Bulletin 3/25/2018

Hamilton Christian Reformed Church – March 25, 2018
Our Church Family Announcements & Calendar

Our Church Calendar:
Today: March 25 – Palm Sunday
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 – 5th grade
Story: The Garden
Fellowship Time follows the morning service

6 pm ~ Evening Worship Service at Hamilton Reformed Church
Worship Leader: Rev. Jacob Porter

Wednesday, March 28
7:00 am- ~ Prayer Time in the sanctuary
8:30 am ~ Sr. Breakfast at Hawk’s Nest Restaurant
5:30 – 6:30 pm ~ Fellowship Supper – fellowship hall
6:30 pm ~ Youth Group
6:30 pm ~ GEMS
6:30 pm ~ Cadets

Friday, March 30 – Good Friday
7 pm ~ Good Friday Communion Service
Offering: Faith Promise Mission

Sunday, April 1 – Easter Sunday
9:10 ~ Prayer Time (Pastor Jake’s office)
9:30 ~ Morning Worship Service
Worship Leader: Rev. Jacob Porter
Offerings ~ HCRC Ministries and Building Fund,
Noisy Offering – Hand2Hand Ministry

Holy Week ~ Today we begin Holy Week and we will reflect on Jesus entry into Jerusalem. On Good Friday, (March 30)
at 7 pm we will reflect on the cross on which Jesus suffered for each of us (Mark 15) and partake of communion. On Easter Sunday we proclaim that He is Risen (Mark 16:1-8). In this week prepare your heart reflecting on Jesus’ death and resurrection for each of us.

Sunday School will meet this morning during the worship service. They will not meet on April 1 and April 8 due to spring break. Class will resume on April 15.

Evening Worship Service will be held at Hamilton Reformed Church at 6 pm tonight. Pastor Jake will lead the worship service. There will be no evening service next Sunday, April 1.

Sr. Breakfast will be held on Wednesday, March 28 at 8:30 am at Hawk’s Nest Restaurant. Anyone is welcome to come for breakfast and share in the fellowship to start the morning.

Fellowship Night will be Wednesday, March 28. We will be having a cook-out of hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill, chips, salad and dessert. Youth Group, Cadets and GEMS will meet at 6:30 pm. The Adults will view and discuss the DVD of “Israel’s Mission” from That The World May Know Ministry. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Youth Group will be meeting on Wednesday, March 28 at 6:30 – 8 pm in the youth room. We will be having our Easter lesson. There will be no youth group on April 4.

Ladies Guild Bible Study will begin a new study of the Book of Esther on Tuesday, April 3 at 10 am in the fellowship hall.
Ladies of any age are most welcome to join us. Study books are available in the church office.

Small Group Bible Study will meet on Tuesday, April 3 at 7 pm. Our lesson will be from our study book, End Times, lesson 4.

Church Bowling Night will be held on Saturday, April 7 at 6 pm at Zeeland Bowling Lanes. If you would like to attend this
church event, sign-up at the Welcome Table. The cost is $10 for two games of bowling and shoe rental which can be paid to Zena Walters the night of bowling. If you do not want to bowl you can still come and watch the bowling event and enjoy the fellowship and fun.

Easter Flowers ~ If you would like to place a flower in memory or honor of a loved one or to beautify the sanctuary on Easter, please sign the sheet at the Welcome Table. Flowers should be at church by Saturday noon, March 31.

Newsletter ~ Articles and information for the April newsletter are due on March 25 and may be placed in the newsletter box in the narthex.

Stay Alert, Watch and Be Ready ~ What did Jesus say about his return? How should we prepare for his coming? Join
Groundwork as we study Mark 13 and Matthew 24 to see what Jesus taught his disciples shortly before his crucifixion about the end of the world and the best ways to prepare for his anticipated return. Listen at GroundworkOnline.com and subscribe to Groundwork’s weekly emails for future episodes.

Short-Term Volunteers ~ Are you 18 to 24 years old and interested in embarking on a short-term volunteer opportunity
with a life-long impact? World Renew’s Global Volunteer Program provides opportunities to live, work, eat and play in an international community while exploring how God wants to use your talents and skills for His purpose. For more information contact Andrew at [email protected]

Church Fellowship Night — Wednesday, March 28 —
Fellowship Hall
5:30 – 6:30 pm – Hamburgers & Hot Dogs on the grill
Chips, Salad and Dessert
6:30 – 7:30 pm – Youth Group, Cadets, Gems
Adults Session – DVD – Israel’s Mission

Church Bowling Night —- Saturday, April 7 —- 6 pm — – Zeeland Bowling Lanes
Sign-up at the Welcome Table