The Lord's Day - Sept. 23, 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 14:1-16
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 2:1-5
Sermon: “Proclaiming Christ Crucified”
Scripture: Psalm 4
Sermon: “Hope in the Evening”
Offering: Today - Home Missions
Sept. 30 - Bethesda Christian Counseling
Nursery: Today - AM – Tami K., Cadance M. and Amber P.
PM – No attendants provided but the nursery is open for you to use.
Sept. 30 - AM - Rebecca S., Cody P. and Seth P.
Oct. 7 - AM - Pam T., Seth P. and Danica P.
USHERS: September: Ray Talsma and Marv Van Dam
Greeters: Today - Bob and Faith Prins
Next Week – Darwin Reitsma
Coffee Servers: Today - Arvin and Delaine Vander Woude Next Week: Steve and Sandy Hoekman
Children's Church Leaders: Today - Sandy H. and Meghan S.
Next Week – Carolyn P. and Seth P.
Today - 9:00 AM Church Education. 10:00 AM Morning Worship Service.
- 6:00 PM Evening Worship Service.
Mon. - 7:30 PM Elders Meeting. If anyone is interested in a Profession of Faith class, please contact Pastor Josh or one of the elders.
Next Sun. – 9:00 AM Church Education. 10:00 AM Morning Worship Service. Potluck dinner to follow.
- 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 pray for Glen Talsma who continues to recover from West Nile virus.
Don't forget the church potluck dinner next Sunday September 30th after the morning service! Please bring a dish to share!
If you are working with the Youth of your church come and join us at Minnikota Youth and Inspiration Hills at our annual Youth
Retreat: Oct. 26 and 27, 2018 at Inspiration Hills. Our theme this year
is "The Art of Encouragement" with speakers Dave and
Garda. Dave and Rennie serve as disciple-making missionaries
called to help churches and families understand and live
disciple-making friendships. Register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/youth-leaders-retreat-2018-tickets-48247927851. As a
supporting Church of MIK Youth there is a PROMO CODE to attend this retreat FREE. Contact Lee
DeGroot at email@example.com (712 470 4244). The deadline is Oct 19th.
Southwest MN Christian High School Annual All Circles Meeting, Monday, September 24th, at 6:30 p.m. God is Faithful through
generations. Please attend and see what our fundraising efforts
have done and will do for SWMCH. Hope to see you there.
The SWCH Parent/Circle Group #12 will be hosting a sub supper on Tues., Sept. 25 from 5:00-7:30 p.m. during the soccer game vs.
Academy and volleyball game vs. Heron Lake-Okabena. You may
purchase a sub sandwich meal for $7.00 or purchase items
individually. Thank you!
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the First Christian Reformed Church in Edgerton on Thursday, September 27 from 12:30
to 6:30. Contact Betty Huisken for an appointment to donate either at 507-227-8416 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Singspiration Hymn Festival to be held at the Bethel Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Reading, MN on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 at
7:00 p.m. (Note change of date!) All are invited to come for congregational singing. There will be soloist, duets, quartets, and other
providing special music. A freewill offering will be taken for Helping
Hands Pregnancy Center. Lunch will be served afterwards in
the Fellowship Hall.
Attention Senior Citizens: Please join us at 9:30 a.m. on October 2, 2018 at the Slayton Fairgrounds in the 4-H building for coffee, juice
cookies. You will have time to socialize and there will be
speakers. Please see information sheet on the kiosk in the
COFFEE BREAK KICK-OFF BRUNCH–Join other women in the study of God’s word and make new friends! All women of the
are invited to Discover Nehemiah. In this study we’ll see how the
God of the Bible controls history and uses people like Nehemiah
carry out his purposes. Nehemiah’s dependence on God and his
steady resolve in the face of opposition, provide examples for
The fall session of Coffee Break and
Children’s Story Hour (ages 3-Kindergarten) begins with brunch on
October 3 at 9:30 a.m. in the
Fellowship Hall of First CRC in
Edgerton. Nursery will be provided. Got Questions? Call
Thea (507.227.9513) or Priscilla (507.215.1482).
Sept. 25 - Education Committee Meeting.