Weekly Bulletin 8/27/15

Sunday, August 30, 2015

“Grace to you and peace from our Lord Jesus Christ! Welcome, one and all, to worship and fellowship in his name.”

 9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service

Worship Leader:  Rev. Jacob Porter

Gathering Praise

Welcome & Call to Worship  ~

Praise Songs ~  Blessed Assurance

Abide With Me

Lord I Need You

Bible Verse ~ I Peter 2:9&10

Ministry Moment ~

Mark Driesenga – South Korea

Becky Dingus – Calvin College

 Children’s Message ~ Pastor Jake

Children’s Blessing

Morning Prayer

God’s Word ~  Genesis 45:1-11 (pg. 75)

Message l  Joseph Goes To Egypt

Offering Prayer ~ Berend Bergman

Tithes & Offerings | HCRC Ministries & Building Fund

Offertory ~ Forever

God’s Blessing

Sending Song ~ Doxology

Sending Praise

Prayer Ministry ~ Berend Bergman and Michele Dykstra

 6 pm –  Community Worship Service

A Time of Prayer for our Schools, Students & Staff

at Hamilton CRC

Offering:  Love INC



Jodi Schierbeek will be having outpatient foot surgery on Thursday, September 3.  Pray that surgery may be successful and a complete recovery.

Thank You to all those who helped the past four Wednesday evenings with Vacation Bible School at our church.  You helped to plant the seeds of love, kindess, gratitudes and patience.


Morning Service ~ This morning Pastor Jake will lead us in worship.  Pastor Jake will be on vacation from August 31 – September 14.  If a need arises please contact the church office or your district elder.   Next Sunday morning Rev. Chris Dorsey will lead us in worship and Rev. Mike Johnson will lead us in worship on September 13.

Community Worship  at 6 pm tonight is hosted here at HCRC for our Annual Prayers for Schools.  The school year will begin soon for our elementary, middle school, high school and college  children and youth and it is important to cover them with prayer.  The offering will be for Love INC.

Community Service on September 6 will be held at Diamond Springs Wesleyan Church.  The service will be held outdoors, weather permitting.  Bring lawn chairs.

September Newsletter is available in your church mailbox.  Included in this newsletter our updates from our missionaries.

Small Group Bible Study will meet on Tuesday, September 1 at 7 pm at the Royal Park Atrium.  We will discuss lesson 9, ‘Trusting God’.

Cadet Kick-off will be held on Wednesday, September 9.  All boys in grades first – 6th are invited to watch Mike Grupeen and his Solid Rock strength team.  We will meet at the clubhouse at 6:30 pm.


 Today:  August 30 ~

9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service

 Offering:  HCRC Ministries and Building Fund

 Prayer Ministry & Fellowship Time follows service

6 pm ~ Community Worship Service ~ Hamilton CRC

Prayers for our Schools, Students & Staff

Offering:   Love INC

Tuesday, September 1

6:30 pm ~ Community Garden Night

7 pm ~ Small Group Bible Study at Royal Park Atrium

Lesson 9 – Trusting God

 Wednesday, September 2

7 am ~ Prayer Time in the sanctuary

Sunday,  September 6

9:30 am ~  Morning Worship Service  ~ Rev. Chris Dorsey

Offering:  HCRC Ministries and Building Fund     

6 pm ~ Outdoor Service at Diamond Springs Wesleyan

Advance Notices

Wednesday, September 9 – 6:30 pm ~ Cadet Kick-off

Sunday, September 13 ~  Sunday School begins

Sunday, September 13 – 6 pm ~ Service at Hamilton Ref.

Tuesday, September 15 – 10 am ~ Ladies Guild Bible Study

Sunday, September 20 – 9:30 am ~ Mission Emphasis Week

Requested & Expanded Announcements

August 30, 2015

 Worship Services for August and September:

August 30 ~ 6 pm:   A Time of Prayer for Our Schools:  Pastor Jake  (Offering:  Love INC)

September 6 ~ 6 pm:  Labor Day Worship Service at Diamond Springs Wesleyan Church

September 13 ~ 9:30 am – Guest Pastor:  Rev. Mike Johnson of Ascending Leaders

September 13 ~ 6 pm:  Service at Hamilton Reformed (due to Pastor Jake’s vacation we will worship with Hamilton Reformed)

September 20 ~ 9:30 am – Mission Sunday Guest Speaker:  Rev.’s Gil & Joyce Suh

September 27 ~ 9:30 am – Mission Sunday ~  Rev. Jake Porter

Community Outdoor Service will be held next Sunday, September 6 at  6 pm at Diamond Spring Wesleyan Church.  Weather permitting the service will be held outdoors, bring a lawn chair.

Cadets Kick-off will be held on Wednesday, September 9.  All boys, 1st grade – 6th grade should meet at the  Cadet Clubhouse at 6:30 pm.  We will be going to Zeeland to be inspired and amazed by Mike Gruppen  and his Solid Rock strength team.

Sunday School will begin their season on September 13.  The Pre-K – 5th grade will meet during the worship service; middle school and high school will meet following the worship time.

Ladies Guild Bible Study will begin their autumn study session on Tuesday, September 15 at 10 am at church in the Council Room.  This will be a seven session study titled “Peter, The Making of a Disciple”   and will conclude on December 15.  We meet the first and third Tuesday of the month.  Guild members  will find the new study books in their mailboxes.  All ladies of all  ages are invited and most welcome to join us in fellowship and learning.  There is no preparation required.  If you need a study book, contact Naomi Olson.

Heart to Heart Store of Love INC appreciates your gently used donations of clothing, toys, household items and miscellaneous items. Your items help support the Love INC ministry.

Hamilton Community Series will begin on September 20 – October 18.  We will continue with the series of  last winter The Art of Spiritual Conversation.  The October 18 service will be held at Hamilton High  School with guest speaker Mr. Jeff Klein.

Lakeshore Little People’s Place Christian Childcare is hiring teachers and assistants.  Full-time and part- time positions are available in Holland and Hamilton.  Applicants must be 18 or older and available year-     round until 6 pm.  A degree in early childhood or related field and/or experience working in a licensed        childcare preferred.  Send your resume to [email protected] or visit llpp.org for more information                on site locations.

Living Proof Live Simulcast with author Beth Moore and worship leader Travis Cottrell will be held at   Community Reformed Church in Zeeland on Saturday, September 12 from 10:15 am – 5 pm.  Tickets are       $20 (includes lunch) or $15 (excludes lunch).  For ticket  and registration go to communityreformed.org.

Holland Deacons Conference is looking to fill several part-time positions.  These positions involve working with and providing support for the men and women with developmental disabilities living at My Brother’s House and My Sister’s Houses.  The positions are:  Community Living Support Coordinator;      Community Living Support Specialist; Residential Support Specialist.  For additional information on these positions or to apply go to HDC’s website hdccrc.org and visit ‘Seeking Applicants’.