Corsica CRC



Palm Sunday, March 25, 2018



Preaching: Pastor Dan De Graff

Scripture: Mark 11:1-11

Message: The Public Journey


Preaching: Pastor Gary Maas

Scripture: Esther 5

Message: What’s the Deal?


WELCOME to all who have come to worship today at Grace Reformed; we’re so glad you’re here! Please join us for coffee in the Fellowship Hall following the morning service.
This evening is combined worship at Harrison Community Church.

ASSISTING TODAY: Greeters/Coffee: Devin & Bridget Veurink; Nursery: Jodi De Lange; Praise Team: Gord & Betty, Emily Z., Heidi; C&W: “Jesus the King”, Rachel & Cole.

11:15 AM Sunday School. 

4:30 PM Easter Cantata Choir Practice at CRC 

NEXT WEEK AT CRC: Greeters/Coffee: Mitch & Melissa Vander Pol; Nursery: Kelsey Vander Pol; C&W; Praise Team: Ivory, Jennifer, Carol, Cassie; C&W: “Jesus is Risen: Appearance to Mary Magdalene”, Kathy & Marissa.

CRC OFFERING: Today—DCS; Next Week—World Renew/AM, Brooklyn Vander Pol & The Zion Project/PM. 

BULLETIN DEL: Today-Daren Feenstra, April 1-Gordon Feenstra, April 8-Grant Lubbers, April 15—Laron Groeneweg, April 22—Wade Sonnenberg, April 29—Fred Ligtenberg



TUESDAY: 7 PM Women’s Bible Study at CRC.

WEDNESDAY: 9:30 AM Coffee Break Bible study at the CRC.
                        1:30 PM Dorcas Society at Leisure Living, Lesson 9.

WEDNESDAY: 6:15 PM Cantata at Leisure Living
                        7 PM Cantata at Good Samaritan Home

THURSDAY: 7 PM Maundy Thursday Service at Grace Reformed.
                              Cantata Practice at CRC following service


SUNDAY, APRIL 1: 7 PM Join us in musical worship Easter evening at the CRC as the community choir presents "Redeemed by the Blood of the Lamb," a cantata celebrating the incredible gift of redemption available to all the people of the world. Brooklyn Vander Pol will give a short presentation about her work with The Zion Project and the God-sized vision they are engaged in. Our offering that evening will go directly to the greatest need in Brooklyn's ministry.

WALL OF ENVELOPES: Over the next month or two, you are invited to give a donation to the youth group by grabbing an envelope/envelopes with the amount that you would like to support ($100 envelope = $100 donation, OR $3+$18+$79 envelopes=$100 donation). Grab as many as you would like to donate, and when filled, please give the envelope back to a youth group student or leader. Checks may be written to the Corsica Community Youth Group.

PRAYER CONCERNS: We extend our Christian sympathy and prayers to the family and friends of Eunice Bormann, who passed away last Sunday; and to the family and friends of Joe & Tillie Hansum in their recent deaths. We give God praise and ask his continued healing for Shelly Menning, who had successful knee surgery Wed.; remember Addison De Graff who is scheduled for surgery in Sioux Falls tomorrow to remove the cyst, if necessary, for the hernia found earlier; LeOnna Koehn, wife of Troy, as she is battling cancer and receiving weekly chemo treatments. Remember Lena Van Den Hoek who became a resident of Pleasant View Good Samaritan Home on Friday. Continue to remember those with physical problems, undergoing treatments, shut-ins, those in Leisure Living, and PVNH.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Alice Zwart (March 27), Christie De Graff (March 28), Jaden Barse (March 31). Have a great day!

MILITARY BIBLESTICK OFFERING last week was $1895. Praise be to God, and may God bless the soldiers and families who his Word is shared with.

THANK YOU to all the parents and others who helped set up and donate food for the Corsica Community Youth Group Sweetheart Dinner. Thank you also to all who came out and supported our young people, we raised $1537.

THANK YOU to everyone for the cards, food, memorials, and kind words of sympathy and support extended to us during the time of our loss; also to Pastor Dan and the Women of Grace work group. ~~ The Family of Eunice Bormann

THANK YOU received from the Douglas County Food Pantry; on hallway bulletin board.

GRACE SOUND VOLUNTEERS: Anyone interested in learning and helping to run the sound board is encouraged to talk to Lowell DV or Grant L. It’s not a hard task, and we’re looking for several volunteers to start a rotation. Thanks!

NOTICE: Pastor Dan will be on study leave April 2-8, and away on vacation April 9-15. If there are any needs during that time, please contact your district elder or deacon.

MARCH AT GRACE: Share & Care—Mary Van’t Haaff & Sylvia Zomer
                                  Bulletin Board—Wendy & Raven Barse

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



DCS annual Society Meeting, Mon., March 26 at 7 pm in the gym. You will be asked to approve a new budget and vote for 3 new board members; nominees are Calvin De Boer, Devin De Lange, Matt Hubers, Dillon Munneke, Josh Srstka, and Keith Vanden Hoek. All DCS supporters are welcome and encouraged to attend; absentee ballots available at the DCS office.

BLOOD DRIVE: DCS Spring Blood Drive on Wed., March 28, there are a few slots left. To donate, please contact Savannah Feenstra at 243-2211 or

DCS Festival of Tables: Sat., April 14; entertainment will be “A Five Piano Extravaganza”, with some of the area’s finest pianists participating: Ivory Ries, Beth Maas, Kim Zomer, Rachel Faller, and Vicki Lubbers. Table Viewing begins at 5:30pm followed by the meal at 6:00 pm. For tickets or to host a table, text or call Renae Timmermans (at 680-2106) or call Linda DeHaai (at 680-4220).



SAVE THE DATE: Cornerstone Prison Church Council, Board and Congregation invite you to the Annual Benefit Banquet Mon., April 9–6:30 PM at Trinity Christian Reformed Church, Rock Valley IA. Enjoy an evening of fun, food and fellowship as we enjoy music by Valley Male Chorus and hear how the Holy Spirit is working in hearts and lives of inmates in the South Dakota State Penitentiary!



March 4—Richard & Kris Van Zee
March 11
—Willis & Goldie Van Roekel
March 18
—Barb Groeneweg & Londa Cordrey
March 25
—Devin & Bridget Veurink 

May 6—Bruce & Kathy Zomer
May 13
—Mary Van’t Haaff & Carol Rexwinkel
May 20
—Rod & Marcia Bormann
May 27
—Dan & Chris Bosma 

July 1—Don & Mary Bosma
July 8
—Troy & Cindy Bosma
July 15
—Darwin & Jodi De Lange
July 22
—Wylie & Jennifer De Lange
July 29
—Lowell & Elaine De Vries 

Sept. 2—Daren & Deb Feenstra
Sept. 9
—Josh & Cassie Gerlach
—Tom & Peggy Gerlach
—Lonny & Jennifer Grathwohl
—Rick & Glenda Hongslo

Nov. 4—Matt & Jennifer Johnson
—Scott & Sheryl Muckey
—Virginia Nydam & Sylvia Zomer
—Dennis & Elaine Plooster 

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