September
20
2018

This Week at Calvin

Calvin Church invites all to join them in meaningful, stimulating educational opportunities.  Sunday mornings at 9:00 are classes for all ages.  Some of choices are: the Heidelburg Catechism taught by Pastor Nevada De Lapp to the middle and high school students;  the Adult Class doing a video series "How to Read the Bible For all It's Worth". 
On Wednesdays there are two classes to choose from.  The Women's Afternoon Bible study group meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 1:30 PM.  They are studying Andy Stanley's series "What Makes You Happy?"  Come and join them for this time of study and discussion.  (They also have coffee and goodies.) On the 2nd and 4th Wednesday evenings at 6:30 PM the Evening Women's group is to begin the video series and study guide to "You Are Free" (Be Who You Already Are).  The books have arrived.  We look forward to seeing you!
 
  The men are looking to start a Bible Study group soon.  Stay tuned for more information.
 
This Sunday's service will be brought into a spirit of worship with the All For Him band playing "Come Thou Fount (I Will Sing) by Chris Tomlin for the prelude.  Members of the band are Ron De Kok on guitar and harmonica, Bob Hughes - guitar, Bruce Smit - drums,and Miriam Hector - keyboard.  Singers will be Patrick Visscher, Steve Ver Mulm, Mary Fedders and Lyn Bulthuis.  Other songs during the service will be "Indescribable", "Your Name", "Be the Centre", "How Great is Our God" and "Resurrection Power."  Pastor De Lapp's sermon theme is Christ is the greatest of all because he is the last of all, and he invites us into his "lastness" so that we can enter his "greatness".  Mark 9: 30 - 37 is the text for this sermon.  Jeremy Kamp will read Jeremiah 11: 18 - 20, Psalm 1 will be read responsively and Helen De Stitger reads James 3: 13 - 4:3.  
Other servers will be Pete and May Attema as Greeters, Fred & Glenda Vollink as Coffee Servers, Mike Van Otterloo as Usher, Elaine Van Otterloo as Nursery, Mike Feenstra as Sound System and Jeremy Kamp as PowerPoint.  
 
Following the service there will be a brief congregational meeting to elect Elders and Deacons.   
 
On September 30th The Fellowship Committee is planning a potluck dinner at noon following the morning worship service.  Everyone is asked to bring a hot dish and a cold dish to share.  Plan to join us for this time of food and fellowship. 
 
Calvin Church welcomes you whether you are a first time visitor or a long time member.  Please make yourself at home amongst us.  We've been praying for you,, and hope you will experience the joy of God's life changing love with us.  We are located at 326 7th St SE or on the web at calvincrclemars.org for past sermons or more information.  
 

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