsewhere. Mr. and Mrs. Hermanus Doesburg transferred their membership to Grand Haven. Jan Dinkeloo was admitted to the Lord's Table although his membership had not yet arrived from Kalamazoo. The Board of Education of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church informed the consistory that it had not yet received an offering from Pillar Church. There was a discussion about a Union League in which some members had membership.Te Roller was asked to refrain from communion because of his membership in the group, an organization offensive to some people in the congregation.
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Wakker, G.; Buursma, William; and Buursma, Althea, "Meeting Minutes of the Consistory of the First Reformed Church" (1865). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 313.