North Street
Christian Reformed Church

deeply rooted • ever growing • bearing fruit



November 14, 2021


Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Services available on website


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“Christus Victor”

Revelation 19:11-21


Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss


I Samuel 24:1-22




WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – November 14, 2021

Accompanists: AM     Ruth Meekhof               Prelude:  Lillian Bostrom, Derek Bostrom

                          PM     Ruth Meekhof

Ministry of Music:      PM Sue Arendsen

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:  No Children’s Worship Tonight



WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – November 21, 2021

Accompanists: AM     Stephanie Klein, Kristi Boerman

                          PM     Jennifer Fortosis

Ushers:             AM & PM         Jim Staat Jr. (East), Josh VandenBosch (Center),

                                                     Carl Weener/Hunter Vincent (West)

Rover:              AM     Brian Mast                                                  PM         Keith Boerman

Nursery:           AM    Megan VanDussen, Amy Schutt, Andie Schutt, Abby Venema

                          PM     Amanda Furniss, Erica Oskam, Greyson Busscher

Audio/Visual Operators:  AM   Jerry Redder, Ron Oskam, Matt VanderPloeg/Tyler Bostrom

                                           PM   Martin Bostrom, Ron Oskam, Matt VanderPloeg/Tyler Bostrom

Children’s Worship:  Rachel Mast, Lyndsey Leegwater, Thijs DuBois



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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 – November 14

9:30 AM    Morning Worship Service

10:50 AM  NO Sunday School/Catechism

10:45 AM  NO Women’s Bible Study

4:30 PM    Choir Rehearsal – ‘The Grove’

5:30 PM    Evening Worship Service

                   NO Children’s Worship

                   NO High School Youth Group


Tuesday – November 16

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting


Wednesday – November 17

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)


Friday – November 19

                   CAP Auction

6:00 PM    Supper

7:00 PM    Auction





Nov. 21  High School Youth Group

        Meal provided by Ryan & Sara Boerman Family

Nov. 22  Elders/Deacons Meetings

Nov. 25  Thanksgiving Day Service – 9:30 AM

               Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

Nov. 28  First Sunday of Advent

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





Everdeane Bonnes

90 on November 16


Trudie Holwerda

82 on November 20






Lori Dekker:  We give thanks to the Lord that Lori had a successful tissue transfer surgery to correct the atrophy condition she experienced.  We pray that her recovery may go well.


Sharon DuBois:  Please remember Sharon in your prayers as she continues with her chemotherapy treatments.  We are thankful that she has tolerated them well and pray that they will prove to be effective.


Helaine Miedema:  Please continue to pray for Helaine as she receives her chemotherapy treatments.  We pray that she may tolerate them well.


Tim & Amy Schutt:  Please keep Amy’s mom, Joan, in your prayers as she began her chemotherapy treatments this past week.  We pray she responds well to these treatments.


Council Member of Focus:

Elder Dan DeJonge






Vern & Shirley VanKlompenberg:  We keep Vern & Shirley and their family in our prayers, as they grieve the death of their son-in-law, Jim, who went to be with the Lord this past Wednesday, November 10.





Shirley Nagelkirk lives at Appledorn Assisted Living in Holland.

(727 Apple Avenue, Rm.# C-12, Holland, MI  49423)


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





Rev. Fikret Bocek works for Global Church Ministries as a church-planter and Pastor in his home country of Turkey.  For more information, check the website





Offering Schedule:

Nov. 14:  AM   North Street CAP

                 PM   Family Life Center



Nov. 21:  AM   Lakeshore Pregnancy Center


                 PM   One Way Ministries


Farewell for Pastor Shaun and his family will take place on Sunday, November 28.  During the morning service, Pastor Shaun will preach his farewell sermon.  Our evening service will be led by Rev. Jeremy Visser.  Pastor Shaun and his family will attend our evening service.  Following the evening service, we will have a farewell meal for the Furniss family, provided by the fellowship committee.


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.




The Samaritans Purse Operation Christmas Child program ends today.  Please turn in your Shoeboxes to the office or leave them on the table in the Narthex.


The 20th Annual CAP Auction will be held this Friday, November 19, in ‘The Grove’.  A light supper of BBQ will begin at 6:00 PM, followed by the live Auction at 7:00 PM  Auction Items may be brought to church anytime prior to the Auction.  We anticipate another evening of fun and fellowship, as we raise funds for our K-12 children in Christian Education.

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.