Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Aug 25, 2016
SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2016
10:00 AM Worship Service
Introit “In the Garden” Ernst & Char Otto
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
“Days of Elijah”
“Mighty to Save”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
“Even So, Come”
Moment of Sharing: I Believe God is still going to _______.
Moments in Prayer
* Affirmation of Faith: The Apostles’ Creed
Music Ministry “Til the Storm Passes By” Ernst & Char Otto
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering – Camp Geneva
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Doxology – “Praise God From Whom all Blessings Flow”
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Proverbs 14:29 (Page 629), Psalm 86:15 (Page 578)
II Corinthians 12:7-10 (Page 1126), II Peter 3:8-9 (Page 1182)
Message: “I BELIEVE IN PATIENCE” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 681 …………………………………..……….. “In His Time”
*Song of Departure No. 436 (Verse 1 and Chorus)……….“Freely, Freely”
Keyboard, Lorinda Vander Werp
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
*All who are able, please stand.
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 will meet. All kids ages
3 years – 5th grade meet downstairs by the youth desk. Our Theme
verse for this session of “Cooking With Jesus” is “For we are God’s
handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God
prepared in advance for us to do.” Ephesians 2:10. Today the kids
will learn God will always supply the things that they need.
OUR MUSIC MINISTRY today is presented by Ernst & Char Otto,
of our congregation. Thank you for sharing with us today!
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of August is designated for
Camp Geneva. It will be received this morning.
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.
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.
6:00 PM JOINT EVENING WORSHIP service here at GRACE!
Pastor Harvey Hertz will share the message.
NEXT SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2016
NEXT SUNDAY morning Rev. Matthew Wright will lead our service
and share the message. Rev. Wright is the former pastor of
Parkwood Presbyterian Church of Jenison.
5:00 PM – A SPECIAL HYMN SING will be held at Unity Reformed
Church. Please note the time! Invite a friend to attend with you!
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
IN APPRECIATION – Dear Grace family, your outpouring of love
and compassion for Karen and me during her illnesses and her
“homegoing” has been uplifting for us. The prayers, cards, flowers,
food and other acts of kindness have been greatly appreciated.
Thanks be to God for life! ~Bill Ver Hulst
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2016
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE
7:00 PM EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2016
9:00 AM - You are invited to the Crossing to join with Connections
as Heidi Isakson, Deputy City Manager, will be giving an
update on 28 West. See Pastor George if you have any
VICTORS MEETING – All men involved in the Victors program are
asked to meet Sunday, September 11 following our morning service to
go over plans for fall.
CROSSING VOLUNTEERS will also have a meeting on Sunday,
September 11 to talk about the 2016-2017 session. If you would like
more information about becoming a volunteer, please attend this
FALL PLANNING – Mark your calendars!
1st Choir Practice – Wednesday, Sept. 7
Kick Off Sunday – September 11
The Adult Sunday School Class will resume Sept. 11 as well!
The Crossing After-School Program begins – September 20 & 21
Wednesday Night Live – September 21
Fall Family Fun Event – Saturday, October 1
FAMILY NETWORK OF WYOMING is in need of the following:
Toilet Paper, Toothpaste , Toothbrushes, Hand Soap, Lotion,
Shampoo, Hair Care (Hair Spray/Conditioner), Deodorant (also
Men’s Shampoo and Deodorant). A box will be put by the entry
doors for your donations. Thank you so much!
SOUND BOARD – Would you be willing to help run the sound
system? We can teach you the ropes, if you would be willing to give
of your time. See or call (218-5770) Tim Boeve if you would be
willing to help.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Dale & Shari Dood, Ron & Barb Engels
Lower Doors: Sandy Farris
Sept. 4 Upper Doors: Joan Emaus, Brian & Sandy Gort
Lower Doors: Julia Grant-Najdowski
Sept. 11 Upper Doors: Joan Formsma, George & Juel Grevenstuk
Lower Doors: Lon & Rose Gerbers
Today Sandy Farris, Sue Stuk
Sept. 4 Jayme Dood, Pat Ter Beek
Sept. 11 Donna Oppenhuizen, Abby Kubiak
Prayers & Praise Line
August 28, 2016
Congregational Prayers and Praise
As other prayers are shared, you are invited to writethem 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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