Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Apr 6, 2017
APRIL 9, 2017
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “All Hail Immanuel”
Call to Worship (On Screen)
*Opening Song of Praise
“Crown Him with Many Crowns”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Doxology – “Praise God From Whom all Blessings Flow”
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Ecclesiastes 7:20 (Pg. 652)
Philippians 3:12-14 (Pg. 1140)
Message: “SO YOU THINK YOU’RE PERFECT?”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
Senior Choir Cantata “Up From the Grave”
*Song of Departure No. 310 (Verse 1 & Chorus) … “Lead Me to Calvary”
Postlude Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Keyboard, Lorinda Vander Werp
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 are so glad to have you worship with us during this season of Lent. During this season we are all together in need of diving forgiveness, in need of power to lead a more faithful Christian life. 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
TODAY we celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem which
marks the beginning of Holy Week. THANK YOU to our Senior
Choir for presenting the Easter Cantata “Up From the Grave” this
morning. A very special thank you to our Choir Director, Paul
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ will meet. All kids 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 worship service. They cover various
subject matter using the Sunday School Guide.
5:00 PM - FOR OUR EVENING service we will join with other area
churches at Calvary CRC, 3500 Byron Center Rd., Wyoming, for a
Seder Supper/Passover Presentation. This is a professionally done
presentation about meaning of the Passover and how it is fulfilled in
Christ. Plan to come to this special service. Note the start time!
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS: For all prayer requests and praise reports,
please see the Prayer & Praise line today.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
See the insert in your bulletin today
for the Holy Week activities at Grace!
MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2017
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE
TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2017
3:00 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017
3:30 – 5:45 or 8:00 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 3 & 4.
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
NEXT WEEK, APRIL 16, 2017
EASTER CELEBRATION! Pastor Rick will share the message:
“What are the Dead Waiting For?” No Discovery Kidz on Easter.
EASTER EGG HUNT - A sign-up sheet is in the narthex for
volunteers. Needed are greeters, egg placers, workers at the prize
tables, and workers for the craft table. * Candy donations
needed as well to fill our eggs. Individually wrapped/peanut free
candy. Remember we are putting them in the eggs so small is great!!
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of April and Easter Sunday
is designated for World Renew. Their Mission: Compelled by God’s
deep passion for justice & mercy, we join communities around the
world to renew hope, reconcile lives, and restore creation.
LADIES – You are invited to the LENTEN BREAKFAST at Beverly
Reformed Church on Wednesday, April 12 at 9:30 am. Pastor El
Zwart will present a Lenten devotional concert that captures the
nature of the season. RSVP by calling the Beverly office at 532-2871
by TODAY. You can leave a message. There is no cost but will be a
free will offering.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Bob & Shirley Tofferi, Khuon & Hon Tran
Lower Doors: Roger & Phyllis Vander Sloot
April 16 Upper Doors: Don & Lillian Vander Veen, Jerry & Sue Vander Wal
Lower Doors: Les & Tinna VanWyk
Today Sue Vander Wal, Bella Licari
April 16 Erika Wigent, Mary Kubiak
You are invited to join us as we walk together through Holy Week and celebrate our
Risen Christ on Easter Morning!
THURSDAY, APRIL 13 – Maundy Thursday
7:00 PM We will be remembering the steps to Calvary
through a special worship service. Communion
will be served.
SATURDAY, APRIL 15 – Annual Easter Egg Hunt!
11:00 AM The kids will love to come and hunt for
eggs! There will be singing, prizes, a craft, and cookie
decorating! Bring your kids, your neighbor kids,
grandkids and enjoy this fun day.
SUNDAY, APRIL 16 - Easter Celebration
10:00 AM Come join in singing praises to our Risen
Lord! Pastor Rick will share the message “What Are the
Dead Waiting For?” A nursery is provided!
Invite a friend to join you!
Prayers & Praise Line
April 9, 2017
Congregational Prayers and Praise
We are thankful for the progress they have made.
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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