Classical Credentials

Classis Credentials Report – this is a link to a blank report can be filled out by each church prior to each classis meeting and sent to the Stated Clerk.

There is also the preferred option of filling out our Online Credentials Report below which allows you fill out and submit your credentials report to the Stated Clerk electronically.

There is also the preferred option of filling out our Online Credentials Report below which allows you fill out and submit your credentials report to the Stated Clerk electronically.

Classical Credentials

For ministers, elders, and deacons
To Classis Georegetown to convene


Select the date for the classis meeting you are submitting credentials for.
Enter the location where this classis meeting will be held.

The council of

Spell out the full name, please don't use CRC abbreviation.
City and state where your church is located.

has appointed the following delegates and alternates to the meeting of the classis referred to above.


Full name of the first delegate.
Full name of the second delegate.
Full name of the third delegate. (deacon delegate if applicable, cf. Church Order Supplement, Article 40-a) Type N/A if none
Full name of the first alternate. N/A if none.
Full name of the second alternate. N/A if none.

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.

Questions Under Church Order Article 41

Church Order Article 41 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.


by order of the council,

Full name of your council president.
Full name of the person submitting this information.
Full name of your council clerk.
Email address where we'll send confirmation of this form.