MORNING WORSHIP—10 AM
Preaching: Pastor Jack Gray
Prelude: Barbara Noteboom
Welcome & Announcements
Call to Worship
*84 Holy Spirit, Light Divine
*Praise Songs: Holy Spirit
God’s Guide for Living: Spotlight on the Holy Spirit
90 Spirit of the Living God
*87 Breathe on Me, Breath of God
Scripture: Acts 2:1-4
Text: Acts 2:2
Message: Blowin’ in the Wind
Outline: I. World’s Whirlwind, II. Holy Spirit’s Wind
Prayer for Blessing
* Dwell in Me O Blessed Spirit
Offertory Prayer (offering collect in back)
*86 Spirit of God, Who Dwells Within My Heart
AUGUST 2 -- MORNING MEMOS
What is comforting about knowing we have survived similar
situations like ours today?
What are whirlwind answers of the world we Christians
Why can Christians in the Reformed and Pentecostal
tradition both claim John Calvin?
List some questions that are answered by the Holy
Spirit’s work even before creation.
Describe how Holy Spirit’s brings happy events to our
lives to answer why we are here.
Explain the Holy Spirit’s authorship of the Bible that
contains every answer we need.
Show how the Holy Spirit’s paving the way for Christ’s
return explains current events.
What answers is the Holy Spirit providing you with His
presence, peace, pardon, and
purification in your life
WELCOME to worship this
morning, we’re so glad you’re here! We are thankful for the
leadership of Pastor Jack Gray of Sioux Falls as we worship.
WORSHIP GUIDELINES: Due
to the continued concern of COVID19, we will observe
guidelines on the church websites. Morning worship at Grace
weeks 1&3, and at the CRC weeks 2&4. If you are more
comfortable staying home, we stream live at 10 AM, post
later to YouTube, or view service on channel 95 on Sunday
Today—Elroy, Elliott, Marissa, Cadyn, Vicki (piano); Next
Week at CRC: Cassie, Marsha, Kelsey & Lexie
OFFERING: Please mail
offerings to either church or deposit in the box in back of
CRC Offering: Ben Meyer;
BULLETIN DELIVERY: Due
to the lockdowns at both the nursing home and Leisure
Living, bulletins will be sent by email to the facilities.
Supplies are located in the southeast entry of the CRC.
Please return any collected offering directly to George
Wk. of Aug. 3: Fred
Wk. of Aug. 10: Lonny Grathwohl
Aug. 17: Tom Gerlach
Wk. of Aug. 24: Gordon Feenstra
TUESDAY: 2-4 PM.
GEMS meets at New Holland CRC
SATURDAY: 5-7 PM Please
come out and support Natalie and Jagger Groeneweg at a
fundraiser including a pulled pork supper (5-7 pm), and a
live and silent auction (7 pm live auction).
SUN., AUG. 9: Next
Sunday we will worship at the CRC with Duane Smith. This
service will be live on FaceBook and on Channel 95 local TV
and YouTube following the service.
August 30: 5th Sunday in Grace
PRAYERS FOR GOD’S PEOPLE
Chad Wentland is undergoing treatments for cancer;
please pray for strength through the treatments and that
they would be effective.
Marla Kiser (Ann Scholten’s daughter) continues to
receive cancer treatments and thanks you for your
Continue to pray for protection on the health of our
church family members, especially those most vulnerable
in the nursing home and Leisure Living.
Beth Eisenbraun, daughter of Verlin and Helen Vander
Wal,has been diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer.
She will need both chemo and radiation treatments,
followed by surgery. Please keep her and her family in
your prayers. this past week.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Tara
Wentland (Aug. 2), Camden Plooster (Aug. 7);
Happy Anniversary to Don & Mary Bosma (Aug.
6), Steve & Sandra Entringer (Aug. 8). Wishing all a great
LIVESTREAM HELP NEEDED:
We would like to continue live streaming our services on
FaceBook but need help. If interested in helping or have
questions, please let Kim know.
POWER POINT HELP NEEDED:
Help is needed to put together and project
PowerPoint at the CRC. If you are only comfortable with
projecting the slideshow rather than making it, that is also
possible. If interested in helping or have questions, please
let Kim know.
YOUTH LEADERS NEEDED:
Please prayerfully consider if God is calling you to this
role in our church family and community. Contact Scott
Muckey if interested in volunteering.
GRACE REFORMED: Please
send all future bulletin announcements to Kris Van Zee.
GREETING CARDS: There
are new greeting cards available for purchase in the CRC
basement. Please pay Gloria Beukelman for your purchases.
DCSl will hold its
annual Society Meeting Mon. Aug. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the
You will be asked to approve a new budget,
amend the by-laws, and vote for new board members at this
meeting. The nominees are: Devin De Lange, Ryan Erickson,
Kirsti Muckey, Dillon Munneke, Rudy Niewenhuis, and Lisa Van
Dusseldorp; you will be asked to vote for three. All DCS
supporters are welcome and encouraged to attend. Absentee
ballots are available at the DCS office.
WOMEN’S RETREAT AT NEW HOPE CAMP:
We have rescheduled our time to focus on "Beautiful Things"
with speaker Kim Krull to Sept. 11 & 12. Find out more
www.newhopechristiancamp.org and register to join us
for a time of refocusing on the beautiful things of God
rather than the ugly things of this world.
Restart Worship Services for Grace/CRC—Corsica, SD May
There are various thoughts about COVID-19 and we want you
to follow your heart and make conscientious decisions you
are comfortable with. If you don’t feel well, have a
compromised immune system, respiratory symptoms, fever, or
chronic health condition, please stay home and continue
enjoying the services online. Even if you are healthy and
have any doubts at all about attending, we encourage you to
remain home. Your peace of mind and health is still our main
Grace/CRC Consistories decided to restart public worship
services in the morning only, beginning May 31 at CRC and
rotate between sites each week from there out until further
notice. So Grace would be odd week Sundays (Weeks 1 & 3) and
CRC would be even week Sundays (Weeks 2 & 4). We will use
alternating church benches to sit in to keep distance
between groups as necessary.
Entrance to Worship (Please maintain
appropriate social distance of 6 ft.)
- There will be ushers to assist you as you enter the
- Everyone is encouraged to use personal hand
sanitizer or wipes.
- Each household or family group will sit in a bench.
We will usher you to a bench with another group if we
can maintain the 6 ft. distance between people groups.
- The balcony/fellowship areas will be available and
if we need to set up additional seating, we will.
People Assisting in Worship
- People will carry our regular scheduled worship
functions only if they feel comfortable doing so.
- We will not start up the following functions at this
No children’s church
No Sunday school
No coffee & cookies
Music and Recording
- The praise team members will be spaced apart from
each other appropriately.
- The sound operator would place mics on the stands
using a wipe—we will also move them
back a distance
from facing others.
- We will continue to provide a taped/recorded version
in some manner.
During the Worship Service
- There will be no time of mutual greeting during the
- Offerings will not be taken during the service,
instead an offering plate for each church will be placed
in the entry of the facility we are using each Sunday.
You can also give offerings as we have been giving
during the closure.
After the Worship Service
- People will be dismissed by the usher one row at a
- Everyone will be asked to go directly outside.
Please contact a consistory member with any
questions/comments. Thank you for your cooperation.