WELCOME to all who have come
to worship today at Grace Reformed; we’re so glad you are here!
Please join us for coffee in the Fellowship Hall following the
This evening is combined worship here at
Greeters/Coffee: Scott & Sheryl Muckey; Nursery: Elaine Plooster;
Praise Team: Tom, Marsha, Vicki, Laura; C&W “The Ten Best
Ways”, Corbin & Levi.
NEXT WEEK: Greeters/Coffee:
Dennis & Elaine Plooster; Nursery: Shannun Vander Wal; Praise
Team: Dennis & Jackie, Kelsey, Lexie C&W “The Birth of John
the Baptizer”, Kathy & Marissa.
CRC OFFERING: Today—DCS;
Next Week—List of Causes.
11:15 AM SUNDAY SCHOOL.
5 PM CHRISTMAS CANTATA PRATICE at
Harrison South—anyone is welcome to join!
BULLETIN DEL: Today—Grant
Lubbers, Nov.25--LaRon Groeneweg, Dec.2—Wade Sonnenberg,
Dec.9—Fred Ligtenberg, Dec.16-Devin Veurink, Dec.23-Dennis
THIS WEEK’S OPPORTUNITIES
PM Women’s Bible Study; Chapter 11,
WEDNESDAY: 9:30 AM
Coffee Break at the CRC.
WEDNESDAY: 7 PM
THANKSGIVING EVE SERVICE at
Grace Reformed. An offering will be collected to cover local
outreach costs and for the Douglas County Food Pantry. We will
also have a collection of non-perishable foods for the Pantry.
Wed., Nov. 28: In the busyness of the holidays,
it's easy to lose sight of the true meaning of Christmas; to
help you stay focused, you’re invited to join the Coffee-break
group for a 4-wk. study entitled “Discover the Gift
ofChristmas”. Coffee time and fellow- ship at 9:30 AM,
study begins at 10. Call Helen for a study guide 946-5222.
Sun., Dec. 2: 2 PM Women of Grace
Christmas Tea at Grace Reformed; with Douglas
County representatives for C.A.S.A (Court Appointed Special
Advocate). There will be a $5 gift exchange for all girls thru
high school who wish to participate; adults are asked to give a
donation to C.A.S.A. Please sign-up in the foyer by Nov. 28; you
are welcome to invite a friend. Save the date and plan to
PRAYER CONCERNS: Continue to
pray for Gordon Kredit, Marla (Ann Scholten’s daughter), Brenda
Hector (Toni Sletten’s daughter), Shirley Van Peursem (Clara
Noteboom’s daughter) and others battling cancer. Continue to
remember those with physical problems, undergoing treatments,
shut-ins, those in Leisure Living, and PVNH.
ALL ARE WELCOME to join in a
short time of prayer next Sunday from 9:40-9:50 AM downstairs as
we pray specifically for our pastor, the worship time to come,
and the work of our missionaries bringing God’s love to people
who have never known Him. Feel free to leave prayer requests in
Kim Zomer’s church mailbox.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Grant
Lubbers (Nov. 21), Darrell Vanden Hoek, Corbin Van Zee (Nov.
22). Have a great day!
NOVEMBER AT GRACE:
Bulletin Board—Terri Van Roekel
Share & Care—Congregation—give thanks & express gratitude
GRACE REFORMED: The cookie
supply is low; your donations will be appreciated!
THANK YOU to everyone who
has willingly offered their time to help keep our beautiful
church clean. We have certainly confirmed that many hands do, in
fact, make light work. The year 2018 is nearing an end, and the
2019 cleaning sign-up opportunity is upon us. For those that may
be considering to offer their time and talents, please feel free
to ask questions; consider it a time to give back in such an
easy way. The sign-up sheet for 2019 is in the foyer. ~~ Grace
THANK YOU’S: Women of Grace
received thank you letters from Center of Hope, Mitchell Area
Safe House, and Douglas County Food Pantry for recent monetary
THANKSGIVING OUTREACH: Do
you know someone—a neighbor, friend, co-worker—or do you need
help with Thanksgiving dinner? The Joint Leadership is looking
to help members of the Corsica community with their Thanksgiving
dinner, either by supplying food or inviting them to join our
families. If you know someone who might have trouble affording
or preparing a meal, encourage them to get in contact with
Gordon Feenstra (207-0408) ASAP as we seek to show the love of
Christ this holiday season
RCA Gift of Hope: Gift
of Hope provides the opportunity to give a different kind of
gift this holiday season. You can give a gift to those in need
around the world, one that will change lives, perhaps even
change families for generations. Your gift matters. You can give
the gift of a sewing machine to help a young woman start her own
business or a water roller to reduce time spent walking to a
well to get water or there are many other choices. Copies
of this year's Gift of Hope catalog are on the foyer table or
you can view it online at
2019 JUSTICE FOR ALL TEAM
plans to do a mission trip to the Children's Home near Juarez,
Mexico on Jan.17-25. Contact Dennis & Jackie Niewenhuis if
interested in going.
DCS ANNUAL MATCHING FUND DRIVE:
Several supporters of DCS have once again generously pledged up
to $25,000 for our annual matching funds drive. This drive
provides much- needed finan-cial support as we carry on the
mission of Christian education in our area. Please
consider taking this opportunity to contribute to Dakota
Christian, especially as you plan your Thanksgiving and year-end
giving. More details and a return envelope can be found in your
As part of her Christmas Giving Project for Bible
class, Lexie Vander Pol along with a small group of other Dakota
Christian freshman and sophomores have chosen to raise support
for children with disabilities at Lifescape. If you wish to
donate there will be a box in the back of church until December
2 where you can donate either new toys or a monetary donation.
The group will be delivering the items to Lifescape the first
week in December. For more information contact Lexie Vander Pol
Tri-County Right to Life
meets at DCS on Monday, Nov. 19—7:30 PM. Please call Dan at
732-4682 or Lois at 337-3897 if you have any questions. Visitors
NEEDED: Bibles (new & used),
tracts, reference books, commentaries, all Christian books/Bible
Study books/Christian magazines, SS supplies, daily devotionals,
Christian CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray's (music, movies, teaching),
puppets, Noah’s Ark, Bibles games, nativity sets, puzzles
(anything to present the gospel--especially to children). DO
NOT SEND: VHS/tapes/records/8-tracks, Guideposts, handiwork
or busy papers from SS materials, secular books (other than
dictionaries), mission maga-zines. More info. at
www.lovepackages.org or contact Pat Vander Pol at
680-2166. Deadline Nov.30.
Nov. 4—Matt & Jennifer Johnson
Nov.11—Scott & Sheryl Muckey
& Sylvia Zomer
Nov.25—Dennis & Elaine Plooster
If you are unable to assist on the date
scheduled, please trade
with someone listed and call Barbara
for the bulletin (946-5806).