Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Apr 21, 2016
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2016
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “The Bible Stands”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
“Build Your Kingdom Here”
“Be the Centre”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Affirmation of Faith - “This I Believe (The Creed)”
Moment of Sharing: I really love ______.
Senior Choir “Give Me Oil in My Lamp”
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering – Grace Building Fund – Flat Roof Repair
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Doxology – “Praise God From Whom all Blessings Flow”
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Matthew 6:19-24 (Page 938), Acts 5:27-42 (Page 1060),
Colossians 3:1-3 (Pg. 1144)
Message: “I BELIEVE IN SINGLE MINDEDNESS”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn ……………………..…. “Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God”
*Song of Departure …………………“My Friends, May You Grow in Grace”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
Keyboard, Lorinda Vander Werp
*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.
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ will meet. All kids ages 3
years – 5th grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS will meet in the
Consistory room following the morning service. All are welcome.
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.
SUNDAYS AT SIX – Pastor Harvey Hertz will lead our service and
share the message. Our friends from Faith will meet with us here at
Grace for the month of April.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016
6:30 PM ELDERS MEETING
7:30 PM CONSISTORY MEETING
TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016
3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016
3:45 – 5:30 PM THE CROSSING for youth grades 3 & 4.
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
NEXT WEEK, MAY 1, 2016
NEXT SUNDAY Rev. Don Van Slyke will lead our service and share the message. We join together
here with our friends from Faith for our evening service at 6:00 pm.
6:45 – 8:00 pm Y-LIFE will meet.
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – See the Prayers & Praise Line today for all
prayer requests and praise reports.
IN APPRECIATION – A heartfelt thank you for all your prayers and
comforting words after the passing of my sister-in-law Kathy Door.
I am truly blessed to be a part of the Grace family. ~Sandy Sorenson
SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER
Sunday, May 1, Tuesday, May 10, 7:00 pm MISSION OUTREACH
Sunday, May 15, 6:00 pm MUSIC APPRECIATION evening.
COINS FOR KIDS – Our special offering for the month of May is
designated for Coins for Kids, Grand Rapids Right to Life. Extra baby
bottles are available in the narthex for you to collect coins. Profits
benefit Grand Rapids Right to Life and local pregnancy agencies that
provide material support to women and families facing unplanned
pregnancies. Small change can make a BIG difference! In the month
of May you can work to fill up your bottles. We will collect them on
DISCOVERY KIDZ volunteers needed for MAY! See Heather, or sign
up on the narthex table.
NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER – May 5, 12:00 Noon “Wake Up
America” (based on Isaiah 58:1) at Grace Bible College, 1101 Aldon
St. SW. This will be an approximately 1 hour service followed by
lunch. You are all invited to attend.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today: Upper Doors: Dick & Ruth Locke, Marc & Diane Maitner
Lower Doors: Brian & Abbey Licari
May 1 Upper Doors: Gladys Kessel, Jan Higley
Lower Doors: Lorie Norden
May 8 Upper Doors: Luke & Janell Nordlund, Donna Oppenhuizen
Lower Doors: Rick & Laura Marshall
Today: Diane Mainter, Abby Kubiak
May 1: Elaine Martin, Brielle Wigent
May 8: Sue Vander Wal, Mary Kubiak
Prayers & Praise Line
April 24, 2016
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 praises.
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