Weekly Bulletin 9/27/15

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Jesus tells us to sing songs of praise, confess our sins to one another and pray for one another. We gather to do all these things. Welcome to Hamilton CRC

9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service

Worship Leader: Rev Jacob Porter

Gathering Praise

Welcome & Call to Worship

Praise Songs ~ Build Your Kingdom Here

I Love To Tell The Story

O The Deep, Deep Love of Jesus

Confession & Assurance

Ministry Moment ~ South Korea ~ Mark Driesenga

Children’s Blessing

Children, Pre-K – 4th grade are dismissed for

Sunday School

Morning Prayer

God’s Word ~ Mark 3:7-19 (pg. 1555)

Message l The Way of Intentionality

Offering Prayer ~ Tom Tucker

Tithes & Offerings | HCRC Ministries & Building Fund

Faith Promise Mission Pledge Cards

Offertory ~ Take My Life And Let It Be

God’s Blessing

Sending Song ~ Doxology

Sending Praise

Prayer Ministry ~ Tom Tucker and Michele Dykstra

 6 pm – Evening Worship Service

Worship Leader: Rev.Jacob Porter

Scripture: Luke 1:68-75

Message ~ Our World Belongs to God ~ Stanza 19

Offering ~ World Renew



Shirley Oetman is at Freedom Inn for rehibliation. Due to her weakness, there is no visitors at this time, but remember Shirley in your prayers.

Thank you church family for your prayers and cards in the death of our father, Marv Wabake. Your expressions of sympathy were very much appreciated. ~Doug & Betty Wabeke

Thank you church family for your words of encouragement, cards, and prayers in the death of our brother Dwayne Walters.

~Mark & Diane Francisco & Matthew


Thank you congregation to everyone who came out to celebrate our marriage . Your love and support is so much appreciated.

~ AJ & Michelle Walters


Morning Service ~ This morning Pastor Jake will lead us in worship. We conclude our Mission Emphasis Sunday and continue with our Community Series – The Way of the Alongsider.

Faith Promise Misson Pledge Cards will be collected during our morning offering.

Sunday School for Pre-K – 4th grade will be dismissed during the worship service; Middle and High School youth will meet following the service in the youth room.

Mission Trip Meeting will be held following the morning service in the Council Room. Anyone, of all ages, interested in a mission trip to Logan, West Virgina should attend this meeting. We will be considering dates and cost.

Worldwide Communion will be celebrated next Sunday morning. We will join together with all Christians around the world to celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus.


Today: September 27 ~ Mission Sunday

9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service ~ Rev. Jacob Porter

Sunday School ~ Pre-K- 4th grade

Story: Goodbye Waves

Offering: HCRC Ministries and Building Fund

Prayer Ministry & Fellowship Time follows service

10:45 am ~ Sunday School for Middle & High School Youth

10:45 am – Mission Trip meeting ~ Council Room

6 pm ~ Evening Worship Service ~ Rev. Jacob Porter

Offering: World Renew

Wednesday, September 30

7 am ~ Prayer Time in the sanctuary

8:30 am ~ Sr. Breakfast at Hawk’s Nest Restaurant

7 pm ~ Praise Team

Thursday, October 1

7 pm ~ GATE Volunteer meeting

12 noon ~Classis Holland meeting at Faith CRC

6:30 – 9:30 pm ~ Classis Holland Fall Conference

Sunday, October 4 ~ Worldwide Communion

9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service ~ Rev. Jacob Porter

Offering: HCRC Ministries and Building Fund     

Sunday School for Pre-K – 12th grade

10:45 am ~ Sunday School for Middle & High School

6 pm ~ Evening Worship Service


Advance Notices

Monday, October 4 ~ 6:30 pm – Executive meeting

Monday, October 4 ~ 7:15 pm – Elders meeting

Tuesday, October 6 ~ 10 am Ladies Guild Bible Study

Tuesday, October 6 ~ 7 pm – Small Group Bible Study

Wednesday, October 14 ~ 5 pm – Fellowship Night


Requested & Expanded Announcements

September 27, 2015

 Community Worship Series ~ We continue with our 6th Community Series entitled The Ways of the Alongsider. This series will show and teach us what is really means to be a disciple of Jesus.

September 20 ~ 9:30 am – Community Series & Mission Sunday ~ Rev. Gil Suh    The Way of the Passionate Amateur – Alongsiders reach out to others out of love

September 27 ~ 9:30 am – Community Series & Mission Sunday ~ Rev. Jake Porter     The Way of IntentionalityAlongsiders think big but start small

October 4 ~ 9:30 am – The Way of Depth (Worldwide Communion at HCRC)    Alongsiders go deep in relationship

October 11 ~ The Way of Discovery / ConversationAlongsiders ask questions, tell stories and encourage application and Alongsiders initiate purposeful conversations.

October 18 ~ The Way of Mission and Communion – Guest Speaker: Mr. Jeff Klein         Offering: QPlace Ministry and Love INC

The community churches involved in this series are: Dunningville Reformed, Benthiem Reformed, Overisel Reformed, Overisel Christian Reformed, Hamilton Christian Reformed, Hamilton Reformed, Haven Reformed, Harvest Bible Fellowship, East Saugatuck Christian Reformed, Gibson Christian Reformed, Diamond Springs Wesleyan.

Faith Promise Mission Pledge Cards are available in your church mailbox and at the Welcome Table. They will be collected during the morning service as we renew our pledge for our missionaries.

Mission Trip Meeting ~ If you are interested in being a part of a Mission Trip to Logan, West Virginia there  will be a meeting today in the Council Room following the morning service. This mission trip will be for everyone of all ages.

GATE Volunteer Orientation meeting will be held on Thursday, October 1 at 7 pm in the fellowship hall. If you enjoy working with middle school students and available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:45 – 5:30 pm (you do not have to be there for the entire time) then the GATE Ministry needs you.

Ladies Guild Bible Study will meet on Tuesday, October 6 at 10 am in the Council Room. We will discuss Lesson 2 – He Walked On Water. If you would like to join in this discussion and need a study book contact Naomi Olson. All ladies are welcome.

Small Group Bible Study will meet on Tuesday, October 6 at 7 pm at the Royal Park Atrium. We will be discussing Lesson 1 from our new study book, Matthew, “What’s In a Name”.

Fellowship Night ~ October 14 will be the start of our first Fellowship Night. For this night we will be having  a Wild Game Potluck. There will be four categories for which to enter for prizes: 1. – Sea; 2 – Air;  3 – Untraditional; 4 – Four Legs.

Community Hymn Sing will be held on Sunday, October 18 at 6 pm at our church. Big Band of Praise will be leading us in song. This Christian group of musicians is dedicated to connecting listeners by presenting the Love of God through song and testimony. Invite a friend.

Cookies are needed for the Community Service at Hamilton High School on Sunday, October 18. Our church is responsible for providing cookies and refreshments for this service. If you would be willing to donate cookies, please sign the sheet in the fellowship hall.

October Observer is available in your church mailbox. An update from Gil & Joyce Suh is included in this newsletter.

Classis Holland will meet on Thursday, October 1 at Faith CRC beginning at 12 noon. Our church delegates are Pastor Jake and Berend Bergman. At this meeting they will have the candidate exam of Ms. Jenna Brandsen and Ms. Sarah Stryd.   Remember these two candidates in prayer as they prepare for examination and for the direction of which God will use them.

Hamilton Flu Clinic will be held on Tuesday, September 29, 6 – 8 pm at the Overisel Fire Station (142nd Ave) and on Wednesday, September 30, 9 – 11 am at the Bentheim Fire Station (38th St). The vaccine cost $20 or free with medicare Part B card. Anyone ages 4 and up are able to receive the flu shot.

Life Chain for Right to Life of Holland Area will be held on Sunday, October 4, 2 – 3 pm. in front of  Langeland Sterenberg Funeral Home on 16th Street in Holland. Life Chain is a peaceful and prayerful public witness of pro-life individuals standing for 60 minutes for our nation and for an end to abortion.  Signs to hold during the prayer vigil will be provided.

Harvest Festival will be held at Dunningville Reformed Church on Saturday, October 3. Dinner will be from 5 – 6:30 pm with the auction at 6:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Fall Leadership Kick-Off has a new name. It is now the Ephesians 4:12 Fall Conference. Its motto is “to help churches and individual members to discover, develop and deploy the manifold riches received from Christ and to use them in building up the body of Christ”. The conference will be held on Thursday, October 1 at the Zeeland Christian Middle School, time – 6:15 – 9:30 pm. The keynote speaker will be Rev. Dale Cooper, chaplain of Calvin College. There will be various seminars on topics of Prayer, Evangelism, Worship, Deacons, Elders, Church Renewal, Spiritual Gifts, Spiritual Warfare, Teaching, Youth Ministries, Calling and Discernment, Keys to Mentoring. A brochure with a complete list of seminars is available on the Welcome Table. If you would like to attend, please fill out the registration form and turn it into the church office by September 28. This leadership conference is hosted by Classis Holland, Zeeland and Georgetown.