Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Evening: Building Fund and Edgerton Free Christian School
Nursery this morning: Kassandra H., Madalyn V.G.
This evening: Koralee H., Julia V.M.
Next Sunday morning: Deanna H., Jessica A.
Next Sunday evening: Jayden H., Shelby A.
Ushers: For March: Jordan De Boer, Seth De Jong, Greg Gritters
For April: Caleb Groeneweg, Collin Heynen, Heath Heynen
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 “Sexual Purity” (Exodus 20:14). Next week’s message will be “Christian Stewardship” (Exodus 20:15).
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.
With joy the Consistory announces that Hilary Andringa, Heidi Gritters, Shania Kooiker, Lindsay Kooima, and Kaitlyn Van Maanen have appeared before the Consistory to make confession of their faith. Unless there are any lawful objections, their public confessions of faith are scheduled to take place on April 9 during the evening service.
Our Consistory has granted the request of Hope PRC (Walker, MI) that our Pastor accompany one of their elders (John Van Baren) on a delegation to Myanmar to give instruction in the area of Reformed eschatology and church history. The men along with their wives are scheduled to depart on May 2 and return again on May 16.
Today: Young People’s Society will meet at 11:15. We will discuss Romans 9:9-23.
Tuesday: Morning classes in Bible History (Grades 1–7): Lesson 24.
Wednesday: Wealth will meet at 9:45 in Hull PRC to study Lesson 25. Katie Westra, Kolette Villalobos, and Crysta Brummel have lunch. Beth De Groot is the upstairs helper, and Katie Westra is the nursery helper.
Heidelberg Catechism (Grades 8 & 9): Lord’s Day 50; Essentials (Grades 10 & 11): Lesson 29, Q. 4-8; Pre-Confession (Grade 12 and older): Belgic Confession, Article 35.
Thursday: Martha Ladies’ Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Bible discussion will begin with Romans 4:1. Denise Gritters and Jodi Groeneweg have lunch.
FAMILY VISITATION – Waiting for the Lord – Psalm 37
Monday, March 27
7-Herm Boonstra 7-Jon Mooy 7-Jeff Andringa 7-David Rozeboom
8-Veryl Heynen 8-Dave Van Egdom 8-Bart Zandstra 8-Carl Bruinsma
9-Don Ver Meer 9-Duane Netten 9-Alex Van Ginkel 9-Peter D. Westra
Tuesday, March 28
7-Andy Moss 7-Mark Kooima
8-Daryl Van Maanen 8-Kevin Kooima
9-Alden De Jong 9-Steve Kooima
CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
Karmin Boonstra is asked to write to Gary Brummel & Dave Rozeboom to Derick Grimm.
Hennie Gritters is battling an infection and has been feeling weak. She is now living at Pleasant Acres temporarily. Let us remember her and her family in our prayers. Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. John 14:27
Congratulations to Mrs. Wilmyna Jansma who will celebrate her 90th birthday this Tuesday, March 28. Her family is requesting a card shower in her honor. Her address is 1410 Aspen Street, Apt. 109, Hull, IA 51239. We thank God for her many years. Praise God from whom all blessings flow!
Doon PRC called Rev. Huizinga to be a missionary to the Philippines.
First PRC (Holland) called Rev. Key.
The Men’s Society of Hull invites the men of the area churches to a Combined Men’s Society on Monday, March 27, at 7:30. We will be studying from 1 Timothy 2.
The Calvary PRC band and choir will present a program tonight at 7:45 p.m. The theme of the program is “Heavenly Home”. All are invited to attend.
Our Young People’s Society invites everyone to the Resurrection Singspiration at our church next Sunday at 8:00 p.m.
The Hull Young People are selling an updated copy of the area church directory for $7. To reserve a copy email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Calvary Young People’s Society would like to invite the congregation to their Potato Bake on April 5 at Hull PR School. Serving will be from 5:30-7:00. Please come out and enjoy an evening of good food and good fellowship while helping our young people raise funds for the convention.
Advance Notice: The Doon Martha’s Ladies’ Society will be hosting Ladies’ League on Tuesday, April 18, at 7 p.m.
Please reserve Saturday, May 6, for the Hull PR School Fun Run. Registration and more details will be available on the school memo and website this week. If any persons or businesses are interested in being a small sponsor, please contact Stephanie Van Maanen at 616-780-1373 or email@example.com
From the 2017 YP Chap Committee: Thanks for your responses! We are still in need of chaperones, especially more men willing to serve our young people. The 2017 Young People’s Convention will be held at Michindoh Conference Center from August 7-11. To register, go to our website www.prcconvention.com. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Registration is open for the 2017 Young People’s Convention! Registration forms and additional information can be found at: www.prcconvention.com/register. Be sure to submit your online registration form by Monday, May 15
Colorado Retreat: Come to the special 25th Colorado Young Adults’ Retreat from August 14-18, 2017, as we return to the original location of the first retreat: Covenant Heights Camp! The theme is “Rooted and Built-up” taken from Colossians 2:7. Limited registration is now open till the end of the month for all young adults ages post-high to 35. To register, go to our new website at http://lovelandprcretreat.org.
Special Education Deficit Drive: The PRSE Board would like to thank all those who responded to our fall drive. We have raised $186,428.00 of our $262,500.00 annual goal! This leaves us with a shortfall of $62,773. The PRSE Board is sending or placing in your church a letter with return envelopes in order to give to this drive, so please keep your eyes open for this letter. Please take a look at our updated website at http://www.prspecialeducation.org/ You can go to the Funds tab and scroll down to see our goal meter. Please prayerfully consider Protestant Reformed Special Education in your giving. Thank you for your continued support and prayers. “I will praise Thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” Psalm 139:14
The Protestant Reformed Seminary is sponsoring a conference commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The conference theme is “Here We Stand!” It will be held at Faith PRC on October 27 and 28 of 2017. There will be six speeches given by the three professors, Rev. Key, Rev. McGeown, and Rev. Mark Shand from the EPC of Australia. Please make plans to attend.
Beacon Lights is sponsoring a writing contest going on now through April 1, 2017. This contest is for anyone in 7th grade or older. There will be a prize given to each of the top 3 entries in each age category up to $200. For more information, go to our website at beaconlights.org or contact Abbie Eriks at email@example.com.