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June 26, 2022

MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE AT 9:30 A.M. –June 26, 2022

       Pastor Loren Kotman.….Minister

Preparation for Worship: The Spirit gathers us to worship God and build us up in faith, hope and love, so that we may go into the world to proclaim the gospel and work for justice and peace. Let us worship God together. (WSB pg. 696)

WE ENTER INTO GOD’S PRESENCE

Prelude

*Call to Worship

*Opening Prayer

*Opening Hymn: #501:1,2,6,7 “Oh, for a Thousand Tongues to Sing”

*God’s Greeting & Mutual Greeting

WE ARE RENEWED IN GOD’S GRACE

God’s Will for Our Lives

Hymn of Commitment: #352:1-3 “O Jesus, I Have Promised” (LUYH)

Intercessory Prayer

Offering: Christian Ed Fund

Offertory

WE HEAR GOD’S WORD

*Song of Preparation: #528:1-3 “Lord, Speak to Me That I May Speak”

Prayer for Illumination

God’s Word Read: Colossians 1:15-20; Eph. 4:11-16; Belgic Confession Art. 30

God’s Word Proclaimed: The Government of the Church”

Prayer of Application

*Song of Response: #502:1-4 “The Church’s One Foundation”

WE RESPOND TO GOD’S WORD

Installation of Deacons and Elders (PH pg. 1004)

*Parting Blessing

*Parting Song: #352:4 “O Jesus, I Have Promised” (LUYH)

*Postlude     

* indicates congregation stand

pianist… Evan Schroeder

OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVICE:

GREETERS TODAY: Lynn & Linda Anderson, Elder Tim & Ruth Kats

GREETERS NEXT SUNDAY: Nate & Jade Boer, Deacon Curtis & Emily Van Grouw

NURSERY TODAY: AM Danielle Bonestroo, Kaleigh Van Middendorp, Kaden Struik, Jessica Wielenga, Maeva Haveman; PM Rick Leusink Family  

NURSERY NEXT SUNDAY: AM Lynette Feenstra, Teresa Fedders, Ainsley Haveman, Kyrin De Groot, Lane Driesen; PM Kyle Pollema Family

USHERS FOR JUNE: Cory De Wit, Harlan Mouw, Jay De Wit, Ross Te Slaa

USHERS FOR JULY: Dan Bonestroo, Body Pollema, Lonny Van Schepen, Randy Winterfeld

VALET PARKING FOR JUNE/JULY: June 26: Chandler Pollema, John Emerick; July 3: Ethan

Ney, Dalton Westra; July 10: Blaike Bonestroo, Eric Rens; July 17: Riley Grevengoed, Alex Westra

July 24: Lane Driesen, Justin Pollema; July 31: Dason Vant Hul, Mitchell Fedders

SECURITY COMMITTEE: June 26: Kyle LeLoux; July 3: Zach Mouw; July 10: Zachary Vant Hul; July 17: Dave Vant Hul; July 24: Waylon Pollema; July 31: Dan Poppema

OFFERINGS: Today – Envelope receipts are for the church budget or for the cause(s) designated on your envelope. The loose offering is for the Christian Ed Fund

NEXT SUNDAY: Building Fund

COFFEE SERVERS TODAY: Larry & Faye K.                       NEXT SUNDAY: Ryan & Christine K.

POWER POINT TODAY: Kirk/Tonya                                         NEXT SUNDAY: Kirk                                             

SOUND SYSTEM TODAY: Kyle T.S.                                         NEXT SUNDAY: Ben

CORRESPONDENCE: Galen Kroese to Steve & Tara Dekkers; John Kroese to Michael & Megan Ribbens; Larry Kroese to Lauren & Connie Runia; Merlyn Kroese to Gary & Ellie Sikma;  Ryan Kroese to Raul & Adrianna Herrera; Don Krommendyk 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

TODAY

   9:30 AM       Worship Service

 10:45 AM       Coffee fellowship in the basement

   6:00 PM       Evening Worship Service

WEDNESDAY

   5:30 PM       Meet in the lower parking lot to car pool to the S.F. Gospel Mission to lead the service. Care Group #6 is encouraged to attend.

FIRST CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH

June 26, 2022

WELCOME TO FIRST HULL Together, let us worship Christ our King, who is “robed in majesty” (Psalm 93:1). 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 the newly selected elders: Dave Kroese, Doug Pollema, and Darren Vant Hul and the newly selected deacons: Devin Bonestroo, Ross Te Slaa and Brett Van Middendorp. We give thanks for elders Merlyn Kroese, Glen Scholten and Dave Te Slaa and deacons Matt Bosma, Kyle Pollema, and Eric Zomermaand who have faithfully served.

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.

LADIES/MEN interested in helping at JFA on Tuesday, June 28, should meet in the upper parking lot at 12:45p to car pool.

UNION GOSPEL MISSION: Our church is responsible for the service at the Sioux Falls Gospel Mission on Wednesday, June 29. Care Group #6 is encouraged to attend. We will meet in the lower parking lot at 5:30p to car pool. They would like us at the Gospel Mission by 6:45p.

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.

MEMBERSHIP TRANSFERS: The communicant membership of Marcus Kroese has been transferred, at his request, to Trinity CRC in Rock Valley. The communicant membership of Sam Scholten has been transferred, at his request, to the First Christian Church of Spencer. The baptismal membership of Ashley (den Hoed) Keith has been transferred to Bethel CRC in Sioux Center. We wish them God’s blessing in their new church home.

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

THE BIBLE LEAGUE; Plan now to attend the Bible League Christmas in July on July 25 at 1:30p at Immanuel CRC, Orange City. Enjoy a short program and silent auction. Your participation will help spread the gospel in many countries of the world.

THANK YOU for all the expressions of sympathy, cards, phone calls, food, visits, and prayers in the passing of our mom and grandma, LaVonne Kroese. Though we mourn her absence from us, we rejoice in her home-going and freedom of her earthly struggles. -The Kroeses (Dave & Kay, Eric, Bobbie & family, Scott, Alison)

COMMUNITY BULLETIN

FIRST CRC FAMILY PRAISE AND PRAYER CONCERNS:

Give thanks that Darren Vant Hul continues to make progress in his recovery from shoulder surgery. Pray for complete healing.

Give thanks that Taylyn Vander Schaaf is doing well. Pray that she stays healthy and gains weight in anticipation of her surgery. She is scheduled for another echo ultrasound on July 12.

We give thanks that surgery went well for Maddox Kooima. Continue to remember Carver and Maddox as they grow and develop.

Give thanks that Grace De Jong continues to improve. Grace’s parents, Grant and Sarah, were hopeful of being able to bring her home this weekend. Pray for continued healing. Follow her progress on www.caringbridge.org/ visit/gracekorra.

Jim Oostenink is scheduled for his last of six treatments on Tuesday, June 28. 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 is 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 met with a heart doctor on Monday, June 20. The plan is for surgery at the heart hospital in Sioux Falls on July 8 at which time Donna will have a defibrillator put in. Pray that the surgery goes well, and that Donna will have better health.

Howard and Marilyn Grevengoed moved recently 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 and Marilyn.

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:

Jennifer Boesch is doing very well and we would like to praise the Lord for His care. Jennifer is 10 weeks post-surgery and her doctor says all cancer has been removed and no chemo is needed. We celebrate with Jennifer and Tony and their family, and Wes and Diana Dykstra.

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 those who are recovering from surgeries. We give thanks for those who have received good news and healing. We mourn with and plead for those who are dealing with difficult news.

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.

SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

   Just a little reminder to remember Bargain Alley with all your summer cleaning by donating your gently used clothes and quality household goods.

   HCS is actively seeking applicants for a part-time paraprofessional position that would work with students in lower and middle grades. If you are interested in this position, or would like more information, please contact Mr. Ten Pas (rtenpas@hullchristian.com) or call the office at 439-2273).

   HCS Circle’s Annual Cheerful Giver project is underway. We have appreciated your support of this project in the past and hope we can count on your generosity again this year! Donations can be mailed or brought to HCS or you can put them in the SCRIP mailboxes of Hull 1st CRC for Hope CRC. We would like to have donations turned in by Friday, July 1. Thank you for your consideration of this project and for your continued support of the work of HCS.

   HCS is splitting the 1st grade class into 2 sections because of the large class size for the 2022-2023 school year. We are accepting applications for a part-time 1st grade teacher (afternoons). Applications can be found on our webpage (www.hullchristian.com) or by contacting school. Applicants should contact Mr. Ten Pas at 712-439-2273 or e-mail rtenpas@hullchristian.com with any questions.

    

REQUESTED ANNOUNCEMENTS

THE “NAMI” SUPPORT GROUP will meet in the Fireside Room of Central Reformed Church in Sioux Center from 7-9p on Tuesday, July 5. Speakers: Dar & Bev Hurni – living with Schizophrenia. For more information call Shirley Matheis 722-4462.

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. 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 office@cornerstonepcsd.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!