The Lord's Day - December 3, 2017
WELCOME to all who have joined us in worship today. If you are visiting, we invite you to sign the guest book in the church
1) as we approach God in prayer
Offering: Today - Chandler Christian School
Nursery: Today - AM – Pam T., Miranda H. and Nathan H.
USHERS: November: Jeremy Van Dam and Nick Sankey
Greeters: Today - Clyde & Gwen Kreun and Arvin & Delaine Vander Woude
Coffee Servers: Today - Leona Talsma and Jennet Mollema Next Week: Mike & Bobbi Schoolmeester
Children's Church Leaders: Today - Chelsea S. and Jeremy V.D.
ITEMS OF PRAYER AND PRAISE
Edgebrook’s Assisted Living, Gert Krosschell who resides at Edgebrook Apartments and Geneva Peters who resides at the Pipestone
Good Samaritan Care Facility.
Today, we witness the baptism of Charles Eric Kruse, infant son of Dale and Ivy Kruse. We rejoice that God’s covenant promise is given to
our children even as we promise to receive them in love and instruct them in the ways of Christ.
Chad Miersma and Roger Talsma. The proposed budget for 2018 was also approved by the congregation.
the fellowship hall. You can take an ornament from the Christmas tree to buy one or more items in honor of a friend or family member. Please
place your orders directly from World Renew either by donating online, filling out the order form in the back of the catalog and mailing it in
along with your check to World Renew, or by calling them. If you would like to receive a printed gift-acknowledgment card before Christmas
to let loved ones know you made a gift to World Renew in their honor, place your order and request the cards by December 4. Blank
to write your own gift-acknowledgment as well as extra catalogues are
located on the table next to the Christmas tree.
first 3 Sundays in December. Preschool -12th grade will need to be at all 3 practice times. More information to come. Please note: The adult
Group singing at our Christmas program will be practicing immediately
after the morning service on December 3, 10 & 17.
of the library for new children's books and a separate section for new books for adults. Please remember to check out the cards with your
and date for each book you borrow. You may leave them on the desk
in the library. Thank you from the Library Committee.
church cancellations or postponements, listen to Luverne, K101 or Slayton, KJOE at 106.1
(NOTE CHANGE OF DATE!) Thank you in advance!
to 4:30 p.m.) through December and select a tag from our tree. On the back of each tag there will be a list of items that you can purchase for
that resident. You choose to buy one item or all the items listed but we ask that you not exceed $20. Return the wrapped gifts(s) by
December 17 and we will distribute them during Christmas week.
meaning behind the vibrant hues associated with the season and how they tie back to the birth of our Savior. Come join the Southwest band
choirs at Bethel Christian Reform Church in Edgerton as they present
“The Colors of Christmas” on Monday, December 11th at 7:00 pm.
Friday, December 15 serving from 5:00-8:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria during the boys' home games with Murray County Central. A
meal or individual items may be purchased. Please join us for a fun
evening and night off from cooking. Thanks for your support!
previous year is awarded in February to Christian college students in the form of scholarship grants. Any students attending a
CRC-endorsed Christian college who completes an application form by the December 31 deadline is eligible. Contact Pastor Josh
for an application or provide him with the student’s email address and a form will be emailed directly to the applicant.
raised to assist the general operating fund and the students of SWMCH totaled over $58,000. Praise be to God for his blessings of provision.
We covet your prayers as we continue to challenge students to grow in knowing, loving, and serving God and others.