Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Feb 6, 2014
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2014
10:00 AM Worship Service
Music Ministry “Faith of our Fathers”
Call to Worship
* Hymn No. 807 (Vs. 1, 4) ………………………….. “My Country Tis of Thee”
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing: We sense God’s peace when ___________.
Moments in Prayer
Music Ministry “Onward Christian Soldiers”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received
Signing the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Matthew 24:6-7a (Page 959)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“WATCH FOR THE SIGNS: WARS AND RUMORS OF WAR”
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
Closing Hymn No. 727 (Verses 1, 2, 4) …….………. “Faith is the Victory”
* Song of Departure No. 753 (Verse 1 & Chorus) ... “Jesus is Coming Again”
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, 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
Meeting in the Consistory Room
Call to Worship No. 810 ……………………….…. “Love the Lord, Your God”
*Opening Hymn No. 809 …………….…………………… “God of Our Fathers”
*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 416 ………..……………………………….. “We’re Marching to Zion”
Living Word: Hebrews 11:8-22 (Page 1169)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“UNDERSTANDING YOUR BIBLE: PATRIARCH & EXODUS”
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
*Closing Hymn No. 680 …..……………. “All the Way My Savior Leads Me”
Postlude Pianist, Lorinda Vander Werp
*All who are able, please stand.
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
THANK YOU to all those who have contributed musically to our
service today! Thank you to the Quartet; John De Jong, Tinna
VanWyk, Bill Tacoma, and Sandy Farris. Thank you also to the
Praise Team this morning led by Ray Zondervan.
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.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – For all prayer requests and praise reports,
see the Prayers & Praise Line.
OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHIES are extended to Orville & Esther
Hoag upon the death of Orville’s brother last week.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014
3:15 – 5:15 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 5 & 6.
7:00 PM MISSION/OUTREACH MEETING.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2014
3:45 – 5:45 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER! Hot Dogs, Chili Dogs, Brats!
Come out and enjoy a time of fellowship prior to class.
NO 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.
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.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2014
5:30 PM WEEK 4 ALPHA CLASS - Join us at the Crossing.
NEXT WEEK, FEBRUARY 16, 2014
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the series of messages
“WATCH FOR THE SIGNS” with the message: “Natural Disasters”.
Join us for the 6:00 pm evening service for the study
“UNDERSTANDING YOUR BIBLE”.
6:45 PM Y-LIFE meets at the Crossing.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, February 17 at 6:30 pm ELDERS MEETING followed by
Consistory at 7:30 pm.
Tuesday, February 18, 1:00 pm The ELIZABETH CIRCLE will meet in
the Consistory Room. We will discuss Chapter 5, Isaiah 8:19 – 9:7.
Monday, February 24, 7:00 PM CARING SHEPHERD TRAINING.
Sunday, March 16 – Y-LIFE is sponsoring a SPAGHETTI DINNER
following the morning worship service. Mark your calendar!
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!
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of February is designated
for FNOW (Family Network of Wyoming). FNOW provides not only
food to clients, but they also conduct classes on Health and Nutrition,
Gluten/Allergy free cooking, gardening, money management,
computer basics, just to name a few. The goal of FNOW is “to ensure
everyone is given personalized service with a high degree of dignity
and respect during their time of need. We believe providing these
services will build a stronger community and create a better life for
future generations.” Every dollar donated toward the food programs
gets them approx. $20 worth of fresh and shelf stable food from the
local food bank, Feeding America of West Michigan. Some words of
appreciation from those who have benefited from their services and
“I want to thank everyone for all you have done for us. Everyone
was so kind and caring to me, they never made me feel
“You have to understand how wonderful this organization really is;
you help us when there is nowhere else to turn. My prayers were
This special offering will be received on February 23.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Les & Tinna VanWyk, Marge Veldheer
Lower Doors: Tripp & Katie Vander Wal
Feb. 16 Upper Doors: Lexie Wagoner, Sandy Workman
Lower Doors: Eric & Erika Wigent
Today: Cindy Wylie, Brielle Wigent
Feb. 16: Pat Ter Beek, Lyndsey Boeve
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 9, 2014
Congregational Prayers and Praise
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