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November 7-8, 2011

Held in Indian River County, near Fellsmere, Florida

         CRPC churches from Suriname, Palm Bay, and Des Moines met in Fellsmere, Florida.

    The meeting was called to order with all churches represented and a quorum declared.  Elections were held for Moderator--Pastor Asgar Hamid, Secretary--Elder David Stevens and Preparer of the Short Report, Pastor Geoff Donnan.  A report was given by Pastor Dan Gibson on the status of the effort to rebuild the church in Southern Wisconsin/Northern Illinois.

    It was decided that the mission work formerly known as Milton will be hence known as Wisconsin/ Illinois and come under the oversight of King's Reformed Presbyterian Church and in addition to this work the Presbytery agreed to his working with RCM.

    Received reports from the other churches.  Received communication from a Reformed believer in South Africa and covenanted as churches to pray for the Reformed believers in South Africa

         Received reports from the other churches.  Received communication from a Reformed believer in South Africa and covenanted as churches to pray for the Reformed believers in South Africa.

         Discussions took place on 1) an article by Professor Hanko on the Trinity which was determined to be confusing, 2) matters of clarifying the source of authority for Presbyterian church government  from Scripture and some of its implications, 3) the matter of whether Roman Catholic "baptism" is valid.

       The next meeting was scheduled tentatively on July 9-11,2012  in Des Moines, IA and definitely on November 12-14, 2011 in Palm Bay, FL.

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