Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Evening: Hull PR School and PR Special Ed
Nursery this morning: Shania K., Shawna H.
This evening: Christy K., Lydia H.
Next Sunday morning: Anna Poppema, Julianne L.
Next Sunday evening: Maria K., Abbie K.
Ushers: For April: Derk Burgers, David Camarigg, Jordan De Boer
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 Great Falling Away” (2 Thess. 2:3). Next week’s message will be “Last Days’ Pleasure Madness” (2 Timothy 3:1-5).
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.
The baptism of Cameron James, infant son of Marcus and Paige Andringa, is scheduled to take place this morning. We thank God for the gift of covenant children and pray 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 Mariah Oostra and Faith Poppema 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 which glorify His name.
At their request the membership papers of Heidi Oostra have been transferred to Randolph PRC, David and Lai Yin Baldwin and their family to Calvary PRC, and Luke Van Engen to Crete PRC. We commend them to the care of these sister congregations.
The Council has decided to publish a pictorial church directory again this year. We ask that you submit a photo of your family to Missy Van Egdom by emailing it to her at firstname.lastname@example.org or by providing the photo to her on a CD or by other electronic means. Please submit your photo by April 10, 2016. If you do not have or cannot obtain a family photo, please contact Stephanie Van Engen at email@example.com.
Today: The Sr. Young Adults’ Bible Study and Fellowship will meet tonight at 8:00 p.m. at the parsonage. We will discuss Luke 16:19-31: The Parable of the Rich Man & Lazarus
Monday: The deacons will meet at 7:00 p.m. followed by the Council at 8:00.
Tuesday: Morning classes in Bible History (Grades 1–7): Lesson 25.
Wednesday: Heidelberg Catechism (Grades 8 & 9): Lord’s Day 25; Essentials (Grades 10 & 11): Lesson 14, Q. 6-10; Lesson 15; Q. 1-2; Pre-Confession (Grade 12 and older): Belgic Confession, Article 36.
Thursday: Martha Ladies’ Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Bible discussion will begin with Acts 25:1. Lunch servers are Betty K., and Sally K.
Men’s Society will meet on Thursday at 7:30. We continue our study with I Thessalonians 2:14 and Church Order Article 19.
FAMILY VISITATION – I John 3 – Love in Deed and Truth
Tuesday, April 5
7-Shane Davelaar 7-Mark Hoekstra 7-Jason Westra 7-Dan Blankespoor
8-Stephanie Van Maanen 8-Aaron De Jong 8-Brian Gritters 8-Carl Maassen
9-David Camarigg 9-Marcus Andringa 9-John Brummel 9-Evert Van Maanen
CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
Karina Heyenen is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Ashley Brummel to Derick Grimm.
Carl and Nicole Bruinsma’s new address is 1032 13th Street, Rock Valley 51247.
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, Zach Andringa, Gary Brummel, Derick Grimm, Margaret Hoekstra, Bonnie Hoksbergen, Catherine Kooiker, and Minard & Cora Van Den Top). Let us continue to remember them in our prayers, as well as with cards and visits.
Elderly & young people: Please reserve Wednesday, April 27, for the annual game night!
Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School’s regular monthly Board meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6, at school.
The ladies of the Hull PR Church are hosting a Bridal Shower for Shannon DeKam (Mark Van Maanen), Dayna DeRoon (Brady Kooiker) and Lanae Hoekstra (Blake Meyer) on Wednesday, May 4, at 7 PM. There is a handout on the back tables with more information.
The Hull PRCS Ladies Guild is holding its Fun Run/Walk Rally on May 14. Included are a one mile fun run, a 5K run, and a 5K walk. Lunch will be provided with a free will donation. Registration forms for the Rally can be found on the home page of the school’s website. Register by this week Friday, April 8, to be guaranteed a t-shirt.
The Trinity Parents’ Circle business meeting will be held on Wed., April 13 at 7:30 p.m.
The Board of Trinity Christian High School will hold its annual spring drive on Monday, April 11, 2016. The drive will be for debt reduction with a goal of collecting $200,000. We ask you prayerfully consider the cause of our covenant high school.
Reservations for the Mother-Daughter Banquet: Please reserve your tickets now for the Mother-Daughter Banquet to be held Monday, April 18. Tickets are $11 for adults and $7 for grade school-age girls, payable the evening of the banquet. Please call, text, or email Kathy Poppema (home (712) 324-4424, cell phone (712) 348-5291, or firstname.lastname@example.org) or Janae Van Maanen (cell (712) 470-3947, email email@example.com). Please reserve your tickets by Monday, April 11. We hope to see you there!
The Calvary Young People’s Society would like to invite you to their annual Potato Bake. It will be held April 6 at the Hull PR grade school. Serving will be from 5:30-7:30. Come out and enjoy an evening of good food and fellowship while helping the young people from Calvary raise funds for the convention.
Kindergarten Roundup for the 2016-2017 school year at Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School is scheduled for Thursday, April 21, at 1:30 p.m. Parents are asked to call school if they will be attending. Please call before April 13.
Ladies’ League will be held at Edgerton PRC on Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m. Rev. Kuiper will speak on “Managerial Martha and Meditative Mary” with dessert to follow.
If you would like to be considered for doing a special number for the 2016 Convention, please contact the Program Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org or (616) 677-1855.
Trinity Christian High School of Hull, IA, is seeking applicants for the 2016-2017 school year. The school has flexibility in offering a full-time position that could potentially include accounting, art, computer applications, English, remedial, or science. Those who are interested in any of these subjects contact Jim Regnerus (712-439-1921 / email@example.com) or Henry Van VanMaanen (712-578-1101 / firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School is in need of a part-time Band and Choir teacher for the junior high (6th-8th) for the 2016-17 school year. Interested applicants may contact Loren Gritters at 712-439-2490 or email@example.com or Dave King at 712-470-4330 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Substitute Bus Drivers Needed: Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School is looking for additional substitute bus drivers. For further information, please call Dan Poppema at 712-324-4424 or 712-348-5292.
The Free Christian School in Edgerton, MN, is seeking a lower elementary teacher for the 2016-17 school year. Interested individuals please contact administrator Chester Hunter Jr. at email@example.com or 507-631-0256 or board president Jason Brands at firstname.lastname@example.org or 507-227-6425.
The Protestant Reformed Special Education board is looking to hire a full-time and/or part-time para-pro to assist us at Heritage Chr (Hudsonville) with our program for the 2016–17 school year. Email your resume and/or get more information by emailing Kurt Kaptein email@example.com or by phone at 616-813-5000. Please respond by April 15.