Aurora Reformed Church

Aurora Center, SD

Bulletin: February 25, 2018


SUNDAY: 10:00 AM Morning Worship
                                Sunday school for all ages

WEDNESDAY: 7:00 PM Brotherhood

THURSDAY: 1:30 PM Dorcas

FRIDAY: 1:30 PM Women’s World Day Of Prayer


*Happy Birthday: Thelma Donker, CAden VanDrongelen, Heath Gillen, Dawn Donker, Taylor Feenstra, Vonnie Dykstra

*Prayer Needs:
Continue to pray for Vernon Punt, Marge Feenstra , Rylan De Haai. Please pray for Sheryl Brondsema, Jessica Neilan, Ken Davis & Valerie Punt as they are dealing with health issues

*Logan & Jackie who moved to Central Asia .

*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

*Jr & Eleanor Olivier and Eltha Wolbrink are at the Leisure Living in Corsica

*Rich Punt at the Good Samaritan Village Home in Sioux Falls.

*Alvin Dykstra is at the Platte Nursing home.

*Please keep in your prayers all of our local firefighters, EMT, police officers and military.
Those serving in the military. Matt Mulder who is serving with the 1/189th Aviation Unit. Chase Mayer who is serving in the Air force. Cole Perrett (grandson of Pauline Tolsma) is stationed at the Navy base in Washington


>>>Just a reminder:  The Sunday morning services are recorded and several copies are made at the end of each service.  They are normally laid on the top of the sound booth desk.  If you would like a copy of the service for yourself or would like to share it with someone, please take one.  If more copies need to be made, contact one of our sound booth technicians.

####Serving Group 2 (Natalie E and Ardelle’s group) please meet in the front of church after the morning service!!!



*Men’s Brotherhood meets Wednesday evening @ 7:00. All men are invited and encouraged to attend.

*The congregation is invited to come to a potluck dinner on Sunday, February 25th after the morning service in honor of Pastor Dan & Natalie’s February birthdays. Hope you all can come!

*Dorcas meets this week Thursday @ 1:30 PM. Phyllis is the leader and Vonnie is the Hostess. Roll Call is Trust.

*The Women’s World Day of Prayer Service will be held on March 2 at 1:30pm in our Church. Harrison Community Church is also invited!! All ladies are invited, we will have a short program with food and fellowship to follow!!

*Sunday Evening services will resume in March



*We are once again invited to joining the community for Lenten services starting on February 18th.  It will be at the Methodist Church and will go through Good Friday. 

* Harrison Community Church will be hosting a request program at the North church on Sunday February 25 at 7:00 for the benefit of CASA. You are welcome to come and enjoy an evening of good music, refreshments, and fellowship as you support the cause of helping children living in poor circumstances.

*Today, February 25th, the Knights of Columbus will be hosting BINGO from 4-6 at the Stickney Community Building. March 4 will be the KOC French toast and sausage breakfast at the St Mary’s parish Hall serving from 8:00-11:00 AM. March 23 is the Fish Fry from 5-8. All proceeds from these events will go toward the scholarship fund of the Saint Mary’s Knights of Columbus.

*The Dakota Jubilee invites you to the 31st Annual Men’s Chorus Festival on Sunday, March 4 at 7:00 PM. This years’ festival will be held at the Dakota Christian School.

*On Wednesday, March 7, chicken, chili, and oyster soups as well as sandwiches and desserts will be served at the New Holland Christian Reformed Church Soup Supper from 5 – 7 PM.  Free will donation.

*Inspirational Speaker and Author, Jenny Peterson, will be sharing her story of faith, hope and perseverance Friday, March 23rd @ 5:30 PM at the St Paul the Apostle Church in Armour. Tickets are on sale for $10.00 which include a fish dinner afterwards. Please contact Betty Putnam @ 946-5656 or 933-1443 or Brenda Dykstra @ 946-5382 or 999-1126 to purchase tickets.



Special Music:


Sound System Schedule

Library Duty:

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

Ardelle Bruinsma, 732-4268 (leave a message) or email her 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 – Chad Clites, Darwin Vreugdenhil, Matt Feenstra, Nathan Wolbrink

Elders – Dan De Waard, Mike Donker, Mike VandenHoek, Robert Punt