August 31, 2018

Rene' Baatenburg's mother, Sylvia Van Zee, continues her chemo treatments. Pray for God's healing mercy for Sylvia.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the college students as they begin their classes.

Our Scripture is  James 1:12, "Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him."

August 30, 2018

Rene' Baatenburg's mother, Sylvia Van Zee, continues her chemo treatments. Pray for God's healing mercy for Sylvia.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the college students as they begin their classes.

Our Scripture is James 1:2-4, "Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything."

August 29, 2018

Rene' Baatenburg's mother, Sylvia Van Zee, continues her chemo treatments. Pray for God's healing mercy for Sylvia.

We give our sympathy to Pastor Jim and Helen Evenhouse with the passing of their nephew, Ralph (Rocky) Evenhouse, Jr. of Cedar Lake, Indiana.  Rocky's funeral is today at 10:30 a.m. at First CRC of Crown Point, Indiana. May the Lord comfort Pastor Jim and Helen and the rest of Rocky's loved ones.

Pray for the Outreach Committee as they meet this evening.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the college students as they begin their classes.

Our Scripture is John 15:16-17, "You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you. This is my command: Love each other."

August 28, 2018

Rene' Baatenburg's mother, Sylvia Van Zee, is back on chemo treatments again. Pray for God's healing mercy for Sylvia.

We give our sympathy to Pastor Jim and Helen Evenhouse with the passing of their nephew, Ralph (Rocky) Evenhouse, Jr. of Cedar Lake, Indiana.  Rocky's visitation is today from 3 to 8 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home in Dyer, Indiana. Rocky's funeral will be tomorrow, August 29, at 10:30 a.m. at First CRC of Crown Point, Indiana. May the Lord comfort Pastor Jim and Helen and the rest of Rocky's loved ones.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the college students as they begin their classes.

Our Scripture is Ephesians 6:23-24, "Peace to the brothers and sisters, and love with faith from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Grace to all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with an undying love."

August 27, 2018

Rene' Baatenburg's mother, Sylvia Van Zee, is back on chemo treatments again. Pray for God's healing mercy for Sylvia.

We give our sympathy to Pastor Jim and Helen Evenhouse with the passing of their nephew, Ralph (Rocky) Evenhouse, Jr. of Cedar Lake, Indiana.  Rocky's visitation will be tomorrow, August 28, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home in Dyer, Indiana. Rocky's funeral will be Wednesday, August 29, at 10:30 a.m. at First CRC of Crown Point, Indiana. May the Lord comfort Pastor Jim and Helen and the rest of Rocky's loved ones.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the college students as they begin their classes.

Our Scripture is Psalm 119:103-104, "How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! I gain understanding from your precepts; therefore I hate every wrong path."

August 26, 2018

We give our sympathy to Pastor Jim and Helen Evenhouse with the sudden passing of their nephew, Ralph (Rocky) Evenhouse, Jr. of Cedar Lake, Indiana. Funeral arrangements are pending. May the Lord comfort them and the rest of Ralph's loved ones.

Continue to pray for Ruth Batts and her family after the passing of her daughter, Helene Bardolph. A memorial service for Helene will be held Thursday, September 27, at 7 p.m. at Plymouth Heights CRC in Grand Rapids. Helene's visitation will be 5-7 p.m. at the church just before the memorial service. May the Lord comfort Ruth and the rest of her family.

We give our sympathy to Linda Van Horssen, Lindsey Broene, and the Van Horssen family with the sudden death of a cousin, Hoskie Wilson, and the death of an uncle, Chad Van Horssen after being in hospice care. May the Lord comfort Linda, Lindsey, and their family.

Kestra Brouwer had another chemo treatment. Pray that her treatments continue to be effective against her cancer.

Dana Krol will be sharing her final Esther School report during the morning service. She will also be serving cake after the service in the church basement in gratitude for our church's support of her during her time of service.

Our evening service will be on the south side of the sanctuary this evening.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the college students as they begin their classes.

Our Scripture is I Kings 8:30, "Hear the supplication of your servant and of your people Israel when they pray toward this place. Hear from heaven, your dwelling place, and when you hear, forgive."

August 25, 2018

We give our sympathy to Pastor Jim and Helen Evenhouse with the sudden passing of their nephew, Ralph (Rocky) Evenhouse, Jr. of Cedar Lake, Indiana. Funeral arrangements are pending. May the Lord comfort them and the rest of Ralph's loved ones.

Helene Bardolph, the daughter of Ruth Batts, passed away Wednesday. A memorial service for Helene will be held Thursday, September 27, at 7 p.m. at Plymouth Heights CRC in Grand Rapids. Helene's visitation will be 5-7 p.m. at the church just before the memorial service. May the Lord comfort Ruth and the rest of her family.

We give our sympathy to Linda Van Horssen, Lindsey Broene, and the Van Horssen family with the sudden death of a cousin, Hoskie Wilson, and the death of an uncle, Chad Van Horssen after being in hospice care. May the Lord comfort Linda, Lindsey, and their family.

Kestra Brouwer had another chemo treatment. Pray that her treatments continue to be effective against her cancer.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the students who will begin school this week and next.

Our Scripture is  Luke 11:8-10, "I tell you, even though he will not get up and give you the bread because of friendship, yet because of your shameless audacity he will surely get up and give you as much as you need. 'So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened."

August 24, 2018

Helene Bardolph, the daughter of Ruth Batts, passed away Wednesday. A memorial service for Helene will be held Thursday, September 27, at 7 p.m. at Plymouth Heights CRC in Grand Rapids. Helene's visitation will be 5-7 p.m. at the church just before the memorial service. May the Lord comfort Ruth and the rest of her family.

We give our sympathy to Linda Van Horssen, Lindsey Broene, and the Van Horssen family with sudden death of a cousin, Hoskie Wilson, and the death of an uncle, Chad Van Horssen after being in hospice care. May the Lord comfort Linda, Lindsey, and their family.

Kestra Brouwer had another chemo treatment. Pray that her treatments continue to be effective against her cancer.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the students who will begin school this week and next.

Our Scripture is Romans 13:11-12, "And do this, understanding the present time: The hour has already come for you to wake up from your slumber, because our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed. The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. So let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light." 

August 23, 2018

Helene Bardolph, the daughter of Ruth Batts, passed away yesterday. A memorial service for Helene will be held Thursday, September 27, at 7 p.m. at Plymouth Heights CRC in Grand Rapids. Helene's visitation will be 5-7 p.m. at the church just before the memorial service. May the Lord comfort Ruth and the rest of her family.

We give our sympathy to Linda Van Horssen, Lindsey Broene, and the Van Horssen family with sudden death of a cousin, Hoskie Wilson, and the death of an uncle, Chad Van Horssen after being in hospice care. May the Lord comfort Linda, Lindsey, and their family.

Kestra Brouwer had another chemo treatment yesterday. Pray that her treatments continue to be effective against her cancer.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the students who will begin school this week and next.

Our Scripture is I Thessalonians 5:8, "But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.

August 22, 2018

We give our sympathy to Linda Van Horssen, Lindsey Broene, and the Van Horssen family with sudden death of a cousin, Hoskie Wilson, and the death of an uncle, Chad Van Horssen after being in hospice care. May the Lord comfort Linda, Lindsey, and their family.

Kestra Brouwer is scheduled to have her next chemo treatment today. Pray that her treatments continue to be effective against her cancer.

Helene Bardolph, the daughter of Ruth Batts, remains in hospice care.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the students who will begin school this week and next.

Our Scripture is Psalm 36:7, "How priceless is your unfailing love, O God! People take refuge in the shadow of your wings."

August 21, 2018

We give our sympathy to Linda Van Horssen, Lindsey Broene, and the Van Horssen family with sudden death of a cousin, Hoskie Wilson, and the death of an uncle, Chad Van Horssen after being in hospice care. May the Lord comfort Linda, Lindsey, and their family.

Kestra Brouwer is scheduled to have her next chemo treatment tomorrow, August 22. Pray that her treatments continue to be effective against her cancer.

Helene Bardolph, the daughter of Ruth Batts, remains in hospice care.

You are invited to the Classis Georgetown Habitat House groundbreaking on the southeast corner of 48th Avenue and Baldwin Street in Hudsonville, the site of the home. The groundbreaking ceremony will take place today at 6 p.m.

Classis Georgetown meets at Jamestown CRC at 11:30 a.m. today for the examination of Candidate Matt Slack. Pastor Mark Bennink and Elder Dave Holkeboer will be representing 12th Avenue Church. Pray for Matt to do well at his exam.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the students who will begin school this week and next.

Our Scripture is Genesis 45:7, "But God sent me ahead of you to preserve for you a remnant on earth and to save your lives by a great deliverance."

August 20, 2018

Kestra Brouwer is scheduled to have her next chemo treatment this Wednesday, August 22. Pray that her treatments continue to be effective against her cancer.

Helene Bardolph, the daughter of Ruth Batts, remains in hospice care.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the students who will begin school this week and next.

Our Scripture is Psalm 36:9, "For with you is the fountain of life; in your light we see light."

August 19, 2018

Harold Rozema was able to return home Friday after getting his bleeding ulcer treated at Spectrum Blodgett Hospital.

Kestra Brouwer is scheduled to have her next chemo treatment this Wednesday, August 22. Pray that her treatments continue to be effective against her cancer.

Helene Bardolph, the daughter of Ruth Batts, remains in hospice care.

Continue praying for Pete and Karen Bottema after brother Michael's memorial service.

The results of the Church Future Survey will be announced at the morning service today along with next steps.

We will participate in the combined service of the Jenison CRCs this afternoon at Fairway CRC at 5 p.m.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the students who will begin school this week and next.

Our Scripture is I Kings 3:9-10, "'So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?' The Lord was pleased that Solomon had asked for this."

August 18, 2018

Harold Rozema was able to return home yesterday after getting his bleeding ulcer treated at Spectrum Blodgett Hospital.

Kestra Brouwer received her PET scan results Tuesday indicating that her infected lymph nodes in her neck and chest have shrunk significantly. She has changed chemo drugs and is receiving daily shots to boost her blood count. In light of this, Kestra's next chemo treatment has been postponed a week. Praise the Lord that Kestra's treatments are proving to be effective!

Helene Bardolph, the daughter of Ruth Batts, remains in hospice care.

Keep praying for Pete and Karen Bottema after brother Michael's memorial service.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the Council now that they have discussed the results of the Church Future Survey and decide on what steps to take.

Our Scripture is Job 13:15, "Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face."

August 17, 2018

Harold Rozema was hospitalized with low hemoglobin levels at Spectrum Blodgett Hospital. Harold had a scope yesterday and it was determined that his internal bleeding was caused by a bleeding ulcer. He received two units of blood and his blood count has improved. The tentative plan is for Harold to return home today.

Kestra Brouwer received her PET scan results Tuesday indicating that her infected lymph nodes in her neck and chest have shrunk significantly. She has changed chemo drugs and is receiving daily shots to boost her blood count. In light of this, Kestra's next chemo treatment has been postponed a week. Praise the Lord that Kestra's treatments are proving to be effective!

Helene Bardolph, the daughter of Ruth Batts, remains in hospice care.

Continue praying for Pete and Karen Bottema after brother Michael's memorial service.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the Council now that they have discussed the results of the Church Future Survey and decide on what steps to take.

Our Scripture is Romans 16:20, "The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you."

August 16, 2018

Harold Rozema was hospitalized with low hemoglobin levels at Spectrum Blodgett Hospital. Harold will be having a scope today to find out the source of his internal bleeding.

Kestra Brouwer received her PET scan results Tuesday indicating that her infected lymph nodes in her neck and chest have shrunk significantly. She has changed chemo drugs and is receiving daily shots to boost her blood count. In light of this, Kestra's next chemo treatment has been postponed a week. Praise the Lord that Kestra's treatments are proving to be effective!

Helene Bardolph, the daughter of Ruth Batts, remains in hospice care.

Keep praying for Pete and Karen Bottema after brother Michael's memorial service.

Pray for the Worship Planning Committee as they meet this afternoon.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the Council now that they have discussed the results of the Church Future Survey and decide on what steps to take.

Our Scripture is Psalm 34:9-10, "Fear the Lord, you his holy people, for those who fear him lack nothing. The lions may grow weak and hungry, but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing."

August 15, 2018

Kestra Brouwer received her PET scan results yesterday.  The results showed that her infected lymph nodes in her neck and chest have shrunk significantly (from 1/3 to 1/2 to 3/4). She has changed chemo drugs and is receiving daily shots to boost her blood count. In light of this, Kestra's next chemo treatment has been postponed a week. Praise the Lord that Kestra's treatments are proving to be effective!

Helene Bardolph, the daughter of Ruth Batts, is now on hospice care.

Continue to pray for Pete and Karen Bottema after brother Michael's memorial service.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the Council now that they have discussed the results of the Church Future Survey and decide on what steps to take.

Our Scripture is Jeremiah 31:3, "The Lord appeared to us in the past, saying: 'I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.'"

August 14, 2018

Kestra Brouwer has her next chemo treatment tomorrow. She is supposed to get her PET scan results today.

Helene Bardolph, the daughter of Ruth Batts, is now on hospice care.

Michael Bottema, the brother of Pete and brother-in-law of Karen, has his memorial service today. We give our sympathy to Pete and Karen and the rest of Michael's family.

Pray for the Education Committee as they meet this morning.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the Council now that they have discussed the results of the Church Future Survey and decide on what steps to take.

Our Scripture is 2 Peter 3:17-18, "Therefore, dear friends, since you have been forewarned, be on your guard so that you may not be carried away by the error of the lawless and fall from your secure position. But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen."

August 13, 2018

Kestra Brouwer has her next chemo treatment on Wednesday, August 15. She is supposed to get her PET scan results tomorrow.

Helene Bardolph, the daughter of Ruth Batts, is now on hospice care.

Michael Bottema, the brother of Pete and brother-in-law of Karen, has his memorial service tomorrow. We give our sympathy to Pete and Karen and the rest of Michael's family.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the Council as they discuss the results of the Church Future Survey tonight and decide on what steps to take.

Our Scripture is Ephesians 5:8, "For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light..."

August 12, 2018

Alida Smeda continues to recover at home and is feeling better after her latest dialysis treatment.

We give our sympathy to Marv and Donna De Vries with the passing of Marv's brother-in-law, Clifford Kragt. May the Lord comfort Marv and Donna and the rest of Clifford's loved ones.

We give our sympathy to Al and Lindsey Broene and their family with the passing of Al's grandmother, Bea VanderWeele. May the Lord comfort Al and Lindsey and the rest of Bea's loved ones.

Pastor Jim Evenhouse will be leading the morning service while Pastor Mark is preaching at another church as a candidate. Pastor Jim will be preaching on "Joy in God's Presence" from Psalm 16:11. We will also be celebrating the Lord's Supper.

During our evening service we will be meeting in the church basement fellowship room where we will be watching and discussing Dr. R. C. Sproul's "Knowing the Will of God" teaching. We will be singing songs related to God's plan and providence.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the Council as they discuss the results of the Church Future Survey and decide on what steps to take.

Our Scripture is Psalm 16:11, "You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand."

August 11, 2018

Alida Smeda continues to recover at home and is feeling better after her latest dialysis treatment.

We give our sympathy to Marv and Donna De Vries with the passing of Marv's brother-in-law, Clifford Kragt. May the Lord comfort Marv and Donna and the rest of Clifford's loved ones.

We give our sympathy to Al and Lindsey Broene and their family with the passing of Al's grandmother, Bea VanderWeele. May the Lord comfort Al and Lindsey and the rest of Bea's loved ones.

Let us continue to prepare our hearts for the Lord's Supper this coming Sunday morning.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for wisdom for Michigan voters now that they have voted in the primary and are preparing for the fall elections.

Our Scripture is Matthew 7:7-8, "Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened."

August 10, 2018

Alida Smeda continues to recover at home and is feeling better after her latest dialysis treatment.

We give our sympathy to Marv and Donna De Vries with the passing of Marv's brother-in-law, Clifford Kragt. May the Lord comfort Marv and Donna and the rest of Clifford's loved ones.

We give our sympathy to Al and Lindsey Broene and their family with the passing of Al's grandmother, Bea VanderWeele. Bea's memorial service will be held at Christ Community Church in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, today with visitation before the service. May the Lord comfort Al and Lindsey and the rest of Bea's loved ones.

Let us continue to prepare our hearts for the Lord's Supper this coming Sunday morning.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for wisdom for Michigan voters now that they have voted in the primary and are preparing for the fall elections.

Our Scripture is Galatians 6:9-10, "Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers."

August 9, 2018

Alida Smeda was released from St. Mary's Hospital and returned home on Tuesday. Please pray for Alida's full recovery.

We give our sympathy to Marv and Donna De Vries with the passing of Marv's brother-in-law, Clifford Kragt. May the Lord comfort Marv and Donna and the rest of Clifford's loved ones.

We give our sympathy to Al and Lindsey Broene and their family with the passing of Al's grandmother, Bea VanderWeele. Bea's memorial service will be held at Christ Community Church in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, tomorrow with visitation before the service. May the Lord comfort Al and Lindsey and the rest of Bea's loved ones.

Let us continue to prepare our hearts for the Lord's Supper this coming Sunday morning.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for wisdom for Michigan voters now that they have voted in the primary and are preparing for the fall elections.

Our Scripture is Romans 15:5-6, "May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ."

August 8, 2018

Alida Smeda remains hospitalized at Mercy Health St. Mary's due to an infection. Please pray for Alida's recovery.

We give our sympathy to Marv and Donna De Vries with the passing of Marv's brother-in-law, Clifford Kragt. Clifford's funeral is today at 11 a.m. at First CRC of Zeeland. May the Lord comfort Marv and Donna and the rest of Clifford's loved ones.

We give our sympathy to Al and Lindsey Broene and their family with the passing of Al's grandmother, Bea VanderWeele. Bea's memorial service will be held at Christ Community Church in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, on August 10 with visitation before the service. May the Lord comfort Al and Lindsey and the rest of Bea's loved ones.

Let us continue to prepare our hearts for the Lord's Supper this coming Sunday morning.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for wisdom for Michigan voters now that they have voted in the primary.

Our Scripture is Mark 8:6-8, " He told the crowd to sit down on the ground. When he had taken the seven loaves and given thanks, he broke them and gave them to his disciples to distribute to the people, and they did so. They had a few small fish as well; he gave thanks for them also and told the disciples to distribute them. The people ate and were satisfied. Afterward the disciples picked up seven basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over." 

August 7, 2018

Alida Smeda remains hospitalized at Mercy Health St. Mary's due to an infection. Please pray for Alida's recovery.

We give our sympathy to Marv and Donna De Vries with the passing of Marv's brother-in-law, Clifford Kragt. Clifford's visitation is today from 5-8 p.m. at Lakeshore Memorial Services in Holland. Clifford's funeral will be tomorrow, August 8, at 11 a.m. at First CRC of Zeeland. May the Lord comfort Marv and Donna and the rest of Clifford's loved ones.

We give our sympathy to Al and Lindsey Broene and their family with the passing of Al's grandmother, Bea VanderWeele. Bea's memorial service will be held at Christ Community Church in Sheboygan on August 10 with visitation before the service. May the Lord comfort Al and Lindsey and the rest of Bea's loved ones.

If you are interested in being a Festival Friend where you help counsel those who come forward at the September CityFest events, there is Festival Friend training at Remembrance Reformed Church in Walker (4575 Remembrance Road) today from 7 to 9 p.m.

Let us continue to prepare our hearts for the Lord's Supper this coming Sunday morning.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for wisdom for Michigan voters as they vote in the primaries today.

Our Scripture is I Corinthians 12:27, "Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it.

August 6, 2018

Alida Smeda was hospitalized at Mercy Health St. Mary's due to an infection. Please pray for Alida's recovery.

We give our sympathy to Marv and Donna De Vries with the passing of Marv's brother-in-law, Clifford Kragt. Clifford's visitation will be tomorrow, August 7, from 5-8 p.m. at Lakeshore Memorial Services in Holland. Clifford's funeral will be Wednesday, August 8, at 11 a.m. at First CRC of Zeeland. May the Lord comfort Marv and Donna and the rest of Clifford's loved ones.

We give our sympathy to Al and Lindsey Broene and their family with the passing of Al's grandmother, Bea VanderWeele. Bea's memorial service will be held at Christ Community Church in Sheboygan on August 10 with visitation before the service. May the Lord comfort Al and Lindsey and the rest of Bea's loved ones.

Correction: If you are interested in being a Festival Friend where you help counsel those who come forward at the September CityFest events, there is Festival Friend training at Remembrance Reformed Church in Walker (4575 Remembrance Road) tomorrow, August 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. (the training at Fellowship Reformed Church tonight is in Spanish).

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for wisdom for Michigan voters as they vote in the primaries on Tuesday. 

Our Scripture is Ephesians 4:22-24, "You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitude of your minds; 24 and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness."

August 5, 2018

We give our sympathy to Marv and Donna De Vries with the passing of Marv's brother-in-law, Clifford Kragt. Clifford's visitation will be Tuesday, August 7, from 5-8 p.m. at Lakeshore Memorial Services in Holland. Clifford's funeral will be Wednesday, August 8, at 11 a.m. at First CRC of Zeeland. May the Lord comfort Marv and Donna and the rest of Clifford's loved ones.

Donna De Vries continues to recover from her hand surgery at home.

We give our sympathy to Al and Lindsey Broene and their family with the passing of Al's grandmother, Bea VanderWeele. Bea's memorial service will be held at Christ Community Church in Sheboygan on August 10 with visitation before the service. May the Lord comfort Al and Lindsey and the rest of Bea's loved ones.

Les Knot, a former member of 12th Avenue Church, continues to recover from his brain tumor surgery.

Harold Rozema is home from MediLodge and is continuing therapy at home.

The Church Future Surveys are to be put in Pastor Mark's mailbox by today.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for wisdom for Michigan voters as they vote in the primaries on Tuesday. 

Our Scripture is John 6:35, "Then Jesus declared, 'I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.'"

August 4, 2018

We give our sympathy to Marv and Donna De Vries with the passing of Marv's brother-in-law, Clifford Kragt, yesterday. Clifford's visitation will be Tuesday, August 7, from 5-8 p.m. at Lakeshore Memorial Services in Holland. Clifford's funeral will be Wednesday, August 8, at 11 a.m. at First CRC of Zeeland. May the Lord comfort Marv and Donna and the rest of Clifford's loved ones.

Donna De Vries continues to recover from her hand surgery at home.

We give our sympathy to Al and Lindsey Broene and their family with the passing of Al's grandmother, Bea VanderWeele. Bea's memorial service will be held at Christ Community Church in Sheboygan on August 10 with visitation before the service. May the Lord comfort Al and Lindsey and the rest of Bea's loved ones.

Les Knot, a former member of 12th Avenue Church, continues to recover from his brain tumor surgery.

Harold Rozema was scheduled to be released from MediLodge in Holland yesterday to return home and receive further therapy.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the Lord's continued leading as our church family finishes their surveys and as the feedback is gathered by the Council. 

Our Scripture is Matthew 16:11-12, "'How is it you don’t understand that I was not talking to you about bread? But be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees.'  Then they understood that he was not telling them to guard against the yeast used in bread, but against the teaching of the Pharisees and Sadducees."

August 3, 2018

We give our sympathy to Marv and Donna De Vries with the passing of Marv's brother-in-law, Clifford Kragt, yesterday. Funeral arrangements are pending. May the Lord comfort Marv and Donna and the rest of Clifford's loved ones.

Donna De Vries had outpatient hand surgery in Holland to correct her broken hand Wednesday. Her surgery went well and she is recovering back home.

We give our sympathy to Al and Lindsey Broene and their family with the passing of Al's grandmother, Bea VanderWeele. Bea's memorial service will be held at Christ Community Church in Sheboygan on August 10 with visitation before the service. May the Lord comfort Al and Lindsey and the rest of Bea's loved ones.

Les Knot, a former member of 12th Avenue Church, continues to recover from his brain tumor surgery.

Harold Rozema was scheduled to be released from MediLodge in Holland yesterday to return home and receive further therapy.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the Lord's continued leading as our church family finishes their surveys and as the feedback is gathered by the Council. 

Our Scripture is Psalm 78:24-25, "he rained down manna for the people to eat,  he gave them the grain of heaven. Human beings ate the bread of angels; he sent them all the food they could eat."

August 2, 2018

Donna De Vries had outpatient hand surgery in Holland to correct her broken hand yesterday. Her surgery went well and she is recovering back home.

We give our sympathy to Al and Lindsey Broene and their family with the passing of Al's grandmother, Bea VanderWeele. Bea's memorial service will be held at Christ Community Church in Sheboygan on August 10 with visitation before the service. May the Lord comfort Al and Lindsey and the rest of Bea's loved ones.

Les Knot, a former member of 12th Avenue Church, continues to recover from his brain tumor surgery. His wife Joan reports that his surgery went very well. The doctor was able to remove a golfball sized tumor from the back area of his brain. His vision is fairly normal. He has some left side weakness which will require therapy.

Harold Rozema is scheduled to be released from MediLodge in Holland today when he will return home and receive further therapy.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the Lord's continued leading as our church family finishes their surveys and as the feedback is gathered by the Council. 

Our Scripture is Psalm 78:23-24, "Yet he gave a command to the skies above and opened the doors of the heavens; he rained down manna for the people to eat,   he gave them the grain of heaven."

August 1, 2018

Donna De Vries is having outpatient hand surgery in Holland to correct her broken hand. Pray that her procedure goes well.

We give our sympathy to Al and Lindsey Broene and their family with the passing of Al's grandmother, Bea VanderWeele, on Saturday. Bea's graveside service is being held today at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Her memorial service will be held at Christ Community Church in Sheboygan on August 10 with visitation before the service. May the Lord comfort Al and Lindsey and the rest of Bea's loved ones.

Les Knot, a former member of 12th Avenue Church, continues to recover from his brain tumor surgery. His wife Joan reports that his surgery went very well. The doctor was able to remove a golfball sized tumor from the back area of his brain. His vision is fairly normal. He has some left side weakness which will require therapy.

Harold Rozema is scheduled to be released from MediLodge in Holland tomorrow when he will return home and receive further therapy.

Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the Lord's continued leading as our church family finishes their surveys and as the feedback is gathered by the Council. 

Our Scripture is Isaiah 25:9, "In that day they will say, 'Surely this is our God; we trusted in him, and he saved us. This is the Lord, we trusted in him; let us rejoice and be glad in his salvation.'"