North Street
Christian Reformed Church

deeply rooted • ever growing • bearing fruit



September 19, 2021


Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Services available on website


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“Three Angels”

Revelation 14:6-13


Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM


Message by Rev. Todd VanEck

“Pleading For Prayer”

Colossians 4:2-6




WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – September 19, 2021

Accompanists: AM     Ruth Meekhof

                          PM     Ruth Meekhof, Val Leegwater

Ministry of Music:     AM        Danielle Hilbelink

Ushers:            AM & PM         Jim Staat Sr. (East), Curt Lucas (Center), Alden Lucas (West)

Rover:             AM     Scott Hoek                                                 PM         Brian Mast

Nursery:         AM    Ruth Meekhof, Heidi Bostrom, Cora Boerman, Thijs DuBois

                        PM     Shawna Bouwkamp, Jasmine Vincent, Naomi VanDussen

Audio/Visual Operators:  AM     Jerry Redder, Larry Redder, Jackson Busscher

                                           PM     Martin Bostrom, Larry Redder, Jackson Busscher



WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – September 26, 2021

Accompanists: AM     Sue Arendsen

                         PM     Sue Arendsen

Ushers:            AM & PM         Mitchell Boerman (East), Nick Fortosis (Center), Andrew Boerman (West)

Rover:              AM     Keith Boerman                                           PM         Larry Redder

Nursery:           AM    Leigh VanDussen, Amanda Furniss, Andie Schutt, Miles Staat

                          PM     Lisa Poortvliet, Tyler Bostrom, Haley Poortvliet

Audio/Visual Operators:  AM   Jerry Redder, Ron Oskam, Mitch Boerman

                                          PM   Martin Bostrom, Ron Oskam, Mitch Boerman



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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 – September 19

9:30 AM    Morning Worship Service

10:50 AM  Sunday School/Catechism meets ‘til 11:45

                   Offering:  Mission India

10:45 AM  Women’s Bible Study – ‘The Grove’

4:30 PM    Mission Team Meeting

5:30 PM    Evening Worship Service

                   Rev. Todd VanEck

6:45 PM    High School Youth Group meets

Meal provided by Ron & Nancy Oskam Family


Tuesday – September 21

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting


Wednesday – September 22

6:45 PM    Jr.Cadets/Cadets Meetings


Friday – September 24

2-4:00 PM Open House/Celebration of Life

                   For Howard Stephenson





Sept. 26 High School Youth Group meets

        Meal provided by Nick & Elaine Venema family

Sept. 26  Adult Choir begins-4:30 PM

Sept. 27  Elders/Deacons Meetings

Sept. 29  GEMS begins





John VanderWoude lives in his condo in Royal Park.
     (37 S. Zeeland Parkway, Zeeland, MI  49464)


Cheryl Kroll lives at MediLodge in Holland.

     (MediLodge of Holland, 1221 E. 16th Street, Rm.#205, Holland, MI  49423)






Marilyn Boersen

84 on September 19






Connie DeHaan:  We are thankful that Connie was able to have a successful surgery last week Sunday to remove calcified stones from her bile ducts.  We are thankful that she has returned home and pray she will have a good recovery.


Sharon DuBois:  Please keep Sharon in your prayers as she went in for her fourth round of chemotherapy this past week.  We pray that her side effects will be minimal and that the treatments would be effective.


Helaine Miedema:  Please pray for Helaine as the side effects from her chemotherapy treatment have proven to be difficult.  We pray that they would subside.


Trevor Miedema (10 year old son of Mitch & Sarah):  We give thanks to the Lord that Trevor received the results of recent scans that revealed that his brain tumor has not come back.  Because of this, they hope that he will only need follow-up checkups every two years.


Bill Schreur, Tom Schreur, Matthew VanderPloeg:  Please keep Bill, Tom, and Matthew in your prayers as they serve at Eagle Crest Christian Camp in Sutton, Alaska.  They will be returning home on Sept. 26.


Council Member of Focus:

Elder Ed Zylstra






Celebration of Life/Open House for Howard Stephenson will take place this week Friday, September 24, from 2:00-4:00 PM, at North Street.  Howard passed away on August 12, 2021.  The family invites you to come and bring your favorite stories and memories to share.  A light luncheon will be served.





Jubilee Centers International (David & Emily Romero) is an organization compelled by Christ's love for the poor to 'preach the year of the Lord's favor' (Luke 4:19) through community outreach involving formal Christian Education through holistic community development.  The Romeros work in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.  For more information, check the website at





Men’s Fellowship - Clay Pigeon Shoot is scheduled for Saturday, September 25, at 1:00 PM at 7078 Perry Street, Zeeland.  Any questions – contact Brent Leegwater or Terry Boerman.


Adult Choir:  Do you love to make a joyful noise to the Lord?  Adult Choir will begin again on Sunday, September 26.  We would love to have you join us in singing praises to the Lord!  We rehearse Sunday afternoons at 4:30 PM and participate in worship about five times a year.  For more information, please see/contact Danielle Hilbelink ( or 616.403.3062).  ‘It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to your name, O Most High’ (Psalm 92:1).


Children’s Worship for kids ages 3-Kindergarten, will begin on Sunday, October 10, during the Evening Worship Service.  Helpers:  if you are 6th grade and older, and are interested in being a helper, please add your name to the sign-up sheet.




Offering Schedule:

Sept. 19:      AM     North Street CAP

                     PM     The Bridge



Sept. 26:      AM     City On A Hill


                     PM     Parkview Home



Electronic Donations:  North Street now offers the option of donating electronically.  The donation link is accessible on the Church website.  For more information contact Matt VanderPloeg or Mike VanAst.


From The Executive Committee:  There is a vacancy on the Nursery Committee that needs to be filled.  Duties primarily consist of periodic sanitizing of the toys.  If you have any questions, please reach out to Nancy Oskam, Chair of the Nursery Committee, or Council Clerk.





The Bridge Youth Center has a number of volunteer opportunities available.  Please check the flyer at the Sign-Up Station.  You can also learn more at or call 772.3843.


Family Research Council has several openings in our Holland location:

Mail Processing Assistant:

        Part-time position (15-20 hours /week).

Data Entry/Teleservices Assistant:

        Part-time position (15-20 hours/week)

Data Entry/Teleservices Assistant:

        Full-time position

Production and Office Manager:

        Full-time position

Distribution Assistant:

        Full-time position

For more information and/or to apply for any of these positions, please email your cover letter and resume to