Today, following the morning service, there will be a time of Fellowship. All visitors are invited.
Nursery a.m. - Danette Smit and Hope Snyder
Calling Elders: Lloyd Van’t Hof and Jeff Snyder
Those Who Need Our Prayers: Please keep all of our elderly members in your prayers. This week we focus on Marjean Wesselink.
Monday: 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 35:4-7 Mark 7:24-37
1:00 p.m. Joy Circle
7:00 p.m. Sunshine Circle
Wednesday : 9:30 a.m. Priscilla Circle
Next Week Sunday
Rooted 2018 - Sunday School classes begin next week. Hot dogs and sloppy joes will be provided at 11:00 a.m. Join us for fun, food, and games as we celebrate the start of our educational season.
Nursery a.m. - Dawn Gruys and Madori Scholten
Children’s Sermon: Nancy Wassink
Video Programmer: Nancy Wassink
Fall Programs are in need of volunteers. We still need Pre K and 6-8th grade Sunday School teachers. We also need help in K-5 teachers, subs and nursery for Wednesday nights. Please see Nancy if you are interested.
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.
Fellowship: There is a sign up sheet in the kitchen if you would like to help with fellowship for the month of September.
Thank you to the RCW ladies for the beautiful flowers we received for our 60th Anniversary. It was very much appreciated. Nick & Rose Veenhof
L.I.F.T: Wednesday night activities will begin on September 12. Come for supper between 6:15-7:00 p.m. Children’s Choir begins at 6:45 p.m., K-5 Catechism begins at 7:15, and Jr. & Sr. RCYF begins at 7:00 p.m.
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!
Pigs-in-the-blanket: September 2017-May 2018 Report: We made them 20 times with proceeds of $9,389. This goes towards 2 mission shares and pays for all the Bibles given out in church for 3rd graders, Profession of Faith, and Baptism. A special thank you to all the ladies (and Pastor) who helped make Pigs. Also thank you to all that bought and especially the ladies that sell them.
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 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.
Hope Haven will be holding its annual Trail Ride on Saturday, September 22. This year we are at a new location, Newton Hills State Park. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. with the ride beginning at 10:00 a.m. Lunch will be served from 11:00-2:00 p.m. We ask that you support this event by making a donation towards wheelchair sponsorships. For more information please visit, www.hopehaven.org.
Justice For All invites you to attend the Fall Banquet & Annual Society Meeting on Tuesday
evening, Oct 9, 2018 at 6:30PM at Faith Reformed Church of Rock Valley, IA. Our special guests this year will be Mike & Dawn Menning with Great Commission Utah. They will share about their great work in Utah, supporting/mentoring the wonderful Christian ministries that are ministering among the FLDS , as well as their own experiences of reaching out and being a presence in a community which so desperately needs to hear God’s truth!! There will also be a short business meeting. Reservations for the meal are necessary and can be made by calling 712-476-2804 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by Oct5. Please join us as we celebrate JFA ministry over the past year and look forward to what God is calling JFA to in the next year! An offering will be taken for JFA ministry.