Our Bulletin

September 15, 2019


We welcome all members and visitors to our services today. May we worship our God in spirit and in truth.


Pastor Gary Maas will lead us in both worship services today.


The September 15, 22, and 29 morning services are in the South Church at 10:30 a.m.

The evening services are at 7:00 p.m. at
    September 15 - Corsica CRC
    September 22 - South Church
    September 29 - Corsica CRC


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



Greeters: September 15: Darla and Darcy Baan Hofman 
                  September 22: Larry and Brenda Baan Hofman 
        September 29: Evan and Kathy Baas 
    October 06: Cal and Angela De Boer and family 


Nursery: This week: AM: Emily VG, Quinten DV
                Next week: AM: Jan VG, Saylor L


Bulletin/Mail Delivery: September 15 - Harlan, September 22 - Luke, September 29 - Trent, October 06 - Rod


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




Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m., South Church
               Nursing Home Service, 2:30 p.m., Corsica
               Choir practice, 5:00 p.m., South Church
               Senior High Youth Group, 7:30 p.m., Home of Calvin and Angela De Boer

Tuesday: DCS Scrip, 8:30 a.m., DCS
                Classis Iakota, Delegates: Pastor Gary Maas, Elder Keith DW and Deacon Ryan E

Wednesday: Corsica Coffee Break, 9:30 a.m., Corsica CRC

Saturday: Homemade Treasure Fest Craft Sale, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Corsica Nursing Home




*Please pray for complete healing for Julie Baan Hofman, Pastor Pete and Carol De Jong, Leonard De Vries, Pat De Vries, Ruby De Vries, Mary De Lange, Carl Hoogers, Elsie Jongsma, Beth Markus, Mae Niewenhuis, Norman and Judy Pope, Hal Riemersma, Mary Vanden Hoek, Claire Vander Wal, Sarah Veenstra, Kaylee Weldon, Flo Westra, and Brian Wiedner who are dealing with health issues.

*Pray for the elderly and shut-ins: Lavonne De Boer, Sarah De Boer, Brent De Lange, Doris Markus, Nona Markus, Terry Vanden Hoek and Eltha Wolbrink.


HAPPY BIRTHDAY/ANNIVERSARY NEWS: We extend Happy Anniversary Congratulations to Randy and Diane N who will celebrate their anniversary Saturday, Sept. 21.


CORSICA NURSING HOME SERVICE: Our church is in charge of the service at the Corsica Nursing Home TODAY at 2:30 p.m. The Council requests that those under the name of Brian Van Genderen on the Church Contact List attend this service with the residents. The families on this list include Brian VG, Delmar M, Doug P, Dustin P, Todd P, Andy H, and Terra P.


THE SENIOR HIGH YOUTH GROUP will begin their new season this evening at the home of Calvin and Angela De Boer at 7:30 p.m. All those in grades 9 – 12 are invited to join us.


AN EVENING BIBLE STUDY n evening Bible Study will begin on September 25. You are invited to join us for a six-session study on "How Happiness Happens" by Max Lucado. Talk to Karla or Judy VB by Sept. 18 to order books. All ladies are welcome!


THE COFFEE BREAK BIBLE STUDY GROUP invites you to join them as they study the Old Testament prophets, Elijah and Elisha. They were extraordinary servants whom God used to call His people back to faithfulness in OT Israel. Though they lived in a far different time and place, these prophets with power-have much to teach us today. We begin this 10-week session on September 18 @ 9:30 AM at the Corsica CRC. Contact Helen Vander Wal for a study guide.


HANDMADE TREASURE FEST: The Good Samaritan Society - Corsica will be hosting a Handmade Treasure Fest craft sale on Saturday, September 21, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. as part of our Founder's Day celebration. There will be a mini carnival for kids, and the staff will be selling walking tacos in addition to other refreshments.


FUNDRAISER FOR THE DYKSHORN FAMILY: Make plans to attend the fundraiser for the Amber Dykshorn family at New Holland Christian Reformed Church on Wednesday, September 25 from 5-7 p.m. Bring your family down for supper and and activities! We will be serving grilled hotdogs and hamburgers - Free will donation. There will also be fun for all ages including a dunk tank, an inflatable, bake walk and kiddie train!


GUILD UPDATE: We appreciate all you do!

Thank you to the Work Groups:

Work Group 5 (Chairwomen Cassie E. and Marilyn L.) for serving the lunch at Karen DeBoer's funeral.

Work Group 6 (Chairwoman Cindy W.) for serving the Graduation Noon Lunch Work Group 7 (Chairwoman Emily VG.) for serving refreshments at the Combined Memorial Day service and for planning the Sunday School picnic (Chairwomen Julie F. and Brenda P.)

Work Group 1 (Chairwomen Vivian G. and Karen M.) for providing a program and lunch at Leisure Living.


Thank you to all who contributed to the basket to be donated to the Good Samaritan Society Silent Auction.


THANK YOU: Thank you everyone for your prayers, cards, visits and many other ways of assisting me the past months. Your acts of kindness are very much appreciated. God has answered prayers and blessed me. Mary VH





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


Welcome and Announcements

Call To Worship: Psalm 106:1-9,47-48

*Hymn: CH #434 “Revive Us Again”

*God Greets Us

*We Greet Each Other

*Praise Songs

Our World Belongs To God – Redemption

Congregational Prayer

Children’s Message

Scripture: Exodus 15:1-21

Message: “A Reason To Sing”

Prayer of Application

*Apostles’ Creed

Hymn: CH #780 “Until Then” (while offering is received)


*Offertory Prayer


*Hymn: CH #147 vs.1,3,4 “How Great Thou Art”




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

(Service at Corsica CRC)


Welcome and Announcements

Call To Worship: Psalm 31:1-3,19,23-24

*Hymn: PH #544 “Lead Me, Guide Me”

*God Greets Us

*We Greet Each Other

Psalm 46 Read Responsively

Hymn: CH #693 “A Shelter in the Time of Storm”

Congregational Prayer

*Hymn: CH #342 “Rock of Ages”

Scripture: I Peter 2:4-12

Matthew 7:24-29

Message: “Where To Build”

Prayer of Application

Hymn: PH #500 vs.1,3,5 “How Firm a Foundation” (while offering is received)

Offertory Prayer

*Apostles’ Creed (PH pg.813)


*CH #526 “The Solid Rock”