This Week at Calvin

May 5th is the 2nd Sunday of Eastertide.  At Calvin Christian Reformed Church in Le Mars we are thrilled to celebrate this day with more baptisms and public profession of faith. 
Following the service the church family will celebrate all the recent baptisms and profession of faith with a potluck dinner.  A hot dish and a salad of your liking may be prepared to share with all.  Dessert and drink is provided by the Fellowship Committee made up of Mary and Pete Attema, Helen De Stitger, Mary and John Van Hill and Mary and Jerry Reed.  
Pastor Rev. Dr. Nevada DeLapp will start his series of sermons on the Lord's Prayer this Sunday.  He will be using hymns and the Heidelberg Catechism to reflect on the Lord's Prayer.  This Sunday Pastor has chosen the words "Our Father". from Luke 11: 11 - 13.  The Heidelberg Question and Answer #120 will be read responsively. The Apostles' Creed will also be recited at the conclusion of baptism. 
Miriam Hector will play several worship songs on the piano to lead all into worship.  These will include "You Are My All in All", "My Faith Looks Up to Thee" and "O Magnify the Lord with Me and Exalt His Name Forever." Other songs to be sung with the congregation are:  "Lord, Listen to Your Children Praying," "Lord, I Lift Your Name on High", "Children of the Heavenly Father", and "Go, My Children With My Blessing."  This week Arlinna Bowen will bless us with a solo during the offertory.  Her solo "Give Me Jesus" was prepared for Solo Contest a few weeks ago and she is gracious enough to share it with Calvin.  Arlinna is a senior at Le Mars Community Schools and daughter of Derek and Yvette Bowen.  
The Greeters will be Tom & Joyce De Koster, Coffee Servers - Fred & Glenda Vollink, Usher - John Klocksiem, Nursery - Cindy De Vos, Sound System and Power Point - Jeremy Kamp.
There are two more weeks of Sunday School planned at 9:00 AM for children and adults of all ages.  Come enjoy this special time of learning.  The Adults are viewing the video of "The Mission of God's People" by Christopher Wright, young people are studying the Belgic Confession with Pastor DeLapp and the children learn from Sharon Zomermaand.  
Calvin has announced the VBS theme this summer will be "Athens:  Pauls' Dangerous JOurney to Share the Truth".  All this fun will be gin on Sunday June 23 at 5:30 PM with a meal.  We Wll have sessions that run Sunday, MOndy, Tuesay, and Wednesday.  The closing session will end at 8:15 PM each evening.  Kaitlyn Visscher is directing and encourages all hildren ages 4- 5th grade to attend.  Teenagers are invited to help the younger children as they go from each activity.  Please mark your calendars and join us at Calvin as we share God's love with the community.  
Calvin is located at the junction of 7th St SE and 4th Ave SE.  Our past services can be heard on the website at

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