The Lord's Day - November 12, 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 Worship
Scripture: John 14:1-6
Sermon: "Solus Christus"
 

Evening Worship
Scripture: Ezra 8 
Sermon: “Faith on the Journey”

Offering:  Today - Chandler Christian School
Nov. 19 - Cornerstone Prison Ministries

    Nursery:  Today - AM – Sandy H., Raegan V.S. and Ethan V.
                                  PM – 
Larissa H.
                    Nov. 19- AM -  
Tami K., Owen V. and Danielle H.
                                    PM -  
Abby V.D.
                    Nov. 26 - AM  - Rebecca S., Larissa H. and Megan H.
                                    PM  -
No Evening Service. 

   USHERS:  November:  Jeremy Van Dam and Nick Sankey  

   Greeters:  TodayAl & Sue Prins and Rog & Tami Krosschell
                      Next Week –  Leon & Sharla Vander Woude and Ivan & Amy Vogel

   Coffee Servers:  TodaySteve & Sandy Hoekman               Next Week:   Grant & April Post

   Children's Church Leaders:  TodaySteff M. and Meghan S.
                                                   Next Week – Bobbie S. and Raegan V.S.

   Calendar:  
    Today   –  9:00 AM Sunday School and Bible Studies. 10:00 AM Worship Service.
                 - Fellowship Coffee!
Please join us! 
                 - 6:30 PM
Evening Worship Service
   
Tues.    - Council Meeting. Elders meet at 7:00 p.m. with Full Council at 7:30 p.m.
   
Wed.    - 9:30 AM Coffee Break Bible Study at 1st CRC in Edgerton. Lesson 6 
    Fri.      - SWCH’s Annual Carry the Light (Donation Sale) Event. (See announcement.)
    Sat.     - 12:00 Noon. Community Harvest Meal. (See announcement.)
   
Next Sun. – 9:00 AM Sunday School and Bible Studies. 10:00 AM Morning Worship Service.
                     -  6:30 PM 
Evening Worship Service.

    ITEMS OF PRAYER AND PRAISE 
  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, Gert Krosschell who resides at Edgebrook Apartments and Geneva Peters who resides at the Pipestone 

 Good Samaritan Care Facility.

   ANNOUNCEMENTS:   

    The Council has asked these men to be nominees for the offices of elder and deacon at the annual meeting planned for November 22, 2017.

 Glen Talsma, Marvin Van Dam, Leon Vander Woude and Don Vogel for Elder. Chad Miersma, Ivan Vogel, Harlow Schaap, Roger Talsma 

 and Jason Vander Schaaf for deacon. Thank you to these men.
    The Nursery Committee is looking for more volunteers for the evening nursery. Please contact Pam Talsma or Pat Holm if you can help

 in this way.
    Cooking group will meet November 18.  Please let Shela or Melanie know if you would like to join us by November 12. 
    On Sunday evening, November 26 at 6:30 PM, our church is invited to join the Reformed Church Women's Christmas program.  There 

 will be no worship service in our church that evening.
     This coming Friday, November 17, is the annual Carry the Light (donation sale) at Southwest MN Christian High School. A burger meal 

 will start at 5:00 p.m. and served until 6:15 p.m. (free-will donation). Also starting at 5:00 p.m., all donated certificates will be available to 

 purchase at twice the value of the card (Ex: a gift card to Scheels valued at $25.00 will be sold for $50.00). Unsold certificates from 5:00-6:15 

 time slot will be then auctioned off during men’s and women’s auctions. This replaces the silent auction and will help keep the auction on track for 

 the evening. The auctions will begin at 6:30 with opening devotions. If you would like to make a donation to benefit the Christian education of

 all the current students and for generations to come, please drop them off at the school office – 550 Elizabeth, St. Edgerton, MN.  Please 

 extend this invitation to family and friends for a night of reflecting on the many individuals who have walked the halls of SWMCH, their 

 story being part of God's great story. 
    The Outreach Committee is inviting you to the Community Harvest Meal on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the Chandler 

 Community Center.  We will be serving the noon meal from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. with dessert at 1:45 p.m.  Please bring a dish to share. 

 Turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy will be provided. Come and get together with your amazing Chandler community.
    Young adults –are you looking for a way to connect with other Christian young adults?  Consider coming to Escape 605 for one of these 

 two outings.  This is limited to churches within our classis and any friends you might want to invite.  If you are post-high school to age 24, the

 date will be November 18.  If you are 25-35, the date will be December 2.  The group will share a meal after the Escape Room.  To reserve a 

 spot and find out more details, please contact Rev. Adam Eisenga at adamteisenga@gmail.com or on facebook.
    ATLAS for Life is making plans for their annual Christmas rummage/bake sale for Sat. Nov. 18 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  We are in 

 need of your gently used or new Christmas items that you don't need any more.  Please drop them off at ATLAS on Tuesdays or Thursdays

 before Nov. 10, or call ATLAS at 507-562-5777 and we will pick them up.  We are also in need of some baked sale items for Nov. 18.  

 Please call if you are willing to do some baking for us.  Rosettes will be available for sale. Thanks for helping to support ATLAS ministry.

    ADVANCE NOTICES 
   Nov. 18 - 12:00-2:00 PM Harvest Meal at the Chandler Community Center.  
   Nov. 22 - Thanksgiving Service and Congregational Meeting.
   Dec.   8 - Our next scheduled worship with Cornerstone.