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June 23-Austin Wikoff
June 24-Jeff Dyke, Marissa Folkers
June 24-Emma Kuehl, Alex Osborn,
June 24-Rhonda Woods
June 25-Fiona Huffstutler, Donna Wagenecht
June 26-Rollie Ebbers, Jeremiah Sterenberg

June 26-Robert Wiebenga
June 27-Chael Ohlsen
June 29-Derek Adams, Paisley Pruis
    Pastor Mike Durham
**Please remember… If you are unable to be here on your assigned Sunday,it is your responsibility to make arrangements to trade with someone.
The Gathering:  As we count down the start of Sunday Celebration, we welcome all
of you to gather and move about in the Sanctuary to connect with other brothers and
sisters, visit, offer a welcome to our guests and prepare to experience God in a very
special way.  Feel free to bring your coffee in if you wish…this is a place for us to grow
in a comfortable manner.  This is the day the Lord has made…we are going to rejoice!
9:00 a.m.…Sunday Celebration Begins!
*“O Worship the King”  
*Welcome and Announcements      
Songs of Praise:        “I Heard the Sound of Voices”      Crosswalk
                           “We Fall Down”
                           “Great Are You Lord”       

Special Music:         Tonia Ernst, vocalist                               
Congregational Prayer                                                    Daniel Deter

*Hymn #407  (Vs. 1 & 2)  “Only a Sinner”

Receiving of our Tithes and Offerings
    Offertory:               “I Sing the Mighty Power of God”    Arr. Hayes
    Magnifying Our Missions 2nd Offering: Church World Service
    *Prayer over the Gifts

Luke 8: 26-39        (Pew Bible page 1002)

Message:  “Proclaiming How Much Jesus Had Done For Him”   Rev. Dr. James Camp

*Closing Hymn #497  (Vs. 1 & 2)  “When the Roll is Called Up Yonder”
*Final Acclamation:  “We Will Stand”  

*Postlude:                  “Crowned with Honor”         Arr. Birchwood
Mon.-Fri., June 24-28
     6:00-8:00 p.m. – VBS

Morrison Jr. High School
Monday thru Friday
    5:30-9:30 a.m. – Walking ministry  

Wed., June 19
    9:30 a.m.  – Adult Bible Study
Fireside Room
Thur., June 20
    6:00 p.m. – Women’s Bible Study

All who have yet to trust the Savior Jesus.
The persecuted church around the world.
The world, national & state leaders.
Those battling addictions in their lives.
The families & marriages of our community & church.

The Missionaries our Emmanuel family supports: the Fields’ serving in Columbia; the
McCleerys serving in Latin America; the Pitchers serving in South Africa; the Smith-Mathers
serving in South Sudan & the Sundararajans serving  in India.

Our farmers during this challenging season.

Our Christian sympathy is expressed to Casey & Caitlin Pruis and family on the recent death
of Caitlin’s grandfather, David Fisk, of Prophetstown.  May they continue to feel God’s
presence during this time.

Tim Wilkens, Marge Wilken's son, has been diagnosed with Stage 3 Lung Cancer with
lymph node involvement.  He will be starting both weekly chemotherapy and daily radiation
which will run together through Edwards Hospital in Naperville.  Please pray that this
treatment will be successful.

Gretchen Wallander, Russ's mom, was diagnosed with a tumor on her pituitary gland which
is pushing on her optic nerve and causing some vision issues. She will see a neurosurgeon on

Judy Becker as she continues her struggle with cancer.

Jennifer Schuler as she continues with her high-risk pregnancy.

Those who are healing & recovering: Al Ohlsen, Ethel VanZuiden, Sandy Buikema, Margo
Atherton & Al Wagenecht

Those who have long-term needs: Jacob Green, Dawson Sterenberg & John VanderSchaaf.  

Those undergoing cancer treatments: Deb Wikoff, Pat Dykstra, Mary Rasmussen, Jake
Vandermyde & Jonelle Hook

Our servicemen and women serving our country, including Jason Akker, Riley Coffey, Brad
Eissens, Gene Fuller, Logan Frederick, Jacob Kunde, Rowdy Lathrop & Lloyd Wicker  

Kim Schroth in her home.
Betty Tegeler & Lois Wiebenga at Resthave.
Norma Boeck, Elwyn Nice, Roger & Marla Buikema at Windsor Manor.
J U N E    V O L U N T E E R S
VBS Donations are due back TODAY!!  Thank you for your help in making this year’s
VBS a success!

VBS T-Shirts & CD’s may be picked up TODAY in the Fireside Room after Sunday

VBS 2019 is Here!  The mission funds that the children will gather this year will go to
Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian humanitarian  organization that provides aid to people in
physical need.

Rich C. will be leaving after Worship today for his continuing education week at the
annual Lifeway Music "WorshipLife" music conference in Gatlinburg, TN.  He will return
home on Friday.  
Please pray for traveling mercies and a productive and inspirational

Next Sunday, June 30 is going to be a special day!  Not only will be having a potluck
meal at 11:00 a.m. to celebrate the end of our Christ Center and Balcony Expansion
mortgage, we will be celebrating Independence Day during our Sunday Celebration
which will center around II Chronicles 7:14 "If My people who are called by My name
humble themselves; and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I
will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land."  Pastor Mike
Durham will provide the message on that text, Ed Pruis is doing a special patriotic song
for special music and Mike McCoy will join Rich Criss with his trumpet for the offertory
and patriotic hymns.  Its' going to be a great day!  Join us!

Join us for an All Church Potluck NEXT Sunday!  We will be celebrating the
elimination of the mortgage of our Christ Center/Balcony Addition on Sunday, June 30th
at 11:00 a.m. in the gymnasium.  No need to sign up, just come with your family, some
food, an appetite and excitement for this huge blessing in the life of Emmanuel Reformed
Church.  Each family is asked to please bring a main dish as well as a salad or dessert.  
We look forward to celebrating with all of you!

YEAH Reminder:  The YEAH trip to the Fireside Theatre to see the Ball Brothers in
concert on Tuesday, July 30 is sold out.  All are reminded that payment of $75 per
person is requested by Sunday, June 30th.  

Men's Ministry Trap Shoot: Men's Ministry is hosting a trap shoot Saturday, June 29th
starting at 9:30 am at the Tri County Gun Club located in Polo. Come enjoy a morning of
shooting and show off your marksmanship. We will be grilling lunch at the gun club after
the shoot.  We are limited to 15 shooters so sign up today in the Fireside Room.

Men’s Ministry will be ordering T-Shirts that will identify workers as Emmanuel
Event Staff at our car show on August 24th.  These T-Shirts could be used at other
events in the future, such as, Block Parties, etc.  If you would like to order one or make
a donation to defray the cost of these shirts, please see Lloyd DeShane.
June 2 – John & Karen Mouw
June 9 – Dewey & Karen Mulnix
June 16 – Ed & Deb Pruis
June 23 – Mark & Connie Pruis
June 30 – Ernie & Kim Renkes and family
June 2 – Mike Damhoff, Kim Vandermyde, Kevin Buis
June 9 – Ernie Renkes, Kim Vandermyde, Ken Stralow
June 16 – Jim Landheer, Kim Vandermyde, Ryan Venema
June 23 – Scott Findley, Kim Vandermyde, Jerry Lindsey
June 30 – Steve Hook, Kim Vandermyde, Kasey Wiersema
June 2 – Luke Carpenter and Ethan Farrand
June 9 – Ethan Bush and Connor Roberts
June 16 – Corbin Allen and Cael Wright
June 23 – Megan Folkers and Gabbi Stichter
June 30 – Joshua McDearmon and Ethan Farrand
Screens/DVD Operators
June 2 – Joshua McDearmon and Hannah Wallander
June 9 – Addi Wiersema and Jacob Schlegel
June 16 – Joshua McDearmon and Isaiah McDearmon
June 23 – Thomas Dauphin and Mitchell Johnson
June 30 – Carver Findley and Hannah Wallander
July 7 – Marissa Folkers and Sarah Wallander
(There must be 2 adults present – youth helpers cannot take the place of adult helpers)
June 2 – Sarah Schmidt, Janae Janssen, Lauren Schlegel ---- F.U.E.L.-Katie & Lydia
June 9 – Christine Schlegel, Pam Muur, Aiden Roberts ---- F.U.E.L.-Steve & Dar H.
June 16 – Michele VanBuren, Robin Henard, Fiona Huffstutler ---- F.U.E.L.-Jim & Diane L.
June 23 – Rachel Decker, Brittany VanDrew, Claire Coons ---- F.U.E.L.-Lynette D. & Tammy J.
June 30 – Lynelle Criss, Connie Tenboer, Marissa Folkers ---- F.U.E.L.-Amber W. & Lydia
Those Serving:  June 23

Exit Greeters
:  Tom Venhuizen, Anna Ryder, Ben Carpenter    
Coffee Hour:  Bush/Hook
Pre-Service Welcome Center Hosts
: Al & Donna   Wagenecht,
         Corey & Tammy Johnson
Post-Service Welcome Center Greeter:  Betty Pruis
9:00 a.m. – Sunday Celebration                                              Sanctuary
10:15 a.m. – Men’s Ministry “Take Ten”                      Front of Sanctuary
10:15 a.m. – Sunday School  resumes Sept. 8th                  Entire Campus
10:15 a.m. – Coffee & Fellowship Time                               Christ Center
4:00-5:30 p.m. – Jr. High JAM                                             Youth Room
6:30-8:00 p.m. – Sr. High YF                                               Youth Room
June 25-Tiny & Kathie VanderVinne
June 26-Todd & Christine Schlegel,
June 26-Loren & Connie Tenboer
June 29-Allen & Barb Bush
Please direct congregational emergencies to the church office, Ministry
Coordinator Rich Criss, Consistory VP Jeff McDearmon or an elder.
Those Serving:  June 30

Exit Greeters:
 Tom Venhuizen, Anna Ryder, Ben Carpenter    
Coffee Hour:  Coffee/Lemonade only
Pre-Service Welcome Center Hosts
: Al & Donna   Wagenecht,
         Corey & Tammy Johnson
Post-Service Welcome Center Greeter:  Betty Pruis

Attendance last Sunday –  203
Attendance last year – 228
Total Offering to Budget Last Sunday:
2019 Budget:   
2019 Income YTD to Budget:        
Total needed to meet Budget:
$ 451,363.00
$ 213,497.22
$ 237,867.78
JOIN US TODAY  as Bob Wiebenga's family hosts the Fellowship Hour
to celebrate his 85th birthday with cake.
Those attending Camp Manitoqua this week, June
24-28: Corbin Allen, Luke Carpenter, Zach Coons,
Ethan Farrand, Kelsey Gibbs, Katie Hutchison,
Sarah Hutchison, Ethan Lee, Isabel Lee and Zoey

Faith Green will be a SAM (Servant at Manitoqua)
from June 24-July 3
Thank you dear Congregation, for celebrating our 60th with
us.  We have enjoyed the thoughtful cards and visits very
much!  Thank you too for all your cards of sympathy and
caring words as in the same week, we also mourned the
passing of Marla’s mother, Teresa Timmons,  who was living
at Resthave and will be dearly missed.  Your expressions of
love and sympathy have been greatly appreciated.

Sincerely, Roger and Marla Buikema and our extended families


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