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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Aug 15, 2013

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18, 2013

10:00 AM Worship Service

 

 Prelude

 Choral Introit “You are the Light of the World” 

 Call to Worship

 Greeting Time

*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

 Offertory 

 Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom

 Signing the Fellowship Register

*Doxology

*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”

*Benediction

*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.

 

WELCOME

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

 Prelude

 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”

*Benediction

 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.

 

MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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

 

GREETERS

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

 

NURSERY 

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

 

  • We thank and praise God for his beautiful creation!
  • As plans are being made, please be in prayer for our fall programs and events!
  • Please continue to pray for healing for Bill Ver Hulst and Mac Mc Alary.
  • Please pray for Rita Oppenhuizen, mother of Pastor Rick, who is now at Mary Free Bed for rehab following a stroke.
  • Also remember Pastor Rick and Donna’s brother in law, Art Radlicki, of Escanaba, in your prayers as he recovers from a car accident.
  • Please pray for Shawn Keener who is battling cancer. Shawn is the Program Director at UCOM and we have worked closely with her during our ACCESS Food Drives here at Grace.
  • Continue to be in prayer for Lola De Young and her parents, Matt & Lindsey. 
  • We thank and praise you God for your healing powers, for your comfort and assurance of your love for us.
  • Continue to keep Amie Pierce in your prayers as she is stationed at Fort Riley in Kansas.
  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mr. Ralph Bolt, Mrs Tena DeVink, Mrs. Jane Duthler, Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs Ruth Ver Merris.

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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