Join as we worship the Lord this Sunday morning at 9:30.
We return to Genesis for our sermon texts this week as we start the story of Joseph and look at Genesis 37:1-11. Our responsive reading is Psalm 56:8-13 and our public reading of scripture has us starting 2 Timothy as we read 2 Timothy 1:1-7.
April is upon us and it is time to move on to another book of the month for our repeated reading of scripture. This month we will be reading 1 John. Tonight at 6:30 on Facebook and YouTube we will be looking at the background and themes of 1 John.
Join us on Thursday morning, April 14 for coffee and rolls at 9:00. The program will begin at 9:30. The speakers will be Tana Zwart and Mindy (Mulder) Hill. The offering will be divided between the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Children’s Miracle Network.
There are Pigs-in-the-blanket for sale. They are $12.00 a dozen. Call Linda Bleyenburg or Mary Ann Zylstra if you would like to purchase them.
Next week the bulletin will be printed early. All bulletin
announcements need to be in by 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
Palm Sunday, April 10, 2:30 pm: Please join us for our 25th Annual Easter Music Festival at First CRC of Edgerton. Southwest’s Choirs, area churches, and choral groups will present individual numbers during this afternoon of praise. Members of the audience will be invited to join the mass choir the Hallelujah Chorus. An offering will be taken for Southwest Christian High School (sponsored as a fundraiser by Circle #12).
Easter Sunrise Service:
First Christian Reformed Church in Edgerton is hosting an Easter Sunrise service (April 17) beginning at 7:00 a.m. We welcome our area church congregations along with visiting family and friends to join us as we remember the finished work Christ completed on the cross and with his resurrection on that glorious Easter morning! As we greet this morning reflecting on God's word and with songs from the congregation and special numbers, please join us for this joyous celebration. Following the service a breakfast will be served in the church's fellowship hall. We hope many of you will be able to join us.
S.W. MN. Chapter of MCCL
Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life will be hosting their annual Pro-Life Rally on Monday, April 4, at 7:00 p.m. This will be held at the S.W. Christian High School gymnasium in Edgerton, Mn. Guest speaker will be Laurie Westerbur from Ihlen, MN. MCCL's main purpose is to educate and inform citizens of S.W. MN. about pro-life causes.
ATLAS for Life Pizza Ranch Fundraiser:
Wednesday, April 13, 5-8 pm at the Pipestone Pizza Ranch. Come and enjoy a great meal while supporting ATLAS for Life!! We so appreciate your support of the ministry and thank you for your tips, as It's your tips that help make a great fundraiser!
Save the Date!
This summer take a MONUMENTAL look at God’s greatness, June 6-10 at Vacation Bible School. We will explore the vastness of God’s love while trekking through the story of Joseph.
We need socks! Used for staining nativity pieces (so no holes). We’ll take your pairs or singles or that lonely one left in the dryer. A collection box is by the mailboxes.
SAVE THE DATE:
We're having a Tea Party! All women (0-99+) are invited for tea and fellowship on Saturday, April 23 at 10:00 a.m. at First Christian Reformed Church in Edgerton. Sister's Tea will be celebrating our sisterhood in Christ as we encourage and build each other up. Tea, refreshments, and light lunch are provided. Floppy hats optional! There will also be a free will donation box and silent action to benefit Royal Family Kids Camp. So gather your sisters in Christ and join us for a fun morning of fellowship and encouragement! If you have any question or would like to reserve seat(s) or a table, please contact Ashley Stoel (507-227-6446), Courtney Vis (507-920-2831), or Kelsey Schmidt (507-227-8570).
Nursery: Brenalyn Smit and Jozilyn Van’t Hof
Children's Message: Amy Van Hulzen
Fellowship: Ardeth & Dean Fransen and Sandy & Art Menning
Calling Elders: Kevin Kleinjan and Jason Heard
1:00 p.m. Joy Circle
6:30 p.m. Elders Meeting
7:30 p.m. Deacons Meeting
8:00 p.m. Consistory Meeting
7:00 p.m. Sunshine Circle
9:30 a.m. Priscilla Circle
Next Week Sunday
Nursery: Shanna Snyder and Tucker Arp
Children’s Message: Nancy Wassink
Fellowship: Bernice & Ross Van Hulzen and Pat & Dave Rieck