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Bulletin – July 28, 2019

Hamilton CRC - July 28, 2019 Our Church Calendar: Today: July 28 – Farewell Service for Pastor Jake 9:15 am ~ Prayer Time (pastor's office) 9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service Worship Leader ~ Rev. Jacob Porter Offerings ~ HCRC Ministries and Building Fund Noisy Offering ~ World Renew Disaster Relief Fellowship Time following morning service 6 pm ~ Evening Worship at Hamilton Reformed Church Worship Leader: Rev. John Zwyghuizen Wednesday, July 31 7 am ~ Prayer Time – Sanctuary 8:30 am ~ Church Breakfast – Hawk’s Nest Restaurant Sunday, August 4 – Celebration of Holy Communion 9:15 am ~ Prayer Time (pastor's office) 9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service Worship Leader ~ Rev. Ruth Lemmen Offerings ~ HCRC Ministries and Building Fund Faith Promise Mission Support Noisy Offering ~ World Renew Disaster Relief Fellowship Time following morning service 6 pm ~ Evening Service at Hamilton CRC Worship Leader: Mr. Tim De Camp Requested & Expanded Announcements Morning Service ~ This morning we will have the farewell service for Pastor Jake & Kris Porter and family. Following the service, fellowship time will be held with cake being served. Pastor Jake’s ministry at Hamilton CRC will conclude on July 31. Evening Worship Service will be held at Hamilton Reformed Church at 6 pm. The service will be led by Rev. Adam Van Der Stoep. The August evening services will be held at our church. Next Sunday Mr. Tim DeCamp will lead the time of worship as we worship with Hamilton and Bentheim Reformed Church. Communion Service will be held next Sunday morning, August 4. Rev. Ruth Lemmen, our missionary to China will lead the worship service and also give an update of her work. In this week prepare your heart as we partake of Holy Communion. A thank offering will be received for Faith Promise Mission Support. Small Group Bible Study will meet on Tuesday, August 13 at 7 pm at Garry & Marian’s house. We will discuss lesson 12, “Ultimate Victory in Christ.” Congregational Meeting ~ At the congregational meeting held this past Wednesday it was approved to re-roof the sanctuary and narthex by a licensed contractor. The first goal is to raise $20,000 before the project can begin. If you would like to give to this project the Deacons ask that you mark your giving envelope “Roof Project” and place it in the offering plate. Depending on when the money is raised will determine when the project begins. 5-Day Bible Club will be held at the Heath Township Ball Park Gazebo from Monday, July 29 through Friday, August 2 from 10 am – 11:30 am. All kids, 5 years – 12 years old are invited to come for Bible lessons, songs, games, stories, memory verse and prizes. If you have questions, contact Haven Church at 751.7321. Love INC and Back-to-School ~ It is that time of year to start thinking about Back-to-School. Love INC’s Backpack Ministry is collecting backpacks and school supplies for children in need in Northwest Allegan County. A list of items needed is available on the Welcome Table. School items may be placed in the “back-to-school” tote in the fellowship hall through August 11. Help send a child back-to-school with a positive start. Shop and Donate at the Heart-to-Heart, Love INC’s resale store. Donations can be brought to the store Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 5 pm and Saturday, 9:30 am – 2 pm and can be dropped off at 4621 – 135th Avenue. Gently used items are needed – clothing, toys, household items, furniture and miscellaneous items. And always check out the items they have for sale in the store which changes daily. Shop, donate and support a ministry here in Hamilton. Christian Reformed Conference Grounds, 12253 Lakeshore Drive, Grand Haven, is excited to welcome contemporary Christian music artist Hannah Kerr in concert on Friday, August 2. Hannah has a heart for worship and a gift for writing songs that will bring you into the presence of God. The doors to the Worship Center will open at 6 pm, the concert will begin at 7 pm. General admission tickets for this concert are $12 / ticket. Be sure and come early and enjoy the pizza buffet which is served in the Sunshine Room from 5 - 6:30 pm. Faith and Dementia ~ Dementia is a physical disease with spiritual and emotional effects. Join Groundwork in the study of Genesis 1:26-27, Colossians 3:1-4 and Romans 8:26-27, 35-39 to find promises that strengthen and support our faith as individuals, caregivers and faith communities as we face the realities of dementia. Listen at GroundworkOnline.com. Faith Family Formation ~ Got questions about being a Christian parent? You’re not alone. The Home Grown Handbook for Christian Parenting by Karen DeBoer shares answers to 111 real-life questions parents like you ask. It’s available at FaithAliveResources.org (Faith Formation Ministries: crcna.org/FaithFormation).

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Bulletin – July 21, 2019

Hamilton Christian Reformed Church - July 21, 2019 Our Church Calendar: Today: July 21 9:15 am ~ Prayer Time (pastor's office) 9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service Worship Leader ~ Mr. Tim DeCamp Offerings ~ HCRC Ministries and Building Fund Noisy Offering ~ World Renew Disaster Relief Fellowship Time following morning service 6 pm ~ Evening Worship at Hamilton Reformed Church Worship Leader: Pastor Ron Lugten Monday, July 22 – Wednesday, July 24 6 pm – 8:30 pm ~ Community Vacation Bible School at Hamilton Reformed Church Tuesday, July 23 7 pm ~ Small Group Bible Study – lesson 11 Wednesday, July 24 7 am ~ Prayer Time – Sanctuary 6:30 pm ~ Congregational meeting – fellowship hall Sunday, July 28 – Farewell Service for Pastor Jake 9:15 am ~ Prayer Time (pastor's office) 9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service Worship Leader ~ Rev. Jake Porter Offerings ~ HCRC Ministries and Building Fund Noisy Offering ~ World Renew Disaster Relief Fellowship Time following morning service 6 pm ~ Evening Service at Hamilton Reformed Church Worship Leader: Rev. Adam Van Der Stoep Requested & Expanded Announcements Morning Service ~ This morning we welcome Pastor Tim DeCamp of Holland to lead us in worship. Tim is a recent graduate of Western Theological Seminary and resides in Holland with his family. We welcome Pastor Tim to HCRC to lead us in worship. Evening Worship Service will be held at Hamilton Reformed Church at 6 pm. The service will be led by Pastor Ron Lugten. Next Sunday evening Rev. Adam Van Der Stoep will lead the worship time. Small Group Bible Study will meet on Tuesday, July 23 at 7 pm at Max and Jan’ s house. We will discuss lesson 11, “The Armor of God”. Congregational Meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 24 at 6:30 pm in the fellowship hall. We will be voting on the church roofing project. Farewell Service ~ Pastor Jake Porter has accepted a call to Immanuel Christian Reformed Church . The farewell service for Pastor Jake will be on Sunday morning, July 28 and he will conclude his ministry here at Hamilton CRC on July 31. Following the service on July 28 there will be a time of fellowship for the Porter family with cake being served. Community Vacation Bible School will be held July 22 – July 24 at Hamilton Reformed Church from 6 – 8:30 pm. All kids 3-year-olds (must be potty trained) – 4th grade are invited to join in three nights of exploring God’s goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that powers you through this wild life. Kids can register the first night of VBS or go to ridgepoint.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/469/response/new. CD’s are available of the songs that will be used for the 3 nights for a donation of $5 and are available on the Welcome Table. Food Pantry is in need of 1 dozen size egg cartons. If you have any you can place them in the box in the fellowship hall. Love INC and Back-to-School ~ It is that time of year to start thinking about Back-to-School. Love INC’s Backpack Ministry is collecting backpacks and school supplies for children in need in Northwest Allegan County. A list of items needed is available on the Welcome Table and in your church mailbox. School items may be placed in the “back-to-school” tote in the fellowship hall through August 11. Help send a child back-to-school with a positive start. Christian Reformed Conference Grounds, 12253 Lakeshore Drive, Grand Haven, is excited to welcome 3 Heath Brothers in concert on Saturday, July 27. These 3 brothers have been singing together for as long as they can remember. They have tight harmony, passion for god and young energy. The doors to the Worship Center open at 6 pm, the concert begins at 7 pm. No tickets are needed however an offering will be taken to help offset the music ministry. Be sure to come early and enjoy a delicious Meatloaf dinner served in the Sunshine Room from 5 – 6:30 pm.

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Bulletin – July 14, 2019

Hamilton Christian Reformed Church - July 14, 2019 Our Church Calendar: Today: July 14 9:15 am ~ Prayer Time (pastor's office) 9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service Worship Leader ~ Mr. Tim DeCamp Offerings ~ HCRC Ministries and Building Fund Noisy Offering ~ World Renew Disaster Relief Fellowship Time following morning service 6 pm ~ Hymn Sing at Hamilton Reformed Church Music Leader: Nate & Friends Wednesday, July 17 7 am ~ Prayer Time – Sanctuary Saturday, July 20 5:30 pm ~ Church Potluck at Tri Ponds Campground Sunday, July 21 9:15 am ~ Prayer Time (pastor's office) 9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service Worship Leader ~ Mr. Tim DeCamp Offerings ~ HCRC Ministries and Building Fund Noisy Offering ~ World Renew Disaster Relief Fellowship Time following morning service 6 pm ~ Evening Service at Hamilton Reformed Church Worship Leader: Mr. Ron Lugten Morning Service ~ This morning and next Sunday, July 21 Pastor Tim DeCamp of Holland will lead us in worship. Evening Worship Service will be held at Hamilton Reformed Church for the month of July. Tonight’s service at 6 pm will be a time of singing the songs of the faith led by Nate & Friends. Next Sunday evening, Pastor Ron Lugten will lead the time of worship. Church Potluck will be held on Saturday, July 20 at Tri-Ponds Campground. Come and join the church campers for a meal. Bring meat for the grill, dish to share, beverage and tableware. We will eat at 5:30 pm. You can come early and enjoy the afternoon at the campground along with various activities. Small Group Bible Study will meet on Tuesday, July 23 at 7 pm at . We will discuss lesson 11, “The Armor of God”. Congregational Meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 24 at 6:30 pm in the fellowship hall. We will be voting on the church roofing project. The Council is asking for all members, 18 years and older, to be present at this meeting. If you are unable to attend absentee ballots are available from any Elder. Farewell Service ~ Pastor Jake Porter has accepted a call to Immanuel Christian Reformed Church in Hudsonville, Michigan to become their senior pastor. The farewell service for Pastor Jake will be on Sunday morning, July 28 and will conclude his ministry here at Hamilton CRC on July 31. Following the service on July 28 there will be a time of fellowship for the Porter family with cake being served. Children’s Worship Coordinator is needed for the upcoming Sunday School season. The responsibilities include: finding volunteers for teachers and helpers as the needs arise, scheduling as needed, and making sure background checks are complete. For more information or to volunteer contact the Executive Team: Kurt Dykstra, Doug Wabeke, Dean Eding or Wayne Breuker. Community Vacation Bible School will be held July 22 – July 24 at Hamilton Reformed Church from 6 – 8:30 pm. All kids 3-year-olds (must be potty trained) – 4th grade are invited to join in three nights of exploring God’s goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that powers you through this wild life. Kids can register the first night of VBS or go to ridgepoint.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/469/response/new. CD’s are available of the songs that will be used for the 3 nights for a donation of $5 and are available on the Welcome Table. Food Pantry is in need of 1 dozen size egg cartons. If you have any you can place them in the box in the fellowship hall. Hungry for Christ Food Ministry ~ Do you know someone who needs food or would like to help distribute food? Hungry for Christ next food distribution is Wednesday, July 17 from 12 noon – 1 pm at Haven Reformed Church (4691 Oak Street - Hamilton). If you would like to help distribute food contact [email protected] or call 269.751.7321. Volunteers need to be at the church at 11:30 am to help set-up. Family Faith Formation ~ Be on the lookout for God’s “footprints” in our world. Ask your family, “Where did you see God today?” Talk about the ways God used people or circumstances to comfort you, help you, and show you love. (Faith Formation Ministries: crcna.org/FaithFormation).

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Bulletin – June 16, 2019

Hamilton Christian Reformed Church - June 16, 2019 Our Church Calendar: Today: June 16 – Baptism & Profession of Faith 9:15 am ~ Prayer Time (Pastor Jake's office) 9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service Worship Leader ~ Rev. Sophat Duch Offerings ~ HCRC Ministries and Building Fund Noisy Offering ~ World Renew Disaster Relief Sunday School ~ 2 year-olds – 2nd grade Fellowship Time following morning service 6 pm ~ Evening Service at Bentheim Reformed Church Worship Leader: Pastor Ron Lugten Wednesday, June 19 7 am ~ Prayer Time – ...

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