Weekly Bulletin 8/10/14

Sunday, August 10, 2014

“This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.”  (Psalm 118:24, NRSV).  Welcome!

 9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service

Worship Leader:   Rev. Roger Kleinheksel
Gathering ~ Step By Step / Awesome God

Welcome & Opening Prayer ~ Rev. Kleinheksel

Confession and Assurance ~  Charles Driscoll

Praise Songs ~ Holiness /  We Are God’s People

If You Will Only Let God Guide You

Our Shared Greetings

Children’s Message ~ Tom Tucker

Morning Prayer  ~

God’s Word ~  Genesis 12:1-9 (pg. 17);  Hebrews 11:6-10  (pg. 1875)

Message l Faith’s Great Adventure

Prayer of Application

Offering Prayer ~ Mark Essink

Tithes & Offerings | HCRC Ministries & Building Fund

Offertory ~ If I Stand, Let Me Stand on the Promise

God’s Blessing  

Sending Praise ~ Faith Of Our Fathers


6 pm –  Community Evening Worship Service

at Hamilton Reformed Church

 A Cloud of Witnesses

 Testimonies of brothers and sisters 

Offering:  Hamilton Community Kitchen


 Thank you for allowing our ministry to share with you our testimonies and songs last Sunday evening.  We appreciated the time of worship and the presence of the Lord.  Your hospitality was a blessing.

Pastor Phil            West Michigan Teen Challenge


Morning Worship Service will be led by Rev. Roger Kleinheksel of Holland.

Community Service ~ Our evening service tonight will be at Hamilton Reformed Church at 6 pm.  Testimonies will be given by brothers and sisters of the Hamilton area who have experienced the power and grace of God at work in their lives.

Service ~ Next Sunday morning, August 17, Rev. Thom Daubenspeck of Holland will lead our worship service.

Men’s Breakfast will be held this Saturday, August 16 from 8 – 9 am in the fellowship hall.  Men of all ages are welcome to come and enjoy a great breakfast to start the day.

Baby Basket ~ Help welcome Keagan Vander Bok into our church family.  The baby basket is located in the fellowship hall until August 24 for your gifts and cards.  Keagan was born on July 23 to Matt & Jill Vander Bok.

Ladies Guild Bible Study season will begin Tuesday, September 16 at 10 am at church in the Council Room.  Study details and calendar dates will be coming out soon.  All ladies of all ages are welcome to join us in fellowship and learning.


 Today:  August 10

9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service ~ Rev. Roger Kleinheksel

                                Offering:  HCRC Ministries and Building Fund

                                Prayer Ministry & Fellowship Time follows the service

                6 pm – Community Evening Worship Service ~

at Hamilton Reformed Church

Wednesday, August 13

7 am – Prayer Time in the sanctuary

6:30 pm – Community Garden Work Night

7 pm – Praise Team

Saturday, August 16

8 -9  am – Men’s Breakfast in the fellowship hall

Sunday,  August 17

                9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service ~ Rev. Thom Daubenspeck

                                Offering:  HCRC Ministries and Building Fund

                6 pm ~ Community Evening Worship Service ~

at Hamilton Reformed Church

 Advance Notices

Aug 18 ~ Mon – 6:30 pm – Executive meeting

Aug 18~ Mon – 7 pm – Council meeting

Aug 27~ Wed – 8:30 am – Sr. Breakfast at Hawk’s Nest


Weekly Prayer Opportunities

Sunday morning ~ 9-9:15 am ~ Council Room

Wednesday morning ~ 7 – 8 am ~  Santuary

Anyone is welcome to come and pray!


Requested & Expanded Announcements

August 10, 2014


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

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,  will 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

Baby Basket is out in the fellowship hall to welcome Keagan Jean Vander Bok, daughter of Matt & Jill.   Help    welcome Keagan with your love.  Gifts and cards may be placed in the basket until August 24.

Men’s Breakfast will be held on Saturday, August 16 from 8 -9 am.  All men, young and old, are welcome to      a great breakfast in the fellowship hall.

Lakeshore Little People has employment opportunities for teacher assistants for their Christian Childcare  at their new site location in Hamilton.  Teacher assistants are needed for school-age children in       Kindergarten – 5th grade.  Morning shifts (6-9 am) and/or afternoon shifts (3-6 pm) are available.  For  more information email [email protected].

Blood Drive ~ The next Hamilton area Red Cross Blood Drive will be Thursday, August 21 from 12 noon –   5:45 pm at Hamilton Reformed Church.  Come to donate for a chance to win two tickets to Michigan’s        Adventure.  For more information or to schedule an appointment (not required) call 1-800-RED-CROSS  or visit redcrossblood.org (sponsor code:  Hamiltonreformed).  The June drive was a big success with            more than 50 donors.  Thank you for your support to give blood!

Love INC is in need of volunteers, small groups, Bible study groups to help provide meals for the children  that come to Life Skills at Thursday evenings at Haven Reformed Church.  The majority of the children      that come are not fed before they arrive and the children have come to enjoy these meals.  This is an  opportunity to introduce table manners and participate in a sit-down meal with these children.  There is  an average of 15-20 children per week and the meal is served at 6:15.  Volunteers would be responsible  for preparing, serving and clean-up.  If you would be willing to commitment to one week every 10-15   weeks, please call Jean Eding at 751.2533, ext. 107 or email:  [email protected]

Love INC Baby Ministry at Allegan Wesleyan Church is in need of diapers (size 4 and 5), baby wipes,   hampoo and formula.  If you feel led to donate baby items to this ministry, your donation may be brought to the Love INC Office in Hamilton, Monday – Friday, 9 am – 3 pm.

Love INC Backpack Ministry is in need of donations of:  pencil boxes, graph paper, 3-ring binders, loose  paper, protractors, 2-pocket folders, spiral notebooks and highlighters.  Your donation  helps to fill the             backpacks for elementary, middle school and high school students to return to school for a successful 2014-2015 school year.  Your support is appreciated.

Heart-to-Heart Grand Re-Opening will be on Monday, September 8 in Hamilton.  The Allegan store  is  closing and this will be the first week the Hamilton Heart-to-Heart store is open six days a week.   Fox  17’s Smart Shopper is featuring the store live at 6 am, 7 am and 8 am.  Love INC needs people willing  to provide breakfast and lunch for a dozen staff and volunteers (muffins, juice and breakfast casserole  and lunch).  Contact Sue at 269.751.2533 (ext. 109) if you can help.

Parenting Conference ~ Shepherding the hearts of God’s covenant children is one of the most important  and practical ways we can fulfill the Great Commission.  Make plans to attend the 2014 IRBS Conference     on Parenting featuring Dr. Tedd Tripp at the Calvin Fine Arts Center on September 5-6, 2014.    Registration and information is available at www.reformedbiblicalcounseling.org.

Gracias Honduras Mission Report will be given on Sunday, August 10 at 5 pm at the Overisel Reformed  Church.  The service of worship will be led by the members who went to Gracias in July.  We realize  many of you sponsor children in Gracias and may be interested in seeing what God is doing through World Vision and your prayers to build strong families and communities in Honduras.  All are invited!