Church Bulletin
Sunday, November 29, 2020
Morning Worship 10:00am

Pastor Steve Van Noort



* Call to Worship

* God’s Greeting

* Advent Longing: “Come Thou Long-Expected Jesus” PH 329

“How Long, O Lord”

Light of the World

Advent Reading and Candle Lighting: Rand Marston


Song of Response: “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” PH 345

Offering Our Prayers

Congregational Prayer

Offerings for GEMS can be placed in the baskets 

on your way out (or mailed).

The Word

* Heidelberg Catechism Lord’s Day 48

* Scripture: John 1: 1-5 (p. 1053) 

Message: “Jesus, the Light of the World”


* Song of Response: “Shine On Us”


* Benediction

* Doxology: “Angels From the Realms of Glory” PH 354

* Postlude

Pianist: Elaine Vos 

Our Church Family

WE EXTEND OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHY to Brian and Jill Sipma, Zach, Tyler and Brooklynn in the passing of Jill’s dad, Bernie Bousema of Sheldon, Iowa last week.  


GEMS: We will celebrate Christmas TOMORROW evening, November 30! Come dressed in your red and green for lots of fun and games. See you at 7 pm. 

BETHEL QUILTING LADIES will meet for the final time in 2020 this week Thursday, December 3 at 1 pm. The 2021 schedule will be announced early next year. 

NEXT SUNDAY we will celebrate communion. 

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING: Council will be holding a Congregational Meeting in the sanctuary at 7 pm on Tuesday, December 8. We will be asking for approval of the budget for the first half of 2021. We will also be asking for approval of the purchase and installation of a new furnace and A/C unit for the parsonage. The agenda and proposed budget were sent out via Bethel News last week but extra copies are available on the tables in the narthex. 


• Friday, Dec. 25, 10 am: Christmas Day Service

• (No Candlelight Service)

• Thursday, Dec. 31, 7 pm: Old Year’s Service

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