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January 23, 2022


 

Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Services available on website northstreetcrc.org)

 

Message by Mr. Dan Landstra

“‘Who’ And ‘Why’ –

Do You Know?”

Romans 1:1-6, 16-17

 

Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM

 

Message by Rev. Steve Norman

“Places For Powerful Prayer”

Isaiah 38:1-6, 15-17;

James 5:16-18; Luke 18:1-8

 

 

 

WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – January 23, 2022

Accompanists:     AM    Sue Arendsen

                     PM     Sue Arendsen

Ministry of Music: PM        North Street Bell Choir; Lynda Tiggleman, Director

Ushers:            AM & PM        Bill Lyzenga (East), Lyle VanKlompenberg (Center), Luke Mast (West)

Rover:          AM    Larry Harmsen                              PM     Mark DuBois

Nursery:         AM    Laura Visser, Greyson Busscher, Sarabiah Worley

                     PM     Melissa Vincent, Hunter Vincent, Addison Boersema

Audio/Visual Operators:   AM   Matt VanderPloeg, Ron Oskam, Tyler Bostrom

                              PM   Matt VanderPloeg, Ron Oskam, Tyler Bostrom

Children’s Worship:  Rachel Mast, Lyndsey Leegwater, Andrew Boerman

 

 

WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – January 30, 2022

Accompanists:     AM    Sue Lucas

                     PM     Sue Arendsen

Ushers:            AM & PM        Tyler Bostrom (East), Todd VandenHeuvel (Center), Derek Bostrom (West)

Rover:          AM    Brent Leegwater                            PM     Scott Visser

Nursery:         AM    Jennifer Fortosis, Lena Worley, Abby Venema

                     PM     Suann Zwiers, Haley Poortvliet, Lydia Busscher

Audio/Visual Operators:   AM   Jerry Redder, Larry Redder, Mitch Boerman

                              PM   Martin Bostrom, Larry Redder, Mitch Boerman

Children’s Worship:  Sara Boerman, Linda Boerman, Thijs DuBois

 

 

Bulletin Announcements should be submitted by noon on Thursdays. 

You may submit announcements by e-mail (carol@northstreetcrc.org), by calling Carol (772.1557),

Or write them out and place them in the Bulletin Editor’s mailbox in the Narthex.

 

 

 

 

THIS WEEK

Sunday – January 23

9:30 AM    Morning Worship Service

                  Mr. Dan Landstra

10:50 AM  Sunday School/Catechism

                  Offering: Mission India

5:30 PM    Evening Worship Service

                  Rev. Steve Norman

                  Children’s Worship meets – Rm.#1

                  Story: “Jesus Heals A Boy”

6:45 PM    High School Youth Group Meeting

       Meal provided by John & Beth Apotheker


Monday – January 24

7:00 PM    Deacons Meeting

(Elders will meet on January 31 @ 7:00 PM)


Tuesday – January 25

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting

7:00 PM    Pastor Search Committee


Wednesday, January 26

                  NO Bell Choir Rehearsal

(Cadets meet from 6:45-8:30 PM)

6:45 PM    Jr.Cadets/Cadets Meetings

                  (boys 2nd-8th grades)

8:45 PM    Jr.Cadets Counselors’ Corner


Thursday, January 27

6:00 AM    Men’s Bible Study – Fireside Room


Saturday, January 29

6:00 PM    High School/Middle School Event

                  Snow Tubing @ Cannonsburg

 

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Jan. 30   Rev. Marv Hofman – AM Service

           Rev. Steve Norman – PM Service

Jan. 30   Adult Choir Rehearsal @ 4:30 PM

Jan. 30   High School Youth Group Meeting
           Meal provided by Mike & Mary Geerlings

Jan. 31   Elders Meeting

Feb. 1    Building & Grounds Committee Meeting

Feb. 2    GEMS/Cadets Meetings

Feb. 2    Bell Choir Rehearsal

Feb. 5    Mid-Life Group Corn Hole Tournament

 

 

 

 

Pray for those experiencing seasonal cold and flu illness, on-going treatments, and/or recovery from surgeries.  Pray for those that are affected by COVID or are in quarantine.  Also, remember those that are lonely or experiencing sadness during this time of year.

 

Arlene Blauwkamp:  Please pray for Arlene’s 54-year-old son-in-law, Brian Brower, who is struggling with cancer of the lungs and lymph nodes, and has been placed on Hospice care.  We pray for God to be near to Arlene, Brian, and his wife and 4 kids as they walk this journey together.

 

Sharon DuBois:  Please uphold Sharon & Mark and their family in your prayers as Sharon will be starting daily radiation treatments on Tuesday, January 25, continuing through February 21.

 

Jessica & Ovi Dumea (Missionaries that we support with Wycliff translators in Romania) ask for prayers as Ovi had an interview this past Tuesday, Jan. 18, for his green card.  Please pray for safe travels, for the interview to go well, and for everything with the interpreter to go smoothly.

 

Helaine Miedema:  Continue to pray for Helaine as she continues with her weekly treatments for her cancer.  We pray that it would be effective and that her side effects would be minimal.

 

Steve Vincent:  Please pray for Steve as he was injured on December 15, suffering 3 broken ribs, a punctured spleen, and punctured lung.  He has been off work since then and hopes to return to work in 3 weeks.  We pray that he would continue to recover well, and be able to head back to work.

 

Council Member of Focus:

Deacon Matt VanderPloeg

 

 

 

 

FOCUS ON MISSIONS

The Bridge Ministries of Zeeland provides a safe environment for the youth in the Zeeland area to spend leisure time.  Volunteers and staff are there to provide counseling and mentoring.  For more information, check out the website www.bymczeeland.org.

 

 

 

COUNCIL NEWS

Offering Schedule:

Jan. 23:      AM   ZCS-Christian Learning Center

(https://zeelandchristian.z2systems.com/donation.jsp?campaign=49&)

               PM   Good Samaritan Center

(https://www.goodsamministries.com/get-involved/donate/)

 

Jan. 30:      AM   City On A Hill

                (https://coahm.org/ways-to-give/)

               PM   Parkview Home

                (http://www.parkviewafc.org/donate/)

 

Elders:  The January Elders Meeting will move to Monday January 31 at 7:00 PM.  Please note the change.

 

Pulpit Supply:  This Morning we welcome Mr. Dan Landstra, Director for spiritual life & leadership at Unity Christian High School, to lead our Worship Service.  This Evening, we welcome Rev. Steve Norman, to lead our Worship ServiceRev. Norman is a Counselor for Winning at Home, and has spent 25 years in the Detroit and Grand Rapids area working with youth, a church plant, and pastor.

 

Next week Sunday Morning we welcome Rev. Marv Hofman, a retired CRC pastor.  Sunday Evening we welcome Rev. Steve Norman, currently a Counselor for Winning at Home.  Rev. Norman spent 25 years in the Detroit and Grand Rapids area working with youth, a church plant, and pastor.

 

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Mission Team (formerly Mission Emphasis) is in the process of reviewing the causes we support, including The Bridge Youth Ministry Center in Zeeland.  To help with the review, the Mission Team is updating who is volunteering.  Please contact Scott & Laura Visser or Bill & Cindy Lyzenga.

 

Empty Nesters Corn Hole Tournament!  For those of you who have aged out of the Mid-Life Group and are looking for a fun night of friendly competition, this is for you!  Friday, February 4, 6:00 PM in ‘The Grove’.  Dessert will be provided.  Please sign up at the ‘Sign-up Station’ by Sunday, January 30 – you may come to play or just watch.  Any questions – please contact Sara Boerman or Kathy Busscher.

 

Mid-Life Group’s Annual Corn-Hole Tournament is back!  Saturday evening, February 5, at 6:00 PM – dinner will be provided!  Please sign up by Sunday, January 30.  Join us for a night of fun, fellowship, and some friendly competition!  Any ?s, contact Sara Boerman or Kathy Busscher.

 

 

 

LOCAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Family Life Center has many volunteer opportunities available:

              Join them for training (January 31 at 9:30 AM) on how to help women with mental illness/suicide prevention.

              Diaper Delivery Driver – once a month on the second Friday on the month.

              Food Delivery Driver from Grand Rapids to Allendale – twice a month.

For more information on any of these opportunities, please contact Scott Visser.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHURCH FAMILY

New Member:  This morning we welcome Joan Kiger to our Church Family.

            Joan Kiger

            230 S. State Street, Apt. #77

              Zeeland, MI  49464

              Phone:   1.616.566.7647

 

 

 

AT HOME MEMBERS

Dale VanderYacht lives in his condo in Zeeland.  Dale is celebrating his 83rd Birthday today, Jan. 23!

(8955 N. Clearwater Drive, Zeeland, MI  49464)

 

Jennie VanderWoude lives at Holland Home/Raybrook Manor in Grand Rapids.

(2121 Raybrook St. SE #275, GR, MI  49546)

 

 

 

 

 

Jean Venhuizen

92 on January 17

 

Dale VanderYacht

83 on January 23

 

Helaine Miedema

81 on January 28

 

 

 

 

COLLEGE STUDENTS

Miles Hilbelink (son of Stephan & Danielle Hilbelink) is a freshman at Harmel Academy of the Trades (located in the Kuyper College campus).  His major is an Electrician.  He is currently taking classes in Electrical Theory, and Integrated Humanities.  Miles is also working for a local contractor in Grand Rapids as his assistant.  Outside of class time, Miles and his friends enjoy spending time in the school’s workshop learning from each other about welding, forging, lathing, and other craftsman skills.  Miles’ e-mail address is mileshilbelink@gmail.com.  Miles will be celebrating his 19th Birthday on Thursday, January 27!  Happy Birthday Miles!  We pray that God will bless you as you pursue your college degree.

 

Aaron Huizenga (son of Dee Huizenga) is in his 3rd year of Grad School at Wayne State University, majoring in Physical Therapy.  Aaron is currently taking classes in Therapeutic Exercise, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Rehabilitation Procedures, Pharmacology, Clinical Decision Making, Differential Diagnosis.  Aaron keeps busy with his classes and will start full-time clinicals in May.  His e-mail address is ha5832@wayne.edu.  Aaron is looking forward to getting married sometime in the fall, after getting engaged this past December.  Aaron will celebrate his 25th Birthday on Friday, January 28!  Happy Birthday Aaron!  We continue to pray that God will bless you as you continue your grad studies and look forward to getting married.