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Tuesday, March 17
6:45 a.m. Administrative Team meeting
Noon Worship Team meeting
5:00 p.m. West Sioux Classis Meeting
Wednesday, March 18
6:15 p.m. Praise Team rehearsal for 3/22
Children’s Evening Activities
5:00 p.m. LOGOS & Kids’ Choir, gr. TK-6
TK-3rd: 5:00 Choir, 6:45 pm LOGOS
4th-6th: 5:00 LOGOS, 6:45 pm Choir
Group Dinner: 5:45 pm
Theme: Witness
6:30 p.m. FOCUS Youth Group, gr. 7-8
7:00 p.m. CHAOS Youth Group, gr. 9-12
Thursday, March 19
8:30 a.m. Women’s Bible Study
6:30 p.m. Elders’ meeting
7:00 p.m. Deacons’ meeting
7:30 p.m. Consistory meeting
Friday, March 20
6:30 a.m. Men’s Bible study at the mall
3:00 p.m. Crowne Pointe Coffee
Sunday, March 22
8:00 a.m. Praise Team rehearsal
8:30 a.m. Central Choir rehearsal
9:10 a.m. Consistory prayer time
9:30 a.m. Morning Worship
We will celebrate the baptism of
Paxtan Allen Van Voorst, infant son
of Mark & Ashley Van Voorst.
10:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages
Prayer Line Updates
Shari Boone – receiving chemotherapy and
radiation treatments.
LaRue Van Muyden – will receive additional
chemotherapy treatments.
Cathy Wagenaar – dealing with ongoing
health concerns.
Expression of sympathy to the family and
friends of Ida Storer, who passed away on
March 7.
Expression of sympathy to Nelva De Gooyer,
on the passing of her brother, Marvin De Vos
from Le Mars, on March 8.
Expression of sympathy to Esther Plantage
upon the death of her brother, Gary Koerselman,
who passed away on March 9. A memorial
service is planned for 11:00 a.m. on Monday,
March 16 at Central Reformed Church. Visitation
will be Sunday, March 15 at Memorial Funeral
Home, from 4:00-8:00 p.m., with the family
present from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Expression of sympathy to Van & Terry
Rathbun and family upon the death of Terry’s
father, Robert Schreppel of Johnstown, NY, on
March 9.
Recycle your Old Denim
into New Quilts
Donate your old denim items by
March 16 to the collection box in
the narthex. These will be taken
to Hope Haven for residents to
make into new rugs and quilts for resale.
Memory Verses
Nursery services are provided during morning
activities. (The nursery is in the basement level
of church.) Nursery workers are asked to be
in the nursery no later than 9:00 a.m. to
accommodate those who participate in the
This Sunday, March 15:
TODDLER: Dan & Gretchen Bruhn
INFANT: Julie Hulleman, Elizabeth Metcalf,
and Laura Roskam
Wednesday, March 18:
Julie Franken, Laura Roskam,
Katie Kelderman
Next Sunday, March 22:
TODDLER: Jason & Anna De Goei
Emma Rathbun
INFANT: Trevor & Tanya Vande Griend
Every verse is to be learned
during the week for the listed
Sunday. The kids will learn
the bold sections, and the
congregation will learn the whole piece.
Verse for Sunday, March 15:
Philippians 4:13
I can do all things through him who
gives me strength.
Verse for Sunday, March 22:
Galatians 2:20
I have been crucified with Christ and
I no longer live, but Christ lives in me.
The life I now live in the body,
I live by faith in the Son of God,
who loved me and gave himself for me.
This Sunday, March 15
Narthex: CHAOS Youth Group
South: Lyle & Joyce Vermeer
Coffee Servers: Dave & Ellen Mouw
of the Month
Please pray for our supported missionaries
as they serve around the world.
Kim Hiemstra
Campus Crusade
Email: [email protected]
Visit for more
information about Kim’s ministry.
Children in Worship: Sharla Boone
Greeters: Eli Hibma, Shirlissa Rutledge,
Samantha Vander Velde, Kendall Mouw
Next Sunday, March 22
Narthex: Chad & Jodi Vogel
Carolin Vermeer and Paul Visser
South: Dan & Donna Ver Hoef
Coffee Servers: Marv & Donna Boone
Children in Worship: Stacey Bradshaw
Greeters: Clare and Tara Kortlever,
Tealeisha Rutledge, Jonah Upton
Central Reformed Church
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Sioux Center, IA 51250
Community Events
Cornerstone Prison Church
9th Annual Benefit Banquet
Monday, April 13
6:30 p.m., Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Trinity Christian Reformed Church
2020 8th St. SE, Rock Valley
8:00 a.m. Praise Team rehearsal
9:10 a.m. Consistory Prayer time in
the South Chapel
Good Friday Passion Play
9:30 a.m. Morning Worship
Youth Sunday
Friday, April 3
Three performances of the Osceola County
Ministerial Association’s Passion Play will be
at 5:00, 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. on April 3 at the
Sibley-Ocheyedan High School auditorium.
The CHAOS students will lead worship
and provide special music.
Bibles will be presented to the
First Grade students.
10:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages.
It’s the 31st anniversary production of the
Good Friday Passion Play. Attending this special
program will heighten your appreciation of
what our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ,
experienced on that Good Friday and will
prepare you for the glory of Easter morning.
FREE tickets available and may be reserved
by calling 712-754-3715. Church groups and
organizations may request enough for their
entire group. Tickets must be picked up 1/2
hour prior to performance time or seats will
be let go to those waiting for tickets. Listen
to KIWA for ticket availability.
Valley Male Chorus
to Perform
Sunday, March 15
6:30 p.m.
First Reformed Church
Robert Coleman, in Written in Blood
(Fleming H. Revell), tells of a boy whose
sister needed a blood transfusion. He was
the ideal donor because the two children
had the same rare blood type. When the
doctor asked, “Would you give your blood
to your sister?” the boy hesitated.
Finally, with a trembling lip, he said,
“Sure, I’d do it for her.” Soon a nurse
inserted a needle into the boy’s arm. As he
watched his blood flow out, his voice shook.
He asked, “Doctor, when do I die?” The
doctor then realized the gravity of the boy’s
decision. He’d thought giving his blood to
his sister meant giving up his own life.
The boy’s love for his sister mirrored
Jesus’ love for all. Fortunately for us, Jesus
loved us so deeply that he was willing to
die so we might live.
Fourth Sunday of Lent
113 North Main Avenue
Sioux Center, IA 51250
Phone: 722-1441; prayer line: 722-3695
Email: [email protected]
Rev. R. Van Rathbun, Pastor
Willing to Sacrifice
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Central Reformed Church
An evening of praise to God for his work
through Cornerstone Prison Church and an
opportunity to financially support
Cornerstone’s ministry.
Music by Kempers Quartet.
RSVP by April 5 at
or call Kim at 712-476-5292.
We look forward to seeing you!
March 12, 2015
The video of the Sunday morning service
will be shown on Monday, 1:30 p.m.,
on Cable Channel 12.
Serve the Living Lord by
Praising God, Growing in Faith,
Encouraging One Another,
Serving All and Sharing Christ