October 18, 2020
Morning Worship Service
(Service available on website northstreetcrc.org)
Message by Rev. Cal Compagner
“Does God Care?”
Evening Worship Service
Message by Rev. Jeremy Visser
“The True Grace Of God: Suffering”
I Peter 2:13-25
Sunday – October 18
9:30 AM Morning Worship Service
Rev. Cal Compagner
Coffee Fellowship – ‘The Grove’
10:50 AM Sunday School/Catechism ‘til 11:45 AM
Offering – Mission India
5:30 PM Evening Worship Service
Rev. Jeremy Visser
6:45 PM High School Youth Group – ‘The Grove’
Tuesday – October 20
6:30 AM Elder Prayer Time
3:45 PM Worship Planning Meeting
Wednesday – October 21
(GEMS meet from 6:45-8:30 PM)
6:45 PM GEMS Meetings (girls 2-8th grades)
Thursday – October 22
6:30 AM Men’s Bible Study – Fireside Room
Oct. 25 Communion – AM Service
Oct. 25 High School Youth Group Meeting
Oct. 26 Elders/Deacons Meetings
Oct. 28 Jr.Cadets/Cadets Meetings
Jubilee Centers International (David & Emily Romero) is an organization compelled by Christ's love for the poor to 'preach the year of the Lord's favor' (Luke 4:19) through community outreach involving formal Christian Education through holistic community development. The Romeros work in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. For more information, check the website at www.jubileehn.org.
Oct. 18: AM Family Research Council
PM North Street CAP
Oct. 25: AM Parkview Home
PM All Belong (ZCS)
Pastor Appreciation Month: October is Pastor Appreciation Month. The Council is deeply appreciative of Pastor Shaun as he leads and feeds us in the Word of God each Sunday. Council encourages the Congregation to send him a note of appreciation and encouragement.
Cold & Flu Season: As we approach the cold and flu season, please be mindful of others. If you do not feel good, please stay home.
Parkview AFC Home is a Christian, adult foster care home in Zeeland that provides health, safety, and quality of life for adults with developmental disabilities. During the month of October, let us encourage the staff at Parkview by sending Thank You cards or notes of encouragement to them. These cards/notes can be mailed to:
Parkview AFC Home
214 E. Central Avenue
Zeeland, MI 49464
Or you may email encouragements to:
The 2nd Annual Parkview AFC Home Sporting Clay Shoot Fundraiser at Blendon Pines, Zeeland, will be Saturday, October 24, at 8:30 AM. Sponsor ($150.00) and Shooter ($50.00/adult; $35.00/student under 18). Registration forms are available from your Parkview Board Representative. Call Terry Boerman (886.8299) for more information.
Jubilee Centers International will host a virtual event this year to share our successes, our needs, and especially God’s faithfulness to Jubilee’s students, staff, and families in the midst of this crisis. Just as in past years, the event will celebrate Jubilee’s work and mission through story-telling, singing, testimonies, reflection, and worship. This online event style will be a first for us, but we look forward to sharing our story with you as you welcome us into your home–virtually. Save Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at 8pm EST, for Jubilee’s Annual Celebration Event titled "Loving One Another". The event is only 45 minutes long and you won't want to miss this inspirational program! All you need to do is register online and a link for the event will be sent to your email address. Register at https://www.jubileecentershn.org/loving-one-another/. We hope to see you there!
Borculo Christian School is planning a Fall Pig Roast and Mini Auction November 2-7 – FUN-filled and COVID friendly!
Pig Roast ‘Pick-Up’ Dinner: place orders for Pulled Pork Meals (pork, baked beans, chips, applesauce, roll and ice cream treat) for a donation of $10.00 OR 3 lbs. bags of Pulled Pork for a donation of $25.00. Orders can be placed on the BCS website or by calling the school (875.8152). Orders must be placed by Friday, October 30. Come to pick-up your order on Saturday, November 7 between 4 and 6 PM. Pay at pick-up; check or cash only, please.
Facebook Mini Auction will be happening November 2-6 on the BCS Facebook page! Anyone with a Facebook account can participate by placing your bid in the ‘Comments’ section under each item’s picture starting Monday, November 2 through Friday, November 6. Bidding will close Friday, November 6 at 8 PM. Winners will be notified and can pay for and pick-up their items on Saturday November 7, between 2 and 7PM.
Pastor Shaun & Amanda welcomed their son Levi Michael, on Wednesday, October 14; weighing 8 lbs., 3 oz.; and was 21 inches long. We rejoice with the Furniss family and give thanks that Mom and baby are doing well.
A Wedding Shower is being held for Kristen Mulder & Tyce VanKoevering who are planning an October 23 Wedding. Please place your gifts in the shopping cart in the Narthex by October 25.
A Baby Shower is starting for Levi Michael Furniss, infant son of Pastor Shaun & Amanda. Please place your gifts in the Playpen in the Narthex by Sunday, November 8.
Stephan & Danielle Hilbelink Phone Numbers:
(Home phone is cancelled)
Stephan: 1.616.403.2849 (cell phone)
Danielle: 1.616.403.3062 (cell phone)
Jennie VanderWoude lives at Holland Home/Raybrook Manor in Grand Rapids. Jennie is celebrating her 91st Birthday today, October 18!
Dale VanderYacht lives in his condo in Zeeland.
Upcoming Elections: With the upcoming election approaching, please remember that the deadline to register to vote by mail or online is October 19. If anyone needs assistance in obtaining an absentee ballot, or if you have any questions about the upcoming election, you may contact Sheryl VandenHeuvel (1.616.834.7746).
The Men’s Bible Study will continue their study of ‘The Last Days According to Jesus’ by R.C. Sproul, on Thursday, October 22, at 6:30 AM. We will be studying Lesson #7.
Children’s Worship will begin on Sunday, November 1, during the Evening Worship Service, for children ages 3-Kingergarten.
Helpers Needed: If you are 6th grade and older (yes, adults, too!), we’d love to have you join us in Children’s Worship. Look for the sign-up sheet in the Narthex.
The Outreach Committee is once again collecting Christmas shoeboxes for boys and girls around the globe through Samaritans Purse Operation Christmas Child program. Shoeboxes can be picked up in the Narthex. The goal for North Street is 100 boxes! If you would like to make a monetary donation to fill a box or to help with shipping costs, place donations in Jim Jr./Dana Staat’s church mailbox. Shoeboxes must be turned in to the grocery cart at church by Sunday, November 15. Note: please unwrap and discard any packaging on your shoebox items to make more room in your shoebox! For gift suggestions and/or more information see Dana Staat (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.