Posted by: Sue Stuk on Sun, Jan 25, 2015
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2015
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “I Call Him Lord”
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Exhortation to Self-Examination
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Time of Sharing – The Year of the Bible
Hymn …………………………………………………….....………. “Family of God”
Choral Anthem – “No Other Name but Jesus”
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering – Grace Building Fund
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Revelation 4:1-11 (Page 1194)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“CHRIST CAN DO IT: NOW LOOK AHEAD”
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Song of Departure No. 513 ………………….……………. “Thank You, Lord”
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.
A warm welcome to our visitors and members alike. We rejoice at the joy Christ brought to the world so long ago. May such joy live within us as we worship the Lord. Please take a moment and sign your name and address on the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ will meet. All children ages
3 years – 5th grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of December and
Christmas is designated for the Grace Building Fund – Flat Roof
repair. This offering will be received this morning.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS will meet in the
Consistory room following the morning service. All are welcome!
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.
NO EVENING SERVICE will be held at Grace tonight.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2015
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
NEXT WEEK, JANUARY 3, 2016
NEXT SUNDAY we will celebrate the sacrament of the LORD’S
SUPPER. Pastor Rick will begin a new series of messages. See the
insert in your bulletin today.
Y-LIFE will meet.
CHRISTMAS BREAK – No evening worship service will be held
tonight. The Crossing afterschool program will not meet this
week. They will resume on Tuesday, January 5. Wednesday
activities will resume on January 6.
ORDINATION AND INSTALLATION of newly elected Elders and
Deacons will take place on Sunday, January 10. Also, Heather Dood
will be ordained as an Elder as required by the Commissioned Pastor
YEAR END GIVING – Please have all gifts you wish to have credited
to your 2015 Contribution Statement in today. Thank you to all who
have contributed so generously throughout the year!
2016 CONTRIBUTION ENVELOPES for Grace members are
in your mailbox. If you are not a member and wish to contribute to
Grace Church, please call the office at 538-3100 and we will see that
you receive envelopes. Online giving is also available. If you are
interested in this, see Robin Zondervan or call the office.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Dec. 27: Upper Doors: Gerald & Elaine Pylman, Bill & Ruth Tacoma
Lower Doors: Don & Inez Schutter
January 3: Upper Doors: Geri Ruis, Lucille Sytsema
Lower Doors: Karen Roberts
Today: Chelsea Boeve, Robin Zondervan
January 3: Diane Maitner, Abby Kubiak
Prayers & Praise Line
December 27, 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 praises.
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