MONDAY, JULY 29Sheltering Tree Ministry will NOT meet.Birthdays1 Ada Steenhoek (87)9 Tana Van Roekel (89)14 Marcie Vander Leest (83)17 Javonne Buseman (84)22 Faye Bogaards (95)31 Arvid Pierson (80)Thank You!Anniversaries6 Arvid & Peggy Pierson (59)7 Lambert & Karen Vander Beek (51)7 Alfred & Carolyn Van Maaren (56)21 Don & Cornelia Den Adel (67)31 Mark & Kay DeCook (52)We have had many comments on the beauty of the church gardensthis summer and wanted to pass along our heart felt thanks to the manyvolunteers for all of the hours they have donated. Thank you to our TRCgardeners for the beautiful flowers all around the church. The flowers areare so happy that they make us smile and happy as well. So thank you fora job well done that so many of us get to enjoy.Thank you for all of the wonderful anniversary cards we received.-Leo & Rose Van VarkThank you for the remembrances received on mu June birthday. Blessings!-Darlene GatesWe want to express our sincere thanks and appreciation for the manyexpressions of love we received on our 70th wedding anniversary. God isso good!-Reuben & Marge Van HemertSTAFF OPENING!Third Church is seeking candidates for apart-time Infant Nursery Leader. If Godhas blessed you with a love for babies andthe gifts of organization and administration,please pray about this opportunity. Stop bythe Welcome Center to pick up a job descriptionand application. The deadline for submissionis Sunday, August 4. Please contactKatie Peterson, Director of Discipleship, firstname.lastname@example.org or 628-4900 x301 withany questions or for more information.PILLARSA message of gratitude from Jim Bebo:I tried to put down my thoughts and feelings as accurately as possible.Having the kind of loving friendships you all have offered me is somethingvery new for me. I thought l was living life without it; now l realize I wasn'tliving at all and can't live without you all in my life in some way or another.I have grown so in love with you all.I love you all so much for all you have done for me. I'm not totally outof the woods, yet, but your prayers, and loving help have gotten methrough the worst of it.....I hope. The surgery recovery is back on track andthe situation with the blood clot is stable, even though it's still dangerousand will take at least three more months to dissolve, I feel safe and assuredthat I'm going to get through this.I've grown so in love with all of you and the family at Third Church. Pleaselet me continue to stay connected. Not so much out of necessity andneed, but out of love and gratitude and a sincere desire to stay connectedto the most wonderful group of people that God has ever put intomy life.I so love and appreciate you all. You really were instrumental in my recoverybut more than that, a total change in me has taken place through itall. I feel like I've been raised from the dead ...literally. I have a new foundappreciation and love for my TRC family. There is no way I could havemanaged this without all your help. God bless you all and thank you.AUGUST 20DOUG WILSON PRESENTATION ON COAL MINING6:30 pm in the chapel followed by an ice cream social.SEPTEMBER 7-9WJ SCHIFERL RANCH TRIP TO EASTERNNEBRASKAThis is the biggie of the year! Don't miss thechance to sign up beginning TODAY.OCTOBER 6ANNUAL POORTINGA FARM PICNICNOVEMBER 14THANKSGIVING DINNER & OUTREACH EVENTSupport this year is going to Many Hands for Haiti.Denny & Bev Brand will be presenting.DECEMBERCHRISTMAS EVENTTo be determined based on what is available in thearea. We welcome your ideas!If you have questions, please contact staffleader, Jenny Hesseltine at 628-4900 x211 email@example.com.