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. Dave Kooiker, Aubrey Van Briesen, Rachel Korver

This evening: Rochelle Kooiker, Claire Van Egdom, Alexa Meyer

Next Sunday morning: Shania Kooiker, Anna Poppema, Jayda Van Egdom

Next Sunday evening: Mrs. Dan Poppema, Jessica Kooima, Heather Van Engen

Ushers: For September: Ryan Kroese, Nick Netten, Vern Oostra


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 “The Sin of Lukewarmness” (Song of Solomon 5:1-8).


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 will be attending the meeting of Classis East this Wednesday as a delegate ad examina from Classis West to consider the emeritation request of Rev. den Hartog. Next week a pulpit exchange has been arranged for the second service. Rev. Griess will be preaching here while our pastor preaches at Calvary PRC.

The church visitors will be meeting with our Council this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Anyone desiring to discuss something with the church visitors should contact the clerk.

Classis West is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, September 28, at Randolph PRC. Delegates from our congregation are elder Ken Hoksbergen and our pastor. An Officebearers’ Conference on “Biblical Counseling” is scheduled for the day before Classis at Randolph PRC.

Collection totals for the month of August were General Fund $23,591.75, Received YTD $183,186.91, Budgeted YTD $183,000, Building Fund $4,749.75, Benevolent Fund $2,576.25, Balance $39,960.67, RFPA $301.25, Hull PRCS $8,601, Trinity CHS $4,549.50, Spokane PRC Building Fund $353, Reformed Witness Committee $342, PR Special Ed $507.

The membership papers of Larissa Van Den Bosch (nee Burgers) have been transferred to Heritage PRC at her request. We commend her to the care of our sister congregation.



Today: The Young Peoples’ Society will have their annual business meeting at 11:15.

     Sr. Young Adults’ Bible Study fellowship meets at 8:00 p.m. at the parsonage. The text for discussion will be the book of Jude.

Monday: The Consistory will meet at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday: Morning classes in Bible History (Grades 1–7): Lesson 3.

Wednesday: Wealth will meet at 9:45 in Hull PRC to study Lesson 3. Marlys Kuiper, Lisa Schiermeyer, and Patty Pollema have lunch. Kim Bleyenberg is the upstairs helper, and Kolette Villalobos is the nursery helper.

7:00-Heidelberg Catechism (Grades 8 & 9): Lord’s Day 30; 8:00-Essentials (Grades 10 & 11): Lesson 18, Q. 1-5; 9:00-Pre-Confession (Grade 12 and older): Canons 3&4:14, B5.

Thursday: The Council will meet at 6:30 p.m.

Martha Ladies’ Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Bible discussion will begin with Acts 27:21. Lunch servers are JoAnn Korver and Pauline Kroese.

Men’s Society will meet at 7:30 pm. The men of the congregation are warmly invited to attend. We will start with I Thessalonians 3:1 and Church Order art. 20.



Erika De Jong is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Leah Vink to Derick Grimm.

Darren De Jong returned home from the hospital on Monday.

Catherine Kooiker returned home on Wednesday.

Sydney Brummel had her appendix removed on Thursday at the hospital in Rock Valley. The surgery went well, and she returned home the next day.

Let us remember these saints and their families in our prayers. As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem. (Isaiah 66:13)



Doon PRC has formed a trio of Revs. Brummel, Decker, and R. Kleyn from which they plan to call a missionary to the Philippines.



HPRCS Collection Report: The current offering total is $50,849 of $64,485 budgeted YTD.

Christian Fellowship will have their opening meeting on Thursday, September 22. Supper will be provided and will begin at 6:30 followed by the annual business meeting. New members are welcome. Please sign up by the kitchen window if you plan to attend.

The Young Reformers’ Bible study will meet on Tuesday nights this season. We meet at Dordt College in the classroom building in room 1316 (down the hall from the theater). Our first meeting will be this Tuesday, September 13, at 7:00. Come and join us and bring a friend.

The Hull Protestant Reformed Grade School’s Fun Night will be held the evening of September 16. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy a fun evening of supper and games. Supper starts at 5:30 with games to follow. Hope to see you all there!

The Association for Protestant Education in Sioux Falls invites you to our annual lecture on Friday. October 14, at the Heritage Protestant Reformed Church at 7:30 p.m. Rev. Engelsma will speak on the topic “A Covenant School: How the Covenant Shapes Every Aspect of the Christian School.”

     Help Needed: The 2018 Young People’s Convention Steering Committee is in need of people willing to serve on sub-committees for the 2018 YP Convention hosted by the area churches. Each sub-committee already has a head person in charge. We just need some helpers. Sub-committees in need of help are as follows: Activities, Chaperone, Lodging, and Transportation. To volunteer for one of these sub-committees or for more information, please contact Emily Camarigg by email or phone at or 712-460-0474

Verse-a-Day Calendars: Check out the NEW flyer in the back of church to see a sample page of the daily-flip calendars! Loveland PR Fundraisers’ Committee is now taking orders for these beautiful, encouraging verse-a-day calendars. Price is $15/calendar. Sign up on the sheet in the back of church by October 9. Please direct all questions and/or payments to your church’s contact person, Sue Uittenbogaard.