Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Evening: Hull Evangelism Committee and Foreign Missions
Nursery this morning: Mrs. B. Zandstra, Hilary A., Anna Postma
This evening: Kaylie A., Josie P., Alyssa U., Allison M.
Next Sunday morning: Mrs. D. Blankespoor, Shayna A., Kelsey U.
Next Sunday evening: Karmin B., Aubrey V.B., Claire V.E., Elizabeth P.
Ushers: 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 “God’s Gift of the Family” (Psalm 68:6). Next week’s message will be “Christian Education is Covenant Education” (Isaiah 38:19).
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.
Catechism will begin this Tuesday and Wednesday. The first assignments are listed in the church calendar section below. The catechism materials are available for pickup on a table at the back of church.
The membership papers of Kyle Brummel, the Randy Kooiman family, and Daniel Van Maanen have been transferred to Calvary PRC at their request. We commend them to the care of our sister congregation.
The baptism of Julia Chung Wai, infant daughter of David and Lai Yin Baldwin, is scheduled to take place next Sunday during the morning service.
Tuesday: Morning classes in Bible History (Grades 1–7): Lesson 1.
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m. Heidelberg Catechism (Grades 8 & 9): Lord’s Day 1 (memory book and workbook); 8:00 Essentials (Grades 10 & 11): Lesson 1, Questions 1-6; 9:00 Pre-Confession (Grade 12 and older): Introduction to the Belgic Confession and the Canons of Dordt.
CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
Larissa Burgers is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Dennis Hoksbergen to Derick Grimm.
Tim Kooima and Catherine Kooiker returned home from the hospital on Wednesday, Jeanine Huizenga on Thursday, and Jack Andringa on Friday. May the Lord continue to uphold these saints and their families.
We express our sympathy to Wilmyna Jansma in the death of her brother-in-law, Peter De Boer, who died this past Thursday. May our Father in heaven comfort her heart by His Spirit.
We would like to thank Rev. Laning, the elders, and congregation for their many acts of kindness given to our beloved Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Your visits, words of comfort and love to her along with your many acts of kindness shown to her family have been a joy and blessing to us. Up until the end, she would share with us her earnest desire of attending worship services in the house of the Lord. May we together joy in the truth and fellowship we have as fellow believers united in “one Lord, one faith and one baptism” Eph. 4:5. – The Reka Andringa Family “For the LORD IS GOOD; His mercy is everlasting; and His truth endureth to all generations.” Ps. l00:5
Directory update: Kevin & Danielle Warner’s new address is 602 1st Street, Hull. Danielle’s phone number is (712) 578-1389.
Cand. Ryan Barnhill accepted the call from Peace PRC.
Doon called Rev. Haak to be a missionary to the Philippines.
Classes at the Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School are scheduled to begin on Monday, August 24. School will be dismissed at noon. We will be having convocation exercises that morning at 8:45 at the Hull Protestant Reformed Church. Rev. Laning will be the speaker. All are welcome to attend.
By God’s grace, Trinity Christian High School plans to begin its eighth year of covenantal secondary instruction on Monday, August 24. School begins at 8:25 a.m. Rev. Kuiper will lead us in a convocation exercise at 11:00 a.m. All are invited to join us. Students will be dismissed after convocation.
The junior and senior classes of Trinity Christian High School will be having a pancake breakfast on Labor Day, Monday, September 7. Serving will be from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Please come and enjoy a delicious breakfast along with good fellowship. Free will donation will be requested.
The Board of Trinity Christian High School will hold its regular monthly Board meeting on Wednesday, August 26, at 7:00 p.m. at the high school.
There is still time to register for the annual golf outing fundraiser held by the Hull PRCS Foundation committee. A team of 4 is not required for registration. Please let a foundation committee member know as soon as possible. The event will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 5, at the Rock Valley Golf Club. The outing will be a 9-hole four person Best Ball format with all skill levels welcome. The cost will be $40 per person which includes golf, cart, and a meal afterwards. For those not interested in golfing, we invite you to come out for dinner and fellowship and to support the foundation for a cost of $10. If you have any questions, contact Brad De Boer at 439-6801 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don’t miss the Skeet Shoot Fundraiser this Saturday, August 29, from 9:00-11 a.m. at Clay Bird Shotgun Sports just South of Wild Water West. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $35 which includes drinks, snacks, and a hot dog lunch afterward. Bring your shotgun and 50 rounds of ammo and join us for a morning of good fellowship and friendly competition. Proceeds will go to the Heritage PRC YP Society to cover convention costs.
We are having a Grill Off/Cook Off/Bake Sale/Family night on Saturday, September 12, 2015. This will be a fundraising activity for the 2016 Midwest Young Adults’ Retreat hosted by Calvary PRC. We are looking for young adult volunteer help for this fundraiser. Please see the flyer in the back of church for more details and how you can sign up to volunteer.
Senior Retreat: Registration for the Retreat will take place between 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon at the Cedar Lake Conference Grounds, September 22, 2015. Thank you all who have registered. We are looking forward to our time of fellowship.