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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Celebrating 120 Years

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2017

10:00 AM Worship Service

 Prelude  Paul Kerkstra, Ruth Tacoma, Bob Moreno

 Choral Introit “We’ve Come This Far by Faith” 

 Call to Worship

 *Greeting Time

 *Opening Songs of Praise

“Holy, Holy, Holy!”

“Holy Spirit”

 *Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting

 Moment of Sharing:  “Holy Moments at Grace”

 Senior Choir “Grace Medley”

 *Hymn Medley

“Beulah Land”

“Standing on the Promises”

 Offertory 

 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: Acts 1:1-8 (Page 1055), Philippians 1:2 (Page 1138)

 Message: “HOLY MOMENTS”  Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

 *Closing Hymn No. 139 ………………………...  “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”

 *Benediction

 *Song of Departure………………………………… “Facing a Task Unfinished”

 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.

 

WELCOME

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

TODAY we celebrate the 120th ANNIVERSARY of Ministry at Grace

 Reformed Church!  Cake and coffee will be served following the

 service in celebration.

 

9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ will meet.  All kids ages

 3 years – 5th grade meet downstairs by the youth desk. 

 

11:15 – NOON  NEW MEMBERS BELONGING CLASS will  

 meet 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. Today’s lesson

 is “Belonging to Jesus Christ”.  This class will last for 5 sessions. 

 

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 “Critical Thinking 102”.

 

PRAYERS AND PRAISE

 

HEALTH CONCERNS: Please continue to keep Dick Postema in your

 Prayers.  He is now at Waterford Place in Jenison. Jerry Hendrickson

 is hospitalized at Blodgett with pneumonia.  Sally Herrema is

 continuing therapy at Breton Manor. Linda De Vries Kraft will

 undergo knee surgery Tuesday, February 21. For all prayer requests

 and praise reports, please see the Prayer & Praise line today.

 

IN APPRECIATION – A heartfelt thanks to all of you for your

 prayers, your thoughts, and your cards during my hospitalization.

 Thanks also to Pastor Rick and Bill Tacoma for their visits.  All of it

 is very much appreciated. 

 ~Mary Huizen

 

CALENDAR OF THE WEEK

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017

 6:30 PM ELDERS MEEETING 

 7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE 

 7:30 CONSISTORY MEETING

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017

 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.

 3:00 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 5 & 6.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017

 3:30 – 5:45 OR 8:00 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades

 3 & 4.

NO DINNER WILL BE SERVED AT GRACE TONIGHT!

 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.

 6:30 PM – SENIOR CHOIR will meet for practice. 

 

NEXT SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2017

 

NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the People’s Choice Sermon

 Series with the message “The Ark of the Covenant”. 

 

OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of February is designated

 for WORDS OF HOPE.  This offering will be received next Sunday. 

 

SUNDAYS AT SIX – No service will be held at Grace next Sunday

 night.  We will be attending the installation service of Reverend

 Shane Floyd at Beverly Reformed Church.  This service starts at

 4:00 pm.

 

MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

NEEDED - someone to lead devotions and supervise at THE 

 CROSSING on February 28th from 3:00-5:30 pm.  Devotion will

 be provided.

 

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

GREETERS 

Today Upper Doors:  Louise Grimm, Jerry & Karen Hendrickson

 Lower Doors:  Ron Harmsen

Feb. 26 Upper Doors:  Ellsworth & Jeanette Johnson, Judy Klein

 Lower Doors:  Larry & Deb Kleymeer

NURSERY

Today Lyndsey Boeve, Bella Licari

Feb. 26 Jayme Dood, Mary Kubiak

March 5  Sandy Farris, Sophie Licari

 

Prayers & Praise Line

February 19, 2017

 

Congregational Prayers and Praise

 

  • We thank and praise God for 120 years of ministry here at Grace! 
  • We are thankful today for our church, for Pastor Rick Oppenhuizen and the other leaders here at Grace at the present time and in years past.
  • We are thankful today for our Discovery Kidz!  We thank Heather Dood for all she does with the youth groups at Grace and the Crossing.  We pray for Heather as she continues her studies to become a Commissioned Pastor.
  • We thank God for the ministry of Connections.  We pray for Pastor George as he leads them each week.  We thank God for the lives that are touched by this ministry.
  • We pray today for Jerry Hendrickson hospitalized with pneumonia. 
  • Continue to keep Dick Postema in your prayers as he recovers and regains his strength at Waterford Place. 
  • Please be in prayer for Sally Herrema as she heals and undergoes therapy at Breton Manor.
  • We remember Linda Kraft in our prayers as she prepares for surgery this week.
  • We thank and praise God for good reports that Fred Hiemstra is doing well in his recovery from heart surgery. 
  • Be in prayer for Esther Hoag who continues to have problems with her fingers.  Also please pray for Esther’s sister who suffered a stroke and is now at Mary Free Bed Hospital.
  • Please continue to remember our Grace members and members of their families who are in need of healing, comfort, and strength.  Mary Huizen; Char Otto; Shirley De Bruin; Larry Ver Merris, son of Ruth Ver Merris; Jackie, daughter in law of Roger and Phyllis Vander Sloot;  Deb Stouten, sister of Pastor Rick; Brent Kerkstra, son of Paul; Janet, sister of Wes Dekker; Lana, granddaughter of Ken & Cindy Wylie; Brenym Pell, grandson of Ron & Marcia Berends.
  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mrs. Tena DeVink, Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, Mrs. Ruth Ver Merris, Mr. Jim Friar.

 

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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