February 11, 2018
MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE AT 9:30 A.M. – February 11, 2019
Rev. Loren Kotman….Minister YOUTH SUNDAY
WE COME TO WORSHIP
Piano Prelude by Samantha Pollema & Alyssa Fedders
*Call to Worship: Jessica De Jager
*Opening Prayer: Alyssa Fedders
*God’s Greeting & We Greet Each Other
*Opening Song: #249:1-4 “Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty” (Introduced by Dordt Praise Team)
WE SEEK THE LORD
Reading of the Law: Cassidy Van’t Hul, Anna Zomermaand, Jerad Kats, Marcus Te Krony
Prayer of Confession: Dana Driesen
Song of Assurance: #305:1-4 “Jesus Paid It All” (Introduced by Dordt Praise Team)
Assurance of Pardon: Colin Westra
Song: #712:1-3 “Be Still, My Soul” (Introduced by Dordt Praise Team)
Congregational Prayer: Taylor Westphal & Rachel Kats
Offering: Youth People’s Society
Offertory by Dordt Praise Team: “Heart of the Worship”
WE HEAR GOD’S WORD
Prayer of Illumination
God’s Word Read: Proverbs 13
God’s Word Proclaimed: “Wise Up About Gaining Wisdom”
Prayer of Application
WE RESPOND TO GOD’S WORD
*Song of Response: #562:1-3 “Be Thou My Vision” (Introduced by Dordt Praise Team)
*Closing Song: #562:4 “Be Thou My Vision”
*Instrumental Postlude by Dordt Praise Team
(please allow teachers/students to exit first)
* indicates congregation stand
Greeters: Sophomore Girls
Ushers: Mitchell Winterfeld, Dawson Feenstra, Cory Ney, Marcus Te Krony
Offering: Logan Baccam, Dalton Westra, Treyton Sandbulte, Mitchell Fedders, Colin Westra
OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVICE:
GREETERS TODAY: AM YPS; PM Kyle & Becca Te Slaa, Elder Dan & Kathy De Wit
GREETERS NEXT SUNDAY: Roger & Linda Tiedeman, Deacon Eric & Alysia Haveman
NURSERY TODAY: AM Steph Bonestroo, Dana Fedders, Addison Rozeboom, Aubri Fedders, Ashten Winterfeld; PM Travis Kooima Family
NURSERY NEXT SUNDAY: AM Sheila Van Schepen, Amy Emerick, Jesse Ney, Madison Emerick, Dawson Feenstra; PM Brad Kats Family
USHERS FOR FEB 11: AM: Mitch Winterfeld, Dawson Feenstra, Cory Ney, Marcus Te Krony
PM: Dan Poppema, Brad Kats, Kyle Bolkema, Rick De Groot
VALET PARKING FEB 11: AM: Jacob Westra, Zachary Mouw; PM Colin Westra, Dawson F.
OFFERINGS: Today – Envelope receipts are for the church budget or for the cause(s) designated on your envelope. The loose offering is for the YPS
NEXT SUNDAY: Dordt College
COFFEE SERVERS TODAY: Kyle & Shae P. NEXT SUNDAY: Pete & Nelva Pollema
POWER POINT TODAY: Arlene NEXT SUNDAY: Kirk
SOUND SYSTEM TODAY: Shad NEXT SUNDAY: Cody
CORRESPONDENCE: Brody Pollema to Justic Van Zee; Doug Pollema to Kevin Schutte; Pete Pollema to Steve & Tara Dekkers; Waylon Pollema to Lauren Runia; Wilmar Pollema to Sos & Kara Maletoungou (For those wishing to send an email, addresses are in the directory, first page, under “Missionaries Supported”.)
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK
9:30 AM Worship Service
10:45 AM Coffee fellowship in the basement
10:45 AM Sunday School/Catechism Classes
10:45 AM Christian Ed. Committee
10:45 AM Choir Rehearsal
5:00 PM Evangelism Committee Meeting
6:00 PM Evening Worship Service
7:15 PM College/Career Bible Study in the Youth Building
6:30 PM Elder’s Meeting
6:45 PM Cadets. Do lesson A-15 in your Feb. Quest
7:00 PM Deacon’s Meeting
7:30 PM Friendship Bible
8:00 PM Council Meeting
9:55 AM Coffee Break at Hope CRC. Lesson 8 of Discover Isaiah
2:00 PM Bereans. Lesson 9. Hostess: Nelvina Kroese
FIRST CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH
February 11, 2018
WELCOME TO FIRST HULL God told the disciples: “This is my Son, listen to him (Mark 9:7). Welcome to worship, where we pause intentionally to listen to Jesus. A nursery and quiet room are available in the basement. TV’s are available so that the service can be viewed. We invite everyone to join us for fellowship & coffee after the morning service in the church basement.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the cold and flu season, it was decided to cease all hand shake greeting from now until March 15. Elders and Pastor will greet you after the service today, but not shake your hand. Greeters will be available prior to the service, but also will not shake your hand.
THE FLOWERS in front of church and on the narthex table are in memory of Audrey Jongetjes.
THIS EVENING we welcome Rev. Klompien as he leads our worship service. His message is from Psalm 86 titled “The Life of Prayer”.
LADIES who would like to help at JFA on Tuesday, Feb. 13, may meet in the upper parking lot at 12:45 to car pool.
PLEASANT ACRES: We will be doing the service at Pleasant Acres on Thursday, February 15. We are in need of someone to deliver a short message and anyone who would be willing to do special music. Contact Tim Kats if you are willing to help 712-578-9728.
THE “SHARE” GROUP for widows and widowers will meet on Thursday, Feb. 15, at noon at Homestead Commons in Hull. We will enjoy a baked potato bar for lunch. Following our meal, we will watch a deeply impactful Louie Giglio passion talk. Please call Pastor Aaron Deutsch (605-742-4469) or Deanna Tiedeman (439-2229) with any questions.
GUATEMALA MISSION TRIP: There is still room on the team for our May 1-8 Guatemala trip, but we need to know ASAP. Please contact Val at firstname.lastname@example.org or 712-441-3008 to sign up. For those already on the team, please turn in all your paperwork this week, including a scanned copy of your passport.
CORNERSTONE PRISON CHURCH OPPORTUNITY: Our church again has the opportunity to worship with the men at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls on Friday, March 9. Contact Val Brummel at 712 -441-3008 for the sign-up forms. Forms will be due no later than next Sunday, February 18.
SAVE THE DATE: The YPS would like to invite all Senior Citizens to a night of games, fellowship and food on Wednesday, February 21, at 7:00p in the Youth Building.
ANYONE who would like a postcard size photo of Luke and Fiona can contact the church office (439-1626) or email@example.com or stop by the office to pick one up. -Karen
GEMS GIRLS’ CLUB is celebrating its 60th birthday this year and we plan to kick off the celebration at the 2018 Conference. Any woman is invited to attend! Will you help us celebrate? Join us in Ancaster, Ontario at Redeemer University College on July 13-15, 2018. You can find more details on the GEMS website. Discounted individual and group rates are available until March 10. Register soon!
THANK YOU to everyone for all the birthday cards I received. It was very much appreciated! –Ed Scholten
THANK YOU: We would like to thank you for all the cards, visits, prayers, food and gifts given while John was in the hospital and after his passing. A special thank you to Pastor Kotman, Elders Ed Haveman and Dan De Wit for all of their visits and phone calls and also to our care groups for the meal and gifts. Also, thank you to those who helped out on the farm during a very difficult week. There are no words that can fully express our gratitude. We are truly blessed to be part of this church family.
--Wilma Grevengoed, Mike, Connie & family, Travis, Sarah & family
THANK YOU to all who remembered our families in the passing of Audrey Jongetjes. Thanks to our Care Group #7 for the plants and serving us before visitation. Thanks to Elder Harry Meendering and Pastor Klompien for their visits. The kind words, cards, visits, prayers and food brought in was very much appreciation.
Thank you so much. –LeRoy Jongetjes and family; Orv & Arlene and family
FIRST CRC FAMILY PRAISE AND PRAYER CONCERNS:
- We extend our Christian sympathy to LeRoy Jongetjes, Orville & Arlene Van’t Hul, Dave & Sherry Van’t Hul & family and Darren & Darla Van’t Hul and family in the passing of Audrey on Saturday evening. Funeral services were held on Wednesday. May God comfort these families in their sorrow.
- Darlene Kroese was released from the hospital on Tuesday to Pleasant Acres and is making progress. Charles went on Monday to Pleasant Acres. They are in Room 28. Continue to remember them in your prayers.
- Bob Soodsma returned home from the hospital after successful hip replacement surgery. Recovery is slow but he is making progress. Pray for healing.
- Continue to pray for Skyler Bonestroo as he recovers from shoulder surgery.
- Continue to remember Gaylene Bouma in your prayers.
- Continue to remember Judi Wesselink’s father, Bernard Driesen, as he recovers from the esophageal surgery. It is a long road to recovery. Pray for continued progress.
- Continue to remember LeRoy Jongetjes in prayer. Pray for continued good health.
- Pray for our shut ins: Sally De Groot, Florence Kroese, and Melvin Van Otterloo at Pleasant Acres; Joyce De Vries, Verne Huisman, Julianne Kats, Anthony Smit, and Goldie Veldman at Aspen Heights; Esther Rozeboom in her son’s home, Wilma Altena at the Good Samaritan Society in George, and Ardelle Westra in Sioux City.
HOPE CRC FAMILY PRAISE AND PRAYER CONCERNS:
- Piper De Kam, daughter of Matt and Cacey De Kam, was able to return home on Saturday, January 27. We pray for continued healing and strength for Piper and Cacey.
- We continue to pray for Jemma Jean De Jong, daughter of Sarah and Todd De Jong, and grand-daughter of Diana and Dave Kooima. Jemma continues to be hospitalized and is being treated for a heart condition that required surgery immediately after her birth. Please pray for continued health and healing.
- We pray for many others who continue to recover from recent surgeries, illnesses, or treatments. We pray for peace, patience, and endurance.
- We remember our members who reside in care facilities: Marv Boon at Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City, and Evelyn Dykstra in Byron Center Manor in Byron Center, MI. We also pray for their families as they support them.
Western Christian FFA would like to invite local farmers and agricultural businesses to a free pancake breakfast on the morning of Thursday, February 22. The pancake breakfasts will be from 7:00-8:30a in the Western Christian cafeteria.
Western Christian parent teacher conferences and the midyear Society meeting will be held on Thursday, February 22. Conferences will be held from 5:30-7:00p with the society meeting to follow in the cafeteria.
Western Christian High School is looking for two outgoing and enthusiastic fulltime people to serve either as co-managers or one manager and one assistant manager for their new thrift store which will be opening in 2018. This is a great opportunity to start this business from the ground up. Managerial responsibilities will include being responsible for all duties having to do with the operation of the store including, but not limited to, sorting and flow of donations, scheduling of staff, monetary responsibilities, facilitation of displays, advertising duties and decisions, research and development, customer, employee, and volunteer relations and facilitations of deliveries and pickups. Salary plus benefits. If you are interested please submit a resume to Western Christian High School, Attn: HR Dept., P.O. Box 658, Hull, IA 51239.
THE MEMORY LOSS Support Group will be meeting on Wed., Feb. 14, at 1:00p at Whispering Heights. The group is open to anyone who lives with or cares for someone affected by dementia of any kind. For more information, contact Melinda at 712-476-8214. New members are always welcome!
NOTICE: Join CFE’s annual meeting on Tues., Feb. 20, at 7:00 AM in their Sioux Center office. Anyone involved with CFE: clients, financial partners, volunteers, prayer warriors, board members, staff, and community members are encouraged to attend. Information on our progress, review of the new budget, election of officers, and introduction of staff and the new Executive Director will take place. Light refreshments served.
DORDT COLLEGE is hosting a simulcast Work as Worship Conference on Feb. 23. With speakers like New York Times Best-Selling Author Patrick Lencioni, this conference champions a biblical and holistic viewpoint of work and faith. Whether you are the CEO or new employee, we all have an enormous opportunity to give people a picture of God by the way we do our work. Plan to attend with a group from your workplace. Go to www.worasworshipretreat.org to register. Cost is $25/person and includes a continental breakfast, snacks and lunch. Contact Dianne De Wit as 712-722-6029 or Dianne.firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. This conference is sponsored by RightNow Media.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Love, INC will be running a spring session of Faith & Finances class beginning in March. We are looking for volunteers to be personal mentors to the participants. If you have a passion for helping others with their finances and understand how managing finances can transform the lives of families then we’d love to have you get involved. You do not need to have any special training or financial background. A one-time information training session on the materials is provided by Love INC. Please call Debbie Van’t Hul at 476-5990.