The PR Seminary Heidelberg Catechism Conference is Here!

HC-Q&A 1-GermanAfter months of planning and preparation, the weekend of the PR Seminary Heidelberg Catechism Conference has arrived! Tonight, Friday night, and Saturday morning we will be commemorating and celebrating  the 450th anniversary of the beloved “HC” right here in Grand Rapids, MI – at Hudsonville PRC. We hope that all of our members, friends and supporters – young and old – will attend and benefit from this special conference. The conference is FREE and OPEN to the public as well. Join us for an enlightening and inspiring conference!

Below is the notice as it appears on the PRCA website. Check out the details and the links to find out all you need to know to make the most of this exciting event!


The Protestant Reformed Seminary is planning to hold a special conference commemorating the 450th anniversary of the Heidelberg Catechism this week Thursday to Saturday, October 17-19, 2013 under the theme “Our Only Comfort”.

Hudsonville PRC, which is helping to host the conference, has made a special website to provide information and promote this important event. You are encouraged to check out this website for all the information you need on this noteworthy conference. And we hope that you will also make plans to attend this profitable conference.

A flyer with the basic outline of the conference speeches has been prepared. Click here to download! And now you may also find the conference on Facebook! Promote the conference and spread the news among family and friends! Join the Seminary and its friends and supporters! Be edified and encouraged by the speeches! And enjoy rich fellowship with fellow saints from across the area and country!

PowerofFaith-HC450In addition, there will also be plenty of good literature for you to browse and purchase. Special book and pamphlets tables will be set up with materials on the Heidelberg Catechism and other Reformed topics. The Seminary plans to have a special table with information concerning its labors. Don’t miss these opportunities for adding to your personal and family library and for spiritual growth!

Recent updates:

Arrive early to hear performances by the Hope Heralds on Thursday evening and Bryan Westra on Friday evening. These performances will start at 6:45.

– Besides our three Seminary professors, conference speakers include Rev.Carl Haak of Georgetown PRC, Dr. Jürgen-Burkhard Klautke from Germany, and Rev. Angus Stewart from the Covenant PRC in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. Visit for more information and follow the blog which features daily devotions on the Catechism.

The 15 winners of the HC writing contest will also be announced and awarded at the Friday night session of the conference. You don’t want to miss this exciting event!

– Special Note: For those unable to attend the conference, each session will be live-streamed from Hudsonville PRC’s auditorium. Visit the Hudsonville PRC website and follow directions for the live-stream feed (upper right-hand corner).