Weekly Bulletin 8/13/2017

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Welcome to worship. As God fed Elijah in the wilderness so he could journey on (I Kings 19:1-8), may God feed and strengthen you here today.

9:30 am ~ Communion Worship Service
Worship Leader: Rev. Jacob Porter

Gathering Praise
Welcome & Call to Worship
Praise Songs ~ Holy Is The Lord
Glorious Day – Living He Loved Me
Great Is Thy Faithfulness
God’s Greeting and Our Shared Greetings
Morning Prayer
Offering Prayer ~ Tom Tucker
Tithes & Offerings ~ HCRC Ministries & Building Fund
Offertory ~ It Is Well With My Soul
God’s Word ~ Acts 13 (pg. 1714)
Message ~ The Hope of King Jesus
Service of Communion
Song ~ O Come To the Altar
Thank Offering ~ Faith Promise Mission Support
God’s Blessing
Sending Song ~ Love The Lord
Sending Praise

Prayer Ministry ~ Kurt Dykstra and Esther Vander Laan

6 pm ~ Evening Worship Service
at Hamilton Reformed Church
Worship Leader: Pastor Ron Lugten

Thank You to those who came to the Pig Roast and Auction this past Friday night to benefit Amanda (Nyboer) Wilson who struggles with MS and other medical issues. Your love shown was a great blessing to this family. Continue to lift Amanda and her family in prayer that she may receive the right medical treatment for her condition.

Morning Service ~ This morning we will celebrate the sacrament of Holy Communion. All those who believe Jesus died for their sins are invited to participate in this sacrament. A thank offering will be received for Faith Promise Mission.

Evening Worship service will be held at 6 pm at Hamilton Reformed Church. Pastor Ron Lugten will lead the service. Next Sunday evening Pastor Jake will lead the evening worship service at Hamilton Reformed Church.

Small Group Bible Study will meet on Tuesday, August 22 at Berend & Nancy’s home. Our lesson will be Praying Our Tears from Psalm 6.

Offerings ~ General Fund offering for August 6 was $1,841.00; Building Fund offering was $235.00.

Missions ~ Remember our missionaries that we support through our Faith Promise Pledge Support, our prayers and with words of encouragement:
Philippines: TeachBeyond ~ Jon & Melisa Barlow
Maine: New Hope Church ~ Jonathan & Minet Fisher
Texas: Ascending Leaders – Rev. Mike & Gina Johnson
China: Resonate Global Mission – Rev. Ruth Lemmen
Hamilton: Teen Life On Campus – Sandi & Mark Nyboer
Cambodia: Resonate Global Mission – Rev.’s Gil & Joyce Suh
That The World May Know – Rev. Ray & Esther Vander Laan


Today: August 13 – Communion Worship Service
9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service – Pastor Jake
Offerings ~ HCRC Ministries & Building Fund
Faith Promise Mission Fund
Fellowship Time follows worship service
6 pm ~ Evening Worship Service ~ Hamilton Reformed
Worship Leader: Pastor Ron Lugten

Wednesday, August 16
7 am ~ Prayer Time in the sanctuary

Sunday, August 20
9:10 am ~ Pre-Service Prayer Time – Pastor’s office
9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service ~ Rev. Jacob Porter
Offerings ~ HCRC Ministries & Building Fund
6 pm ~ Evening Worship Service ~ Hamilton Reformed
Worship Leader: Rev. Jake Porter

Requested & Expanded Announcements
August 13, 2017

Kid’s Korner ~ Sunday Selfie Superstar – All of Terrene is clicking away and making duck faces, looking for the best selfie! Liz is confident that he will win the contest, until a long-forgotten figure from his past returns! Say cheese! Subscribe for free at getkidscorner.com. At www.kidscorner.net, download two of our best free resources: The KC Sketchbook and the KC Summer Fun Book.

Cadets ~ Mark your calendar for our Cadet Kick-off. We will be going to the Discovery Nature Center on Wednesday, September 13 at 6:30 pm. All boys in grades 2nd – 6th should meet at the clubhouse and are encouraged to be part of this ministry of HCRC. More details will be available soon.

New Legacy Project (formerly Blackwood Legacy) will be in concert on Friday, August 18 at 7 pm at Hamilton Reformed Church. This group from Nashville, Tennessee brings the best of Country Gospel, traditional and contemporary Southern gospel and today’s popular worship music. Formerly known as the Blackwood Legacy, they are well known for their flawless harmonies, comedy and homespun humor. Admission is free – a love offering will be received. Come and join this community event.

Fall Mission Trip Opportunity ~ This fall, plan a mission trip to help repair flooded homes in Manning, South Carolina with World Renew Disaster Response Services. Housing and meals are provided and World Renew facilitators are onsite during this engaging, fulfilling experience. See Manning, South Carolina at worldnrenew.net/volunteer to learn more.

Short-Term Volunteer ~ Are you 18 to 24 years old and interested in embarking on a short-term volunteer opportunity with life-long impact? World Renew’s Global Volunteer Program provides opportunities to live, work, eat, and play in an international community while exploring how God wants to use your talents and skills for His purpose. For more information go to [email protected]

Don’t Miss Out! You are invited to the annual Leadership Training Event hosted by Volunteers in Service, Calvin College and Resonate Global Missions (former CR Home & World Mission). The date is September 12 from 7 – 9 pm held at Calvin College. The evening includes a time of welcome and worship, learning and networking with other leaders and serves as a great kick-off for the ministry year. If you are a leader in your church, this event is for you! For more information, a list of the workshops and to register visit the “Resources” page of the VIS website at visgr.org. If you have questions, please contact VIS at 616.459.7500 or email Bernita Tuinenga at btuinerga.visgr.org.

Christian Reformed Conference Grounds (12253 Lakeshore Drive Grand Haven) is excited to welcome back The Singing Crusaders, in concert on Saturday, August 19. We hope you will come on out and enjoy the music and message of this male chorus comprised of 60 men who all come from the West Michigan area. The doors to the Worship Center will open at 6 pm, the concert will begin at 7 pm. No tickets are needed for any of our summer concerts however a free-will offering will be taken to help offset our music ministry. Be sure and come early and enjoy a delicious Swiss Steak dinner! Your dinner will be complete with sides and beverage. The meal will be served in the Sunshine Room from 5-6:30 pm.

Love INC Float ~ We all love parades and it’s that time of the year to organize the plans to have the Love INC float in the Allegan Fair Parade. We need people who will help decorate, ride on the float, planners and someone to pull the float – our float is the trusty sturdy wagon used for just this purpose. The parade date is September 11. This year’s theme is “Where Memories Are Made”. If you would like to help Love INC in this task, please contact Barry Lucas or Char Van Beek at 269.751.2533.

Wings of Mercy CareAffaire will be held on Saturday, August 26, 8 am – noon at Tulip City Air Service (1581
South Washington Avenue – Holland). The morning will include a pancake breakfast, helicopter and plane rides and many other activities. Come out for a family-filled morning.