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April 30, 2021

Weekly Bulletin
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“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances;
 for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
We express our sympathy to Marv & Linda VandenBosch (2337 Valarie Dr., Zeeland) following the passing of Marv’s dad, Marvin, on April 26th.

Bill & Nancy Rigg (Box 64, Jenison 49429) would appreciate your prayers as they have some significant health stuff going on right now. 

John & Barb Mervenne (7136 Butternut Dr., West Olive 49460) are struggling with COVID amid other health concerns. 

Dawn VanderMey (10971 Cranberry Ct., Zeeland) is discontinuing the chemo pill treatment because it is making her sick and is waiting to find out what they want to do next. 

Barb Graveling (257 Taft St., Zeeland) has a couple of small spots on her skull, and doctors think it is best to wait two months and then do a bone scan and CT to determine if it's time to start immunotherapy.

Tom Wentzel (8555 Quincy St., Zeeland) is in the hospital with breathing difficulties due to COVID.  Diane also tested positive but is not experiencing serious symptoms at this time.  

Gloria DeKam (1689 W. Clearwater Dr., Zeeland) had a CT guided biopsy of the lung masses on April 30th to help doctors make a definitive diagnosis.

Ruth Hertz (110 S. Zeeland Parkway, Zeeland) was transferred to Freedom Inn for therapy.  

Dorothy DeRoo (10372 Holiday Dr., Zeeland) has been transferred from the hospital to SKLD for rehab. 

Jim VanHuis (9505 Crescent Dr., Zeeland) is recovering at home following successful open heart surgery last week. 

Melissa VanHoven (9000 Ransom St., Zeeland) is at Blodgett in ICU and on a ventilator and dialysis. Please pray for healing in her lungs and kidneys. 

Austin Boersema (3484 Sage Creek Dr., Zeeland) will have targeted radiation on a spot on his back and is also waiting on information about a new clinical trial.  If you’d like to provide a meal for the Boersema family, please contact Sheri (616-772-4907 or 

Bob VanderZwaag’s brother, Wayne, is hospitalized at Spectrum with severe COVID, sedated and on a ventilator.

Tracy Lucarelli’s dad had a vein bypass in his leg on April 27th and will be in ICU for 3-5 days.

Larry & Priscilla Blackburn (grandparents of Caden Blackburn and Gospel congregants) are now home and recovering from COVID.  Larry is still on oxygen.

Jen Brouwer (1433 Feldspar Ave., Zeeland) is scheduled for the start of reconstruction surgery on May 17th, and after more than a year of chemo treatments every three weeks, they will end on June 22nd.  Jen is also participating in a clinical trial for a cancer vaccine in Indianapolis to prevent reoccurrence and metastasizing to other parts of the body. I appreciate all the prayers, cards, and well wishes on this long journey.

Judy Timmer (8132 Felch St., Zeeland) has minor knee surgery scheduled on May 19th.

Wanda Bohl (1752 Lakeview Dr., Zeeland) will be having knee surgery on June 2nd

The Guatemala Mission Team will be working and serving on location May 9-14. Please pray for safe travels, safety on the work site, for opportunities to share the love of Jesus, and for open hearts to receive it.  Team members include: Bill Henry, Kurt Henry, Brian Lamar, Dan Maly, Randy Meppelink, Bob VanderZwaag, and Pete & Sue Zwyghuizen. 


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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