Jubilee Fellowship Christian Reformed Church WELCOME Welcome to Jubilee Fellowship Christian Reformed Church: A special welcome to our members and guests! We hope you experience God's presence as you worship with us this morning. If you would like more information about Jubilee, please ask one of our Welcome Team members. They would be happy to assist you. Please join us after the service for refreshments and allow us to introduce ourselves to you. Nursery is available downstairs for children under 3. Joy Jam & Joy Jam Junior (Sunday School) is provided for children ages 3—Grade 5, who will be dismissed part way through the service. In this morning's service Pastor Woody will continue the preaching from the book of Hebrews. Sunday ‑ Kim Radersma Monday ‑ Nellie Versluis, Tony VanEs Tuesday ‑ Jan Prins; Wednesday ‑ Jane Kuntz, Sonya Vermolen, Chace Hoogendam Thursday ‑ Nicholas De Bruyne Friday ‑ Joanne Langbroek In Christ, With Each Other, To the World Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, that person is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come! (2 Cor. 5:17) November 16, 2014 Pastor Woodrow Dixon Hebrews 7: 1—10 Elder of Service: Albert Kok 13 Wilholme Drive, R.R. 3 St. Catharines, ON L2R 6P9 Telephone: (905) 687-3372; Fax: (905) 687-8074 www.jubileecrc.org MINISTRY TEAM Pastor: W oodr ow Dixon [email protected] Administration: W endy de Jong [email protected] Children’s Ministry Coordinator: Stacy Kok: [email protected] Custodian: Elaine de K leine [email protected] Technical Support Coordinator Caleb Kuntz: [email protected] Youth Ministry Coordinator Anna Bailey: [email protected] MEETINGS Tues. Nov. 18 Coffee Break, 9:30—11:00 am Council, 7:00 pm Wed. Nov. 19 Jubilee Night—6:00 Supper; 6:30 ACTS, Cadets, Gems, Jubes; 7:00 pm Adult Ed classes JOY JAM SCHEDULE — November 16 Story Teller—Dora Stroobosscher / Jennifer Hordijk Games Melinda Regnerus & Shannon Moore Drama Jennifer Hordijk Art Wendy de Jong Music Gail Poulsen & Dora Stroobosscher Grades 4/5 Steve Gillis Grade 2 Suzan Kuipery Grade 3/4 Sally Vlaar Grades K/1 Jovita de Jong OUR OFFERINGS Sunday: Jubilee & Back to God Ministries International: Celebrating 75 years, Back to God Ministries International is the media mission of the CRC, sharing the Gospel in communities worldwide using media experiences online and on the air. The goal hasn't changed for more than 70 years: seeing people's hearts transformed by God's grace. Rev. Steve Koster, who was a summer intern with Jubilee in 2004, leads the English ministry ReFrame Media which offers such programs as the Today devotional guide, ThinkChristian, Under the Radar, Family Fire, Walk the Way, and Church Juice. Ron VandenBurg joined BTGMI as the senior producer of KidsCorner, a website and global radio program offering Biblical messages wrapped in fun stories. The site also has family devotions, audio Bible stories, Bible studies and family activities. See www.kidscorner.net Next week: Jubilee & Shalom Manor & Gardens: Shalom Manor & Gardens, located in Grimsby, is a retirement residence and nursing home, providing excellent care and community in a Christian environment. This home was begun and is still operated by the deacons of Classis Hamilton and Niagara. JUBILEE NEWS THIS WEEK AT JUBILEE Smithville Christian High School Membership Meeting: The Fall Membership Meeting will be taking place on Thursday, November 20 at Smithville Christian High School. New families are invited to arrive at 6:45 for a reception and orientation. There will be a time for coffee and interaction with fellow members from 7:45 – 8:00. Meeting highlights include election of new board members, and an update on the ‘In Motion Campaign.’ Make sure you come out to hear how God is blessing our school and society! Open Door Luncheon: You are invited to the home of Henry & Wendy de Jong, 28 Stuart Avenue, St. Catharines for a light lunch and a time to socialize with other Jubilee members. Maps with directions to their home are on the Kiosk. Installation of Niagara Falls Church Planter: You are warmly invited to the Installation of Allen Kleine Deters as Church Planter in Niagara Falls. Please join us Sunday, November 23, 2014, anytime after 12:00 pm, for a light luncheon and stand‑up reception. A time of communal worship and the installation will begin at 1:00 PM. Sermon Recordings: Reminder that Jubilee's services are streamed live on our website every Sunday morning, and we put up permanent recordings of the sermons on our website on Mondays. However, if you require CDs made of the services, either consistently or as a one time thing, you can email our Tech Coordinator at [email protected] in order to get a CD made and left in your mailbox by the following Sunday. (To ensure that you receive it on the following Sunday, please email your request in by Wednesday. Thank you.) Jubilee Night: This week's meal is Sweet & Sour Sausage with Rice & Spinach Salad. The cost of the meal is $3.00 per person; $8 for 3 persons and $10 for a family of 4 or more. Nursery Care— Rebekah VandenBurg, Bernice Warkentin, Linda Lensink Care Packages for College and University Students: Today is the final day to sign up. There will be a sign up sheet on the table beside office. Please sign your name beside one or more college/university student (s). Then, by next Sunday, November 23, prepare a Christmas card for that student and place in the Folkerts mailbox along with $12. We will take care of the rest. Any questions, speak to Albert Kok or Elza Folkerts. Fire Drill: Following today’s service we will have a fire drill. All public gathering places are now mandated by the fire department to hold a fire drill. The purpose of a fire drill is to ensure that everyone is familiar with emergency evacuation procedures, resulting in an orderly evacuation, and to ensure that in case of a real fire the evacuation procedures will be followed smoothly. Please take some time this week to review the fire evacuation procedures that were emailed to you along with the bulletin. Ushers, Nursery attendants and Joy Jam leaders, in particular are asked to take note of these instructions so you are aware of what actions to take when the fire alarm is pulled. Calling all seamstresses: Our Joy Jam Jr. ministry would like to provide some Bible character costumes for our younger children so that they can "dress the part" of the Bible characters that they are learning about each Sunday morning. If you have old material that is not being used or are willing to pull out your sewing machine and create some fun dress‑up clothes for this ministry, please contact Stacy Kok. Thanks. Come and Hear the Stories: of transformation in Zambian communities and their passion for Christian Education.. Marc and Dora Stroobosscher and Karen Gerritsma worked alongside educational leaders and teachers in training over the last year. This was a new program for EduDeo and it was an eye‑opener for the students as they began to understand that God really is King over every square centimeter of His world. We invite you to come out to this fundraising event to hear and see how Teaching for Transformation changes lives and communities, and enjoy some wonderful desserts! Join us on Friday, November 21 from 7 – 9 pm. at Jubilee. CHISTMAS CONCERTS COMMUNITY NEWS Advent and Christmas Concert: You are invited to attend the annual Advent and Christmas concert at the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Chuch, 342 Simcoe Street, Niagara‑on‑the‑Lake on Saturday, November 29, at 7:30 p.m. Participating choirs are the St. Andrew's Church Choir, the Cantata Singers under the direction of Dr. Gerzinus E. Hoekstra and the To the King Male Chorus under the direction of Mendelt D. Hoekstra. The evening includes Advent and Christmas anthems, spirituals as well as congregational carol singing, accompanied by organ and brass ensemble. A meaningful beginning to the Advent and Christmas season. There is a free‑will offering and refreshments will be served after the concert. Shalom Manor & Gardens – November Sale – Saturday, November 29th: On Saturday, November 29th, you are invited to join us for our Annual November Sale! From 10:00am‑2:00pm, you are invited to Shalom Manor & Gardens (12 Bartlett Avenue in Grimsby) to take in some old and new attractions at the Sale. Our Sale was such a success last year that we are doing it again! Come on out to purchase some croquettes, plants and flowers, farm‑fresh items and more. While you’re here, be sure to take part in our lucky draw, vendor marketplace, boerenkool lunch, pictures with Sinterklaas and our Honour Tree. Mark it on your calendar – a day for both traditional and new enjoyment! (Please be advised that additional parking at Mountainview CRC with shuttle bus service will be provided.) Sing Niagara, a local women’s a cappella chorus: , will hold their annual Christmas Charity Concert at Jubilee on Sunday, November 30th, 3:00 pm. No admission, but please bring nonperishable food items for YWCA. A freewill offering to support the chorus in its community activities will be held at the door after the concert. Refreshments (coffee, tea, juice and homemade goodies) will be served after the concert. The Out of the Cold program at Knox Presbyterian Church, 53 Church St., St. Catharines begins its 18th year on November 7, 2014. From Nov. 2013 to the end of March 2014 approximately 3200 meals were served and shelter provided for 580 guests. Our main need at this time is volunteers for the setup/ serve shift 5:00 – 7:00 PM, evening 7:00 – 11:00 PM and overnight 11:00 PM – 6:00 AM. If you are available to help in this vital ministry, please contact Jean Bradley at [email protected] or 905-682-2355. Donations of toiletries, socks, underwear, hats, mitts, coffee mugs, blankets (not quilts or electric) and bath towels are always appreciated. Please do not donate clothing. To donate cupcakes contact Carolyn Robertson at [email protected] or 905-935-0066. Help Us Help The Homeless: … Knox Presbyterian Church at 53 Church St., St. Catharines will hold their 17th Annual Christmas Concert ‘Oh Holy Night’ to benefit the Out of the Cold program on Wednesday, December 3rd at 7:00 p.m.. The concert will include the Knox Presbyterian Church Choir and the Thorold Reed Band and will be followed by a Dessert Reception featuring delectable desserts donated by area restaurants. Tickets at $10. will be available at the door. Come and enjoy the spirit of Christmas while supporting the less fortunate in our community. To the King Male Chorus,: directed by Mendelt Hoekstra and accompanied by pianist Julie Hoff presents, "A Christmas Celebration" with special guests, Smithville High School Choir, directed by Dawne Warkentin. Join us in the old world acoustics for either of two intimate concerts on Friday, December 12 or Saturday, December 13 at St. Thomas' Church, 99 Ontario Street, St. Catharines. The concert begins at 7:30pm. $15/person (13 years and older). Children 12 years old and under are free (tickets must be presented for children). Seating is limited, so these tickets will be only available online or in advance from a choir member. Visit www.totheking.ca for more details or email [email protected] Shalom Manor Long Term Care Home: a Christian long‑term care home has urgent openings for PSW’s. Please submit your resume to the Director of Care, 12 Bartlett Ave. Grimsby, ON L3M 4N5; Fax: 905‑945‑1211 email: [email protected] FREE WEBINAR: Join us on Nov. 19 for "Listening Prayer" presented by Mary Sterenberg. In this webinar you'll learn how to recognize the voice of God and what comprises "listening prayer" while we explore some of the many ways God speaks in scripture and still speaks today. For more details and registration for this free, one‑hour event visit crcna.org/webinars ADVENT DEVOTIONAL AND CALENDAR: Welcome the true Spirit of Christmas through an Advent devotional series and a calendar with daily ideas for reflection, prayer, and giving from World Renew and the CRC Office of Social Justice. You will receive an email a day (Nov. 30 – Dec. 25) to help you orient your Christmas season though prayer, meditation, and hope‑filled stories of God’s reconciling work in us, through us, and around us. And the Advent calendar is a fun way for the family to participate, too! Go to crcna.org/adventdevos to sign up. CALVIN SYMPOSIUM ON WORSHIP : ‑ You are invited to attend the annual Calvin Symposium on Worship, January 29‑31, 2015, at Calvin College and Calvin Theological Seminary. This year's worship theme is based on 2 Corinthians. The preachers include M. Craig Barnes, Tim Blackmon, Denise Kingdom Grier, Meg Jenista, and Pablo Jimenez. There are excellent rates for students and groups from churches.
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