Announcements & Bulletin for 9-19-21

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by: Jammie Kellenberger

09/16/2021

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Announcements for 9-12-21

   MEMBERSHIP RETREAT:  If you or someone you know is interested in joining First Reformed Church by Profession of Faith, there is a Membership Retreat scheduled for September 26, 12-4pm.   Please Contact Cheryl Van Beek (frccheryl@premieronline.net) John Metzger, or call the church office (712-472-3729) for more information.

 

Coming Soon: Bible League’s Spreading the Fragrance of life dinner is Monday evening, September 20. The daylong conference is Tuesday, September 21. Both events will be held at the First Reformed Church in Sioux Center. Register online at bibleleague.org/tickets. Cost $20 for dinner; $40 for conference. 

 

 Library News from the Librarians: We have added some very intriguing, interesting, and entertaining books and moves for young and old. Come check out the library. We have noticed that some items are being taken without being checked out. Please fill the card out in the front of the book, or the back of the movie and leave the card in the designated box. Also, the following books and movies have not been returned for a long time. Please check your home to see if you have them.  Movies: The Princess and the Popstar, Puppies & Guppies, Abe & the Amazing Promise, God Made You Special.  Books: Richard Scarry’s Best Storybook, Forest Friends Help Each Other, October Baby, When We Were Young, The Hole In our Gospel, Evidence Not Seen, and Evolution Exposed.

~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.

Thank you: to everyone who donated their gently used Christian Literature in the past weeks. Most of the donations were Bibles, Bible Study books, daily devotionals, books and Sunday School materials. 39 boxes of material were taken to the drop off site at the Sioux Center First Reformed Church. All of the material collected in Sioux Center was taken to the International Christian Literature Distributors in Minneapolis over the Labor Day weekend. ICLD, which is run completely by volunteers, will send our donations throughout the world to spread God’s word. There is a collection box under the south coat rack for any donations you may have during the year. We encourage you to drop off your old “Words of Hope” in the box when you receive a new one. The list of items that can be used is posted above the box.

*Justice for All is having their Annual Meeting and Fall Auction on Thursday, October 28 at 530p in the Parkview Event Center – Rock Valley, IA.  There will be an update about the ministry, short business meeting, and a live auction with Mark Zomer and Doug Kooima.  Enjoy a meal and fellowship while supporting Justice for All ministry.   Thursday October, 28 530p Parkview Event Center, don’t miss out!

*Fish Boil Dinner: Peace Lutheran Church, 902 S. Carroll St. Rock Rapids, IA, would like you to invite you to a Fish boil dinner on Sunday October 3, from 11:30-12:30pm. A free will offering will be taken for the Orphan Grain Train. Everyone is welcome to attend.

~~Dordt University’s Mondays Speaker Series presents Rev. Dr. Jennifer Powell McNutt, the Franklin S. Dyrness Associate Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies at Wheaton College. Dr. McNutt’s research specializes in the history of the church and Christian Theology from the Reformation through the Enlightenment with particular expertise in John Calvin and his clerical legacy, the Reformed tradition, the relationship between Christianity and science, and the history of the Bible and its interpretation. Please join us at 11 a.m., Monday, September 27 in the BJ Haan Auditorium for her presentation, “Making Space for the Dead in Conversations of Faith and Science.” This event is free and open to the public. Find more info at www.dordt.edu/first-mondays-speaker-series.

*Additionally, we invite you to join us at Dordt, BJ Haan Auditorium, for a Live Concert on Monday, November 1 at 7pm, featuring Andrew Peterson, singer, songwriter, and author from Nashville, TN. Get tickets here or on his website: www.andrew-peterson.com. Contact Ruth Clark at Ruth.Clark@dordt.edu or by calling 722-6507 with any questions.

 

 Our Christian Sympathy to:


The families of Dale Klarenbeek and Mike Klarenbeek in the passing of their nephew, Adam.  Adam went to Jesus on Tuesday, September 14, after a 21 month battle with cancer.

The family and friends of Jake Dieter, a second grader at West Lyon who passed away after a courageous battle with cancer.  Please continue to pray for his family, friends, classmates and the West Lyon Community,

 

Please continue to pray for: 

Scott Van Aartsen                                                                                  

Marilyn Kuyper (Ethanie Pulscher’s aunt)  

Doris Calkins                                                                                            

Diane Snyder (Dan Snyder’s mom)

Wayne Grooters                                                                                      

Gary Hermanson (Nikki Van Beek’s dad)    

Curt Wynia                                                                                                

Gail Hartter (Eric Hartter’s mom)

Pam Foster                                                                                              

 Lora Puttman (Kellie Menning’s mom)

Lori Johnson (Dan Snyder’s sister)                                                      

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

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

Bob & Arlene Sterler (Robbie Korthal’s parents)  

Curt Smook (Kay Wynia’s dad)                                                            

Karen DeNoble (Dave DeNoble’s mom)

Lorelei Reynolds (Laureen Schram’s sister)                                       

Tina Carenza (Chelsea Hunt’s mom)

Greyson Austin (Marlene Mellema’s grandson)                              

Veryl Blue (Anita Dieren’s dad)

 

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

 

*The September 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 

 

~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, call, email or drop off at the church office *

Club 512 Volunteers for 9-22-21

Games: 1st & 2nd Alex Lyman    3rd&4th Ephraim Hoefert           5th&6th  Ethan Hoefert

                             Olivia Lyman                 Dionne Jansma                            Zac Lutmer

                      Kadence Boender                Ashlyn Murray

 

Snacks:   Doris Schneiderman                   Meal Helpers: Glenda Hellenga, Audra                            Linda DeBoer                                              Klinkenborg, Jen Lincecum, Geneva

                                                                                                  Grooters & Kay Wynia


FIRST REFORMED CHURCH
 MORNING WORSHIP 
 September 19, 2021 at 9:30am
 

WE APPROACH GOD

Prelude

Welcome /Announcements/Prayer

Opening Hymn: Great is thy Faithfulness

Call to Worship

Hymn: How Great Thou Art #4, vs. 1, 3, 4

 

Congregational Prayer

Children’s Message

 

WE HEAR GOD’S WORD

Message: Filled to Fullness

Scripture Reading: Ephesians 3: 14-2

         

WE RESPOND TO GOD

Closing Hymn: Softly and Tenderly, #326 vs. 1, 2, 4

Benediction

Sending Chorus: I Have Decided to Follow Jesus, #376, vs. 1

 

 

NURSERY- Shawn & Heather Van Wyhe Family

COMMON GROUND- Lonn & Jammie Kellenberger

COFFEE BREAK- Rob & Brenda Van Hofwegen

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYERMatt Kock

SUNDAY SCHOOL PRAYER- Bob Tilstra

SUNDAY SCHOOL COOKIES-Kellie Menning

SOUND SYSTEM –Sawyer Hrdlicka

VIDEO TAPING- Matt Kock

PROCLAIM PRESENTER- Brett Dieren

MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Penny Krull

*THE LOOSE OFFERING – General Fund

 


NURSERY- Kadence Boender & Olivia Lyman

COMMON GROUND- Springer Family

COFFEE BREAK- Rob & Brenda Van Hofwegen

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYERSusan Van Wyhe

SUNDAY SCHOOL PRAYER- Janine DeBruin

SUNDAY SCHOOL COOKIES- Geneva Grooters

SOUND SYSTEM – Curt Dieren

VIDEO TAPING – Ella & Jeff Jager

PROCLAIM PRESENTER – Tanner Lincecum

MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Nikki Van Beek

*THE LOOSE OFFERING – Benevolent Fund

 

          

Upcoming Events  

SUNDAY 9-19-21:

Sunday School Lesson: Session; The Sermon on the Mount/Jesus Teaches about Discipleship

MONDAY 9-20-21

11:30 Quarterback club

TUESDAY 9-21-21:

7pm Care Elder Mtg.

WEDNESDAY 9-22-21:

2:30-5 Club 512

5-6:30pm Midweek Meal: Everyone is invited to attend

THURSDAY 9-23-21

2pm Oaks Club (Bee Keeping in Fellowship Hall)

FRIDAY 9-24-21:   

8am Men’s Bible Study

SATURDAY 9-25-21

SUNDAY 9-26-21: 

Sunday School Lesson: Session 2; The Cost of Following Jesus/ The Cost of Discipleship

 

Looking Ahead:

September 29:  JR & SRCYF begin                                                                                            October 10:      Children in worship begins

Announcements for 9-12-21

   MEMBERSHIP RETREAT:  If you or someone you know is interested in joining First Reformed Church by Profession of Faith, there is a Membership Retreat scheduled for September 26, 12-4pm.   Please Contact Cheryl Van Beek (frccheryl@premieronline.net) John Metzger, or call the church office (712-472-3729) for more information.

 

Coming Soon: Bible League’s Spreading the Fragrance of life dinner is Monday evening, September 20. The daylong conference is Tuesday, September 21. Both events will be held at the First Reformed Church in Sioux Center. Register online at bibleleague.org/tickets. Cost $20 for dinner; $40 for conference. 

 

 Library News from the Librarians: We have added some very intriguing, interesting, and entertaining books and moves for young and old. Come check out the library. We have noticed that some items are being taken without being checked out. Please fill the card out in the front of the book, or the back of the movie and leave the card in the designated box. Also, the following books and movies have not been returned for a long time. Please check your home to see if you have them.  Movies: The Princess and the Popstar, Puppies & Guppies, Abe & the Amazing Promise, God Made You Special.  Books: Richard Scarry’s Best Storybook, Forest Friends Help Each Other, October Baby, When We Were Young, The Hole In our Gospel, Evidence Not Seen, and Evolution Exposed.

~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.

Thank you: to everyone who donated their gently used Christian Literature in the past weeks. Most of the donations were Bibles, Bible Study books, daily devotionals, books and Sunday School materials. 39 boxes of material were taken to the drop off site at the Sioux Center First Reformed Church. All of the material collected in Sioux Center was taken to the International Christian Literature Distributors in Minneapolis over the Labor Day weekend. ICLD, which is run completely by volunteers, will send our donations throughout the world to spread God’s word. There is a collection box under the south coat rack for any donations you may have during the year. We encourage you to drop off your old “Words of Hope” in the box when you receive a new one. The list of items that can be used is posted above the box.

*Justice for All is having their Annual Meeting and Fall Auction on Thursday, October 28 at 530p in the Parkview Event Center – Rock Valley, IA.  There will be an update about the ministry, short business meeting, and a live auction with Mark Zomer and Doug Kooima.  Enjoy a meal and fellowship while supporting Justice for All ministry.   Thursday October, 28 530p Parkview Event Center, don’t miss out!

*Fish Boil Dinner: Peace Lutheran Church, 902 S. Carroll St. Rock Rapids, IA, would like you to invite you to a Fish boil dinner on Sunday October 3, from 11:30-12:30pm. A free will offering will be taken for the Orphan Grain Train. Everyone is welcome to attend.

~~Dordt University’s Mondays Speaker Series presents Rev. Dr. Jennifer Powell McNutt, the Franklin S. Dyrness Associate Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies at Wheaton College. Dr. McNutt’s research specializes in the history of the church and Christian Theology from the Reformation through the Enlightenment with particular expertise in John Calvin and his clerical legacy, the Reformed tradition, the relationship between Christianity and science, and the history of the Bible and its interpretation. Please join us at 11 a.m., Monday, September 27 in the BJ Haan Auditorium for her presentation, “Making Space for the Dead in Conversations of Faith and Science.” This event is free and open to the public. Find more info at www.dordt.edu/first-mondays-speaker-series.

*Additionally, we invite you to join us at Dordt, BJ Haan Auditorium, for a Live Concert on Monday, November 1 at 7pm, featuring Andrew Peterson, singer, songwriter, and author from Nashville, TN. Get tickets here or on his website: www.andrew-peterson.com. Contact Ruth Clark at Ruth.Clark@dordt.edu or by calling 722-6507 with any questions.

 

 Our Christian Sympathy to:


The families of Dale Klarenbeek and Mike Klarenbeek in the passing of their nephew, Adam.  Adam went to Jesus on Tuesday, September 14, after a 21 month battle with cancer.

The family and friends of Jake Dieter, a second grader at West Lyon who passed away after a courageous battle with cancer.  Please continue to pray for his family, friends, classmates and the West Lyon Community,

 

Please continue to pray for: 

Scott Van Aartsen                                                                                  

Marilyn Kuyper (Ethanie Pulscher’s aunt)  

Doris Calkins                                                                                            

Diane Snyder (Dan Snyder’s mom)

Wayne Grooters                                                                                      

Gary Hermanson (Nikki Van Beek’s dad)    

Curt Wynia                                                                                                

Gail Hartter (Eric Hartter’s mom)

Pam Foster                                                                                              

 Lora Puttman (Kellie Menning’s mom)

Lori Johnson (Dan Snyder’s sister)                                                      

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

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

Bob & Arlene Sterler (Robbie Korthal’s parents)  

Curt Smook (Kay Wynia’s dad)                                                            

Karen DeNoble (Dave DeNoble’s mom)

Lorelei Reynolds (Laureen Schram’s sister)                                       

Tina Carenza (Chelsea Hunt’s mom)

Greyson Austin (Marlene Mellema’s grandson)                              

Veryl Blue (Anita Dieren’s dad)

 

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

 

*The September 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 

 

~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, call, email or drop off at the church office *

Club 512 Volunteers for 9-22-21

Games: 1st & 2nd Alex Lyman    3rd&4th Ephraim Hoefert           5th&6th  Ethan Hoefert

                             Olivia Lyman                 Dionne Jansma                            Zac Lutmer

                      Kadence Boender                Ashlyn Murray

 

Snacks:   Doris Schneiderman                   Meal Helpers: Glenda Hellenga, Audra                            Linda DeBoer                                              Klinkenborg, Jen Lincecum, Geneva

                                                                                                  Grooters & Kay Wynia


FIRST REFORMED CHURCH
 MORNING WORSHIP 
 September 19, 2021 at 9:30am
 

WE APPROACH GOD

Prelude

Welcome /Announcements/Prayer

Opening Hymn: Great is thy Faithfulness

Call to Worship

Hymn: How Great Thou Art #4, vs. 1, 3, 4

 

Congregational Prayer

Children’s Message

 

WE HEAR GOD’S WORD

Message: Filled to Fullness

Scripture Reading: Ephesians 3: 14-2

         

WE RESPOND TO GOD

Closing Hymn: Softly and Tenderly, #326 vs. 1, 2, 4

Benediction

Sending Chorus: I Have Decided to Follow Jesus, #376, vs. 1

 

 

NURSERY- Shawn & Heather Van Wyhe Family

COMMON GROUND- Lonn & Jammie Kellenberger

COFFEE BREAK- Rob & Brenda Van Hofwegen

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYERMatt Kock

SUNDAY SCHOOL PRAYER- Bob Tilstra

SUNDAY SCHOOL COOKIES-Kellie Menning

SOUND SYSTEM –Sawyer Hrdlicka

VIDEO TAPING- Matt Kock

PROCLAIM PRESENTER- Brett Dieren

MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Penny Krull

*THE LOOSE OFFERING – General Fund

 


NURSERY- Kadence Boender & Olivia Lyman

COMMON GROUND- Springer Family

COFFEE BREAK- Rob & Brenda Van Hofwegen

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYERSusan Van Wyhe

SUNDAY SCHOOL PRAYER- Janine DeBruin

SUNDAY SCHOOL COOKIES- Geneva Grooters

SOUND SYSTEM – Curt Dieren

VIDEO TAPING – Ella & Jeff Jager

PROCLAIM PRESENTER – Tanner Lincecum

MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Nikki Van Beek

*THE LOOSE OFFERING – Benevolent Fund

 

          

Upcoming Events  

SUNDAY 9-19-21:

Sunday School Lesson: Session; The Sermon on the Mount/Jesus Teaches about Discipleship

MONDAY 9-20-21

11:30 Quarterback club

TUESDAY 9-21-21:

7pm Care Elder Mtg.

WEDNESDAY 9-22-21:

2:30-5 Club 512

5-6:30pm Midweek Meal: Everyone is invited to attend

THURSDAY 9-23-21

2pm Oaks Club (Bee Keeping in Fellowship Hall)

FRIDAY 9-24-21:   

8am Men’s Bible Study

SATURDAY 9-25-21

SUNDAY 9-26-21: 

Sunday School Lesson: Session 2; The Cost of Following Jesus/ The Cost of Discipleship

 

Looking Ahead:

September 29:  JR & SRCYF begin                                                                                            October 10:      Children in worship begins

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