Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Aug 17, 2017
SUNDAY, AUGUST 20, 2017
10:00 AM Worship Service
Prelude Paul Kerkstra, Ruth Tacoma, Bob Moreno
Introit “Jesus Got Ahold of My Life”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
“Hosanna (Praise is Rising)”
“You Never Let Go”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
“It is Well”
Sharing Time: Today it is well because __________
Moments in Prayer
Senior Choir “His Eye is on the Sparrow”
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Doxology – “Praise God From Whom all Blessings Flow”
*Prayer of Dedication
Ministry of Music “Psalm 23” Ray Zondervan
Living Word: Psalm 23 (Page 539)
Message: “A PSALM FOR ALL SEASONS” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 139 ………………..………. “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”
*Song of Departure No. 419 ………………………………….….“Family of God”
Postlude Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Keyboard, Lorinda Vander Werp
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 Reformed Church!
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.
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ for kids ages 3 years – 5th
grade meets downstairs by the youth desk. Our fun summer theme is
“Be a Hero for God”.
MUSIC MINISTRY – Thank you to Ray Zondervan and our Senior
Choir for providing the special music this morning.
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.
SUNDAYS AT SIX – We will be meeting with our sister churches
tonight at Faith Reformed. Pastor Rick will share the message:
“The Light Comes on: JOHN”.
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS: For all praise reports and prayer concerns,
see the prayers and praise line in your bulletin today.
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you so much for the visits to the
hospital, phone calls, cards, and prayers offered in the last couple
weeks. I am so thankful and grateful. I am home now and doing
well. ~Bill Ver Hulst
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017
6:30 PM ELDERS MEET.
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
7:30 PM CONSISTORY MEETING.
NEXT WEEK, AUGUST 27, 2017
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will share the message: “Athaliah: How
Selfish Can You Get?”” from II Kings 11:1-21. For our evening service
we will be meeting with our sister churches at Faith Reformed at
LAST CALL: “PEOPLE’S CHOICE” messages will be ending
Soon! If there is still a message you would like to hear, jot down
the message and scripture and put it in the offering plate or on
A SEARCH COMMITTEE assigned to look for a new Pastor for Grace
is being formed. Please see or call (534-0528) John Sawyer if you
would be interested in being a part of this committee.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will begin again
on September 10 following the morning worship service.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of August is designated for
Camp Geneva. This offering will be received August 27.
CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PROGRAM - Have you always wanted
to try leading the children's Christmas program? Well here is your
opportunity. I am looking for someone who would like to walk beside
me and work with the children and youth for this year’s Christmas
Program. I do have a program selected so I would just need your
creativity, enthusiasm and love for children. Please see Heather if you
are interested or would like more details.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Judy Klein
Lower Doors: Beth Kubiak
August 27 Upper Doors: Linda Kraft
Lower Doors: Brian & Abbey Licari
Today Lyndsey Boeve, Eva Hendges
August 27 Jayme Dood, Abby Kubiak
Prayers & Praise Line
August 20, 2017
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 praises.
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