Sully First Reformed Church

Prayer Requests and Praises

It is our desire to care for you when you are hospitalized or facing a surgery. We appreciate a call from you so we can cover you in prayer and minister to you during your illness.

Let us know if you would like a bulletin announcement for a birth, marriage or expression of sympathy for you or your family members here at 1st Reformed. Contact the church office at 641-594-2935 ext. 1 or and we will notify your Care Team.


  • We extend our congratulations to Kenton & Kayla (Richardson) Dunsbergen who were united in marriage Saturday, July 22 at Debbie’s Celebration Barn in Oskaloosa, IA. We ask for God’s richest blessing on this new couple.

Church Family

  • Joyce Ver Ploeg was able to return home Friday, July 14 after her knee replacement surgery and is getting along well.
  • Alma Jane Veldhuizen was able to return to Jefferson Place on Friday, July 14 for rehabilitation after her bone graft surgery and is getting along well.
  • Linda Schnell had tests done at Mayo Clinic in Rochester on Wednesday, July 19. She returned home Thursday night. She will return on Monday, July 24 for more tests. We pray for clear answers and for safe travels.

Christian Sympathy

  • We extend our Christian sympathy to the family of Wilma Veldhhuizen, who passed away Wednesday, July 12, age 94. Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 15 at the Garden Chapel Funeral Home.

Those traveling on a Mission Trip

  • Courtney Van Wyk will be traveling to Tanzania, Africa July 28 – August 7 through Heartstir Ministries where she will be enriching hearts with Bible stories and sharing the gospel.

Those attending Rocky Mountain High – Estes Park, Colorado July 20 – 26.


We would like to share with you each of the Rocky Mountain High sessions. They can be watched online either live or after the fact (through Wednesday July 26). Simply visit our event website to tune in at 9:00am and 7:30pm (Mountain Standard Time) or watch any of the sessions after they’ve ended at your convenience.

  • Counselors: Jeff Knouse and Alison Kretzinger, John & Julie Roozeboom, John & Jennifer Kramer and Brent & Sandy De Jong. Faithwalkers: Tyler Van Zante, Dylan Roozeboom, Makenzy Rozendaal, Makayla Rozendaal, Daphne Hackert, Shaleah Van Wyk, Caden Dunsbergen, Carson Dunsbergen, Mariah Vos, Brittney Hansen, Corey Kramer, Kaylee Maasdam, Baylee Jansen, Mason Dunsbergen, Cale Foster, Isaac Collins, Elijah Collins, Abram Collins, Jesse Van Wyk, Emily Van Gorp, Hailey Scandridge, & Kayla Van Dyke. Staff: Andrew Scholten

Missionary of the Month

  • Jeff & Chelsea Lampen – RCA Missionaries, Romania

Assisted Living & Nursing Home Residents

  • Edith Van Wyk resides at Windsor Manor, 229 Pearl St., Apt. 503, Grinnell, IA 50112.