Bulletin – February 24, 2019

Hamilton Christian Reformed Church – February 24, 2019

Our Church Calendar:
Today: February 24
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 ~ Love INC
Fellowship Time follows the morning service
6 pm ~ Evening Worship Service – Hamilton Ref.
Worship Leader: Rev. Adam Van Der Stoep

Wednesday, February 27
7 am ~ Prayer Time – Sanctuary
8:30 am ~ Sr. Breakfast – Hawk’s Nest Restaurant
5:30 pm ~ Fellowship Supper – pizza & sides
6:30 pm ~ Cadet Pinewood Derby Race – fellowship hall
5 pm ~ GRACE 360 Youth Group – My Sister’s House

Sunday, March 3
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 ~ Evening Worship – Hamilton CRC
Worship Leader: Rev. Jacob Porter

~ Fellowship Night – Wednesday, February 27 ~
5:30 – 6:30 pm – Pizza Supper – served by the Cadets
6:30 pm – Pinewood Derby Race

Requested & Expanded Announcements
February 24, 2019

Evening Service will be at 6 pm at Hamilton Reformed Church. Rev. Adam Van Der Stoep will lead the worship service. For the month of March the evening services will be held at our church.

Noisy Offering ~ The Noisy offering today will be for Love INC. For the months of March and April the Sunday School children will collect your “pocket change” for the Hand2Hand Ministry. The Sunday School children so much appreciation collecting your “pocket change” for the various ministries.

Fellowship Night ~ This Wednesday, February 27, is the big race! The Cadets will be serving a pre-race pizza supper from 5:30 – 6:30 pm in the fellowship hall for all race fans. Starting at 6:30 the Pinewood Derby Race will start. This year the Cadets are challenging the GEMS Girls to the race. If anyone would like to build a car or use a previous car they are also welcome to participate. Sign-up at the Welcome Table. Car kits available from Kurt Dykstra. Proceeds from the meal will go towards the Cadet ministry. Hope to see you at the races on Wednesday night!

Grace 360 Youth Group will meet on Wednesday, February 27 from 5 – 8 pm. We will be going to My Sister’s House to have pizza and have game and craft time with the residents.

Newsletter ~ Information for the March church newsletter is due today and may be placed in the newsletter box in the narthex.

Love INC Volunteer Training ~ Are you interested in volunteering with Love INC. The next volunteer training will be held on Monday, February 25 and Monday, March 4 at 6 pm at the Love INC office – 4621 – 135th Avenue. For more information and registration contact the office at 269.751.2533.

Community ~ On Saturday, April 13, Love INC invites you to a fundraising dinner at the Trestle Stop Restaurant. The night will feature a delicious meal, testimonies of our LIFE Skills participants and entertainment from VanDerProv, the comedy improv group from Hope College. Mark your calendars… More details soon!

Bentheim Supper & Auction will be held on Saturday, March 2, at Bentheim Reformed Church. A pig roast with sides and dessert will be available from 5 – 6:15 pm with the auction at 6:30 pm. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Puerto Rico Youth Mission Trip this summer.

Lakeshore Little People’s has a few openings this fall in the three-year-old classroom. This program is held at Hamilton Reformed Church on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:45 am – 11:30 am, September – May. This program offers a Christian focus along with a high quality academic curriculum, perfect for your child’s first preschool experience. For more information call Kylie at 269.751.5422, ext. 22 or email at [email protected].

Biblical Guide to Discipline ~ Discipline is one of the most important and challenging responsibilities of parenting.
“Biblical Discipline: A Guide for Christian Parents,” an ebook from Family Fire, offers encouragement and answers your questions about child discipline. Get the ebook with your free email subscription at FamilyFire.com/Discipline.

Kid’s Korner ~ Liz discovers a superhero in a most unlikely place. Who is this hero and where did that lizard come from? Listen at kidscorner.net.

The Gift of Service ~ We use the world “service” in many contexts today: community service, worship service, military service and more. Study I Corinthians 12:1-7, John 13:12-17 and Romans 12:1-3 with Groundwork to remember the biblical definition of service and why it’s an important part of a Christian’s life. Listen at GroundworkOnline.com.

Family Faith Formation ~ Looking at mementos often sparks storytelling. Create a “family faith box” in which you collect
mementos of your faith journey together. It could include baptism outfits, church bulletins from significant events, photos, wedding vows and more. Have fun at family gatherings looking at the mementos and sharing stories of God’s faithfulness. (Faith Formation Ministries: crcna.org/FaithFormation)

Missionaries ~ How is God calling you to spread the gospel? Resonate has an urgent need for people to step into ministry in North America and throughout the world. You might be surprised how God can use you knowledge, skills and abilities to expand his kingdom. Explore volunteer and career opportunities at resonateglobalmission/org/go.