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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Feb 5, 2015

 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2015

10:00 AM Worship Service

 

 Prelude 

 Introit  - Joe Haines 

 Call to Worship

 *Greeting Time

 *Opening Songs of Praise  

 *Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting

 Prayer of Confession

 Words of Assurance

 Moments for Mission Earl & Clare Reifel

 Ministry of Music Joe Haines

 Moments in Prayer

 Offertory

 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 26 (Page 123)

 Message:  “IF YOU WALK WITH GOD” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen 

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

  * Closing Hymn No.  491  ……………..…………………………  “Jesus, I Come” 

 *Benediction

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

 Postlude  Organist, Karen Ver Hulst

 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, Lorinda Vander Werp 

 

TODAY AT GRACE

9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET.  All children ages 3

 years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk. 

 

TODAY we welcome Earl & Clare Reifel to our service.  They will give

 us an update on their ministry and work in Sierra Leone. 

 

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 today!

 

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.

 

PRAYERS & PRAISE

 

HEALTH CONCERNS –  Lorie Norden underwent knee replacement

 surgery on Friday.  Please keep Lorie in your prayers as she heals  

 and begins rehab.  For all other Prayer Requests and Praise Reports,

 see the Prayer Line in your bulletin today.

 

IN APPRECIATION – A heartfelt thank you to our family at Grace following

 the passing of our father, Loran VanWyk.  Thank you to Pastor Rick for his

 visit, to Paul who provided music in the ward while Dad was well, and to the

 congregation for the cards,  prayers, and other well wishes at the visitation and

 funeral.  ~ In Christian Love, Les & Tinna VanWyk

 

 

CALENDAR OF THE WEEK

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2015

 7:00 PM CARING SHEPHERD MEETING in the Consistory

 Room.

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2015 

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

 Grades 5 & 6 will meet. 

 7:00 PM MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM will meet.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 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:  Ham &

 Scalloped Potatoes. Come and enjoy a meal and fellowship\

 before classes!

 NO 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

 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.

 

NEXT SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2015

 

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

 with the message: “Power Struggles”.

 

“BELONGING” - NEW MEMBERS CLASS will continue.

 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.

 

6:45 – 8:00 pm Y-LIFE WILL MEET.

 

DATES TO REMEMBER

 

Monday, February 16, 6:30 pm  ELDERS MEETING

 7:30 pm CONSISTORY MEETING.

 

Monday, February 23, 7:00 pm PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.

 

MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of February is designated

 for HABITAT FOR HUMANITY.  This offering will be received on

 February 22.

 

COOKBOOKS This is the last week for sales!  Ge 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: Les & Tinna VanWyk, Marge Veldheer

 Lower Doors:  Lexie Wagoner

Feb. 15 Upper Doors:  Wayne & Nancy Ver Strate, Sandy Workman

 Lower Doors:  Eric & Erika Wigent

 

NURSERY  

Today:  Tymie Boeve, Abby Kubiak

Feb. 15  Diane Maitner, Elaine Martin

 

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 8, 2015

 

Congregational Prayers and Praise

 

  • We thank and praise God today for the ministry and work of Earl & Clare Reifel.  We pray for continued blessings on their lives and ministry.
  • 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.
  • Pray today for Paul Kerkstra, our Minister of Music, as he takes a couple weeks of vacation.  We pray for safe travels and a time of rest and relaxation.
  • We pray for Pastor George today as he leads Connections.  We pray for all the people that attend.
  • 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 following knee replacement surgery.
  • Also remember Lucille Sytsema and Esther Hoag recovering from 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 Community Christian Reformed Church. 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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