Weekly Bulletin 7/20/14

Sunday, July 20, 2014

“We are filled with the good things of your house, of your holy temple!” (Psalm 65:4, NJV).  God is eager to share many good things with us today.  Welcome to this time of worship.

 9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service

Worship Leader:  Rev. Ron De Young
 Gathering ~ Creation Song

Give Thanks to the Lord for He is Good

Welcome & Opening Prayer ~ Pastor Ron

Confession and Assurance ~ Charles Driscoll

What Wondrous Love Is This

Praise Song ~    We Fall Down, We Lay Our Crowns

Our Shared Greetings

Children’s Message ~ Sandy Lemmen

Morning Prayer

God’s Word ~  I Corinthians 9:24-27  (pg. 1782)

Message l The Spiritual Disciplines of Life

Prayer of Application

Offering Prayer ~ Matt Walters

Tithes & Offerings | HCRC Ministries & Building Fund

Offertory ~ Deep River ~ Abide With Me

God’s Blessing  

Sending Praise

Bless His Holy Name

Prayer Ministry ~ Matt Walters and Zena Walters


 6 pm –  Community Evening Worship Service

Worship Leader: Rev. Chris De Vos

God’s Word ~  Acts 2 (pg. 1692)

Message ~  The Renewal of the Church ~

The Renewal of the World

 Offerng:  Love INC


Paul Schaap was called to his eternal home on Wednesday, July 16.  We give thanks for the 74 years of Paul’s earthly journey, but rejoice that he is in heaven.  Remember in prayer his wife Joyce and his children Cindi & Chris Kooyers, Karen & Doug Gamby and Pam & Chris McDonald, his grandchildren and sister-in-law Shirley Oetman.

Thank you to Judi Rice for completing our church’s food safety course.  Our church kitchen is now current with licenses with  Allegan County.

Love INC Prayer Sheets are available at the Welcome Table.  Your daily prayers for these requests are appreciated.

Pray this week Monday – Thursday for Community Vacation Bible School being held at Haven Reformed Church.  Many children and volunteers praising and learning about God.



Morning Worship Service will be led by Rev. Ron De Young.  Rev. De Young will also be leading our communion worship service on August 3.

Community Evening Worship Service tonight will be led by Rev. Chris De Vos of Pillar Church in Holland.  Join with us as Rev. De Vos shares of renewal in the church and world.

Service ~ Next Sunday, July 20, our morning worship service will be led by Mr. Scott Van Voorst.

Community Service ~ Next Sunday evening West Michigan Teen Challenge will lead us in worship through song and testimonies.  Join for this service of praise.

Vacation Bible School begins tomorrow night – Monday, July 21 – July 24 at Haven Reformed Church from 6-8:30 pm.  All kids, Pre-K – 5th grade are invited to join in on four fun nights.



Sunday, July 20

Nursery     am –      Tami Klinkers, Michelle Shirey

Greeters     am –       Garry & Marian Nyboer

Doug & Betty Wabeke

pm –       Stan & Ardella Gates

Ushers        am –       Stan Overbeek, Rich Driesenga

Fellowship Server           Dave & Ruth Visser

Sound                                    Larry Meiste

Powerpoint                                        Chad / Courtny Schierbeek

Praise  Leader                   Mark Driesenga, Charles Driscoll,

Praise Team                       Jill Vander Bok, Matt Vander Bok

Prayer Team                                      Matt Walters, Zena Walters

Childrens Message         Zena Walters


Childrens Message         Kurt Dykstra


Requested & Expanded Announcements

July 20, 2014

Community Service next Sunday, July 27 will be held at our church.  West Michigan Teen Challenge will   share songs and testimonies.  Join us for this service of praise.

August Community Evening Services (6 pm) at Hamilton Reformed Church

August 3:     Conflict of Israel and Palestine ~ Dr. Habeed Awad

August 10:     Cloud of Witnesses ~ Testimonies of brothers and sisters from Hamilton who have    experienced the power and grace of God at work in their lives.

August 17:           Our Faith and Science ~ Dr. Mary Beth Anderson, Professor of Chemistry at Hope College,  ill share how science has deepened her faith and understanding of God’s glory and  majesty.

August 24:           Annual Prayer for our Schools ~ Rev. Tom Dekker

August 31:           Labor Day Outdoor Service at Diamond Springs Wesleyan Church ~ Rev. Mark Inman

Sunday School will soon begin and we will be needing teachers and helpers for this church ministry.  If you  are interested in helping contact Dawn Driesenga or Sandy Lemmen.

Kids, Pre-K – 5th grade, Vacation Bible School begins Monday, July 21 – Thursday, July 24 from 6 – 8:30 pm  at Haven Reformed Church.   Be sure to come for four nights of meeting some great animals and to hear          of God’s creation.

Stuff-the-Bus will take place on Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 at the Hamilton Food Center.  Help fill       the bus in the parking lot with non-perishable food items for the Love INC Food Pantry.

Lakeshore Little People’s Place invites you to a Community Open House to tour their new building in Hamilton on Tuesday, July 29 from 3 – 7 pm.  Programs being offered are Christian childcare and       preschool for children ages 6 weeks – 5th grade.  The site is located at 3362 M-40 next to the Trestle   Stop.  For more   information about the site, visit the web at llpp.org or call 616.399.9149.

Backpack Ministry ~ Love INC is collecting donations of school supplies through August 22.  Donations of   can be brought to the Love INC office in Hamilton.     Supplies needed are:  backpacks (generic color, no          character or wheels); pencils, erasers; markers; colored pencils; glue sticks; scissors; crayons, 2-pocket  folders; wide-ruled paper; loose-leaf paper; 3- ring binders; blue, black and red pens; yellow   highlighters; rulers; protractor and graph paper.  Your donations for this ministry are appreciated.

Booths for Youths are looking for artists, crafters and home-based businesses to be part of the Craft Fair on     Saturday, October 18 at the Hamilton Middle School.  Booths are a 10×10 space.  For additional    information and questions email haven-bfy@hotmail.com or call Haven Reformed Church at 751.7321.

Hungry for Christ will be having a Car Show and Open House on Saturday, August 9, 12 noon – 3pm at their        facility (3871 – 144th Avenue, Hamilton).  Come and enjoy free food, tours of the facility, live music along          with fire trucks and face painting for the kids.

Come Encourage Haiti ~ Join World Renew in their continued efforts to encourage Haitians in the post-  earthquake rehabilitation phase.  You are invited to build a community center in the Corbon region to  provide a place for local gatherings and events.  If you are unable to go, your prayers in this effort for    the Haitians are needed.  More information on this opportunity is available at www.worldrenew.