Our Bulletin

June 18, 2017


We welcome all members and visitors to our services today. Today is Father’s Day. We pray that fathers may lead their families to our heavenly Father.


This morning Pastor Arlin Vande Zande will lead us in worship which will be preparatory for the Lord’s Supper next Sunday morning. This evening Pastor Dan De Graff will lead us in worship and Pastor Gary Maas will bring us God’s Word.


We invite each one to join us after the morning service for fellowship and coffee.


Next Sunday will witness the infant baptism of Ella Anne Vander Ley, daughter of Luke and Rachel Vander Ley.


The June 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 a.m. services will be held in the North Church at 10:00 a.m. The p.m. services will be held: June 18-Grace Reformed and June 25-North Church, July 2 – Platte CRC, July 9-Corsica CRC, July 16 – Grace Reformed, July 23 – North Church and July 30 – Corsica CRC at 7:00 p.m.



Greeters: June 18: Lavonne De Boer and Elsie Jongsma
                                 Rod and Jean De Lange
                 June 25:
                 July 02:
Trent and Crystal De Lange
                               Dale De Lange and Tucker De Lange
                 July 09:
Daryl and Jessica De Vries and family
                               Del and Barb De Vries


Nursery: This week: AM: Lisa S and Tori DB
                Next week: AM: Val VH, Daryan DV


Bulletin/Mail Delivery: June 18 - Rod, June 25 - Daryl, July 02 - Norman, July 09 - Seth


Offering: This week: Mission Fund (quotas)
                 Next week: General Fund




Tuesday: GEMS, 2:00-4:00 p.m., NHCRC




*June 25 - Celebration of the Lord’s Supper

*Oct. 7Women’s Conference, Springfield, SD




*Please pray for complete healing for Julie Baan Hofman, Roger Bordewyk, Pastor Pete and Carol De Jong, Mary De Lange, Roger Feenstra, Judy Groeneweg, Carl Hoogers, Mark Jongsma, Larry Klein, Brenda Plooster, Norman and Judy Pope, Marg Schryvers, Allen Vanden Hoek, Calvin Vanden Hoek, Ken Vanden Hoek, Sarah Veenstra, Brad Veurink, Cindy Watters, Kaylee Weldon, and Brian Wiedner who are dealing with health issues.

*Pray to lift up the elderly and shut-ins: Karen De Boer, Mabell De Jonge, Brent De Lange, Berneta De Waard, Doc and Ruth Jongsma, Doris Markus, Nona Markus, Terry Vanden Hoek and Eltha Wolbrink.

*Please pray for gentle showers of rain for the farmers.


HAPPY BIRTHDAY/ANNIVERSARY NEWS: We wish Happy Birthday Blessings to Steve Veenstra who will celebrate his birthday Monday, June 19, to Diane N who will celebrate her birthday Thursday, June 22, and Barb DV who will celebrate her birthday Saturday, June 24. We extend Happy Anniversary Congratulations to LaRoy and Betty L who are celebrating their anniversary today, June 18, to Leroy and Mary VH and Darcy and Darla BH who will both celebrate their anniversary Wednesday, June 21, and to Ken and Margie VH and Cal and Angela DB who will both celebrate their anniversary Friday, June 23.


VOLUNTEERS WOULD BE APPRECIATED for getting the coffee ready for after our evening services. Cookies will be provided. Please continue to use the signup sheet so we always have someone making the coffee and cleaning up. We need a volunteer for June 25. Thank you!


LIBRARY BOOKS: There are more library books available for your children to read. Please encourage your children to read over the summer. Check the books on the table near the mailboxes for books to read!


MEN’S QUARTET PROGRAM: The Redeemed Quartet from Indiana will be in the Aurora Reformed Church on Friday, June 29 at 7:00. The quartet is made up of four young men who sing southern gospel music.


PLATTE CRC invites you to attend the Combined Evening Service on Sunday, July 2, at 7:00 PM. Rev. Gary Maas will give the message and the offering will be for Dakota Christian School (make checks payable to Platte CRC.) Please stay after the service for refreshments in the Fellowship Hall. Churches involved: Aurora Reformed, Corsica CRC and Grace Reformed, Harrison Community Church, New Holland CRC, Platte CRC.


THANK YOU: A most sincere thank you to Pastor Gary for his visit and comforting words.  Also to our church family for all the prayers, kind words, cards and food brought in during our sister and aunt’s fight with cancer.  It was all very much appreciated!!  Larry, Brenda and Abbi Baan Hofman.


EARLY DEADLINE!!! This year you have until the first week in July to fill shoeboxes for the children in Guatemala and Central America. These boxes are a great blessing to them & are a wonderful tool for the gospel presentation. Those who have been privileged to take part in the distribution experience the grateful smiles and thank yous from the children and their parents as they receive the boxes. Your efforts & financial input are greatly appreciated and very necessary for a successful outreach! A huge thanks to all those who have so faithfully worked with and donated to this outreach in the past years! There are various ways in which you can be involved:
    1- You can fill boxes according to the guideline and suggestion sheets available with the shoeboxes and attaching the $5 per box for shipping.
    2- You may donate bulk items to be used in filling boxes.
    3- You may donate financially for Operation Shoebox which will be used for shipping costs or shoebox items.

The deadline this year is Sunday, July 9. All checks should be written out to the Tom Vander Pol Memorial Fund and sent to: 27406 377th Ave., Harrison, SD 57344, or larger donations may be sent directly to Living Water Teaching, PO Box 1190, Caddo Mills, TX 75135. For more information, you can contact Pat Vanderpol at 243-2275 or 680-2166 or or go to lwt@lwtusa.org. The distribution dates this year are Dec 1-9. Thank you to all who are willing to do their part in helping this outreach be a blessing to many children who live in poverty so that they may know the love of Jesus and hear about Him this Christmas.




A.M. WORSHIP: 10:00 A.M.


Welcome and Announcements

Call To Worship

*Hymn: #18 “For the Beauty of the Earth”

*God Greets Us

*We Greet Each Other

Praise Songs:

Children’s Message – dismissed to Children In Worship

Preparatory for The Lord’s Supper

Congregational Prayer

Scripture: Malachi 4:4-6

                Luke 7:1-10

Message: “Absentee Fatherhood”

Prayer of Application

HYMN: #169 “Faith of Our Fathers!” (while offering is received)


*Offertory Prayer


*Hymn: #15 MCB “There Is a Redeemer”




P. M. WORSHIP: 7:00 P.M.

(Service at Grace Reformed)


Welcome and Announcements

Call To Worship

*Song #7 “We Praise Thee, O God, Our Redeemer”

*Song #52 “Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven”

*God’s Greeting & Greet Each Other

*Confession 625 The Purpose of God

Song 20 Revive Us Again

Congregational Prayer

*Song of Preparation #559 “Sunshine in My Soul”

Scripture: Ecclesiastes 6:1-12

Message: “Singed by The Sun”

Prayer of Application

*Song of Response #379 “Sun of My Soul”


*Closing Song #558 “Springs of Living Water”