Bulletin – Week of June 4, 2017

Bulletin – Week of June 4, 2017

We take pleasure in your presence today and at every worship service.

Please introduce yourself to anyone you don’t know. Friendliness is always an inspiration.

Message: Pentecost is About Harvesting the Lost

Scripture: Acts 2: 1-41


General Fund

June 4, 2017

Order of Worship

Gathering Song:  Awake My Soul 

Call to Worship:  Isaiah 61:1-3

Songs of Praise: Holy Spirit You are Welcome Here

 Spirit of the Living God Fall Fresh on Me

 Holy Spirit Living Breath of God

Offering:   Kingdom Advancement Fund (General Fund)

(please place visitor/prayer cards in offering basket)

Offering Song: Oh Church Arise


Scripture: Acts 2: 1-41

Message: Pentecost is About Harvesting the Lost

Communion: I Love to Tell the Story;   Jesus Saves



The Lord’s Supper, which we celebrate today, is a way for the Christian to remember the sacrifice of Christ. If you have not yet believed in Christ as Savior, we invite you to watch and learn. We are glad you are here! If you have questions about Jesus, please see Pastor Scott after the worship service. The bread we use is allergen free and contains no wheat, dairy, nuts or soy. However, it may contain egg.

The offering this morning is for the General Fund. Please designate on the memo of your check if it is for this fund. Offerings that are not designated  will go into the General Fund.


Guest Pastor Aaron Walters will be delivering the sermon for us.

Servants Next Sunday – Greeters: Bud & Lorraine Brouwer;   Snacks: Ruth Stadt and Donna Van Beek;   Serving Assistants: Amber, Kylie and Maggie;   Ushers: Deloris Perry and Len Vander Woude;   Prayer Room: Jen Roberts.

Next Sunday evening at 6:00pm we will have our next Talking About God (TAG) gathering in the sanctuary. Plan to join the church family for this fun and lively conversation.


Each week we pray for members of our church family. This week please pray for:

Dave & Lisa DeSalvo; Chris & Jeanette Dillard; Denise Doezema; Scott Emory; Paulino & Georgi Estrada; Envision Pastor Mitch Senti

Suggested prayers are for their spiritual growth, opportunities to see Christ in their everyday life, and anything else that God puts on your mind for them.


We are looking forward to celebrating our 50th Anniversary with Family and Friends, Sat., June 10, 6:00 PM, @ church.  Our favorite memories over the past 50 years are of church potlucks/game nights.  Bring a hot dish or salad, dessert will be provided. After dinner  there will be a time for games.  Please, no gifts.                        Regards, Don & Darlys Reck


Volunteers are needed to organize and run the church bazaar, which usually is held the 2nd or 3rd Saturday in November. Please let Terry Vander Woude know if you are interested in helping to organize this event.

Love INC is looking for phone call volunteers for its Calling Center. If you are available to serve between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. any days Mondays through Thursdays, call the office at 671-6201.

Lynden’s Project Hope food bank is looking for volunteers to help. To volunteer or for more information, call Project Hope at 354-4673.

Cascade Connections is seeking caring and compassionate people to help support and serve individuals with disabilities. Cascade Christian Home in Lynden needs part-time staff for assisting clients with all activities of daily living including cooking, cleaning, bathing, and going on supported trips in the community. Staff will provide all the necessary training to those who are willing to serve. If you have a heart for this type of ministry, please call a manager at 398-2052 or e-mail wbranch@ccsite.org


Alice Brakke would like to remind the church family that she is available as our parish nurse to help with medical questions, needs, doctor’s appointments, etc. Please call her at 360-671-2155 if you would like her assistance.

The June issue of the Heartbeat newsletter is available in print in the foyer, or on the church website hopeinchristchurch.org.

Please find a copy of the Whatcom Community Bulletin in the foyer for more news about what is happening in the CRC community.

Do you need a notary? Although Terry Vander Woude is retiring from her position as church secretary, she is still available to notarize documents.  Please let Terry know if she can assist you.









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