Today, following the morning service, there will be a time of Fellowship. All visitors are invited.
10:45 a.m. Sunday School
Nursery a.m. - Wendy Scholten and Reece Wassink
Calling Elders: Art Menning and Randy Butson
Those Who Need Our Prayers: Please keep all of our elderly members in your prayers. This week we focus on Millie Hendriks
Open House: The family of Art Zylstra would like to invite you to an Open House for Art’s 80th Birthday today from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Verdoes Room at Edgebrook.
Tonight: The Priscilla Circle will be hosting a program at Edgebrook tonight at 6:45 p.m.
Special music will be provided by Austin Roskamp and Kaden Brockberg.
Monday: 10:00 a.m. The ladies will be making pigs-in-the-blanket.
11:30 a.m. The Joy Circle will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Talley Ho. After lunch we will tour Second Nature Taxidermy. All home members are invited.
7:00 p.m. Elders Meeting
7:30 p.m. Deacons Meeting
8:00 p.m. Consistory Meeting
Tuesday: 12:00 N Dwell in the Text Bible Study Isaiah 40:1-11 Mark 1:1-8
Wednesday: The Priscilla Circle will be touring the Hutterite Colony for their Christmas outing on Wednesday, December 6. Noon lunch is included ($15 each).
5:00-7:00 p.m. Sr. RCYF Soup Supper and Live Nativity
L.I.F.T. - Life in Faith Together
6:45-7:15 p.m. Kids Choir
7:00 p.m. Jr. RCYF & Sr. RCYF
7:15-8:00 p.m. K-6th Grade Catechism
7:15-8:15 p.m. Chapel Choir
Next Week Sunday
Nursery a.m. - Shawna Van Dyke and Brenalyn Smit
Children’s Sermon: Nancy Wassink
Video Programmer: Mark VanderWaal
Congratulations to Jeff Snyder, Jeff Bleyenburg, and Orv Corbin who were elected to the office of
Elder and to Lucas Roskamp, Kirk Dirkson, and Bill Post who were elected to the office of Deacon. If there is any scriptural reason why these men should not be ordained and installed to their office, please see Scott Wassink or Pastor Mark.
Thanksgiving Offering: The total for the Thanksgiving Offering was $17,950. General Fund: $4,635, Mission Fund: $3,965, Hope Harbor: $2,393, Hurricane Relief: $3,378, Center of Hope: $2,229, Alpha Center: $250, Helping Hands Pregnancy Center: $250, Inspiration Hills: $150, and Food Shelf: $600
Sunshine Circle members & home members are invited to a Christmas Brunch on Sat., Dec. 16, 9AM in the church’s social room. We will also be making our annual fruit & goodie baskets. All members are encouraged to participate & asked to bring 3 dozen wrapped goodies. Anyone unable to come that day may bring their goodies to the kitchen the day before.
Jr. RCYF: We are still looking for someone to fill the position for Jr. RCYF. This part time paid
position involves leading youth group on Wednesday evenings and coordinating other activities. There are 12-15 students in this group. Curriculum is already established. If you are interested or have any questions talk to Scott or Nancy Wassink or Pastor Mark.
Thank You: Dear First Reformed Church, Thank you for your donation of clothing. We appreciate your generosity and enjoy sharing these with our guests. The Center of Hope Team
Edgerton Food Shelf: Sixty-seven community members were blessed by your generosity. December 16 will be the next time the Food Shelf will be open at First Reformed Church. Your donations will be
Pigs-in-the-blanket: If you would like to order pigs-in-the-blanket for the holidays please contact one of the following to purchase some. Maryann Zylstra 442-5332, Linda Bleyenburg 442-4514 or
Virginia Wassink 631-0002.
Sunday School Christmas Program - December 17
Hope Haven International presents “Rejoice! The Gift of Mobility” featuring Nashville recording artist Jill Miller on Tuesday, December 19 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $15. A limited amount of VIP tickets are also available for $25 and include a meet and greet and premier seating. Tickets are on sale at the Washington Pavilion Box Office or through www.washingtonpavilion.org. The Christmas concert will also feature the Sioux Falls Christian School hand bell choir. Proceeds will go towards funding
wheelchair sponsorships for an upcoming distribution trip to Vietnam in 2018.
Chapel Choir Christmas Cantata - December 24