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  1. 1. SERMON NOTES PASTOR ROB RENBERG MARCH 9, 2014 “The God of Surprising Outcomes” Assorted Scriptures March 9, 2014 10:45 a.m. Dr. Rob Renberg, Sr. Pastor “The God of Surprising Outcomes ” Assorted Scripture 14461 James Street, Holland, MI 49424 616-399-4410 parksidebible@sbcglobal.net (e-mail) www.parksidebiblechurch.com (website) Our Mission: Learning from God’s Word… Growing in God’s Grace…Reaching with God’s Love! MINISTRY TEAM: Pastor: Rob Renberg - 738-7840 (pastorrobjr@sbcglobal.net) Youth Pastor: Matt Amundsen - 786-2699 (pmparkside@sbcglobal.net) Worship Arts Director: Chad Lippincott - 251-554-9955 (parksidechad@sbcglobal.net) Church Secretary: Judy Timmer - 399-4410 (parksidejudy@sbcglobal.net) Elder of the Week: Mike Cooke - 772-0720 Deacon of the Week: Jim DeFrell - 616-218-6071 PLEASE NOTE: Office hours while Judy is on vacation will be: Monday - Thursday 9:00-Noon & 1:00-4:00 and Friday 9:00 - Noon. If there is something you want in the bulletin, please email Cheryl Tooke at justpraisin@gmail.com.
  2. 2. Information For Your First Time At Parkside Bible… 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. ASSISTING IN WORSHIP TODAY USHERS Kevin Mason Paul Ash Barry Dekker Noah Dekker Sub: Claudio Burgos GREETERS Mike & Ella Ten Harmsel (Front Door) John & Cheryl Tooke (Welcome Center) SUNDAY SCHOOL NURSERY INFANT NURSERY Linda Furbush Linda & Jessica Furbush Sabrina & Katie Preikszas (10:45 am Age birth– Age 2) 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. CHILDREN’S CHURCH LIBRARY (Dismissed from Service-Age 3-Kindergarten) Ella TenHarmsel Lynn, Brooke & Anna Van Kampen FINANCIAL TEAM Mike Cooke-Elder Jim DeFrell-Deacon Dale Bronsink Scott Miles PRAYER PARTNERS Terry Agal Art Seibert Brian Mokma ASSISTING IN WORSHIP NEXT SUNDAY This Week Tonight 5:00 pm B.I.G. Class Tonight 6:30 pm Sr. High Youth Group Tues. 6:00 pm Parkside Runners/Walkers Tues. 6:30 pm Women’s Board Meeting Wed. 6:30 am Men’s Morning Group Wed. 6:00 pm PC Family Dinner Night Wed. 6:30 pm Jr. High Youth Group Wed. 6:30 pm Pioneer Clubs Wed. 6:45 pm Men’s Bible Study Coming Up Mar. 16 Mar. 16 Mar. 17 Mar. 20 Mar. 20 Mar. 21 Mar. 22 Mar. 27 9:30 am Sunday School 6:30 pm All Church Family Dinner 7:00 pm Board Meeting First Day of Spring!!! 6:30 pm Last Ladies Bible Study 5:30 pm BRIDGE/Beechwood Inn 7:30 am Pancake Breakfast 7:00 pm Harvest of Generosity Concert USHERS Kevin Mason Paul Ash Barry Dekker Noah Dekker Sub: Claudio Burgos SUNDAY SCHOOL NURSERY Linda Furbush CHILDREN’S CHURCH (Dismissed from Service-Age 3-Kindergarten) 3/10 Adam Renberg 3/10 Carolyn Tummel 3/12 Al Walters 3/12 Tam Gilligan 3/13 Cindi Arendsen GREETERS Diane Cartwright/Tom Arens (Front Door) Bob & Annette Stone (Welcome Center) INFANT NURSERY (10:45 am Age birth– Age 2) Amy & Alex Cooke, Amy & Holly Renberg LIBRARY Fay Griffin Diane Cartwright, Gwen Klemm Lieza Klemm, Abby Pierce FINANCIAL TEAM Rick Taylor-Elder Barry Dekker-Deacon Brian Hodgson Doug Poynter PRAYER PARTNERS Dale Bronsink Don Lawton Ken Koester
  3. 3. New Prayer Requests: t Pray for Ken Lentz who is still at U of M Hospital for treatment of his pancreatitis. Pray for Al Anderson who is in the Meijer Heart Center for treatment of his congestive heart failure. t Pray for Jean Foulkes as she will be undergoing a total knee replacement on her left knee on March 13 at Holland Hospital. t Pray that Dave Timmer will feel good in Florida and it will be a great much-needed vacation for Dave and Judy. t Pray for our church family as Pastor Rob & Amy prepare to leave to minister to a new church in Massillon Ohio. Continued Prayer Requests: t For continued healing for all who have had recent illnesses, surgeries and medical procedures. t For the homebound: Milt Kimber, 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 our nation would turn to Christ for guidance. t For our safety for our military troops all over the world. Church Families of the Week: ♥ Sharon Holmquist ♥ Sharon Hoogendoorn ♥ Duane & Deb Hoops ♥ Hal & Cris Hoppa ♥ Henry & Shirley Hudson ♥ Lee Hulett ♥ Al & Shirley Jacobs GGF Sister Church of the Week: † Coopersville Bible Church in Coopersville, Pastor Tim McGarvey Missionaries of the Week: ♦ Joel & Darcy Molina, Missionaries to Zambia on home assignment with heart problems. Upcoming THE CHURCH FAMILY IS INVITED TO FAMILY DINNER NIGHT Hosted by the Sr. High Youth Group Next Sunday, March 16 6:30-8:00 p.m. Sign up at the Youth Counter to bring a dish to pass! WEDNESDAY MORNING MEN’S GROUP Join with 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! LADIES BIBLE STUDY The last Ladies Evening Bible Study on the Book of James will be held on Thursday, March 20, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the church. Study questions can be picked up at the Women’s Ministry Counter. No childcare is provided. Questions,...contact Amy Renberg. INTERESTED IN BEING IN A GOLF LEAGUE? Parkside is considering having another golf league this year at Macatawa Legends on Tuesday nights. More information will be coming soon. RUNNING EVENTS Start training now for 2 upcoming events! Parkside will hold the Parkside Pure 5K race on 5/17 and The Holland-Haven Marathon will be held on 9/6. Parkside is one of the sponsors of the Holland-Haven Marathon (and the starting point) for the 26.2 mile course from Holland to Grand Haven. You can also participate by doing the Half Marathon which is 13.1 miles from West Olive to Grand Haven. More info is available at: www.hollandhavenmarathon.com. PANCAKE BREAKFAST hosted by the Harrisburg Mission Team Saturday, March 22 7:30 - 10:30 a.m. at the church more details in the bulletin today.
  4. 4. MEN’S WEDNESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY JR. HIGH YOUTH GROUP WEDNESDAY NIGHT This Wednesday - We will be continuing with The Life of Moses: “Provision in the Desert.” Fun-Games-Snacks-Fellowship! The Biblical Man is a Bible study designed to awaken the awareness of biblical manhood and to provide a portrait of the man God created. The study specifically focuses on the three main areas of every man's life: personal, work and family and will answer questions such as: how do I balance work and family, how do I get along with my boss, how do I get along with my wife, and how do I do all of these things and honor God at the same time? Join this Men’s Study, being taught by Shane Lambert, on Wednesday nights from 6:45-7:45 p.m. in the board room now through April 30. There is no charge for the class and no pre-registration. Just show up and bring your Bible, pen and note paper. SR. HIGH YOUTH GROUP SUNDAY NIGHT Tonight: The lesson will be The Life of Moses: “A Day at the Sea.” April 9-10 Chicago Overnight for all youth! $59 includes hotel, train ride, 3 meals, Chicago Cubs baseball game and one activity. Sign up at the Youth Counter and pick up a flyer! Deadline to sign up is March 23. ALL CHURCH FAMILY DINNER NIGHT Hosted by the Sr. High Youth Group Sunday, March 16 6:30-8:00 p.m. Sign up at the Youth Counter to bring a dish to pass! March 27 7:00 p.m. Harvest of Generosity Benefit Concert at the church featuring Jeff Anderson! See Zach Caruth for tickets and details. OUTSIDE OPPORTUNITIES SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT, SPEAK LIFE! Right to Life of Michigan is again sponsoring their High School Oratory Contest. Research one of the issues below and make a 5-7 minute prolife presentation to a panel of judges: Abortion, Euthanasia, Infanticide, Embryonic Stem Cell Research/Human Cloning. Local prizes are $250, $150, $100; State Prizes are $500, $300, $200; National prizes are $1000, $750, $500 and $250. For more information, pick up a flyer at the Growth & Outreach Counter. MEN’S RETREAT Think Spring! There’s still time to get your guy friends together and plan to attend “Spring Training” at Grace Adventures on March 14-16 or March 21-23, 2014. The all-inclusive weekend rate is $104 which includes accommodations, meals and activities. Go to www.graceadventures.org for more info. 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 Conference in Minneapolis. There will be lots of activities, workshops, great speakers, service projects, challenging Bible teaching, youth and children’s programs, fellowship, fun and food! Go to www.ggfusa.org for more information.
  5. 5. CONGRATULATIONS to Marc & Kari Reen on the birth of their daughter, Aubrey Elizabeth! March 3, 2014 8 lbs. 2 oz. and 21 inches long Congratulations to big sister, Bella, too! PANCAKE BREAKFAST Saturday, March 22 7:30 - 10:30 a.m. at the church HOSTED BY THE HARRISBURG MISSION TEAM! Thank you so much for the prayers said for me while I was in the hospital and nursing home. Don’t ever forget the Lord will help us though everything! Marlene Horling (Jan VanDyke’s sister) Pancakes, French Toast, Eggs, Sausage, Fruit, Coffee, Orange Juice, Milk TICKETS ON SALE NOW BY THE YOUTH COUNTER! PRICE: Adults - $8.00, Children 3-10 - $5.00, Children Under 3 Free Family Price: $30.00 for your immediate family Don’t forget to bring in canned goods and non-perishable items for our on-going project of providing food for the needy. Tom Strobel delivers these items to Beacon of Hope on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month so please consider giving on a regular basis. The collection box is located in the fellowship area next to the west wall near the library. SAVE THE DATE FOR 2014 VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL! JUNE 16-20 IN THE MORNING FOR K - 6TH GRADE VOLUNTEERS OF ALL AGES NEEDED! Coordinators: Ria Nieboer, Hannah Hodgson & Angi Fogerty Come early...stay late TODAY and enjoy the L.I.G.H.T.S. Coffee House—serving special coffee before and after church
  6. 6. 2014 Current Monthly Faith Promise Goal $37,000 Commitment to date: $33,000 Thank you for your response in support of our Missions Festival! We are praising the Lord for the $33,000 that has been pledged but we have not yet reached our goal of $37,000. If you planned to give but haven’t turned in a card yet, you can still do so. Pledge cards are available in the pews and can be placed in the offering basket, or sent to or dropped off at the church office. Thanks again for your generosity in supporting missionaries around the world and in our own backyard! TWO NEW ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES AT 9:30 AM MARCH 23 - MAY 11 MIXED CLASS: (For both Men & Women) “The Three Tenses of Salvation”- Romans 1-8 Past-Penalty (Chapters 1-5) Present-Power (Chapters 6-7) Future-Presence (Chapter 8) Taught by Bryan Booker—There is no book to purchase-just show up! --------------------------------------------- FOR THE LADIES: “Ephesians: Discovering Your Identity This Wednesday, March 12 Pioneer Clubs will be hosting “Family Dinner Night” on Wednesday, March 12, in the Family Life Center before Pioneer Clubs from 6:00 6:30 p.m. The menu is biscuit chicken pot pie, fruit cup, dessert and drinks. In order to know how much food to prepare, please complete the form below and put it in the offering plate today. The cost is $5.00 per family. ------------------------------------------------------------ PIONEER CLUBS FAMILY DINNER RESERVATION FOR 3/12 NAME: __________________________________________________ NUMBER ATTENDING: __________ ADULTS____________________ CHILDREN _____________________ & Purpose in Christ” (Discover Together Bible Study Series) This insightful Bible study uses the example of Paul’s church in Ephesus to show readers how they can be victorious Christians, living in God’s Word, and free from sin based on a study book by Sue Edwards. A lesson/teaching will be provided by various teachers of our church. If you haven’t signed up yet for the class or if you have questions, please contact Ria Nieboer ASAP at 786-3372 or email her at rianieboer@gmail.com. The Holland Sentinel is donating Sunday newspapers to the church in support of youth outreach. If you would like to support this cause by making a donation for the paper, the newspaper rack is located in the front entranceway. Thank you!