Announcements & Bulletin for 8-8-21

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by: Jammie Kellenberger

08/05/2021

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Announcements for 8-8-21

 WELCOME: Today we welcome Jake Moss to the pulpit. Jake comes to us from Orange City, IA and is one of our Missionaries from the Grace Covenant Ministries out of Annville, KY.

 Join Praise Team and Tech Crew: We are welcoming new members!  Instrumentalists, vocalists, sound crew, livestream, and presentation volunteers needed!  Not sure?  Join us for one rehearsal (8/25, 7:00pm) and one Sunday morning (8/29) without committing to a team yet!  Informational meeting for all Wednesday, September 1, 7:00 pm. In the sanctuary, please contact Valerie Lenderink if you plan on attending: frcmusic@premieronline.net, or call or text 314-637-8383. 

  **Mark your calendars for August 29! We have reserved the Rock Rapids Swimming Pool for a night of fellowship and fun. EVERYONE is welcome to attend! We will also kick off registration for our fall programs. There is no cost to attend. See you there!

**It’s Operation Christmas Child time once again…and Back-to-School Sales are in full swing! It’s a great time to stock up on items for our OCC Packing Party on November 10th.  Please visit the information table in the gathering space where you will find a supply sign-up. Items are requested to be at church no later than Sunday, October 31st. Please also prayerfully consider packing a shoebox (or two!) on your own. Shoeboxes are available for you to use. Thank you for your support!

ATTENTION: Welcome Back Grace Circle members! Also, welcome to anyone who might have an interest in an awesome circle. A reorganizational planning meeting will meet at Jean Fick’s home on Tuesday, September 21st at 6:30. Mark your calendars ahead. Any questions? Call or message Jean @ 712-540-8564.

Save the date!  Night of Renewal is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 8 at 7pm in the First Reformed Fellowship Hall.  All are welcome to join us for snacks and fellowship as we hear testimonies from Missy Bass and Heather Erickson, both of Hills, MN.  These mothers are a part of Game Plan 4 Hope, which was started in Sept. 2019.  It rose out of the hearts of two families who have been through life-altering experiences and felt the need to help others that are going through similar situations. Please join us in hearing their personal stories and the mission of Game Plan 4 Hope.

ADVANCE NOTICE: Our church is collecting Christian Literature for use in spreading God’s word throughout the world. A list of acceptable and unacceptable material is also included in the August “Bridge” to be sure your donation can be used. The donation list is also posted above the collection boxes which will be under the south coat rack from August 1- August 23. Thank you for sharing your gently used Christian material.

JUSTICE FOR ALL is very excited to announce dates for upcoming Service and Learning Trips!  Please prayerfully consider joining us on one of these trips.  The trips are designed to be an opportunity to use our hands and feet to bless others through work projects, but also to learn and experience a different culture than our own and see what God is doing through the incredible ministry partners serving in these communities.  The sites/dates are:  JMVM Perkins Foundation, Jackson MS – Sep 11-17; Voice of Calvary Ministries, Jackson MS – Sep 18-24; Grace Reigns, Hildale UT – Oct 1-8; Harvest Hands Ministries, Juarez MX – Oct 16-22.   If you would like to sign up or want more information on any of these opportunities, please contact Nick Leloux at JFA (712-476-2804,  nickl@jfa-nwiowa.org.)  

  JUSTICE FOR ALL Foundation invites you to an evening of entertainment, catered meal, and updates on how the Foundation has been benefitting JFA ministry efforts over the past year.  It will be held at the Parkview Events Center in Rock Valley, IA on Aug 20, at 6PM.  You can save your spot by calling JFA at 712-476-2804.  If you would like more information, please contact Joel De Wit (joeldw@jfa-nwiowa.org).  Please join us, we hope that you will come out and support the on-going ministry of JFA as we continue to ‘share and -care in Christ’s name’!  

 ~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:  Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 9am-1pm and                                                                                Friday from 9-12

           *  Bulletin announcement deadline is now Thursdays at 11am.*

 

  • For our Prayer Walk…. we encircled our church and neighborhood

                       Praying for individuals, our church and community!

                              Next prayer walk will be August 26th @ 7pm

  • For our volunteers who deep cleaned the church kitchen- We appreciate you!
  • For great things that God did @ Rocky Mountain High in the students’ hearts & lives!


Remembering our Nursing Home, Assisted Living & Senior Living Residents:

Barb Rust                                              

Garlene Mulder                                   

John Van Aartsen

Joyce Hommes                                     

Pam Foster                                           

Helen Overman

Mary Vermeer                                     

Edna Jongerius                                     

Lucille Smit

Missy Perkins                                      

 Wilma DeRoo                                       

Christina Vonk

JoEllen Sorgdrager                              

Ruth Caswell

           **Our sympathies to Roberta Flier for the loss of her brother, Rod Garrison**


Continued prayers needed for:

Curt Wynia                                                                                                 

Lora Puttman (Kellie Menning’s mom)

Pam Foster                                                                                              

Ashley Schwartze

Wayne Grooters                                                                                     

Karen DeNoble (Dave DeNoble’s mom)

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

Veryl Blue (Anita Dieren’s dad)

Butch Blum (Art & Roberta Flier’s son-in-law)                                   

Tina Carenza (Chelsea Hunt’s mom)

Lori Johnson (Dan Synder’s sister)                                                      

Curt Smook (Kay Wynia’s dad)                                       

Lorelei Reynolds (Laureen Schram’s sister)                                      

Bob & Arlene Sterler (Robbie Korthal’s parents)          

Marilyn Kuyper (Ethanie Pulscher’s aunt)                                          

Gary Hermanson (Nikki Van Beek’s dad)                                            

Tyler Den Besten (Janice Den Besten’s son)

Gail Hartter (Eric Hartter’s mom)                                                       

 Greyson Austin (Marlene Mellema’s grandson)

Jeff Manuell (Anita Dieren’s brother-in-law)                                    


First Reformed is hosting a Grief Share through Sept 7

You may still join! 6:30pm this Monday, August 9th in room #345

Contact: Amy Ryals for more information

 DRIVERS NEEDED to escort members to various appointments 

Please contact Amy Ryals to sign up (229) 296-3019


FIRST REFORMED CHURCH
 MORNING WORSHIP 
 Aug 8, 2021 at 9:30am


WE APPROACH GOD

Prelude: “God of Grace and God of Glory” pg. 292 

Welcome /Announcements/Prayer

Opening Hymn: A Mighty Fortress is our God, pg. 26, vs.  1-2 & 4

“Rocky Reflections”

Hymn: O God, Our Help in Ages Past, pg. 52, vs. 1-3 & 6

Congregational prayer

Children’s Message: What is Happening in Kentucky

Ministry of Music: Brandon and Valarie Lenderink, So Will I 

   

WE HEAR GOD’S WORD

Scripture Reading: Joshua 1

Message: “Be Strong and Courageous, 

                   While Going through the Unknown”

 

WE RESPOND TO GOD

Prayer of Response 

Closing: God of Grace and God of Glory, pg. 292, vs. 1-2 & 4

Benediction

Sending Chorus: God be with You, pg. 602, vs. 1

 

MUSIC- Jan Van Otterloo

NURSERY- – April & Joel DeWitt Family

COMMON GROUND/ COFFEE BREAK— Edie Korthals & Kenley Korthals

WELCOME/ ANNOUNCEMENTS/ PRAYER- Amy Schulte

MINISTRY OF MUSIC- Brandon and Valarie Lenderink 

PULPIT SUPPLYJake Moss

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYERCheryl Van Beek

SCRIPTURE READER – Chris Wright

SOUND SYSTEM – Keith Van Beek

VIDEO TAPING – Justin Groen

PROCLAIM PRESENTER – Olivia Lyman

MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Penny Krull 

*THE LOOSE OFFERING – General Fund

 

MUSIC– Red Team

NURSERY- Avery Harman & Makayla Klarenbeek

COMMON GROUND/ COFFEE BREAKJoel Vis Family

WELCOME/ ANNOUNCEMENTS/ PRAYER- Cheryl Van Beek

MINISTRY OF MUSIC– Gerald Postma

 PULPIT SUPPLY- Pastor Rob Horstman

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYERJoel Vis 

SCRIPTURE READER – Jill Jansma

SOUND SYSTEM – Sawyer Hrdlicka

VIDEO TAPING – Matt Kock

PROCLAIM PRESENTER – Lincoln Kock

MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Nikki Van Beek

*THE LOOSE OFFERING – Benevolent Fund

            

Upcoming Events  

SUNDAY 8-08-21:

MONDAY 8-09-21

6:30 Grief Share

TUESDAY 8-10-21:

WEDNESDAY 8-11-21

9:30AM Joy Circle

THURSDAY 8-12-21

7:00 PM Peace Circle

FRIDAY 8-13-21:   

8am Men’s Bible Study

SATURDAY 8-14-21

SUNDAY 8-15-21: 

Announcements for 8-8-21

 WELCOME: Today we welcome Jake Moss to the pulpit. Jake comes to us from Orange City, IA and is one of our Missionaries from the Grace Covenant Ministries out of Annville, KY.

 Join Praise Team and Tech Crew: We are welcoming new members!  Instrumentalists, vocalists, sound crew, livestream, and presentation volunteers needed!  Not sure?  Join us for one rehearsal (8/25, 7:00pm) and one Sunday morning (8/29) without committing to a team yet!  Informational meeting for all Wednesday, September 1, 7:00 pm. In the sanctuary, please contact Valerie Lenderink if you plan on attending: frcmusic@premieronline.net, or call or text 314-637-8383. 

  **Mark your calendars for August 29! We have reserved the Rock Rapids Swimming Pool for a night of fellowship and fun. EVERYONE is welcome to attend! We will also kick off registration for our fall programs. There is no cost to attend. See you there!

**It’s Operation Christmas Child time once again…and Back-to-School Sales are in full swing! It’s a great time to stock up on items for our OCC Packing Party on November 10th.  Please visit the information table in the gathering space where you will find a supply sign-up. Items are requested to be at church no later than Sunday, October 31st. Please also prayerfully consider packing a shoebox (or two!) on your own. Shoeboxes are available for you to use. Thank you for your support!

ATTENTION: Welcome Back Grace Circle members! Also, welcome to anyone who might have an interest in an awesome circle. A reorganizational planning meeting will meet at Jean Fick’s home on Tuesday, September 21st at 6:30. Mark your calendars ahead. Any questions? Call or message Jean @ 712-540-8564.

Save the date!  Night of Renewal is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 8 at 7pm in the First Reformed Fellowship Hall.  All are welcome to join us for snacks and fellowship as we hear testimonies from Missy Bass and Heather Erickson, both of Hills, MN.  These mothers are a part of Game Plan 4 Hope, which was started in Sept. 2019.  It rose out of the hearts of two families who have been through life-altering experiences and felt the need to help others that are going through similar situations. Please join us in hearing their personal stories and the mission of Game Plan 4 Hope.

ADVANCE NOTICE: Our church is collecting Christian Literature for use in spreading God’s word throughout the world. A list of acceptable and unacceptable material is also included in the August “Bridge” to be sure your donation can be used. The donation list is also posted above the collection boxes which will be under the south coat rack from August 1- August 23. Thank you for sharing your gently used Christian material.

JUSTICE FOR ALL is very excited to announce dates for upcoming Service and Learning Trips!  Please prayerfully consider joining us on one of these trips.  The trips are designed to be an opportunity to use our hands and feet to bless others through work projects, but also to learn and experience a different culture than our own and see what God is doing through the incredible ministry partners serving in these communities.  The sites/dates are:  JMVM Perkins Foundation, Jackson MS – Sep 11-17; Voice of Calvary Ministries, Jackson MS – Sep 18-24; Grace Reigns, Hildale UT – Oct 1-8; Harvest Hands Ministries, Juarez MX – Oct 16-22.   If you would like to sign up or want more information on any of these opportunities, please contact Nick Leloux at JFA (712-476-2804,  nickl@jfa-nwiowa.org.)  

  JUSTICE FOR ALL Foundation invites you to an evening of entertainment, catered meal, and updates on how the Foundation has been benefitting JFA ministry efforts over the past year.  It will be held at the Parkview Events Center in Rock Valley, IA on Aug 20, at 6PM.  You can save your spot by calling JFA at 712-476-2804.  If you would like more information, please contact Joel De Wit (joeldw@jfa-nwiowa.org).  Please join us, we hope that you will come out and support the on-going ministry of JFA as we continue to ‘share and -care in Christ’s name’!  

 ~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:  Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 9am-1pm and                                                                                Friday from 9-12

           *  Bulletin announcement deadline is now Thursdays at 11am.*

 

  • For our Prayer Walk…. we encircled our church and neighborhood

                       Praying for individuals, our church and community!

                              Next prayer walk will be August 26th @ 7pm

  • For our volunteers who deep cleaned the church kitchen- We appreciate you!
  • For great things that God did @ Rocky Mountain High in the students’ hearts & lives!


Remembering our Nursing Home, Assisted Living & Senior Living Residents:

Barb Rust                                              

Garlene Mulder                                   

John Van Aartsen

Joyce Hommes                                     

Pam Foster                                           

Helen Overman

Mary Vermeer                                     

Edna Jongerius                                     

Lucille Smit

Missy Perkins                                      

 Wilma DeRoo                                       

Christina Vonk

JoEllen Sorgdrager                              

Ruth Caswell

           **Our sympathies to Roberta Flier for the loss of her brother, Rod Garrison**


Continued prayers needed for:

Curt Wynia                                                                                                 

Lora Puttman (Kellie Menning’s mom)

Pam Foster                                                                                              

Ashley Schwartze

Wayne Grooters                                                                                     

Karen DeNoble (Dave DeNoble’s mom)

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

Veryl Blue (Anita Dieren’s dad)

Butch Blum (Art & Roberta Flier’s son-in-law)                                   

Tina Carenza (Chelsea Hunt’s mom)

Lori Johnson (Dan Synder’s sister)                                                      

Curt Smook (Kay Wynia’s dad)                                       

Lorelei Reynolds (Laureen Schram’s sister)                                      

Bob & Arlene Sterler (Robbie Korthal’s parents)          

Marilyn Kuyper (Ethanie Pulscher’s aunt)                                          

Gary Hermanson (Nikki Van Beek’s dad)                                            

Tyler Den Besten (Janice Den Besten’s son)

Gail Hartter (Eric Hartter’s mom)                                                       

 Greyson Austin (Marlene Mellema’s grandson)

Jeff Manuell (Anita Dieren’s brother-in-law)                                    


First Reformed is hosting a Grief Share through Sept 7

You may still join! 6:30pm this Monday, August 9th in room #345

Contact: Amy Ryals for more information

 DRIVERS NEEDED to escort members to various appointments 

Please contact Amy Ryals to sign up (229) 296-3019


FIRST REFORMED CHURCH
 MORNING WORSHIP 
 Aug 8, 2021 at 9:30am


WE APPROACH GOD

Prelude: “God of Grace and God of Glory” pg. 292 

Welcome /Announcements/Prayer

Opening Hymn: A Mighty Fortress is our God, pg. 26, vs.  1-2 & 4

“Rocky Reflections”

Hymn: O God, Our Help in Ages Past, pg. 52, vs. 1-3 & 6

Congregational prayer

Children’s Message: What is Happening in Kentucky

Ministry of Music: Brandon and Valarie Lenderink, So Will I 

   

WE HEAR GOD’S WORD

Scripture Reading: Joshua 1

Message: “Be Strong and Courageous, 

                   While Going through the Unknown”

 

WE RESPOND TO GOD

Prayer of Response 

Closing: God of Grace and God of Glory, pg. 292, vs. 1-2 & 4

Benediction

Sending Chorus: God be with You, pg. 602, vs. 1

 

MUSIC- Jan Van Otterloo

NURSERY- – April & Joel DeWitt Family

COMMON GROUND/ COFFEE BREAK— Edie Korthals & Kenley Korthals

WELCOME/ ANNOUNCEMENTS/ PRAYER- Amy Schulte

MINISTRY OF MUSIC- Brandon and Valarie Lenderink 

PULPIT SUPPLYJake Moss

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYERCheryl Van Beek

SCRIPTURE READER – Chris Wright

SOUND SYSTEM – Keith Van Beek

VIDEO TAPING – Justin Groen

PROCLAIM PRESENTER – Olivia Lyman

MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Penny Krull 

*THE LOOSE OFFERING – General Fund

 

MUSIC– Red Team

NURSERY- Avery Harman & Makayla Klarenbeek

COMMON GROUND/ COFFEE BREAKJoel Vis Family

WELCOME/ ANNOUNCEMENTS/ PRAYER- Cheryl Van Beek

MINISTRY OF MUSIC– Gerald Postma

 PULPIT SUPPLY- Pastor Rob Horstman

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYERJoel Vis 

SCRIPTURE READER – Jill Jansma

SOUND SYSTEM – Sawyer Hrdlicka

VIDEO TAPING – Matt Kock

PROCLAIM PRESENTER – Lincoln Kock

MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Nikki Van Beek

*THE LOOSE OFFERING – Benevolent Fund

            

Upcoming Events  

SUNDAY 8-08-21:

MONDAY 8-09-21

6:30 Grief Share

TUESDAY 8-10-21:

WEDNESDAY 8-11-21

9:30AM Joy Circle

THURSDAY 8-12-21

7:00 PM Peace Circle

FRIDAY 8-13-21:   

8am Men’s Bible Study

SATURDAY 8-14-21

SUNDAY 8-15-21: 

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