August 13, 2017 (View Full Bulletin)

Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Evening: Trinity Christian High School and Spokane PRC Building Fund
Nursery this morning: Mrs. D. Poppema, Ashley Van Engen, Madalyn V.G.
This evening: Mrs. B. De Roon, Julia V.M., Jessica A.
Next Sunday morning: Mrs. C. Van Briesen, Ashley Van Egdom, Shelby A.
Next Sunday evening: Mrs. M. Maassen, Brooke V.E., Lydia B.
Ushers: For August: Nick Netten, Vern Oostra, Jake Van Engen

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 “Homeward Bound” (II Corinthians 5:1). Next week’s message will be “God’s Gift of Family” (Psalm 68:6).

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.
Our pastor was on vacation this past week. Rev. Guichelaar is scheduled to lead us in worship for both services today while our pastor preaches at Randolph PRC. We welcome Rev. Guichelaar to our pulpit and fellowship today.
Collection totals for the month of July were as follows: General Fund $29,331.37, Budgeted YTD $168,590.94, Received YTD $163,291.78, Benevolent Fund $4,755.20, Balance $20,778.42, Building Fund $4,671.25, Edgerton Free Christian School $447.30, Hull PRCS $11,516.90, Trinity CHS $7,418.71, Foreign Missions $308.75, Hull Evangelism Comm. $415.75, and Sunday School $385.00

CHURCH CALENDAR
Monday: The Consistory will meet at 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: The FMC will meet here at 7:00 p.m.
CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
Paul De Roon is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Kevin Warner to Derick Grimm.
Karyn Uittenbogaard returned home from the hospital last Sunday.
The ladies of the congregation are invited to a bridal shower for Jordana De Jong and Shelby Altena (fiancée of Caleb Groeneweg) on Monday, August 14, at 7:00 p.m. at church. We look forward to seeing you there!
Directory update: Greg and Rochelle Gritters’ address: 813 E. Prairie Street, P.O. Box 184, Boyden 51234. Greg: 712-441-6489 and Rochelle: 712-324-1774.

CHURCH NEWS
Immanuel PRC (Lacombe) extended a call to Rev. Guichelaar.
Due to Rev. A. Spriensma accepting the call as home missionary, the Byron Center PRC Council has formed the following trio for congregational consideration: Revs. Griess, Huizenga, and A. Lanning. The congregation will choose from this trio after the evening service on August 20.
Rev. Kuiper is preaching his farewell today in Edgerton. His installation as our denomination’s professor is scheduled for Wednesday, September 20 at Faith PRC.

REQUESTED ANNOUNCEMENTS
With humble and grateful hearts we would like to thank everyone for the help with the church cleaning bee. Your help is sincerely appreciated. Being enriched in everything to all bountifulness, which causeth through us thanksgiving to God. II Corinthians 9:11 – The Hoekstras.
SAVE THE DATE AND JOIN US: The Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School Foundation golf tournament is scheduled to take place at the Rock Valley Golf Course on Saturday, September 2. Registration begins at 1:00 with golf to follow at 1:30. A pork tenderloin meal will be served at 5:00. Everyone is welcome to come for an enjoyable day of golf or just for a meal. Registration for golf is $45 including the meal or $15 per person for the meal only. Registration is due by MONDAY, AUGUST 28. Please contact Seth Vis at smvis00@gmail.com or 712-¬449¬-5670 to register your team and those who will be coming to eat.
The Reformed Witness Committee is scheduled to meet on Monday, August 21, at 7:30 p.m. at Calvary.
WEALTH books are located in the back of church on a table and can be taken home today. Lord willing, our first Bible study will be held on Wednesday, August 30. We are still in need of a few volunteers: part or full time nursery helpers, part or full time helpers for the precious Jewels (3 year old) room, and one hospitality helper. Please contact Katie Westra at (712)578-8731 / ktwestra25@gmail.com or Lisa DeBoer at (712)3481432 / dldeboer712@gmail.com if you are willing to volunteer for any of these positions.