Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Evening: Building Fund and Sunday School
Nursery this morning: Maria K., Brooke V.E., Ruth H.
This evening: Abby V.G., Rachel K., Gracia K.
Next Sunday morning: Mrs. A. Van Ginkel, Louise V.M., Brooke M.
Next Sunday evening: Mrs. K. Van Voorst, Abbie K., Julianne L.
Ushers: For April: Caleb Groeneweg, Collin Heynen, Heath Heynen
For May: Brad Gritters, Colton Hoksbergen, Brady Kooiker
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 “Obedience from the Heart” (Exodus 20:17). Next week’s message will be “To God, My Exceeding Joy, I will Go” (Psalm 43).
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 public confessions of faith of Blake De Roon, Mark Maassen, Emily Uittenbogaard, and Abby Van Ginkel will take place during the evening service today. We pray God may bless them, granting them strength to do the good works which glorify His name.
Our pastor and his wife along with elder John Van Baren and his wife (Valerie) from Hope PRC are scheduled to depart for Myanmar on Tuesday and will be gone for two weeks. You can follow their activity on the prca.org bulletins page. Select “Mission Stations” and click on “Myanmar Memoirs” for daily updates. Let us remember them and the saints in Myanmar in our prayers. Lord willing, Prof. Cammenga will be preaching for us the next two Sundays.
Monday: The deacons will meet at 7:00 p.m. followed by the Council at 8:00.
CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
Don Hoksbergen is asked to write to Gary Brummel & Gerald Brummel to Derick Grimm.
Minard Van Den Top has an infection which has gotten into his bloodstream. He was admitted to the Sioux Center Hospital on Thursday. Let us remember our brother, his wife, and their family in our prayers. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand. (Psalm 37:24)
Lydia Huizenga is scheduled to have surgery on her kneecap at Avera McKennan Hospital on Tuesday. They will be placing two screws to secure the kneecap in the right position and to increase stability. She is expected to return home the same day. She will need to be in a brace for at least six weeks with therapy following that. Let us remember Lydia and her family in our prayers.
The ladies of the congregation are invited to a bridal shower for Karmin Boonstra, Louise Van Maanen, and Abby Van Ginkel on Tuesday, May 30, at 7:00 p.m. An information sheet is on the back tables.
Byron Center PRC has formed a trio for home missionary of Revs. Haak, Key, and Spronk.
Zion PRC called Rev. Eriks.
Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School’s regular monthly Board meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, at school.
The Spring Financial Drive of Trinity Christian High School will be held on May 8. This drive is the major annual fundraiser for our school. Please give prayerful consideration to our school’s financial needs.
Join us this upcoming Saturday at the Hull Rally/Fun Run Walk. The event will begin at the Hull city park by the swimming pool. Join us to run, cheer on the runners, and then stay for a picnic lunch. The lunch will be free will donation. Please note, the mile run/walk has a different route from previous years.
The Trinity Christian High School Parent’s Circle will hold its annual spring meeting on Wednesday, May 10, at Trinity at 7:00 p.m.
Trinity Christian High will present its Spring Music Program on Tuesday, May 16, at 7:00 pm in Trinity’s gymnasium. Both choirs and band will present numbers in celebration of our risen Savior. Join us for an evening of musical praise.
Male chaperones are still needed for the 2017 Young People’s Convention! Applications for female chaperones is now closed. Thanks to all that have responded to serve our young people! To register, go to our website www.prcconvention.com. If you have any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration is open for the 2017 Young People’s Convention! Registration forms and additional information can be found at www.prcconvention.com/register. Be sure to submit your online registration form by Monday, May 15.
Colorado Retreat: Registration for the Colorado Young Adults’ Retreat has been extended through the month of April! Registration is open to all young adults, ages post-high to 35. The retreat will be held from August 14-18, 2017, with the theme “Rooted and Built-up” taken from Colossians 2:7. Go to our website at http://lovelandprcretreat.org for more information and to register.
A Senior Retreat will be held at beautiful Gull Lake Ministries from September 26–29, 2017. The theme is taken from Philippians 1:20-21 us “Magnifying Christ in Life and Death.” The speakers are Rev. Eriks, Professor Engelsma, and Rev. Slopsema. Registration is open from May 1 – 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.
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 Protestant Reformed School of Wingham is in need of a part-time or full-time teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. There is grade flexibility with grade assignments, and the board is willing to work with an interested individual’s preference. Please contact Jim Siertsema at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-955-5665, or Preston Crich at email@example.com for more information and to apply.
The RFPA is seeking to hire a full-time employee to fill the newly created position of Sales and Operations Manager. This position will feature a full-time salary and insurance benefits. The duties of the position will include sales, marketing, accounting, and general operations. The preferred applicants should have the education and experience that pertain to this role. Individuals interested in this position should contact Tim Pipe at the RFPA office for more details (firstname.lastname@example.org / 616-457-5970).
The Protestant Reformed Special Education Board is looking to hire a part time para-pro to join our program at Heritage Christian School (Hudsonville) for the 2017-2018 school year. You can send your resume and/or get more information by contacting Clinton Vander Kolk at email@example.com or by phone at 616-848- 1308. Please respond by May 20 if interested.