The Lord's Day - May 27, 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 4:1-15
Sermon: "Escaping From the Way of Cain"  

Evening Worship 
Scripture: Jonah 1:4-6
Sermon: “The Lord Sends a Storm”

Offering:  Today - Talking Bibles
June 3 - Chandler Christian School

    Nursery:  Today - AM –  Rebecca S., Jeremy V.D. and Kayla V.S.
                                  PM – No attendants provided but the nursery is open for you to use
.
                    June 3 - AM -  
 Pam T., Raegan V.S. and Ethan V.
                    June 10 - AM  - Shela V.D., Owen V. and Danielle H.

   USHERS:  May: Jeremy Van Dam and Nick Sankey 

   Greeters:  Today -  Chuck and Kathy De Vries
                      Next Week – Vivian Elsing and Geri Sankey

   Coffee Servers:  Today Marv & Donna Van Dam             Next Week:   Keith & Bobbi Westra 

   Children's Church Leaders:  Today -  Carolyn P. and Danielle H.
                                                   Next Week – No Children’s Church due to Communion. 

   Calendar:  
   Today    -  10:00 AM Worship Service. Preparatory Service.
                 - Fellowship Coffee
after our morning worship service! Please join us! 
                 - 6:00 PM
Evening Worship Service.  
   
Mon.    - 7:30-10:00 AM SWCH Circle #11 Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast.
   
Next Sun.10:00 AM Morning Worship Service. Communion 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, Gert Krosschell who resides at Edgebrook Apartments and Geneva Peters who resides 

 at the Pipestone Good Samaritan Care Facility. 

   ANNOUNCEMENTS:   
    The Council has decided to have the interior of the church painted this summer. Please consider donating to the Building Fund to help cover 

 these costs.   
    VBS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: (June 25-29) This year's theme is Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus. We will venture onto an uncharted

 island where kids survive, thrive and become anchored in the truth that Jesus carries them through life's storms.  Volunteer sign-up sheets have 

 been placed at both churches.  We look forward to an awesome week of learning about Jesus and serving our community. Please sign up

 to volunteer before May 13.  Contact Karen 760.412.1806 or Sandy 507.227.0585 with any questions. Thank you! 
    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.
    The  Southwest  MN  Christian High  School  and  Edgerton  Christian  Elementary School Boards  will  conduct  their  annual society 

 meetings on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 in the Edgerton Christian Elementary Gymnasium. 

   6:30-7:30 p.m. - Edgerton Christian’s Society Meeting
  7:30 p.m. – Vote for merger between ECES and SW
  8:00-9:00 p.m. - Southwest MN Christian Society Meeting
  The foundations of both schools will meet prior to the society meeting at 6:30 and 8:00 respectively.
  ECES Board Nominations:
  First CRC – Rod Bleyenberg, Tim Holm
  Luverne  – Nic Bork, Amy Haan
  Leota – Darla Feikema, Sandy Schelhaas
  At Large – Alex Spronk, Justin Prins
  ECES Foundation Nominations:
  Harley Buys, incumbent, Will Pap, Greg Kuiper, Marilyn Van Santen (two will be elected)
  SWMCH Board Nominations:
  Edgerton Area – Kyle Vos, Tadd Prins
  Luverne - Justin Moss, Theron Feikema
  At Large – Lisa Brands, Julie Vis
  SWMCH Foundation Nominations:
  Luverne Area – Ken Vos, incumbent and Robert Feikema
  Edgerton Area – Cal Groen, incumbent and Tim Van Dyke
  Absentee ballots are available at SW Christian High school and Edgerton Christian Elementary School for the respective society 

 meetings and merger.


    ADVANCE NOTICES
  May 28 - SWCH Circle #11 Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast. More info to come.
  June 25-29 - Save the date for Vacation Bible School!