Posted by: Sue Stuk on Fri, Aug 10, 2007
SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2007
10:00 am Worship Service
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Song of Praise
“I Love You, Lord”
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Alaska Challenge Report
Profession of Faith
Ministry of Music “Glory” Shari Dood & Nikki Probst
Song of Praise “The Heart of Worship”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
Children are dismissed for Children & Worship
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Job 42:10-17 (Page 526), Psalm 92:12-15 (Page 582),
Isaiah 46:3-4 (Page 709), Matthew 6:33-34 (Page 939)
Message: “THE TIME OF REASSESSMENT” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Song of Departure No. 21 (Verses 1 & 5)
“O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing”
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, an Elder will be available
in the front of the sanctuary following the service this morning.
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet at The Crossing
Worship Sequence No. 388, 389, 390 ………………..…… “By His Spirit”
* Invocation & Salutation
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 9 ………………………..…………………………. “Glorify Thy Name”
Living Word: Acts 2:1-4, Ephesians 5:18, I Thessalonians 5:19
Message “SPIRIT SIGHTINGS” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 383 …………………………………..………. “Fill Me Now”
* Postlude Lorinda Vander Werp, Pianist
TODAY AT GRACE
THIS MORNING the Alaska Challenge Team will share their experiences
with us. We will also celebrate Profession of Faith.
CHILDREN & WORSHIP
Children ages 3 & 4 years meet in Fellowship Hall with
Worship Leader Heather Dood.
Children K – 2nd Grade meet in the choir room with
Worship Leader Sandy Farris and helper Matthew Farris.
OUR MINISTRY OF MUSIC this morning is presented by Nikki Probst and
Shari Dood. Thank you Nikki & Shari for inspiring us with your
testimony in song!
ALL CADET COUNSELORS please see Darrell after the service in the
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2007
6:30 – 8:00 PM CLUB 3:16 BIBLE STUDY will meet at Nikki’s.
6:30 PM – HIGH SCHOOL OVERNIGHTER. Start at Nikki’s then to
7:30 PM Outreach/Mission Team meeting.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2007
12 – 2:00 PM CLUB 3:16 at the Crossing for grades 3 – 12.
Lunch will be provided!
4:30 PM PRAYER MEETING in Pastor Rick’s office.
NEXT SUNDAY – AUGUST 19, 2007
NEXT SUNDAY morning Pastor Cecil Martens will lead us in worship.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Terri Stadt returned to her home following
emergency surgery to remove her gall bladder. Leora Totten is now
at Brookcrest following surgery last week. See the Prayers & Praise
Line in your bulletin today for prayer concerns and praise reports.
SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, August 27, 7:00 pm CARING SHEPHERD MEETING.
Saturday, September 15, 2:00 pm GOLF OUTING - The Fellowship Team
is planning a golf outing on at the Pines Golf Course. Following golf,
dinner will be served on the back deck. Please bring a salad or
dessert to pass. Don’t golf? - Just come for dinner and fellowship!
Sign up in the narthex!
PASTOR RICK & DONNA will be on vacation August 13 - 23rd. In the
event of an emergency, please contact your Caring Shepherd, Elder,
or call the church office.
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of August is designated for Hope
College. As of this year, this is not in the budget…Hope College will
receive whatever is collected in this special offering on August 26.
ELEMENTARY SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS NEEDED! If anyone is
interested in helping out our elementary Sunday School, please let
Darrell know. Our fall programs will be upon us shortly and we have
very few volunteers so far. There is a sign up sheet in the narthex.
Let’s work together to be a blessing to our kids! Thanks!
HELP NEEDED: Our key food pantry, UCOM needs your help. There is
an urgent need for food containers, both glass and plastic, quart size
and smaller. They must be clean and have lids. Also needed are
plastic ½ gallon milk and juice containers, and plastic and paper
grocery bags. The shelves are very low and UCOM is in need of
vegetables of all kinds. Please bring your items to the kitchen or
office at church and we will transport them to UCOM on Chicago
Drive. Questions, call 241-4006.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today 12 Upper Doors: Jim & Lori Duimstra; David & Nicole Eckhardt
Lower Doors: Steve & Jennifer Elkowitz
August 19 Upper Doors: Joan Emaus; Jim & Linda Emelander
Lower Doors: Sandy Farris
August 26 Upper Doors: Ron & Barb Engels; Betty Figueroa
Lower Doors: Lon & Rose Gerbers
Today AM Service: Erika Wigent, Mark Roach, Sue & Kendra
Veldheer PM Service: Sue Stuk
August 19 AM Service: Sandy Gort, Becky Herrema
PM Service: Ruth Postema
August 26 AM Service: Linda Emelander, Tami Veldheer,
Jennifer Elkowitz, Ashley Veldheer
PM Service: Lynda VerMerris
Prayers & Praise Line
August 12, 2007
The Prayer and Praise Line is a way to let our Grace Congregation
know about your prayer needs and praise reports.
Praise God for…
• The life changing experiences of the Alaska Challenge Team
• Vacation days for rest and renewal
• Our church family
• Safe travels for those who are vacationing
• Healing for Leora Totten at Brookcrest
• Terri Stadt following surgery this week
• Rick & Laura Marshall as they begin the process of adopting a child
• Boldness for each of us to share Jesus with those we meet
• The summer Club 3:16 plans and children who are attending
• Roger Roberts following surgery on Tuesday the 7th. Pre-surgery
treatments did shrink the tumor considerably and they very optimistic
about the outcome of the surgery
• The following friends and family members with health concerns:
Lara Class, Samantha Allan, Gordon Ver Merris, Hope Munguia,
Lori Doom, Bob Benthin, Henrietta Alexander, Gavin Vander Wal,
• Friends and family serving in the military: Matthew Vander Heide,
Frank Senko, Matthew Halverson (Lucille Sytsema’s grandson)
• Our Shut-in’s including: Mrs Dorothy Church, Mrs Gert Kerkstra, Mrs Gen Kroon, Mr & Mrs Ade Peterson, Mrs Ann Rozema, Mr John Schoolenberg, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs June Snyder, Mrs Henrietta TeRonde, Leora Totten, Mr Casey Ver Merris, Mrs Margaret Zylstra
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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