Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Feb 9, 2017
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2017
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Jesus Got Ahold of My Life”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
“Speak, O Lord”
Moment of Sharing: Favorite Old Testament Verses
Senior Choir “O Jeremiah!”
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Doxology – “Praise God From Whom all Blessings Flow”
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Luke 24:44-45 (Page 1026)
Message: “WHAT IS MESSIANIC PROPHECY?”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 444 ……………………………. “I Love to Tell the Story”
*Song of Departure………………....“My Friends, May You Grow in Grace”
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.
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.
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.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL class will meet in the Consistory
Room following the morning worship service. They cover various
subject matter using the Sunday School Guide.
SUNDAYS AT SIX – We will be meeting at Grace for our evening
service tonight through the end of April. Rev. Harvey Hertz will be
sharing the message.
6:00 PM Y-LIFE BIG Mission Trip REVEAL!!! Meet at the
Crossing. Dinner will be provided!
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS: Please continue to keep Dick Postema in your
prayers as he is at Blodgett Hospital. Sally Herrema was moved to
Breton Manor for therapy. We pray for quick healing. For all prayer
requests and praise reports, please see the Prayer & Praise line today.
IN APPRECIATION – Dear Grace Family, I want to thank my
“Grace Family” for your prayers and cards that you sent my way
following my hand surgery. It is wonderful to know the Great
Healer! My prayer continues as I trust I will regain the use of my
fingers within a few months. Thanks again!
Dear Friends, We are happy to report that Fred is recuperating
nicely and he is very happy to be doing that in Arizona. Thank you
all for your prayers and cards.
~Fred and Willie Hiemstra
CARD SHOWER –There will be a “Card Shower” in honor of REV.
RODGER DALMAN’S 90TH BIRTHDAY on Sunday, February
19th. His children are requesting that if you would like to
participate, cards may be sent to him at: 500 Parkside Dr. #142,
Zeeland, MI 49464.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
3:00 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017
3:30 – 5:45 OR 8:00 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 3 & 4.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – Ham dinner with all the
Fixings! Come out to enjoy fellowship with each other prior to
the evening classes!
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
6:30 PM YOUTH practice with Ms. Lorinda for the Easter Musical
“Crown Him With Many Crowns”.
6:45 – 8:00 PM GEMS, VICTORS, and BE BIG will meet.
7:00 – 8:00 PM ADULTS
FORGIVING THOSE WHO HURT US – Class meets in
the Consistory Room. Class meets in the Consistory Room.
This upcoming week we will be discussing the chapter "We
Don't Have to Say So" (chapter 17) in Lewis Smedes' book "The
Art of Forgiving - When You Need to Forgive and Don't Know
How." We would love to have you join us! If you need a book
or study guide, please let Lorinda know.
NEXT SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2017
NEXT SUNDAY we will celebrate the 120th ANNIVERSARY of
Ministry at Grace Reformed Church! Please plan to join us and invite
any former members that you may be in touch with as well. Pastor
Rick will continue the People’s Choice Sermon Series with the
message “Holy Moments”.
A NEW MEMBERS BELONGING CLASS will begin next Sunday,
February 19 from approximately 11:15 – 12:00 noon in Pastor Rick’s
office. This is a class for people who would like to know more about
a relationship with Christ, what it means to belong to the church and
how one can join the church. This class will last for 5 sessions.
SUNDAYS AT SIX – Plan to join here at Grace with our sister
churches Faith and Beverly for our evening service!
SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, February 20, 6:30 pm ELDERS will meet.
7:30 pm CONSISTORY meeting.
Tuesday, February 21, 1:00 pm – The ELIZABETH CIRCLE will meet
in the Consistory room. We will discuss Lesson 3 in the study book
Jonah. All Women are welcome.
Wednesday, February 22, 5:30 – 7:00 pm - GEMS, VICTORS AND
BE BIG are heading to REBOUNDERS. If you need a ride, meet
At church at 5:00 pm and we will be back at 8:00. Reminder all
preschool children need a parent or guardian to attend with them
unless cleared with Ms. Heather. A waiver on-line must be completed
prior to February 22nd at http://rebounderzgrandrapids.com. Pizza will be
provided at Rebounders. All parents are welcome. No dinner will be
provided at Grace on the 22nd.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of February is designated
for WORDS OF HOPE. This offering will be received on February 26.
NEEDED - someone to lead devotions and supervise at THE
CROSSING on February 28th from 3:00-5:30 pm. Devotion will
DISCOVERY KIDZ- Volunteers needed for February still. Please sign
up in the narthex. Also, sign-ups for March, April & May are out.
Please prayerfully consider being a volunteer in Discovery Kidz.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Brian & Sandy Gort, George & Juel Grevenstuk
Lower Doors: Ken & Janet Groenhout
Feb. 19 Upper Doors: Louise Grimm, Jerry & Karen Hendrickson
Lower Doors: Ron Harmsen
Today Judy Beadle, Abby Kubiak
Feb. 19 Lyndsey Boeve, Bella Licari
Prayers & Praise Line
February 12, 2017
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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