Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Dec 29, 2016
New Year’s Day
JANUARY 1, 2017
10:00 AM Worship Service
Musical Introit Bob Moreno
Call to Worship (On Screen)
*Opening Songs of Praise
“Holy is the Lord”
“Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
“Here I am to Worship”
Moment of Sharing: In the new year we can trust that God will _____
Moments in Prayer
Music Ministry Bob Moreno
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: Proverbs 1:7, Hebrews 12:28-29, I John 4:18
Message: “WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO FEAR GOD?”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
Closing Hymn No. 811 …………..…………….. “Another Year is Dawning”
*Song of Departure No. 571 (Verse 1 & Chorus) ……... “Trust and Obey”
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
No DISCOVERY KIDZ, ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL class
or EVENING WORSHIP service will be held today.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2017
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2017
3:00 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 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 – The choir members are providing
casseroles for our dinner! Come and enjoy a time of fellowship prior
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
6:45 – 8:00 PM GEMS, VICTORS, and BE BIG
7:00 – 8:00 PM ADULTS
FORGIVING THOSE WHO HURT US – Class meets in
the Consistory Room. This upcoming week we will be
finishing our discussion on Chapter 11 and beginning our study
on Chapter 12 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 know.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2017
7:00 PM THURSDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY GROUP will
meet in the Consistory room.
NEXT SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2017
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will lead our service and share the
Message “What Are You Crying About?” from Psalm 13.
ORDINATION AND INSTALLATION of newly elected Elders and
Deacons will take place.
SUNDAYS AT SIX – We will be meeting at Grace for our evening
service January 8 through the end of April. Rev. Harvey Hertz will be
sharing the message each week.
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS: Linda Kraft will undergo knee surgery on
Tuesday, January 3. Shari Dood will have outpatient hand surgery
on Friday, January 6. For all other prayer requests and praise
reports, please see the Prayer & Praise line in your bulletin today.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Tuesday, January 10, 7:00pm MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM meeting.
Sunday, January 15, 10:00 am THE LORD’S SUPPER will be
Monday, January 16, 7:00 pm CONSISTORY ORIENTATION.
2017 CONTRIBUTION ENVELOPES for Grace members are
in your mailbox. If you are not a member and wish to contribute to
Grace Church, please call the office at 538-3100 and we will see that
you receive envelopes. Online giving is also available. If you are
interested in this, see Robin Zondervan or call the office.
PEOPLE’S CHOICE – Beginning in January, Pastor Rick will be
preaching your choice of sermons. Now is your opportunity to hear a
message on your chosen topic or scripture. Jot your requests down
and put them in the offering plate of leave on the desk in the office.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Marge Veldheer, Bill Ver Hulst
Lower Doors: Lexie Wagoner
Jan. 8 Upper Doors: Sandy Workman, Ken & Cindy Wylie
Lower Doors: Eric & Erika Wigent
Today Sandy Farris, Kerri Baker
Jan. 8 Sue Stuk, Bella Licari
Prayers & Praise Line
January 1, 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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