(for the week of Sunday, May 13, 2018)

Morning Worship

  • Pastor Steve Van Noort
  • Professions of Faith
  • Communion
  • Offering: General Fund
  • Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:25–28
  • Message: “He Ascended into Heaven”

Our Bethel Family

BIRTHDAY: On Wednesday, we wish a Happy 87th Birthday to Shirley DeBoer. May God be with you on your special day and always.

MEAL: Mandy Van Noort will be having surgery on May 15 to remove her gall bladder. Keep Mandy, Steve and the kids in your prayers for safe and speedy recovery. There will be no heavy lifting for 4 weeks afterwards. Our busy, active Mandy will be out of commission for a while. There are two nights that we can provide meals for them – Wednesday the 16th and Friday the 18th. Please either contact Dorothy Greenough or online at www.takethemameal.com; password is 0005. 

Announcements

UPCOMING SERVICES:

  • This morning, we will celebrate Communion, along with three Professions of Faith. 
  • There will be no evening service tonight. 
  • There will be a Joint CRC Evening Service May 27 at MountainView CRC.
  • In June, we will celebrate Graduation Sunday on the 3rd and Communion on the 10th.
  • The morning worship service time will change to 10:00 on June 3.

CHRISTIAN ED FUND PLEDGE DRIVE 2018-2019: Please prayerfully consider giving to the Christian Education Fund for the upcoming year, supporting our young families. In order for this program to continuing blessing our covenantal kids, we need our full tuition payment fully covered by the money pledged. Please return completed pledge forms to the box on library table or dropped in offering bag by May 20, 2018. Questions? Contact Kelly DJ, Pam Korthuis, or David Vos.

SECRETARY POSITION: Please welcome Sherry Vos as she begins her duties as Bethel Church Secretary May 15. Thank you, Sherry, for accepting the position. We look forward to her work in the office. Thank Jana for a job well done and encourage her as she begins training for job at the autism clinic.

JOINT SERVICE: Mountain View Christian Reformed Church welcomes all to attend a combined worship service on Sunday, May 27, at 6 o’clock PM. The offering on that evening will be for the local Seafarers Ministry, both financial and supplies. The Seafarers have suggested jackets, hats, socks, toiletries, books, magazines (especially Christian), and good DVDs and CDs. We look forward to the opportunity to worship together.

OFFICE HOURS: Next week, the office will be open 9:00-11:30 Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday; and 7:30-10:00 Friday.

ROCK THE BLOCK: We need you to help us this summer! Please fill out the flyer and return it to the basket in the library. Extra copies are on the library table.

HELP WITH FUNERALS: The hospitality committee needs a co-coordinator with Donna Steiger to help with funeral fellowship time. If you are willing to help, please contact Mary Kok.

CHILDREN & WORSHIP: The last week for Children & Worship will be May 20. The program will resume in the fall.

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(for the week of Sunday, May 6, 2018)

Morning Worship

  • Pastor Steve Van Noort
  • Offering: Christian Education Fund
  • Scripture: Genesis 2:4–16
  • Message: “Called to Work”

Evening Worship

  • Pastor Steve Van Noort
  • Offering: Dordt College
  • Scripture: 1 Corinthians 1:26–30
  • Message: “The Joy of Being Dependent on God”

Our Bethel Family

BIRTHDAY: On Thursday, we wish a Happy 83rd Birthday to Barb Crosno. May God bless you on your birthday and every day in every way.

THANK YOU: Dear Bethel Family, Thank you for your incredible support of our GEMS program, especially at our taco dinner fundraiser this past week. We raised enough money to fulfil our sponsorship pledge for both Betha & Michael at The Esther School! To God be the Glory!

Announcements

UPCOMING SERVICES:

  • Next Sunday, May 13, we will celebrate three professions of faith and Communion. This week, please be in preparation for our celebration of the Lord’s Supper. 
  • There will be no evening service Mother’s Day May 13. 
  • There will be a Joint CRC Evening Service May 27 at MountainView CRC.
  • In June, we will celebrate Graduation Sunday on the 3rd and Communion on the 10th.

ASCENSION DAY CELEBRATION AT SECOND CRC: You are invited to celebrate the Ascension of our Lord at 7 pm at Second CRC this Thursday evening, May 10. Our service of rich scripture, triumphant song and fervent prayer will be followed by a time of fellowship over pie and beverages.

PROFESSION OF FAITH: On May 13 we will welcome Katie DeJong, Chase Van Dalen, and Kenna Van Dalen as new professing members. We praise the Lord for his faithfulness and guidance that has brought these young Christians to take the next step in their relationship with the Savior. Please take a moment to highlight a special verse or write a personal note in the Bibles set out in the Fireside Room.

FROM THE DEACONS: Thank you for your faithful giving to the General Fund in the first quarter of this year. Through March, we received 96% of our budgeted amount for the quarter! We are grateful for your continued support of the ministries of Bethel and the causes that we support.

MEALS: The Hospitality Committee has begun to utilize the website www.takethemameal.com to help coordinate a few meals for those in need. We don’t want to leave anyone out who would like to help so if you would like to help but prefer to be called or emailed, please contact Mary Kok. 

ROCK THE BLOCK: We need you to help us this summer! Please fill out the flyer and return it to the basket in the library. Extra copies are on the library table.

HELP WITH FUNERALS: The hospitality committee needs a co-coordinator with Donna Steiger to help with funeral fellowship time. If you are willing to help, please contact Mary Kok.