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
*Opening Songs of Praise
“Holy, Holy, Holy!”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: “Holy Moments at Grace”
Senior Choir “Grace Medley”
“Standing on the Promises”
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”
*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.
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.
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
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: Louise Grimm, Jerry & Karen Hendrickson
Lower Doors: Ron Harmsen
Feb. 26 Upper Doors: Ellsworth & Jeanette Johnson, Judy Klein
Lower Doors: Larry & Deb Kleymeer
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
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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