OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH AND SERVICE THIS WEEK
SUNDAY: 10:00 AM Worship
7:00 PM Evening Bible Study
MONDAY: 7:00 AM Men’s Bible Study
Happy Birthday- Charlie Wright, Wayne Bultje, Sally Scott, Chad Clites
Happy Annivsary-Curt & Cheryl Niewenhuis
*Natalie Nydam as she recovers from surgery.
*Virginal Nydam who had a stroke.
*Betty Nepodal, Rachel Donker’s grandma, passed away last week.
*Pauline Tolsma is at the Parkston Nursing home.
*Betty Tegethoff is at the Corsica Nursing home
*Eltha Wolbrink is at the Leisure Living in Corsica
*Dora Dykstra is at the Platte Nursing home.
*Please keep in your prayers all of our local firefighters, EMT, police officers and military.
*As of July 1, Kristen Bruinsma has taken over the duties of the church janitor. I thank you for the privilege I’ve had to serve the church in this role for the past 16 years. Our family asks that you walk beside Kristen and her family the way you did to us. Thank you! Phyllis Pennings
Thank you to all who attended the youth group ice cream social. $1,391.52 was raised to help fund the Rocky Mountain High retreat next year(2023). Special thanks to those who helped with or donated time and food.
****UPCOMING CHURCH & COMMUNITY EVENTS AND ANNOUCMENTS**
Sunday Evening Study at the church, begins tonight, Sunday, August 14th, at 7pm It will be a video series covering the Doctrines of Grace in John by Steven Lawson with discussion following. All are invited to any and all sessions!
Men's Morning Bible Study on the 1st and 3rd Mondays held at the Church, 7AM beginning tomorrow August 15th. All men are welcome!
New books and resources will be added to the Church library, donated by Pastor Martin, and can be found in a "Pastor's Picks" section. We will try to regularly highlight new titles!
*A meal schedule has been set up to help Natalie Nydam and her
family. To sign up, please go to www.takethemameal.com, click
on "find a meal schedule", then enter Nydam & the password- 4790.
If you are unable to sign up on line, you can also call Jessica VanGenderen or Cheryl Niewenhuis to help get you signed up.
You will find delivery instructions on the meal schedule.
*With fall around the corner, we are looking forward to additional opportunities for teaching, growth, discipleship and fellowship with our youth. These opportunities will include: High School Youth Group, Junior High Youth Group, as well as weekly Sunday School. More information to follow in the weeks to come!
LORD’S DAY 33
88 Q. What is involved in genuine repentance or conversion?
A. Two things: the dying-away of the old self, and the rising-to-life of the new.1
1 Rom. 6:1-11; 2 Cor. 5:17; Eph. 4:22-24; Col. 3:5-10 102
89 Q. What is the dying-away of the old self?
To be genuinely sorry for sin and more and more to hate and run away from it.1
1 Ps. 51:3-4, 17; Joel 2:12-13; Rom. 8:12-13; 2 Cor. 7:10
90 Q. What is the rising-to-life of the new self?
Wholehearted joy in God through Christ1 and a love and delight to live according to the will of God by doing every kind of good work.2
1 Ps. 51:8, 12; Isa.57:15; Rom. 5:1; 14:17 2 Rom. 6:10-11; Gal. 2:20
91 Q. What are good works?
Only those which are done out of true faith,1 conform to God’s law,2 and are done for God’s glory;3 and not those based on our own opinion or human tradition.4
1 John 15:5; Heb. 11:6 2 Lev. 18:4; 1 Sam. 15:22; Eph. 2:10 3 1 Cor. 10:31 4 Deut. 12:32; Isa. 29:13; Ezek. 20:18-19; Matt. 15:7-9
Announcements & Prayer Requests
Call to Worship
#204 “Rock of Ages”
#404 “The Solid Rock”
Reading of the Word
1 John 2: 7-14
Preaching of the Word
“A Commandment of Light and Love”
#527 “Glory to His Name”
- August 14- Bev Varilek
- August 21- Terry & Sally Scott
- August 28- Justin & Brittney Dykstra
- September 4- Marv & Delores VanGenderen
- September 11- Matt & Rachel Donker
- September 18- Kamron Dykstra
- September 25- Alan & Kristen Bruinsma
- October 2- Sylvan & Naydene De Haai
- October 9- Mare & Trish Dykstra
- October 16- Dan & Kayleen De Waard
- October 30- Phyllis Punt
- November 6- Byron & Linda De Haai
- November 13- Lyle & Jan Bruinsma
- November 20- Tony & Chandra Niewenhuis
- November 27- Steve & Phyllis Pennings
- 1st Sunday- –Barbara Wright
- 2nd Sunday- Naydene De Haai
- 3rd Sunday- Phyllis Pennings
- 4th Sunday – Kayleen De Waard
- October 30th- Kayleen De Waard
Sound System Schedule:
- 1st Sunday- Alan Bruinsma
- 2nd Sunday-Aaron De Haai
- 3rd Sunday- Colin Pennings
- 4th Sunday- Justin Dykstra
- October 30th- Justin Dykstra