North Street
Christian Reformed Church

deeply rooted • ever growing • bearing fruit



October 13, 2019


Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM


Message by Rev. Jeff Dykema

“The Heart Of Mission”

I John 4:7-21


Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“A Missionary’s Prayer”

Romans 9:1-5







Sunday – October 13 – Mission Emphasis

9:30 AM    Morning Worship Service

                    Rev. Jeff Dykema

                    (Retired Pastor from El Paso, Texas)

                    Coffee Fellowship

10:45 AM  Sunday School/Catechism begins

                    Dismissal at 11:45 AM

10:45 AM  Women’s Bible Study

4:00 PM     Choir Rehearsal – ‘The Grove’

5:30 PM     Evening Worship Service

                    Rev. Shaun Furniss

                    (Pastor of North Street CRC)

                    Children’s Worship meets – Rm.#1

                    Story:  “Follow Me”

7:00 PM     High School Youth Group Meeting

                       Meal provided by Dee Worley/Rose Worley family

Monday – October 14

7:00 PM     Council Meeting

Tuesday – October 15

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

9:30 AM    Women’s Bible Study

3:45 PM     Worship Planning Meeting

Wednesday – October 16

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

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

6:45 PM     Jr.Cadets/Cadets (boys 2-8th grades)

                    Gym Night @ ZCS

                    Boys DO NOT need to wear Cadet shirts

                       Meet at ZCS at 6:45 PM - Pick up at ZCS at 8:30 PM

7:00 PM     Bell Choir Rehearsal – ‘The Grove’

Thursday – October 17

6:30 AM    Men’s Bible Study – Fireside Room

1:30 PM     Dorcas Bible Study – Lesson #1

Saturday– October 19

6:00 PM     MS/HS Youth Groups Hay Ride

                    @ Ryan & Sara Boerman’s





Oct. 13       H.S. Youth Group Meeting

                       Meal provided by Keith & Kristi Boerman family

Oct. 22       Facility Use Policy Review – Council Rm.

Oct. 28       Elders/Deacons Meetings

Oct. 30       GEMS’ Father’s Night





Lola DeRoo:  Please keep Lola in your prayers as she remains under Hospice care at home.  We pray for the Lord’s mercy and comfort to be constant companions to her and her family in this time.


Gen Huizenga:  Please keep Gen in your prayers as she remains under Hospice care.  We are thankful for the care she is receiving at American House and pray for the Lord’s comfort and peace in this time for her and her family.


Sal Family:  Please keep Joey, Meredith, and Jonah in your prayers as they are still reeling from the loss of their home due to fire.  Thankfully, they are able to stay in Meredith’s home here in Zeeland.


Kristin Sterk:  Please keep Kristin in your prayers as she was admitted to U of M Hospital a week ago Friday to address some symptoms that she has been battling.  We pray that answers will be determined and direction given.


Josh & Chelsea VandenBosch Family:  Please be in prayer for Josh & Chelsea and her family as they recently received the news that her father, Doug, was recently diagnosed with Leukemia.  This coupled with his Congestive Heart Failure, makes him an unlikely candidate for chemotherapy.  We pray that he may be a candidate for a clinical trial.


Council Member of Focus:

Elder Al Kroll






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 at





We’re glad you are here.  Please find information about our church & a Guest Book for you to sign at the Welcome Center in the Narthex.

The Worship Services are projected in ‘The Fireside Room’ and ‘The Grove’ for those unable to worship in the Sanctuary.

Song Packets are available at the entrances of the Sanctuary.  Please feel free to pick up a copy if you have difficulty seeing the projection screen.

Children’s Worship meets during the Evening Worship Service, for children ages 3 through Kindergarten.  Children’s Worship Dismissal takes place following the Offering/Offertory, exiting the Sanctuary through the front door.  Parents, please come to the Children’s Worship Room (Room #1) after the Service to pick up your children.





Jennie VanderWoude lives at Waverly Meadows in Holland.  Jennie will celebrate her 90th Birthday on Friday, October 18!


Alma DeKock lives in her condo in Zeeland.






Jennie VanderWoude

90 on October 18






Howard & Marian Johnson:  Please be in prayer to the Johnson Family as they received the news of Marian’s sister, Joann Maatman’s unexpected death on Wednesday, October 9, after having a heart attack.  We pray for this family in their time of grief and sorrow.





Offering Schedule:

Oct. 20:  AM   Harvest Stand Ministries

              PM   One Way Ministries





Parkview Home in Zeeland has a resident that is in need of a one-on-one Community Living Support Person Wednesdays & Thursdays, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM, to provide assistance with activities (volunteering in the community/personal enrichment opportunities).  This is a paid position with no weekend or evening time required. Should you have an interest or would like further information, please contact Jenn at


The Institute for Reformed Biblical Counseling invites you to join the IRBC Counseling Class on Tuesday, October 15, from 7:00-9:00 PM at Cornerstone United Reformed Church (6442 – 36th Avenue, Hudsonville) as they meet to listen to a lecture on Substance Abuse by Professor Jeff Johnson.  This lecture provides a balanced approach to substance abuse from Scripture, including a look at the heart of the problem, God-centered sorrow for sin, temptation, and practical applications for those struggling with this problem.  Please RSVP your attendance to the event to by noon on Monday, Oct. 14.  A free-will offering will be taken to cover expenses and support the ministry of IRBC.


Attention Ladies:  The ‘Fresh Grounded Faith’ conference coming to Zeeland on November 15 and 16 is SOLD OUT!  However – 20 additional tickets have been secured – SO IF YOU ARE THINKING ABOUT ATTENDING – RESERVE A TICKET TODAY!  Cost is $40.00 and includes sessions Friday night, Saturday morning, and a luncheon on Saturday.  Contact Nakisha DeJong, Heather Mulder, Sue Lucas, or Amanda Furniss.  It is going to be an amazing event with the opportunity to hear Jennifer Rothschild, Karen Ambercrombie, and Laura Story live with 1,000 other local ladies!  This event is appropriate for women age 14 and up; invite your friends/mark your calendar to join us for a weekend that will awaken your spirit and warm your heart!  See a committee member if you have questions or are in need of financial assistance to pay for your ticket.