Bulletin – March 31, 2019

Hamilton Christian Reformed Church – March 31, 2019

Our Church Calendar:
Today: March 31 ~ 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
Community Vacation Bible School
Fellowship Time follows the morning service
6 pm ~ Prayer Service for Crops & Industry – HCRC

Monday, April 1
6 – 8 pm ~ Church Bowling Night – BAM! Bowling Lanes

Tuesday, April 2
10 am ~ Ladies Bible Study – fellowship hall

Wednesday, April 3
7 am ~ Prayer Time – Sanctuary

Sunday, April 7 – Lent
9:15 am ~ Prayer Time (Pastor Jake’s office)
9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service
Worship Leader ~ Rev. Sarah Lindstrom
Offerings ~ HCRC Ministries and Building Fund
Noisy Offering ~ Hand2Hand Ministry
6 pm ~ Community Worship Service – Hamilton Ref.
Worship Leader: Rev. Adam Van Der Stoep

Requested & Expanded Announcements
March 31, 2019

Offering ~ A special offering will be taken this morning for Community Vacation Bible School that will be held this summer. Remember to pray for the planning team from Hamilton Ref., Cultivate, Haven Ref., and Hamilton CRC as they plan and prepare for this week for the community children.

Evening Service will be at 6 pm at our church. This service will include a time of prayer for crops and industry. Pastor Jake will lead this time of worship. Join with us as we worship with our brothers and sisters from Hamilton Reformed. The April evening services will be held at Hamilton Reformed Church.

Church Bowling Night will be held on Monday, April 1 from 6 – 8 pm at BAM! Bowling Lanes in Holland. If you plan to bowl sign up at the Welcome Table today. You are also welcome to come and cheer on the bowlers.

Ladies Guild Bible Study will meet on Tuesday, April 2 at 10 am in the fellowship hall. We will be discussing lesson 1 – Wisdom or Foolishness? from our study books on Psalms. All ladies are welcome to come to this time of studying God’s word together and fellowship.

Grace 360 Youth Group will meet not meet this week due to spring break. We will be having our church bowling night on Monday, April 1, 6 – 8 pm at BAM! Bowling Lanes. We will meet on Wednesday, April 10 at 6:30 pm in the youth room for a lesson.

Small Group Bible Study will meet on Tuesday, April 9 at 7 pm. Our lesson is, One in Christ, lesson 4 from Ephesians 2.

Cadets we will meet on Wednesday, April 10 for our Cadet Auction and Awards Night at 6:30 pm. We will also meet on Wednesday, April 24 for a service project.

Casting of Lots for the office of Deacon will be held on Sunday, April 14 following the morning service. Those who have
accepted the nomination for office of deacon are: Wayne Breuker, Bill Fitts, and Dave Schierbeek. If you are unable to attend, an absentee ballot to accept these nominations is available from any elder.

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, April 20.

Youth Group Fundraiser ~ Come out and support the GRACE 360 Youth Group ministry during the SHOP2GIVE. Every purchase you make at B2 Outlet Store (1111 South Washington – Holland – Family Fare plaza) will help the youth group toward their mission trip to Denver, Colorado. From April 8 to April 11 a portion of your purchase will be given to the mission trip. Spread the word and help the youth group reach their goal. Visit B2outlet.com to find out what this store is all about.

Food Pantry is in need of paper and plastic bags to place grocery items in for the clients. If you have any to spare they can be placed in the collection box in the fellowship hall.

Love INC ~ The Heart-to-Heart Store needs your donations! They especially need furniture, but clothing, appliances and smaller items of all kinds are needed for the resale store. When doing your Spring cleaning, Think Love INC! Donations are accepted Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 5 pm and Saturday, 9:30 am – 2 pm and can be dropped off at 4621 – 135th Avenue, Hamilton. Your donations help to support a ministry in the community of Hamilton.

Fundraiser Dinner ~ Bring some Sonshine and help transform someone’s life! Love INC’s first fundraiser banquet will be
held on Saturday, April 13 at 6 pm at the Trestle Stop Restaurant. Tickets are free but you must have one because space is limited. Stop at the Love INC office or the Heart-to-Heart Store to get a ticket.

Kid’s Korner 70 Times 7 ~ Liz and Spike are at war with Teddy when he ruins their entry in the school Science Exposition. How will it stop – with more revenge? Or with forgiveness? Listen at kidscorner.net. You can also download this month’s Kid’s Corner Easter puzzle and game giveaway – The Bible Challenge Activity Book 5.

World Renew ~ Will you help World Renew Disaster Response Service clean out flooded homes in Newaygo, Michigan? You can volunteer for a day or two between March 29 and April 12. For more information contact 800.848.5818, email: pmitchell@worldnrew.net or worldrenew.net/spring-storms-2019 to learn more and volunteer.