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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jan 29, 2015

 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2015

10:00 AM Worship Service

 Prelude 

 Call to Worship

 *Greeting Time

 *Opening Songs of Praise  Discovery Kidz

“Big House”

“Jesus Loves Me”

“Whom Shall I Fear”

 *Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting

 Sharing:  What I’ve Been Learning

 Moments in Prayer

 Offertory - Holy Presence Songs: No. 216, 217 (vs. 1), 219, 220

 Tithes & offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.

 Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.

 *Doxology

 *Prayer of Dedication

 Living Word: Leviticus 9:1-24 (Page 104)

 Message:  “LEARNING TO OBEY” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen 

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

  * Closing Hymn No. 435 ………………...  “God of Grace and God of Glory” 

 *Benediction

 *Song of Departure No. 184 (Vs. 1 & Chorus) .………………..  “Thy Word”

 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.

 

 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.

 

SUNDAYS AT SIX

 

  Prelude

*Opening Worship Sequence No. 127-129…“The Lord on High is Mighty”

*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting

  Moments of Sharing

  Moments in Prayer

*Hymn No. 33 ………………………….  “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise”

  Living Word:  Exodus 12:12-13  (Page 65)

  Message:  “THE GODS OF EGYPT”  Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen

  Prayer of Blessing on the Word

*Closing Hymn No. 676 ….…………………..…..  “O Jesus, I Have Promised”

*Benediction

 Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra 

 

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 boys and

 girls will be with us in the service this morning sharing what they

 have learned in the last rotation.

 

“BELONGING” - NEW MEMBERS CLASS will begin this week.

 Interested in knowing more about the Reformed Church in America,

 Grace Reformed Church, and how one might consider becoming a

 member?  Then join Pastor Rick in his office for this 6 session class

 that will meet every other week after the morning worship service.

 

A MEETING for those interested in the GRACE MISSION TRIP to

 JACKSON COUNTY MINISTRIES in Annville, KY– April 19-25

 will be held in the sanctuary following the morning service.  If you are

 considering going on this trip, please come to the meeting to hear

 details and have your questions answered. 

 

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.

 

6:00 PM Y-LIFE will meet at the Crossing for our annual super bowl

 party. Be sure to bring your favorite all American snack to share…and

 bring a friend or two!

 

CALENDAR OF THE WEEK

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2015 

 3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for youth in

 Grades 5 & 6 will meet. 

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 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 - On the menu:  Speghetti Dinner

 Come and enjoy a meal and fellowship before classes & choir!

 6:30 PM 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.  The boys will be

 showing off their cars! We are asking for each boy to bring a

 special male figure (dad, uncle, grandpa, family friend).

 Following dinner we will head to the crossing with our cars to

 watch a movie and enjoy some special movie night treats.

 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 be studying important

 Concepts/doctrine in the book of Romans.

 8:00 PM A FACILITIES TEAM MEETING will be held.  All

 team members and anyone interested in being on the

 Facilities team is encourage to attend.  See John Sawyer

 if you  have any questions.

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2015

 7:00 PM THE THURSDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY group will

 meet in the Consistory room.

 

 

NEXT SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2015

 

NEXT SUNDAY – Pastor Rick will continue the “Bible in a Year” series

 with the message: “If You Walk with God”. Earl & Carol Reifel will be

 with us for a “Moment for Mission”.

 

PRAYERS & PRAISE

 

HEALTH CONCERNS –  Lorie Norden will undergo knee

 replacement surgery on Friday, February 6 at Metro Hospital.  Please

 keep Lorie in your prayers as she goes through surgery and rehab.

 For all other Prayer Requests and Praise Reports, see the Prayer Line

 in your bulletin today.

 

OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHIES are extended to Les & Tinna

 VanWyk and family upon the death of Les’ dad, Loran VanWyk, on

 Sunday, January 25 at the age of 89.  Services were held on Thursday.

 

MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

2014 CONTRIBUTION STATEMENT are now in your mailboxes.

 If you have any questions, please see Brian Licari, Treasurer.

 

NEW NURSERY SCHEDULES are in the mailboxes of all who

 volunteered.  Thank you!!

 

COOKBOOKS will be available for just a couple more weeks!  Get

 them while you can!  Cost is $10 each, buy 5 get one free!!  This is a

 fund raiser for our Discovery Kidz. 

 

WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS

 

GREETERS

Today  Upper Doors:  Roger & Phyllis Vander Sloot

 Don & Lillian Vander Veen

 Lower Doors:  Jerry & Sue Vander Wal

Feb. 8 Upper Doors: Les & Tinna VanWyk, Marge Veldheer

 Lower Doors:  Lexie Wagoner

 

NURSERY  

Today:  Sue Vander Wal, Pat TerBeek 

Feb. 8 Tymie Boeve, Abby 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 1, 2015

 

 

Congregational Prayers and Praise

 

  • We thank God today for his unfailing love for us, and too for the love of our family and friends.
  • We thank God today for our Discovery Kidz and for Ms. Heather as she leads them.
  • We praise God for the gift of music in our lives.  We ask God to put a song in our heart and on our lips so His name may be praised.
  • We pray for those who have recently lost loved ones.  In particular we pray today for Les & Tinna VanWyk and family.
  • We think today of the persons who are facing surgery in the coming days, or considering available treatments.  We pray for peace and assurance as they make their decisions.
  • We pray for Lorie Norden as she undergoes knee replacement surgery this week.
  • Pray today for all those who have been down with the flu.  Pray for quick healing.
  • We pray today for Lucille Sytsema as she continues the healing process and therapy following shoulder surgery.
  • Keep Esther Hoag in your prayers as she recovers following hand surgery.
  • Continue to keep Lola De Young and her parents, Matt & Lindsey, in your prayers. 
  • We pray for all those who are serving in the military.  In particular we pray today for Amie Pierce now back at Ft. Riley.
  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mr. Ralph Bolt, Mrs. Tena DeVink, Mrs. MaryLynn Huizen, Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, Mr. Mac Mc Alary, Mrs. Ruth Ver Merris.
  • Neighborhood Church Ministries is encouraging the community of churches in Wyoming to life one another up in prayer.  This week again we pray for Clyde Park Church of the Nazarene. Let’s join together in this effort to encourage one another and lift one another up in prayer.

 

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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