Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Evening: Building Fund and Wingham PR School
Nursery this morning: Mrs. D. Camarigg, Mrs. J. De Boer, Grace P.
This afternoon: Mrs. A. De Jong, Karyn U.
Next Sunday morning: Shayna D.R., Kelsey U.
Next Sunday evening: Brittany G., Sophie V.A.
Ushers: For February: Jerry Bleyenberg, Derk Burgers, David Camarigg
For March: Jordan De Boer, Seth De Jong, Greg 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 “A Name to be Reverenced” (Exodus 20:7). Next week’s message will be “Sunday: A Day of Rest” (Exodus 20:8-11).
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.
Classis West is scheduled to meet this Wednesday at Hope PRC (Redlands). Delegates from our congregation are elder Steve Kooima and our pastor.
As was announced earlier, Shayna Andringa has appeared before the Consistory to make confession of her faith. Unless there are any lawful objections, her public confession of faith is scheduled to take place next Sunday during the evening service.
Reminder: Starting next Sunday our second service will be at 6:00 p.m.
Today: The Young Peoples’ Society will meet at 3:45. We will discuss Romans 8:18-25.
Sr. Young Adults’ Bible study and fellowship will meet at the parsonage at 7:00 p.m. We will discuss Joshua 2: Rahab hides the spies.
Tuesday: Morning classes in Bible History (Grades 1–7): Lesson 21.
Wednesday: Wealth will meet at 9:45 in Hull PRC to study Lesson 22. Keisha Brummel, Danielle Warner, and Larissa Groeneweg have lunch. Ashley Brummel is the upstairs helper, and Beth De Groot is the nursery helper.
7:00-Heidelberg Catechism (Grades 8 & 9): Lord’s Day 48; 8:00-Essentials (Grades 10 & 11): Lesson 28, Q. 1-5; 9:00-Pre-Confession (Grade 12 and older): Belgic Confession Art. 33.
Thursday: Martha Ladies’ Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Bible discussion will begin with Romans 3:9. Lunch: Ruth Boonstra and Joan Kooima
7:30 p.m. Men’s Society will begin their study with 1 Timothy 1:9. After recess we will discuss Article 29 of the Church Order.
FAMILY VISITATION – Waiting for the Lord – Psalm 37
Monday, February 27 Friday, March 3
7-Dan Blankespoor 7-Rob Andringa 1-Alvin Kooiker
8-Carl Maassen 8-Nelson Oostra 2-Ken Hoksbergen
9-Mark Van Maanen 9-Allyn Brummel 3-Mrs. Margaret Hoekstra
CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
James Korver is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Dennis Hoksbergen to Derick Grimm.
The Helping Hands Committee is looking for volunteers to prepare freezer meals in disposable pans that we can store up and disperse as needs arise in the congregation. For the time being, we are asking for main dishes (casseroles, soups, etc.) in amounts that will serve either 2 or 4 people. If you are willing to help out with this, please call or e-mail Rachel Kooima at 712-470-2324 or firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be a church bridal shower on Saturday, March 11, at 1:30 p.m. for Amy Laning, Emily Uittenbogaard, and Rochelle Kooiker. There is an information sheet on the back tables.
Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School’s regular monthly Board meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, at school.
The all school program of the Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School will be held on Friday, March 3, at 7:00 pm in Hull PRC on the theme of “Prayer”. All are welcome to attend.
The Young People’s Soup Supper will be held Monday, March 6. Plan to join us for a night of good food and fellowship!
The Northwest Iowa Protestant Reformed School will present its All-School Program on Friday, March 10, at 7:00 pm at the Doon Protestant Reformed Church. Alumni, past teachers and board members, and all supporters are invited to join with us in “Praising Our Faithful Covenant God in Our 50th Year.” Refreshments will be served at school after the program.
Future Teachers and Ministers: Information for the 2017 PR Scholarship Fund Essay competition is now available. Please email email@example.com to receive the essay topics and submission requirements. Completed essays must be submitted by May 31.
The freshman and sophomore classes would like to invite you to the 2017 Volleyball Tournament and Pasta Feed. The night of games and good food is scheduled for Saturday, March 11. If you are interested in joining us for the games, visit www.trinitychs.org to register your team and to learn more details.
Chaperones are needed for the 2017 Young People’s Convention being held at Michindoh Conference Center from August 7-11. To register, go to our website www.prcconvention.com. Any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beacon Lights is sponsoring a writing contest going on now through April 1, 2017. This contest is for anyone in 7th grade or older. There will be a prize given to each of the top three entries in each age category up to $200. For more information, go to our website at beaconlights.org or contact Abbie Eriks at email@example.com.
Registration for the 2017 Convention held at the Michindoh Conference Center will begin on March 1. Visit the Convention website to register https://prcconvention.com/register/ This year there is an electronic registration form, and a few paper forms that need to be mailed in with your payment. The general registration form should be submitted by May 15, and all paperwork and payment must be postmarked by May 31 to avoid the $25 late fee. Please contact Anna Wassink with any questions or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com
Colorado Retreat: Come to the special 25th Colorado Young Adults’ Retreat from August 14-18, 2017, as we return to the original location of the first retreat, Covenant Heights Camp! The theme is “Rooted and Built-up” taken from Colossians 2:7. Registration opens Monday, March 6, for all young adults ages post-high to 35.
The PRC archives is looking for donations of empty (or full) cassette tape cases. We have hundreds of cassettes but are missing the protective case. If any churches or individuals are able and willing to give theirs to the archives, it would be much appreciated. We are in the process of converting tapes and need a good, safe means to store them. Your cases are needed; any amount is helpful!
The PRC 100th anniversary is fast approaching (2024-25). We are looking for archive material of ALL kinds. Think about what YOU can donate for the preservation and enhancement of our history: denominational, congregational, family, documents, pictures, tapes, etc. We will be grateful for anything you have. Bring your items to the PRC Seminary, where the archives are located.
An updated list of teaching positions is on the back table.