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									                                                                    OUR CHURCH FAMILY: While away visiting his family,
               CLOVERDALE                                           Symon Elzinga was hospitalized in Salmon, Idaho, and is being
             UNITED REFORMED                                        treated for an intestinal blockage. When the physicians are
                 CHURCH                                             satisfied with his treatment Symon will be able to go home
               3580 N. Cloverdale Road
                                                                    with his son, Jerry. 1 Peter 5:6-7 "Humble yourselves, therefore,
                   Boise, Idaho 83713
                                                                    under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.
             Church Office (208) 375-4219                           Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you."
                                                                    SUNDAY SCHOOL PIGGY BANKS: The Sunday
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                                                                    School children were given piggy banks at the beginning of
       Senior Pastor: Rev. Jonathan Van Hoogen                      the school year. This year monies collected from the banks
                  Church Office Hours:                              will go to Boise Love INC to purchase back packs for their
              Monday & Friday: 8AM-3PM                              school supplies gap ministry. Please return your bank by the
     Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 2:30-5:30PM                     last day of Sunday School which is May 20. There is a basket
May 6, 2012                                                         available in the narthex for returned banks.
WELCOME! If you are a guest today we would invite you to            ATTN SS PARENTS (Pre-K – Kindergarten): The
fill out one of the blue cards found in the pews or sign the        Sunday School children Pre-K through Kindergarten will be
guest register in the entry way. We would also love to have         singing during our morning worship service on Mother’s Day,
you join us for coffee following the morning worship service.       next Sunday, May 13. Parents, please have your children here
                                                                    at church at 9:45AM next Sunday. We will meet in the
THE LORD’S SUPPER: As we anticipate celebrating the
                                                                    fellowship hall to line up before the service.
Lord’s Supper this morning we rejoice that God calls us to
his table. If you are visiting with us and would like to join us    SUNDAY SCHOOL OFFERING: Through their
in this celebration, please read the item entitled “Invitation to   offerings each week the Sunday School children support a
the Lord’s Supper.” You are welcome to join us in                   young Rwandan girl named Claudine Nziza through
accordance with the affirmations found there.                       Compassion International. In order for this program to be
                                                                    self supporting we need to collect a total of $496/year
                                                                    ($55.10/month). Through April the SS children have
Mr. Arendse will not meet today.
                                                                    collected a total of $404.26 with their offerings. Parents,
SUNDAY EVENING SERMON SERIES: Pastor                                please continue to encourage your children in their giving to
Jonathan has begun a Sunday evening sermon series on the            this worthwhile cause.
book of Romans. We encourage you to come to hear the
                                                                    THE MERIDIAN BIBLE STUDY will be meeting three
gospel message that Paul brings forth in this exciting &
                                                                    Thursdays in May to finish our study on the life of David.
sometimes difficult to understand book of the Bible.
                                                                    May 10 we will study lesson 10, 2 Samuel 12; May 24 we plan
THE COUNCIL will meet this Monday, May 7, at 7:00PM                 on studying lesson 11, 1 Chronicles 21:1-22:1, May 24, lesson
here at church. If you have any matters of concern that need        12, 1 Chronicles 29. Hope to see everyone at 7:30PM on
to be addressed by Council, please see any Council member           these dates. Any questions contact Judy Vander Woude.
prior to this meeting. Please remember the Council in your
                                                                    LOVE INC BOISE “DESSERTS & DELIGHTS” will be
                                                                    held on Friday, June 1st at Boise First Community Center on
SOAP ‘N SUDS PANTRY: The pantry will be open this                   Eagle Road from 6:30-9:00PM. As you may know, Love INC
Thursday, May 10. We are low on the following items.                Boise depends solely upon caring and generous donations
    Dish Detergent Shaving Cream                 Comet/Ajax         from individuals, church partners, businesses and service
    Deodorant          Feminine Hygiene Pads Razors                 clubs. They also fund this non-profit ministry through their
    Body Lotion        Laundry Detergent         Conditioner        annual Desserts & Delights fundraiser. This fun event is their
We do not need any toothpaste or toothbrushes at this time.         only fundraiser and essential to Love INC Boise’s financial
Thank you for supporting the Soap ‘n Suds pantry!                   security.
MEN’S BREAKFAST: The men will meet on Friday,                       Would you, your ministry group or business like to donate a
May 11 at Cracker Barrel off Cole Road at 6:30AM. Come              silent auction item, purchase tickets, sponsor a table, or make
and enjoy good food and Christian brotherhood.                      a monetary donation? You may obtain letters of information
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION ASSISTANCE FUND                                 about Desserts & Delights as well as sponsorship forms from
(CEAF): We have one payment remaining for the 2011/12               the information hutch in the narthex, or the church office.
school year. According to our current balance, we will need         Please mark your calendars and plan to attend this fun and
$2,300 to make our final payment. Please consider this in           elegant event.
regards to the 2nd offering next Sunday. Thank you to all           LIBRARY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: We are in need of
that have contributed so far this year. This fund has been a        a few volunteers to staff the library after the morning
huge blessing to families in our church who desire a Christ-        worship service. If you are interested, please email the
centered education for their children.                              church office at
PRAYER MEETING: A group has begun meeting for                      IN GOD’S SERVICE
prayer here at church on Thursday evenings at 7:00PM. If           Greeters:
you would like to join the group in praying for unity for our      Today      Bruce & Bernice Cooper
church body, the leadership of our Council, and our Pastor         May 13 Ed & Nett Van Grouw
and his family, we invite you to take hold of the opportunity      May 20 Ryan & Audra Sherman
to gather in prayer – to join our hearts and our voices            May 27 Jason & Sara Cooke
together.                                                          Accompanists:
LIFELINE “CHANGE” FOR LIFE FUNDRAISER:                             O - Robin Vander Stelt        O - Robin Vander Stelt
Help support Lifeline Pregnancy Care Center by participating       P - Deb de Jong               P - Deb de Jong
in the “Change” for Life. Lifeline Pregnancy Care Center is a      May 13
non-profit pro-life organization in Nampa; that shares Christ’s    O - Sara Cooke                O - Sara Cooke
Love through counseling, teaching and providing resources to       P - Julie Brands              P - Julie Brands
those facing an unplanned pregnancy. Lifeline also offers          May 20
abortion recovery counseling and provides abstinence-only          O - Sharon Wigboldy           O - Sharon Wigboldy
education to our local schools. All services at Lifeline PCC       P - Janet Gonsalves/          P - Kim Van Grouw
are free to our community.                                             Deb de Jong
                                                                   May 27
Next week you will have an opportunity to pick up an empty
                                                                   O - Robin Vander Stelt        O - Robin Vander Stelt
baby bottle & in the next five weeks fill it with pocket change,
                                                                   P - Kim Van Grouw             P - Janet Gonsalves
cash or a check. The “Change” for Life Fundraiser runs
between Mothers Day, May 13 & Fathers Day, June 17.
                                                                   May Committee Contact: Lynda Miedema (965-5008)
Remember to return the baby bottle to church, regardless if
                                                                   Infant:    Brandie Cooper & Katie Kroes
it is full or not, on or before Father’s Day, June 17. All
                                                                   Toddler: Cindy & Cybrina De Vries
proceeds will benefit the ministry of Lifeline Pregnancy Care
                                                                   PM:        Phyllis Koetsier & Cathi Kroeze
Center. Your extra “change” will “change” lives. If you have
                                                                   May 13
any questions, please contact Marie Haveman.
                                                                   Infant:    Cindy & Lacie Kamper
PRAYER CORNER:                                                     Toddler: Jonelle Kamper & Julie Howerzyl
1. Missionaries Heero & Anya Hacquebord and family                 PM:        Serena Koning & Nancy Rotman
   serving in Ukraine.                                             May 20
2. Symon Elzinga hospitalized for an intestinal blockage.          Infant:    Tabitha Findley & Lauren Pastoor
3. Council meeting on Monday.                                      Toddler: Sue & Sara Pastoor
4. Remember the elderly in our congregation who are                PM:        Julie & Hannah Brands
   struggling with health issues.                                  May 27
THIS WEEK                                                          Infant:    Jen Brandsma & Joanie Arendse
SUN:    10:00AM   Morning Worship Service                          Toddler: Lori Den Hartog & Judy Vander Woude
        11:20AM   Sunday School Singing & Class                    PM:        Tracy Vander Stelt & Alyssa Groen
        11:30AM   Catechism – Grades 9-12                          Sound:
        11:30AM   Adult Sunday School – SS room #A
                                                                   May        Tom De Groot
         6:00PM   Evening Worship Service
         7:15PM   Youth Group-Snacks: Luke & Hannah Brands         Ushers:
                  Snacks next week: Life Ilunga                    Today      Ben Bieri, Jesse Groen, John Boles
MON:   7:00PM     Council Meeting @ church                         May 13 Glenn Vander Woude, Sean & Matt Cooper
WEDS:  9:30AM     Ladies Coffee Break Brunch @ church
                                                                   May 20 Adam & Sam Van Hoogen, Ernest De Groot
       6:45PM     GEMS – Snacks: Elise Vander Woude                May 27 Gregg Russell, Jesse Groen, Scott Den Hartog
       6:45PM     Cadets – Snacks: Ethan Cooke                     PM Song Service                 PM Prayer & Share
THURS: 9:00AM     Soap ‘n Suds Pantry @ church                     May 13 Paul Miedema             May 13 Henry Vander Stelt
        7:00PM    Prayer Meeting – Youth Room @ church             May 20 Jesse Groen              May 20 Al Crager
       7:30PM     Meridian Bible Study @ Vander Woude’s            May 27 Bruce Cooper             May 27 Dan Van Grouw
SAT:   6:30AM     Men’s Breakfast – Cracker Barrel                 May Household of Faith Leaders:
                                                                   Bruce & Bernice Cooper, Jim & MaryAnn Slegers
 Deacon’s Report for April 29, 2012:                               Kitchen/Coffee:
 General Fund: $4,885.37 Boise Love INC: $447.61                   Today      Bruce & Bernice Cooper
 Today’s Offerings:                                                May 13 John & Judy Vander Woude
 General Fund (AM only) – Money collected goes toward              May 20 Jim & Mary Ann Slegers
 the day-to-day operations and expenses of this church.            May 27 Dave & Patty Booth
 Benevolence – Money collected is placed in a fund which is        Cookies for Next Week:
 used to help individuals of the church family and those in        Lyn Doxtator, Audra Sherman, Bernice Cooper, Sara Cooke,
 the community who are in financial need.                          MaryAnn Slegers, Judy Vander Woude, Betty Wigboldy
 Next Sunday: General Fund & CEAF

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