Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Evening: Building Fund
Nursery this morning: Rebecca G., Linette G., Shayna D.R.
This evening: Mrs. B. Groeneweg, Leah G., Zoe G.
Next Sunday morning: Kalista H., Deanna H., Emily Groeneweg
Next Sunday evening: Karina H., Jayden H., Lydia H.
Ushers: For September: Ryan Kroese, Nic Netten, Vern Oostra
For October: Blake Meyer, Jake Van Engen, Zach 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 “Who is Jesus?” (Matthew 1:21). Next week’s message will be “A Letter to Those Preserved” (Jude 1,2).
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 this bulletin.
Classis West is scheduled to meet at Edgerton PRC this Wednesday. The delegates from our congregation are Elder Brian Kroese and our pastor. There will be an Officebearers’ Conference the day prior to Classis on Tuesday. The topic is “The Local Church and Missions.” Edgerton will also be holding a worship service on Tuesday night. As part of his examination before Classis, Pastor-Elect Ryan Barnhill will lead the service. May our Father in heaven bless the delegates of Classis and sustain Mr. Barnhill during his examination.
Tuesday morning catechism classes will not be held this Tuesday due to the Officebearers’ Conference. Wednesday evening classes will meet with one of the elders conducting the classes.
Next Sunday our pastor is scheduled to preach at Loveland PRC while Rev. Key preaches here. Our pastor plans to depart on Thursday. He is scheduled to give an Evangelism Committee lecture on “The Signs of the Coming of Christ and His Kingdom” in Loveland on Friday and to conduct church visitation there the following Monday evening. Lord willing, he plans to return next week Tuesday.
The church visitors are scheduled to meet with our Council tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. Anyone desiring to discuss a matter with the church visitors should contact the clerk.
Today: The Young People’s Society will meet this morning at 11:15. We will continue discussing Habakkuk 1.
Tuesday: Morning classes in Bible History (Grades 1–7) will not meet this week. Review of Lessons 1-5 next week.
Wednesday: WEALTH will meet at 9:45. We will study Lesson 4. Refreshments: Melinda V.M., Andria D.R., Sally K. Nursery: Michelle V.B. Upstairs helper: Amanda R.
7:00 p.m. Heidelberg Catechism (Grades 8 & 9): Test over Lord’s Days 1-5; 8:00 Essentials (Grades 10 & 11): Test over Lessons 1-3; Pre-Confession (Grade 12 and older): Test over TULIP and Belgic Confession Articles 1-7.
Thursday: Christian Fellowship Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. We will discuss Article 33 of the Belgic Confession.
CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
Mark Van Maanen is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Jason Van Maanen to Derick Grimm.
Dean Bleyenberg returned home from the hospital on Monday. May our heavenly Father continue to uphold our brother and his family.
Doon PRC has formed a new trio of Revs. Eriks, Griess, and Huizinga from which they plan to call a missionary to the Philippines.
Ladies of the church are invited to a Church Bridal Shower for Linette Groeneweg and Jacilee Andringa on October 17 at 10 a.m. at the Hull PRC. A light lunch will be served. This is a miscellaneous shower. If you would like to give towards a Walmart gift card, there will be an envelope in the kitchen for each bride with a card to sign, or you can give your own card.
Sunday School teachers and their spouses will meet tomorrow at the Hull Pizza Ranch at 6:30 p.m.
Everyone is invited to the 3rd and 4th chapel on Friday, October 2, at 8:45 in the Hull PR church. The theme is Christ, the Solid Rock.
The Association for Protestant Reformed Education in Sioux Falls invites you to a lecture by Rev. Steven Key entitled “Why Protestant Reformed Education?” on Friday, October 2, at 7:30 at Heritage PRC in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
The Executive Board of the Trinity Parents’ Circle will meet on Wednesday, September 30, at 7:30 at Trinity.
Reserve the Date: The Trinity Harvest Supper (formally called the promotional supper) will be on Monday, November 16, at the Hull Protestant Church. More details to follow.
The Protestant Reformed Teachers’ Institute invites prospective and retired teachers to the 61st Protestant Reformed Teachers’ Convention to be held on Oct. 15 and 16 at Hope Protestant Reformed Christian School. Please contact Susann Grasman at 647-5263 or firstname.lastname@example.org for registration information.
Special Education Deficit Drive: The Special Education Board is seeking your assistance with the financial needs of our programs in the amount of $284,000. 70% of the funding for our programs comes from these support drives, so we humbly ask that you prayerfully consider supporting Protestant Reformed Special Education with your financial gifts. Letters with more detailed information are available on the back table. You can use the envelopes attached to the letters or send your contribution directly to Protestant Reformed Special Education, 6340 Autumn Dr., Hudsonville, MI 49426. Thank you for your support.
Teacher needed: In January Faith Christian School (Randolph, Wisconsin) will be needing a teacher. This is a 22 hour per week position that includes working with our Discovery students, teaching 3rd grade math and language, and working with 1st and 2nd graders. Please contact Mike Vander Veen at 920-296-4406 or email@example.com or Ed Hoksbergen at 608-712-7514 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southwest PRC Evangelism: What must be the biblical and confessional response of Christians to the teaching of theistic evolutionists? This and other questions will be addressed in a lecture by Prof. Ronald Cammenga titled “Theistic Evolution: Should the Church Make Peace or War?” at Grace Community Church in Hudsonville, MI, on Friday, October 9, at 7:30 p.m. For more information and live-streaming visit CreationOrTheisticEvolution.com.