November 12, 2017 (View Full Bulletin)

Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Evening: Trinity Christian High School and Emeritus Fund
Nursery this morning: Mrs M. Maassen, Rachel K., Kalaya O., Grace P.
This evening: Alexa M., Anna P., Karyn U., Claire V.E.
Next Sunday morning: Mrs D. Rozeboom, Elizabeth P., Kelsey U., Aubrey V.B.
Next Sunday evening: Alyssa U., Mrs. C. Van Briesen, Jayda V.E., Heather V.E.
Ushers: For November: Marcus Andringa, Daniel Baker, Jeremy Baker
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 “Abounding in Love (Part 2)” (I Thessalonians 3:11-13). Next week’s message will be “Thanks Be To God” (II Corinthians 9:15).

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.
We will have a singspiration after the evening service tonight. We plan to sing from the revised Psalter sample.
The Council presents the following nominees for the special offices. For elder: Brian Gritters, Brian Kroese, Brent Meyer, Chad Uittenbogaard, Evert Van Maanen, and Henry Van Maanen. For deacon: David Camarigg, Aaron De Jong, David Rozeboom, and Peter S. Westra. Anyone who believes they have a lawful objection against the nomination of any of these men should contact the clerk of the Council. The congregational meeting has been scheduled for Monday, November 27, at 7:30 p.m.
Collection totals for the month of October were General Fund $25,732.99, Received YTD $230,246.85, Budgeted YTD $240,844.20, Benevolent Fund $5,991.30, Balance $18,062.00, Building Fund $6,316.50, PR Scholarship Fund $339.40, Hull PRCS $6,835.85, Trinity CHS $5,781.75, Beacon Lights $269.75, Lynden Covenant CS $662.00, PR Special Ed. $406.75, Hull Evangelism Committee $352.00, and Foreign Missions $516.50.

CHURCH CALENDAR
Today: The Young People’s Society will meet at 11:15. We will discuss Ephesians 3:1-9.
Monday: The consistory will meet at 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: Morning classes in Bible History (Grades 1–7): Lesson 10 this week. Next week we will have a review of Lessons 6-10.
Wednesday: WEALTH will meet at 9:45 a.m. We will be studying Lesson 11. Nursery Helpers: Britney W., Kim D.J., and Danielle W. Upstairs Helper: Michelle V.B. Lunch: Danielle W., Lois V.M., and Marjean B.
7:00-Heidelberg Catechism (Grades 8 & 9): Lord’s Day 10; 8:00-Essentials (Grades 10 & 11): Lesson 6, Q. 4-9; 9:00-Pre-Confession (Grade 12 and older): Belg. 16; Canons 1:6,7,10.
Thursday: Christian Fellowship Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Bible discussion will begin with Romans 8:18.

CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
Leah Vink is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Ryan Kroese to Derick Grimm.
Let us continue to remember our widows, widowers, elderly, and all those who frequently, if not always, are unable to gather with us for worship on the Lord’s Day (Jack Andringa, Zach Andringa, Gary Brummel, Derick Grimm, Margaret Hoekstra, Wilmyna Jansma, Catherine Kooiker, and Minard & Cora Van Den Top). Let us continue to remember them in our prayers, as well as with cards and visits.

CHURCH NEWS
Southwest PRC extended a call to Rev. Engelsma.
Rev. Smit is scheduled to be installed as a missionary to the Philippines on November 26 during the morning service.
A special meeting of Classis West has been scheduled for Wednesday, November 29, in Lynden PRC for the purpose of examining Pastors-elect Brian Feenstra and Stephan Regnerus.
India: A delegation of Rev. Ron and Sue Van Overloop and Rick and Ronda Wieringa will be sent by Georgetown PRC this week Wednesday to visit the PRC of Vellore, India, for three weeks (Nov. 15 – Dec. 4). Pastor Van Overloop will be preaching in both the Tamil and English congregations, assisting in the training of pastors in the Sola Gratia Program, holding seminars on Reformed Doctrine, speaking at a retreat for doctors and medical students of the CMC of Vellore, and preaching in area village outreaches. The delegation plans to conduct Church Visitation with the VPRC while there, participate in congregational Bible studies, and visit with many of the members of the VPRC in their homes. Pray for the Lord’s blessing.

REQUESTED ANNOUNCEMENTS
Our Young People’s Society is selling KJV calendars and cards. Contact Sue Uittenbogaard at 439-2258 or csuitten@mtcnet.net or sign up on sheet on the back table. Thank you for your support of our Young People’s Society!
Sunday School: Program practice will be held this Saturday from 9 – 11 a.m.
All those 60 and older are invited to a game night with the young people on Tuesday, November 14, at 7:00 PM at Hull PRC. Young people, please bring two dozen goodies (per household) for goody trays. If anyone is willing to donate a pie or dessert, and if any elderly members need a ride to church, please contact Katie Westra at (712)578-8731 /ktwestra25@gmail.com or Amanda Moss at (712)722-3291/amandajomoss@hotmail.com.
The Hull PRCS Harvest Sale will be held November 17. A meal will be served
starting at 5:30, and the auction will begin at 6:30.
The junior high band and choir students from the Northwest Iowa Protestant Reformed School and the Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School will have their annual combined program on Monday, November 20, at 7:00 p.m. at Calvary Protestant Reformed Church. Refreshments and a time of fellowship will follow the program.
Everyone is invited to a chapel given by grades K-2 on Wednesday, November 22, at 8:45 a.m. at the Hull Protestant Reformed Church. Rev. Brummel will be speaking on our theme For Daily Bread We Thank Thee. We hope to see you there!
Save the date of Friday, December 1, at 7:00 p.m. for the 6th Annual Christian Education Lecture sponsored by the Association for Protestant Reformed Education in Sioux Falls. Rev. Cory Griess will be speaking on “The Need for Protestant Reformed Schools in a Post-Modern World” at Heritage PRC.
NEW Psalter CD Available! The Covenant Christian High School Choirs have recently recorded their 3rd Psalm CD Teach Me to Pray, which will be available in time for Christmas! Watch for a sign-up sheet coming next week.
Professor Engelsma will be interviewed by Christopher Arnzen on his radio program “Iron Sharpens Iron” this week Friday, November 17, from 4–6 p.m. EST. He will also be interviewed on Monday, November 27, from 4–6 p.m. EST. The subject for both of these interviews will be Professor Engelsma’s recent book, the Gospel Truth of Justification and they will build on Mr. Arnzen’s previous interview of Professor Engelsma this past September. You can go to the website www.ironsharpensironradio.com and click on the livestream box to tune in and listen from any device. The program can also be listened to by phone at (563)999-9206; press #3 for Christian Radio when prompted.
From the RFPA: Congregation, thank you for your support this past year. The RFPA is thankful to our heavenly Father for your gifts and prayers. These gifts allow us to publish and distribute books and the Standard Bearer at affordable prices. Readers from around the world receive and use these publications, often expressing to us their appreciation and gratefulness for this solidly Reformed material. Please keep this kingdom cause in your prayers!
A list of teaching positions is available on the back table.