Bulletin January 28, 2018

Hamilton Christian Reformed Church
Our Church Family Announcements & Calendar

Our Church Calendar:
Today: January 28
9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service
Worship Leader: Rev. Sarah Farkas
Offerings ~ HCRC Ministries and Building Fund
Noisy Offering – Love INC
Sunday School: The Mustard Seed
Fellowship Time follows the morning service

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

Wednesday, January 31
7:00 am- ~ Prayer Time in the sanctuary
8:30 am ~ Sr. Breakfast at Hawk’s Nest Restaurant
6:30 pm ~ Youth Group – Lesson: Genesis 6-9
6:30 pm ~ Cadet Fun Night – clubhouse

Sunday, February 4
9:10 ~ Prayer Time (Pastor Jake’s office)
9:30 ~ Morning Worship Service
Offerings ~ HCRC Ministries and Building Fund
Noisy Offering – Love INC
Sunday School for Pre-K – 5th grade
6 pm ~ Evening Worship at Hamilton CRC
Worship Leader: Rev. Adam Van Der Stoep

Requested & Expanded Announcements
January 28, 2018

Thank you for your support of the Parsonage Remodel Offering. If you would still like to contribute to this project you
can give at any time using the Building Fund envelope (yellow) and mark the envelope “Parsonage Remodel” and place it in the offering plate or give to any deacon. The Building Team will begin the upgrade to the bathroom soon.

Youth Group will be meeting on Wednesday, January 31 at 6:30 – 8 pm. We will be studying from Genesis 6-9, Noah and the Ark.

Cadets we will be meeting on Wednesday, January 31 at 6:30 pm at the clubhouse for a special fun night. There will be no supper available this night before the meeting.

Missionary Open House ~ Rev. Ruth Lemmen will be with us on Thursday, February 8 from 6:30 – 8 pm in the church fellowship hall. Stop by on this night to show your support of her work.

Valentine ~ The High School Youth Group is planning a special Valentine Dinner on Wednesday, February 14 starting at
5:30 pm. Mark this date on your calendar and watch for details of this special evening.

Pinewood Derby ~ The Cadets would like you to be a part of their Pinewood Derby Race on Wednesday, February 28 at 6:30 pm in the fellowship hall. If you have a former Pinewood Derby car you would like to race or want to build a new one, we would love to challenge you. There is a sign-up sheet along with car kits on the table in the narthex. If you don’t want to race just come out and cheer on the racers. Please see Kurt Dykstra with any questions.

Newsletter ~ The February church newsletter is available in your church mailbox. The Best of the Best Chili & Bread Winners from Wednesday night are included in this newsletter.

GATE Youth Center will be opening this week Tuesday, January 30 and is located at 4671 Washington Street in Hamilton. The youth center is for middle school-aged students where they can hang out, play games and talk about life. The center will be open on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 3 – 5:30 pm. If you have a middle school student or know of a student interested in attending, information packets are available at the Welcome Table. Keep this ministry in your prayers and the new director, Whitney Heasley. If you are interested in volunteering or have questions you can contact Whitney at 616.741.1596 or email – thegatemnistry117@gmail.com.

Family Fire is an online community exploring Spirit-led family, marriage, parenting, in-laws, blended families, and intimacy. Find encouraging articles and devotions at familyfire.com. Subscribe for regular email updates and connect with the Family Fire community on Facebook.

Growth Through Controversy ~ Whenever we’re confronted with something new, we’re forced to consider and re-evaluate the legitimacy of what we know. Join Groundwork in the study of Acts 15 to see how God works to create growth as the early church believers discern their way through controversy. Listen at GroudnworkOnline.com and subscribe to Groundwork’s weekly emails for future episodes.

Lost and Found Part 1 ~ Linda lives out the three parables of Luke 15 when she helps Granny find a lost ring, helps Grandpa find his lost check and watches Granny forgive Liz for his selfish behavior. Kid’s Corner invites you to print off a set of valentine cards, each featuring a favorite Bible passage. Go to www.kidscorner.net to find stories, puzzles and crafts.

Mission Opportunities ~ A year-long mission opportunity in Central America. Spend a year learning about what
mission work looks like today by living in one of five Central American countries along with other North Americans and Central Americans. You’ll take part in hands-on ministry based on your gifts. For more information go to resonateglobalmission.org/Cohort .
Group Volunteer Overseas. Are you a compassionate, respectful and adaptable person who would like to volunteer overseas with others who have common interests? With World Renew’s Global Volunteer Program, you will get an authentic cultural program and learn about the deep history and traditions that define the life of an international community. To find out more, email Andrew at globalvolunteer@worldrenew.net. Remember to pray for these mission opportunities that someone will feel God’s leading.

Thank You for giving to Resonate Global Mission. Your support is allowing this new agency to carry on the vital work of
Christian Reformed World Mission and Christian Reformed Home Missions. You have chosen to support mission work for a reason – whether you’re passionate about sending missionaries overseas, planting churches in the US and Canada, reaching students on college and university campuses, or you simply want to support your church – and we want you to know that we will honor your heartfelt passion through Resonate Global Mission. You are making an eternal impact on lives around the world – thank you for walking with us on this journey.