Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jan 12, 2017
SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2017
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
“Build Your Kingdom Here”
“Mighty to Save”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Senior Choir “In Remembrance”
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Doxology – “Praise God From Whom all Blessings Flow”
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: II Samuel 9:1-13 (Page 301)
Message: “WHO IS MEPHIBOSHETH?”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
Celebration of the Lord’s Supper
*Closing Hymn No. 630 (Verses 1 & 3)
“What a Friend We Have in Jesus”
*Song of Departure No. 705 (Vs. 1 & Chorus)..“It is Well With My Soul”
Organist, Paul Kersktra
Keyboard, Lorinda Vander Werp
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.
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 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 will meet. All kids ages
3 years – 5th grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
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.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL class will meet in the Consistory
Room following the morning worship service. They cover various
subject matter using the Sunday School Guide.
SUNDAYS AT SIX – We will be meeting at Grace for our evening
service tonight through the end of April. Rev. Harvey Hertz will be
sharing the message each week.
6:45 – 8:00 YLIFE will meet.
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS: Kathy De Ruiter is home after undergoing
surgery on Thursday. Please keep her in your prayers as the recovery
process is expected to be difficult. Mary Huizen was hospitalized
recently for pneumonia. She is back home recovering now. Please be
in prayer for Geri Ruis who continues at Butterworth. For all other
prayer requests and praise reports, please see the Prayer & Praise line
in your bulletin today.
IN APPRECIATION - We are so thankful for the ongoing support
and prayer from Grace. We feel surrounded and comforted by so
many, including yourselves and we praise God for that. We are so
blessed by you! Thank you for the Special Offering collected on our
behalf! ~Josh & Alissa Crooks
(Our special offering for November and Thanksgiving
was designated for Josh & Alissa. It totaled $1243.00)
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017
7:00 PM CONSISTORY ORIENTATION.
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017
1:00 PM THE ELIZABETH CIRCLE will meet in the Consistory
Room. We will discuss Lesson 2 in the study book Jonah. All
women are welcome.
3:00 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2017
3:30 – 5:45 OR 8:00 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 3 & 4.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – Subs are on the menu. Come out
to enjoy fellowship with each other prior to the evening classes!
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
6:45 – 8:00 PM GEMS, VICTORS, and BE BIG will meet.
7:00 – 8:00 PM ADULTS
FORGIVING THOSE WHO HURT US – Class meets in
the Consistory Room. This upcoming week we will be
discussing the chapter on "Forgiving God" (Chapter 13) in
Lewis Smedes' book "The Art of Forgiving - When You Need to
Forgive and Don't Know How." We would love to have you
join us! If you need a book or study guide, please let Lorinda
NEXT SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, 2017
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will share the Message “Whatever
Became of Sin?” from I John 1:5-10.
SUNDAYS AT SIX – Plan to join here at Grace with our sister
churches Faith and Beverly for our evening service!
Y-LIFE – Special meeting on January 29. Meet at Grace at 3:30 pm.
We will go ice skating with dinner to follow. Also save February 5 for
our Super Bowl party. Details coming!
DISCOVERY KIDZ volunteers needed for the February Rotation.
Sign up in the narthex.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of January is designated
for FAMILY NETWORK OF WYOMING. This special offering
will be received on January 29.
NURSERY – A new schedule will soon be available. If you would like
to help, please sign up! If you are already a volunteer, we appreciate
you!! No need to sign up again, we will schedule you.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Keith & Carolyn Baker, Judy Beadle
Lower Doors: Ray & Robin Zondervan
Jan. 22 Upper Doors: Shirley De Bruin; Ed & Kathy De Ruiter
Lower Doors: Wes & Arlene Dekker
Jan. 29 Upper Doors: Joan Formsma, Lon & Rose Gerbers
Lower Doors: Katie Green
Today Chelsea Dornbos, Mary Kubiak
Jan. 25 Cindy Wylie, Jayme Dood
Prayers & Praise Line
January 15, 2017
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 praises.
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