Posted by: Sue Stuk on Tue, Apr 10, 2012
April 8, 2012
10:00 am Worship Service
Choral Introit “Do You Know He’s Arisen?”
Time of Praise
* Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing: God is alive in our ___________
Senior Choir “Sing Alleluia”
Sacrament of Baptism
Ministry of Music “Always Enough”
Ray Zondervan, Pastor Scott Crane
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering - RCWS
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: John 20:1-29(Page 1052), Luke 24:13-35 (Page 1025)
Message: “YOU WON’T BELIEVE IT!” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
Ministry of Music “Alive” Christy Oppenhuizen
* Song of Departure No. 368 (Verses 1 & 3) ………………………. “He Lives”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
TODAY AT GRACE
NO DISCOVERY KIDZ or EVENING WORSHIP Service today.
THANK YOU to our Praise Team, Senior Choir and all those who had
a part in our Easter Celebration today! Your efforts are very much
WE CELEBRATE TODAY as Nathan Xin Yu Zondervan, adopted son
from China of Robin and Ray Zondervan, is baptized. The flowers on
the piano are in honor of Nathan’s baptism.
EASTER FLOWERS ordered from the Discovery Kidz can be picked
up this morning!
A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the Sanctuary
to pray for Pastor George and the new church start. All are welcome.
OUR SPECIAL EASTER OFFERING is designated for Reformed
Church World Service.
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.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet in
the Consistory Room following the morning service today.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE
TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012
3:15 – 5:30 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR Grades 5 & 6
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2012
3:45 – 6:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4
6:30 SENIOR CHOIR will meet.
7:00 PM ADULTS – “The Story” continues through May!!
Meet in the Consistory room.
THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2011
2:45 – 5:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 7 & 8
6:00 PM CROSSING COMMUNITY DINNER.
7:00 PM THURSDAY BIBLE STUDY GROUP will meet in
NEXT WEEK, APRIL 15, 2012
NEXT SUNDAY we will celebrate the Lord’s Supper. Pastor Rick will
share the message: “A KINGDOM TORN IN TWO”. In preparation
read Chapter 14.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Keep Pastor George Grevenstuk in your
Prayers as he recovers from Heart Surgery. For updates on his
progress visit www.carepages.com. Search gggHeartfelt. Continue to
keep Sally Herrema in your prayers as she begins rehab on her knee.
Janet Yonkers fell and broke her hip. Pray for healing for her as she
recovers from surgery. For all other prayer requests and praise
reports, see the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Sunday, April 22 - DINNER will be served in appreciation for all the
prayerful support of our Mission team following the morning
service. See the insert in your bulletin, tear off the reservation part,
and drop it in the offering plate or in the box in the narthex. If
you are willing to bring a salad or dessert, please sign up on the
sheet in the narthex!
Saturday, May 5, 9 AM ANNUAL CHURCH CLEAN UP –All hands
and feet are welcome to clean up our Lord’s Home. See John Sawyer
with any questions.
VBS – June 11 – 14! Save the Date! This year…Go Fish Praise!
Where kids get down and lift God high!
FAMILY NETWORK OF WYOMING CELEBRATION & FUND
RAISING DINNER – Thursday, April 26 at Faith Community CRC,
5250 Byron Center, Wyoming. Punch at 6:00 pm and dinner at 6:30.
There will be prizes, heartwarming stories, and we will celebrate
8 years of service. Please contact Shari if you would like to attend.
Reservations due by April 19th.
THE GEMS collected fifteen pounds of answered prayers pennies,
totaling $25. Thank you all for your support. This amount will be
donated to the new church plant.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Betty Figueroa, Jim Friar
Lower Doors: Lon & Rose Gerbers
April 15 Upper Doors: Louise Grimm, Brian & Sandy Gort
Lower Doors: Ron Harmsen
Today Lynda Ver Merris, Laura Marshall
April 15 Chelsea Dornbos, Linda Emelander
3 & 4: T – Judy Beadle S – Tymie Boeve
K – 2nd: T – Elaine Martin S – Linda Lowing
3rd – 5th: T – Abbey Licari S – Marge Veldheer
Prayers & Praise Line
April 8, 2012
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Please pray for wisdom as we seek to grow the Crossing
Community beyond the Club 3:16 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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