Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 12, 2011
SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2011
10:00 am Worship Service
Choral Introit “Saved By Grace”
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: The Church of Jesus Christ needs prayer for ___.
Moments in Prayer for the Church of Jesus Christ
* Affirmation of Faith (On Screen)
* Hymn No. 401 …………..………………….. “The Church’s One Foundation”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: I Thessalonians 2:6b-12 (Page 1146)
Message: “MOTHER CHURCH” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 97 ………….. “Sing Praise to God who Reigns Above”
* Song of Departure No. 34 ……………………………………….….. “He Is Lord”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
ELDERS INVITATION - If you have questions, concerns, joys, or
prayer needs that you would like to share, an Elder will be available
in the front of the sanctuary following the service this morning.
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet in the Chapel
Worship Sequence No. 7-10 ………………….. “Praise the Almighty King”
* Invocation & Salutation
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 1 ……..……….............. “Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven”
Living Word: Exodus 20:1-4 (Page 73), Joshua 24:14-24 (Page 230)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“WHY TRUTH MATTERS: FALSE GODS”
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 33 ………….… “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise”
* Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra
*All who are able, please stand.
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs for your very own worship service.
ALL CHURCH DINNER following the morning worship service.
There will be coffee and punch in the Fellowship Hall for all prior to
the dinner! This is a benefit for the 2012 Mission Trip!
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will not meet
today due to the Mission Trip Dinner. The last class for this season
will be on May 22. No class will be held on May 29 or Sundays in
June, July, or August!
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Anna Borkowski will undergo outpatient
surgery on Thursday, May 19 at Butterworth Hospital. Mary Huizen will have hip replacement surgery on Friday, May 20 at Blodgett. See the
Prayer and Praise Line for all prayer requests and praise reports.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, MAY 16, 2011
7:00 PM EXERCISE BOOT CAMP led by Lyndsey Boeve.
Weather permitting we will be working outside for the summer!
TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011
12:30 PM THE ELIZABETH CIRCLE will meet at the home of
Gladys Kessel for a potluck lunch.
3:15 – 5:30 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR GRADES 5 & 6
7:00 PM MISSION OUTREACH TEAM MEETING. Please
check your mailbox today for information that will be discussed
at our meeting.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2011
3:45 – 6:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4
THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2011
2:45 – 5:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 7 & 8.
5:00 PM CLUB COMMUNITY HOT DOG ROAST!
NEXT SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2011
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will share the message “Is Hell for
Real?” from Mark 9:43-48.
EXPLORE “THE OTHER WAY” Ministries today from 3 – 5 pm.
Discover and explore the 44 year historic presence of “The
Other Way” in the Westown Neighborhood. See and hear from staff
and neighbors about the impact of the programs. Get a taste of what
it’s like to live, learn, work, play and grow at “The Other Way”.
Experience firsthand the work God is doing in Westown.
CHECK OUT CAMP GENEVA! Camp Geneva will host an open
house this afternoon from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. All camper families and
community members welcome! Joining us with a live broadcast will
be JQ 99.3 FM! We’ll have games for younger children, the pool will
be open, and you can explore the facilities and grounds before camp
VBS – MARKETPLACE 29 AD
Monday, June 13 – 16 6:00 – 8:00 pm
A Bible Time experience for kids ages 4 years – 5th Grade. Visit the
shops in the marketplace, dance and sing, see live animals and much more.
On Thursday a dinner will be provided for the family. Reserve a spot for your children/grandchildren
or neighbors today!
SPACE IS LIMITED! Forms are on the narthex table.
VBS VOLUNTEERS - Please help us be a blessing to our Grace kids
and our community this year as we share what it was like in Jesus’
time. We will be traveling back to 29 AD.
Jewish Mothers- This has been modified from last year to make
it run smoother for you and a little easier. You will lead the children
around to the areas they are suppose to be at, share customs that
went on in their homes and review Drama with them (all info
Helpers: You will assist the Jewish mother with the children each
Buddy: Looking for one more person to be with one of Grace’s
kids. They will be responsible for this one child the whole time
leading them to each area.
Drama: This is a nice place for those of you that can't do the whole
week but have at least 1-2 day open to help. You will read from a
script and act out the short story for the children. You don't need to
be a professional...the kids will love you no matter what!
VBS DONATIONS NEEDED:
DRIED FRUIT – Must be in package with ingredients listed. Types
of fruit: raisins, blueberries, cherries, cranberries, mango’s etc.
Please drop off in kitchen by June 5. If you have questions, see
CANOPY TENTS – A couple tents are still needed for the
Marketplace. Please drop off to church before June 10. Please write
your name on tent so we know who to return it to.
to change…a life, a city, a world
Pentecost Sunday – June 12, 2011
Pentecost..the coming of the Holy Spirit, the birth of the New Testament church,
and the commissioning of Christ followers to boldly testify to our Lord’s resurrection
and make disciples of all people.
The church today – almost 2000 years later –
continues to be the hope of the world.
Our special offering for the month of June is designated for “One Sunday”. Our evening service on
June 12 will be a special combined service with our sister churches in Wyoming with that
offering designated for “One Sunday” as well!
More information on “One Sunday” to come!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Mac & Mary McAlary; Jim & Shelia Mc Elroy
Lower Doors: Luke & Janell Nordlund
May 22 Upper Doors: Gladys Kessel; Elaine Martin
Lower Doors: Lorie Norden
May 29 Upper Doors: Ernst & Char Otto; Joan Patterson
Lower Doors: Larry & Bernice Palma
Today Pat Ter Beek, Erika Wigent, Lyndsey Boeve
May 22 Donna Oppenhuizen, Diane Maitner, Jenny Hendges
May 29 Sue Vander Wal, Elaine Martin, Tymie Boeve
Prayers & Praise Line
May 15, 2011
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Pray for Pastor George as he continues to make
contacts with individuals and families.
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Please call the office if you would like to
share a Prayer Request or a Praise Report.
As other prayers are shared, you are invited to write
them down and include them in your prayers for our congregation this week. Please keep the church informed
of your prayer needs and praise reports!
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