North Street
Christian Reformed Church

deeply rooted • ever growing • bearing fruit



April 25, 2021


Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Services available on website


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“The Church Of Brotherly Love”

Revelation 3:7-13


Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“A Mother’s Song”

I Samuel 2:1-11





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:                       Linda VanderPloeg, Cora Boerman

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

                                           PM     Todd VandenHeuvel, Sheryl VandenHeuvel, Mitch Boerman

Children’s Worship Helpers:  Sara Boerman, Linda Boerman, Hunter Vincent




Accompanists: AM     Ruth Meekhof

                          PM     Ruth Meekhof

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

                          AM & PM Sanctuary:     Jim Staat Jr. (East), Dan DeJonge (Center),

                                                                    Thijs DuBois/Todd VandenHeuvel (West)

Rover:               AM     Keith Boerman                          PM     Brian Mast

Nursery:                       Suann Zwiers, Sadie DuBois

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

                                           PM   Martin Bostrom, Ron Oskam, Matt VanderPloeg

Children’s Worship Helpers:   PM       Sara Boerman, Lyndsey Leegwater, Alden Lucas



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 25

9:30 AM    Morning Worship Service

5:30 PM    Evening Worship Service

                   Children’s Worship meets – Rm.#1

                   Story: ‘Jesus Last Passover’

6:45 PM    High School Youth Group meets

                   Meal provided by Jeff & Stephanie Klein family


Monday – April 26

7:00 PM    Elders/Deacons Meetings


Tuesday – April 27

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting


Wednesday – April 28

7:00 PM    Parkview Board Meeting





May 2     High School Youth Group Meeting

               Meal provided by Brian & Rachel Mast Family

May 3     Executive Committee Meeting

May 4     Building & Grounds Committee Meeting

May 7     Church Picnic/CAP Auction

               @ Drenthe Grove





Cheryl Kroll lives at MediLodge in Holland.  Cheryl will celebrate her 51st Birthday on Wed., April 28!


Helen VanZanten lives in her home in Zeeland.






Cheryl Kroll

51 on April 28






Cora Boerman (13-year-old daughter of Keith & Kristi):  We give thanks to the Lord that Cora had a successful tendon re-attachment surgery this past Tuesday.  We continue to ask the Lord to bring her full recovery and ease of pain in her healing.


Dan & Beth DeJonge:  Please keep Dan & Beth in your prayers as they continue to battle COVID-19; a battle that has brought Dan to Zeeland-Spectrum for additional in-patient care.  We pray for the Lord’s mercy to restore health to both Dan & Beth.


Jane TenHarmsel:  We give thanks to the Lord that Jane has been discharged from Holland Hospital after being admitted earlier this past week because of her infection and low sodium.  We are thankful that she has returned home to Royal Park.


VanKlompenberg Family:  Please join with the VanKlompenberg family in praying for Vern & Shirley’s son-in-law, Jim, who was recently diagnosed with pancreatic and liver cancer.  He was scheduled to have a port placed this past Friday.  We pray that he will respond well to chemotherapy treatments.


Shirley VanVoorst:  Please be in prayer for Shirley as she had knee replacement surgery this past Thursday.  We pray for her recovery and that she will be relieved of pain and restored to health.


Council Member of Focus:

Elder Stephan Hilbelink






Rev. Don Slager has been involved in Bible translation for his lifetime, mostly in the countries of Liberia and Sierra Leone (West Africa).  Presently he serves as a Bible translation consultant in Liberia. He also is the editor of Bible Handbooks for translators worldwide, doing this work under United Bible Society.





A Baby Shower is taking place for Maatje Helene VandenHeuvel, infant daughter of Zach & Heather.  TODAY is the last day to place your gifts in the playpen in the Narthex.


Del & Winnie Machiela would like to “Thank the Congregation for the Easter Lily we received.”


Phone Number Update:

               Dee Huizenga (cell phone only)

               (Cell)      1.616.836.2817





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.





Offering Schedule:

April 25:   AM Mission India


                 PM The Bridge



May 2:  AM   ZCS-Christian Learning Center


               PM   Right to Life Education Fund



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.





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