Sunday, March 10, 2019
We are glad today to welcome to the fellowship of Word and Table all who love the Lord and have come here to worship Him in spirit and in truth. It is our prayer that our services may help us all in our Christian lives.
THOSE SERVING TODAY:
AM: Katherine & Emma Garrow
PM: Dawn Kamps
AM: Tim & Carla Lieffers
PM: Mark & Lye McCormick
Song Service: Ike Spriensma
AM: Pam Berens
PM: Pam Berens
Coffee: Randy & Brenda Borst
Offering for today: Benevolence
Ushers for March: Adlai Brown, Grant Hintz
Mother of the month for March: Brenda Borst
*Continue to pray for the following members of our congregation: Judie Sall,
Floyd and Albertha Martinie, Joyce Zylstra, and Henry White
*Our shut-ins: Frank & Gert Meerman
*Our service men: Ray Whitman at IMF Trident Base in Bangor, Washington;
Eric Zandstra at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton, Connecticut; and Nate VanDenTop.
Today: Lord’s Supper and Fellowship Meal
Tuesday: 9:00a.m. Classis Michigan Meeting at Eastmanville
March 19, 7:00p.m. Ladies’ Evening Bible Study
March 21, 6:30p.m. Baby Shower for Jennifer Leestma
Hearing Aid devices are available in the back of church for anyone upon request.
There are large print NKJV Bibles available in the back of church.
We have the privilege of celebrating the Lord’s Supper during the morning service and immediately following we will be having a Fellowship meal.
Lord willing, Classis Michigan will convene at Eastmanville URC at 9:00a.m. on Tuesday, March 12. May the Lord bless our deliberations. There will be a post-Classis Pulpit Exchange. Rev. Greg Lubbers will be preaching here Sunday evening, March 17 and Pastor Nobel will be preaching at Walker URC.
The Council would like to welcome Jeff & Ina Buikema as new members of Eastmanville.
Happy Birthday to Helen Van Laar, she will be 85 on Friday, March 15.
Spring Choir practice will begin on March 17, at 4:00p.m. in the sanctuary. All are welcome.
Baby Shower: The Fellowship Committee is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a baby shower for Jennifer Leestma on Thursday, March 21 at 6:30p.m. Anyone wishing to contribute toward a group gift can talk to Lori Pals or Arlene Nobel.
Lamont Christian school 7th and 8th grade students are excited to invite you to the showing of “Bestest Bedtime Stories” (as told by Grandpa)( he’s silly!) by Ed Monk. Please join us on Friday March 15 at 7:00p.m. in the Lamont Christian school gym. Tickets are $5.00
Love INC Requests:
1. Thrift Store Donations – donations of clothing, furniture, appliances, household goods, etc. has been down lately. Please consider any de-clutter or purge challenge and donate such items to Love INC’s New to You store on 60th street in Allendale. The proceeds from donations helps support our ministry so please consider donating to Love INC vs. Goodwill or other non-Christian based organizations. Our donation center is always open.
2. 4×4 Truck for Furniture Ministry – We are in need of a used truck with open bed that can also pull a trailer to help support our furniture ministry. Ideally truck would have lots of life left on it and could be donated or sold to us for a very low price (donation is tax deductible). If you have or know of someone with such a vehicle, please contact our office at (616)895-5683.
3. Coach/mentor/volunteer – with additional programs being offered we are looking for more people willing to walk side-by-side with a person or family to lend an ear, help them develop their relationship with Christ, teach a class, or serve as mentor. If you would like to learn more how to help, please call us at (616)895-5683. We can’t do this without your help!
4. Does anyone need dialysis solution? We received a donation of 22 boxes of 1.5% PD Solution and 15 boxes of 1.5% PD solution. We would be happy to give this to someone who could use it. If you or a family member is on home dialysis and could use this solution, please call us at (616)895-5683.
Cornerstone URC Annual Women’s Conference: “A Woman’s Wisdom – How the Book of Proverbs Speaks to Everything.” The conference will be held this week on March 15 and 16, with the main speaker, Lydia Brownback. Information detailing the conference is available in the Fellowship Hall. This year’s conference price is $35/person and includes refreshments on Friday evening and breakfast and lunch on Saturday. Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to fellowship with sisters in the faith as we glorify God together and grow in the knowledge of His truth. For more information, contact Cornerstone URC, by visiting www.cornerstoneurc.com or calling (616)669-2190.
Unity Christian High School welcomes parents of all ages to join us on Thursday, March 14, from 7:00 – 8:30p.m. at Unity Christian for a special presentation “Growing Up in the Digital Age: Raising Generation Z.” Dan Landstra, Unity’s Director for Spiritual Life and Leadership, will give a “front row” look at the world of Gen Z by creating a greater understanding of the most pressing issues teenagers confront, providing tools and resources for better parental awareness, and why, more than ever, adults matter in the lives of teenagers. Dan Landstra travels the Midwest equipping both adults and students; bringing awareness, creating understanding, and teaching discernment to live as agents of change and transformation.
Zion Christian School: Everyone is invited to a Soup Supper at Zion Christian School on Tuesday, March 19, from 5:00-7:00pm. Members of the Junior class are eager to serve you a delicious variety of soups. All proceeds benefit the Junior-Senior Banquet.