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 The synod for our denomination is meeting this week in Hamilton

BULLETIN Ontario. Our pastor and elder Karel are serving as our delegates. Please
June 6, 2010 pray for the guidance of the Spirit of Christ, the King of the Church, to give
the delegates wisdom as they proceed through their agenda. Our pastor
MORNING: The Lord Does No Half-Work will be requesting emeritus status at the synod meetings. Synod will be
Scripture: Psalm 138 conducting the candidacy exam with student Tim Bergsma on Tuesday.
Text: Psalm 138: 8
 The evangelism committee is looking for families/volunteers for our
1. The Certainty Expressed - Mel Trotter ministry. We need volunteers with musical abilities to
2. The Humility Evidenced - accompany the singing and individuals willing to open/close with prayer
3. The Mercy Exalted - and introduce the speaker (usually a PRTS student). Our church leads the
service the second Saturday of each month at 7:00 PM. Please see Pete
EVENING: Christ’s Tears over Zion VanStrien if you are able to help. Thank you!
Scripture: Luke 19: 28-44
 The Elders have sent Leah Bouma a letter and her membership
Text: Luke 19:41 + 23:28
papers acknowledging her passive resignation.
1. Meaningful Tears -
Free Reformed Missions Update
2. Fruitful Tears -
As many of you are aware, Guatemala is going through a very difficult time
SONG SERVICE (5:50 PM) – Psalter 166: 1,3,4 & Psalter 190:1,2,4 in the aftermath of Hurricane Agatha and Volcano Pacaya. Much of the
country is covered in ash and there are numerous mudslides which have
wiped out roads and isolated many villages. At this point we are unaware of
“Let everything that hath breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord.” anyone from the churches in the Cubulco area being killed or injured. We
Psalm 150: 6 do know that the long cable bridge providing a means of travel between
Cubulco and the Aldean churches has been seriously damaged. Four
people crossing on the bridge were killed (according to reports). Pastor Ken
FROM THE CONSISTORY Herfst is flying to Guatemala this coming Tuesday, the Lord willing, after
having his flight delayed a number of days. He plans to travel to the
Visitors, welcome. We hope you are blessed through worshiping with us seminary in western Guatemala as well as Xela, where he lives, and hopes
today. Our host family has prepared a meal to share and to visit with you in to provide us with a clearer picture of how the people in those areas are
their home. In the narthex, after the service, the hosts will introduce doing (communications has been very difficult). Many will recall that Pastor
themselves and invite you. Ken was very involved in recovery efforts in response to Hurricane Stan.
 Today and next Sunday, Pastor Bilkes will preach for us, Lord willing. Please remember Pastor Ken Herfst and the people of Guatemala in your
prayers.
 Next Sunday morning, there will be installation of office bearers.
CALENDAR “The Lord willing...” James 4:15
Mr. Ron Rittner and Mr. Andy VandenToorn will be installed as Elder and
Mr. Roger Osmun and Mr. Dwight Prince as Deacon. June 12 (Saturday) 7 PM Young Adult Book Study at the seminary. We will
be studying lesson 10 “From Fruition to Tuition.”
 Next Sunday evening, our Pastor will preach his last sermon as our
pastor before going emeritus. June 12 (Saturday) 7 PM Informal Service at Mel Trotter Mission.
 Allendale Outreach Services - The Allendale Outreach Meetings will June 15 (Tuesday) Free Reformed Ladies Conference will be held in St.
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be held through June at 3:00 PM at St. John’s Lutheran, 9628 48 Ave. Thomas, Ontario. The theme for the day is: "Women & Guilt." The AM
Rev. Sam Mhlanga will lead the service, today. speaker is Pastor Bergsma on "God's Way - The Removal of True & False
Guilt. The PM speaker is Mrs. Arlene Jonkman, Missionary from Ecuador
 We commend the Mhlanga family to the Lord as they will be leaving on "Womanhood from Guilt to Glory. It is doable in one day, leaving at
next week for Kentucky where Sam will be pursuing a Doctor of 5:00 A.M. and home between 9:00 and 10:00 P.M. Come join us for a day
Educational Ministry Degree. Other students who frequently have been in of inspiration, encouragement, and fellowship. If interested call Laurina
our midst are also leaving. The Kalengo family is returning to Malawi VanderSloot at 677-3907 to arrange for rides.
August 18. The Bergsma, VanDoodewaard, and Huckstead families will be June 16 (Wednesday) 7:30 PM Consistory Meeting
away for much of the summer. June 19 (Saturday) 7 PM Young Adult Book Study. It will be game night.
CHURCH FAMILY
Four years goes by very quickly! We want to thank the Grand Rapids
congregation for your love, support, friendship and especially your prayers
during our time here. Your send off meal & gift was so appreciated! We will
keep you in our memories and prayers! Eph 3:14-21
Tim, Jen & Hadassah Bergsma
Please Remember in Our Prayers:
 Chris and Heather Engelsma were blessed with the birth of a healthy
boy, Aaron David, this past Tuesday. God has made all things well.
 Brother John Mustafa and Sister Laura Ladwig were united in
marriage last Saturday. May God direct their lives as they seek ways to
serve Him as husband and wife.
The Sick: Mrs. Louise DeBlaay came home from the Hospital Wednesday.
Shut-ins: Mr. & Mrs. Rokus & Louise DeBlaay, Mr. Vincent Faasse, Mrs.
Dorothy Hitchcock, Mrs. Kay Kwekel, Mrs. Winifred Nordyke, Miss Henrietta
Sikkema and Mrs. Mina Wierenga.
Servicemen: Dan Arnoudse, Jacob Hubach and Tyler Prince.

HOST FAMILY
Today: Tom & Meta Moerdyk Next Week: Dave & Heidi Pronk
NURSERY
Mother In Charge – June: Lisa VanStrien
Today: AM A: Betty Elliott, Rachel Mol
B: Diane VanderZand, Hannah Karel
PM A: Heather Engelsma, Jennifer Pennings
B: Taunya VanDoodeward, Annelise Moerdyk
Next Week: AM A: Emily Hart, Trienna Moerdyk
B: Alyssa Pols, Lisa VanStrien
PM A: Kathy Pols, Abigail Prince
B: Sonia Wielhouwer, Katelynne Spaans
USHERS
Today AM Tom Karel Jr. PM Steve Kleyn
Next Week AM Dave Pronk PM Dave Huisjen

OFFERINGS
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Today 1 collection: General
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2 collection: Seminary Instructor
Box at Exits: Local Radio
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Next Week 1 collection: General
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2 collection: Education
Box at Exits: Denominational
LITURGY LITURGY
June 6, 2010 June 6, 2010
Morning Service Evening Service
Votum & Salutation Votum & Salutation
Psalter: 378 Psalter: 380
Law Apostles’ Creed
Scripture Reading: Psalm 138 Scripture Reading: Luke 19: 28-44
Text: Psalm 138: 8 Text: Luke 19:41 + 23:28
Psalter: 319: 3-5 Psalter: 151
Pastoral Prayer Pastoral Prayer
Offertory Offertory
Psalter: 381 Psalter: 337
Sermon: The Lord Does No Half-Work Sermon: Christ’s Tear Over Zion
Prayer Prayer

Offertory Offertory

Psalter: 429: 4 Psalter: 114: 1-3; 6, 7

Benediction Benediction

Doxology: 233: 5, 6 Doxology: 77: 1, 5


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