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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 Tragedy of Addiction”
 
10:00 AM Worship service
 
Coffee fellowship following the morning service.
Please join us!
 
August 19, 2018
Pastor Adam Barton
Order of Worship – 10:00 a.m
Prelude
*Welcome
*Greeting One Another
*Call to Worship (responsive)
*Opening Praise
  • “And Can It Be?”                                    H203 v. 1,4                  
  • “My Savior’s Love”                                 H512 v. 1,4
  • “O How He Loves You and Me”              H513 v. 1,2                    
 
Mission Presentation – Josh Buning
 
Morning Prayer
 
Offerings – General Ministries & Vogel Center Building Fund
*Song – “Ancient Words”
Scripture – James 1:13-18
Message – “The Tragedy of Addiciton”
Message Prayer
*Song of Response – “Victory in Jesus”               H473 v. 1-3           
*Blessing
*Doxology – “Take My Life and Let It Be”            H 379 1,6                                             
Postlude
Pastor: Adam Barton Accompanist: Lorraine Rozeveld                                                                  
Worship leaders: Keith & Carol Buning, Marv Quist, Alaina & Carrie Rozeveld                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Serving This Week – August 19
Pastor:  Adam Barton
Accompanist: Lorraine Rozeveld
Sound Booth: Phil Hoekwater, Brian Hoekwater
Nursery: Jessica & Bret Benthem, Kristen, Blayn & Tessa Hughston
Usher: Travis Quist Alternate Usher: Randy Jenema
Greeting: Dan/Danielle Hoekstra, Jeremy/Jamie Eling
Coffee Hosts: Larry/Karen Westmaas, Marv/Donna Bode
Coffee Prep for August: Randy/Shelly Jenema                                                   
Offerings: General Fund & Vogel Center Building Fund
 
Serving Next Week – August 26
Pastor:  Adam Barton
Accompanist: Sally Westmaas
Sound Booth: Nick Winkel, Chris Martz
Nursery: Betsy Diemer, Carrie Rozeveld, Mariah VandePol, Justin Gilde
Nursery PM: Tina Rozeveld, Danielle Hoekstra
Usher: Randy Jenema Alternate Usher: Steve Koetje
Greeting: Scott/Linda Peterson,, Terry/Sandy Lutke
Coffee Hosts: Elaine/Freda Diemer, Setsuko Laarman/Amber DeZeeuw
Coffee Prep for August: Randy/Shelly Jenema                                                   
Offerings: General Fund & Faith Formation Ministries
Offering PM: Faith in Christ Fellowship - Marquette
Prayers and Praises
Remember these as you pray this week:
  • Ken Westdorp will be having a knee replacement on Monday, August 20 at Munson Hospital – Cadillac.  Pray for successful surgery and good recovery.
  • Remember Ryan and Andrea Ellens and their infant son, Blake who is healing from heart surgery. Praise God that he was able to be taken off the ventilator last Sunday in answer to many prayers. Pray for continued healing and health for this little one.
  • Pray for Shirley VandePol as she recovers from knee replacement surgery.  Pray for good pain control and fully restored mobility.
  • Remember Lisa Proctor who has been in the hospital and is recovering from a ruptured ovarian cyst.
  • Remember Stan and Marje Koster as Stan is experiencing declining health as he struggles with ALS.  Pray for God’s grace and peace in their lives.
  • Remember all the students, teachers, bus drivers and other school personnel who are beginning a new school year in these next weeks.  May God bless this year for all of them!
  • Pray for all our senior saints in their various homes and all who are limited in their daily activities due to age or illness.
  • Remember all those who are mourning the loss of loved ones both recently and in the past months.
  • Pray for Marcia Berkompas and Jessica Campbell from our church family as they continue their service in the military.
Praising and Thanking God:
  • Congratulations to Jaime Rose and Brittany Henry, our neighbors, who were married in our church on Saturday, August 18.  The grocery cart is out in the foyer to help bless them and to welcome them to our neighborhood.
  • Congratulations to Emma Barton as she graduates from basic training this week in South Carolina and then begins college at Syracuse.
  • Praise God for answered prayers for healing from injuries, surgeries and illnesses.
Prayer Cards & Requests
  • Green prayer cards can be deposited in the prayer request box on the foyer table or placed in the offering plate at any time.  Urgent prayer requests can be given to Pastor Adam or call him at (231) 825-2038 or (616) 566-7937.
 
Crickmore Newsletter
  • A new newsletter from the Crickmore’s in West Africa is available on the foyer table. Please feel free to take a copy.
Church Announcements
  • Today, Sunday, August 1910:00AM service with Pastor Adam.
  • Today, Sunday, August 19 – Sunday School teachers/helpers meeting @ 11:15AM if you were unable to attend last Wednesday’s meeting.
  • Today, Sunday, August 19 – Integrate Youth Group will be going kayaking.  Meet at church at 1:00PM.
  • Today, Sunday, August 19 – 6PM Special Evening Worship service at Prosper CRC (See extra bulletin announcement for details.)
  • Next Sunday, August 26 – Ministry Sign-Up Sunday following the 10AM service
  • Next Sunday, August 26 – Rich Langton will be leading our AM worship and Pastor Adam will lead the 6PM service.
 
Sunday School Volunteers
  • Sunday school teachers and helpers: We will be meeting to prepare for the upcoming season.  If you were unable to meet on last Wednesday, please attend this morning’s meeting following the worship service.
 
Special Evening Worship Service
  • Please join Prosper Christian Reformed Church for an evening of worship on Sunday, August 19 at 6:00 pm. Author and speaker, David Murray will lead us in worship. Coffee and fellowship will follow the service. Nursery is provided.
New Church Phone Directory
  • New church phone and email address directories can be found in several places in the foyer.  Please feel free to take a copy for your use.  If your information is incorrect, please contact the office so it can be updated for the next printing.  Thanks!
  • Please make this correction - Justin Gernaat’s phone number is 231-342-1550.
Senior Fellowship
  • Please check the sign-up sheet on the foyer table for upcoming events and activities – Cadillac Footlighters performance (Sept. 15) and Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park (Oct. 3) Sign up, if you are interested. Thanks!
 
ESL Classes
  • English classes are meeting every Monday from 5:30-7:00pm.  If you would like to be involved in some way, please talk to Pastor Adam.
 
Ministry Sign-up Sunday
  • We will be having an informational meeting for all parents on Sunday, August 26 following the 10AM morning service. If you have a child(ren) involved in any student ministry here at Vogel (Children's Worship through Integrate), please make sure you are here! We will talk about what to expect for the year, hand out schedules, and fill out all necessary paperwork. Leaders will also be available to answer specific questions you may have. We are incredibly excited to see and be a part of what God will be doing this year at Vogel Center CRC!
 
What’s Happening on the Building Proposal
  • Next Sunday, August 26 the new building proposal information packets will be distributed.  On September16 @ 6PM and on September 17 @ 7PM, presentations and discussion of the newly proposed building project will occur.  Please plan to attend one of these meetings to hear what is being proposed and have your questions heard and answered. A congregational vote regarding the proposal is scheduled for Oct. 7.  Stay tuned for more information to come.
 
Upcoming Events
  • August 26 – Ministry Sign-up Sunday – Following the 10AM service
  • August 26 – Building proposal information will be distributed.
  • September 2 – Labor Day weekend combined PM church service hosted by Lucas CRC @ 6PM
  • September 9 – Kick-off Sunday for Children’s Worship, Sunday School, Catechism, VIBE and Integrate ministries
  • September 16 @ 6PM and September 17 @ 7PM – Presentations and discussion on the new building proposal.  Please plan to attend one of them.
 
50th Anniversary
  • Please join us in congratulating a wonderful couple, RAY & CAROL HOEKWATER, on their 50th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY!  Their children will be hosting an openhouse luncheon in their honor on Saturday, August 25, from 12-3 here at the church.  If you are unable to attend and would like to mail a card, their address is: 9710 S. Hoekwater Rd. McBain, MI 49657
McBain Area Backpack Program
  • The McBain Area Backpack Program will be serving at Culver's Restaurant Benefit Night on Monday, August 20th, from 5-8:00 pm.   Please come out with your family and friends for good food and by going you will be helping us "feed hungry kids: with your support.
Vogel Center Booster Club
  • Vogel Center Booster Club is now selling a nice heavy 2019 calendar with Bible verses ($7.00), occasional cards and kitchen gadgets.  A catalogue is on the foyer table. Orders can be placed until Sunday, Sept. 23.  Thanks!
NMCS T.R.I.P.
  • Northern Michigan Christian School will be hosting a TRIP (Tuition Reduction Incentive Program) Orientation for families who are interested in participating in the program and those who are new to the program on Monday, September 10th at 7:00 p.m.  Contact Tasha at trip@nmcs.us to reserve your spot today.
  • For those of you who already utilize the TRIP Program, we will offer a Refresher Course on Tuesday, September 18 at 7:00 to help you learn all of the user-friendly ways to make the program work for you, including the MyScripWallet app.  To make sure you are current on all the options available to you, plan to join us on the 18th.  
  • If you are interested in joining our fun and energetic crew in the TRIP office by volunteering once a week or even just once a month, we would welcome the help.  Contact Tasha or Kim at trip@nmcs.us or 231-825-2492.
Lake City Community MOPS
  • Lake City Community MOPS is gearing up for another year of outreach and ministry, where we seek to encourage and equip moms in our community. We are looking for childcare helpers to make this ministry possible, meeting at Lake City CRC on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month, September through May, from 9:00 - 11:30 am. If you are a mom who would like to attend or a volunteer who would like to help, please contact Desiree Agema (agemafam@gmail.com or 667-0829). 
TEEN Challenge
  • TEEN CHALLENGE   is coming to Lake City Evangelical Church August 19 at 6PM.  Come with your friends, family and lawn chairs for a concert and to hear powerful testimonies of individuals whose lives have been transformed from addictions to a life of hope through Jesus Christ. For more information, call Pastor Greg DuBois @ (231) 942-1249.
Hunter’s Safety Class
  • HUNTER SAFETY CLASS will be offered Friday, August 24 beginning at 5:30pm and on Saturday, August 25, 8:00am – 4:00pm. This is a free class for ages 10 and above. Class size is limited, so reserve your spot today by calling the office at Prosper CRC at 231-826-4427. After signing up, you will need to pick up and complete the two class books before the class begins.  Class will be held at Prosper CRC with Saturday lunch provided. 
VOGEL CENTER CRC COUNCIL OFFICERS
President – Joe Rozeveld
Vice-president – Jack Winkel
Alternate – Marv Bode
Clerk – Scott Peterson
Chair of Deacons –Dave Haverkamp
Secretary of Deacons – Phil Hoekwater
Treasurer- Daren Gernaat
VOGEL CENTER COUNCIL MEMBERS
Elders – Marv Bode, Phil Lucas, Joe Rozeveld
              Alan Diemer, Scott Peterson, Jack Winkel
Deacons - Daren Gernaat, Dave Haverkamp, Kyle Rozeveld
                 Phil Hoekwater, Chris Martz, Travis Quist
District Elders                                           Church Contact Information                                
A-C Joe Rozeveld                                     Church website – www.vogelcentercrc.org
D-Hoekstra  Phil Lucas                            Church email – vccrc@outlook.com
Hoekwater-K Alan Diemer                         Church office – (231) 825-2053
L-P Jack Winkel                                         Church Office Hours – Tuesday – Friday   
Q-T Marv Bode                                                  9 am – 1 pm
V-Z Scott Peterson                                     Bulletin information by Thursday at 1 pm
                                                                   Danielle’s hours – 10-1 Tues, Wed, Thurs

 

 
 
 
 

 

Welcome to
VOGEL CENTER CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH
“A body of believers dedicated to worshipping, reaching out, and serving in the name of Christ Jesus.”
  
“It’s Not About Me”
 
10:00 AM Worship service
6:00 PM Evening Worship service
 
Coffee fellowship following the morning service.
Please join us!
 
August 12, 2018
Pastor Adam Barton
 
Order of Worship – 10:00 a.m
Prelude
*Welcome
*Call to Worship
*Greeting One Another
*Opening Praise
  • “Blessed Assurance”                                          H345 v. 1-3      
  • “More About Jesus”                                             H 389 v. 1,2,4
Morning Prayer
Offerings – General Ministries & Pastor Church Resource
Children’s Message – “J.O.Y.” by Betsy Diemer
*Song – “What a Beautiful Name It Is”
Scripture – John 3:22-36
Message – “It’s Not About Me”
Message Prayer
*Song of Response – “In Christ Alone”            
*Blessing
*Doxology – “ My Jesus I Love Thee”                                                                
Postlude
Pastor: Adam Barton Accompanists: Shelly Jenema, Brandon Brinks                                                                    
Worship leaders:Brandon Brinks, Shelly Jenema, Loren Quist,  Sally Westmaas                                                                                                                                                                                       
Serving This Week – August 12
Pastor:  Adam Barton
Accompanists: Shelly Jenema, Brandon Brinks
Sound Booth: Dan Hoekstra, Chris Martz
Nursery: Danielle Hoekwater, Stacy Hughston, Rachelle & Aubrie Kamphouse
Nursery PM: Danielle Hoekstra, Alaina Rozeveld
Usher: Gord Rozeveld Alternate Usher: Travis Quist
Greeting: Joe/Carrie Rozeveld, Jon/Erin Lutke
Coffee Hosts: Alan/Betsy Diemer, Terry/Sandy Huttenga
Coffee Prep for August: Randy/Shelly Jenema                                                    
Offerings: General Fund & Pastor Church Resources
Offering PM: Faith in Christ Fellowship - Marquette
Serving Next Week – August 19
Pastor:  Adam Barton
Accompanist: Lorraine Rozeveld
Sound Booth: Phil Hoekwater, Brian Hoekwater
Nursery: Jessica & Bret Benthem, Kristen & Tessa Hughston
Usher: Travis Quist Alternate Usher: Randy Jenema
Greeting: Dan/Danielle Hoekstra, Jeremy/Jamie Eling
Coffee Hosts: Larry/Karen Westmaas, Marv/Donna Bode
Coffee Prep for August: Randy/Shelly Jenema                                                   
Offerings: General Fund & Vogel Center Building Fund
Prayers and Praises
Remember these as you pray this week:
  • Remember Ryan and Andrea Ellens and their infant son, Blake who had another heart surgery this past week.  Pray for healing and health for this little one and peace of mind for his parents and grandparents, Dewey and Janette!
  • Pray for Shirley VandePol this week as she will have knee replacement surgery tomorrow, August 13 at Munson Hospital – Cadillac.  Pray for successful surgery and a great recovery.
  • Pray for all who have been in the hospital recently and are recovering from illnesses, surgeries and other health concerns.
  • Pray for all our senior saints in their various homes and all who are limited in their daily activities due to age or illness.
  • Pray for parents, grandparents and children who are in need of special care and all those who are the caregivers.
  • Remember all those who are mourning the loss of loved ones both recently and in the past months.
  • Pray for all who serve our country, especially Emma Barton in boot camp and also Marcia Berkompas and Jessica Campbell from our church family as they continue their service.
Praising and Thanking God:
  • Praise God for answered prayers for healing from injuries, surgeries and illnesses.
  • Thank Him for His faithfulness to Vogel Center CRC for 146 years of worship and ministry.  Our church was established in August, 1872.
 
Prayer Cards & Requests
  • Green prayer cards can be deposited in the prayer request box on the foyer table or placed in the offering plate at any time.  Urgent prayer requests can be given to Pastor Adam or call him at (231) 825-2038 or (616) 566-7937.
 
Special Evening Worship Service
  • Please join Prosper Christian Reformed Church for an evening of worship on Sunday, August 19 at 6:00 pm. Author and speaker, David Murray will lead us in worship. Coffee and fellowship will follow the service. Nursery is provided.
Church Announcements
  • Today, Sunday, August 1210:00AM service with Pastor Adam.
  • Today, Sunday, August 12 – Children’s worship teachers/helpers meeting following the morning service.
  • Today, Sunday, August 12 – 6PM evening worship service with the final community bonfire to follow the service.
  • Monday, August 13Regular council meeting @ 7PM
  • Wednesday, August 15 – Adopt A Highway cleanup with Integrate – 6PM
  • Wednesday, August 15 – Sunday School teachers/helpers meet @ 7PM.
  • Thursday, August 16 - Young Women’s Bible Study @ 7:30PM at Karen Westmaas’ home.
  • Next Sunday, August 19 – Sunday School teachers/ helpers meet @ 11:15 AM if you were unable to attend the Wednesday meeting.
  • Next Sunday, August 19 – Integrate Youth Group will be going kayaking.  Meet at church at 1:00PM.
  • Next Sunday, August 19 – 6PM Special Evening Worship service at Prosper CRC (See extra bulletin announcement for details.)
  • Sunday, August 26 – Ministry Sign-Up Sunday following the 10AM service
 
Children’s Worship
  • Children's Worship Meeting: All Children's Worship teachers/helpers are having a meeting on Sunday, August 12 following the 10AM service in the Children's Worship room. We'll pass out schedules, go over the new curriculum, and what to expect for the year. Please let Sandy Huttenga or Danielle Hoekstra know if you can't make the meeting! 
 
Sunday School Volunteers
  • Sunday school teachers and helpers: We will be having two meetings in the next couple weeks to prepare for the upcoming season.  Please pick the date that works best for you to attend.  The dates are Wednesday, Aug. 15 @7PM or Sunday, August 19, following the 10AM service.  Curriculum is ready to be passed out if you would like it in advance of the meeting.  See Carrie Rozeveld or Danielle Hoekstra.
 
New Church Phone Directory
  • New church phone and email address directories can be found in the pews and also in several places in the foyer.  Please feel free to take a copy for your use.  If your information is incorrect, please contact the office so it can be updated for the next printing.  Thanks!
 
Adopt A Highway
  • The Integrate leaders and students will be meeting at church on August 15 at 6PM to go clean up “our” section of M-66.  Any adult volunteers who would like to help are welcome to join in.
 
Senior Fellowship
  • Please check the sign-up sheet on the foyer table for upcoming events and activities.  Thanks!
ESL Classes
  • English classes are meeting every Monday from 5:30-7:00pm.  If you would like to be involved in some way, please talk to Pastor Adam.
 
Upcoming Events
  • August 26 – Ministry Sign-up Sunday – Following the 10AM service
  • September 2 – Labor Day weekend combined PM church service hosted by Lucas CRC @ 6PM
  • September 9 – Kick-off Sunday for Children’s Worship, Sunday School, Catechism, VIBE and Integrate ministries
 
Ministry Sign-up Sunday
  • We will be having an informational meeting for all parents on Sunday, August 26 following the 10AM morning service. If you have a child(ren) involved in any student ministry here at Vogel (Children's Worship through Integrate), please make sure you are here! We will talk about what to expect for the year, hand out schedules, and fill out all necessary paperwork. Leaders will also be available to answer specific questions you may have. We are incredibly excited to see and be a part of what God will be doing this year at Vogel Center CRC!
 
Blood Drive at Highland CRC
  • Blood Drive coming soon.  Please join Highland CRC on August 15th from 2:00-7:00 pm and help our youth group, Strong Tower, earn $10 for every person who attempts to donate blood.  This benefits two great organizations and saves lives.  Please contact MI Blood directly to set up a time by calling 1 866 642-5663 or online at www.miblood.org.  They would prefer you to sign up for a time, so you do not have to wait or come back.  Thank you! 
NMCS Job Openings
  • Northern Michigan Christian School is seeking qualified Christian individuals to fill the following positions for the upcoming school-year:
  • Long-term substitute teacher, 1st grade
  • Route bus driver
  • Varsity boys basketball coach
  • Middle school girls volleyball coach
  • Middle school girls basketball coach
Those interested should send a cover letter, resume and letters of reference to Dr. Daniel Albert, Head of School, at dalbert@nmcs.us.  
 
LOVE, INC
  • A new newsletter from LOVE, INC is available on the foyer table, if you are interested in reading what has been happening for them.
 
Hunter’s Safety Class
  • HUNTER SAFETY CLASS will be offered Friday, August 24 beginning at 5:30pm and on Saturday, August 25, 8:00am – 4:00pm. This is for ages 10 and above. Class size is limited, so reserve your spot today by calling the office at Prosper Christian Reformed Church at 231-826-4427. After signing up, you may pick up the two books at Prosper Church that will need to be completed by class time. The Hunter Safety class will be held at Prosper Christian Reformed Church, 1975 E. Prosper Road, Falmouth, MI.  Saturday lunch will be provided. There is no charge for the class.
 
Calvinist Cadet Corps Sporting Clay Shoot
  • ATTENTION ALL SPORTSMEN:  The Calvinist Cadet Corps is hosting the fourth annual Sporting Clay Shoot to benefit the 2020 International Camporee in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (specifically for the riflery and archery ranges). This benefit will also help offset the overall cost for Cadets to attend the camporee.  The event will be held on Saturday, August 25 at the Blendon Pines Gun Club in Zeeland, Michigan. For more information, call the Corps office at 616-241-5616 ext 4, or check out the Cadet website under the “events” tab. Everyone is welcome! Registration forms are available from your Cadet club’s head counselor, or you can register at our website: www.calvinistcadets.org.  Lunch will be served at 11:30am. Join us for a fun filled day!  If you can’t make it out for the event but still want to be involved, we are looking for people willing to sponsor stations or make a pledge for a participating shooter. For more information on these giving opportunities, contact Kim at the Corps office at the number listed above.    
VOGEL CENTER CRC COUNCIL OFFICERS
President – Joe Rozeveld
Vice-president – Jack Winkel
Alternate – Marv Bode
Clerk – Scott Peterson
Chair of Deacons –Dave Haverkamp
Secretary of Deacons – Phil Hoekwater
Treasurer- Daren Gernaat
 
VOGEL CENTER COUNCIL MEMBERS
Elders – Marv Bode, Phil Lucas, Joe Rozeveld
              Alan Diemer, Scott Peterson, Jack Winkel
Deacons - Daren Gernaat, Dave Haverkamp, Kyle Rozeveld
                 Phil Hoekwater, Chris Martz, Travis Quist
 
District Elders                                           Church Contact Information                                
A-C Joe Rozeveld                                     Church website – www.vogelcentercrc.org
D-Hoekstra  Phil Lucas                            Church email – vccrc@outlook.com
Hoekwater-K Alan Diemer                         Church office – (231) 825-2053
L-P Jack Winkel                                         Church Office Hours – Tuesday – Friday   
Q-T Marv Bode                                                  9 am – 1 pm
V-Z Scott Peterson                                     Bulletin information by Thursday at 1 pm
                                                                   Danielle’s hours – 10-1 Tues, Wed, Thurs

 

 
 

 

Welcome to
VOGEL CENTER CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH
“A body of believers dedicated to worshipping, reaching out, and serving in the name of Christ Jesus.”
  
“Why Jesus Was Sent”
 
10:00 AM Worship service
 
Coffee fellowship following the morning service.
Please join us!
 
August 5, 2018
Pastor Adam Barton
Order of Worship – 10:00 a.m
Prelude
*Welcome
*Call to Worship
*Greeting One Another
*Opening Praise
  • “How Great is Our God”                         
  • “Come Thou Almighty King”                                         H267 v. 1,4
Morning Prayer
Offerings – General Ministries & NMCS Scholarship Fund
Scripture – John 3:16-21
Message – “Why Jesus Was Sent”
Message Prayer
*Song – “We Believe”
Celebration of the Lord’s Supper
Prayer
*Song of Response – “Our Great Savior”     
*Prayer of Thanks and Blessing
*Doxology – “Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow”            H625                                                              
Postlude
Pastor: Adam Barton Accompanist: Shelly Jenema                                                                    
Worship leaders: Rachelle Kamphouse, Jim & Kim Winkel                                                                                                                                                                                 
Serving This Week – August 5
Pastor:  Adam Barton
Accompanist: Shelly Jenema
Sound Booth: Nick Winkel, Brian Hoekwater
Nursery: Linda Peterson, Stacy Hughston, Kerry Hoekwater, Kimber Westmaas
Usher: Jonathan Lutke Alternate Usher: Gord Rozeveld
Greeting: John/Millie Rozeveld, Tony/Ami Peterson
Coffee Hosts: George/Lois Berkompas, Keith/Carol Buning
Coffee Prep for August: Randy/Shelly Jenema                                                   
Offerings: General Fund & NMCS Scholarship Fund
Serving Next Week – August 12
Pastor:  Adam Barton
Accompanist: Shelly Jenema, Brandon Brinks
Sound Booth: Dan Hoekstra, Chris Martz
Nursery: Danielle Hoekwater, Heather Quist, Rachelle & Aubrie Kamphouse
Nursery PM: Danielle Hoekstra, Alaina Rozeveld
Usher: Gord Rozeveld Alternate Usher: Travis Quist
Greeting: Joe/Carrie Rozeveld, Jon/Erin Lutke
Coffee Hosts: Alan/Betsy Diemer, Terry/Sandy Huttenga
Coffee Prep for August: Randy/Shelly Jenema                                                   
Offerings: General Fund & Pastor Church Resources
Offering PM: Faith in Christ Fellowship - Marquette
Prayers and Praises
Remember these as you pray this week:
  • Please keep Rehoboth’s mission team in your prayers as they return Monday, August 6th from their mission to Haiti.
  • Pray for all who have been in the hospital recently and are recovering from illnesses, surgeries and other health concerns.
  • Pray for all our senior saints in their various homes and all who are limited in their daily activities due to age or illness.
  • Pray for parents, grandparents and children who are in need of special care and all those who are the caregivers.
  • Remember all those who are mourning the loss of loved ones both recently and in the past months.
  • Pray for all who serve our country, especially Emma Barton in boot camp and also Marcia Berkompas and Jessica Campbell from our church family as they continue their service.
Praising and Thanking God:
  • Praise God for the rains that have come in the last weeks in answer to many prayers. 
  • Thank God for health and healing for those who have been ill or had surgery in the recent past.
 
Prayer Cards & Requests
  • Green prayer cards can be deposited in the prayer request box on the foyer table or placed in the offering plate at any time.  Urgent prayer requests can be given to Pastor Adam or call him at (231) 825-2038 or (616) 566-7937.
 
Special Evening Worship Service
Please join Prosper Christian Reformed Church for an evening of worship on Sunday, August 19 at 6:00 pm. Author and speaker, David Murray will lead us in worship. Coffee and fellowship will follow the service. Prosper Church is located at the corner of Prosper and 8 Mile roads. Nursery is provided.
Church Announcements
  • Today, Sunday, August 510:00AM service with Pastor Adam, celebrating the Lord’s Supper.
  • Monday, August 6 – Education/Outreach Support Team @ 7PM
  • Thursday, August 9 - Young Women’s Bible Study @ 7:30PM at Karen Westmaas’ home.
  • Next Sunday, August 12  - Children’s Worship teachers/helpers meeting following the morning worship service.
  • Next Sunday, August 12 – 6PM Evening Worship service followed by the final bonfire of the season at the parsonage.
VCCRC Phone/Email Directory
  • If you have changed your cell phone or home phone number, email address or physical address recently, please contact the office this week as a new phone/email directory is being put together.  Thanks!
Children’s Worship
  • Children's Worship Meeting: All Children's Worship teachers/helpers are having a meeting on Sunday, August 12 following the 10AM service in the Children's Worship room. We'll pass out schedules, go over the new curriculum, and what to expect for the year. Please let Sandy Huttenga or Danielle Hoekstra know if you can't make the meeting! 
Sunday School Volunteers
  • Sunday school teachers and helpers: We will be having two meetings in the next couple weeks to prepare for the upcoming season.  Please pick the date that works best for you to attend.  The dates are Wednesday, Aug. 15 @7PM or Sunday, August 19, following the 10AM service.  Curriculum is ready to be passed out if you would like it in advance of the meeting.  See Carrie Rozeveld or Danielle Hoekstra.
ESL Classes
  • English classes are meeting every Monday from 5:30-7:00pm.  If you would like to be involved in some way, please talk to Pastor Adam.
Upcoming Events
  • August 12 – Children’s Worship teachers and helpers meeting in the Children’s Worship room following the 10AM service
  • August 12 – 6PM Evening Worship service
  • August 12 – Final Community Sunday Evening Bonfire at the parsonage @ 7:30pm.
  • August 15 or 19 – Sunday School teachers/helpers meetings (see other announcement for more info)
  • August 26 – Ministry Sign-up Sunday – Following the 10AM service
  • September 2 – Labor Day weekend combined PM church service hosted by Lucas CRC @ 6PM
Ministry Sign-up Sunday
  • We will be having an informational meeting for all parents on Sunday, August 26 following the 10AM morning service. If you have a child(ren) involved in any student ministry here at Vogel (Children's Worship through Integrate), please make sure you are here! We will talk about what to expect for the year, hand out schedules, and fill out all necessary paperwork. Leaders will also be available to answer specific questions you may have. We are incredibly excited to see and be a part of what God will be doing this year at Vogel Center CRC!
Blood Drive at Highland CRC
  • Blood Drive coming soon.  Please join Highland CRC on August 15th from 2:00-7:00 pm and help our youth group, Strong Tower, earn $10 for every person who attempts to donate blood.  This benefits two great organizations and saves lives.  Please contact MI Blood directly to set up a time by calling 1 866 642-5663 or online at www.miblood.org.  They would prefer you to sign up for a time, so you do not have to wait or come back.  Thank you! 
NMCS Job Openings
  • Northern Michigan Christian School is seeking qualified Christian individuals to fill the following positions for the upcoming school-year:
  • Long-term substitute teacher, 1st grade
  • Route bus driver
  • Varsity boys basketball coach
  • Middle school girls volleyball coach
  • Middle school girls basketball coach
Those interested should send a cover letter, resume and letters of reference to Dr. Daniel Albert, Head of School, at dalbert@nmcs.us
 
Bible League International Retreat
  • Space is limited at the September 6, 2018 Bible League Volunteer retreat. Registration deadline is TOMORROW, August 6, 2018. (No cancellations or refunds after this date.) Sign up today to enjoy the day of fellowship with special guests, including key note speaker, Liz Curtis Higgs. Her messages are biblical, encouraging, down-to-earth, and profoundly funny, helping sisters and seekers experience the depth of God’s love. Registration brochures are available on the foyer table or online at bibleleague.org/retreat18.
Calvinist Cadet Corps Sporting Clay Shoot
  • ATTENTION ALL SPORTSMEN:  The Calvinist Cadet Corps is hosting the fourth annual Sporting Clay Shoot to benefit the 2020 International Camporee in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (specifically for the riflery and archery ranges). This benefit will also help offset the overall cost for Cadets to attend the camporee.  The event will be held on Saturday, August 25 at the Blendon Pines Gun Club in Zeeland, Michigan. For more information, call the Corps office at 616-241-5616 ext 4, or check out the Cadet website under the “events” tab. Everyone is welcome! Registration forms are available from your Cadet club’s head counselor, or you can register at our website: www.calvinistcadets.org.  Lunch will be served at 11:30am. Join us for a fun filled day!  If you can’t make it out for the event but still want to be involved, we are looking for people willing to sponsor stations or make a pledge for a participating shooter. For more information on these giving opportunities, contact Kim at the Corps office at the number listed above.   
VOGEL CENTER CRC COUNCIL OFFICERS
President – Joe Rozeveld
Vice-president – Jack Winkel
Alternate – Marv Bode
Clerk – Scott Peterson
Chair of Deacons –Dave Haverkamp
Secretary of Deacons – Phil Hoekwater
Treasurer- Daren Gernaat
VOGEL CENTER COUNCIL MEMBERS
Elders – Marv Bode, Phil Lucas, Joe Rozeveld
              Alan Diemer, Scott Peterson, Jack Winkel
Deacons - Daren Gernaat, Dave Haverkamp, Kyle Rozeveld
                 Phil Hoekwater, Chris Martz, Travis Quist
District Elders                                           Church Contact Information                                
A-C Joe Rozeveld                                     Church website – www.vogelcentercrc.org
D-Hoekstra  Phil Lucas                            Church email – vccrc@outlook.com
Hoekwater-K Alan Diemer                         Church office – (231) 825-2053
L-P Jack Winkel                                         Church Office Hours – Tuesday – Friday   
Q-T Marv Bode                                                  9 am – 1 pm
V-Z Scott Peterson                                     Bulletin information by Thursday at 1 pm
                                                                   Danielle’s hours – 10-1 Tues, Wed, Thurs.