Aurora Reformed Church

Aurora Center, SD

Bulletin: November 17, 2019


SUNDAY: 10:00 AM Morning Worship
                    Sunday School

TUESDAY: 7:00 PM Congregational mtg


This morning we will be celebrating the sacraments of Holy Communion.


*Happy Birthday- Ty Dykstra

*Happy Anniversary- Tim & Miranda Bode

*Prayer Needs:
Continue to pray for Valerie Punt, Mavis Bultje, Marge Feenstra, Rylan De Haai

*Carissa Bruinsma serving with YWAM in Houston, TX.

*TJ & Pamela & Mya Lindsey as they continue their work with “Heart of Christ Ministries” (

*Irene Nydam is at the Corsica Nursing home

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

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

*Please keep in your prayers all of our local firefighters, EMT, police officers and military. Tanner Haines, Mike and Lori’s son-in-law and Seth Tegethoff, grandson of Karen Tegethoff are both deployed to Poland.

*Scripture verse Christmas cards are available in the library along with all the other greeting cards. Any Dorcas member can be paid.



* We will be celebrating Communion next Sunday, November 17th

*Congregational Meeting will be held November 18th @ 7:00 PM. There will be election of elder and deacon at this meeting. Those ineligibles to be elected are:

Mike VandenHoek, Robert Punt, Curt Niewenhuis, Byron DeHaai, Matt Feenstra, Nathan Wolbrink, Alan Bruinsma, John Arlyn Nydam, Dan DeWaard, Myron Donker, Chad Clites, Darwin Vreugdenhil, Marvin VanGenderen, and Roger Punt

*There will be a Thanksgiving Eve service on Wednesday November 27th at the Methodist Church at 7:00 pm.



*The Churches in Aurora Center, Plankinton, Stickney & White Lake are involved in supporting the Christmas Baskets by shopping at the Ron’s market in their community and using the turkey punch card to help purchase turkey’s. If you would like, you may purchase a gift card at Ron’s Market to help purchase items for the Christmas Baskets. The gift card may be left at Ron’s or leave them at your church. The baskets will be put together at the Plankinton United Methodist Church on Friday afternoon (4:30 PM), December 20, 2019.
For more information contact David Merrill @ 942-7518 in Plankinton.

*Tri-County Right to Life will meet Monday, November 18, at 7:00 PM at Dakota Christian School.  Anyone is welcome to attend.  


Ferra Kemp will once again be doing an Area Community Choir for Christmas (You do not need to be from Stickney to sing!!) Practices will begin December 1st. All practices and the concert will be held at The United Methodist Church in Stickney.
Everyone (YOUNG AND OLD ALIKE) is encouraged to come and sing!! (BRING A FRIEND!!!)
The first practice will start at 5:00pm and the Concert will be Wednesday December 18th at 7:00pm
Practice Schedule: (We will only have 3 practices this year)
    December 1st: 5:00 pm
    December 8th: 5:00pm
    December 15th: 5:00pm
CONCERT: DECEMBER 18th at 7:00 pm (Choir report at 6:00)




Special Music:

Organist Schedule:


Sound System Schedule


**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.

Please note that both Pastor Dan and Ardelle will have access to this email.


Consistory Members

Deacons – Matt Feenstra, Nathan Wolbrink, Alan Bruinsma, John A Nydam

Elders – Mike VandenHoek, Robert Punt, Curt Niewenhuis, Byron De Haai