Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Evening: Building Fund and Reformed Witness Hour
Nursery this morning: Grace H., Jessica K., Gracia K., Alyssa M.
This evening: Lydia H., Lindsay K., Julianne L., Sierra M.
Next Sunday morning: Shania K., Christy K., Brooke M., Jocelyn M.
Next Sunday evening: Maria K., Mrs J. Mouw, Allison M., Alicia M.
Ushers: For October: Kevin Warner, Brian Westra, Nathan Westra
For November: Marcus Andringa, Daniel Baker, Jeremy Baker
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 “God’s Saints: The Crown of Rejoicing” (I Thessalonians 2:19-20). Next week’s message will be “Abounding in Love (Part 1)” (I Thessalonians 3:11-13).
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.
Myanmar Presentation: Next Sunday after the evening service we plan to have a presentation on mission work being done in Myanmar. Rev. Titus and his wife Cer te from Myanmar are scheduled to be in this area from November 3 – 6.
A singspiration has been scheduled for Sunday evening, November 12, after the service. We plan to sing from the revised Psalter sample. If you have a specific Psalter number or numbers you would like us to sing, please contact either Jeff Baker: (507) 215-5634, firstname.lastname@example.org or Alden De Jong: (712) 470-2206 or email@example.com. They will be putting together the program.
Today: The Young People’s Society will meet at 11:15. We will discuss Eph. 2:17-22.
Tuesday: Morning classes in Bible History (Grades 1–7): Lesson 8.
Wednesday: WEALTH will meet at 9:45 a.m. We will be studying lesson 9. Nursery: Andria D.R., Beth D.G., and Danielle W. Upstairs Helper: Janae V.M. Lunch: Clarine K., Mary V.G., and Shantelle D.B.
7:00-Heidelberg Catechism (Grades 8 & 9): Lord’s Day 8; 8:00-Essentials (Grades 10 & 11): Lesson 5, Q. 1-7; 9:00-Pre-Confession (Grade 12 and older): Belgic Confession 14-15 & Canons 3&4:1,B2.
Thursday: Christian Fellowship Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Bible discussion will begin with Romans 8:10.
CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
Jeff Andringa is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Nathan Villalobos to Derick Grimm.
Katie Westra had her appendix removed Tuesday evening at the hospital in Sioux Center. The surgery went well, and she returned home the next day. Let us remember Katie, Jason and their family in our prayers.
Catherine Kooiker was admitted to Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls early Wednesday morning with respiratory problems. She returned home on Friday. Let us continue to remember Catherine in her affliction along with Kerwen and their family
Pastor-elect Stephan Regnerus accepted the call from Lynden PRC and declined the call from Southwest PRC.
Rev. A. Lanning accepted the call from Byron Center PRC.
The Doon Young People’s Society invites you to their annual Reformation Day Singspiration tonight at 7:45 p.m.
Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School will be conducting its Annual Fall Drive on the evening of Monday, October 30. The drive goal is set at $100,000 in order to pay off all remaining debt with a view to future building/gym expansion. We ask you give careful consideration to the ongoing support of our covenant Christian grade school.
The 5th and 6th graders of Hull PR School invite you to their chapel on November 3 at 8:45 a.m. in Hull PRC. Rev. Laning will be speaking on a Reformation theme.
The Doon Young People’s Survival Run will be held Monday, October 30, at the church at 7:00 p.m. Note the change of date.
The annual Reformation lecture sponsored by the Reformed Witness Committee of the area churches will be a two day conference this year as we celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The Conference will be held at Hull PRC. Plan to attend the evening speech on Friday, November 3, at 7:30 p.m. by Rev. David Torlach of the EPC in Australia. Speeches continue on Saturday the 4th beginning at 9:30 a.m. with speeches by Prof. Gritters and Prof. Dykstra. Join us as and invite others to come as we celebrate 500 years of Reformation!
Save the date: A game night for the elderly (60+) and young people will be held Tuesday, November 14. More details to come.
The NWIPRS annual Bazaar is scheduled for Friday, November 10. Donations can be brought to the Doon Community Center any time from 3:00-6:00 p.m. Supper will start at 6:30 with the auction following at 7:00 p.m.
The Hull PRC School Harvest Sale will be held November 17. A meal will be served
starting at 5:30, and the auction will begin at 6:30.
Save the date of Friday evening, November 17, at 7 p.m. for the 6th Annual Christian Education Lecture sponsored by the Association for Protestant Reformed Education in Sioux Falls. Rev. Cory Griess will be speaking at Heritage PRC on “The Need for Protestant Reformed Schools in a Post-Modern World”.
Part 1 of Professor Engelsma’s Q & A regarding spousal abuse is now available on Byron Center’s website byronprc.net. Scroll down the right side of the cover page and click on “Part 1”. We will announce when the remaining questions are answered and available for viewing.
In celebration of the 500th year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, Randolph PRC’s Evangelism Committee invites you to a lecture entitled, “Martin Luther’s Struggle for Peace and the 95 Theses.” The lecture will be given by Rev. Erik Guichelaar on Friday, November 3, at 7:30 P.M. at Randolph Protestant Reformed Church.
A list of teaching positions is available on the back table.