Announcements and bulletin for 5-15-22

Services

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by: Jammie Kellenberger

05/12/2022

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Announcements for 5-15-22                                                                                                     

* This morning we will be presenting our 2nd graders with their Bibles. Parents of 2nd graders are asked to come up front with their children for the presentation.

~A Special Congregational meeting will be held on May 22 during morning worship to vote on whether or not we want to call Rev. Steve Van Wyhe to be First Reformed Church of Rock Rapids next pastor. The Consistory needs the congregation to weigh in on this decision. Please be in prayer for Steve and for our congregation, that God's emerging future for our next chapter might be revealed in the process. *If you cannot attend the special Congregational Meeting on May 22, Absentee Ballots can be picked up at church office Monday -Friday, May 16-20 and must be turned in by Friday May 20 at 1pm in ballot box at church office.

MUSICIANS WANTED: Please sign up for special music for this summer at the Welcome Center or Common Ground. Questions? Ask Valerie Lenderink, frcmusic@premieronline.net or 314-637-8383 

Tri-State Teens Encounter Christ (TEC) is accepting applications for the upcoming weekend at the First Reformed Church in Orange City, Iowa. TEC is an interdenominational three-day Christian retreat designed to help high schoolers learn more about their faith and their community. The next TEC is June 24-26, 2022 If you would like to learn more about TEC or register, please visit www.TriStateTEC.org or email TriStateTEC@gmail.com. The cost is $50 and includes a t-shirt, & other special gifts. Scholarships are available upon request.

Memorial Day Murph.  Whats that?  Want to learn more?

This year we will host our 3rd annual Memorial Day Murph challenge and you are invited.  This year we are organizing a free will donation for Megan Dreke in honor of her late husband Kyle Dreke and his service to our country.   You can donate directly to the Dreke Memorial fund at   https://gofund.me/f6e3663e  -OR- Scan the QR code to access the link for the Dr eke Memorial Fund and or to register for the event.   No registration needed to donate.    All proceeds go directly to Megan and her boys.  There is also a flyer posted on the community events board.  Any questions contact-Brian Osterday at brian.osterday@gmail.com or 712-578-6135.  Visit https://themurphchallenge.com, scroll down to “why we do Murph.”  We are not affilated with this orginzation.   You can also search for Rock Rapids Memorial Day Murph on facebook.

 

VBS is coming soon! There is a supply list for lunches served each day on the table in the gathering space. Please stop by and see how you might be able to help. If you have any questions, please ask Amy Schulte. Thank you!

 

VBS Registration is now open on our church website!  

                           June 7: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

                           June 8: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

                           June 9: 9:00 am – 11:30 am

                           June 9: 11:30 program (all are welcome!) with lunch to follow

 

“All of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.”

(1 Peter 3:8)


Please Pray for…. 

Bill Kastein (cancer treatment)                                                         

 Gary Hermanson (Nikki Van Beek’s dad)                        

Pam Foster (Huntington’s Disease)                                                    

Lorelei Reynolds (Laureen Schram’s sister)

John Van Aartsen (Hospice)                                                               

 Elton Hilbrands (Lucille Smit’s son)                      

Karen DeNoble (Dave DeNoble’s mom)                                           

 Marilyn Kuyper (Ethanie Pulscher’s aunt)   

Doris Calkins (Hospice)                                                                       

 Roger Van Maanen (Heather Van Wyhe’s dad)                           

Veryl Blue (Anita Dieren’s dad) Hospice                                            

Bob & Arlene Sterler (Robbie Korthal’s parents)

Melissa Moser (Kathy Moser’s daughter-in-law)                             

Greyson Austin (Marlene Mellema’s grandson)

Terry Gregory (Amy Ryals’ step mom)


Grief Share:

Class will be this Monday May 16th @ 6:30pm in Children’s Worship Room

 

Oaks’ Club (widows & widowers) will being go to Casey’s Bakery for Lunch this Thursday  (The van will leave the church at 11:00)

 

*The May Bridge is now available in the holder next to the mailboxes*

~Sunday’s bulletin will now be available via your phone. Just scan the QR code on the bulletin stands or the welcome center.

                      **Please Call Church Office to reserve Meeting Rooms**

*Bulletin announcement deadline is now Thursdays at 11am, call, email or drop off at the church office


FIRST REFORMED CHURCH
 WORSHIP SERVICE
 May 15, 2022 at 9:30am


WE APPROACH GOD

Prelude

Welcome/Announcements/Prayer

Call to Worship

Hymn: A Mighty Fortress #26 vs. 1, 2, 4                                                                                                   

Senior Recognition                                                                     

Second Grade Bible Presentation                                                                                              Hymn: Great is Thy Faithfulness # 43 vs. 1-3                                                                                          

Congregational Prayer


WE HEAR GODS WORD

Children’s Message

Scripture: James 3: 13-18

Message: “Understanding True Wisdom” 


WE RESPOND TO GOD

Closing Hymn: They’ll Know We Are Christians By Our Love #284 vs. 1, 3, 4

Benediction

Closing Hymn: God Be With You #602 vs. 1



Serving us today 5-15-22 

MINISTRY OF MUSIC

NURSERY- Wendy & Caitlin Huisman

COMMON GROUND- Dave Altman Family

COFFEE BREAK- JD & Lesa Hommes

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYERPastor Steve Van Wyhe

CHILDRENS MESSAGE LEADER- Pastor Steve Van Wyhe

SUNDAY SCHOOL PRAYER- John Metzger

SUNDAY SCHOOL COOKIES- Jean Fick

SOUND SYSTEM – Sawyer Hrdlicka

VIDEO TAPING- Matt Kock

PROCLAIM PRESENTER- Breyden Dieren

MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Kathy Moser

*THE LOOSE OFFERING- Benevolent Fund

 

 Serving us next week 5-22-22

MINISTRY OF MUSIC- Adult Choir

NURSERY- Emerson Kelderman & Alex Lyman

COMMON GROUNDJoel & Katie Vis

COFFEE BREAK- Kyle & Emily Grooters

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER- Brian Hellenga

CHILDRENS MESSAGE LEADER- 

SUNDAY SCHOOL PRAYER- Lisa VandeStouwe

SUNDAY SCHOOL COOKIES- April DeWit

SOUND SYSTEM – Dustin Bosch

VIDEO TAPING – Breyden Dieren

PROCLAIM PRESENTER – Tanner Lincecum

MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Brian Hellenga

*THE LOOSE OFFERING – General Fund

 



 
                                                        FINANCIALS
                                    Sunday 5-8-22             YTD Offerings                   YTD Budget
General Fund:            $10,990.00                      $116,979.15                       $116,520.00
Benevolent Fund:      $255.00                           $66,270.70                         $67,872.00
Building Fund:            $50                                   $20,904.27                         $86,924.00
  

 

 

Sunday School 

Last Year’s Attendance: 60                                  Last Week’s Attendance: 78

Last Year’s Offering: $60.00                                Last Week’s Offering: $99.00

 

Upcoming Events  

SUNDAY 5-15-22:

Sunday School Lesson: Session 3: New Life in Jesus

*Pastor Steve will lead morning worship

2nd grade bible presentation & High School Senior Recognition Day

MONDAY 5-16-22

6:30pm Grief Share @FRC in the Children’s Worship Center

TUESDAY 5-17-22:

2pm Staff Meeting

6:30 Grace Circle (Diane Altman)

WEDNESDAY 5-18-22:

9-11 MOPS

THURSDAY 5-19-22:

FRIDAY 5-20-22:   

8am Men’s Bible Study

10am-1pm Meet and Greet coffee with Pastor Steve & Kayla in the Fellowship Hall

SATURDAY 5-21-22

SUNDAY 5-22-22: 

*A special Congregational meeting will be held today to vote for Pastor Steve. 

Last Day of Sunday School Lesson: Session 4: Guarding the Truth

 

Looking Ahead:

May 22: Last Day of Sunday School

June 7-9: VBS @ First Reformed Church 

Announcements for 5-15-22                                                                                                     

* This morning we will be presenting our 2nd graders with their Bibles. Parents of 2nd graders are asked to come up front with their children for the presentation.

~A Special Congregational meeting will be held on May 22 during morning worship to vote on whether or not we want to call Rev. Steve Van Wyhe to be First Reformed Church of Rock Rapids next pastor. The Consistory needs the congregation to weigh in on this decision. Please be in prayer for Steve and for our congregation, that God's emerging future for our next chapter might be revealed in the process. *If you cannot attend the special Congregational Meeting on May 22, Absentee Ballots can be picked up at church office Monday -Friday, May 16-20 and must be turned in by Friday May 20 at 1pm in ballot box at church office.

MUSICIANS WANTED: Please sign up for special music for this summer at the Welcome Center or Common Ground. Questions? Ask Valerie Lenderink, frcmusic@premieronline.net or 314-637-8383 

Tri-State Teens Encounter Christ (TEC) is accepting applications for the upcoming weekend at the First Reformed Church in Orange City, Iowa. TEC is an interdenominational three-day Christian retreat designed to help high schoolers learn more about their faith and their community. The next TEC is June 24-26, 2022 If you would like to learn more about TEC or register, please visit www.TriStateTEC.org or email TriStateTEC@gmail.com. The cost is $50 and includes a t-shirt, & other special gifts. Scholarships are available upon request.

Memorial Day Murph.  Whats that?  Want to learn more?

This year we will host our 3rd annual Memorial Day Murph challenge and you are invited.  This year we are organizing a free will donation for Megan Dreke in honor of her late husband Kyle Dreke and his service to our country.   You can donate directly to the Dreke Memorial fund at   https://gofund.me/f6e3663e  -OR- Scan the QR code to access the link for the Dr eke Memorial Fund and or to register for the event.   No registration needed to donate.    All proceeds go directly to Megan and her boys.  There is also a flyer posted on the community events board.  Any questions contact-Brian Osterday at brian.osterday@gmail.com or 712-578-6135.  Visit https://themurphchallenge.com, scroll down to “why we do Murph.”  We are not affilated with this orginzation.   You can also search for Rock Rapids Memorial Day Murph on facebook.

 

VBS is coming soon! There is a supply list for lunches served each day on the table in the gathering space. Please stop by and see how you might be able to help. If you have any questions, please ask Amy Schulte. Thank you!

 

VBS Registration is now open on our church website!  

                           June 7: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

                           June 8: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

                           June 9: 9:00 am – 11:30 am

                           June 9: 11:30 program (all are welcome!) with lunch to follow

 

“All of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.”

(1 Peter 3:8)


Please Pray for…. 

Bill Kastein (cancer treatment)                                                         

 Gary Hermanson (Nikki Van Beek’s dad)                        

Pam Foster (Huntington’s Disease)                                                    

Lorelei Reynolds (Laureen Schram’s sister)

John Van Aartsen (Hospice)                                                               

 Elton Hilbrands (Lucille Smit’s son)                      

Karen DeNoble (Dave DeNoble’s mom)                                           

 Marilyn Kuyper (Ethanie Pulscher’s aunt)   

Doris Calkins (Hospice)                                                                       

 Roger Van Maanen (Heather Van Wyhe’s dad)                           

Veryl Blue (Anita Dieren’s dad) Hospice                                            

Bob & Arlene Sterler (Robbie Korthal’s parents)

Melissa Moser (Kathy Moser’s daughter-in-law)                             

Greyson Austin (Marlene Mellema’s grandson)

Terry Gregory (Amy Ryals’ step mom)


Grief Share:

Class will be this Monday May 16th @ 6:30pm in Children’s Worship Room

 

Oaks’ Club (widows & widowers) will being go to Casey’s Bakery for Lunch this Thursday  (The van will leave the church at 11:00)

 

*The May Bridge is now available in the holder next to the mailboxes*

~Sunday’s bulletin will now be available via your phone. Just scan the QR code on the bulletin stands or the welcome center.

                      **Please Call Church Office to reserve Meeting Rooms**

*Bulletin announcement deadline is now Thursdays at 11am, call, email or drop off at the church office


FIRST REFORMED CHURCH
 WORSHIP SERVICE
 May 15, 2022 at 9:30am


WE APPROACH GOD

Prelude

Welcome/Announcements/Prayer

Call to Worship

Hymn: A Mighty Fortress #26 vs. 1, 2, 4                                                                                                   

Senior Recognition                                                                     

Second Grade Bible Presentation                                                                                              Hymn: Great is Thy Faithfulness # 43 vs. 1-3                                                                                          

Congregational Prayer


WE HEAR GODS WORD

Children’s Message

Scripture: James 3: 13-18

Message: “Understanding True Wisdom” 


WE RESPOND TO GOD

Closing Hymn: They’ll Know We Are Christians By Our Love #284 vs. 1, 3, 4

Benediction

Closing Hymn: God Be With You #602 vs. 1



Serving us today 5-15-22 

MINISTRY OF MUSIC

NURSERY- Wendy & Caitlin Huisman

COMMON GROUND- Dave Altman Family

COFFEE BREAK- JD & Lesa Hommes

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYERPastor Steve Van Wyhe

CHILDRENS MESSAGE LEADER- Pastor Steve Van Wyhe

SUNDAY SCHOOL PRAYER- John Metzger

SUNDAY SCHOOL COOKIES- Jean Fick

SOUND SYSTEM – Sawyer Hrdlicka

VIDEO TAPING- Matt Kock

PROCLAIM PRESENTER- Breyden Dieren

MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Kathy Moser

*THE LOOSE OFFERING- Benevolent Fund

 

 Serving us next week 5-22-22

MINISTRY OF MUSIC- Adult Choir

NURSERY- Emerson Kelderman & Alex Lyman

COMMON GROUNDJoel & Katie Vis

COFFEE BREAK- Kyle & Emily Grooters

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER- Brian Hellenga

CHILDRENS MESSAGE LEADER- 

SUNDAY SCHOOL PRAYER- Lisa VandeStouwe

SUNDAY SCHOOL COOKIES- April DeWit

SOUND SYSTEM – Dustin Bosch

VIDEO TAPING – Breyden Dieren

PROCLAIM PRESENTER – Tanner Lincecum

MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Brian Hellenga

*THE LOOSE OFFERING – General Fund

 



 
                                                        FINANCIALS
                                    Sunday 5-8-22             YTD Offerings                   YTD Budget
General Fund:            $10,990.00                      $116,979.15                       $116,520.00
Benevolent Fund:      $255.00                           $66,270.70                         $67,872.00
Building Fund:            $50                                   $20,904.27                         $86,924.00
  

 

 

Sunday School 

Last Year’s Attendance: 60                                  Last Week’s Attendance: 78

Last Year’s Offering: $60.00                                Last Week’s Offering: $99.00

 

Upcoming Events  

SUNDAY 5-15-22:

Sunday School Lesson: Session 3: New Life in Jesus

*Pastor Steve will lead morning worship

2nd grade bible presentation & High School Senior Recognition Day

MONDAY 5-16-22

6:30pm Grief Share @FRC in the Children’s Worship Center

TUESDAY 5-17-22:

2pm Staff Meeting

6:30 Grace Circle (Diane Altman)

WEDNESDAY 5-18-22:

9-11 MOPS

THURSDAY 5-19-22:

FRIDAY 5-20-22:   

8am Men’s Bible Study

10am-1pm Meet and Greet coffee with Pastor Steve & Kayla in the Fellowship Hall

SATURDAY 5-21-22

SUNDAY 5-22-22: 

*A special Congregational meeting will be held today to vote for Pastor Steve. 

Last Day of Sunday School Lesson: Session 4: Guarding the Truth

 

Looking Ahead:

May 22: Last Day of Sunday School

June 7-9: VBS @ First Reformed Church 

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