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June 27, 2021

MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE AT 9:30 A.M. –June 27, 2021

       Rev. Loren Kotman.….Minister

Preparation for Worship: Your faithfulness is great, O God! Thank you for your steadfast love and new mercies this day. (from Lamentations 3:22-23)

WE ENTER INTO GOD’S PRESENCE

Prelude

*Call to Worship:

*Opening Prayer

*God’s Greeting

*Opening Song: SW#1:1-3 “Come, Christians, Join to Sing”

WE ARE RENEWED IN GOD’S GRACE

God’s Will for our Lives

Prayer of Confession

Song of Commitment: #186 “Lord, Be Glorified” (Celebration)

Congregational Prayer

WE HEAR GOD’S WILL

*Song of Preparation: #279:1-3 “O Word of God, Incarnate

Prayer for Illumination

God’s Word Read: 2 Timothy 3:14-17

God’s Word Proclaimed: “What Makes the Bible so Special?”

Prayer of Application

*Song of Response: #762:1,2 “Ancient Words” (LUYH)

WE RESPOND TO GOD’S WORD

Installation of Deacons and Elders (PH pg. 1004)

*Parting Blessing

*Parting Song: #456 “Find Us Faithful” (Celebration)

*Postlude     

  

Your offering for 1. Christian Ed Fund; 2. Hull Sack Pack can be placed in the offering plates on your way out.

*indicates congregation stand 

pianist: Evan Schroeder

OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVICE:

GREETERS TODAY: Tim & Ruth Kats, Elder Lee & Donna Van Grouw   

GREETERS NEXT SUNDAY:  Jim & Vell Keizer, Deacon Kyle & Shae Pollema

NURSERY TODAY: AM Megan Kooima, Ashley Hulstein, Keagen Winterfeld, Ashley Fedders, Faith Kleinwolterink; PM Brad Kats Family   

NURSERY NEXT SUNDAY: AM Jana Rens, Bobbie Kroese, Brooklyn Poppema, Braden Baccam, Aubri Fedders; PM Justin Te Slaa Family

USHERS FOR JUNE: Jason Kats, Ryan Kroese, Darren Bonestroo, Brian Rozeboom

USHERS FOR JULY: Kyle Vander Schaaf, Greg Vanden Bosch, Dean Bonestroo, Scott Grevengoed

VALET PARKING FOR JUNE: (Please be here at 9:10a) June 27: Mitchell Fedders, Dylan Zomermaand

VALET PARKING FOR JULY: (Please be here at 9:10a) July 4: Lynn Anderson, Scott Kroese; July 11: Dalton Westra, Logan Baccam; July 18: Ethan Ney, Ross Te Slaa; July 25: Jason Kats, Jacob Emerick

SECURITY COMMITTEE: June 27: Dave Vant Hul; July 4: Waylon Pollema; July 11: Dan Poppema; July 18: John Emerick; July 25: 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 1. Christian Ed Fund; 2. Hull Sack Pack Program

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

COFFEE SERVERS TODAY: Ted & Lois S.           NEXT SUNDAY: Glen & Tami S.

POWER POINT TODAY: AM Kirk/Tonya; PM Jason/Kirk

POWER POINT NEXT SUNDAY: Kirk                         

SOUND SYSTEM TODAY:Kyle                             NEXT SUNDAY: Ben  

CORRESPONDENCE: Ken Visser to Justin Van Zee; Daryl Wesselink to Steve & Tara Dekkers; Lonnie Westphal to Michael Ribbens; Mrs. Don Westra to Kevin Schutte; Randy Westra to Lauren Runia; Rob Westra 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

   6:00 PM    Evening Worship Service

FIRST CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH

June 27, 2021

WELCOME TO FIRST HULL: Members and guests, we’re so glad you’re here, for your presence expands and enlivens our worship. Let us praise God together! 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 will install our newly elected Elders (Tim Kats, Rod Te Krony and Dave Vande Griend) and Deacons (Carl Bonestroo, Rick De Groot, Eric Kroese and Kyle LeLoux). We thank Elders Roger De Kruyf, Dave Rozeboom and Daryl Wesselink and Deacons Ryan Bolkema, Dan Bonestroo, Ryan Fedders and Dan Poppema who have finished their terms for their faithful service.

EVENING SERVICE: Pastor Loren’s message is from Daniel 11 titled “Reasons for Hope in Times of Trouble”.

COMMITTEE: Anyone who would like to be added to or removed from a committee, should contact Glen Scholten or Rob Westra by Monday, June 28.

UNION GOSPEL MISSION: Our church is responsible for the service at the Union Gospel Mission in Sioux Falls on Wed., June 30th. Care Group #2 is asked to attend. Please meet in the lower parking lot at 5:30p to car pool. The service begins at 7:00p.

IT’S TIME FOR A NEW CHURCH DIRECTORY. The details are in your mailbox. Please read the information sheet, fill out the request form and submit with a photo to Karen at hull1stcrc@mtcnet.net or put in her church mailbox.

UPDATED CARE GROUP LISTS are in the church mailboxes.

HOPE CRC will be joining us on Sunday evening, July 4, for a combined service.

CHILDREN’S CHURCH TEACHERS AND HELPERS NEEDED: Please prayerfully consider being a part of this exciting children’s ministry in our church! We would love to have you share your passion for the Lord by guiding our youth in worship and ministering God’s word to them during this critical time of spiritual development in their lives. Teachers are asked to sign up once every 5-6 weeks, and teaching materials will be provided. Helpers (upper elementary/high school students or adults) will be contacted by the teachers when needed. If you are interested, please contact Lynette Feenstra at 578-9383 by the end of June. This is definitely a fun and important way to invest in the youth of First CRC! All children 3 years old-2nd grade are invited to attend Children’s Church every Sunday evening in the church basement!

THANK YOU to the congregation for your prayers, cards, food and phone calls following my recent gall bladder surgery. Thank you to Pastors Kotman and Ouwinga and Elders Scholten & Westra for their calls. Thank you also to my care group for the gift card. It was all very much appreciated!  -Bennett & Karen Bruxvoort

THANK YOU: We want to thank you for praying for us regarding our upcoming plans to go to PNG in July and August. Due to the ongoing COVID restrictions of the PNG government, however, we are not able to go to PNG to do the training we had been planning. We are now making plans to do this training in October-November if travel in PNG opens up by then. In the meantime, we are working with our media team via the Internet, and Lauren is preparing training materials for the on-line media training he will be leading to train media teams in various other countries. – Lauren & Connie  Runia

COMMUNITY BULLETIN

FIRST CRC FAMILY PRAISE AND PRAYER CONCERNS:

Happy Birthday to Rev. Klompien who will turn 80 on Saturday, July 3. How about remembering him with a card? His address is 1274 7th Ave., SE, Sioux Center, IA 51250.

Lou Krommendyk wishes to express her sincere thanks for the prayers, phone calls, visits, and cards since her recent fall. Pray for strength, energy and continued healing.

Todd Warntjes, son-in-law of Glenda & Larry Oolman and husband of Heidi, returned home from the hospital on Monday and is now under hospice care. Pray for him and his family.

Pray for Pete Soodsma in his struggles with Parkinson’s and depression.

Pray for our shut ins: Aspen Heights: Joyce De Vries, Wilma Grevengoed, Ella Mae Vande Burgt, and Goldie Veldman; Sheldon Care Center: Julianne Kats, Belle Draayer; Christian Retirement Home: Lou Krommendyk, Johanna Van Surksum; Royale Meadows in Sioux Center: Ed Scholten. Darlene Kroese, Jo

Westra; Sioux City: Ardelle Westra.

HOPE CRC FAMILY PRAISE AND PRAYER CONCERNS:

We rejoice with Colyn Oostenink & Jayden Fedders who were married on June 25. May God bless their union!

Please be in prayer for the family of Ken Vander Plas, father of Kristi Ten Pas. He passed away last Saturday morning. May God bring comfort to the family.

Pray for Leo, son of Greg and Jasmine Boer. We praise God that he is healing so well. We pray that he may tolerate his feedings well so that he can come home to be with his family in the coming weeks. (updates on caring bridge)

We pray for our council, guest pastors, and the search for a new pastor.

We pray for those who worship from their homes. May they be filled with hope, and feel included as members of Hope.

SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

   HCS Rally Day Sale will be held on September 18. For many years we have been blessed with donations of beef and pork. If you would like to make a donation of meat to this year’s sale, or a donation to the processing costs, please call Lisa Poppema (712-441-0913) or the School Office (439-2273). Processing dates are July 13 &21 (beef) and Aug 4 (pork). Thank you!

REQUESTED ANNOUNCEMENTS

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY Stud Finder Night – Join Siouxland Habitat for Humanity on Wednesday, June 30, from 5:00-6:30p at 2013 Maple Street in Hull. A special time of Prayer & Thanksgiving will be held at 5:45p! Sioux County Pork Producers will be grilling. Come enjoy a free-will donation meal, bouncy house, yard games, meet the partner family, tour the home under construction and view the artistic talents of everyone that sponsored and decorated a stud. We hope to see you there!

MUSIC IN THE PARK: The Mission & Outreach Team of Hull First Reformed Church invites you to enjoy beautiful music during “Music in the Park” on Thursday July 8, at Westside Park at 7:00p. Performers include:  Perry and Audrey Raman, Rylee Waldner, Olivia Lanning, Carlie Hoekstra; John and Denise Vander Stelt; Sierra Nielsen and Jaden Van Schepen. Free root beer floats will be served during the concert and a freewill offering will be taken for mission projects of the church. Bring a lawn chair!

CFE is looking to put together a small volunteer bank to help staff with client’s needs. CFE is a Christ centered nonprofit to help those in need of financial education and more. This could involve cleaning, laundry, transportation, errands, and miscellaneous chores. Anyone that may be interested or have questions can call 722-3527, 441-2485 or stop at the CFE office at 313 N Main, Sioux Center.

ROYAL FAMILY KIDS CAMP NWIA is looking for volunteers for our 2021 camp. This camp has touched every heart that has ever entered it (campers and volunteers)! God has always provided for this camp through churches and in miraculous ways. The dates for the 2021 camp are August 2 through August 6. If you are interested in serving these kids, you can get more information at info@royalfamilykidsnwia.orgt to get an application. You can also go to their Facebook page.

SAVE THE DATE: 2021 Bible League Conference in Sioux Center on September 20 (dinner) & Sept. 21 (conference). Keynote Speaker: Kelli (Kredit) Gotthardt and Guest Speaker: Pastor Thony Ronaldo.