Aurora Reformed Church

Aurora Center, SD

Bulletin: May 9, 2021


SUNDAY: 10:00 AM Worship
                NO Sunday School

*Brian Fite will be sharing God’s message this morning.


*Happy Birthday-Dillon De Haai, Sarah Punt- Happy 90th!!, Brenda Punt, Grace Wolbrink

*Prayer Needs:
Prayers for Don Kuyper who has been diagnosed with Lymphoma. Please continue to pray for Lloyd VanGenderen & Bud Donker.

*Adames Punt is in the Armour Nursing home.

*Pauline Tolsma is at the Parkston Nursing home.

*Betty Tegethoff is at the Corsica Nursing home

*Jim Tegethoff, and Eltha Wolbrink are at the Leisure Living in Corsica

*Dora & Alvin Dykstra are at the Platte Nursing home.

*Please keep in your prayers all of our local firefighters, EMT, police officers and military.


*There will be NO Sunday School today because of Mother’s Day. Sunday school will meet on the 16th & 23rd and then break for summer.


The Children and Grandchildren of Sarah Punt request a card shower for her 90th birthday on Tuesday, May 11th. Please send wishes to Sarah Punt- PO Box 541- Armour, SD 57313.



*There are scholarship funds for up to $150.00 available for kids that want to do Bible camps or mission trips. Please talk to any consistory member if you are interested.

*VBS dates have been set!!! May 24-27 (Monday-Thursday) from 6:00 – 9:00 PM. A light lunch will be served @ 6:00 before VBS begins for the evening. VBS is available for kids ages 4 yrs old (by September 1st) through going in to 6th grade. Please email the church or sign the sheet in the back of church to register your child(ren) up for VBS. If you are interested in helping out in anyway please talk to a Hope Circle member.



Dakota Christian School Fellowship is once again selling Ymker Greenhouse gift certificates.  They come in increments of $30 and can be used in Platte or Armour locations through June 5, 2021.  Certificates are immediately available and can be picked up at the school office or from Ardelle Bruinsma.

The GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior) summer session is almost here.  GEMS will run from June 1 through July 27.  Girls meet each Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the New Holland CRC basement.  This non-denominational ministry enables girls to meet their Savior in new and fun ways.  Girls who will be entering 1st-7th grade this fall are invited to join us.  If you are interested in sending your daughter and they haven’t previously attended, or if you would like to know more about the program contact Kirsti Muckey 605-680-2320.

The New Holland GEMS Club will hold a Luncheon on Tuesday, June 1st, beginning at 12:30.  All women (mothers, grandmothers, neighbors, women of the church, etc…) are invited to attend.  Come enjoy a light lunch followed by a short program to help us kick off our 2021 summer session of GEMS.  Moms, register your daughter(s) for GEMS Camp (June 22-23), pay the yearly dues, and fill out any other necessary forms.  The girls will be asked to stay from 2:00-4:00 p.m. for our first GEMS meeting of the season.  Hope to see you there!




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**If you need an announcement or a prayer need listed in the bulletin

please contact Ardelle Bruinsma at

All announcements need to be in by Thursday evening.

In the absence of a pastor, please contact one of the elders or Ardelle (Six Eight Zero-2571) if you have a prayer need or if you would like the prayer chain started.


Consistory Members

Deacons – Alan Bruinsma, John A Nydam, Tyler Juhnke, Tim Bode

Elders – Curt Niewenhuis, Byron De Haai, Steve Pennings, Roger Punt