Grand Rapids FRC Bulletin
April 22, 2012
“Without Fault Before the Throne”
Psalter 411: all and Psalter 200: 1
“A Night to Be Much Remembered”
& Lord’s Day 29
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
Psalm 46: 1
~ From The Consistory ~
, welcome.We hope you are blessed through worshiping with us this
Today, Dr. Jerry Bilkes will preach for our worship services.
Next Sunday, Seminarian Rob VanDoodewaard will conduct ourworship services.
The Sunday School/catechism classes (Beginners
Psalterof the month
is #302: 1, 4. Please review with your children.
April 24 meeting
of the consistory with the voting membersincludes the consistory's desire for the congregation to call Pastor DavidKranendonk to serve as our pastor. Please make this a matter of prayer aswell as the important votes for office bearers. Members are encouraged toattend if circumstances permit. As in the past absentee ballots arepermitted. Please be sure to place the names of the deacons you choose ina signed sealed envelope. The same may be done with the elders in asecond signed, sealed envelope and with your vote regarding calling PastorKranendonk in a third signed, sealed envelope.
~ Calendar ~
“The Lord willing...” James 4:15
Today (Sunday) 4 PM
Young Peoples meeting. Snack: Frans Ude
April 24 (Tuesday) 7:30
Congregational meeting for male members.
April 24 (Tuesday) 9:30 AM
Ladies Bible Study’s
Pleaselet Renee of Jeannette know if you plan to attend. We will find out who oursecret pals were this year!
April 25 (Wednesday) 7 PM
This will be the last Fellowship meeting of theseason. It will be led by Dr. David Murray.
April 25 (Wednesday) 7 PM
Boys & Girls Club. Regular meeting for all.We plan to make rockets.
April 28 (Saturday) 7 PM
(YABS) Young Adult Book Study. Game night.
May 4 & 5
is the Pt. Peele Trip.
is the Sandy Pines Condoweekend.
May 1 (Tuesday) 7 PM
This will be our last Dorcas Guild meeting for theseason. It will be held
at the Manor of the Christian Rest Home
. Wewould like this to be a special time of singing and fellowship with our ladiesliving at the Manor. All ladies of the congregation are invited & mostwelcome to join us.
May 2 (Wednesday) 7 PM
May 5 (Saturday) 7 AM
We will be doing the Annual Spring Cleaningaround Church and the Parsonage, with a rain date of May 12
. Asking allYoung people and Adults to please keep these dates open to help beautifythe grounds. Please bring you own equipment (Rakes, wheelbarrows,blowers, tractors, etc.) Early refreshments will be supplied.
May 9 (Wednesday) 7 PM
Girls Club Spring Banquet. Mothers andDaughters and seniors 60 and over are invited for a night of fellowship.
Family Camp 2012
-- Registration Forms are available! Check yourmailbox or the narthex. Forms and deposits can be placed in Andy & CindyVandenToorn's mailbox and are due May 1. Reserve your spot this month!
We would like to extend a warm welcome to all the ladies of ourchurches to join us for the
Annual Ladies' Conference
which will be heldTuesday,
June 12, 2012
D.V. at 10:00 AM. The theme will be
"Countering Cultural Pressures".
Pastor J. Overduin of Bethel FRC in Mitchell will givethe main address in the morning. In the afternoon, Diana Alblas, from ourSt. Thomas FRC, will speak on "
Biblical Modesty in our Dress
" and MetaMoerdyk, from our Grand Rapids FRC, will speak about "
Biblical Modesty in our Lifestyles
". Our host church will be the FRC in St. George. They willhave coffee ready at 9:30 AM. Lunch will be provided at cost. The ladies ofMitchell FRC will provide a musical contribution. Join us for a day ofedification, instruction and songs, as well as fellowship.
We pray that the Lord will give insight for the preparations and that we will see many of you there.