Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jan 10, 2013
SUNDAY, JANUARY 13, 2013
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Precious Blood”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing: God’s grace shows up in _______.
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Reception of New Members
Senior Choir “The Table of the Lord”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing the Fellowship Register
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Hosea 1:1-9, 3:1-5 (Page 871)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“RELATIONSHIPS THAT MATTER: THE ART OF STAYING THERE”
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper
*Closing Hymn No. 344 …………….…………. “Grace Greater than Our Sin”
*Song of Departure No. 429 (Verse 1 & Chorus)
“They’ll Know We Are Christians”
*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.
SUNDAYS AT SIX
Meet in the Chapel
Call to Worship No. 782 ……………………….… “The Trumpet Call of God”
*Opening Hymn No. 753 ………………….…………. “Jesus is Coming Again”
*Invocation & Salutation
Time of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 691 ……………………….…….…… “Surely, Goodness and Mercy”
Living Word: Hebrews 11:13-16 (Page 1169)
Message: “HOLY PLACES:THE BEDOUIN CAMPS”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 416 ……………………………… “We’re Marching to Zion”
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 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. 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.
WE WELCOME the following new members to our Grace Family:
Upon Re-Affirmation of Their Faith:
Rowin and Rachel Mulder (1643 Pinecroft Ct. SW., Wyoming,
49519) and their children, Iona, Owen, and Zion.
Philip & Jennifer Koster (1544 – 32nd Street, Wyoming, 49509)
and children, Clara and Alexander, from South Grandville Christian
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet in
the Consistory Room following the morning service today.
A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the sanctuary
to pray for Pastor George and Connections.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2013
1:00 PM THE ELIZABETH CIRCLE will meet. We will discuss
Psalm 6, Chapter 9 in the book Psalms. All women are
3:15 – 5:15 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 5 & 6
7:00 PM MISSION/OUTREACH Team Meeting.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2013
NO CLUB – (1/2 DAY OF SCHOOL)
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – On the Menu: Spaghetti
dinner, salads, garlic bread and desserts! Come and enjoy a
meal and fellowship prior to the nights activities.
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE
7:45 – 8:00 PM
GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior) for girls in
grades K – 8th. Meet at the Crossing
VICTORS – For boys in grades K – 8th. Meet in the
BE BIG – For Preschool children. Meet in the Nursery!
7:00 – 8:00 PM
ADULTS – Meet in the Consistory Room for discussion of
the Sunday message “Relationships that Matter: The Art of
Staying There”. Pastor Rick will lead this class.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2013
6:00 PM CONNECTIONS will gather at the Crossing.
NEXT WEEK, JANUARY 20, 2013
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the series of messages
“RELATIONSHIPS THAT MATTER” with the message “THE ART OF
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Please be in prayer for Anna Hoezee who is
hospitalized at the Meijer Heart Center. Wes Lowing was
hospitalized for a time last week with pneumonia. Continue to pray
for Jen Koster who was hospitalized again with week with seizures.
For all other prayer requests and praise reports, see the Prayers &
Praise Line in your bulletin.
To the congregation: I am "out and about", but because of
complications there is a continuance with medical treatment. I wish
to thank you for your prayers, cards, phone calls and visits.
~Mary Mc Alary
We would like to extend our thanks and appreciation to our Grace
family for all the prayers cards and concerns during our
hospitalization and recovery. Thanks to Pastor Rick for his visits to
both of us. ~Marge & Randy Veldheer
Thank you to our Grace family for the cards, prayers, meals, and
visits after Nylah’s birth. It is all very much appreciated!
~Tim & Lyndsey Boeve
CONSISTORY ORIENTATION MEETING – Monday, January 21
at 7:00 pm
NEW NURSERY SCHEDULES are being prepared. If you would
like to volunteer, please add your name to the list on the narthex
table. If you already are a volunteer we will continue to schedule you.
Thank you all so much for helping…our Children appreciate it!!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Mike & Marjean Tibbets, Bob & Shirley Tofferi
Lower Doors: Khuon & Hon Tran
Jan. 20 Upper Doors: Karen Roberts; Geri Ruis
Lower Doors: Lexie Wagoner
Today Sue Stuk, Tymie Boeve
Jan. 20 Diane Maitner, Pat Ter Beek
Art: Sue Stuk
Cooking: Tymie Boeve
Science: Les VanWyk
Games: Rachel Mulder
Theather: Tinna VanWyk
Shepherds: Kerri Baker, Robin Zondervan
Prayers & Praise Line
January 13, 2013
Congregational Prayers and Praise
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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