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Proverbs Bible Reading Texting Group
July 5th, 2024
Reading the Word of God together is powerful! Join us July 15 - September 6 as we read through Proverbs and Ecclesiastes. Here's how it will work... You will randomly be placed in a text group of approximately 5 people, men with men and women with women.  Every weekday (Monday - Friday) read the specified passage. Each day's reading is a chapter (or two) in Proverbs or Ecclesiastes. See the schedu...
VBS Offering
June 28th, 2024
Our hearts are so sad for those affected by the flooding. And honestly, it feels a little funny to be preparing to Start A Party when so many have lost so much. But, we can celebrate the good news of Jesus in many different ways. One of those ways is through our giving. This year, our VBS offering is going towards Autumn’s Center in Spencer. Autumn’s Center is a facility that helps kids and famili...
FUEL (Young Adults) - July 21
June 28th, 2024
Our Young Adults group, FUEL, meets on July 21 at 6:30 pm at Pastor Mark & Suzanne's house for a Pizza Cookout. Come hang out and have some great pizza RSVP to Allie Haverdink at [email protected]. ......
Tangible Ways to Help Our Flood Victims
June 25th, 2024
It is encouraging to see how people come together in a crisis. We can't thank you enough for all the big and small ways you've already stepped up to provide for the people in our community.We have some more opportunities for you to help. We are working with other churches to provide food for volunteers in Rock Valley on Friday. We have donations and volunteer opportunities lined out below to fill ...
VBS - Registration and Donations
June 8th, 2024
Vacation Bible School is right around the corner, and the VBS team is preparing to START THE PARTY! Because the good news of Jesus is DEFINITELY worth celebrating! VBS is on July 15-17 from 6:00-8:30 PM. You can register your Kindergarten-5th grader or volunteer at frcoc.org/vbs2024 or scan the QR code. Donation tickets are available at the VBS table in the Fellowship Hall. Please return the items...
Volunteers Needed - Summer Wood Cutting
June 8th, 2024
Volunteers are needed to cut wood for Corn Creek. Corn Creek is a Native American reserve by Parmelee, South Dakota that we've supported for many years. Join us at Ron De Jong's farm (3536 450th Street, Orange City) on the 2nd & 4th Mondays in June, July, and August at 6:00 pm to cut wood for Corn Creek. Just a few hours can heat their homes for days in the winter.......
FUEL (Young Adults) - June 23
May 31st, 2024
Our Young Adults group, FUEL, meets on June 23 for an "Amazing Race." Meet at 4:30 in the North FRC parking lot. Supper to follow. RSVP before June 19 to [email protected].......
Senior Adults - June 20
May 31st, 2024
Senior Adults will be "Picnicking by the Pond" on the third Thursday, June 20. (Please note the date as this is a change from the usual second Thursday of the month.) We will enjoy a picnic lunch at Jack and Norma Stander's place. A hot dog lunch will be provided. For food planning, please RSVP to the church office (712-737-4909) by noon on Tuesday, June 18. Meet at FRC at 11:30 AM for pooled ride...
Mission Opportunity
May 31st, 2024
Many of you may be wondering how you can help with all the recent natural disasters around us. Samaritan's Purse mobilizes teams for disaster relief in the U.S. and around the world. Contact Sara Van Zee to be put on an email list to receive information about individual opportunities or when a group from FRC is considering going to help with relief efforts.......
Congregational Meeting - June 9
May 25th, 2024
Join us after our morning service on June 9 for our annual Congregational Meeting. In this meeting, we will discuss our yearly budget, among other things.......
Missions - COTP Interview
May 25th, 2024
We have a new Moment in Missions interview. Jasmine Joseph and Bernice Huitink-Buiter from Children of the Promise in Haiti talk with Sara Van Zee about their responsibilities at COTP and how COTP is doing with the current unrest in Haiti.......
James Sermon Series Signups
May 11th, 2024
We have Reading Plans and Bible Studies available to help you dive deeper into our study in James. The Bible is full of wisdom from God. This summer we dive into God's Wisdom by exploring two different books of the Bible, beginning with James on June 2. True faith produces fruit. A faith without action and without life change is ultimately a dead faith. James writes to believers who know suffering...
Tulip Festival Community Worship
May 10th, 2024
Next week is Orange City's Tulip Festival. And it's a Big Deal with many of our church members being involved in every aspect. As part of the Tulip Festival weekend, we will have a Community Worship Service at 11 am at Windmill Park on May 19.Community Worship details... 11 am Community Worship Service at Windmill Park. The Rain/Inclement Weather location is First Reformed Church. Bring lawn chair...
Summer Service Time
May 5th, 2024
Starting Sunday, May 12 we will begin our Summer Sunday Morning schedule with one service at 9:30 AM. Our summer service schedule will continue through Sunday, August 11.......
VBS Registration
May 4th, 2024
Are you ready to start the party? Because VBS Registration is open! VBS is July 15-17 from 6-8:30. There will be crafts, games, snacks, and Bible lessons. So grab your dancing shoes, and a few friends so we can have lots of FUN and learn more about the good news of Jesus at First Reformed Church in Orange City. Grown-ups, we would hate for you and your older kids to miss out on the fun!  If you or...
Legos in the Loft
May 4th, 2024
Need more space with your kids during the service? The Loft is set up during the summer months with Legos, books, coloring sheets, and other activities! Legos in the Loft is specially created for families who want more space during morning worship. The service is live-streamed in the Loft so you can continue to worship with your church family. This is not a drop-off room: at least one adult must s...
Senior Adults - May 9
April 29th, 2024
Our Senior Adults will meet on Thursday, May 9, at 2:00 pm. Anita Bomgaars is writing a screenplay. She will share the process and how her screenplay came to be.......
Sanctuary Choir Concert - April 28
April 21st, 2024
Sunday, April 28 at 5:30 pm we will have our FRC Sanctuary Choir's end-of-the-year concert,  "Jesus in John."  Via the medium of a poignant narration and several related anthems, the choir highlights the amazing life, work, and mission of Jesus as told in the Gospel of John. This special concert will be held in the Sanctuary and broadcast on our TV stations and all other platforms ......
Wheelchair Ministry Open House
April 19th, 2024
You’re invited to tour the new location of Hope Haven International Children's Wheelchair Ministry on Sunday, April 28, from 2-4 pm. Tour our new facilities to see how you can help change children’s lives around the world. Our new location is at 1409 Frankfort Place SE in Orange City. ......
FUEL (Young Adults) - Farm Tour
April 19th, 2024
Hey, Young Adults! Our FUEL group is getting a Farm Tour on Sunday, April 21, at 6:30 pm, and we would love for you to join us. Lane Hettinga is hosting! Meet at 4244 Jay Avenue in Orange City. If you have questions, contact Allie Haverdink.......