Christian Reformed Church
Sunday Bulletin
January 14, 2018

Morning Worship

Pastor Steve Van Noort



Opening Praise:
“Come, People of the Risen King”
“Take my Life and Let It Be” PH 288:1,3,5,6

Call to Worship
God’s Greeting
Gathering Song: “I Will Sing of the Mercies” PH 169:1-2

Confession and Assurance

Prayer of Confession
Assurance of Grace
A Grateful Holy Life: The Ten Commandments
Song of Response: “Here Is Love”


Mission Update: Rehoboth Christian School
Congregational Prayer
Offering for the General Fund
        Offertory: Rehoboth Video
Prayer of Blessing for the Children

God’s Word

Song of Preparation: “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing” PH 486

Scripture: Matthew 22:34–40
Message: “...As You Love Yourself”

Song of Response: “I Will Glory in My Redeemer”


Parting Blessing
Doxology: “Worthy Is Christ” PH 629

Evening Worship

Pastor Ken Koeman

God Calls Us to Worship

Call to Worship & Opening Prayer

Songs of Praise and Adoration:
“We Sing the Mighty Power of God” PH 430:1-3
“People of God”

Offering Our Prayers and Gifts

Time of Prayer
Offering for Dordt College

Hearing God’s Word

Song of Preparation: “Lord, Let My Heart Be Good Soil”

Scripture: Luke 23:32–37; Acts 2:22–24, 32–41; I John 1:8–10
Message: “Forgive? Not So Fast”

Song of Response: “Have Thine Own Way, Lord” PH 287:1-4


God’s Parting Blessing
Doxology: “O, for a Thousand Tongues to Sing” PH 501:1,2,5


January 14–21

Sunday 10:30 am Morning Worship
  12:00 pm Fellowship Group 5
  3:00 pm Vespers at Meadow Greens
  6:00 pm Evening Worship
Monday 12:00 pm OASIS activity
Tuesday 6:30 am Men’s Bible Study
  10:00 am Women’s Bible Study
  7:00 pm Executive Committee
Wednesday 9:30 am Moms’ Time Out
  7:00 pm SHINE
  7:00 pm Men’s Bible Study at Folkertsma’s
  6:00 pm Elders
  7:00 pm Council
Thursday 1:00 pm Quilting
Sunday 9:20 am Sunday School
  10:30 am Morning Worship
  6:00 pm Evening Worship

Our Bethel Family

BIRTHDAYS: On Thursday, we wish a happy 82nd birthday to Peter Mans, and on Friday we wish a happy 88th birthday to Erika Keen. May God continue to bless you and use you in all of His ways.


VISITORS: All guests are welcome to stay after church to enjoy lunch and fellowship downstairs.

SUNDAY SCHOOL: Sunday School resumed today.

VESPERS: Today, Jan. 14, at Meadow Greens. Group 1 - Homer (leader) & Betty Wigboldy, John (leader) & Jane Schouten, Jerry & Sue Meenderinck, Dolores Bosman, Les & Marcia Mulder, Jan Herwerden, Ruth Tiersma, Gertrude Statema.

FAITH PROMISE: Today we are filling out the pledge cards for our Faith Promise Offering. Your pledge will help determine what organizations and missionaries we will support in 2018. Please state how much you are willing to give monthly.

PROFESSION OF FAITH CLASS: Pastor Steve would like to host a Profession of Faith Class. If you are interested, please let Pastor Steve know by February 11. These classes will be held across four Sundays from 4:00-5:30pm. The dates are Feb 18, Feb 25, March 4, and March 11.

OASIS: We are planning to watch the movie “Wonder” at the theater tomorrow (Monday). Meet at church at 12:00 noon and bring $7 for your ticket. Please let Yuanita know today if you are planning to come so she can arrange transportation.

OFFICE HOURS: This week, the office will be open 9:00-11:30 Monday, 9:00-11:00 Tuesday, and 8:00-12:00 Friday.

COFFEE AND REFRESHMENTS: The Hospitality Committee is recruiting a person to assist with coordinating coffee and refreshments at funerals when Donna Steiger is not available. Please contact Kerri Meenderinck if you are willing to serve in this capacity.

FELLOWSHIP GROUP #5: We will have our potluck today, January 14 after the morning worship service. Please let Mark or Edie Tennant or Ed or Julie Ball know if you will be able to attend. Please bring a salad or dessert to share and come and enjoy fellowship and a meal together.

SHINE: We will have a movie night this coming Wednesday. You are welcome and come and go anytime you would like a break from your studying. Food and beverages will be provided.

Moms’ Time Out is starting Wednesday morning. Please pray that many moms will have a desire to come and make new friends and hear about Jesus. Thanks for all those who are helping to make this happen.
· Nursery Ladies- Please come to the church basement at 9:00 Wednesday morning. We will be meeting to pray and go over the events of the day.
· Toys- Thank you for the toys we have gotten so far! We just need a couple more items. We are in need of a swing and a play mat or two. Thank you in advance!

Prayer Partners: We would love to have prayer partners for each mom in MTO. We hope to have every Mom assigned to a woman by the first week of February. Please let Mandy know ASAP if you would like to pray for a Mom(s). Thank you!