Aurora Reformed Church

Aurora Center, SD

Bulletin: November 28, 2021


SUNDAY: 10:00 AM Worship
                                Sunday School for all ages

MONDAY: 7:00 PM Congregational meeting
                        AED Training
                        Consistory meeting

THURSDAY: 1:30 PM Dorcas


*Ken Wintersteen will be leading our morning worship service.

*Our prayers and sympathy to the family of Adames Punt who passed away this past Monday.


Happy Birthday- Carissa Bruinsma

Happy Anniversary- Don & Donna Kuyper, Joel & Sammie Prien, Mike & Dawn Donker


*Prayer Needs:.

*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.



·        November 29 at 7 p.m. -Congregational meeting. Two elders to replace Curt Niewenhuis and Byron DeHaai, and two deacons to replace Alan Bruinsma and John Nydam will be elected.  We will also be voting for a deacon to complete the remaining two years of Tim Bode’s term as he is resigning at year end when their family is moving.  Candidates ineligible to be elected for elder or deacon are Mike VanDenHoek, Robert Punt, Curt Niewenhuis, Byron DeHaai, Matt Feenstra, Nathan Wolbrink, Alan Bruinsma, John Nydam, Steve Pennings, Tyler Juhnke, Roger Punt, and Tim Bode. 

There will be no consistory meeting in December.  They will be meeting instead after the congregational meeting on November 29th.


*Dorcas meets Thursday @ 1:30 PM. Brenda & Arla are the leaders and the Hostesses are Fran & Bernetta

Christmas Program practice will be during Sunday School for 3rd through 7th grade on Nov. 28th, Dec. 5th.  3rd through 7th grade will have one after school practice on Wed. Dec. 15th.  3rd through 7th grade students can ride Bonny's Bus from school to the Church.  Practice should be done by 5:30. 

Preschool through 7th grade Christmas Program practice for will be on Dec. 12th during Sunday School and on Saturday, Dec. 18th at 10am. 

We will be practicing Christmas songs for the program each week during normal Sunday School singing time.  Please try to have students attend each week for singing and practice.  If you have any questions, please visit with Carla Plamp or Julie Dykstra.

Christmas Program will be on Sunday, Dec. 19th during church service hour.

*A Christmas Eve musical program (December 24th) is being planned and volunteers are needed!!! If you would like to participate in the program, please contact Twila, Kayleen or Ardelle.


**ATTENTION**- following the congregational meeting on November 29th, there will be a short informational/training meeting on the new AED machine that was given by the Joe Dykstra family. This is for any person wanting to know how to operate the AED or even assist in the use of it! Please plan to stay for this training as we are so blessed to have this machine available if we should ever need it in our community.


Worship Service
Announcements and Prayer Requests
Call to Worship
Hymns of Praise:

#556 “Now Thank We All Our God”
#4 “How Great Thou Art”

Special Music:
DeHaais & Don
“Amazing Grace” #202

#563 “Count Your Blessings”

Closing Hymn:
Family of God”


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.

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