The Lord's Day - October 29, 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
2:00 PM Reformation Service at the 1st CRC in Edgerton
Offering: Today - Talking Bibles
Nursery: Today - AM – Bobbi W., Emma S. and Abby V.D.
USHERS: November: Jeremy Van Dam and Nick Sankey
Greeters: Today - Clyde & Gwen Kreun and Arvin & Delaine Vander Woude
Coffee Servers: Today - Don & Deb Buys Next Week: Arvin & Delaine Vander Woude
Children's Church Leaders: Today - Carolyn P. and Danica P.
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.
This Sunday, Oct. 29: Today at 2pm you are invited to join reformed Christians from throughout Classis Minnkota in a worship service to be
held at First CRC in Edgerton, MN. This service will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and how the truths of the reformation
still resonate for us today. Please join us in praising God for his great faithfulness to his church. During this service we will be nourished by
God’s Word and the celebration of the Lord’s Supper. Nursery will be provided. A time of fellowship and refreshments will follow. Through
our time together, Jesus’ Church will be built up and readied to follow as disciples of his. We look forward to worshiping with you! There
will be No Evening Service today because of the afternoon Reformation Service at 1st CRC of Edgerton.
in a cycle of poverty and hunger. Through your Peter Fish contributions you are helping these families learn ways to improve their lives and
write a new story that is filled with hope and promise. This week, please continue to read about God’s work breaking barriers in the
Bible and today. Then bring your Peter Fish banks to church next week as we celebrate World Hunger Sunday.
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 fight against poverty must address the structures and systems that keep people poor. In the past as a church we have participated in
the Operation Christmas Child shoe box program. While this is a good ministry, we as a church would like to change to a different program
ministry. As a church, during this Advent season we will be
participating in a giving tree program with World Renew's Gift
Bakes Potato Supper will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. with the donation sale starting at 7:00 p.m.
at 7:00 p.m. SHARP. Rook/Pinochle/other games available. $5.00 per person to play. Popcorn & drinks will be provided. Ice cream
sundaes will be served - freewill donation. This event would be fun for all ages. Join us for a night of fun & food while supporting SWCH!
The Southwest Christian High School Circles invite you to their annual Fall Soup and Dessert Supper on Tuesday, Nov. 7, from
5:30pm-7:30 pm. Menu choices include chili, cheesy vegetable, pea, and chicken noodle soups, bbq’s and desserts. Free will donations.
Southwest MN Christian High School’s annual Carry The Light (donation sale) event will be FRIDAY, November 17 starting with a
burger meal starting at 5:00 p.m. The meal will be served from 5:00-6:15 p.m. (free-will donation) and the auctions will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Please help us celebrate in thanksgiving with your attendance and participation in this annual event. If you would like to make a donation of
an item(s), please call the school office (442-4471) or drop your donation off at the school office.
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.
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 email@example.com or on facebook.
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.
call if you are willing to do some baking for us. Rosettes will
be available for sale. Thanks for helping to support ATLAS ministry.
are invited to four sessions that include faith-filled stories of Christians with cancer, encouragement, and above all the hope that is only
found through our precious Lord. The evenings are facilitated by a cancer survivor. Every session is independent and different from the others,
you can join us for one evening or for all. 4 consecutive
Mondays: 7:00 p.m. October 16, 23, 30, and Nov. 6. Place: Bethel
CRC in Edgerton
High School on Friday, November 10 during an evening performance beginning at 7:00 p.m. Please mark your calendars for an evening of
soaking in the sounds of remembrance, joy, and celebration! Tickets are $10 for advance or $12 at the door. Contact school office