Announcements for 1-23-22
Worship Night: Please join us tonight, January 23 at 7:00pm for a night of worship and testimonies from our own congregation.
NEEDED: Cool whip and sour cream containers for the kitchen!
ADULT CHOIR: We will be practicing today in the choir room for our second half of the year. Anyone that loves music, please come and share your talents with us. We only sing once a month, and we will do an Easter cantata. Please come join us! Thank you! Judy Gacke
~ If you have a child between the ages of 3 & 4 years old you may qualify for the FREE Head Start or Child Development Program through Mid-Sioux Opportunity. For more information on this free preschool program contact 800-859-2025.
~ Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Early Head Start is currently taking applications for their FREE family support and resource program. Early Head Start serves expectant families and children up to the age of three. For more information on this free home-based program call 800-859-2025.
Seasonal Reminder: It is that time of year again! Respiratory and GI illnesses are in our area. Please stay home if you are not feeling well. We also understand if you are not comfortable coming to large gatherings and encourage you to utilize our online streaming service: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hC9LvOoda4Q
~Stay Healthy and THINK SPRING!
~Interested in supporting the Midweek Meal with groceries? Please check the sign-up sheet in the gathering space for items needed. If you have any questions, please contact Amy Schulte at 712.470.4883. Thank you!
Church Doors: Due to unforeseen circumstances our church doors will be locked every night until further notice, except south door, that will be unlocked 24/7, but the wheelchair access will be non-functional. So, if you come to the church after hours please use the south entrance. Thank you for your understanding!
DON’T MISS THIS: Dr. Micah Parker will be speaking at 5 pm next Sunday, January 30 at the CL High School auditorium. He has been to 30 states and Canada and spoken to more than 650 groups, ranging from 1 to 30,000. This has included huge arenas, Christian companies, large educator’s and administrator’s conferences, state/district/national youth gatherings, at countless churches and schools, in a cow pasture and a prison; each has been a blessing! Join us for his inspirational message. More information about Dr. Parker can be found at www.trustguyministries.com. There is NO charge to attend. There will be a freewill offering to further the ministry of the RR Council of Churches.
*The January 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**
*Bulletin announcement deadline is now Thursdays at 11am, call, email or drop off at the church office *
Remembering our Nursing Home, Assisted Living & Senior Living Residents
Barb Rust Ruth Caswell John Van Aartsen Christina Vonk Joyce Hommes Pam Foster Helen Overman JoEllen Sorgdrager Mary Vermeer Edna Jongerius Lucille Smit Wilma DeRoo
~Our condolences to Jen Lincecum and family on the passing of her Grandpa Leonard
~Our sympathies to Brad Rypkema & Family for the passing of his Grandpa John
Please PRAY for…
Barb Hoogendorn (knee replacement)
Bea Carver (Rachelle Johnsen’s mom)
Pam Foster (Huntington’s Disease)
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)
Curt Smook (Kay Wynia’s dad)
Bob & Arlene Sterler (Robbie Korthal’s parents)
Lorelei Reynolds (Laureen Schram’s sister)
Terry Gregory (Amy Ryals’ step mom) breast cancer
Marilyn Kuyper (Ethanie Pulscher’s aunt)
Karen DeNoble (Dave DeNoble’s mom)
Adult Bible Study “Exploring our Questions on Death”
Wednesday nights in February 6pm in room #345 All Are Welcome!
FIRST REFORMED CHURCH
January 23, 2022 at 9:30am
WE APPROACH GOD
Prelude: The Love of God
Great are You Lord
Good Good Father
Congregational Prayer – Susan Van Wyhe
Ministry Of Music- Adult Choir, Assurance Medley
WE HEAR GOD’S WORD
Childrens Sermon- Janine DeBruin
(4&5 year olds dismissed for Children and Worship)
Scripture: Genesis 11:27 -12:9
Message: Abraham Stepping out in Faith
WE RESPOND TO GOD
Closing Song: Tis so Sweet to Trust in Jesus v. 1-2
Sending Chorus: Tis so Sweet to Trust in Jesus, chorus
(5th grade and below may exit for Sunday School)
Serving us today 1-23-22
MINISTRY OF MUSIC- Choir
NURSERY- Tammy & Ashlyn Murray
COMMON GROUND- Springer Family
COFFEE BREAK- Bob & Barb Dreke
CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER- Sue Van Wyhe
CHILDREN & WORSHIP: Leader: Sara Groen Greeter: Mali Kellenberger
SUNDAY SCHOOL PRAYER- Dwayne Postma
SUNDAY SCHOOL COOKIES- Joel & April DeWit
SOUND SYSTEM – Sawyer Hrdlicka
VIDEO TAPING- Brayden Dieren
PROCLAIM PRESENTER- Tanner Lincecum
MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Penny Krull
*THE LOOSE OFFERING- General Fund
Serving us next week 1-30-22
MINISTRY OF MUSIC-
NURSERY- Jaina Groen & Dionne Jansma
COMMON GROUND- Pytleski Family
COFFEE BREAK- JD & Lesa Hommes
CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER- Brian Hellenga
CHILDREN & WORSHIP- Leader: Amy Schulte Greeter: Emory & Alexis Lincecum
SUNDAY SCHOOL PRAYER- Joel Vis
SUNDAY SCHOOL COOKIES- Laureen Schram
SOUND SYSTEM – Dustin Bosch
VIDEO TAPING – Dave Hulstein
PROCLAIM PRESENTER – Sue Van Wyhe
MEDICAL ASSISTANT- Nikki Van Beek
*THE LOOSE OFFERING – Building Fund
Sunday 1-16-22 YTD Offerings YTD Budget
General Fund: $580.00 $14,500.00 $20,546.80
Benevolent Fund: $3,990 $9,518.00 $13,574.40
Building Fund: $0 $500.00 $17,384.80
Last Year’s Attendance: 82 Last Week’s Attendance: 81
Last Year’s Offering: $152.00 Last Week’s Offering: $547.00
Sunday School Lesson: Unit 26, Session 4: Jesus was Arrested
12-4pm Membership Retreat
7pm Worship Night @FRC
2:15 Staff Mtg.
2:30-5pm Club 512, Midweek meal to follow from 5-6:30pm. Everyone is welcome to eat with us!
6:30 Jr. RCYF
8pm Sr. RCYF
7pm Property Committee Meeting Rm. 345
Sunday School Lesson: Unit 26, Session 5: Jesus’ Crucifixion
February 7: Consistory meeting @ 7pm
February 8: Grief Share & coffee 2pm@ FRC
February 20: Worship Night 7pm @ FRC