North Street
Christian Reformed Church

deeply rooted • ever growing • bearing fruit



October 17, 2021


Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Services available on website


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“How The Mighty Have Fallen How The Mighty Have Fallen

Revelation 18:1-24


Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“The De-Evolution Of A King”

I Samuel 18:1-30




WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – October 17, 2021

Accompanists: AM     Sue Arendsen                Prelude:  Cora Boerman

                          PM     Sue Lucas

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

Rover:              AM     Tim Meekhof                                            PM         Larry Harmsen

Nursery:          AM    Shawna Bouwkamp, Chelsea VandenBosch, Elizabeth Venema, Sarabiah Worley

                         PM     Ruth Meekhof, Erica Oskam, Naomi VanDussen

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

                                           PM     Todd VandenHeuvel, Sheryl VandenHeuvel, Matt VanderPloeg

Children’s Worship:  Rachel Mast, Linda Boerman, Greyson Busscher



WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – October 24, 2021

Accompanists: AM     Sue Arendsen

                          PM     Sue Arendsen

Ushers:             AM & PM         Todd VandenHeuvel (East), Jim Staat Jr. (Center), Luke Mast (West)

Rover:              AM     Dan Sterk                                                     PM         Mike VanAst

Nursery:          AM    Heidi Bostrom, Megan VanDussen, Cora Boerman, Thijs DuBois

                         PM     Linda VanderPloeg, Jasmine Vincent, Andie Schutt

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

                                           PM   Martin Bostrom, Ron Oskam, Mitch Boerman

Children’s Worship:  Rachel Mast, Cora Boerman, Andie Schutt



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Sunday – October 17

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

                   Children’s Worship Meets – Rm.#1

                   Story: ‘Follow Me’

6:45 PM    Mission Team Meeting – Council Room

6:45 PM    High School Youth Group meets

Meal provided by Mike & Leigh VanDussen Family


Tuesday – October 19

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting


Wednesday – October 20

6:30 PM    Bell Choir Rehearsal

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

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

6:45 PM    Jr.Cadets/Cadets Meetings

                   (boys 2nd-8th grades)

8:45 PM    Cadet Counselors Business Meeting





Oct. 24   High School Youth Group meets
               Meal provided by Jeff & Stephanie Klein Family

Oct. 25   Elders/Deacons Meetings

Oct. 27   Cadets – Mother’s Night



Terry Boerman:  Please keep Terry in your prayers as he awaits the results of recent scans and as he receives another round of treatment this week.


Chuck & Lynn Johnson:  Please be in prayer for Chuck as he continues to be under Hospice care.  We pray for the Lord’s continuing comfort and peace for the Johnson Family in this time.


Council Member of Focus:

Elder Mark DuBois




Jennie VanderWoude lives at Holland Home/Raybrook Manor in Grand Rapids.  Jennie will celebrate her 92nd Birthday on Monday, October 18!
(2121 Raybrook St. SE #275, GR, MI  49546)


Jane TenHarmsel lives at Royal Atrium Inn in Zeeland.
(400 Parkside Drive, #235, Zeeland, MI  49464)




Jennie VanderWoude

92 on October 18






Beautiful Gate in Lesotho, Africa, provides care for babies and orphaned children.  Their main emphasis has been on reaching children in crisis situations.  Check their website for more information.





Helen VanZanten:  Please remember the family of Helen VanZanten in your prayers as Helen passed from this world into her heavenly home on Wednesday, October 13.  Helen’s family has decided to hold a private graveside service.


Congratulations to Briana (Leegwater) & Nick Unema who were united in marriage yesterday, October 16.  We pray the Lord would richly bless their life together as they live as husband and wife.


A Grocery Shower is taking place for Briana & Nick Unema whose wedding took place yesterday, October 16.  TODAY is the last day to place your gifts in the Grocery cart in the Narthex.


Arlene Blauwkamp and the Blauwkamp Family would like to “Thank You for all of your prayers, thoughts, visits, and cards during Al’s recent illness and passing.

All of this has been appreciated greatly.”


Connie DeHaan would like to say “Thank you for your caring and kindnesses following my recent surgery.”


Howard Johnson would like to say “Thank You for all the cards and phone calls I received on my recent 91st Birthday!”





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




Offering Schedule:

Oct. 17:  AM   Family Research Council


                 PM   North Street CAP


Oct. 24:  AM   Parkview Home


                 PM   All Belong (CLC) @ ZCS



October is Pastor Appreciation Month.  The Congregation is encouraged to show their appreciation for Pastor Shaun & Amanda, and their family as they serve the Lord by serving us.  Cards, notes, and words of appreciation are encouraged at all times, but especially during this month.


Jubilee Centers International, a Mission we support, wants to invite you to a virtual event on October 26, 2021, at 8:00 PM.  It is titled ‘Strong and Courageous’. The program will be informative, impactful and inspiring with stories of the student's lives and the impact Jubilee is having on them and the community.  Go to  to register with your name and email address.  A link will automatically be sent to the inbox registered in order to connect the night of the event.





The Bridge Youth Center has a number of volunteer opportunities available.  They are in need of people to provide food for the students they serveMeal suggestions and other ideas for volunteering are located at the Sign-up Station in the Narthex.  You can also learn more at or call 772.3843.