Grace Reformed Church


Sunday, January 22, 2023



Preaching: Pastor Scott Nichols

Scripture: 2 Corinthians 1:1-2; 13:14

Message: “A Provision and Prayer for the New Year”




WELCOME! We are so glad you have joined us as we begin this new year together in the Lord Jesus Christ. Next week we anticipate sharing the Lord’s Supper together. Spend time in pray this week examining your heart with God before participating in the feast. All are invited to stay for refreshments and fellowship following worship this morning.


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

Nursery: Today: Cadyn Plooster; Next Week: Danelle Sonnenberg

Praise Teams: Today: Elroy, Emersyn, Jennifer, Marsha; Next Week: Bruce, Kylee, Cassie, Lindsey

Children & Worship: Today: “Jesus in the Wilderness,” Hadynn & Emersyn; Next Week: “Parable of the Mustard Seed,” Kathy & Remi VH

CRC Offering: Today: Dakota Christian School; Next Week: We Care Fund

Parking Lot: Today: Richard & Kris Van Zee; Next Week: Elroy Zomer


Worship in January: Worship services for January 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.


Prayers for God’s People:

  • Please continue to pray for those in our church family who are healing: Joyce Brink, Darrell VandenHoek, Tom Gerlach, Bruce Zomer, Gloria Beukelman, Tyson Wentland, Birdie Schoon, Virginia Nydam and Wilma VandenHoek.

  • Please continue to pray for our church family members and their family members fighting cancer and other 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.


We extend Christian sympathy to Sandy and Steve Entringer and family following the passing of Sandy’s mother Dorothy Fawcett on Wednesday, January 11. May God give comfort and peace in this time of grief.

Happy Birthday to Kayla Wisdom (Jan. 27). Have a great day!


Opportunities to Grow and Serve

Sunday 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship/Children & Worship at CRC
              11:15 a.m. Sunday School at CRC

Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Women’s Bible Study at CRC, Chapter 8


Prayers for Mission Work: Dennis and Jackie Niewenhuis ask our prayers this week (Jan. 20-27) as they, along with Ken and Karla Overweg of Platte, serve at the Resplandor De Vida Children's Home with the Justice For All team for Harvest Hands Ministries.

Reminder: We are gathering information and pictures for a combined GRC/CCRC church directory. You do not have to be a member of either congregation, but simply call this your church home. Parishioner information cards are available in your CRC mailbox or on a pin-up display in the CRC foyer. Also included in this directory will be pictures of you or you and your family. If you have a recent picture, we would like to use it in the directory. Pictures shall be returned. Info cards and pictures may be left in the gathering box or given to Dick Bordewyk (999-5795) or Kris Van Zee (770-0443). If you do not have a picture, there will be an opportunity to have one taken at a future date. Thank you.

Got mail? In conjunction with our new picture directory of parishioners, we would also like to update our mailboxes at each church, If you don’t already have a mailbox but would like one, please let us know. Please contact Kim Zomer or Kris Van Zee to get your name added. 

Volunteers are needed for the bulletin board at Grace Reformed. Please check the sign-up sheet.

Soup Luncheon Fundraiser: for Paul and Judy Baas of Platte TODAY from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Platte Community Building. There will also be a silent auction and a bake sale. If anyone would like to donate call 605-682-9388 (Shirley Vanderheiden) or 605-207-0130 (Rich Ringling).

DCS Chicken Pot Pies: Have you turned in your order yet? Please return to Shauna or Denise VanderPol by Feb. 1. Pot pies will be made Friday, Feb 10. Great for filling up your freezer or to have on hand to give to friends/family.

Sanctity of Human Life Sunday will be observed by our state at the SD Capitol Rotunda on January 29 with the 50th Walk for Life at 12:00 p.m. beginning on the capitol steps and the meeting in the rotunda at 2 p.m. Keynote speaker is Carol Tobias, from National Right to Life. The Bruse Family from Rapid City will lead worship. Governor Kriisti Noem is an invited guest. If you would like more information call Lois at 605-680-9503 or Kathy at 605-770-0001.