Corsica CRC



JANUARY 26, 2020



Preaching: Pastor Jack Gray

Scripture: Job 14

Text: Job 14:19

Message: Drop by Drop


Preaching: Pastor Gary Maas

Scripture: I Peter 3:8-22

Message: Blessed To “S” 2


WELCOME to all who have come to worship today at Grace Reformed; we’re so glad you are here. Please join us in the Fellowship Hall following the services. This afternoon we join for worship at Harrison Community Church.

ASSISTING TODAY: Greeters/Coffee: Matt & Jennifer Johnson; Nursery: Cali Vanden Hoek; Praise Team: Tom, Marsha, Kelsey, Lexie; C&W “Parable of the Mustard Seed”, Kathy & Levi.

NEXT WEEK: Greeters: Fred & Patty Ligtenberg; Nursery: Denise Vander Pol; Praise Team: Vicki, Cadyn, Elliott, Sheryl; C&W “Jesus and Zacchaeus”, Sheryl.

CRC OFFERING: Today—We Care Fund; Next Week— Ben Meyer.

11:15 AM SUNDAY SCHOOL Classes meet.

BULLETIN DEL: Today--Scott Muckey, Feb.2—Dan Noteboom, Feb. 9--Dennis Niewenhuis, Feb.16-Mike Noteboom, Feb.23-Troy Noteboom , March 1-Bernie Schelling


TUESDAY: 1:30 PM Tying quilts at Grace Reformed; all women are welcome to help.

WEDNESDAY: 9:30 AM You are welcome to join the Coffee Break Bible Study group at the CRC as we begin a 9-week study of the Book of Hebrews. This “back to basics” book outlines who Jesus is and why faith in Him matters. It reminds us of all that Jesus is and all He has done for us, encouraging us to live faithfully. Contact Helen for a study guide.

7 PM Women’s Bible Study at CRC, Lesson 14.


SUNDAY, FEB. 2: Next week Sunday morning from Philippians 1 and Ephesians 2 we will look at the wonderful relationship we have with one another as members of Christ’ church. The message is called "The Privilege of Partnership”; afternoon worship is in Harrison. There was no response for a People’s Choice message this week, but there are two more Sundays scheduled for this (Feb.23 and April 19), so if you have a text or Biblical subject that interests you let Pastor Jack know.

PRAYERS FOR GOD’S PEOPLE: Dennis Niewenhuis’ continued recovery, Chad Went-land’s cancer treatments to be effective; continued prayer for Marla, Ann Scholten’s daughter; Brenda Hector, Toni Sletten’s daughter; and others battling cancer, undergoing treatments, other physical problems, shut-ins, residents of area care facilities.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Kayla Wisdom (Jan.27), Verlin Vander Wal (Jan.31),Derek De Vries (Feb.1). Wishing each of you a great day 

URGENTLY NEEDED: Nursery attendants for Grace Reformed—girls and/or boys (7th grade up) and adults willing to help can sign-up on the sheet on the bulletin board across from the mailboxes. Thank You to those who have signed up, and more are welcome!

2020 GRACE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Share & Care (send a card, give a call, or visit), and Bulletin Board. Sign-up sheet on the bulletin board across from the mailboxes. See where you might be able to assist, and thank you!

SAVE YOUR STAMPS: Please save your stamps; the Alliance Stamp Ministry has raised over $1 million from the sale of used stamps in preparation and distribution of Spanish Sunday school curriculum. Cut stamps (leave some envelope around each stamp); deposit them in the Grace coat room in the marked box. --- Women of Grace

CRC MEMBERS: Please pick up your offering envelopes and yearly financial reports from your mailbox at the CRC.

CRC MEMBERS: Have you been heard? Our congregation has a once-in-five-year opportunity to participate in the 2020 CRC denominational survey. This survey helps denominational leadership understand the concerns and needs of local congregations like ours. It is crucial that as many people from our congregation as possible participate. Please visit to answer the survey questions by February 28.


DCS Announcements

Dinner with Dakota Jubilee at DCS on Feb. 8—6 PM dinner w/music provided by pianist Steve Swanson, and a concert by Dakota Jubilee men's chorus following the meal. Individual tickets are $20 or reserve a table of 8 for $140; deadline to buy tickets is Jan.29. To reserve, contact Linda De Haai 680-4620, Rachelle Hubers 680-5417, Tracy Maas 680-4511, Renae Timmermans 680-2106

Chicken Pot Pies: DCS Fellowship will once again be making homemade double crust chicken pot pies on Fri..Feb. 14, order forms are available:  7" pies - $15, 11" pies - $25. Please, return order forms, with payment, to the box in the back of church by Feb. 1. Fill your freezer the easy way!!!


Requested Announcements

Cursillo: A short course in Christian living, open to anyone ages 18 to 99. Registration is open, no cost to attend. The retreat is held at Inspiration Hills; with the men’s weekend starting Thurs. evening, Feb. 27, ending Sun. afternoon, March 1. Women’s weekend is Thurs. evening, March 5, to Sun. afternoon, March 8. For more information or a registration form contact Karla Overweg at 680-4848.




Jan. 26—Matt & Jennifer Johnson

March 1—Grant & Vicki Lubbers
March 8
—Scott & Sheryl Muckey
March 15
—Dennis & Elaine Plooster
March 22
—Ryan & Jen Plooster
March 29
—Gene & Birdie Schoon 

May 3—Pete & Carol Sipma
May 10
—Wade & Danelle Sonnenberg
May 17
—Darrell & Londa Vanden Hoek
May 24
—Trent & Abby Vanden Hoek
May 31
—Grant & Shannun Vander Wal 

July 5—Ivan & Sharon Van Marel
July 12
—Allan & Terri Van Roekel
July 19
—Willis & Goldie Van Roekel
July 26
—Richard & Kris Van Zee 

Sept. 6—Devin & Bridget Veurink
Sept. 13
—Chad & Tara Wentland
Sept. 20
—Farlin & Wendy Barse
Sept. 27
—Bernie & Pat Beukelman

Nov. 1—Barb Groeneweg & Carol Rexwinkel
Nov. 8
—Rod & Marcia Bormann
Nov. 15
—Don & Mary Bosma
Nov. 22
—Troy & Cindy Bosma
Nov. 29
—Darwin & Jodi De Lange

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