Announcements & Bulletin Announcements for 1-10-2021

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by: Jammie Kellenberger

01/10/2021

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Thank you: We would like to thank our church family for the cards and special words at the loss of my brother Larry Faber. Also Thank you to Sue Haggar for the phone calls.-Gordy & Sue Faber

Thank you: Thank you to all those that shared memories and expressed sympathy on the passing of Pete’s father, Roscoe Pettingill – Pete & Von Pettingill

Thank you: I really enjoyed the carolers that sang at our home and the cupcakes were super! Thanks so much! – Verlyn Vermeer

Thank you:  Thank you to Sharon Postma for getting a group together to come caroling at our home. It was beautiful and it really made the Christmas Celebration complete. We appreciated it very much. –Hyman and Arietta Beyenhof

Thank you: Sue and I want to thank all of you who shared cards, gifts and sweets with us this Christmas season. Your generosity not only this season, but through the years of our tenure at First Reformed has been greatly appreciated. Thanks to the two different groups of carolers as well! -Pastor Dan & Sue

Joy Circle:  Please note we will not be meeting until further notice. We will, however, be collecting our yearly dues of $5.00.  You can place your dues in Darlene or Mary’s church mailbox. 

Thank you. ~Darlene Aeilts and Mary Hoogers

 

Baptism: Today we celebrate the baptism of Hayden Jay Beyenhof whose parents, Nick and Laura are presenting him to receive the sacrament of God’s covenant promise!

 

 

Club 512 Volunteers for January 13,2021:

Games

1st/2nd  Alex Lyman                  3rd/4th   Emerson Kelderman    5th/6th     Bucky Thomas

      Kadence Boender                      Ashlyn Murray                              Bryce VandeWeerd

             Jaina Groen                             Ethan Hoefert                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Nursery                                                 Snacks                                    Midweek Meal

3:15 – 4:45 pm  Kay Wynia                  Linda Jansma                          Glenda Hellenga       4:15 – 5:15 pm                                        Peggy Metzger                       Audra Klinkenborg

                                                                                                                 Denise Roskam

                                                                                                                  Jen Hoefert

                                                                                                                  Amy Sprock

 

Consistory News:

            Sunday, January 10, 2021 will be the installation and ordination of new Consistory members.  

             Your Consistory officers for 2021 are: John Metzger, Vice President; Matt Kock, Clerk; Jerry Pytleski, Chair of Deacons; and Bryce Hunt, Clerk of Deacons

 FYI: Next consistory meeting will be January 20, 2021

 * Pastor Dan and Sue will be on vacation this week. Please contact your care elder or John Metzger for any pastoral needs.

 

                               Task Force Meeting Recommendations:

              Morning worship will continue but with the following requests:

 That you sit in every other pew to create social distancing. Signs will be up to assist with this, we   strongly recommend and encourage wearing masks when entering and exiting the service. We will make masks available, If you feel you are at risk, are not comfortable being in a crowd, or do not feel well we encourage you to stay home and watch on Livestream

         * Please Call Church Office to reserve Meeting Rooms

                                                    Prayer Requests:

 Prayer Updates:  Karen De Noble- has completed her chemotherapy treatments. She will complete testing at a later date to check for a reoccurrence. Trish Lombard - Trish’s family asks for continued prayers as Trish’s chemotherapy options are finished.  Pray for Trish and her family to experience God’s peace during the weeks ahead. Melissa Moser – had surgery in Iowa City on November 13. Please pray for recovery from surgery.  

       *Pam Foster, Bob Dreke’s sister (coping with Huntington’s disease)

         *Thomas Bouwman, Tom & Sheryl Bouwman’s son (continues to make progress in physical therapy.                           

        *Greyson Austin (family asks for prayers while waiting for a second surgery in the future)

         * Caden Wright (please pray for Caden to remain healthy as he attends school)

         * Ashley Schwartze (recovering from her second carpal tunnel surgery)        

         *Please pray for Tait and Emily Anderson and their family reguarding the death of Tait’s grandmother, Phyllis Anderson, today. Tait’s grandfather passed away just before Christmas, so they are mourning the loss of both grandparents within a short amount of time.

       *Garlene Mulder (hospitalized at Avera Medical Center in Rock Rapids for respiratory issues and possible heart attack)

        *Your prayers are also requested for the following individuals who are coping with cancer:  

         Marilyn Kuyper, Ethanie Pulscher’s aunt (recent tests showed that Marilyn’s cancer has grown a  small amount; treatment now includes a new type of drug). Arlene Sterler, Robbie Korthals’ mom (continues to fight cancer and is currently receiving immunotherapy), Gail Hartter, Eric Hartter’s mother (has had a reoccurrence of cancer)

            Pastor Dan and Sue’s Retirement Celebration Information:

Help us celebrate their years of ministry and express our appreciation to Pastor Dan and Sue for all they have done to encourage, lead, teach and disciple.

                                        Special Dates to Remember: 

       •     January 24 - Retirement celebration service during the entire service and meal afterwards 

  •  January 31 - snow date if needed for January 24

 If you have any questions, please contact a committee member:  Sharon Postma, Audra  Klinkenborg, Cody Hoefert, Susan VanWyhe, Cheryl VanBeek, George Schneidermann, Amy Hartter, Shari Kastein.

*The World Day of Prayer scheduled for March 6, 2021 will be cancelled in Rock Rapids due to Covid. The schedule for next year will start with United Methodist Church hosting in 2022.

WE APPROACH GOD

Prelude:  Give Us Clean Hands

Welcome and Announcements 

Opening Prayer

*Praise Service:  

   Blessed Be Your Name

   Forever

   At the Cross     

 Congregational prayer

  WE HEAR GOD’S WORD                

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12: 31; 13: 1-13; 14:1                                                                      
 Message: “Life’s Greatest Goal”

                

WE RESPOND TO GOD

Prayer of Response 

Closing Song:  Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus

*Benediction  

*Sending Chorus:  The Blessing

*Postlude


TODAY

Music – Praise Team 1

Nursery– Heidi Warntjes / Avery Harman

Coffee Break – Billy & Natalie Kirch / Kyle & Emily Grooters

Prayer with SS Teachers – Jen Kock

Scripture Reader – Matt Kock

Sound System – Keith Vanbeek

Video Taping – Justin Groen

Proclaim Presenter –Kadence Boender

Common Ground – Girls League

Medical Assistant- Bryan Hellenga

*The Loose Offering – General Fund

SERVING NEXT WEEK 1-17-21

Music –   Praise Team 3

Nursery– Wendy & Caitlin Huisman

Coffee Break – Dave & Dayna Altman/ Dave & Heather Springer

Prayer with SS Teachers- Dwayne Postma

Scripture Reader – Jill Jansma

Sound System – Sawyer Hrdlicka

Video Taping – Matt Kock

Proclaim Presenter – Brett Dieren

Common Ground – Amy Sprock & Angie Jager

Medical Assistant – Kristi Metzger

*The Loose Offering – Benevolent fund

Sunday School 

Last Year’s Attendance:                                                      Last Week’s Attendance: 

Last Year’s Offering:                                                            Last Week’s Offering: 

Upcoming Events  

SUNDAY

  Sunday school resumes: Lesson Session 2; John was Born/ John, the Herald, is Born

  Baby bottle fundraiser begins 

 7:00 pm Moms in Prayer: Traditional

MONDAY:  

5:15 pm Moms in Prayer: College & Careers

TUESDAY:  

 12:00 pm Moms in Prayer: Traditional

WEDNESDAY:   

2:30 – 5:00 pm Club 512 

5:00 – 6:30 pm Midweek Meal will be served. All are welcome!

6:30 pm Girls League

6:30 pm JRCYF

6:15 pm Hand Bell practice

7:00 pm Praise Team Practice

8:00 pm Guys Night

5:30 pm Moms in Prayer: Traditional 

 THURSDAY

7:00 Peace Circle (Fellowship hall)

1:00 pm Grandmas in Prayer

FRIDAY:   

SATURDAY:   

SUNDAY:  

7:00 pm Moms in Prayer: Traditional

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Thank you: We would like to thank our church family for the cards and special words at the loss of my brother Larry Faber. Also Thank you to Sue Haggar for the phone calls.-Gordy & Sue Faber

Thank you: Thank you to all those that shared memories and expressed sympathy on the passing of Pete’s father, Roscoe Pettingill – Pete & Von Pettingill

Thank you: I really enjoyed the carolers that sang at our home and the cupcakes were super! Thanks so much! – Verlyn Vermeer

Thank you:  Thank you to Sharon Postma for getting a group together to come caroling at our home. It was beautiful and it really made the Christmas Celebration complete. We appreciated it very much. –Hyman and Arietta Beyenhof

Thank you: Sue and I want to thank all of you who shared cards, gifts and sweets with us this Christmas season. Your generosity not only this season, but through the years of our tenure at First Reformed has been greatly appreciated. Thanks to the two different groups of carolers as well! -Pastor Dan & Sue

Joy Circle:  Please note we will not be meeting until further notice. We will, however, be collecting our yearly dues of $5.00.  You can place your dues in Darlene or Mary’s church mailbox. 

Thank you. ~Darlene Aeilts and Mary Hoogers

 

Baptism: Today we celebrate the baptism of Hayden Jay Beyenhof whose parents, Nick and Laura are presenting him to receive the sacrament of God’s covenant promise!

 

 

Club 512 Volunteers for January 13,2021:

Games

1st/2nd  Alex Lyman                  3rd/4th   Emerson Kelderman    5th/6th     Bucky Thomas

      Kadence Boender                      Ashlyn Murray                              Bryce VandeWeerd

             Jaina Groen                             Ethan Hoefert                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Nursery                                                 Snacks                                    Midweek Meal

3:15 – 4:45 pm  Kay Wynia                  Linda Jansma                          Glenda Hellenga       4:15 – 5:15 pm                                        Peggy Metzger                       Audra Klinkenborg

                                                                                                                 Denise Roskam

                                                                                                                  Jen Hoefert

                                                                                                                  Amy Sprock

 

Consistory News:

            Sunday, January 10, 2021 will be the installation and ordination of new Consistory members.  

             Your Consistory officers for 2021 are: John Metzger, Vice President; Matt Kock, Clerk; Jerry Pytleski, Chair of Deacons; and Bryce Hunt, Clerk of Deacons

 FYI: Next consistory meeting will be January 20, 2021

 * Pastor Dan and Sue will be on vacation this week. Please contact your care elder or John Metzger for any pastoral needs.

 

                               Task Force Meeting Recommendations:

              Morning worship will continue but with the following requests:

 That you sit in every other pew to create social distancing. Signs will be up to assist with this, we   strongly recommend and encourage wearing masks when entering and exiting the service. We will make masks available, If you feel you are at risk, are not comfortable being in a crowd, or do not feel well we encourage you to stay home and watch on Livestream

         * Please Call Church Office to reserve Meeting Rooms

                                                    Prayer Requests:

 Prayer Updates:  Karen De Noble- has completed her chemotherapy treatments. She will complete testing at a later date to check for a reoccurrence. Trish Lombard - Trish’s family asks for continued prayers as Trish’s chemotherapy options are finished.  Pray for Trish and her family to experience God’s peace during the weeks ahead. Melissa Moser – had surgery in Iowa City on November 13. Please pray for recovery from surgery.  

       *Pam Foster, Bob Dreke’s sister (coping with Huntington’s disease)

         *Thomas Bouwman, Tom & Sheryl Bouwman’s son (continues to make progress in physical therapy.                           

        *Greyson Austin (family asks for prayers while waiting for a second surgery in the future)

         * Caden Wright (please pray for Caden to remain healthy as he attends school)

         * Ashley Schwartze (recovering from her second carpal tunnel surgery)        

         *Please pray for Tait and Emily Anderson and their family reguarding the death of Tait’s grandmother, Phyllis Anderson, today. Tait’s grandfather passed away just before Christmas, so they are mourning the loss of both grandparents within a short amount of time.

       *Garlene Mulder (hospitalized at Avera Medical Center in Rock Rapids for respiratory issues and possible heart attack)

        *Your prayers are also requested for the following individuals who are coping with cancer:  

         Marilyn Kuyper, Ethanie Pulscher’s aunt (recent tests showed that Marilyn’s cancer has grown a  small amount; treatment now includes a new type of drug). Arlene Sterler, Robbie Korthals’ mom (continues to fight cancer and is currently receiving immunotherapy), Gail Hartter, Eric Hartter’s mother (has had a reoccurrence of cancer)

            Pastor Dan and Sue’s Retirement Celebration Information:

Help us celebrate their years of ministry and express our appreciation to Pastor Dan and Sue for all they have done to encourage, lead, teach and disciple.

                                        Special Dates to Remember: 

       •     January 24 - Retirement celebration service during the entire service and meal afterwards 

  •  January 31 - snow date if needed for January 24

 If you have any questions, please contact a committee member:  Sharon Postma, Audra  Klinkenborg, Cody Hoefert, Susan VanWyhe, Cheryl VanBeek, George Schneidermann, Amy Hartter, Shari Kastein.

*The World Day of Prayer scheduled for March 6, 2021 will be cancelled in Rock Rapids due to Covid. The schedule for next year will start with United Methodist Church hosting in 2022.

WE APPROACH GOD

Prelude:  Give Us Clean Hands

Welcome and Announcements 

Opening Prayer

*Praise Service:  

   Blessed Be Your Name

   Forever

   At the Cross     

 Congregational prayer

  WE HEAR GOD’S WORD                

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12: 31; 13: 1-13; 14:1                                                                      
 Message: “Life’s Greatest Goal”

                

WE RESPOND TO GOD

Prayer of Response 

Closing Song:  Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus

*Benediction  

*Sending Chorus:  The Blessing

*Postlude


TODAY

Music – Praise Team 1

Nursery– Heidi Warntjes / Avery Harman

Coffee Break – Billy & Natalie Kirch / Kyle & Emily Grooters

Prayer with SS Teachers – Jen Kock

Scripture Reader – Matt Kock

Sound System – Keith Vanbeek

Video Taping – Justin Groen

Proclaim Presenter –Kadence Boender

Common Ground – Girls League

Medical Assistant- Bryan Hellenga

*The Loose Offering – General Fund

SERVING NEXT WEEK 1-17-21

Music –   Praise Team 3

Nursery– Wendy & Caitlin Huisman

Coffee Break – Dave & Dayna Altman/ Dave & Heather Springer

Prayer with SS Teachers- Dwayne Postma

Scripture Reader – Jill Jansma

Sound System – Sawyer Hrdlicka

Video Taping – Matt Kock

Proclaim Presenter – Brett Dieren

Common Ground – Amy Sprock & Angie Jager

Medical Assistant – Kristi Metzger

*The Loose Offering – Benevolent fund

Sunday School 

Last Year’s Attendance:                                                      Last Week’s Attendance: 

Last Year’s Offering:                                                            Last Week’s Offering: 

Upcoming Events  

SUNDAY

  Sunday school resumes: Lesson Session 2; John was Born/ John, the Herald, is Born

  Baby bottle fundraiser begins 

 7:00 pm Moms in Prayer: Traditional

MONDAY:  

5:15 pm Moms in Prayer: College & Careers

TUESDAY:  

 12:00 pm Moms in Prayer: Traditional

WEDNESDAY:   

2:30 – 5:00 pm Club 512 

5:00 – 6:30 pm Midweek Meal will be served. All are welcome!

6:30 pm Girls League

6:30 pm JRCYF

6:15 pm Hand Bell practice

7:00 pm Praise Team Practice

8:00 pm Guys Night

5:30 pm Moms in Prayer: Traditional 

 THURSDAY

7:00 Peace Circle (Fellowship hall)

1:00 pm Grandmas in Prayer

FRIDAY:   

SATURDAY:   

SUNDAY:  

7:00 pm Moms in Prayer: Traditional

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