PRAYERS AND PRAISES
Pray for Bernie Elgersma as he undergoes a surgical procedure Monday
at the V.A. Hospital in Sioux Falls to remove two new tumors that were
discovered in his bladder.
Dorothy Esselink is recovering from eye surgery that she underwent
this past week to relieve her glaucoma condition. Pray for the Lord’s healing
Continue to uphold Frank Koelewyn and Betty Van Essen in your
prayers on account of their cancers.
Pray for the Spirit’s leading at the meeting of Classis Minnkota
which is scheduled to take place this Thursday at Bethel CRC in Edgerton. Pastor
Joe and Elder Don DeKam have been appointed as delegates from Ebenezer.
Thank you to everyone who donated of their time and money to help us
serve the meal at The Banquet. We served a delicious meal to 278 guests and we
were able to give an extra donation of about $600.00 for their milk supply. We
could not have done this without our congregation’s help.
Ministry in Music: The Cornerstone Male Quartet will lead our opening
time of praise this morning, as well as provide a special musical number. We
express our thanks to the quartet for assisting us in our praise of the Lord.
The council has decided that it would be appropriate to ask congregation
members with a connection of some sort to the Sunday offering cause to lead the
offering prayer on occasion. We are thankful to Darla Feikema for leading this morning’s
offertory prayer for The Banquet. Darla was part of the group from Ebenezer
that served at The Banquet on Feb. 17.
Next Sunday morning, Lord willing, we will begin the six week
Lenten season of preparation for Good Friday and Easter by celebrating the Lord’s
Supper. We invite members and visitors to join us on the basis of the
· I am sorry for my sins and trust in Jesus Christ as my
Savior from sin.
· I am sincerely striving to live a life pleasing to the
Lord by the Spirit’s power.
· I have publicly confessed Jesus as my Lord in a
Next Sunday evening, March 9, at 6:30 p.m. we will worship with Bethel
CRC in Edgerton (in place of the customary pulpit exchange that follows the
meeting of Classis Minnkota). The service will include a sacred music concert by
The Valley Male Chorus of Rock Valley, Iowa and a message by Pastor Randy
Raak. An offering will be taken for the benefit of children and adults with
disabilities receiving services at Hope Haven. We encourage you to attend this
evening of message and praise.
Choir will begin rehearsing NEXT Sunday after the morning service.
Please consider joining us as we practice for the upcoming Good Friday and
Easter services. We would love to have you join us.
Our annual prayer service for crops and industry is scheduled for Wednesday,
March 12. Bethel Reformed will join us as we host the service in our
sanctuary. Let us seek the Lord’s blessing on the season of planting and
harvesting ahead, as well as on all areas of work, our homes, and schools.
SWCH Soup Supper lists are in the foyer. Please sign up to help and
please note the changes.
Ebenezer is responsible to work at the Thrift Store in Worthington
Monday & Saturday this week.
Remember to keep April 9 open for Youth Group fundraising
supper at Ebenezer!
Save the Date! Ladies Retreat Saturday, April 12 8:30am-1:00pm
at Bethel Reformed Church, Leota, all women are invited and encouraged to
attend...more details to come.
ATLAS for Life would like to announce a new Bible study for women
beginning Tuesday, March 4th, from 1:30-3:30pm at the Pipestone office. The
study will meet every Tuesday through March and April. We will be doing
"Extraordinary" by Jon Bevere. Vi DeGroot and Char Prins will lead the
study. If you have any questions you may contact Vi at 442-6823 or 220-3519. You
may also call the ATLAS office at 562-5777 to sign up.
Youth Group will meet on Sunday morning March 16th after
morning service at Mark and Amy's house. Alexis K. and Samantha F. will serve
lunch. Tadd VH has devotions.
DO YOU HAVE YOUR TICKETS? On Thursday, April 24 Keith & Kristyn
Getty will be performing their popular modern day hymns at American Reformed
Church in Luverne, MN. Choir members from many local churches will be joining
them on stage for the entire concert. Please join us for an evening that is
guaranteed to be a night of beautiful music being raised to our risen Savior!
Tickets are available at American Reformed Church, SW MN Christian High School