This Week at Calvin 6/18/2024

Calvin Christian Reformed Church located at 326 7 th St SE. invites you to join them in worship of the one
true God.
For the month of June Pastor Brian Hofman has prepared sermons on different books of the Bible. This
This Sunday Pastor’s message will be from the book of Colossians. We are treated by a flute prelude by
Omar Camas titled Concerto in G Major by Mozart. The All For Him praise team will lead the singing of
“Mighty to Save”, “Stronger”, “I Give You My Heart”, “Take My Life” and “We Receive Your Blessing. “
The Children are welcomed up front to visit with Pastor Brian for an introduction to the morning’s text.
The Special Offering for the month of June is for The Banner, the magazine of the Christian Reformed
Church.
A time of fellowship with coffee, juice, and cookies follow worship.
This week and next Calvin leads worship at the care centers in Le Mars. We look forward to worshipping
with our friends there.
On Friday, the 21 st if you are able, please help decorate for VBS in the church. Many cool decorations
are ready to be displayed. We need help holding the ladders, babysitting the children, and hauling in
the decorations.
VBS is planned for June 24-27 in the evenings from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. beginning with a meal. The theme
this summer is SCUBA, where kids dive into friendship with God. Kids explore the Bible, science, and
faith through fun activities. Each day kids learn about God’s love, His Word, and His stories through
interactive situations. Please mark your calendars for a great time for children in our church and
community.
Our VBS link for sign ups is now available! The signup form can be found on Calvin’s Facebook page
(Calvin CRC Le Mars). We can’t wait to have you come!
The church office is open Monday through Friday from 10 – noon. If you have concerns for the prayer
chain, please contact the church secretary at 712-546-4767.

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This Week at Calvin 6/12/2024

Calvin Christian Reformed Church located at 326 7 th St SE. celebrates communion this Sunday.
For the month of June Pastor Brian Hofman has prepared sermons on different books of the Bible. This
This Sunday Pastor’s message will be from the book of Galatians. We are treated by a piano prelude by
Scott Wells (Carol Wolfswinkel’s son-in-law). He and Miriam Hector will combine on the piano and
organ to accompany the hymns “God is Here”, “He is Exalted”, “Majesty”, “By Grace We Have Been
Saved” and “To God Be the Glory”. For the Offertory, “The Holy City” will be played.
The Children are welcomed up front to visit with Pastor Brian for an introduction to the morning’s text.
The Special Offering for the month of June is for The Banner, the magazine of the Christian Reformed
Church.
Don’t forget The Table collections in the blue barrel. The Table is a community food supply outlet for
the area. Needs include shampoo & conditioner, soup, laundry & dish soap, and canned fruit, kitchen
and bathroom cleaners, brownie & cake mixes, jelly.
A time of fellowship with coffee, juice, and cookies follow worship.
VBS is planned for June 24-27 in the evenings from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. beginning with a meal. The theme
this summer is SCUBA, where kids dive into friendship with God. Kids explore the Bible, science, and
faith through fun activities. Each day kids learn about God’s love, His Word, and His stories through
interactive situations. Please mark your calendars for a great time for children in our church and
community.
Our VBS link for sign ups is now available! The signup form can be found on Calvin’s Facebook page
(Calvin CRC Le Mars). We can’t wait to have you come!
The church office is open Monday through Friday from 10 – noon. If you have concerns for the prayer
chain, please contact the church secretary at 712-546-4767.

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This Week at Calvin 6/5/24

News from CCRC – Calvin Christian Reformed Church “A Caring Church, Reaching Community”! Our
church building is located at 326 7 th St SE. Take notice of our new church signs!
For the month of June Pastor Brian Hofman has prepared sermons on different books of the Bible. This
This Sunday Pastor’s message will be from the book of James. The All for Him praise team will lead the
singing of “Come, Now Is the Time to Worship”, “Jesus, Be the Centre”, “Ancient Words”, “Trust and
Obey”, and “Jesus, All for Jesus”.
The Children are welcomed up front to visit with Pastor Brian for an introduction to the morning’s text.
The Special Offering for the month of June is for The Banner, the magazine of the Christian Reformed
Church.
Don’t forget The Table collections in the blue barrel. The Table is a community food supply outlet for
the area. Needs include shampoo & conditioner, soup, laundry soap, cereal and hot cereal, ketchup and
mustard, and canned fruit. Let’s fill the barrel to overflowing with love for our neighbors.
A time of fellowship with coffee, juice, and cake celebrating Dave and Miriam Hector’s 50 th anniversary
follow worship.
VBS is planned for June 24-27 in the evenings from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. beginning with a meal. The theme
this summer is SCUBA, where kids dive into friendship with God. Kids explore the Bible, science, and
faith through fun activities. Each day kids learn about God’s love, His Word, and His stories through
interactive situations. Please mark your calendars for a great time for children in our church and
community.
Our VBS link for sign ups is now available! The signup form can be found on Calvin’s Facebook page
(Calvin CRC Le Mars). We can’t wait to have you come!
The church office is open Monday through Friday from 10 – noon. If you have concerns for the prayer
chain, please contact the church secretary at 712-546-4767.

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This Week at Calvin 5/29/2024

News from CCRC – Calvin Christian Reformed Church “A Caring Church, Reaching Community”! Our
church building is located at 326 7 th St SE. Take notice of our new church signs!
This Sunday Pastor Brian Hofman’s message will be from 3 John on hospitality. Inez Hoogeveen will
accompany the singing of “Come Thou Almighty King”, “Lord, Our Lord, Your Glorious Name”, “Spirit of
the Living God”, “They’ll Know We Are Christians””, and “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”.
The Children are welcomed up front to visit with Pastor Brian for an introduction to the morning’s text.
The Special Offering for the month of June is for The Banner, the magazine of the Christian Reformed
Church.
Don’t forget The Table collections in the blue barrel. The Table is a community food supply outlet for
the area. Needs include shampoo & conditioner, soup, laundry soap, cereal and hot cereal, ketchup and
mustard, and canned fruit. Let’s fill the barrel to overflowing with love for our neighbors.
A time of fellowship with coffee, juice, and cookies follow worship.
VBS is planned for June 24-27 in the evenings from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. beginning with a meal. The theme
this summer is SCUBA, where kids dive into friendship with God. Kids explore the Bible, science, and
faith through fun activities. Each day kids learn about God’s love, His Word, and His stories through
interactive situations. Please mark your calendars for a great time for children in our church and
community.
Our VBS link for sign ups is now available! The signup form can be found on Calvin’s Facebook page
(Calvin CRC Le Mars). We can’t wait to have you come!
The church office is open Monday through Friday from 10 – noon. If you have concerns for the prayer
chain, please contact the church secretary at 712-546-4767.

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This Week at Calvin 5/21/2024

News from CCRC – Calvin Christian Reformed Church “A Caring Church, Reaching Community”! Our
church building is located at 326 7 th St SE. Take notice of our new church signs!
This Sunday Pastor Brian Hofman’s message will be from 2 John on truth and love. Miriam Hector will
accompany the singing of “Come, We That Love the Lord”,” He Is Lord”, “Lord Speak to Me”, “In Christ
Alone”, and “The Bond of Love”.
The Children are welcomed up front to visit with Pastor Brian for an introduction to the morning’s text.
The Special Offering for the Month of May is for Youth for Christ. YFC is a movement that reaches young
people, ages 11-19, in authentic Christ-sharing relationships. They work with the local church and other
like-minded partners to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus.
Don’t forget The Table collections in the blue barrel. The Table is a community food supply outlet for
the area. Needs include shampoo & conditioner, soup, laundry soap, cereal and hot cereal, ketchup and
mustard, and canned fruit.
Coffee, juice, and cookies are served following worship.
VBS is planned for June 24-27 in the evenings beginning with a meal. The theme this summer is SCUBA,
where kids dive into friendship with God. Kids explore the Bible, science, and faith through fun
activities. Each day kids learn about God’s love, His Word, and His stories through interactive situations.
Please mark your calendars for a great time for children in our community.
Our VBS link for sign ups is now available! The signup form can be found on Calvin’s Facebook page
(Calvin CRC Le Mars). We can’t wait to have you come!
The church office is open Monday through Friday from 10 – noon. If you have concerns for the prayer
chain, please contact the church secretary at 712-546-4767.

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This Week at Calvin 5/15/2024

News from CCRC – Calvin Christian Reformed Church “A Caring Church, Reaching Community”! Our
church building is located at 326 7th St SE. Take notice of our new church signs!
This is the last Sunday for Education classes for all ages beginning at 9:00 am until next fall.
This Sunday of Pentecost we observe God sending us His Holy Spirit to comfort and guide us. We will
also celebrate communion. Pastor Brian Hofman final message on the Lord’s Supper will be from
Revelation 19: 1-10. Mandy Viet will accompany the singing of “Holy, Holy, Holy”, Wind, Wind, Blow on
Me”, and “The Doxology”. The children will sing “I’ve Got the Joy, Joy, Joy” during the offertory.
The Children are welcomed up front to visit with Pastor Brian for an introduction to the morning’s text.
After prayer, they will be dismissed to Children’s Worship with Tessa Hofman.
The Special Offering for the Month of May is for Youth for Christ. YFC is a movement that reaches young
people, ages 11-19, in authentic Christ-sharing relationships.
Don’t forget The Table collections in the blue barrel. The Table is a community food supply outlet for
the area. Needs include shampoo & conditioner, soup, laundry soap, cereal and hot cereal, ketchup and
mustard, and canned fruit.
Coffee, juice, and cookies are served following worship.
VBS is planned for June 24-27 in the evenings beginning with a meal. The theme this summer is SCUBA, where kids dive into friendship with God. Kids explore the Bible, science, and faith through fun
activities. Each day kids learn about God’s love, His Word, and His stories through interactive situations.
Please mark your calendars for a great time for children in our community. There is a link online for
registration. Check out Calvin’s Facebook page.
The church office is open Monday through Friday from 10 – noon. If you have concerns for the prayer
chain, please contact the church secretary at 712-546-4767.

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This Week at Calvin 5/8/2024

News from CCRC – Calvin Christian Reformed Church “A Caring Church, Reaching Community”! Our
church building is located at 326 7 th St SE
There are Sunday School classes for all ages beginning at 9:00 am.
Worship begins at 10:00 in the sanctuary. Rev. Brian Hofman continues a series of sermons on the
Lord’s Supper with the passage from 1 Corinthians 11: 17-34. The All For Him Praise Team will
accompany the singing of: “Revelation Song”, “Stronger”, “Taste and See”, and “Rejoice the Lord is
King,” and “Hallelujah! We Sing Your Praises.”
The Children are welcomed up front to visit with Pastor Brian for an introduction to the morning’s text.
After prayer, they will be dismissed to Children’s Worship with Tessa Hofman.
The Special Offering for the Month of May is for Youth for Christ. YFC is a movement that reaches young
people, ages 11-19, in authentic Christ-sharing relationships.
Don’t forget The Table collections in the blue barrel. The Table is a community food supply outlet for
the area. Needs include canned fruit, spaghetti noodles & sauce, dish soap, paper towels, shampoo &
conditioner.
Coffee, juice, and cookies are served following worship.
VBS is planned for June 24-27 in the evenings beginning with a meal. The theme this summer is SCUBA,
where kids dive into friendship with God. Kids explore the Bible, science, and faith through fun
activities. Each day kids learn about God’s love, His Word, and His stories through interactive situations.
Please mark your calendars for a great time for children in our community.
The church office is open Monday through Friday from 10 – noon. If you have concerns for the prayer
chain, please contact the church secretary at 712-546-4767
Join us and become part of a family of Christians called a church, where God’s Word is believed and
taught. We are not a showcase for saints but a hospital for sinners.

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This Week at Calvin 4/30/2024

News from CCRC – Calvin Christian Reformed Church “A Caring Church, Reaching Community”! Our
church building is located at 326 7th St SE.
We invite all to come and celebrate the sixth Sunday of Easter with us.
There are Sunday School classes for all ages beginning at 9:00 am.
Worship begins at 10:00 in the sanctuary. Rev. Brian Hofman continues a series of sermons on the
Lord’s Supper with the passage from 1 Corinthians 10: 14-22. Miriam Hector will accompany the singing
of: “Let All Things Now Living”, “I Sing the Mighty Power of God”, “We Are God’s People”, and “The
Trees of the Field will Clap Their Hands.”
This Sunday several students of Inez Hoogeveen will sing and play the offertory.
The Children are welcomed up front to visit with Pastor Brian for an introduction to the morning’s text.
After prayer, they will be dismissed to Children’s Worship with Kaitlyn Visscher.
Don’t’ forget The Table collections in the blue barrel. The Table is a community food supply outlet for
the area. Needs include canned fruit, spaghetti noodles & sauce, dish soap, paper towels, shampoo &
conditioner.
Coffee, juice and cookies are served following worship.
VBS is planned for June 24-27 in the evenings beginning with a meal. The theme this summer is SCUBA, where kids dive into friendship with God. Kids explore the Bible, science, and faith through fun
activities. Please mark your calendars for a great time for children in our community.
The church office is open Monday through Friday from 10 – noon. If you have concerns for the prayer
chain, please contact the church secretary at 712-546-4767
Join us and become part of a family of Christians called a church, where God’s Word is believed and
taught. We are not a showcase for saints but a hospital for sinners

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This Week at Calvin 4/24/2024

News from CCRC – Calvin Christian Reformed Church “A Caring Church, Reaching Community”! Our
church building is located at 326 7th St SE.
We invite all to come and celebrate the fifth Sunday of Easter with us.
There are Sunday School classes for all ages beginning at 9:00 am.
Worship begins at 10:00 in the sanctuary. Rev. Brian Hofman continues a new series of sermons on the
Lord’s Supper with the passage from Exodus 24: 1- 11. Our songs will be led by the All For Him praise
team. They include: “God of Wonders”, “Indescribable”, “We Believe”, Table of Plenty”, and “Salvation
Belongs to Our God.”
The Children are welcomed up front to visit with Pastor Brian for an introduction to the morning’s text.
After prayer, they will be dismissed to Children’s Worship with Tessa Hofman.
The Special Offering for April is for Kingdom Boundaries Prison Aftercare. KBPA is an independent entity
working alongside and in cooperation with Cornerstone Prison Church in Sioux Falls, SD.
Don’t’ forget The Table collections in the blue barrel.
Coffee, juice and cookies are served following worship.
Women’s Ministry Spring Event is a Mystery Day Trip! The day is May 4th beginning at 8:15 AM. Bring
$20 for a homemade lunch and some spending money for shopping! We will be back in Le Mars by 4
PM.
VBS is planned for June 24-27 in the evenings beginning with a meal. Please mark your calendars for a
great time for children in our community.
The church office is open Monday through Friday from 10 – noon. If you have concerns for the prayer
chain, please contact the church secretary at 712-546-4767
Join us and become part of a family of Christians called a church, where God’s Word is believed and
taught. We are not a showcase for saints but a hospital for sinners.

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This Week at Calvin 4/17/2024

News from CCRC – Calvin Christian Reformed Church “A Caring Church, Reaching Community”! Our
church building is located at 326 7th St SE.
We invite all to come and celebrate the fourth Sunday of Easter with us.
There are Sunday School classes for all ages beginning at 9:00 am.
Worship begins at 10:00 in the sanctuary. Rev. Brian Hofman begins a series of sermons on the Lord’s
Supper. This week’s message is based on Luke 22: 7 – 20 connecting the Lord’s Supper with Passover.
Service music will be provided by Inez Hoogeveen. Our Easter hymns will be: “Beautiful Savior”, “O
Worship the King”, “I Know that My Redeemer Lives”, and “Sent Forth by God’s Blessing.”
This Sunday we celebrate the Lord’s Supper together. As we prepare, ask God for the proper spirit in
which to celebrate the sacrament that we may repent sincerely of all sin. All elements will be passed to
the participants.
The Children are welcomed up front to visit with Pastor Brian for an introduction to the morning’s text.
After prayer, they will be dismissed to Children’s Worship with Kaitlyn Visscher.
The Special Offering for April is for Kingdom Boundaries Prison Aftercare. Don’t’ forget The Table
collections in the blue barrel.
Women’s Ministry Spring Event is a Mystery Day Trip! Sign up in the narthex for the May 4th event
beginning at 8:15 AM. Bring $20 for a homemade lunch and some spending money for shopping!
VBS is planned for June 24-27 in the evenings beginning with a meal. Please mark your calendars for a
great time for children in our community.
The church office is open Monday through Friday from 10 – noon. If you have concerns for the prayer
chain, please contact the church secretary at 712-546-4767
Join us and become part of a family of Christians called a church, where God’s Word is believed and
taught. We are not a showcase for saints but a hospital for sinners.

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