North Street
Christian Reformed Church

deeply rooted • ever growing • bearing fruit



May 24, 2020


Morning Worship Service

(Service available on website


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“Wisdom From The Young”

Select Texts from

Job 32-37





Sunday – May 24, 2020
Morning Worship Service



Sunday Morning Worship Service and Bulletin will be found on our Church’s website ( on Sunday mornings.  Printed Bulletins and DVDs/CDs of this Service will be available at the ‘Welcome Center’ in the Narthex on Monday.



Zeeland Classis Memorial Day Weekend Prayer Service:  Please join us for a Zeeland Classis Memorial Day Weekend Prayer Service.  This video will be available on our website and social media pages on Sunday morning, along with our Worship Service.  CDs and DVDs will be available later in the week.



Church worship services and activities are suspended until further notice,

due to COVID-19.





Betty Kroll:  We are thankful that Betty had an encouraging visit from her doctor this week.  We pray that she would continue in her progress.


Earl Mokma:  We give thanks to the Lord that Earl had a successful quadruple bi-pass surgery this past Wednesday.  He is expected to stay at Spectrum for the next seven days as he recovers before he will be allowed to come home.


Jennie VanderWoude:  Please keep Jennie’s daughter Karen, in your prayers as she is in the ICU at Holland Hospital with COVID-19.  Her husband Bob, is sick at home, but has not been officially diagnosed as of yet with COVID-19.  We pray for the Lord’s healing and mercy to be with Karen & Bob in this time.


Council Member of Focus:

Deacon Jim Staat Jr.






Hermina Fransens lives at SKLD Healthcare Center in Zeeland.


Gladys Fernandez lives at Resthaven Maple Woods in Holland.





Rev. Don Slager has been involved in Bible translation for his lifetime, mostly in the countries of Liberia and Sierra Leone (West Africa).  Presently he serves as a Bible translation consultant in Liberia. He also is the editor of Bible Handbooks for translators worldwide, doing this work under United Bible Society.





Offering Schedule:

May 24:  AM  One Way Ministries

            (no webpage for online donations)


May 31:  AM  Harvest Stand Ministries



The Congregation is encouraged to continue with financial support of North Street and the various ministries that we support.  Weekly budget envelopes can be mailed to the church at 20 E. Main Avenue, ZeelandThe Deacons would like to encourage the congregation to continue supporting the causes/ministries that would have been receiving our offerings collected during our Worship Services.  We will provide a link where you can go and enter a donation for them online.  Some causes do not have a webpage.  Please contact your District Deacon with any questions.


New Council Officers for 2020-2021 are:

      President:                   Terry Boerman

      Vice-President:               Ed Zylstra

      Clerk:                      Allyn Arendsen

      Assistant Clerk:              Mark DuBois

      Treasurer: (thru 12/2020)      Joel Poortvliet

       Assistant Treasurer:          Mike VanAst




Office Hours are limited.  Please email or leave a voice mail and Sharon will get back with you.


Medical Equipment:  If you or a family member has need of medical equipment, please contact Deacon Ryan Boerman (1.616.437.7845).




Family Research Council has two openings:

       Accounting/Mail Processing Assistant

       (full time)

       Donor Appreciation/Phone Representative

       (part time)

Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to the attention of the Human Resources Department at 616.394.5254, mail to 11311 James Street, Holland, MI  49424, or email to the Family Research Council at







North Street Christian Reformed Church

May 24, 2020 – Morning Worship Service

(On-line Service)


Preparing For The Word

Prior to listening to the Sermon, you are encouraged to reflect upon these Scripture passages,

listen and perhaps sing along with these hymns and songs,

and ask the Lord in prayer, to prepare you and your family for Worship


God Greets Us

  Opening Adoration of God                              “God Of All Ages, Whose Almighty Hand” (G-599 vs. 1,3,4)

  Welcome/Memorial Day Recognition                                                   

  Call to Worship                                                                                    I Timothy 4:11-12

  Opening Prayer                                                                                      

  Hymn of Praise                                                                “How Great Thou Art” (G-483 vs. 1,3,4)


God Assures Us Of Forgiveness

  Confession of Sin                                                                                     Ephesians 2:1-3

  Assurance of Pardon                                                                                  Ephesians 2:4-9

  God’s Law                                                                                             Ephesians 2:10

  Hymn of Thanksgiving                                                                 “Reformation Hymn” (vs. 1&2)


God Instructs By His Word

  Congregational Prayer/Prayer of Illumination                                        

  Scripture                                                                       Select Texts from Job 32-37 (page 517)

  Sermon                                                                                 “Wisdom From The Young”

  Applicatory Prayer                                                                                  

  Hymn of Response                                                                 “The Secret Place” (HOG-51 vs. 1-4)


God Sends Us


  Closing Adoration of God                                             “Be Still, For The Presence” (LUYH-532 vs. 1&2)










Morning Worship Service – May 24, 2020

“Wisdom From The Young”

Select texts from Job 32-37 (page 517)

Rev. Shaun Furniss







I.    Is God Unjust Toward Us?










II.   Is God Silent Toward Us?










III. Has God Abandoned Us?