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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jan 17, 2013

SUNDAY, JANUARY 20, 2013

10:00 AM Worship Service

 

 Prelude “Our God” Ray Zondervan

 “Mighty to Save”

 Call to Worship 

*Greeting Time

*Opening Songs of Praise

*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting

 Moments of Sharing: Stated Treasurers Report Jayme Dood

 Moments in Prayer

 Affirmation of Faith: The Apostles Creed

 Offertory “Give Me Jesus” Ray Zondervan

 Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom

 Signing the Fellowship Register

*Doxology

*Prayer of Dedication

 Living Word: Luke 15:11-32 (Page 1013)

 Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen

 “RELATIONSHIPS THAT MATTER: THE ART OF ACTING INTENTIONALLY”

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

*Closing Hymn ………………………………………..………………... “Step by Step”

*Benediction

*Song of Departure No. 429 (Verse 1 & Chorus)

 “They’ll Know We Are Christians”

*Postlude 

 

*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

 Prelude

 Worship Sequence No. 594-597 ………………………….. “Living Sacrifice”

*Invocation & Salutation

 Time of Sharing

 Moments in Prayer

*Hymn No. 590 …………………………………………………… “I’ll Live for Him”

 Living Word: Romans 5:6-8 (Pg. 1094), Philippians 1:20-21 (Pg. 1138)

 I John 3:16 (Page 1185)

 Message: “HOLY PLACES: MASADA” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

*Closing Hymn No. 605 ………………………………………. “Living for Jesus”

*Benediction

 Postlude

 Pianist, Lorinda Vander Werp

 *All who are able, please stand.

 

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 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.

 

PRAYERS & PRAISE

HEALTH CONCERNS – Nate Zondervan will undergo his 3rd surgery

 on his cleft palate on Tuesday at DeVos Children’s Hospital. Anna

 Hoezee has returned to Crystal Springs after being hospitalized.  

 For all other prayer requests and praise reports, see the Prayers &

 Praise Line in your bulletin today.

 

CALENDAR OF THE WEEK

MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2013

 7:00 PM CONSISTORY ORIENTATION MEETING

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2013

 3:15 – 5:15 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 5 & 6

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013

 3:45 – 5:45 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4

WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!

 6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – On the Menu: Taco Bar! 

 Come and enjoy a meal and fellowship prior to 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

 Fellowship Hall!

 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

 Acting Intentionally”. Pastor Rick will lead this class. 

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2013

 6:00 PM CONNECTIONS will gather at the Crossing.

 

 6:00 – 7:30 PM FRIENDS & FELLOWSHIP Bible Study Group

 for young adults meets in the Chapel. They will meet on the

 2nd & 4th Thursday from 6-7:30 pm now thru 21st of March.

 After March 21 they will be switching to Wednesday nights!

 CHILDCARE IS PROVIDED! 

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2013

 4:30 PM The FRIENDS & FELLOWSHIP BIBLE STUDY

 GROUP will have a family night at Jayme & Heather Dood's.

 Bring a dish to share.

 

NEXT WEEK, JANUARY 27, 2013

 

NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the series of messages

 “RELATIONSHIPS THAT MATTER” with the message “THE ART OF

 RISKING AWKWARDNESS”. OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the

 month of January is designated for FAMILY NETWORK OF

 WYOMING. This special offering will be received next Sunday.

 

5:00 PM Y-LIFE – MS & HS youth meet at the Crossing. 

 

MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

SAVE THE DATE FOR OUR ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT on

 March 30th. Please sign up in the narthex if you are willing to

 disperse eggs, work prize tables, or greet.
 

VBS will be June 10-13th. Sign -ups will begin in March. Mark your

 Calendars!

 

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!!

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - Friends & Fellowship Bible study group is

 looking for 1 or 2 more adults willing to help in nursery during our

 Bible Study. This can be either a once or twice a month commitment.

 Please see John Sawyer or Heather Dood ASAP if you can help out.

 

DISCOVERY KIDZ next rotation will begin on February 10. Still

 needed are leaders for Art, Science, Theater, and 3 Shepherds. 

 Please sign up in the narthex or see Mrs. Heather.

 

WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS

GREETERS

Today Upper Doors: Karen Roberts; Geri Ruis

 Lower Doors: Lexie Wagoner

Jan. 27 Upper Doors: Don & Lillian VanderVeen

 Jerry & Sue VanderWal

 Lower Doors: Les & Tinna VanWyk

 

NURSERY 

Today Diane Maitner, Pat Ter Beek 

Jan. 27 Amy Grimm, Judy Beadle 

 

DISCOVERY KIDZ 

Art: Sue Stuk 

Cooking: Tymie Boeve 

Science: Les VanWyk 

Games: Rachel Mulder

Theater: Tinna VanWyk

Shepherds: Kerri Baker, Robin Zondervan

 

 

Prayers & Praise Line

January 20, 2013

Congregational Prayers and Praise

 

  • We praise God today for our many relationships. We are so thankful for spouses, parents, grandparents, children and friendships.
  • We pray today for Nate Zondervan who will undergo surgery this week. We pray for his family as they prepare for another surgery and care for him afterwards. 
  • Pray for Jen Koster and Phil and the children. We praise God that they may have some answers for Jen that will help to eliminate the seizures. 
  • We ask for prayers for all those who have been sick this winter with pneumonia or the flu. 
  • We remember in prayer the following family or friends of our members that are ill or receiving treatments: Randy Veldheer, Lola De Young, Brian Benthin, and John Hoag.

  • Continue to keep Amie Pierce in your prayers as she is stationed at Fort Riley in Kansas.
  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mr. Ralph Bolt, Mrs Tena DeVink, Mrs. Jane Duthler, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs Anne Hoezee,

Mrs Ruth Ver Merris.

 

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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