THE LORD'S DAY, January 31, 2016
MORNING WORSHIP - 9:30 A.M. AFTERNOON WORSHIP – 2:00 P.M.
Scripture: Psalm 32 Scripture: Genesis 32
Text: Lord’s Day 23 Text: Genesis 32:24-31
Sermon: The One Whose Sin is Covered Sermon: Jacob (5): Wrestling with God
I. Who He Is I. The Wrestling
II. What He Experiences II. The Naming
III. How He Shows His Thankfulness III. The Remembrance
Psalters: 392; 329; 144; 83 Psalters: 254; 102; 77; 426
Offerings: General Fund Offerings: Reformed Witness Committee
Benevolence PR Special Ed
Offerings next week are for the following causes:
Morning: General Fund and Benevolence
Afternoon: Building Fund and Reformed Witness Hour
Nursery this morning: Mrs. D. Camarigg, Alyssa U.
This afternoon: Mrs. J. De Boer, Kelsey U.
Next Sunday morning: Mrs. A. De Jong, Aubrey V.B.
Next Sunday afternoon: Sarah D.R., Claire V.E.
Ushers: For January: Brian Westra, Jason Westra, Nathan Westra
For February: Marcus Andringa, Daniel Baker, Carl Bruinsma
Listen to the Reformed Witness Hour every Sunday on KLOH 1050 AM at 8:00 a.m. and KDCR 88.5 FM at 5:00 p.m. Today’s message “Healing the Nobleman’s Son” (John 4:46-54). Next week’s message will be “The Second Coming of Christ” (Rev. 22:12-13).
FROM THE CONSISTORY OR COUNCIL
We welcome all visitors worshiping with us today. May God’s name be exalted as we worship together. The order of our worship service is printed on the back of the bulletin.
With sorrow and regret, the Consistory has sent the membership papers of Ranae Boonstra to her home at her request.
Today: Young People’s Society will meet at 3:45. We will discuss Jonah 4:6-11.
Monday: The deacons will meet at 7:00 followed by the Council at 8:00.
Tuesday: Morning classes in Bible History (Grades 1–7): Lesson 19.
Wednesday: 9:45 a.m. Wealth will meet. We will study Lesson 17. Lunch: Myrna H., Michelle V.B., and Lael G. Upstairs helper: Jill D.B., Nursery: Amanda R.
7:00 p.m. Heidelberg Catechism (Grades 8 & 9): Lord’s Day 19; 8:00 Essentials (Grades 10 & 11) Lesson 11, Q. 5-9; 9:00 Pre-Confession (Grade 12 and older): Belgic Confession Articles 25 & 26
Thursday: Christian Fellowship will meet at 7:30 p.m. We will begin our discussion at Romans 1:5.
CONCERNING THE CONGREGATION
Alvin Kooiker is asked to write to Gary Brummel and Dan Blankespoor to Derick Grimm.
Denny Hoksbergen returned home from the hospital on Tuesday.
Blake De Roon’s surgery went well on Monday, and he returned home on Wednesday.
Let us continue to remember these brothers and their families in our prayers.
We rejoice with Kevin and Danielle Warner who were blessed yesterday morning with the birth of a baby boy, Jackson Lee. Danielle and Jackson are both doing well. We rejoice with them and thank our heavenly Father for the wonderful gift of a covenant child.
The latest issue of the Trinity Times is available today.
The Reformed Witness Committee meets at Hull PRC on February 8th at 7:30 p.m.
Plan on a blessed night of song on Thursday, April 14. The choirs of Covenant Christian High School, Loveland Protestant Reformed Christian High School, and Trinity Christian High School will be giving a combined choral concert in the BJ Haan Auditorium at Dordt College. It promises to be an enjoyable event. All are welcome!
Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School’s regular monthly Board meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 3, at school.
Revs. Griess and Kuiper will give a presentation of their trip to India tonight at 8:00 p.m. at Calvary PRC. All are invited to attend.
Heritage PRC YPS is sponsoring a singspiration on Sunday, February 14, at 7 p.m. All are encouraged to join us for an evening of fellowship and singing.
Mark your calendars! The freshman and sophomore classes of Trinity Christian are hosting the 4th annual Triple Trinity Tournament on Saturday, March 5. This year’s tournaments will include volleyball, Rook, and bean bags. A spaghetti supper with freewill donation will be provided. Registration costs and more detailed information can be found on Trinity’s website.
Reserve the Date:: Heritage PRC will be hosting a Voices of Victory Concert to be held the evening of Thursday, June 16, at our church.
Chaperones are needed for the 2016 YP Convention to be hosted by Grace Church on August 8-12, 2016, at Lake Williamson in Carlinville, IL. Chaperone applications and medical forms should be submitted online via the convention web site at http://www.prcconvention.com/2016/chaperones.cfm. Please submit your applications soon to participate in this opportunity of service and Christian fellowship. Email any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
“A Spiritual House Preserved” is the theme for the one hundredth anniversary celebration of Hope Protestant Reformed Church in Walker, Michigan. The Hope congregation invites you to a commemorative program on June 10, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. in the First Jenison Christian Reformed Church, 8360 Cottonwood. Celebrate with us a century of God’s preserving grace.
Join us at the 2016 British Reformed Fellowship family conference at Castlewellan Conference Centre in Northern Ireland from Saturday, July 16, to Saturday, July 23. Our speakers, Prof. David Engelsma and Rev. Andy Lanning, will lecture on “‘Behold, I Come Quickly:’ The Reformed, Biblical Truth of the End.” More information and booking forms are available at http://brfconference.weebly.com or contact Briana Prins (616-214-2779; email@example.com).
Registration is now available for the Byron Center PRC Women’s Conference March 4 and 5, 2016, to be held at Jamestown Reformed Church in Hudsonville, MI. Visit our website http://bcprcwomensconference.webs.com or our Facebook page at Byron Center PRC Women’s Conference for more information.
Covenant Christian High School in Grand Rapids, MI, is accepting applications from members of the Protestant Reformed Churches for a teaching position in Spanish Language for the 2016-2017 school year. This could be a full-time or part-time position teaching just Spanish I. Applications can be obtained by contacting Rick Noorman at 616-453-5048 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Eugene Kamps at email@example.com.
Eastside Christian School (Grand Rapids, MI) is seeking applicants for an elementary teaching position beginning in the fall of 2016. Interested applicants can email the resumes to the School Board Secretary Brad Pastoor at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 616-299-1927.
The Protestant Reformed School of Wingham is seeking to add a full-time elementary or high school teaching position. Please prayerfully consider our need and contact Brian Hilt at email@example.com with any questions or to apply.
Adams Christian School, Wyoming, MI, is seeking a full time elementary teacher for the 2016-2017 school year. Interested individuals should contact the school administrator, Rick Mingerink, for more information. Contact info: firstname.lastname@example.org or (616) 531-0748 (school number).
Protestant Reformed Christian School of Dyer, IN, is seeking applicants for a full time teacher in our Achieve (Special Education) Program for the 2016/2017 school year. Applicants should be certified in Special Education. Interested applicants may contact the administrator, Ryan Van Overloop, at (219) 558-2660 or email@example.com or the Barry Boer, Achieve Committee secretary, at (708) 418-2669 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Whether you are an experienced teacher or will be graduating this coming spring, the Board of Faith Christian School encourages current and prospective teachers to prayerfully consider our opening for the 2016-2017 school year. We are restructuring our classroom assignments and have some flexibility in offering a teaching position between 3rd and 8th grades. For more detailed info, you can visit our school site www.randolphfcs.org or you may contact Ed Hoksbergen (email@example.com or 608-712-7514) or Mike Vander Veen (firstname.lastname@example.org or 920-296-4406).
Genesis PR School in Lacombe, Alberta, is seeking a full time teacher for grades 1-3 for the 2016-2017 school year. Applications or inquiries can be sent to school board president Brian Tolsma at email@example.com, or phone 403-782-5052.