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Last Call - Family Work Camp at Inspiration Hills
April 14th, 2024
It's the Last Call to sign up for our Family Work Camp at Inspiration Hills on July 31 - August 4. Register at frcoc.org/familytrip by April 28 to be a part of this long weekend of working and playing together at Inspiration Hills. Whether you sign up individually or with a large family, if you are young or old, we have a spot for you!!  We will tailor your experience to your gifts and abilities.T...
Wood Splitting in April
April 11th, 2024
Join us out at Ron De Jong's farm (3536 450th Street, Orange City) on Saturdays in April at 8:30 am to cut wood for Corn Creek. Corn Creek is a Native American reserve by Parmelee, South Dakota that we've been supporting for many years. Just a few hours of time can heat their homes for days. ......
Adult Christian Education
April 5th, 2024
A new Adult Christian Education class, Refined by Fire, begins on April 7 in the Chapel between our two services. Each guest speaker gives their testimony of how God has impacted their lives.April 7: Andy Van Ommeren - NWC Maintenance Staff MemberApril 14: Bob Cleveringa - Retired & Part Time ConstructionApril 21: Patty De Kock - Registered Respiratory TherapistApril 28: Jason Kleis - Financial Ad...
Senior Adults - April 11
March 29th, 2024
Join us on Thursday, April 11, at 2 pm for Senior Adults (65+). Julia Popova will share her art. Julia is a artist from Ukraine. She and her husband Vova came to the US in December 2022 with the help of our church. ......
First Steps - April 7
March 22nd, 2024
Are you interested in learning more about FRC? The Staff would like to invite you to join us for lunch and a time of exploration of FRC on April 7 at 11:45 am. We will have a tour of our building, a chance for you to meet our staff, and an opportunity to ask any questions. Pizza will be provided. Let us share why we'd love to have you join our community. Hope to see you there! Let us know you're c...
Mission Emphasis Week Starts April 7
March 22nd, 2024
If you have been around here for a while you know that following Easter we have a couple weeks of Mission Emphasis. If you are new to FRC we are excited to have you join us this year. As our mission engagement is evolving and changing, we want to let you know that April 7th we are inviting you into an interactive experience together as a congregation. We are excited to give you practical ways to l...
Neighborhood and Church Family Cleanup Day
March 22nd, 2024
Join us on Saturday, April 6, from 9-11 am for a for a morning of serving others by helping them with some spring cleaning at their homes and yards. We will meet at the church and then divide and conquer to take care of some needs in our community and our church family. They will include yard work, landscape cleanup, and other similar jobs. Sign up at The Link or at frcoc.org/cleanup to join our C...
Women's Bible Reading
March 22nd, 2024
Reading the Word of God together is powerful Join us in April and May as we read through Exodus and a portion of Psalms. Here's how it will work...You will randomly be placed in a text group of approximately 5 women. Every day read a chapter in Exodus or Psalms. (See the schedule below.) After you read, send a message stating you read the chapter and what verse or verses stood out to you the most ...
Summer Youth Trips
March 14th, 2024
Sign up today for our summer youth trips! High School students are going to Branson, MO, July 19-22, and Middle School students are attending the Power Connection conference on July 26-28. Registration information is at frcoc.org/john1010.......
Men's Good Friday Prayer Breakfast
March 14th, 2024
Men (and young men) are invited to attend the 36th annual Good Friday Men's Prayer Breakfast on March 29th from 6:30 am to 7:45 am at Northwestern's Rowenhorst Student Center. Jamie Van Voorst, Sioux County Sheriff, is this year's speaker. Please join us for a time of food, fellowship, prayer, and reflection in this holy season of Easter. Please pick up your ticket at the church office or contact ...
Lenten Women's Breakfast at Maurice
March 10th, 2024
Maurice Reformed Church has invited our women and young women to attend their Women's Lenten Breakfast on Saturday, March 23, at 9:30 AM. The guest speaker is Val Dykstra, a gymnastics coach and advocate for young ladies in body image and self-esteem. Val's amazing testimony includes her work with young ladies and her cancer-related health battles.There is no cost for this event, but a free-will d...
FUEL (Young Adults) - March 22
March 10th, 2024
Join our Young Adults for a game night of Heartland Strategy Night on March 22 at 7 pm in the Loft. If you don't know how to play, don't worry! We'll have some experts there to help teach us!Please use the South Alley Entrance and contact Allie Haverdink with any questions.......
K-5th Grade Missions Night
March 9th, 2024
On Wednesday, March 13, our K-5th graders will participate in the Wednesday Night Meal. They will be serving Taverns with gluten-free buns available on request. All proceeds from the meal will go towards new playground equipment at Children of the Promise.......
Senior Adults - March 14
March 6th, 2024
Join us at Prairie Ridge for our Senior Adults this month. We will meet at Prairie Ridge on Thursday, March 14, at 2 pm for games and fellowship. This is a great opportunity for us bless other people and have some fun.......
Adult Christian Education
March 1st, 2024
A new Adult Christian Education class, Amazed By Creation, begins on March 3 in the Chapel between our two services. Guest speakers will speak each week about how God's foresight and design has impacted their professions. March 3: "A Chiropractor's Witness" with Dr. Trent AbrahamsonMarch 10: "A Biologist's Witness" with Dr. Todd Tracy March 17: "A Psychologist's Witness" with Dr. Laird Edman The G...
Family Work Camp - Inspiration Hills
February 25th, 2024
Come and join us for a long weekend of working and playing together at Inspiration Hills. Whether you sign up individually or with a large family, if you are young or old, we have a spot for you!!  We will tailor your experience to your gifts and abilities. This will be a great opportunity to spend time and work together with our church family. Dates: July 31-August 4. Cost: Will depend on which h...
Middle School Retreats
February 25th, 2024
The deadline to register for the Nothing Else Middle School Retreat is March 3, 2024. First Reformed Church has a long history of spring middle school retreat experiences. Through Synod Youth Ministries and with Northwestern College students, we'll have a weekend filled with worship, large group sessions, breakout sessions, recreation, and games. First Reformed Church has a long history of summer ...
Profession of Faith
February 25th, 2024
If you're interested in making a profession of faith to become a professing member of First Reformed Church, sign up at frcoc.org/profess to learn how to start sharing your faith story and join us at FRC. Why do we have profession of faith? The profession of faith began in early Christianity as a public declaration of one's beliefs. During the Reformation, it became an important personal milestone...
Consistory Nominations
February 8th, 2024
Nomination ballots for our Elders and Deacons will be available beginning February 11 through Sunday, February 18. Ballots can be picked up at the table by Link after each service or at the Church office during the week. Absentee Ballots can be requested at the Church Office (737-4909) through February 14. All Ballots must be returned by February 26.......
Kingdom Network Regional Gathering - February 27
February 8th, 2024
You're invited to a special Regional Kingdom Network gathering happening here at FRC on Tuesday, February 27 at 5:30pm. The evening begins with a light meal followed by worship, prayer, and fellowship.  We look forward to meeting with our fellow network churches from Alton, Maurice and Community Reformed from Sioux Falls. If you are planning on attending we ask you to sign up at the Welcome Center...