WELCOME! We are thankful
for the opportunity to worship our Lord and Savior Jesus
Christ. Thank you for joining us! Join us for cupcakes
celebrating Cornie Schelling’s 85th birthday
following the service.
Next Sunday is Pentecost
and we will celebrate the Lord’s Supper together, as well as
celebrate our graduates following the service.
Today—Dakota Christian School; Next Week: Steve & Chelsey
Offerings: Please mail
offerings to either church or deposit in the plates in back
Schelling Family; Next Week: Graduate Celebration
Nursery: Today: Marsha
Bordewyk; Next Week: Rachel VanZee
Praise Teams: Today:
Gord & Betty, Kim, Natalie; Next Week: Dennis, Cassie,
Supplies and instructions are in the SE entry of the CRC.
Wk of May 17: Jim DeBoer
Wk of May 24: Daren Feenstra
Wk of May 31: Gord Feenstra
Wk of June 7: Tom Gerlach
Worship in May: Worship
services for the month of May will be held at the CRC
facility. Messages are offered electronically as well,
streaming live at 10 a.m. on Facebook, with the service
available later on YouTube, as well as broadcasting in
Corsica on channel 95.
Prayers for God’s People:
Please pray for Joyce Star, a former member of the
CRC and the Corsica community, as she is scheduled to
have skin cancer removed from her face on Monday.
Please continue to pray for healing and a return of
strength for Gord Kredit.
Please continue to pray for our church family members
and their family members fighting cancer: Jessica
Schaeffer (daughter of Bernard & Genevieve Schelling),
Chad Wentland, Beth Eisenbraun (daughter of Verlin &
Helen Vander Wal), and Marla Kiser (Ann Scholten’s
Please pray for families in our church as they care
for loved ones in need on a daily basis, as well as for
the health of our church family members, especially
those most vulnerable in the nursing home and Leisure
Special Music The
children, grandchildren and great grandchildren of Cornie
and Jean Schelling will sing "Just As I Am" during the
church service and serve cupcakes after the service in honor
of Cornie's 85th Birthday.
We express Christian sympathy
to the family and friends of Elaine Boogerd, wife of former
pastor of Grace Reformed, the late Rev. James Boogerd. Mrs.
Boogerd, 92, of Belmond, IA, passed away on March 1, 2021.
Happy Birthday to
Bernard Schelling (May 16), Cornie Schelling (May 17), Haley
Johnson, Heather Johnson (May 18), Jim DeBoer (May 19),
Hadynn Johnson (May 21), Braxton VanderWal (May 22). Have a
Opportunities to Grow and Serve
Monday 7:00 p.m. CRC Council Meeting at
8:00 p.m. Joint Leadership Meeting at CRC
9:00 p.m. Grace Consistory Meeting at CRC
We will celebrate our graduates
next Sunday, May 23, with cake following the service. In the
meantime, check out the beautiful bulletin board in the back
of church honoring our grads. Graduating from college: Haley
Johnson (MTI), Heather Johnson (MTI), Kyle Menning (DWU),
Emily (Zomer) Van Camp (SDSU); from high school (all from
CSHS): Raven Barse, Kayla Fischer, Camden Plooster, Corbin
VanZee, Slayton VanderWal, Kassidy Watters, Brendan
Wentland, Kayla Wisdom; from 8th grade: Tyson
Wentland (CS); from kindergarten: Oakley VanDyke (CS).
Harrison Community Church will be hosting
a combined worship service on Sunday evening, May 30, at
7:00 at the North Church. Guest speakers Victor and Lori
Selemani will be sharing about their work in Mozambique, as
well as sharing God’s word. Dan Everson will be leading us
in music. An offering will be taken to help support the
Selemani’s ministry. Refreshments and fellowship will follow
the worship service.
Vacation Bible School is
coming soon! Mark Tuesday-Friday, June 1-4, as your days to
enter the TimeLab at the elementary school building in
Corsica. Sign-up sheets are in the back of church for
children going into Kindergarten through 6th
grade and for the help that will be needed that week from
those 7th grade through adults. Please
prayerfully consider the role you can play at VBS, whether 1
day or all 4.
VBS craft needs: Please save Pringle/Lays cans
and soup cans (cleaned and labels removed).
VBS Cake Walk at Wing Ding Day,
June 12: We are looking for goodies, cupcakes and cakes—at
least 20 from our church—to give away as prizes at the Cake
Walk fundraiser, as well as helpers to man the cake walk
game on Saturday, June 12. Goodies and cakes should be
brought to Grace Church by June 11. Please sign up in the
back of church to bring a goody or to help.
The GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the
Savior) summer session is almost
here. GEMS will run from June 1 through July 27. Girls meet
each Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the New Holland CRC
basement. This non-denominational ministry enables girls to
meet their Savior in new and fun ways. Girls who will be
entering 1st-7th grade this fall are invited to join us. If
you are interested in sending your daughter and they haven’t
previously attended, or if you would like to know more about
the program contact Kirsti Muckey, 605-680-2320.
The New Holland GEMS Club will hold a
Luncheon on Tuesday, June 1st, beginning
at 12:30. All women (mothers, grandmothers, neighbors, women
of the church, etc…) are invited to attend. Come enjoy a
light lunch followed by a short program to help us kick off
our 2021 summer session of GEMS. Moms, register your
daughter(s) for GEMS Camp (June 22-23), pay the yearly dues,
and fill out any other necessary forms. The girls will be
asked to stay from 2:00-4:00 p.m. for our first GEMS meeting
of the season. Hope to see you there!
Dakota Christian School
invites you to attend its Graduation Ceremony on Friday, May
21, 2021 at 6 p.m. in the gymnasium.
Peterson Farm Brothers
will be at New Hope Christian Camp, 3 miles south of Platte,
this Thursday, May 20. Burger fry at 6 p.m. (freewill
donation) and event starts at 7 p.m. $10/person admission,
$30/family. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for this outdoor
event. All proceeds go to the elevator fund for the main
building at camp.
Walleye Fish Fry 5:30-7
p.m. Wednesday, May 26, at Bethel Church in Platte. Freewill
offering will go to elevator fund for New Hope Christian
Camp. Thank you to Platte Chamber of Commerce for donating
the walleye from their fishing tournament!
Camp Registration is open at New Hope!
Check the information on the bulletin board in the back of
church for dates and ages for summer camp. Join in the fun
by registering early!