Posted by: Sue Stuk on Wed, Apr 15, 2015
SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 2015
10:00 AM Worship Service
Hymn No. 216 …………..………………. “The Lord is in His Holy Temple”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: Today we pray for the Church in _________.
Exhortation to Self-Examination
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
*Hymn No. 401 …………………………….. “The Church’s One Foundation”
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: I Kings 6:1-38 (Page 328)
Message: “BUILDING THE TEMPLE OF GOD”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 405 ………………………. “I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord”
*Song of Departure No. 103 …………………………….. “All Hail King Jesus”
Postlude Organist, Karen Ver Hulst
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
*All who are able, please stand.
ELDERS INVITATION – If you have questions, concerns, joys, or
prayer needs that you would like to share, please see the Pastor or
an Elder today. Elders will be greeting at the doors as you leave the
sanctuary this morning and they are also listed on the back of your
bulletin. You may also make a notation on the Fellowship Register.
We joyously welcome you in the name of our Risen Lord! Whatever led you to our church today, we believe God rejoices in having you in this place. Please take a moment and sign your name and address on the Fellowship Register as it is passed today.
SUNDAYS AT SIX
Opening Worship Sequence No. 529-531 ……. “My Hope Is In the Lord”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 712 ……………………………………………………. “Be Still, My Soul”
Living Word: I Kings 19:1-17 (Page 348)
Message: “WHAT ARE YOU DOING HERE?” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
*Closing Hymn No. 692 ……………….………… “God Will Take Care of You”
Postlude Pianist, Lorinda Vander Werp
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the sanctuary
to pray for Pastor George & Connections, and the needs and vision at
Grace Reformed Church.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS will meet in the
Consistory Room following the morning service today. This class
covers various subject matter pertaining to our Christian walk.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – For all Prayer Requests and Praise Reports,
see the Prayer Line in your bulletin today.
MISSION TRIP - Please be in prayer as the group from Grace leaves
Saturday for Jackson County Ministries in Annville, KY. Those going
are: Joan Emaus, Dale & Shari Dood, John & Della Sawyer, Rog &
Phyllis Vander Sloot, Les & Tinna VanWyk, Larry Kleymeer, and Dee
Danavage. They will be returning on April 25.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2015
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015
3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for youth in
Grades 5 & 6 will meet.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2015
3:45 – 5:30 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for youth in
Grades 3 & 4 will meet.
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015
4:00 PM – Students be here at church to pack up for the Y-LIFE
RETREAT at Cran Hill Ranch. We will return around noon
NEXT WEEK, APRIL 19, 2015
NEXT SUNDAY we will celebrate the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper.
Pastor Rick will continue the “Bible in a Year Series” with the
message “The Tragic Results of Sin”.
SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER
Tuesday, April 21, 1:00 pm ELIZABETH CIRCLE meets in the
Consistory Room to discuss Isaiah 42, Chapter 13 in the study book.
Monday, April 27, 6:30 pm ELDERS MEET.
7:30 pm CONSISTORY MEETS.
Saturday, May 2, 9:00 am CHURCH SPRING CLEAN UP!
All help greatly appreciated!
Sunday, May 3, 6:00 pm MUSIC APPRECIATION NIGHT.
Monday, June 8 – Thursday, June 11 – VBS! Mark your calendar!
GARDENER NEEDED – Would you be interested in helping take care
of the church gardens? See John Sawyer!
WORLD MISSION BANKS - Donations will be used to send the
gospel to those who have never heard through the use of “The
Treasure”. This is an audio Bible that is solar powered and available
in different languages. If you have filled your bank and would like to
start another, please pick one up from the narthex table! We will
continue this collection through Pentecost, May 24.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of April is designated for
the MANASSEH PROJECT. This is an outreach ministry of
Wedgewood Christian Services and is dedicated to ending the sexual
exploitation of young men and women in West Michigan. Through
community education and collaboration and Wedgewood’s Manasseh
Project Trauma Recovery Center, they provide support and
specialized residential treatment services for victims of trafficking
and empowers the people of West Michigan to end modern day
slavery. This special offering will be received on April 26.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today: Upper Doors: Joan Formsma, Lon & Rose Gerbers
Lower Doors: Brian & Sandy Gort
April 19: Upper Doors: Pastor George & Juel Grevenstuk, Louise Grimm
Lower Doors: Katie Green
Today: Cindy Wylie, Donna Oppenhuizen
April 19: Lynda Ver Merris, Sue Stuk
DISCOVERY KIDS – April
Art: Rebekah Kubiak Theater: Ray Zondervan
Games: OPEN Science: OPEN
Shepherds: Tymie Boeve, Joan Patterson, Brielle Wigent
Prayers & Praise Line
April 12, 2015
Congregational Prayers and Praise
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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