Our Christian Sympathy--Bev and Arlyn Essenburg

We extend our Christian sympathy to Bev and Arlyn Essenburg upon the passing of Bev's stepmother, Alice Visser.  Mrs. Visser passed away on Monday, August 14.  Visitation was on Thursday, August 17, at South Olive CRC from 6:00-8:00pm.  The funeral will be held at South Olive CRC on Friday, August 18, at 1:00pm.  Additional family includes grandchildren: Corey Essenburg, Chad Essenburg, and Kristen and Nate Faber.

Our Christian Sympathy--Rocky and Carol Penning

We extend our Christian sympathy to Rocky and Carol Penning upon the passing of Rocky's mother, Bette Penning.  Mrs. Penning passed away on Tuesday, August 15.  Visitation will be at Matthysse-Kuiper-DeGraaf Funeral Home in Grandville on Friday, August 18, from 6:00-8:00pm and on Saturday, August 19, from 10:00-11:00am.  The funeral will follow on Saturday at 11:00am.

Our Christian Sympathy--Kate and Ryan Sietsema

We extend our Christian sympathy to Kate and Ryan Sietsema (Makena and Brody) upon the passing of Kate's grandmother,  Eleanor Dozeman.  Mrs. Dozeman passed away on Monday, August 14. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00pm on Wednesday, August 16, at  Yntema Funeral Home in Zeeland. The funeral service will be at 11:00am on Thursday, August 17, at North Street Christian Reformed Church in Zeeland. 

Anonymous Prayer Request(s)

1.  Please pray for those who are battling pornography and sexual addictions.

2. Please pray for families considering and/or pursuing the opportunity of adoption.

3. Please pray that God would protect those involved in struggling and/or abusive marriages. Please pray that God would open doors of communication–providing the means to talk with one another.

4. Please pray for those who are struggling with drug and alcohol abuse.

5. Please pray for those who endure chronic pain on a daily basis–battling illnesses and diagnoses that have minimal treatment options.

6. Please pray for those struggling with suicidal behaviors.