Bulletin for Sunday, February 7, 2016

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Announcements for Sunday, February 7, 2016

PUPLIT EXCHANGE: Pastor Russ is doing a pulpit exchange with Covenant URC and Nampa URC today, so we welcome Rev. Nick Smith to our pulpit while Pastor Russ preaches in Twin Falls.

FROM THE DEACONS: Tax receipt letters as required by the IRS for 2015 contributions have been prepared and placed in the church mailboxes. If you did not get a receipt letter and wish to have one, let one of the deacons know and we will get you a receipt.
PRAYER MEETING: Join us Wednesday night at 7:00PM for a time of corporate prayer and study. We will be looking at Psalm 6 as we continue working through the Psalms and seeing how they are wonderful aids for prayer.

NO YOUTH GROUP SERVICE DAY ON FEB. 13: Our service day that was scheduled for Saturday, February 13 is currently being rescheduled. Watch the bulletin for future announcements about the new date and time.

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.

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. Look for future announcements in the bulletin. We will be looking for help with hosting a dinner at our church, as well as providing housing for the choir. See Deb de Jong if you’d like to help with the dinner, and Lori Den Hartog if you can help with the housing.

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 11 at 7:30PM at the home of John & Judy to study Philemon. Our second meeting for February will be on Thursday, Feb 25 and we will 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 chapter 8, and Glenn & Rhea will provide snacks.

PRAYER CORNER
*Al Noyes was recently diagnosed with lung cancer, so keep AL & Marita in prayer.

*Pray for Brandie Cooper & her new pregnancy, that she and baby will remain healthy and safe.

*Janine Ropp’s daughter Melissa had a healthy baby girl, Oswin Berendina, born on Tuesday and weighing 8 lbs. Praise God!

*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 10 Prayer Meeting @ Church, 7PM
Feb 10 GEMS/Cadets, 6:45PM
Feb 18 Merge @ de Jong’s, 7:30PM
Feb 21 Word & Deed Presentation, 7:30PM
Feb 24 GEMS/Cadets, 6:45PM
Mar 4 Safe Place Annual Benefit, 6PM
Mar 11 Dordt Choir Concert, 7:30PM

IN GOD’S SERVICE

HOST FAMILIES
Feb 7 Mike & Lisa Byce
Feb 14 Ken & Joanie Arendse
Feb 21 Terry & Julie Ribbens

GREETERS
Today Curtis & Cindy De Vries
Feb 14 Ryan & Katie Kroes
Feb 21 Judd 7 Renee McNicol

KITCHEN/COFFEE
Today Rose VS, Lynda Miedema
Feb 14 John & Judy Vander Woude
Feb 21 Darwin & Jane Vander Stelt

COOKIES FOR NEXT WEEK SUNDAY, FEB 14
Renae Bieri, Rhea Vander Woude, Katie Kroes, Laura Herman, Nikky Howerzyl

ACCOMPANISTS
Ministry of Music Contacts: Kim/Deb/Sue
Today AM: O: S. Cooke
P: S. Wigboldy
PM: S. Wigboldy
Feb 14 AM: O: S. WIgboldy
P: Sara
PM: S. Wigboldy
Feb 21 AM: S. Cooke
P: Kim VG
PM: Kim VG

NURSERY
February Contact: Brooke Vander Stelt

Today AM: Brooke Vander Stelt, Olivia Groen
PM: Jeni & Lily Brandsma
Feb 14 AM: Julie & Allie Howerzyl
PM: Lauren & Anna Pastoor
Feb 21 AM: Juliane, Jillian, Jenna Oppedyk
PM: Julie & Katie Ribbens

USHERS
Today Ryan Kroes, Nate Stenquist
Feb 14 Ed Oppedyk, Judd McNicol
Feb 21 Gregg Russell, Matt Howerzyl

SOUND
Feb: Henry Vander Stelt
March: Scott Den Hartog

PM SONG SERVICE
Today Bruce Cooper
Feb 14 Simon de Jong
Feb 21 Herm Roest

PRAYER & SHARE
Today Bruce Cooper
Feb 14 Pastor Russ
Feb 21 Henry C. Vander Stelt

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
TUE: 9:30AM Ladies’ Bible Study (Lesson
#47: Expansion of Church)
WED: 6:45PM GEMS
Snacks: Lydia Herman
Drinks: Natalie Ferch
6:45PM Cadets (Snacks: Micah R.)
7:00PM Prayer Meeting
THUR: 7:30PM Meridian Bible Study
FRI: 6:15AM Men’s Book Study

Deacon’s Report for January 31, 2016
Building Fund: $3,469.00

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

Christian Education Assistance Fund: Money collected is placed in a fund to be used by members of our church for Christian education.

January Sunday School Offering: $74.82

Next Week’s Offering: General Fund