Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Evening: Hull PR School
Nursery this morning: Abby V.G., Claire V.E.
This evening: Mrs. A. Van Ginkel, Brooke V.E.
Next Sunday morning: Hannah V.M., Heather V.E.
Next Sunday evening: Louise V.M., Madalyn V.G.
Ushers: For May: Aaron De Jong, Seth De Jong, Brad Gritters
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 Tribulation” (Matthew 24:21-22). Next week’s message will be “Jesus Coming to Glory” (Matthew 24:29-31).
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 Jake Robert, infant son of Dan and Sheila Blankespoor, is scheduled to take place next Sunday during the morning service.
Lodging for Synodical Delegates: There will be a need of lodging for some of the delegates to synod. If you are able to help with this, contact Jeff Baker or Don VerMeer.
The consistory has received the membership papers of Joseph Bootsma who comes to us from Cornerstone URC in Sanborn and has received him as a confessing member of our congregation. We welcome this brother into our midst and pray God will richly bless him as we worship and commune together.
Due to the presynodical worship service on June 13, the Consistory has moved their next meeting to Monday, June 20.
Tuesday: The FMC will meet here at 7:00 p.m.
CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
Nathan Maassen is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Marcus Andringa to Derick Grimm.
We congratulate those who will soon be graduating from our high school and grade school. From Trinity CHS: Shayna Andringa, Jeremy Baker, Dolan Boonstra, Dillon Brummel, Collin Heynen, Deanna Hoksbergen, Grace Huizenga, Kirsti Kooiker, Rochelle Kooiker, Matthew Kooima, Michael Laning, Alexa Meyer, Mariah Oostra, Faith Poppema, Marcus Van Engen, and Noah Waldner. From Hull PRCS: Daniel Andringa, Luke Andringa, Hannah Baker, Lenora Boonstra, Thomas Brummel, Torrey Heynen, Connor Kooima, Abbie Kuiper, Zachary Maassen, Brandon Oostra, Elizabeth Poppema, Tyler Van Maanen, and Lincoln Waldner. We rejoice with them and their families. May our heavenly Father continue to uphold and guide them in the days ahead.
Minard Van Den Top was not feeling well on Monday and was admitted to the hospital in Sioux Center. He remained there for a few days and returned to Pleasant Acres on Friday. Let us continue to remember Minard, Cora, and their family in our prayers.
We would like to thank those who attended our bridal shower for showing us your love and support while we plan for our big day. We appreciate everything you’ve done. Thank you for giving us a lasting memory of kindness and generosity. Dayna DeRoon, Lanae Hoekstra, and Shannon DeKam “Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.” Psalm 133:1
Thank you for the many cards and other ways I was remembered on my 80th birthday. Many years of blessings to be thankful to our heavenly Father who goes with us and supplies our every need. Thanks to Rev. Laning and the elders for their visits. As we go forward, we feel the prayers of the saints go with us. We pray for more! Blessed is the man that trusteth in Him. Psalm 34:8 – Henry and Hillie Hoekstra
Classis East met this past Wednesday at Providence PRC. Classis approved the organization of the Pittsburgh Fellowship. Two protests against a decision of the previous Classis were not sustained.
First PRC (Holland, MI) has formed a trio of Revs. Brummel, Eriks, and Huizinga.
There will be a short Young People’s business meeting to discuss the Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast. Please meet immediately after the morning service in the sanctuary.
Trinity Christian High School’s graduation will be this Wednesday, May 18, at 7:00 at the school. Everyone is invited to attend.
On behalf of Trinity Christian High School board we thank all those who contributed to the 2016 Spring Drive. $111,278.60 was collected towards debt reduction. We thank you for your generous support of our covenant high school.
The Reformed Witness Committee will meet on Monday, May 16 at 7:30 at Calvary PRC.
The Hull Young People’s Society will be sponsoring their annual Memorial Day Breakfast at the Hull Protestant Reformed School Gym on May 30 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Join us for a morning filled with delicious homemade food and great fellowship.
For those planning to ride the bus to convention this year, please contact Paul De Roon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 712-441-1689 to reserve a seat.
The Annual Society Meeting for Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School will be held at 7:30 on Tuesday, June 14, at school.
Advance Notice: The Free Christian School Ladies’ Circle is planning a dinner and musical program on Friday, August 26.
There are only a few weeks left to register for the Midwest Young Adults’ Retreat to be held by Lake Okoboji, IA, from August 15–17. The theme of the retreat is “The Heavens Declare the Glory,” and the speakers are Rev. Griess and Rev. Engelsma. Visit the website www.midwestyaretreat.com to register and for more information on activities. Contact Ashley Van Maanen at 712-441-3174 or email@example.com if you have questions. So far we have registrants from five states. We hope to see you there too!
Bus Drivers Needed! Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School is looking for both full time and substitute bus drivers. For further information, please call Dan Poppema at 712-324-4424 or 712-348-5292.
Future Teachers and Ministers: Information for the 2016 PR Scholarship Fund essay competition is now available. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the essay topics and submission requirements. Completed essays must be submitted by May 31.
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.
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 should contact Jim Regnerus (email@example.com) or Henry Van VanMaanen (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Free Christian School of Edgerton, Minnesota is looking for a lower elementary teacher for the 2016/2017 school year. Interested individuals please contact Jason Brands or Adam Fennema.