Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Feb 2, 2012
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2012
10:00 am Worship Service
Choral Introit “God is So Wonderful”
Time of Praise
* Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: God gave us the law to help us __________.
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
The Law of God: “The Ten Commandments”
Senior Choir “It’s Just Like His Great Love”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Exodus 19
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“THE STORY: “NEW COMMANDS AND A NEW COVENANT”
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 3 ……………. “Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty”
* Song of Departure No. 444(Vs. 1 & Chorus)..“I Love to Tell the Story”
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 Pastor Rick 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
as it is passed today.
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet in the Chapel
Call to Worship
* Hymn of Praise No. 674 ……………………… “Who is on the Lord’s Side?”
* Invocation & Salutation
Time of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 692 …………………………………… “God Will Take Care of You”
Living Word: I Samuel 18-20 (Page 279)
Message “THOUSANDS AND TENS OF THOUSANDS”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 676 ………….………..…... “O Jesus, I Have Promised”
*All who are able, please stand.
A warm welcome to our visitors and members alike!
Let us join together in celebrating the goodness of God,
and singing songs of joy before our creator! Please take
a moment and sign the Fellowship Register when it
is passed so we can get to know you!
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the Sanctuary
to pray for Pastor George and the new church start. All are welcome.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet in
the Consistory Room following the morning service today.
6:30 PM Y-LIFE will meet at the home of Mrs. Heather (1532
Mulligan Dr., Wyoming). Friends as always welcome! Bring a
snack to share.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2012
6:30 PM ELDERS Meeting.
7:30 PM CONSISTORY Meeting.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2012
3:15 – 5:30 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR Grades 5 & 6
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
3:45 – 6:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – Pork Roast Dinner! Come
out for a time of fellowship prior to class!
6:30 SENIOR CHOIR members meet for practice.
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
GEMS meet at the Crossing
VICTORS meet in the Fellowship Hall
BE BIG – For Preschool children. Meet in the Nursery!
ADULTS –Come and join the discussion of “The Story”.
The study “CONNECT THE D.O.T.S. (Disciples of The
Story)” will connect the Sunday sermon with additional
study options. Meet in the Consistory Room.
7:30 PM – WORSHIP DESIGN TEAM MEETING.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012
2:45 – 5:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 7 & 8
6:00 PM CROSSING COMMUNITY DINNER.
NEXT SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2012
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick continues “The Story” with the message:
“WANDERING”. In preparation read Chapter 6 in “The Story”.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Tena De Vink was able to return to her
Home on Monday. Janet Yonkers was hospitalized earlier this week
and is now at the Heartwood Lodge (18525 Woodland Ridge Drive,
Spring Lake, MI 49456) as she recuperates. Please keep Janet and
Tena in your prayers this week. For all other prayer requests and
praise reports, see the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today.
IN APPRECIATION – Dear friends at Grace, Thank you so much
for your generous gift towards our ministry. We deeply value
your continuing partnership with us, both through your gifts and
prayers. We are grateful for all the opportunities we have had to
serve Him this year, for the amazing things He has done.
Without you and others like you, it would not be possible. We
pray the Lord will strengthen you as His people, supplying all you
need in every way, that He will deepen your love for Hi, for each
other and for the world. May you find in Him all joy & wisdom
as you sere Him. ~Gratefully, Murray & Carol Moerman
MILITARY LOVE/CARE PACKAGES:
TODAY is the deadline to place your donation of snacks and
goodies in the designated box in the Narthex.
TODAY is the deadline to place your monetary donation in the
can next to the box.
And, TODAY all the donations of baked goods and treats will be
packed into the Care boxes to be mailed out on Monday.
Note to those who volunteered to pack: Meet at 1:30 p.m. in the
Fellowship Room. Thank You! Mary Mc Alary
OUR CHIAPAS MEXICO MISSION TRIP IS COMING SOON!
Please sign up in the narthex to be a prayer partner to one or more
of the 12 persons going on this trip on March 10-March 18. Would
it be possible to have 5 persons praying for each person? We will
give you more details of the trip before we leave so you can better
pray for our needs. Also, right now we need all of your prayers....
prayers for Al & Sue Schreuder and those we will be working with
in Chiapas...prayers for all the plans being made in Chiapas as well
a here, prayers for health for each of us, and prayers for good
weather and safe travel.
MISSION OUTREACH Team meeting – February 21, 7:00 pm.
CARING SHEPHERDS – Next meeting is scheduled for February
20th at 7:00 pm.
SAVE THE DATE! VBS will be the week of June 11! Details soon!
Toilet Paper COLLECTION for FNOW- Toilet Paper is
Once again needed at Family Network of Wyoming! During the
next month we will have boxes at the entrances to our church
where you can drop off toilet paper. Currently, a family is given 1
roll of toilet paper when they come to get food at the pantry once a
month. We would like to double that amount! If 50 families gave
24 rolls, we would have 1,200 rolls of toilet paper to give to the
pantry…..can YOU help make this become a reality? Watch for
sales and give as you are blessed! Thanks in advance!
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of February is designated
for WORDS OF HOPE. This offering will be received on Feb. 26.
DISCOVERY KIDZ next rotation starts next Sunday, Feb. 12. Many
spots still need to be filled! Please sign up today!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Ken & Cindy Wylie; Marv & Sue Andringa
Lower Doors: Brian & Abbey Licari
Feb. 12 Upper Doors: Geri Ruis, Karen Roberts
Lower Doors: Lexie Wagoner
Today Cindy Wylie, Sue Stuk
Feb. 12 Elaine Martin, Chelsea Dornbos
Prayers & Praise Line
February 5, 2012
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Praise for such a great turnout of kids on Thursday
nights for our Crossing Community Dinner. Last Thursday night 17 kids came out for dinner and fun.
Pray that more parents will be led to join their children.
Please pray also for a good turnout of families for the Superbowl party this evening.
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Please call the office if you would like to
share a Prayer Request or a Praise Report.
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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