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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Fri, Jan 8, 2010
JANUARY 10, 2010
10:00 am Worship Service
Choral Introit “Do You Know My Jesus”
Call to Worship
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
God’s Directive for Living – The Ten Commandments
Senior Choir “As Long As I Have Breath”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: I John 1:9 (Page 1183)
Message: “THE ROAD TO RESOLUTION: REPENT
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper
* Closing Hymn No. 653 – Verses 1 & 4 ………….….. “Whiter than Snow”
* Song of Departure No. 654 …………………… “Change My Heart, O God”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
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
Meet in the Chapel
Worship Sequence No. 346-349 ……………………………….. “This is Love”
* Invocation & Salutation
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 505 ……………………………..……….…………. “He Touched Me”
Living Word: Matthew 6:22-23 (Page 938)
Message: “ESCAPING THE CAULDRON” Kris Mc Guire
Prayer of Blessing
* Closing Hymn No. 353 …………….…………………..…… “Victory in Jesus”
* Postlude Pianist, Lorinda Vander Werp
TODAY AT GRACE
TODAY WE CELEBRATE THE SACRAMENT OF THE LORD’S SUPPER. We
invite all those who are members of Christ’s Church and have found
forgiveness of sins in Him, to participate in this supper. If you are
aware of someone who is not here today, but would like to receive
this sacrament, please contact the church office. Thank You.
9:50 am – 11:15 am DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3 years –
5th Grade meet downstairs for your very own service.
S.O.S. SERVICE ON SUNDAY – This evening we welcome Krisine
Mc Guire who will speak on “Escaping the Cauldron”. Kristine
works with her husband, Thom, in ministry through Big Fish
Ministries. She is Certified as a Biblical Counselor, and training to be
a Marriage Mentor through the American Association of Christian
Counselors. In addition to writing articles for Kristine ReMixed
(www.kristinemcguire.com) where she averages over 2000 views
every month, and working on a book about her former experiences
with the occult; Kristine also writes a monthly "Life" column for
Positively Feminine. Kris will be sharing her testimony of how after
years as a Christian she got caught up in witchcraft and the occult
and how she has been set free by the power of Jesus name.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS –Sheila Mc Elroy is home following surgery earlier
in the week. See the Prayers and Praise Line for all other prayer
requests and praise reports.
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you for your prayers, cards, and kind words
at the time of my older brother’s death. ~Gladys Kessel
OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHIES are extended to Lucille Sytsema & Dan &
Martha Derogee upon the death of Lucille & Martha’s brother
Bernard Osenga at the age of 91. Services were held Friday at the
Rest Haven Home.
2009 CONSISTORY OFFICERS
Vice President Dennis Bush
Clerk Pro Tem Dale Dood
Stated Clerk Keith Baker
Chairman of the Deacons Dan Stuk
Treasurer Eric Postema
Assistant Treasurers Pat Ter Beek
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2010
3:15 – 5:30 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR GRADES 5 & 6.
7:00 PM MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM MEETING.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2010
3:45 – 6:00 pm CLUB 3:16 FOR GRADES 3 & 4.
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER! Menu this week: Casserole Buffet,
salad, desserts. Come and enjoy dinner prior to family night
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR will meet for practice.
6:45 – 8:00 PM
S.O.N.G. (Soldiers of the Next Generation) for Children Ages 3
through 5th Grade. Something new for the next 3 months! You
will be learning about helping others! It is exciting…you won’t
want to miss it!
7:00 – 8:00 PM
ADULT CLASS will meet in the Consistory Room. Wes Dekker
is leading this Bible Study on the book of Daniel.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2010
2:45 – 5:00 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR GRADES 7 & 8.
7:00 PM THURSDAY EVENING BIBLE STUDY GROUP will meet at the
FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2009
7:00 PM SCRAPBOOKING at the Crossing!
SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 2010
6:00 PM CADETS that are signed up for the GRIFFINS GAME meet at
church to ride together. Questions? See Heather Dood or a
NEXT SUNDAY – JANUARY 17, 2010
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the series “THE ROAD TO
RESOLUTION” with the message: REFRESH.
SAVE THE DATE JUNE 7-11… VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL!
CALLING ALL GRACE MEMBERS to an important meeting regarding VBS!!
This year VBS is going to be a step back to Marketplace 29 AD. Many
hands are needed to get this up and running. There will be plenty of
areas and an opportunity for all to help!! Please come to a
meeting on Feb 14th in the sanctuary following the
morning service. Have any questions? See Heather Dood.
Y-LIFE DATE CHANGE for January ONLY due to Mrs. Heather being out of
town. Our next meeting will be Jan 29th from 6:45pm-9pm.
DISCOVERY KIDZ are in need of donations for their Wednesday night
service project. They will be putting together breakfast bundles for
Kids Food Baskets of Grand Rapids. See list on the narthex if
you are able to donate. All donations need to be in the kitchen by
DISCOVER KIDZ “TOWER OF BABEL” ROTATION TRAINING!
All volunteers involved in the Tower of Babel Rotation (Feb. 7 –
March 7) plan on meeting for training on January 31st following the
morning service. All volunteers must attend. See Heather Dood if
you have any questions.
THE NEXT GALAXY will soon be published. If you have anything you
would like add please turn your articles in by Wednesday, January
13. You can give your articles to Pat Ter Beek or Sandy Gort, or place
them in the bin attached to the file cabinet in the main office.
THE ELIZABETH CIRCLE – Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, January
19 at 1:00 pm in the Consistory Room. We will discuss Acts 3 & 4.
(Week Three in the Study Book.) Use the study guide that has been
placed in your mailbox. All women are welcome!
SLEDDING! YOUNG & YOUNG AT HEART are invited to join the Discovery
Kidz for sledding Feb 6th 1-3pm. Questions see Heather Dood
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the Month of January is designated for the
CADET ORGANIZATION. This offering will be received on January 31st
which is Cadet Sunday. Our cadets and leaders will have a special
part of that service.
PRAYER PARTNERS – New prayer lists are in your mailbox today.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Mike & Marjean Tibbets; Bob & Shirley Tofferi
Lower Doors: Khuon & Hon Tran
Jan. 17 Upper Doors: Roger & Phyllis Vander Sloot
Don & Lillian Vander Veen
Lower Doors: Jerry & Sue Vander Wal
Today AM Service: Elaine Martin, Heather Dood
PM Service: Mary Bush
Jan. 17 AM Service: Judy Beadle, Sue Stuk, Chelsea Boeve
PM Service: Lynda Ver Merris
Prayers & Praise Line
January 10, 2010
We Pray and Trust God
A good temper is like a sunny day… it sheds brightness on everything.
Pray for a cheerful disposition that lasts all week!
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Continue in prayer as we take the next steps.
Pray for the Mission/Outreach Team as they
will be meeting Tuesday with Ben Ingebretson.
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Please call the office if you would like to
share a Prayer Request or a Praise Report.
We thank God for our many blessings.
We pray for the health of our congregation.
Please keep Sheila Mc Elroy in your prayers as she heals following surgery.
Today we pray for those who have recently lost loved ones. In particular we pray for
Lucille Sytsema, Dan & Martha Derogee, and Gladys Kessel.
We pray today for Betty Schuurmans, mother of Janet Groenhout.
Betty is 84 years old and is now under hospice care.
Please pray for Connie Maile, sister of Jim Emelander, who is battling
Keep these friends and family serving in the military in your prayers:
Doug Desmarais, Frank Senko, Matthew Halverson (Lucille Sytsema’s
grandson), Dave Vander Berg, Nick Borkowski.
Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mrs Tena DeVink, Mr & Mrs Ade Peterson,
Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs June Snyder, and Mrs Anne Hoezee.
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