North Street
Christian Reformed Church

deeply rooted • ever growing • bearing fruit



April 11, 2021


Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Service available on website


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“What Happens When We Stop Listening”

Revelation 2:18-29


Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM


Message by Rev. Jeremy Visser

“The King And His Kingdom

John 18:33-38





Accompanists:     AM     Ruth Meekhof

                     PM     Sue Lucas

Ushers:          AM & PM The Grove:   Nick Venema

                     AM & PM Sanctuary:     Joel Beezhold (East), Nick Fortosis (Center),

                                                  Lyle VanKlompenberg (West)

Rover:              AM     Dan Sterk                                    PM     Mike VanAst

Nursery:                  Kathy Busscher, Haley Poortvliet

Audio/Visual Operators:  AM     Matt VanderPloeg, Sheryl VandenHeuvel, Jackson Busscher

                              PM     Matt VanderPloeg, Sheryl VandenHeuvel, Jackson Busscher

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




Accompanists:     AM     Jennifer Fortosis

                     PM     Sue Lucas, Stephanie Klein

Ushers:          AM & PM The Grove:   Jeff Klein

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

                                                                    Greyson Busscher (West)

Rover:             AM     Larry Redder                              PM     Mark DuBois

Nursery:                Kathy Busscher, Haley Poortvliet

Audio/Visual Operators:   AM   Jerry Redder, Ron Oskam, Larry Redder

                               PM   Martin Bostrom, Ron Oskam, Larry Redder

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



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 – April 11

9:30 AM    Morning Worship Service

5:30 PM    Evening Worship Service

                   Rev. Jeremy Visser

                   Children’s Worship meets – Rm.#1

                   Story: ‘Jesus And Zacchaeus’

6:45 PM    High School Youth Group meets

                   Meal provided by Mike & Renae VanAst


Monday – April 12

7:00 PM    Council Meeting


Tuesday – April 13

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting


Saturday – April 17

6:00 PM    Mid-Life Group Event

                   Corn Hole Tournament





April 18  High School Youth Group Meeting

        Meal provided by Mark & Sharon DuBois

April 26  Elders/Deacons Meetings





Ascending Leaders (Rev. Mike & Gina Johnson) helps churches, disciples, and leaders, flourish through coaching churches on discipleship and vitality; teaching on discipleship in congregations, and resourcing churches and individuals with effective discipleship materials.  For more information, check the website




Larry & Carol Redder and Family:  Please keep the Redder family in your prayers as Carol’s father, Henry Voetberg, was discharged from ZCH this past Tuesday, and is under Hospice care at home.  We pray the Lord would be uniquely present by His Holy Spirit to Henry and his family in this time.


Council Member of Focus:

Elder Vern Boersen






A Baby Shower is taking place for Maatje Helene VandenHeuvel, infant daughter of Zach & Heather.  Please place your gifts in the playpen in the Narthex by Sunday, April 25.


Bill & Judy Huizenga would like to say “Thank You to the North Street Congregation for the beautiful Easter Lily we received.  It brightens our days as we continue to celebrate God’s message of love for us through Christ’s resurrection.”


Judy Mokma would like to say “Thank You, North Street Congregation, for your prayers, cards, and concerns regarding my cataract surgeries.  The surgeries were successful and I give thanks to God, for He is good!”


Jane TenHarmsel would like to say “Thank You so much, North Street Congregation, for the beautiful Easter Lily.  It makes me feel so close to my church Family!”





Alma DeKock lives in her condo in Zeeland.


Gladys Fernandez lives at Resthaven Maple Woods in Holland.





Mitchell Arendsen (son of Allyn & Sue) is a Senior at Albion College, majoring in Finance and Communications.  He is currently taking classes in Health Communications, Interpersonal and Family Communication, and Money and Banking.  Mitch works as an admissions associate at school, training new tour guides, and talking with prospective students.  Mitch’s email address is  Mitch will celebrate his 22nd Birthday on Saturday, April 17!  Happy Birthday Mitch!  We pray God’s blessings on you as you complete your Senior year!





Mid-Life Group Corn Hole Tournament Night is Back!  Saturday, April 17, at 6:00 PM, in ‘The Grove’ at Church.  Please join us for a fun night of competition, laughter, and fellowship!  Dinner will be provided.  Please sign up if you would like to attend.  Any questions – please contact Sara Boerman or Kathy Busscher.


Advanced Notice:  Auction/Church Picnic is scheduled for Friday, May 7.





Offering Schedule:

April 11:   AM City On A Hill


                 PM Lakeshore Pregnancy Center



April 18:   AM Parkview Home


                 PM Good Samaritan Center



The Executive Committee met and decided to keep the ropes on the pews for a few more weeks.  This will be re-evaluated at that time.





A Pandemic of Depression:  On Friday, April 16, from 7:00-9:00 PM, The Biblical Counseling Center of Holland, will be hosting Dr. David Murray, at Central Avenue CRC, for a seminar on depression and in particular depression in teens.  The event is free, but sign-up is required.  You can go to and search for ‘A Pandemic of Depression’.


The 3rd Annual Parkview AFC Home Sporting Clay Shot Fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday, April 17, at 8:30 AM at Blendon Pines in Zeeland.  Sponsor ($150.00) and Shooter ($50.00/adult; $35.00/student under 18).  Registration forms are available from Terry Boerman (886.8299).


The Annual Zeeland Christian School Society Meeting will be held virtually on Thursday, April 22 at 7:00 PM.  The purpose of this meeting is to approve the budget and to approve the Restated Articles of Incorporation.  The Society Report and instructions for joining the virtual meeting will be available online at


Family Research Council has the following Job Opportunities:

        Correspondence Assistant

               Part-time in Holland office.  The Writer will read, code, key and compose Quad II-III level correspondence.  It will be necessary to maintain a high degree of knowledge about family policy issues.  Special writing projects and responses to constituents will be undertaken as needed.

        Data Entry/Teleservices Assistant

               Full time in Holland office.  This person will be responsible for performing data entry, teleservices, special project functions, and customer services issues as they arise.

If you are interested in being considered for any of these job opportunities, please email your cover letter and resume to