Sunday, September 23, 2018
We heartily welcome all who have come to adore God, our Creator. We greet you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ and pray that the Holy Spirit may remove any barriers that would keep us from loving fellowship together.
THOSE SERVING TODAY:
AM: Karen DeJonge
PM: Brenda Borst
AM: Fred & Sue Zandstra
PM: Tim & Karen DeJonge
Song Service: Don VanDenTop
AM: Joyce Postma
PM: Joyce Postma
Coffee: Arlene & Bethany Nobel
Offering for today: Mel Trotter Ministries
Ushers for September: Joel Molyneux, Gage Kamps
Mother of the month for September: Carla Lieffers
*Continue to pray for the following members of our congregation: Henry White,
Shirley Molyneux, and Joyce Zylstra
*Our shut-ins: Marian DeJonge, Joy Kulikamp, and Frank & Gert Meerman
*Our service men and woman: Ray Whitman at IMF Trident Base in Bangor, Washington;
Eric Zandstra at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton, Connecticut;
Lauren Zandstra in Sigonella, Italy; and Nate VanDenTop.
Today: 11:00a.m. Catechism Classes
Tuesday: 7:00p.m. Ladies’ Evening Bible Study
Wednesday: 9:30a.m. Ladies’ Morning Bible Study
Tuesday, October 2, 6:30p.m. Consistory Meeting
Wednesday, October 3, 7:00p.m. Combined Adult Bible Study
Monday, October 8, 7:00p.m. Council Meeting
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.
You are cordially invited for a time of coffee and refreshments in the Fellowship Hall following the morning service.
Happy Birthday to Don Sall, he will be 83 on Wednesday, September 26.
Mark Your Calendar!
Sunday, October 7 we will begin our Mission Emphasis Week with Rev. Brian Najapfour preaching both services.
Wednesday, October 10 will be the Mission Emphasis Potluck. John Carrier, the new Director of Love in the Name of Christ in Allendale will be our guest and speaker. The potluck dinner begins at 6.30p.m. with a presentation following. All are welcome.
Ladies Morning Bible Study: Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, September 26 at 9:30a.m. We will be studying Week 2. Joy in the Advance of the Gospel. Please contact Jan VanderWal if you would like a book. All are welcome!
Love INC Requests: Thank you for your support as we work together for God’s Kingdom.
1. Depression and Anxiety Program: Love INC will again be offering a Depression and Anxiety program for anyone or family in the community who would benefit from this program. It is an 8 week program starting Monday, October 22 at 7:00p.m. There will be an informational meeting on October 8 if you would like to learn more before signing up. This program will be hosted in Coopersville (location to be determined). If you would like to learn more, call Caleb at Love INC at (616)895-5683. This program was offered in Allendale last March and was very well received and reviewed. Feel free to attend with a son or daughter.
2. Love 5k Walk/Run, October 20: If you enjoy walking or running, please join us for this inexpensive fund raiser to help Love INC carry out our mission to help those in the community who are struggling as well as help them develop or deepen their relationship with Christ. Call or text some friends and register by texting Love5k to 71777 (or via the events tab atwww.allendalelove.org). It would be awesome if each church partner could help obtain 10 participants – can you help by signing up or finding others to do so?
3. Coaching and Mentoring Volunteers Needed: We would love to have more people walk side by side clients we are working with to go deeper in developing a relationship, assisting with their challenges, and most importantly feel the love of Christ. If interested, please call Love INC at (616)895-5683.
Cornerstone URC Women’s Conference: We are moving ahead with plans for our 2019 CURC Spring Women’s Conference. The dates will be March 15-16, 2019, and our speaker will be Lydia Brownback. Look for more updates in the coming months. Cornerstone URC Women’s Conference Committee.
Zion Christian School: Zion is once again facing a shortage in bus drivers. Both full route and afternoon only options are available. If you or someone you know is interested in getting licensed or driving for Zion, please contact Michelle Hilton in the office at (616) 878-9472 Ext 118.
Westminster Seminary California: You are cordially invited to “An Evening with Westminster Seminary California” with President Joel E. Kim on Tuesday, October 16, from 6:00-9:00p.m. at the Sunnybrook Country Club, Grandville, MI. Come see and hear about the fruit of God’s blessings at WSC. You will not be asked to make a donation and there is no charge for the dinner, but a reservation is necessary. Please call (888)480-8474, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.