North Street
Christian Reformed Church

deeply rooted • ever growing • bearing fruit



May 30, 2021


Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Services available on website


Message by Rev. Ron Meyer

“The Only True ‘Know It All’”

Psalm 139; text-vs. 6


Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM


Message by Rev. Ron Meyer

“The ‘VISA’ God”

Psalm 139; text-vs. 7&8





Accompanists: AM     Sue Arendsen

                          PM     Sue Arendsen

Ushers:             AM & PM The Grove:   Dan DeJonge

                          AM & PM Sanctuary:     Tyler Bostrom (East), John Bos (Center), Thijs DuBois (West)

Rover:               AM     Mark DuBois                                  PM     Tim Schutt

Nursery:                       Lisa Poortvliet, Natalie DuBois

Audio/Visual Operators:  AM     Jerry Redder, Ron Oskam, Matt VanderPloeg

                                           PM     Martin Bostrom, Ron Oskam, Matt VanderPloeg




Accompanists: AM     Jennifer Fortosis

                          PM     Ruth Meekhof

Ushers:             AM & PM The Grove:   Larry Harmsen

                          AM & PM Sanctuary:     Bob Schipper (East), Curt Lucas (Center), Alden Lucas (West)

Rover:              AM     Scott Visser                                     PM     Dan Sterk

Nursery:           AM    Ruth Meekhof, Lisa Poortvliet, Cora Boerman, Lydia Busscher

                          PM     Heidi Bostrom, Hope DuBois, Andrew Boerman

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

                                           PM   Martin Bostrom, Larry Redder, Mitch Boerman



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





North Street Christian Reformed Church

Rev. Shaun Furniss, Pastor

May 30, 2021



Sunday – May 30

9:30 AM    Morning Worship Service

                   Rev. Ron Meyer

5:30 PM    Evening Worship Service

                   Rev. Ron Meyer


Tuesday – June 1

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting

7:00 PM    Building & Grounds Committee Meeting


Thursday – June 3

7:30 PM    CCM Bible Study


Saturday – June 5

3-5:00 PM 90th Birthday Open House for

                   Connie DeHaan





June 6    Elder/Deacon Installation – AM Service

June 7    Executive Committee Meeting

June 10  N.S. Seniors Breakfast @ Trestle Stop

June 10  CCM Bible Study

June 14  Council Meeting





Joyce Tamminga lives at Lakeside Vista in Holland.  Joyce will celebrate her 90th Birthday on Wednesday, June 2!


Cheryl Kroll lives at MediLodge in Holland.






Vern VanKlompenberg

88 on June 1


Joyce Tamminga

90 on June 2






Al Blauwkamp:  We give thanks to the Lord that Al was able to return home on Friday, May 21.


Miles Hilbelink (son of Stephan & Danielle):  Please be in prayer for Miles as he tore his ACL and meniscus a week ago and now requires surgery - scheduled for June 4.  We pray that his surgery will be successful in relieving his pain.


Gert VanSomeren:  We are thankful that Gert has moved back to Zeeland, after a stay with her daughter in Georgia.  Gert’s address is:

               Gert VanSomeren

               Royal Atrium Inn

               400 Parkside Drive, #118

               Phone: 616.748.9887


Council Member of Focus:

Deacon Eric DeJong






Connie DeHaan:  The family of Connie DeHaan would like to invite the Congregation to an 90th Birthday Open House on Saturday, June 5, from 3:00-5:00 PM.  The Open House will take place at North Street in ‘The Grove’.




Rev. Fikret Bocek works for Global Church Ministries as a church-planter and Pastor in his home country of Turkey.  For more information, check the website





North Street Seniors will have their first breakfast of this season at ‘The Trestle Stop’ in Hamilton on Thursday, June 10, at 8:30 AM.  Please put your name down on the sign-up sheet that is in the Narthex.  We need to know the number of Seniors who plan on coming for breakfast that morning.  Thanks!  All Seniors, come and join us for breakfast and a time of fellowship!


Joe & Karly Steenholdt are making plans to return to West Michigan in June.  Since they are flying back this time, they are looking to borrow a car seat for their daughter Ayla (3 years old).  If anyone has a car seat the Steenholdts could borrow for the months of June & July, please call Karly (1.616.901.2896).


CAP (Covenant Assistant Program) News:  On behalf of the CAP Program and that parents that benefit from it, THANKS to our Church Family for your generosity at the Auction held the night of the Church Picnic.  As previously decided by the Deacons, the funds raised at the ‘postponed 2020 Auction’ would be allocated to those families that qualified as of 12/31/20.  Over $13,000.00 was raised; therefore, an additional $315.00/student was allocated.  Total per student allocated for the 2020-2021 school year was $1,245.00!





The Calvinist Cadet Corps 18th Annual Fishing Tournament will be held on Saturday, June 5, at Gun Lake State Park.  Check the flyer in the Narthex for more information or go to




Offering Schedule:

May 30: AM   Harvest Stand Ministries


               PM   Mission India



June 6:  AM   Family Research Council


               PM   ZCS-Christian Learning Center



Pastor Shaun will be on vacation through Monday, May 31, and will be preaching at the CR Conference Grounds on Sunday, May 30.  If there are any pastoral needs, please contact your District Elder (list is found at the Welcome Center).  If there are any prayer line updates, please email our Church Secretary, Sharon DuBois (


From The Deacons:  North Street has been blessed with another supply of over-the-counter medicine.  Items will be available at the kitchen serving window facing ‘The Grove’ following the worship services.  Adults may come and help yourselves to whatever items you can use.


The Financial Review Committee has completed a review of the 2020 financial records of the church and has found them to be in excellent order.  The 2020 Financial Statement is available at the Information Center.


Elder and Deacon Selections:  The following men were selected before the Morning Service on May 9, to serve as our new Elders and Deacons:

      Elders:         Dan DeJonge      

                              Ron Lucas

                              Brian Mast

      Deacons:     Keith Boerman

                             Mike VanDussen 

                             Zach VandenHeuvel

Deacon Officers for 2021-2022 are as follows:

        Chairman                    Brent Leegwater

        Assistant Chairman    Keith Boerman

        Secretary                     Scott Visser

        Assistant Secretary     Mike VanDussen