Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Aug 15, 2013
SUNDAY, AUGUST 18, 2013
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “You are the Light of the World”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: I believe the Spirit of God is asking us to ______.
Senior Choir “I’m Saved Medley”
Moments in Prayer
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing the Fellowship Register
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Romans 8:1-14 (Page 1096)
Message: “OVERKILL ON GOD’S WILL?” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 668 …………….... “I’ll Go Where You Want Me to Go”
*Song of Departure No. 391 ……………………………… “Sweet, Sweet Spirit”
*Postlude Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
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
Meet at the Crossing
Worship Sequence No. 223-225 …………….…… “The House of the Lord”
*Invocation & Salutation
Time of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymns No. 219 ………………………………………..…….. “Surely the Presence”
220 ……………………………………………………….…. “He is Here”
Scripture: Exodus 3:1-6 (Page 56), Hebrews 12:22-29 (Page 1170)
Message: “HOLY PLACES: THE TEMPLE MOUNT”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 216 ………….………. “The Lord is in His Holy Temple”
217 ……………………………………….……. “Holy Ground”
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 by the youth desk.
A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the sanctuary
to pray for Pastor George and Connections.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Please continue to keep Mac McAlary in
your prayers. They are asking that at this time there be no visitors.
For all prayer requests and praise reports, see the Prayers & Praise
Line in your bulletin.
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you for all the visits, flowers, food, and
prayers following my recent hospitalization and recovery. I really
appreciate all of it! ~Joan Patterson
Dear Grace Family, Words cannot begin to express my appreciation
for all your love and concern for me while I was hospitalized. The
cards, visits, phone calls, care page notes and most of all your
prayers uplifted and greatly encouraged me when I needed it most.
Praise God for his healing power! ~Bill Ver Hulst
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2013
6:30 PM ELDERS MEETING
7:30 PM CONSISTORY MEETING
7:30 – 8:30 PM Connections MUSIC CONNECTION
TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2013
9:00 AM Connections - SENIOR COFFEE CONNECTION
10:00 AM Connections - KIDS CONNECTION
THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 2013
6:00 PM Connections FAMILY will gather at the Crossing.
NEXT WEEK, AUGUST 25, 2013
NEXT WEEK Pastor Rick will conclude the series “The Power Within
You” with the message “The Holy Spirit’s Family”.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of August is designated for
Western Seminary. This offering will be received next week.
CLUB 3:16 VOLUNTEERS – A special meeting will be held next
Sunday after the morning worship service for all Club 3:16 volunteers
and anyone who may be interested in helping out this year. Kelly
Cornelisse, our new Club Director will be here to meet with you.
MEMBERS OF THE CONGREGATION are invited to witness
the marriage ceremony of Christy Oppenhuizen to Jon
Cooper on Saturday, August 31 at 4:30 pm here at
Grace Reformed Church.
ONE WYOMING ONE ON ONE mentoring applications are
available on the narthex table. Questions? See Lillian Vander Veen
or Pastor George.
THE NEXT GALAXY will soon be published. Please have your
announcements in to Pat Ter Beek or Sandy Gort by Wednesday,
September 4. You may also place your announcements in the bin
attached to the file cabinet in the office.
URGENT NEED Once again the FNOW Pantry is running low on
Toilet Paper. Throughout the rest of the summer we are asking you to
consider helping with this need….just bring a pack to church & we will
deliver it to the pantry! Thank YOU!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Sandy Workman, Ken & Cindy Wylie
Lower Doors: Ray & Robin Zondervan
Aug. 25 Upper Doors: Keith & Carolyn Baker, John & Tymie Boeve
Lower Doors: Judy Beadle
Sept. 1 Upper Doors: Kerri Baker, Tim & Lyndsey Boeve
Lower Doors: Anna Borkowski
Today Jayme Dood, Janell Nordlund
Aug. 25 Linda Emelander, Diane Maitner
Sept. 1 Chelsea Dornbos, Elaine Martin
Prayers & Praise Line
August 18, 2013
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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