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January 7, 2018

MORNING WORSHIP SEVICE AT 9:30 A.M. –January 7, 2018

Rev. Loren Kotman.…Minister

Preparation for worship: “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline.

WELCOME

Prelude

*Call to Worship

*Opening Prayer 

*Opening Hymn: #562:1,2,4 “We Will Extol You, God and King” (LUYH)          

*God’s Greeting 

BAPTISM

Baptism of Destiny Lynn Vande Weerd

Baptism Hymn: #588:1-3 “Tell Your Children”

CONFESS

God’s Will For Our Lives

Prayer of Confession 

Hymn of Assurance: #256:1-3 “Out of the Depths I Cry”

LISTEN

Prayer for Illumination

God’s Word Read: Proverbs 1:1-7

God’s Word Proclaimed: “Wise Up About Life”

Prayer of Application

RESPONSE

*Hymn of Application: SW#52:1-3”Be Thou My Vision”                                                                                   

Congregational Prayer

Offering: 1. Building Fund; 2. Guatemala Trip

Offertory: Video on Lao Bin Project

*Parting Blessing

*Parting Hymn: #358:1,4,5 “As With Gladness Men of Old”

*Postlude

  (Please allow teachers/students to exit first)

*indicates congregation stand 

organist: Connie Te Krony

OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVICE:

GREETERS TODAY: Kirk & Stephanie Struik, Deacon Brian & Nicole Rozeboom  

GREETERS NEXT SUNDAY: Heath & Kayla Stoker, Elder Larry & MaryLou Wielenga

 

NURSERY TODAY: AM Mindy Winterfeld, Shondra Wielenga, Lane Driesen, Ashlyn Grevengoed, Marcus Te Krony; PM Rick Leusink Family

NURSERY NEXT SUNDAY: AM Sherry Vant Hul, Kayla Stoker, Jacob Emerick, Braeden Kats, Anna Zomermaand; PM Joel Leusink Family

 

USHERS FOR JAN.: Devin Bonestroo, Zachary De Jager, Dan Poppema, Brad Kats

VALET PARKING JAN.: AM Jerad Kats, Taylor Westphal;PM Marcus Te Krony, Curtis Van Grouw 

  

OFFERINGS: Today – Envelope receipts are for the church budget or for the cause(s) designated on your envelope. The loose offering is for 1. Building Fund; 2. Guatemala Trip

OFFERING NEXT SUNDAY: Lao Bin Project

 

COFFEE SERVERS TODAY: Rick & Koni L.                      NEXT WEEK: Harlan & Kathy M.    

POWER POINT TODAY:Julie                                                NEXT WEEK: AMArlene; PM Jason/Julie

SOUND SYSTEM TODAY: Ben                                               NEXT SUNDAY: Shad

CORRESPONDENCE: Cliff Koele to Justin Van Zee; Travis Kooima to Steve & Tara Dekkers; Nelvina Kroese to Kevin Schutte; Dave Kroese to Lauren Runia; Eric Kroese 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

TODAY

9:30 AM       Worship Service

10:45 AM      Coffee fellowship in the basement

10:45 AM      Sunday School/Catechism Classes

10:45 AM      Adult Sunday School 

6:00 PM       Evening Service

7:15 PM       Christian Fellowship. Lunch: Vell Keizer

MONDAY

6:30 PM       Elder’s Meeting

6:45 PM       GEMS will meet at Hope CRC. We will be enjoying a time of fun and fellowship as we celebrate the New Year.

7:00 PM       Deacon’s Meeting

8:00 PM       Council Meeting

WEDNESDAY

9:55 AM       Coffee Break at Hope CRC. Prepare Lesson 3 of Discover Isaiah.

6:45 PM       Cadets meet at the clubhouse. Do Lesson A-10 in your Dec. Quest. Derby cars will be handed out so if you are absent, contact Kent Zevenbergen!

7:00 PM       Mission Guild. Lesson 8. Opening Prayer: Susan Roetman; Closing Prayer: Liz Schmith

7:00 PM       Men’s Society – Lesson 4

 

FIRST CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH

January 7, 2018

WELCOME TO FIRST HULL Happy New Year! As we worship God together, let us pray for a fruitful year of ministry to the glory of his name. 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.

IN OUR MORNING SERVICE Destiny Vande Weerd, infant daughter of Jesse and Amber, will receive the sacrament of baptism. Thank God for his covenant promises.

IN OUR MORNING SERVICE, during the offertory, a video will be shown on the Lao Bin Project. In the evening service Kirby Rogers will tell us more about the project. Refreshments will be served following the evening service. The offering next Sunday will be for the Lao Bin Project. 

CORNERSTONE PRISON CHURCH Faith Fellowship Weekend Friday, January 26 – 6:00-8:00p and January 27 & 28 7:15a-4:00peach day. The theme for the weekend is “Do you want to get well?” based on John 5:1-9. Join us for worship, large group talks and small group discussions. The deadline for signing up is Monday, January 8. We would be happy to have you join us for part of the weekend or all of it. If you would like more information or to sign up, please contact us at office@cornerstonepcsd.org or call 605-496-8152. Thank you for considering this wonderful ministry opportunity!

LADIES who would like to help out at Justice for All on Tuesday, January 9, should meet in the upper parking lot of church at 12:45 to car pool.

THE HULL KIWANIS CLUB invites the community to join them for a pancake supper on Wed., Jan. 10, from 5-7p at the Hull Community Building. A free will offering will be taken to support youth programs at local, regional and global levels.

THE “SHARE” GROUP for widows and widowers will meet on Thurs., Jan. 18, at noon at Homestead Commons. We will enjoy soup, bread and cinnamon rolls for lunch. Following our meal, we will play the dice game Farkle. Call Pastor Aaron Deutsch (605-742-4469) or Deanna Tiedeman (439-2229) with any questions.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Christian Ed Soup Supper will be held on Wednesday, January 24th.

GOSPEL MISSION: We have an upcoming opportunity to witness at the gospel mission on Jan. 31. We are looking for volunteers who would be willing to give the message and volunteers for special music and piano players. In an effort to increase our involvement with the mission, we are also requesting 3 volunteers from Care Group 1 and 3 volunteers from Care Group 2 to join us in this mission outreach. We will meet at the church parking lot at 6:30p on Jan. 31. Contact an evangelism committee member with any questions.

ATTENTION HULL 1ST CRC: It is time to start thinking about our church’s Guatemala Mission Project which has been set for May 1-8.The project will include a couple of house builds, numerous home visits (food/clothing distribution), and a wheelchair distribution. The team is limited to approximately 10 people. Anyone 16 or older is welcome to join the team. (Minors must be accompanied by a parent.) A meeting will be schedule soon after the holidays at which time we will need to finalize the team and begin preparing. No experience is necessary…just a willingness to serve and share the love of CHRIST to the beautiful people of Guatemala. To sign up or for questions, please contact Val Brummel.

DAY OF ENCOURAGEMENT is Sat., Feb. 3, at Dordt. Day of Encouragement has something that interests you. Perhaps it’s how to set boundaries in your family, prevent child abuse in your church, or how to monitor your child’s technology. You can get tips on how to make difficult visits to the sick/grieving; learn how to involve youth in worship or how to better teach the gospels. You’ll want to hear keynote speaker Rev. Regggie Smith share his story of guiding change in transitional urban communities. Whether you are a worship planner, council member, church administrator, or person in the pew, this conference is designed to inspire, encourage and equip God’s people to be salt and light in our homes, churches and communities. The full description for all sessions is available in the brochure on the narthex table. The cost is $45 for groups of 10 or $55/person through Jan. 26. If you’re interested in attending, please fill out the registration form in the brochure and return to the church office by Jan. 24th. The church will pay for those who’d like to attend.

THANK YOU to everyone that braved the cold this past Monday to support the YPS at the waffle feed. Your financial support is greatly appreciated!

COMMUNITY BULLETIN

FIRST CRC FAMILY PRAISE AND PRAYER CONCERNS:    

  • Give thanks that hip replacement surgery for Galen Kroese on Thursday went well. Pray for healing.
  • Gaylene Bouma returned home from the hospital on Saturday, December 29. Continue to remember her in your prayers.
  • John Grevengoed completed a second round of chemo treatments on Saturday. Doctors have also discovered a tumor or mass on his bladder. John is still waiting to hear results. Pray for wisdom for the doctors and for healing for John. 
  • Continue to remember Judi Wesselink’s father, Bernard Driesen, as he recovers from the esophageal surgery. It will be a long road to recovery. Pray for continued progress.
  • Teresa Vanden Bosch’s father had surgery on Wednesday for a broken hip. He has been experiencing a lot of pain and of Thursday noon is heavily sedated. Pray for healing.
  • Pray for Jeremy De Wild as he recovers from surgery and from complications from the surgery. 
  • Continue to remember LeRoy Jongetjes in prayer. Pray that the treatments were effective.
  • Pray for our shut ins: Sally De Groot, Audrey Jongetjes, 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:            

  • Vicki Lammers was hospitalized this week dealing with severe pain related to her sinus surgery this past week. We pray for pain management and a quick recovery.
  • Bernice Vander Stoep, mother of Steward Vander Stoep, was hospitalized earlier this week due to a serious heart condition. We give thanks that she responded well to treatment and she was able to return home. We pray for continued recovery.
  • We offer our sympathy to John and Sherry Kooiker as they remember and mourn the passing of John’s sister, Clara Rozeboom, who died this past Sunday, December 31. The funeral was held this past Wednesday in Leota. We pray for comfort as well as for our hope in the resurrection of our Lord.
  • Cal Van Der Zwaag and Dar Boer will be traveling to Guatemala this week to do some excavation work for an airstrip for Paradise Bound ministry. We pray for safe travel and for the Lord’s blessings on their work.
  • 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.
     

REQUESTED ANNOUNCEMENTS

SIOUX COUNTY ORATORIO CHORUS will be performing one of Joseph Haydn’s most popular works—the Mass in Time of War, or “Paukenmesse” as well as two shorter choral works by Rachmaninoff. Rehearsals are Tuesday evenings 7:30-9:15 beginning Jan. 16 at Northwestern College’s DeWitt Music Hall. The performance will be Sat., April 28. Email any questions to Mike Ochsner at mkchsnr@gmail.com. 

BARNABAS FOUNDATION: Jim Prichard, a Christian attorney from Barnabas, will be in our area from January 16-18 to offer a free confidential Estate Planning consultation. Jim will be happy to provide clear and easy-to-understand Estate Planning information regardless of the size of your Estate, your age or stage in life. There is no financial obligation for this confidential meeting. Call toll free at 888-448-304 to schedule a time to meet with Jim.

CFE is hosting a Financial Peace University class for engaged & newlywed couples on 9 Sundays, starting Jan. 21. Attendees are invited to come to the Bridge of Hope Ministry Center in Sioux Center from 1:30-3:30p. Materials cost $109 per couple, payable to CFE. The class link to register is http://www.fpu.com/1054182

DORDT COLLEGE: Support the Dordt Concert Band in raising funds for their European Tour by attending their Tip Night at the Sioux Center Pizza Ranch on Monday, January 22. 10% of all sales from 5-8p that evening, including dine-in, to-go, and carry-out orders, as well as all donated tips will go toward their fundraising goal. Take the night off from preparing dinner and enjoy some great food while contributing to a worthy cause.

THE NORTHWEST IOWA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA will present its popular WINTER POPS CONCERT: Romancing the Violin, January 27, at 7:30 PM in the B.J. Haan Auditorium. Violinist Jessica Mathaes will be joining the orchestra as guest artist for the evening. NISO’s Celebrity Conductor Contest will be held in conjunction with this Concert. Advance tickets are available at Evie’s Hallmark in Sioux Center and Jubvon Juweelen in Orange City, Tickets are also available at the door the night of the concert. For more information, contact the NISO office at 712-722-6230 or niso@dordt.edu

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 a new employee, we all have an enormous opportunity to give people a picture of God by the way we do our work. Go to www.workasworshipretreat.org to register. Cost is $25/person and includes a continental breakfast, snacks and lunch. Contact Dianne De Wit as 712-722-6029 Dianne.dewit@dordt.edu for more information. This conference is sponsored by RightNow Media.

MORNING WORSHIP SEVICE AT 9:30 A.M. –May 27, 2018

       Rev. Loren Kotman.…Minister   

 

Preparation for worship: “Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn

with those who mourn.” Romans 12:14-15

 

WE COME BEFORE OUR LORD

Prelude

*Responsive Call to Worship: (WSB 1.22)

            Pastor:       Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty.

            People:      Just and true are your ways, King of the nations.

            Pastor:       Who will not fear you, Lord, and bring glory to your name?

            People:      For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship before you.

*Opening Prayer

*God’s Greeting & Mutual Greeting

*Opening Hymns:               SW#6 “How Majestic is Your Name” &

                                #8:1,5 “Lord, Our Lord, Your Glorious Name”

 

 

WE COME TO PROFESS OUR FAITH IN OUR LORD

Profession of Faith: Haley Driesen, Aimee Vanden Bosch, Anna Zomermaand (PH p. 964)

Profession Hymn: SW#56:1,3,4 “I Surrender All”

Congregational Prayer

Offering: 1. Justice for All; 2. Autumn’s Center

Offertory

 

 

WE RECEIVE GOD’S WORD

Children’s Message by Pastor Loren

*Hymn of Preparation: SW#45:1-3 “Knowing You” (stand on verses 2&3)

Prayer for Illumination

God’s Word Read: I Peter 3:8-22

God’s Word Proclaimed: “Living the Good Life”

Prayer of Application

 

 

GO FORTH TO SERVE

*Song of Response: #288:1-6 “Take My Life and Let It Be”

*Parting Blessing

*Parting Song: #927:1 “God, the Father of Your People” (LUYH)

 *Postlude

*indicates congregation stand

Rachel Schroeder…organist

OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVICE:

 

GREETERS TODAY:  AM Lonny & Emily Van Schepen, Deacon Darren & Shar Bonestroo 

GREETERS NEXT SUNDAY:  Shirley Rens & Arlene Van’t Hul,  Deacon Terry & DeeAnn Jansma

 

NURSERY TODAY: AM Koni Leusink, Kathy Mouw, Chandler Pollema, Dalton Westra, Aubri Fedders; PM Community Memorial Service

NURSERY NEXT SUNDAY: AM Kari Ney, Jaime Oostenink, Jesse Ney, Anna Zomermaand, Dawson Feenstra; PM Cody Bauer Family

 

USHERS FOR JUNE: Kyle LeLoux, Rick Leusink, Rod Te Krony, Greg Vanden Bosch

VALET PARKING: June 3: Taylor Westphal & Colin Westra; June 10: Dawson F. & Marcus TK;

June 17: Mitchell Winterfeld, Dalton Westra; June 24: Logan Baccam, Jacob Westra

 

OFFERINGS: Today – Envelope receipts are for the church budget or for the cause(s) designated on your envelope. The loose offering is for 1. Justice for All; 2. Autumn’s Center

NEXT SUNDAY: 1. Mission Fund; 2. Royal Family Kids Camp

 

COFFEE SERVERS TODAY: Dennis & Jackie VG                   NEXT WEEK: Duane & Aletha VG       

 

POWER POINT TODAY: Kirk                                                       NEXT WEEK: AM Arlene; PM Jason/Julie                

SOUND SYSTEM TODAY: Joel                                                     NEXT SUNDAY: Ben

 

CORRESPONDENCE: Brent De Jager to Justin Van Zee; Dwayne De Jong to Steve & Tara Dekkers; Roger De Kruyf to Kevin Schutte; Walt den Hoed to Lauren Runia; Jarvis De Wild 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

TODAY

   9:30 AM       Worship Service

10:45 AM      Coffee fellowship in the basemen

   6:00 PM       Community Memorial Service at the Community Building

 

 

FIRST CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH

May 27, 2018

 

WELCOME TO FIRST HULL On this Trinity Sunday, as always, we worship in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. 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. 

 

THIS MORNING we rejoice to hear the public profession of faith in Jesus Christ of Haley Driesen, Aimee Vanden Bosch and Anna Zomermaand.

 

THIS EVENING is the COMMUNITY MEMORIAL SERVICE at 6:00p at the Community Building. Pastors from our community will be leading the service. Join us as we give thanks to God for our nation as well as to those who gave their lives in the service of our country.

 

LAST SUNDAY the following were elected to the office of Elder: Roger De Kruyf, Dave Rozeboom and Daryl Wesselink, Those elected to the office of Deacon were: Ryan Bolkema, Dan Bonestroo, Ryan Fedders and Dan Poppema.

 

PASTOR LOREN will be on vacation from Tuesday, May 29, through Tuesday, June 5. He will be leaving for Synod on Wednesday, June 6, and returning on Friday, June 15. In case of a special need, contact your Care Group Elder.

 

PRAY FOR SYNOD as it meets in Grand Rapids, MI from June 7-14. Delegates from classis Heartland are Rev. Nathan Kuperus, Elder Harvey Obbink, Deacon Keith Boersma and Rev. Loren Kotman.

 

NEXT SUNDAY Rev. David Smit will lead our worship services. On June 10 Rev. Doug De Groot will lead our worship services.

 

BANQUET: Volunteers are still needed to serve the evening meal at the Banquet. Please sign up today if you are able to help. Donations toward the cost of the food may still be put in Karen’s mailbox.

 

VALET PARKING: The council has approved providing Valet Parking all year. This will start next Sunday, June 3. Those who are scheduled should find a substitute if they are unable to be there at their assigned time. This is for the AM and PM service. See the bulletin for the schedule.

 

VBS HELPERS: There will be a meeting for all VBS helpers on Thursday, May 31, at 7:00p at First Reformed Church. If you signed up to help, please be there to get your station assignment and class list. If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Bolkema, Ashley Hulstein, or Jessica Pollema.

 

PAINT SHIRT NEEDED FOR VBS: This year the kids attending VBS will need to bring a paint shirt along to use the entire week.

 

SUPPER SERVED: New this year is the addition of supper being served before VBS. Supper will be served Monday through Thursday, from 5:15-5:45p for the kids and volunteers. A freewill offering will be taken to help with expenses.

 

UPDATE FROM THE CHRISTIAN ED CORE COMMITTEE: We continue to make progress toward reaching our financial commitment for Christian Education for the 2018-2019 school year. At the beginning of the school year our church’s commitment through fair share and tuition was $368,500. Last month we reported a balance remaining to our schools of $126,000. Thanks to faithful giving the balance has been reduced to $92,000. Please prayerfully consider your support of the Christian Education Fund; with everyone’s help we believe we can fulfill our church’s commitment to our local Christian Schools!

 

RISE FEST is coming June 15 & 16 in Sheldon. See some of your favorite artists like Mercy Me, For King and Country, Crowder, Jeremy Camp, and more! Kids 10 and under are free. Tickets and information are available at www.riseministries.com.

 

CROSSROADS TEENS ENCOUNTER CHRIST (TEC) is accepting applications for the upcoming weekend at the First Reformed Church in Rock Rapids. TEC is an interdenominational three day Christian retreat designed to help high schoolers learn more about their faith and their community. The next TEC is June 22-24. If you would like to learn more about TEC or register, please visit www.CrossroadsTEC.com/apply or email CrossroadsTEC@gmail.com. The cost is $50 and includes a t-shirt and other special gifts. Scholarships are available upon request.

 

 

COMMUNITY BULLETIN

FIRST CRC FAMILY PRAISE AND PRAYER CONCERNS:   

  • Continue to pray for Florence Kroese as she recovers from a fall.
  • Lisa Wiersma is grateful for your prayers as she continues with chemo treatment. Give thanks that the side effects to the treatment have been minimal.
  • Continue to remember Heath & Kayla Stoker. They appreciate your prayers, cards, meals and notes of encouragement. If you would like to bring a meal, please contact Kayla about diet restrictions.
  • Pray for our shut ins: Pleasant Acres: Sally De Groot, Florence Kroese, Melvin Van Otterloo; Aspen Heights: Joyce De Vries, Julianne Kats, Chuck & Darlene Kroese, Anthony Smit, Goldie Veldman; Fieldcrest in Sheldon: Verne Huisman, Esther Rozeboom: in her son’s home; Good Samaritan Society in  George: Wilma Altena; Ardelle Westra: Sioux City.

HOPE CRC FAMILY PRAISE AND PRAYER CONCERNS:           

  • Heath Bonestroo injured his arm in a chain saw accident earlier this week. He underwent surgery to clean and repair the wound. Thankfully, no tendons or arteries were cut. We thank God that the accident was not more serious and we pray for continued healing.
  • Trent Hulstein was able to return home after spending time in the hospital due to a virus that affected his liver function. He is getting better and we pray for continued healing.
  • Phil Bosma, son of Dan and Julie Bosma, is doing much better after being diagnosed with viral meningitis. His sodium levels are returning to normal and he was able to return home from the hospital. Please pray for a steady recovery as he hopes to complete his master’s degree this spring.
  • Joanne Buyert continues her recovery at Pleasant Acres. She hopes to return back to her apartment when she is able. Pray for continued healing.
  • Wilma Heynen is undergoing more testing in order to find the most effective treatment. Recent tests will take two or three weeks to process. Please pray for clear answers, effective treatment, and complete healing.
  • We continue to pray for strength and healing for Jemma Jean De Jong, daughter of Sarah and Todd De Jong, and granddaughter of Diana and Dave Kooima. Jemma will be preparing for another important surgery on June 7. Thanks for all your prayers! We pray this one will go as well as the last one!!
  • We keep Cruise De Groot in prayer as he prepares for his deployment in June. We also pray for his healing. Cruise was recently diagnosed with mononucleosis.
  • 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.        

SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

      Bargain Alley Thrift Store will be accepting donations of clothing, furniture, toys, books, home décor, seasonal goods, hardware, linens, antiques/collectibles, jewelry, sporting goods, shoes and boots on May 31 & June 1 from 10a-4p at the northeast corner of the building. Do not leave items at the door when no one is in attendance.

                                                            REQUESTED ANNOUNCMENTS

INSPIRATION HILLS LADIES AUXILARY Memorial Day Summer Kick-Off & Auction is Mon., May 28th. The auction items available for viewing at 3:00p, Live auction at 3:30p, light supper from 4:30-6:00 (freewill). Greetings from camp staff at 6:00p & musical entertainment by The Klassen Family at 6:30p.

MEMORY LOSS SUPPORT GROUP will meet on Thursday, May 31, at 7:00p at Sanford-Sheldon Senior Care. The program will be sharing. Questions, call (712) 324-6467 or (712) 324-6470.

RODS N’ RIDES outdoor worship services are planned for the summer for motorcycle and classic car enthusiasts. On June 3 we will leave the Centre Mall parking lot in Sioux Center at 9:00a sharp for a 10:25a service at Sergeant Bluff. Everyone is welcome regardless of your mode of transportation.

HOPE HAVEN Annual Fishing Benefit at Lake Francis Case, Ft. Randall Dam is Fri., June 8, rain or shine. Registration fee is $60 and includes evening meal, entry gift, and eligibility for weigh-in prize categories. Registration due by June 7. Call Scott at 476-2820 or visit www.hopehaven.org.

HOPE HAVEN 23rd Annual Gospel Music Festival will be held at Central Park in Sioux Center on June 15&16 with continuous music from 1:00p-9:30p on Friday and from 11:00a-9:30p on Saturday. Currently 20 different groups from 5 states are scheduled to sing. This is a benefit for Hope Haven and freewill offerings will be taken each day. A lunch stand will be open both days. In case of inclement weather, the Music Festival will be held at the Rec Center on the campus of Dordt College.

KINGDOM BOUNDARIES Prison Aftercare Benefit Cook-Out at the Platte, SD CRC is Sat., June 9 from 5p-7:00p. Grilled meal with all the fixings (hamburgers, brats, beans and ice cream). The program will include a video explaining the ministry of Kingdom Boundaries Prison aftercare, resident testimonials and a ministry update. A freewill offering will be taken. RSVP to Gloria at 605-207-0096 or email dngkok@hotmail.com.

KINGDOM BOUNDARIES: On June 10 at 7:00p at the First Reformed Church in Rock Valley there will be testimonials, ministry update followed by a hymn sing/ice cream social. RSVP to Mark at 470-6662 with your favorite hymn and also how many are coming.

THE COLLINGSWORTH FAMILY will give a concert on Friday, June 29th, at Sioux Falls First Church (6300 W. 41st Street). Doors open at 6:00p and the concert begins at 7:00p. For tickets go to www.iTickets.com or call Corvex Productions at 605-359-7284. (See brochure on bulletin board.)

THE NEXT FAITH FELLOWSHIP is July 13-15. We would love to have you join us by attending all or part of the weekend. Please e-mail Jean Dyk at office@cornerstonepcsd.org. –Cornerstone Prison Church