North Street
Christian Reformed Church

deeply rooted • ever growing • bearing fruit



June 20, 2021


Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Services available on website


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss


Revelation 6:9-17


Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM


Message by Seminarian Joe Steenholdt

“Perseverance For The Present”

Genesis 40:1-23






Accompanists: AM     Ruth Meekhof

                          PM     Sue Arendsen, Stephanie Klein

Ministry of Music:      PM         Sharon DuBois, flute; Sue Arendsen, accompanist

Ushers:             AM & PM The Grove:   Jim Staat Sr.

                          AM & PM Sanctuary:     Nick Fortosis (East), Bill Lyzenga (Center)

                                                                    Todd VandenHeuvel/Luke Mast (West)

Rover:             AM     Larry Redder                                  PM     Brent Leegwater

Nursery:         AM    Megan VanDussen, Nancy Oskam, Sadie DuBois, Abby Venema

                        PM     Shawna Bouwkamp, Jasmine Vincent, Haley Poortvliet

Audio/Visual Operators:  AM     Todd VandenHeuvel, Sheryl VandenHeuvel, Larry Redder

                                          PM     Todd VandenHeuvel, Sheryl VandenHeuvel, Larry Redder




Accompanists: AM     Kristi Boerman, Val Leegwater

                          PM     Sue Lucas

Ushers:             AM & PM The Grove:   John Bos

                          AM & PM Sanctuary:     Tyler Bostrom (East), Josh VandenBosch (Center)

                                                                    Todd VandenHeuvel/Derek Bostrom (West)

Rover:            AM     Mike VanAst                                  PM     Zach VandenHeuvel

Nursery:         AM    Jennifer Fortosis, Nakisha DeJong, Rebecca Boerman, Addison Boersema

                        PM     Ruth Meekhof, Erica Oskam, Cora Boerman

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

                                           PM   Martin Bostrom, Ron Oskam, Matt VanderPloeg



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North Street Christian Reformed Church

Rev. Shaun Furniss, Pastor

June 20, 2021



Sunday – June 20 – Father’s Day

9:30 AM    Morning Worship Service


5:30 PM    Evening Worship Service

                   Seminarian Joe Steenholdt

Tuesday – June 22

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

11:00 AM  Summer Splash – Sterk’s Home

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting

Wednesday – June 23

6:45 PM    Kid’s Church Softball Game

                   North Street vs. Faith United Reformed

                   @ South Olive CRC

Thursday – June 24

7:30 PM    CCM Bible Study





June 28  Elders/Deacons Meetings

July 5      Executive Committee Meeting





Hispanic Ministry Developer - Pastor Scott Geurink continues to minister to Hispanics in the Western Michigan area with evangelistic Bible Studies in greenhouses and farms, mentoring and coaching Hispanic leaders and pastors, and assisting in the training of church planters.



Isaac Furniss (5½ year old son of Pastor Shaun & Amanda):  We give thanks to the Lord that Isaac was able to have a successful surgery to remove his tonsils and adenoids this past Friday.  We pray that his recovery would go well.


Al & Betty Kroll:  Please be in prayer for Al & Betty’s daughter-in-law, Amy, who had a fall from the second floor of a barn and shattered her heal.  We pray that her upcoming surgery, scheduled for Tuesday, goes well and that she is able to make a full recovery.


Gert VanSomeren:  Please be in prayer for Gert as she was transferred to Trillium Woods, an in-patient Hospice facility, in Byron Center.  We pray for the Lord’s mercy for her in this time.


Council Member of Focus:

Elder Mike Geerlings






Alma DeKock lives in her condo in Zeeland.


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






John Holwerda

88 on June 26






Kids Church Softball League:

                       North Street vs. Faith United Reformed

                       Wednesday, June 23 @ 6:45 PM

                       @ South Olive CRC



CAP will benefit from catering the VanAst Wedding on July 9 at noon.  Help will be needed on Thursday, July 8, for set-up and prep; and on Friday, July 9, for prep and serving.  Sign-up with your availability at the Sign-up Station or contact Linda Boerman.





The Institute for Reformed Biblical Counseling will be holding a Basic Training Course in Biblical Counseling in September at Central Avenue CRC in Holland.  This training will enable you to more effectively counsel family members, friends, work associates, and others as they wrestle with problems in their lives.  Brochures/applications can be found online at





Offering Schedule:

June 20: AM   The Bridge


               PM   North Street CAP


June 27: AM   Parkview Home


               PM   One Way Ministries


Out-Of-The-Office:  Pastor Shaun will be out of the office from Monday, June 21, through Sunday, July 4.  If there are any pastoral needs that arise in that time, please contact your District Elder.  If there are any items for the Prayer Line, please contact Sharon DuBois, our Church Secretary, (


Council has approved, through the Outreach Committee, to sponsor a Refugee family (mother and 2 kids: son-16, daughter-11) from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  However, for this to be successful, we are asking for broad church participation.  Check out the sign-up sheet for ways to help get involved, whether that be the giving of your time or donations.  More details to follow.