The Lord's Day - Mar. 10, 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.

Morning Worship 
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:1-13
Sermon: “Christ Leads an Exodus”

Evening Worship
Scripture: Psalm 37
Sermon: “Depending on a Generous God”

Offering:  Today - Back to God Ministries International 
Mar. 17 - Cadets

    Nursery:  Today - AM –    Bobbi W. and Cameron P.
                       PM – No attendants provided but the nursery is open for you to use.
       
Mar. 17 - AM - Michelle H. and Danica P.
        Mar. 24 - AM - Sandy H. and Meghan S.

   Greeters:  Today - Bill and Rose Van Nieuwenhuyzen
                      Next Week –  Al and Dorothy Vis

   Coffee Servers:  Today - Rev. Harold and Jennie Westra               Next Week:   Curt and Wanda Miersma

   Children's Church Leaders:  Today - Sandy H. and Nick S.
                                                   Next Week –  Carolyn P. and Jeremy V.D.

   Calendar:  
   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.
                - 7:00 PM  Pinewood Derby Races.
   Next Sun. – 9:00 AM Church Education classes. 10:00 AM Morning Worship Service.
                  - 6:00 PM 
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:   
  This evening,we welcome Rev. Roger Sparks of Luverne CRC who is exchanging pulpits with Pastor Josh.
   Everyone is invited to a potluck dinner on March 31.  It will be after the morning worship service on the 5th Sunday of the month.  
 Please bring a hot and cold dish to share.
    Gems and Cadets will be racing there Pinewood Derby cars on this Wednesday, March 13 at 7:00 pm.  The congregation is welcome
 to come and watch.
    If you are not currently receiving text messages for prayer requests or church closing information, and would like to join the list, please
 text “EZJoinCRC” to the number 797979.  You will receive a message confirming that you joined.
    The Council needs another person to run the sound system.  This includes controlling the speaker system during church services.  Please 
 give this your prayerful consideration and if you are willing to help during the worship services contact one of the Council members.
    Bibles for Missions Thrift Store will be having our change-over from winter to spring items on March 15-18.  On the 15th we will 
 clear the racks.  The carpet will be cleaned on the 16th.  On March 18 we will refill the racks.  If you can, we would like your church to come 
 on March 18.  Donuts and coffee will be furnished.
    The King’s Choraliers, a 35-voice sacred male chorus from Grand Rapids, Michigan will be presenting a concert of praise on Saturday 
 evening, March 16, 2019 at the First Christian Reformed Church, Edgerton at 7:00 P.M.  The King’s Choraliers have been bringing the Good 
 News in song for nearly 70 years.  Mark your calendars now and plan to join us for a wonderful evening of worship in song!  Free will offering.
    Ministry Vision Dinner:  Inspiration Hills Camp & Retreat Center invites you and your friends to attend the annual Ministry Vision Dinner
 on Monday, March 18th.  Doors open at 6 P.M., the meal served at 6:30 P.M., and a presentation to follow.  The presentation will focus on
 the camp ministry and highlight Journey Camp.  The meal is free, RSVP required.  A free will offering will be received for Journey 
 Camp scholarships.  Please RSVP by calling the office at (712)986-5193 or e-mailing ihills @inspirationhills.
    Missionary Update: Our missionaries in Bolivia, the Adams, would like to thank many who responded to their urgent newsletter seeking
 more funds for their mission work.  This allowed them to purchase tickets to return home on furlough.  They would like to let you know that they
 are still short $1,000 a month in monthly pledges in order to continue their ministry.  If you would like to become a financial partner you can give
 to Pioneers online @ https://www.pioneers.org/give/ or you can mail to:
 Pioneers 20123 William Carey Dr. Orlando, FL 32832.  Write the check to Pioneers and put their account number on the memo: 111826. 
 We look forward to their visit to Chandler in August.


  ADVANCE NOTICES  
  Mar.31: 6:30 PM Combined Evening Service at Ebenezer CRC in Leota.
  Apr.13 - Open House Bridal Shower for Michaela Hartle, bride to be of Darwin Reitsma. They are registered at Target and Walmart.