1. SERMON NOTES March 11, 2012
DR. ROB RENBERG, PASTOR
Pastor Rob Renberg
MARCH 11, 2012 10 Commandments for Family Values
#1 The Foundation
“#1 The Foundation”
I. THE FOUNDATION FOR A STRONG FAMILY Exodus 20:3
“You shall have no other gods before Me” Exodus 20:3
The Principle: ______________________________
The Promise: “In everything you do, put God first, and He will direct
you and crown your efforts with success.” Prov. 3:6 (LB)
Guest Worship Leader:
II. HOW DO I PUT GOD FIRST?
Give God priority in 5 areas:
“The purpose of tithing is to teach you to put God first in your lives.”
Deut. 14:23 (LB) 14461 James Street, Holland, MI 49424
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“...what a man is really like is shown by the kind of friends he Our Mission: Learning from God’s Word…
chooses.” Prov. 27:19 (LB) Growing in God’s Grace…Reaching with God’s Love!
“Make the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Do
not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is.” Eph.5:16-17
Pastor: Rob Renberg - 738-7840 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
“Call upon Me in your day of trouble and I will deliver you and you will Youth Pastor: Matt Amundsen - 786-2699 (email@example.com)
honor Me.” Ps. 50:15 Church Secretary: Judy Timmer - 399-4410 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
“Choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve… Elder of the Week: Rick Taylor - 392-6349
Deacon of the Week: Barry Dekker - 786-3296
As for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.”
2. Information For Your First Time At ASSISTING IN WORSHIP TODAY
1. WE ARE HAPPY TO HAVE YOU WITH US TODAY. PLEASE FILL OUT A WELCOME USHERS GREETERS
Kevin Mason Chris Koning Brad & Cassie Kamphuis (Front Door)
CARD LOCATED IN THE PEW. RETURN YOUR COMPLETED CARD TO THE Steve Cormier A.J. VanKampen Todd & Michelle Crook (Welcome Center)
WELCOME CENTER TO RECEIVE YOUR GIFT & WELCOME PACKET. Sub: Keith Welch
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 SUNDAY SCHOOL INFANT
(9:30 a.m.) (10:45 a.m. Age Birth-2)
child. Your child will be much happier with our trained volunteers than in the worship Deb Pierce Amy, Olivia & Alex Cooke
service and sermon presentation. Lessons are taught at an age appropriate level utilizing Hannah Mokma
music, games, drama & multimedia & other methods.
CHILDREN’S CHURCH LIBRARY
3. PLEASE DO NOT FEEL OBLIGATED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE OFFERING. (Dismissed from Service-Age 3-Kindergarten) Fay Griffin
The offering is for regular attendees who consider Parkside Bible their church home. Deb Kooistra, Ashley Travis
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.
FINANCIAL TEAM PRAYER PARTNERS
Rick Taylor-Elder Harold Kimbel
Barry Dekker-Deacon Eloy Ramos
Craig Dykstra Don Lawton
Mark Hansen Randy Riegler
This Week Coming Up
ASSISTING IN WORSHIP NEXT SUNDAY
Tonight 5:15 pm B.I.G. Final Exam Mar. 18 9:30 am Sunday School – All Ages
Tonight 6:30 pm Sr. High Youth Group Mar. 18 12:15 pm Quad Cities Mission Meeting
Mon. 7:00 pm Volleyball at the Church Mar. 19 7:00 pm Board Meeting USHERS GREETERS
Mon. 7:00 pm Women’s Board Meeting Mar. 20 1:15 am Spring Begins!!!! Kevin Mason Chris Koning Al & Shirley Jacobs (Front Door)
Tues. 6:30 pm Women’s “Stuck” Small Group Mar. 20 6:30 pm Women’s “Stuck” Small Group Steve Cormier A. J. Van Kampen Mark & Katy DeJong (Welcome Center)
Tues. 7:00 pm Men’s Study “Change My Attitude” Mar. 20 7:00 pm Men’s Study “Change My Attitude” Sub: Keith Welch
Wed. 6:30 am Men’s Prayer Group Mar. 20 7:00 pm Cash Clippers
Wed. 6:30 pm Pioneer Clubs Mar. 25 5:00 pm Pastor’s Connection Class NURSERY
Wed. 6:30 pm Jr. High Youth Group Mar. 27 6:30 pm Book About Me
Thurs. 6:30 pm Ladies Bible Study April 1 PALM SUNDAY SUNDAY SCHOOL INFANT
(9:30 a.m.) (10:45 am Age birth– Age 2)
Fri. 6:00 pm BRIDGE @ James St. Inn April 6 9:15 am Circle of Moms
Cara Riemersma Keith & Jill Welch
Sat. 9:00 am “Every Man’s Battle” Study Group April 8 EASTER
Sat. 6:30 pm Young Couples @ Hodgson’s April 12 6:30 pm Ladies Evening Out
CHILDREN’S CHURCH LIBRARY
(Age 3-Kindergarten) Gwen Lawton
Cindi, Kirby & Kinsey Arendsen
3/12 Al Walters
3/12 Christina VanOrder
3/12 Tami Gilligan FINANCIAL TEAM PRAYER PARTNERS
3/13 Mike & Brenda VanderToorn Jay Riemersma-Elder Dirk Bronsink
3/13 Cindi Arendsen 3/16 Jon & Jenn Van Dyke A.J. Van Kampen-Deacon Jay Riemersma
Kevin Mason Angel Alcala
Brian Mokma Andrew Zandstra
3. New Prayer Requests:
t Pray for healing for Mark & Jackie Schaap’s grandson,
Simon DeVries (5 years old) who had open heart surgery NEW SERMON SERIES STARTING TODAY! “Family
last Monday; Values” is the new theme of the political arena, and we hear
t Pray for Cathie Raby’s cousin in San Diego who was the phrase everywhere. But whose values do we follow?
Do the Democrats or Republicans have the corner on what
diagnosed with prostate cancer and also for a best
values we should follow in our country and homes? Pastor
friend in San Diego who has to have a liver transplant. Rob will begin a new series today that harkens back to the
t Pray for Pastor Rob as he will be in Arizona from Tuesday-Friday helping original design for “Family Values”...The Ten Command-
his parents; ments. What stands the test of time?...the foundations of God’s plan and
t Continue to pray for Emily Renberg as she serves in Tanzania - that she will design for the home and society set forth in the most famous 10 statements of
all time. Join us for this 10 week look at the basics that God sets forth for the
be diligent in her Swahili studies, that she will be able to find ways to connect
original “Family Values.”
with the youth choir and that she will be able to build relationships with the
missionaries and local Tanzanians. MEN’S BIBLE STUDY “Lord, Change My Attitude” continues
t Pray for our college students going out on Mission Trips during their spring this Tuesday, March 13, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the church.
breaks. This is the 6th of 11 weekly sessions to understand how
attitudes can affect our lives.
Continued Prayer Requests:
LADIES BIBLE STUDY The last Ladies Bible Study for the
t For healing for those who have had recent surgeries and illnesses;
season will be held this Thursday, March 15, from 6:30-8:00 p.m.
t For the homebound: Mary Carmichael, Judy Blauwkamp, Kay Everett, in the board room. The group is studying the second half of the
Ann Bouman and Nelvie VanKampen; book of Romans and will be discussing Romans 16:1-27. You
t For health for our expectant mothers: Sara Bronsink, Ashley Travis and can pick up a copy of the study questions for this session at the
JORDON KAMPHUIS; Women’s Ministry Counter.
t For all who have lost jobs and that employment opportunities will arise; B.R.I.D.G.E. (Building Relationships in Dinner & Games Each
t For healthy marriages and renewal & restoration of troubled marriages; Month) Ladies, plan to attend BRIDGE this Friday, March 16.
t For safety and spiritual, emotional and physical strength for our military We’ll be meeting at 6:00 p.m. at James Street Inn then coming
troops and missionaries around the world. back to the church for simple games and snacks. Sign up at the
Women’s Ministry Counter so we know how many to plan for.
Church Families of the Week: PARKSIDE YOUNG COUPLES MARCH EVENT Join other
♥ Hal & Cris Hoppa ♥ Henry & Shirley Hudson ♥ Lee Hulett young couples this Saturday, March 17, at 6:30 p.m. for a fun-
filled evening of learning how to splurge on your spouse when
♥ Al & Shirley Jacobs ♥ Pete & Marge Jimmerson time and money are tight! The event will be held at Brian and
♥ Dan & Jamie Johnson and Anna ♥ Brad & Cassie Kamphuis Hannah Hodgson’s home(3096 Millpond Drive, 3B, in Holland.)
Childcare will not be provided for this event. Please RSVP to
Hannah Hodgson or Jordon Kamphuis.
GGF Sister Church of the Week:
SPECIAL MUSIC NEXT SUNDAY! Mark & Elisabeth Sooy will be leading us
† Grace Community Church in Belmont, Pastor Tim Hall in worship next Sunday. Mark is an author, pastor, theologian, worship leader,
teacher, and musician while his wife, Elisabeth, is a gifted musician and pianist
Missionaries of the Week: whose experience includes worship leading, music teaching, conducting,
performing with orchestras and many solo opportunities. The Sooys reside in
♦ Cory & Kim Hodgson, Missionaries to Tanzania West Michigan. Learn more about their ministries at www.marksooy.com.
P. O. Box 1745, Mbeya Tanzania Plan to be a part of the service next week as these gifted musicians lead us
Email: email@example.com in worship.
4. Adult Sunday School Electives
JR. HIGH YOUTH GROUP SR. HIGH YOUTH GROUP 2 choices for spiritual growth and fellowship…
Grades 6-8 Grades 9-12
Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Sundays 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Make Sunday School a part of your life!
9:30 -10:25 a.m.
JUNIOR HIGH HAPPENINGS:
Max on Life – DVD series featuring Max Lucado
THIS WEDNESDAY: OUTREACH CONCERT
WITH ADAM RENBERG’S Understanding Your Bible – DVD series with Craig MacDonald
GRACE BIBLE COLLEGE BAND “MY BROTHER’S KEEPER.”
GAMES-FOOD-CONCERT - INVITE YOUR FRIENDS!
The Grace Bible College Ministry Team is coming
3/21 Youth Group Game Night to Parkside Bible Church on Sunday, March 25th.
3/28 Activity Night - Roller Skating The GBC Ministry Team (of 5 men) will be here
LOOKING AHEAD: 4/20-4/22 “Abandon” Spring Retreat @ during our Adult Sunday School hour doing a
Avalanche Bay - Registration forms are at the Youth Counter. presentation on the area of prayer. This group of pastoral students will
Early Bird Registration Special $59 if paid by 3/18...after 3/18, the cost is $64. be teaching from Matthew 6:5-14, from Paul’s Epistles on prayer, and
from I Thess. 5:16-18. We will combine our 2 adult Sunday School
QUAD CITIES MISSION MEETING: classes that day and meet in the Worship Center from 9:30 to 10:25 a.m.
NEXT SUNDAY AFTER CHURCH FOR ALL YOUTH TEAM MEMBERS. LUNCH PROVIDED. Join us for a great hour of learning and to support our future pastors from
GBC on March 25!
SENIOR HIGH EVENTS:
Thank you to all of the ladies who have
Activity Night - Games...Food...invite a friend! sewn little pillowcase dresses!
Parkside LEO ladies have sent
3/18 Small Group Dinner Night almost 50 dresses to Africa!
Please check the youth counter to see what food is still needed.
3/24 Service Night
ALL YOUTH… SUNDAY, APRIL 1 OUTSIDE OPPORTUNITIES
WINTER JAM @ VAN ANDEL ARENA THE FRAGRANCE OF LIFE Lakeshore Pregnancy Center of Holland will be holding their
spring event “The Fragrance of Life” on Tuesday, April 17, at Central Wesleyan Church in
COST IS $10 - SIGN UP AT THE YOUTH COUNTER. Holland. Bruce Wilkinson, author of The Prayer of Jabez will be the guest speaker. Enter
Door A or I for hors d’oeuvres from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the main foyer. The program will be
Hear: “Skillet,” “Building 429,” “Group 1 Crew,” from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the main auditorium with Bruce speaking of the mandate that God has
given him through The Great Turn Around. Go to www.thegreatturnaround.com for more
“Sanctus Real,” “Kari Jobe,” and MORE! information. Tickets are free and can be obtained by calling LPC at 396-5840, ext. 19 or by
emailing Lakeshore Pregnancy Center at www.lpcenters.com.
5. VACATION MEN’S PERSONAL STUDY GROUP The study
group continues this Saturday, March 17, in the North
BIBLE Room at Parkside from 9:00-10:15 a.m. The group is
SCHOOL! studying the book “Every Man’s Battle” which offers
a practical, detailed plan for any man who wants to
re-align his eyes, mind and heart with the God-given
Monday, 6/18 - Friday, 6/22 standard. The group meets on the first and third
9:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Saturdays of the month. Please contact Andrew Zandstra at
616-610-0280 for more information.
We still have a few needs for our Vacation Bible School.
Please stop by the VBS table in the Fellowship Hall today
WOMEN’S “STUCK” SMALL GROUP Do you
to see how you can be a blessing to this ministry. feel “stuck”… stuck in trying to be perfect…
For more information, you may email Ria at stuck in feeling numb…stuck pursuing more
firstname.lastname@example.org or talk to Ria or Scott. It is our stuff to make you happy...stuck in something
you can’t even name? We are often so stuck in
hope that all the staff positions will be filled this week.
our struggles that our hearts and minds barely
have space for God. It’s not too late to join this
SIGN UP FOR OUR CO-ED SOFTBALL TEAM! women’s small group that is meeting in the North classroom
on Tuesdays from 6:30-8:00 p.m. through April 17. Take
Need some exercise this summer? Consider a journey toward experiencing God and the freedom He
being part of Parkside’s co-ed church softball designed for us. To sign up or if you have questions, please
team. Invite your friends to be on the team too contact Sabrina Preikszas at email@example.com or
including young people age 16 and older or 616-499-1170. Babysitters are available if needed.
entering the 10th grade this fall! The games
will be held on Friday evenings from May -
August. Practices will be held on Sunday
afternoons. If you are interested in being a MISSIONS UPDATE!
regular or a sub on our team, please complete Our Goal $42,000.00
the form below and put it in the offering plate Our Pledged Amount to Date
today. The deadline to sign up is April 29. $35,120.00
Questions? Contact the coaches Tim or Dawn Tibbitts at 403-9424.
Thank you for your response in support of our Missions Festival! We have
not quite reached our goal of $42,000. If you planned to give but haven’t
turned in a card yet, you can still do so. We base our missions budget on
YES, I am interested in being on the Co-Ed Softball Team! what is committed by the cards so we will adjust our missionary support to
reflect the shortfall, but still hope to meet our goal with your help! Pledge
Name: __________________________________________________ cards are still 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
Telephone: _______________________________________________ generosity in supporting mission projects around the world!
Email Address: ___________________________________________
6. Pastor’s Connection Class HELP SUPPORT M&M WOMEN’S
How do you get connected – MINISTRIES WITH A
to God, with others, at Parkside? “BUCK A WEEK.”
Here’s your opportunity to begin the journey of finding your way in the life of our Thank you to all who have consistently given their buck
church. Our Pastor’s Connection Class allows you the opportunity to catch a a week in support of our women’s ministry. M&M
glimpse of Parkside’s vision to impact people for Jesus Christ as we serve our (Mary & Martha) Women’s Ministry is self-supportive
community, encouraging personal spiritual growth in an atmosphere of grace, and needs your help to continue providing programs to
forgiveness and acceptance. 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,
Our unique “Dinner with A Purpose” will meet with Senior Pastor Rob Renberg on please make it payable to Parkside Bible Church and note that it is for M&M
Sunday, March 25 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. for an informative time of learning Ministries. Thank you!
about PBC. Pastor Rob will be sharing the core values and mission driven focus that
provide the foundation for our ministry. This “Dinner with a Purpose” provides a
place to connect with others on our spiritual journey, and will show you how you
make a difference and the community that comes through journeying together. HAVE YOU REMEMBERED YOUR
We will be looking at our vision and mission and the biblical SECRET HEART SISTER THIS MONTH?
convictions that define us and make Parkside the special place SISTERS
that it is! Our Pastor’s Connection Class is the pre-requisite Surprise her with a card or small gift.
for membership, but many also participate as an information
gathering starting point as well. Nursery will be provided if
Let her know that she is in your prayers!
needed (and children’s meal!) Please RSVP with the tear off
slip below so that we know how many people to plan for.
P.S. You don’t have to become a member if you attend this class! If you just want to
know more about Parkside Bible Church, feel free to be a part of this informative “WEDNESDAY MEN’S GATHERING”
time of fellowship and learning! RSVP and just come!
Please join Pastor Rob and other Parkside men
P.S.S. If you have already attended a Pastor’s Class in the past, you have fulfilled for a time of devotions, praying together, talking about
the “meeting” requirement for membership and don’t have to attend again (unless life and enjoying a good cup of coffee! Stop by the
you’d like a free dinner!). Check the box below and we’ll get you the information church from 6:30-7:30 a.m. on Wednesday mornings.
needed. Come when you can...leave when you must.
Tear off and place in offering plate
___YES! I/We would like to attend the “Dinner with a Purpose” Pastor’s Connection Helpers are needed for Children’s Church on April 8
Class on Sunday, March 25 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. (Easter) and May 13 (Mother’s Day). Please consider
volunteering! Children’s Church is dismissed
____YES! I/We have already attended the Pastor’s Class and would like to become
part-way through the service and is for children from
members at this time. Please contact me/us with the necessary information.
age 3 through kindergarten. Adults or kids age 11 and
Name(s) _____________________________________ up can help. A lesson plan is available if you choose
to use it. Please sign up at the Children’s Ministry
We will need nursery and/or children’s care. Counter. Questions … contact Katie Poynter at
Children & Ages: _________________________________ 616-808-7222. (Adults that help out must have
completed the Child Protection Seminar.)