Offerings next week are for the following causes:

Morning: General Fund and Benevolence

Evening:  Building Fund

Nursery this morning: Mrs. D. Rozeboom, Mrs. A. Van Ginkel, Emily Groeneweg

This evening: Christy K., Keahna H., Jayden H.

Next Sunday morning: Mrs. C. Van Briesen, Mrs. B. Van Der Zwaag, Shawna H.

Next Sunday evening: Hannah V.M, Lydia H., Abbie K.

Ushers: For July: Colton Hoksbergen, Brady Kooiker, Travis Kooima

For August: Ben Korver, James Korver, Brandon Kroese

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 “To Protect and Provide” (Ephesians 5:23). Next week’s message will be “Wives, Be Subject to Your Own Husband” (Ephesians 5:22-24).


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.

The Council at their next meeting plan to begin the process of nominating elders and deacons. According to Article 22 of the Church Order, the Council is called “to give the members an opportunity to direct attention to suitable persons.” Anyone desiring to recommend someone for one of the special offices may make this known to any member of the Council.

At the request of our pulpit committee, Rev. Engelsma is scheduled to preach here this evening while our pastor preaches at Doon PRC. We welcome him to our pulpit and fellowship.

Next Sunday we are scheduled to have Sem. David Noorman lead us in worship for both services while our pastor is at Randolph PRC.



Bart Zandstra is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Vern Oostra to Derick Grimm.

We rejoice with David and Lai Yin Baldwin who were blessed Tuesday with the birth of a baby girl, Julia Chung Wai. Lai Yin and Julia are both doing well. We thank God for the wonderful gift of covenant children.

We rejoice also with Jason and Brandi Boone (nee Oostra) who were united in marriage this past Friday. May the Lord richly bless their marriage that it may reflect that of Christ and His church.

Catherine Kooiker returned home from the hospital on Wednesday.

Norm Vogel returned to Pleasant Acres on Wednesday.

Let us continue to remember our widows, widowers, elderly, and all those who frequently, if not always, are unable to gather with us for worship on the Lord’s Day (Jack Andringa, Reka Andringa, Zach Andringa, Gary Brummel, Marie Brummel, Derick Grimm, Margaret Hoekstra, Bonnie Hoksbergen, Catherine Kooiker, Minard & Cora Van Den Top, and Norm Vogel). Let us continue to remember them in our prayers, as well as with cards and visits.



Please reserve the date of Monday, August 3, for our annual church cleaning bee.  We ask that each household commit 3 hours to help with this large task. Many hands make light work, and your help is greatly needed. Hours will be 8-11, 1-4 and 5:30-8:30.

Sunday School: Today we are studying Lesson 35 and singing Psalter 392: 1&5.  Next Sunday is Lesson 36 and Psalter 392:1,5&6.

The annual registration for Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School’s 2015-2016 school year will be held on Monday, August 3, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the school. Enrollment packets will be available on the tables in the back of church. If you cannot make it to registration, please contact Mr. Loren Gritters or Mr. Dan Poppema.

Bus Drivers Urgently Needed: Multiple drivers are still needed for the 2015-2016 school year at Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School. Please call Dan Poppema at 712-324-4424 or 712-348-5292 for further information.

The Reformed Witness Committee meets in Edgerton on August 10 at 7:30 p.m.

The new season of WEALTH, a Wednesday morning Bible Study for women of the area churches, will begin again in several weeks. Women of all ages are invited and encouraged to attend. A nursery is provided as well as activities for children ages 2-5. There is a sign up sheet in back of church for anyone who will be attending.  Please sign the sheet this week, so we can continue with preparations for the new season.

The Young People’s Valley Fair trip is planned for Monday, August 3. Recent 8th grade graduates are invited. Cost for the trip will be $55. We will meet at church between 5:30-5:45 a.m. for a 6:00 a.m. departure. Breakfast and the noon meal will be provided. We will leave Valley Fair at 4:00 p.m. and stop for supper on the way home (at your own cost). If you are interested in going, please sign the sign up sheet by the kitchen window TODAY. We look forward to this day of fellowship and fun!

We are looking for chaperones and/or vehicles to accompany/transport the young people to Valley Fair. If you are interested in chaperoning this event and/or providing your vehicle for transportation, please contact Kassandra Heynen by email, call, or text. (, 348-1902) Thanks!

The van going to the Young Peoples Convention is in need of two adults to help with driving to and from convention. Travel expenses will be paid. Please contact Paul at 712-441-1689 or for more information.

Advance Notice: The Association for Protestant Reformed Education is sponsoring a lecture by Rev. Steven Key at the Heritage Protestant Reformed Church on October 2, 2015.

Save the Dates: We are having a Grill Off/Cook Off/Family night on Saturday, September 12, 2015. This will be a fundraising activity for the 2016 Young Adults retreat hosted by Calvary PRC with a committee comprised of members from our Midwest Churches. The date of the Young Adults Retreat is August 15-18, 2016.  More details to follow for both events.

There are still some 2015 Denominational Directories available. To order, please email Laura at or call (616) 453-6858.

Eastside Christian School (Grand Rapids, MI) is seeking applicants for the position of Pre-K and Kindergarten teacher for the upcoming school year, beginning work in December. Interested applicants may contact the Board Secretary, Brad Pastoor, at (616) 299-1927 or email

Senior Retreat: Registration for our Senior Retreat will soon be closing. We have a number of openings left. Please contact Bert Wories at 219-718-8732 to register. Visit our website for a registration form. Our retreat will be held at Cedar Lake Conference Grounds on September 22-25. “So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.” Psalm 90:12.