Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Evening: Hull PR School and Beacon Lights
Nursery this morning: Shayna D.R., Kelsey U.
This evening: Brittany G., Sophie V.A.
Next Sunday morning: Heidi G., Aubrey V.B.
Next Sunday evening: Nicole G., Claire V.E.
Ushers: 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 “Sunday: A Day of Rest” (Exodus 20:8-11). Next week’s message will be “Do Not Murder!” (Exodus 20:13).
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.
Due to the meeting of Classis West this past week, a pulpit swap has been arranged for this morning. Rev. Engelsma is scheduled to preach here while our pastor preaches at Doon PRC. We welcome Rev. Engelsma to our pulpit and fellowship.
REMINDER: Starting today our second service will begin at 6:00 p.m.
The public confession of faith of Shayna Andringa is scheduled to take place this evening. We pray God may continue to bless her, granting her the strength to do the works that glorify His name.
CALL TO WORSHIP: This Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. we will have our annual Prayer Day service. Offerings will be for Reformed Witness Committee and Domestic Missions. Nursery attendants will be Grace H. and Lydia B.
The Consistory has received the membership papers of Martin De Jong from Georgetown PRC. We welcome this brother into our midst and pray God will richly bless him as we worship and commune together.
Today: The Young Peoples’ Society will meet at 11:15. We will discuss Romans 8:26-30.
Monday: The deacons will meet at 7:00 p.m. followed by the Council at 8:00
Tuesday: Morning classes in Bible History (Grades 1–7): Lesson 22.
Wednesday: Wealth will meet at 9:45 in Hull PRC to study Lesson 23. Lael Griess, Rachel Kooima, and Kim De Jager have lunch. Kim De Jager is the upstairs helper, and Kristen De Jong is the nursery helper.
Our annual Prayer Day service will be held at 7:00 p.m. The evening catechism classes will not meet.
The assignments below are for next week: Heidelberg Catechism (Grades 8 & 9): Lord’s Day 49; Essentials (Grades 10 & 11): Lesson 28, Q. 6-8; Lesson 29, Q. 1-3; Pre-Confession (Grade 12 and older): Belgic Confession Article 34
Thursday: Christian Fellowship Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Bible discussion will begin
with Romans 5:15.
FAMILY VISITATION – Waiting for the Lord – Psalm 37
Tuesday, March 7
7-David Camarigg 7-Justin Vink 7-Nathan Maassen
8-Monica Wiersma 8-Steve Hilt 8-Jason Van Maanen
9-Gene Van Bemmel 9-Ken Kooiker 9-Steve Maassen
CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
Minard Van Den Top was admitted to Avera McKennan hospital in Sioux Falls last Sunday due to an infection and has since returned to Pleasant Acres. Let us continue to remember him and his wife in our prayers.
Catherine Kooiker was taken to Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls on Friday. She has a UTI which they are treating with IV antibiotics. Let us continue to remember Catherine, Kerwen and their family in this affliction.
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.
Notice to the ladies of the church work groups: There is a handout on the back tables concerning assignments for this summer’s events. Please pick up a copy and use it as a reference for when your help will be required. Thank you!
Heath Heynen is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Lois Van Maanen to Derick Grimm.
Byron Center PRC called Rev. W. Langerak to be a home missionary.
Classis West met this past Wednesday at Hope PRC (Redlands). Classis gave advice to a consistory regarding two cases of discipline. The emeritation request of Rev. T. Miersma was approved and will be forwarded to Synod 2017. The emeritation request of Rev. R. Hanko was not approved at the present time. Classis advised him and Lynden’s consistory regarding what issues he should address in his future request for emeritation. The following were chosen as delegates to Synod 2017: ministers: Revs. Huizinga, Key, Kuiper, Kleyn, and Laning; elders: Henry Ferguson (First, Edmonton), Chester Hunter (Edgerton), Robert Brands (Loveland), Keith Bruinsma (Peace), and Alan Meurer (Bethel). Our church was chosen to host the next meeting of Classis which is scheduled for September 27.
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 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.
The Hull PRCS Ladies’ Guild is having a Father-Son Social for boys in grades 5-8 on March 14 at Trinity Christian High School. Games and pizza start at 6:30.
HPRCS Collection Report: With roughly 4 months remaining in the school’s fiscal year, the current collection’s total is approximately $148,000 of the $193,000 budgeted YTD (short by $45,000). We thank you for your support and ask you continue to remember the needs of the school in the coming offerings.
Save the date: The Calvary Young People’s Potato Bake will be April 5. More details to follow later.
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.
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.
Registration for the 2017 Convention held at the Michindoh Conference Center began on March 1. Visit the Convention website to register https://prcconvention.com/register/. This year there is an electronic registration form along with 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 email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Colorado Retreat: Registration for the special 25th Colorado Young Adults Retreat starts tomorrow, Monday, March 6 for all Young Adults ages post-high to 35. To register, go to our new website at www.lovelandprcretreat.org. The retreat will be held from August 14-18, 2017, at the original location of the first retreat, Covenant Heights Camp. The theme is “Rooted and Built-up” taken from Colossians 2:7.