Sunday, September 30, 2018
Once again the doors of this house of the Lord stand open as a token of our welcome to visitors and members alike. In the name of Jesus Christ, by whom we come to the father of us all, we greet you.
THOSE SERVING TODAY:
AM: Katherine & Emma Garrow
PM: Judy Hintz
AM: Randy & Brenda Borst
PM: Dave & Judy Hintz
Song Service: Larry Pals
AM: Joyce Postma
PM: Joyce Postma
Coffee: Larry & Lori Pals
Offering for today: Samaritan’s Purse
Ushers for October: Jim Molyneux, Grant Hintz
Mother of the month for October: Sue Molyneux
*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: 6:30p.m. Consistory Meeting
Wednesday: 7:00p.m. Combined Adult Bible Study on Evangelism with Rev. Brian Najapfour
Monday, October 8, 7:00p.m. Council Meeting
Tuesday, October 9, 7:00p.m. Ladies’ Evening Bible Study
Wednesday, October 10, 6:30p.m. Mission Emphasis Potluck
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.
Classis Michigan will be meeting on Tuesday, October 9. May the Lord bless this classis meeting.
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.
Lamont Christian’s Delicious Chicken BBQ Dinner: Join us on October 13 from 5:30-7:00p.m. for our famous BBQ Chicken! It will be held at Lamont Christian School at 5260 Leonard St. Come and enjoy a delicious chicken dinner and even get a sneak preview of some items for our auction on November 3. Don’t miss it!
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 Missions Committee invites you to join us at our Mission Emphasis Wednesday Night Soup Supper this week Wednesday, October 3, at Cornerstone URC (located at 6442 – 36th Avenue, Hudsonville, MI 49426). Following the supper, we plan to hear a presentation by Ottavio Palombaro who will give us an update of what he did in Italy this past summer. The Soup Supper begins at 5:30p.m. and goes until 6:45p.m. The presentation by Ottavio begins at 7:00p.m. in the sanctuary. All are welcome!
Paul Tripp Parenting Conference: You’re invited! Faith United Reformed Church in West Olive is excited to host “Parenting: Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family” via live-stream on November 9, 7:00-10:00p.m. and November 10, 9:00a.m. – noon. This is a free event, but please register by November 3 so we can plan for seating and food (Saturday breakfast provided). For more details and to register, go to www.faithurc.net/fallconference. We hope to see you there!
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 email@example.com for reservations.