Order of Service

Prelude                                                                                                                             Sherri Hietbrink
Welcome & Announcements
*Call to Worship                                                                                                          Matthew 27:31-36
*Hymn                                                                                         #186 “The Old Rugged Cross” (1, 3, 4)
                                                                                                                                                      “Above All”
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance                                                                                                   Colossians 1:19-20
Special Music                                                                                                                               “Forever”
                                                                         “They Will Know We are Christians” – Kids For Christ
Children’s Message                                                                                                         Molly Truesdell
Scripture                                                                                                            Luke 22:3 9-53 (pg 1638)
Message                                                                                                                   “The Arrest of Jesus”
Offering                                                                                                                       “Made to Worship”
                                                                                                    Please sign and pass Friendship Pads
Congregational Prayer                                                                                              The Lord’s Prayer
Building Offering                                                                          #183 “Beneath the Cross of Jesus”
Refrain                                                                          #183 “Beneath the Cross of Jesus” (last line)

Please Remember in Prayer:
* Treatment for cancer – Debbie Van Der Linden, Janine Dekker
*Gerry Ossefoort – a circulation procedure is scheduled for Feb. 28
*Don Rabenberg – knee replacement on Feb. 28
*Ken Zylstra – seeking medical opinion at Mayo Clinic on Feb. 28

Sunday, February 25:
• Building Offering
• 10:50 AM Sunday School
“Heroes of the Bible” (3 years – 3rd Grade) Various Leaders
4th & 5th Grade Girls Bible Study – Rebecca Haack
6th-8th Grade – Pastor Tim
9th – 12th Grade – Maggie Gaudian
• Sunday School Guide Class – Betty Teerink
• “Jonah” Class – Marcia Aupperlee

Tuesday, February 27:
• 9:00 AM Partners in Prayer – Fireside Room

Wednesday, February 28:
• 3:30 PM Open Gym
• 4:30 PM Kids For Christ Class
• 5:30 PM Power Crunch Meal
• 5:30 PM Praise Team
• 6:00 PM The Hub
• 6:00 PM Cantata Practice
• 6:30 PM Adult Bible Study

Sunday, March 4:
• 10:50 AM Sunday School
“Heroes of the Bible” (3 years – 3rd Grade) Various Leaders
4th & 5th Grade Girls Bible Study – Rebecca Haack
6th-8th Grades – Pastor Tim
9th-12th Grades – Paula Wolyniec
Sunday School Guide Class – Arthea Raak
• “Jonah” Class – Marcia Aupperlee

March 7, 2018 – 7 PM Prayer for Crops & Industry Service
at Christian Reformed Church

TREASURERS: Auditing is complete and you may pick up your books from the office. THANK YOU to our auditors!


 “Partners in Prayer” will meet Tuesday mornings at 9 AM in the Fireside Room. Next meeting is on February 27. Prayers will 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.


 The annual Love Auction was Wed., Feb. 21, and we praise God for all of the church’s generous donations! What a fun night of fellowship and fundraising! Thanks again for sharing your talents, connections, and creativity with our church family. We surpassed our goal of $6000! The auction helps support the Rosebud, SD Mission Trip, Compassion International sponsorship, other youth ministry activities and service projects.

 This year our 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. If, when you are shopping for a suggested item, and see something on sale BUY IT! There will be a list on the bulletin board by the mailboxes for the year. For FEBRUARY – the suggested items are toothbrushes and dental floss.


First Lutheran will be holding a Group Prayer Vigil today at 4 PM. Please come to join in prayer for our community hopes and concerns.

Love I.N.C. is offering Faith & Finance classes. See the information on the bulletin board.

Grief Recovery Support Group – Thursdays 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM February 8 – May 3 (join anytime) at First Lutheran Church. Call Love I.N.C. to register at 507-727-7291. See the flyer on the bulletin board in the narthex.

The Inspiration Hills Women’s Auxiliary Annual meeting will be Thursday, March 22, 2018. Come enjoy a day of fellowship with us. Everyone is welcome. Registration and coffee time will start at 9:30 AM. The meeting will begin at 10:00. Cost for the meal is $10. There will be a silent auction and entertainment provided by Judi Scherwin, Parish Nurse at Gloria Dei Lutheran in Sioux Falls. Make your reservation by Mar 14 by calling Inspiration Hill at 1-712-986-5193 or toll free 1-800-858-3265. Thank you from the Inspiration Hills Auxiliary.

GREETERS: Andrew Larson Family, Eric Lindner Family, Randy & Martha Lubben, J.R. & Pat Luinenburg
ACCOMPANIST: Sherri Hietbrink
POWER POINT: David Van Der Linden
SOUND & VIDEO: Joe Yeske & Ross Teerink
PRAYER TEAM: Roger Teerink
NURSERY: Virginia Drost & Linda Johnson