Corsica CRC



JANUARY 14, 2018



Preaching: Pastor Dan De Graff

Scripture: Matthew 6:25-34

Message: “Do Not Worry.” Really?


Preaching: Pastor Gary Maas

Scripture Lesson: Esther 4:1-17

Message: Cautiously Committed

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 at the CRC. Next week, both services will be held at Grace.

Assisting Today at CRC: Coffee: Bernie & Genevieve Schelling; Nursery:  Marsha Bordewyk; C&W: “Jesus in the Wilderness,” Sheryl & Cami; Praise Team: Cal, Marsha, Jennifer, Kylee

Next Week at Grace: Coffee: Chad & Tara Wentland; Nursery: Elaine Plooster; C&W: “Parable of the Mustard Seed,” Heather & Haley; Praise Team: Elroy, Carol, Marissa, Cassie

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

CRC Bulletin Del.: Today—Ron Groeneweg; Jan. 21—Fred Ligtenberg; Jan. 28—Devin Veurink, Feb. 4—Bruce Zomer, Feb. 11—Troy Bosma

Grace Bulletin Del.: Today—Grant Lubbers; Jan. 21—Wade Sonnenberg; Jan. 28—Dennis Niewenhuis, Feb. 4—Troy Noteboom; Feb. 11—Bernie Schelling

January at Grace: Share & Care—Pete & Carol Sipma; Bulletin Board—Terri Van Roekel


Our Church Family

PRAYERS FOR GOD’S PEOPLE:: Continue to remember those undergoing treatments, with physical problems, shut-ins, those in Leisure Living and the Good Samaritan Center, our military and missionaries.

THANK YOU for all the visits, cards, and expressions of love, comfort, and encouragement over the last number of weeks and months. We are incredibly grateful for your compassion in the loss of our daughter, Ellie. We are thankful for a God who we can have great hope through for ourselves and her. ~The De Graffs

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Brooklyn Vander Pol (Jan. 15), Gordon Feenstra, Bill Vanden Hoek (Jan. 16), Brooks De Graff (Jan. 17, Mary Van’t Haaff, Audra Bormann (Jan. 18), Laurel (Zomer) Spake, Bruce Zomer (Jan. 19), Jen Plooster (Jan. 20).  Wishing all 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

Monday 7-8-9 p.m. Leadership Meetings at CRC (Grace-Joint-CRC)

Wednesday 9:30 a.m. Coffee Break at CRC
                     5:30 p.m. Women of Grace meeting at Grace; all women are encouraged to attend
                     7:00 p.m. Youth Group at Lubbers’


FYI: Dennis & Jackie Niewenhuis will be going on a mission trip with Justice For All to the children's home in Mexico and bringing gifts to provide for the children: size 4-16 pajamas socks and underwear; leave donations in the box in the CRC foyer; last day will be Jan.17

ADVANCE:  Tues., Jan. 23:  2:30 PM  Grace Group 5 bingo at the Home; bring prizes.

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.

FOUND: Women’s Black Hills gold ring in Grace Reformed. Contact Mary VH to identify.


Dakota Christian School Announcements

DCS Scrip orders are due by Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 8:30 a.m. at the DCS office.


Requested Announcements

Perspectives Course: Interested in learning more about the work that God is doing around the world in a committed class setting? Consider attending the Perspectives class being offered at Calvary Baptist Church in Platte starting Monday, January 15.  Perspectives is an evening course which looks at the biblical foundation for missions as well as some of the practical questions involved. More information can be found through the link on our church Facebook page.

Mon., Jan. 15: Grief Support Group meets in the Chapel at the Good Samaritan Society-Corsica at noon; lunch provided. If weather looks bad, please call 946-5467 to check that the meeting will go on.

News from New Hope Christian Camp: We are excited here at New Hope to be partnering with Men Right Here Ministries of Platte to offer a Men's Retreat on Jan.19-21, 2018! Register soon as there is only room for 40 men. Reg. forms on Facebook: New Hope Christian Camp & Retreat Center

Do you want to maximize the impact of the resources God has entrusted to you? Jim Prichard, a Christian attorney from Barnabas Foundation, will show you how at a confidential Estate Planning consultation offered at no charge and with no obligation. Jim will be in our area from Jan.16-18. Call Barnabas Foundation 888-448-3040 to schedule a conversation with JimYou may request a free report titled “Top 10 Estate Planning Mistakes or Misconceptions” by sending an e-mail request with “Top 10” in the subject line to



Jan. 7—Allan & Terri Van Roekel
Jan. 21
—Willis & Goldie Van Roekel

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).