Corsica CRC



JUNE 16, 2019 – FATHER’S DAY



Preaching: Dr. Seth Severtson

Scripture: Philemon 1:1-25

Message: Rejoice, Refresh, Restore, Remind


Preaching: Missionary Ben Meyer

Scripture: Colossians 1:1-14

Message: Growing and Bearing Fruit


WELCOME to all who have come to worship today at Grace Reformed; we’re so glad you are here! We welcome Dr. Seth Severtson of Mitchell as he leads our morning worship. Please join us for coffee in the Fellowship Hall following the service. This evening we welcome Rev. Ben Meyer, missionary to Mexico for Resonate Global Mission, as he shares about his family's work in Guadalajara, Mexico, and brings the message from the Word as well. Please join in welcoming Ben after the service during a fellowship time.

ASSISTING TODAY: Greeters/Coffee: Willis & Goldie Van Roekel; Nursery: Jodi De Lange; Praise Team: Gord & Betty, Marsha, Carol.

NEXT WEEK: Greeters/Coffee: Richard & Kris Van Zee; Nursery: Haley Johnson; Praise Team: ; Preaching: Dennis Martin of Mitchell, AM, evening worship in Harrison.

9:40 AM Aaron & Hur Prayer Team downstairs

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

BULLETIN DEL: Today—Bernard Schelling, June 23—Ivan Van Marel, June 30—Rich Van Zee, July 7—Corey Vander Pol, July 14—Devin Veurink, July 21—Chad Wentland

CHAPEL CLEANERS: Supplies are located in the southeast entry of the CRC.
    Wk of June 17: Grant Van Zee         Wk of July 1: Cody Schelling
    Wk of June 24: Dave Scholten         Wk of July 8: Dennis Plooster



MONDAY: 7 PM Grace Consistory meeting (all meetings at Grace)
                 8 PM Joint Leadership meeting
                 9 PM CRC Council meeting


NO COFFEE BREAK or WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY this week (June 19); both will resume on June 26, Coffee Break—Lesson 3, Women’s Bible Study, Wk. 7.

PRAYERS FOR GOD’S PEOPLE: Continue to pray for God’s healing for Marla, Ann Scholten’s daughter; Brenda Hector, Toni Sletten’s daughter; and others who are battling with cancer, undergoing treatments, other physical problems, shut- ins, and residents in Leisure Living and PVNH.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Ashlyn Bittner, Kim Zomer (June 17), Tyson Wentland (June 20); Happy Anniversary to Ivan & Sharon Van Marel (June 17), Dennis & Jackie Niewenhuis (June 18), Allan & Terri Van Roekel, Dan & Jeanne Noteboom (June 19). Enjoy your day!

CONGRATULATIONS to Maisee (Pickart) and Phillip Schroeder, who were united in marriage yesterday in Oacoma. May God bless this new family!

CHRISTIAN SYMPATHY is expressed to Bernard and Genevieve Schelling and family in the passing of their sister-in-law Teresa Bultsma on June 6.

JUNE AT GRACE: Bulletin Board—Carol Rexwinkel
                              Share & Care—Ivan & Sharon Van Marel

GRACE SIGN-UP OPPORTUNITIES: Two sign-up sheets across from the mailboxes—

  • Anyone interested in and willing to participate in drama and other program opportunities that arise is encouraged to sign-up across from the mailboxes.

  • 7th Graders-Adults willing to assist in the nursery, please sign-up, our list is dwindling as our graduates leave; your help would be appreciated.


HOST FAMILIES NEEDED: During our vacancy there will be Sundays we have a pastor travel to minister to our church family for the whole day; we would like to be hospitable by sharing our homes for the time between services. If you are willing to help please contact Kim Zomer. Dates we need hosts: July 28, Nov.17, Nov.24. Thank you for considering this important ministry.

GRACE LAWN MOWING: We’ve had a few inquiries about mowing at Grace Reformed Church; therefore, a sign-up sheet is in the foyer for the opportunity to choose a week or month to mow. Thank You! Grace Reformed Consistory

THANK YOU to Kathy Zomer for arranging and taking care of the many flower containers adorning the outside of Grace Reformed.

PRAYER REQUEST: The Youth Group and leaders as for your prayers as we prepare for our service project to California in July. We are one month away, and we would like to pray that the leaders are filled with the Holy Spirit to carry out His intention for this trip and that the youth will fully open their hearts in service to others and will absorb the message of the good news during worship and small groups. Also, a sincere thank you for all the support prayerfully and financially to make this trip happen at all ~Youth Group & Leaders


Requested Announcements

Tuesday: 2-4 PM GEMS at New Holland.

Camp starts soon! Register your children for a great summer camp experience at New Hope Christian Camp; spaces are filling and we’d love to see your children there! For more info. and to register, go to

Days for Girls: There is need for feminine hygiene kits to be sent to Uganda with a World Renew Project. If you would like to meet with the women who are making these kits we will meet on Friday, June 21 from 10 am –3 pm at the Platte Senior Citizen Center. There will be sewing and non-sewing jobs to do; noon lunch is potluck. Call Lois (337-3897) or Jean (337-2368) for more information.

Faith Fellowship Weekend at Cornerstone Prison Church: Fri., July 12– 6:00-7:45 pm, and July 13 & 14 – 7:15 am-4:00 pm each day. Theme for the weekend is “A Closer Walk with Christ” based on Colossians 2:6-7. Join us for worship, large group talks and small group discussions. The deadline for signing up is Sun., June 23; join us for part of the weekend or all of it. For more info. or to sign up, please contact us at or call 507-215-3670.

Estate Planning/Wills and Veterans Benefits Informational Meeting: July 18 -1:30 PM at Leisure Living presented by Barb Braley, Braley Law Office and Fred Kuil, Douglas County Veteran Service Officer; refreshments following the presentation. Limited seating, please RSVP 24 hrs. in advance by calling 946-5229.