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THU
Small Group Bible Study
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
1 & 2 Thessalonians
Prayer Group
10:00 AM
Small Group Bible Study
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bible Study Group
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Kinderhook Reformed Church Celebration of Worship January 7, 2018

“To Know Christ and to Make Him Known”

Rev. Rudy Visser, Pastor

A warm welcome to visitors. 

Welcome visitors! Please   fill out a visitors’ pew card

and place it in the offering plate.

 

Thanks to today’s ushers, Dave Ennis, Johnathan Pratt, Chuck Rothermel.

Thanks to today’s greeters.

 

  10:00 A.M.  CELEBRATION OF WORSHIP

  Announcements,

  The Lord’s Greeting and Morning Prayer

  Call to Worship                                                 Responsive Reading #28, Red Hymnal

*Morning Praise #45                                             Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing

  Scripture Readings                                        Psalm 107:1-7 & 33-37; Galatians 4:4-7

  Message                       “Which Would You Rather Be:

               An Employee of the Boss, or a Child of the Boss and Set for Life?”

  Prayer of Thanks

  Response to the Word Proclaimed                   Unison Reading #726, Red Hymnal 

  Offering and Prayer of Blessing

  Intercessory Prayer

*Closing Hymn #84                                                       Children of the Heavenly Father

  Benediction

 

New offering envelopes are now available for pick-up at the small table in the back of the sanctuary for use 
beginning TODAY. If you are not using the envelope system to present contributions to the church, but would 
like to do so, please contact Paul Clause or Courtney Wood.

 

 

HAPPY JANUARY BIRTHDAY!

  Paul Clause (2nd), Libby Little (2nd), Robert Carroll (12th), Jennifer Jennings (19th), Stacey Baker (20th), Noreen Dick (22nd),

Sug Hawver (27th),  Jean Skipper (29th), William Carroll (31st), Ainsley Clinton (31st)

 

 

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS

Part of an ongoing series

Wednesday, January 17 – 6:30 pm

Active Shooter Seminar/Training”

        Kinderhook Reformed Church, will host a training seminar to help the public and churches prepare and respond in the event of an active shooter scenario. 

        The seminar/training program will be presented by Investigator Anthony Brahm of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.

        There will be a question and answer session following the program.

 

 

REMEMBER TO PRAY FOR

  • those who do not know Christ or who are struggling in their faith journey. Pray also that God will provide opportunities for us to witness for Jesus, and give us the courage and winsome words needed to make the most of these opportunities.
  • Pastor Rudy, as he fulfills his ministerial duties.
  • KRC ministries, programs & projects and those planning & administering them: Consistory; administrative ministries; Youth Group; Sunday School; small group ministries and Bible studies; Community Prayer Group; 1st Friday; and other outreach programs.
  • our state, national, and world leaders, especially President Donald Trump and all of the government officials now in office, that God will grant them the leadership skills, wisdom, and the personal protection needed to govern effectively and safely.
  • our military men & women, their families, and friends, that they may know God’s presence, protection, and peace, as they serve.
  • victims world-wide suffering natural and other hardships and tragedies: economic instability; poverty, hunger, and poor health; political oppression, unrest, terrorism, war, displacement.
  • those grieving the death of loved ones, especially Kay Haber, family, and friends grieving the recent loss of Kay's oldest brother, James Morse; the Rivera family and friends grieving the recent death of Julie Rivera.
  • those who, even after many years, still hurt from the void left by loved ones who have passed on from this world.
  • reassurance, peace, & dignity for loved ones nearing the close of this life.
  • Gayle, Courtney Wood’s mother, hospitalized for the 2nd time recently suffering cardiac and respiratory issues.  Pray that doctors will come to a speedy decision regarding the appropriate course of treatment for Gayle.
  • those battling or recovering from cancer or in hospice care: Charles Roppolo; Terri; Christine; Michael, brother of Mary Jane Haywood; Connie Witkowski; Michael; Don Morse; Jill; J.B.; Jen; Bill, Janet Smith's brother; Ronny; Ron Dick; Carol Nel; Jeff Peter; Mark; Ann; Steve; Dorothy Wheeler.                        
  • those awaiting test results or surgery; recovering from surgery, injury, or illness; or chronically ill: Maggie C, a young girl from VBS; a young couple dealing with difficulties with their unborn baby; John W, a family friend of Patti Varga; Thomas Appel; Seth Mooney; Asha and her baby; Connie; Esther Baker, Jim Baker’s mom; Ruth Edge; Barbara Vosburgh; Virginia Rothermel.
  • those facing challenges, stressful circumstances, and difficult decisions: Caleb L, a teen from youth group, suffering with severe depression; Merrill Johnson, dealing with a number of unspoken issues; our students as they deal with the challenges of higher levels of education in this school year, career choices, and job searches; Greg Clause Jr.; Libby Little-Saxton, working with Afghan refugees; the epidemic of addiction to life-threatening drugs.
  • residence-bound KRC family, George Clowe, and those caring for the elderly, displaced, disabled, or ill

 

COMING EVENTS

 

Today, Sun, January 7 

     10:00 am  Worship Service and Children’s Sunday School

Please note:  Newly-elected Consistory members

will be ordained and installed next Sunday, January 14.

Mon,  January  8

       6:30 pm  Consistory meets

Tues,  January  9

       7:00 pm  KRC Youth Group meets 

Wed,  January 10

      Evening Bible study, 1 and 2 Peter, home of Merrill Johnson

                      Please contact Jean Hacker for details.

Thur, January 11

      9:00 am  Small Group Bible study @KRC.

            Group continues its study, Grace, by Max Lucado – Please join us!

     10:00 am  Community Prayer Group @KRC

Sun,   January 14  

       8:30 am  Early Communion Worship Service   

     10:00 am  Communion Worship Service and Children’s Sunday School

Newly-elected Consistory members Jane Deane, Jean Hacker, Sue Patterson,

and Deborah Spaulding will be ordained and installed.

     11:30 am  Brunch reception for new Consistory members, KRC Fellowship Hall

Wed,  January 17

       6:30  pm  Community Conversations – Active Shooter seminar/training

Fri,   January  19

      Parents Night Out – more details coming soon!

 

Servers Next Sunday, January 14, 2018

Ushers:  Dave Ennis, Johnathan Pratt, Chuck Rothermel

Greeter(s):