Вы находитесь на странице: 1из 2

CHURCH CALENDAR: ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sunday, August 22, 2010


TODAY (8/22): FOREVER YOUNG has planned a day trip for members and friends of First Church. On Friday, Octo-
8:00 Boaters/Joggers Worship Service ber 29 we will go by charted bus to the Blue Gate Restaurant and Theater in Shipshewana, IN. The cost
9:30 Intern Sandra Cammenga of the bus, dinner and show is $60 per person. We have 50 spaces available. Sign the list at the Informa-
6:00 Rev. Mary Wisner here at First Church CORNER OF STATE & 26TH STREET
tion Post and make out a check to the church (or cash) to reserve your spot. Turn in your check to Pastor
MONDAY (8/23): Paul or the church office. (630 STATE STREET, HOLLAND, MI 49423)
TUESDAY (8/24):
WEDNESDAY (8/25):
7:15 Men’s Prayer Group The Outreach Ministry Team and staff have been studying the book, “WHEN HELPING HURTS” by
Dr. Brian Filkert. Dr. Filkert will be speaking at Park Christian Reformed Church, 1496 W. 32nd St., in
(616) 392-8085
1:30 Staff meeting
3:30 Care Closet Holland, Wednesday, from 7:00 -9:00 p.m. on “How to Help Others”. If you would like to join members www.firstchurchofholland.org
THURSDAY (8/26): of the Outreach Ministry Team in attending this seminar, please contact Pam Johnson or Pastor Paul.
6:30 Care Closet #2
FRIDAY (8/27): The COOKIE BANK can use your donations of cookies, crackers and other baked goodies for the Fel- The family of First Church welcomes you to our services today. You are our guest and we are glad you
4:30 Liang-Ellis Wedding rehearsal lowship Coffees. Donations can be dropped off any time during the week to the main floor kitchen off the have chosen to worship with us. The following are services available to assist you: barrier-free entrances
SATURDAY (8/28): Family Life Center. Thank you! and restrooms; an elevator to the lower level; supervised child care for infants and toddlers in our spacious
3:00 Liang-Ellis Wedding ceremony nursery; a hearing assistance system for use with hearing aids with the t-coils or headsets; pre-kindergarten
SUNDAY (8/29): to fifth grade children’s worship bags to aid your child during the service and volunteers who are ready to
8:00 Boaters/Joggers Worship Service As summer begins to wind down, it soon will be time to begin your fall cleaning. answer any questions at the Information Post at the rear of the worship center. If we can be of assistance
9:30 Rev. Dr. Daniel N. Gillett Would you please consider donating any "stuff" (no clothing) that you no longer need to our ANNUAL during the week, please call the church office at 392-8085. If you are looking for a church home, please
6:00 Rev. Chris DeVos here at First Church GARAGE SALE FOR MISSIONS which will be held in the Family Life Center on Saturday, November accept this as an invitation to ‘check us out.’ There is ALWAYS A WELCOME HOME for you.
13. You can drop off your items any time during office hours (8:00-4:30) beginning now through
November 12. Last year we raised almost $2,500 that went toward various mission projects.
SERVING THE CHURCH TODAY This is a great way to get rid of all that extra "stuff" and donate it to a worthy cause. MORNING WORSHIP—9:30 A.M.

COURTESY GREETERS: (8/22) R. & J. Arendsen, B. & We can make a difference: One billion people in our world are without access to clean life-giving water. THE APPROACH TO GOD
K. Ashby, B. & N. Ashby. (8/29) A. & C. Bass, C. & R. Every 15 seconds a child dies because of water borne diseases. Please help to increase the awareness of THE PEALING OF THE BELLS
Blodgett, P. & D. Boerigter. this global water crisis and also help provide safe water for thirsty people by joining hundreds of others on Let the Pealing of the Bells be a call to silent meditation and prayer as the Prelude is
USHERS: (8/22) H. Topp, R. Fortney, P. Mulder, S. Liang. Saturday, September 25 in the “WALK FOR WATER” at 9:00 a.m. at Kollen Park. Jannelle Geertman will being played.
(8/29) S. Vlietstra, T. Coney, C. Kleis, M. DeHaan. give a ministry moment this morning. For more information and/or to register, see Water Missions Inter-
ELDERS: (8/22 A.M.) N. Unema, J. Geertman, J. national’s website: www.watermissions.org PRELUDE - “Prelude and Fugue in D Major” - Dietrich Buxtehude
VanderStoep, S. Vlietstra. (8/22 P.M.) L. DeVries, S. Liang,
(8/29 A.M.) B. VanDoornik, D. Ebels, C. Kleinheksel, B. Our BOATERS/JOGGERS SERVICE is still being held in the sanctuary here at First Church starting at ANNOUNCEMENTS
Carlson. (8/29 P.M.) T. Aalberts, G. Bylsma. 8:00 a.m. every Sunday morning throughout the summer. This abbreviated service includes message, read-
BUS DRIVER: (8/22) G. Collings / 748-0023. (8/29) J. ings and coffee. Please feel free to invite friends to this unique, relaxed service. Our final “Boaters/ PASSING OF THE FRIENDSHIP REGISTER
Nykerk / 392-6893. Joggers” service will be Labor Day weekend.
HALL MONITOR: (8/22) M. Sall. (8/29) T. Aalberts. MINISTRY MOMENT - “Water Missions International” - Jannelle Geertman
NURSERY, AM WORSHIP: (8/22) K. Ashby, B. Ashby, L. The CARE CLOSET would appreciate your donations this week of: laundry detergent, toothpaste, and
Schrotenboer, C. Doeden, C. Immink, S. Bass. (8/29) K. size 3 diapers. Thank you! GREETING ONE ANOTHER
Ashby, D. Eggers, E. Walker, A. Russcher, A. Houskamp, J.
Aalberts. WOMEN’S CIRCLE: The women’s circle at First Reformed Church is open to any women who wish to SENTENCES
FELLOWSHIP COFFEE: (8/22) Bass/VanderStoep. participate in a group for Bible Study and fellowship. The Rev. Paul Alderink leads us in Bible Study and
(8/29) VanDoornik. sharing. We begin this Fall by studying the book of Exodus. The Martha Circle meets at 9:30 a.m. on the *HYMN OF PRAISE - #34 “Rejoice Ye Pure in Heart”
DEACONS COUNTING TEAM: (August) J. Russcher, R. third Thursday of each month from September through May. Women do not need to be members of First
Gorman, B. Geerlings, M Sall. Church in order to be a part of this group. Our first meeting will be on Thursday, September 16. The cir- *INVOCATION & SALUTATION
cle has a list of names of people who are shut in. These people are regularly remembered in prayer, by
visits from certain members of the Circle and by letters and cards. Please call or speak with Adeline Sy- *THE NICENE CREED
TV WORSHIP SCHEDULE WE BELIEVE IN ONE GOD, THE FATHER ALMIGHTY, MAKER OF
besma at 393-0275 to learn more about the benefits of being part of this group, where women become
better acquainted, learn, share, support and care for one another. HEAVEN AND EARTH, OF ALL THINGS VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE.
First Church morning worship services can been seen every AND IN ONE LORD JESUS CHRIST, THE ONLY SON OF GOD.
week on Comcast Channel 24/916. BEGOTTEN FROM THE FATHER BEFORE ALL AGES, GOD FROM
▪ Monday at 7:00 a.m. Come see The Musical “Wicked” on Saturday, December 11 at 8:00 p.m. at Miller auditorium in Kalama- GOD, LIGHT FROM LIGHT, TRUE GOD FROM TRUE GOD, BEGOTTEN
▪ Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. zoo! We are getting a group of people together from First Church and going to enjoy a night of magic and NOT MADE; OF THE SAME ESSENCE AS THE FATHER. THROUGH
▪ Thursday at 6:00 p.m. music. Tickets range from $50-75 per person depending on seating and group discount rates available. Sign HIM ALL THINGS WERE MADE. FOR US AND FOR OUR SALVATION
up at the Information Post by Monday, September 20. Contact Amber Tejeda at 394-4792 for more infor- HE CAME DOWN FROM HEAVEN; HE BECAME INCARNATE BY THE
mation. “Wicked” is the prequel to the “Wizard of Oz”. This is an “extra chair” event so PLEASE con- HOLY SPIRIT AND THE VIRGIN MARY, AND WAS MADE HUMAN. HE
KIDS OWN WORSHIP sider inviting friends along. WAS CRUCIFIED FOR US UNDER PONTIUS PILATE; HE SUFFERED
AND WAS BURIED. THE THIRD DAY HE ROSE AGAIN, ACCORDING
TO THE SCRIPTURES. HE ASCENDED TO HEAVEN AND IS SEATED
Please note the age change for the summer. Children ages AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE FATHER. HE WILL COME AGAIN
4 yrs old through those entering 2nd grade are dismissed WITH GLORY TO JUDGE THE LIVING AND THE DEAD. HIS
during the Hymn of Preparation, meeting the teacher at the KINGDOM WILL NEVER END. AND WE BELIEVE IN THE HOLY
top of the stairs to proceed downstairs to room L2 for a SPIRIT, THE LORD, THE GIVER OF LIFE. HE PROCEEDS FROM THE
worship experience that is age appropriate. Parents must FATHER AND THE SON, AND WITH THE FATHER AND THE SON IS
pick up their children immediately following the worship WORSHIPED AND GLORIFIED. HE SPOKE THROUGH THE
service. Children will not be dismissed without a parent. PROPHETS. WE BELIEVE IN ONE HOLY CATHOLIC AND APOSTOLIC
CHURCH. WE AFFIRM ONE BAPTISM FOR THE FORGIVENESS OF
SINS. WE LOOK FORWARD TO THE RESURRECTION OF THE DEAD, Abbey & Emily Gorman -duet
AND TO LIFE IN THE WORLD TO COME. AMEN. Richard VanOss -organist OUR CHURCH FAMILY
HYMN - #309 “Wonderful Words of Life” The congregation is invited to attend the wedding ceremony
of EMILY LIANG and ROBERT ELLIS this Saturday,
ANTHEM - “Thy Word” - Amy Grant EVENING WORSHIP - 6:00 P.M. here at FIRST CHURCH August 28 at 3:00 p.m., here at First Church.
Chorus 1
Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet TIME OF PRAISE JENNIE DEWEERD has returned home. MARY
And a light unto my path PRELUDE VENHUIZEN was transferred from Holland Hospital to
Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet the Inn at Freedom Village.
And a light unto my path GREETING
For further “Church Family” updates, please call the Prayer
OPENING PRAYER Line throughout the week. The local number is 395-3282.
Verse 1 Out of town members should call 1-866-392-8085. If you
When I feel afraid HYMNS OF PRAISE - #25 “Praise My Soul the King of Heaven” have a prayer concern to be added or changed, or would like
And I think I've lost my way * #356 “All Creatures of Our God and King” to receive Prayer Line updates by e-mail please call the
Still You're there right beside me church office.
Nothing will I fear RESPONSIVE READING - #55 “God’s Goodness in Creation”
As long as You are near
SONG OF RESPONSE - #53 “Let all Things Now Living” PRAYER FOR THE WEEK
Please be near me to the end
TIME IN THE WORD Please pray for Embody as they enjoy an all-church camping
Verse 2 SCRIPTURE - Isaiah 29:16, Romans 9:20,21 trip with over 60 people at Tri-Ponds campground.
I will not forget
Your love for me and yet SERMON - “God the Potter.”
My heart forever is wandering
Jesus be my guide TIME IN PRAYER
And hold me to Your side PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE
I will love You to the end
PRINTED BY PERMISSION *CLOSING HYMN - #577 “Channels Only”
C.C.L.I. No. 1052025
*BENEDICTION
CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER
*CLOSING SONG - #840 “God Be with You” (verse 1)
THE WORD OF GOD
POSTLUDE
*HYMN OF PREPARATION - #651 “O Master Let Me Walk With Thee”
P.M. PARTICIPANTS:
PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION All of us gathered.
Rev. Mary Wisner -preaching
SCRIPTURE - Hebrews 12: 1-13 Deb Koopmans -pianist

SERMON - “Focusing on Christ”

PRAYER OF BLESSING

THE RESPONSE TO GOD


OFFERING

OFFERTORY - “I Need Thee Every Hour” - Seth Bingham


(based on The Worshiping Church No. 538)
MISSIONARIES CONSISTORY - 2010/2011
*DOXOLOGY - #808 “Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow” Mr. & Mrs. Jacob (Sharon) Moss, Jackson County Ministries, 4500 Highway 30 West P.O. Box 340, Ann- ELDERS EXECUTIVE
ville, KY 40402, E-mail: jlmoss@prtcnet.org Tim Aalberts, Gary Bylsma, COMMITTEE
*OFFERTORY PRAYER Bob Carlson, Larry DeVries, Vice President:
JP & Katy Sundararajan, E-mail: jpsunda@gmail.com Website: jpsunda.wordpress.com Dave Ebels, Jannelle JANNELLE GEERTMAN
*HYMN OF RESPONSE - #538 “I Need Thee Every Hour” Geertman, Con Kleinheksel, Consistory Clerk:
Rev. & Mrs. Rowland Jr. (Jane) VanEs, St. Paul’s United Theological College, P.O. Private Bag 00217, Susan Liang, Nick Unema, BILL VANDOORNIK
*BENEDICTION Limuru, Kenya, East Africa, E-mail: vanesjr@wananchi.com Jill VanderStoep, Bill Chairman of Deacons:
VanDoornik, Scott Vlietstra. DERK WALKOTTEN
*POSTLUDE - “Rejoice, Ye Pure In Heart” - Emma Lou Diemer Rev. David Bast, Words of Hope, 700 Ball Avenue N.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49503. E-mail: david- General Treasurer:
bast@woh.org DEACONS JOHN RUSSCHER
(based on The Worshiping Church No. 34) Ben Ashby, Mike Bosgraaf, Service Coordinator Contact:
Rev. Dick & Carolyn Otterness, Hermina út 29. fszt. 2. , H-1146 Budapest, Hungary. E-mail: otter- Rob Buit, Brian Geerlings, ROB BUIT
A.M. PARTICIPANTS: ness.r@gmail.com, Website: www.OtternessRomaMission.com Renee Gorman, Kirk
All of us gathered. Johnson, Chuck Kleis, Darin
Intern Sandra Cammenga -preaching Rev. & Mrs. Chuck (Jean) VanEngen, Latin American Leadership Development Program, 948 South Brad- Klooster, Chris Nienhuis,
Rev. Paul Reynen -worship leading ish Avenue, Glendora, CA 91740, E-mail: chuckveent@aol.com, Website: www.prodola.org John Russcher, Matthew Sall,
Jason Naber -worship leading Derk Walkotten.

Похожие интересы