This Week's Activities (6/17 – 6/23)

SUNDAY:
Coffee and cookies will be served in the Fellowship Room following the morning service.

MONDAY:
2:00 PM – Church Bus leaves for the Young at Heart tour of the LaClare Goat Farm near Fond du Lac.

6:00 PM – Deacon’s meeting in Room 209.

6:30 PM – Board of Elder’s meeting in the Fellowship Room.

7:15 PM – Consistory meeting in the Fellowship Room.

TUESDAY:
9:00 AM – Prayer Circle meets in the Fellowship Hall.  Hostess/Leader – Pat Zurmond.

WEDNESDAY:
6:30 PM – Pine Haven Mission Opportunity. We’ve connected with Pine Haven and they need some outdoor railings that need to be finished up with paint. Let Justin Oliver know if you can help

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR EVERYONE!

SPECIAL CAUTION: The driveway off of Superior Avenue is being widened.  It can be used, but please use caution.  Thank You!

SUMMER HOURS – The Fellowship Divider will be “open” throughout the summer.  If your event needs it to be “closed”, please contact the Church Office (564-2319) and let them know.  (This piece of equipment is very temperamental, and easily messed up if not done properly).

Trek to the Ark Families: Please remember the final payment is due this Thursday, June 21st.  Please see Lori or Toby if you need to serve at an additional mission opportunity.

Mission of the Month: The offerings received in June will be going to Samaritan’s Hand – Sober House. The Sober House will provide temporaryhousing, for up to 6 months.  The primarygoal of the sober living facility is to help graduates of Samaritan Hand’sadiction abuse programs learn how to maintain a drug or alcohol abuse-freelifestyle through an intense program of modeling and mentoring using a clinicaland faith-based approach.  The amount receivedto date is $275.00.

Sr. High 2-Day (one night in a hotel) Event!! All students currently in 8th-12th grade are invited to come to Lifest on Friday, July 13th & Saturday, July 14th. We will stay overnight at the Holiday Inn in Fond du lac, and then on Saturday each person will partake in a 1 hour time slot helping collect the offering at the evening concert.  Sign-up & Permission Slip are on the Uth Board due Tuesday, June 26th. Cost will be $50.00 which includes: ticket, transportation, and food! We will meet at church Friday @ 1:00 pm and arrive back late Saturday.

Jr. High Day @ Noah’s Ark!!  All students currently 5th-8th grade are invited to come to Noah’s Ark on Wednesday, July 18th. Sign-up & Permission Slip on the Uth Board due by Sunday, July 1st. Cost will be $35.00 which includes: ticket, transportation, and supper on the way home.  We will meet at church at 7:00 am and arrive back around 9:30 pm. Bethany, Gibbsville, 1st Pres. & Hingham Churches are coming too!

Singers & Instrumentalists – Next Sunday (June 24th) after church there will be a meeting for all who have helped with (or are interested in) leading our congregation in singing worship.  This will take place in the Sanctuary and will entail setting up the music schedule for the remainder of the summer, and looking forward into this aspect of ministry at our church.  If you can’t make it, please contact Toby.

CHRISTIAN FOOTBALL CAMP THIS SUMMER: This Wednesday, June 20th and Thursday, June 21st Oostburg High School is hosting the 2nd annual "OVERTIME" football camp for high school football athletes. "OVERTIME" is a certified football camp through Fellowship of Christian Athletes and will be run by local high school football coaches and certified Crossfit coaches.  Overtime is a fundamental and strength-training camp that places an emphasis on character development through faith-based principles and teachings. Please be in prayer over this camp and allthose involved.  It is open to allplayers throughout the state - hopefully drawing a number of athletes from ourBig East conference.  Please help spreadthe word about this great opportunity to share the gospel message with highschool athletes right here in Oostburg. 
We are in need of food donations for this event. If you feel lead to donate food for lunches either day please let us know!  For more information about the camp and/or how to sign-up, please visit our website: overtimefootballcamp.weebly.comorcontact Scott Ring, Camp Coordinator. (920) 912-1743 or scottangelaring@gmail.com

Walk With Ease Program - The class is being offered for FREE at our church.  The class includes a Walk With Ease book, incentives, and the 6-week program.  The class will go from Monday, July 2, 2018, meeting every Monday and Wednesday through Wednesday, August 8, 2018.  The class meets from 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM in the Church Fellowship Hall. The class will be taught by certified Walk With Ease Leader, Mary Kempf.  A $5.00 donation can be made to cover the cost of the Walk With Ease book.  For more information or to register before Friday, June 29, 2018, please call Mary Kempf at 920-994-9934.  We hope you will join us!

June Food Vault Needs: Mac and Cheese, canned corn and green beans, spaghetti sauce and rice.

The next food pick up is on June 26, and we are in need of 30 packages of hot dog buns and 30 jars of jam or jelly.  A sign-up sheet is on the Children’s Ministry Board outside the library.

Pastor Steve Bakker is retiring after serving Hingham Reformed Church for over 26 years!  In appreciation for his faithful leadership, please join us for a farewell reception from 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM next Sunday, June 24th in the Hingham Reformed Church Fellowship Hall.  A light lunch will be served.

Great Marriages would like you to join them for Date Night: Caregiving on Saturday, June 23rd, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice. The featured speakers will be Luann Travisfrom Sharon S. Richardson and John & Barb Wenig from Wenig FuneralHomes.  The cost is $15.00 per person andincludes dinner. To register for this event please go to great-marriages.org/events.Please see flyer on the bulletin board in the narthex area for moreinformation.

Thanks so much for the prayers, visits, cards and phone calls during and after Chuck’s recent surgery. We also want to thank Pastor Brian and Pastor Bob for their visits and calls.  ~ Chuck & Edith Daane

The Marion Wynveen Family wishes to thank each of you for your prayers, cards and words of comfort while Mom was in the Cedar Grove Gardens.  ~ Cal & Vonnie

Samaritan's Hand, Inc. would like to thank Toby Thomack, Pressing On Band, and other amazing FRC Oostburg volunteers for your help in making the Open House for our Sober House a success, to the glory of God! Thank you, First Reformed Church Oostburg, for your support! ~ Kully Kolllath and Staff

The I-Fit Ministry would like to thank each of the volunteers for helping/working with our I-Fit Ministry this past school year.  We appreciate each one of you!!

CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES

Hey kids: Were you in 4th and 5th grade this year?  There’s still room for you!  We would love to have you join us for an afternoon of fun and service this coming Thursday, June 21st, from 1:00 – 4:30 PM.  The afternoon will include ice cream and service at Sheboygan County Food Bank. Please see the Children’s Ministry Board for sign-up.

MEN’S MINISTRIES

The next Men’s Prayer Breakfast will be Saturday, July 7th, at 6:00 AM at Judi’s Place in Oostburg. All men are welcome but if you plan to come you are encouraged to sign up at the Information Booth. If you have questions contact Pastor Brian.

ADVANCE ANNOUNCEMENTS

June 21 – Trek to the Ark Final Payment Deadline.

June 24-29 – Camp Manitoqua.

June 26 – Food Pick-up

July 13th – July 14th – Sr. High 2-Day (one night in a hotel) Event @ Lifefest – For current 8th – 12th Grade – permission slip and sign-up on the Uth Board.

July 14 – Lifefest Mission Opportunity

July 18 – Summer Noah’s Ark Trip – For current 5-8th Grade. Permission slip and sign-up on the Uth Board.

August 2-5 – Trek to the Ark.

Please be in prayer for the  following people this week:

Pray for Eunice Lensink who is receiving rehabilitative therapy at the Haven Drive Campus of Pine Haven.

Pray for Kalli Ramaker as she recovers from surgery at Children’s Hospital.

Pray for Rich (Chip) Lemkuil who is under Hospice Care in his home.

Pray for Mary Lammers as she continues her treatments for cancer. Pray that the treatments continue to beffective with only a minimum of side effects.

Pray for Tom Horn with his ongoing kidney dialysis and other health issues.

Continue to pray for Paul Ver Velde.  He has been able to move around more.  Pray for more relief from his back pain.

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