Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jan 8, 2015
SUNDAY, JANUARY 11, 2015
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Unworthy”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Sacrament of Infant Baptism
Ministry of Music “Your Great Name”
Tithes & offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Genesis 35:1-15 (Page 35)
Message: “BACK TO BETHEL”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper
“This Bread, This Cup” Senior Choir
*Closing Hymn No. 344 (Verses 1, 3) …… “Grace Greater than our Sin”
*Song of Departure No. 184 (Vs. 1 & Chorus) .……………….. “Thy Word”
Postlude Organist, Paul Kerkstra
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.
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. 569 …………………………………….. “Thirsting for God”
*Opening Hymn No. 571 ………………..…………………………. “Trust & Obey”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 665 …………………………. “O Master, Let Me Walk With Thee”
Living Word: Genesis 5:21-24, Hebrews 11:5-6, Jude 14-15
Message: “GIANTS FOR THESE TIMES” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
*Closing Hymn No. 635 ………………………...………………… “In the Garden”
Postlude Pianist, Lorinda Vander Werp
TODAY AT GRACE
TODAY we rejoice as Eric & Erika Wigent present their infant
daughter, Sadie Grace, for baptism. The flowers on the piano are in
honor of her baptism.
We also 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 the
supper. A brief Communion Service will be held in the
Chapel following the service for anyone who was not able
to be present during the worship service. If you are aware of
someone who is not here today, but would like to receive this
sacrament, please contact the church office.
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
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 – For all Prayer Requests and Praise Reports,
see the Prayer Line in your bulletin today.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2015
3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for youth in
Grades 5 & 6.
7:00 PM THE MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM will meet.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2015
NO CROSSING (CLUB 3:16). No School!
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – On the Menu: Pork BBQ.
Come and enjoy a meal and fellowship prior to
the nights activities.
6:30 PM 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 “The Real Zodiac.”
FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2015
7:00 PM – The Fellowship Team is inviting everyone to the
Crossing to view the film, “GOD’S NOT DEAD”.
NEXT SUNDAY, JANUARY 18, 2015
NEXT SUNDAY – Pastor Rick will continue the “Bible in a Year” series with the message: “NO ONE SAID IT WOULD BE EASY”.
6:45 – 8:00 PM Y-LIFE will meet at the Crossing.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, January 19, 6:30 ELDERS Orientation Meeting.
7:30 pm – CONSISTORY Orientation Meeting. Note the Time!!
Tuesday, January 20, 1:00 pm - THE ELIZABETH CIRCLE will meet
in the Consistory room. We will discuss Chapter 10, Isaiah 36-37,
in our study book. All women are welcome!
COOKBOOKS ARE STILL AVAILABLE!! Cost is $10 each, buy 5
get one free!! This is a fund raiser for our Discovery Kidz.
NURSERY SCHEDULES – New schedules are being made for 2015!
Linda Emelander will continue to head this up and we are so
thankful! Please sign up to volunteer. If you already volunteer, there
is no need to sign up again! Thank you all very much!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Gerald & Elaine Pylman, John & Della Sawyer
Lower Doors: Don & Inez Schutter
Jan. 18 Upper Doors: Harvey & Sheryl Steensma, Bill & Ruth Tacoma
Lower Doors: Scott Thornton
Today: Janell Nordlund, Brielle Wigent
Jan. 18: Kerri Baker, Lyndsey Boeve
DISCOVERY KIDS – January
Art: Shari Dood
Cooking: Della Sawyer
Games: Beka Kubiak
Shepherds: Kerri Baker
Prayers & Praise Line
January 11, 2015
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Mrs. MaryLynn Huizen, Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, Mr. Mac Mc Alary, Mrs. Ruth Ver Merris.
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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