Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jan 29, 2015
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2015
10:00 AM Worship Service
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise Discovery Kidz
“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.
*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”
*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.
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. 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”
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.
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
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
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
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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