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Welcome to

VOGEL CENTER CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH

“A body of believers dedicated to worshipping, reaching out, and serving in the name of Christ Jesus.”

  

   

“The Bread of Heaven”

Psalm 78:17-25; John 6:30-40,47-51

In Person and Online worship service @ 10:00 AM

Pastor Adam Barton

May 9, 2021

Order of Worship – 10:00 a.m.

Prelude

Welcome

*Mutual Greeting

*Call to Worship – Isaiah 55:1-2

*Opening Praise

“Blessed Be Your Name”

Ministry & Volunteer Recognition presentation

Announcements

Prayer (ending with “Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow)

NO Children’s Worship – Beginning summer break

*Song – “Brethren, We Have Met to Worship”                   H 585                                                                                                                               

Scripture – Psalm 78:17-25; John 6:30-40, 47-51

Message – “The Bread of Heaven”

Message Prayer

*Song – “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah”                    H 51 v. 1-2                                                                                                                   

*Blessing

*Doxology - “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah”               H 51 v. 3                                                                                  

Postlude

Pastor: Adam Barton

Accompanist: Karen Westmaas

Praise Team: Shelly Jenema, Loren Quist, Alison Ren

Offerings may be placed in offering plates in the office or foyer or mailed to VCCRC 1789 E. Stoney Corners Rd.  McBain, MI 49657

Offerings for this week are for General Fund & VC New Building Addition                                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                                       

Serving This Week – May 9

Pastor: Adam Barton

Accompanist: Karen Westmaas

Sound Booth: Dan Hoekstra, Brian Hoekwater

Offerings: General Ministries & VC New Building Addition Fund

Nursery: Linda Peterson, Brison Powers

Children’s Worship: No class – Summer Break

PM Offering – Crossroads Christian Fellowship

Serving Next Week – May 16

Pastor: Adam Barton

Accompanist: Karen Westmaas

Sound Booth: Phil Hoekwater, Chris Martz

Offerings: General Ministries & Bible League International

Nursery: Carrie Rozeveld, Jacie VandePol

Children’s Worship: No class – Summer Break

Prayers and Praises

Remember these with ongoing prayers for God’s Mercy and Blessing:

For Loren Quist who will be have back surgery on Friday, May 14. Pray for successful surgery and relief from pain!

For Lois Ellens and Ted Heuker who are recovering from recent medical procedures. Pray for God’s healing for them!

For many in our church and community who are sick with or are recovering from COVID – 19.  Pray for complete recovery and return to health!

For Jack VanDrie, Kaiden Barron, Pat Modreske, and Amy Rice as they continue their recovery.  May each day bring renewed health and strength!

For Lisa Proctor at home and Chris DeBoer at Autumnwood.  Pray for continued improvement as they both receive therapy.

For Deb Winkel, Kiyah Crowe, Chuck Kill, Laurie Koning, Barry Prielipp, Julie Kitson and all those in our church and community who are walking a cancer journey.

For our area schools as staff, students and parents are dealing with the effects of COVID-19.  Pray for safety and wisdom in decisions being made for the well-being of all.

For our shut-ins, senior saints and all who are limited in their daily activities due to age or illness and for all those who mourn the loss of loved ones.

For the Shaarda’s, Crickmore’s, Hoekwater’s, Crossroads Community Church, and the Josh and Poppy Buning family.

For Jessica Campbell and her family and others we know who serve in the military.

Praising and thanking God:

Thanking God for all of our wonderful ministry leaders and volunteers who serve in various capacities!  We appreciate you all!

Thank you to all the great volunteers who helped with the Adopt-a-Highway clean-up!  Many hands made light work!

Ted and Marleen Heuker would like to say “Thank you for all the prayers cards and visits!” 

May 16 Special Offering

Please take note of the inserts in the bulletin for the Bible League International.  This annual special offering next week will be designated for their work of bringing God’s Word around the world. Thank you!

Church Announcements

Today, Sunday, May 9

10:00 AM worship service both in person and live-streamed on the church Facebook page.

Nursery is available as well as the “Quiet” bags.

Wednesday, May 12 

VIBE– 6:00-7:30pm - Final meeting for this season

May 14 & 15 VIBE & Integrate – Service Project at Center Lake Bible Camp.  Please contact Amy Rice by May 12 if you plan to attend.

Saturday, May 15 – Flower Sale & Pick-up.  (See additional announcement below)

Next Sunday, May 16

Celebrating Baptism and Profession of Faith – 10am service  Brooks Adrian Kamphouse, son of Darren & Rachelle Kamphouse will be baptized and Jacob England will publicly profess his faith.

Reminder: If you are not feeling well, please do not attend your event for the health and safety of all.  Thanks!

“Quiet” Bags

In the foyer you will find some “quiet” bags for our littlest ones to use during worship.  Please feel free to pick one up for your child during church and return it to the “dirty” tub at the end of worship.  The bags that have been used will be sanitized before the next week to be used again.

Reading Through the New Testament in 2021

The daily readings are listed each week in the bulletin and on the website.  Daily prayer concerns and thoughts about the passage are on Facebook (@McBain Area Pastors) @7PM.                       This week’s passages

May 9 – John 6:1-21           May 10 – John 6:22-42              May 11 – John 6:43-71

May 12 – John 7:1-29        May 13 – John 7:30-53             May 14 - John 8:1-20   

May 15 – John 8:21-30                       May 16 – John 8:31-59

Flower Sale & Pick-up

Pre-ordered flowers will be available for pick-up in the west church parking lot on Saturday, May 15 from 1-3pm.  Additional flowers will be on sale at the parsonage area.  This part of the sale is open to the public.

Senior Fellowship

Senior Fellowship has moved to Tuesdays.  The first meeting will be May 18th at 1:30 P.M.  We will watch a DVD on Yosemite National Park.  Snacks and play a game or two.  Please come and join us.

Marquette Service Trip

Mark your calendar! The dates for the annual Marquette Service trip have been set for June 23-27.  Sign up sheets are in the foyer.  Sign up deadline is May 19. Questions? Contact Jerry Quist or Amy Rice.

Update for Email/Address/Phone Numbers

Please contact the office (825-2053 or vccrc@outlook.com) if you have changed your email address, physical address or phone numbers since May of 2020 or need to be added.  A new updated directory will be printed soon.  Deadline is May 14.  Thanks!

Graduation Information

Please notify the church office if you have a family member who is graduating from high school, college or another course of higher learning.  We will be celebrating graduation recognition Sunday on June 6 and would like a picture and the graduate’s favorite Bible verse.  Thanks for your help!

150th Anniversary Celebration Planning

We are beginning to plan for our BIG VCCRC Birthday celebration!  A sign-up sheet is on the foyer table along with a list of the areas in which help will be needed.  Questions can be directed to Judy Jenema or Ray Hoekwater.

Family Faith Formation

The Practice of Prayer: In Whistling in the Dark, Frederick Buechner writes, “‘Thy kingdom come . . . on earth’ is what we are saying. . . . To speak those words is to invite the tiger out of the cage, to unleash a power that makes atomic power look like a warm breeze.” What are we asking when we pray for God’s kingdom to come on earth?

Covid 19 Vaccine Information

Covid Vaccine is now available in our community!  The vaccine is free, regardless of insurance, and is available for anyone aged 16 and up.  Go to the website of McBain Family Pharmacy (https://www.mcbainfamilypharmacy.com/) to sign up for a time slot to receive the vaccine or to learn more about volunteering. 

Friendship Family Home in McBain

Friendship Family Home in McBain anticipates a need for additional employees in the near future. FFH is a caring, loving ministry to ladies with developmental delays. The work would consist of caring for and nurturing these lovely ladies in a Christian home atmosphere. If you think you may have a heart for this type of ministry, please contact us at 231-825-2042. Thanks !!

Love, INC Golf Outing/Fundraiser

After much prayer and consideration, we are going ahead with our golf outing, but “Covid-Style”. We are looking for golfers who want to have a great day of “safe distance” golf. More information can be found on the foyer table. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Love INC office at 779-1888.

Food Distribution

***There is free food available for families who need it at this time. Groceries can be picked up on every other Thursday at Prosper CRC in Falmouth from 4-5:30pm, every Thursday at Rehoboth Reformed Church in Lucas from 4-6pm and 1st and 3rd Thursdays from 2-4pm at Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Lake City. Please share this information with family and friends who are in need.

 

Ways to Stay Connected at VC CRC
Great ways to stay connected with our church family are through our website at VogelCenterCRC.org and through the church’s Facebook page.  
On Facebook, you can:
•    Join live for prayer at 7pm each evening (also available later from recorded message);
•    Join live for our Sunday morning service at 10:00am (also available later from recorded message);
•    Follow our journey through the New Testament (daily passages listed in the bulletin)
•    See other announcements and updates on life in our church.
On the church’s website at VogelCenterCRC.org, you can:
•    Read the weekly bulletin of announcements and prayer requests.
•    Find video of recent services and daily prayer gatherings.
•    Many other helpful resources.  

***You can continue to mail your tithes and offerings directly to the church, if you choose. The church mailing address is 1789 E. Stoney Corners Rd. McBain 49657.  Please note the correct address number.

****If you would like a DVD of the worship service, copies are placed on the office counter following the service.  Please feel free to stop in and pick one up or ask someone to drop one off at your house if you are cannot come to pick it up yourself.

VOGEL CENTER CRC COUNCIL OFFICERS

President – Gord Rozeveld

Vice-president – Joe Rozeveld

Alternate – Larry Westmaas

Clerk – Lyn Zuiderveen

Chair of Deacons – Dave Haverkamp

Secretary of Deacons – Linda Peterson

Treasurer- Ryan Westmaas

VOGEL CENTER COUNCIL MEMBERS

Elders – Al DeBoer, Gord Rozeveld, Larry Westmaas

              Marv Quist, Joe Rozeveld, Lyn Zuiderveen

Deacons - Brandon DeZeeuw, Daryl Huttenga, Linda Peterson                

                   Jeremy Bode, Dave Haverkamp, Ryan Westmaas

District Elders                                           Church Contact Information                                

A-C  Marv Quist                                      Church website – www.vogelcentercrc.org

D-Hoekstra  Joe Rozeveld                       Church email – vccrc@outlook.com

Hoekwater – K Gord Rozeveld                 Ed/Outreach email – vogeloutreach@outlook.com

L-P Larry Westmaas                                 Church office – (231) 825-2053

Q-T Lyn Zuiderveen                                  Church Office Hours – Tues. – Friday   

V-Z Al DeBoer                                                                             8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Marquette – Andy Liimata                         Bulletin information by Thurs. at 1:00 pm

                       

Prayer Requests

 Pastor Adam can be reached at (231) 825-2038 or (616) 566-7937 for prayer requests and other concerns. District elders can also be called for prayer requests and other items of concern.

Welcome to

VOGEL CENTER CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH

“A body of believers dedicated to worshipping, reaching out, and serving in the name of Christ Jesus.”

 

  

   

“Sing the Song of Victory”

Exodus 15:1-18; Revelation 15:3-4

In Person and Online worship service @ 10:00 AM

Pastor Adam Barton

May 2, 2021

Order of Worship – 10:00 a.m.

Prelude

Welcome

*Mutual Greeting

*Call to Worship – Revelation 4:8-11

*Opening Praise

“Revelation Song”

Scripture – Revelation 5:12-14                           

“I Love You, Lord”                                              H 80                                        

Announcements & Prayer

Children’s Worship for ages 3-5 leaving when “Jesus Loves Me” is played.

*Song – “The Battle Belongs to the Lord”                          H 485                                                                                                                               

Scripture – Exodus 15:1-18; Revelation 15:3-4

Message – “Sing a Song of Victory”

Message Prayer

*Song – “In Christ Alone”                                                                                                                                               

*Blessing

*Doxology - “My Friends, May You Grow in Grace”                                                                                   

Postlude

Pastor: Adam Barton

Accompanist: Sally Westmaas

Praise Team: Tess VanderStel, Larry & Karen Westmaas

Offerings may be placed in offering plates in the office or foyer or mailed to VCCRC 1789 E. Stoney Corners Rd.  McBain, MI 49657

Offerings for this week are for General Fund & Many People’s Church –

                                                                                          Hoekwater support                                                                                                                

                                                                                                                                       

Serving This Week – May 2

Pastor: Adam Barton

Accompanist: Sally Westmaas

Sound Booth: Nick Winkel, Chris Martz

Offerings: General Ministries & Many People’s Church – Hoekwater’s

Nursery: Emily Huttenga, Betsy Diemer

Children’s Worship: Alyssa Cnossen, Garet Cnossen, Willa DeZeeuw

Serving Next Week – May 9

Pastor: Adam Barton

Accompanist: Karen Westmaas

Sound Booth: Dan Hoekstra, Brian Hoekwater

Offerings: General Ministries & VC New Building Addition Fund

Nursery: Linda Peterson, Brison Powers

Children’s Worship: No class – Summer Break

PM Offering – Crossroads Christian Fellowship

Prayers and Praises

Remember these with ongoing prayers for God’s Mercy and Blessing:

For Ed Meyering who is recovering from pneumonia.  Pray for restoration to health!

For Lois Ellens and Ted Heuker who had medical procedures this week. Pray for God’s healing for them!

For Bobbie Heuker’s mom, Myrtle Holley and for Craig Rozeveld who are  experiencing health problems.  Pray for God’s mercy and healing.

For many in our church and community who are sick with or are recovering from COVID – 19.  Pray for complete recovery and return to health!

For Jack VanDrie, Kaiden Barron, Pat Modreske, and Amy Rice as they continue their recovery.  May each day bring renewed health and strength!

For Lisa Proctor at home and Chris DeBoer at Autumnwood.  Pray for continued improvement as they both receive therapy.

For Deb Winkel, Kiyah Crowe, Chuck Kill, Laurie Koning, Barry Prielipp, Julie Kitson and all those in our church and community who are walking a cancer journey.

For our area schools as staff, students and parents are dealing with the effects of COVID-19.  Pray for safety and wisdom in decisions being made for the well-being of all.

For our shut-ins, senior saints and all who are limited in their daily activities due to age or illness and for all those who mourn the loss of loved ones.

For the Shaarda’s, Crickmore’s, Hoekwater’s, Crossroads Community Church, and the Josh and Poppy Buning family.

For Jessica Campbell and her family and others we know who serve in the military.

Praising and thanking God:

Congratulations to Adam and Marni Quist as they welcomed a new baby, Cordellia Lee, on Tuesday, April 27.  All are doing well.  May God bless this little one and the family!

Edith (Edie) Meyering is celebrating her 90th birthday on May 8th.  She loves to look at and receive cards. Her address is Quiet Creek  292 East Falmouth Rd.  Falmouth, Michigan 49632 and Room #3. Thanks so much.

Graduation Information

Please notify the church office if you have a family member who is graduating from high school, college or another course of higher learning.  We will be celebrating graduation recognition Sunday on June 6 and would like a picture and the graduate’s favorite Bible verse.  Thanks for your help!

Today, Sunday, May 2

10:00 AM worship service both in person and live-streamed on the church Facebook page.

Nursery is available as well as the “Quiet” bags.

Children’s worship- Lesson – “Let’s Share Jesus with the World”- Final week before summer break

Integrate Youth Group – Meeting from 6-8pm

Wednesday, May 5 

GEMS & Cadets Derby Car Races – 6:30pm

Thursday, May 6 –

National Day of Prayer @ Calvin CRC – 7pm

Saturday, May 8

CPR class here at church - 9am. Must be signed up to attend.

Next Sunday, May 9

Ministry & Volunteer Recognition Sunday – 10am service

VC Ministry End Dates for the Season

Children’s Worship – Today, May 2    GEMS & Cadets – May 5 (Derby Car Races) VIBE – May 12         Integrate Youth Group - To be determined

Reminder: If you are not feeling well, please do not attend your event for the health and safety of all.  Thanks!

“Quiet” Bags

In the foyer you will find some “quiet” bags for our littlest ones to use during worship.  Please feel free to pick one up for your child during church and return it to the “dirty” tub at the end of worship.  The bags that have been used will be sanitized before the next week to be used again.

National Day of Prayer

A community-wide National Day of Prayer service will be held on Thursday, May 6 at 7pm at the Calvin CRC.  Let’s join together with fellow believers across the nation in a time of prayer. 

Reading Through the New Testament in 2021

The daily readings are listed each week in the bulletin and on the website.  Daily prayer concerns and thoughts about the passage are on Facebook (@McBain Area Pastors) @7PM.                       This week’s passages

May 2 – John 2:1-25           May 3 – John 3:1-21                           May 4 – John 3:22-4:3 May 5 – John 4:4-42  May 6 – John 4:43-54                                May 7 – John 5:1-23

   May 8 – John 5:24-47                                              May 9 – John 6:1-21

Marquette Service Trip

Mark your calendar! The dates for the annual Marquette Service trip have been set for June 23-27.  Questions? Contact Jerry Quist or Amy Rice.

Update for Email/Address/Phone Numbers

Please contact the office (825-2053 or vccrc@outlook.com) if you have changed your email address, physical address or phone numbers since May of 2020 or need to be added.  A new updated directory will be printed soon.  Deadline is May 14.  Thanks!

150th Anniversary Celebration Planning

We are beginning to plan for our BIG VCCRC Birthday celebration!  A sign-up sheet is on the foyer table along with a list of the areas in which help will be needed.  Questions can be directed to Judy Jenema or Ray Hoekwater.

Family Faith Formation

DO NOT BE AFRAID - Check out this week’s kids’ devotion at www.kidscorner.net. Whenever we’re afraid or worried, it’s so important for us to remember that God is with us all the time. He promises to love us and never leave us. Listen now at kidscorner.net 

Covid 19 Vaccine Information

Covid Vaccine is now available in our community!  The vaccine is free, regardless of insurance, and is available for anyone aged 16 and up.  Go to the website of McBain Family Pharmacy (https://www.mcbainfamilypharmacy.com/) to sign up for a time slot to receive the vaccine or to learn more about volunteering. 

Prosper Scrap Metal Fundraiser

Remember us when you are Spring Cleaning!! Need to get rid of any appliances, water heaters, old cars (with titles) or metal scraps? WE’D LIKE TO HELP!!  Prosper Booster Club is collecting metal scrap as a fundraiser. The drop box is located west of the corner of 7 Mile and Prosper Roads in Falmouth. This is a great place to drop off metal and copper. We will also schedule a pick up at your house if you have larger items, or if you are not able to transport it. If you have any questions, need directions or need to schedule a pick up, please contact Russ at 231-920-3438.
 

Love, INC Golf Outing/Fundraiser

After much prayer and consideration, we are going ahead with our golf outing, but “Covid-Style”. We are looking for golfers who want to have a great day of “safe distance” golf. More information can be found on the foyer table. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Love INC office at 779-1888.

Food Distribution

***There is free food available for families who need it at this time. Groceries can be picked up on every other Thursday at Prosper CRC in Falmouth from 4-5:30pm, every Thursday at Rehoboth Reformed Church in Lucas from 4-6pm and 1st and 3rd Thursdays from 2-4pm at Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Lake City. Please share this information with family and friends who are in need.

 

Ways to Stay Connected at VC CRC
Great ways to stay connected with our church family are through our website at VogelCenterCRC.org and through the church’s Facebook page.  
On Facebook, you can:
•    Join live for prayer at 7pm each evening (also available later from recorded message);
•    Join live for our Sunday morning service at 10:00am (also available later from recorded message);
•    Follow our journey through the New Testament (daily passages listed in the bulletin)
•    See other announcements and updates on life in our church.
On the church’s website at VogelCenterCRC.org, you can:
•    Read the weekly bulletin of announcements and prayer requests.
•    Find video of recent services and daily prayer gatherings.
•    Many other helpful resources.  

***You can continue to mail your tithes and offerings directly to the church, if you choose. The church mailing address is 1789 E. Stoney Corners Rd. McBain 49657.  Please note the correct address number.

****If you would like a DVD of the worship service, copies are placed on the office counter following the service.  Please feel free to stop in and pick one up or ask someone to drop one off at your house if you are cannot come to pick it up yourself.

VOGEL CENTER CRC COUNCIL OFFICERS

President – Gord Rozeveld

Vice-president – Joe Rozeveld

Alternate – Larry Westmaas

Clerk – Lyn Zuiderveen

Chair of Deacons – Dave Haverkamp

Secretary of Deacons – Linda Peterson

Treasurer- Ryan Westmaas

VOGEL CENTER COUNCIL MEMBERS

Elders – Al DeBoer, Gord Rozeveld, Larry Westmaas

              Marv Quist, Joe Rozeveld, Lyn Zuiderveen

Deacons - Brandon DeZeeuw, Daryl Huttenga, Linda Peterson                

                   Jeremy Bode, Dave Haverkamp, Ryan Westmaas

District Elders                                           Church Contact Information                                

A-C  Marv Quist                                      Church website – www.vogelcentercrc.org

D-Hoekstra  Joe Rozeveld                       Church email – vccrc@outlook.com

Hoekwater – K Gord Rozeveld                 Ed/Outreach email – vogeloutreach@outlook.com

L-P Larry Westmaas                                 Church office – (231) 825-2053

Q-T Lyn Zuiderveen                                  Church Office Hours – Tues. – Friday   

V-Z Al DeBoer                                                                             8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Marquette – Andy Liimata                         Bulletin information by Thurs. at 1:00 pm

                       

Prayer Requests

 Pastor Adam can be reached at (231) 825-2038 or (616) 566-7937 for prayer requests and other concerns. District elders can also be called for prayer requests and other items of concern.

 

Welcome to

VOGEL CENTER CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH

“A body of believers dedicated to worshipping, reaching out, and serving in the name of Christ Jesus.”

  

   

“You’ve Been Warned”

Psalm 105:23-38; Matthew 3:7-12

In Person and Online worship service @ 10:00 AM

Sunday School and Catechism @ 11:15 AM

Pastor Adam Barton

April 25, 2021

Order of Worship – 10:00 a.m.

Prelude

Welcome

*Mutual Greeting

*Call to Worship – Psalm 105:1-4

*Opening Praise

“Living Hope”                            

“Amazing Grace, My Chains are Gone”                                                                                       

Announcements & Prayer

Children’s Worship for ages 3-5 leaving when “Jesus Loves Me” is played.

*Song – “Day of Judgement, Day of Wonders”                                                                                                                                                                                              

Scripture – Psalm 105:23-38; Matthew 3:7-12

Message – “You’ve Been Warned”

Message Prayer

*Song – “What a Day That Will Be”                                                                                                                                 

*Blessing

*Doxology - “By the Sea of Crystal”                                                                                                                    

Postlude

Pastor: Adam Barton

Accompanist: Karen Westmaas

Praise Team: Keith & Carol Buning, Marv Quist, Carrie Rozeveld

Offerings may be placed in offering plates in the office or foyer or mailed to VCCRC 1789 E. Stoney Corners Rd.  McBain, MI 49657

Offerings for this week are for General Fund & GEMS

                                                                 

                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                       

Serving This Week – April 25

Pastor: Adam Barton

Accompanist: Karen Westmaas

Sound Booth: Phil Hoekwater, Brian Hoekwater

Offerings: General Ministries & GEMS

Nursery: Amber DeZeeuw, Diane Lutke, Grant Lutke

Children’s Worship: Danielle Hoekstra, Alaina Rozeveld

PM Offering – Crossroads Christian Fellowship

Serving Next Week – May 2

Pastor: Adam Barton

Accompanist: Sally Westmaas

Sound Booth: Nick Winkel, Chris Martz

Offerings: General Ministries & Many People’s Church – Hoekwater’s

Nursery: Emily Huttenga, Betsy Diemer

Children’s Worship: Alyssa Cnossen, Garet Cnossen, Willa DeZeeuw

 

Prayers and Praises

Remember these with ongoing prayers for God’s Mercy and Blessing:

We express our sympathy to Keith and Wendy Bainbridge in the passing of his brother, Bob Bainbridge on Tuesday night and to the relatives and friends of Paul Ebels in his home-going on Tuesday, April 20.  May God give His peace and comfort to all!

For Lois Ellens who has been struggling with some health concerns and will be having a heart catheterization on Wednesday, April 28 in Traverse City.

For Ted Heuker and Marleen Heuker as Ted will be having surgery in Spectrum-Butterworth on April 30 for bladder cancer. Pray for God’s peace for them!

For Bobbie Heuker’s mom, Myrtle Holley and for Craig Rozeveld who are  experiencing health problems.  Pray for God’s mercy and healing.

For many in our church and community who are sick with or are recovering from COVID – 19.  Pray for complete recovery and return to health!

For Jack VanDrie, Kaiden Barron, Pat Modreske, and Amy Rice as they continue their recovery.  May each day bring renewed health and strength!

For Lisa Proctor at home and Chris DeBoer at Autumnwood.  Pray for continued improvement as they both receive therapy.

For Deb Winkel, Kiyah Crowe, Chuck Kill, Laurie Koning, Barry Prielipp, Julie Kitson and all those in our church and community who are walking a cancer journey.

For our area schools as staff, students and parents are dealing with the effects of COVID-19.  Pray for safety and wisdom in decisions being made for the well-being of all.

For our shut-ins, senior saints and all who are limited in their daily activities due to age or illness and for all those who mourn the loss of loved ones.

For the Shaarda’s, Crickmore’s, Hoekwater’s, Crossroads Community Church, and the Josh and Poppy Buning family.

For Jessica Campbell and her family and others we know who serve in the military.

Praising and thanking God:

For all those who are experiencing healing and recovery from COVID-19.

For God’s goodness and faithfulness to all of us even through these difficult times.

 

Church Announcements

Today, Sunday, April 25

10:00 AM worship service both in person and live-streamed on the church Facebook page.

Nursery is available as well as the “Quiet” bags.

Children’s worship- Lesson – “On a Mission for Jesus”

Sunday School & Catechism – Sunday School finale week

Integrate Youth Group – Meeting from 6-8pm

Evening Worship – 6PM – Message – “The Road to Heaven”

Wednesday, April 28 

VIBE – meeting at 6:00-7:30PM

Reminder: If you are not feeling well, please do not attend your event for the health and safety of all.  Thanks!

“Quiet” Bags

In the foyer you will find some “quiet” bags for our littlest ones to use during worship.  Please feel free to pick one up for your child during church and return it to the “dirty” tub at the end of worship.  The bags that have been used will be sanitized before the next week to be used again.

Reading Through the New Testament in 2021

The daily readings are listed each week in the bulletin and on the website.  Daily prayer concerns and thoughts about the passage are on Facebook (@McBain Area Pastors) @7PM.                       This week’s passages

Apr. 25 – Luke 22:35-53    Apr. 26 – Luke 22:54-23:12     Apr. 27 – Luke 23:13-43      Apr. 28 – Luke 23:44-24:12   

Apr. 29 – Luke 24:13 – 53       Apr. 30 – John 1:1-28          May 1 – John 1:29-51                   May 2 – John 2:1-25

Update for Email/Address/Phone Numbers

Please contact the office (825-2053 or vccrc@outlook.com) if you have changed your email address, physical address or phone numbers since May of 2020 or need to be added.  A new updated directory will be printed soon.  Deadline is May 14.  Thanks!

VC Ministry End Dates for the Season

Sunday School & Catechism – Today, April 25          Children’s Worship – May 2

GEMS & Cadets – May 5 (Derby Car Races)                VIBE – May 12

Integrate Youth Group - To be determined

CPR Class

There will be a CPR class here at church on Saturday, May 8, beginning at 9am.  If you are interested, there will be room for 12-15 participants.  Please sign up in the foyer.  Any questions?  Talk to Amy Rice.

150th Anniversary Celebration Planning

We are beginning to plan for our BIG VCCRC Birthday celebration!  A sign-up sheet is on the foyer table along with a list of the areas in which help will be needed.  Questions can be directed to Judy Jenema or Ray Hoekwater.

Family Faith Formation

The Practice of Celebrating: Family traditions create unforgettable memories—and they form faith! Choose one night of the week (or one day of the month) to be Family Celebration Night. To see how one family does this, check out the video at tinyurl.com/BewleyVideo.

Covid 19 Vaccine Information

Covid Vaccine is now available in our community!  The vaccine is free, regardless of insurance, and is available for anyone aged 16 and up.  Go to the website of McBain Family Pharmacy (https://www.mcbainfamilypharmacy.com/) to sign up for a time slot to receive the vaccine or to learn more about volunteering. 

Prosper Scrap Metal Fundraiser

Remember us when you are Spring Cleaning!! Need to get rid of any appliances, water heaters, old cars (with titles) or metal scraps? WE’D LIKE TO HELP!!  Prosper Booster Club is collecting metal scrap as a fundraiser. The drop box is located west of the corner of 7 Mile and Prosper Roads in Falmouth. This is a great place to drop off metal and copper. We will also schedule a pick up at your house if you have larger items, or if you are not able to transport it. If you have any questions, need directions or need to schedule a pick up, please contact Russ at 231-920-3438.

Bible League International

HELP WANTED ● VOLUNTEER MENTOR/PROOFREADER

Bible League International has an opportunity for a Volunteer Mentor to coach Bible League Communication Specialists who know English as their second language (ESL). The ESL Mentor will proofread testimonies and prayer requests written by Communication Specialists searching for spelling and grammar mistakes, explaining needed changes. If you are interested, contact Deanna 866‐825‐4636

Food Distribution

***There is free food available for families who need it at this time. Groceries can be picked up on every other Thursday at Prosper CRC in Falmouth from 4-5:30pm, every Thursday at Rehoboth Reformed Church in Lucas from 4-6pm and 1st and 3rd Thursdays from 2-4pm at Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Lake City. Please share this information with family and friends who are in need.

 

Ways to Stay Connected at VC CRC
Great ways to stay connected with our church family are through our website at VogelCenterCRC.org and through the church’s Facebook page.  
On Facebook, you can:
•    Join live for prayer at 7pm each evening (also available later from recorded message);
•    Join live for our Sunday morning service at 10:00am (also available later from recorded message);
•    Follow our journey through the New Testament (daily passages listed in the bulletin)
•    See other announcements and updates on life in our church.
On the church’s website at VogelCenterCRC.org, you can:
•    Read the weekly bulletin of announcements and prayer requests.
•    Find video of recent services and daily prayer gatherings.
•    Many other helpful resources.  

***You can continue to mail your tithes and offerings directly to the church, if you choose. The church mailing address is 1789 E. Stoney Corners Rd. McBain 49657.  Please note the correct address number.

****If you would like a DVD of the worship service, copies are placed on the office counter following the service.  Please feel free to stop in and pick one up or ask someone to drop one off at your house if you are cannot come to pick it up yourself.

 

VOGEL CENTER CRC COUNCIL OFFICERS

President – Gord Rozeveld

Vice-president – Joe Rozeveld

Alternate – Larry Westmaas

Clerk – Lyn Zuiderveen

Chair of Deacons – Dave Haverkamp

Secretary of Deacons – Linda Peterson

Treasurer- Ryan Westmaas

VOGEL CENTER COUNCIL MEMBERS

Elders – Al DeBoer, Gord Rozeveld, Larry Westmaas

              Marv Quist, Joe Rozeveld, Lyn Zuiderveen

Deacons - Brandon DeZeeuw, Daryl Huttenga, Linda Peterson                

                   Jeremy Bode, Dave Haverkamp, Ryan Westmaas

District Elders                                           Church Contact Information                                

A-C  Marv Quist                                      Church website – www.vogelcentercrc.org

D-Hoekstra  Joe Rozeveld                       Church email – vccrc@outlook.com

Hoekwater – K Gord Rozeveld                 Ed/Outreach email – vogeloutreach@outlook.com

L-P Larry Westmaas                                 Church office – (231) 825-2053

Q-T Lyn Zuiderveen                                  Church Office Hours – Tues. – Friday   

V-Z Al DeBoer                                                                             8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Marquette – Andy Liimata                         Bulletin information by Thurs. at 1:00 pm

                       

Prayer Requests

 Pastor Adam can be reached at (231) 825-2038 or (616) 566-7937 for prayer requests and other concerns. District elders can also be called for prayer requests and other items of concern.