Protestant Reformed Fellowship
Lord’s Day, 16
reigneth; let the people tremble: he sitteth
cherubims; let the earth be moved" (Ps. 99:1)
Morning Service - 11:00 AM
The Ark of the Covenant (7)
Ark Returns to Israel
I. The Philistine Plan
II. The Miraculous
III. The Terrible
Psalms: 100:1-5; 19:1-8;
Evening Service - 6:00 PM
Praying for the Peace of Jerusalem
I. The Identity of
II. Praying for Jerusalem
III. The Implications of
121:1-8; 19:9-14; 81:14-19; 122:1-8
Quotes to Consider:
John Calvin on Psalm 122:3: "The church can
only remain in a state of safety when unanimity prevails in her, and
when, being joined together by faith and charity, she cultivates a
John Calvin on the unity of the church: "A
departure from the church is a renunciation of God and Christ ...
criminal dissension ... Nor is it possible to imagine a more
Announcements (subject to God's Will):
We welcome Rev. Philip & Beverley Burley
of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Australia to our
worship services today and next week.
Please check the back table for information
on renewing your The Standard Bearer and renew promptly.
A new CPRF phone and address list (not a membership list) is
being drawn up. Please check your information on the draft sheet
on the back table and tick it if all the details are correct.
Catechism: Today after the evening
service - Hamills Monday at 7 PM with the Campbells at the
manse. Thursday at 5:30 PM at the Murrays and 7 PM at the
Rev. Stewart is to speak at Harryville
Primary this Wednesday, 19 October.
Bible Study will be held this week
Wednesday at 7:45 PM at the manse. We will continue
applying scriptural tests to the five systems of church
The Reformed Witness Hour next Lord’s
Day, 23 October (8:30-9:00 AM, on Gospel 846MW) is entitled "Not
By Might, But By My Spirit" (Zech. 4:6).
With the approval of Hudsonville PRC,
Philip Rainey is nominated for the CPRF Steering Committee.
Male confessing CPRF members will vote to approve/disapprove
Philip’s nomination after the Sunday evening service of 23
The annual church visitation is planned for
January 2006. Rev. Garry Eriks (Hudsonville) is nominated
as one of the two men to visit us.
Rev. & Mary Stewart had a good trip to
Limerick this past Tuesday. The speech on the Blessed Virgin
Mary drew a large audience and we added a few new names to the
C. R. News list.
More sermons and articles have recently been
added to the CPRF website.
Last Week’s Offerings: General Fund -
£694.20, Building Fund - £18,500. The total money raised for our
church building is approaching £120,000.
PRC News: Faith PRC has a new trio of
Revs. Bruinsma (Kalamazoo, MI), R. Kleyn (Trinity, MI), and
Koole (Grandville, MI). Rev. Spriensma received the call to
Covenant PRC (New Jersey). The trio for Pittsburgh/Eastern Home
Missionary is Revs. Bruinsma, A. Brummel (S. Holland, IL), and
R. Kleyn. Rev. D. Kleyn was installed this past week in Holland