Church Bulletin 6.3.18

   Scripture                                           Romans 8: 31 - 39                    (N.T. Page 1758)        

   Message                     “Life Through The Spirit:  Week Three”         Rev. Troy Nanninga                                                                                                                               


 Feel free to grab a cup of coffee from the Fellowship Hall/Kitchen serving ledge downstairs before the service!  You are also invited to stay for a time of fellowship and refreshments in the Fellowship Hall after the service!


THE REGULAR OFFERING will be received for the General Fund.

6:00 P.M.  PRAYER MEETING/BIBLE STUDY will be in Consistory Room.



MONDAY – June 4

9:00 A.M. thru the afternoon:  VBS DECORATING

7:00 P.M.  CONSISTORY will meet in the Consistory Room.  Those who would like to request baptism or make profession of faith in Christ are invited to meet with the elders at 7:30 P.M.


9:00 A.M. thru the afternoon:  VBS DECORATING


9:00 A.M. thru the afternoon:  VBS DECORATING


9:00 A.M. thru the afternoon:  VBS DECORATING


9:30 A.M.  WORSHIP

WE WILL CELEBRATE our 2018 graduates during worship.

THE REGULAR OFFERING will be received for the General Fund.

6:00 P.M.  PRAYER MEETING/BIBLE STUDY will be in Consistory Room.


 Please continue to remember in prayer…

♦ Sharon Bovenkerk      ♦ Donna Zandstra

♦ Jeff Mehan has been moved to Cedar Creek Health Campus in Lowell   

   to continue his recovery.

SPECIAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETINGWe will be meeting immediately after Morning Worship next Sunday, June 10 for a congregational meeting.  At this meeting we will vote on making the worship leader position permanent.  We will also be updating the status of some of our mission shares as well as giving a few other updates on church ministries.  We hope you can join us!

IMPACT STUDENTS AND PARENTS:  After the congregational meeting next Sunday, there will be an informational meeting for this summer’s mission trip. Please plan to attend!

IF YOU HAVE someone graduating this year from college, high school or eighth grade, please call the church office with his or her name and school.  We will celebrate our graduates on June 10.





IMMEDIATELY AFTER WORSHIP TODAY:  We will begin moving some things around in preparation for VBS.  If you would like to lend a hand in helping clear items from rooms or moving furniture, please meet our VBS staff (Teresa Evers, Tammy Whitt, Diane Ottinger and Pam Butler) at the front of the Sanctuary after worship.  It shouldn’t take long!  Thank you!

SUNDAY SCHOOL teachers are asked to please clean out your Sunday School rooms today so that we may prepare for VBS.  Extra Sunday School materials may be put in the Resource Room.

ARC WILL BE TRANSFORMED into a tropical island this week as we decorate for VBS!  We need lots of volunteers to make it possible!  We welcome all, young and old, to help!  We will begin at 9:00 A.M. Monday – Thursday and work into the afternoon.  Any amount of time you can give will be a big help!  Please come and lend a hand!


  • This year’s theme is "Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus" and the dates are June 11-15.  We look forward to having you join the fun!  Online registration at as well as paper registration forms on your way downstairs to the Fellowship Hall are available for both kids and volunteers.   


Crew Leaders and Assistants are still needed and welcome to register!  If you are 16 years or older, we want you!



We have recently updated our office staff emails.  The updates are listed below. 

  • Pastor Troy Nanninga:
  • Pastor Rob Latiak:
  • Brittany Janiszewski:
  • Main church office, Stacy Hoffman:

ARC TOGETHER:  Have you been considering being a get-together host?  Now is a great time to fill out a host volunteer form and put it in the TOGETHER box.  Get-togethers have just begun.  Additional hosts would be appreciated in order to be able to include more people in a timely manner.  Let’s be deliberate about getting together, strengthening relationships, welcoming newcomers and engaging in fellowship and fun with one another.  If you have questions, or if it would be easier to volunteer via text, feel free to contact Kristi (219-964-9957 or 987-5195) or Donna (219-730-9824 or 987-4289). 

DO YOU HAVE INFORMATION about your group, meeting, or committee you would like help publicizing?  We would be glad to get the word out any way you wish. Please email any information or pictures to the Media Committee at

IF YOU KNOW of someone who needs help from Christians Helping  Christians, please contact Bonnie Sanow (987-6252).



A basketball day camp is being offered by DMC basketball coach Dan Weaver and other DMCS coaches. 

June 18-21                Boys entering 7th-9th grades

June 25-28                Girls entering 7th-9th grades

July 9-12                    Boys & Girls entering 4th-6th grades

For more information, email Dan Weaver at 

SAVE THE DATE:  Bible League International Volunteers are planning an exciting concert event in Lansing, IL the evening of Friday, September 14, 2018 featuring the Dove Award winning group, Selah!  Details and ticket information will be available in June.

BETHEL CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH is celebrating 50 years of God’s blessings and faithfulness. We want to extend an invitation to you and particularly to former members of Bethel to join us in our celebration times on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday June 24. There will be a celebration picnic on Saturday beginning at 4 p.m. on the church yard. On Sunday we will have our morning worship at 9:30 a.m. followed by a carry-in dinner and a celebration praise and worship time at 1:30 or 2 p.m. If you are able to join us for one or both of the meals, please RSVP to by June 9, so we can be sure of having enough food.

MR. OUDMAN’S RETIREMENT OPEN HOUSE:  You’re invited to celebrate Clarence Oudman’s 43 years of teaching and administration work at DMCS at an Open House on Friday, June 8.  Join us for food, fellowship and fun as we thank Clarence for his time at the schools and send him off to continue to do God’s work however He leads.  The Open House will be at Covenant Christian High School from 5:30 – 8:00 P.M.

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     USHER:          Jonathan Hart

     GREETERS:    Chris & Jill Clark, Brian & Stacy Hoffman 

     WING:            Jeff & Shannon Scheurich

     NURSERY:      Lindsey Broertjes, Kristi Walstra

                           Hope Zylstra, Kaitlyn Zeldenrust


     USHER:          Mike Curless

     GREETERS:  Joyce Fase, Jane Hoffman, Dale & Rhonda Kikkert

     WING:            Mitch & Tara Kingma Family

    NURSERY:     Kristi Bonicontro, Julie DeKock

                       Hannah Veldman, Gwen Walstra

American Reformed Church

Senior Pastor:  Pastor Troy Nanninga  

Pastor of Youth & Education:  Pastor Rob Latiak 

Worship Leader:  Brittany Janiszewski

1021 So. Halleck St., P.O. Box 366, DeMotte, IN  46310

219.987.5115  ~  ~