March 18, 2018 (View Full Bulletin)
Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Evening: Hull PR School
Nursery this morning: Brittany Gritters, Julianne Laning, Alyssa Maassen
This evening: Heidi Gritters, Nicole Gritters, Jocelyn Mooy
Next Sunday morning: Kassandra Heynen, Deanna Hoksbergen, Sierra Meyer
Next Sunday evening: Koralee Heynen, Jayden Hoksbergen, Brooke Meyer
Ushers: For March: Collin Heynen, Heath Heynen, Colton Hoksbergen
Listen to the Reformed Witness Hour every Sunday on KLOH 1050 AM at 8:00 a.m. and KDCR 88.5 FM at 5:00 p.m. Today’s message is “Boaz: A Willing Redeemer” (Ruth 3:11-18). Next week’s message will be “Weep Not for Me, But for Yourselves” (Luke 23:28).
FROM THE CONSISTORY OR COUNCIL
We welcome all visitors worshiping with us today. May God’s name be exalted as we worship together. The order of our worship service is printed on the back of the bulletin.
Due to the Prayer Day service this past week a pulpit exchange has been arranged for the second service today. Rev. Engelsma is scheduled to preach here while our pastor preaches at Edgerton PRC. We welcome Rev. Engelsma to our pulpit and fellowship.
At their request, the membership papers of Caleb Groeneweg were transferred to Doon PRC and the membership papers of Jessica Kooima were transferred to Calvary PRC. We commend them to the care of our sister congregations.
With sorrow and regret the membership papers of Christina Kooiker were sent to her home at her request.
The baptisms of Leevi Michael, son of Justin and Candi Vink, and of Brennan Michael, son of Kevin and Danielle Warner, are scheduled to take place on April 8, during the morning service.
Catechism classes will not meet this week due to Spring break. The assignments below are for next week.
Today: The Young People’s Society will meet at 11:15 a.m. We will discuss Ephesians 6:18-24.
Tuesday: The FMC will meet here at 7:00 p.m.
Thursday: Christian Fellowship Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Bible discussion will begin with Romans 10:1
Next week Tuesday (March 27): Morning classes in Bible History (Grades 1–7): Lesson 23. Next week Wednesday (March 28): Heidelberg Catechism (Grades 8 & 9): Lord’s Day 24 Essentials (Grades 10 & 11): Lesson 14, Q. 3-10 Pre-Confession (Grade 12 and older): Belgic Conf. Art. 35
FAMILY VISITATION – Titus 2 – Zealous for Good Works
Monday, March 19
7-Aaron De Jong 8-Marcus Andringa 9-Peter D. Westra
7-Joe Bootsma 8-Dan Poppema 9-Dennis Hoksbergen
Tuesday, March 20
7-Blake De Roon 8-Dennis Burgers 9-Marlin Westra
7-Paul De Roon 8-Shane Davelaar 9-Mrs. Dave Groeneweg
CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
Jeff Van Meeteren is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Courtney Andringa to Derick Grimm.
Let us continue to remember our widows, widowers, and elderly, and all those who frequently, if not always, are unable to gather with us for worship on the Lord’s Day (Zach Andringa, Gary Brummel, Derick Grimm, Wilmyna Jansma, Catherine Kooiker, Joyce Kooiker, Ann Miersma and Minard & Cora Van Den Top). Let us continue to remember them in our prayers, as well as with cards and visits.
Calvary PRC has formed a trio of Rev. Brummel, Rev. Mahtani, and Cand. Langerak.
The Young Peoples Society thank all those who donated and those who attended the soup supper. Your support of our society and is greatly appreciated. All funds raised will go towards the cost of attending convention this summer.
The combined Men’s Society will meet in Edgerton PRC on Monday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. We will discuss Psalm 91. The after recess discussion will be on the Standard Bearer article by Rev. Guichelaar entitled “Smartphones, depression, our teenagers, and ourselves” which can be found in the December 1, 2017 issue. Those that plan to attend can meet at church at 6:10 to carpool to Edgerton.
Our Young People’s Society invites you all to their Resurrection Singspiration next Sunday at 7:45 p.m.
HPRCS Collection Report: The current offering total YTD is $158,565 collected of the YTD budgeted amount of $193,455 leaving a shortfall of ($34,890). We thank you for your support and ask that you continue to remember the needs of our school in the coming offerings.
You are cordially invited to attend the annual Calvary Young Peoples Society Potato Bake on Wednesday March 28, at the Hull PRC School. Please join us for a delicious meal of baked potatoes with all the fixings, ice cream with toppings, and pie served from 5:30-7:00. Proceeds assist our Young People’s convention costs.
Six Protestant Reformed high school choirs anticipate uniting together and presenting a concert at the BJ Haan Auditorium the evening of Thursday, April 12. We are expecting students from California, Colorado, Illinois/Indiana, Iowa/South Dakota, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Reserve the date for this history-making event.
Chaperone and nurse registration for the 2018 Young People’s Convention hosted by the five Midwest churches is now open! The convention is planned for August 13-17, 2018, at Lake Geneva Christian Center in Alexandria, MN. To register, go to www.prcconvention.com and follow the instructions under the Chaperone or nurse tab. If you have any questions, email us at email@example.com
Registration for the 2018 PRYP Convention opens March 15! Convention will be held August 13-17, 2018, at Lake Geneva Christian Center in Alexandria, MN. The hosting churches of the Midwest are excited to have you join us for an upbuilding week of fellowship and fun! For more information and to register, please visit prcconvention.com.
California Summer Retreat: Hope Redlands is hosting a retreat this summer from July 2-5. Registration will open March 31 at 8 a.m. PST with a limit of 69 attendees ages 18-35 years old. We hope you can attend! For more details and to find the link to register, please visit hopeprc.org and view the Retreat tab. If you have any additional questions, please email either Brad Potjer at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kayla Feenstra at email@example.com for registration details.
Future Teachers and Ministers: Information for the 2018 PR Scholarship Fund essay competition is now available. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the essay topics and submission requirements. Completed essays must be submitted by May 31.
An updated list of teaching positions is available on the back table.