North Street
Christian Reformed Church

deeply rooted • ever growing • bearing fruit



April 18, 2021


Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Service available on website


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“Looks Can Be Deceiving”

Revelation 3:1-6


Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“God Hears”

I Samuel 1:1-28





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     Tim Schutt                      PM       Mark DuBois

Nursery:                      Chelsea VandenBosch, Hope DuBois

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




Accompanists: AM     Kristi Boerman, Val Leegwater

                          PM     Sue Arendsen

Ushers:             AM & PM The Grove:   Bob Schipper

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

                                                                    Andrew Boerman (West)

Rover:               AM     Larry Redder                 PM       Scott Visser

Nursery:                       Suann Zwiers, Cora Boerman

Audio/Visual Operators:  AM   Todd VandenHeuvel, Sheryl VandenHeuvel, Mitch Boerman

                                           PM   Todd VandenHeuvel, Sheryl VandenHeuvel, Mitch Boerman

Children’s Worship Helpers:   PM       Sara Boerman, Linda Boerman, Hunter 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 18

9:30 AM    Morning Worship Service

5:30 PM    Evening Worship Service

                   Children’s Worship meets – Rm.#1

                   Story: ‘Jesus The King’

6:45 PM    High School Youth Group meets

                   Meal provided by Mark & Sharon DuBois

Tuesday – April 20

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting





April 25  High School Youth Group Meeting

                Meal provided by Jeff & Stephanie Klein Family

April 26  Elders/Deacons Meetings

May 3     Executive Committee Meeting

May 4     Building & Grounds Committee Meeting

May 7     Church Picnic/CAP Auction

               @ Drenthe Grove





Jennie VanderWoude lives at Holland Home/Raybrook Manor in Grand Rapids.


Carolyn (Carrie) Redder lives at Resthaven Care Center (740 College Avenue Rm.#17) in Holland.






Wilma Busscher

94 on April 20


Bill Huizenga

83 on April 22


Ted VandenBrink

85 on April 23






Al Arendsen:  We give thanks to the Lord that Al received the results of his post-op blood work that showed his PSA numbers have returned to normal.


Danielle Hilbelink:  We give thanks to the Lord that Danielle was able to have successful surgeries this past Thursday on both her hands to relieve tendon tension and relieve carpal tunnel syndrome.  We pray that she may have an uneventful recovery and return to regular activities soon.


Council Member of Focus:

Deacon Joel Poortvliet






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.


Larry & Carol Redder and family:  We offer our Christian sympathies to Larry & Carol and their family, after the death of her father, Henry Voetberg, who went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 10. We pray for the Lord’s peace and presence to bring comfort to the family.


Arlene Blauwkamp would like to say “Thank You for the Easter Lily I received.”


Howard & Marian Johnson would like to “Thank the Congregation for the Easter Lily we received.”


Thelma Johnson would like to “Sincerely Thank the North Street Congregation for the lovely Easter Lily which I received.”





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.





Offering Schedule:

April 18:   AM Parkview Home


                 PM Good Samaritan Center



April 25:   AM Mission India


                 PM The Bridge



Executive Committee Updates:

        The Fireside Room will now be open for Virtual Worship instead of ‘The Cellar’.

Ropes on the pews will be removed on May 9.





Church Picnic/CAP Auction will be held at Drenthe Grove on Friday, May 7.  Signup for a pulled pork dinner to be served at 6:00 PM and stay for fun and fellowship at the CAP Auction to follow.


Almond Paste (7 lbs.) has been in the Church Kitchen Refrigerator for a while.  Is this yours?  You may want to retrieve it.




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


Save The Date:  Rev. Paul Murphy is going to be speaking on the dangers of marijuana use on Tuesday, May 25, at Cornerstone URC at 7:00 PM.


Parkview Adult Foster Care Home provides residential care for 12 amazing adults.  We offer competitive wages, and a VERY fun and rewarding work environment.  Currently we are hiring for Weekend Relief.  This position provides weekend relief to the Parkview Houseparents every other weekend.  You would be scheduled with another relief staff on the weekends the Houseparents have off.  You would be expected to stay the weekend with the Parkview residents from Friday evening to Sunday evening; and would prepare meals, administer medications, and do activities and/or outings with the residents.  Paid training is also provided.  If interested, please call Parkview Home (616.772.4424) or email Jenn (


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