Bulletin Announcements and upcoming events

 

THIS SUNDAY (JANUARY 20) AT OPCRC...

  • Sunday School and Friendship Class will meet today at 9:40. 
  • Adult Education continues today in the youth center ("The Attributes of God") and in Room 201 (marriage class).
  • Choir rehearses today between the morning services in the music room. 
  • College Lunch (FREE!) today in the gym after the 10:45 am service.
  • Quiet Activities for your child’s use during the service are available in the inner lobby.
  • Listening packs are available at the information center if you need hearing assistance. If you need help, please ask the information center attendant.
  • CDs and DVDs of the worship service are located in the outer lobby. You can also watch video of the sermons on our website at orlandchurch.com. Our services are also streamed live each Sunday on our facebook page or YouTube (orlandchurch).  

NURSERY

Nursery is available during our worship services – we have nurseries for infants, crawlers, and toddlers. Please visit our nursery suite area and check in your child at the kiosk for the appropriate nursery. A family lounge and feeding rooms are located across from the nurseries if you’d like to utilize them during the service. 

SUNDAY SCHOOL

Sunday School meets each Sunday at 9:40. K-4th grade starts off with singing in E/F, and 5th-12th grade kids begin in their classrooms. If you are visiting and your child would like to attend a Sunday School class, please see someone at the Information Center and they can direct you where to go. 

CHILDREN'S CHURCH

Kids are welcome to attend Children’s Church during the worship services in Room E/F. Kids will be dismissed during each service. Morning Children’s Church is for children ages 3-pre-K. The evening class includes children ages 3-5. 

ADULT EDUCATION 

Adult Ed meets at 9:40 am in the youth center each Sunday. A 6-week marriage class for singles or marrieds will be starting January 6 during Adult Ed. We will be studying “The Meaning of Marriage” by Tim Keller. Childcare provided. Sign up at the information center and pick up a book for the class.   

CHOIR

The choir rehearses each Sunday in the music room immediately following the 8:30 service. Join us for coffee and cookies and stay for fellowship and song. 

COLLEGE LUNCH! FREE FOOD!

College students, please join us on Sunday, January 20, after the 10:45 service for lunch! Meet in the gym for fellowship and some great (and free!) home-cooked food.

COFFEE BREAK: PROVERBS STUDY

Coffee Break is beginning a new study, and all women are welcome! Join us on Wednesdays, 9:30—11:00 am, for “Proverbs: Just So You Know.” Discover how God’s way offers peace, contentment, and blessing while guarding us from foolish pitfalls. Find wisdom for full living even as we engage with a drag-down world. For more information, contact Carol Venhuizen at carolvancb@aol.com or 708-516-9627. Free childcare available. 

WOMEN IN THE WORD STARTING NEW STUDY IN JANUARY

Women in the Word will begin with new studies on January 21. The morning session (9:30 am) will be studying, “The Girl’s Still Got It,” a study by Liz Curtis Higgs. The evening session (7:00 pm) will be studying, “Finding I Am,” a study by Lysa TerKeurst. Childcare will be available for the morning session only. Please sign up at the information center if you would like to attend either study.

MINUTE TO WIN IT FAMILY GAME NIGHT AND POPCORN BAR

Minute to Win it Family Game Night and Popcorn Bar will be held on Friday, January 25, 6:30-8:00 pm! We will be playing games for people of all ages, including a life-size game of Candyland! Sign up at the information center if you will be attending. We hope you’ll join us for this fun night!

ADULT SERVE

Hattiesburg, MS Home Build: The Adult Serve home build project is still in need of volunteers for Week #3 (February 10 to February 15), Week #4 
(February 17 to February 22), and Week #5 (February 24 to March 1). Applications are available at the information center. There will be a volunteer organization meeting on Sunday, January 13, at 4:30 pm in the music room to provide an opportunity for you to see how you can serve and to arrange transportation each week. Please prayerfully consider serving on one of these weeks, as all ages and skills are welcomed to help on this house project. See the bulletin board outside the gym and/or talk to one of the committee members.

2019 BIBLE READING PLANS

2019 Bible reading plans for the Psalms, the New Testament, and the entire Bible are available at the information center. Challenge yourself and pick one up for the new year!

HELP NEEDED!

We are looking for helpers for Children’s Church to assist the teacher and 3-5-year-olds with songs, a Bible story, and crafts. Anyone ages 5th grade and up, including adults, may be a helper! Email Rebecca Demana at rebecca.demana@gmail.com.

HONDURAS TRIP

Consider coming on the trip to Comayagua, Honduras, from January 12-19, 2019. We will visit several orphanages, build relationships with the children, encourage Arvil, Miriam, and Mommy Carmen, and help with light projects. The trip is open to anyone ages 12 and older and can be a great intergenerational experience, too! Think about making the trip with your son or daughter or grandchildren. Contact Jan Kamp at kampers07@sbcglobal.net for more information.

FOOD PANTRY NEWS

Food Pantry Donations: If you would like to contribute to the food pantry by donating food, you may drop off the food in the rolling cart located behind the information center in the inner lobby. Thank you for supporting this vital ministry!

The food pantry ministry is excited that we've received a deep freezer! If you have meat that you can donate to our ministry or know of a supplier, please contact the office. We are also accepting donations of fresh produce from gardens.   

BOXES NEEDED

If you have any sturdy boxes – sweater size and larger – that you would be willing to donate to the prayer shawl ministry, please drop them off in the church office or give to Sandy Huizenga. Thank you!

This Week's Messages: Jan 20

8:30  & 10:45 am: 
"Faithfulness Part 2"
2 Timothy 2:1-13
Pastor Derek Buikema

6:00 pm: 
Worship Night
Pastor Derek Buikema

This Week's Volunteer Schedule: Jan 20

NURSERY:

8:30 Infant: Karen Van Gameron, Catherine VanLonkhuyzen
8:30 Crawler: Becki Hoekstra, Emily Workman, Haylie Rynberk
8:30 Toddler: Michelle Buikema, Micah Buikema
10:45 Infant: Deanne Brouwer, Kiersten Mollema
10:45 Crawler: Sandy Errico, Irene Buikema
10:45 Toddler: Austin and Elizabeth Kizzee
6:00: CJ and Mary Bulthuis, Ryley Bulthuis

CHILDREN'S CHURCH:

8:30 Teacher: Arlene Wlazlo; Helpers: Micah Buikema, Ryley Bulthuis
10:45 Teacher: Kristin Slager; Helpers: Nathan Cook, Hannah Loerop
6:00 Teacher: Aubrey Buikema; Helpers: Ella and Julia Schipma

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