North Street
Christian Reformed Church

deeply rooted • ever growing • bearing fruit



August 8, 2021


Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Services available on website


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“The Little Scroll”

Revelation 10:1-11


Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“The New King”

I Samuel 9:1-2, 15-17

I Samuel 10:1, 17-27





Accompanists: AM     Sue Arendsen

                          PM     Sue Arendsen

Ministry of Music:       AM        Briana Leegwater, Sydney Leegwater, Lyndsey Leegwater

Ushers:             AM & PM         Tyler Bostrom (East), Lyle VanKlompenberg (Center)

                                                     Todd VandenHeuvel/Derek Bostrom (West)

Rover:              AM     Todd VandenHeuvel                        PM     Larry Harmsen

Nursery:          AM    Laura Visser, Chelsea VandenBosch, Haley Poortvliet, Derek Bostrom

                         PM     Linda VanderPloeg, Jasmine Vincent, Andrew Boerman

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

                                           PM     Matt VanderPloeg, Ron Oskam, Larry Redder


WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – August 15, 2021

Accompanists: AM     Jennifer Fortosis

                          PM     Sue Lucas

Ushers:             AM & PM         Larry Harmsen (East), Bob Schipper (Center), Thomas Sal (West)

Rover:               AM     Dan Sterk                                              PM     Mike VanAst

Nursery:            AM    Jennifer Fortosis, Leigh VanDussen, Greyson Busscher, Thijs DuBois

                          PM     Kathy Busscher, Erica Oskam, Sadie DuBois

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

                                          PM   Todd VandenHeuvel, Sheryl VandenHeuvel, Matt VanderPloeg


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






Sunday – August 8

9:30 AM    Morning Worship Service

5:30 PM    Evening Worship Service – Communion


Monday – August 9

7:00 PM    Council Meeting


Tuesday – August 10

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting


Thursday – August 12

8:30 AM    N.S. Seniors Breakfast – Russ’ Eastown

7:30 PM    CCM Bible Study





Aug. 18  HS/MS Event

               Kiddie Pool Kick Ball

               @ Ryan & Sara Boerman Home

Aug. 19  CCM Bible Study

Aug. 23  Elders/Deacons Meetings






Judy VanKlompenberg

81 on August 14





Emma Hilbelink:  We celebrate the recent engagement of Emma Hilbelink and her fiancé, Aaron Bos.  We pray the Lord would bless them as they make arrangements for their wedding.


Meals for DuBois Family:  Opportunity to provide meals for the DuBois family is being organized through a Meal Train page.  Click on the link and select your day.  If you wish to bring a meal but are unable to signup online, please contact Val Leegwater (616.875.2777).





Sharon DuBois:  We give thanks to the Lord that Sharon was able to receive her first chemotherapy treatment this past Tuesday.  We pray that the side effects will be minimal and that these treatments prove to be effective.


Thelma Johnson:  Please keep Thelma in your prayers as she was admitted into the hospital this past Wednesday with a low heart rate and weakness.  We pray that these symptoms would be relieved and that she would make a full recovery.


Caleb Lucas (middle/10 year old son of Curt & Jamie):  Please keep Caleb in your prayers as he will be visiting with a hematologist to address his blood clotting, anemia, and bruising.  We pray for direction and clarity on how to address and relieve these issues.


Carol Nagelkirk:  We are thankful that Carol was able to have a successful surgery on her right eye this past Thursday.  We pray that she would make a full recovery.


Council Member of Focus:

Elder Brian Mast






Gladys Fernandez lives at Resthaven Maple Woods in Holland.


Helen VanZanten lives in her home in Zeeland.





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





GEMS Counselors:  Our GEMS program is in need of 2 counselors for this upcoming season that begins in late September.  We ask that you prayerfully consider serving our covenant youth in this way.  If you have any questions, please contact Sharon DuBois at


Security Rovers:  A new schedule for Security Rovers will be put together in the coming weeks.  We are in need of 5-10 new rovers.  If you would like to be added as a rover, or would like your name removed, please contact Todd VandenHeuvel, before August 9.


North Street Seniors will have their monthly breakfast at Russ’ Eastown in Holland this week Thursday, August 12, at 8:30 AM.  Sign-up in the Narthex if you plan on coming.  Enjoy breakfast and a time of fellowship that morning!


Refugee Family Update:  The Outreach Committee invites the congregation to join in welcoming the Refugee Family:  Umugwaneza, Lionel, and Micheline, next week Sunday, August 15.  Deb Hoekwater, from Bethany, will also be here to help introduce the family and answer any questions.  We will have a time of cake and fellowship following the Morning Service.  Please introduce yourselves and show them the warmth and love of the North Street family.





Offering Schedule:

August 8:     AM        IRBC


                       PM         Family Life Center



August 15:   AM        Mission India


                       PM         Harvest Stand Ministries






Holland Christian Schools is seeking a part-time Choir Accompanist at both the High School and Middle School as two separate positions or one combined role.  This highly skilled pianist will accompany various choirs for rehearsals and occasional evening performances as well as have an opportunity to impact the lives of many students.  Please contact Erika Blom, HCHS Vocal Music Director ( for more information.


Parkview Adult Foster Care Home is hiring:

        Housekeeper:  Part-time position with great flexibility.  Approximately 3-4 hours a day/Monday-Friday.  Cleaning the home (resident bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen, living space) and doing the residents’ laundry.

        Evening Relief:  Part-time position and would be great for someone who enjoys spending time with people with developmental disabilities.  Monday/Tuesday/Thursday evenings from 5:00-9:00 PM.  No weekends.

Please contact Jennifer Letcher at, or 616.490.0884 if you are interested in applying for either of these positions.


Upward Bound Ministries is having a pig roast fundraiser on Wednesday, August 11, at Lawrence Street Park from 5:00-7:00 PM.  Please join them in celebrating another blessed and fruitful year of ministry.  They will be serving pulled pork, hotdogs, baked beans, corn, potato salad, chips, ice cream and water.


The Institute for Reformed Biblical Counseling (IRBC):  The registration deadline of August 18 is quickly approaching for the IRBC Basic Training Course in Reformed Biblical Counseling being offered in Holland.  Applications and details can be found at