Announcements & Bulletin for 1-24-21

Services

Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m, Sunday evenings on Cable Channel 12 at 5:30 p.m & Live Streaming

by: Jammie Kellenberger

01/21/2021

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

*We welcome everyone to this morning's worship service to recognize the retirement of Pastor Dan and Sue. We are beyond thankful for Pastor Dan leading this congregation for the past 21 years along with 2 other congregations the past 37 years! 

Due to restrictions with Premier Communications, the worship service may not air tonight at 5:30 on the local cable station. However, we are trying our best so that the service will play tonight. If you are not able to watch it on Cable Channel 12 tonight at 5:30, you can go to our website (www.rockrapidsfrc.org) and click on the link to watch the service.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Thank you to everyone who contributed with a written tribute, video tribute, was involved with the worship service or helped the past months planning for this special worship service to acknowledge the legacy of Pastor Dan and Sue. God has blessed us with Pastor Dan and Sue, and God is good and God will continue to bless this congregation in our future.

THANK YOU: Thank you, Rich Roskam for your creativity, time, and craftsmanship in creating the gorgeous rack to store our music stands back stage. Thank you, from all the praise teams and Valerie Lenderink, Director of Music and Worship.

SYMPATHY:  We extend our sympathy to Tara and Lucas Bouwman and their family on the death of Tara’s mother, Trish Lombard, on January 19, 2021.  Trish’s funeral was held on Saturday, January 23, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in rural Inwood.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! – Garlene Mulder will be celebrating her 96th birthday on Friday, January 29, 2021.  Cards may be sent to Garlene at her new address: Garlene Mulder, Good Samaritan Center, P.O. Box 608, George, IA 51237.  Garlene’s new phone number is 712-475-6012.

 

 

Club 512 Volunteers for January 27 ,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 – 4:45pm Ella Jager                Doris Schneiderman                      Glenda Hellenga      4:15 – 5:15 pm                                       Linda Jansma                             Audra Klinkenborg

                                                                                                                     Jill Jansma

                                                                                                                    Amy Sprock

                                                                                                                    Amy Caswell

 

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:  Garlene Mulder has moved from the Rock Rapids Health Center to the Good Samaritan Center in George, IA.  

        *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) 

        * Please pray for Carl Vande Weerd, Cheryl Van Beek’s brother.  Carl will begin radiation treatments on January 28 to treat sarcoma.

        * Please pray for Elton Hilbrands, Lucille Smit’s son & Judy Gacke’s brother.  Elton is receiving chemotherapy for esophageal cancer.

 

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

          Gail Hartter, Eric  Hartter’s mother (finished with chemotherapy; now receiving a form of maintenance chemotherapy).

          Melissa Moser, Kathy Moser’s daughter-in-law (receiving radiation treatments for her cancer)

        Karen De Noble, Dave De Noble’s mother (has finished chemotherapy; will complete tests at alater date to check for a reoccurrence),

        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), 

    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

   Your 2021 Executive Committee is: John Metzger, Vice President; Matt Kock, Clerk; Jerry Pytleski, Chairman of the Deacons; Bryce Hunt, Clerk of Deacons. 

   *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.


FIRST REFORMED CHURCH
 MORNING WORSHIP 
 January 24 at 9:25 am





WE APPROACH GOD

Video Tributes

Welcome, Announcements & Opening Prayer: Shari Kastein

Pastor Jeff Poppinga- tribute

*Praise Service:  

   10,000 Reasons

   Our God

Special Presentation: Sue Van Whye

Kristi Wright- Tribute       

Christina Haggar- Video

Congregational Prayer:  Steven Van Whye                                                                            

Pastor Cliff Hoekstra- tribute

Praise team: What a Beautiful Name       

Scripture: Steven Van Whye   Psalm 46                                   
 Message: Michael Haggar

Prayer of Response: Michael Haggar

Closing Song:  Be Thou My Vision

Special Presentation- John Metzger, Sue Van Whye, & Shari Kastein

Reuben Haggar- Video

Announcements/ Benediction- Cody Hoefert

Sending Chorus: Sanctuary

TODAY

Music – Praise Team 1

Nursery– Alex & Olivia Lyman/ Melanie Wynia

Coffee Break – No coffee break today

Sunday School Cookies- No Sunday school

Prayer with SS Teachers – No Sunday school

Scripture Reader – Mark Boender

Sound System – Curt Dieren

Video Taping – Jeff & Ella Jager

Proclaim Presenter –Tanner Lincecum

Common Ground – Craig & Kay Wynia

Medical Assistant- Penny Krull

*The Loose Offering – General Fund

 

SERVING NEXT WEEK 1-31-21
 

Music –   Praise Team 2

Nursery– Emma Baker/ Brooklyn Krull

Coffee Break – Scott & Deb Hunt/ Scott & Allison VanAartsen

Prayer with SS Teachers- Matt Kock

Sunday School Cookies- Bryce & Chelsea Hunt

Scripture Reader – JD Hommes

Sound System – Dave Hulstein

Video Taping – Randy Bosch

Proclaim Presenter – Sue VanWhye

Common Ground – Tami & Ashlynn Murray

Medical Assistant – Kathy Moser

*The Loose Offering –Building Fund

 

 

FINANCIALS

                                       Sunday 1-17-2021        YTD Offerings                  YTD Budget

General Fund:               $2,235.00                       $ 35,490.73                          $ 22,776.62 

Benevolent Fund:        $5,130.00                         $ 8,392.00                            $ 10,452.45

Building Fund:              $200.00                           $ 200.00                                 $ 4823.07 


Sunday School 

Last Year’s Attendance: 115                                              Last Week’s Attendance: 82

Last Year’s Offering: $ 119                                                 Last Week’s Offering: $152

 

Upcoming Events  

SUNDAY

 No Sunday School

 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!

5:30 pm Moms in Prayer: Traditional 

6:30 pm JRCYF

7:00 pm Praise Team Practice

8:00 pm SRCYF

THURSDAY

1:00 pm Grandmas in Prayer

FRIDAY:  

SATURDAY:   

SUNDAY:  Session 4: Jesus was Dedicated

7:00 pm Moms in Prayer: Traditional

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

*We welcome everyone to this morning's worship service to recognize the retirement of Pastor Dan and Sue. We are beyond thankful for Pastor Dan leading this congregation for the past 21 years along with 2 other congregations the past 37 years! 

Due to restrictions with Premier Communications, the worship service may not air tonight at 5:30 on the local cable station. However, we are trying our best so that the service will play tonight. If you are not able to watch it on Cable Channel 12 tonight at 5:30, you can go to our website (www.rockrapidsfrc.org) and click on the link to watch the service.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Thank you to everyone who contributed with a written tribute, video tribute, was involved with the worship service or helped the past months planning for this special worship service to acknowledge the legacy of Pastor Dan and Sue. God has blessed us with Pastor Dan and Sue, and God is good and God will continue to bless this congregation in our future.

THANK YOU: Thank you, Rich Roskam for your creativity, time, and craftsmanship in creating the gorgeous rack to store our music stands back stage. Thank you, from all the praise teams and Valerie Lenderink, Director of Music and Worship.

SYMPATHY:  We extend our sympathy to Tara and Lucas Bouwman and their family on the death of Tara’s mother, Trish Lombard, on January 19, 2021.  Trish’s funeral was held on Saturday, January 23, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in rural Inwood.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! – Garlene Mulder will be celebrating her 96th birthday on Friday, January 29, 2021.  Cards may be sent to Garlene at her new address: Garlene Mulder, Good Samaritan Center, P.O. Box 608, George, IA 51237.  Garlene’s new phone number is 712-475-6012.

 

 

Club 512 Volunteers for January 27 ,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 – 4:45pm Ella Jager                Doris Schneiderman                      Glenda Hellenga      4:15 – 5:15 pm                                       Linda Jansma                             Audra Klinkenborg

                                                                                                                     Jill Jansma

                                                                                                                    Amy Sprock

                                                                                                                    Amy Caswell

 

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:  Garlene Mulder has moved from the Rock Rapids Health Center to the Good Samaritan Center in George, IA.  

        *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) 

        * Please pray for Carl Vande Weerd, Cheryl Van Beek’s brother.  Carl will begin radiation treatments on January 28 to treat sarcoma.

        * Please pray for Elton Hilbrands, Lucille Smit’s son & Judy Gacke’s brother.  Elton is receiving chemotherapy for esophageal cancer.

 

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

          Gail Hartter, Eric  Hartter’s mother (finished with chemotherapy; now receiving a form of maintenance chemotherapy).

          Melissa Moser, Kathy Moser’s daughter-in-law (receiving radiation treatments for her cancer)

        Karen De Noble, Dave De Noble’s mother (has finished chemotherapy; will complete tests at alater date to check for a reoccurrence),

        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), 

    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

   Your 2021 Executive Committee is: John Metzger, Vice President; Matt Kock, Clerk; Jerry Pytleski, Chairman of the Deacons; Bryce Hunt, Clerk of Deacons. 

   *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.


FIRST REFORMED CHURCH
 MORNING WORSHIP 
 January 24 at 9:25 am





WE APPROACH GOD

Video Tributes

Welcome, Announcements & Opening Prayer: Shari Kastein

Pastor Jeff Poppinga- tribute

*Praise Service:  

   10,000 Reasons

   Our God

Special Presentation: Sue Van Whye

Kristi Wright- Tribute       

Christina Haggar- Video

Congregational Prayer:  Steven Van Whye                                                                            

Pastor Cliff Hoekstra- tribute

Praise team: What a Beautiful Name       

Scripture: Steven Van Whye   Psalm 46                                   
 Message: Michael Haggar

Prayer of Response: Michael Haggar

Closing Song:  Be Thou My Vision

Special Presentation- John Metzger, Sue Van Whye, & Shari Kastein

Reuben Haggar- Video

Announcements/ Benediction- Cody Hoefert

Sending Chorus: Sanctuary

TODAY

Music – Praise Team 1

Nursery– Alex & Olivia Lyman/ Melanie Wynia

Coffee Break – No coffee break today

Sunday School Cookies- No Sunday school

Prayer with SS Teachers – No Sunday school

Scripture Reader – Mark Boender

Sound System – Curt Dieren

Video Taping – Jeff & Ella Jager

Proclaim Presenter –Tanner Lincecum

Common Ground – Craig & Kay Wynia

Medical Assistant- Penny Krull

*The Loose Offering – General Fund

 

SERVING NEXT WEEK 1-31-21
 

Music –   Praise Team 2

Nursery– Emma Baker/ Brooklyn Krull

Coffee Break – Scott & Deb Hunt/ Scott & Allison VanAartsen

Prayer with SS Teachers- Matt Kock

Sunday School Cookies- Bryce & Chelsea Hunt

Scripture Reader – JD Hommes

Sound System – Dave Hulstein

Video Taping – Randy Bosch

Proclaim Presenter – Sue VanWhye

Common Ground – Tami & Ashlynn Murray

Medical Assistant – Kathy Moser

*The Loose Offering –Building Fund

 

 

FINANCIALS

                                       Sunday 1-17-2021        YTD Offerings                  YTD Budget

General Fund:               $2,235.00                       $ 35,490.73                          $ 22,776.62 

Benevolent Fund:        $5,130.00                         $ 8,392.00                            $ 10,452.45

Building Fund:              $200.00                           $ 200.00                                 $ 4823.07 


Sunday School 

Last Year’s Attendance: 115                                              Last Week’s Attendance: 82

Last Year’s Offering: $ 119                                                 Last Week’s Offering: $152

 

Upcoming Events  

SUNDAY

 No Sunday School

 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!

5:30 pm Moms in Prayer: Traditional 

6:30 pm JRCYF

7:00 pm Praise Team Practice

8:00 pm SRCYF

THURSDAY

1:00 pm Grandmas in Prayer

FRIDAY:  

SATURDAY:   

SUNDAY:  Session 4: Jesus was Dedicated

7:00 pm Moms in Prayer: Traditional

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