June 11, 2017
MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE AT 9:30 A.M. –June 11, 2017
Rev. Jack Gray.….Guest Minister
WE ENTER INTO GOD’S PRESENCE
*Call to Worship: Matthew 24:14
*God’s Greeting: Galatians 1:3-5
*Opening Song: #583:1-4 “The Tender Love a Father Has”
CONFESSION AND ASSURANCE
God’s Will for our Lives: Exodus 20:1-17
Call to Confession: Mark 1:15
Prayer of Confession
Assurance of Pardon: Isaiah 1:18
Hymn of Assurance: #257 “O Christ, the Lamb of God”
Offering: Boiler Project
WE HEAR THE WORD OF GOD
*Song of Preparation: #302:1-4 “In the Quiet Consecration”
Prayer of Illumination
God’s Word Read: Romans 1:1-17; Mark 1:1
God’s Word Proclaimed: “Good News; Bad News”
I. Bad News
II. Good News
Prayer of Application
*Hymn of Response: #311:1-5 “I Come with Joy to Meet My Lord”
WE PARTAKE OF THE LORD’S SUPPER
Highlights of the Sacrament
Prayer for the Sacrament, concluded with the Lord’s Prayer
Distribution of the Bread
Sacramentally sharing the Body of Christ to strengthen our faith
Distribution of the Drink
Sacramentally sharing the Blood of Christ to strengthen our faith
Psalm 103:1-4; Revelation 2:17
Hymn of Response: #307:1-5 “O Jesus, Joy of Loving Hearts”
(offering for Benevolence taken during the singing of this hymn)
WE DEPART TO SERVE
*Parting Blessing: II Corinthians 13:14
*Parting Song: #638 “Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow”
*indicates congregation stand - organist: Connie Te Krony
OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVICE:
Greeters are requested to be here by 9:10a
GREETERS TODAY: Elder Tim & Ruth Kats; Elder Harry & Dee Meendering
GREETERS NEXT SUNDAY: Deacon Eric & Jana Rens, Galen & Connie Kroese
NURSERY TODAY: AM Melissa Pollema, Sara Sandbulte, Chandler Pollema, Jacob Emerick, Rachel Kats; PM Noah De Yager Family
NURSERY NEXT SUNDAY: AM Rachel Schroeder, Ranae Sheffield, Blaike Bonestroo, Amanda Wiersma, Taylor Westphal; PM Kevin Driesen Family
USHERS FOR JUNE: Travis Veldman, Eric Zomermaand, Zachary Mouw, Doug Pollema
OFFERINGS: Today – Envelope receipts are for the church budget or for the cause(s) designated on your envelope. The loose offering is for the Boiler Project
OFFERING NEXT SUNDAY: Christian Ed. Fund
COFFEE SERVERS TODAY: Jarvis & Shari De Wild; NEXT WEEK: Cory & Sherry De Wit
POWER POINT TODAY: AM Arlene; PM Jason/Julie
POWER POINT NEXT WEEK: Julie
SOUND SYSTEM TODAY: Rick SOUND SYSTEM NEXT SUNDAY: Cody
CORRESPONDENCE: Rick Leusink to Justin Van Zee; Ken Leusink to Kevin Schutte; Duck Lokhorst to Steve & Tara Dekkers; Harry Meendering to Lauren Runia; Harlan Mouw to Sos & Kara Maletoungou
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK
9:30 AM Worship Service
10:45 AM Coffee fellowship in the basement
5:00 PM Evangelism Committee Meeting
6:00 PM Evening Worship Service
6:30 PM Elder’s Meeting
7:00 PM Deacon’s Meeting
8:00 PM Council meeting (newly elected elders & deacons are requested to come for election of new officers)
FIRST CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH
June 11, 2017
WELCOME TO FIRST HULL We worship in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit – on this Trinity Sunday and always. Amen. 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.
WE WELCOME Rev. Jack Gray as he leads our worship services today.
THIS MORNING we celebrate the Lord’s Supper together. You are welcome to join us at the Lord’s table if you are truly sorry for your sins, sincerely believe in the Lord Jesus as your Savior and desire to live in obedience to him. Gluten free bread will be available in the center section of each tray.
TODAY is the last Sunday that Jon & Kait De Wild will be worshipping with us. We wish them well as they will be moving to Des Moines.
REMINDER: Remember to turn in your Christian Education term committee ballots TODAY to the mailbox of Darla Van’t Hul or Noah De Yager.
NEWLY ELECTED Elders & Deacons are requested to meet with the Council at 8:00p on Monday, June 12, to elect new officers for the year.
OFFICE HOURS: During the summer months I will be in the office on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00a to 3:30p.
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION Faith Promise forms for 2017-18 are in the church mailboxes. Please return the signed form to Seth Oostenink’s mailbox as soon as possible!
LADIES are invited to help out at Justice for All in Rock Valley on Tuesday, June 13. Meet in the upper parking lot at church at 12:45p to car pool.
PUBLIC PROFESSION OF FAITH will be held next Sunday morning, June 18, for Jessica De Jager, Alyssa Fedders, Jerad Kats, Rachel Kats, Cassidy Van’t Hul, and Taylor Westphal.
PARENTS: If you would like a DVD of your son/daughter’s profession of faith, please call the church office (439-1626) so that one can be made for you.
NEXT SUNDAY EVENING, June 18, William Harrison Koedam, the infant son of Jacob and Abby Koedam, will receive the sacrament of baptism. We will also welcome Jacob as a member.
CARE GROUPS: With the election of new Elders & Deacons, I will be in need of new leaders/assistants. Please call the church office (439-1626) as soon as possible if you are willing to help out or would like additional information. Also, all leaders and assistants please call me to let me know if you are willing to continue as a leader/assistant. I need to have the care groups updated by July 1st. Thank you! -Karen
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help run or set up the power point starting in July. Call Julie Leusink (441-0757). She is willing to train anyone who is interested!!
THE EVANGELISM COMMITTEE would like to express their sincere thank you to all those who worked at the Banquet on Wednesday, June 7. It is a huge undertaking and takes a lot of planning and a lot of willing hands to make it all work. We were able to feed 465 hungry bodies and hopefully helped satisfy a few hungry souls. Thanks again to everyone who gave of their time and talents.
INSTALLATION of new Elders and Deacons will take place on Sunday morning, June 25.
LIVINGSTONE PRISON CHURCH OPPORTUNITY: Hull 1st will have the opportunity to worship with the men at the Livingstone Prison Church in the Mike Durfee State Prison in Springfield, SD on Tuesday, June 27. We will leave Hull at 2:30p and stop for supper before going in to worship. If you would like to attend the service, you will be required to complete DOC documents. Please contact Vell Keizer (439-2239 or 470-1408). Forms are due TODAY, June 11. Transportation will be provided.
THE SHARE GROUP for widows and widowers will meet Thurs., June 15, at 6:00p at Homestead Commons. We will enjoy sub sandwiches, salads, and root beer floats for supper. Following the meal, Pastor Aaron & Sarah Deutsch will show pictures and share memories from their trip to historical Protestant Reformation sites in Germany last month. Please call Deanna Tiedeman at 439-2229 by Tuesday, June 13th, to reserve your spot.
NOTICE: Our church is responsible for the service at Pleasant Acres on Sunday, June 25th at 2:15p. If you’re willing to help out with a short message or special music, please call Tim Kats (578-9728).
FIRST CRC FAMILY PRAISE AND PRAYER CONCERNS:
Give thanks with Goldie Veldman for God’s healing mercies and continued improvement. Goldie is thankful for all of your prayers.
Joyce Vander Well had surgery on her nose on Friday, June 9th. Pray for healing.
Eldon De Wild had his heart test on Tuesday and on Wednesday found out that it was good. The results are being sent to Madison VA to see if they will continue with the lung transplant. Please continue to keep Eldon and LuAnn in your prayers as they wait for answers.
Russ Vander Schaaf spent a few days in the VA Hospital due to kidney infection. Pray for healing.
Pray for our shut ins: Sally De Groot, Audrey Jongetjes, Florence Kroese, and Melvin Van Otterloo at Pleasant Acres; Wilma Altena, Verne Huisman, Julianne Kats, Esther Rozeboom, Goldie Veldman, and Anthony Smit at Aspen Heights; Don Westra in his home, and Ardelle Westra in Sioux City.
HOPE CRC FAMILY PRAISE AND PRAYER CONCERNS:
We are thankful that Eileen Boon’s sister, Rosemary Harman, was able to come home. We pray for her continued recovery.
We pray for Jennifer and Kaysha Steiger and Lyla Boer in their continued recovery.
We are thankful that Trent Hulstein, infant son of Josh and Kaylee Hulstein, was able to return home this past week. We pray for them as they welcome him into their home.
Pray for Dave Mulder, brother in law to Marideth and Mike Van Otterloo, as he is being treated for cancer. Pray for his continued strength, patience and clear answers.
We remember our members who reside in care facilities: Mary Grooters at Pleasant Acres, 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.
Meat donation for HCS Rally Day Sale: For many years, we have been blessed with donations of beef and pork for our Sale. If you’d like to make a donation of meat to this year’s sale or give a donation towards purchasing meat & the processing costs, contact Donna Van Grouw (470-2336) or Susan De Yager (540-7298).
Registration for the 1st annual Western Christian Tractor Ride begins Sat., July 1, at 8:00a at Western in the North parking lot. The ride will begin at 8:30a, start in Hull, go to Rock Valley, head for Inwood for a burger fry, travel to Alvord, and then back to Hull. Your registration fee of $30 for one person includes the ride, snack at break time, noon meal, and a Tractor Ride cap. For more information, contact Kylie Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or Don Krommendyk at 712-470-3203.
THE MEMORY LOSS SUPPORT GROUP will be meeting on Wed., June 14, at Whispering Heights. This support group is open to anyone who lives with or cares for someone affected by dementia of any kind. For more information, please contact Melinda at 476-8214. New members are always welcome!
JOIN US FOR OUR Relay For Life of Sioux County Celebration event on Wed., June 14, at Hesla Field in Hull. Community Meal at 5:30, Opening Ceremonies and Survivor Walk at 7:00p - TONS of games, music, silent auction, cake walk, and FUN, followed by our Luminaria Ceremony at dusk.
HABITAT TIP-NIGHT at the Sioux Center Pizza Ranch on Monday, June 19. It’s a Community Impact Fundraising Event to benefit Habitat for Humanity. Volunteers will be serving from 5-8 pm.
HOPE HAVEN is holding its 22nd Annual Gospel Music Festival at Central Park in Sioux Center on Friday and Sat., June 16 & 17. The festival will provide music from 1-9:30pm on Friday & 11am–9:30pm on Saturday. 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.
HOPE HAVEN will be holding its annual Trail Ride on Sat., June 24, beginning in Fairview, SD at 10:00a and winding through the big Sioux Bluffs of IA and SD. The ride will conclude by 1:00p with a cowboy style meal and prize drawings at the Fairview City Park. We ask that you support this event by making a donation towards wheelchair sponsorships.
ADVANCE NOTICE: Kingdom Boundaries Prison Aftercare (KBPA) will be hosting a mini-festival celebrating 4 years of walking alongside men as they re-enter society after serving time in the South Dakota prison system on Sat., July 29, from 4:00-8:00p at New Day Church, 27365 472nd Ave., Harrisburg, SD. Music will be provided by Larry Olson and the Dakota Road Band, Mark Burright, a former resident of The Carpenter’s Shop (the housing portion of KBPA) and other individuals and groups to be announced. Dinner will be served with the meat provided by the Sioux County Pork Producers. Weather permitting this celebration will be held outdoors. Please bring your lawn chairs. In case of rain, we will meet indoors at the New Day Church.