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June 4, 2017

MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE AT 9:30 A.M. –June 4, 2017

Rev. David Smit.….Guest Minister Pentecost Sunday

Preparation for Worship: Holy Spirit, blow through our hearts and set us on fire for you! Amen

WE GATHER IN THE PRESENCE OF GOD

Prelude

*Call to Worship

*Opening Hymn: SW#8:1-4 “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”

*Opening Prayer

*God’s Greeting & Mutual Greeting

*Hymn of Praise: SW#1:1-3 “Come Christians, Join to Sing”

WE ARE RECONCILED TO GOD

God’s Law

Call to Confession

Song of Confession: #254: 1-3 “Remember Not, O God”

Assurance of God’s Pardon

Hymn of Assurance: SW#82:1-3 “Wonderful, Merciful Savior”

Congregational Prayer

Offering: 1. Missions; 2. Laos Grain Bins

Offertory

GOD SPEAKS THROUGH HIS WORD

*Song of Preparation: SW#45:1-3 “Knowing You”

Prayer of Illumination

God’s Word Read: John 14:15-27

God’s Word Proclaimed: “God’s Gift of Himself”

Preparatory Exhortation for the Lord’s Supper PH p. 976

Prayer of Application

GOD CALLS US TO SERVE

*Song of Response: #416:1, 3, 4, “For Your Gift of God the Spirit”

*Parting Blessing

*Parting Song: #416: 5 “For Your Gift of God the Spirit”

*Postlude 

*indicates congregation stand

organist: Lavonne Kats

OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVICE:

Greeters are requested to be here by 9:10a

GREETERS TODAY: Deacon Eric & Alysia Haveman; Eric & Bobbi Kroese

GREETERS NEXT SUNDAY: Elder Tim & Ruth Kats; Elder Harry & Dee Meendering

NURSERY TODAY: AM Kari Ney, Jaime Oostenink, Sawyer Rozeboom, Mitchell Winterfeld, Dana Driesen PM Mark Fedders Family

NURSERY NEXT SUNDAY: AM Melissa Pollema, Sara Sandbulte, Chandler Pollema, Jacob Emerick, Rachel Kats PM Noah De Yager 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 1. Missions; 2. Laos Gran Bins

OFFERING NEXT SUNDAY: Boiler Project

COFFEE SERVERS TODAY: Dwayne & Dori De Jong

COFFEE SERVERS NEXT WEEK: Jarvis & Shari De Wild

POWER POINT TODAY: Kirk

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

SOUND SYSTEM TODAY: Ben

SOUND SYSTEM NEXT SUNDAY: Rick

CORRESPONDENCE: Larry Kroese to Justin Van Zee; Merlyn Kroese to Kevin Schutte; Bud Krommendyk to Steve & Tara Dekkers; Don Krommendyk to Lauren Runia; Joel Leusink to Sos & Kara Maletoungou

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 4, 2017

WELCOME TO FIRST HULL Welcome to worship on this day of Pentecost! We celebrate the birth of the church and the ongoing work of the Holy Spirit as we worship today! 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.

NOTICE: Please note- there will be no Children’s Church this Sunday evening.

WE WELCOME Rev. David Smit as he leads our morning worship service and Pastor Carl Klompien as he leads our evening service.

THIS MORNING we take time to prepare for the celebration of the Lord’s Supper next Sunday. Anyone who is home bound and would like to partake of communion should contact Harlyn Bolkema (441-6875) or Larry Wielenga (541-9036).

NEXT SUNDAY Rev. Jack Gray will lead our worship services.

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!!

PASTOR LOREN will be gone from Saturday, June 3, through Saturday, June 10. In case of a special need, contact your Care Group Elder.

BALLOTS for the Christian Education term Committee were in your church mailbox. Please return them by June 11th to the mailbox of Darla Van’t Hul or Noah De Yager.

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.

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.

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 message, playing piano, or doing special music, please call Tim Kats (578-9728).

SYNOD 2017 of the CRC meets June 9-15 at Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, IL. Delegates from Classis Heartland are Rev. Mark Vande Zande, Elder Mike Jacobsma, Deacon Keith Boersma, and Rev. J. William Van Der Heide. Pray for synod and our delegates.

COMMUNITY BULLETIN

FIRST CRC FAMILY PRAISE AND PRAYER CONCERNS:

Ÿ Give thanks with Goldie Veldman for God’s healing mercies and continued improvement. Goldie is thankful for all of your prayers.

Ÿ Cody Bauer had exploratory surgery early Friday morning, May 26. Doctors removed his appendix. Pray for continued healing.

Ÿ Joyce Vander Well was in the Sioux Center Hospital for several days because of a fall. Pray for healing.

Ÿ Please pray for the team that has gone to Guatemala: Arch & Val Brummel, Pastor Loren & Norma Kotman, Gerald Jansen, Alison Kroese, Dave Kroese, Scott Kroese and Lee Van Grouw. They left on Saturday, June 3 and will return on Saturday, June 10. The team will be building houses (see picture of family on bulletin board), distributing food and clothing, and distributing/fitting wheelchairs. Please pray for safe travels, good health and strength, and that they share the love of Christ to all they meet.

Ÿ Eldon De Wild is scheduled for a heart test on Tuesday, June 6. Pray for good results and that a lung transplant will still be a possibility.

Ÿ 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:

Ÿ We praise God with Vanessa and Mark Steiger in the birth of a son, Caleb James, born on Tuesday evening, May 30. He weighed 7 lbs, 13 oz., and 21” long. Baby and mother are doing well. Thanks be to God for this gift of life!

Ÿ We give thanks that Jennifer and Kaysha Steiger each had successful hip surgeries to repair labral tears. We now pray for them and their continued recovery.

Ÿ Please keep Eileen Boon’s sister, Rosemary Harman, in your prayers. She is currently being hospitalized at Avera-McKennan in Sioux Falls because of blood clots in her lungs, legs, and uterus. She is receiving oxygen to assist with her breathing. Please pray for strength and recovery.

Ÿ We pray for Lyla Boer and her continued recovery.

Ÿ We continue to pray for Trent Hulstein, infant son of Josh and Kaylee Hulstein, who continues to receive care at the NICU at Sanford Hospital. We give thanks for steady progress and we pray for continued strength and growth. Please pray for Josh and Kaylee and family as they manage a family during this busy time.

Ÿ Dave Mulder, brother in law to Marideth and Mike Van Otterloo, was moved to the ICU due to complications of pneumonia and very low blood pressure. Please pray the blood clotting agents and other treatment measures they are performing will give relief. Also, pray for strength, patience and clear answers.

Ÿ 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.

SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

THANK YOU: The Board of Directors, students, faculty, and staff at Western Christian High School would like to thank all of those who have contributed to this year’s Spring Drive. Western had two significant needs arise this year that will be addressed this summer. Nearly $100,000 has been raised. The Board of Directors is very grateful for such a supportive community. Gifts continue to come to our office. If you haven’t made a gift yet you still can. You can send your gift directly to school or to your local Western Christian Board Representative.

Meat donation for HCS Rally Day Sale: For many years, we have been blessed with donations of beef and pork for our Rally Day Sale. If you would like to make a donation of meat to this year’s sale or give a donation towards purchasing meat and the processing costs, please contact Donna Van Grouw (470-2336) or Susan

De Yager (540-7298).

REQUESTED ANNOUNCEMENTS

HABITAT TIP-NIGHT Call your friends and eat together at the Sioux Center Pizza Ranch on Monday, June 19. It’s a Community Impact Fundraising Event to benefit Habitat for Humanity and our mission to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Volunteers will be serving from 5-8 pm.

THE “NAMI” SUPPORT GROUP will meet at Central Reformed Church in Sioux Center on Tues., June 6, from 7:00-9:00p. A video titled “Imagine There was No Stigma to Mental Illness” will be shown.

SIOUX CENTER HEALTH is providing a Parkinson’s Awareness Support Group on Wed., June 7, at 1:00p at Royale Meadows West Community Room. For questions, call Glenda at 722-8328.

SIOUX CENTER HEALTH is providing a Cardiovascular Screening on Thursday, June 8, from 12:00-3:00p. The cost is $45 for each individual test or all three for $95. To schedule an appointment, call Diagnostic Imaging at 722-8116.

HOPE HAVEN will be holding its Annual Fishing Benefit at Lake Francis Case, Ft. Randall Dam on Friday, June 9, rain or shine. Registration fee is $60 which includes evening meal, entry gift, and eligibility for weigh-in prize categories. Registration is due by June 8. Visit www.hopehaven.org or call Scott at (712) 476-2820.

HOPE HAVEN will be holding its 22nd Annual Gospel Music Festival at Central Park in Sioux Center on Friday and Saturday, June 16 & 17. The festival will provide great continuous music from 1-9:30pm on Friday and from 11am – 9:30pm on Saturday. Currently 20 different groups from five 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.

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. For more information on how to become involved, contact Shelly at hullchamber@cityofhull.org or 439-1513.

ADVANCE NOTICE: Do you need a break from your normal routine? Make plans to come to a great retreat on Sept. 12 at the First Reformed Church in Sioux Center. The retreat, hosted by Bible League International Volunteers, will be a day of spiritual renewal as you experience good fellowship, great music, and inspiring speakers. Kendra Smiley, our featured speaker, will share her passion about helping others like she does daily on her radio show. Men are encouraged to join us. Our evening concert will be performed by the Valley Male Chorus. This chorus has been singing for 44 years and are currently in the 38th season representing Hope Haven. The concert is open to all.