MORNING WORSHIP – 9:30 A.M.                  EVENING WORSHIP – 6:00 P.M.

Scripture: Proverbs 22                                            Scripture: Genesis 16

Text: Lord’s Day 42                                              Text: Genesis 16:1-6

Sermon: The Man Diligent in His Business         Sermon: A Child by Hagar

  1. What He Promotes                                     I. The Plan
  2. How He Works                                                 II. The Conception

III. Where He Stands                                           III. The Flight

Psalters: 11; 215; 25; 393                                      Psalters: 400; 346; 304; 175

Offerings:  General Fund                                     Offerings: Trinity Christian High


                                                            (Disc #1145)

Offerings next week are for the following causes:

Morning: General Fund and Benevolence

Evening: Hull PR School and Genesis PR School (Lacombe)

Nursery this morning: Mrs. S. Maassen, Rachel K., Olivia L.

This evening: Alexa M., Alyssa M., Anna P.

Next Sunday morning: Mrs. A. Moss, Faith P., Sierra M.

Next Sunday evening: Mrs. D. Poppema, Anna Postma., Alyssa U.

Ushers: For March: David Baldwin, Jerry Bleyenberg, Stephen Boonstra

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 “Our Substitute” (Isaiah 53:4-6). Next week’s message will be “His Silence in His Suffering” (Isaiah 53:7-9).


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.

The baptism of Trevor Allen, infant son of Aaron and Kristen De Jong, is scheduled to take place this morning. We thank God for the gift of covenant children and pray He will grant the parents the grace needed to raise this little one in the fear of His name.



Today: The Young People’s Society will meet at 11:15 a.m. Bible discussion will be on Rev. 8:7-13. Bible discussion next week will be on Rev. 9:1-12.

Tuesday: Catechism classes will not meet this week. We will have Lesson 23 next week.

The FMC will meet here at 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday: WEALTH will not meet this week.

Catechism will not meet this week. The following are the assignments for next week: 7:00 Heidelberg Catechism: Lord’s Day 50; 8:00 Essentials: Lesson 29, Q. 4-8; Pre-Confession: Belgic Confession, Article 36.

Thursday: Christian Fellowship Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. We will discuss Article 29 of the Belgic Confession.


FAMILY VISITATION – Philippians 2:1-18 Humility in our Lord

Monday, March 16

7-Dan Poppema          7-Matt Boonstra                7-Nathan Maassen         7-Jeff Baker

8-Jeff Van Meeteren   8:30-Ken Kooiker              8-Jason Van Maanen     8-Daryl Van Maanen

9-Kimmy Kooiker                                                 9-Steve Maassen           9-Alden De Jong



Steve Kooima is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Brady Kooiker to Derick Grimm.

Jennie Van Maanen is scheduled to start radiation treatments tomorrow. She will have treatments Monday thru Friday for 5 weeks, and then possibly an extra seven days depending on what the doctors say. May our Father in heaven continue to grant His strength to her, Evert, and their family.



Rev. Holstege declined the call from Doon PRC to be a missionary to the Philippines.

Rev. Smit and his family will be moving from the Philippines to Grand Rapids this week, departing on Wednesday.

Each year Covenant ERC in Singapore requests that the Contact Committee of the PRC send church visitors in harmony with Article 44 of our Church Order. Revs. Key and Eriks are scheduled to arrive in Singapore this Friday.

A delegation from Hope PRC (Walker, MI) of Rev. Overway and elder David Jessup are presently in Myanmar laboring with Rev. Titus and the saints there. They plan to return later this week.



There are a few crock pots in the kitchen that were left at the soup supper.

Young Reformers’ Bible study will meet on March 18 at 7:00. Rev. Engelsma will be talking about the Federal Vision.

The Board of the Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School asks that anyone interested in Bus Driver and Busing Coordinator positions visit for more information.

The Hull PRC Young People’s Society invites everyone to join them in praising God at their Resurrection Day Sing­spiration to be held at Hull PRC on April 12 at 7:50 p.m.

The men of Edgerton PRC will be hosting the combined men’s society on Monday, March 23, at 7:30 pm. We will discuss Hebrews 7. The after recess topic is Articles 3 and 4 of the Church Order.

Grandparents’ Day at Hull PR School will be on Friday, March 27, with visiting times from 9:30-11:30am. A noon meal will be provided for the grandparents. If you plan to stay for the meal, please RSVP to Kim at 476-9099 or by March 20.

Senior Retreat News: We will be accepting registration for our Senior Retreat after March 15, 2015. The Senior Retreat will be held on September 22-25, 2015, at the Cedar Lake Conference Grounds in Cedar Lake, Indiana. Visit our website at to download registration forms and more information. You may also contact Bert Wories to call in your registration at 219-718.8732. We are look forward to your attendance at the retreat!

The Loveland PR Christian School board is seeking a Special Education aid for the 2015/2016 school year. This position is to assist a 6th grade special needs student in a classroom setting. Those interested should send a resume and contact administrator Jay Kalsbeek at (970) 988-1429, or board president Leon Griess at (970)

The annual fundraising drive of the Association for Protestant Reformed Education of Sioux Falls has raised $26,070. We now have a total on-hand amount of $130,620.72. We thank everyone for their generous support! The board has passed a motion to bring a proposal to the annual Society meeting in July to start a K-8 school in the fall of 2016. We thank God for bringing us to this point and ask for His continued blessing as we go forward.

Future Teachers and Ministers: Information for the 2015 PR Scholarship Fund essay competition is now available. Please email to receive the essay topics and submission requirements. Completed essays must be submitted by May 30.

Edmonton PRC YA Retreat 2015: Lord willing, the Edmonton PRC Young Adults’ Society will be hosting a retreat from Tuesday to Friday, August 4-7, 2015, on the theme “Knowing God even as we are known.” The speakers will be Rev. Marcus and Rev. T. Miersma. Registration will open in April, and further details will follow. For more information, please email us at