North Street
Christian Reformed Church

deeply rooted • ever growing • bearing fruit



January 24, 2021


Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Service available on website


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“What The Father Says About The Son”

I John 5:6-21


Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM


Message by Rev. Aaron Vriesman

“Stronger Than Demons”

Luke 8:26-39





WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – January 24, 2021

Accompanists: AM     Stephanie Klein, Kristi Boerman

                          PM     Ruth Meekhof

Ushers:             AM & PM The Grove:   Curt Lucas

                          AM & PM Sanctuary:      Brian Busscher (East), Larry Harmsen (Center),

                                                                    Nick Venema (West)

Rover:               AM     Larry Redder                                                 PM     Zach VandenHeuvel

Audio/Visual Operators:  AM     Matt VanderPloeg, Ron Oskam, Mitch Boerman

                                           PM     Matt VanderPloeg, Ron Oskam, Mitch Boerman

Children’s Worship Helpers:  PM     Rachel Mast, Barb Harmsen, Sadie DuBois




WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – January 31, 2021

Accompanists: AM     Sue Arendsen

                          PM     Sue Arendsen

Ushers:             AM & PM The Grove:   John Bos

                          AM & PM Sanctuary:     Bob Schipper (East), Lyle VanKlompenberg (Center),

                                                                    Brian Mast (West)

Rover:               AM     Scott Hoek                                                    PM     Scott Visser

Audio/Visual Operators:  AM   Jerry Redder, Sheryl VandenHeuvel, Larry Redder

                                           PM   Martin Bostrom, Sheryl VandenHeuvel, Larry Redder

Children’s Worship Helpers:   PM       Rachel Mast, Val Leegwater, Andie Schutt




Bulletin Announcements should be submitted by noon on Thursdays. 

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 – January 24

9:30 AM    Morning Worship Service

10:45 AM  Sunday School/Catechism meets

                   Offering:  Mission India

10:45 AM  Women’s Bible Study

5:30 PM    Evening Worship Service

                   Rev. Aaron Vriesman

                   Children’s Worship meets – Rm.#1

                   Story: ‘Creation’

6:45 PM    High School Youth Group meets

Monday – January 25

7:00 PM    Elders/Deacons Meetings

Tuesday – January 26

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting

Wednesday – January 27

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

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





Feb. 1     Executive Committee Meeting

Feb. 2     Building & Grounds Committee Meeting

Feb. 3     Cadets meet/Counselors Meeting to follow






Al Arendsen:  Please be in prayer for Al as he was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer.  We pray for wisdom and clarity as he & Sue discern treatment options.


Mary Berens:  Please keep Mary’s son-in-law, Brian, in your prayers as he was recently diagnosed with cancer.  We pray that treatment options will be available and would provide relief.


Jennifer Fortosis:  Please be in prayer for Jennifer as she has been experiencing chronic pain.  She will be having some scans in early February in an effort to determine the cause.  We pray that these scans will provide answers and that relief will be found.


Marian Kuipers:  Please remember Marian in your prayers as she was hospitalized late last week because of a stroke.  We pray that her side effects would diminish.


Kristin Sterk:  Please keep Kristin in your prayers as she will be going in for another heart ablation on February 9.  We pray that this surgery will relieve her symptoms.


Council Member of Focus:

Elder Mark DuBois






Rev. Jeong & Misook Gho work for Resonate Global Ministries in Japan.  Rev. Gho and his wife are Korean born teachers and are conducting church school teacher training programs at various churches in Japan.





Hermina Fransens lives at SKLD Healthcare Center in Zeeland.


Alma DeKock lives in her condo in Zeeland.






Helaine Miedema

80 on January 28







Gary DeHaan says “Thank You to all who wished me blessings as I recently celebrated my 92nd Birthday!  Soli Deo Gloria!”


Jane TenHarmsel would like to say “Thank You for the many beautiful Christmas cards and the Poinsettia plant.  I miss seeing all of you and worshipping with you in person.  It was wonderful to be remembered in this way!”





Levi VanAst (son of Renae & Mike) is a Sophomore at Calvin University.  His major is Kinesiology and Spanish.  He is currently taking a Psychology class about health care, Calculus, Spanish History and Culture in America, Organic Chem Lab, and Oral Rhetoric.  Levi is employed with LIFE EMS as an EMT doing the wheelchair mobility transport.  Levi is also on the Calvin Swim team.  In his spare time, Levi loves to mountain bike and hammock when the weather is good.  He also enjoys cooking and trying new food ideas in the kitchen.  His email address is  Levi celebrated his 21st Birthday on December 29!  Happy Birthday Levi!  We pray that God will continue to bless and guide you as you work towards your college degree!





Offering Schedule:

Jan. 24:   AM   ZCS-Christian Learning Center


                 PM   Good Samaritan Center


Jan. 31:   AM   City on a Hill


                 PM   Parkview Home



A Congregational Meeting will be held on Monday, February 8, at 7:00 PM, in the Sanctuary, to vote on the 2021 Budget.





Pop Can/Bottle Drive Fundraiser for the Youth Group is still on-going.  Please drop your cans/bottles off at church (the outside closet by the trash cans – SE corner of church).


Nakisha know.