The Lord's Day - June 17, 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: Exodus 32:1-24
Heidelberg Catechism, Q&A #96,

Sermon: "No Idols"  

Evening Worship 
Scripture: John 15:1-17
Heidelberg Catechism, LD 24
Sermon: “Grace and Fruits”

Offering:  Today - Southwest Minnesota Pro-Life 
 June 24 - SW Minnesota Bible League

    Nursery:  Today - AM –  Melanie V.S., Larissa H. and Mariah H.
                                  PM – No attendants provided but the nursery is open for you to use
                    June 24 - AM -  
Sandy V.W., Megan H. and Nathan H.
                    July 1 - AM  - Bobbi W., Miranda H. and Cadance M.

   USHERS:  June:  Norm Kruse and Curt Miersma 

   Greeters:  Today -  Martin and Irene Hoekman
                      Next Week – Steve and Sandy Hoekman 

   Coffee Servers:  Today  Ray and Sharon Talsma                      Next Week:  Bruce and Verla Kreun

   Children's Church Leaders:  Today -  Bobbi S. and Amber P.
                                                   Next Week
Chelsea S. and Owen V

   Today    -  10:00 AM Worship Service.
                 - Fellowship Coffee
after our morning worship service! Please join us! 
                 - 6:00 PM
Evening Worship Service.
Next Sun.10:00 AM Morning Worship Service.
                    -  6:00 PM 
Evening Worship Service.


    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, Gert Krosschell who resides at Edgebrook Apartments and Geneva Peters who resides 

 at the Pipestone Good Samaritan Care Facility.   

   Today we welcome we welcome Pastor Doug De Groot from the Cornerstone Prison Church to lead our morning service. We also have the 
 joy of witnessing the baptism of Lexie Anne Schaap, infant daughter of Kent and Chelsea Schaap. Pastor Harold Westra will lead our 
 6:00 p.m. service.
    The painting of the interior of the church will be starting soon. They will also be varnishing the windows. The Council is asking that the 
 Church Education rooms, Young People’s room and the office be de-cluttered and organized as they plan on painting them first. If you have 
 been involved in the church education program, we ask for your assistance. Thank you!
    The Sunday School program raised $619.15 for their World Renew Gap Gifts project this winter.  Thank you for your generous gifts, 
 Great Job!
    VBS VOLUNTEER AND FOOD SIGN-UPS, as well as student registration forms are available at both churches.  Please prayerfully 
 consider joining us in reaching out to our community with the love of Jesus through Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus. VBS is June 25-29 
 (6-8:30pm, meal at 5:30pm) at the Chandler Reformed Church. Volunteer training will be June 24 at noon (lunch provided) at the Reformed Church.
    Community kickball night will start July 11 at the Chandler Park, 7:30-8:00. All are welcome!
    The board for the Bible for Missions Thrift Store invites all volunteers and their spouses to a picnic as thanks for all the hours you 
 have worked. The picnic will be held in the ARC Center at the American Reformed Church at 1720 N. Burlington, at 6 P.M. on June 26. Please 
 let Joyce Aykens (507-372-2017) or Verla Wheeler (507-360-5811) know how many are coming from your church by June 22.
    GriefShare Support Group: After the death of a loved one or friend, you will learn to walk the journey of grief and be supported along
 the way.  It is a place where grieving people find healing and hope.  We meet Monday evenings at 7:00 at ATLAS
 (101 2nd St SE, Pipestone) beginning June 4.  Call 507-384-7963 for more information.
   Summer Camp: Inspiration Hills Summer Camp 2018 is just around the corner! Our Theme for Summer Camp 2018 is 
 "Be the Light", emphasizing Matthew 5:14. Check out all our dates and prices on our website at!​ Make sure to register 
 your child up for summer camp before it's too late!
  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'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).

   June 25-29 - Save the date for Vacation Bible School!