North Street
Christian Reformed Church

deeply rooted • ever growing • bearing fruit



July 4, 2021


Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Services available on website


Message by Seminarian Joe Steenholdt

“Praying With Paul:

For Love & Discernment”

Philippians 1:3-11


Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM


Message by Seminarian Joe Steenholdt

“Praying With Paul:

For Faith & Endurance”

II Thessalonians 1:3-12





Accompanists: AM     Sue Arendsen

                          PM     Sue Lucas, Kristi Boerman

Ushers:             AM & PM The Grove:   Lyle VanKlompenberg

                          AM & PM Sanctuary:     Jeff Klein (East), Nick Venema (Center), Tim Meekhof (West)

Rover:              AM     Scott Visser                                         PM     Keith Boerman

Nursery:           AM    Linda VanderPloeg, Kris Michmerhuizen, Hunter Vincent, Lauren Boerman

                          PM     Suann Zwiers, Hope DuBois, Sadie DuBois

Audio/Visual Operators:  AM     Todd VandenHeuvel, Sheryl VandenHeuvel, Matt VanderPloeg

                                          PM     Todd VandenHeuvel, Sheryl VandenHeuvel, Matt VanderPloeg




Accompanists: AM     Ruth Meekhof

                          PM     Jennifer Fortosis

Ushers:            AM & PM         Jim Staat Sr. (East), Jim Staat Jr. (Center), Thijs DuBois (West)

Rover:              AM     Brian Mast                                          PM     Mark DuBois

Nursery:           AM    Chelsea VandenBosch, Nancy Oskam, Elizabeth Venema, Thijs DuBois

                          PM     Amanda Furniss, Tyler Bostrom, Haley Poortvliet

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

                                           PM   Matt VanderPloeg, Ron Oskam, Larry Redder



Bulletin Announcements should be submitted by noon on Thursdays. 

You may submit announcements by e-mail (, by calling Carol (772.1557), 

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






Sunday – July 4

9:30 AM    Morning Worship Service

                   Seminarian Joe Steenholdt

5:30 PM    Evening Worship Service

                   Seminarian Joe Steenholdt


Tuesday – July 6

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

11:00 AM  Summer Splash @ Sterk’s Home

                   ‘til 2:00 PM

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting

7:00 PM    Building & Grounds Committee Meeting


Wednesday – July 7

6:45 PM    Kid’s Church Softball Game

                   North Street vs. Noordeloos

                   @ South Olive CRC


Thursday – July 8

8:30 AM    N.S. Seniors Breakfast

                   @ Trestle Stop in Hamilton

All Day      HS/MS Event

                   @ Michigan Adventure





July 12    Executive Committee Meeting

July 13    Summer Splash @ Sterk’s Home

July 15    CCM Bible Study





Ascending Leaders (Rev. Mike & Gina Johnson) helps churches, disciples, and leaders, flourish through coaching churches on discipleship and vitality; teaching on discipleship in congregations, and resourcing churches and individuals with effective discipleship materials.  For more information, check the website


Terry Boerman:  We are thankful that Terry was able to have a scan this past Thursday.  He will receive the official results from his Oncologist this week Wednesday, July 7.  Continue to pray that the scan shows favorable results.


Furniss Family:  We thank God that Pastor Shaun, Amanda, and their children could enjoy a time of rest and renewal.  Pastor Shaun will return to the office on Tuesday, July 5.


Vacation Time:  Pray for those that are or will be traveling and on vacation during this holiday week.


Council Member of Focus:

Elder of Visitation Jim Staat Sr.






Helen VanZanten lives in her home in Zeeland.  Helen will celebrate her 98th Birthday on Wednesday, July 7!


Thelma Johnson lives at Royal Park Place in Zeeland.






Dolores Bouwkamp

90 on July 4


Helen VanZanten

98 on July 7


Jane TenHarmsel

91 on July 8






Kids Church Softball League:

                       North Street vs. Noordeloos

                       Wednesday, July 7 @ 6:45 PM

                       @ South Olive CRC


North Street Seniors will have their monthly Breakfast at ‘The Trestle Stop Restaurant’ in Hamilton this week Thursday, July 8, at 8:30 AM.  Sign up in the Narthex if you plan on coming.  Enjoy breakfast and a time of fellowship that morning!


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.  Please contact Linda Boerman if you are available to help.





Save The Date:  The 2021 Bible League Conference will be held on Friday, September 24, at Fellowship CRC in Byron Center.  The theme is “Spreading the Fragrance of Life”; Keynote speaker is Lynn Wilder.  Registration will open this summer.



Offering Schedule:

July 4:   AM   Harvest Stand Ministries


               PM   Good Samaritan Center



July 11: AM   The Bridge


               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 Allyn Arendsen (President of Council) at


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.


The Deacons have received several wheeled walkers as gifts.  The Deacons have an extra walker and are offering it to anyone who needs it.  Please contact any Deacon if you are interested.


Transportation Needs:  If you have a need that involves getting somewhere (church, doctor appointments, work, etc.), the Deacons would like to help in coordinating this for you.  Please contact Mike VanDussen (616.795.8793) or Keith Boerman (616.437.7847).