GS 1983 art 175

GS 1983 ARTICLE 175Appointments

Synod makes the following appointments:

  • 1.  Board of Governors
    • Ministers (Eastern Canada): Rev. P. Kingma, Rev. Cl. Stam, Rev. J. Mulder.
      • Substitutes: Rev. J. DeJong, Rev. M. Werkman. Rev. J. VanRiet­ schoten, in that order
    • Ministers (Western Canada): Rev. J Geertsema, Rev. M. VanBeveren, Rev. J Visscher.
      • Substitutes: Rev M. VanderWel, Rev. B.J. Berends. Rev. C. Van­ Spronsen, in that order
    • Non-ministers: A.L. VanderHout, H. Kampen, C.M. Loopstra, M. VanGrootheest, A. Hordijk.
  • 2.  Committee on Correspondence with Churches Abroad
    • E.G. Baartman, A.C. Lengkeek. Rev. M. VanBeve ren, Rev. J. Visscher(Convener).
  • 3.  Standing Committee for the Book of Praise
    • Rev. J. DeJong, Dr. W. He/der (Convener), Mr. M. Kampen, Prof. C VanDam, Mrs. H. VanHalen, Mr. J. VanHuisstede.
  • 4.  Committee on Contact with the Orthodox Presbyterian Church
    • J. Boot, Dr. J. Faber, Rev. W. Huizinga. Rev. P. Kingma, Rev. J. Mulder(Convener).
  • 5.  Committee on Bible Translations
    • Rev. J. DeJong, Rev. P Kingma, Prof. C. VanDam, Rev. J. VanRietsch oten(Convener).
  • 6.  Churches for Days of Fasting and Prayer
    • The Churches at Burlington-West and Edmonton (Providence).
  • 7.  Church for the Administration of the General Fund
    • The Church at Carman.
  • 8.  Church for the General Archives
    • The Church at Burlington-East.
  • 9.  Church for the Inspection of the General Archives
    • The Church at Burlington-West.
  • 10.  Church to Audit the Finances of General Synod 1983
    • The Church at Langley, BC.
  • 11.  Church to Audit the Finances of the Standing Committee for the Book of Praise
    • The Church at Brampton.
  • 12.   The Address Church
    • For Canada: The Church at Burlington-East.
    • For the USA: The Church at Grand Rapids.
  • 13.   The Committee for the Printing of the Acts
    • The chairman e.t. and the first clerk e.t. of Synod 1983.
  • 14.   The Convening Church for the next General Synod:
    • The Church at Burlington-West, Synod to be convened in the fall of 1986.

Synod decides that the Committees shall have the right. in case a vacancy occurs, in order to fulfill their mandate to bring their membership up to its original strength.