September 23, 2018

Prelude                                                                     Melonie Vancura
Welcome & Announcements
Please sign and pass the Friendship Pads
Call to Worship                                                             Psalm 111:2-5
Prayer & Greeting
*Praise                                          #47 “God Will Take Care of You”
“Above All”
Confession & Assurance                                             Romans 8:1-4
Children’s Message                                                  Molly Truesdell
Scripture                                 2 Corinthians 9:6-7, Leviticus 27:30
Message                                                              “$10 to 10% Giving”
Offering                                                                       “We Fall Down”
Congregational Prayer                                        The Lord’s Prayer
Building Offering                                  #42 “Make Me a Blessing”
*Postlude                                                                  #624 “Doxology”

Please Remember in Prayer:
* Paula Wolyniec – fractured ankle not healing
* Randy & Charlene Heeringa – passing of Randy’s
father, Lester Heeringa
* Beatrice Groendyke – recovering from a fall
* Ron Teerink – at South Shore for rehabilitation after liver issues
* Lynn Dekker – recovering from rotator cuff surgery
* Carol Prins – recovering from foot surgery
* Landon Ahlers – recovering from knee surgery
* Vonda Yeske – recovering from foot infection
* Janine Dekker –treatment for cancer
* Bob Paplow – chemo treatments
* Ken Zylstra – therapy for ALS
* Bob Scholten, brother-in-law of Gary Hietbrink –
on waiting list for a kidney transplant
* Hospice Care: Marge Brueggeman & Ardis Scholten

Sunday, September 23:
 Building Offering
 Coffee Fellowship for Joan Dekker’s 90th Birthday
• 10:50 AM Sunday School for all ages:
* 3 Years to 3rd Grade – Rotation of Teachers
* 4th & 5th Grade – Rebecca Haack
* 6th – 8th Grade – Heidelberg Catechism – Judy Brueggeman
* 9th – 12th Grade – The Vine – Maggie Gaudian
* “Deeper Roots” – Marcia Aupperlee
* Adult Heidelberg Catechism – Pastor Tim
* “Sunday School Guide” Class
• 6 PM Faith & Friends Bible Study

Tuesday, September 25:
• 9:00 AM Partners in Prayer –Fireside Room

Wednesday, September 26:
• 3:30 PM Open Gym
• 4:30 PM KFC Class
• 5:30 PM Power Crunch Meal
• 6:00 PM The Hub

Saturday, September 29:
 2-5 PM Open House at Maple Lawn in Fulda for Lois Teerink’s 90th birthday

Sunday, September 30:
• Volunteer Appreciation Fellowship following the service
10:50 AM Sunday School for all ages:
* 3 Years to 3rd Grade – Kari Voss-Drost, Darla Teerink, or Moz
* 4th & 5th Grade – Rebecca Haack
* 6th – 8th Grade – Heidelberg Catechism – Judy Brueggeman
* 9th – 12th Grade – The Vine – Maggie Gaudian
* “Deeper Roots” – Marcia Aupperlee
* Adult Heidelberg Catechism – Pastor Tim
* “Sunday School Guide” Class
• 6:00 PM Dinner by the Decade 20’s & 30’s Potluck in the chapel

October 3 – 5:30-7:30 PM The 507 Youth Rally
October 7 – Communion, Bible League Special Offering
October 14 – Mission Sunday
October 15-21 – Pastor Tim on vacation
October 21 – Rev. Dennis Hietbrink leading worship
October 28 – Pastor Appreciation Sunday – Coffee Fellowship


October Newsletter items are due at the office by Wednesday, September 26. THANK YOU!


 Please notify the office of your college student’s address, phone, email, and name of college as soon as possible.

 The Adult Bible Study “Anchored” on the book of Hebrews will begin on October 3 at 6:30 PM.

 Dinner by the Decade – Please sign up at the Welcome Center to join the potluck dinner for your “decade”.

 “Partners in Prayer” meet Tuesday mornings at 9 AM in the Fireside Room. Next meeting is on September 25. Prayers focus on families, congregational and community needs. All those who desire to be partners in prayer are welcome. Marlene Rabenberg & Sherri Hietbrink.

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.


 PLEASE HELP! The church carpet will be cleaned on September 27. The deacons are asking for some help to move furniture from the Youth Room TODAY after Sunday School and then again on September 30 to move it back. Thank you.

 ARC is in charge of delivering Mobile Meals for the month of October. Sign up at the Welcome Center to volunteer for as many times as you are available. This is a much appreciated opportunity to serve others. Thank you.

 The 507 Youth Rally will be at American Reformed on Wednesday, Oct. 3 from 6:30-8:00 pm. Sign up at the Welcome Center to bring dessert bars or cookies.

 Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Project would like to try something different. Each month there will be suggested gifts to buy and donate. 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 September: Toys for boys

We would like to thank you very much for the flowers, visits, food, cards and especially your prayers during this difficult time with the loss of Jane’s sister, Jean Lascewski. We’re so blessed to be part of a loving, caring church family and we truly appreciate each of you. We love you, and a special thanks to Pastor Tim for his calls and service that he provided to the family. It gave the family peace to know that my sister is in God’s hands now. Jeff and Jane Buysman


 Inspiration Hills will hold their FIRST ANNUAL auction on Friday, October 26! This year’s proceeds will go towards the kitchen remodeling project. Please plan to join us on Friday evening. Contact Dave Heilman at 712-360-0140 for details.

 Lakeside Church will hold a women’s conference on October 12 from 6 to 9 PM and on October 13 from 9 AM to 3 PM, called “Women Seeking God: BE”. Amy Herzog will inspire you and make you laugh. Amanda DeYonge will lead with songs in worship. Register at or call Love I.N.C. at 727-7290. Pick up an information card at the Welcome Center. Volunteers are needed to help serve and clean up afterwards. Please consider taking a little time to help out. Contact Love I.N.C. if you can help.

GREETERS: Gerry & DeAnn Ossefoort, Bob & Brenda Paplow, Wilbur & Carol Prins, Ken & Arthea Raak
POWER POINT: Beth Van Hove
SOUND & VIDEO: Jesse Drost & Ron Drent
PRAYER TEAM: Jesse Drost & Ron Drent
NURSERY: Moz Hostikka & Zach Hayenga