Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Aug 28, 2014
SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 2014
10:00 AM Worship Service
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Hymn of Praise No. 139 …….…….. “Great is Thy Faithfulness”
* Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Time of Sharing: I praise God for his great work in __________.
* Hymn No. 143 …………………………………..… “This is My Father’s World”
Moments in Prayer
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering – Western Seminary
Signing the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Joshua 14:6-15 (Page 220)
Message: “CALEB” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
* Closing Hymn No. 692 ……………………….. “God Will Take Care of You”
* Song of Departure No. 419 (Chorus) ……………….. “The Family of God”
Organist, Karen Ver Hulst
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 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.
TODAY AT GRACE
DISCOVERY KIDZ will not meet today! Children can sit with their
parents in the Sanctuary. Children’s bulletins are available at the
sound board or on the narthex table.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of August is designated for
Western Seminary. This offering will be received this morning.
A BRIEF SPECIAL CONSISTORY meeting will be held in the
Consistory room following the morning service.
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.
5:00 PM A COMBINED SERVICE will be held at Unity Reformed
Church (4450 Poinsettia Ave SE, Kentwood). Everyone is invited to
join! Note the 5:00 start time! This will take the place of our service
here at Grace.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE! Have you been
thinking about joining the choir? Now is the time! New
NEXT SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2014
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Harvey Heneveld will lead our worship
services and share the message.
CLUB 3:16 VOLUNTEER MEETING next Sunday following the
morning worship service. All volunteers and anyone who may be
interested in volunteering for Club this fall, please plan to meet at the
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Please be in prayer for Linda Emelander
as she heals and regains her strength after being diagnosed with
Guillain Barre Syndrome. For all other prayer requests and praise
reports, see the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Tuesday, September 9, 7:00 pm MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM
Sunday, September 14 FALL KICK OFF! We will kick off our fall
season with a pig roast following morning worship. Come for dinner,
activities for the kids and fun fellowship!
Wednesday, September 17 – WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE will begin.
Dinner followed by classes for adults and children. (Choir practice
begins Sept. 3!)
DISCOVERY KIDZ VOLUNTEERS needed for the first fall rotation
which includes 3 weeks (Sept 14, 21, 28). A sign-up sheet is on the
narthex table. Needed are 3 shepherds and one teacher each for: Art,
Cooking, and Science.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Bill & Karen Ver Hulst, Sandy Workman
Lower Doors: Lexie Wagoner
Sept. 7 Upper Doors: Ray & Robin Zondervan, Keith & Carolyn Baker
Lower Doors: Judy Beadle
Today: Lynda Ver Merris, Janell Nordlund
Sept. 7: Judy Beadle, Cindy Wylie
Prayers & Praise Line
August 31, 2014
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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