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  • We express our sympathy to Randy & Laura Pluister with the death of Randy's mother, Edith Pluister, on July 22.  The funeral was held Tuesday at Faith Reformed Church.  


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  • Emmalee Martin, infant daughter of Stephanie & Matt Martin, remains hospitalized in the NICU.
  • Karen Arnoldink remains hospitalized at Spectrum (Butterworth) due to complications of infection.  She is expected to remain hospitalized for a few weeks, and prayers for patience are requested.


  • Gord Hassevoort is home following tests after passing out and falling from a ladder.  He is experiencing some soreness in his back and will wear a heart monitor for the next month.
  • Dan Maly is undergoing tests after experiencing numbness over the weekend.
  • Gladys (Jimi) Erickson was released to her home from the hospital on Monday evening.
  • Chuck Freriks is recovering at home following last week's hip replacement surgery.


  • Mission Trip:  ​​Pray for the  middle school students and leaders who are currently serving on a mission trip in West Virginia.

Ongoing Prayer Items

  • Larry Geuder:  Continued testing for undiagnosed illness
  • Gary Lemmen:  Liver cancer; scheduled to receive chemo.
  • Lynette Bell:  Cancer; receiving chemo treatments 
  • Graham Muilenburg:  Brittle bone disease
  • Jilayne Allen:  Oakcrest Manor -- continuing care following a stroke

If you find yourself moved with compassion when you hear the heartache of others, you probably have gifts that would make you a great care pastor. These people make periodic phone calls on church members seeking ways that the church can care for and pray for them.