The Lord's Day - Sept. 2, 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.
Old Testament Reading: Genesis 12
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 1:10-17
Sermon: "The Power of the Cross"
Scripture: Psalm 2
Sermon: "The Lord is King"
Offering: Today - Chandler Christian School
Sept. 9 - Volunteers In Mercy
Nursery: Today - AM – Bobbi W., Danielle H. and Larissa H.
PM – No attendants provided but the nursery is open for you to use.
Sept. 9 - AM - Michelle H., Mariah H. and Megan H.
Sept 16 - AM - Sandy H., Mariah H. and Nathan H.
USHERS: September: Ray Talsma and Marv Van Dam
Greeters: Today - Grant and April Post
Next Week – Al and Sue Prins
Coffee Servers: Today - Dave and Pat Holm Next Week: Ivan and Amy Vogel
Children's Church Leaders: Today - Steff M. and Nathan H.
Next Week – Bobbie S. and Mariah H.
Today - 10:00 AM Worship Service.
- Fellowship Coffee after our morning worship service! Please join us!
- 6:00 PM Evening Worship Service.
Mon. - 7:00-10:00 AM Labor Day Pancake Breakfast at the SWCH Cafeteria. Freewill donation.
Thurs. - 7:00 PM There will be a meeting and webinar viewing of the work, mission, new name and new leadership of the Food Resource
Bank at Bethel CRC in Edgerton. Randy Hedman, donor
relations staff of World Renew will be there to explain and encourage
the relationship of FRB and World Renew. Learn more
about those who are Growing Hope Worldwide. Any questions
contact Rich Vander
Next Sun. – 10:00 AM Morning Worship Service. Preparatory Service for the Lord’s Supper.
- 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.
We praise the Lord that Danica Prins had a successful surgery this week after her accident at the fair. Please continue to pray for Danica as
We continue to pray for Lavonne Vander Broek as she recovers from sinus surgery on Monday.
Please pray for our elementary, high school, and college students
as they begin another season of school. Pray for the Lord's
them in the coming year as well as the teachers and staff.
From the Council: At the July 10 Council meeting, a real estate representative from the state of Minnesota met with the Council and
an offer to purchase a small piece of land that MnDOT needs to complete
the bridge replacement under Hywy 91 in 2019. They
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
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.
We would to thank Geri Sankey and Leona Talsma who gifted The Christian Flag to the church in memory of Harris and John.
Christian Flag has a red cross representing the blood of Jesus who died
on the cross for our sins; the blue represents loyalty
or faithfulness to Christ; the white represents purity and peace.”
Next week Sunday, September 9, we will be kicking off a new season of church school and catechism. Praise team will be singing during
morning service and they will be asking all church school and catechism
kids to join them in singing the opening praise songs. The songs will
chosen with them in mind. We ask that parents encourage their children
to come forward and sing with the praise team next week Sunday.
Classis Minnkota meets next Thursday, September 13 at First CRC in Edgerton. Delegates from our church are Elder Cal Tinklenberg,
Deacon Chad Miersma, and Pastor Josh. Please keep the churches of our classis in your prayers.
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.
Southwest Christian’s Circle #13 is Sponsoring a Tractor Ride on Saturday, September 8, 2018! It will be a Freewill Donation to ride
the event! Rolls and Coffee will be served at the campus of Southwest
Minnesota Christian High School in Edgerton beginning at 9
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
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!
Please join the Luverne Christian School Society this week Wednesday evening September 5 for a Pork Loin and Hamburger
supper at Luverne Christian Reformed Church. We will be serving
from 5:30-7:30 with a Pork Loin meal being $9.00 and
Hamburger meal being $5.00. There is baked beans, potato salad,
cucumber salad and ice cream included in your meal. All proceeds
to Luverne Christian School Society.
Do you like to golf? Luverne Christian School Society is having it’s annual Golf Scrambler Fundraiser on Saturday September 8. Get your
of 4 together and call the Luverne Country Club with your team
507-283-4383! Shotgun Start at 9:00 a.m. Best Ball Tournament,
Entry fee per person (fee includes 18 holes of golf
and meal, golf cart rental is not included). CASH PRIZES AWARDED to
1st, 2nd, & 3rd
Place and Hole In One prizes!
MCCL Fall Tour: David Munson, a recent Political Science graduate of the University of Minnesota who also holds a certificate in
Ministry from the House of Prayer University in Kansas City, MO. will
be the speaker at this year’s Minnesota Citizen’s Concerned
Life (MCCL) fall tour. As the Resource Director for MCCL, he will
share the latest MN pro-life legislature and an upcoming election
preview on Monday, September 10 at 7:00 pm in the Pipestone Pizza Ranch Party Room. Please join us in learning more about advocating
will be holding its annual Trail Ride on Saturday, September 22.
This year we are at a new location, Newton Hills State
Registration starts at 8:30 AM with the ride beginning at 10:00 AM.
Lunch will be served from 11:00-2:00. We ask that you support this
even by making a donation towards wheelchair sponsorships. For more information please visit, www.hopehaven.org.
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 and first week of Sunday School and Catechism.