Church Bulletin
Sunday, September 26, 2021
Morning Worship 10:00am

Pastor Ken Boonstra 



* Call to Worship

* God’s Greeting

* Time of Praise: “Come All You People”

“Behold Our God”

Confession and Assurance

Prayer of Confession

Assurance of Grace

Song of Response: “Cornerstone”

Offering Our Prayers

Congregational Prayer

Offerings for World Renew Disaster Response can be placed 

in the bags on your way out (or mailed).

DRS Video

Prayer: Carol De Young

Hearing God’s Word

* Song of Preparation: “Lord, Let My Heart Be Good Soil”

* Scripture: Ruth 3-4 9p. (p. 264)

Message: “A Son of Redemption”


* Song of Response: “Take My Life” PH 289: 1,2,5,6


* Benediction

* Doxology: “Oh How Good is Christ the Lord” PH 401

* Postlude

Pianist: Laura Te Velde

Praise team: Doug Van Andel, Kelly De Jong


PASTOR KEN, ANITA AND ERIN will be out of town from September 28–October 5. Please contact your elder if a need arises. 

DEE HIEMSTRA will be substituting in the office for Sherry this week. Her hours will be the same; Tuesday, 12-2; Thursday, Friday, 8-12. Deadline for announcements is Thursday at 11 am.

NEXT SUNDAY Mitchell Senti will lead our worship service. 

MOM’S TIME OUT will not be meeting this year. Thank you for all your prayers, support and donations you made to this ministry. We will soon be cleaning out the room where we stored the childcare supplies. If you provided something for us to use and would like to have it returned, please see Dee or Carissa. Thank you! 


• We reviewed financial reports and realized how grateful we are for the faithful giving of our congregation during the last couple of years. Praise be to God!

• We met with Sherry Vos (Office Secretary) and Pam Korthuis (Bookkeeper). We are so thankful for their willingness to use their gifts in service to the church. They are extremely helpful to our Admin team and clearly love the people of this church and seek to help us thrive and glorify God. Sherry is the key to maintaining effective communication within the church body. Pam is integral to keeping our financial books organized and helps us stay fiscally responsible. Thank you for your service!

• We discussed the formation of a Security team. Currently, elders take turns monitoring the church access during worship services. Many of these elders also have other responsibilities. We would like to form a team of people interested in taking turns doing these tasks. If you are interested, or want to learn more about it, please contact Jacob Steiger.

• Since the SHINE house is not being used this Fall, we will shut off the water to save on utilities. However, this house may be a potential home for resettling a refugee family. A couple of church members have expressed interest helping settle a refugee family. In a couple of weeks, we will have a meeting after the church service for those interested. In the meantime, check out the Whatcom Refugee Resettlement Project on the internet, Facebook, or Instagram. The Whatcom Refugee Project is affiliated with World Relief. Please lift up this project in your prayers.

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