In all my dad (Wolter Smit)'s years as a CRC pastor he always had the collection plate brought to him every Sunday, even when he was sitting on the stage at the front of the sanctuary. He felt...posted on: "Give Me the Collection Plate!"
Just to clarify your records, Maple Ridge CRC is in Classis BCNW.posted on: Is Your Church on the List?
The Christian Reformed Church Order Commentary by Henry deMoor provides an answer to your question on page 314-315. On those pages Henry answers exactly the question you are asking. Hopefully your...posted on: Long Distance Baptism Requests