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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jan 31, 2008
Sunday, February 3, 2008
10:00 am Worship Service
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing: To God be the glory for ____________.
Moments in Prayer
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
Children are dismissed for Children & Worship
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Matthew 23:1-7, 23-28 (Page 958); 6:1-6 (Page 938)
Message: “VAINGLORY: IMAGE IS EVERYTHING”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 551 …………………….………………. “O to Be Like Thee”
* Song of Departure No. 340 …………........…… “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus”
* Postlude Organist, Karen Ver Hulst
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
ELDERS INVITATION - If you have questions, concerns, joys, or
prayer needs that you would like to share, an Elder will be available
in the front of the sanctuary following the service this morning.
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Call to Worship No. 722 ……………….…….. “The Lord Will Deliver You”
* Opening Hymn No. 724 …………………..……. “Lead On, O King Eternal”
* Invocation & Salutation
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 693 …………………..……….. “A Shelter in the Time of Storm”
Living Word: Hebrews 3:1-6 (Page 1162)
Message “FROM OLD TO NEW TO YOU: MOSES”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 692 ……………………... “God Will Take Care of You”
* Postlude Pianist, Karen Ver Hulst
*All who are able, please stand
TODAY AT GRACE
CHILDREN & WORSHIP
Children ages 3 & 4 meet in Fellowship Hall with
Worship Leaders Sue Stuk and Tishana Delaney.
Children K – 2nd Grade meet in the choir room with
Worship Leaders Gracia Class and Pat Ter Beek.
11:20 AM–12:20 PM SUNDAY SCHOOL - There are classes available for
all ages three years old and upward. A nursery is available for those
children under the age of three.
ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES
Sunday School Guide Class will meet in the Consistory Room. Join
them for lively discussions relating to our Christian walk.
The Book of Joshua – Join this class that meets in the Chapel!
“Surrendering: Your Life for God’s Pleasure” – This class will NOT
SUNDAYS AT SIX - Pastor Rick will continue the study entitled “From the
Old to the New to You” where we discover Christ in the Old
Testament and in our lives as well. You are encouraged to bring your
own Bible and a pen! Join us tonight.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2008
6:30 PM ELDERS MEETING
7:30 PM CONSISTORY MEETING
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2008
3:30 – 5:30 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3-5.
7:00 PM WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY – “BELOVED DISCIPLE”
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2008
3:00 – 5:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Middle School Youth.
6:45 – 8:00 PM
GEMS for girls in K – Grade 8 at the Crossing
CADETS for boys in Grades 1-8. Meet in the Fellowship Hall.
7:00 – 8:00 PM
PRESCHOOL “GOD LOVES ME” – Meet in the Nursery.
BIBLE STUDY WITH Rev. Cecil Martens meets in the
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2008
2:45 – 5:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for High School Youth.
4:30 PM PRAYER MEETING in Pastor Rick’s office.
NEXT WEEK – FEBRUARY 10, 2008
1st Sunday in Lent
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will share the message “Anger: Holy or
Hellish” from the series “The Seven Deadly Sins”.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Zack Veldheer is now home after undergoing an
emergency appendectomy on Wednesday. Carolyn Baker was
able to return to her home on Wednesday! John Schoolenberg
is now back at Brookcrest. See the Prayers & Praise Line for all the
other praise reports and prayer concerns.
SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS – If you have not received your new packet
for the second half of the year, please see Darrell after the service.
EQUIPPING GOD’S PEOPLE FOR MINISTRY CONFERENCE sponsored by the
Synod of the Great Lakes Diaconal Ministry Team will take place on
Saturday, February 23rd at Orchard Hill Reformed Church. Brochures
are on the narthex table or see Shari for more information.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for the Middle School Overnighter on February 16
from 8 pm until Sunday morning service on February 17. If you can’t
stay the entire time that is OK….we will appreciate any time you can
give. A sign up sheet will be in the narthex. Please contact Darrell or
Kia with any questions.
MISSION WORK TRIP – This year we are going to Lake Charles in
Louisiana the week of April 20 where we will be building a Habitat
for Humanity home! The RCA is sponsoring this trip so we are again
able to use some of their funds for traveling, accommodations and
food. Contact Shari for more details or just sign up in the narthex.
CLUB 3:16 NEEDS VOLUNTEERS on Tuesdays from 3:30 – 5:30 pm or
Wednesday from 3:00 – 5:00 pm. Sign up for 1 day a year, 1 day a
month or weekly what ever works for you we will embrace. Contact
FELLOWSHIP BOWLING NIGHT – February 23, 9:00 pm. Dinner together
prior to bowling. Save the date…more information soon!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: John & Tymie Boeve, Ralph & Effie Bolt
Lower Doors: Lisa Braendle
Feb. 10 Upper Doors: Denny & Mary Bush; Brad & Gracia Class
Lower Doors: Ed & Kathy De Ruiter
Today AM Service: Elaine Martin, Diane Maitner,
Tami & Stacy Veldheer PM Service: Terri Stadt
Feb. 10 AM Service: Cindy Wylie, Linda Emelander, Sandy Farris,
Brad Beadle PM Service: Lynda Ver Merris
Prayers & Praise Line
February 3, 2008
The Prayer and Praise Line is a way to let our Grace Congregation
know about your prayer needs and praise reports.
Praise God for…
• Good news for Brian Ciluffo, 22 year old neighbor of the Stuk’s, whose newest scan
showed that his cancer is now in remission
• Safe travels in the winter weather we experienced this past week
• Zack Veldheer following an appendectomy on Wednesday
• Carolyn Baker recovering at home
• John Schoolenberg at Brookcrest
• Mary Haagsman following back surgery
• Carole Lankheet as she continues chemotherapy
• Rick & Laura Marshall as they go through the adoption process
• Tarah Fron and the Team at IICD as they leave Tuesday for Africa
• Matt & Sheri Camp (nee Oppenhuizen) for safety & health on a
mission trip to Zambia, Africa from Feb. 5-15
• The following friends and family members with health concerns:
Lara Class, Samantha Allan, Gordon Ver Merris, Lori Doom,
Gavin Vander Wal, Emily Wilson, Roger Roberts, Nancy Lipscomb,
Brian Ciluffo, Yvonne Riemersma, Linda Tacoma, Wilma Osterink,
Laura Groenenboom (Venenga), Judy Packard
• Friends and family serving in the military: Frank Senko, Matthew
Halverson (Lucille Sytsema’s grandson), Dave Vander Berg
• Our Shut-in’s including: Mrs Dorothy Church, Mrs Tena DeVink,
Mr & Mrs Ade Peterson, Mr John Schoolenberg, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer,
Mrs June Snyder, Mrs Henrietta TeRonde,
Mrs Nellie Workman, Mrs Margaret Zylstra
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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