July 15, 2018

Prelude                                                                                                          Eva Schutte
Welcome & Announcements
Please Sign & Pass Friendship Pads
*Call to Worship                                                                        Lamentations 3:22-23
*Prayer & Greeting
*Praise                                                                       #43 “Great is Thy Faithfulness”
                                                                                                            “Made to Worship”
*Reading of the Law                                                                 Ten Commandments
Children’s Message                                                                                       Pastor Tim
Special Music                                                                                         Molly Truesdell
Scripture                                                                         Ephesians 4:17-24 (pg. 1821)
Message                                           “Live According to the Truth of Jesus Christ”
Offering                                                                               “The Power of Your Love”
Congregational Prayer                                                                   The Lord’s Prayer
*Closing Hymn                                                          #382 “Be Thou My Vision” (1-3)
*Benediction
*Postlude                                                                       #382 “Be Thou My Vision” (4)

Please Remember in Prayer:
* Vonda Yeske – recovering from broken foot
* Rosebud Mission Group in South Dakota
* Janine Dekker –treatment for cancer
* Bob Paplow – started chemo treatments
* Ken Zylstra – therapy for ALS
* Bob Scholten, brother-in-law of Gary Hietbrink –
on waiting list for a kidney transplant
* Aichatou Johnson – mental & spiritual healing – moved transitional
housing
* Marge Brueggeman – Hospice Care at Pearl Valley, Lake Park
* Sharon Hulstein, daughter of Ruth & Orville Heidebrink –
moved to Abbot Hospital with fluid in her lungs
* Carlee (granddaughter of Rod & Dee Groenewold) – recovering
from back surgery
* Donna Van Holland, sister in law of Jacoba Nagel – complete
blockage in heart

Maggie out of the office on Rosebud Mission Trip until Saturday

Sunday, July 15:
 10:50 AM Sunday School Guide Class
 7:00 PM S’Mores at Truesdell’s

Tuesday, July 17:
• 9:00 AM Partners in Prayer – Fireside Room
• 7:00 PM Deacons Meeting

Saturday, July 21:
• 1 PM – Rosebud Mission Trip returns

Sunday, July 22:
 Building Offering
 10:50 AM Sunday School Guide Class
 7:00 PM S’Mores at Truesdell’s

The Cable 3 TV broadcast will be a week behind for the next couple of weeks. While the new system is being worked on, they will broadcast the previous week’s service.

UPCOMING EVENTS:
July 27 – Camp-Out in Adrian
August 12 – 10 AM Worship by the Water at Chautauqua Park
August 20 – Serving at the Banquet in Sioux Falls
August 29 – 5:30–7:30 PM Area-Wide Block Party

CONNECT

 10 AM at Chautauqua Park , Sunday, August 12 – Worship by the Water – Plan now to invite friends or family to come along and enjoy a worship service & meal in God’s wonderful creation!

 Sunday Night S’mores – Come join Pastor Tim & Molly at home, 919 Sterling Ave, at 7 PM tonight for S’mores, fun, & fellowship.

 ARC Camp Out, July 27, 2018 in Adrian. Please sign up at the Welcome Center for this fun overnight camp-out! Or sign up for just the potluck meal. Bring a side dish or dessert to share. Provide your own plates, silverware, napkins, and drinks. Contact Wayne or Dominga Verdoorn for more information.

 “Partners in Prayer” meet Tuesday mornings at 9 AM in the Fireside Room. Next meeting is on July 24. Prayers focus on families, congregational and community needs. All those who desire to be partners in prayer are welcome. Marlene Rabenberg & Sherri Hietbrink.

 Fall Bible Study – “Anchored”, Book of Hebrews – Beginning on Wednesdays nights at 6:30 PM in September. Harold & Becky Zylstra will continue to lead a Bible Study for all adults. If you are wanting to participate, please sign up at the Welcome Center so study guides can be ordered by August 20.

Connect Groups/Events are member-led Groups & events of American Reformed Church that connect members of the church and community together in Christian faith and fellowship. If you have an idea for a new church group or event,
please let Pastor Tim or the church office know.

SERVE

 VOLUNTEER @ BIBLE FOR MISSIONS THRIFT STORE. Sign up at the Welcome Center to volunteer for a shift or two at the store on Wednesday, August 8 during the day. Be the hands & feet of Jesus right here in our own community! All 6th-12th graders and parents, friends, and church members are encouraged to join the group!

 Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Project would like to try something different. Each month there will be suggested gifts to buy and donate. Watch the newsletter and the bulletin for ideas. There will be a box set up in the narthex for these donations. There will be a list on the bulletin board by the mailboxes for the year. For July – Socks,
t-shirts, pillowcase dresses and skirts.

 ARC is preparing to help serve at the Banquet in Sioux Falls again this year on August 20, 2018. There is a sign-up sheet at the Welcome Desk for volunteers to help prepare the meal and to help serve the meal. Contact Don & Julie Kuiper for more information.

COMMUNITY

 LIFELIGHT is preparing for their 2nd Annual Festival in Okoboji on Friday, July 27 at Arnold’s Park as well as the 2nd Annual Festival in downtown LeMars on August 26. The first festival for Rock Valley is scheduled on August 11. Check out further information on the bulletin board in the narthex to attend or support these festivals.

 SAVE THE DATE for Okoboji Bible Conference “Unafraid”. It will be held from August 4 through August 12. The group “I Am They” will perform on Saturday, August 4 at 7:15 pm. Everyone is invited to join in with other musical guests as well as wonderful “Messengers” scheduled throughout the week. A full schedule is available at the Welcome Desk.

 Worthington Christian School is seeking a part-time Instrumental Music instructor for the 2018-2019 school year. The position will be 8-10 hours per week (preferably two ½ days). Instruction requirements will include individual/small group instrument lessons and group band direction for 5thand 6th-8th grades. The position will also work closely with our Vocal Music instructor in the planning, instruction, and leadership of musical events and programs. Pay to commensurate with experience. Contact the school at 376-4861 or wcswarriors@iw.net for more information. Applications may also be found at www.worthingtonchristianschool.org.

 MK10K Run and Family Fun Walk – Join us during the Nobles County Fair for the Annual MK10K on Saturday, August 4, 2018. This 10th Anniversary race will feature a 10K, 10K relay (two people, two 5Ks), and a 2 mile family fun walk starting and ending at the Nobles County Fairgrounds.. All proceeds will benefit the Southwest Crisis Center and the MK Foundation. For more information or to register: mnswcc.org or Stephanie@mnswcc.org.

 2018 SCHOOL BACK PACK PROGRAM DISTRIBUTION will be held on August 23rd at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Worthington. Check out the information on the bulletin board for how you can support this valuable opportunity to change the lives of children.

 Michael W. Smith will be in concert on August 19, 2018 at Preservation Park in Arnold’s Park, Iowa. Doors open at 3 PM and music begins at 4:00 PM. Tickets are $25. Call 507-841-0474.

 Mark your calendars now for the second annual Women Seeking God conference! Our theme this year is “BE”, as in “Be Bold!” “Be Filled”, “Be Strong” and “Be Still”. Our speaker is Amy Herzog, from Fergus Falls, MN. Amy co-pastors Amanda Deyounge’s home church, and Amanda will again lead us in worship. The dates for this years’ conference are October 12 and 13. Watch for more information to come!

ASSISTING IN WORSHIP:

GREETERS: Matt Handy Family, Amy Hassebroek, Alex Hayenga, Roxanne Hayenga-Johnson Family
ELDER GREETER: Craig Hayenga
ACCOMPANIST: Eva Schutte
POWER POINT: Roxanne Hayenga-Johnson
SOUND & VIDEO: Mark Schutte & Randy Lubben
PRAYER TEAM: Nancy Teerink
NURSERY: DeAnn & Daryan Ossefoort