Weekly Bulletin 6/07/15

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Welcome to worship at Hamilton CRC.  What a blessing to take time away from life’s busyness to rest in God’s presence

 9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service

Worship Leader:   Mr. Jacob Porter

Gathering Praise ~ I Saw the Light

Welcome & Announcements

Call to Worship

Praise Songs ~  This Is My Father’s World

Holy, Holy, Holy ~ Come Thou Fount Of Every Blessing

God’s Greeting and Our Shared Greetings

Bible Verse ~ 2 Peter 2:9-10

Children’s Message ~ Sandy Lemmen

Children’s Blessing

Morning Prayer

God’s Word ~  Genesis 1-2:3

Message l  Who Is This God of Genesis 1?

Offering Prayer ~ Dave Visser

Tithes & Offerings | HCRC Ministries & Building Fund

Offertory ~  Indescribable

God’s Blessing

Sending Song ~ Awesome God

Sending Praise

Prayer Ministry ~ Dave Visser and Michele Dykstra


6 pm –  Love INC Community Service

at Overisel Reformed Church

Guest Speaker:  Rev. Virgil Gulker



Kathy Elshuis was able to come home on Wednesday following surgery on Tuesday.  Continue to remember her in pray for a complete recovery.

Pray for the High School Youth and Leaders as they will be leaving on Sunday, June 14 for their mission trip.

Donna Giliespie, a former member of HCRC and whom we have prayed for over the past few months, passed away on Monday, June 1.  Her funeral was held yesterday in our church.  Continue to pray for her husband Doug and their four daughters.

Lisa Byker, daughter-in-law of Pastor John & Kathy, MRI showed that the tumor is shrinking.  Give praise to God!

Havest Christian Fellowship will meet this morning and asks for your prayers as they seek God’s direction for their church.


Morning Service ~ This morning Pastor Jake will lead us in worship.  We will begin the series  “The Stories of our Childhood”  starting with Genesis 1.

Community Love INC Service ~ Our evening service will be held at Overisel Reformed Church.  The speaker will be Dr. Virgil Gulker, founder of Kid’s Hope USA and Love INC.  Dr. Gulker will speak on “Churches That Walk the Talk”.

Car Wash ~ The high school youth will be having a car wash on Monday, June 8 from 12 noon – 2 pm in the church parking lot.  Bring your dirty car and let the youth shine it up for you.

Communion ~ Next Sunday morning we will celebrate the sacrament of Holy Communion.  The thank offering will be for Faith Promise Mission Support.

Small Group Bible Study will meet on Tuesday, June 9 at 7 pm at Royal Park Atrium. We will study lesson 4 – God Punishes Sin.


Today:  June 7

9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service ~ Mr. Jake Porter

           Offering:  HCRC Ministries and Building Fund

           Prayer Ministry & Fellowship Time follows service

10:45 am ~ Sunday School Teachers Wrap-Up Meeting

6 pm ~ Love INC  Worship Service ~ Dr. Virgil Gulker

at Overisel Reformed Church

Monday, June 8

12 noon – 2 pm ~  Youth Car Wash ~ church parking lot

Tuesday, June 9

7 pm ~ Small Group Bible Study ~ Lesson 4

Wednesday, June 10

7 am ~ Prayer Time in the sanctuary

6 pm ~ Worship Planning Team meeting

6:30 pm ~ Community Garden Night

7 pm ~ Praise Team

Sunday,  June 14

4:45 am ~ Send-off Prayer for Youth Group

9:30 am ~ Communion Morning Worship Service ~

Mr. Jacob Porter

                 Offering:  HCRC Ministries and Building Fund     

                                    Faith Promise Mission Support

6 pm ~ Singing Dominees Ministry

Advance Notices

Monday, June 15 ~ 7 pm – Council meeting

Wednesday, June 17 ~ 3 – 6 pm – Youth Service Day

Saturday, June 20 ~ 8 – 9 am ~ Community Breakfast


Requested & Expanded Announcements

June 7, 2015

 Youth Mission Trip ~ These youths and adult leaders will be leaving on Sunday, June 14 at 5 am for the   Youth Mission Trip to Logan, West Virginia.  Pray for each one for traveling safety, health and in the work they do to further God’s kingdom. They will be returning on Friday evening, June 19.

Brooke Miller      Chad Schierbeek       Courtny Schierbeek

Nevada Krans      Bradon Tincher      Scotty Zahl

Sheryl-lyn Zahl     Nic Klossterman    Jenna Kloosterman

Nathen Koetsier      Rebbekka Dingus      Sarah Linkous

Zena Walters        Sandi Nyboer                  Ron Childs

There will be a send-off prayer on Sunday, June 14 at 4:45 am.  Anyone is welcome to come to the  church parking lot and bless these youths and leaders with prayer.

Car Wash ~ The High School Youth Group will be having a car wash on Monday, June 8 from 12 noon – 2 pm  at the church parking lot.  Bring your dirty car and have it cleaned by the youth and support our youth  ministry.

Small Group Bible Study will meet on Tuesday, June 9 at 7 pm at the Royal Park Atrium.  We will be discussing lesson 4, God Punishes Sin.

The Singing Dominees will lead us in worship on Sunday, June 14 at 6 pm.  Everyone is invited to join for this night of praise through song.

Love INC Prayer Sheet is available on the Welcome Table.  Remember this ministry in prayer and the clients  that they minister to.

CRCNA Synod 2015 of the Christian Reformed Church will be held June 12-18 at Dordt College in Iowa.  The First Christian Reformed Church of Sioux, Iowa invites you to join them in praying for Synod, its agenda and all those participating in it.  Visit the Synod prayer page at www.crcna.org/synod for prayer helps  and to sign up for a time to pray at home.

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