WELCOME! We are glad you
have joined us for worship as we step into the time of
Advent. We anticipate both our Savior’s birth and His second
coming during this month.
CRC Offering: Today—
Steve & Chelsey Nugteren; Next Week: Thanksgiving List of
Causes offering (please check your mailboxes for a form to
include with your offering)
Offerings: Please mail
offerings to either church or deposit in the box in back of
Bulletin Delivery: Due
to the lockdowns at both the nursing home and Leisure
Living, bulletins are sent by email to the facilities.
Children & Worship:
Today: Kathy & Elliott, “Advent I”; Next Week: Cali &
Claire, “Advent II”
Praise Teams: Today:
Dennis & Jackie, Cadyn, Heidi; Next Week: Tom, Marsha,
Worship in December:
Worship services for the month of December will be held at
the CRC facility. Messages will be offered electronically as
well. If you are more comfortable staying home, we are
streaming live at 10 a.m. and posting later to YouTube. You
can also view the service in Corsica on channel 95 following
the service on Sunday afternoon.
Prayers for God’s People:
- Please continue to pray for our church family
members and their family members who are fighting
cancer: Chad Wentland, Beth Eisenbraun (daughter of
Verlin & Helen Vander Wal), and Marla Kiser (Ann
- Please pray for Ken Niewenhuis, Bernie Beukelman and
Alvin Groeneweg as they recuperate from health issues.
- Continue to pray for protection on the health of our
church family members, especially those most vulnerable
in the nursing home and Leisure Living.
We express our Christian sympathy
to Darlene Lefers, whose sister Bernice Jaeger passed away
November 16, and to Virginia Nydam, whose sister-in-law
Irene Nydam passed away November 15. May God give comfort
through times of sadness and grief.
A thank you to everyone
that participated in the Thanksgiving Day Dinner, whether in
the fellowship hall or by pickup and delivery. Your
participation makes it all worthwhile. A big thank you to
all those who made, prepared, served and delivered the
dinner. Your participation makes it a special time.
Ninety-plus meals were served. It was a good day!
Happy Birthday to Larry
Noteboom and Lucille Noteboom (Nov. 29), Lauryn Veurink
(Dec. 1), Mary Bosma (Dec. 3), Claire Gerlach and Vicki
Lubbers (Dec. 4). Wishing you all a great day!
Opportunities to Grow and Serve
Sunday 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship /
Children & Worship at Grace
11:15 a.m. Sunday School at Grace
Monday 6 – 7 p.m. Decorating the CRC
7:00 p.m. Women’s Bible Study at CRC; Lesson 12
CRC Women: We will be
decorating the CRC facility for the Christmas season on
Monday, November 30 from 6 – 7 p.m. Please come and help if
Sunday School Christmas Program:
The Sunday School kids from PreK-12th grade
received their parts for the Christmas program last Sunday
and will begin practicing this morning. This morning’s
practice is for K-8th with the high school having
regular class. Next week we will practice with K-12th.
(The program is at 6 p.m. Sunday, December 13.)
From the Corsica Community Youth Group:
Due to the rise in COVID numbers, and concerns about being
able to properly physical distance, we have decided to
postpone the annual request program usually held today. We
hope to reschedule for late winter or early spring. Thank
you for always being so supportive of our amazing kids! Have
a blessed Thanksgiving,and be well!
Center of Hope Needs:
Winter wear/coats are being collected for Center of Hope.
Please place your items in the boxes by the Grace mailboxes.
These will be delivered to Sioux Falls on December 1.
New cards: A new
shipment of sympathy has been received by the Women of
Grace. They are in the closet of the meeting room at Grace.
Grace Congregational Meeting:
Sunday, Dec. 6 following the morning service. Elder
candidates are Grant Lubbers, Dennis Plooster, Tom Gerlach
and Dan Bosma. Vote for two elders. Deacon candidates are
Wylie DeLange and Devin Veurink. Vote for two. Absentee
ballots available from consistory members.
Dakota Christian School K-12th grades
will present their Christmas Concert "Tell Me, Tell Me:
The Wonder of Christmas" on Thursday, December 3 at 7:00
p.m. in the DCS gym. Join along with a skeptical boy
named Tommy, to witness the wonder and power of the
Christmas story as the true meaning and significance of
Jesus' birth is discovered!
Dakota Christian School has been blessed
with a $50,000 match donation challenge throughout the month
January 15. Every dollar donated to the school’s general
fund will be matched, up to $50,000. So, one dollar becomes
two, five dollars becomes ten, up to a grand total of
$100,000. By way of information, your contributions to
monthly church collections will count towards the $50,000
total. Look for weekly updates in future bulletins, and
please prayerfully consider a donation in December to Dakota
Christian. Thank you!