Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Aug 6, 2015
SUNDAY, AUGUST 9, 2015
10:00 AM Worship Service
Opening Worship Sequence
Reading No. 127 …………………. “The Lord on High is Mighty”
Hymn No. 128 …………….… “I Sing the Mighty Power of God”
Hymn No. 129 ………………………………….. “Great and Mighty”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: Today I know for sure that God is __________
*The Apostle’s Creed
Time of Prayer
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Isaiah 52:1-15 (Page 716)
Message: “PAUL AND ISAIAH” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 372 …………..…………………………. “Our God Reigns”
*Song of Departure No. 634 (Verse 1) ..………….…. “More Love to Thee”
*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
It’s ZOO DAYS at DISCOVERY KIDZ! This week: It’s all about
the Giraffe. Giraffes have long necks to reach the tallest branches.
Christians should not be content to live as the world does but be
constantly reaching for heaven.
Memory Verse this week:
“But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord”
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.
SUNDAYS AT 6:00 - We will be meeting with Faith Reformed
Church, 618 32nd Street for the remainder of the summer! Please
come join us there!
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Lucille Sytsema is home after undergoing
knee surgery on Wednesday. Karen Ver Hulst continues to be
hospitalized at Blodgett. Lynda Ver Merris underwent outpatient
surgery and is now home. For all other Prayer Requests and Praise
Reports, see the Prayer insert in your bulletin.
CONGRATULATIONS are extended to Matt Vander Heide (Son of
Jim & Sheila Mc Elroy) and Lindsay Koning who were married on
July 25. May God bless you with many years of happiness together.
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you to Denise Vredevoogd for playing
the keyboard for our service today!
NEXT WEEK, AUGUST 16, 2015
NEXT SUNDAY Rev. Cecil Martens will lead our service and share the
message. Pastor Rick and Donna will be on vacation through August
20. If a need arises, please contact your Elder Representative, Caring
Shepherd, or call the office and we will contact them for you.
SAVE THE DATE! - Discovery Kidz are hosting an all-church
potluck at the John Ball Zoo on Sunday, September 13 following the
morning service. The kidz summer session theme is …at the Zoo, so
this will be a fun wrap up of that session. More details to follow.
DISCOVERY KIDZ shepherds are still needed for a couple of August
dates. It is just a one week commitment. Won’t you please consider
helping out? Sign-up sheets are on the narthex table. Thank you!
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of August is designated for
WORDS OF HOPE. Words of Hope proclaims Jesus Christ
through broadcasting in the languages of the world's peoples.
Along with other partners in ministry they build the church by
winning the uncommitted to faith in Christ and by encouraging
Christians in the life of discipleship. Also, we get the daily
devotionals from Words of Hope free of charge! This special
offering will be received on August 30.
FNOW (Family Network of Wyoming) is in urgent need of toilet paper
once again! We will be collecting it here for a few weeks if you would
like to donate. Thanks so much!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Don & Lillian Vander Veen
Jerry & Sue Vander Wal
Lower Doors: Les & Tinna VanWyk
Aug. 16 Upper Doors: Marge Veldheer, Bill & Karen Ver Hulst
Lower Doors: Bob & Lynda Ver Merris
Today: Pat Ter Beek, Brielle Wigent
Aug. 16: Keri Desmarais, Sophie Licari
Prayers & Praise Line
August 9, 2015
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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