Our Bulletin

September 17, 2017


We welcome all members and visitors to our service today. We pray that we may be blessed by our fellowship with God and His people.


Pastor Arlin Vande Zande will lead us in our morning worship. This evening Pastor Dan De Graff will lead us in our 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.


The September 17, and 24 a.m. services will be held in the South Church at 10:00 a.m. The p.m. services will be held: September 17 – Grace Reformed, September 24 - South Church at 7:00 p.m.



Greeters: September 17: Wayne and Janet Lefers
                  September 24:
Joel and Tracy Maas and family
                  October 01:
Marilyn Lefers, Doris Markus, and Nona Markus
                  October 08:
Bud and Mae Niewenhuis


Nursery: This week: AM: Ruth W, Tori DB
                Next week: AM: Crystal DL, Daryan DV


Bulletin/Mail Delivery: September 17 - Daryl, September 24 - Norman, October 01 - Seth, October 08 - Darrell


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



Sunday: Sunday School will meet following the morning service.

Monday: DCS Society Meeting, 7:30 p.m., DCS gym

Tuesday: DCS Scrip Orders Due, 8:30 a.m., DCS
                 Classis Iakota meets, Delegates are Wayne and Seth with Keith and Cal as alternates
                 Grief support Group, Noon, Chapel of the Good Samaritan Society-Corsica

Wednesday: Corsica Coffee Break, 9:30 a.m., Corsica CRC
                      Ladies Bible Study, 1:30 p.m., North Church,
                      Lesson 6 from the Parables of Jesus, Hostess/Spiritual Life -- Arlene.

Thursday: DCS Harvest Sale, 5:30 p.m., DCS



*Sept. 27 – Women’s Guild Coffee and conversation with Jennifer (Baas) Frederiksen. 

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



*Please pray for complete and quick healing for Aria Van Genderen whose surgery this past Wednesday went well.

*Please pray for complete and quick healing for Kendall Veenstra whose surgery this past Thursday went well.

*Please pray for complete healing for Julie Baan Hofman, Roger Bordewyk, Pastor Pete and Carol De Jong, Mary De Lange, Roger Feenstra, Judy Groeneweg, Larry Groeneweg, Carl Hoogers, Mark Jongsma, Larry Klein, Karla Peter, Brenda Plooster, Judy Pope, Marge Scryvers, 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.


HAPPY BIRTHDAY/ANNIVERSARY NEWS: We wish Happy Birthday Blessings to Jamison G who will celebrate his birthday Thursday, Sept. 21. We extend Happy Anniversary Congratulations to Randy and Diane N who will celebrate their anniversary Thursday, Sept. 21


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 September 24. Thank you!


CARDS FOR SALE:  10 for $1.00.  A box of cards with cards for several occasions will be in the South Church in the room where the other greeting cards for sale are.  Check it out.  Help yourself.


CHURCH CLEANING will be held Oct. 2-5. Please check your mailboxes next week Sunday for your job assignment.


SHORT TERM NISSION TRIP OPPORTUNITY: Living Stone Prison Church is remodeling an area in the prison in Springfield to be used as a worship center and would like volunteer help. See the bulletin board for details.


DAKOTA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL will hold its annual Society Meeting Monday, Sept. 18, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the gymnasium.  You will be asked to approve a new budget and to vote for new board members at this meeting.  The nominees for new board members are: Calvin DeBoer, Michelle Greger, Mary Kraayenbrink, Nicole Van Zuidam, Chad VanderPol, and Steve Veenstra. You will be asked to vote for three. We will be voting on two motions at this meeting. One is a motion to move the Society meeting from the fall to the spring to allow for better input in the school budget process. The second is a motion to decrease the size of the school board from nine members to seven. All DCS supporters are welcome and encouraged to attend.  Absentee ballots are available at the DCS office.


GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: Due to the inclement weather, our first Grief Support Group meeting did not take place. We have scheduled September 19 at Noon in the Chapel of the Good Samaritan Society-Corsica to be our first meeting. Lunch will be provided. We encourage you to come and check it out. Feel free to call 946-5467 if you have any questions or to let us know if you are planning on attending. There are no obligations or commitments. This will be a free service for our community. At this meeting, we will discuss what time of day best serves the majority and will plan our monthly meetings accordingly.


CORSICA COFFEE BREAK: Coffee Break in Corsica will begin on Wednesday, September 20. We plan to begin our study of Acts with this 9week session. We hope to be inspired and challenged by the lives of God's people in the early church. All are welcome. Join us at 9:30 for coffee. Prayer time and the study begins at 10:00. See Helen Vander Wal for a study guide-946-5222 or 770-3130 (text).


THE HARVEST SALE, Dakota Christian School’s biggest fundraiser, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 21.  The auction and lunch will begin around 5:30 p.m.  Lunch includes pork loin sandwich, salad, and chips, and is freewill donation.  Please come and support DCS!  If you have questions or items to donate, please call Sam Mudder (605-207-3936) or Calvin DeBoer (605-680-5858).


WOMEN’S GUILD COFFEE AND CONVERSATION with Jennifer (Baas) Frederiksen.  Come for a cup of coffee and visit with Jenn about her work on Wednesday evening September 27, at 7:00 p.m. in the Faber Center of the South Church.


THE WOMEN’S CONFERENCE will be on Oct. 7 at the Reformed Church in Springfield, SD.  Our speaker will be Jennifer Sandbulte from Sioux Center, IA.  She works with abused women and girls.


HARRISON COMMUNITY YOUTH GROUP COMMUNITY COOKBOOK: The Harrison Community Youth Group is putting together a community cookbook. We are asking our area churches to submit recipes to be placed in our cookbook. Please include your name and church so it can be added at the bottom of your recipe. We would prefer if you sent your recipes to harrisoncommunityyouthgroup@gmail.com but you can also give your recipe to one of the youth or to Tracy Maas. We are hoping to have the finished cookbook for sale before Christmas. Thanks for your help!



We are excited to partner with SDSU Football fundraiser on Saturday, October 7th as the Jackrabbit Football team hosts the Southern Illinois Salukis.
We are inviting all you Jacks fans and Center of Hope supporters and your families and friends to attend the football game. Every ticket you purchase for the game gives $10 to the Center of Hope.
How it works
1) Call (605) 688-5422 to purchase your tickets and be sure to mention Center of Hope.

2) Online: www.jackrabbittickets.com
    • Click on the FB Single Games Tickets button that says BUY NOW
    • Select the game “FB1603 –FB v Southern Illinois”;
    • Click on “SPECIALS & STUDENTS” tab; and;
    • Enter the promo code “Hope” on that page.
Enjoy the game with your friends and support the Center of Hope. See you there!
Note: This opportunity is only available before the day of the game.




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


Welcome and Announcements

Call To Worship

*Hymn: CH #52 “Blessed Be the Name”

*God Greets Us

*We Greet Each Other

*Praise Songs:

Children’s Message

Responsive Reading of The Law – Words of Jesus from the Gospels

Congregational Prayer

Scripture: Ecclesiastes 5:10-12

                Luke 12:13-21

Message: “Greed, A Deadly Sin”

Prayer of Application

Hymn: CH #506 “I’d Rather Have Jesus” (while offering is received)


*Offertory Prayer


*Hymn: CH #599 “Jesus Is Lord of All”


*Congregation stands, if able




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


Welcome & Announcements

Call to Worship: Psalm 145:8-13a

*Hymn: Praise 82 “Blessed Be the Name”

*Hymn: Praise 392 “More About Jesus”

*God’s Greeting & Greet Each Other

Confession of Faith: Praise 622—The Apostles’ Creed

Hymn: Praise 359 “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah”

Congregational Prayer

*Song of Preparation: Praise 127 “The Spirit Breathes upon the Word”

Scripture Lesson: Ecclesiastes 10:1-20

Message: “The Stench of Foolishness”

Prayer for Blessing

*Hymn: Praise 358 “God Will Take Care of You” v. 1-3


*Closing Hymn: Praise 473 “O That Will Be Glory”