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April 16, 2021


Starting May 1st facility access and use will return to pre-COVID guidelines.  The Saturday evening services have been discontinued, however we will continue to designate the east wing at the Daybreak (8:45am) service on Sundays for those who prefer to a wear a mask and keep space between yourself and others.
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Myrt Garvelink passed away on April 15th.  Please keep her family in your thoughts and prayers. 

Barb Graveling (257 Taft St., Zeeland) A recent bone scan showed an area on her skull that they will look at more closely on April 20th, and she hopes to get results later next week.

Bob Rigterink (75 Old Mill Dr., Unit #14, Holland 49423) has been diagnosed with Mantle Cell Lymphoma and started treatment on April 12th.  He will get chemo once a month for the next 6 months, hoping to move his cancer into remission.  He is feeling good at this time.  

Joyce (Ernie) Kortering’s (188 Parklane, Zeeland) brother-in-law, Henry Voetberg (93), passed away on April 10th.

Austin Boersema has a tumor on his L5 vertebrae that is pressing on the nerves, so he will be starting radiation, and possibly chemo, in the near future. In the meantime, he’s consulting with a pain specialist and is encouraged that there is a new clinical trial that can be effective in dealing with his cancer. 

Marcia Brower’s (8601 Quincy, Zeeland) brother-in-law, Ken Glupker, has COVID and has been on a ventilator at Spectrum GR since April 1st. Please pray for healing.

Sandy DeWys (O-5100 108th, Holland 49424) had major hip reconstruction and a new hip replacement on April 5th and developed MRSA. She is still in Mercy Hospital and in extreme pain. 

Joyce Torrence’s (2472 Sawtooth Ct., Holland 49424) recovery from significant lumbar surgery is going very slowly, and she still has significant pain. Please keep her in prayer. 

Logan Muyskens (12186 Polk St., Holland 49424) is home from the hospital and doing much better.  Please pray for healing and strength.

Richelle Hofman (216 Haymarket, Holland 49423) continues in her recovery and asks for prayer for better sleep and specifically that one of her quad muscles regains strength and full function.

Alaine Mast (610 Sand Hollow Dr., Holland 49423) is scheduled for rotator cuff surgery on April 21st to repair a severe tear in her left shoulder.  

Melissa Overway (1867 92nd Ave., Zeeland) is scheduled to have Mohs surgery on April 21st to remove a basal cell spot on her scalp. 

Paula Glass (12055 Croswell, West Olive 49460) is waiting for an appointment with a doctor, and in the meantime, she is not feeling well and has considerable pain in her abdomen. Please pray for answers and relief from pain.

Lydia Bouwens (age 12), daughter of Tom & Teresa (1488 Savannah Dr., Zeeland) had an MRI that showed no growth in the tumor (Optic Glioma).  She only needs 3 more treatments – praise God! 

Kim Parker (11518 S. Lake Dr., Holland 49424) is experiencing a significant iron anemia problem.  She is grateful for two recent infusions that have helped her gain some strength and energy. Please ask the Lord to intercede on her behalf and get her to the specialist she needs. 

Karla Reeves, daughter-in-law of Gord & Shirley Reeves, is very happy to be home and is working hard to walk, talk, see, and eat. Thanks for your continued prayers. God is faithful.

Brent Scholten’s mom, Louise, passed away on April 3rd following a stroke in mid-March.  Please keep Brent & Amanda (10451 Mary Ann St., Zeeland), Khloe, Ella, and Grayson in your thoughts and prayers. 

Thanks for all of the prayers, phone calls, texts, cards, and meals after my recent knee replacement surgery.  They provided many smiles and needed encouragement.  Recovery is slow, but I am improving day by day.  -Richelle Hofman 

Thank you to all of you for your prayers, cards, and expression of concern for George before, during and after his surgery for aneurysm repair.  It is so good to be a part of a ‘family’ where even though we don’t always know each other on a personal basis, we do know that we are part of God’s family and God’s family cares for each other.  “We thank our God every time we remember you.” Philippians 1:3  -George & Yvonne Smith  

Thank you, Community Church, for all the prayers, calls, and visits during and after my surgery.  -John Fritz
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