Our Bulletin

June 24, 2018


We welcome all members and visitors to our services today. This morning we will celebrate the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. All those who have professed their faith in Jesus Christ are invited to share in this sacrament with us.


Pastor Gary Maas will be leading us in our worship services today. Pastor Dan De Graff is with the Corsica Community Youth Group in Holland, Michigan for a week-long Serve project.


The June 24, July 1,8, 15, 22 and 29 a.m. services are in the North Church at 10:30 a.m. The June p.m. services will be held: June 24-North Church, July 1 evening service will be an area wide service at the Platte CRC, July 8 and 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 services for fellowship and coffee.



Greeters: June 24: Elders
                 July 01:
Jordan and Tonya Kott and family
                               Gordon and Wyona Lefers
                 July 08:
Jim and Brooke Lefers and family
                               Josh and Sarah Lefers and family
                 July 08:
LaRoy and Betty Lefers
                               Wayne and Janet Lefers


Nursery: This week: AM: Emily VG, Kristen M
                Next week: AM: Jan VG, Kassidy W


Bulletin/Mail Delivery: June 24 - Wayne, July 01 - Marlin, July 08 - Trent, July 15 - Duane


Offering: This week: General Fund
                 Next week: Missionary Fund



Monday: Men’s Prayer Breakfast, 6:30 a.m., North Church

Tuesday: GEMS, 2:00 – 4:00 pm., New Holland CRC

Wednesday: Fun Night of Softball and a Bonfire, 7:00 p.m. Harrison Park



*July 1 Operation Shoeboxes Due



*Please pray for LeRoy and Mary Vanden Hoek as they will be spending the week in Sioux Falls learning to do home dialysis for LeRoy.

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

*Please pray for God’s guidance as the Church Plant Committee of Classis Iakota continues conversations with those who desire to provide leadership for the launch of the new church in west Sioux Falls.

*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, 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 Barb DV who is celebrating her birthday today, June 24, and to Pastor Gary and Todd P who will both celebrate their birthday Monday, June 25. We extend Happy Anniversary Congratulations to Tim and Ronda H who will celebrate their anniversary Friday, June 29.


FUN NIGHT: Young Adults are organizing a fun night of softball followed by a bonfire at the Harrison Park / Softball Diamond at 7:00 p.m.  Wednesday evening. Whether you like to play softball or watch a good game of softball, all are welcome.  Bring a glove and/or a chair. 


INDEPENDENCE DAY COMBINED SERVICE: Platte CRC invites you to attend the combined service in conjunction with Independence Day on Sunday evening, July 1, at 7 p.m. Pastor Dan Ebbens will give the message. The offering is for Dakota Christian School (make checks payable to: Platte CRC). Nursery will be provided. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Churches involved: Aurora Reformed, Corsica CRC, Grace Reformed, Harrison Community Church, New Holland CRC and Platte CRC.


LAST WEEK FOR OPERATION SHOEBOX: The deadline is SUNDAY JULY 1!!! This year you have until July 1 to fill shoeboxes for the children in Guatemala and Central America. As many of you know, these boxes are a great blessing to them and are a wonderful tool for the gospel presentation! Those who have been privileged to take part in the distribution, experience the grateful smiles and a thank you from the children and their parents as they receive the boxes! Your efforts and financial input are greatly appreciated and very necessary for a successful outreach!


CORNERSTONE PRISON FAITH FELLOWSHIP: The next Faith Fellowship is July 13-15.  The theme is discipleship and we will be looking to focus on Philip's actions in Act's 8:26-40.  We would love to have you join us by attending all or part of the weekend.  Please e-mail Jean Dyk at office@cornerstonepcsd.org


THANK YOU!!!! Thank you so much for thinking of and gathering items and cash for our moms.  Your gifts and prayers for those we serve and us as we serve them are greatly appreciated! Bethany Christian Services


From Calvin Theological Seminary:

BIBLICAL STUDY TOUR to Italy (March 28-April 9, 2019) - Visit the Vatican with its Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Cathedral; the impressive monuments of ancient Rome; Hadrian’s Villa; Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius; Paestum; Assisi; Florence; Ravenna; and St. Mark's Basilica in Venice. Join Jeff Weima, professor at Calvin Theological Seminary and leading biblical scholar, for this inspirational tour. Contact Dr. Weima at weimje@calvinseminary.edu or 616-328-3110.




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


Welcome and Announcements

Call To Worship: Psalm 100

*Hymn: #230 “Praise Him! Praise Him!”

*God Greets Us

*We Greet Each Other

*Praise Songs:

Congregational Prayer

Children’s Message

Scripture: I Samuel 3:1-21

                Jeremiah 31:31-34

                Romans 10:1-17

Message: “Hearing, Listening, Knowing, Committing”

Formulary for the Lord’s Supper

Hymn: #202 vs.1,2,4 “Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling”

Celebration of The Lord’s Supper

Hymn: #68 vs.1-3,5 “I Am Not Skilled to Understand” (while offering is received)

*Hymn: Doxology

*Offertory Prayer


*Hymn: #229 vs.1-3 “I Know Whom I Have Believed”




P. M. WORSHIP: 7:30 P.M.


Welcome and Announcements

Call To Worship: Psalm 98

*Hymn: #119 “All People That on Earth Do Dwell”

*God Greets Us

*We Greet Each Other

607 Responsive Reading – “Call To Consecration”

Hymn: #450 “Somebody Did a Golden Deed”

Congregational Prayer

*Hymn: MCB #217 Kum-ba-yah”

Scripture: James 2:1-13

Message: “Casting Mercy”

Prayer of Application

Hymn: #197 “Grace Greater Than Our Sin” (while offering is received)

Offertory Prayer

*Apostles’ Creed


*MCB #182 “Lord, I Want to be a Christian”