Our Bulletin

July 15, 2018

We extend a warm Christian welcome to all our members and visitors today. May we put aside our concerns so on this special day we will experience the presence of the Lord as we worship Him together.


Pastor Gary Maas will lead us in worship this morning. Pastor Dan De Graff will lead and bring us God’s Word this evening.


The July 15, 22 and 29 a.m. services are in the North Church at 10:30 a.m. The July 15 - Grace Reformed, the July 22 and 29 - North Church. All p.m. services will be at 7:00 p.m.


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



Greeters: July 15: LaRoy and Betty Lefers
                                Wayne and Janet Lefers
                  July 22:
Joel and Tracy Maas and family,
                                Marlin and Karen Maas and family
                  July 29:
Delmar and Beth Markus
                                Marilyn Lefers and Doris Markus
                  August 05:
Bud and Mae Niewenhuis
                                      Randy and Diane Niewenhuis


Nursery: This week: AM: Crystal DL, Daryan DV
                Next week: AM: Norma DW, Jaden P


Bulletin/Mail Delivery: July 15 - Duane, July 22 - Calvin, July 29 - Daryl, August 05 - Dan


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



Monday: DCS Board Meeting, 7:30 p.m., DCS

Tuesday: DCS Scrip Orders Due, 8:30 a.m., DCS
                 GEMS, 2:00 – 4:00 pm., New Holland CRC


ADVANCE NOTICE: July 29-Nursing Home Service



*Please continue to pray for gentle showers of rain for the crops during this growing season.

*Please pray for complete healing for Julie Baan Hofman, Pastor Pete and Carol De Jong, Pat De Vries, Mary De Lange, Jocelyn Gross, Carl Hoogers, Delores Keizer, Judy Pope, Hal Riemersma, Kathy Vanden Hoek, LeRoy Vanden Hoek, Sarah Veenstra, Kaylee Weldon, and Brian Wiedner who are dealing with health issues.

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


HAPPY BIRTHDAY/ANNIVERSARY NEWS: We wish Happy Birthday Blessings to Marjean DB who is celebrating her birthday on today, July 15, to Seth R who will celebrate his birthday Monday, July 16, to Tori DB and Luke DB who will both celebrate their birthday Tuesday, July 17 and to Kori DL who will celebrate her birthday Saturday, July 19. We extend Happy Anniversary Congratulations to Ryan and Jocie who will celebrate their anniversary Monday, July 16, and to Josh and Sarah L who will celebrate their anniversary Thursday, July 19.



Sarah De Boer and Darrell and Marjean De Boer and their families in the loss of their daughter-in-law and sister-in-law, Lorraine De Boer, the wife of Merlin De Boer and other family members. We pray that our Lord will comfort this family in the coming days and weeks. We pray that the Lord will wrap his loving arms around this family.


NURSING HOME SERVICE: Our church will have the service at the Corsica Nursing Home on July 29 at 2:15 p.m. The council requests that those under the name of Darrell De Boer on the church contact list attend this service with the residents. The families on this list include: Seth R, Dale DL, Tim H, Josh L, Delmar M, Doug P, Dustin P, Norman P, and Ron VB.


CARD SHOWER: The family of Leona Van Dusseldorp is requesting a card shower in honor of her 90th birthday on July 27th. Her address is given in the non-web bulletin.




A.M. WORSHIP: 10:30 P.M.


Welcome and Announcements

Call To Worship: Psalm 24

*Hymn: #132 “Blessed Be the Name”

*God Greets Us

*We Greet Each Other

*Praise Songs:

Responsive Reading of The Law – From the Epistles

Congregational Prayer

Children’s Message

Scripture: I Kings 19:1-18

                Mark 14:43-52

                I Corinthians 9:24-27

Message: “Running For or From Love?”

Prayer of Application

Hymn: #457 “Am I a Soldier of the Cross?” (while offering is received)

*Hymn: #451 vs.1,4,5 “We Give Thee But Thine Own”

*Offertory Prayer


*Hymn: #331 vs.1,2,4,5 “May the Mind of Christ, My Savior”




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

(Service at Grace Reformed)


Welcome & Announcements

Call to Worship

*Song: Praise 53 “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”

*Song: Praise 340 “The Solid Rock”

*God’s Greeting & Greet Each Other

*Confession of Faith: Praise 622—Apostles’ Creed

Song: Praise 556 “Jesus Is All the World to Me” v. 1-2, 4

Congregational Prayer

*Song of Preparation: Praise 509 “In Christ There Is No East or West”

Scripture Lesson: Romans 12:17-13:7

Belgic Confession Lesson: Article 36

Message: How Shall We Serve?

Prayer for Blessing

*Song: Praise 502 “We’ve a Story to Tell”


*Song: Praise 105 “God Be with You” v. 3-4