Bulletin – March 10, 2019

Hamilton Christian Reformed Church – March 10, 2019

Our Church Calendar:
Today: March 10 ~ First Sunday of Lent
9:15 am ~ Prayer Time (Pastor Jake’s office)
9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service
Worship Leader ~ Rev. Jacob Porter
Offerings ~ HCRC Ministries and Building Fund
Noisy Offering ~ Hand2Hand Ministry
Sunday School Pre-K – 4th Grade
Story: Jesus Appears to the Disciples
Fellowship Time follows the morning service
6 pm ~ Community Hymn Sing – HCRC
Leader: Nate & Friends
Offering: Audio Scripture Ministry

Wednesday, March 13
7 am ~ Prayer Time – Sanctuary
5:30 – 6:30 pm ~ Fellowship Supper
6:30 pm ~ Town Hall meeting – Fellowship Hall
6:30 pm ~ Cadets – Cadet Building
6:30 pm ~ GEMS Girls
6:30 pm ~ GRACE 360 Youth Group – Youth Room

Sunday, March 17 – Lent
9:15 am ~ Prayer Time (Pastor Jake’s office)
9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service
Worship Leader ~ Rev. Jacob Porter
Offerings ~ HCRC Ministries and Building Fund
Noisy Offering ~ Hand2Hand Ministry
Sunday School ~ PreK – 4th grade
6 pm ~ Community Worship Service – Hamilton CRC
Worship Leader: Pastor Ron Lugten

Requested & Expanded Announcements
March 10, 2019

Evening Service will be at 6 pm at our church. Nate & Friends will lead a time of singing. Join with our brothers and sisters from Hamilton Reformed for this time of praise.

Fellowship Night will be held on Wednesday, March 13. A spaghetti supper will be available from 5:30 – 6:30 pm in the fellowship hall. Following the meal a Town Hall meeting will be held at 6:30 pm.

Town Hall Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 13 at 6:30 pm in the fellowship hall. An agenda for this meeting is available in your church mailbox. At this meeting you will be able to share ideas for our church and be updated from the Building & Grounds.

Grace 360 Youth Group will meet on Wednesday, March 13 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. We will meet in the youth room. Our lesson will be from Romans 10:13-15.

Cadets will meet on Wednesday, March 13 at 6:30 pm in the Cadet Building. We will have a Bible lesson and work on merit badges and crafts.

Ladies Guild Bible Study will begin their spring session on Tuesday morning, April 2.

Love INC Heart-to-Heart Store ~ Remember to vote every day for our store in the Holland Sentinel Best-of-the-Best 2018 contest until March 22. To vote go to: hollandsentinel.gatehousecontests,com/2018. The Heart-to-Heart Store and Love INC is in need of quality furniture donations and your used, working appliance. And the Heart-to-Heart Store is accepting donations of clothing, toys, household items, decorations, etc. Items may be brought to the Heart-to-Heart Store (4621 – 135th Avenue, Hamilton) Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 5 pm or Saturday, 9:30 am – 2 pm. Your support of this ministry here in Hamilton is so much appreciated.

Fundraiser ~ Mark your calendars! You’re invited to a night to bring Sonshine and transform people’s lives! The Love INC fundraiser dinner will be held on Saturday, April 13 at 6 pm at the Trestle Stop Restaurant in Hamilton. It will feature entertainment, a silent auction and testimonies of Christ’s love and power. Stop by the Love INC office or the Heart-to-Heart Resale Store for tickets.

Fundraiser ~ Dine out on Monday, March 18 at Russ’ Eastown and support the ministry of Right to Life of Holland. From 5 pm – close, Russ’ Eastown will donate 25% of your total bill to Right to Life of Holland. You do need a coupon, which are available at the Welcome Table and by the church mailboxes.

Our Failures and God’s Rescue ~ Do you ever feel like you continually struggle with the same sins? Join Groundwork in
examining Judges 2:6-9 to study the pattern of Judges and from it draw encouragement for our faith and confidence God will rescue us if we cry out to him. Listen at GroundworkOnline.com.

Kid’s Korner ~ Liz decides to adopt an “I don’t care” attitude when he gets a bad grade. What can Grandpa do to help him change his attitude? Listen to this story and find fun activities at kidscorner.net. You can also download Lent 2019 devotionals to lead your family’s Bible study as you prepare for Easter.

Lent Family Faith Formation Tip ~ Observing Lent with your family can be a very meaningful experience. Checkout tinyurl.com/FlameLentActivities for lots of creative things to make and do with kids of all ages. (Faith Formation Ministries: crcna.org/FaithFormation)

Community Event ~ The Harvesters is a community group of people 50 years old or older. This group is planning an activity on Saturday, March 16 a 6 pm at the GATE Youth Center (4671 Washington Ave., Hamilton) and is inviting anyone 50+. There will be a taco bar and a Farkle tournament following the meal. Table service, beverage and traditional taco meat and toppings will be available, but you are welcome to bring your favorite taco topping or an appetizer or dessert, but you do not have to. If you do not know how to play Farkle you will be able to learn in two minutes or just come and watch. Come for a night of fun and food and bring a friend or neighbor. For questions and rsvp: [email protected] by March 14.

Global Church Partnership with World Renew ~ Are you seeking an opportunity to develop in-depth relationships with other Christians, locally and internationally? World Renew helps churches to develop committed church-to-church relationships that enrich lives within a congregation and provide long-term, two-way support between churches. Join World Renew to partner with churches worldwide and further God’s kingdom! Contact Andrew at [email protected] for more information.