October 25, 2020
Morning Worship Service
(Service available on website northstreetcrc.org)
Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss
“Appearance Is Everything”
I John 2:28-29; I John 3:1-10
Evening Worship Service
Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss
Sunday – October 25
9:30 AM Morning Worship Service - Communion
Coffee Fellowship – ‘The Grove’
10:50 AM Sunday School/Catechism ‘til 11:45 AM
Offering – Mission India
5:30 PM Evening Worship Service
6:45 PM High School Youth Group – ‘The Grove’
Monday – October 26
7:00 PM Elders/Deacons Meetings
Tuesday – October 27
6:30 AM Elder Prayer Time
3:45 PM Worship Planning Meeting
Wednesday – October 28
(CADETS meet from 6:45-8:30 PM)
6:45 PM Jr.Cadets/Cadets Meetings
(boys 2nd-8th grades)
Thursday – October 29
6:30 AM Men’s Bible Study – Fireside Room
Nov. 2 Executive Committee Meeting
Nov. 3 Building & Grounds Committee Meeting
Nov. 4 GEMS Meetings
Nov.6 CAP Auction
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Oct. 25: AM Parkview Home
PM All Belong (ZCS)
Nov. 1: AM The Bridge
PM Compassionate Heart Ministries
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.
Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 AM,
Sunday, November 1
Remember to change your clocks
back one hour before going to bed.
Remember to change the battery
in your Smoke Alarms!
Right to Life of Holland will be hosting a Prayer Service for the Elections on Monday, November 2, from 7:00-7:45 PM at Central Avenue CRC (259 Central Avenue, Holland).
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:
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 Nov. 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 Mon., Nov. 2 through Fri., Nov. 6. Bidding will close Fri., Nov. 6 at 8 PM. Winners will be notified and can pay for and pick-up their items on Sat. Nov. 7, between 2 and 7PM.
The Bridge Youth Center is looking to fill a newly created position as Volunteer Services Coordinator.
All applicants can request a job description or submit a cover letter and resume by contacting The Bridge Youth Center, Attention Scott Baumgartner, Youth Development Coordinator, 210 E. Main, Zeeland, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
John & Beth Apotheker: Please keep John & Beth in your prayers as John’s sister, Ann Nieboer, died last week after a battle with cancer. We pray for the Lord’s comfort in this time.
Joel & Linda Beezhold: Please remember Joel & Linda, and their family, in your prayers after the recent death of Joel’s mother, Kathryn. A private family service was held yesterday.
Dan & Beth DeJonge: Please keep Dan & Beth in your prayers after the recent death of Dan’s brother, John, after a long battle with ALS. John’s funeral was yesterday at Faith URC.
Del & Winnie Machiela: Please remember Del & Winnie in your prayers as they grieve the death of Winnie’s sister-in-law, Ida DeYoung. We pray for the Lord’s comfort and peace in this time.
Pastor Shaun & Amanda are grateful they were able to welcome Levi Michael into the world early Wednesday morning, October 14. Levi came into the world weighing 8.3 lbs., and was 21 inches long. We are thankful that Mom and Levi are doing well.
Tyce & Kristen VanKoevering: We give thanks to the Lord for the wedding of Tyce & Kristen (Mulder) that took place at North Street on Friday, October 23. We pray the Lord’s blessing as they start their life together as one.
A Wedding Shower is being held for Tyce & Kristen (Mulder) VanKoevering. Today is the last day to place your gifts in the shopping cart in the Narthex.
A Baby Shower is being held for Levi Michael Furniss, infant son of Pastor Shaun & Amanda. Please place your gifts in the Playpen in the Narthex by Sunday, November 8.
Al & Judy VanKlompenberg would like to “Thank the Congregation for all the prayers, cards, calls, and meals that we received during Al’s hospitalization and recovery at home following his brain bleed. We are thankful for all of your kindness and thoughtfulness.”
Henry & Joyce Tamminga: Henry lives with their daughter, Paula, in Zeeland. Joyce lives at Lakeside Vista in Holland.
Upcoming Elections: 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 6th grade Cadets will be raking leaves at Jerry & Judy Redder’s home on Wednesday, November 4, at 6:30 PM for a badge. This is a night that Cadets does not have a regular meeting, so we will meet at Jerry & Judy’s home (NOT at Church).
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 (email@example.com) or visit www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.