Announcements & Bulletin for 12-26-21

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by: Jammie Kellenberger

12/23/2021

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Announcements for 12-26-21

Thank you to the carolers who stopped by last Sunday evening to sing a number of the familiar Christmas carols of old. The cookie plate was a very thoughtful gesture and will be great with my morning coffee. ~ Betty Vanden Heuvel & Ruth Hocking

Thank you we wish to thank Sharon Postma for bringing Christmas Carolers to our home.  It was great to share in the Christmas spirit with the singing of Christmas Carols.  God Bless You All.    ~ Hyman & Arietta Beyenhof

Thank you to the 54 carolers for your time, singing talents and most importantly for sharing your love of Jesus on our recent caroling mission. We caroled to over 45 people and there were joyous moments for the people who were caroled to and also the carolers were blessed in many ways. God bless each and every one of you.  

ADULT CHOIR: We will not have practice Sunday, Dec 26 or Sunday, Jan 2.  Meet again on Jan 9th.  Thank you!

MEMBERSHIP RETREAT:  If you are interested in learning more about the First Reformed Church and/or wanting to join by Profession of Faith, we are hosting a membership retreat on Sunday January 23, noon-4pm.  Please contact Cheryl Van Beek (712-470-0278 or frccheryl@premieronline.net) for more information or to reserve your spot.

~We are looking for a few more people to pray with our Sunday School teachers during Cherub Choir. If you are interested, please contact Amy Schulte (712.470.4883 or frcamy@premieronline.net). Thank you

"Due to various physical circumstances, the NW Iowa Bible League board has vacant positions.  Will you make this a matter of prayer?  If the Lord places the matter on your heart and you are willing to consider filling a vacancy, please contact Esther at 507.350.9670 or dbesther@tcaexpress.net."

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

    ~~ We will not be putting the Focus on the Family brochure in the mailboxes anymore. If you would like a copy, you can pick one up in the holder next to the mailboxes. Thanks 

Children’s Bulletins are now available by the regular bulletins each week. The bulletin goes according to the scripture for the week and there will be one for 3+ and one for 7+. 

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

*Offering will be collected in the back of the church until further notice*                                                                                                       

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

 

Church office hours over the holiday 12-27-21 until 12-31-21

Monday- Church Office is CLOSED

Tuesday- 9-12 

Wednesday- 9-12 

Thursday- 9-12 

Friday- Church Office is CLOSED

 

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


            Looking Ahead Sunday School & Midweek Information and Dates:

~December 26: No Sunday School ~December 29: No Club 512

~January 2: No Sunday School * no cherub choir during worship*

~January 5: No Club 512

 ~January 9: Cherub Choir will sing during worship & Sunday School resumes ~January 12: Club 512 resumes

 

We thank our Father, God for sending His Son here to this earth for our example. sacrifice and continued blessing!

 Our condolences to Stacy Dieren & family for the loss of her mother, Jean Wallenburg     


Please PRAY for:           

Doris Calkins                                                                                            

Garlene Mulder                                                                 

Veryl Blue (Anita Dieren’s dad)                                                           

Kathy Van Olst (healing after broken femur)                

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

Greyson Austin (Marlene Mellema’s grandson)

Gail Hartter (Eric Hartter’s mom)                                                      

 Gary Hermanson (Nikki Van Beek’s dad)

Elton Hilbrands (Lucille Smit’s son) brain cancer                             

Curt Smook (Kay Wynia’s dad)

Bob & Arlene Sterler (Robbie Korthal’s parents)                            

Lorelei Reynolds (Laureen Schram’s sister)

Pam Foster (Huntington’s Disease)                                                    

Marilyn Kuyper (Ethanie Pulscher’s aunt)   

Terry Gregory (Amy Ryals’ step mom) breast cancer                        

 

Grief Share & Care Coffee

January 11th @ 2pm (Room #345)

-this is casual gathering where anyone who is experiencing grief is welcome 

(this will repeat every 2nd Tuesday of the month @ 2pm)


OAKS’ CLUB GATHERING

(bring a senior friend or two day)

January 20th @ 2pm in the Fellowship Hall


FIRST REFORMED CHURCH
 WORSHIP SERVICE
 December 26, 2021 at 9:30am

Prelude

Welcome /Announcements/Prayer

 

WE APPROACH GOD

Opening Hymn: Hark the Herald Angels Sing, #133, v. 1-3

Call to Worship

Hymn: We Three Kings, #166, v. 1, 2, & 5

Congregational prayer

 

WE HEAR GOD’S WORD

Children’s Message

(No Children & Worship today)

Sermon: Born a King

Scripture: Matthew 2: 1-2

 

WE RESPOND TO GOD

Closing Hymn: Infant Holy, Infant Lowly, #143, v. 1-2

Benediction

Sending Chorus: Good Christian Men Rejoice, #151, v. 1

(No Sunday School)

 

 Serving us this week 12-26-21

MINISTRY OF MUSIC

NURSERY- Alex Lyman & Emerson Kelderman

COMMON GROUND- Glenda Hellenga & Edie Korthals

COFFEE BREAK- Keith Van Beek Family

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYERJoel Vis

CHILDREN & WORSHIP: Leader: No Children in Worship  Greeter: 

SUNDAY SCHOOL PRAYER- No Sunday School

SUNDAY SCHOOL COOKIES- No Sunday School

SOUND SYSTEM – Keith Van Beek

VIDEO TAPING- Dave Hulstein

PROCLAIM PRESENTER- Jac Van Wyhe

MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Jody VandeWeerd

*THE LOOSE OFFERING- General Fund


Serving us next week 1-2-22

MINISTRY OF MUSIC

NURSERY- Jamie VandeWeerd

COMMON GROUNDDarsha Tuenge & Amy Hartter

COFFEE BREAK- Dwayne & Sharon Postma

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYERJohn Metzger

CHILDREN & WORSHIP- No Children in Worship

SUNDAY SCHOOL PRAYER- No Sunday School

SUNDAY SCHOOL COOKIES- No Sunday School

SOUND SYSTEM – Curt Dieren

VIDEO TAPING – Randy Bosch

PROCLAIM PRESENTER – Jaina Groen

MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Kathy Moser

*THE LOOSE OFFERING – Benevolent Fund

FINANCIALS

                                    Sunday 12-19-21           YTD Offerings                  YTD Budget

General Fund:            $2,395.23                      $389,873.59                       $394,793.49

Benevolent Fund:     $6,742.00                      $198,735.64                        $181,175.80

Building Fund:           $0                                    $85,311.61                          $83,599.88

                    

Sunday School 

Last Year’s Attendance: 62                                    Last Week’s Attendance: 54

Last Year’s Offering: $235.00                                Last Week’s Offering: $37.00

 

Upcoming Events  

SUNDAY 12-26-21:

No Sunday School

MONDAY 12-27-21

TUESDAY 12-28-21:

WEDNESDAY 12-29-21:

No Club 512 or Jr. Sr. RCYF

THURSDAY 12-30-21:

FRIDAY 12-31-21:   

Church offices closed

8am Men’s Bible Study

SATURDAY 1-1-22

New Year’s Day

SUNDAY 1-2-22:  

No Sunday School

  

Looking Ahead:

December 26-January 2: No Sunday School 

December 22-January 5: No Club 512

January 9: Sunday School resumes

January 12: Club 512 resumes

Announcements for 12-26-21

Thank you to the carolers who stopped by last Sunday evening to sing a number of the familiar Christmas carols of old. The cookie plate was a very thoughtful gesture and will be great with my morning coffee. ~ Betty Vanden Heuvel & Ruth Hocking

Thank you we wish to thank Sharon Postma for bringing Christmas Carolers to our home.  It was great to share in the Christmas spirit with the singing of Christmas Carols.  God Bless You All.    ~ Hyman & Arietta Beyenhof

Thank you to the 54 carolers for your time, singing talents and most importantly for sharing your love of Jesus on our recent caroling mission. We caroled to over 45 people and there were joyous moments for the people who were caroled to and also the carolers were blessed in many ways. God bless each and every one of you.  

ADULT CHOIR: We will not have practice Sunday, Dec 26 or Sunday, Jan 2.  Meet again on Jan 9th.  Thank you!

MEMBERSHIP RETREAT:  If you are interested in learning more about the First Reformed Church and/or wanting to join by Profession of Faith, we are hosting a membership retreat on Sunday January 23, noon-4pm.  Please contact Cheryl Van Beek (712-470-0278 or frccheryl@premieronline.net) for more information or to reserve your spot.

~We are looking for a few more people to pray with our Sunday School teachers during Cherub Choir. If you are interested, please contact Amy Schulte (712.470.4883 or frcamy@premieronline.net). Thank you

"Due to various physical circumstances, the NW Iowa Bible League board has vacant positions.  Will you make this a matter of prayer?  If the Lord places the matter on your heart and you are willing to consider filling a vacancy, please contact Esther at 507.350.9670 or dbesther@tcaexpress.net."

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

    ~~ We will not be putting the Focus on the Family brochure in the mailboxes anymore. If you would like a copy, you can pick one up in the holder next to the mailboxes. Thanks 

Children’s Bulletins are now available by the regular bulletins each week. The bulletin goes according to the scripture for the week and there will be one for 3+ and one for 7+. 

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

*Offering will be collected in the back of the church until further notice*                                                                                                       

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

 

Church office hours over the holiday 12-27-21 until 12-31-21

Monday- Church Office is CLOSED

Tuesday- 9-12 

Wednesday- 9-12 

Thursday- 9-12 

Friday- Church Office is CLOSED

 

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


            Looking Ahead Sunday School & Midweek Information and Dates:

~December 26: No Sunday School ~December 29: No Club 512

~January 2: No Sunday School * no cherub choir during worship*

~January 5: No Club 512

 ~January 9: Cherub Choir will sing during worship & Sunday School resumes ~January 12: Club 512 resumes

 

We thank our Father, God for sending His Son here to this earth for our example. sacrifice and continued blessing!

 Our condolences to Stacy Dieren & family for the loss of her mother, Jean Wallenburg     


Please PRAY for:           

Doris Calkins                                                                                            

Garlene Mulder                                                                 

Veryl Blue (Anita Dieren’s dad)                                                           

Kathy Van Olst (healing after broken femur)                

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

Greyson Austin (Marlene Mellema’s grandson)

Gail Hartter (Eric Hartter’s mom)                                                      

 Gary Hermanson (Nikki Van Beek’s dad)

Elton Hilbrands (Lucille Smit’s son) brain cancer                             

Curt Smook (Kay Wynia’s dad)

Bob & Arlene Sterler (Robbie Korthal’s parents)                            

Lorelei Reynolds (Laureen Schram’s sister)

Pam Foster (Huntington’s Disease)                                                    

Marilyn Kuyper (Ethanie Pulscher’s aunt)   

Terry Gregory (Amy Ryals’ step mom) breast cancer                        

 

Grief Share & Care Coffee

January 11th @ 2pm (Room #345)

-this is casual gathering where anyone who is experiencing grief is welcome 

(this will repeat every 2nd Tuesday of the month @ 2pm)


OAKS’ CLUB GATHERING

(bring a senior friend or two day)

January 20th @ 2pm in the Fellowship Hall


FIRST REFORMED CHURCH
 WORSHIP SERVICE
 December 26, 2021 at 9:30am

Prelude

Welcome /Announcements/Prayer

 

WE APPROACH GOD

Opening Hymn: Hark the Herald Angels Sing, #133, v. 1-3

Call to Worship

Hymn: We Three Kings, #166, v. 1, 2, & 5

Congregational prayer

 

WE HEAR GOD’S WORD

Children’s Message

(No Children & Worship today)

Sermon: Born a King

Scripture: Matthew 2: 1-2

 

WE RESPOND TO GOD

Closing Hymn: Infant Holy, Infant Lowly, #143, v. 1-2

Benediction

Sending Chorus: Good Christian Men Rejoice, #151, v. 1

(No Sunday School)

 

 Serving us this week 12-26-21

MINISTRY OF MUSIC

NURSERY- Alex Lyman & Emerson Kelderman

COMMON GROUND- Glenda Hellenga & Edie Korthals

COFFEE BREAK- Keith Van Beek Family

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYERJoel Vis

CHILDREN & WORSHIP: Leader: No Children in Worship  Greeter: 

SUNDAY SCHOOL PRAYER- No Sunday School

SUNDAY SCHOOL COOKIES- No Sunday School

SOUND SYSTEM – Keith Van Beek

VIDEO TAPING- Dave Hulstein

PROCLAIM PRESENTER- Jac Van Wyhe

MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Jody VandeWeerd

*THE LOOSE OFFERING- General Fund


Serving us next week 1-2-22

MINISTRY OF MUSIC

NURSERY- Jamie VandeWeerd

COMMON GROUNDDarsha Tuenge & Amy Hartter

COFFEE BREAK- Dwayne & Sharon Postma

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYERJohn Metzger

CHILDREN & WORSHIP- No Children in Worship

SUNDAY SCHOOL PRAYER- No Sunday School

SUNDAY SCHOOL COOKIES- No Sunday School

SOUND SYSTEM – Curt Dieren

VIDEO TAPING – Randy Bosch

PROCLAIM PRESENTER – Jaina Groen

MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Kathy Moser

*THE LOOSE OFFERING – Benevolent Fund

FINANCIALS

                                    Sunday 12-19-21           YTD Offerings                  YTD Budget

General Fund:            $2,395.23                      $389,873.59                       $394,793.49

Benevolent Fund:     $6,742.00                      $198,735.64                        $181,175.80

Building Fund:           $0                                    $85,311.61                          $83,599.88

                    

Sunday School 

Last Year’s Attendance: 62                                    Last Week’s Attendance: 54

Last Year’s Offering: $235.00                                Last Week’s Offering: $37.00

 

Upcoming Events  

SUNDAY 12-26-21:

No Sunday School

MONDAY 12-27-21

TUESDAY 12-28-21:

WEDNESDAY 12-29-21:

No Club 512 or Jr. Sr. RCYF

THURSDAY 12-30-21:

FRIDAY 12-31-21:   

Church offices closed

8am Men’s Bible Study

SATURDAY 1-1-22

New Year’s Day

SUNDAY 1-2-22:  

No Sunday School

  

Looking Ahead:

December 26-January 2: No Sunday School 

December 22-January 5: No Club 512

January 9: Sunday School resumes

January 12: Club 512 resumes

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