Congratulations! to Kevin & Audra Christian in the birth of a son, Dawson Elias, on April 13.
New Life expresses sympathy to Brian & Deanne Hoekstra and family in the passing of Dorman Koel, Brian’s grandfather, on April 18. Funeral service will be Monday, April 23, at the Christian Reformed Church in Rock Rapids.
New Life expresses sympathy to Gary & Vera De Boer and family in the passing of Peter Van Driel, Vera’s father, on April 19. Funeral service will be Monday, April 23, at First Reformed Church in Rock Valley.
Pray for our BASIC students and sponsors on the Spring Retreat this weekend. The theme is, “Who Am I” from Ephesians 2:1-10. Ask God to reveal that we are saved by what Jesus did and for Him to mold them into faithful servants for His Kingdom: Andrew Schouten, Ethan Gesink, Carsyn Pottebaum, Casey Te Grotenhuis, Cody Van Den Berg, Sam Vonk, Domonick Roskam, Ethan Zomermaand, Erika Te Grotenhuis, Kennen Franken, Kole Cleveringa, Nyiah Gesink, Stetson Hulstein, Ty Gesink, Tyler Van Beek, Kevin Vonk, Tina Lawrence, Ryan Govig.
As we continue to pray for our missionaries, we pray this month for Brian & Donna Renes as they work with Bible Translations.
As we continue to join our community in praying for different local congregations, we pray this week for First Reformed congregation and the ministry of Pastors Travis Else and Jamie Dykstra.