Seated at the Right Hand of God

Sermon Title: Seated at the Right Hand of God
Sermon Text: Ephesians 1:15-2:10; Lord’s Day 19 Q&A 50 & 51
Pastor: Rev. Russell Herman
Date: Sunday, February 28, 2016 (PM Service)

Power to Forgive

Sermon Title: Power to Forgive
Sermon Text: Mark 2:1-12
Pastor: Rev. Russell Herman
Date: Sunday, February 28, 2016 (AM Service)

Bulletin for Sunday, February 28, 2016

Link to Print Copy: ANNOUNCEMENTS02-28-16
Link to Print Copy: Order of Worship02-28-16

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Sunday, February 28, 2016
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NEW CHURCH DIRECTORIES are now ready and available for pick up at the table in the back of church! Please take 1 per household.

THE DORDT COLLEGE CONCERT CHOIR from Sioux Center, Iowa, invites you to a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 11, at Cloverdale United Reformed Church (3580 North Cloverdale Road in Boise). The concert is part of a spring music tour with performances in South Dakota, Montana, Washington, British Columbia, Idaho, Colorado, and Iowa. Directed by Dr. Benjamin Kornelis, the ensembles will perform a wide variety of choral music, ranging from music of the Renaissance and Baroque to recently composed works, as well as folk songs and hymn arrangements. The concert is free, with a freewill offering received to help defray tour expenses.

SAFE PLACE MINISTRIES: Safe Place would like to invite you to their annual benefit dinner on Friday, March 4th at 6PM. Safe Place provides counseling, support and services to women whose lives have been touched by abuse so they can begin to heal and grow. Cloverdale URC has purchased a table for 8 at the event so let’s fill it up and come alongside this ministry. Those interested in attending or for more information, please contact Lisa Byce (861-1975) or Joanie Arendse (871-2749).

DINEER FOR DORDT STUDENTS: We need to feed the Dordt choir at our church on Friday, March 11 before their concert. If you can help with this large task, please sign up on the sheet provided on the table at the back of church. See Deb de Jong if you have any questions.

HOUSING FOR DORDT STUDENTS: We need to find housing for about 60 members of the Dordt choir from Friday, March 11 after their concert until Saturday morning. They will need a place to sleep Friday night and then breakfast and a ride back to the church Saturday morning. If you would be willing to host several of these students, please sign up with Lori Den Hartog.

MERIDIAN BIBLE STUDY will meet next on Thursday, March 17 at 7:30PM at the home of John & Judy to study Heroes of Faith Lesson 5, and again on March 31 to study Lesson 6.

MERGE: Our next meeting is this Wednesday, March 2. We will be discussing Chapter 6 of Kevin DeYoung’s Just Do Something. We will discuss Chapter 7 on March 16. Mark your calendars and plan to join us! Any young adults are welcome! See Deb de Jong for details.
YOUTH GROUP will meet next week at 4:30PM. We will discuss chapter 11, and the de Jong family will provide snacks.

PRAYER CORNER
*Pray for Al & Marita Noyes as Al battles cancer and begins treatments.

*Dave Howerzyl is in his last week of radiation, so pray that upcoming tests will reveal these treatments have been a success in wiping out all signs of cancer.

*Cybrina De Vries will be going on a mission trip with other Dordt College students beginning on March 4 and returning March 14. Please pray for Cybrina and her team as they drive across the country to various locations to Put Love Into Action (PLIA) in the name of the Lord.

*Caleb Herman will be traveling to Guatemala this coming week to work with a group from Grand Rapids to help build a hospital there. Please pray for safe travels and for their work and interaction with the people there.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Please put these important dates of upcoming events at Cloverdale on your calendars, and then watch the bulletin for more information:
Mar 4 Safe Place Annual Benefit, 6PM
Mar 11 Dordt Choir Concert, 7:30PM

IN GOD’S SERVICE

HOST FAMILIES
Today Tom & Cindy Ferch
Mar 6 Ben & Renae Bieri
Mar 13 Darwin & Jane Vander Stelt

GREETERS
Today Judd & Renee McNicol
Mar 6 Herm & Margaret Roest
Mar 13 Doug & Nancy Rotman

KITCHEN/COFFEE
Today Bernice Cooper, Julie Ribbens
Mar 6 Lori Den Hartog, Joanie Arendse
Mar 13 Mel & Marilee Landers

COOKIES FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 13
Renee McNicol, Sue Pastoor, Julie Ribbens, Margaret Roest, Audra Sherman

ACCOMPANISTS
Ministry of Music Contacts: Kim/Deb/Sue
Today AM: O: S. Wigboldy
P: Kim VG
PM: S. Cooke
Mar 6 AM: O: S. Wigboldy
P: Kim VG
PM: Kim VG
Mar 13 AM: O: S. Cooke
P: Kim VG
PM: S. Wigboldy

NURSERY
February Contact: Brooke Vander Stelt

Today AM: Yvette Ilunga, Janine Ropp
PM: Margaret Roest, Ella de Jong
Mar 6 AM: Audra Sherman, Laura Stenquist
PM: Alyssa & Emma Groen
Mar 13 AM: Carrie VS, Morgan Schulz
PM: Maddie Cooke, Annetta de Jong

USHERS
Today Ben Bieri, Richard Tuscany
Mar 6 Nicolas Herman, Chris Brandsma
Mar 13 Josh de Jong, Matt Cooper

SOUND
Feb: Henry Vander Stelt
March: Scott Den Hartog

PM SONG SERVICE
Today Paul Miedema
Mar 6 Jesse Groen
Mar 13 Bill Pastoor

PRAYER & SHARE
Today Scott Den Hartog
Mar 6 Jesse Groen
Mar 13 Pastor Herman

THIS WEEK
SUN: 9:30AM Morning Worship Service
11:00AM Sunday School/Catechism
11:00AM New Member’s Class
6:00PM Evening Worship Service
TUE: 9:30AM Ladies’ Bible Study (Lesson
#50: 1 & 2 Corinthians)
WED: 7:30PM MERGE @ de Jong’s
FRI: 6:15AM Men’s Book Study
6:00PM Safe Place Ministries Benefit

Deacon’s Report for February 21, 2016
General Fund: $4,661.00
Missions: $937.00

Today’s Offering
Building Fund: Money collected is placed in a fund to be used for special remodeling projects to improve our current facilities.

Next Week’s Offering: Christian Education Assistance Fund & General Fund

He Ascended Into Heaven

Sermon Title: He Ascended Into Heaven
Sermon Text: John 14; Lord’s Day 18
Pastor: Rev. Russell Herman
Date: Sunday, February 21, 2016 (PM Service)

Clean

Sermon Title: Clean
Sermon Text: Mark 1:40-45
Pastor: Rev. Russell Herman
Date: Sunday, February 21, 2016 (AM Service)

Bulletin for Sunday, February 21, 2016

Link to Print Copy:ANNOUNCEMENTS02-21-16
Link to Print Copy:Order of Worship02-21-16

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Sunday, February 21, 2016

CONGRATULATIONS to Matthew & Kim Scheid who welcomed a healthy baby boy – Ian Hu – on Thursday, February 11 at 9:27PM. Praise God for the gift of new life!

FROM THE DEACONS: Beginning this Sunday, we will be switching from plates to bags to collect our offerings. The burgundy bags will be for the first offering and the black bags will be for the second offering. If you have any questions about this change, please see Jesse Groen.
GEMS FATHER/DAUGHTER NIGHT: The GEMS would like to invite all their dads/grandpas to a fun night planned for Wednesday, February 24 at 6:45PM at the church!

Word & Deed Presentation TONIGHT: Rick Postma of Word & Deed will be providing a brief introduction and overview of Word & Deed Ministries following the evening service
TONIGHT. A recent trip to India and Nepal will be highlighted along with the current status of rebuilding efforts in the Philippines.

NAMPA CHRISTIAN COUNTRY FAIR & AUCTION: All are welcome to attend Nampa Christian School’s Annual Fundraiser this week Friday-Saturday. There will be a dinner Friday night with a live auction and kids’ carnival. And on Saturday there is breakfast, live and silent auctions, a Dutch booth selling stroop waffles & other goodies, and a kids’ carnival. Come out to join the fun and support the school!

LOVE INC. BOISE ANNUAL BENEFIT EVENT: Please plan to attend the Love INC benefit “Faith in Action” on Friday, February 26 at 7PM at Vineyard Christian Church (4950 N. Bradley, Boise). There will be entertainment and a delicious dessert auction! For tickets, call the Love INC office at 377-3502, ext. 3.

SAFE PLACE MINISTRIES: Safe Place would like to invite you to their annual benefit dinner on Friday, March 4th at 6PM. Safe Place provides counseling, support and services to women whose lives have been touched by abuse so they can begin to heal and grow. Cloverdale URC has purchased a table for 8 at the event so let’s fill it up and come alongside this ministry. Those interested in attending or for more information, please contact Lisa Byce (861-1975) or Joanie Arendse (871-2749).

DORDT CHOIR CONCERT: Mark your calendars! We are excited that the Dordt College Choir will be visiting Boise! They will be giving a concert at our church on Friday, March 11 at 7:30PM.

DINEER FOR DORDT STUDENTS: We need to feed the Dordt choir at our church on Friday, March 11 before their concert. The dinner will include soups, salads, and buns with meat/cheese. We will need at least 7 soups, and 5 large salads/veggie trays. We will also need buns, butter, meat & cheese platters and drinks for 60 people, as well as help with set up and clean up. We will also be having a time of fellowship with coffee & cookies following the concert. If you can help with any of these items, please sign up on the sheet provided on the table at the back of church. See Deb de Jong if you have any questions.

HOUSING FOR DORDT STUDENTS: We need to find housing for about 60 members of the Dordt choir from Friday, March 11 after their concert until Saturday morning. They will need a place to sleep Friday night and then breakfast and a ride back to the church Saturday morning. If you would be willing to host several of these students, please sign up with Lori Den Hartog.

MERIDIAN BIBLE STUDY will meet on Thursday, Feb 25 at 7:30PM at the home of John & Judy to study Heroes of Faith lesson 4: Isaac (Hebrews 11:17-20, Gen 27:1-40).

YOUTH GROUP will meet TODAY at 4:30PM. We will discuss chapters 9 & 10, and Nicolas & Anna Herman will provide snacks.

Mid-America Reformed Seminary invites you to join a live-stream event featuring Dr. Derek Thomas, Robert Strong Professor of Systematic and Pastoral Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary in Atlanta, for this year’s Spring Conference entitled “The Problem of Pain.” This series of lectures will concentrate on the Book of Job, the question of why Christ had to suffer, and rejoicing in tribulation. Dr. Thomas will present these three lectures on March 22, at 2:00, 3:30, and 5:00 pm. For more information and to register for live-streaming, go to midamerica.edu/news/47/2016-spring-conference or call Mid-America Reformed Seminary at 219-864-2400.

PRAYER CORNER
*Al Noyes was recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer in both lungs, so keep AL & Marita in prayer.

*Pray for Matthew & Kim Scheid and baby Ian.

*Continue to pray for Dave Howerzyl as he goes through radiation treatments.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Please put these important dates of upcoming events at Cloverdale on your calendars, and then watch the bulletin for more information:
Feb 21 Word & Deed Presentation, 7:30PM
Feb 24 GEMS Father/Daughter Night 6:45PM
Feb 26 Love INC Benefit Event, 7PM
Feb 26-27 Nampa Christian Fair & Auction
Mar 4 Safe Place Annual Benefit, 6PM
Mar 11 Dordt Choir Concert, 7:30PM

IN GOD’S SERVICE

HOST FAMILIES
Today Terry & Julie Ribbens
Feb 28 Tom & Cindy Ferch
Mar 6 Ben & Renae Bieri

GREETERS
Today Paul & Lynda Miedema
Feb 28 Judd & Renee McNicol
Mar 6 Herm & Margaret Roest

KITCHEN/COFFEE
Today Darwin & Jane Vander Stelt
Feb 28 Bernice Cooper, Julie Ribbens
Mar 6 Lori Den Hartog, Joanie Arendse

COOKIES FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 13
Renee McNicol, Sue Pastoor, Julie Ribbens, Margaret Roest, Audra Sherman

ACCOMPANISTS
Ministry of Music Contacts: Kim/Deb/Sue
Today AM: S. Cooke
P: Kim VG
PM: Kim VG
Feb 28 AM: O: S. Wigboldy
P: Kim VG
PM: S. Cooke
Mar 6 AM: O: S. Wigboldy
P: Kim VG
PM: Kim VG

NURSERY
February Contact: Brooke Vander Stelt

Today AM: Juliane, Jillian, Jenna Oppedyk
PM: Julie & Katie Ribbens
Feb 28 AM: Yvette Ilunga, Janine Ropp
PM: Margaret Roest, Ella de Jong
Mar 6 AM: Audra Sherman, Laura Stenquist
PM: Alyssa & Emma Groen

USHERS
Today Gregg Russell, Matt Howerzyl
Feb 28 Ben Bieri, Richard Tuscany
Mar 6 Nicolas Herman, Chris Brandsma

SOUND
Feb: Henry Vander Stelt
March: Scott Den Hartog

PM SONG SERVICE
Today Herm Roest
Feb 28 Paul Miedema
Mar 6 Jesse Groen

PRAYER & SHARE
Today Henry C. Vander Stelt
Feb 28 Scott Den Hartog
Mar 6 Jesse Groen

THIS WEEK
SUN: 9:30AM Morning Worship Service
11:00AM Sunday School/Catechism
11:00AM New Member’s Class
4:30PM Youth Group
6:00PM Evening Worship Service
7:30PM Word & Deed Presentation
TUE: 9:30AM Ladies’ Bible Study (Lesson
#49: Romans)
WED: 6:45PM GEMS Father/Daughter Night
6:45PM Cadets(Snacks: Seth Herman)
THUR: 7:30PM Meridian Bible Study
FRI: 6:15AM Men’s Book Study

Deacon’s Report for February 14, 2016
General Fund: $3,835.00

Today’s Offering
General Fund: Money collected goes to the day-to-day operations and expenses of this church.
Missions: Money collected goes to the financial aid of three missionaries and their families, Reformed University Fellowship which serves the students of BSU, Middle East Reformed Fellowship and Reformed Mission Services, all of which this church supports.

Next Week’s Offering: Building Fund

Resurrection Benefits

Sermon Title: Resurrection Benefits
Sermon Text: I Corinthians 15:1-28; Lord’s Day 17
Pastor: Rev. Russell Herman
Date: Sunday, February 14, 2016 (PM Service)

A Long Day

Sermon Title: A Long Day
Sermon Text: Mark 1:29-39
Pastor: Rev. Russell Herman
Date: Sunday, February 14, 2016 (AM Service)

Bulletin for Sunday, February 14, 2016

Link to Print Copy:ANNOUNCEMENTS02-14-16
Link to Print Copy:Order of Worship02-14-16

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Sunday, February 14, 2016
__________________________________

FROM THE DEACONS: Beginning this Sunday, we will be switching from plates to bags to collect our offerings. The burgundy bags will be for the first offering and the black bags will be for the second offering. If you have any questions about this change, please see Jesse Groen.
GEMS FATHER/DAUGHTER NIGHT: The GEMS would like to invite all their dads/grandpas to a fun night planned for Wednesday, February 24 at 6:45PM at the church!

Word & Deed Presentation on Sunday, Feb. 21
Rick Postma of Word & Deed will be providing a brief introduction and overview of Word & Deed Ministries following the evening service
on Sunday, Feb. 21. A recent trip to India and Nepal will be highlighted along with the current status of rebuilding efforts in the Philippines.

LOVE INC. BOISE ANNUAL BENEFIT EVENT: Please plan to attend the Love INC benefit “Faith in Action” on Friday, February 26 at 7PM at Vineyard Christian Church (4950 N. Bradley, Boise). There will be entertainment and a delicious dessert auction! For tickets, call the Love INC office at 377-3502, ext. 3.

SAFE PLACE MINISTRIES: Safe Place would like to invite you to their annual benefit dinner on Friday, March 4th at 6PM. Safe Place provides counseling, support and services to women whose lives have been touched by abuse so they can begin to heal and grow. Cloverdale URC has purchased a table for 8 at the event so let’s fill it up and come alongside this ministry. Those interested in attending or for more information, please contact Lisa Byce (861-1975) or Joanie Arendse (871-2749).

DORDT CHOIR CONCERT: Mark your calendars! We are excited that the Dordt College Choir will be visiting Boise! They will be giving a concert at our church on Friday, March 11 at 7:30PM.

DINEER FOR DORDT STUDENTS: We need to feed the Dordt choir at our church on Friday, March 11 before their concert. The dinner will include soups, salads, and buns with meat/cheese. We will need at least 7 soups, and 5 large salads/veggie trays. We will also need buns, butter, meat & cheese platters and drinks for 60 people, as well as help with set up and clean up. We will also be having a time of fellowship with coffee & cookies following the concert. If you can help with any of these items, please sign up on the sheet provided on the table at the back of church. See Deb de Jong if you have any questions.

HOUSING FOR DORDT STUDENTS: We need to find housing for about 60 members of the Dordt choir from Friday, March 11 after their concert until Saturday morning. They will need a place to sleep Friday night and then breakfast and a ride back to the church Saturday morning. If you would be willing to host several of these students, please sign up on the sheet provided on the table at the back of church. See Lori Den Hartog with questions.

MERGE: Our next meeting will be Thursday, Feb. 18. We will discuss Chapter 5 of Kevin De Young’s book Just Do Something. All young adults are welcome to join us! See Deb de Jong if you have any questions.

MERIDIAN BIBLE STUDY will meet on Thursday, Feb 25 at 7:30PM at the home of John & Judy to study Heroes of Faith lesson 4: Isaac (Hebrews 11:17-20, Gen 27:1-40).

YOUTH GROUP will meet next week at 4:30PM. We will discuss chapters 9 & 10, and Nicolas & Anna Herman will provide snacks.

MARCH CALENDAR: Rhea will print the March Calendar of Events this week, so please email any events you would like to have included to the church office by Tuesday, February 16.

PRAYER CORNER
*Al Noyes was recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer in both lungs, so keep AL & Marita in prayer.

*Pray for all of the expectant mothers in our congregation.

*Continue to pray for Dave Howerzyl as he goes through radiation treatments.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Please put these important dates of upcoming events at Cloverdale on your calendars, and then watch the bulletin for more information:
Feb 18 Merge @ de Jong’s, 7:30PM
Feb 21 Word & Deed Presentation, 7:30PM
Feb 24 GEMS Father/Daughter Night 6:45PM
Feb 26 Love INC Benefit Event, 7PM
Feb 26-27 Nampa Christian Fair & Auction
Mar 4 Safe Place Annual Benefit, 6PM
Mar 11 Dordt Choir Concert, 7:30PM

IN GOD’S SERVICE

HOST FAMILIES
Feb 7 Ken & Joanie Arendse
Feb 21 Terry & Julie Ribbens
Feb 28 Tom & Cindy Ferch

GREETERS
Today Ryan & Katie Kroes
Feb 21 Judd & Renee McNicol
Feb 28 Paul & Lynda Miedema

KITCHEN/COFFEE
Today John & Judy Vander Woude
Feb 21 Darwin & Jane Vander Stelt
Feb 28 Bernice Cooper, Julie Ribbens

COOKIES FOR TODAY
Renae Bieri, Rhea Vander Woude, Katie Kroes, Laura Herman, Nikky Howerzyl

ACCOMPANISTS
Ministry of Music Contacts: Kim/Deb/Sue
Today AM: O: S. WIgboldy
P: Sara
PM: S. Wigboldy
Feb 21 AM: S. Cooke
P: Kim VG
PM: Kim VG
Feb 28 AM: O: S. Wigboldy
P: Kim VG
PM: S. Cooke

NURSERY
February Contact: Brooke Vander Stelt

Today AM: Julie & Allie Howerzyl
PM: Lauren & Anna Pastoor
Feb 21 AM: Juliane, Jillian, Jenna Oppedyk
PM: Julie & Katie Ribbens
Feb 28 AM: Yvette Ilunga, Janine Ropp
PM: Margaret Roest, Ella de Jong

USHERS
Today Ed Oppedyk, Judd McNicol
Feb 21 Gregg Russell, Matt Howerzyl
Feb 28 Ben Bieri, Richard Tuscany

SOUND
Feb: Henry Vander Stelt
March: Scott Den Hartog

PM SONG SERVICE
Today Simon de Jong
Feb 21 Herm Roest
Feb 28 Paul Miedema

PRAYER & SHARE
Today Pastor Russ
Feb 21 Henry C. Vander Stelt
Feb 28 Scott Den Hartog

THIS WEEK
SUN: 9:30AM Morning Worship Service
11:00AM Sunday School/Catechism
11:00AM New Member’s Class
6:00PM Evening Worship Service
TUE: 9:30AM Ladies’ Bible Study (Lesson
#48: Conversion of Paul)
THUR: 7:00PM Bible Study @ the Russell’s
7:30PM Merge @ the de Jong’s
FRI: 6:15AM Men’s Book Study

Deacon’s Report for February 7, 2016
General Fund: $4,598.05
Christian Ed Fund: $2,323.00

Today’s Offering
General Fund: Money collected goes to the day-to-day operations and expenses of this church.

January Sunday School Offering: $74.82

Next Week’s Offering: General Fund & Missions

He Descended Into Hell: What It Means, Why It Matters

Sermon Title: He Descended Into Hell: What It Means, Why It Matters
Sermon Text: Matthew 27:45-54; Lord’s day 16 Q&A 44
Pastor: Rev. Nick Smith
Date: Sunday, February 7, 2016 (PM Service)