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
attendees, family & close friends. (Note: these requests will
also be on our web site and may be announced during our church
service which is broadcast on the internet.)
Keep request confidential - to be shared only with prayer
partners, staff and board.
Your Name: ___________________________
Our Worship Center is looped with a t-coil for hearing aids.
PPARKSIDEARKSIDE BBIBLEIBLE MMINISTRYINISTRY TTEAMEAM::
Lead Pastor - Gary Spykerman - 616-990-8431 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Associate Pastor - Joe Johnson - 616-325-6617 (email@example.com)
Youth Pastor - Moses VanKoevering 616-724-0292 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Worship Arts Director - Allyssa Thompson - 616-295-7508 (email@example.com)
Admin. Assistant - Judy Timmer - 399-4410 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Admin. Assistant - Barbara Carlisle - 399-4410 (email@example.com)
Buildings & Grounds Upkeep - Rex DeBoer - 616-566-1807 & Dale Bronsink
Elder of the Week - John Tooke - 616-403-7299
Deacon of the Week - Vince Bush - 616-748-0869
Parkside Bible Church
14461 James Street, Holland, MI 49424 616-399-4410
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October 6, 2019
“Passionately Pursuing Jesus Christ
Parkside Bible Church livestreams our Sunday Morning Worship Services. Please
visit the ‘Parkside Media’ page on our website if you desire additional information.
BLAST Youth Group for grades 6th - 12th will be held tonight
at 6:00 p.m. Get to know your new Youth Pastor, Moses VanKoevering,
and hear his testimony. Enjoy great games & food! If you have
questions regarding the youth program, please call or text Moses
at 616-724-0292 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
t for Larry Pete who will begin a 6 week regimen
of chemo and radiation this week;
t for peace and successful surgery for Terry
Boeve who will be having heart surgery on Oct. 16;
t for healing and regaining of strength for both
Tom & Jean Foulkes who have had recent
t for healing for Lois Cosby and her daughter,
Susan, who are both recovering from health issues;
t for continued healing for Paul and Melva
Russcher who are recovering from a serious car
t for our homebound: Paul & Donna Beyer and
Al & Ginny Tennant;
t for our Prayer Families of the week: Gwen
Lawton, Mark Leidy, Ken Connie & Sommer Lentz,
Dan, Dorene & Nathaniel Lilley, Norma Lubbers and
Ricardo, Leyser, Andrea & Sebastian Luna;
t for our GGF sister church: Bitely Community
Church in Biteley, Pastor Ken Lyon;
t for Joseph & Emmauela Asong, serving with
Grace Ministries International in Malawi.
WALKING EXERCISE CLASSES Want to get in shape, lose weight or tone up?
Join others at Parkside on Monday evenings in the Philippi classroom (end of
the hallway) from 6:00-7:00 p.m. and walk 3-5 miles indoors to a video by Leslie
Sansone. All are welcome - men and women! Adjust the routine to your own
ability and pace. Contact Pam DeBoer if you have questions - 616-566-0908.
OUTRUNNING OSTEOSARCOMA-Michigan 5K for Cheyenne DeVelasco
If you would like to support Brett and Norma Jean in their effort to help provide
funding for research for osteo-sarcoma that took the life of their daughter,
pick up a flyer at the Welcome Center. For details on the 5K, go to:
We are considering doing a Christmas Program
again this year and are seeking adult helpers to
assist with preparation of the program! If you are
interested or have questions, please contact
Kathy Johnson at 616-204-3653.
EXPLORE THE BOOK (O. T. Poetic Material) A study entitled “Explore the Book” is being
held on both Wednesday from 7:00-8:00 p.m. and Thursday from 6:30-8:00 p.m. The
poetic material will be offered each night with Pastor Joe teaching on Wednesday evenings
and Pastor Gary on Thursday evenings. Join us as we learn about the Old Testament
poetic material of Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, etc.
LIFT EVENT (Ladies in Fellowship Together) Our Fall Kickoff event is around the corner
and we’re hoping to see you there! Join us in the youth room this Thursday, October 10 at
6:30 p.m. for a cupcake decorating class taught by our very own Kelly DeFrell! Learn how
to decorate cupcakes while fellowshipping with other ladies of the church. Sign up at the
Women’s Ministry Counter. This is a relaxed event designed perfectly for outreach so don’t
hesitate to bring a guest or two! Questions, call Jana Van Enk 616-791-7282.
LADIES DINNER & GAME NIGHT Ladies, join us on Friday, October 18, for a fun
evening out! Meet at the Farm House in Zeeland at 5:30 p.m. (Dutch treat) then plan to
come back to the church for simple card and board games and treats. This is a great way
to get to know other women of the church! Sign up at the Women’s Ministry Counter.
WIDOW GROUP This group will be meeting on Monday, October 21 at noon at Parkside.
It doesn’t matter how long you have been either a widow or widower, plan to join us for
fellowship and support. Please sign up at the Welcome Center and indicate what you can
bring to the potluck. If you have questions, please talk to Judy at 399-4410.
SUPER SENIORS The Parkside Super Senior meetings have moved to a monthly
schedule for the fall and winter months. Our next gathering will be on Wednesday,
October 30, at 10:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Area and will feature a mini-concert by
Ade & Sharon Van Houten. Questions, see Rod Cranson or Ethel Riemersma.
10/6 Dawn VandenBrink, Deanna Vanderbilt
10/7 Barb Carlisle, Matt Preikszas
10/11 Jenn Van Dyke
12/12 Andrea Luna, Kevin & Kyle Mason
Tonight 6:00 pm Evening Service - “What is Your World View?”
Tonight 6:00 pm BLAST Youth Group for 6th-12th graders
Monday 6:00 pm Walking Exercise Class
Tuesday 11:30 am Group Prayer with Church Staff
Wednesday 6:30 am Men’s Morning Group
Wednesday 1:30 pm Visitations with Pastor Joe
Wednesday 7:00 pm Explore the Book (Poetic Material) taught by Pastor Joe
Thursday 6:30 pm Explore the Book (Poetic Material) taught by Pastor Gary
Thursday 6:30 pm LIFT Women’s Event (No Women’s Bible Study)
Thursday 8:00 pm Men’s Basketball
Friday 7:00 pm “Unchained” Young Adult Group
Saturday 7:15 am Men’s Saturday Morning Group at Parkside
October 13 9:30 am Family Bible Hour
October 13 10:45 am Morning Worship Service
October 14 7:00 pm Annual Congregational Meeting
October 18 5:30 pm Ladies Dinner & Game Night
October 21 Noon Widow/Widower Group
October 21 7:00 pm Board Meeting
November 23 9:00 am Parkside Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair
Genesis 1:1 - God made everything.
Genesis 1:31 - God made everything
perfectly - No death or suffering.
Genesis 3:17-19 - The punishment
for sin is death. Due to sin, the world
is no longer perfect.
Romans 5:12 - Because our mutual
grandfather, Adam, sinned, we now
Romans 3:23 - We need to realize
that all are sinners, including
Romans 10:9 - We must trust in
Jesus Christ as the One who died in
our place, paying the punishment for
our sin on the cross; resurrected in
victory over death.
Ephesians 2:8-9 - For by grace are
you saved through faith and not of
yourselves. It is a gift from God, not
of works, lest any man should boast.
IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR WOULD
LIKE TO DISCUSS YOUR RELATIONSHIP
WITH GOD, PLEASE CONTACT PASTOR
GARY, PASTOR JOE, OR CALL THE
10/6 Jim & Kelly DeFrell
If you are a visitor today or recently - WELCOME!!!
Please fill out a visitor card located in the paper holder
in the pew in front of you and take it to the Welcome
Center near the front door following the service to
receive a gift. We hope to see you again real soon!
ASSISTING IN WORSHIP THIS MORNING
Ushers: Barry, Nick & Luke Dekker, Jack Hart Sub: Doug Dibkey
Before Church Greeters: Gary & Andrea Russ
After Church Greeters: John Tooke, Vince Bush
Welcome Center: Jay & Cara Riemersma Library: Linn Nanna
Infant Nursery (Birth-Age 2): Kirby Angulo, Kinsey Arendsen, Megan Postma
S.O.U.L. Patrol (Age 3-K) Jenn & Claudia Van Dyke
S.M.A.S.H. (Age 1st-5th Grade): Ted & Doris VanDeusen
Prayer Warriors: Dennis Klemm, Dale Bronsink, Ryan VanderHaar
ASSISTING IN WORSHIP NEXT SUNDAY
Ushers: Mark Leidy, Kris Boultbee, Walt Kibby, Al Walters Sub: Vaughn VandenBrink
Before Church Greeters: Tyler & Courtney Cook
After Church Greeters: Ryan VanderHaar, Vince Bush
Welcome Center: John & Cheryl Tooke Library: Angie Rees
Infant Nursery (Birth-Age 2): Cindi Arendsen, Amy Cooke, Kari DeBoer
S.O.U.L. Patrol (Age 3-K) Jenn & Claudia Van Dyke
S.M.A.S.H. (Age 1st-5th Grade): Ted & Doris Van Deusen
Prayer Warriors: Kurt Postma, Andrew Zandstra, Barry Dekker
ANNUAL MEETING OCTOBER 14 AT 7:00 PM
All members are strongly encouraged to attend our annual meeting on
Monday, October 14 as we must have a quorum to approve the 2020 budget and elect
our new board members. If you are a member and absolutely cannot be present for
the meeting, you can obtain an absentee ballot from deacon Brian Mokma or from Judy
Timmer today. No absentee ballots will be given out at the meeting. Pease pick up a
copy of our Annual Report from the table in the Fellowship Hall. Our proposed board
members and proposed budget are in the packet. (Everyone who is a regular at
Parkside is invited to attend this meeting and pick up a packet.)
FAMILY BIBLE HOUR
Join us every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for Family Bible Hour at Parkside!
Below is a summary of the classes available:
We have classes from Nursery through Senior High:
Nursery – Sue Spykerman & Kaylee Johnson – Meeting in the Nursery
2 & 3 year old class - Kit Fishell – Meeting in the Children’s Church Room next to
4 & 5 year old class - Bonnie Boyd & Sharon DeMaio – Meeting in Room C2
1st & 2nd grade – Brian Mokma & Linda Booker - Meeting in Room C5
3rd thru 5th grade – Vaughn & Dawn VandenBrink – Meeting in Room C3
Junior High (6th thru 8th grade) – Remington Rohrer, Julie Hapke & Kathy Johnson -
Meeting in Room C4
Senior High (9th thru 12th grade) Pastor Gary & Troy Sergey – Meeting in S1
(Youth Room) Studying the B.I.G. material (Bible Instruction Group) with an overview
of the Old & New Testaments from a dispensational perspective.
Knowing God and His Unfolding Purpose
Harold Kimbel – Antioch Room
Behind the Scenes of the Old Testament
Pastor Joe & Ryan VanderHaar – Galatia Room
Walking with God in the Desert–
John Tooke – Ephesus Room
Explore the Book: New Testament Overview
Kurt Postma - Philippi Room
PLEASE WEAR YOUR NAMETAG EVERY SUNDAY
AND CHECK YOUR MAIL BASKET!
IF YOU ARE A REGULAR ATTENDEE AND DON’T HAVE A NAME TAG OR A MAIL
BOX, PLEASE EMAIL CHURCHOFFICE@PARKSIDEBIBLEHOLLAND.ORG.
The pantry is in need of canned fruits, vegetables and canned meats - tuna,
chicken, etc. They are low on these foods and are currently helping 6 families so this
month if you could donate these items, it would be greatly appreciated!)
NEWCOMERS MEET THE STAFF LUNCHEON
If you have started attending Parkside within the last year,
we as a staff, would count it a privilege for you and your
whole family to join us for lunch on Sunday, November 3.
Right after the service in the Family Life Center
(gymnasium) from 12:15-1:00 p.m., we’ll be served a nice
lunch for the purpose of introducing all of the staff to you and
getting to know you better. Please sign up at the Welcome
Center so we can prepare enough food for all who plan to
attend. If you have questions, please contact the church
office at 616-399-4410.
GETTING TO KNOW YOU—3 WEEK CLASS
On November 3, 10, and 17th, we are planning this 3-week
course for those who want to learn more about Parkside
Bible Church. We’ll be walking through our philosophy of
ministry and our doctrinal statement and will provide an
opportunity for newcomers to learn more about the
exciting things God is doing here.
This 3-week course is also required for those interested
in becoming members of the church.
The classes will meet on Sunday mornings during Family
Bible Hour from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the Prayer Room off of
the Fireplace Community Room.
Please sign up at the Welcome Center. For more
information, call the church office at 616-399-4410.
October 6, 2019
Pastor Gary Spykerman
Series: Keeping in Step With the Spirit
Sermon: Running the Race of Grace
Text: Galatians 5:7-9
There is the “____________________.” (5:7)
Who ______________________ on you? (5:7)
There is the “____________________.” (5:8)
Who ________________________ you? (5:9)