1. PRAYER REQUESTS…
We welcome your prayer requests! Please
list requests below, tear off this sheet and
put it in the offering plate today.
For Bulletin & Prayer Chain (prefer requests be for
family & friends)
Keep request confidential-to be shared with prayer
partners, staff and board only
Your Name: ____________________________
General comments or special needs: ________________
Youth Pastor: Matt Amundsen - 796-8756 (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: Ryan Vander Haar - 772-1869
Deacon of the Week: Eloy Ramos - 393-5992
14461 James Street, Holland, MI 49424
Learning from God’s Word…
Growing in God’s Grace…
Reaching with God’s Love!
November 30, 2014
Guest Speaker: Pastor Gary Spykerman
“An Attitude of Gratitude”
t for comfort and peace for Ken & Donnette Koester
as Ken’s mom passed away on 11/24 on her 93rd
t for Lyle VanderHaar who is in the hospital in
Bradenton FL as of this writing with flu-like
t for Julie Hapke’s dad, Paul, who will be having
surgery soon to remove a cyst located in his kidney;
t for Cathie Raby’s brother, Pat, who recently had
his foot amputated but due to insufficient healing
may have to have his leg amputated above the knee.
Pray for healing in the next 2 weeks so more
amputation will not be necessary;
t for great results on a CT Scan that Dave Timmer
will be having at Cancer Treatment Centers of
t for all in our church family who have had recent
surgeries and illnesses;
t for the homebound in our church including:
Al Anderson, Mary Carmichael & Kay Everett;
t for our Prayer Families of the Week: Kathy
Trantham, Rodney, Carolyn, Justin, Josiah, Christian
and Emily Tummel, Ruthann & Alexis VanAelst, Bonnie
Van Dyke, Jon, Jenn, Claudia, Constance & Chloe
Van Dyke, and Steve & Jan Van Dyke;
t for our GGF Sister Church: Beacon Light
Community Church in Muskegon, Pastor John Shyne;
t for our Grace Missionaries Eric & Mercy Mango
serving in Malawi;
t Praise the Lord for successful back surgery for
Lynn VanKampen’s mom last Monday.
JUNIOR HIGH FOR GRADES 6-8 SENIOR HIGH FOR GRADES 9-12
Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Sundays 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
The Holland Sentinel is donating Sunday newspapers to the church in support
of youth outreach. Pick up a paper (for a donation) at the front door today!
Parkside participates with Beacon of Hope in supplying canned goods and
non-perishables for those in need. Bring your items to church and put them
in the basket located near the Children’s Ministry Counter.
Church Office Hours
Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.-Noon & 1:00-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
There will be no Sr. High tonight but join us next week for Create Night!
Jr. High: It’s “Create Night” this Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
Upcoming for all Jr. & Sr. High Youth and College: WINTER JAM
Sunday evening, January 4. The cost will be $10. More details coming soon!
YOUTH GROUP CHRISTMAS PARTIES COMING UP!
Junior High—Wednesday, December 17
Senior High—Sunday, December 21
Bring a $5-$10 gift for exchange.
PARENTS: Please sign up at the youth counter to provide part of the meal.
The L.I.G.H.T.S. Coffee House is open every Sunday
before and after church in the Youth Room featuring
expresso, cappuccino, latte, mocha, fruit smoothies,
juices, and other snacks for purchase.
Regular coffee is free!
DIRECTOR/COORDINATOR NEEDED FOR 2015 VBS!
If you have an interest in heading up our next Vacation Bible
School, please talk to Connie Bean, Lynn Van Kampen,
Laurie Hoek or Donna Bronsink.
If you checked out an outdoor sign for the Arts & Crafts Fair, please
return it to the church ASAP so we can reuse it next year. Thanks.
Thank you so much for your generosity and overwhelming support with
your gift for Pastor Appreciation. We are honored to be serving at a
church filled with such loving and faithful people!
Pastor Matt & Sharon Amundsen
2. WEDNESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY Join us this Wednesday night for Bible Study at 7:00 p.m. as we resume “The Grace by Which We Stand” taught by Harold Kimbel. The class meets in Room A-3 in the new addition. WOMEN’S BINGO CHRISTMAS POTLUCK THIS FRIDAY All ladies are invited to a fun night out this Friday, December 5, at 5:30 pm at the church! It’s a potluck so sign up at the Women’s Counter to attend and bring a dish to pass. Also bring 2 wrapped gifts of around $5.00 each as we’ll be playing BINGO and you’ll be going home with 2 gifts! This is a great way to build friendships in the church and get to know some of the ladies a little more intimately. Questions...see Ginny Pete, Marge Jimmerson, or Judy Timmer.
WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY & COOKIE EXCHANGE Ladies, the women’s Bible study with Kathy Molenkamp from Grace Bible College will be held next Sunday, Dec. 7th in the sanctuary from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The topic is “Biblical Truths about God, Yourself and Others.” Get into the Word, enjoy some great snacks with your lady friends. Plan to attend and invite your friends. This is also be a Cookie Exchange so bring a dozen cookies with you to share and exchange with others!
FELLOWSHIP COFFEE NEXT SUNDAY! Join us next Sunday (Dec. 7) in the Family Life Center at 10:15 a.m. and enjoy coffee and baked goods while you visit with your church friends! The following ladies are scheduled to bring goodies that morning. Thanks to each of you for blessing our church family! Marcia Mason, Heather Moore, Ria Nieboer, Nikki Oshier, Ginny Pete, Deb Pierce, Michelle Postma, Katie Poynter, Sabrina Preikszas and Cathie Raby.
Information For Your First Time At Parkside Bible…
WE ARE HAPPY TO HAVE YOU WITH US TODAY! PLEASE FILL OUT THE INFORMATION BELOW, TEAR IT OFF AND TAKE IT TO THE WELCOME CENTER LOCATED IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL TO RECEIVE YOUR GIFT & WELCOME PACKET OR PUT IT IN THE OFFERING PLATE TODAY.
Email Address: __________________________________
Check if this is your first visit to Parkside
I/We have been attending since: ____________________
Did someone invite you to Parkside? Yes No
Guest of: ______________________________________
Circle all ages or grades for you and your family attending:
Preschool: 0 1 2 3 4 5
Children: K 1 2 3 4 5 6
High School 7 8 9 10 11 12
Adults: College-Age/Young Adult 25-35
36-50 51-65 66+
New to the Area? Yes No
I would like information about the following:
General Church Information Nursery Care
Men’s Ministries Women’s Ministries
Youth Ministries Music Ministries
How to become a Christian
Request call or visit from Pastor
Would you like us to pray for you in any special way? List prayer requests on back of this tear-off.
12/2 Sharon Hoogendoorn
12/3 Tom Foulkes, Kim Kuiken
12/4 Tobin Crook, Duane Van Kampen, Maureen Cooke
12/6 Renae Vander Haar
Tonight 5:00 pm Bible Instruction Group (B.I.G.)
Tonight 6:30 pm NO Sr. High Youth Group
Tues. 7:00 pm Volleyball at the church - Questions, contact Daniel Furbush or Harold Kimbel
Wed. 6:30 pm Jr. High Youth Group for grades 6-8
Wed. 6:30 pm Pioneer Clubs for age 4 & in pre-school through 5th grade
Wed. 7:00 pm Wed. night Bible Study “The Grace By Which We Stand”
Fri. 5:30 pm Women’s BINGO Christmas Potluck/Gift Exchange
Sat. 7:00 pm David Meece free concert at Parkside
Dec. 7 Before & After Church Parkside’s L.I.G.H.T.S. Coffeehouse -
Come early for your coffee and snacks or stay after church! Dec. 7 9:30 am Sunday School-All ages!
Dec. 7 10:15 am Fellowship Coffee/Nametag Sunday
Dec. 7 6:00 pm Ladies Bible Study and Cookie Exchange
ASSISTING IN WORSHIP THIS MORNING
Ushers: Vaughn VandenBrink, Al Walters, Russ Hoek, Larry Rees Sub: Jim DeFrell
Before Church Greeter: Tom & Vicki Strobel
After Church Greeters: Barry Dekker & Eloy Ramos
Welcome Center: Todd & Michelle Crook Library: Sarah Ten Harmsel
Infant Nursery: (10:00 am Birth-Age 2): Gwen & Lieza Klemm
Sunday School Nursery (9:30 am) Donna Bronsink
Children’s Church (Dismissed from Service Age 3-K) Janet Lesher, Abby Pierce, Rysa Zandstra
Financial Team: Ryan VanderHaar, Jim DeFrell, Daniel Furbush, Doug Poynter
ASSISTING IN WORSHIP NEXT SUNDAY
Ushers: Vaughn VandenBrink, Al Walters, Russ Hoek, Larry Rees Sub: Jim DeFrell
Before Church Greeters: Tim & Dawn Tibbitts
After Church Greeters: Ryan Vander Haar & Pastor Matt Amundsen Welcome Center: Tom & Jean Foulkes Library: Linn Aalderink
Infant Nursery (10:00 am Birth-Age 2): Sabrina & Katie Preikszas, Courtney Adler
Sunday School Nursery (9:30 am) Sharon Amundsen Children’s Church Janet Lesher, Diane Cartwright, Grace Duwe
Financial Team: Kevin Mason, Todd Crook, Scott Miles, John Preikszas
Caring and Sharing
DAVID MEECE FREE “CONCERT OF HOPE” AT THE CHURCH THIS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, AT 7:00 P.M. David Meece is a singer, songwriter and exceptionally talented pianist. He had more than 30 Top 10 hits during his career and was a front- runner in contemporary Christian music. A child prodigy, David began touring as a concert pianist at the age of 10. He dedicated his life to the Lord during college and is now celebrating 31 years of Christian music ministry all over the world. Some of his more famous songs include “We Are the Reason, “My Father’s Chair” and “One Small
Child” written by David when he was only 14 years old. Please plan
to attend and invite your friends!