Lord’s Day Celebration – May 27, 2012 WE WILL CELEBRATE the Sacrament of Holy Baptism for Jack Calvin Moeller, son of Pentecost Matt and Cindy Moeller. CHILDREN IN WORSHIP: (Final Week) Leader: Lauri Boote. Story: The Good Shepherd Prelude and The Lost Sheep. Greeters: Vern and Hester De Jongh. Rainbows are dismissed after the Announcements Children’s Message to attend Children In Worship in the Choir Room. Rainbows: TK and Call to Worship: Isaiah 2:3 Kindergarten aged children. *Hymn: # 210 “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty” DVD: Approximately 10 minutes after the morning service the Pastoral Search Team will be *Opening Prayer, Lord’s Prayer and Greeting showing in the sanctuary a DVD of a message entitled, "The Ten Commandments: An *A Time to Greet One Another Introduction" given by Pastor David Sterk on February 19, 2012 at his present church. Sacrament of Baptism 7:00 P.M.: The Community Memorial Service will be held at the Hull Community Building. * Confession of Faith: Apostles’ Creed Everyone is encouraged to attend. This will be our evening worship. Ministry of Music: Nathan Alexander CONSISTORY GREETING: A.M. A-Glenn Koele, E-Bud Zoet, C-Rev. Josh Van Leeuwen, Children’s Message: Peggy Koele W-Jim Verdoorn, B-Arlyn De Wild. Children Dismissed for Children in Worship Offering, Offertory Hymn: # 526 “The Solid Rock” *Doxology and Offertory Prayer OPPORTUNITIES THIS WEEK Prayer for Illumination TUESDAY: 7:00 P.M. Deacons’ meeting. Scripture: Ephesians 2:1-10 page 1818 FRIDAY: Stephen and Olga Shaffer arrive in Hull. Message: “What’s on the bottom of your feet?” NEXT SUNDAY: Worship and Picnic in the Park. Rev. Rob Horstman will lead worship. Prayer for Blessing on the Word and Prayers of Intercession The schedule will be as follows: *Hymn: # 571 “Trust and Obey” vv. 1, 3, 4, 5 9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.: Fellowship time with coffee, juice and muffins. *Benediction: 1 John 1:5-7 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.: Worship. *Closing: # 456 “Find Us Faithful” 11:15 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.: Lunch served. A freewill offering will be received. *Postlude 12:00 P.M. – Games for the children. Remember to bring your lawn chairs. We also need volunteers to help bring 20 dozen *Congregation Please Stand if Able All songs and hymns reproduced by permission, CCLI License # 1348624 muffins again this year for our fellowship time before worship. Please bring the muffins to the park that morning by 8:45 A.M. A sign-up sheet is in the narthex. WELCOME Robert Miedema will lead evening worship. The Holy Spirit created the church on earth and welcomes everyone into it, with all our differences. So we, too, welcome you to this fellowship of faith. OTHER OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVICE AND GROWTH NURSERY: Today – Carrie De Jongh, Lynn Koele, Nicole Ewoldt, Kelsey Wielenga. PREPARATION FOR WORSHIP June 3 – Worship in the Park. Come upon us, Holy Spirit, as we celebrate Pentecost. Fill us with your vision and power, MAKE COFFEE: Today – Marla Sas Next Week – Worship in the Park and send us forth to share your truth. Amen. HOSPITAL NOTES & PRAYER CONCERNS: Jay Visser is home following surgery and hospitalization. OPPORTUNITIES TODAY THE FLOWERS in front of the pulpit are in honor of Herman and Grace Boote’s 65th WE WELCOME Rev. Josh Van Leeuwen, son of this church and pastor of North Holland Wedding Anniversary given by their family. Reformed Church in Holland, Michigan, as he leads our worship service today. CONGRATULATIONS to Michael Niemeyer and Katherine Severson who were married GREETERS: Today – Ron and Jane Boote, Harlan and Thelma Ten Haken, Brian and yesterday, May 26, at St. Patrick’s Parish in Estherville, Iowa. May God bless this new home. Jennifer Dacken, Stan and Ruth Zylstra. June 3 – Worship in the Park. CONGRATULATIONS to Cory Meyer who graduated from Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls, South Dakota with an Associate of Science Degree in Sports Turf Management. a call be extended to Pastor David Sterk to be our pastor. The Consistory seeks approval from PASTORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Please check out the article about Pastor David the congregation to extend the call. A Congregational Meeting will be held on Sunday, Sterk, the candidate the Search Committee is recommending we call as our next pastor, in the June 10, after the morning service to vote on the recommendation. Absentee ballots will be June Highlights that are in your mailbox today. An email has been sent with two available in the church office beginning Monday, June 4. A 2/3 majority will be required for attachments. One being the Highlights’ article and the other Pastor David Sterk's profile. If approval. You are encouraged to contact any member of the Pastoral Search Team if you you are not on the email list, a copy of his profile is in your mailbox. have any questions or comments for them. There are DVDs available in the church office if LET THE "FUN"DRAISING BEGIN.....With the congregation’s approval of the building you would like to see another message by Pastor Sterk. Pastoral Search Team members are project, we will need to start raising funds. We are asking for volunteers to be part of this Arvin Boote (439-2441), Ron Boote (439-2217), Ken Brunsting (439-1207), Bob Dykstra exciting project and be a member of the fundraising team. Plans are to have many small teams (439-2139), Art Klarenbeek (439-1493), Mark Kooiker (439-1823), Crystal Rozeboom (439- working on different areas all for the same cause. We already have a few volunteers and 1162), Diane Te Slaa (439-2301), Melody Van Der Vliet (439-1202), Arnetta Van Peursem some great ideas like a cookbook, grain collections, quilt, cookie walk, and tip night at the (439-1639), Sandy Weidner (439-2084), and Kelsey Wielenga (725-2308). Pizza Ranch. Maybe you have other interesting and fun ideas. Be part of the fun and EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Due to Marcia Bomgaars’ resignation as Treasurer, the excitement and join the fundraising team. One Church…One Body...together we can help Consistory is seeking to fill the position of church treasurer. A job description and fulfill the vision of our church. Contact one of the Building Committee members to let them application forms are available at the church office. If you are interested in applying for this know you are willing to help. position, pick up an application form and return it to the church office by Saturday, June 16. MEN’S CHORUS: All servicemen, legion members, and veterans are invited to sing in a If you have any questions, please contact a member of the Consistory Executive Committee. Men’s Chorus at the Community Memorial Service tonight. Practice is today at 2:00 P.M. in The members are Dwayne Van Leeuwen, Glenn Koele, Dwayne Bonestroo, Brad Nielsen, and the Choir Room of First Reformed Church. Darin De Wit. WOMEN’S NIGHT OUT, Thursday, May 31, 6:30 P.M. at the American Reformed Church. THE WOMEN’S MINISTRIES is offering you an opportunity to honor or remember your Tickets are $25.00 and can be purchased by calling Loreen at the Hull Chamber (439-1513) father, grandfather, son, brother, or friend on Father’s Day by purchasing carnations. by Tuesday, May 29. All proceeds go to the new Hull swimming pool. The carnations will be part of a large floral arrangement in front of church on Father’s Day, CURE CYSTIC FIBROSIS! Take steps to cure Cystic Fibrosis by participating in GREAT June 17. Carnations are $2.00 each and an order form was in the May Highlights. Extra STRIDES, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's largest fundraising program. The CFF is the forms are on the table in back of the sanctuary. Proceeds are used to support missionaries primary sponsor of critical research that is making tremendous advances toward a cure and Harry and Pat Miersma. A gold box is in back of the sanctuary for your order. The final day control for CF. Help raise much-needed funds and increase awareness of our efforts to cure to order is Sunday, June 10. CF. Please consider joining GREAT STRIDES and walk with us Saturday, June 2, at CHURCH CAMP OUT: Reserve the weekend of June 15-17 for the church camp out at 10:00 A.M. at Spencer Park in Sioux Falls. Contact Lena Vollink for more information. Inspiration Hills. There are three campsites available at $18.00 per night, two 5-person cabins PRODUCE TABLE: This summer the Mission & Outreach Team will once again have a available at $65.00 per night, and one 10-person cabin available at $110.00 per night. Call Garden Produce Table for the church. It's an opportunity to share garden produce with others the church office to make your reservations. On Sunday the 17th, everyone is invited to the in the congregation. The table will be in the narthex beginning Sunday, June 3. You can 10:30 A.M. worship service at the campground which will be followed by a potluck dinner. place any extra vegetables or fruit from your garden on the table and everyone is invited to Grilled hamburgers will be provided. Please bring a side dish. 'help themselves' to the garden bounty. VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL is JUNE 4-8: Registration begins at 6:00 P.M. on Monday, If a pastoral concern or need arises, it is the responsibility of the family June 4. Register at the location your child will be attending. Preschool through 1st grade will to contact the church office or an elder. meet at Hull Christian School, and 2nd grade through 5th grade will meet at First Reformed Church. For grades, we refer to the grade the student will be entering in the fall. All other nights VBS begins at 6:15 P.M. and ends at 8:30 P.M. each evening. The VBS program will be held on Friday, June 8 at 7:00 P.M. at First Reformed Church. If you have questions, please contact Carrie De Jongh or Gwen Van Roekel. THE PASTORAL SEARCH TEAM has unanimously recommended to the Consistory that “What's on the bottom of your feet?” Ephesians 2:1-10 An Important Question what's on the bottom of our feet is important important to know what's on the bottom of our feet Peripateo to walk to live, dwell First Occurrence (1) 'in which you used to live' (1) sins – miss the mark (1) follow ways of world (2) follow spirit of disobedience; evil one (2) gratify cravings of sinful nature/flesh (3) objects of wrath (3) transgressions – slip, fall (vs. 1) dead (1) 'But....' great love (4) rich in mercy (4) made alive in Christ (5) saved by incomparable grace (5, 7) Second Occurrence (10) 'for us to do' (10) 'we should walk in them' (10) 'to be our way of life' (10) new creation, new obedience, new plan (10) new walk, new life What's on the bottom of your feet?
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