WELCOME! We celebrate
this first Sunday of Advent with a feast at the table. Join
us for communion if you are an active member of a
Bible-believing church. The center of the trays is juice,
while the outer is wine. Please stay for refreshments and
visiting time following the service.
Greeters: Today: Corey &
Denise VanderPol; Next week: Gene & Birdie Schoon.
Nursery: Today: Braxton
VanderWal; Next week: Denise VanderPol
Praise Teams: Today:
Gord, Natalie, Lindsey, Marisa; Next Week: Cal, Lexie,
Jodie, Elliott, Cadyn
Children & Worship: This
Week: “Advent I,” Sheryl & Claire; Next Week: “Advent II,”
Levi & Elliot
CRC Offering: Today:
Thanksgiving List of Causes (check your mailbox for list);
Next Week: Steve & Chelsey Nugteren
Worship in December:
Worship services for the month of December will be held at
the Grace 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 Marla Kiser (Ann Scholten’s daughter)
who is in hospice care.
Please continue to pray for our church family members
and their family members fighting cancer: Chad Wentland
and Beth (VanderWal) Eisenbraun.
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
Happy Birthday to Ann
Scholten (Nov. 28), Lucille Noteboom, Larry Noteboom (Nov.
29), Lauryn Veurink (Dec. 1), Mary Bosma (Dec. 3) and Vicki
Lubbers and Claire Gerlach (Dec. 4). Have a great day!
Thank you for your
generous gifts to the Gideons. The offering totaled $2,260.
Thank you to everyone
that contributed food, time and donations for the
Thanksgiving Day dinner held Thursday noon in the Grace
Reformed Church fellowship hall. All is very much
appreciated as more than 90 meals were served and fellowship
Sunday School Christmas Program
parts have been put in family mailboxes at the CRC. Please
take time to read through them with your young children. We
will practice during the SS time on Nov. 28, Dec. 5 and Dec.
12. The program will be Sunday, Dec. 12, at 6 p.m. at Grace.
Children are encouraged to be at Sunday School in the coming
weeks for learning songs and parts.
A Community Christmas Choir
will be rehearsing in the coming weeks and then singing as
part of a Lessons and Carols worship service the evening of
Sunday, December 19, at Grace. Our first rehearsal will be
today at 5 p.m. at Grace. Let Kim know if you are
Opportunities to Grow and Serve
Sunday 10:00 a.m. Morning
Worship/Children & Worship at CRC
11:15 a.m. Sunday School at CRC
5:00 p.m. Christmas Choir Rehearsal at Grace
Monday 7:00 p.m. Women’s Bible Study at
Wednesday 9:30 a.m. Final Coffee Break
meeting for Fall at the CRC
7:00 p.m. Advent Bible Study at Grace
Pastor Scott will be leading an Advent
Bible study on the "Untold Story of
Christmas" beginning Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 7:00 p.m. This
study will be held at Grace Reformed and all are invited.
Dakota Christian School's Music Department
invites you to attend “The Christmas Carol Special Report:
Celebrating Christmas Carols Around the World!” Celebrate
the real meaning of Christmas with the preschool through
high school students who will share classic and new carols
through singing and instrumental music on Thursday, December
2, at 7:00 p.m. in the DCS gym.
Winter at New Hope! Day
Camp for grades 1-5. December 27-31 from 9 a.m-3:30 p.m. The
Theme is "Get out of the Ordinary and into the
Extraordinary!" There is limited space so register today at
www.newhopechristiancamp.org Cost is $80/child.
New Hope Camp is looking
for 6 adults and 6 jr/hr high students to help with Day Camp
in Dec 27-31. Small Group Leader/assistant, games leader,
Audio/video, and Cook. Contact Joel at (605)469-0217 or