The Lord's Day - Nov. 25, 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: Job 9:21-35
Sermon: “Job Requests An Umpire”

Evening Worship 
Scripture: Philippians 3:1-11
Sermon: “Turning Treasure into Trash”

Offering:  Today - Lost Timber Bible Camp - the Ahlquist’s
Dec. 2 - Chandler Christian School

    Nursery:  Today - AM –   Tami K. and Jeremy V.D.
                       PM – No attendants provided but the nursery is open for you to use.
       
Dec. 2 - AM - Rebecca S. and Raegan V.S.
        Dec. 9 - AM - Pam T. and Ethan V.

   USHERS:   November: Kyle Talsma and Don Hoekman

   Greeters:  Today Mike and Bobbi Schoolmeester  
                      Next Week – Dave and Grace Talsma

   Coffee Servers:  Today Don and Cindy Vogel                   Next Week:   Al and Dorothy Vis

   Children's Church Leaders:  Today - Steff M. and Owen V.
                                                   Next Week –  Bobbie S. and Emma S.

   Calendar:  
   Today    - 9:00 AM Church Education. 10:00 AM Morning Worship Service.
 
                
- Fellowship Coffee after our morning worship service! Please join us!
                 -- 6:00 PM
Evening Worship Service.
 
Wed.    - 9:30 AM Coffee Break Bible Study in the Fellowship Hall of the First CRC of Edgerton.
            - 7:00 PM
GEMS will meet. Snack and Drink: Danica
            - 7:00 PM
Cadets will meet.
   
Next Sun. –  9:00 AM Christmas Program practice.   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:   
   Today we welcome Rev. Duane Tinklenberg to lead our worship services.
   At the annual congregational meeting the 2019 General Budget was approved. For the office of elder, Bruce Kreun and Pastor Harold 
 Westra were chosen. For the office of deacon, Dale Kruse and Rich Vander Ziel were chosen. Following the congregational meeting the 
 2019 Council was reorganized as follows: Council President: Don Vogel; Vice-President: Pastor Harold Westra; Clerk: Glen Schoolmeester; 
 Clerk of Records: Dave Holm; Vicar: Bruce Kreun; Elder at Large: Glen Talsma; Chairman of Deacons: Rich Vander Ziel.
    Cooking group will be on December 1 at church.  If you are planning on coming, please let Shela or Melanie know TODAY, November 25.
    Our congregation is invited to the Reformed Church on December 2 at 6:30 p.m. for the RCW Christmas Program. They will also be
 accepting baby items for Helping Hands Pregnancy Center in Worthington.
    The Combined Youth Group from our church and the Reformed Church are going to have a tip night on Monday, December 5 at the 
 Slayton Pizza Ranch. They will be serving from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Tips will go towards toys for the Ronald McDonald House.
    Prison Ministry: We are scheduled to attend worship service at Cornerstone on December 14.
    Save the date for our children's Christmas Program which will be on December 16 at 6:00 p.m.  Practices will be in place of Sunday 
 School at 9:00 on December 2, 9, and 16. 
    Scholarship Opportunity:  A portion of the Classis Minnesota ministry share for Christian Higher Educating received during the previous year
 is awarded in February to Christian college students in the form of scholarship grants. Any student attending a CRC-endorsed Christian college 
 who completes an application form by the December 31 deadline is eligible. Contact Pastor Josh for an application form or provide him with 
 the student's email address and a form will be emailed directly to the applicant. 
    Southwest MN High School Christmas Music Program: Gaudete!  Gaudete!  Rejoice!  Rejoice!  Our Savior is born!  The bands and 
 choirs at SWC are excited to present their Christmas Concert "Gaudete!" on Monday, December 10th at 7:00 pm.  The concert will be held
 at Bethel Christian Reformed Church, Edgerton.  All the ensembles will perform including, Chamber Choir, Eagle Choir, One Accord, Bel 
 Canto, and the Concert Band.  We are especially excited to reintroduce the Jazz Band back into the concert line-up!  Come rejoice with us as 
 we celebrate the birth of our King!


   ADVANCE NOTICES
  Dec.   4 - Education Committee Meeting
  Dec. 11 - Council Meeting
  Dec. 16 - Christmas Program