Church Bulletin
Sunday, January 2, 2022
Morning Worship 10:00am



* Call to Worship (from Our World Belongs to God 1-2)

* God’s Greeting

* Offering Our Praises: “Behold Our God”

“Exalt the LORD, His Praise Proclaim” PH 181:1-3

We Remember this Past Year with God

Litany (OWBTG 3-5)

Song of Confidence: “O God, Our Help in Ages Past” PH 170: 1-6

Our Church Family: Births, Baptisms, Professions of Faith, Deaths

Song of Response: “Yet Not I, But Through Christ in Me”

Offering Our Prayers and Gifts

Congregational Prayer

Offerings for Christian Education Fund can be placed

 in the baskets in the foyer or mailed

The Word of God

* Song of Preparation: “Speak, O Lord”

* Scripture: Matthew 4: 12: 5-2 (p. 962)

Sermon: “Sermon on the Mount: The Preacher”

Communion with Video Song: “It’s About the Cross”

(Come forward to receive the elements; we will partake together once all are seated.)

Our Hope for the Year to Come

Litany (OWBTG 6)

* Song of Response: “10,000 Reasons”


* Sending (OWBTG 58)

* Benediction

* Doxology: “Joy to the World” PH 337: 1,4


Accompanist: Elaine Vos

Our Church Family

BELATED ANNIVERSARY wishes to Rev. Peter and Jo Mans who celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on December 22! 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Wilma Groen who will celebrate her 83rd birthday on Thursday, January 6!  

FROM THE COUNCIL: Thank the Lord that we can feel the closeness and warmth of our church family through worship and praise.

• Pray for the lonely and isolated who have not been able to be with their families during this Christmas season.  

• Pray for those struggling with flood damage and loss and most recently, extreme cold. May they find true peace and happiness through the blessing of Jesus coming to us as a baby and paying the price for our salvation. 

• Pray for: Marlo and Carol De Young, Adrian and Marilyn Kooiman, Arlene and Eileen De Young and Stan and Sharon De Vries.


FAITH PROMISE: With the coming of the new year, it is time once again to give our pledges for Faith Promise. We will be giving to the following ministries: Bethel quilting, Brian and Bette Vander Haak, Bridges of Hope, Community Outreach, Engedi, Envision Mission, Kevin and Kristen Steiger, New Way Ministry, NW HISPANIC Ministry, Starfish Ministries, Steve and Sandi Frieswick, Steve and Mandy Van Noort and The Table. Your pledge card is in your church mailbox. Please return it the offering baskets in the narthex or mail them to the church office by today. Thank you for your faithful giving! 

MISSING KEY: Would the person who removed the keys with the green key tab from the deacon’s mailbox please return them. We would appreciate it. Thank you. 

SCHEDULES: Please remember to pick up your 2022 volunteer schedules from your church mailbox. 

MEN’S TUESDAY MORNING Bible study resumes this week, January 4. 

THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES will begin the week of January 9: 

• Sunday School, January 9, 9 am

• GEMS, Monday, January 10, 7 pm

• Tuesday morning ladies Bible study, January 11, 10 am

• Quilting ladies, Thursday, January 13, 1 pm. (then every other week). 

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