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APRIL 20, 2014
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “I Know That My Redeemer Lives”
Easter Call to Worship
* Hymn No. 357 ……………………………………………………….. “Christ Arose”
* Easter Greeting
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: Easter means that I am ___________.
Choral Anthem “Hallelujah! Resurrection Morning!”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering – Camp Scholarships
Signing the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Exodus 40 (Page 95)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“WANDERING IN YOUR WILDERNESS: GOD’S GLORY FILLS THE TEMPLE”
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
* Closing Worship Sequence No. 364-367 ……..…. “The Lord Has Risen”
* Song of Departure No. 368 (Verse 1 & Chorus) ……………….. “He Lives”
Postlude Organist, Paul Kerkstra
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 in the name of our Risen Lord! 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. All children are welcome
to sit with their parents in the sanctuary. Children’s bulletins are
available at the sound board.
THANK YOU to our Praise Team and Senior Choir, and to all those
who had a special part in our Easter Celebration today. Your efforts
are very much appreciated!
OUR EASTER SPECIAL OFFERING is designated for Camp
Scholarships to Cran Hill Ranch or Camp Geneva that can assist
families of our Discovery Kidz that may need assistance.
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 tonight!
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014
6:30 pm ELDERS MEETING
7:30 PM CONSISTORY MEETING
TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014
3:15 – 5:15 CLUB 3:16 for Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014
3:45 – 5:45 CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4.
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
7:30 PM WORSHIP TEAM MEETING.
FRIDAY, APRIL 25 - SUNDAY, APRIL 27, 2014
Y-LIFE RETREAT at Cran Hill Ranch. We will leave church at
5:30 pm. See Ms. Heather if you have any questions!!
NEXT SUNDAY, APRIL 27, 2014
Next Sunday Pastor Rick will begin a new series of messages: “I WANT
TO TESTIFY”. See the insert in your bulletin today for the details.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Please be in prayer for Mary Huizen after a
fall down the stairs last week. She is very sore and bruised, but
suffered no broken bones. She is staying at her daughter Joy’s home
for a time. For all prayer requests and praise reports, see the Prayers
& Praise Line in your bulletin today.
IN APPRECIATION – “Thank you to all that helped make our Rock ‘n
Roll Easter Event a success! Your efforts are very much
appreciated!” ~Heather Dood
DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, April 28, 7:00 pm PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
Saturday, May 3, 9:00 am – til done! SPRING CLEAN UP at Grace!
Sunday, May 4, 6:00 pm MUSIC APPRECIATION SERVICE. We
will honor Paul Kerkstra, our Music Director for his 60 years of
service to Grace Church! The Veterans from the VETS facility will
also be our guests. Invite a friend and join us for this special service.
Sunday, June 1, 10:00 am GRADUATION SUNDAY. We will honor
our Discovery Kidz Graduates as well as those graduating from High
School or College.
YOUTH NEWS – Parents, Grandparents, and all other interested
persons…if you would like to receive news about youth programs via
email, please email heather at firstname.lastname@example.org to get on
DISCOVERY KIDZ needs volunteers for the May rotation. Still
needed are teachers for Art, Cooking and 4 Shepherds. This is only a
3 week rotation.
SPECIAL OFFERING – Our Special Offering for the Month of April is
designated for the Gideons. This offering will be received on April 27.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Joan Formsma, Lon & Rose Gerbers
Lower Doors: Brian & Sandy Gort
April 27 Upper Doors: Ken & Janet Groenhout, Louise Grimm
Lower Doors: Katie Green
Today Sue Vander Wal, Brielle Wigent
April 27 Tymie Boeve, Cindy Wylie
DISCOVERY KIDZ - APRIL
Art: Della Sawyer
Cooking: Tymie Boeve
Theater: John Sawyer
Shepherds: Katie Green, Lyndsey Boeve, Ray Zondervan
Prayers & Praise Line
April 20, 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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