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. - Tammy Bolt and Paetyn Smit
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 Nellie Fransen.
Note: Next week the bulletin will be printed early. Please have all announcements in by noon on Wednesday.
Thank you so very much to all our church people for being so kind and generous with cards, prayers, food, and rides during Nick’s treatments. Nick & Rose Veenhof
Tuesday: NO Dwell in the Text Bible Study
Wednesday: L.I.F.T. - Life in Faith Together
5:00-7:00 p.m. Live Nativity and Soup Supper. Come support EDGE Youth (Sr. RCYF) as they put on a live Nativity, then come inside and enjoy delicious homemade soups and desserts. Freewill donations accepted.
6:45-7:15 p.m. Kids Choir
7:00 p.m. Jr. RCYF & Sr. RCYF
7:15-8:00 p.m. K-5th Grade Catechism
7:15-8:15 p.m. Chapel Choir Devotions - Kristin Groen
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. Sunshine Circle will be making our annual fruit & goodie baskets. All members (active and interested home members) are invited 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.
Next Week Sunday
Next week Sunday morning the Sunday School will present their Christmas Program.
Nursery a.m. - Shelli Menning and Madie Nelson
Video Programmer: Mark VanderWaal
Congratulations to Cal Brouwer, Ron Menning, and Dave Rieck who were elected to the office of
Elder and to Scott DeJong, Terry Nelson, and Ron Van Grootheest 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 Jeff Snyder or Pastor Mark.
Thanksgiving Offering: This years Thanksgiving Offering was $19,096.42. General: $5,828.18
Mission: $3,478.18 Hope Harbor: $2,626.68 My Brothers Keeper: $2,608.68 En Ghedi Children’s Home: $2,356.68 Other: $2,200
Pigs-in-the-blanket: To purchase pigs please call: Virginia Wassink 507-631-0002, Linda Bleyenburg 507-227-0093, or Mary Ann Zylstra 442-5332 or 507-227-9788. It might be wise to call one of the
ladies if you want to order some for over the holidays. Thank you for supporting our project.
The Angel Tree is your opportunity to bring a smile to a residents face this Christmas. Edgebrook Care Center invites you to pick a residents name from the Angel Tree and give a little gift of joy. No Matter what age you are, the joy that comes from giving and receiving never gets old. Stop in the business office if you have any questions.
Advent Devotionals are available on the table in the narthex.
Operation Christmas Child: I want to thank everyone that took the time to fill a shoebox for children around the world. They will be so happy to receive a gift from you. Many times it will be their first gift that they have ever had to open. Thanks to Pastor Mark and Nancy for all their help and cooperation to make this a great event. Thanks to Larry & Linda for packing, moving, and loading boxes. Also to the Sunday School class for helping fold boxes and getting them ready to be filled. Thanks to everyone for all your prayers and support for the children who will be receiving these fits. Iris Talsma
Needed: Jerold and Sophie will be bringing the winter coats to Center of Hope tomorrow. They are in need of gloves and mittens. If you have any that you can get to church by tomorrow it would be
December 23 - Chapel Choir Cantata