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November 12, 2017


Church Calendar for Today and This Week



  9:00 AM  Sunday School  and Catechism

10:00 AM  Morning worship

                   Coffee and fellowship

  6:30 PM  Evening Worship


Serving Today:


 Pastor:   Timothy Ouwinga


Greeters:  Michael & Ashley Jasper (C)  Quentin & Karrie Johnson (N)

      Next Sunday:  Willard & Wil Kas (C)  Greg & Linda Klein (N)


Ushers:  Mike Cooper & Leroy Gorter

      Next Sunday:  Michael Jasper & Quentin Johnson


AM Nursery:  Karrie Johnson

      Next Sunday:  Cheryl Kruse


Serving Coffee:  Deb Cooper & Clare Veldhuizen

     Next Sunday:  Char Kruse & Jan Veltkamp


Offering Today:  PCSS

Offering Next Sunday:  Union Gospel Mission


WEDNESDAY 1:30 PM  DORCAS – devotions and lunch:  Marie Ekdom


Congregational News and Notes


Welcome to worship on this Lord's Day.  This morning we give consideration to the blessings of God’s

forgiveness.  This evening we continue our study of stories of grace in Genesis from Genesis 32.


Needed:  Scripture Readers for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany.  Please contact Cheryl Kruse if you are willing to participate.


Still need 1 person to help at the Food Shelf Wednesday, Nov 22 from 2-5 p.m.    Thank you to those who have already volunteered.


There will be a Community Thanksgiving Service at Peace United Methodist Church next Sunday evening at 7:00 PM.


Once again our church will be participating in Operation Christmas Child and we are making available to you a few different options on how you can participate.

       Option 1:  Pick up a shoe box(s) as you have in the past, fill it, and return it to the church no later than November 12

       Option 2:  Do not pick up a box but instead purchase items for the boxes and bring the items to the church.  You do not need to designate whether it is for boy or girl or age as the items will be sorted by the young people who will fill the boxes.

       Option 3:  For those who find it difficult to shop, consider donating money and the young people will do the shopping for you.  This donation can be given to Brooke Van Essen or Marie Ekdom.  Please keep in mind that each filled box has to include a donation of $9.00 per box for shipping and handling.  (This applies also to options 1 & 2).  Make checks out to:  Samaritan Purse with a note on the memo line that the donation is for Operation Christmas Child.

Boxes are due no later than November 19




Cornerstone Prison Ministries – Rev. Rick Van Ravenswaay

Hope for Life Community Church – Rev. Carl and Jan Van Voorst

Latino Ministry in Pipestone

Sosthene and Kara Maletoungou


Advance Dates


NOVEMBER 20 Monday 7:00 PM – Congregational Meeting

DECEMBER 3  Lord’s Supper and potluck


General Announcements   


Pipestone Women's Connection cordially invites you to a Luncheon at the Historic Calumet Inn, November 13, 2017 -  12:00-1:30pm  (or 1/2 hr. after the auction ends).   $9.00 (includes tax & tip)  Feature:" Going Once, Going Twice.....Sold!"  Join us for our annual Fun Fall Festival!  Baked goods, Sweet Treats, Garden Items, Homemade Items, & More will be auctioned off.  Start preparing for the Holidays!  Speaker:   Delores Langseth, Harvey, ND.  Title: "From Darkness to Light".  A frightening dream and fear of death was the impetus behind a search for light and life. 

  Reservations for Lunch:

Rosie: 825-4464     Marian: 825-2538      Susan: 507-920-6675   

COMPLIMENTARY CHILD CARE Available by Reservation Please Call  Rosie: 825-4464  


Affiliated with Stonecroft  


This coming Friday, November 17, is the annual Carry the Light (donation sale) at Southwest MN Christian High School.  A burger meal will start at 5:00 p.m. and served until 6:15 p.m. (free-will donation).  Also starting at 5:00 p.m., all donated certificates will be available to purchase at twice the value of the card (Ex: a gift card to Scheel’s valued at $25.00 will be sold for $50.00).  Unsold certificates from 5:00-6:15 time slot, will be then auctioned off during men’s and women’s auctions.  This replaces the silent auction and will help keep the auction on track for the evening.  The auctions will begin at 6:30 with opening devotions. If you would like to make a donation to benefit the Christian education of all the current students and for generations to come, please drop them off at the school office – 550 Elizabeth, St. Edgerton, MN.   Please extend this invitation to family and friends for a night of reflecting on the many individuals who have walked the halls of SWMCH, their story being part of God's great story.  Each student, teacher, parent, supporter, visitor, along with the instruction and other events, have been part of the history and a timeline of God's blessings, grace, mercy and love.  Help us celebrate in thanksgiving response with your attendance and participation in this annual event.


ATLAS for Life is having their annual Christmas Rummage on Saturday,  Nov. 18 from 9-3. We have a HUGE selection this year. Come and get some great deals and enjoy our bake sale including Caramel Rolls and Rosettes!  BBQ's, chips and bars available for lunch.  Thank you for helping to support the ministry we do in the surrounding communities.


Hope Haven International presents “Rejoice! The Gift of Mobility” featuring Nashville recording artist Jill Miller on Tuesday, December 19 at 7:00 PM.  Tickets are $15.  A limited amount of VIP tickets are also available for $25 and include a meet and greet and premier seating.  Tickets are on sale at the Washington Pavilion Box Office or through  www.washingtonpavilion.org.  The Christmas concert will also feature the Sioux Falls Christian School hand bell choir.  Proceeds will go towards funding wheelchair sponsorships for an upcoming distribution trip to Vietnam in 2018.


Memory Verse


Rejoice in the LORD and be glad, you righteous;

Sing, all you who are upright in heart!

Psalm 32:11




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