Ebenezer CRC

Our Bulletin

The Lord’s Day – January 19, 2020

 

THE MORNING SERVICE: “True Wisdom” 
Scripture: James 3:13-18

THE EVENING SERVICE: “New Year’s Resolution”
Scripture: Luke 15:11-32, Text: 25-32

 

Offering today: General Fund                 Offering next Sunday: General Fund
                             Alpha Center                                                              Benevolent Fund

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH AND SERVICE:

SUN  10:45 AM Sunday School Classes

WED  1:00 PM Golden Hour meets
            6:30 PM Cadets will meet at Bethel CRC
            7:00 PM Leota Youth Ministry
            7:00 PM Men’s Life
            7:30 PM Christian Fellowship meets. Leader - Darla; lunch - Kari

SAT  8:30 AM Worthington Thrift Store

 

PRAYERS AND PRAISES

We remember those of our congregation that are in the Edgebrook Apts. Marcella Van Dyke, Leonard Van Hof.  Assisted living, Gertrude Sas.  And the Care Center. Irene Feikema, Elizabeth Van’t Hof, Harriet Van Der Linden, Marv Rozeboom, and John Sas.
Martha Brouwer in her home.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

We welcome everyone who is worshiping with us today, and a special welcome to visitors.

This evening we welcome Eric Kiers who leads our service. Next Sunday night we will have combined services at First Edgerton CRC.

Is anyone willing to help with Valet on Sunday mornings? Please contact Doug Van Peursem.

JIGSAW PUZZLE LIBRARY – Winter is a great time to share your jigsaw puzzles. A table is set up in the narthex to share puzzles you want to share. Put your name on your puzzle, then help yourself to any other puzzle, fix & return to the puzzle library. Fun way to enjoy this winter past time!

We will be serving at the Banquet tomorrow! We are still in need of more volunteers to help us serve our homemade pizza! If you are able to join us, we’d love your help! Those who are preparing the meal, please meet at Ebenezer at 12:45 p.m. and those who are planning to help serve in the evening, please meet at Ebenezer at 4:00 p.m. You will be blessed!!

Homecoming week at Southwest Christian will be January 27-31. Please see the school’s website for more information: swmch.org. The week will be filled with four home games, meals hosted by the Junior class on Monday and Thursday night to raise funds for the Washington DC trip, cheer & cheer camp performances, recognition of the classes of 1960, 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000, and 2010, half-time competitions, and a great atmosphere of celebrating SWC and praising God for his continued faithfulness. 

What REALLY is hospice care and what can hospice do for you?  Hospice of Murray County and Coffee Break Ministry invite women to join us in learning about hospice care and ask questions about hospice services on January 29, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Room of First CRC in Edgerton.  Story Hour will be provided for 3 year olds through kindergarten and nursery will also be provided.

Looking for a fun evening out with adults in February? Come for delicious food and unique entertainment at the ECES Hostess Supper on Saturday, February 8th featuring The Band of Breton - an acoustic folk quintet.  The evening meal will include tasty tri-tip steak, baby red potatoes, buttery bacon green beans, sweet kale salad and tea rolls, along with ice cream sundaes for dessert!  Ben Feikema, originally from Leota and a graduate of SWC, is a member of The Band of Breton that formed after playing together in their church in Michigan.  They list musical influences from bluegrass, gypsy jazz, classical, Texas swing, and folk.  Their music includes covers of well-loved songwriters such as Jason Isbell, The Civil Wars, and Simon and Garfunkel as well as some original music and instrumental interpretations of classical music.  Call the school at 442-6181 to reserve your seat at a table for this delightful evening!  A free will offering will be taken for the Faith Fund that helps keep student tuition affordable for all students. 

We are also looking for people willing to host a table for the Hostess Supper. Food is provided, you just set the table, provide a centerpiece and invite some friends for a fun evening together!  If you would be willing to host a table or if you have any questions, please call or email the school at 442-6181 or eces@iw.net. Your help would be greatly appreciated - Thank You!

The Luverne Christian School Societies Annual Soup and Pie Supper will be held on Wednesday, January 29 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Luverne CRC. Mark your calendars! You won't want to miss this evening of fellowship and delicious homemade soup, rolls, dessert, and beverages. The cost is a free will donation and the proceeds will go to the LCSS.

 

 

Greet & Treat
    January 19 - Ivan & Rachelle Vande Griend
                          Leon & Donna Van’t Hof
    January 26 - Doug & Brenda Van Peursem
                          Travis & Kim Muyskens

Accompanists
    January 19 - a.m. Glenda; p.m. Julie V
    January 26 - a.m. Shelli

Nursery
    January 26 - Dave & Sharon Kuik
    February 2 - Lauren & Adam De Jong
    February 9 - Jim & Eileen Rozeboom
    February 16 - Izzy & Addy Hubbling