Corsica CRC



1st Sunday of Lent, February 18, 2018



Preaching: Pastor Dan De Graff

Scripture: Mark 14:12-26



Preaching: Pastor Dan De Graff

Belgic Confession: Art. 29 (p. 847-848)

Scripture: Ephesians 4:17-5:21

Message: Who is a Christian?

Welcome! May you be blessed today as we worship our heavenly Father. To all who have come to worship, we are glad you are here! Please stay for refreshments following the service. This afternoon Harrison Community Church joins us here for worship.

Next week, the morning service will be in the CRC; the second service will be request program at the Harrison North facility at 7:00 p.m.

Today at CRC: Coffee: Corey & Denise Vander Pol; Nursery: Lexie Vander Pol; C&W: “Lenten Puzzle,” Heather & Haley; Praise Team: Kelsey, Lexie, Jennifer, Marissa

Next Week at CRC: Coffee: Cornie & Jean Schelling; Nursery: Rachel Van Zee; C&W: “Jesus Cleansing the Temple,” Rachel & Corbin; Praise Team: Cal, Cassie, Natalie, Emily Z.

CRC Offering: Today: Building Fund; Next Week: Dakota Christian School

Bulletin Del.: Today—Bernie Schelling; Feb. 25—Wylie DeLange; March 4—Cody Schelling; March 11—Lowell DeVries; March 18—Corey Vander Pol

February at Grace: Share & Care—Don & Mary Bosma


Our Church Family

PRAYERS FOR GOD’S PEOPLE: Danelle Sonnenberg is having 4 weeks of daily treatments which began this past Monday. Pray for strength, energy, and continued healing. Pray too for others undergoing treatments, shut-ins, those in Leisure Living and the Good Samaritan Center, our military and missionaries.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Carol DeBoer & Mitchell Vander Pol (Feb. 19), Elaine DeVries (Feb. 21) Have a great day!


Opportunities to Grow and Serve

Sunday 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship at CRC
              11:15 a.m. Sunday School at CRC; Music time downstairs
                2:30 p.m. Afternoon Worship at CRC
                5:00 p.m. Easter Cantata practice at CRC

Monday 7-8-9 p.m. Leadership Meetings at CRC

Wednesday 9:30 a.m. Coffee Break at CRC
                     7:00 p.m. Men’s Bible Study at CRC
                     7:00 p.m. Youth Group at Lubbers’

Saturday 9:45 a.m. Youth Group Escape Room


REQUEST PROGRAM: Harrison Community Church will be hosting a request program on Sunday, February 25 at 7:00 p.m. for the benefit of CASA. You are welcome to enjoy an evening of good music, refreshments, and fellowship as you support the cause of helping children living in poor circumstances.

ADVANCEMon., Feb. 26—1:30 PM at Grace  A work group is busy sewing denim squares together for quilts, and would like your help to tie them. All women of Grace and of the CRC are welcome to help. Thank You!

EASTER CANTATA CHOIR: If you love to sing, we’d love to have you join us for this year’s Easter cantata. Practice is Sundays at 5:00 p.m. at the CRC. Bring a friend! For more information, see Kim Zomer.

THANKSGIVING POTLUCK: All are invited to a potluck following the AM service on March 4. Please bring a dish or side to share. Dessert will be provided. We will also be collecting non-perishables for the Douglas Co. Food Pantry.

SUNDAY, MARCH 4 for the evening service, you are encouraged to attend the Dakota Jubilee concert at Dakota Christian School.

SWEETHEART DINNER: The Corsica Community Youth Group will be hosting their annual supper fundraiser on March 21 at Grace. Mark your calendars for a night out, more details to come!

COMING SOON: Wall of Envelopes sponsorship opportunity! The Corsica Community Youth Group is on a fundraising journey for a Serve trip to Holland, Michigan in June. Be on the lookout for the exciting display with more information coming soon!

GRACE CHURCH: There is a sign-up sheet for volunteer cleaning in the foyer.

2018 GRACE SHARE & CARE AND BULLETIN BOARD sign-up sheet is posted across from the mailboxes. Thank you for your service in these areas.

SERVICE OPPORTUNITY: Interested in being a part of God’s mission to grow the church throughout our greater region? Classis Iakota is seeking laypeople to serve on our Home Missions Committee, which works to spread the gospel throughout the Southern South Dakota and Northwestern Iowa. If interested in serving a 3-year term, with 2-4 possible meetings during a calendar year, talk to Pastor Dan, or contact Pastor Drew Hoekema (; 605.337.3572).


Requested Announcements

DCS SCRIP ORDERS are due Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 8:30 a.m. at the DCS office.

YOU ARE INVITED to hear inspirational speaker and writer Jenny Peterson. Jenny shares her story of faith, hope and perseverance through losing 100% of her skin due to a drug reaction. She will be speaking Friday, March 23 at St Paul the Apostle Church in Armour at 5:30 p.m. followed by a fish dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for $10 are available from Scott Muckey until March 1. Information is available on the narthex bulletin board.




Feb. 4—Richard & Kris Van Zee
Feb. 18
—Chad & Tara Wentland 

March 4—Bruce & Kathy Zomer
March 18
—Sylvia Zomer & Carol Rexwinkel 

April 1—Devin & Bridget Veurink
April 15
—Bernie & Pat Beukelman
April 22
—Rod & Marcia Bormann 

May 6—Dan & Chris Bosma
May 20
—Don & Mary Bosma 

June 3—Darwin & Jodi De Lange
June 17
—Lowell & Elaine De Vries

If you are unable to assist on the date scheduled, please trade
with someone listed and call Barbara for the bulletin (946-5806).