Our Bulletin

Sunday - April 18, 2021


We are happy to worship together …

in person or live on FACEBOOK (under Harrison SD Churches)

Pastor Gary Maas will conduct our service


Prayer Service @ 7:00 pm this evening for guidance and direction

With our upcoming church building, remodel project


GREETERS: Tim Hollander / Ryan Erickson
    Apr 25 Brian Van Genderen / Luke Vander Ley
    May 2 Harlan Wolbrink / Seth Reimnitz
    May 9 Kevin Van Genderen / Josh De Waard
    May 16 Clayton Vanden Hoek / Jim Lefers


OFFERING: Today - MIssionary
    Apr 25 - General Fund
    May 2 - Mission /Quotas
    May 9 - General Fund


Please pray for those…

~ with health issues                                 ~ with mental issues

~ with financial struggles                         ~ with indecision

~ with relationship strains                         ~ with family trepidation

~ with loss of loved ones                          ~ with military situations

~ with limited family visitation                     ~ in assisted living centers

~ rejoice over special events



Congregation Info:


Wed - April 21 @ 7:30 pm: building project information meeting will be held


Sun – April 25Congregational Meeting following the morning worship service

Agenda of meeting: to hold the first vote on our Church project

The ballot will have 2 choices: (the vote needs a 60% majority to proceed)

1) You can vote for a new building OR

2) You can vote to repair and remodel an existing building

(choice of which building plan and location or which building to repair will come later)

NOTE: If you are unable to attend the meeting on April 25th

and would like an absentee ballot to vote please contact:

Steve Veenstra or Harlan Wolbrink


NO nursery is provided at this time - if you are willing to be an attendant or

helper please indicate on the nursery sign-up sheet in the back of church

Your help would be greatly appreciated


Thank-you to ALL that helped with the Cemetery clean-up !


We would like to thank the congregation for their thoughts and prayers

at the passing of our father, grandfather, and great grandfather

The visits and food were very much appreciated. 

Trent ~ Crystal and family





Ruby De Vries will celebrate her 98th birthday April 27th

cards may be mailed to:  609 Heritage Drive, Apt # 13, Brookings, SD 57006

or call her @ 605-697-5772



    23rd -- Kevin / Jan Van Genderen




April 25: Rogation Sunday
              Congregational Meeting (following AM worship)

May 16: Graduation Recognition (Cake/Ice-Cream following AM worship)

May 30: Memorial Day Service (Dan Everson / Victor/Lori Salomoni)


Bulletins: deadline for announcements - 6:00 pm on Thursday

email announcements to: vangenderens@siouxvalley.net
(anyone interested in doing the bulletin contact Pastor Gary or any consistory member)


make sure you test positive for faith …

keep your distance from doubt – isolate yourself from fear …

Trust God through it all …



Wed – April 28th -Platte Community Student Ministry is hosting FREE event

@ Dakota Christian School for Jr and Sr High age and above

SCHEDULE: 5 pm- Doors Open

5:15-6:30 - Fallout Self-Defense Ministry Interactive Demonstration

6:30-7:00 - Pre-Concert Music

7:00-8:30 - Concert and Exodus Road Presentation

(Concessions and Walking Tacos for Sale/ CD’s & T-shirts for sale )


A group of area youth plan to attend a Reformed Youth Ministry conference in Florida this summer

they are selling $15 Dutch Oven Bakery punch cards

Interested contact: Harrison/Corsica: Tate Timmermans-Caleb/Austin Krogstad
Platte: Sonya/Tony Hansum-Peter Backes-Lu Kuipers-Danica Middendorp-Sean Sybesma

Aurora Center: LaDean DeHaai


Due to the ongoing pandemic and restrictions set in place the 2021 CRC Synod has been cancelled.

Matters that cannot wait will be addressed in a special virtual meeting of the Council of Delegates

June 11-12, 15-16 (all other matters will be deferred to Synod 2022)



A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition …






Welcome and Announcements

Call to Worship Proverbs 3:3-8

* Hymn # 364 ‘Like a River Glorious’

* God Greets Us / We Greet Each Other

Praise Songs

Responsive Reading of The Law As a Rule of Gratitude

Congregational Prayer

Children’s Message

Scripture: 1 Samuel 13: 1-15 / John 20: 19-29

Message: ‘Anxious For God’

Prayer for Application

* Apostles’ Creed

Hymn # 386 (while offering is received) ‘Have Thine Own Way Lord’

* Hymn # 180 (MCB) ‘Just a Closer Walk with Thee’

* Offertory Prayer

* Benediction

* Hymn # 363 ‘Near to the Heart of God’


* Congregation stand (if able)



7:00 PM PRAYER SERVICEfor guidance/direction with upcoming church project


Welcome and Announcements

Call To Worship: Isaiah 55:6-9

*Hymn # 24 (MCB) ‘We Have Come into His House’

God Greets us / We Greet each other

Responsive Reading # 612 The Mind of Christ

Hymn #331 ‘May the Mind of Christ, My Savior’

Scripture: Nehemiah 1: 1-11

Message: ‘The Position of Prayer’

Prayer of Application

Hymn # MCB 217 ‘Kum-ba-yah’

Prayers of the People

*Hymn # 397 ‘What a Friend We Have in Jesus’


*Closing Prayer


*Hymn # 149 (MCB)‘Lord, Be Glorified’


* Congregation stand (if able)



Heavenly Father,

You know every decision that needs to be made and every challenge to be faced

forgive for the times we try to figure things out on our own …

we need YOU – we Need YOUR Holy Spirit to give Strength – Wisdom – Direction

Not our will but YOUR WILL BE DONE ……


For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you

and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on

me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.’ Jeremiah 29:11-12