Aurora Reformed Church

Aurora Center, SD

Bulletin: October 15, 2017


SUNDAY: 10:00 AM Morning Worship

We will celebrate Holy communion this morning.

Olivia Joy Bode will be baptized this morning. We rejoice along with her parents, Tim and Miranda and big sister Julia, for this special child from God.


*Happy Birthday: LaDean De Haai, John Mohnene, Desiree Bultje, Ardelle Bruinsma, Greg Bruinsma

*Prayer Needs:
Sylvan De Haai as he is dealing with cancer. Continue to pray for Marge Feenstra & Rylan De Haai. Valerie Punt (Leslie Punt’s wife) has had colon cancer surgery. Her address is 629 Heritage Dr. Apt 306, Brookings SD 57006. Please pray for Sheryl Brondsema, Jessica Neilan, Ken Davis as they are dealing with health issues.

*Logan & Jackie are home and are preparing to move to Asia.

Carissa Bruinsma is in New Orleans on staff with YWAM.

TJ & Pamela & Mya Lindsey as they are in Lima, Peru to 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

*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



*Men’s Bible Study…coming soon. We will have 2 different times a week as to hopefully accommodate everyone’s schedule. We will meet Monday mornings @ 7:00 AM or Wednesday evenings @ 7:00 PM.

*A new order of greeting cards has arrived and have been placed on the shelves in the library. Also, a nice variety of Scripture verse Christmas cards were included in the order. You can find them on the book case shelves in the library. Money can be given to any Dorcas member.

*ATTENTION ALL 5-12 graders….We will starting up a choir for all kids this age of the church. It is our hope to have a song worked up by Christmas to perform at the candle light service. Please –PLEASE join us!!! Rehearsal times to be announced soon!!!



 *The Grief Support Meeting sponsored by Asera Care will meet October 16 at 12:00, noon, with lunch provided at the Good Samaritan Society-Corsica Chapel. If interested, please plan to attend as there is no cost or commitment required. If you have questions please call 946-5467 and ask for Bonnie or Nicole.

*Mark your calendars!! 3rd Annual Fall Fling Vendor/Craft Fair will be Saturday, November 4th at Dakota Christian School from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Over 30 vendor booths!! A soup with bread bowl lunch will be served. We will also have a coffee bar and caramel apple station! Come get pictures taken for Christmas cards this year! Looking for donated bake sale items, please contact Val Feenstra at 680-3573 if interested.

Sat., Nov. 4—5-7:30 PM
Soup Supper & Fall Bazaar at Grace Reformed, Corsica. 
Everyone is invited and welcome to our annual soup supper (free will donation) and bazaar—baked goods, crafts, basket raffles. 
There is something for everyone—hope to see you there! 




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.


**If you need to contact Von VanGenderen regarding the sound system, he can be reached at 999-3250.


Consistory Members

Deacons – Roger Punt, Chad Clites, Darwin Vreugdenhil, Matt Feenstra

Elders – Marv VanGenderen, Dan De Waard, Mike Donker, Mike VandenHoek