Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Afternoon: Hull PR School
Nursery this morning: Mrs. A. De Jong, Aubrey V.B.
This afternoon: Sarah D.R., Claire V.E.
Next Sunday morning: Brittany G., Brooke V.E.
Next Sunday afternoon: Heidi G., Heather V.E.
Ushers: For February: Marcus Andringa, Daniel Baker, Carl Bruinsma
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 “The Second Coming of Christ” (Rev. 22:12-13). Next week’s message will be “The Millennial Kingdom” (Revelation 20:1-6).
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 the bulletin.
Offering totals for the month of January were General Fund $28,517.95, Received YTD $27,710.01, Budgeted YTD $23,945.75, Benevolent Fund $2,698.87, Balance $55,238.60, Building Fund $5,814.10, Heritage PRC Building Fund $516.30, RFPA $253.75, Genesis PR School $569.75, Hull PRCS $16,335.86, Trinity CHS $6,062.50, Reformed Witness Committee $294.76, and PR Special ED. $610.50.
Today: Young People’s Society will meet at 3:45. We will begin to discuss the book of Malachi.
Jr. Young Adults Bible study and fellowship will meet at the parsonage at 7:00 p.m. We will discuss Daniel 2.
Monday: The Consistory will meet at 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: Morning classes in Bible History (Grades 1–7): Lesson 20.
Wednesday: 9:45 a.m. Wealth will meet to study Lesson 17. Lunch: Myrna H., Jill D.B., and Joan K. Upstairs: Kelly W., Nursery: Lora M.
7:00 p.m. Heidelberg Catechism (Grades 8 & 9): Lord’s Day 20; 8:00 Essentials (Grades 10 & 11) Lesson 12, Q. 1-5; 9:00 Pre-Confession (Grade 12 & older): Belg. Conf. Art. 27-29
Thursday: Martha Ladies’ Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Bible discussion will begin with Acts 21:15. Judy Brummel and Lorelei Burgers have lunch.
Men’s Society will meet Thursday at 7:30. We will begin our study at Colossians 3:22 and Church Order Article 15.
FAMILY VISITATION – I John 3 – Love in Deed and Truth
Monday, February 8
1-Mrs. Ann Miersma 2-Mrs. Chalice Altena 3-Henry Hoekstra
Wednesday, February 10
1-Tim Kooima 2-Mrs. Margaret Hoekstra 3-Don Hoksbergen
1-Mrs. Lois Van Maanen 2-Mrs. Wilma Vogel 3-Mrs. Johanna Westra
Thursday, February 11
1-Mrs. Henrietta Gritters 2-Mrs. Wilmyna Jansma 3-Mrs. Flossie Brunsting
7-Kerwen Kooiker 8:15-Keri Oostra
CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
Eric Van Den Top is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Mark Van Maanen to Derick Grimm.
Jackson Warner, newborn son of Kevin and Danielle, returned home from the hospital on Monday.
Blake De Roon was admitted to the hospital in Sioux Center last Sunday with a sore throat infection. He returned home on Tuesday.
We rejoice with Nate and Kolette Villalobos who were blessed Friday morning with the birth of a daughter, Makenna Navae. Kolette and Makenna are both doing well. We thank God for this wonderful gift and pray He would grant the parents the grace to rear this little one in the fear of His name.
We rejoice also with Minard and Cora Van Den Top who celebrated their 68th anniversary on Friday. We thank God for their marriage and pray He would continue to bless them in the days ahead.
I would like to express my sincere thanks to Revs. Laning and Miersma and the elders that visited Norm and I over the eight years of his illness. Also thanks to all those who remembered us with cards, food, memorials, visits, and words of comfort. The communion of the saints has been truly felt. Ps. 119:76: Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to the word unto thy servant. – Wilma Vogel and family
Rev. Mahtani declined the call from Doon PRC to be a missionary to the Philippines.
HPRCS Collection Report: The current offering total is $127,954.60 of the $169,975.04 budgeted YTD ($42,020.44 short).
The Executive Board of the Parents’ Circle will meet Wednesday, February 10 at 8:00 p.m. at Trinity.
The Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School all-school program, Singing the Song of the Redeemed, is planned for Friday, Feb. 26, at 7 PM at Hull PRC. All are welcome to attend.
Save the date: The annual Young People’s Soup Supper will to held on Monday, March 14.
Please join us for a time of fellowship and good food at Doon’s annual soup supper on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Serving will be from 5:00-7:30 at the Doon Community Center. A free will offering will be taken for NWI PR School.
The Free Christian School Ladies’ Circle will be making pig-in-the-blankets on Saturday, February 20. They are $9/dozen. To order, please contact Teresa Kuiper at 507-442-4441 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plan on a blessed night of song on Thursday, April 14. The choirs of Covenant Christian High School, Loveland Protestant Reformed Christian High School, and Trinity Christian High School will be giving a combined choral concert in the BJ Haan Auditorium at Dordt College. It promises to be an enjoyable event. All are welcome!
Heritage PRC YPS is sponsoring a singspiration on Sunday, February 14, at 7 p.m. All are encouraged to join us for an evening of fellowship and singing.
Mark your calendars! The freshman and sophomore classes of Trinity Christian are hosting the 4th annual Triple Trinity Tournament on Saturday, March 5. This year’s tournaments will include volleyball, Rook, and bean bags. A spaghetti supper with freewill donation will be provided. Registration costs and more detailed information can be found on Trinity’s website.
Reserve the Date:: Heritage PRC will be hosting a Voices of Victory Concert to be held the evening of Thursday, June 16, at our church.
Chaperones are needed for the 2016 YP Convention to be hosted by Grace Church on August 8-12, 2016, at Lake Williamson in Carlinville, IL. Chaperone applications and medical forms should be submitted online via the convention website at http://www.prcconvention.com/2016/chaperones.cfm. Please submit your applications soon to participate in this opportunity of service and Christian fellowship. Email any questions to email@example.com
“A Spiritual House Acceptable to God” is the theme for the 100th anniversary celebration of Hope Protestant Reformed Church in Walker, Michigan. The Hope congregation invites you to a commemorative program on June 10, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. in the First Jenison Christian Reformed Church, 8360 Cottonwood. Celebrate with us a century of God’s preserving grace.
Registration is available for the Byron Center PRC Women’s Conference to be held March 4 & 5, 2016, at Jamestown Reformed Church. Visit our Facebook page at Byron Center PRC Women’s Conference or our website http://bcprcwomensconference.webs.com for more info.
An updated list of teaching positions is on the back table.