The Lord's Day - February 4, 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: Genesis 2: 4-17
Sermon: "God’s Covenant with Man"  

Evening Worship 
Scripture: James 2:14-26
Sermon: “A Living Faith”

Offering:  TodayChandler Christian School
Feb. 11 - Jeff & Christy Faber

    Nursery:  Today - AM –  Shela V.D., Nathan H. and Candance M.
                                  PM – 
Marcia T.
                    Feb. 11- AM -  
Melanie V.S., Amber P. and Cody P.
                                    PM -  
Abby V.D.
                    Feb. 18 - AM  - Sandy V.W., Cameron P. and Danica P  .
                                    PM  -
Larissa H. 

   USHERS:  February: Amber Post and Meghan Sankey

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

   Coffee Servers:  Today Vivian and Nicole Elsing             Next Week:   Harlow and Anne Schaap

   Children's Church Leaders:  TodayApril P. and Kayla V.S.
                                                   Next Week – Sandy H. and Cameron P.

   Calendar:  
   Today    - 9:00 AM Church Education Classes. 10:00 AM Worship Service.
                 - Fellowship Coffee!
Please join us! 
                 - 6:00 PM 
Worship Service. (Note change of time!)
   
Wed.    Coffee Break Bible Study at Edgerton 1st CRC Church. (Lesson: Jonah, Lesson 3).
              - 7:00-8:00 PM
Game night at Chandler Christian School Gym. (See announcement.) 
   
Sat.      - CCS Basketball Tournament. (See announcement.)
   
Next Sun. – 9:00 AM Church Education Classes. 
                    - 10:00 AM Morning Worship Service.
                    -  6:00 PM 
Evening Worship Service. (Note change of time!)

    ITEMS OF PRAYER AND PRAISE 

   We continue to pray for Gert Krosschell who is temporarily in the Edgebrook Care Center. Praise the Lord that she did not suffer from a stroke.
   Chris Sankey continues to recover from her knee surgery in the Edgebrook Care Center and is doing well with therapy.
   We remember all of our members who reside at area care facilities. Chris Sankey and Dick Talsma 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:   
    From the Council: The council has decided to change the evening service time to 6:00 p.m. on a year-round basis, beginning the first Sunday 

 of February.

   Memory Verses: For our evening services, we are reading one Lord's Day of the Heidelberg Catechism each week.  In our bulletin each 

 week, we will list a memory verse that corresponds to one of those questions and answers.  We encourage you to memorize these passages

 with your family for that week.  In Pastor John Piper's article "Why Memorize Scripture?" (placed in your mailboxes), he gives several reasons 

 why memorizing Scripture is so essential to the Christian life: conformity to Christ, daily triumph over sin, daily triumph over Satan, comfort

 and counsel for people you love, communicating the gospel to unbelievers, and communion with God in the enjoyment of his person and ways. 

 Will you join us in this challenge for 2018? 
    The church visitors of our Classis will be making their annual visit with our Council on February 13.

    Public Meeting notice:  All members of the community (city & rural) are encouraged to attend the Chandler City Council Meeting on 

 February 12 at 7:00 p.m. at the Chandler Community Center to discuss the future of the Chandler Valley Grill.
    CHANDLER RIDGE RINGERS are looking for 3 additional hand bell ringers & a director.  Performances are roughly once per month 

 with weekly practices.  Basic music knowledge preferred! Contact Trish Dysthe for more information: 507.220.0546 
     Please also keep in mind the Season of Giving. During the 17-18 basketball season, SWMCH is asking for your help in supporting 

 Trentin Bass, H- BC student injured in a football game, and three SW families in the midst of cancer treatments, Mark Van Dam, 

 Ryan Vanderby, and Rob Veldkamp. Collection boxes will be at the gate tables and concession stand during the basketball season and 

 during the month of January, all concession proceeds will be directed to the Season of Giving opportunity. Thank you for your love and

 support of each of these families in so many ways.
     Please remember, you are always welcome to join us at SWCH for chapel, stop in to walk through school, seek ways to support the

 school, and reminisce and remember your story and the story of your classmates as being part of God’s great and wonderful story and plan. Hope 

 to see you during the New Year!
    Please join Tyana’s Boutique Gives Back/ Volunteers In Mercy special event Wednesday, February 7 from 4:00-9:00 p.m. in

 Luverne. 50% off 100+ brand new prom, mother of the bride and winter formals. All proceeds go to VIM to assist any girl wishing to attend 

 prom as well as crises situations. Join Facebook's " Tyanas Boutique by Invite Only" for details.
    SAVE THE DATE!  ATLAS of Rock County will be hosting their annual Fundraising Banquet on Thursday, April 5.  The event will be 

 held at Grand Prairie Events in Luverne.  Social hour will begin at 6:00 p.m. with dinner being catered by the Bluestem and served at 

 6:30 p.m.  More details to come!

    ADVANCE NOTICES 
    Feb. 13 - 7:00 PM Elders will meet with full Council at 7:30 p.m.
    Feb. 16 - Prison Ministry— Our next scheduled visit will be Feb 16.