Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jan 19, 2012
SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, 2012
10:00 am Worship Service
Choral Introit “God is so Wonderful”
Time of Praise
* Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: I’m glad God is with me when ____________.
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Reception of New Member
Senior Choir “I Don’t Need to Understand”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Selected Scriptures
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“THE STORY: JOSEPH – FROM SLAVE TO DEPUTY PHARAOH”
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 591 …………………….… “Have Thine Own Way, Lord”
* Song of Departure No. 444 (Vs. 1 & Chorus)….“I Love to Tell the Story”
* Postlude Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
ELDERS INVITATION – If you have questions, concerns, joys, or
prayer needs that you would like to share, please see Pastor Rick 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 as
it is passed today.
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet in the Chapel
Worship Sequence No. 703 – 705 ……….…. “God’s Love and Strength”
* Invocation & Salutation
Time of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 732 ……………………………... “The Battle Belongs to the Lord”
Living Word: I Samuel 16 & 17 (Page 276)
Message: “GOD’S ANOINTED”
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 730 …………………… “Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus”
*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.
TODAY we welcome Ryan Dornbos (1163 Lake Vista Ct., Apt. 3B,
Byron Center, 49315) into the membership at Grace by transfer from
Fellowship Reformed Church of Hudsonville. Welcome Ryan!
A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the Sanctuary
to pray for Pastor George and the new church start. All are welcome.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet in the
Consistory Room following the morning service today.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Neal Klein will undergo outpatient sinus
surgery on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at Zeeland Hospital. For all other prayer
requests and praise reports, see the Prayers & Praise Line in your
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM practice.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2012
3:15 – 5:30 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR Grades 5 & 6
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012
3:45 – 6:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – Pulled Pork, Salads,
Desserts. Come out for a time of fellowship prior to class!
6:30 SENIOR CHOIR members meet for practice.
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
GEMS meet at the Crossing
VICTORS meet in the Fellowship Hall
BE BIG – For Preschool children. Meet in the Nursery!
ADULTS –Come and join the discussion of “The Story”.
The study “CONNECT THE D.O.T.S. (Disciples of The
Story)” will connect the Sunday sermon with additional
study options. Meet in the Consistory Room.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012
2:45 – 5:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 7 & 8
6:00 PM CROSSING COMMUNITY DINNER.
NEXT SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 2012
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick continues “The Story” with the message:
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of January is designated
For the Gideons. This offering will be received next Sunday.
6:45 pm Y-LIFE for students in Middle and High School. Meet at the
CARING SHEPHERDS – Updated materials are in your mailboxes
today. Next scheduled Caring Shepherd meeting is Monday,
February 20 at 7:00 pm.
CARE PACKAGES - We need lots of goodies and snacks to fill 6-8
Care Packages to send to our service men/women. See the Galaxy for
the suggestion list. You will find a designated "drop-box" in the
Narthex. Also, a donation can as we need $100.00 (plus) for mailing
and to purchase extra's. For your home baked goodies, such as: bars,
cookies, brownies, fudge, (so that they will be fresh) it would be best
to bring these on Sunday, Feb. 5 and placed in the Kitchen. Please
help with this project so they all will receive a box and not some left
out. If you are willing to help pack please see me or call me 662-
8131. Thanks much!! Mary Mc Alary
NEED A JOB? Family Network of Wyoming can help! Come to
FNOW (1029 – 44th Street, Wyoming) tomorrow, January 23 at
10:00 am. for this free workshop. Questions? Call 896-7105
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Don & Lillian Vander Veen, Jerry & Sue Vander Wal
Lower Doors: Les & Tinna VanWyk
Jan. 29 Upper Doors: Marge Veldheer, Bill & Karen Ver Hulst
Lower Doors: Sandy Workman
Today Donna Oppenhuizen, Jenny Hendges, Laura Marshall
Jan. 29 Pat Ter Beek, Robin Zondervan, Sue Vander Wal
Prayers & Praise Line
January 22, 2012
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Praise for the continued support of the people of Grace Reformed Church. Pray for the Crossing Community folks
as we begin to fulfill our mission of “Connecting people with God, each other, and our community.”
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Please call the office if you would like to
share a Prayer Request or a Praise Report.
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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