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SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “I Have Christ in My Heart”
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing: God’s Presence shows up best in _________.
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Senior Choir “Walking in Sunlight”
Moments in Prayer
Hymn No. 617 ………..……………………………. “Near to the Heart of God”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received
Signing the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Selections from Exodus
Message: “MOSES AT HOREB” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
* Song of Departure No. 419 (Chorus) ……………….. “The Family of God”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
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 joyously welcome you to Grace today! 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.
SUNDAYS AT SIX
Meeting in the Consistory Room
Call to Worship
*Opening Worship Sequence No. 53 – 56… “Great Things He Has Done”
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 670 ………………………………………………. “Make Me a Blessing”
Living Word: Psalm 119:1-16 (Page 598)
Message: “DELIGHTFUL WORD: BLESSING”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
*Closing Hymn No. 571 ………………………………………….. “Trust and Obey”
Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children 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.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 2014
6:30 pm – ELDERS MEETING
7:30 pm CONSISTORY MEETING
NEXT SUNDAY, AUGUST 24, 2014
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will lead our worship services
and share the message. Join us after the morning worship service for
cake and coffee to CELEBRATE AND THANK KAREN
VER HULST for the many years she has devoted to taking care of
“God’s Flower Garden” here at Grace. Karen is retiring from her
gardening duties! We thank and appreciate the many hours she has
spent taking care of the flowers and making our gardens so beautiful!
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – For all prayer requests and praise reports,
see the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today.
OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHIES are extended to Sandy Workman
and family upon the unexpected death of her sister, Carol Workman,
on Friday, August 8, at the age of 63. Services were held on
Wednesday with Pastor Rick officiating.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Wednesday, September 3, 6:30 pm 1st CHOIR PRACTICE of the fall
Sunday, September 14 FALL KICK OFF! We will kick off our fall
season with a pig roast following morning worship. Exciting plans
are being made for fall programing! More information soon!
NEEDED FOR DISCOVERY KIDZ FALL ACTIVITIES – Once
again we are thinking of supplies that will be needed for crafts and
activities for the kids come fall. If you would like to help by
purchasing when you see the back to school specials, here is a list of
items needed: washable markers, watercolor paints, paint brushes,
glue sticks, glue bottles. You can drop off donations at the youth desk.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of August is designated for
Western Seminary. This offering will be received on August 31.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Jerry & Sue Vander Wal; Les & Tinna VanWyk
Lower Doors: Marge Veldheer
Aug. 24 Upper Doors: Ken & Cindy Wylie, Bob & Lynda Ver Merris
Lower Doors: Eric & Erika Wigent
Today: Abby Kubiak, Donna Oppenhuizen
Aug. 24 Brielle Wigent, Pat Ter Beek
Prayers & Praise Line
August 17, 2014
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 praise reports.
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