MORNING WORSHIP – 9:30 A.M.            AFTERNOON WORSHIP – 2:00 P.M.

Scripture: Isaiah 12                                           Scripture: I Corinthians 13

Text: Isaiah 12:1                                               Text: I Thess. 3:11-13; 4:9, 10

Sermon: Thou Comfortedst Me                     Sermon: Love Overflowing

  1. Divine Anger Turned Away                      I. What?
  2. Resulting Comfort & Salvation                         II. Why?

III. Joyful Songs of Praise                                     III. How?

Psalters: 140, 84, 77, 152                                Psalters: 264, 371, 280, 27

Offerings:  General Fund                                 Offerings: Domestic Missions

                  Benevolence                                                 Emeritus Fund      

                                                            (Disc #1151)

Offerings next week are for the following causes:

Morning: General Fund and Benevolence

Evening: Building Fund

Nursery this morning: Mrs. J. Westra, Shayna A., Kaylie A.

This afternoon: Mrs. Peter S. Westra, Mandi A., Karlene B.

Next Sunday morning: Mrs. D. Blankespoor, Karmin B., Leah G.

Next Sunday evening: Dana B., Zoe G., Koralee H.

Ushers: For April: Kyle Brummel, Derk Burgers, David Camarigg

For May: Aaron De Jong, Seth De Jong, Brad Gritters


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 “Encouraged to Persevere” (Hebrews 10:23). Next week’s message will be “Considering and Provoking One Another” (Hebrews 10:24).


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.

Today our pastor will be in Loveland PRC. An elder will lead us in worship this morning, and Rev. Engelsma is scheduled to preach for us at a 2:00 p.m. service. We welcome Rev. Engelsma to our pulpit and fellowship.


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

Monday, April 27

7-Chad Andringa                      7-Eric Van Den Top

8-Gerb De Jong                       8-Justin Vink

9-Steve Hilt



Heath Heynen is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Jason Westra to Derick Grimm.

Church directory change: Kassandra, Kalista, and Karina Heynen’s new address is 1306 7th Street in Hull, 51239.



From the Board of Trinity Christian High School: We would like to report that gifts received for the 2015 Spring drive totaled $96,055. Our current balance on our construction loan stands at $284,037. We appreciate your support in the sustaining of the covenant education of God’s children in His creation here below. “And all thy children shall be taught of the Lord; and great shall be the peace of thy children.” Isaiah 54:13

From the Board of Trinity Christian High School: We would like to inform all supporters of a shortfall in our budgeted gifts/collections of $29,122. We currently have received $102,710 of the Society approved budget of $131,832 for the 2014-2015 school year. Our fiscal year ends on May 31. We ask that all supporters of TCHS keep us in your thoughts and prayers as you consider your future contributions.

Bus Drivers Needed: Two full-time drivers, one part-time driver (an afternoon route), and persons able to be occasional fill-in drivers are needed for the 2015-2016 school year at Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School. Please call Carl Maassen at 712-470-1588 for details.

     The Hull PR Young People’s Society invites everyone to a Pizza Ranch Tip night on May 4 at the Hull Pizza Ranch between 5:00-7:30 p.m. Members of the YP will assist with serving. Funds raised via tips and 10% of all sales during this time will go to the Young People’s fund for Convention. Young people, there will be a sign up sheet in the back of church of available times you can work

     Trinity Christian High’s music department will present its Spring Program on Tuesday, May 12, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Trinity’s gymnasium. Both choirs, band, and the mass choir will perform various pieces. Prior to the concert, various students will perform pieces on piano, clarinet, and voice which they performed for State Solo and Ensemble Festival on April 18 at Central Lyon. This will begin at 6:40. A collection will be taken for Trinity’s Music Department.

The Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School is in need of a full-time, licensed 7th  grade teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Interested applicants can contact Loren Gritters by phone: 712-439-2490 (school) or by email: or Brad De Boer by phone: 712-541-4278 or by email:

Trinity Christian High School is seeking applicants for the position of school janitor.  Those interested can contact Marv Van Den Top (470-5703) or Mike Mantel (470-4582) for more information.

The Denominational Directory is now for sale. The cost is $15.00. To order a directory please contact Laura Huizinga at or at (616) 453.6858. You may also place an order by filling out an order form which you can obtain by contacting your bulletin clerk. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.

Protestant Reformed believers across North America collectively spend over $10,000,000 per year to operate our Christian day schools. However, even that pales compared to the spiritual value we place on covenantal education. The great value of Christian education will be one of several interesting and timely topics in the History and Principles of Reformed Education class. The class is for teachers but is open to parents, school board members, college students, and all who share a love for Christian instruction. The class will be held from May 26-June 5 at Trinity Christian High School. Contact Jim Regnerus, 712-470-0424 or, with your questions or for registration information.

Senior Retreat: Registration is now in full swing for our upcoming retreat hosted by Crete PRC, September 22-25, 2015, at the Cedar Lake Conference Grounds. If you are interested in attending the retreat on a daily basis, you must still register. Registration cost is 60.00 per day per person. This includes the cost of three meals and attendance at our speeches and discussions and activities. More information can be found on our website or call Bert Wories at 219.718.8732.

     Covenant Christian High School Choir Psalter CD: We are now taking orders for our new Choir CD Search Me. The CDs are $10 each and include many favorite Psalter numbers sung by this year’s Chamber and Concert Chorale Choirs. These CDs will only be available to order for a limited time. To place your order, please sign up on the sheet in the back of church and give payment to Sue Uittenbogaard by May 18. We also have available for $10 our first Psalter CD Lead Me from 2012/2013. If you would like to order this CD, please make a note of it on the order form.

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.