Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Aug 22, 2013
SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2013
10:00 AM Worship Service
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise No. 154 ……………………………. “We Bow Down”
No. 155 …………….. “Praise Ye the Triune God”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Introduction of New Club Director - Kelly Cornelisse
Report of RCA Disabilities Concerns Robin Zondervan
Music Ministry “Jesus Paid it All” Ray Zondervan
Moments in Prayer
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering – Western Seminary
Signing the Fellowship Register
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: I Corinthians 2:1-16 (Page 1106)
Message: “THE HOLY SPIRIT’S FAMILY” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 434 ……………….………………………. “Revive Us Again”
*Song of Departure No. 391 ……………………………… “Sweet, Sweet Spirit”
*Postlude Organist, Karen Ver Hulst
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. 307-309 ……………………………… “My Redeemer”
*Invocation & Salutation
Time of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 602 ……………………………… “I Have Decided to Follow Jesus”
Scripture: Genesis 23:1-20, 18:16-33, Luke 9:57-62, 23:26-31
Message: “HOLY PLACES: THE MARKETPLACE”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 305 …………………….………………….. “Jesus Paid it All”
Postlude Pianist, Karen Ver Hulst
*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.
THANK YOU to Ray Zondervan of our congregation for his music
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of August is designated for
Western Seminary. This offering will be received this morning.
CLUB 3:16 VOLUNTEERS – A special meeting will be held after the
morning worship service for all Club 3:16 volunteers and anyone who
may be interested in helping out this year. Meet in the Consistory
A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the sanctuary
to pray for Pastor George and Connections.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Mac & Mary Mc Alary continue to
appreciate your prayers and cards. The new address is: Vista
Springs, 2708 Meyer Ave. SW, Wyoming, MI 49519. No visitors at
For all prayer requests and praise reports, see the Prayers & Praise
Line in your bulletin.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2013
7:30 – 8:30 PM Connections MUSIC CONNECTION
TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013
9:00 AM Connections - SENIOR COFFEE CONNECTION
10:00 AM Connections - KIDS CONNECTION
THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013
6:00 PM Connections FAMILY will gather at the Crossing.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 31, 2013
4:30 PM MEMBERS OF THE CONGREGATION are
invited to witness the marriage ceremony of Christy
Oppenhuizen to Jon Cooper here at Grace Reformed
NEXT WEEK, SEPTEMBER 1, 2013
NEXT WEEK Rev. Harvey Heneveld will lead our morning worship
service and share the message. There will be no Discovery Kidz next
Sunday. Children are invited to worship with their parents in the
Sanctuary. There will be a combined evening service held at Unity
Reformed Church. This service will begin at 5:00 pm.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Sunday, September 15 FALL KICK OFF! Plan to join us as we kick off
the fall season with an all dinner following the morning service. We
will have great food and lots of fun and games for the kids!
Sunday, September 15 Y-LIFE Kick Off! More info soon!
Monday, September 16, 7:00 PM SPECIAL CONSISTORY
Tuesday, September 17, 7:00 pm MISSION/OUTREACH MTG.
Wednesday, September 18 – Opening night for WEDNESDAY
NIGHT LIVE. Dinner will be served each week beginning at
6:00 pm. Kids will start off the year with GEMS & Victors.
LOOKING for someone to sew curtains for the theater room. See
Heather if you can help.
SIGN-UP SHEETS for Fall DISCOVERY KIDZ rotations are now
on the Narthex table.
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.
PRAYER MARATHON – We will hold a 24 hour Prayer Marathon on
Monday, September 9 for Shawn Keener, UCOM Program Director,
who has been diagnosed with cancer. A sign up sheet is on the
narthex table for all those who would like to participate.
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: Keith & Carolyn Baker, John & Tymie Boeve
Lower Doors: Judy Beadle
Sept. 1 Upper Doors: Kerri Baker, Tim & Lyndsey Boeve
Lower Doors: Anna Borkowski
Today Linda Emelander, Diane Maitner
Sept. 1 Chelsea Dornbos, Elaine Martin
Prayers & Praise Line
August 25, 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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