Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Evening: Trinity Christian High School
Nursery this morning: Heidi G., Aubrey V.B.
This evening: Nicole G., Claire V.E.
Next Sunday morning: Kalista H., Jayda V.E.
Next Sunday evening: Karina H., Heather 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 is “Honor Father and Mother” (Exodus 20:12). Next week’s message will be “Do No 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.
The membership papers of Eric Van Den Top have been transferred to Heritage PRC at his request. We commend him to the care of our sister congregation.
The collection totals for the month of February were General Fund $20,354.79, Received YTD $48,648.33, Budgeted YTD $48,168.84, Benevolent Fund $2,896, Balance $32,287.29, Building Fund $4,447, Reformed Witness Hour $321, Hull PRCS $6,710.50, Trinity CHS $4,525, Foreign Missions $380.50, and Emeritus Fund $296.25.
Today: Young Peoples’ Society will meet at 11:15. We will discuss Romans 8:31-39.
Monday: The Consistory will meet at 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: Morning classes in Bible History (Grades 1–7): Lesson 23.
Wednesday: Wealth will meet at 9:45 in Hull PRC to study Lesson 24. Tonia Westra, Brenda Bylsma, and Myrna Hoekstra have lunch. Courtney Engelsma is the upstairs helper, and Andrea De Roon is the nursery helper.
7:00-Heidelberg Catechism (Grades 8 & 9): Lord’s Day 49; 8:00-Essentials (Grades 10 & 11): Lesson 28, Q. 6-8; Lesson 29, Q. 1-3; 9:00-Pre-Confession (Grade 12 and older): Belgic Confession, Article 34.
Thursday: Martha Ladies’ Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Bible discussion will begin with Romans 3:19. Lunch: Lorelei Burgers and Cheryl De Roon.
7:30 p.m. Men’s Society will begin their study with 1 Timothy 1:15. After recess we will read and discuss Art. 30 of the Church Order. Our Men’s Society will be hosting a Combined Men’s Society with the area churches on Monday, March 27.
FAMILY VISITATION – Waiting for the Lord – Psalm 37
Tuesday, March 14
7-Jeff Andringa 7-Mark Hoekstra 7-Bruce Korver
8-Rev. Laning 8-Jeff Baker 8:15-Brian Westra
9-Evert Van Maanen 9-Stephanie Miersma
CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
Brady Kooiker is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Rob Andringa to Derick Grimm.
Catherine Kooiker returned home on Monday and will be on IV antibiotics for two weeks. May the Lord continue to grant to her and to Kerwen and their family the strength they need.
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!
Zion PRC called Rev. Haak, and Southwest PRC called Rev. Key.
Doon PRC plans to call a missionary from a trio of Revs. Brummel, Eriks, and Huizinga.
The Young People would like to thank everyone for their support at the soup supper.
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.
The board of Trinity Christian High school will meet Wednesday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. instead of the regular March 22 meeting.
Calvary Young Adults would like to invite the area young adults to a game night on Tuesday, March 21. Games start around 7:00 at Calvary Church. If you have a game you enjoy playing, please take it along. Refreshments will be provided.
Future Teachers and Ministers: Information for the 2017 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.
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. Please email us at email@example.com with any questions.
Registration for the 2017 Convention held at the Michindoh Conference Center began on March 1. Visit the convention website at https://prcconvention.com/register/ to 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 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. Limited registration is now open till the end of the month for all young adults ages post-high to 35. To register, go to our new website at http://lovelandprcretreat.org.
A senior retreat will be held at beautiful Gull Lake Ministries from September 26-29, 2017. The theme taken from Philippians 1:20-21 is “Magnifying Christ in Life and Death”. The speakers are Rev. Eriks, Professor Engelsma, and Rev.Slopsema. You can register from May 1 to July 31 at www.hollandgrandvilleseniorretreat2017.com. If you are unable to go online for the registration form or have questions, please call Gretine Bodbyl at (616) 538-3403.