This Week at Calvin 12/7/2022

Calvin Christian Reformed Church, 326 7 th St SE, welcomes all those looking for a church home to visit
and join us in worship of our prophesied Christ. This Sunday, the third Sunday of Advent, we think about
the joy that Christ gives us. May our souls rejoice like the shepherds’ as we worship this Sunday.. We
light the joy candle, the pink candle.
Education classes for all ages are held at 9:00 AM. Each class will be able to choose items from the
World Renew Gift Catalog which includes animals, seeds, tools, and other items that will benefit needy
Worship begins at 10 AM in the sanctuary. Pastor Brian Hofman will preach through 2 Thessalonians, a
short book which focuses us on the looking forward to Christ’s second coming part of Advent. This
Sunday’s text is 2 Thessalonians 3: 1-5. Miriam Hector will provide the prelude. The All For Him praise
team leads the singing of “While Shepherds Watch Their Flocks By Night”, “On Christmas Night”, and
“Ahead of Us, A Race to Run”. We conclude the service singing “We Will Dance on the Streets That are
Golden.” Lyn Bulthuis will sing “There’s A Song in the Air” for the Offertory.
This Sunday Calvin will be caroling at the area Nursing Homes. Meet at the church at 2:40 to carpool.
We will return to church at approximately 5:30 where we can all enjoy a soup supper. Let’s all plan to
share Joy to others.
Looking ahead, Calvin will be having a Dramatic Christmas Eve service with readers, actors, and candle
lighting at 5:00 PM.
Make plans to also join us on Christmas Morning, 10:00 AM, to celebrate Christ’s birth.
Poinsettias need to be purchased by this Sunday.
Secretary hours are 10 – Noon Monday through Friday. Pastor Brian also loves visitors.

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