January 13, 2019

Prelude                                                                       Tami Wesselink
Welcome                    Please sign and pass the Friendship Pads
*Call to Worship                                                             Psalm 24:7-8
Prayer & Greeting
*Hymn                                                      #10 “O Worship the King”
                                                             “Open the Eyes of My Heart”
Preparatory for Communion
Children’s Message                                                     Moz Hostikka
Special Music                                                               Worship Choir
Scripture                                                           John 6:1-15 (pg 1655)
Message                                              “Jesus Feeds a Great Crowd”
Offering                                                 “Because He Lives (Amen)” Congregational Prayer                                        The Lord’s Prayer
Mission Offering                                  #404 “The Solid Rock” (1-3)
*Benediction
*Recessional                                            #404 “The Solid Rock” (4)

Please Remember in Prayer:
* Nancy Teerink – recovering from surgery
* Ida Zylstra Family – mourning her loss
* John Mantel, Jacoba Nagel’s nephew, blood clots,
open heart surgery in February
* Ken Zylstra – continued treatment for ALS
* Cancer Treatment – Janine Dekker, Stacy Larsen’s stepmother, Margie
* Ron Teerink – recovering from stroke at South Shore

WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:
Sunday, January 13:
 8:30 AM Worship Choir
 Mission Offering
 10:30 AM Mexico Mission Trip Meeting
 10:50 AM – Sunday School for all ages
* 3 Yrs to 3rd Grade – Various teachers
* 4th & 5th Grade – Rebecca Haack
* 6th – 8th Grade – Heidelberg Catechism – Judy Brueggeman
• * 9th – 12th Grade – The Vine – Maggie Gaudian
* 3 Years to 3rd Grade – Various teachers
* 4th & 5th Grade – Rebecca Haack
* 6th – 8th Grade – Heidelberg Catechism – Judy Brueggeman
* 9th – 12th Grade – The Vine
* “Deeper Roots” – Marcia Aupperlee
* Adult Heidelberg Catechism – Pastor Tim
* “Sunday School Guide” Adult Class
* “Deeper Roots” Adult Class – Marcia Aupperlee
* Adult Heidelberg Catechism – Pastor Tim
* “Sunday School Guide” Adult Class
 5 PM Church Health Team Meeting
 6 PM Faith & Friends Bible Study

Tuesday, January 15:
 9 AM Partners in Prayer
 6:30 PM Elders Meeting\
 7:30 PM Consistory Meeting

Wednesday, January 16:
 3:30 PM Open Gym
 4:30 PM KFC Lesson
 5:30 PM Power Crunch Meal
 6:00 The Hub
 6:30 PM Adult Bible Study – Hebrews
Sunday, January 20:
 Communion
 10:50 AM Sunday School for All Ages

UPCOMING EVENTS:
January 21 –10:45 AM Carpool at church for Great Bear Tubing Trip
January 25 – 5-7 PM Soup, BBQ, , & Dessert Supper
January 27 – Youth Sunday

Please note…Matt & Maggie no longer have a home phone number. If you need to reach Maggie, please call her cell phone at 507-360-6904. Thank you.

Automatic Deposit forms are at the Welcome Center for those interested in using this service for weekly offerings. They can be turned in at the Welcome Center or to the office.

HyVee & Fareway gift cards may be purchased at the church office.

CONNECT

 “Partners in Prayer” meet Tuesday mornings at 9 AM in the Fireside Room. Next meeting is on January 15. Prayers focus on families, congregational and community needs. All those who desire to be partners in prayer are welcome. Marlene Rabenberg & Sherri Hietbrink.

 The 2019 Church Directory is being updated and we want to make sure the information is as complete as possible. PLEASE take a moment to complete a yellow form at the Welcome Desk if any of your information has changed this past year. THANK YOU!

 PRAYER CHAIN – If you want to be added to the Prayer Chain or removed, (either Email or Phone), please contact the office.

 GREAT BEAR TRIP: Maggie is organizing a tubing trip at Great Bear in Sioux Falls on Mon., Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day). The cost is $16 per person for tubing from 12-5 PM. We will carpool from church at 10:45 AM. Hoping for a great crowd! Friends and parents are encouraged to come too! Sign up at the Welcome Center by Sun., Jan. 13.

 MEXICO MISSION TRIP INFO MEETING: Come learn about the 2019 Mexico Mission Trip opportunity for high school students and adults on TODAY at 10:30 AM in the upstairs youth room. We will discuss possible dates and give a description of what it has been like serving with our RCA missionaries, Jaime & Martha Amaro. Stay tuned for more information.

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

 The Annual Soup, BBQ, & Dessert Supper is Friday, January 25, 2019 – serving between 5 PM – 7 PM. The success of this event is the participation of everyone in the congregation. Everyone will be asked through their work groups to prepare soup ( a recipe is provided), prepare a dessert (9 x 13 pan, or jellyroll pan or two pies), work a shift (2-4:30, 4:30-6, or 6-finish), and/or donate $15. All proceeds made through this event will be split between Love I.N.C. and Project Morning Star. This is open to the public so we encourage you to invite someone out for supper that evening. We look forward to everyone coming together for this event.

 5 PM TONIGHT – Church Health Team Meeting

 TREASURERS: Please bring your books to the office to be audited at the end of the month. Thank you!

 Love I.N.C. LINEN MINISTRY – We are in need of new or gently used twin size sheet sets, pillows, and blankets. Please consider a donation to this very worthwhile effort. Thank you!

 Kids For Christ is in need of Open Gym Helpers! The time frame is just from 3-4:30 pm or 3-4 pm in the afternoon on Wednesdays. There is no prep or special instructions. We only need a few extra folks to hang out with the kids until we begin our lesson time at 4:30 pm. Contact Maggie if this would be a good fit for you. THANKS SO MUCH!

COMMUNITY

 Nondenominational Widow’s Ministry will meet on Monday, January 14th at 2 PM at First United Methodist Church, 408 11th St., Worthington. This will be a Game Day- please feel free to bring a game of your choosing. Call comments or questions to: Peggy, 376-4869 or Marlene 372-7921.

SUNDAY SCHOOL: ATTENDANCE – 43 OFFERING – $39

Christmas season! We purchased three flocks of chickens and four goats to help those in need across the world for the price of $325. May God use these gifts to bless those who receive them.

Thanks so much for the cards and prayers after my recent appendectomy. I appreciate it very much. Ken Van Veldhuizen

We would like to thank the Decorating Committee for the wonderful winter wonderland display. You do a great job all year and we, as a congregation, appreciate it!
ASSISTING IN WORSHIP:

GREETERS: Matt Feldman Family, Vern & Sandra Freese, Terry Gaalswyk Family, Matt Gaudian Family
ELDER GREETER: Dan Van Hove
ACCOMPANIST: Tami Wesselink
POWER POINT: Beth Van Hove
SOUND & VIDEO: Jesse Drost & Ross Teerink
PRAYER TEAM: Roger Teerink
NURSERY: Moz Hostikka & Zach Hayenga