Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Apr 16, 2015
APRIL 19, 2015
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “O the Blood of Jesus”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: Today we pray for victims of __________.
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Senior Choir “The Table of the Lord”
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 21:1-29 (Page 350)
Message: “THE TRAGIC RESULTS OF SIN”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper
*Closing Hymn No. 56 (Verses 1 & 2) ………….…. “To God Be the Glory”
*Song of Departure No. 305 (Verse 1 & Chorus) …….. “Jesus Paid it All”
Postlude Organist, Paul Kerkstra
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
Meet in the Consistory Room
Call to Worship No. 782 …………………..…….. “The Trumpet Call of God”
*Opening Hymn No. 781 …………………….………………………. “Face to Face”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 520 ………………………………………… “The Longer I Serve Him”
Living Word: I Kings 19:1-17 (Page 348)
Message: “PASSING THE MANTLE” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
*Closing Hymn No. 444 ………………………………. “I Love to Tell the Story”
Pianist, Lorinda Vander Werp
TODAY AT GRACE
TODAY WE CELEBRATE THE SACRAMENT OF THE LORD’S
SUPPER. We invite all those who are members of Christ’s Church
and have found forgiveness of sins in Him, to participate in the
supper. A brief Communion Service will be held in the
Chapel following the service for anyone who was not able
to be present during the worship service. If you are aware of
someone who is not here today, but would like to receive this
sacrament, please contact the church office.
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 – Wilma Kamphuis was transferred to Tender
Care after she was hospitalized this past week. Sophie Licari
underwent a surgical procedure on Friday. Please pray for quick
healing for Sophie. For all Prayer Requests and Praise Reports, see
the Prayer Line in your bulletin today.
MISSION TRIP - Please be in prayer for our Mission Team (Dale &
Shari Dood, John & Della Sawyer, Rog & Phyllis Vander Sloot,
Les & Tinna VanWyk, Larry Kleymeer, Dee Danavage) who will be
working this week at Jackson County Ministries in Annville, KY.
They will be returning on Saturday.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2015
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2015
1:00 PM THE ELIZABETH CIRCLE meets in the Consistory
Room to discuss Isaiah 42, Chapter 13 in the study book.
NO Club 3:16 today!
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015
NO Club 3:16 today!
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
NEXT WEEK, APRIL 26, 2015
NEXT SUNDAY we will celebrate Professions of Faith! Pastor Rick
will continue the “Bible in a Year Series” with the message
SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER
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: Pastor George & Juel Grevenstuk, Louise Grimm
Lower Doors: Katie Green
April 26 Upper Doors: Ken & Janet Groenhout, Ron Harmsen
Lower Doors: Derk & Jenny Hendges
Today: Donna Oppenhuizen, Sue Stuk
April 26 Tymie Boeve, Phyllis Vander Sloot
DISCOVERY KIDS – April
Art: Rebekah Kubiak Theater: Ray Zondervan
Shepherds: Tymie Boeve, Joan Patterson, Brielle Wigent
Prayers & Praise Line
April 19, 2015
Congregational Prayers and Praise
April 19:Grace Reformed Church
April 26:Grand Rapids First
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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