This Week at Calvin 12/27/23

On New Year’s Eve Morning, Calvin Church, 326 7 th St SE, welcomes all to a special service of Faith and
God’s Faithfulness as summarized in the Apostles’ Creed. This service connects the creed to different
aspects of the Christian year. Worship begins at 10:00 AM with a prelude and offertory by Makayla
and Jonah Ver Mulm on the saxophone and trombone. Songs representing creation (How Great Thou
Art), Advent ( O Little Town of Bethlehem), Christmas , Epiphany (Arise, Your Light is Come!), Lent (In
Christ Alone), Easter (See, What a Morning), Ascension (Crown Him with Many Crowns), Pentecost
(Wonderful, Merciful Savior), Communion of the Saints, forgiveness of sins, and life everlasting (Sing To
the King)will be sung throughout the service.
Pastor Brian Hofman and his family are on vacation. Mr. Matt Dengler will lead our service with the
readings, scripture, prayer, and a short message.
Special offering this month is World Renew.
We praise God for His Faithfulness to each one of us. “His mercies begin afresh each morning.”
Lamentations 3: 22-23. We pray for your encouragement to live one’s faith boldly in everyday life!
This week there will be no Sunday School and no women’s Bible Study.
A Lifewise Christmas Tree is in the foyer. On it are items you can purchase to support LifeWise. Calvin
welcomes LifeWise Academy to our facilities.
A church library is stocked with wonderful books and DVDs to be borrowed by anyone.
The church office is open every morning from 10 to noon. If you have any prayer requests and
concerns you like included in the bulletin, please direct them to our church secretary at 712-546-4767.
Services may be seen on YouTube, on our newly designed website at, or by listening
to a CD.

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