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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jan 30, 2014

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2014

10:00 AM Worship Service

 Prelude

 Call to Worship

*  Greeting Time 

*  Opening Songs of Praise  Discovery Kidz

 “Today is the Day”

 “Hosanna”

*  Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting

 Moments of Sharing:  God Sightings

 Moments in Prayer

 Hymn No. 526 ………………………………….…………………  “The Solid Rock”

 Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received

 Signing the Fellowship Register

*  Doxology

*  Prayer of Dedication

 Living Word:  Matthew 24:4, 10-13, 23-28  (Page 959)

 Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen

 “WATCH FOR THE SIGNS:

 DECEIVERS AND COLDNESS OF HEART”

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

 Closing Hymn No. 431 (Verses 1 & 3) …………………  “Shine, Jesus, Shine”

*  Benediction

*  Song of Departure No. 753 (Verse 1 & Chorus) ... “Jesus is Coming Again”

 Postlude  Organist, Paul Kerkstra

 Pianist, Ruth Tacoma

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

Meeting in the Consistory Room

  Prelude

  Worship Sequence No. 61-63 ………….………..  “Bless the Lord Your God”

*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting

  Moments of Sharing

  Moments in Prayer

*Hymn No. 128 ………………………………  “I Sing the Mighty Power of God”

  Living Word: Psalm 8 (Page 530) 

  Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen

“UNDERSTANDING YOUR BIBLE: HISTORICAL & CREATION”

  Prayer of Blessing on the Word

*Closing Hymn No. 143 ……………..……………  “This is My Father’s World”

*Benediction

  Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra 

*All who are able, please stand.

 

TODAY AT GRACE

TODAY our Discovery Kidz will join us in worship and share what they

 have been doing in their worship time. 

 

A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the sanctuary

 to pray for ALPHA, Pastor George and CONNECTIONS.

 

THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet in

 the Consistory Room following the morning service today.  This class

 covers various subject matter pertaining to our Christian walk. 

 

SUNDAYS AT SIX - Join us Pastor Rick continues the study

 “Understanding  Your Bible”.  You will learn themes, people of the Bible,

 Connections throughout Biblical history, and how God has formed and

 fashioned his people from Adam & Eve through the life of the church

 today.

 

6:30 PM – Y-LIFE for Middle and High School Youth.  Superbowl

 party at Ms. Heather’s house.  Bring a snack/treat to share!

 

PRAYERS & PRAISE

 

HEALTH CONCERNS –  For all prayer requests and praise reports,

 see the Prayers & Praise Line.

 

CALENDAR OF THE WEEK

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014

 7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014

 3:15 – 5:15 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 5 & 6.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014

 3:45 – 5:45 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4.

 WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!

 6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER!  On the menu:  Meatloaf and

 Scalloped Potatoes!  Come out and enjoy a time of fellowship

 prior to class.

 6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.

 6:45 – 8:00 PM

 GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior) for girls in

 grades K – 8th.  Meet at CHURCH!

 VICTORS – For boys in grades K – 8th.  Meet in the

 Fellowship Hall!

 BE BIG – For Preschool children.  Meet in the Nursery

 7:00 – 8:00 PM SURPRISED BY HOPE This adult class meets

 in the Consistory room.

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2014

 7:00 PM THURSDAY BIBLE STUDY GROUP meets in the

 Consistory Room.

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014 

 5:30 PM WEEK 3 ALPHA CLASS “How Can We Have

 Faith?”  Join us at the Crossing.

 

NEXT WEEK, FEBRUARY 9, 2014

 

NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the series of messages

 “WATCH FOR THE SIGNS” with the message:  “Wars and Rumors

 of War”.  Join us for the 6:00 pm evening service for the study

 “UNDERSTANDING YOUR BIBLE”.

 

MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

NEXT ELDERS MEETING is Monday, February 17 at 6:30 pm

 followed by Consistory at 7:30 pm.

 

2013 CONTRIBUTION STATEMENTS are in your mailboxes.

 

EMPTY YOGURT CUPS are needed for the next rotation of

 Discovery Kidz.  Drop them off in the church kitchen or at the youth

 desk.

 

ALPHA MEALS – What a great way to be a part of ALPHA!  Heather

 Dood is the food coordinator and is in need of volunteers to supply

 parts of the meal.  See the sign-up sheet in the narthex for a spot that

 will work for you.  You can volunteer to bring a salad, dessert, for part

 of the main dish.  Thank you all so much for helping! 

 

Our GEMS are collecting items for the KIDS FOOD BASKET.  Items

 needed are:  Cracker Packs, 100% Fruit Juice Boxes, Individual Fruit

 Cups, Pudding Cups and Gelatin Cups, Granola Bars, 100% Fruit

 Snacks (.9 oz or similar) Snack Size Zipper-lock Bags, Bulk Pretzels in

 Bags.  TODAY IS THE LAST DAY for Donations.  Thank You!

 

THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of February is designated

 for FNOW (Family Network of Wyoming).  This offering will be

 received on February 23. 

 

WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS

GREETERS

 Today Upper Doors:  Ernst & Char Otto, Lillian & Don Vander Veen

 Lower Doors:  Jerry & Sue Vander Wal

 Upper Doors:  Les & Tinna VanWyk, Marge Veldheer

 Lower Doors:  Tripp & Katie Vander Wal

 

NURSERY  Today: Sue Vander Wal, Janell Nordlund

 Feb. 9:  Cindy Wylie, Brielle Wigent

 

DISCOVERY KIDZ - FEBRUARY  

Art: Sue Stuk  

Cooking: Rebekah and Abigail Kubiak 

Science:  Les VanWyk  

Games:  Donna Oppenhuizen 

Shepherds: Lucille Sytsema, Dan Stuk, Karen Roberts, Elaine Martin

 

 

Prayers & Praise Line

February 2, 2014

 

Congregational Prayers and Praise

  • We thank and praise God for warm homes, hot food, and the loved ones who surround us.  We pray for those in our community seeking food and shelter in this cold and stormy weather.
  • Please be in prayer for Keith Van Zoren’s friend, Norita Ericksen, founder and director of Kardelen Mercy Teams, who died unexpectedly in Turkey at the age of 62.  Kardelen Mercy Teams support the care of the disabled and their families in Turkey. Keith, who is the Chairman of the Board, has traveled to Turkey to be with the family and help provide leadership during this time.  For more information see http://friendsofkardelen.com
  • Please be in prayer for the Alpha Classes taking place.  Pray for Rowin & Rachel Mulder as they take leadership; Larry Kleymeer, Prayer Coordinator; Heather Dood, Food Coordinator; Pat Ter Beek, Nursery Coordinator.  We pray that lives will be touched through this course.
  • We continue to lift up Lola De Young and her family in our prayers.  Pray for healing, strength, and encouragement for Lola and Matt & Lindsey.  Lola continues to be hospitalized off and on as she receives chemo.  These treatments a very difficult.  There is a great need for blood!  Because of the severe weather, there has been a great shortage, not just for Lola, but for all those in need.  If you are able, please give blood at a local donation center.
  • Thank you to everyone who prayed for Karen Robert’s niece, Mary.  She is doing so much better and continues to gain strength.  All your prayers are very much appreciated.
  • There are many friends and family of our church members that need your prayers this week.  Please continue to pray for Jennifer Kirkse, granddaughter of Mary Huizen, as she battles cancer.  Also, Barb, friend of Della Sawyer, undergoing chemotherapy, Tobiah Wiese, newborn grandson of Betty Holmes, Jon Stouten after being diagnosed with Crohns disease.
  • We pray for all those who are serving in the military.  Continue to keep Amie Pierce in your prayers as she is stationed at Fort Riley in Kansas. 
  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mr. Ralph Bolt, Mrs Tena DeVink, Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs Ruth Ver Merris.
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