The Lord's Day - Aug. 26, 2018


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: 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Sermon: "Giving Thanks for the Sanctified"  

Evening Worship 
Scripture: Psalm 1
Sermon: "Blessed is the Man"

Offering:  TodayThe Banquet
Sept. 2 - Chandler Christian School

    Nursery:  Today - AM –  Sandy V.W., Owen V. and Raegan V.S.
                       PM – No attendants provided but the nursery is open for you to use.
        Sept. 1 - AM -  
Bobbi W., Danielle H. and Larissa H.
        Sept 8 - AM - Michelle H., Mariah H. and Megan H
.

   USHERS:  August:  Darwin Reitsma and Austin Schoolmeester 
                      September: Ray Talsma and Marv Van Dam

   Greeters:  Today - Jennet Mollema and Leona Talsma
                      Next Week – Grant and April Post  

   Coffee Servers:  Today  Chad and Stephanie Miersma                     Next Week:   Dave and Pat Holm 

   Children's Church Leaders:  Today -  Melanie V.S. and Levi C.
                                                   Next Week
Steff M. and Nathan H

   Calendar:  
   Today    -  10:00 AM Worship Service.
                 - Fellowship Coffee
after our morning worship service! Please join us! 
                 - 6:00 PM
Evening Worship Service. 
   
Tues.    - 7:30 PM Education Committee Meeting.
   Friday   - 4:30 PM We will meet at church to worship with the Cornerstone Prison Church in Sioux Falls.
   
Next Sun.10:00 AM Morning Worship Service.
                    -  6:00 PM 
Evening Worship Service.

    ITEMS OF PRAYER AND PRAISE   
    We remember all of our members who reside at area care facilities. Chris Sankey who resides at Edgebrook Care Center, 

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

   ANNOUNCEMENTS:   
   From the Council: At the July 10 Council meeting, a real estate representative from the state of Minnesota met with the Council and
 presented an offer to purchase a small piece of land that MnDOT needs to complete the bridge replacement under Hywy 91 in 2019. They 
 will purchase .08 acre and rent .11 acre for 5 years for the project to be done. The offer made for the purchase was $2,059.00 for the .08 
 acre and $1,241.00 for the 5 year rent of the .11 acre. A resolution was made by the Council to accept the offer of $3,300.00 for the sale 
 and 5 year rent made by the State of Minnesota. If you have any questions, contact one of the Council members.
    Share the Harvest:  There is a table set up in the fellowship hall for anyone in the congregation to bless others by sharing their produce.  
 Feel free to take what you need.
    Labor Day Pancake Breakfast at the Southwest Christian High School Cafeteria on Monday, September 3 from 7:00 a.m. to 
 10:00 a.m.  Come and enjoy delicious pancakes.  All you can eat!  Also included are sausage, juice, milk, and coffee.  Freewill 
 Donation.  Sponsored by SWCH Circle #2.
    Southwest Christian’s Circle #13 is Sponsoring a Tractor Ride on Saturday, September 8, 2018! It will be a Freewill Donation to ride
 in the event! Rolls and Coffee will be served at the campus of Southwest Minnesota Christian High School in Edgerton beginning at 9 am.  
 The tractor ride will begin at 9:45 am and take each driver on a 45 mile ride throughout beautiful Southwest Minnesota. There will be a noon 
 meal served in Chandler and fresh vet bollen available at the conclusion of the ride in Edgerton. Door prizes will also be awarded! Come on out
 for a day of food and fellowship and the fun of driving and talking about tractors, while also supporting Christian Education! To register for the
 ride or for more information, please contact Kendra Kuipers in Edgerton at 507.227.0488!
    Mark your calender’s for the Luverne Christian School Society Pork Loin Supper coming up on September 5! Smoked pork loin or 
 grilled hamburger, potatoe salad, cucumber salad, baked beans and ice cream! Also on Saturday September 8 is the LCSS Golf 
 Scrambler Fundraiser
.  So start getting your teams together and call the Luverne Country Club with your team 507-283-4383.
    Ladies:  It's time to start preparing for another season of Apples of Gold!  Apples of Gold is building up marriages, mothers, and 
 lives worldwide.  It's not just a mentoring program, it's not just a cooking class...it's a nurturing, inter-generational connection that teaches 
 women how to love their husbands, love their children, and how to practice submission, hospitality, kindness, and purity  A new season of AOG 
 will be held September-November 2018.  Meetings will be Mondays (9/17, 9/24, 10/8, 10/15, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12) from 4:30-7:30 at First 
 CRC in Edgerton.  There are six lessons and then a grand finale supper with spouses.  The first hour is a cooking demonstration, the second hour
 is a Bible study, and the third hour we enjoy the meal that was prepared.  If you have participated in AOG in the past, you know what a 
 blessing it is!  Please encourage/invite someone new to participate in the program. If you are interested in being involved, please contact 
 Karen Fey (507-227-6392), Fay Van Essen (507-920-0729), or Ruth Kooiker (507-879-3373).


  ADVANCE ANNOUNCEMENTS
  Sept.   9 - Preparatory Sunday
  Sept. 11 - Council Meeting.
  Sept. 13 - Classis Minnkota Meeting at First CRC in Edgerton.
  Sept. 16 - Mission Emphasis Week and the Lord’s Supper.