Classis Lake Erie
of the Christian Reformed Church in North America
Classical Credentials

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The council of

Church Name

has appointed the following delegates (ordinarily one minister, one elder, one deacon) with their alternates to the meeting of the Classis Lake Erie scheduled to convene Saturday, March 5, 2016, 9:30 a.m. at Dearborn Christian Fellowship, Dearborn, Michigan:




We instruct and authorize them to take part in all deliberations and transactions of classis regarding all matters legally coming before the assembly and transacted in agreement with the Word of God according to the conception of it embodied in the doctrinal standards of the Christian Reformed Church, as well as in harmony with our Church Order. We testify that our council faithfully adheres to the doctrinal standards of the Christian Reformed Church and diligently and effectively attends to ministry within our congregation, community, classis, denomination, and the broader kingdom of God.

By order of the council.

Church Order Article 41

Article 41 of the Church Order calls classis to assist its member churches in the following way:

In order to assist the churches, the classis shall allocate sufficient time at its meetings to respond to requests for advice or help from the churches and, at a minimum of one meeting annually, shall allocate sufficient time to discuss at least one ministry issue that the classis considers to be especially important.

     In what aspect of your ministry would you like the assistance of classis?


     What aspect of ministry would you like to discuss at classis?


     Is there a question that you would like to address to any denominational board or agency?


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