North Street
Christian Reformed Church

deeply rooted • ever growing • bearing fruit



November 21, 2021


Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Services available on website


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“After Darkness, Light”

Revelation 20:1-15


Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“Welcome Home”

Revelation 21:1-27




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, Hope DuBois, 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


WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – November 25, 2021 ~ Thanksgiving Service

Accompanists: Sue Arendsen, Ruth Meekhof

Ushers:          Larry Harmsen (East), Todd VandenHeuvel (Center), Thomas Sal (West)

Rover:            Carl Weener

Nursery:         Kris Michmerhuizen, Chelsea VandenBosch, Rebecca Boerman, Addison Boersema

Audio/Visual Operators:  Jerry Redder, Larry Redder, Matt VanderPloeg/Tyler Bostrom


WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – November 28, 2021

Accompanists: AM     Sue Lucas

                          PM     Sue Lucas

Ushers:            AM & PM         Nick Fortosis. (East), Nick Venema (Center), Tim Meekhof

Rover:              AM     Nick Venema                                             PM         Steven VanAst

Nursery:           AM    Nancy Oskam, Amanda Furniss, Hunter Vincent, Lauren Boerman

                          PM     Linda VanderPloeg, Jasmine Vincent, Andie Schutt

Audio/Visual Operators:  AM   Todd VandenHeuvel, Sheryl VandenHeuvel, Mitch Boerman

                                           PM   Todd VandenHeuvel, Sheryl VandenHeuvel, Mitch Boerman

Children’s Worship:  Rachel Mast, Jasmine Vincent, Sadie 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 21

9:30 AM    Morning Worship Service

10:50 AM  Sunday School/Catechism

                   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: ‘A Parable Of The Farmer’

6:45 PM    High School Youth Group Meets

Meal provided by Ryan & Sara Boerman Family


Monday – November 22

7:00 PM    Elders/Deacons Meetings


Tuesday – November 23

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting


Thursday – November 25

8:00 AM  HS Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

               Serving until 9:30 AM

9:30 AM  Thanksgiving Day Worship Service





Nov. 28  First Sunday of Advent

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

Nov. 28  Mission Team Meeting – 4:15 PM

Nov. 28  Farewell Meal for the Furniss Family

               following the Evening Worship Service

Nov. 28  High School Youth Group

        Meal provided by Brent & Val Leegwater Family

Dec. 1    GEMS/Cadets Meetings

Dec. 2    Men’s Bible Study

Dec. 2    N.S. Seniors Christmas Lunch

Dec. 5    Communion – AM Service

Dec. 6    Executive Committee Meeting



Terry & Linda Boerman: We are thankful that Terry was able to receive another round of treatment this past week.  We pray that the treatments continue to be effective.


Thelma Johnson: We give thanks to the Lord that Thelma has shown some improvement in her health after being diagnosed with Covid-19 and will be able to stay in her residence at Royal Atrium Inn.  We pray she continues to make encouraging strides in her healing.


Council Member of Focus:

Deacon Keith Boerman






Jon & Jalyn DeZwaan: We rejoice with Jon & Jalyn as they welcomed their little girl Eliana Rae into the world on Tuesday, November 16.  She was born at 12:26PM, weighing 9lbs, 8oz, and was 22 inches long.  We are thankful that mom and baby are doing well.


Lynn Johnson and Family would like to say “Thank You, North Street Family, for all your care and concern during this past year of Chuck’s illness and passing.  We appreciated the prayers, cards, and visits, and truly felt God’s goodness and grace.”





Dale VanderYacht lives in his condo in Zeeland.
(8955 N. Clearwater Drive, Zeeland, MI  49464)


Alma DeKock lives in her condo in Zeeland.
(250 Interlocken Court, Zeeland, MI  49464)





Mike & Keli Anderson are employed by South America Mission in Brazil with the Ammi Training Center; teaching, discipling, and working alongside Curto believers as well as students from other language groups proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ.





North Street Seniors will be enjoying a Pizza lunch at our church on Thursday, December 2, beginning at 12:00 Noon.  We will be having our lunch and a time of fellowship in ‘The Grove’ that afternoon.  Signup in the Narthex if you plan on coming.



Offering Schedule:

Nov. 21:  AM   Lakeshore Pregnancy Center


                 PM   One Way Ministries


Nov. 25:          Thanksgiving Envelopes

                          Loose funds – Parkview Home


Nov. 28:  AM   Mission Aviation Fellowship


                 PM   Family Research Council



Thanksgiving Day Worship Service: please join us on Thursday, November 25, at 9:30AM for our annual Thanksgiving Day Service


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 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.