Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jan 14, 2016
SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2016
10:00 AM Worship Service
Introit “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing:
I believe that when Christ comes into my heart I can _________.
Song – The Apostles’ Creed to the tune of “Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee”
Moments in Prayer
Senior Choir “I’m Saved Medley”
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: John 3:1-21 (Pg. 1029), Romans 10:5-13 (Pg. 1098)
Message: “I BELIEVE IN SALVATION”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 508 (vss. 1 & 2)……………………..…. “Love Lifted Me”
*Song of Departure No. 813 ………….……………. “Glory Be to the Father”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Keyboardist, 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 AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ will 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. All are welcome!
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.
BELONGING NEW MEMBERS CLASS will begin today. This class
will take place every other week for 6 weeks. If you are interested in
knowing more about the Reformed Church and Grace Church in
particular, this class is for you! This will enable you, but not obligate
you, to become a member here at Grace. Meet in Pastor Rick’s office.
6:00 PM EVENING SERVICE – For the month of January we will be
meeting with our friends at Faith Reformed Church, 618 – 32nd
Street SW, Wyoming.
6:30 PM Y-LIFE – Meet at the Crossing. You will also be meeting on
January 31st time to be determined!
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – For all praise reports and prayer requests,
see the insert in today’s bulletin.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2016
7:00 PM CONSISTORY ORIENTATION MEETING.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2016
3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 5 & 6.
1:00 PM THE ELIZABETH CIRCLE will meet in the Consistory
Room. We will discuss Chapter 17 in our study book. All
women are welcome.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2016
THE CROSSING will not meet (no school)!
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – Meatloaf is on the menu!
Enjoy dinner and fellowship prior to the evening classes!
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
6:45 – 8:00 PM GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior)
for girls in grades K – 8th. Meet in the Choir Room!
VICTORS – For boys in grades K – 8th. We will be going
Sledding so bring warm clothes!!
BE BIG – For Preschool children. Meet in the Nursery!
7:00 – 8:00 PM ADULTS
As a part of our continuing efforts to join forces with our sister
churches through the Thrive initiative, you are invited to
Newhall Reformed Church, 3746 Byron Center Rd., Wyoming
to join with their congregation for a Bible study on the
Book of Acts. Rev. Daniel Kroeze will be leading this
class. Come to Grace for dinner, then take the short ride over
to Newhall for this class.
NEXT WEEK, JANUARY 24, 2016
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the series of messages “You
Better Believe It!” with the message “I Believe in the Bible”.
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of January is designated
for HOPE COLLEGE. This offering will be received on January 31.
DISCOVERY KIDZ VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – If you can help just
one week during January, please see Heather. February and March
rotation sign ups are also available. Please sign up early!
WEDNESDAY NIGHT HELP NEEDED! Still could use another
male helper in Victors. We have 9 boys and we are growing!
Preschool class looking for a teacher to sub in for Heather a couple
times a month. If you can help at all, even only once a month, please
DESSERTS are once again needed for Wednesday nights. If you can
help out by making a dessert, please sign up on the sheet in the
narthex. Questions…see Tymie Boeve.
NURSERY – A new nursery 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.
Would you like to be in charge of the Nursery Program? If
interested, see Sue Stuk or call 538-3100 and we can fill you in on the
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today: Upper Doors: Mike & Marjean Tibbets, Bob & Shirley Tofferi
Lower Doors: Khuon & Hon Tran
Jan. 24 Upper Doors: Roger & Phyllis Vander Sloot
Don & Lillian Vander Veen
Lower Doors: Jerry & Sue Vander Wal
Jan. 31 Upper Doors: Marge Veldheer, Bill Ver Hulst
Lower Doors: Sandy Workman
Today: Sue Vander Wal, Keri Desmarais
Jan. 24: Eric Wigent, Judy Beadle
Jan. 31: Elaine Martin, Mary Kubiak
Prayers & Praise Line
January 17, 2016
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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