Our Bulletin - Carmel Reformed Church

March 15, 2015
*Christian Greeting
*Praise Team
“There is a Redeemer”
“Blessed Assurance”
Children’s Message - Jared Terpstra
Ministry in Music - Colleen Bomgaars
Congregational Prayer
Offertory Hymn - #696
“I Love to Tell the Story”
(Offering for General Fund)
(Please pass the Guest Registers during this time)
Scripture: Matthew 9:35-38
(page 1510 or 1514)
Message: “IT’S OUR TURN”
Hymn - “Lord, Speak to Me” (words on screen)
(Offering for Inspiration Hills)
*Closing Refrain - #269
“He Is Lord”
A warm welcome to Pastor Mike Pitsenberger as he leads our
morning worship service.
Song sheets for those who are unable to see the screen
are on the bulletin table or ask an usher for one.
Song Service
*Hymn of Praise - #109
“Our Great Savior”
*Christian Greeting
Ministry in Music - Alyssa Kuyper
Congregational Prayer
*Hymn - #218
“Jesus Paid It All”
Scripture: Exodus 32:1-24
(page 137 or 136)
Message: “THE FULL CUP”
*Closing Hymn - #152
“Fairest Lord Jesus”
*Parting Hymn - #785 (vs. 1, no chorus) “God Be With You”
(* Please stand if you are able)
God commands us to “remember the Sabbath day by keeping it
holy” (Exodus 20:8, NIV). This is meant as a blessing, not a burden. So welcome to worship, to rest and to celebration. Please
join us for refreshments in the Fellowship Hall after the morning worship service.
Friendship Register: During the first offering this morning,
please sign and pass the “Friendship” Register down the row.
Once it reaches the end and members and guests have signed,
please pass it back to the center.
A warm welcome to Tom Hydeen, Director of Worship and
Prayer at First Ref. Church Orange City, as he leads our evening
worship service.
Special thanks to Colleen Bomgaars for her ministry in music
this morning; and to Alyssa Kuyper for her ministry in music this
10:50 a.m.—Sunday School. Mission offering will be taken.
7:00 p.m.—Jr. RCYF. Devotions-Charli; Prayer-Brianna.
7:00 p.m.—Sr. RCYF.
Nursery Attendants: Verlyn V. R., Jami S., Aubie M., Paityn A.
(am); Jaimee V., Ella Z. (pm). Greeters: Dan Fedders, Tyler
Franken (am); Loren Hooyer (pm). Ushers: Chris (M); Beau
(NE); Keaton (SW). Door Attendant: Dave. Audio: Gary (am
& pm). Video: Laura (am); Dan (pm). Refreshments: Mike
Haverhals, Jerry Noteboom. After Service Greeters: Pastor &
John (M); Milt (NE); Loren (SW).
Monday, March 16
7:00 p.m.—GEMS. Remember your badge book.
7:00 p.m.—Cadets.
Regenmorter, Darien Downs (am); Alicia Wolfswinkel, Brady
Frick (pm). Greeters: Scott Fischer, Dave Frick (am); Phil
Hooyer (pm). Ushers: Pete Vonk (M); Brad Beukelman (NE);
Tyler Franken (SW). Door Attendant: Loren Hooyer. Audio:
Terry Vande Vegte (am & pm). Video: Dan Fedders (am); Brian
Renes (pm). Refreshments: Jerry Renes, Hans Smolders.
Cookies: Sue Noteboom, Ramona Vander Weide, Sherri Wolfswinkel, Glenda Van Meeteren, Florence Sandbulte. Special Music: Wally Valentine (am); Warren Valentine (pm). Special Offering: Missionary Support.
Uphold in Prayer
Thursday, March 19
9:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.—Women’s Bible Study.
7:00 p.m.—Couples for Christ.
Hazel Haverhals had same day surgery on her ear on Friday.
Lois Joffer returned home from University of Minnesota Hospital. Pray
for continued healing and strength.
Nellie Vander Vliet dealing with cancer in her lymph nodes.
Joni Byker our Mission Partner hopes to return to Liberia soon.
Carter Van Meeteren and Paisley Davelaar
Pray for direction and leading for the pastoral candidate
Jennifer Balderas is taking Basic Training in San Antonio, TX.
Trevor Pritchard has been deployed for six months.
Dan Burrington in the military
Nick Haverhals, Ashley Haverhals
Friday, March 20
6:00 p.m.—Jr. RCYF meeting at church for food/movies/games.
Parents can pick up your kids at 9:00 p.m.
Praying for our local congregations: This week please be in
prayer for God’s blessing for the Central Reformed Congregation
and the ministry of Pastor Van Rathbun.
Saturday, March 21
5:00 p.m.—Sr. RCYF will leave from church to go bowling in
Le Mars. Bring money for supper at the bowling alley.
Please help us to help you: When you have an illness, accident,
upcoming surgery, birth or death in the family, or other needs,
please notify one of the elders or the church office.
Tuesday, March 17
5:30 p.m.—West Sioux Classis Meeting at Central Ref. Sioux
Center. Milt Van Ravenswaay, Jerry Noteboom and
Marlin Sandbulte are our delegates.
We rejoice with Jeremy and Jacque Van Roekel on the birth of
a daughter, Peyton Renee. May God bless this family richly.
Pastor Voskuil will lead our morning worship service. Pastor
Dave Van Kley will lead our evening worship service. Nursery
Attendants: Julie Bomgaars, Clarice Van Maanen, Amber Van
The membership of Charley Dibbet has been transferred to
First Reformed Church of Sheldon; and the membership of Arlene
Bensema has been transferred to First Reformed Church of Sioux
Center. May God bless them in their new church homes.
Happy Birthday to Herb Remmerde who will celebrate his
81st birthday on Saturday, March 21.
Happy Anniversary to Rodney and Carol Sandbulte who will
celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, March 19.
Articles for the HIGHLIGHTS are due next Sunday, Mar. 22.
The open special offering (2nd offering) on Sunday, March 29
will be for Mission Projects.
Attention Organization Treasurer’s. All Treasurer’s books
will be audited this week. Please have your check registers, daily
records, all receipts, and bank statements from October 2013 to
December 2014 in the consistory room TODAY.
Michael and Heather Sas are having a tip night at the Sioux
Center Pizza Ranch to raise money for the adoption of their second child. The tip night will be on Wednesday, March 25 from
5:00 - 8:00 p.m. They are excited for you to join them in this
journey through prayers and financial support.
In Sioux Falls
Thursday, April 2
NEEDED: 5 or 6 people to leave at 1:00 p.m. to prepare the
meal ahead of time. Also 25 people to help serve the meal.
You must be 12 years or older. We must be at the Banquet
at 5:15 p.m. The church van will leave the parking lot at
4:00 p.m.
DONATIONS: Donations for meal expenses and milk are
also needed.
A sign up sheet and a box for donations is at the back of the
mailboxes. Please consider giving of your time or a donation.
Lilies, Tulips, Daffodils or Hyacinths
Would you like to donate Easter flowers “in
honor of” or “in memory of” someone. Stop by the table near the
mailboxes in the fellowship hall. Fill out a slip and put it, along
with $15 per plant, in an envelope and place it in the box. Make
checks payable to Carmel Women’s Ministries.
Deadline to order flowers is this week Wednesday, March 18.
Flowers may be picked up after the evening service
on Easter Sunday.
VBS Craft Team needs help! VBS Directors are looking for
someone to plan and lead crafts for Preschool/Kindergarten
classes; someone to plan and lead crafts for First/Second Grade
classes; and someone to plan and lead crafts for Third/Fourth
Grade classes. The wood projects of the past will be continued so
it would only be 4 or 5 crafts for the rest of the week. If you are
interested, please contact one of the Craft Directors, Amanda
Haverhals, or Anita Van Ravenhorst.
“New Best Friends Forever” is the topic for Ilene Dirks inspirational message on Wednesday, March 18 at the Christian
Women’s Brunch in the Community room of Whispering Heights
in Rock Valley at 9:15 a.m. Music is by Dawn den Hoed and the
feature is Justin De Bruin who will be bringing his service dog.
Brunch is $4.00. An offering will be received for Stonecroft
Ministries. All ladies are welcome. Reservations are necessary
so call Winifred at 470-5549 or Bertha at 476-2583 if you would
like to come.
The SHARE group for widows/widowers will meet on Thursday, March 19, at 6:00 p.m. at the HOMESTEAD COMMONS in
Hull. It is Pizza and Game night. Come and enjoy an evening of
fun, food and fellowship. Any questions contact: Pastor Katie at
470-4195 or Deanna Tiedeman at 439-2229.
Inspiration Hills Women’s Auxiliary Annual meeting will be
held Thursday, March 19. Registration and coffee begin at 9:30
a.m. The cost for the day will be $8.50. You are encouraged to
bring items for the silent auction. Some suggestions are: baked
items (with the flavor & recipe labeled on it), canned goods,
plants, craft items, baby items, etc. Proceeds of the Silent Auction will go to purchase playground equipment at the campground
at Inspiration Hills. Speaker will be Diane Ruyter from Village
Northwest Unlimited in Sheldon. Diane’s life was changed following a car accident in 1980. She talks on “Making wise decisions”, “Never give up” and “Don’t treat people with disabilities
differently”. The Village Singers will give special music and lead
group singing. Make your reservations by March 12, by calling
Inspiration Hills, 866-858-3265.