Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Feb 12, 2015
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2015
10:00 AM Worship Service
Introit “Lead on O King Eternal” Tinna VanWyk & Joe Haines
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Sharing: The Year of the Bible
Ministry of Music “Glory” Tinna VanWyk & Joe Haines
Moments in Prayer
Tithes & offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Numbers 16 (Page 146)
Message: “POWER STRUGGLES” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
* Closing Song …………………………………………….………. “In Christ Alone”
*Song of Departure No. 184 (Vs. 1 & Chorus) .……………….. “Thy Word”
Postlude 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.
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.
SUNDAYS AT SIX
*Opening Worship Sequence No. 632-634 ………… “I Love You My Lord”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 674 ……………………………………. “Who Is on the Lord’s Side?”
Living Word: Numbers 13 (Page 142)
Message: “YOU WON’T BELIEVE IT!” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
*Closing Hymn No. 668 ……..……….. “I’ll Go Where You Want Me to Go”
Postlude Pianist, Karen Ver Hulst
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS will meet in the
Consistory Room following the morning service today. This class
covers various subject matter pertaining to our Christian walk.
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.
“BELONGING” - NEW MEMBERS CLASS will continue in Pastor
Rick’s office following the morning service. There is still time to join
this class if you are interested in knowing more about the Reformed
Church in America, Grace Reformed Church, and how one might
consider becoming a member.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Lorie Norden is home and has begun rehab
following knee replacement surgery. For all other Prayer Requests
and Praise Reports, see the Prayer Line in your bulletin today.
IN APPRECIATION: IF: Women's Gathering Wyoming and Connections
wants to thank Grace for the use of the Crossing building this past
weekend. It provided the perfect comfortable setting for a dozen women
to experience the national conference via video feed. Tymie was so
hospitable in preparing the space and providing the little extras that felt
caring and thoughtful. (ie hand sanitizers, table coverings, tissues, etc...)
We were blessed by the event and the church's care for us. ~Juel Grevenstuk
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015
6:30 PM ELDERS MEETING
7:30 pm CONSISTORY MEETING.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2015
1:00 PM THE ELIZABETH CIRCLE will meet in the Consistory
Room to discuss Isaiah 38 & 39, Chapter 11 in the study book.
All women are invited.
THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) will not meet today do to mid winter
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2015
3:45 – 5:45 or 8:00 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for
youth in Grades 3 & 4 will meet.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER
The rumors are true! We let ALL the kitchen staff have the week
off but no worries you are all in for a real treat!! The Crossing kids will be preparing a wonderful meal for you! I encourage you all to join
us as we have invited all the Wednesday Crossing families to join
their child and us for an evening of food and fellowship!
Oh and you all want to know what's for dinner?? Well that is a
surprise that the kids wanted to keep-I promise you will not be disappointed! Any questions please contact Heather!
NO SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE
6:45 – 8:00 PM
GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior) for girls in
grades K – 8th.
VICTORS – For boys in grades K – 8th.
BE BIG – For Preschool children. Meet in the Nursery!
7:00 – 8:00 PM ADULTS – Meet in the Consistory Room.
Wes Dekker will lead the class. We will begin a new session
studying II Corinthians.
NEXT WEEK, FEBRUARY 22, 2015
1ST SUNDAY IN LENT
NEXT SUNDAY – Pastor Rick will continue the “Bible in a Year” series
with the message: “Learning from our History”.
5:00 PM COMBINED SERVICE AT BEVERLY Reformed Church.
We will join together with our sister churches to begin the season of
Lent with a special service together.
6:45 – 8:00 pm Y-LIFE WILL MEET.
PRAISE TEAM will practice on Monday, February 23 at 7:00 pm.
THE GEMS are collecting empty coffee cans for a project! If you have
any to donate, please bring them to the church kitchen. Thanks!
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY invites you to the house dedication for
the Reformed Build at 1015 Kensington SW today, Feb. 15, at 2:00.
Please join the celebration with this family in their new home.
A few of our church family helped in this build. An insert is placed in
your bulletin today with a thank you from them. Also THE
SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of February is designated for
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY.
A TEAM FROM GRACE will go on a MISSION TRIP to
JACKSON COUNTY MINISTRIES in Annville, KY– April 19-25.
They will hold an ALL CHURCH DINNER with roast beef and all
the extras on Sunday, March 15 after the morning service. This will
be a fund raiser for the team. There is still room for YOU! If you are
interested in going, see Shari Dood or Larry Kleymeer.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today: Upper Doors: Wayne & Nancy Ver Strate, Sandy Workman
Lower Doors: Eric & Erika Wigent
Feb. 22 Upper Doors: Ken & Cindy Wylie, Keith & Carolyn Baker
Lower Doors: Ray & Robin Zondervan
Today: Diane Maitner, Elaine Martin
Feb. 22 Chelsea Dornbos, Mary Kubiak
DISCOVERY KIDS – February
Art: Jayme Dood
Theater: Don & Inez Schutter
Cooking: Tymie Boeve
Games: Donna Oppenhuizen
Shepherds: Robin Zondervan, Brielle Wigent Chelsea Dornbos, Sue Vander Wal
Prayers & Praise Line
February 15, 2015
Congregational Prayers and Praise
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