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Stay up to date with the happenings of First Reformed Church by visiting our blog. You'll find information such as announcements, sermon notes and thoughts from our pastor to encourage and challenge your walk with the Lord.


October Bridge 2022

by: Jammie Kellenberger

09/30/2022

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Attached is the updated Bridge for October with new volunteer lists and calendar. 

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Announcements and bulletin for 10-2-22

by: Jammie Kellenberger

09/29/2022

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Announcements for 10-2-22     

 **In your church mailboxes you will find information for 2023 Consistory Nominations.  Please prayerfully consider who you will nominate as Spiritual Leaders of our church.  Included in the information is:  Letter of Explanation that includes a list of members who are NOT eligible for nomination, a description of Roles and Responsibilities of the Office of Elder and Deacon, and ballots (one ballot per communicate member, if you need more, ple

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Announcements and bulletin for 9-25-22

by: Jammie Kellenberger

09/22/2022

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Announcements for 9-25-22    

 

 **Conrad and Audrey DeNoble will be celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on September 22nd. If you would like to send them a card their address is 506 S. 10th Ave., Rock Rapids, IA 51246. There will be cake served in honor of this blessed occasion today after worship.

**Thank you to all who helped re-shingle the church garage roof! We are blessed to have so many talented and gracious people in our church! ~FRC Property Committee 

**Plannin

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Announcements and Bulletin for 9-18-22

by: Jammie Kellenberger

09/15/2022

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Announcements for 9-18-22     

 

 **Conrad and Audrey DeNoble will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on September 22nd. If you would like to send them a card their address is 506 S. 10th Ave., Rock Rapids, IA 51246.

**We did some house cleaning in the kitchen and have items that are no longer needed. We will have a table in the gathering space if you would like to look through and take anything you would like. Anything left will be donated. 

 

**We are looking for e

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Announcements and Bulletin for 9-11-22

by: Jammie Kellenberger

09/08/2022

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Announcements for 9-11-22     

 

 **We are looking for embroidery thread for projects in Club 512. If you have any you would like to donate, please contact Amy Schulte. Thanks!

Sunday School, Club 512 and Children & Worship registrations are open now. Just scan the QR code to register or go to https://frcrockrapids.churchcenter.com/registrations. It is also available via our website www.rockrapidsfrc.org

**We will be using an app called Church Center. Please download it to h

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September 2022 Bridge

by: Jammie Kellenberger

09/02/2022

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September Bridge newsletter with updated calendar and volunteer lists. 

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Announcements and bulletin for 9-4-22

by: Jammie Kellenberger

09/01/2022

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Announcements for 9-4-22     

                                             

Sunday School, Club 512 and Children & Worship registrations are open now. Just scan the QR code to register or go to https://frcrockrapids.churchcenter.com/registrations. It is also available via our website www.rockrapidsfrc.org

**We will be using an app called Church Center. Please download it to help keep you up to date on things happening at the church and for registrations for events. 

Help Wan

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Announcements and Bulletin for 8-28-22

by: Jammie Kellenberger

08/25/2022

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Announcements for 8-28-22     

 Women's Ministry would like to invite you to our Night of Renewal!  Sarah DeJong will be here to talk about her family's adoption path & the sanctity of all life.  Please join us in hearing Sarah's testimony!

*All are welcome!!!*

When: Wednesday, August 31 Time: 7pm Where: First Reformed Fellowship Hall      ~snacks & refreshments will be served~

 

*I am still in need of someone to cover Coffee Break on Sept. 11th and October 9th.  If you are wi

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Announcements and Bulletin for 8-21-22

by: Jammie Kellenberger

08/18/2022

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Announcements for 8-21-22     

 

 **Please be aware, Gary will be cleaning the carpets in the gathering space upstairs and it will need time to dry. So, if you could avoid entry from August 23-26th that would be great. If you need to enter the church during that time the north doors by the church office will be unlocked. Thanks for your understanding!

 

**I am in need of someone to cover Coffee Break on October 9th and Common Ground on Sept. 11th and October 9th. If you are wi

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Announcements and Bulletin for 8-14-22

by: Jammie Kellenberger

08/11/2022

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Announcements for 8-14-22     

 **A Special “Thank you” to Pastor Troy and Pam for leading and serving us well for the past year.  As they prepare to follow God into the next step of their Transitional Ministry, we want to provide space and time to share our gratitude and best wishes.  Words don’t seem adequate but we think DONUTS will help 

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Announcements and bulletin for 8-7-22

by: Jammie Kellenberger

08/04/2022

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Announcements for 8-7-22     

 *A Special “Thank you” to Pastor Troy and Pam for leading and serving us well for the past year.  As they prepare to follow God into the next step of their Transitional Ministry, we want to provide space and time to share our gratitude and best wishes.  Words don’t seem adequate but we think DONUTS will help 

Who- Everyone is invited

 CAMPFIRE WORSHIP NIGHT: Join us for another night of worship, campfires, campfire songs, and s’mores. Bring your

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August Bridge 2022

by: Jammie Kellenberger

08/01/2022

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Attached is the August Bridge Newsletter with updated calendar and volunteer lists. 

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Announcements & Bulletin for 7-31-22

by: Jammie Kellenberger

07/28/2022

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FIRST REFORMED CHURCH  WORSHIP SERVICE July 31, 2022 at 9:30am

WE APPROACH GOD 

Prelude: Come as You Are

Welcome/Announcements/Prayer

Praise Service:

Hungry

No Longer Slaves

Great I Am

Congregational Prayer    

Ministry of Music: Aubree Boender                                                                                             

                                                                                                                                          

WE HEAR GOD

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Announcements and bulletin for 7-24-22

by: Jammie Kellenberger

07/21/2022

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Announcements for 7-24-22     

 Thank you so much for all the love and support we received at the time of Brian’s passing. All the cards, prayers, calls, cards, texts, food and the prayer shawl were greatly appreciated. Special thanks to Pastor Amy, Pastor Steve and Brenda Van Hofwegen our care elder for their help and support. ~Glenda Hellenga & Family 

CAMPFIRE WORSHIP NIGHT: Join us for another night of worship, campfires, campfire songs, and s’mores. Bring your own lawn

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Announcements and bulletin for 7-17-22

by: Jammie Kellenberger

07/14/2022

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Announcements for 7-17-22     

 **Roger Oliver will be celebrating his 90th Birthday the end of this month and his daughters would like to celebrate him with cake at coffee break on Sunday the 24th of July. So please consider staying after worship for cake, coffee and juice.

**The Men’s chorus is looking for men to sing on the 24th of July during worship. They will hold a practice today after worship and before worship on the 24th. If you are interested or have questions con

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