Offerings: General Fund Offerings: Edgerton Free Christian School
Benevolence Heritage PRC Building Fund
Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Evening: Building Fund
Nursery this morning: Mrs. J. De Boer, Nicole Groeneweg, Anna Poppema
This evening: Kalista H., Elizabeth P., Anna Postma
Next Sunday morning: Karina H., Deanna H., Josie P.
Next Sunday evening: Kassandra H., Alyssa U., Aubrey V.B.
Ushers: For May: Aaron De Jong, Seth De Jong, Brad Gritters
For June: Greg Gritters, Caleb Groeneweg, 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 “The Necessity of Church Membership” (Hebrews 10:25). Next week’s message will be “In the Beginning God Created Marriage” (Genesis 2:18-25).
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.
The baptism of Reuben Grady, infant son of Brent and Audrey Meyer, is scheduled to take place this morning. We thank God for the gift of covenant children and pray that He will grant the parents the grace needed to raise this little one in the fear of His name.
The public confessions of faith of Karmin Boonstra, Sarah De Roon, Nicole Gritters, Justin King, Ryan Kroese, and Blake Meyer will take place during the evening service today. We pray that God may bless them and give them the grace to perform the good works that glorify His name.
The baptism of Miles Eliot, infant son of David and Amanda Rozeboom, is scheduled to take place next Sunday during the morning service.
Monday: The deacons will meet at 7:00 p.m. followed by the Council at 8:00.
CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
Helinda Wiersma is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Shane Davelaar to Derick Grimm.
We rejoice with Brian and Stephanie Van Engen who were blessed this past Thursday with the birth of a son, Michael Levi. Stephanie and Michael are both doing well. We give thanks to our God for the wonderful gift of covenant children.
Catherine Kooiker returned home from the hospital on Wednesday. May the Lord continue to uphold both her and her family.
The congregation is invited to witness the marriage ceremony uniting Nicole Groeneweg and Carl Bruinsma this Friday, June 5, at 5:30 p.m.
We would like to thank all those who offered words and tokens of encouragement to us at this time of our retirement. “A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.” Proverbs 25:11 – Pete and Judy Brummel
Synod Notice: The pre-synodical service will be held on Monday evening, June 8, at 7:00 P.M. in Faith PR Church in Jenison, MI. Rev. K. Koole, president of Synod 2014, will preach the sermon. This service will be streamed live at http://faithprc.org/watchlive.cfm. Synod convenes Tuesday morning at 8:30 at Faith. Mr. Ryan Barnhill will be examined at this year’s synod. His specimen sermon will be delivered Tuesday morning beginning at 10:30. Pending synod’s approval, this sermon, as well as the rest of Mr. Barnhill’s examination and his graduation, will also be streamed live at the same link. The schedule for the rest of the examination must yet be determined by synod. Those who plan to view the examination online can look for the schedule to be announced at the time of the specimen sermon. Graduation is planned for Thursday evening, June 11, at 7:30 in Faith Church. Prof. R. Cammenga will deliver the commencement address, “The Minister and His Marriage.”
Martha Ladies’ Society’s June visiting committee is Bridget Postma and Sharon Miersma.
Sunday School: Today we will be studying Lesson 27 and singing Psalter 306:1. Next week will be Lesson 28 and Psalter 306:1-2.
Due to an error that was identified after the announcement was placed, the HPRCS Collection report should have shown that, as of May 17, collections totaled $171,945 with $15,968 remaining to be collected. Our sincerest apologies for the error. As usual, the final collection report will be included at the annual society meeting in June.
Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School’s regular monthly board meeting will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 4, at School.
The latest issue of the Trinity Times is available today.
The Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School’s Annual Society Meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16, at school. The board presents the following men as nominees: Toby Boogerd, Dave King, Mark Kooima, Zach Van Ginkel, Brian Van Maanen, and Terry Van Maanen. Elections will be held at the annual society meeting to replace two retiring board members and to add an 8th board member. All positions are “at large”.
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.
Heritage PRC Activity Committee: Wild Water West outing is scheduled for Thursday, July 9. RSVPs are needed by July 1 to confirm with WWW. Please make checks to Carlene Van Egdom, 505 S. Cloudas Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57103. Call or text 605-941-5953 or email email@example.com.
Special Education Deficit Drive Update: The Board thanks all those who responded to our request for help in meeting our Spring Drive goal. As of May 20, we have collected $74,266 towards our goal of $116,750 leaving $42,484 remaining to meet our needs for the year. You can send your contribution to Protestant Reformed Special Education, 6340 Autumn Dr. Hudsonville, MI 49426 (notice address change). If you have a special education, resource room, or discovery center located in your school we ask that you prayerfully consider making a contribution. The drive funds being requested are directly supporting 12 of a total of 16 schools located across the country. Thank you for your continued support.
Southwest PRC’s Evangelism Committee is planning a lecture by Prof. Ronald Cammenga titled “Theistic Evolution: Should the Church Make Peace or War?” to be held at Grace Community Church in Hudsonville, MI, on Friday, October 9. Save this date for an informative lecture in defense of the sovereignty of our Creator and Sustainer, Jehovah God. We are looking forward to good attendance from our children and young people also.
Are you a parent, board member, or other supporter of our schools who has a great love for Protestant Reformed education? We have a great opportunity for you! Prof. Dykstra, teacher of the History and Principles class, has graciously agreed to gear three of the class periods for a public audience. The class of May 27, “The Reformation and the Christian School,” was completed last week and benefitted many. Two of these special classes remain: June 2, “Three Radically Different Approaches to Education” and June 4, “What Makes the Protestant Reformed School Distinct?” These are free and open to the public. Classes are held from 6:30-9:30 pm at Trinity Christian with coffee breaks provided. You won’t be disappointed.
Southwest PRC invites you to view a recently completed video of Questions and Answers from the 2014 lecture “Kuyper’s Common Grace ‘Christianizing of Culture’—Reformed Calling or Ecclesiastical Suicide?” In this video Prof. David Engelsma answers important questions that were presented by those who attended or viewed the lecture. This video can be found at www.commongraceandculture.com under the Questions & Answers section. DVDs are also available by requesting a copy at firstname.lastname@example.org.