Pastor Aaron Walters
* Call to Worship
* God’s Greeting
* Time of Praise “Let All Things Now Living” PH 453:1-2
“Take My Life and Let It Be” PH 288:1,3,5,6
Confession and Assurance
Prayer of Confession
Assurance of Grace
Song of Response: “Just As I Am without One Plea” PH 263:1-4
Offering Our Gifts
Offering for World Renew Disaster Response Services
Prayer of Blessing for the Children
* Song of Preparation: “Here Is Love” 1, 3
Scripture: Genesis 15 (pg 12)
Message: “God's Faithfulness”
* Song of Response: “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” PH 556:1-3
* Doxology: “Romans Doxology” 1-3
Pianist: Joan Vander Haak
Praise and Prayer Service
Gathering to Worship
Welcome & Opening Prayer
* ADORATION – Worshiping God and proclaiming
His character and attributes.
“Great is the LORD our God” PH 48:1-3,5
CONFESSION – Time of reflection and private confession
THANKSGIVING – Testimonies & songs of thanksgiving
Offering for Northwest Hispanic Ministries
SUPPLICATION – presenting our requests to our Good Father
* Doxology: “God Is So Good” 2 vs
Pianist: Elaine Vos
Hosting: Yuanita Gitamara and Jennie Meenderinck
BIRTHDAY BLESSINGS to Corky Vander Wall who will celebrate her 96th birthday tomorrow, November 25!
POTLUCK: Care Group #2 is having lunch downstairs after the morning service today. Any visitors are invited to join us!
WEDNESDAY MORNING COFFEE: What a pleasant surprise to have gentlemen join us for the Wednesday morning coffee time. We invite more ladies and gentlemen to attend and be a part of stimulating conversation and fresh coffee. Time: 9:30. Posted in the bulletin each week where we gather.
THANKSGIVING OFFERING: In preparation for our Thanksgiving Eve service, please prayerfully consider how you can give a gift of gratitude to benefit one of the many local, national or international causes we as a church support. You are welcome to use the offering envelopes provided in your mailbox last week; extra envelopes and lists of suggested charitable causes are in the back of church if you need one. Thank you! -The Deacons
PASTOR STEVE is on vacation until December 2. Please contact your district elder if a need arises.
OFFICE HOURS: Lisa Bosman will be substituting for Sherry in the office November 20-29. Lisa’s hours this week will be Tuesday 8-1 and Wednesday 8-1.
CHURCH MAILBOXES: Make sure you check your mailboxes today for the December newsletter which includes a tribute to Gertrude Statema and an invitation to a goodie exchange/brunch in December.
NO SUNDAY SCHOOL next week, December 1st.
NO LADIES BIBLE STUDY November 26th or 28th
SENIOR COFFEE - there will be no Wednesday morning coffee this coming November 27th.
NO SHINE November 27th
PROJECT HOPE FOOD DRIVE: There is a table set up in the back for items to be donated for Project Hope today and Thanksgiving Eve. Items that they regularly use or are low on this time of year are: canned fruit, cream soups, mac and cheese, canned meat, top ramen, peanut butter and cereal. Their clients also enjoy getting paper towels and toilet paper. Any non-expired, non-perishable items are appreciated. Thanks so much.
HOLIDAY SPECIAL SERVICES:
• November 27 (Wednesday) 7:00 pm – Thanksgiving Eve
• December 15 (Sunday) 6:00 pm – Joint CRC Christmas Service at Third CRC
• December 22 (Sunday) 6:00 pm – Sunday School Program and Candlelight Service
• December 25 (Wednesday) 10:00 am – Christmas Morning
• December 31 (Tuesday) 7:00 pm – Old Years Communion Service