The Lord's Day - Apr. 7, 2019
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.
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 11:23-34
Sermon: “Discerning the Body of Christ”
Special Music by Tori Van Peursem
Scripture: 2 Kings 5:1-27
Sermon: “Living a Life of Generous Grace”
Offering: Today - Chandler Christian School
April 14 - Mission Support
Nursery: Today - AM – Rebecca S. and Emma S.
PM – No attendants provided but the nursery is open for you to use.
Apr. 14 - AM - Pam T. and Abby V.D.
Apr. 21 - AM - Shela V.D. and Jeremy V.D.
Greeters: Today - Harold and Jennie Westra
Next Week – Keith and Bobbi Westra
Coffee Servers: Today - Daryl and Bethany Rylaarsdam Next Week: Glen and LeAnne Schoolmeester
Children's Church Leaders: Today - Bobbie S. and Miranda H.
Next Week – Chelsea S. and Larissa H.
Today - 9:00 AM Church Education Classes. 10:00 AM Morning Worship Service.
- Fellowship Coffee after our morning worship service! Please join us!
- 6:00 PM Evening Worship Service.
Tues. - Council Meeting. Elders will meet at 7:00 p.m. with full Council at 7:30 p.m.
Wed. - 9:30 AM Coffee Break Bible Study at First CRC of Edgerton. Freewill donation.
- 7:00 PM GEMS will meet. Snack/Drink: Cadence
- 7:00 PM Cadets will meet.
Fri. - 5:30-7:30 PM CCS Pork Burger Supper, with Donation Sale starting at 7:00 p.m.
Sat. - 9:30 AM Open House Bridal Shower for Michaela Hartle (bride-to-be of Darwin Reitsma) in
our church fellowship hall. Couple is registered at Walmart and Target.
Next Sun. – NO CHURCH EDUCATION. 9:30 AM Joint Palm Sunday Service in the Reformed
Church. (Please note the time and see the announcement for details.)
- 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.
This evening we reflect on 2 Kings 5 and the deadly sin of greed. Next Sunday evening we will focus on the deadly sin
The Youth Group will be selling pre-orders for sub sandwiches until April 7, TODAY. There is a pre-order form/sheet by
the kitchen window.
The Youth Group will be having a volleyball game with the youth against the adults and sub supper on April 17. There will
be a dessert/pie auction also. Hope to see you there!
The Outreach Committee is planning a joint Palm Sunday Service in the Reformed Church on Sunday, April 14 at
a.m. There will be a potluck dinner following the service in the
church basement. Bring a dish to share and bring a
friend. Please note the start time and there will be no church School in our church on that day.
From the Library Committee: Several series books have recently been added to the library. Thank you to those who
have donated books. Updated donations are always welcome.
The Chandler Christian School will be having a Pizza Ranch Tip night at the Slayton Pizza Ranch Monday, April 15 from
Palm Sunday Music Festival, Sunday, April 14, 2:30 pm: Please join us for the 24th annual Easter Music Festival at
the First CRC of Edgerton. The SWCH choirs, area churches, and choral groups will present individual numbers during
afternoon of praise. Members of the audience will be invited to
join the mass choir during the singing of the
Chorus". An offering will be taken for Southwest Christian
High School. If anyone has a special number they
would like to share at the festival please contact Nicole Dilly at 507-227-4862 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Chandler Reformed Church will be hosting a Turkey Supper on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 from 5:00-7:30 p.m.
Pipestone County Hospice will be beginning a Grief Support Group on Monday, April 15 at 3:00 pm. The Grief
Support Group is open to anyone who has experienced a death loss, even if the loss has been years ago and no hospice
services were utilized. To Register call Pipestone County Hospice at (507)825-6024.
This year's Spring Southwest MN Citizen's Concerned for Life Rally will feature speaker Carissa Carroll, founder
Jack's Basket. Founded in 2014, Jack's Basket's mission has been
to celebrate every child born with Down Syndrome and
congratulate his or her family with a gift, support, and
resources. To learn more about Carissa's story and her quest
Jack's Basket, join us April 15 at 7:00 pm in the Southwest Christian High School Gym in Edgerton, MN.
Christian Education Week at Southwest MN Christian High School will be April 22 – 26. We give THANKS for the
many ways God has provided for the blessing of Christian Education in SW Minnesota. Please see your mailboxes for details.
Friday, April 26 & Saturday, April 27 - Spring Play Performances: Ever wonder what kind of impact the internet and
social media is having on your brain? Come join the Southwest MN Christian High School students at 7:00 PM at
Edgerton Christian Elementary School as they present the plays “This is Your Brain on Social Media” and “The Internet
is Distract--Oh, Look a Kitten” by Ian McWethy. Be prepared to laugh and be challenged by this humorous look at our
society. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling the school
office (442-4471) or at the door the evening of
Attention Junior High students: Minn-I-Kota Youth, a youth organization that our classis supports, along with Dordt College,
hosting a junior high youth retreat. The retreat is April 28-29
at Inspiration Hills. Since we don't have a junior high
group, this would be a great opportunity to be encouraged.
The Southwest MN Christian High School freshmen class would like to invite all the area Senior Citizens to spend
time getting to know each other better with games (card and board games) and morning coffee on the following dates,
Wednesday, April 10: Games and Coffee/Cold Drinks/Snacks – 10:40 a.m.
Wednesday, April 17: Games and Coffee/Cold Drinks/Snacks- 10:40 a.m.
Wednesday, April 24: Games and Coffee/Cold Drinks/Snacks – 9:15
(PLEASE NOTE THE DIFFERENT TIME ON APRIL 24!)
Thank you so much for your support for Back to God Ministries
International. Thanks for partnering with us as we share
the Gospel around the world. This year we celebrate 80 years of ministry—a ministry that began through partnerships
churches like yours. Although media technology has changed a lot since
1939, our Gospel message remains the same.
We are still committed to our mission of proclaiming the Gospel, discipling people, and strengthening God’s church.
Apr.12 - CCS Pork Supper and Donation Sale.
Apr.14 - Combined Morning Palm Sunday Service and Potluck at the Reformed Church.
Apr.19 - 7:00 PM Good Friday Service. Communion.
Apr.28 - 2:00 PM Classis Worship Service on the Canons of Dordt at First CRC, Edgerton.
June 17-21 - Vacation Bible School.