Our Bulletin

April 22, 2018

Welcome to God’s holy house of worship! Today we joyfully celebrate the Lord’s Supper. All who are members in good standing of an evangelical church are invited to participate with us.


Pastor Gary Maas will lead us in our worship services today. Pastor Gary Maas will be on vacation next Sunday.


The April 22 and 29, May 6, 13, 20 and 27 a.m. services are in the South Church at 10:30 a.m. Sunday School will be held at 9:45 a.m. The p.m. services will be held: April 22, 29 and May 6 – South Church, May 13 and 20 – Grace Reformed, and May 27 South Church with the service at 7:00 p.m.


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



Greeters: April 22: Elders
                  April 22:
Dale De Lange, Leonard De Vries
                  April 29:
Keith and Norma De Waard and family
                  May 06:
Del and Barb De Vries


Nursery: This week: AM: Lisa S, Alex, M
                Next week: AM: Val VH, Marissa


Bulletin/Mail Delivery: April 22 - Duane, April 29 - Calvin, May 06 - Daryl, May 13 - Dan


Offering: This week: General Fund
                 Next week: Building Fund


Sunday School meets at 9:45 a.m.
DCS Spring Concert and Art Show, 7:00 p.m., DCS



*May 2 - Spring Tea



*Please pray for complete healing for Julie Baan Hofman, Pastor Pete and Carol De Jong, Pat De Vries, Mary De Lange, Roger Feenstra, Jocelyn G, Carl Hoogers, 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 Wyona L who will celebrate her birthday Wednesday, April 25, to Ruby DV who will celebrate her birthday Friday, Oct. 27, and to Mavis VH who will celebrate her birthday, Saturday, April 28. We extend Happy Anniversary Congratulations to Kevin and Jan VG who will celebrate their anniversary, Monday, April 23, and to Gordon and Wyona L who will celebrate their anniversary, Friday, April 27.


SUNDAY SCHOOL UPDATE: Due to the blizzard last Sunday, the last date for Sunday School will now be May 6 for this season.


IT’S A GIRL! Todd and Brenda have a new grand-daughter --Paisley Hope Plooster was born Wednesday, April 11th to Micheal/Jenny and joins her brother Jacoby and sister Melody.  Mom and baby are doing well!!


DCS SPRING CONCERT AND ART SHOW:  The K-12th grades will present their Spring Concert on Thursday, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the DCS gym.  Before or after the music concert will be an excellent time to walk the halls and see the talents in the field of art that the Lord has given our K-8th grade students. 


THE SPRING TEA will be held on Wednesday, May 2, at 7:00 in the South Church.  You are welcome to bring a guest(s).  Would you please sign up today and list the number of guests?  The sign-up sheet is in the back of church, or you may contact Barb DV or Jan VG.  Our program will be about tea pots and tea cups.  If you have a favorite tea pot (and maybe its story) to share with the group, please bring it with you on May 2.  Looking forward to seeing you then.


INFORMATION: The 95th birthday party for Ruby De Vries on April 27 in the North Church is by invitation only.




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


Welcome and Announcements

Call to Worship: Psalm 107:1-9, 42-43

*CH #147 “How Great Thou Art”

*God Greets Us

*We Greet Each Other

Special Music

*Praise Songs

Children’s Message – dismissed to Children In Worship

Preparatory for the Lord’s Supper

Congregational Prayer

Scripture: Song of Songs 8:6-7

                John 10:1-18, 21:15-25

Message: “Examining Our Love”

Form for Celebration of The Lord’s Supper

*Hymn: PH #38 vs.1,2,4 “The Lord’s My Shepherd”

Celebration of The Lord’s Supper

Hymn: CH #604 “I Then Shall Live” (while offering is received)

*Hymn: PH #482 vs.1,3-5 “We Give Thee But Thine Own”

*Offertory Prayer


*Hymn: CH #589 “Here I Am, Lord”




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


Welcome and Announcements

Call To Worship: Psalm 138

*Hymn: PH #286 “With Grateful Heart My Thanks I Bring”

*God Greets Us

*We Greet Each Other

CH #473 Responsive Reading – “Go And Make Disciples”

Hymn: CH #446 “We’ve a Story to Tell to the Nations”

Congregational Prayer

*Hymn: CH #638 “I Need Thee Every Hour”

Scripture: Esther 8

Message: “Get the Word Out!!”

Prayer of Application

Hymn: CH #444 “I Love to Tell the Story” (while offering is received)

Offertory Prayer

*Apostle’s Creed


*Hymn: CH #440 “So Send I You – by Grace Made Strong”