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It was reported in Ter Nagedachtenis van Rev. Cornelius van der Meulen that Vander Meulen was installed as pastor of the Second Reformed Church. Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte preached the sermon that morning on I Thessalonians 5.25 (page 125). The newly installed pastor preached at the afternoon service.




Grand Rapids, Michigan


In Dutch; translation by Dr. Henry ten Hoor, 2001.

Description of the document by Dr. Elton J. Bruins.

About the collection:

Elton J. Bruins, long-time professor in the Department of Religion at Hope College, spent years collecting documents by and about Albertus C. Van Raalte, founder of Holland, Michigan and early patron of Hope College. Documents were gathered from dozens of public and private collections, making a nearly exhaustive collection of Van Raalte's writings and reflections. It is these documents that make up the "Van Raalte Papers."

Digitizing the Van Raalte papers was supported by the Dutch Culture USA program by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York. The project was done in partnership with Heritage Hall at Calvin University, which also digitized its Van Raalte collections.


Ter Nagedachtenisvan Rev. Cornelius van der Meulen

It Was Reported in Ter Nagedachtenis Van Rev. Cornelius Van Der Meulen That Vander Meulen Was Installed as Pastor of the Second Reformed Church.