Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Aug 11, 2011
SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2011
10:00 am Worship Service
Choral Introit “I’m So Glad Jesus Lifted Me”
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing: Thanks be to God who gives us victory over ___.
Moments in Prayer
Senior Choir “Blessed Be the Name”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: I Kings 18:16-39 (Page 346)
Message: “DAYS OF ELIJAH” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Song (On Screen) ………………………………………. “Days of Elijah”
* Song of Departure No. 513 ………………………………… “Thank You, Lord”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet at the Crossing
Worship Sequence No. 687 – 689 …………………..……….. “Follow Him”
* Invocation & Salutation
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 691 ………………..……………….. “Surely Goodness and Mercy”
Living Word: John 10:1-18 (Page 1040)
Message: “I HEAR VOICES” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 680 ………………. “All the Way My Savior Leads Me”
* Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra
*All who are able, please stand.
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs for your very own worship service.
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.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Keep Jim Herrema and Louise Grimm in
your prayers as they recover from eye surgery. For all other prayer
requests and praise reports, see the Prayers & Praise Line in your
THANK YOU to Brian Licari, Abbey Berneske, Joan Patterson, and
Tymie Boeve who just completed volunteering for the 3rd
Commandment Rotation in Discovery Kidz! Your efforts are very
much appreciated! ~Heather Dood
KIDS AT CAMP – This coming week Bailey Grimm will be at Spring
Hill Camp. It is our prayer that all campers will experience God in a
new and exciting way during their time away at camp!
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2011
10:00 AM LADIES DAY at Brower Park – Grace women of all
ages are invited to a fun day at the lake. MEET AT CHURCH.
Bring a dish to pass and your own beverage. We will return
Somewhere between 4:00 & 5:00 pm. Sign up TODAY in the
THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2011
6:00 PM CROSSING COMMUNITY HOT DOG ROAST
Eat at 6 PM, but you may come as early at 5 PM.
NEXT WEEK, AUGUST 21, 2011
NEXT SUNDAY morning Pastor Rick will share the message “I Love
You, Lord” from I John 4:7-21.
SUNDAYS AT SIX – Join us back at the Crossing for our evening
SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER
Sunday, September 11, 10:00 am FALL KICK OFF SUNDAY!
Monday, September 12, 6:30 PM ELDERS MEETING
7:30 PM CONSISTORY MEEETING
Wednesday, September 14, 6:00 pm WEDNESDAY FAMILY NIGHT
activities begin with a dinner!
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for August 28 is designated for
CAMP GENEVA. The theme this summer at Camp Geneva is
“Living 24:1”, which is taken from Psalm 24:1 “The Earth is the
Lord’s, and everything in it, the world and all who live in it.” Their
purpose is to remind everyone of how great God is and that
everything and everyone around us is a gift of God!
DISCOVERY KIDZ VOLUNTEERS - Time to start thinking about
the fall/winter rotations! Teachers are needed for art, games,
science (new this year!!) and theater. Just as a reminder that all
lesson are prepared for you! Will you help?? The sign up sheet is
available today on the narthex table!
Local Opportunity for helping on a Habitat for
Humanity BUILD! Churches and Habitat are partnering in the
‘Faith United Build’ which will impact 50 families on the southeast
side of GR. Opportunities for building are available all summer for
individuals that are interested. We are planning to put a work group
from Grace together in the fall. Sign up on the sheet in the narthex!
GENEVA VOLUNTEERS - After ministering to nearly 3,600 campers
this summer, the facilities and grounds need a little TLC! We are
looking for willing volunteers who would like to help with our annual
post-camp clean up from August 15-17. We’ll meet from 9am-3pm
each day with lunch included. Detail cleaning, window cleaning,
grounds pick up and light maintenance are only some of the work
that will be done. Please contact our office if you are interested at
399-3150 and ask for Sherry Simmons. You may also email
firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your continued support of
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Keith & Carolyn Baker; Denny & Mary Bush
Lower Doors: Tim & Lyndsey Boeve
Aug. 21 Upper Doors: Kerri Baker, John & Tymie Boeve
Lower Doors: Anna Borkowski
Today Judy Beadle, Lynda Ver Merris, Chelsea Boeve
Aug. 21 Sandy Farris, Laura Marshall, Allie Mc Elroy
USHER/COLLECTION Aisle 1 Aisle 2 Aisle 3 Aisle 4
August Zondervan Tibbets Marshall Otto
Prayers & Praise Line
August 14, 2011
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Prayer Intercessors Needed!
Persons are needed who are dedicated to pray each day for Pastor George and the Crossing
Community. You will receive a monthly newsletter with details of the Crossing Community events and stories.
See Pastor George if you would be willing.
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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