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Youth Pastor: Matt Amundsen - 786-2699 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Worship Arts Director: Chad Lippincott - 251-554-9955 (email@example.com)
Church Secretary: Judy Timmer - 399-4410 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Elder of the Week: Rick Taylor - 616-218-8100
Deacon of the Week: Jim DeFrell - 616-218-6071
14461 James Street, Holland, MI 49424
Our Mission: Learning from God’s Word…
Growing in God’s Grace…Reaching with God’s Love!
April 20, 2014
Pastor Matt Amundsen
“He is Risen!”
SERMON NOTESSERMON NOTES Pastor Matt AmundsenPastor Matt Amundsen
Easter 2014Easter 2014
Turn back the pages of time, if you will
to three crosses that stood on Calvary’s Hill;
Three crosses that tell the story of man -
The sinner’s, the Savior, and the Father’s plan.
The season should bring us renewed reflection,
First the cross signifying the world’s rejection -
The thief who scorned and would not believe
the One who would have him, he would not receive.
The cross of redemption, the Savior’s cross,
the sinner’s salvation, the sin-bearer’s loss.
Legions of angels to save Him were nigh,
but unyielding love made Him willing to die.
On the cross of redemption, the other thief died,
and in anguish and pain to the Savior he cried.
His belief assured him of glory untold;
his faith then ushered him into God’s fold.
“IT IS FINISHED!” all heard the triumphant cry;
The crosses blocked out by a blackened sky.
Crucifixion beholders felt the trembling sod,
One cried,” This was truly the Son of God!”
On the golden morn of Resurrection Day,
His followers found the tomb’s stone rolled away.
The believer’s victory, the unbeliever’s losses -
All told in the story of the three crosses.
By Doris Corrigan
Information For Your First Time At
1. WE ARE HAPPY TO HAVE YOU WITH US TODAY. PLEASE FILL OUT A WELCOME
CARD LOCATED IN THE PEW. RETURN YOUR COMPLETED CARD TO THE
WELCOME CENTER TO RECEIVE YOUR GIFT & WELCOME PACKET.
For prayer requests or decisions, please check the appropriate box on the back.
2. WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO USE OUR NURSERY & CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES.
Our children’s programs provide a warm, nurturing & well-supervised program for your child.
Your child will be much happier with our trained volunteers than in the worship service and
sermon presentation. Lessons are taught at an age appropriate level utilizing music, games,
drama & multimedia & other methods.
3. PLEASE DO NOT FEEL OBLIGATED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE OFFERING.
The offering is for regular attendees who consider Parkside Bible their church home.
As our guest, we only ask that you turn in your welcome card, or bring it to the
Welcome Center behind the fireplace for a gift.
ASSISTING IN WORSHIP TODAY
Al Walters Vaughn VandenBrink Doug & Marti Dibkey (Front Door)
Russ Hoek Larry Rees Casey & Angi Fogerty (Welcome Center)
Sub: Jim DeFrell
SUNDAY SCHOOL INFANT NURSERY
NURSERY (10:45 am Age birth– Age 2)
Linda Furbush Lynn, Brooke & Anna Van Kampen
Annette Stone, Regan Zandstra
CHILDREN’S CHURCH LIBRARY
(Dismissed from Service-Age 3-Kindergarten) Fay Griffin
Abby Pierce, Lieza Klemm
FINANCIAL TEAM PRAYER PARTNERS
Rick Taylor-Elder No Prayer Partners
ASSISTING IN WORSHIP NEXT SUNDAY
Al Walters Vaughn VandenBrink Judy Timmer, Heather Moore (Front Door)
Russ Hoek Larry Rees Bob & Rosey Boardman (Welcome Center)
Sub: Jim DeFrell
SUNDAY SCHOOL INFANT NURSERY
NURSERY (10:45 am Age birth– Age 2)
Linda Furbush Joe & Kara Taylor
Marti Dibkey, Sara Ten Harmsel
CHILDREN’S CHURCH LIBRARY
(Dismissed from Service-Age 3-Kindergarten) Ginny Tennant
Michelle & Megan Postma
FINANCIAL TEAM PRAYER PARTNERS
Jay Riemersma-Elder Ryan VanderHaar
Barry Dekker-Deacon Eloy Ramos
Vaughn VandenBrink Craig Dykstra
Apr. 27 9:30 am Sunday School
Apr. 27 10:45 Service w/Guest Mark Sooy
Apr. 27 4:00 pm AED Training
Apr. 27 5:00 pm Sunday School Meeting
May 2 6:30 pm 3 G’s
May 4 10:15 am Fellowship Coffee
May 4 6:30 pm All-Church Prayer Event
May 10 8:00 am Yard Clean-Up Day
May 17 9:00 am 5K Run
May 17 10:00 am Secret Heart Sister Reveal Day
4/22 Anna Van Kampen
4/24 Hannah Hodgson
4/25 Brennen Fogerty
4/21 Joel & Cassandra Tooke
Today EASTER SUNDAY!
Today 6:30 pm NO Sr. High Youth Group
Mon. 7:00 pm Board Meeting
Tue. 6:00 pm Parkside Runners/Walkers
Tues. 7:00 pm M&M Coordinators Meeting
Wed. 6:30 am Men’s Morning Prayer Group
Wed. 6:30 pm Jr. High Youth Group
Wed. 6:45 pm Men’s Bible Study
Thurs. 6:30 pm LEO Women’s Banquet
Fri./Sat. Youth Purity Conference
Upcoming events!New Prayer Requests:
t Pray for Donna Bronsink who will be having surgery this
Friday morning at Spectrum in Grand Rapids.
t Pray for continued recovery and improvement in strength
for Ken Lentz and Al Jacobs.
t Pray for Pastor Rob as he begins preaching today at
Calvary Chapel in Massillon, Ohio.
t Pray for the Youth Purity event this Friday & Saturday
at the church and that many teens will commit to purity
in their lives.
Continued Prayer Requests:
t For continued healing for all who have had recent illnesses, surgeries
and medical procedures.
t For the homebound: Mary Carmichael, Judy Blauwkamp, Kay Everett,
Nelvie VanKampen and Barb Kroll.
t For all marriages in the church - that those that are strained may be
restored and that the healthy marriages may grow even stronger.
t For all the singles in our church - that they would find friends at
church and the Lord would sustain them in their lonely moments.
t For our country and that we, as a nation, will turn to Christ for guidance.
Church Families of the Week:
♥ Steve & Deb Pierce, Nathan, Noah, Abby and Jacob
♥ Kurt & Michelle Postma, Megan and Madison
♥ Doug & Katie Poynter, Natalie and Luke
♥ John & Sabrina Preikszas, Katie and Matt
♥ Bill & Cathie Raby
♥ Eloy & Patty Ramos and Trent
GGF Sister Church of the Week:
† Grace Bible Church in Midland, Pastor John Records
Missionaries of the Week:
♦ Chuck & Joy Befus,
Missionaries to Costa Rica
WEDNESDAY MORNING MEN’S GROUP
Join other men from the church on Wednesdays at 6:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Area. Come
when you can...leave when you must. Enjoy devotions, fellowship and a great cup of coffee!
The church has received a new and upgraded AED (automated external defibrillator) unit! We
would like to offer free training to all interested on Sunday, April 27 at 4:00 p.m. at the church.
Please sign up at the Growth and Outreach Counter, call the church office at 399-4410 or reply
to email@example.com if you would be interested in the training. We would love for
every ministry to be represented at the training. It is a very simple procedure that could save
the life of someone in our church! (You are protected from liability under the Good Samaritan
law.) Questions...talk to Jane Tiffany.
Mark your calendar to help support Parkside’s Harrisburg and Phillipines mission teams by
purchasing a frozen yogurt from Orange Leaf on Thursday, May 1. The new store is located
downtown at 184 South River Avenue and they have agreed to give a percentage back to our
teams for all sales that day from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
We are excited to have as a guest speaker on April 27 and May 4 Mark Sooy who is a pastor,
author, teacher, theologian, worship leader and musician. His experience has led him through
opportunities in pastoral church ministry, Bible college instruction, worship leading, authoring,
conference speaking and leading, private music instruction and other forms of Christian
service. We will also have guest Tommy Bailey from Nashville leading the worship service
next Sunday. Be sure to attend for a great message and worship!
LADIES EVENING OUT BANQUET
Today is the last day to sign up. See details in the bulletin!
SAVE THE DATE FOR AN ALL-CHURCH
The Parkside Board would like to invite all members and
attendees to unite in prayer on Sunday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m.
at the church. The time spent in prayer will be to praise God
for His past blessings, seek His blessing for the future and
ask for His guidance in the transition to our next pastor.
GENERAL FUND BUDGET +/-
March Monthly Giving $21,165.22 $26,790.08 -$5,625.58
Year-To-Date Giving $59,245.30 $69,656.08 -$10,410.78
MEN’S WEDNESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY
Join “The Biblical Man” Bible study, being taught by Shane Lambert,
on Wednesday nights from 6:45-7:45 p.m. in the board room now
through April 30. The men’s study designed to awaken the awareness
of biblical manhood and to provide a portrait of the man God created.
MEN’S GOLF LEAGUE If you are interested in being on a men’s golf league at Macatawa
Legends on Tuesday nights, please pick up a sign-up form on the Growth & Outreach table
and sign up by calling or emailing Brandon DeBolt at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 616-212-2600. Regular season starts May 6th & runs 16 weeks until Aug. 26th.
FAMILY BIBLE CONFERENCE Save the date for the world-changing message of Ephesians
at Grace Gospel Fellowship’s Family Bible Conference held July 16-19 at Family Bible Confer-
ence in Minneapolis. There will be lots of activities, workshops, great speakers, service pro-
jects, challenging Bible teaching, youth and children’s programs, fellowship, fun and food! Go
to www.ggfusa.org for more information for pick up a signup form at the Growth & Outreach
Counter. The deadline to register without a late fee is May 15 for families and May 30
SENIOR HIGH EVENTS
Jr. High Youth Group Wed. at 6:30 p.m.
The lesson this Wednesday will be on the life of Moses
“The Closing Song - Part 1 ” Also Games, Fun, Snacks!
There will be no Sr. High Youth Group tonight.
Please join us next Sunday at 6:30 p.m. as we study the life
of Moses “The Offering.” Also May 4 is Tulip Time Night,
and we’ll be heading downtown for an evening of food,
fun, and fellowship!
Harvest of Generosity Purity Event
THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY!
All youth are invited to an overnight event at the church with a
theme of purity starting at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 25, and ending
on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. There will be live music, guest speakers,
food, community service, and tons of fun! This is a free event.
Sign up at the Youth Counter by Wednesday!
JUNIOR HIGH HAPPENINGS
May 17 - 2nd Annual Parkside Pure 5K
Registration forms are available at the Youth Counter or
you can signup online at active.com for Parkside’s 5K
event starting at the church at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday,
May 17. If you sign up by Friday, May 9, the cost is $15
for children and teens and $20 for adults. After that
date, the prices go up $5. All proceeds will benefit the 2014
youth mission trips to Harrisburg, PA and the Philippines.
HARRISBURG AND PHILIPPINES TEAM MEETING
There will be a short meeting for all teen members and parents next Sunday, April 27,
in the youth room immediately following the morning service.
Jr. High - Looking Ahead…..May 7 is our annual Tulip Time Themed
Event Night at the church and May 14 is a Mother’s Day Celebration
honoring expectant mother Elise VanKampen.
THE ROGER KUIKEN MEMORIAL GOLF CLASSIC
HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE FALL. MORE DETAILS
WILL BE COMING SOON.
Get in shape with the Parkside Runners/Walkers! They
will be moving back to Mt. Pisgah this week! Join them every
Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. for some exercise and fellowship. You can
either run the 239 steps and the 1.3 mile trail or take your time
walking. It’s a beautiful view of Lake Mac and Lake Michigan
from the top! For more information, contact Tony Van Houten,
Rex DeBoer, or the church office.
MIXED CLASS: (For both Men & Women): “The Three Tenses
of Salvation”- Romans 1-8 Taught by Bryan Booker
FOR THE LADIES: “Ephesians: Discovering
Your Identity & Purpose in Christ”
If you have questions on this study, please contact Ria Nieboer at
786-3372 or email her at email@example.com.
CLEAN-UP DAY AT THE CHURCH!
With Spring finally upon us, it’s time again
to spruce things up around the church
grounds. Church Clean-up Day, for all able
and semi-able bodies, will be on Saturday,
May 10. We will start at 8:00 a.m. and
should be finished by noon. Remember
many hands make short work! Coffee,
juice, and donuts will be provided. Please
bring rakes, shovels, pitch forks and wheel
barrows. For more information, please
see Rex DeBoer. YOUR HELP IS GREATLY APPRECIATED!!!
SECRET HEART SISTER
REVEAL & SIGN-UP DAY BRUNCH!
SATURDAY, MAY 17
10:00 A.M. AT THE CHURCH
This is a special day for all current SHS’s and for those who would like to
become one this year or would like to learn more about the program. Secret
Heart Sisters is a one year commitment to uplift your special secret friend with
daily prayer and occasional cards and gifts while you are being uplifted by
your Secret Heart Sister. If you have questions about the SHS
Program, talk to Sharon Hoogendoorn or Cris Hoppa.
PLEASE SIGN UP TO ATTEND AT THE WOMEN’S MINISTRY COUNTER!
GIVEN BY IN MEMORY OR IN HONOR OF…
Sue & Carrie Brisboe Corrine Petersen
Shirley Brookhouse Jeremiah Brookhouse
Maureen Cooke Dick Cooke
Pam DeBoer Roger & Sandy VanDePol/Paul & Marilyn DeBoer
Don & Deb DeJonge Fannie DeJonge & Theresa Whitbey
Laurie Hoek Henry & Nellie Hoek, Robert & June Tromp
Lee Hulett Don Hulett & Scott Van Dyke
Laurie Luke Al & Myra Van Beek
PBC Circle of Moms Angi Fogerty, Cris Hoppa & Kelly DeFrell
Deb Pierce Barbara Van Slambrouck
Ray Reidsma Kay Reidsma
Paul Russcher Leona Huyser and Glenn Russcher
Bob & Annette Stone Phyllis Stone, Fred & Maxine Maichele
Judy Timmer Harriel Griffin Jr. and Sr.
Kathy Trantham Jerry Trantham
Amanda Zandstra William S. McCombs & Alberdene Keuning
Thank you to all who purchased spring flowers
to help decorate our Worship Center today!
(You can pick up your flowers after the service today.
Names are on the inside of the colored foil near the top.)
Vacation Bible School
STAFF SIGN UP
Monday, June 16–20 9:15 am–12 pm
Before/after VBS, I would like to help by: (check one or more)
Registration: Coordinator Publicity: Help
Decoration: Help Providing materials
Prayer: Coordinator Praying for team and children
Providing craft materials Providing snack ingredients
Outreach (at Leisure Estates, a mobile-home park):
Helping at a Carnival Style Outreach Event on Saturday, 6/ 7 from
3-6 pm (set-up, games, clean up, and sign-up for VBS)
During VBS, I would like to help in one or more of the following
areas (please check)
Registration: Assistant (Monday – Wednesday)
Group Guide: Guide (grade preferred: ______ )
Bible Story Center: Coordinator Teacher Assistant
Pre-K (for staff’s children): Coordinator Assistant
Nursery: Coordinator Assistant (Available dates: ________)
Bible Games Center: Coordinator Assistant
LOCAL Mission Project: Coordinator Assistant
Craft Center: Coordinator Assistant
Outreach: Van Driver Pick-up/Drop-off Assistant
Worship Team: Youth Worship Team Member
Skit: Opening Assembly Skit Actor
Closing Assembly Bible Story Skit Actor
Tech Team: Audio/visual tech
Snack Center: Assistant
E mail Address: _____________________________________
Adult T-shirt Size: ________________
Please put this form in an offering plate, or give
it to Ria, Angi, or Hannah. Job descriptions are
available at VBS table in the fellowship hall.
THE LAST CHANCE TO SIGN UP
Women and Girls:
You’re invited to our
Celebration of Women Banquet
This Thursday, April 24
5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Refreshments, Photos, Shopping
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Dinner and Program
Free photos for the family and friends!
Shopping: Celebrating our time together while helping to give back
to the community: buy a purse from one of our 3 purse vendors.
Proceeds go to Barnabas Ministries.
This Banquet is FREE but by Reservation Only
**Kids meal for Girls 11 and under
Attire: Casual Dress but no jeans please.
If you have not RSVP’d yet, please sign up at the LEO’s table
located near the front door or complete the signup below
and put it in the offering basket today!
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Yes, I/we plan to attend LEO’s Celebration of Women Banquet on 4/24!
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