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  1. 1. SERMON NOTES Pastor Rob Renberg December 1, 2013 December 1, 2013 10:45 a.m. Dr. Rob Renberg, Pastor “The Person of the Incarnation” John 1:18 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! Korean Artist “Elder” Rhee Kwang Hyuk 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: Rick Taylor - 616-218-8100 Deacon of the Week: Barry Dekker - 786-3296
  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. 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 THIS MORNING USHERS GREETERS Don & Gwen Lawton (Front Door) Randy & Cindi Arendsen (Welcome Center) (Usher Training 9:30 am) Jay Riemersma Alex Cooke Art Seibert Bill Raby SUNDAY SCHOOL NURSERY INFANT NURSERY Linda Furbush Elise Van Kampen, Janet & Olivia Lesher 10:45 am Age birth– Age 2) CHILDREN’S CHURCH LIBRARY (Dismissed from Service-Age 3-Kindergarten) Linn Bradfield Dirk & Sara Bronsink Deanna Bronsink FINANCIAL TEAM Rick Taylor-Elder Barry Dekker-Deacon Brian Hodgson Dale Bronsink This Week Today 10:15 am Fellowship Coffee/Nametag Sun. Tonight 5:00 pm B.I.G. Class Tonight 6:00 pm Dessert & Discussion w/Pastor Tonight 6:30 pm Senior High Youth Group Tues. 6:00 pm Parkside Runners/Walkers Wed. 6:30 am Men’s Morning Group Wed. 6:30 pm Jr. High Youth Group Wed. 6:30 pm Pioneer Clubs Treasure Chest Wed. 7:30 pm Adult Choir Practice Thurs. 6:30 pm Ladies Bible Study Fri. 9:15 am Circle of Moms Fri. 5:30 pm B.R.I.D.G.E. Potluck/Party Fri. 6:30 pm 3 G’s - Games & Snacks Coming Up Dec. 8 9:30 am Sunday School (all ages) Dec. 8 6:30 pm Christmas Caroling at Freedom Village Dec. 11 6:00 pm Women’s Coord. Dinner Dec. 14 9:00 am SS Program Rehearsal Dec. 15 10:45 am Sunday School Program Dec. 16 7:00 pm Board Meeting Dec. 19 9:30 am No Sunday School 12/2 Sharon Hoogendoorn 12/3 Tom Foulkes 12/3 Kim Kuiken 12/4 Duane VanKampen 12/4 Maureen Cooke 12/4 Tobin Crook 12/6 Renae Vanderhaar 12/6 Brian Hodgson 12/7 Dick Harig ASSISTING IN WORSHIP NEXT SUNDAY USHERS GREETERS Paul & Lois Ash (Front Door) Vaughn & Dawn VandenBrink (Welcome Center) (Usher Training 9:30 am) Jay Riemersma Barry Dekker Alex Cooke Noah Dekker Sub: Bill Raby SUNDAY SCHOOL NURSERY INFANT NURSERY (10:45 am Linda Furbush Age birth– Age 2) Cindi & Kinsey Arendsen Phyllis Mars CHILDREN’S CHURCH LIBRARY (Dismissed from Service-Age 3-Kindergarten) Tammy Grabiel Michelle & Megan Postma Jill Welch FINANCIAL TEAM Jay Riemersma-Elder A.J. VanKampen-Deacon Dirk Bronsink Mike Cooke
  3. 3. New Prayer Requests: t Pray for the Lord’s compassion and strength for the holiday season for those who have lost a loved one recently. t Pray for safe travels for Dave & Judy Timmer as they head out to Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Zion, IL, today and that the chemo treatment will be effective in fighting the cancer. t Praise the Lord that Milt Kimber was released from the hospital after suffering what doctors believe was a minor heart attack. t Praise the Lord that Jane Tiffany’s stress test came back showing no problems. She will be taking low-dose meds to control her blood pressure. t Pray for food, shelter, medical treatment and most of all, God’s love for those in the Philippines who are struggling with the aftermath of the typhoon. Continued Prayer Requests: t For all who have had recent illnesses or surgeries; t For the homebound: Mary Carmichael, Judy Blauwkamp, Kay Everett, and Nelvie VanKampen; t For all marriages in the church - that those that are strained may be restored and that the healthy marriages may grow even stronger. Church Families of the Week: ♥ John & Cheryl Tooke ♥ Kathy Trantham ♥ Rodney & Carolyn Tummel, Justin, Josiah, Christian and Emily ♥ Ruthann VanAelst and Alexis ♥ Bonnie Van Dyke ♥ Jon & Jenn Van Dyke, Claudia, Constance and Chloe GGF Sister Church of the Week: † Grace Bible Fellowship in Kent City, Pastor Duane Reichlt Missionaries of the Week: ♦ Titus & Kristy Lloyd, Missionaries in Malawi upcoming events! DESSERT & DISCUSSION WITH THE PASTOR Tonight from 6:00-8:00 p.m. There is still room for you! If you haven’t signed up yet and are interested in hearing about Parkside’s core values, mission-driven focus, vision and Biblical convictions, talk to Pastor Rob after the service today! LADIES EVENING BIBLE STUDY Join the church ladies for Ladies Evening Bible Study this Thursday, December 5. This is a verse by verse study of the Book of James. It is held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month 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. Newcomers are always welcome! Questions, contact Amy Renberg. CIRCLE OF MOMS Join moms of all ages this Friday, December 6, from 9:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the church. It‟s “Game Day” in the board room. Nursery will be provided. Questions, contact Amanda Zandstra. B.R.I.D.G.E. Sign up at the Women‟s Ministry Counter for the B.R.I.D.G.E. Christmas Potluck/Bingo Night held this Friday, December 6, at 5:30 p.m. at the church. Bring two $5.00 wrapped gifts for exchange and sign up to bring a dish to pass for the potluck! Ham will be provided. G’s (God’s Gifted Gals) God‟s Gifted Gals will be meeting this Friday, December 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the church. It‟s “Bring a Treat to Share” night! Join the group for fun, food, fellowship, and a chance to work on any projects that you bring. Questions…see Kari DeBoer or Laurie Hoek. SPECIAL “MISSIONS MOMENT” NEXT SUNDAY Next Sunday we welcome Simon Mwanamoya from Zambia to share the ministry God has called him to. He will also be sharing at Jr. High Youth Group this week. CHRISTMAS CAROLING NEXT SUNDAY! Meet at Freedom Village’s Copper Harbor Building at 6:30 p.m. for an hour of caroling and visiting with the residents. ADULTS, YOUTH & CHILDREN ARE ALL WELCOME!
  4. 4. “BED, BETHLEHEM AND BEYOND” SUNDAY SCHOOL MUSICAL Sunday, December 15, during our morning worship service JR. HIGH YOUTH GROUP WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT 6:30 PM This Wednesday - Join us for “Joseph & his Brothers” plus games, food and fun! We will also be hearing a message from Simon Mwanamoya from Zambia. Invite your friends! SR. HIGH YOUTH GROUP SUNDAY NIGHT AT 6:30 PM Tonight - 6:30 p.m. Games & lesson on “Extreme Obedience” by Pastor Matt and Nathaniel Strobel CHRISTMAS CAROLING AT FREEDOM VILLAGE DECEMBER 8 Meet at the church at 6:15 p.m. We’ll carol and visit at Freedom Village for about an hour then come back to the church for snacks. We’ll be done by 8:15 p.m. Join us for a rewarding experience. JR. HIGH CHRISTMAS PARTY @ DE FRELL’S DECEMBER 18 6-8 :30 PM SR. HIGH CHRISTMAS PARTY @ THE CHURCH DECEMBER 22 6-8 PM Bring a $5.00 gift for exchange. PARENTS PLEASE NOTE: Dress Rehearsal: December 14 9:00-11:00 a.m. MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, FOR A MEN’S BREAKFAST! STEVE HOFMAN FROM MAN IN THE MIRROR MINISTRIES IS OUR SPECIAL GUEST AND HEARTLAND WILL BE PROVIDING FREE BLOOD PRESSURE READINGS AS WE BEGIN “HEART HEALTH” FOR 2014 IN OUR IRONMAN MINISTRIES! TOYS FOR TOTS AND FOR OUR CHURCH FAMILY! This year we are again participating in the Toys For Tots Drive as well as our own drive to help some of our church family. Gifts for teens and babies are very much in demand. If you would like to donate, please place your unwrapped toys in the Toys For Tots box located near the church office. OUTSIDE OPPORTUNITIES BARNABAS MINISTRIES GIFT OF HOPE This Christmas season Barnabas Ministries is giving a full-sized Bible, reading and study material and a personal message for youth across Michigan who are incarcerated or away from their families this Christmas. For every $25 donated, they will be able to place a gift of hope into the hands of a youth. Please make checks payable and mail to Barnabas Ministries, Inc. at 10500 Chicago Dr. #40, Zeeland, MI 49464 or you can donate online at www.barnabasmin.org and click on the „donate now‟ button. If you have further questions, please email emily@barnabasmin.org call the Barnabas office at 748-8435.
  5. 5. If you checked out a sign for our Craft Fair to put in your yard or neighborhood, please return it to the church ASAP. Thanks! HELP SUPPORT M&M MINISTRIES WITH A “BUCK A WEEK.” Thank you to all who have consistently given their buck a week in support of our women‟s ministry. M&M (Mary & Martha) Women‟s Ministry is self-supportive and needs your help to continue providing programs to our women. “Buck a Week” envelopes are available at the Women‟s Ministry Counter. Please place your envelopes in the offering basket. If paying by check, please make it payable to Parkside Bible Church and note that it is for M&M Ministries. Thank you! Choices for spiritual growth and fellowship… Mixed Adults: “The Gospel of John” Ch. 9 - 21 Men’s Class: “The Man in the Mirror” Women’s Class: “Gideon” Make Sunday School a part of your life! SUNDAYS from 9:30 to 10:25 a.m. Our Lost & Found box is growing! Please check out the items in the box located under the coat racks outside the Secretary’s office to see if anything belongs to you and your family. ADULT CHOIR PRACTICE The Parkside Runners/Walkers meet downtown Holland in front of the Knickerbocker Theater on 8th Street at 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday. Join them as they run downtown on the snow-melt system on 8th Street and enjoy some warmth at JP‟s coffee after the run/walk. Questions...Contact Tony Van Houten at 616-218-0205. Parkside’s Adult Choir will be practicing this Wednesday and next at 7:30 p.m. in preparation for their performance during the service on December 15. 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! GENERAL FUND OFFERING Month of November Year to Date Thru 11/30 BUDGET +/- $18,825 $21,432 - $2,607 $225,609 $251,826 -$26,217 A note from the deacons: Thank you for your generosity and consistency in giving to the Lord and for helping us in our attempt to meet our budget shortfall.