Corsica CRC



Sunday, September 22, 2019



Preaching: Pastor Jerry Buwalda

Scripture: Revelation 22

Message: Anticipating Christ’s Return

EVENING WORSHIP 7:00 PM at Harrison

Preaching: Rev. John Gorter


Welcome! We are glad you have joined us to worship and grow in knowledge of and love for our great God. We welcome Rev. Jerry Buwalda of Sioux Falls to our pulpit this morning. This evening at 7 p.m. we join the Harrison Community Church family in Harrison for worship with Rev. John Gorter of New Holland preaching. All are invited to stay for refreshments and fellowship following worship.

Next week we worship at the CRC in the morning and at Harrison in the evening. Pastor Jason Wiersma, pastor of Living Stone Prison Church in the Springfield Correctional Facility, will preach in the morning and lead us in communion and Pastor Travis Grassmid of Menno will preach in the evening in Harrison.


Assisting in Our Service

Today at CRC: Greeters: Dick & Marsha Bordewyk; Nursery: Chelsey Schelling; C&W: “The Good Shepherd & the Lost Sheep,” Corbin & Cami; Praise Team: Cal, Sheryl, Kelsey, Lexie; Preaching AM: Pastor Jerry Buwalda; PM: Pastor John Gorter

Next Week at CRC: Greeters: Jim & Carol DeBoer; Nursery: Lexie Vander Pol; C&W: “Creation,” Abby & Cali; Praise Team: Wlroy, Kylee, Laura, Natalie; Preaching AM: Pastor Jason Wiersma; PM: Pastor Travis Grassmid

CRC Offering: Today: Dakota Christian School; Next Week: Tim & Tara Chamberlain

Bulletin Del.: Today—Troy Noteboom; Sept. 29—Bernard Schelling; Oct. 6—Ivan Van Marel; Oct. 13—Richard Van Zee; Oct. 20—Corey Vander Pol

Chapel Cleaners: Supplies are located in the southeast entry of the CRC.
    Wk of Sept. 23: Jim DeBoer         Wk of Sept. 30: Dick Bordewyk
    Wk of Oct. 7: Elroy Zomer            Wk of Oct. 14: Cal Zomer


Our Church Family

Prayers for God’s People:

  • We 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, residents of Leisure Living & Good Samaritan-Corsica facility.
  • Pray for those in our church family and community who are dealing with flood-related issues. May God bring resolution to any issues and peace to the weather.


Happy Birthday to Jodi De Lange (Sept. 28); Happy Anniversary to Josh & Cassie Gerlach, Frank & Shelly Menning (Sept. 22), Wylie & Jennifer De Lange (Sept. 24), Wade & Danelle Sonnenberg (Sept. 25). 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 classes at CRC
               7:00 p.m. Evening Worship at Harrison

Monday 7:00 p.m. Women’s Bible Study at CRC; Lesson 2

Wednesday 9:30 a.m. Coffee Break Bible Study at CRC
                     5-7 p.m. Dykshorn Fundraiser at New Holland CRC
                     6:00 p.m. CRC Council Meeting at CRC (profile work)
                     7:00 p.m. Individual Council Meetings at CRC
                     8:00 p.m. Joint Leadership Meeting at CRC


God created music and ordained praise. I Corinthians 12 reminds us that each one of us has a unique gift to be used for the benefits and the strengthening of the Church. “No one can say, ‘I don’t belong to the body.’” If anyone is gifted with voice or instrument and would like to be a part of a local church orchestra or hymn sing service, please contact LeRoy Blom, 857-1527.

Women of Grace Quilts are on display in the Fellowship Hall at Grace Reformed for viewing and bidding. Bids will be accepted until 8 p.m. Sat., Oct. 26, at the Fall Bazaar. Any quilts not meeting the starting bid will be given to Center of Hope. You are welcome to check them out and bid at any time. Thanks for looking and bidding!

Advance Notice:  Sat., Oct. 26 ~ 5-8 p.m.  Annual Soup Supper & Bazaar at Grace Reformed; mark the date, there is time to get your craft and bazaar items ready.

Center of Hope has indicated a BIG need for winter-wear for children and men. Grace Reformed will be collecting items through September before the winter season. Please deposit donations in the coat room, and thank you!


Dakota Christian School Announcements

Thank you! The DCS Harvest Sale Committee would like to thank ALL those who donated to the Harvest Sale, and to everyone who came to the auction. It was a lot of fun and we raised a lot of money for our school!!

The DCS Pancakes ‘N Parade has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 8. Pancakes will be served starting at 5:15 p.m. until the parade and then continue following the parade. Parade time at 6:30 p.m.! Please plan to come support the Marching Band and attend this year's "Water-themed" Pancakes ‘N Parade!

Dakota Toms Fundraiser: The 5th -12th  Dakota Christian School Band students are selling Dakota Tom sandwiches to raise money for band activities and instruments.  These sandwiches make excellent lunches for farmers during harvest, hunters, and for lunch on-the-go. There are order forms in your mailbox or in the back of church. Please put your order form, with a check made out to "DCS" in the box/bag in the back of church by Sunday, Oct. 6, to be counted. The sandwiches WILL BE DELIVERED TO CHURCH on Wednesday, Oct. 16. Thank you in advance for your support!


Requested Announcements

Dykshorn Fundraiser: Make plans to attend the fundraiser for the Amber Dykshorn family at New Holland CRC Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 5-7 p.m. Bring your family down for supper and and activities! We will be serving grilled hotdogs and hamburgers. Free will donation. Fun for all including a dunk tank, an inflatable, bake walk and kiddie train!

Beth Moore Simulcast: Abundant Rock Church of Platte will host a Beth Moore Simulcast on Saturday, September 28, from 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Lunch will be provided. To  RSVP, contact Ivy Vasek at 605-680-2425. 

Please join us for a community service, “An Evening with Kim Krull,”  Sunday, Sept 29th, at 7:00 pm.  Grandview Reformed Church, Armour.   Kim will share her inspiring faith journey and her newly released devotional, ”Conduits of Grace.”  Kim, who is originally from Armour, currently lives in Hill City, SD with her husband, Dennis where they own Krull’s Market.  She serves locally as a hospice volunteer and with a prison ministry.  As a Christian journal keeper and first-time author, she beckons the children of God to be witnesses to his glory and benevolence and to ultimately receive his blessings.  Everyone is welcome.  Book signing and reception to follow the service.

Do you want to maximize the impact of the resources God has entrusted to you? James Prichard, Christian attorney from Barnabas Foundation, will show you how. As a member of our congregation a confidential will planning consultation is offered to you at no charge and with no obligation.  Jim will be meeting with Christian families in our area on October 8 & 9.   Simply call Ann Zacek at Barnabas Foundation toll-free at 888.448.3040 (Ext. 121) to schedule your complimentary conversation with Jim.  To help you get started, you may also request a free special resource titled “7 Reasons to Review Your Will” by simply sending an e-mail request with “7 Reasons Request” in the subject line to

Paul's Missionary Journeys In Greece (April 2-14, 2020): Travel by motor coach (8 days) and cruise ship (3 days) to sites connected with Paul's 2nd and 3rd missionary journeys, as well as visit other major sites of biblical, archaeological, and cultural interest. Jeff Weima, Professor at Calvin Theological Seminary and leading Pauline scholar, hosts this inspirational tour. For more information, visit or contact Dr. Weima at 616-328-3110 or