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February 7, 2021

 

Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Service available on website northstreetcrc.org)

 

Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“How To Live And Love Well”

III John vs. 1-15

 

Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM

 

Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“Jesus’ First Miracle”

John 2:1-11

 

 

 

 

WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – February 7, 2021

Accompanists: AM     Sue Lucas

                          PM     Ruth Meekhof

Ministry of Music:     AM        Stephanie Klein; Kristi Boerman, accompanist

Ushers:             AM & PM The Grove:   Jim Staat, Sr.

                          AM & PM Sanctuary:      Keith Boerman (East), Dan DeJonge (Center),

                                                                    Joel Beezhold (West)

Rover:               AM     Tim Schutt                                                     PM     Larry Harmsen

Nursery:                       Heather Mulder, Tyler Bostrom

Audio/Visual Operators:  AM     Jerry Redder, Ron Oskam, Matt VanderPloeg

                                           PM     Martin Bostrom, Ron Oskam, Matt VanderPloeg

Children’s Worship Helpers:  PM     Briana Leegwater, Sydney Leegwater, Jackson Busscher

 

 

 

 

WORSHIP ASSISTANTS – February 14, 2021

Accompanists: AM     Kristi Boerman, Val Leegwater                       

                          PM     Sue Lucas

Ushers:             AM & PM The Grove:   Todd VandenHeuvel

                          AM & PM Sanctuary:     Curt Lucas (East), Brian Busscher (Center),

                                                                    Tim Meekhof (West)

Rover:               AM     Brian Mast                                                     PM     Mike VanAst

Nursery:                       Chelsea Vanden Bosch, Haley Poortvliet

Audio/Visual Operators:  AM   Matt VanderPloeg, Larry Redder, Mitch Boerman

                                           PM   Matt VanderPloeg, Larry Redder, Mitch Boerman

Children’s Worship Helpers:   PM       Sara Boerman, Leigh VanDussen, Jasmine Vincent

 

 

 

Bulletin Announcements should be submitted by noon on Thursdays. 

You may submit announcements by e-mail (carol@northstreetcrc.org), by calling Carol (772.1557), 

Or write them out and place them in the Bulletin Editor’s mailbox in the Narthex.

 

 

 

 

THIS WEEK

Sunday – February 7

9:30 AM    Morning Worship Service

                   Baptism – Levi Michael Furniss

                   Communion Preparatory

10:45 AM  Sunday School/Catechism meets

                   Offering:  Mission India

11:00 AM  Women’s Bible Study

5:30 PM    Evening Worship Service

                   Children’s Worship meets – Rm.#1

                   Story: ‘Abram & Sarai’

6:45 PM    High School Youth Group meets

                   Meal provided by Arendsen Family


Monday – February 8

7:00 PM    Congregational Meeting

7:00 PM    Council Meeting


Tuesday – February 9

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting


Wednesday – February 10

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

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


Thursday – February 11

6:30 AM    Men’s Bible Study – Lesson #11

 

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Feb. 14   Communion – AM Service

Feb. 14   High School Youth Group

               Meal provided by Leegwater Family

Feb. 17   Cadets Meeting

Feb. 22   Elders/Deacons Meetings

 

 

 

 

 

Al Arendsen:  Please keep Al in your prayers as he has decided to have surgery to address his recent prostate cancer diagnosis.  His surgery is scheduled for February 23.  We pray that in the time leading up to his surgery, the Lord would grant Al His comfort and peace.

 

Terry Boerman:  We are thankful that Terry was able to have another round of treatments this past week.  We pray that it would be effective and that his side effects would be minimal.

 

Jennifer Fortosis:  Please keep Jennifer in your prayers as she will be going in on Tuesday for tests in the hope of being able to determine the cause of her abdominal pain.  We pray for clarity and peace.

 

Marian Kuipers:  Please keep Marian in your prayers as she remains under Hospice care at Resthaven.  We pray for the Lord’s mercy and presence in Marian’s life in this time.

 

Kristin Sterk:  Please remember Kristin in your prayers as her heart ablation has been postponed until the end of March.  We pray that an opening may open sooner.

 

Council Member of Focus:

Elder Mike Geerlings

 

 

 

 

FOCUS ON MISSIONS

Beautiful Gate in Lesotho, Africa, provides care for babies and orphaned children.  Their main emphasis has been on reaching children in crisis situations.  Check their website www.beautifulgatelesotho.org for more information.

 

 

 

AT HOME MEMBERS

Alma DeKock lives in her condo in Zeeland.  Alma will celebrate her 90th Birthday on Thursday, February 11!

 

Marlin Vis lives at Grace of Douglas in Douglas.

 

 

 

 

 

Alma DeKock

90 on February 11

 

 

 

 

CHURCH FAMILY

Meekhof Family:  We join with Tim & Ruth in rejoicing over the birth of their granddaughter, Genevieve Ann, who was born on Monday, February 1!  We are thankful that Mom & Dad (Amanda & Jay Capson) along with Genevieve are all doing well!

 

Dolores Bouwkamp would like to “Thank everyone who sent cards and made phone calls over the summer.  Thank you for the pansy flower in the spring time, the candy, and the Poinsettia at Christmas – all was appreciated.  We pray that everyone stays well!”

 

Matthew Beezhold would like to say “Thank You for the wonderful care package.  I enjoyed eating the snacks that were included, and the gift card was very generous.  It was all really good!”

 

 

 

COUNCIL NEWS

Offering Schedule:

Feb. 7:    AM   Mission India

                          (https://missionindia.org/donate/)

                 PM   Harvest Stand Ministries

(https://harveststandministries.org/index.php/donate/)

Feb. 14:  AM   Parkview Home

                       (http://www.parkviewafc.org/donate/)

                 PM   North Street CAP

 

A Congregational Meeting will be held on Monday, February 8, at 7:00 PM, in the Sanctuary, to vote on the 2021 Budget.  Absentee Ballots are available from the church office or Al Arendsen.

 

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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).

 

 

 

LOCAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Family Research Council has an opening for a part-time Correspondence Assistant in the Holland Office.  For more information/job functions and/or to apply, contact the HR Department at hrdept@frc.org.