Corsica CRC



NOVEMBER 22, 2020

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Preaching: Pastor Scott Nichols

Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:6-8

Message: Content: In the Pursuit of Godliness


Pastor Scott Nichols will be formally

installed by the Dakota Classis this

Sunday afternoon at 4 PM in Grace Church.


The Rev. Seth Sundstrom of Classis

will be joined by other area pastors

in the leading of this special service.


Please join us as we gather with area

churches to seek God’s blessing upon

the congregations of Grace and

Corsica CRC.


Welcome to worship today! We are so thankful you have joined us to worship our great God who provides for our every need. Praise God for the opportunity to formally install Pastor Scott as our minister of the Word this afternoon at 4 p.m. at the Grace facility. Please join us as we gather with area churches to seek God’s blessing on our church family.

Thanksgiving Eve Worship: Join our community in worship Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. at Grace. A non-perishable food offering will be received for Douglas County Food Pantry.

CRC Offering: Today—Dakota Christian School; Thanksgiving Eve—Douglas County Food Pantry; Next Week: Steve & Chelsey Nugteren

Offerings: Please mail offerings to either church or deposit in the box in back of church.

Bulletin Delivery: Due to the lockdowns at both the nursing home and Leisure Living, bulletins are sent by email to the facilities.

Children & Worship: Today: Corbin & Cadyn, “The Birth of John the Baptizer”; Next Week: Kathy & Elliott, “Advent I”

Praise Teams: Today: Elroy, Helen, Cassie, Laura; Next Week: Dennis & Jackie, Cadyn, Heidi 

Worship in November: Worship services for the month of November will be held at Grace. Messages will be offered electronically as well. If you are more comfortable staying home, we are streaming live at 10 a.m. and posting later to YouTube. You can also view the service in Corsica on channel 95 following the service on Sunday afternoon.


Prayers for God’s People:

  • Please continue to pray for our church family members and their family members who are fighting cancer: Chad Wentland, Beth Eisenbraun (daughter of Verlin & Helen Vander Wal), and Marla Kiser (Ann Scholten’s daughter).
  • Please pray for Ken Niewenhuis and Bernie Beukelman as they recuperate from health issues.
  • Continue to pray for protection on the health of our church family members, especially those most vulnerable in the nursing home and Leisure Living.


Happy Birthday to Corbin Van Zee, Darrell Vanden Hoek (Nov. 22), Cody Schelling (Nov. 26), and Ann Scholten (Nov. 28). Have a great day!


Opportunities to Grow and Serve

Sunday 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship / Children & Worship at Grace
              11:15 a.m. Sunday School at Grace
              4:00 p.m. Installation Worship Service at Grace

Monday 7:00 p.m. Women’s Bible Study at CRC; Lesson 11

Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Thanksgiving Eve Worship at Grace

Thursday 12 – 1 p.m. Thanksgiving dinner at Grace. Reservations needed.


Sunday School Christmas Program: The Sunday School kids from PreK-12th grade will receive their parts for the Christmas program this morning. (The program will be at 6 p.m. Sunday, December 13.)

From the Corsica Community Youth Group: Due to the rise in COVID numbers, and concerns about being able to properly physical distance, we have decided to postpone the annual request program for next Sunday (Nov. 29th). We hope to reschedule for late winter or early spring. Thank you for always being so supportive of our amazing kids! Have a blessed Thanksgiving,and be well!

Center of Hope Needs: Winter wear/coats are being collected for Center of Hope. Please place your items in the boxes by the Grace mailboxes. These will be delivered to Sioux Falls on December 1.

Grace Treasurers: Please leave your 2020 books/reports in the kitchen by Friday, November 27 for auditing. The forms are on the counter.

Grace Congregational Meeting: Sunday, Dec. 6 following the morning service. Elder candidates are Grant Lubbers, Dennis Plooster, Tom Gerlach and Dan Bosma. Vote for two elders. Deacon candidates are Wylie DeLange and Devin Veurink. Vote for two. Absentee ballots available from consistory members.


Requested Announcements

Dakota Christian School will not be having the annual Thanksgiving soup luncheon. Grandparents and supporters day has been postponed at this time but may be rescheduled in the spring.