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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jan 22, 2009
JANUARY 25, 2009
10:00 am Worship Service
Choral Introit “Pass It Along”
Time of Praise
* Call to Worship
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Cadet Hymn No. 605 …………………………………………. “Living for Jesus”
Cadets Verse 1
Congregation Verses 3 & 4
The Special Offering for the Cadet Organization will be received.
Senior Choir “Ready for the Lord”
Offertory – Hymn No. 33 ……..… “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
Children are dismissed for Children in Worship
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Proverbs 12:15, 15:22 (Page 626)
Message: “GOD’S ROAD SIGNS: INFORMATION”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 560 (Verses 1 & 2) ……………… “More About Jesus”
* Song of Departure No. 592 (Verses 1 & 2) ………………. “Jesus Calls Us”
* 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, an Elder will be available
in the front of the sanctuary following the service this morning.
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet in the Chapel
Call to Worship
Opening Hymn No. 517 ………..…………… “I Will Sing of My Redeemer”
* Invocation & Salutation
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 624 ………………………………..…. “His Eye Is on the Sparrow”
Living Word: Acts 12:1-25
Message: “THE LIFE OF A ROCK: PETER THE PRISONER”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 21 ……….…….. “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing”
TODAY AT GRACE
CHILDREN & WORSHIP
Children ages 3 & 4 meet in Fellowship Hall with Worship
Leaders Heather Dood and Rick Veldheer. Children K–2nd
Grade meet in the Choir Room with Worship Leaders
Darrell Delaney and Janna Emelander.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of January is designated for the
CADET ORGANIZATION. This offering will be received today. Thank
you to our Cadets and their leaders for their special part in our
service this morning.
11:20 – 12:20 PM SUNDAY SCHOOL – There are classes available for all
ages three years old and upward. A nursery is available for those
children under the age of three.
ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES
Post High/High School Sunday School Class
Meet at the Crossing.
Sunday School Guide Class
will meet in the Consistory Room. Join
them for lively discussions relating to our Christian walk.
Laugh Your Way To A Better Marriage
– Meet in the Chapel.
THE GRACE BUILDING FUND DRIVE CONTINUES! You can put your gift
envelope in the offering plate or designate it on your budget
envelope. Our goal is to raise $120,000.00 towards this effort.
Thank you for your continued generosity and support!
SUNDAYS AT SIX – Pastor Rick will continue the series on Peter. Join us
in the Chapel! A time of discussion will follow the message.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Deb Kleymeer and Bob Stadt both returned to
their homes following knee replacement surgery. Willie Hiemstra is
expected to undergo surgery on Tuesday. See the Prayers & Praise
Line for all prayer concerns & praise reports.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2009
2:45 – 5:00 PM HIGH SCHOOL CLUB 3:16
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2009
3:00 – 5:00 PM MIDDLE SCHOOL CLUB 3:16 will meet.
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE
6:45 – 8:15 PM MIDDLE SCHOOL YOUTH GROUP will meet.
7:00 – 8:00 PM
KINGDOM KIDS! – All youth ages K – 5th Grade meet with
Mrs. Ver Hulst in the Fellowship Hall.
LAUGH YOUR WAY TO A BETTER MARRIAGE – This class will meet
in the Consistory room.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 2009
3:30 – 5:30 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR GRADES 3 – 5 will meet.
4:30 PM PRAYER GROUP meets in Pastor Rick’s office.
NEXT WEEK – FEBRUARY 1, 2009
NEXT SUNDAY PASTOR RICK will continue the series “God’s Road Signs”
with the message WEIGH STATION from Luke 14:25-35.
NEW SUMMER CAMP BROCHURES for CRAN HILL RANCH AND CAMP
GENEVA are available in the narthex. Grace will pay ½ of the camp
fee for Grace youth to attend one of these camps. Call the church
office for your voucher.
EQUIPING GOD’S PEOPLE FOR MINISTRY – The Synod of the Great Lakes
Diaconal Ministry Team invites you to attend this conference on
Saturday, February 28 from 7:45 am to 1:30 pm. Please come and
enjoy a half day of worship, workshops, and fellowship. The cost is
$20 per person and includes a continental breakfast and lunch.
Grace will pay this $20 fee if you register early. Flyers are on the
table in the narthex. Fill in the form & return it to Shari before Feb 8.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Jerry & Sue Vander Wal; Marge Veldheer
Lower Doors: Eric & Erika Wigent
Feb. 1 Upper Doors: Rick & Sue Veldheer; Sandy Workman
Lower Doors: Ken & Cindy Wylie
Feb. 8 Upper Doors: Les & Tinna VanWyk; Lexie Wagoner
Lower Doors: Ray & Robin Zondervan
Today AM Service: Judy Beadle, Phyllis Vander Sloot, Emily & Allie
Mc Elroy PM Service: Lynda Ver Merris
Feb. 1 AM Service: Sandy Gort, Diane Maitner, Taylor Duimstra
PM Service: Sue Stuk
Feb. 8 AM Service: Donna Oppenhuizen, Lyndsey Boeve, Cindy
Wylie PM Lynda Ver Merris
Prayers & Praise Line
January 25, 2009
The Prayer and Praise Line is a way to let our Grace Congregation
know about your prayer needs and praise reports.
CHURCH PLANT PRAYER FOCUS
Watch for these weekly prayer updates regarding the
possibility of a new church start.
This week pray for vision for the five persons attending the
“Parenting New Churches Regional Summit”
being held at Camp Geneva.
Praise God for…
• Our Grace Cadets and their Leaders
• Pastor Marv VanderVliet and the Cadet Voyageurs that meet at the
Crossing on Monday evenings
• The Cadet Organization and the work they do with young men
• Those looking for work in this tough job market
• Willie Hiemstra as she undergoes surgery this week
• Those who have recently been hospitalized or who are in various stages
of recovery/healing: Bob Ver Merris, Judy Klein, Joan Formsma,
Betty Figueroa, Deb Kleymeer, Bob Stadt
• Friends and family serving in the military: Doug Desmarais, Frank
Senko, Matthew Halverson (Lucille Sytsema’s grandson), Dave
• Our Shut-in’s including: Mrs Dorothy Church, Mrs Tena DeVink,
Mr & Mrs Ade Peterson, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs June Snyder,
Mrs Henrietta TeRonde, Mrs Hank Hoezee, Mrs Margaret Zylstra
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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