Weekly Bulletin 11/02/2014

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Welcome, brothers and sisters in Christ!  It is good to be here together to worship our great and awesome Lord.

 9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service

Gathering ~  Here I Am

Welcome & Opening Prayer ~ Mr. Jake Porter

Praise Songs ~   Jesus Messiah  ~  Heart of Worship

Confession and Assurance  ~ Mr. Jake Porter

Words of Assurance ~  Ezekiel 36:25-26 ~ Andrew Dykstra

Children’s Message ~

Children’s Blessing

God’s Greeting and Our Shared Greetings

Morning Prayer  ~ Jake Porter

God’s Word ~  Genesis 2:1-3  (pg. 3); Mark 2:27-28 (pg. 1555)

Message l  The Discipline of Keeping Sabbath

~Rev. Ron De Young

Prayer of Application

Offering Prayer ~ Berend Bergman

Tithes & Offerings | HCRC Ministries & Building Fund

Offertory ~ O Day of Rest and Gladness

God’s Blessing ~ Rev. Ron De Young

Sending Praise ~ Now Blessed Be Jehovah God

Announcement Time


Prayer Ministry ~ Berend Bergman and Esther Vander Laan


6 pm –  Evening Worship Service

Worship Leader:  Rev. Ron De Young

Scripture:  Mark 5:35-43

Message:  “Talitha Koum!”

Offering: Christian Reformed World Hunger


Judy Overbeek was able to come home on Thursday following knee replacement surgery.  Continue to lift up Judy in prayer for a complete recovery.


 Today’s Worship Services will be led by Rev. Ron De Young.  Next Sunday our worship services will be led by Mr. Jake Porter.

Youth Supper & Auction will be held on Wednesday, November 12.  Supper will be available from 5:30 – 6:30 pm with the Auction beginning at 6:30 pm.  Proceeds will benefit the Youth Mission Trip June 2015 to Logan, West Virginia.  Donations for the auction are appreciated and welcomed.  For more information contact Zena Walters.

Noisy Offering for the months of November and December will be for the Sunday School’s project of providing Christmas presents for the Love INC Adopt-a-Family.  Your support of this project is very much appreciated.

Ladies Guild Bible Study will meet on Tuesday, November 4 at 10 am in the Council Room.  We will discuss lesson 4 – Onward and Outward.  We will be having a business meeting following our lesson.

Small Group Bible Study will be held on Tuesday, November 11 at 7 pm at Royal Park Atrium.  We will discuss lesson 15 – Saying Goodbye (Acts 20 and 21).

Pantries ~ Our church will be collecting items for the Love INC food, personal needs and baby pantries.  Donations may be placed on the tables in the fellowship hall until November 27.  Check the November newsletter for a list of items needed.


 Today:  November 2

9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service ~

Guest Pastor ~ Rev. Ron De Young

                                                Offering:  HCRC Ministries and Building Fund

                                                Prayer Ministry & Fellowship Time follows the service

                6 pm ~ Evening Worship Service ~  Rev. Ron De Young

Offering:  Christian Reformed World Hunger

Monday, November 3

6:30 pm ~ Executive Team meeting

7:15 pm ~ Elders meeting

Tuesday, November 4 ~ Election Day

10 am ~ Ladies Guild Bible Study –

Lesson 4 – Onward and Outward

 Wednesday, November 5

7 am ~ Prayer Time in the sanctuary

7 pm ~ Praise Team

Sunday,  November 9

                9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service ~

Guest Pastor:  Mr. Jake Porter

                                Offering:  HCRC Ministries and Building Fund

                6 pm ~ Evening Worship Service

Guest Pastor:  Mr. Jake Porter

                                Offering:  Christian Reformed World Hunger

 Advance Notices

Nov 9 ~ Sun – am – Sunday School classes meet

Nov 11 ~ Tues 7 pm – Small Group Bible Study

Nov. 12 ~ Wed – 5:30 pm – Fellowship Supper & Youth Auction

Nov 15 ~ Sat – 8-9 am – Men’s Breakfast – fellowship hall


Requested & Expanded Announcements

November 2, 2014

Youth Auction ~ Our Youth Group will be having an auction on Wednesday, November 12 to benefit their  mission trip in June of 2015 to Logan, West Virginia.  If you have any items to donate, please contact   Zena Walters.  Items can be                 bake goods, gifts cards, crafts, etc.  Every item helps our auction.

Church Kitchen Reminders ~ If you leave food in the church kitchen refrigerators these items must be  labeled and dated.  Labels are available in the kitchen.  Items not labeled will be discarded.  If you use  the church kitchen it is your responsibility to clean up after your event.  There are several dishes and an      Enfamil pack on the kitchen counter that may belong to someone – please check if these items may be yours – unclaimed items will be donated to Love INC.

Winter Coats ~ Love INC is in need of winter coats for the clients in Pullman of various sizes Women’s   (Small, Medium, Large, 1X large, 2X large, 3X large); Men’s (Medium, Large, X Large, 2X Large, 3X Large,  42 Long) Girl’s (6 months, 18 months, 24 months, 8, 10, 12, 16/18)  Boy’s (18 months, 2, 6, 8/10, 12,             16/18).  Coats can be new or gently used and may be brought to the Hamilton Love INC.

Love INC’s Basic Training will be held on Monday, November 18 and 17, 6 pm – 7:30 pm at the Love INC   Community Room, (4621 – 135th Avenue).  The material and class will be very beneficial for anyone  serving in any kind of volunteer or leadership role at church to better develop their loving relationship   type of skills.

Jail Ministry ~ Has God blessed you with a heart to reach people in jail?  The Allegan County Jail and    Forgotten Man Ministries has asked Love INC to increase their presence through the LIFE Skills Program.   LIFE Skills’ classes are being taught in the Faith Pod.  Male and Female volunteers willing to lead these        classes are needed.  Commitment is two hours once a week for 10 consecutive weeks.  A Faith Pod   consists of 12 inmates who are part of the reentry program:  the same 12 inmates stay together, attend   classes all day, every day of the week.  Recidivism (measurement of inmates being rearrested within 3 years of release) among inmates without the Faith Pod is 67.8%, while recidivism of inmates who        participated in Faith Pods is 27%.  God’s blessing over proven efforts!  Love INC will train you and   provide the material.  Call Jean Eding at 269.751.2533 or email at [email protected] for more  information.

Hungry for Christ is in need of Commerical Drivers (CDL) to pick up items during the week, 7 am – 3 pm.  If  you are interested in this volunteer position, contact Tracy Brower at 616.688.7420.

Celebrate Life Auction ~ Come and support Right to Life of Holland Area by bidding on over 300 great items   on Wednesday, November 5, 10 am – 5 pm and Thursday, November 6, 9 am – 7 pm.  You can bid on items  by stopping at the Right to Life office (100 Waverly Road Holland) until 5 pm on each day or place  your bid by calling 616.396.1037.  The list of auction items can be seen online at www.rtlofholland.org   or a printed copy is available at the Welcome Table.

 Prayers ~ On Sunday, November 2 and 9 churches around the world are asked to pray for the Persecuted  Church.  The terrorism of ISIS and other extremist campaigns have targeted our brothers and sisters in  Christ in Iraq, Syria and throughout the region.  Other religious minorities and moderate Muslims have            also been targets of the ongoing violence in the region.  Join in prayer for those affected by the violence.

Fanning the Flame Praying Together for God’s Mission will be held on Friday, November 7 and Saturday,   November 8 at Calvary Christian Reformed Church in Holland.  This event is interdenominational  designed for church members, students, leaders and pastors.  See the information brochures at the    Welcome Table.

World Hunger Sunday ~ Taste and see that the Lord is good!  How blessed is the one who takes shelter in  him!”  Psalm 34:8.  Food is a great gift of God that has the ability to bring us together and give us and  our families healthier, more joyful lives.  Thank you for showing your love for others by remembering,  learning from and acting to help those in need.  Our mission offerings for the month of November will  be given to Christian Reformed World Hunger.

  Wednesday Fellowship Night

at Hamilton CRC  ~  November 12

5:30 – 6:30 pm ~ Supper Hour

6:30 – 7:30 pm ~ Youth Auction

To benefit the Youth  Mission Trip in 2015

Nursery for little ones

Boy’s Cadets