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THE LORD’S DAY – October 19, 2014

Welcome, each of you. Let us worship God with a glad heart. Let us pray, sing, hear God’s Word and give to his work. Then let us joyfully go out and live for the Lord.


THE MORNING MESSAGE: “Facing Our Fears: 4. Fear of Rejection and Betrayal”
Scripture: Psalm 27:7-10

Scripture: John 10:30; 17:20-26

Offering today: Building Fund 
Offering next Sunday: SWCH



bulletSUN 10:45 AM Church School classes
bulletMON 7:00 PM Gems meet



Remember in prayer those who have need of the Lord’s healing touch. Pray for continued healing for Pat Prins’ knee and for Milo Feikema and Rich Van Hill as they doctor for cancer.

Pray for the Lord’s comfort for all who mourn, particularly at this time for the family of Trena Van Dyke.

As the leaves continue to change in hue and the temperatures drop, we want to offer many thanks for the support shown for the Rock River Pumpkin Festival a couple of weeks ago. The population of Edgerton doubled for the five to six hours that included fun, good food, and growing relationships. Edgerton is here because of the great people who live, work, and play here and the people are here because of the great things happening in Edgerton including families, churches, schools, and community.



Ministry in Music: We are grateful to Echoes of Love for sharing their musical gifts with us this morning.

Next Sunday evening, October 26, we will join the Edgerton churches for a Reformation Day worship celebration at First CRC in Edgerton.

World Hunger campaign: There are 500 million family farms in the world, the majority of which are in the developing world. Many are unable to adequately support their families. World Renew invites you to join thousands of others in this year’s World Hunger Campaign called “Farm to Table.” Devotional booklets have been placed in your mailboxes. Through daily stories and activity suggestions that you can read around your own supper tables you will learn from global farmers and discover new ways to share your blessings with those in need. The deacons will not be distributing Peter Fish banks but we do encourage you to complete the activities, save up your funds, and be prepared to bring your gifts on World Hunger Sunday, November 2.

Justice For All invites you to attend the Fall Banquet & Annual Society Meeting on Monday evening, Oct 20, 2014 at 6:30PM at Trinity Christian Reformed Church of Rock Valley, IA. Our special guest this year will be Pastor Lowell Ten Clay from the Winnebago Reformed Church of Winnebago, NE. There will also be a short business meeting. Reservations for the meal are necessary and can be made by calling 712-476-2804 or emailing by today. Please join us as we celebrate JFA ministry over the past year and look forward to what God is calling JFA to in the next year! An offering will be taken for JFA ministry.

SWCH Circle #12 will be hosting a sub supper on Tuesday, October 21 when SW plays Sioux Falls Christian in volleyball. The supper will be served from 5:00-8:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria and includes sub, chips, pop, and cupcake for $6.00. Items may be purchased separately also. A portion of proceeds will go towards local breast cancer awareness.

Ebenezer is responsible to work at the Bible League Thrift Store in Worthington on Saturday. Anyone is invited to join us.

Prayer Summit: Seek God’s Face – October 24 and 25 in Sioux Center, Iowa. Friday 7-10 pm: Worship and prayer at H.O.M.E. Saturday 8:30 a.m.-12:30p.m. at Dordt: Keynote speaker: Rev. Moses Chung, Director or CRC Home Missions and three breakout sessions. See the bulletin board for detailed information and registration details.

PLEASE consider joining us as we begin choir rehearsals this season next Sunday, Oct. 26 following the AM service. Grab a cup of coffee and a friend and find us at the front of the sanctuary. We are preparing songs for Thanksgiving and also for Christmas. We are usually finished by for sure 11:45 or earlier. No tryouts required, just a willingness to praise the Lord in song.

We will be making Pigs in the Blanket on October 31 & November 1. Sign-up sheets are in the foyer. We will be selling pigs from 10:30 – 12:00 noon at $11.00/dozen on Saturday the 1st. If you know someone who would like to help, bring them along to help roll. We will only sell them this one time. Thank you!

PRAYER PARTNERS FOR YOUTH GROUP—reminder, Sunday Nov 2, immediately following the AM service, there will be a time of lunch and fellowship for the prayer partners and the youth group members. Pastor Tom Voigt will be having a talk about prayer at this time as well. Hope you can attend, it should be a fun time to get to know each other as our season gets underway.

SOUP SUPPER SIGN UP….the sign up for the soup supper, to be held Nov 4, is in the foyer. There is a need for people to make soup, desserts, donate cash and ground beef, and workers for various jobs. We need lots of people to make this big fundraiser work so please consider signing up for 1 or more things. The ground beef can be brought right to Becky at SW, or you can give it to me, Julie, and I will make sure it gets to SW. The cash donations can be placed in my church box; please mark your envelope with your name. THANKS so much for helping, we really appreciate it!!”

ATLAS For Life of Pipestone is looking for new or gently used Christmas or Thanksgiving decoration items for our Rummage/Bake Sale on Saturday Nov. 22, 2014 from 9am-3pm. WE ALSO are in need of baked goods for our bake sale. We ask that you would price your donated bake goods and drop them off at ATLAS Saturday Nov. 22nd starting at 8am or give Michele Bruxvoort a call to drop your baked goods off at her home in Edgerton. You can drop off your decoration items at ATLAS during office hours Tuesday's 9-5 and Thursday's 9-5. All proceeds go to ATLAS For Life! Thank you so much for your time and donation. Call Michele Bruxvoort at 507-631-7560 with any questions.

October is Pastor Appreciation Month. Please show your appreciation this month to your pastor with words and acts of kindness. Thanks, The Ebenezer Council

We would like to invite you to get involved in OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD, a unique project of Samaritan’s Purse that delivers gift-filled show boxes to hurting children around the world. This simple hands-on mission project gives our entire church family, especially children, a tangible way to demonstrate the true meaning of Christmas—God’s gift of His son, Jesus Christ. We have set a goal of doing 75 boxes from our church. Boxes are available today. Feel free to pick up more than one box for your family to fill. Return the filled boxes back to church at anytime, deadline is NOV 16 and we will deliver them for you. If shopping is too difficult for you, and you would still like to participate, you may put money in an envelope, put it in my mailbox, and I will do a box or two for you. Any questions, contact Elaine Prins at 507-442-5763



    Oct 19 a.m. – Leon & Donna Van’t Hof
                 p.m. – Denny & Lonna Vis

    Oct 19 a.m. – Rebekah VA, Emily DG

    Oct 19 a.m. Karen; p.m. Lavonne

Children’s Church
    Oct 19 a.m. – Lexi K, Matthew Mouw


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