Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Evening: Trinity Christian High School
Nursery this morning: Anna Poppema, Julianne L.
This evening: Maria K., Abbie K.
Next Sunday morning: Rachel K., Alexa M., Ruth H.
Next Sunday evening: Mrs. D. Poppema, Alyssa M.
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 “Last Days’ Pleasure Madness” (2 Tim. 3:1-5). Next week’s message will be “Antichrist: The Man of Sin” (2 Thess. 2:3-4).
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 sermon this evening will be a preparatory sermon with a view to partaking of the Lord’s Supper next Sunday morning. Supervision is exercised over the sacrament, so that only those who are members of our congregation in good standing, or those who have received special permission from the Consistory will be allowed to partake of the sacrament. May we be made worthy partakers of the supper of our Lord.
Offering totals for the month of April were General Fund $28,056.38, Received YTD $72,644.20, Budgeted YTD $71,837.25, Benevolent Fund $2,642.11, Balance $53,294.58, Building Fund $4,574.25, Wingham PR School $943.25, Domestic Missions $334.80, Beacon Lights $268.75, Hull PRCS $15,733.01, Trinity CHS $5,964.43, Reformed Witness Committee $303.50, and PR Scholarship Fund $271.75.
Monday: The Consistory will meet at 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: Morning classes in Bible History (Grades 1–7): Review of Lessons 21-25.
Christian Fellowship Society will meet at 7:30. Bible discussion begins with Rom. 2:14.
Wednesday: Heidelberg Catechism (Grades 8 & 9): Lord’s Day 26; Essentials (Grades 10 & 11): Lesson 15; Q. 3-10; Pre-Confession (Grade 12 and older): Belg. Conf. Art. 37.
FAMILY VISITATION – I John 3 – Love in Deed and Truth
Tuesday, April 12
7-Dave Van Egdom 7-Brad Van Der Zwaag 7-Peter S. Westra
8-Joel Van Ginkel 8-Craig Van Briesen 8-Jeff Baker
9-Kurt Hoksbergen 9-David Kooiker 9-Alex Van Ginkel
CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
Jerry Bleyenberg is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Alvin Bleyenberg to Derick Grimm.
Steve and Angie Maassen no longer have a land line. Their cell phone numbers are listed in the directory.
The Hull PRCS Ladies Guild is holding its Fun Run/Walk Rally on May 14. Included are a one mile fun run, one mile fun walk, a 5K run, and a 5K walk. Lunch will be provided for a free will donation. Registration forms for the Rally were sent home with students last week, but they also can be found on the home page of the school’s website. You can still get in your registration by tomorrow to reserve a t-shirt.
HPRCS Collection Report: The current offering total is $174,608.27 of the $212,478.80 budgeted YTD ($37,870.53 short). There are 6 collections remaining this school year (3 in Calvary PRC and 3 in Hull PRC) through which $80,354.23 needs to be collected to reach our total budgeted figure of $254,962.50. We ask you continue to remember the needs of our school in the coming offerings.
Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School is taking a Needs Assessment Survey. We encourage you to take the survey online at www.hprcs.com/survey (please limit one response per family/household). If you are unable to take the survey online, a printed version will made available upon request to the school office. Survey responses need to be submitted by Monday, April 25.
The Board of Trinity Christian High School will hold its annual spring drive on Monday, April 11. 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.
Calvary PRC invites you to attend their Spring Program tonight at 7:45 p.m. A variety of vocal and instrumental groups will be performing.
The Annual Parent’s Circle Business Meeting is this Wednesday, April 13, at 7:30. Agendas are available on the tables in the back of church. We encourage all to attend, and new members are always welcome to join.
Elderly & young people: Please reserve Wednesday, April 27, for the annual game night!
More than 200 voices strong! God has blessed our schools bountifully, and it promises to be a glorifying event this Thursday, April 14, at 7:00 pm. Come to the BJ Haan Auditorium on the campus of Dordt College to hear the choirs of Covenant Christian High School, Loveland Protestant Reformed High School, and Trinity Christian High School performing individual and combined numbers. All are invited! We look forward to you joining us for an edifying evening of praise.
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 p.m.. There is a handout on the back tables with more information.
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!
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.
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 / firstname.lastname@example.org) or Henry Van VanMaanen (712-578-1101 / email@example.com).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Dave King at 712-470-4330 or email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 507-631-0256 or board president Jason Brands at email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 616-813-5000. Please respond by April 15.