May 20, 2018


Sunday Worship Gathering 9:30 Sunday Fellowship 10:45am

Order of Service

Call to Worship Dave Kooiker

High School Graduate Recognition-Bailey DeBoer, Caitlyn Harkness,

Eli Harkness, Hunter Harkness,

Justus Poppinga, Luke Schriever

Praise Songs We Believe

Be Unto Your Name

All Glory Be to Christ


Message To What End?!

Matthew 24:14, 28:18-20; Luke 24:46-48;

Acts 1:6-8; 2 Timothy 4:6-8

Parting Song #439 Song for the Nations



Today (May 20)

Worship Service – 9:30am

Fellowship Time – 10:45am

This Week (May 21-26)

Mission Prayer – May 21, 12:00pm

Council of Elders – May 21, 7:00pm

TV Service – May 23, 6:00pm
(Local cable channel 12)

FRED Sr – May 23, 8:00pm

(en)courage – May 24, 7:00pm

Next Week (May 27-June 2)

Worship Service – May 27, 9:30am

Fellowship Time – May 27, 10:45am

FRED Sr at Union Gospel Mission – May 27, 7:00pm

Mission Prayer – May 28, 12:00pm

Meals on Wheels – May 29—June 1

TV Service – May 30, 6:00pm
(Local cable channel 12)

Summer Prayer – May 30, 7:30pm

Men’s Breakfast – June 2, 8:00am

Nursery Schedule

May 20 – Kevin & Judy De Kam

May 27 – Sandi & Louise Meyer

FaithKidz Schedule

May 20 – Bethany Doorenbos & Liza Bosler

May 27 – Amy Stump & Selah Poppinga

Happy Birthday

Jed Ahrenholz – May 24

Suzie Cuttell – May 25

Traci Powell – May 25

Jarrett Meyer – May 25

Teri Boyer – May 26


Meals on Wheels Help Needed: It’s our church’s turn to help deliver meals to our community. If you are able to help, please see the sign-up sheet on the lobby table. If you would like further information, please see Rachael McCarthy or e-mail the church at

Senior Recognition: This morning, we will recognize the High School Seniors during our worship service, and present each of them with an ESV Study Bible.

(en)courage: All ladies are welcome to Elizabeth Nebelsick’s home (200 Buncombe, Rock Rapids) for an evening of encouragement in God’s Word and fellowship, this Thursday, May 24, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

FRED Sr Schedule: This Wednesday, May 23, at 8:00 p.m. will be the last Wednesday meeting for FRED Sr for the summer. We will begin meeting every other Sunday at 8:00 p.m., starting June 10 and ending August 19.

FRED Sr at UGM: Next Sunday, May 27, the FRED Sr group will be serving at Union Gospel Mission. The group will meet at the church at 7:00 p.m. to car pool into Sioux Falls.

Summer Prayer Meetings: We will begin our summer prayer gatherings next week, Wednesday, May 30, at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to come and pray for our church, our community, and beyond!

Child Dedication: We will be having a child dedication during our worship service on Sunday, June 3. If you are interested in participating in the dedication, please speak with Pastor Jeff.

All-Church Potluck (New Time): Come one, come all (and bring your neighbors) to our All-Church Potluck meal on Sunday, June 3, following Fellowship Time (serving around Noon). Please bring two of the following to share: main dish, side dish, dessert. Group 2 will be responsible for the kitchen for this event.

New Snack Sign-up: The sign-up sheet for snacks during the fellowship time has been moved to the kitchen counter next to the snacks. Responsibility for bringing snacks is no longer assigned by work groups. Instead, for those who attend Fellowship Time, please make sure the sign-up sheet is filled in each month. Store bought snacks are welcome!

Sermon Outline & Discussion Questions

Title: To What End?!

Text:Matt 24:14, 28:18-20; Luke 24:46-48; Acts 1:6-8; 2 Tim 4:6-8

1.As part of the church, we are to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ to the ________ of the ___________ for the glory of God.
(Matthew 24:14, 28:18-20; Luke 24:46-48; Acts 1:8, 13:47)
2.As part of the church, we are to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ to the ________ of this ___________ for the glory of God. (Matt 28:18-20; Acts 20:24; Phil 1:21; 2 Tim 4:6-7; Heb 12:1-2)

3.As part of the church, we are to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ waiting for the ________ of this ________ to the glory of God. (Matthew 13:39b, 24:14, 28:18-20; 2 Tim 4:6-8; 2 Pet 3:13)

Discussion Questions

1.What stood out to you in the service today?

2.What were the three “ends” talked about in today’s message? Which one stood out to you the most and why?

3.Why should the glory of God be the key motivator toward the three “ends” discussed today?

4.How does the Lord want you to apply what you learned today? Who does the Lord want you to minister to today? This week?