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MORNING WORSHIP SEVICE AT 9:30 A.M. –November 5, 2017

Rev. Loren Kotman.…Minister

Preparation for Worship: To God all glory, praise, and love be now and ever given by saints below and saints above, the church in earth and heaven!

SOLI DEO GLORIA (To God alone be glory)

Prelude: “Majestic Praise”

*Call to Worship

*Open Hymn: #504:1 “Holy God, We Praise Your Name”

*Opening Prayer

Pastor: We praise you, O God; we acclaim you as Lord; all creation worships you, the Father everlasting. To you all angels and all the heavenly powers cry aloud; the cherubim and seraphim, sing in endless praise;

People: Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of power and might, heaven and earth are full of your glory.

Pastor: The glorious company of apostles, praise you. The noble fellowship of prophets, praise you. The white-robed army

of martyrs, praise you. Through out the world the holy church acclaims you.

*Hymn: #504:4 “Holy God, We Praise Your Name”

*God’s Greeting and Mutual Greeting

Hymn of Praise: #465:1,3 “Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above”

SOLA GRATIA AND SOLUS CHRISTUS (By Grace alone, by Christ alone)

Call to Confession

Prayers of Confession

Assurance of Pardon

Hymn of Thanksgiving: #682:1-3 “Before the Throne of God Above” (LUYH)

SOLA FIDE (By Faith Alone)

Our Profession of Faith: Apostles’ Creed

Congregational Prayer

Offering: 1. Building Fund; 2. Sioux Falls Gospel Mission

Offertory: “To God be the Glory”

SOLA SCRIPTURA (Scripture alone)

*Hymn of Preparation: #469:1-4 “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” (1. All; 2. Men; 3. All; 4. All in unison)

Prayer for Illumination

God’s Word Read: Romans 11:33-12:1

God’s Word Proclaimed: Soli Deo Gloria (Glory to God Alone)

Prayer of Application

SOLI DEO GLORIA (To God Alone be Glory)

*Song of Response: #473:1-3 “To God Be the Glory”

*A Prayer for the Church: Ephesians 3:14-21

*Parting Blessing

*Doxology: #465:4 “Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above””

*Postlude: “I Just Came to Praise the Lord” (Please allow teachers/students to exit first)

*indicates congregation stand - organist: Connie Te Krony; clavinova: Dana Fedders

OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVICE:

GREETERS TODAY: Gary & Susan Roetman, Elder Harry & Dee Meendering

GREETERS NEXT SUNDAY: Dave & Carol Rozeboom, Deacon Justin & Cindy Te Slaa

 

NURSERY TODAY: AM Cheryl Kats, Mary Leusink, Ashley Fedders, Madison Emerick, Logan Baccam; PM Justin Te Slaa Family

NURSERY NEXT SUNDAY: AM Missy Kats, Cindy LeLoux, Maeva Haveman, Dason Van’t Hul, Dawson Feenstra; PM Kyle Te Slaa Family

 

USHERS FOR NOV.: Jacob Westra, Jake Ney, Kyle Pollema, Ryan Bolkema

 

OFFERINGS: Today – Envelope receipts are for the church budget or for the cause(s) designated on your envelope. The loose offering is for 1. Building Fund; 2. Sioux Falls Gospel Mission

OFFERING NEXT SUNDAY: Christian Ed. Fund

 

  1. SERVERS TODAY: Travis & Megan K. NEXT WEEK: Eric & Bobbie K.

POWER POINT TODAY: Set: Julie; Run: Tonya NEXT SUNDAY: Set: Jason; Run: Julie

SOUND SYSTEM TODAY: Ben NEXT SUNDAY: Shad

 

CORRESPONDENCE: Rob Fedders to Justin Van Zee; LeRoy Feenstra to Kevin Schutte; Randy Feenstra to Steve & Tara Dekkers; Cliff Gort to Lauren Runia; Howard Grevengoed to Sos & Kara Maletoungou

CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK

TODAY

9:30 AM Worship Service

10:45 AM Coffee fellowship in the basement

10:45 AM Sunday School/Catechism Classes

10:45 AM Adult Sunday School (meet in the council room)

10:45 AM Choir Rehearsal

6:00 PM Evening Worship Service

7:00 PM Christian Fellowship. Lunch: Mary Leusink

MONDAY

6:45 PM GEMS at Hope CRC. 8th grade will not be meeting!

7:30 PM Friendship Bible at Northside Court

WEDNESDAY

9:55 AM Coffee Break at Hope CRC. Lesson 7 from Discover The Fruit of the Spirit

2:00 PM Bereans. Lesson 5. Hostess: Jo Westra

6:45 PM Cadets meet at the clubhouse in full uniform for a regular meeting. Do Lesson A-6

in your November Quest. Pastry Puffins orders are due with money!

 

 

FIRST CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH

November 5, 2017

WELCOME TO FIRST HULL Welcome to worship! In a world and a church that’s always changing and reforming, we trust in the constant and sure love of God. 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 EVENING, Rex Levi Oostenink, the infant son of Seth and Jaime, will receive the sacrament of baptism. Pastor Loren’s message is from Genesis 17 titled “The Covenant”.

 

NEXT SUNDAY MORNING, Eli John Schroeder, infant son of Evan and Rachel will receive the sacrament of baptism.

 

PASTOR APPRECIATION: Cake, coffee and juice will be served after the evening service next Sunday, November 12, in appreciation of Pastor Loren & Norma Kotman and Pastor Carl & Ellen Klompien.

 

THE KIWANIS SERVICE will be held at our church on Sunday evening, November 19.

 

WORLD RENEW invites you to join us in changing the story of communities around the world. Through daily devotions and activities you can gather with your family to learn how God is moving families beyond poverty, hunger, and oppression and equipping them with skills to succeed. Join us on November 19th for this year’s World Hunger Sunday!

 

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD boxes are available under the mail boxes. They are requesting NO TOOTHPASTE and NO CANDY! The brochure inside the box has instructions along with a list of gift suggestions. When you have filled your box, attach the label from the brochure, indicate whether the box is for a girl or boy and the age and tape it to the box. Return the boxes to the church kitchen by Tues., Nov. 14th.

 

CADETS: Are you looking for a quick dessert for company that just dropped by? Or maybe an easy breakfast on Sunday morning. Maybe you just want to support the Cadets! The Hull Cadet Club is selling pastry puffins for their fundraiser again this year. If you would like to order some, and a Cadet fails to stop by your house to take that order, please call or email Kent Zevenbergen at 439-1602 or ktzeven@mtcnet.net.

 

THE SHARE GROUP for widows and widowers will meet on Thurs., Nov. 16, at noon at Homestead Commons in Hull. Please note the change in time, as we will be meeting at noon throughout the winter months. Everyone is invited to bring their favorite Thanksgiving dish to share. Following our meal, we will play table games. Please call Pastor Aaron (605)-742-4469 or Deanna Tiedeman (439-2229) with questions.

 

HCS TOUR OF HOMES, in conjunction with Hull’s Winterfest, will be held on Friday, Dec. 1, from 5:00-8:00p and Sat., Dec. 2, from 9:00a-2:00p. Tickets are available at the HCS office and Hair on Hickory. Come and enjoy the 6 beautiful homes from new construction to remodels. Thank you in advance for supporting our Christian School!

 

THANKS for the prayers, cards and get well wishes that I received when I had my surgery. I really appreciated them. –Tyler Vande Griend

COMMUNITY BULLETIN

FIRST CRC FAMILY PRAISE AND PRAYER CONCERNS:

Ÿ Continue to keep LeRoy Jongetjes in prayer as he continues his radiation treatments. Pray for healing.

Ÿ Give thanks that hernia surgery went well for Dennis Brunsting on Wednesday. Pray for a good recovery.

Ÿ We extend our Christian sympathy to LuAnn, Matt & Josh De Wild, Jarvis & Shari De Wild & family, Ed & Noella Haveman & family and all other loved ones in the passing of Eldon last week Sunday. We give thanks for the eternal hope we have in Jesus Christ.

Ÿ We extend our Christian sympathy to Jim & Vell Keizer in the passing of Jim’s father, John Keizer. Funeral services were held on Saturday afternoon. May God comfort them in their loss.

Ÿ Prayers for Val Brummel as she leaves for Guatemala on November 8 thru December 2. She is the Camp Coordinator for Hope Haven’s 3-week camp for people with disabilities in Guatemala. Pray for good health and strength for Val, the teams, and campers, and that Jesus’ love be evident to all.

Ÿ Pray for our shut ins: Sally De Groot, Audrey Jongetjes, Florence Kroese, and Melvin Van Otterloo at Pleasant Acres; Wilma Altena, Joyce De Vries, Verne Huisman, Julianne Kats, Anthony Smit, and Goldie Veldman at Aspen Heights; Esther Rozeboom in her son’s home, and Ardelle Westra in Sioux City.

HOPE CRC FAMILY PRAISE AND PRAYER CONCERNS:

Ÿ We continue to pray for Cruise De Groot as he continues basic training in the Army.

Ÿ We offer our sympathy to Cacey De Kam and her family as they mourn the passing of Cacey’s grandmother, Lois Byker, 81, of Pella. May God grant them comfort and hope in the Resurrection.

Ÿ We pray for Jan Bakker as she continues chemotherapy. Please pray for strength and effectiveness of treatment. We pray for Dwight and family as well as they support her.

Ÿ We pray for Hope members who are recovering from surgeries and procedures as well as others who have family and loved ones who are continuing their recoveries.

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

Western has a full-time opening for an assistant custodian beginning in Dec., 2017. Duties include cleaning & maintenance of the building. Applicants willing to work afternoon & evening hours are preferred. This position is hourly and includes generous benefits including group health insurance, paid holidays and vacation. If interested, please contact Dan Barkel, Principal, at 439-1013 or e-mail dan.barkel@westernchristianhs.com.

The Board of Western invites you to join parents, alumni, and friends on Friday, Nov. 17, at Western’s annual Fun’d Day. There will be an evening meal at 5:00p, fun and games for children of all ages at 6:30p sponsored by the Western faculty, and an auction at 6:30p of donated items. The online auction opened Monday, Oct. 23, and closes Monday, Nov. 13. The link for the online and the meat order form is on our website www.westernchristianhs.com.

HCS would like to invite Veterans, current military personnel, and their guests to a special Veteran’s program and lunch on Monday, Nov. 13. The program will begin at 11:00a in the HCS gym with lunch to follow. Please RSVP to the school office by Thursday, Nov. 9 if you plan to stay for lunch or have any questions. The phone number is 439-2273 or feel free to email Tracy at teekhoff@hullchristian.com.

HCS & Western are continuing to collect money for the Northwest Iowa Christian Schools Tuition Organization (NICSTO). This gift helps families with tuition assistance. In exchange for your donation you will receive a 65% tax credit on your Iowa income tax (C Corporations, S Corporations, LLC and Partnerships are also eligible for STO tax credits). It can also be claimed as a deduction on your federal income tax. If interested in donating to this fund, contact Randy Ten Pas (439-2273) at HCS or Wes Fopma (439-1013) at Western.

 

REQUESTED ANNOUNCEMENTS

CONCERT & HYMN SING at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Hull today, Nov. 5, at 2:00p with renowned pianist and organist Glenn Henriksen. A free will donation will be taken to benefit the Lutheran Disaster Assistance Fund. A cake and coffee fellowship will follow the concert.

 

CFE in partnership with Dordt is pleased to announce our partnership with Ramsey Solutions. Join us to watch a FREE Live Stream of Dave Ramsey’s Smart Money Event on Tues., Nov. 7, from 7-10p in Dordt’s Auditorium. Doors open at 6:30p. Preregister at www.cfeministries.org. A free will donation will be accepted to cover costs for the evening.

 

THE “NAMI” SUPPORT GROUP will meet in the Fireside Room of Central Reformed Church in Sioux Center on Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 7-9p, NWC Professor Ralph Davis’s presentation is titled “Mindboggling: A Basic Introduction to Neuroscience and Your Amazing Brain”. Call Shirley at 722-4462 for information.

THE MEMORY LOSS SUPPORT GROUP will be meeting on Wed., Nov. 8, at 1:00p 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, call Melinda at 476-8214. New members are always welcome.

 

DORDT COLLEGE students Sion Yang, flute, and Rebecca Nelson, voice and percussion, will present a joint senior recital at 7:30p on Sat., Nov. 11, in the Auditorium. The recital is free and open to the public.

DORDT will host guest artists Lewis Lipnick, contraforte, and Tammy Miller, piano, for a guest concert at 7:30p on Wed., Nov. 15, in the Auditorium. The recital is free and open to the public.

 

SIOUX CENTER HEALTH is hosting a free community resource fair on Thursday, November 9, from 8:30-2:30p at the Centre Mall in Sioux Center. Join Sioux Center Health along with other primary areas to provide support and resources for the whole personal physical, emotional and financial. Visit siouxcenterhealth.org to view complete list of vendors.

SIOUX CENTER HEALTH Wellness Fair is Thurs., Nov. 16, from 10-4p at Avera Home Medical Equipment. Listen to a free seminar at 3:00p by a sleep expert as well as get a free CPAP maintenance checkup. Vendors will be on site to answer questions and display new products. Visit siouxcenterhealth.org.

SIOUX CENTER HEALTH invites you and your family to honor your loved one by participating in the Loving Tree Project. Through your generous donation, you will receive a personalized ornament to cherish their memories. These ornaments will decorate the Loving Tree in the Town Center at Sioux Center Health throughout the holiday season. To order an ornament, visit siouxcenterhealth.org. Deadline Friday, Nov. 17.

 

HOPE HAVEN INTERNATIONAL presents “Rejoice! The Gift of Mobility” featuring Nashville recording artist Jill Miller on Tues., Dec. 19, at 7:00p. Tickets are $15. A limited amount of VIP tickets are also available for $25 and include a meet and greet and premier seating. Tickets are on sale Friday, Nov. 3, at the Washington Pavilion Box Office or through www.washingtonpavilion.org. The Christmas concert will also feature the Sioux Falls Christian school hand bell choir. Proceeds will go towards funding wheelchair sponsorships for an upcoming distribution trip to Vietnam in 2018.