Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Evening: Trinity Christian High School and Emeritus Fund
Nursery this morning: Mrs. J. De Boer, Mrs. A. De Jong, Julianne L.
This evening: Sarah D.R., Alyssa M., Brooke M.
Next Sunday morning: Shayna D.R., Brittany G., Sierra M.
Next Sunday evening: Heidi G., Allison M., Alicia M.
Ushers: For November: Kevin Warner, Brian Westra, Jason Westra
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 “Living with an Unbelieving Spouse” (1 Corinthians 7:13-16). Next week’s message will be “In What Does Life Consist?” (Luke 12:13-21).
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.
Our pastor was gone during most of this week conducting church visitation at Loveland PRC and Covenant of Grace PRC (Spokane). This evening Seminarian Jonathan Langerak is scheduled to lead us in worship while our pastor preaches at Edgerton PRC. We welcome him to our pulpit and fellowship.
Offering totals for the month of October were General Fund $30,854.63, Received YTD $229,914.02, Budgeted YTD $239,457.50, Benevolent Fund $3,442.06, Balance $41,121.15, Building Fund $4,412.75, PR Scholarship Fund $337.25, Hull PRCS $5,658.50, Trinity CHS $5,220.10, Beacon Lights $297.30, Lynden Covenant CS $552.00, PR Special Ed $1,790.00, Hull Evangelism Committee $437.50, and Foreign Missions $497.50.
Today: The Young Peoples’ Society will meet at 11:15 today. Bible discussion will be on Hebrews 11:20-22 and Genesis 48:5-22 and 50:22-26.
Monday: The Consistory will meet at 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: Morning classes in Bible History (Grades 1–7): Lesson 10.
Wednesday: Wealth will meet at 9:45 in Hull PRC to study Lesson 11. Johanna Westra, Beth De Groot, and Helinda Wiersma have lunch. Tonia Westra is the upstairs helper and Beth De Groot is the nursery helper.
7:00-Heidelberg Catechism (Grades 8 & 9): Lord’s Day 37; 8:00-Essentials (Grades 10 & 11): Lesson 22, Q. 1-6; 9:00-Pre-Confession (Grade 12 and older): Belg. 14-15, 24; Canons 3&4:1-3.
Thursday: Christian Fellowship Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Bible discussion will begin with Romans 4:9.
Next Sunday: Jr. Young Adult Bible study and fellowship will meet at 8:00 p.m. at the parsonage.
CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
Justin Vink is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Amy Laning to Derick Grimm.
Christiana Westra’s surgery went well on Monday, and she returned home the next day.
Hazel Andringa’s surgery went well on Wednesday, and she returned home on Saturday.
Let us continue to remember these saints, their spouses, and their families in our prayers.
We express our sympathy to Ann Miersma and her family in the death of their brother-in-law and uncle Daniel Schnyders of Edgerton who died this past Monday. May our heavenly Father comfort their hearts by His Spirit.
Please save Monday, December 5, for a church bridal shower for Sarah De Roon (Luke Mantel). There is an invitation on the back tables.
Rev. Huizinga declined the call from Southwest PRC.
First PRC (Holland) has formed a trio of Revs. Brummel, Haak, and R. Kleyn.
Immediately following the morning service, the Sunday School children are asked to meet in the sanctuary to pick up their Christmas program materials. Practice will take place for a half hour after the morning service on Sunday, November 27, and after the afternoon service on Sunday, December 4. We will also have two run-through practices from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 3, and December 10. All memory verses and songs should be memorized by our first Saturday practice.
“Thankful for Belonging to our Savior” is the theme of the 3rd and 4th grade chapel on Friday, November 18. Rev. Engelsma will be the speaker. Please save the date!
On behalf of the 60+ seniors we wish to express our thanks to the young people and their sponsors. The game night was an evening of fun and fellowship. We enjoyed interacting with all of our young people. Thanks also for the goodie trays and the delicious desserts.
HPRCS Collection Report: The current offering total is $82,400 of $107,500 budgeted YTD.
Save the Date: The Sunday School Christmas Program will be held on Friday, December 16, starting at 7:00 p.m.
Didn’t get a chance to stop at the Young People’s booth on Saturday? KJV cards, calendars, and cookie balls are still available. Contact Kathy Poppema at 348-5291 or at firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up on the sheet on the back tables. Thank you for your support of the Young People’s Society.
Trinity’s Fall Auction will be held November 18. All friends and supporters, high school age and above, are invited to come out and enjoy a night of fellowship! Supper will be served from 5:30-6:00 p.m. with the auction starting at 7 p.m. Donated items may be brought to the teachers’ lounge at Trinity.
Young people: Please reserve Saturday, December 3, for an evening of Christmas caroling!
The Calvary Young People’s Society would like to invite you to their annual Thanksgiving Singspiration on November 27 at 7:45 after the evening service.
For the Holidays: The Free Christian School Ladies’ Circle is making Pig-in-the-Blankets on November 19. They are $9/dozen. To order, please contact Teresa Kuiper at 507-442-4441 or email@example.com.
The Hope Heralds (GR area PR Men’s Chorus) 2016 CD entitled, Peace I Give is available for $12. To order your copy, please call or text Karen Daling (616-662-0784) or Dan VanDyke (616-610-3276). You may also order by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faith Christian School of Randolph, WI, will be in need of a high school teacher for the 2017-2018 school year because they will be adding a 9th grade. They will also need a Kindergarten teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. For more information or to apply, please contact board president Ed Hoksbergen at email@example.com or 608-712-7514 or Principal Mike Vander Veen at Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org or 920-296-4406.
Trinity Christian High School of Hull, IA, will be in need of a high school teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. Preference will be given to those who have an interest in English and remedial. Those interested should contact education committee chairman Henry Van Maanen at 712-726-3570 or email@example.com or administrator Jim Regnerus at 712-470-0424 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Board of the Northwest Iowa Protestant Reformed School in Doon, IA, is seeking an administrator. Applicants should have, or be willing to obtain, a Master’s in Education Administration degree. Interested persons please contact Brent Wynia at 712-470-2757 or email@example.com or Joey Mantel at 712-470-6493 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hope Christian School (Redlands, CA) is seeking applicants to fill a position teaching junior high grades (with the possibility of teaching some high school classes) for the 2017-2018 school year. For more information or to submit your resume contact Darin Gritters at 909-528-6905 or email@example.com.