You Heard It Hear First
Host and Student Ministries Coordinator Sami DeYoung connects with guests to discuss the people, community and ministries of First Cutlerville CRC.
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You Heard It Hear First Dec 01, 2023
Get to know Mark Wassink
Today's episode is a fun conversation with Mark Wassink. We chat about his family, work history, involvement at First Cutlerville and so much more!
Enjoy this fun podcast with Sami and Pastor Josh. They have some fun chatting about Thanksgiving as well as asking some Thanksgiving trivia questions.
Girly Pops on the Podcast Pt. 2!
Prepare yourselves for lots of giggles!
On today's episode three lovely girlies join Sami on the podcast to just chat. We hope you enjoy our fun and silly conversations.
Catching up with Gord and Judy Brinks
On today's episode Gord and Judy Brinks stop in for a chat! We talk about all kinds of things including church planting, missionary work, the campus vision team, and more! Enjoy!
Meet Kari Witte!
On today's episode Kari Witte stops in for a chat! We talk all things travel, hobbies, how she got to First Cutlerville and the new small group she is leading.
Above and Beyond with Sue and Wendi
Sue Hoolsema and Wendi Walcott stop in for a chat this week! We have a great time chatting about their new (ish) ministry "above and beyond".
Bonnie Hofmann comes in for a chat!
Enjoy today's episode with a fun intro with Sami and Pastor Josh. Then a great conversation with Bonnie Hofmann about her involvement here at First Cutlerville. :)
Chatting with VanSingels
Enjoy this great conversation with Gord and Anne VanSingel as we chat about all kinds of things! Collecting and selling things, nursing, banking, Dine Out, and more!
Student Ministry Summer Recap
Enjoy this fun, silly conversation with two of our high school students, Mya and Izzie! We chat about some of our favorite summer activities.
Chatting with Reese Jeltema
We hope you enjoy today's fun conversation with Reese Jeltema! We chat about his work, involvement at church, middle school youth group and more!
We're back for another year of podcasting! Enjoy this fun "catching up" conversation between Pastor Josh and Sami
Starting Seminary with Evie Dykhouse
We took a little spring/summer break, but we are back with a mid-summer interview with Miss Evie Dykhouse! Evie is on the podcast to chat all thing seminary. She recently started her first class at Calvin Seminary, and is preparing to take on a full load in the fall.
Enjoy our fun conversation :)
Catching up with Greg Bouma
Greg Bouma stops in for a fun chat this week! We discuss all kinds of things like his business, hobbies, church involvement and more!
Meet Glenda Redburn
Glenda Redburn is on today's episode to tell us all about herself and her help with Hand2Hand and the counting team and so much more!
Get to know Karl DeYoung!
On this week's episode, our host Sami DeYoung's dad stops in for a chat! We get to know a bit about him and his hobbies, work and church involvement!
Aryln Jansen Stops by for a Chat!
On today's episode, Arlyn Jansen come in to chat about Ladies Bible Study, working at the Hallmark store, raising 4 boys and more! We hope you enjoy this fun conversation!
How to plan a Worship Service
Pastor Josh and Heidi Wassink stopped in to chat about all the things that go into planning a worship service. We talk about some specifics with services like Good Friday and Easter, visual aids, sermon series and more!
High School Youth Group Update!
On this week's episode, Sami has a couple high school students and one high school leader in to chat about all the things our high school youth group has been up to lately! Enjoy!
The Dykemas stop in for a chat!
On this week's episode, John and Joan Dykema stop in to chat a bit about their roles here at First Cutlerville.
Time in prayer with Marilyn Pettigrove
We discuss prayer, worshiping at home, Marilyn's journey with cancer and her precious family.
Catch up with Sami and Pastor Josh
On today's episode Sami and Pastor Josh discuss some fun things they were able to do recently at Byron Center Christian School and South Christian High School.
Meet Sherri VanAartsen
Get to know First Cutlerville's newest staff member, Sherri VanAartsen on today's episode! We take some time to get to know a little bit about Sherri then go into a fun "game" of This or That?
What is a Diaconal Coordinator?
Mark Vriesman comes in studio this week to tell us a bit about himself and his role here at First Cutlerville at the Diaconal Coordinator!
Checking in with Sami's roomie, Kenzie Westra
We chat with Ms. Kenzie Westra about growing up at First Cutlerville, serving as a youth leader and her first year of teaching.
Middle School Retreat Recap Alert!
On today's episode, two middle school students, Cole VanDrunen and Andrew Syswerda, are in studio to tell us all the fun things that happened at the midle school retreat! We hope you enjoy this fun episode.
It's a goofy one
On today's episode Pastor Josh and Sami discuss some of Sami's favorite things. We hope you enjoy this light-hearted, fun, silly episode.
Thy Will be Done with Melissa Troost
On today's episode, Sami forgets how to do the introduction, but Pastor Josh helps her out. Then we jump into a great conversation about Melissas life and the times in life when she truly prayed the prayer "Thy will be done". We hope you enjoy this powerful conversation about life, faith, church community, loss, grief and peace in Chirst.
Linda Wierenga shares her story
On today's episode Pastor Josh and Sami recap the high school retreat weekend. Then Linda Wierenga comes in to share her testimony with us. It is a beautiful story about how God has worked in her life in so many different ways.
Meet the Buist's
Dan and Kathy Buist stop in for a chat on the podcast this week! We chat about life, being a barber, sewing, service trips and more! :)
CHRISTMAS TRIVIA ALERT
Merry Christmas everyone! On today's episode we have two very special guests, Nick Bosch and Holly Gort. You may be wondering, "why Nick and Holly?!" Great question! They both were born on Christmas! So, they stop in to chat about life for a bit then we get into a great game of Christmas Trivia.
Talking Music with Jeff and Holly Baar
On today's episode we have Jeff and Holly Baar in to chat about all things music! The Baar's have been a huge blessing to First Cutlerville over the years with their musical talents, so we thought it would be fun to have them in to chat about it! We talk about drums, directing, singing, picking the kid's programs, and more! Enjoy!
On today's episode we hear from a few different people about how their ministries are going so far this year, as well as a campus visioning update in case you missed the town hall meeting.
Here are the email addresses of the people interviewed if you would like to get involved:
Mark Vriesman (Feeding America food truck) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Stephanie VanDrunen (Kid's Hope) - email@example.com
Erin Fennema (Hand2Hand) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Girly Pops on the Podcast!
Prepare yourself for lots of giggles on this episode! Aubree DeYoung, Taylor Meulenberg, and Hadley VanDrunen join Sami on today's episode! It is a fun conversation about school, sports, family, church, Sunday school, GEMS, the upcoming Christmas program, and we even discuss some of their hidden talents! We hope you enjoy this fun/silly conversation.
Talking With Mrs. Joyce Walstra
On today's episode Joyce Walstra in in to talk about all things Children's Worship, Preschool, and Stephen's Ministry. We also chat about the history of softball at First Cutlerville CRC.
*There will be no episode next Friday, due to Thanksgiving! *
The Impact of Serving with Stan Keen!
On today's episode Sami chats with Stan Keen about his many service opportunities and the impact they have made on him and others.
Carrying each other's burdens
On today's episode, Pastor Josh and Sami chat about carrying people's burdens, and the importance of having people around to support you.
Ann Faber comes in for a chat!
On today's episode, First Cutlerville administrative assistant is in the podcast video to chit chat with Sami! We talk about her role here at First Cutlerville, and what she likes to do when she's not working! We hope you enjoy this fun conversation :)
Connie's Cakes and Crafts
On today's episode Connie Hennip is in studio! We chat all things that start with the letter "c". Cakes, cookies, crafts, communion, car driving, childcare and so much more! We hope you enjoy this fun conversation.
Pastor Ken stops in for a chat!
Guest host Pastor Josh interviews Pastor Ken about family, ministry and his secret, not-so-secret, competitive streak.
Mr. Charlie Bosscher!
Tune in to today's episode to get to know Charlie Bosscher a bit more!
Talking Friendship with Ben, Nick and Daniel
On today's episode Sami has not one, not two, but THREE guests! Ben Mulder and his friends Daniel Niewiek and Nick Logan are in studio to help us get to know them a bit better. We also take some time to talk about the importance of friendship! These three boys have been friends since 1st grade and BEST friends since 5th grade. Tune in to see why they are such great friends still today.
Seth, Hillary, Faith and Eden Meyer!
Tune in for a fun interview with Seth and Hillary Meyer, and we get a special visit from their two girls who wanted to say hello! We take some time to get to know them, chat about joining a new church and so much more!
You Heard it Here First turns ONE!
A whole year of podcasting is in the books! We hope you enjoy this fun conversation between Sami and Pastor Josh. Pre-warning we laugh a lot and talk about buffalo chicken wings for way too long.
We discuss what we have coming up for this ministry year as well as take a look back at some of the interviews from this past year.
Josie Meengs and Kate Niewiek: Listen to us laugh a lot
Enjoy this fun conversation with Josie Meengs and Kate Niewiek! We chat all things youth group, mission trips and tennis. We also discuss going in to their junior year of high school and what Sami named their cars.
Mission Trip Recap with Drew Quakkelaar
Want to hear about what a high school mission trip is really like? Tune in for this great conversation with South Christian 2022 Graduate Drew Quakkelaar and he and Sami chat all things summer mission trips. They discuss past mission trips, high lights, lesson learned, impacts mission trips have and so much more!
Ministry Year Recap
Tune in for our last podcast episode for this ministry year! Pastor Josh, Sami and Heidi chat about some of their highlights from this past ministry year before going on a little "summer break".
This one's for the gals!
The beginning of this episode is a little chaotic, so sorry for that! Tune in for a great conversation about the book "Enough". Olivia Baar and Sami discuss some of their big take aways from the book and how they try to implement them in their daily lives.
The episode was recorded in April, so ignore the part about the weather! :)
Today's conversation is also aimed more towards young women.
The DOCK Director Craig VanHill
Tune in for a great conversation about what the DOCK has to offer and how you can get involved.
Carly Meulenberg talks Amiina Ministries
Tune in for a fun conversation with Carly Meulenberg about her experience with Amiina Ministries and the way mission trips have impacted her life.
An inside look at Byron Center Christian School
On today's episode Sami chats with the Director of Operations and Family Relationships, Andrew Reidsma. We talk about what that role is and why it's important, as well as what is going on at Byron Christian currently and how the church and Christian schools can connect.
Tune in for a great interview!