Pastor Rob Renberg
December 1, 2013
December 1, 2013
Dr. Rob Renberg, Pastor
“The Person of the Incarnation”
14461 James Street, Holland, MI 49424
Our Mission: Learning from God’s Word…
Growing in God’s Grace…Reaching with God’s Love!
Korean Artist “Elder” Rhee Kwang Hyuk
Pastor: Rob Renberg - 738-7840 (email@example.com)
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: Barry Dekker - 786-3296
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 THIS MORNING
Don & Gwen Lawton (Front Door)
Randy & Cindi Arendsen (Welcome Center)
(Usher Training 9:30 am)
Elise Van Kampen,
Janet & Olivia Lesher
Age birth– Age 2)
(Dismissed from Service-Age 3-Kindergarten)
Dirk & Sara Bronsink
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
Dec. 8 9:30 am Sunday School (all ages)
Dec. 8 6:30 pm Christmas Caroling at
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
Paul & Lois Ash (Front Door)
Vaughn & Dawn VandenBrink (Welcome Center)
(Usher Training 9:30 am)
Sub: Bill Raby
Age birth– Age 2)
Cindi & Kinsey Arendsen
(Dismissed from Service-Age 3-Kindergarten)
Michelle & Megan Postma
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
Continued Prayer Requests:
t For all who have had recent illnesses or surgeries;
t For the homebound: Mary Carmichael, Judy Blauwkamp, Kay Everett, and
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
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.
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!
“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
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.
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 email@example.com call the Barnabas office at
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.
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
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.
Month of November
Year to Date Thru 11/30
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.