North Street
Christian Reformed Church

deeply rooted • ever growing • bearing fruit



August 30, 2020


Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Service available on website


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“. . . That Your Joy May Be Complete”

I John 1:1-4


Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“Our Statement Of Belief:

Human Sexuality And Marriage”

Genesis 1:26-28; Genesis 2:15-25





WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – August 30, 2020

Accompanists: AM     Sue Arendsen

                          PM     Ruth Meekhof

Ushers:             AM & PM     The Grove:   Martin Bostrom, Earl Mokma

                                  Sanctuary:  Jim Staat Jr. (East), Todd VandenHeuvel (Center), Tim Meekhof (West)

Rover:               AM     Scott Hoek                                         PM   Zach VandenHeuvel

Audio/Visual Operators:   AM     Jerry Redder, Larry Redder, Matt VanderPloeg

                                            PM     Jerry Redder, Larry Redder, Matt VanderPloeg





WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – September 6, 2020

Accompanists: AM     Sue Arendsen

                          PM     Sue Arendsen

Ushers:             AM & PM     The Grove:  

                                  SanctuaryJim Staat Jr. (East), Todd VandenHeuvel (Center), Tim Meekhof (West)

Rover:               AM     Brian Mast                                                 PM         Tim Schutt

Audio/Visual Operators:   AM   Jerry Redder, Larry Redder, Matt VanderPloeg

                                            PM   Martin Bostrom, Larry Redder, Matt VanderPloeg




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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 – August 30

9:30 AM    Morning Worship Service

5:30 PM    Evening Worship Service


Tuesday – September 1

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting

7:00 PM    Building & Grounds Committee Meeting


Wednesday – September 2

7:00 PM    Cadet Counselor Meeting

7:00 PM    GEMS Counselor Meeting





Sept. 7        Executive Committee Meeting

Sept. 13      Education Kick-Off

Sept. 14      Council Meeting





Marian Kuipers lives in her condo in Zeeland.


Cheryl Kroll lives at MediLodge in Holland.





Dale Miedema

83 on September 1






Mission India is an agency that trains and equips local Indian Christians in the country of India to teach The Bible and form clusters of new disciples.  They do this through organizing Children’s Bible clubs, adult literacy classes, and church planter training.  For more information check the website





Bonnie Bergman:  We give thanks to the Lord that Bonnie was able to come home after a time at SKLD for rehabilitation.  We pray for her continued recovery at home.


Howard Johnson:  Please remember Howard in your prayers as he suffered a heart attack on Friday, August 21, that required the placement of 2 heart stents.  We are thankful that he is stable and doing well and was able to come home this past week.  We pray for his continued recovery.


Betty Kroll:  We join with Al & Betty in giving thanks that Betty’s chemotherapy and radiation treatments are now complete.  We pray that the treatments prove to be effective in allowing her cancer to be removed completely.


Josh & Chelsea VandenBosch:  Please be in prayer for Chelsea’s father, Doug, who underwent a bone marrow biopsy this past Wednesday, August 26, to determine his eligibility for a bone marrow transplant.  As they await the results, we pray that he would be eligible and be able to receive this treatment.


Todd VandenHeuvel:  We give thanks to the Lord that Todd’s foot surgery went well.  We pray that he will continue in his recovery and gain back pain-free mobility.


Elaine Venema:  We are thankful that Elaine was able to have her exploratory surgery this past Friday, August 28.  We pray that as a result, answers will be provided and that she would be relieved of the symptoms she has been experiencing.


Council Member of Focus:

Elder of Visitation, Jim Staat Sr.






Offering Schedule:

Aug. 30:  AM   Parkview Home


                 PM   North Street CAP

Sept. 6:   AM   Holland Rescue Mission


                 PM   Lakeshore Pregnancy Center



From The Deacons:  North Street has been given a generous donation of over-the-counter medicine – including children’s items, dental items, pain relievers, and more.  There are 2 tables set up in Room #1 (Children’s Worship Room).  Adults may come to the room and help yourself to a few items.  If you have any questions, please contact a Deacon.




Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at Bethel Church (515 E. Main Ave.) on Thursday, September 3, from 11:00 AM to 3:45 PM.  Please consider donating blood.  Go to (sponsor code: Bethel CRC) or call 1.800.733.2767 to schedule an appointment.


Borculo Christian School Annual Mum Sale will be held on Saturday, September 12, from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM in the school parking lot.  There will be many different sizes and colors of mums available as well as other types of plants for Fall decorations.  Please join us as we support the mission of BCS!


Borculo Christian School Golf Scramble fund-raising event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 19, at 9:00 AM at Crestview Golf Course in Borculo.  Registration forms can be printed from the school website  The cost is $85.00 per person for the 18-hole scramble event which includes a noon pig roast lunch and prizes.  A $10.00 discount is offered for early registration, no later than September 8.  Contact Adrian Meekhof (616.690.2454) for more information or registration.


IRBC (Institute for Reformed Biblical Counseling) humbly asks, that as partners with us in the gospel ministry of IRBC, please fervently pray that the Lord will raise up students to attend our Basic Training Course in Biblical Counseling classes being offered in Michigan, Indiana, Florida, New Jersey, Washington, and Wisconsin this fall.  There is a great need to get Christians trained to counsel in the light of God’s truth!  Go to for details and applications (due by September 1).