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November 7, 2021

 

Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Services available on website northstreetcrc.org)

 

Message by Rev. Virgil Walker

“Christ Reconciled Our Peace”

 

Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM

 

Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“The Spirit Of The Antichrist”

I Samuel 22:1-23

 

 

 

 

WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – November 7, 2021

Accompanists: AM     Sue Lucas; Mitch Boerman, cajone; Chris Huff, guitar

                          PM     Sue Arendsen, Val Leegwater

Ministry of Music:     AM       Adult Choir

                                                     Danielle Hilbelink, Director; Sue Lucas, Accompanist; Calvin Hilbelink, Soloist

Ushers:          AM & PM         Bob Schipper (East), Bill Lyzenga (Center), Luke Mast (West)

Rover:            AM     Scott Hoek                                                PM         Scott Visser

Nursery:        AM    Amanda Furniss, Nancy Oskam, Lena Worley, Macie Schutt

                       PM     Kathy Busscher, Tyler Bostrom, Haley Poortvliet

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

                                           PM     Martin Bostrom, Ron Oskam, Mitch Boerman

Children’s Worship:  Sara Boerman, Barb Harmsen, Hunter Vincent

 

 

WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – November 14, 2021

Accompanists: AM     Ruth Meekhof

                          PM     Ruth Meekhof

Ushers:             AM & PM         Jeff Klein (East), Curt Lucas (Center), Alden Lucas (West)

Rover:               AM     Larry Harmsen                                          PM         Tim Schutt

Nursery:           AM    Suann Zwiers, Shawna Bouwkamp, Andrew Boerman, Miles Staat

                          PM     Jennifer Fortosis, Hope DuBois, Naomi VanDussen

Audio/Visual Operators:  AM   Matt VanderPloeg, Larry Redder, Jackson Busscher

                                           PM   Matt VanderPloeg, Larry Redder, Jackson Busscher

Children’s Worship:  Sara Boerman, Sydney Leegwater, Andrew Boerman

 

 

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 – November 7

9:30 AM    Morning Worship Service

                   Rev. Virgil Walker

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

5:30 PM    Evening Worship Service

                   Children’s Worship Meets – Rm.#1

                   Story: ‘Jesus And The Tax Collectors’

6:45 PM    High School Youth Group meets

Meal provided by Steve & Melissa Vincent Family

 

Monday – November 8

7:00 PM    Council Meeting

 

Tuesday – November 9

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting

 

Wednesday – November 10

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 Gym Night

                   (boys 2nd-8th grades)

                   Meet at Zeeland Christian School

 

Thursday – November 11

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

 

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov. 14 NO High School Youth Group

Nov. 19  CAP Auction

Nov. 28  Pastor Shaun’s Farewell Service–AM Service

 

 

 

FOCUS ON MISSIONS

Crossroads Prison Ministries equips the church to disciple people in prison with the Word of God.  Some of our church members are and have been involved with this ministry.  For more information, check the website www.cpministries.org.

 

 

 

 

Everdeane Bonnes:  Please be in prayer for Everdeane as she recovers from laser eye surgery to prevent further deterioration of her vision.  We also pray for comfort after the recent death of her sister, Dorothy.  Pray for the Lord’s healing and peace for Everdeane.

 

Lori Dekker:  Please keep Lori in your prayers as she prepares to have tissue transfer surgery this week Tuesday, Nov. 9, to correct the atrophy condition she experiences in her face.  We pray that this will go well and provide her with relief.

 

Dana Staat:  We give thanks to the Lord that Dana’s surgery to repair her ACL and knee went well.  We pray she will make a full recovery.

 

Luke Worley (8 year old son of Dee Worley):  We give thanks to the Lord that after an intensive surgery, Luke has returned home where he will continue in his recovery.  He is not allowed to bear any weight on his legs for 6 weeks.  We pray for his mom Dee, as she provides care to him in this time.

 

Council Member of Focus:

Deacon Mike VanAst

 

 

 

 

CHURCH FAMILY

Chuck Johnson:  The Lord in His mercy, called Chuck to his Heavenly home Sunday evening, October 31, surrounded by his wife, Lynn, and their children.  We are thankful for the Lord’s care of Chuck and his family and now pray for Lynn and his family as they grieve.  It was Chuck’s request not to have a visitation or funeral.  He will be remembered and celebrated in a private family gathering.

 

Thelma Johnson wishes to “Thank all those who sent cards for my recent Birthday and to Pastor Shaun for his kind words.  Also to the Congregation for their response.  I appreciate my church family so much!  Thanks be to God!”

 

 

 

AT HOME MEMBERS

Del & Winnie Machiela live in their home in Zeeland.  Del will celebrate his 95th Birthday on Friday, November 12!

(10473 Mary Ann Street, Zeeland, MI  49464)

 

 

 

 

 

Del Machiela

95 on November 12

 

Lorraine Wieringa

91 on November 12

 

 

 

 

COUNCIL NEWS

Offering Schedule:

Nov. 7:   AM   The Bridge

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

                 PM   Good Samaritan Center

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

 

Nov. 14:  AM   North Street CAP

                 PM   Family Life Center

                       (https://www.familylifecenterhome.org/)

 

The Thanksgiving Day Offering Envelopes have been placed in your mailbox.  There are additional envelopes at the Sign-up Station.  Listed on these envelopes are several groups/agencies that the Deacons have selected.  These envelopes can be placed in the offering plates on Sunday, November 14, Sunday, November 21, or Thanksgiving Day.  All loose and undesignated money received, written in groups/agencies, and any envelopes received after Thanksgiving Day, will go to Parkview Home.

 

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Parkview Home Fundraiser:  There will be a brief meeting in the Sanctuary after this morning’s Worship Service to share the opportunity of a fund raiser for Parkview AFC Home.  If you can’t make it, contact Terry Boerman for the information.

 

North Street Seniors will have their monthly breakfast at Russ’ Eastown (361 E. 8th Street, Holland), this week Thursday, November 11, at 8:30 AM.  Sign up in the Narthex if you plan on coming.  Enjoy breakfast and a time of fellowship that morning!

 

The Samaritans Purse Operation Christmas Child program is currently in full swing.  We still have a few more boxes available to pick up.  Shoeboxes must be turned in to the office or left on the table in the narthex, by Sunday, November 14.  Please turn them in as early as possible, so we can make sure we reach our goal of 100 boxes!  There is still time to donate.  If you would like to make a monetary donation to fill a box or to help with shipping costs, place donations in Jim Jr./Dana Staat's church mailbox.  Note: please unwrap and discard any packaging on your shoebox items to make more room in your shoebox!  For gift suggestions and/or more information, see Dana Staat (danastaat@gmail.com) or visit samaritanspurse.org/occ.  For those who may not want to get out and shop on their own, you can build a shoebox online at:  https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/buildonline/  These boxes are packed especially for delivery in hard-to-reach countries.

 

North Street Seniors – Advance Notice:  Reserve Thursday, December 2, for a Pizza lunch beginning at noon, in ‘The Grove’ at church.  This will be our last meeting for the winter months.

 

 

 

LOCAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Borculo Christian School will be having a special Veteran’s Day Chapel on Wednesday, November 10, at 8:40 AM.  All veterans are invited to attend!