The Lord’s Day – February 14, 2016
Welcome! We have come to glorify our great and loving God! Let us focus
our hearts and minds on him, and may this time of worship and fellowship enrich
THE MORNING MESSAGE: “What Do You Treasure?”
Scripture: Matthew 6:19-24
THE EVENING MESSAGE: “The Fall: No Room for God”
Scripture: Psalm 10
Offering today: ECES
Offering next Sunday: SWCH
OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH AND SERVICE:
Sun 10:45 AM Church School classes – No
Tue 7:30 PM Chr Fellowship meets. Dev – Dawn;
Leader – Darla; Lunch – Cheryl
Wed 7:00 PM Men’s Life: Good Question – p. 278-283 “Church
Cadets will meet from 7 to 9 at Bethel, Edgerton
7:00 PM Leota
Area Youth Ministry, including High School Youth Group
PRAYERS AND PRAISES
Pray for Dorothy Vander Berg (Stephanie Van Der Linden’s mother) as
she heals following foot surgery on Wednesday at Sanford Hospital in Sioux
Falls. A portion of her foot needed to be removed because of a severe
Continue to lift up in prayer the grieving family and friends of Eric
Schaap. Pray for the Lord to give comfort and peace through the promise of
Jesus: “I give them [my sheep] eternal life, and they shall never perish; no
one can snatch them out of my hand” (John 10:28).
Congratulations to Dal Schelhaas who celebrated his 80th birthday on
February 3rd. (Sorry it was missed).
THANK YOU. Dordt College thanks the congregation for its recent
offering of $461.00 for the Dordt College Fund Drive. Your support is deeply
Thank you to our congregation for your generosity in giving to the
Piano Fund. This is paid in full. Thanks again! -- The Deacons
Today is the first Sunday in the season of the church year known as Lent.
Lent is a six-week period of spiritual reflection on the significance of Christ’s
death and resurrection and its implications for our lives. Our messages will
follow the theme, “Lenten Treasure.”
Ministry in Music: We are grateful to Kailyn Jasper for singing during
our service this morning.
Cake and coffee will be served at Bethel Reformed Church in honor of Bud
& JoAnn’s Van Peursem’s 60th wedding anniversary after church this
Choir will begin rehearsing for the Easter season next week Sunday,
Feb 21st. Please join us.
Chili and Caramel Rolls Anyone? Enjoy both of these delicious food
items on Friday, February 19 at SWCH. This tummy satisfying meal will be served
from 5:00-7:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria with a suggested freewill donation
of $6.00. The SWMCH girls basketball team will be hosting Murray County Central.
The proceeds for the evening will go to the industrial arts program room
remodel. Hope you can join us!
ATLAS will be having another Financial Peace University class
coming in February. This is Dave Ramsey’s practical teaching on budgeting and
managing your money. The class is over a $100 value being offered for only $20 a
person. It starts Tuesday, Feb. 23rd at 7:00 p.m. and goes for 9 weeks. It is
held at the Pipestone Atlas office, 1201 2nd St NE. All are welcome! Please call
Anyone wanting Valet Parking may use it. Drive up to the north side of
church and someone will be there to assist you. Attendant will park your vehicle
and return the keys to you. After the service you may come back to the north
doors and your attendant will be there to get your car once again for you. Any
questions, call Lloyd Prins at 507-227-8838.
Advance notice: On February 28, our evening service will be a combined
service with First CRC and Bethel CRC of Edgerton. The service will be held in
our sanctuary with a time of refreshments and fellowship after the service.
Advance Date- March 5 Cadet Snow Derby
(5,579 in 2015)