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October 3, 2021

 

Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Services available on website northstreetcrc.org)

 

Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“Armageddon”

Revelation 15:1-8

Revelation 16:1-21

 

Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM

 

Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“David & Goliath”

I Samuel 17:1-4, 8-17, 24-27, 31-54

 

 

 

WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – October 3, 2021

Accompanists: AM     Kristi Boerman, Val Leegwater

                          PM     Ruth Meekhof

Ushers:             AM & PM         Brian Busscher (East), Bill Lyzenga (Center),

                                                     Carl Weener/Hunter Vincent (West)

Rover:              AM     Carl Weener                                              PM         Ron Oskam

Nursery:          AM    Jennifer Fortosis, Nancy Oskam, Lena Worley, Derek Bostrom

                         PM     Kathy Busscher, Erica Oskam, Andrew Boerman

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

                                           PM     Martin Bostrom, Larry Redder, Jackson Busscher

 

 

WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – October 10, 2021

Accompanists: AM     Sue Lucas, Stephanie Klein

                          PM     Sue Lucas

Ushers:            AM & PM         Andrew Boerman (East), Nick Venema (Center), Greyson Busscher (West)

Rover:              AM     Steven VanAst                                             PM        

Nursery:          AM    Amy Schutt, Laura Visser, Andie Schutt, Lauren Boerman

                         PM     Suann Zwiers, Hope DuBois, Sadie DuBois

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

                                           PM   Martin Bostrom, Ron Oskam, Mitch Boerman

Children’s Worship: 

 

 

Bulletin Announcements should be submitted by noon on Thursdays. 

You may submit announcements by e-mail (carol@northstreetcrc.org), by calling Carol (772.1557), 

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

 

 

 

THIS WEEK

Sunday – October 3

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

                   Rm. #L-12/Deacon’s Room

4:30 PM    Choir Rehearsal – ‘The Grove’

5:30 PM    Evening Worship Service

6:45 PM    High School Youth Group meets

Prayer Partner Dinner

 

Monday – October 4

5:00 PM    Executive Committee Meeting

 

Tuesday – October 5

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting

7:00 PM    Building & Grounds Committee Meeting

 

Wednesday – October 6

(GEMS meet from 6:45-8:30 PM)

6:45 PM    GEMS Meetings (girls 2-8th grades)

7:00 PM    Jr.Cadets/Cadets Father/Son Event

                   (boys 2-8th grades)

Heritage Council Kick-Off @ Borculo Chr. School

7:00 PM    Finance Committee Meeting/Council Rm.

7:00 PM    Bell Choir Rehearsal

 

Thursday, October 7

7:00 PM    Heritage Cadet Counselors Meeting

                   @ Vriesland Reformed Church

 

Saturday, October 9

5:30 PM    HS/MS Event – Hay Ride

                   @ Ryan & Sara Boerman’s home

 

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct. 10   Communion/Mission Service – AM Service

Oct. 10   High School Youth Group meets

                Meal provided by Tim & Amy Schutt Family

Oct. 11   Council Meeting

Oct. 14   N.S. Seniors Breakfast – Southside Inn

 

 

 

FOCUS ON MISSIONS

Rev. Jeong & Misook Gho work for Resonate Global Ministries in Japan.  Rev. Gho and his wife are Korean born teachers and are conducting church school teacher training programs at various churches in Japan.

 

 

 

 

Tim Meekhof:  We are thankful that Tim was able to receive his shots this past Wednesday.  We pray they will provide some relief to his chronic neck pain.

 

Tim & Amy Schutt Family:  Please remember Amy’s mom, Joan DeVries, in your prayers as a six inch cancerous mass was found on her uterus.  Recent scans have shown this has spread to the lymph nodes in her chest.  As she awaits an appointment this week Thursday, Oct. 7, we pray that surgical and/or treatment options will be available to combat his diagnosis.

 

Jasmine Vincent (17 year old daughter of Steve & Melissa):  We give thanks to the Lord that, after medical consultations, it is believed that Jasmine will make a full recovery from the concussion she experienced a few weeks ago.

 

Council Member of Focus:

Elder Allyn Arendsen

 

 

 

 

CHURCH FAMILY

Jon & Jalyn DeZwaan:  We give thanks to the Lord for His bringing Jon & Jalyn into our fellowship.  The Elders have received their membership papers from Almond Valley CRC in Ripon, California.  We also give thanks that Jon & Jalyn are expecting their baby in a few months.  Please join in welcoming them to the North Street Family.  Their contact information is:

        Jon & Jalyn DeZwaan

        182 N. Division

        Holland, MI  49424

        Phone:   (Jon)       1.616.836.1665

                       (Jalyn)    1.209.605.7727

        E-mail:   dezwaanj@yahoo.com

 

A Grocery Shower is taking place for Briana Leegwater & Nick Unema who are planning an October 16 Wedding.  Please place your gifts in the Grocery cart in the Narthex by Sunday, October 17.

 

 

 

AT HOME MEMBERS

Del & Winnie Machiela live in their home in Zeeland.

(10473 Mary Ann Street, Zeeland, MI  49464)

 

 

 

 

 

Toni VerBeek

89 on October 8

 

 

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

North Street Seniors will have their next monthly breakfast at the Southside Inn (192 W. 35th Street, Holland, just east of Washington Avenue).  This is a new place for us!  We will have our own room that morning.  The date is Thursday, October 14, at 8:30 AM.  Please put your name on the sign-up sheet in the Narthex.  We need to know the number of Seniors who plan on coming for breakfast that morning.  Thanks!  Come and join us for a time of fellowship!

 

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.

 

The Outreach Committee is collecting Christmas Shoeboxes for boys and girls around the globe through the Samaritans Purse Operation Christmas Child program.  Shoeboxes can be picked up in the Narthex.  The goal for North Street is 100 boxes!  Shoeboxes must be turned in, at church, by Sunday, November 14.  For gift suggestions and more information, see Dana Staat, or visit samaritanspurse.org/occ.

 

COUNCIL NEWS

Offering Schedule:

Oct. 3:    AM   Ascending Leaders

          (https://www.ascendingleaders.org/donate/)

                 PM   Right To Life Education Fund

                         (https://efdonation.rtl.org/)

 

Oct. 10:  AM   Good Samaritan Center

(https://www.goodsamministries.com/get-involved/donate/)

                 PM   Mission India

                         (https://missionindia.org/donate/)

 

Attention all those interested/involved in Pro-Life issues and ministries.  The Zeeland Classis Diaconal Conference invites you to a meeting on October 7, at 6:30 PM at Third CRC, Zeeland.  We will be discussing critical Pro-Life issues and ministries, as we give next step recommendations to all of our churches.  Please be there as our Classis make bold and pioneering steps to honor God through supporting and advocating for life.

 

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.

 

 

 

LOCAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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 www.bymczeeland.org or call 772.3843.

 

Borculo Christian School is having a Soup Supper on Friday, Oct. 8, from 4:30-7:00 PM.  We will have several varieties of soups to choose from, sandwiches, and desserts!

 

The Zeeland Civic Chorus will begin practice on Sunday, October 10, from 2:15 to 5:45 PM at First Protestant Reformed Church of Holland for ‘Handel’s Messiah’.  Come praise God in song!