Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jan 19, 2017
SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, 2017
10:00 AM Worship Service
Prelude Paul Kerkstra, Ruth Tacoma, Bob Moreno
Choral Introit “My Sins are Blotted Out I Know”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
“Jesus Paid it All (O Praise the One)”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
“Worthy is the Lamb”
Senior Choir “For All My Sin”
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: I John 1:5-10 (Page 1183)
Message: “WHATEVER BECAME OF SIN?”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 501 …………………………….. “Now I Belong to Jesus”
*Song of Departure No. 602 (Vs. 1)…..“I Have Decided to Follow Jesus”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
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
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ will meet. All kids ages
3 years – 5th grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
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.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL class will meet in the Consistory
Room following the morning worship service. They cover various
subject matter using the Sunday School Guide.
SUNDAYS AT SIX – We will be meeting at Grace for our evening
service tonight through the end of April. Rev. Harvey Hertz will be
sharing the message “Where Does Evil Come From?”
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2017
3:00 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 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 – Tacos are on the menu!
Come out to enjoy fellowship with each other prior to the
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
6:30 PM YOUTH practice with Ms. Lorinda for the Easter Musical
“Crown Him With Many Crowns”. This will be a part of our year
end celebration on March 29.
6:45 – 8:00 PM GEMS, VICTORS, and BE BIG will meet.
7:00 – 8:00 PM ADULTS
FORGIVING THOSE WHO HURT US – Class meets in
the Consistory Room. This upcoming week we will be
discussing the chapter on "How God Forgives" (Chapter 14) 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.
NEXT SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 2017
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor George Grevenstuk will lead our morning
service and share the message. OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for
the month of January is designated for FAMILY NETWORK OF
WYOMING. This special offering will be received next Sunday.
Y-LIFE – Special meeting next Sunday. Following the morning church
service we will be heading out to lunch then ice skating.
SUNDAYS AT SIX – Plan to join here at Grace with our sister
churches Faith and Beverly for our evening service!
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS: Please be in prayer for Geri Ruis who
was released from Butterworth. For all other prayer requests and
praise reports, please see the Prayer & Praise line today.
120th ANNIVERSARY of Grace Reformed Church! We will have a
special celebration of 120 years on February 19 during our morning
worship service. Please plan to join us and invite any former
members that you may be in touch with as well.
2016 CONTRIBUTION STATEMENTS are in your mailbox if you
have not already picked it up. If you have any questions, please see
Treasurer, Pat Ter Beek.
Y-LIFE – Mark your calendars!
February 5 will be our SUPERBOWL PARTY. Ms. Heather will
get you the details later.
February 12th....the BIG Mission Trip REVEAL!!! You will NOT
want to miss this meeting!!
February 5, 9:30 am join Ms. Heather for Super "Bowl" Sunday.
Bring your favorite cereal to share and enjoy breakfast in your PJ's.
DISCOVERY KIDZ volunteers needed for the February Rotation.
Sign up in the narthex.
NURSERY – A new schedule is in your mailbox today! Thank you to
all volunteers for helping this upcoming year!
AT THE LAST MEETING OF THE CONSISTORY the following
persons were elected:
Vice President: Jerry Vander Wal
Clerk Pro Tem: Larry Kleymeer
Chairman of Deacons: Dan Stuk
Treasurer: Pat Ter Beek
Assistant Treasurer: Eric Wigent
Stated Treasurer: Jayme Dood
Stated Clerk: Keith Baker
We will have the following upcoming Special Offerings:
January: Family Network of Wyoming
February: Words of Hope
March 19: GEMS (GEMS Sunday)
March 26: Western Seminary
April & Easter: World Renew
Our Special Offering for the month of December and also Christmas was
designated for Pastor Godwin. A total of $2,367.00 was collected.
At this time we have collected $16,954.00 for the Flat Roof Repair.
Please continue to keep this need in mind. You may designated any
extra givings on your offering envelope or may use a pew envelope at
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Sue Stuk; Ed & Kathy De Ruiter
Lower Doors: Wes & Arlene Dekker
Jan. 29 Upper Doors: Joan Formsma, Lon & Rose Gerbers
Lower Doors: Katie Green
Feb. 5 Upper Doors: John & Fay De Jong, Stan & Cheryl De Witt
Lower Doors: Sandy Farris
Today Cindy Wylie, Jayme Dood
Jan. 29 Pat Ter Beek, Abby Kubiak
Feb. 5 Kerri Baker, Eva Hendges
Prayers & Praise Line
January 22, 2017
Congregational Prayers and Praise
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