Grace Reformed Church


Sunday, September 25, 2022



Preaching: Scott Nichols

Scripture: Jeremiah 29:11

Message: “How Not to M.I.S.A.P.P.L.Y. the Bible”




WELCOME! Thank you for joining us in worship of the one and only true Comforter in life and in death, our faithful Triune God. Please join us for refreshments and fellowship following the service.

Next Sunday (October 2) we will be celebrating World Wide Communion with billions of believers across the globe. Please use this coming week to prepare your hearts to share in the Lord's Supper.


Greeters: Grant & Vicki Lubbers; Next Week: Logan & Emily Fechner

Nursery: Today: Cali VandenHoek; Next week: Danelle Sonnenberg

Praise Teams: Today: Cal, Sue, Marsha, Jennifer; Next Week: Tom, Kylee, Cassie, Natalie

Children & Worship: Today: “The Good Shepherd & the Lost Sheep,” Cali & Max; Next Week: “Creation,” Hadynn & Emersyn

CRC Offering: Today: Denominational Ministry Shares (still need approximately $3500-4000 by end of year); Next Week: Tim & Tara Chamberlain

Parking Lot: Today: Cal & Kim Zomer; Next Week: Dick & Marsha Bordewyk

Chapel Cleaning: Supplies and instructions are in the SE entry of the CRC.
    Wk of Sept. 26: Dennis Plooster                     Wk of Oct. 3: Dave Scholten
    Wk of Oct. 17: Dennis Niewenhuis


I-90 Chapel cleaning: Cleaning supplies and an instruction sheet can be picked up in the SE entry of the CRC. Batteries must be recharged in the room just to the east of the pulpit area.

Worship in October: Worship services for the month of October will be held at the CRC facility. Messages are offered electronically as well, streaming live at 10 a.m. on Facebook, as well as broadcasting in Corsica on channel 95.

Greeters in October: Oct. 2: Logan & Emily Fechner; Oct. 9: Gord & Betty Feenstra; Oct. 16: Fred & Patty Ligtenberg; Oct. 23: Dennis & Jackie Niewenhuis; Oct. 30: Troy & Laura Noteboom


Opportunities to Grow and Serve

Sunday 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship at Grace
              11:15 a.m. Sunday School at Grace

Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Women’s Bible Study at CRC


Prayers for God’s People:

  • Please continue to pray for those in our church family who are healing: Birdie Schoon, Sylvia Zomer, Darrell Vanden Hoek, Virginia Nydam, and Tyson Wentland.

  • Please continue to pray for our church family members and their family members fighting cancer and other chronic illnesses: Natalie Nydam, Denise VanderPol, Chris Mead, Chad Wentland, Beth (VanderWal) Eisenbraun, and Verlin VanderWal.

  • 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 Living.


Happy Birthday to Jodi DeLange (Sept. 28), Patty Ligtenberg, Ryan Hongslo and Rogan Van Dyke (Sept. 29), Robert Nichols (Sept. 30) and Wylie DeLange (Oct. 1). Happy Anniversary to Wade & Danelle Sonnenberg (Sept. 25). Have a great day!

Last Chance: The last day to order Dakota Tom’s sandwiches from the Jr. Mints junior high youth group will be this Tuesday, Sept. 27. Sandwiches will be delivered about Oct. 5 -- in time for harvesting and busy school activities.

Save the date: The annual Soup Supper/Bazaar will be held at Grace Reformed Church on Wednesday, October 26 from 5 to 8 p.m. Check out the blue jean quilts made by the women of Grace and CRC on display. Bidding is now open. Also, keep working on your craft items for the bazaar.

Kid’s Hand Bell Choir: We are looking for 10-15 kids between 1st and 6th grade to be part of a hand bell choir to perform during Christmas. Jodie Nichols will be teaching the kids to ring the bells and prepare a song or two for the season. No experience necessary. If interested sign up on the sheet in the entryway. Any questions contact Jodie. 

Advanced Notice: Harrison Community Church will be hosting a community Mission Fest the evening of Sunday, October 16, at 7 p.m. Pastor Fred Wilgenburg from New Roots Ministries in Sioux Falls will be the guest speaker. Refreshments will be served afterwards.

The Dakota Christian juniors are selling birthday/anniversary calendars for $15. The calendar will run from February 2023 to January 2024. If you are interested in purchasing one, please email the following to Jenna Masur ( first and last name, full address, phone number, birthdays and/or anniversaries with the individual's first and last name. If email is not an option, please call the school at 243-2211, and a junior will get an order form to you. Order deadline is October 31. 

Platte Life Chain: The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a local Life Chain in Platte at the 4-Way Stop from 2 – 3 p.m. Sunday, October 2. Signs will be provided with Pro-Life messages. Park at the County Fair parking lot. This will be a time to pray for the protection of unborn babies. Questions? Call Tyler Pranger 605-682-9142 or Mark Hegge 605-337-2177.