The Lord's Day - June 4, 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 
entry or fill out your information on the pads in the church pew. You can place those in the offering bag. 

Morning Message: “Worshiping in Spirit and in Truth”  
  Scripture: John 4:1-26 

Evening Message: “Your Will Be Done”  
Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 49; Q&A 124
Scripture: Titus 2:11-14

Offering:  Today - Chandler Christian School
June 11 - World Missions

    Nursery:  Today - AM – Amy V., Megan H. and Miranda H.
                                  PM – Danielle H.
                    June 11 - AM -  Bobbi W., Amber P. and Cody P.
                                    PM -  Service in the Reformed Church
                    June 18 - AM  - Michelle H., Cameron P. and Lauren S.
                                    PM  - Verla K.

   USHERS:  May - Nick Sankey and Jeremy Van Dam               

   Greeters:  TodayLoren & Sandy Vander Woude and Duane & Julie Reitsma
                      Next Week – Clyde & Gwen Kreun and Arvin & Delaine Vander Woude

   Coffee Servers:  Today - Curt & Wanda Miersma                   Next Week:  Martin & Irene Hoekman

   Children's Church Leaders:  Today - No Children’s Church due to Communion.
                                                   Next Week – Shela V.D. and Meghan S.

    Today   –  10:00 AM Worship Service. Pentecost, the Lord’s Supper and Public Profession of Faith.
                 - Fellowship Coffee!
Please join us!
                 - 6:30 PM
Combined Evening Service in our church.
Next Sun. – 10:00 AM Worship Service.
                     -  6:30 PM
Combined Evening Service in the Reformed Church.


    Please be in continued prayer for Glen Schoolmeester who was in Sanford Hospital this week after he got an infection in a wound from a 

 rusty nail in his foot. Remember Glen and LeAnne as he will be off his feet for a few weeks.
    We remember all of our members who reside at area care facilities. Chris SankeyDick Talsma and Marie Vander Top who 

  reside at Edgebrook’s Assisted Living and Gert Krosschell who resides at Edgebrook Apartments.


    This Sunday, June 4: The Lord extends His invitation and call to come to His table of mercy as we observe the sacrament of the Lord’s 

 Supper. Praise the Lord for His forgiveness and salvation! We invite all professing members who are truly sorry for your sins, who sincerely

 believe in the Lord Jesus as your Savior, and who earnestly desire to lead a godly life to commune with Christ in this holy supper. Congratulations 

 to Austin Schoolmeester and  Jeremy Vander Woude as this morning we witness their public Profession of Faith. May Christ richly bless 

 them as he receives them into full membership of his church. The Combined Evening Service will be in our church at 6:30 p.m.
    Next Sunday, June 11: Pastor Rick Van Ravensway from Cornerstone Prison Church will be preaching in the morning as Pastor Josh 

 will be leaving for Synod June 8 and returning June 15. The Combined Evening Service will be in the Reformed Church at 6:30.
    Synod will be meeting from June 9-15 at Trinity Christian College in the Chicago area. Delegates from our classis include Pastor Josh, 

 Pastor John Bothof from Kalamazoo, Elder Virgil Van Essen from Edgerton and Deacon Greg Talsma from Edgerton. Please be in prayer for 

 this important meeting as many important issues will be discussed.
    Women’s Bible Study: On June 1, the women of the church began a Thursday afternoon Women’s Bible Study. Join us at our church 

 Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. as we study the book of James from the book, “Growing in the Christian Life”.
    Prison Ministry: We will be attending worship service on June 16.  Next date will be August 11.
    KIDS! How would you like to spend a week with other kids learning about God and how much He loves you? This year's Bible stories and 

 Bible verses remind us that God made each of us for a reason; God is for us; God is always with us; God will always love us! What

 amazing promises that we can build our lives on! Registration forms are on the kitchen counter at the CRC and in the lobby at the 

 Reformed Church.  Online registration is available at: Bible School will be held June 26-30 at the CRC with a 

 meal being served at 5:30.  Everyone is welcome! Please join us and bring a friend or neighbor.
    VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Bible School June 26-30.  There is a sign-up sheet in the back of church for VBS.  We are looking 

 for supplies/ingredients to prepare a supper and snack for VBS.  Each church has its own list that both need to fill.  Please consider 

 volunteering also!!  We are in need of quite a few helpers (young adults and adults) for the week.  Thanks!!!
    Chandler Christian School will be hosting its annual Society meeting on Monday, June 12th at 8:00pm in the school gym.  We will be 

 reviewing the 2016-2017 financial reports, voting in new school board members, and discussing other relevant school issues.  It will be preceded

 by a Mother’s Club meeting at 6:30pm. School Board Nominees are:  Grant Prins, Leona Talsma, and Cindy Vogel.
    The  Southwest  MN  Christian High  School and  Edgerton  Christian  Elementary  School Boards will conduct  their  annual  

 society  meetings on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in the Edgerton Christian Elementary Gymnasium. The  foundations  of  both  schools  will  meet  

 prior  to  the  society  meeting at 6:30 and 8:00 respectively. 5:30-6:30 – Burger Feed Fundraiser hosted by the 2018 SWMCH Seniors
 6:30 p.m.  - Edgerton Christian’s Society Meeting. 7:30 p.m. – Joint society meeting for the purpose of discussing a potential merger. 

 8:00 p.m. - Southwest MN Christian Society Meeting.
       Male students who are pursuing studies toward ordained ministry in the Christian Reformed Church are invited to apply for financial

 aid through the Classical Ministry Leadership Committee. For information and application forms contact Rev. Harold Westra, 742 6th Ave 

 SW, Pipestone, MN 56164, 507 562-0132 or by July 15.
    THE INTERNATIONAL CAMPOREE HOST COMMITTEE  is looking for some volunteer workers for site preparations at the site 

 near Custer, SD. This is an open invitation to EVERYONE who would like to help, not limited to cadet counselors. This would include cutting 

 and moving trees and clearing other brush and stuff from the camp sites. The work weekends are June 2-4 and June 23-25 (NOTE 

 DATE CHANGE). We have signup website you can let us know if you’d like to help out. Marty VanderPlaats is the organizer of these trips.

 You can come for part of the time or the whole weekend. We usually tent on site, but you can run into Custer if you’d prefer a hotel. 

 Food is provided, all we ask is some gloves, chainsaw if you have one, muscle, sweat, and a workers spirit knowing that this site will be 

 where Cadet boys and counselors will experience God’s glory at our Camporee July 12-19. The sign up website is  You can contact Marty directly at Or you can contact Steve VH at 

 call/text (605) 690-6316 or Thanks to all who help in anyway. You can also pray for the upcoming event and 

 the boys, counselors, and staff who are getting ready to attend. Praise be to God. 

    Thank you to everyone who came out to support the Youth Group fundraiser. We had a lot of fun and a successful evening. A shirt was left at

 the game, please contact Shela or Jolene if it belongs to you.

   June 18 - Our church will be leading the Chapel Service at Edgebrook Care Center.
   June 26-30 - Maker Fun Factory VBS.