Grace Reformed Church


July 7, 2019



Preaching: Drew Veurink

Scripture: Revelation 3:1-6

Message: Wake Up


Combined Independence Day

service at Platte CRC


Welcome! We are glad you have joined us to worship and grow in knowledge of and love for our great God. We welcome Drew Veurink of New Holland as he leads our morning worship. Please stay for refreshments and fellowship following worship.

This evening, we will join in a combined Independence Day service hosted by Platte CRC at 7:00 p.m. at Platte CRC. Rev. Mark Langenbach of Lakeview CRC will give the message. Offerings for Dakota Christian School will be received. Nursery will be provided. Refreshments will be served afterwards.

Next week we worship at the CRC for both services with Rev. Arlin Vande Zande preaching in the morning and Rev. Travis Grassmid in the evening.


Assisting in Our Service

Today at CRC: Greeters: Corey & Denise Vander Pol; Nursery: Natalie Groeneweg; Praise Team: Vicki, Marsha, Jennifer, Kylee; Preaching AM: Drew Veurink; PM at Platte CRC: Pastor Mark Langenbach

Next Week at Grace: Greeters: Dave & Ann Scholten; Nursery: Denise Vander Pol; Praise Team: Elroy, Carol, Marisa, Cassie; Preaching AM: Pastor Arlin Vande Zande; PM: Rev. Travis Grassmid

CRC Offering: Today: Dakota Christian School; Next Week: Building Fund

Bulletin Del.: Today—Corey Vander Pol; July 14—Devin Veurink; July 21—Chad Wentland; July 28—Bruce Zomer; August 4—Dennis Niewenhuis

July at Grace: Bulletin Board—Carol Rexwinkel; Share & Care—Stay COOL this month; everyone is encouraged to check on someone to be sure they’re surviving the summer heat!

Chapel Cleaners: Supplies are located in the southeast entry of the CRC.
        Wk of July 8: Dennis Plooster         Wk of July 15: Dennis Niewenhuis
        Wk of July 22: Mike Noteboom        Wk of July 29: Dan Noteboom


Host Families Needed: During our vacancy there will be Sundays when we have a pastor travel to our area to minister to our church family for the whole day. We would like to be hospitable by sharing our homes for the time between services. If you are willing to help with this, please contact Kim Zomer. Specific dates that we will need hosts are: July 28, Nov. 17, and Nov. 24. Thank you for considering this important ministry to our visitors.


Our Church Family

Prayers for God’s People:

  • We praise God for the birth of Cyrus Blaine, son of Cody and Chelsey Schelling on June 29. May God bless this growing family!
  • Please pray for our SERVE team of kids and adults who are preparing for their trip to California later this month. If you would like to be part of a prayer team for the team, please contact Kim Zomer, 680-4249.
  • We continue to pray for God’s healing for Marla, Ann Scholten’s daughter; Brenda Hector, Toni Sletten’s daughter; and others who are battling with cancer.


Happy Birthday to Darlene Lefers (July 8), Kathy Zomer, Kristen Bittner, Emily Fechner (July 9), Gene Schoon (July 10), Barb Groeneweg (July 11), Brad Groeneweg (July 12); Happy Anniversary to Devin & Bridget Veurink (July 12). Wishing all a great day!


Opportunities to Grow and Serve

Sunday 9:40 a.m. Aaron & Hur Prayer in CRC library
             10:00 a.m. Morning Worship at CRC
              7:00 p.m. Evening Community Worship at Platte CRC

Monday 7:30 p.m. Dakota Christian School Board Meeting at DCS

Tuesday 2-4 p.m. GEMS at NHCRC

Wednesday 9:30 a.m. Coffee Break Bible Study at CRC
                      7:00 p.m. NO Women’s Bible Study at CRC


Lawn Mowing Opportunity:  Anyone willing to help with mowing the lawn at Grace Reformed Church, please contact an Elder or Deacon.   ~Grace Reformed Consistory

Southern Gospel/Inspirational Worship Concert: You are invited to join in worship Sunday, July 21, at 7 p.m. at the CRC, as Jim Visser of Lowell, Michigan, presents a concert of southern gospel and Christian inspirational music. Offerings will go to support Jim's music ministry. Refreshments will be served following the service.


Requested Announcements

Fish Fry: The annual fish fry to benefit New Hope Christian Camp and Retreat Center will be this Wednesday, July 10, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Platte. Fish and sides will be served from 5:30 - 7 p.m. with all free will donations supporting the camp. All are welcome! Thank you for your generous support of New Hope.

Brat Feed Fundraiser: There will be a Brat Feed Fundraiser for Amber Dykshorn and family on Wednesday, July 17, from 11 am-1 pm at the Platte Christian Reformed Church. Free will donation!