June 19, 2022
MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE AT 9:30 A.M. –June 19, 2022
Pastor Loren Kotman.….Minister
Preparation for Worship: Fill our worship with grace, Lord Jesus Christ, that every thought, word, and deed may be acceptable to you, our Rock and our Redeemer. Amen (based on Ps. 19:14)
WE GATHER IN THE PRESENCE OF GOD
*Call to Worship
*Opening Song: #486:1-3 “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”
*God’s Greeting & Mutual Greeting
WE ARE RENEWED IN GOD’S GRACE
Profession of Faith: Braden Baccam, Blaike Bonestroo, Lane Driesen, Madison Emerick, Aubri Fedders, Ashlyn Grevengoed, Riley Grevengoed, Maeva Haveman, Chandler Pollema, Konner Struik, Haley Wielenga, Ashten Winterfeld
Hymn: #693:1-5 “Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) (LUYH)
Offering: Royal Family Kids Camp
GOD SPEAKS THROUGH HIS WORD
*Song of Preparation: SW#52:1-3 “Be Thou My Vision”
Prayer for Illumination
God’s Word Read: I Timothy 6:11-16
God’s Word Proclaimed: “Living Out Your Profession”
Prayer of Application
WE GO OUT TO WALK WITH GOD
Ministry of Music by Shanelle Raines “Lord Jesus, Fill My Days” accompanist: Kate Noteboom
*Parting Song: SW#72:1-4 “In Christ Alone”
* indicates congregation stand
pianists… Peg Visser & Connie Grevengoed
OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVICE:
GREETERS TODAY: Randy & Mindy Winterfeld, Deacon Matt & Bethany Bosma
GREETERS NEXT SUNDAY: Lynn & Linda Anderson, Elder Tim & Ruth Kats
NURSERY TODAY: AM Amy De Jager, Dana Redenius, Alex Bruxvoort, Makenna Fedders, Logan Fedders; PM Ryan Kroese Family
NURSERY NEXT SUNDAY: AM Danielle Bonestroo, Kaleigh Van Midddendorp, Kaden Struik, Jessica Wielenga, Maeva Haveman; PM Rick Leusink Family
USHERS FOR JUNE: Cory De Wit, Harlan Mouw, Jay De Wit, Ross Te Slaa
VALET PARKING FOR JUNE: June 19: Ashten Winterfeld, Jacob Westra; June 26: Chandler Pollema, John Emerick
SECURITY COMMITTEE: June 19: Dan Bonestroo; June 26: Kyle LeLoux
OFFERINGS: Today – Envelope receipts are for the church budget or for the cause(s) designated on your envelope. The loose offering is for the Royal Family Kids Camp
NEXT SUNDAY: Christian Ed Fund
COFFEE SERVERS TODAY: Merlyn & Linda K. NEXT SUNDAY: Larry & Faye K.
POWER POINT TODAY: Kirk NEXT SUNDAY: Kirk/Tonya
SOUND SYSTEM TODAY: Kyle LeLoux NEXT SUNDAY: Kyle Te Slaa
CORRESPONDENCE: Jim Keizer to Steve & Tara Dekkers; Rick Kiers to Michael & Megan Ribbens; Cliff Koele to Lauren & Connie Runia; Travis Kooima to Gary & Ellie Sikma; Dave Kroese to Raul & Adrianna Herrera; Eric Kroese to Sos & Kara Maletoungou (For those wishing to send an email, addresses are in the directory, first page, under “Missionaries Supported”. Envelopes are in the rack by the mailboxes.)
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK
9:30 AM Worship Service
10:45 AM Coffee fellowship in the basement
6:00 PM Evening Worship Service
FIRST CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH
June 19, 2022
WELCOME TO FIRST HULL Welcome to worship, as we pray: Speak your word to us, Lord, as we are able to hear it. 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 of Braden Baccam, Blaike Bonestroo, Lane Driesen, Madison Emerick, Aubri Fedders, Ashlyn Grevengoed, Riley Grevengoed, Maeva Haveman, Chandler Pollema, Konner Struik, Haley Wielenga, and Ashten Winterfeld.
NEXT SUNDAY MORNING we will install the newly selected elders and deacons
COMMITTEES: Anyone who would like to be added to or removed from a committee, should contact Lee Van Grouw (460-0191) or Rob Westra (722-2198) by June 27th.
Council President: Lee Van Grouw
Vice-President: Dave Kroese
Clerk: Rob Westra
Vicar: Darren Vant Hul
President of the Deacons: Eric Kroese
General Fund Treasurer: Rick De Groot
Mission Fund Treasurer: Brett Van Middendorp
Building Fund Treasurer: Kyle LeLoux
THE EVANGELISM COMMITTEE is considering scheduling a time to worship with Cornerstone Prison Church. Anyone who is interested is encouraged to call Dave Vande Griend 439-1448.
THE BANQUET: We did not serve at the Banquet this year due to a scheduling conflict and new management. We will be back on their schedule next year. An offering will be taken for them on July 17th.
PICTURE DIRECTORY: Copies available. Stop in my office, catch me on Sunday after church, or call (439-1626).
OFFICE HOURS: For the summer months, I will be in the office starting at 9:00a on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. If you need assistance and I am not in, you may leave a message on the answering machine (439-1626) or if it is something that needs immediate attention, call my cell phone 712-578-1835 or 712-475-3094. -Karen
OFFERING AMOUNTS FOR MAY:
General Fund: $28,666.00 Mission Fund: $ 1,510.00 Building Fund: $ 725.00
Benevolence: $ 1,017.00 Wycliffe: 1,500.00 SALUTE: 1,000.00
Rise Ministries: 750.00 Chamber Singers: 750.00
The Sunday School Classes raised $1,150 for the Sack Pack Program.
THE BIBLE LEAGUE Christmas in July will be July 25 at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church in Orange City. Mark your calendar. Plan now so you are ready for the silent auction.
FIRST CRC FAMILY PRAISE AND PRAYER CONCERNS:
Congratulations to Jon and Bethany Scholten on the birth of a son, Beau Adrian, born on Saturday evening, June 11.
We extend our Christian sympathy to Dave and Kay Kroese, Eric and Bobbie Kroese, Scott Kroese, and other family members in the passing of Dave’s mom, LaVonne Kroese who passed away on Sunday night, June 12.
Darren Vant Hul had shoulder surgery on Monday. Pray for a good recovery.
Give thanks that Taylyn Vander Schaaf is doing well. Pray that she stays healthy and gains weight in anticipation of her surgery.
We give thanks that surgery went well for Maddox Kooima. Continue to remember Carver and Maddox as they grow and develop.
Grace De Jong continues to improve and is starting to feed on her own. Give thanks for God’s healing mercies. Pray for continued healing. Follow her progress on www.caringbridge.org/ visit/gracekorra.
Jim Oostenink is scheduled for his fifth of six treatments on Tuesday, June 21. Pray that the treatments will be effective.
Pray for Russ Vander Schaaf as he continues with cancer treatments. Pray for strength, energy, healing and relief from pain.
Pray for Rick Van Hill as he continues to receive treatments. Pray that the treatments will be effective. Pray for strength, energy, encouragement, and healing.
Valve replacement surgery for George Heynen has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 28, in Omaha. Pray that surgery will go well.
Give thanks that wrist surgery went well for Josh De Wild. Give thanks also that his recovery is going well.
Donna Rens was scheduled for an angiogram and further testing on Thursday, June 16. Pray for wisdom for the doctors and God’s healing.
Howard and Marilyn Grevengoed moved on Wednesday to River View Ridge, 712 Westview Dr., Room 111, Rock Valley, IA 51247. Their new phone number is 476-3636. Pray for them in this time of transition. Pray for strength for Howard.
Pray for our shut ins: Aspen Heights: Joyce De Vries, Wilma Grevengoed, Theresa De Wit, Lou Krommendyk, Joyce Vande Griend and Goldie Veldman; Sheldon Care Center: Julianne Kats, Belle Draayer; Christian Retirement Home: Johanna Van Surksum; Royale Meadows in Sioux Center: Ed Scholten. Darlene Kroese, Jo Westra; Whispering Heights in Rock Valley: Pete Soodsma; Courage Homes in Sioux City: Ardelle Westra.
HOPE CRC FAMILY PRAISE AND PRAYER CONCERNS:
Rachel Bosma, daughter-in-law of Dan and Julie Bosma, wife of Phil has been experiencing problems with extremely high blood sugar levels. Those levels have reached diabetic levels, which is dangerous for her body. We would ask that you pray for God to heal Rachel’s insulin resistance so that her blood sugar levels return to normal that she would not experience any damage to nerves or organs, and that there is no need to go on insulin.
Prayers for Loren Van Otterloo as there have been signs of the cancer spreading. He continues to go through chemo and they hope to get more input from other doctors about how to proceed with treatment. Please continue to pray for Loren, Shelly, Allie, Lindsey, and Nate.
We pray for Cody Bauer that the treatments for his seizures will be helpful.
We continue to pray for Brennan Kooi as he recovers at home after heart surgery.
We pray for the Mission Team as they travel to Alaska. May they be a blessing to all those they come into contact with, and may they be blessed by the experience as well.
We pray for our marriages, that God would encourage us as Husbands and Wives to love each other as Christ has loved His church.
We pray for those who are going through struggles, heart break, betrayal, confusion, and battling addiction.
We pray for those who worship from their homes. May they be filled with hope and feel included as part of our church family.
Pray for those in our community who are sick, dealing with pain, or those who have ongoing prayer concerns that they will return to good health and recover quickly.
TRI-STATE TEENS ENCOUNTER CHRIST (TEC) is accepting applications for the upcoming weekend at the 1st Ref. church in Orange City on June 24-26. TEC is an interdenominational 3-day Christian retreat designed to help high schoolers learn more about their faith and their community. If you would like to learn more or to register, please visit www.TriStateTEC.org or email TriStateTEC@gmail.com. The cost is $50 and includes a t-shirt and other special gifts. Scholarships are available upon request.
LOVE INC OF SIOUX COUNTY is seeking a part-time Church Ambassador to help our affiliate carry out our mission to mobilize local churches to transform lives and communities in the Name of Christ. Qualifications: 1) A personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a heart for Christian service; 2) Strong interpersonal, communication and computer skills; 3) A self-starter that can work independently and collaboratively within a team setting; 4) Skilled in giving presentations and comfortable praying in various size groups; 5) Willingness to work with a variety of Christian church denominations. Please send resume to: Love INC Sioux County, PO Box 85, Rock Valley, IA 51247. For more information, please contact Debbie at 476-5990.
CORNERSTONE PRISON CHURCH Faith Fellowship Weekend will be July 29-31. Friday, July 29: Kick Off Worship Service from 6:00-7:45p; Sat. & Sunday: 8:00-4:00p each day. Theme is Renewal. Scripture texts come from Zechariah 4:6-10 & John 15:7, 10-12 & 15. Join us for worship, large group talks and small group discussions. The deadline for signing up is Thursday, July 7. Contact us at 507-215-3670 or firstname.lastname@example.org We would be happy to have you join us for part of the weekend or all of it. Thank you for considering this wonderful ministry opportunity!