Today, following the morning service, there will be a time of Fellowship. All visitors are invited.
Nursery a.m. - Amy Van Hulzen and Tyra Snyder
Calling Elders: Jeff Bleyenburg and Larry Stevens
Those Who Need Our Prayers: Please keep all of our elderly members in your prayers. This week we focus on Lois Jean Klumper.
Tuesday: 12:00 N Dwell in the Text Bible Study - Isaiah 29:11-19 Mark 7:1-13
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m. Mission Committee Meeting
Next Week Sunday
Next Sunday we will be taking a Property Improvement Offering.
Nursery a.m. - Ashley Hulstein and Austin Roskamp
Children’s Sermon: Deb Corbin
Video Programmer: Mark VanderWaal
Fall Programs are in need of volunteers. Please see Nancy or check available spots on the list posted in the entryway. This includes nursery helpers on Wednesday night and fellowship meals planners.
Sunday school subs and LIFT catechism teachers and/or subs for any of our elementary grades are
Servicemen: Please keep Austin Mertens and Mitch Schaap in your prayers. Austin’s address is: Mertens, Austin Jay, 3150 527 I Ave Unit 442, Sheppard AFB TX 76311. Mitch’s updated address is RCT Schaap, Hotel Co, 2nd RTBN PLT2173, 41001 Midway Ave, San Diego CA, 92140-7003. He can
receive letters but not care packages until later.
Radio Broadcast: If anyone would like to sponsor a radio broadcast in memory of someone or in honor of a special occasion please contact Orv Corbin at 605-359-8330.
9th-12th graders: Youth group is starting up this fall! We are going to kick off with a Bowling Party! Wednesday, September 12th. Meal at church starts at 6:15. We will leave at 6:30 to go bowling. You will only need to bring money for any snacks you want. Looking forward to kicking off a new year, bring your friends!
Thank you to all of our church family, for the many hugs, calls, food, and cards we received in our loss. Also thank you to Pastor Mark & Kristin for your words of comfort.
In Christ’s Love Jim & Carol Schulze
Thank you to Nick and Rose Veenhof for sponsoring the Radio Broadcast this week in honor of their 60th anniversary.
Spiritual Sponsors: Our recent high school graduates will soon be preparing for college or career and we are asking for sponsors to offer prayer support and encouragement to these students. Graduates from the class of 2017 and 2018 are posted in the library. Consider sponsoring a student in prayer through these years of transition from teen to young adult.
Prison Ministry: We will be attending worship at Cornerstone Prison Church on Friday evening, September 14. If you plan to attend please have your clearance forms in by Sunday, August 26. If you already have a clearance form from the past year and plan to attend let Jeff or Pastor Mark know. If you have any questions contact Jeff Snyder or Pastor Mark.
Freezer Meals: We will be doing freezer meals on September 22. The sign up sheet and list of meals is in the entry. A deposit of $125 is due by September 8. We will again be doing extra meals for shut ins.
The Ladies will begin making pigs-in-the-blanket August 27 and 28.
The MINN-IA-Kota retreat will be held on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at First Reformed Church, Sioux Center, IA. There are registration forms on the back table in the narthex. The
pre-registration deadline is August 24.
Please mark your calendars! Mark Schultz is coming to Luverne on Wednesday, September 19th in concert at the American Reformed Church at 7:30pm. This would make a great youth outing! Tickets are available at the church office, at WildFlowers Coffee Boutique, and online at https://www.itickets.com/events/395155. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students. Proceeds will benefit the Luverne Child Guide Program and the Luverne Backpack Program. Doors open at 6:30 PM. I would highly recommend purchasing tickets in advance to ensure your youth group has seats.