June 9, 2019
MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE AT 9:30 A.M. –June 9, 2019
Rev. Dan De Groot.…Guest Minister Pentecost Sunday
Preparation for Worship: Holy Wind, Spirit of Life, blow fervently enough to rouse us to justice and gently enough to teach us grace.
WE GATHER IN THE PRESENCE OF GOD
Call to Worship
*Opening Hymn: #246:1-4 “Come, Thou Almighty King”
*God’s Greeting & Mutual Greeting
WE ARE RECONCILED TO GOD
Call to Confession
Prayer of Confession
Assurance of God’s Pardon
Hymn of Assurance: SW#40 “Create In Me A Clean Heart”
GOD SPEAKS THROUGH HIS WORD
*Song of Preparation: #415:1-3 “Spirit, Working in Creation”
Prayer of Illumination
God’s Word Read: Acts 4:23-31
God’s Word Proclaimed: “Our Prayer, Help Us To Speak Boldly”
Prayer of Application
GOD CALLS US TO SERVE
*Song of Response: #446:1-3 “If You But Trust in God to Guide You”
*Doxology: #631:1-3 “Praise and Thanksgiving”
*indicates congregation stand
organist: Peg Visser
OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVICE:
GREETERS TODAY: Travis & Megan Kooima, Deacon Dan Bonestroo
GREETERS NEXT SUNDAY: Galen & Connie Kroese, Elder Dan & Kathy De Wit
NURSERY TODAY: AM Lynette Feenstra, Teresa Fedders, Savannah Feenstra, Lane Driesen, Treyton Sandbulte; PM Ryan Kroese Family
NURSERY NEXT SUNDAY: Megan Kooima, Ashley Hulstein, Addison Rozeboom, Chandler Pollema, Haley Driesen; PM Travis Kooima Family
USHERS FOR JUNE: Kevin Driesen, Devin Bonestroo, Randy Feenstra, Randy Westra
VALET PARKING FOR JUNE: June 9: Sam Scholten & Mitchell Winterfeld; June 16: Zach Mouw & Jason Kats; June 23: Curtis Van Grouw & Tim Kats; June 30: Eric Rens & Marcus
OFFERINGS: Today – Envelope receipts are for the church budget or for the cause(s) designated on your envelope. The loose offering is for Missions
OFFERING NEXT SUNDAY: Family Crisis Center
COFFEE SERVERS TODAY: Andrew & Kenzie Hoekstra
COFFEE SERVERS NEXT WEEK: Larry & Marcia Hoekstra
POWER POINT TODAY: Julie/Tonya
POWER POINT NEXT WEEK: AM Arlene; PM Jason/Kirk
SOUND SYSTEM TODAY: Rick
SOUND SYSTEM NEXT SUNDAY: Cody
CORRESPONDENCE: Jason Kats to Justin Van Zee; Lavonne Kats to Steve & Tara Dekkers; Tim Kats to Michael Ribbens; Jim Keizer to Kevin Schutte; Cliff Koele to Lauren Runia; Travis Kooima to Sos & Kara Maletoungou (e-mail addresses are in the church directory – 1st page)
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK
9:30 AM Worship Service
10:45 AM Coffee fellowship in the basement
5:00 PM Evangelism Committee Meeting in the Youth Building
6:00 PM Evening Worship Service
6:30 PM Elder’s Meeting
7:00 PM Deacon’s Meeting
8:00 PM Council Meeting
FIRST CHRISTIAN RE FORMED CHURCH
June 9, 2019
WELCOME TO FIRST HULL Welcome to Pentecost Day worship! As we celebrate how the Holy Spirit called Christ’s church into being, let us keep eyes and hearts open to how the Spirit is working 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.
GREETERS: When you are scheduled to greet and if that Sunday does not work for you, please find a replacement. If you are unable to find one, please call a member of the Evangelism committee.
WE WELCOME Rev. Dan De Groot from Rock Valley as he leads our worship services today.
PASTOR LOREN will be gone through Tuesday, June 11. In case of a special need call your Care Group Elder.
NEWLY ELECTED Elders & Deacons are requested to meet with the Council at 8:00p on Monday, June 10, to elect new officers for the year.
SUMMER OFFICE HOURS: I will be in the office on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00a-3:00p. If you are in need of something and I am not in, feel free to leave a message or call my cell phone (712) 578-1835.
NEXT SUNDAY MORNING we hear and celebrate the Professions of Faith of Jaiden Bonestroo, Dawson Feenstra, Mackelle Grevengoed, Marcus Te Krony, Colin Westra, Amanda Wiersma, and Mitch Winterfeld.
INSTALLATION of newly elected Elders and Deacons will take place on Sunday morning, July 7th.
ON TUESDAY, JUNE 11, we invite you all to enjoy the Relay for Life of Sioux County in Hawarden at the Community Center Gazebo. Our Relay will begin at 5:30p with all invited to enjoy supper! (Free will donation appreciated). Survivors are welcome to come and register, get their 2019 Survivor Pin, a T-shirt, and enjoy a free meal. Relay Opening Ceremonies will begin at 7:00p and Luminaria will be lit at dusk. In between, we will have fun games, songs, activities and community fun while we fight cancer together! In Hull, Luminaria bags can be purchased at Lewis Drug, American State Bank and Iowa State Bank. Thank you for your support!
SYNOD 2019 meets at Calvin College in Grand Rapids June 14-20. Classis Heartland delegates are Rev. Bob Drenten (Immanual CRC-Orange City), Rev. Jesse Walhof (Living Water Community Church-Sheldon), Elder Duane Walhof (Calvin CRC-LeMars), and Deacon Keith Boersma (Sibley CRC). Please pray for the Lord’s wisdom and leading, for the work of synod and for our delegates in particular.
THE BANQUET is in need of silverware. If you have any extra that you would be willing to donate, you can place the silverware in the box, marked “Banquet”, in the narthex.
LADIES/MEN who are able to help out at JFA on Tuesday, June 11, meet in the upper parking lot of church at 12:45p to car pool.
SKYLER BONESTROO and the rest of Northwestern College’s 2019 Wrestling Team will be leaving tomorrow for the Czech Republic. Pray for them and the people they meet. Pray that through their service and Christ like example, people will be encouraged and that the gospel will be made known. They will return on June 24.
HULL BLOOD DRIVE will be held on Tuesday, June 18, from 12 noon–6:00p at the Hull Library. To make an appointment, contact LifeServe Blood Center at 800-287-4903 or visit www.lifeservebloodcenter.org.
THE “SHARE” GROUP for widows/widowers will meet on Thurs., June 20, at 6:00p at Homestead Commons. We’ll enjoy taverns & coney dogs for supper. Following our meal, we’ll play table games together. You are asked to bring $5 to help cover expenses. Call Deanna (439-2229) or Pastor Aaron (605-742-4469) with any questions.
THANK YOU: We would like to thank Care Group #2 for the wind chime. Thanks to Pastor Kotman and Ed Haveman for their calls and visits after mom passed away. Also, thanks for the many cards we received. We are so thankful she is not suffering any more. -Greg, Teresa & Aimee and Grant & Julia Vanden Bosch
THANK YOU to all of you that prayed for me following my gallbladder surgery and recovery. Thank you also for the cards and food, the meal from Care Group 6 and the calls from Pastor Kotman and Daryl Wesselink.
THANK YOU to everyone for your cards, warm words of comfort, and food brought in following the passing of our father, Adrian Van Hofwegen. Thank you also to Care Groups 2&9 for the flowers and to Pastor Kotman and Elder Dave Kroese for your calls and visits. It was appreciated!
-Ed & Noella Haveman & family, LuAnn De Wild, Matt & Josh
FIRST CRC FAMILY PRAISE AND PRAYER CONCERNS:
Congratulations to Cory and Sherry De Wit on the birth of a son, Owen James, born Friday, May 31.
Jim Keizer will be having knee replacement surgery on Tuesday, June 11, at the Vet’s Hospital in Sioux Falls. Pray for successful surgery.
Jarvis De Wild will have six weeks of radiation and chemo starting in June. He will most likely have surgery at a later date. Pray for Jarvis and Shari during this time.
Gerald Kroese continues as a resident at Pleasant Acres and is now under hospice care. Continue to remember him in your prayers.
Give thanks that recent tests for Wilmar Pollema yielded results that can be treated with medication. Continue to remember Wilmar in your prayers. Pray for strength and healing.
Continue to pray that Russ Vander Schaaf will get stronger as he anticipates surgery on June 13. At this point doctors are planning a less complicated surgery.
Give thanks that Gary Roetman is gaining and that his vision is improving. Continue to remember him in your prayers.
Pray for our shut ins: PA: Chuck & Darlene Kroese, Sally De Groot; Aspen Heights: Joyce De Vries, Julianne Kats, Harry Klay, Goldie Veldman; Fieldcrest in Sheldon: Verne Huisman, Rick Rozeboom’s home: Esther Rozeboom; Good Samaritan Society in George: Wilma Altena; Sioux City: Ardelle Westra.
HOPE CRC FAMILY PRAISE AND PRAYER CONCERNS:
Congratulations to Maria (Heynen) and Aaron De Boer who were married this past Friday. We pray for the Lord’s blessing as they begin their married life together.
We keep Julie Horstman in our prayers as she continues her recovery from a broken leg. Please pray for her healing, encouragement, and patience.
Gerrit Van Der Zwaag, father of Cal Van Der Zwaag, continues his recovery at Sanford Hospital. We pray for daily healing and progress. We remember the Van Der Zwaag family as they support their parents.
We pray for those dealing with illness or continuing their recovery from surgery. We also pray for those who may be struggling emotionally. May God provide healing and wholeness.
We remember Marv Boon at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City. We also remember those who reside at home but aren’t able to join us from week to week. We also pray for their families as they support them.
HCS is accepting applications for a part-time paraprofessional. The position will require working with students and assisting a teacher in the classroom. Staff applications can be found on our webpage or by contacting school. Applicants should contact Principal Randy Ten Pas at 439-2273 or email email@example.com with any questions.
Western Christian High School FFA Chapter is hosting their 3rd annual Tractor Ride on Saturday, June 29. Registration begins in the north parking lot at Western at 7:30a with the riders leaving at 8:30a. The cost of the ride is $50 and $5 for additional riders. The route will be through Rock Valley to Inwood and back to Hull. Your registration includes a continental breakfast, a goody bag, snack and rib eye sandwich lunch. For more information contact Kylie Miller at 319-331-8328 or Don Krommendyk at 712-470-3203.
THE MEMORY LOSS SUPPORT GROUP will be meeting on Wednesday, June 12, 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 welcome!
YOU’RE INVITED to RiseFest, June 21,22 in Sheldon. This year’s lineup includes Newsboys, Skillet, Jeremy Camp, Zach Williams, Matt Maher, We Are Messengers, Plumb, I Am They, and more! Kids 10 and under are free and every ticket is good for the entire weekend. There are also breakout seminars, and areas for kids, tweens, and teens. There is something for everyone at RiseFest! Get your tickets and information at www.riseminisries.com.
HOPE HAVEN’S 24th Annual Gospel Music Festival will be held at Central Park in Sioux Center on Friday & Saturday, June 21&22. There will be continuous music from 1:00-9:30p on Friday and from 11:00a-9:30p on Saturday. Currently 20 different groups from 5 states are scheduled to sing! The Gospel Music Festival 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.
CORNERSTONE PRISON CHURCH Faith Fellowship Weekend: Friday, July 12, 6:00-7:45p & July 13&14, 7:15a-4:00p each day. The theme for the weekend is “A Closer Walk with Christ” based on Colossians 2:6-7. “So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught and overflowing with thankfulness. Join us for worship, large group talks and small group discussions. The deadline for signing up is Sunday, June 23. We would be happy to have you join us for part of the weekend or all of it. For more information or to sign up, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 507-215-3570. Thank you for considering this wonderful ministry opportunity!