Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jan 15, 2015
SUNDAY, JANUARY 18, 2015
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Go Down, Moses”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Time of Sharing: Reading through the Bible.
Moments in Prayer
Senior Choir “God Leads Us Along”
Tithes & offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Exodus 5:1-12 (Page 58)
Message: “NO ONE SAID IT WOULD BE EASY”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
Special Music “God Will Make a Way” Joe Haines
*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
*Opening Worship Sequence No. 61-63 …….. “Bless the Lord, Your God”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 682 ………………………..… “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah”
Living Word: Exodus 3:1-10, 17:1-7, 35:12-23 (Page 56)
Message: “THE NOT SO HORRIBLE HOREB” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
*Closing Hymn No. 611 .....……………………………….. “He Hideth My Soul”
Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra
TODAY AT GRACE
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.
6:45 – 8:00 PM Y-LIFE will meet at the Crossing.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Esther Hoag underwent outpatient hand
surgery on Thursday. Please keep Esther in your prayers. For all
other Prayer Requests and Praise Reports, see the Prayer Line in your
IN APPRECIATION – A sincere thank you to Pastor Rick, Pastor
George & Juel, and John & Fay De Jong for their visits after my
shoulder surgery. Also, a “great big” thank you to my whole Grace
Church family for the many cards and prayers given during my
surgery/recovery. Will be continuing therapy for quite awhile, but I
thank God for medical personnel, as well. Soon I should be “as good
a new” on my shoulder/bicep area. ~ Thanks again, Lucille Sytsema
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 2015
6:30 PM ELDERS Orientation Meeting.
7:30 PM CONSISTORY Orientation Meeting.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2015
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!
3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for youth in
Grades 5 & 6 will meet.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2015
3:45 – 5:45 or 8:00 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for
youth in Grades 3 & 4 will meet.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – On the Menu: Baked
Potato Bar with all the Fixings. 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. We will be studying important concepts/
doctrine in the book of Romans.
NEXT SUNDAY, JANUARY 25, 2015
NEXT SUNDAY – Pastor Rick will continue the “Bible in a Year” series
with the message: “Holy to the Lord”. We will also celebrate the
sacrament of infant baptism.
“BELONGING” - NEW MEMBERS CLASS will be offered
beginning on February 1! Interested in knowing more about the
Reformed Church in America, Grace Reformed Church, and how one
might consider becoming a member? Then join Pastor Rick in his
office for this 6 session class that will meet every other week after the
morning worship service.
GRACE MISSION TRIP to JACKSON COUNTY MINISTRIES
in Annville, KY– April 19-25. Details are being finalized for our trip.
If you have any questions, or are interested in joining this group,
contact Shari Dood (538-7498) or Larry Kleymeer (534-5146) soon!
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of January is designated
for HOPE COLLEGE. This offering will be received on January 25.
DESSERTS are needed for Wednesday nights. If you would like to
contribute, there is a sign up sheet on the narthex table. Thank you
to everyone who has already helped supply goodies to all the hungry
kids and adults!
COOKBOOKS ARE STILL AVAILABLE!! Cost is $10 each, buy 5
get one free!! This is a fund raiser for our Discovery Kidz.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Harvey & Sheryl Steensma, Bill & Ruth Tacoma
Lower Doors: Scott Thornton
Jan. 25 Upper Doors: Mike & Marjean Tibbets, Bob & Shirley Tofferi
Lower Doors: Khuon & Hon Tran
Today: Kerri Baker, Lyndsey Boeve
Jan. 25: Sue Stuk, Brielle Wigent
DISCOVERY KIDS – January
Art: Shari Dood Cooking: Della Sawyer
Games: Beka Kubiak Science: Heather Dood
Shepherds: Kerri Baker, Elaine Martin, Sally Herrema, Joan Patterson
USHER/COLLECTION Aisle 1 Aisle 2 Aisle 3 Aisle 4
January Hendges Boeve Ter Beek Mulder
Prayers & Praise Line
January 18, 2015
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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