Weekly Bulletin 4/26/15

Sunday, April 26, 2015

 The glory of the Lord abides with us. We welcome all who have come to lift up their hearts and minds to Almighty God,our loving Creator

 9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service

Worship Leader:   Mr. Jacob Porter

Gathering Praise ~  Mark Driesenga

Welcome & Announcements

Call to Worship ~ Gavyn Walters

Praise Songs ~  Build Your Kingdom Here

Lord I Need You

It Is Well With With My Soul

God’s Greeting and Our Shared Greetings

Bible Verse ~ Colossians 3:14

Children’s Blessing ~ Children, Pre-K – 4th grade are dismissed for Sunday School

Morning Prayer

God’s Word ~  Matthew 5:17-48 (pg 1502)

Message l  Practical Theology

Offering Prayer ~ Dennis Burke

Tithes & Offerings | HCRC Ministries & Building Fund

Offertory ~  What a Friend We Have in Jesus

God’s Blessing

Sending Song ~ Revive Us Again

Sending Praise

Prayer Ministry ~ Dennis Burke and Sue Tyler

 6 pm –  Evening Worship Service

Worship Leader:  Mr. Jacob Porter

Scripture:  Romans 1:18 – 3:18

Message ~ Sin, Wrath and Righteousness  Part 1

Offering:  Christian Reformed Home Missions


Prayers ~ Remember to pray for your church family, your neighbors, your country and many others throughout this week.


Worship Service ~ This morning Pastor Jake will lead us in worship as we reflect on Matthew 5, The Fulfillment of the Law.  This evening we will continue with series of Our World Belongs to God using stanza 14, The Fall.

Offering ~ Next Sunday morning a special offering will be received for a roofing project.  The deacons are going to be assiting a single mother in Hamilton financial and with labor to re-roof her home this spring.

Sunday School classes will meet this morning.  Pre-K – 4th grade will be dismissed during the morning service and 5th – 12th grade will meet following morning worship.

Installation Service for our newly selected elders Tom Tucker and Paul Nyboer and deacons Paul Kloosterman, Scott Nyboer and Matt Vander Bok will be held next Sunday, May 3 at the 9:30 am service.  Our retring elders are Fred Mireles and Jerry Prince and deacons Dean Eding, Kurt Klinkers and Doug Wabeke.

Small Group Bible Study will meet Tuesday, April 28 at 7 pm at Royal Park Atrium.  We will discuss lesson 2, “Who Is The One True God?”.

Ladies Guild Bible Study will meet Tuesday, May 5 at 10 am in the Council Room.  We will discuss lesson 4 Doing What Is Right with Love”. 

High School Youth Group will be part of a mission trip to Logan, West Virginia on June 14-19.  Your prayers and financial gifts are much appreciated to make this possible.

 Newsletter ~ Information for the May newsletter may be placed in the newsletter box in the narthex today.


 Today:  April 26

9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service ~ Mr. Jacob Porter

                      Offering:  HCRC Ministries and Building Fund

Sunday School:  Pre-K – 4th grade

                        Story:  Spot Remover (2 Kings 5)

Prayer Ministry & Fellowship Time follows service

10:45 am – Sunday School classes, 5th – 12th grade

6 pm ~ Evening Worship Service ~ Mr. Jacob Porter

Offering:  Christian Reformed Home Missions

                                                                                                                               Tuesday, April 28

                3 pm ~ GATE After School Ministry

7 pm ~ Sign Language Class

7 pm ~ Small Group Bible Study at Royal Park Atrium

Lesson 2 – Who Is the One True God

 Wednesday, April 29

7 am ~ Prayer Time in the sanctuary

8:30 am ~ Sr. Breakfast at Hawk’s Nest Restaurant

7 pm ~ Praise Team

Thursday, April 30

3 pm ~ GATE After School Ministry

Sunday,  May 3

               9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service ~ Mr. Jacob Porter

                        Installation Service of Office Bearers

                        Offering:  HCRC Ministries and Building Fund     

                                         Christian Support – Roofing Project

                10:45 am ~ Sunday School classes

6 pm ~ Evening Worship Service

Advance Notices

Monday, May 4 ~ 6:30 pm – Executive meeting

Monday, May 4 ~ 7:15 pm – Elders meeting

Tuesday, May 5 ~ 10 am – Ladies Guild Bible Study

Requested & Expanded Announcements

April 26, 2015

Small Group Bible Study will be held on Tuesday, April 28 at 7 pm at the Royal Park Atrium.  We will discuss      lesson 2 – “Who Is the One True God”.

Ladies Guild Bible Study will meet on Tuesday, May 5 at 10 am.  We will discuss lesson 4 “Doing What Is   Right With Love”.  All ladies are welcome to join us for this study on Titus and Philemon.

Ministry Offering ~ Our ministry offering this month has been for Christian Reformed Home Missions. Every gift helps Home Missions to support the work of missionaries in the United States share the love of  Jesus.  Your offering may be placed in any offering, mark your giving envelope “Home Missions”.

May Newsletter ~ Articles for the May Observer are due today and may be placed in the newsletter box in  the narthex.

National Day of Prayer will be held on Thursday, May 7 at 12:15 – 12:45 pm at the Heath Township Hall in  Hamilton.  This year’s theme is “Lord Hear Our Cry”.  On this day we come together as a nation to intercede for American its leadership, government, military, media, business, education, church and  family.

Love INC Furniture Ministry of Ebenezer Reformed Church is out of dining room tables and chairs.  If you are planning on redoing your décor, please consider the Love INC Furniture Ministry for your gently used furniture.  To donate call   751.2533.

Camp Beechpoint, located on Dumont Lake in Allegan, will be having Day Camp from June 8 – July 31.  If you have children over the age of 6 who would like to go tubing, fishing, drive go-carts, zip lines, etc. while learning about Christ, then Camp Beechpoint is for you!  The day begins at 8 am and ends at  4:30 pm.  For more information call 269.673.6155.

Camp Beechpoint is in need of volunteer nurses.  If you are a RN or BSN would you consider volunteering for a few hours a week at Camp Beechpoint?  For more information call 269.673.6155.

Hamilton Reformed Church Parking Lot Sale will be held on Saturday, May 16 from 8 am – 1 pm (rain date May 30).  Parking spaces are still available to sell your items. For $15 you can rent two parking spaces and $25 will rent 3 spaces to sell your items.  For information or to reserve a space contact Joy Essenburg (751.5431 or jessenburg@yahoo.com) or Sara       (751.5145 or hamiltonreformed@gmail.com).    Sign-up deadline is May 9.

Science Camps ~ Calvin College offers learning opportunities at Science Camps this summer for students  who enjoy academic challenges.  Taught by Calvin professors and high school teachers who are     experienced in their fields of physics, computers, chemistry and advanced science – great educational  options for students entering grades 6-12 (fall 2015).  For detailed descriptions, dates, costs and age appropriate information go to www.calvin/edu/go/camps.

Vacation Bible School ~ Millions of children in Asia have not heard yet that Jesus loves them.  Will you go and share the good news?  If you love kids and VBS, this 5-week volunteer opportunity from July 2-August 9 is for you.  More information is available at www.crwm.org.

Mission Youth Team ~ Join youth and young adults from the Dominican Republic to form a cross-cultural  youth missions team in the Dominican Republic from July 22 – August 3 this summer.  If you love sports, drama, music, kids and youth as well as making new friends come and be part of this team.  Details can  be found at www.crwm.org.

His Little Feet International Children’s Choir will be at Maranatha CRC in Holland on Sunday, April 26 at  5 pm.  The choir presentation will be in the sanctuary of Maranatha CRC (918 Central Avenue – Holland).  The event is free and everyone is welcome to attend.  The choir children, ages 6 to 13, are        orphaned and rescued from countries including India, Ethiopia and Haiti.  While the children are a part of the choir, they participate in His Little Feet’s nationwide “Light Your World” International Children’s Choir Tour.  This energetic, culturally unique Gospel-centered presentation brings attention to the plight of millions of orphaned and vulnerable children living in the world today and offers opportunities for people to respond and make a difference.

Prayer Opportunities ~ Each Sunday at 9 am (Council Room) and each Wednesday at 7 am (Sanctuary).    A prayer Team is also available after each morning service at the front of the sanctuary.