North Street
Christian Reformed Church

deeply rooted • ever growing • bearing fruit



May 2, 2021


Morning Worship Service

9:30 AM

(Services available on website


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“A Lukewarm Church”

Revelation 3:14-22


Evening Worship Service

5:30 PM


Message by Rev. Shaun Furniss

“A Weak Father And Wicked Sons”

I Samuel 2:11-36





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:  Sara Boerman, Lyndsey Leegwater, Alden Lucas




Accompanists: AM     Sue Lucas

                          PM     Stephanie Klein, Kristi Boerman

Ushers:             AM & PM The Grove:   Nick Venema

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

                                                                    Alden Lucas (West)

Rover:              AM     Scott Hoek                                 PM     Brent Leegwater

Nursery:                  Ruth Meekhof, Erica Oskam

Audio/Visual Operators:  AM   Todd VandenHeuvel, Sheryl VandenHeuvel, Jackson Busscher

                                           PM   Todd VandenHeuvel, Sheryl VandenHeuvel, Jackson Busscher

Children’s Worship Helpers:   PM       Briana Leegwater, Suann Zwiers, Greyson Busscher



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 – May 2

9:30 AM    Morning Worship Service

5:30 PM    Evening Worship Service

                   Children’s Worship meets – Rm.#1

                   Story: ‘Jesus Is Risen: Appearance to Mary’

6:45 PM    High School Youth Group meets

           Meal provided by Brian & Rachel Mast Family


Monday – May 3

5:00 PM    Executive Committee Meeting


Tuesday – May 4

6:30 AM    Elder Prayer Time

3:45 PM    Worship Planning Meeting

7:00 PM    Building & Grounds Committee Meeting


Friday, May 7

6:00 PM    Church Picnic & CAP Auction

                   @ Drenthe Grove





May 9     High School Youth Group Meeting

May 10   Council Meeting

May 13   Ascension Day/Prayer Day Service–6:30 PM





Joyce Tamminga lives at Lakeside Vista in Holland.


Dale VanderYacht lives in his condo in Zeeland.






Al VanKlompenberg

83 on May 2


Geneva Nagelkirk

87 on May 5






Dan DeJonge:  Please remember Dan in your prayers as he remains hospitalized at Zeeland-Spectrum with COVID-19, blood clots, and pneumonia.  We are thankful for the gradual progress he has made and pray that he will be restored to health and strength soon.


Thelma Johnson:  Please join Thelma and her family in praying for her granddaughter, Jennifer, who was involved in an auto accident.  Upon being treated for her injuries, it was discovered that she had a mass on her brain.  We pray that her surgery went well and she is able to make a full recovery.


Pep & Shirley Nagelkirk:  Please keep Pep & Shirley in your thoughts and prayers as Shirley will be moving into Appledorn this week Wednesday, May 5.  Her new address will be:

               Shirley Nagelkirk

               727 Apple Avenue, Room C-12

               Holland, MI  49423

               Cell phone: 1.616.566.9698


Helen VanZanten:  Please pray for Helen as she has been experiencing pain in her back.  We pray for answers, wisdom, and relief from the pain.


Ken VerBeek:  Please be in prayer for Ken as he has been hospitalized at Holland Hospital with abdominal pain and bleeding.  We pray that the cause may be found, and that relief may be given so that Ken can return home soon.


Council Member of Focus:

Deacon Matt VanderPloeg






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 for more information.





Dale VanderYacht would like to “Thank the congregation for the beautiful Lily plant.  It was nice to be remembered in this way.”





Matthew Beezhold (son of Joel & Linda) is a Senior at Grand Valley State University, majoring in Criminal Justice, and minoring in Psychology.  He is currently finishing up three criminal justice classes and two psychology classes.  Next semester will be his final semester in which he will be taking four criminal justice classes to finish up his major.  Matthew also will be taking a golf class because he needed 1 extra credit.  This summer, Matthew will most likely be working for a security company since he did that last summer as well and enjoyed it.  In addition to schoolwork, he is actively participating on a club team and that will also extend into the summer with practices and games.  Matthew’s email address is  Matthew celebrated his 22nd Birthday last week Sunday, April 25!  Happy Birthday Matthew!  We pray God will bless you as you finish your college education!





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.





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 (





Offering Schedule:

May 2:  AM   ZCS-Christian Learning Center


               PM   Right to Life Education Fund



May 9:  AM   Ascending Leaders


               PM   City On A Hill



Elder and Deacon Selections:  The Council of North Street wants to inform the congregation that from the list of following men, new Elders and Deacons will be selected at the beginning of the morning service on May 9.  Please be in prayer for these men as we seek the Lord’s wisdom regarding the future leadership of our church family.


           Martin Bostrom              Brian Busscher

            Dan DeJonge                  Ron Lucas

            Brian Mast


           Keith Boerman               Nick Fortosis

            David Kroll                     Mike VanDussen

            Josh VandenBosch         Zach VandenHeuvel


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.