WELCOME! Welcome to
worship this morning! We hope you will find strength and
hope in worshiping our King, Jesus, on this Christ the King
Sunday. There will be no Sunday School classes this morning.
Christmas program parts have been distributed to family
mailboxes in the Grace facility. Practice will begin next
Sunday during the Sunday School time.
Happy Birthday: The cake
and cookies served today following the service are in
celebration of Lucille Noteboom’s 99th birthday.
Next Sunday: December 3
is the 1st Sunday of Advent. We will be
celebrating the Lord’s Supper during the service. The Sunday
School Christmas Program will be presented December 10 at 6
p.m. at Grace.
Greeters: Today: Brandon
& Amy Hislop; Next Week: Grant & Vicki Lubbers
Nursery: Today: Bridget
Veurink; Next Week: Bethany Eggers
Praise Teams: Today:
Dennis, Laura, Jennifer, Jodie; Next Week: Bruce, Emersyn,
CRC Offering: Today:
Thanksgiving List of Causes; Thanksgiving Eve: Douglas Co.
Food Pantry; Next Week: Steve & Chelsey Nugteren
Parking Lot: Today: Dick
& Marsha Bordewyk; Next Week: Bernie & Genevieve Schelling
Children & Worship:
Today: “Noah,” Rachel & Elliott VZ; Next Week: “Advent I,”
Sheryl & Remi N.
Worship in December & January:
Worship services for December & January will be held at the
Grace facility. Messages are offered electronically as well,
streaming live at 10 a.m. on YouTube (link will be posted on
Facebook), as well as broadcasting in Corsica on channel 95.
Prayers for God’s People:
Please continue to pray for Pastor Scott’s mother
Bobbie as she recovers from a broken hip and shoulder.
Please continue to pray for those in our church
family dealing with health issues: Elroy Zomer, Vicki
Lubbers, Cornie Schelling, Neil Hall, Dick Bordewyk, Rob
Gruenewald, Mary Lou Kredit, Lloyd Olivier, Joyce Brink,
Wilma VandenHoek, Darrell VandenHoek, and Birdie Schoon.
Please continue to pray for our church family members
and their family members fighting cancer: Chad Wentland.
Please pray for families in our church as they care
for loved ones in need on a daily basis, as well as for
the health of our church family members, especially
those most vulnerable in the nursing home and Leisure
Luke 15 Prayer List: Aaron, Elias, Mike, Dave.
Happy Birthday to Ann
Scholten (Nov. 28) & Lucille Noteboom, Larry Noteboom (Nov.
29) and Lauryn Veurink. Hope you have a great day!
Opportunities to Grow and Serve
Sunday 10:00 a.m. Morning
Worship/Children & Worship at CRC
11:15 a.m. NO Sunday School
11:15 a.m. Grace Congregational Meeting at Grace
Wednesday 6:00 p.m. Christmas Decorating
7:00 p.m. Women’s Bible Study at CRC
Christmas Bells are ringing.
If any 1-6 graders would like to play the bells for the
holiday season, please let Jodie Nichols know. There will be
a few practices starting toward the end of November.
Thank you for all the
prayers before, during and following my surgery. They are
much appreciated. --Elroy Zomer
Grace Annual Meeting.
Members of Grace will meet next Sunday, Dec. 3 at Grace
after the morning service to review financials and to vote
on consistory members for 2024. Elder candidates are Grant
VanderWal, Troy Bosma, Tom Gerlach and Dan Bosma. Deacon
candidates are Darwin DeLange, Josh Gerlach, Ryan Hongslo,
Dylan Wickstrom and Matt Johnson. Two elders and two deacons
will be elected. Absentee ballots are available from Scott
CRC Congregational Meeting
has been changed to Sunday, Dec. 17.
Women of Grace met and
chose recipients of donated mission money from the soup
supper/craft sale. A total of $6,500 was raised with $2,700
being donated to following places: $350 to The Banquet; $250
to Union Gospel Mission; $150 to Center of Hope,
International Christian Literature, Abbott House, Life 96.5
Radio, Ronald McDonald House, Audio Scripture Ministries,
Crossroads Prison Ministries, Words of Hope, Children’s Inn,
Mitchell Safe House, C A S A (Court-Appointed Special
Advocates), Graceland Cemetery; $100 to Heidi Mehlhaf, C/S
Juniors Mints, C/S High School Group; the carpet fund will
also receive a donation.
The new spring and fall flower
arrangements were done in memory of
Grace Church Decorating:
Wednesday, November 29, at 6 p.m. Decorating at Grace for
the Christmas season. Please come & help if you are able.
Christmas Caroling & Soup:
Wednesday, December 6, at 6 p.m. Caroling with soup/snacks
to follow. Please come, old and young, and spread some
Wanted: Do you like planting flowers and
keeping them looking beautiful? We are
looking for someone to put together the flower pots on the
east side of the church. The Women’s group will pay for the
purchase of the flowers - you just plant them and keep them
alive. Please contact Mary Bosma or Shelly Menning if you
would like to use your God given talents for this project.
The Angel tree in the Grace fellowship
hall will be for Union Gospel Mission in
Sioux Falls men’s and women’s shelter. Items needed:
toiletries (full size bottles) body wash, shampoo,
conditioner, deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste, shaving
cream, razors, bars of soap, socks & slippers.
needed: Men’s underwear sizes medium, large, x-large (boxers
or briefs) and Women’s underwear sizes large & x-large.
These will be collected until December 20.
Janitor Needed: The CRC
is in need of an interior janitor for the new year (exterior
is optional). Please prayerfully consider if this paid
position might be right for you and contact a CRC council
member if interested.
Dakota Christian School has been blessed
with a $50,000 match donation challenge through the month of
January. Every dollar donated to the school’s general fund
will be matched, up to $50,000. So, one dollar becomes two,
five dollars becomes ten, up to a grand total of $100,000.
By way of information, your contributions to monthly church
collections will count towards the $50,000 total. Please
prayerfully consider a donation in December or January to
Dakota Christian. Thank you!
Saint Mary’s Knights of Columbus
will host a Rocky Mountain Oyster, Chislic & French Fry Feed
on Friday, Dec. 8 starting at 5 p.m. at the 281 Bar in
Stickney. All proceeds will go towards the Christmas &