Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Evening: Building Fund and RFPA
Nursery this morning: Brittany Gritters, Sierra Meyer
This evening: Heidi Gritters, Allison Mooy
Next Sunday morning: Nicole Gritters, Jocelyn Mooy
Next Sunday evening: Kalista Heynen, Alicia Moss
Ushers: For July: Colton Hoksbergen, Brady Kooiker, Travis Kooima
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 “Not Weary in Well Doing” (Gal. 6:9).
Next week’s message will be “The True Christian Life” (2 Timothy 4:7-8).
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 Eliana Grace, infant daughter of Dave and Amanda Rozeboom, 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 Council at their meeting on Monday plans to begin the process of nominating elders
and deacons. According to Article 22 of the Church Order, the Council is called “to give the
members an opportunity to direct attention to suitable persons.” Anyone desiring to
recommend someone for one of these special offices may make this known to any member of
the Council.
Monday: The deacons will meet at 7:00 p.m. followed by the Council at 8:00.
Nelson Oostra is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Gene Van Bemmel to Derick Grimm.
We express our sympathy to Kerwen and Catherine Kooiker and their family in the death of
Catherine’s grandfather, Ed Cammenga, who died on Tuesday. May the Lord comfort their
souls and draw them nigh unto Him. Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour is coming, and
now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God: and they that hear shall live.
(John 5:25)
We rejoice with the two couples who were united in marriage this past Friday, Blake and
Lanae Meyer (nee Hoekstra) and Matthew and Larissa Vanden Bosch (nee Burgers). May the
Lord richly bless these marriages that they may reflect the marriage of Christ and His church.
The congregation is cordially invited to witness the marriage ceremony uniting Joseph
Bootsma and Faith Poppema in our church on Friday at 6:00 in the evening.
Doon PRC called Rev. Griess to be a third missionary to the Philippines.
Sunday School: Today we study Lesson 45 & Psalter 280:1, Next Sunday is Lesson 46 and
Psalter 280:1&4.
Young People: There is an information sheet on the back table about the convention bus.
Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School’s regular monthly board meeting will be held at
7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10, at school.
Please join us at the Midwest Young Adult Retreat Singspiration at Calvary PRC on
Sunday, August 14, at 7:45. Refreshments will follow.
Notice to all young adults: You are invited to pre and post Midwest Young Adult Retreat
activities. Visit the website for all the details:
The annual registration for Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School’s 2016-2017 school
year will be held on Monday, August 1, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the school. Enrollment
packets will be available on the tables in the back of church. If you cannot make it to
registration, please contact Mr. Loren Gritters or Mr. Terry Van Maanen.
Registration for Trinity Christian High School will be held Monday evening from 7:00 to
9:00 p.m. All the necessary forms have been emailed to our families. A few extra forms will be
available at registration. Please contact the school office to set up an alternate time if you
cannot make it Monday evening. We look forward to seeing you.
On Tuesday, August 2, at 6:30 p.m. there will be a picnic for the families in the Christian
Fellowship Society at Hubbling Park. There is a sign up sheet on the table in the fellowship
hall. All young adults are welcomed to join us!
The Free Christian School Ladies’ Circle is planning a pork loin and chicken supper for
August 26 at 6:30 p.m. followed by a musical program by Sarah and Teresa Kuiper at 8 p.m.
There will be a freewill donation. Please RSVP to Teresa Kuiper at 507-442-4441 or by Friday, August 19. Hope to see you there!
Attention YP Convention Chaperones: If you are interested in refereeing tournament games
during convention week, please let us know by contacting
Urgent Need for Bus Drivers: Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School is still in need of
full time and substitute bus drivers. Without additional drivers, there will be multiple routes
without bus service next school year. For anyone with any level of interest, please contact
Mike De Jager at 712-541-2368 or for more information.
The Wild Water West outing will be Thursday, August 11. You can get discount coupons
from any Get-N-Go in Sioux Falls and get ticket for $19, or you can get a buy one get one free
coupon from the Big Sioux book. No RSVPs will be taken this year. If you have questions,
contact Carlene Van Egdom at
Beacon Lights is celebrating 75 years in publication. To commemorate this special
occasion, we are offering new subscribers a one-year subscription to Beacon Lights for $7.50!
To subscribe, visit us at and use promotion code beacon75 at checkout. You
can also email us at or call (616) 209-2824. Don’t miss out on
this special limited time offer.
Attention Young People: Tournament signup is now live! Tournaments this year include: 6-on-6 coed soccer, 6-on-6 coed volleyball, 3-on-3 boys basketball, 3-on-3 girls basketball, and
Rook and Euchre. You can sign up with your team at under
the “Activities” page OR by emailing Please sign up as a full
team. If you do not have a team but would still like to participate, let us know! Tournament
signups will only be open until registration at the camp on Monday. We are also only
accepting one tournament per person at this time. If you have already emailed us with two
teams, please look for a response from us. Additionally, if you are interested in participating in
the high ropes course, please let us know via email: