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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jan 22, 2015

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 25, 2015

10:00 AM Worship Service

 

 Prelude Joe Haines

 Choral Introit “Holy Ground” 

 Call to Worship

 *Greeting Time

 *Opening Songs of Praise

 *Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting

 Sacrament of Baptism

 Moments in Prayer

 Senior Choir “I Bowed on my Knees” 

 Offertory

 Tithes & offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.

1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings

2nd Offering – HOPE College

 Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.

 *Doxology

 *Prayer of Dedication

 Living Word: Exodus 26:1-14, 31-37 (Page 79)

 Message:  “HOLY TO THE LORD” 

 Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen 

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

 *Closing Worship Sequence No. 616-618 ……..  “Living in His Presence”

 *Benediction

 *Song of Departure No. 184 (Vs. 1 & Chorus) .………………..  “Thy Word”

 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, 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.

 

 WELCOME

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.

 

SUNDAYS AT SIX

 Prelude

  Call to Worship

*Opening Hymn No. 97 …..…….  “Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above”

*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting

  Moments of Sharing

  Moments in Prayer

*Hymn No. 690 …………………………………….……………….  “He Leadeth Me”

  Living Word:  Exodus 2:1-9  (Page 55)

  Message:  “HOLY MOTHER OF MOSES”  Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen

  Prayer of Blessing on the Word

*Closing Hymn No. 680 ….……………..  “All the Way My Savior Leads Me”

*Benediction

 Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra 

 

TODAY AT GRACE

TODAY we celebrate the sacrament of Baptism as Molly Ann Tanguay,

 infant daughter of Matthew & Autum Tanguay, is baptized. The

 flowers on the baptismal fount are in honor of her baptism.

 

9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET.  All children ages 3

 years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk. 

 

THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of January is designated

 for HOPE COLLEGE.  This offering will be received on January 25.

 

THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS will meet in the

 Consistory Room following the morning service today.  This class

 covers various subject matter pertaining to our Christian walk. 

 

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.

 

PRAYERS & PRAISE

HEALTH CONCERNS –  For all other Prayer Requests and Praise

 Reports, see the Prayer Line in your bulletin today.

 

IN APPRECIATION – Dear friends at Grace, Thank you so much for

 all of your acts of love and kindness to me, since I have been laid up

 with broken bones.  A special thank you to Pastor Rick, Wes &

 Arlene Dekker, Bill & Ruth Tacoma, and Jim & Linda Emelander.

 I have so appreciated the calls, cards, visits, food, flowers and most

 of all the prayers.  You have been a wonderful support group! 

 ~Love, Karen Ver Hulst

 

CALENDAR OF THE WEEK

MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2015

 7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2015 

 3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for youth in

 Grades 5 & 6 will meet. 

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2015

 3:45 – 5:45 or 8:00 PM  THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for

 youth in Grades 3 & 4 will meet.

 WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!

 6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – On the Menu: Hamburgers!

 Come and enjoy a meal and fellowship before classes & choir!

 6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE

 6:45 – 8:00 PM

 GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior) for girls in

 grades K – 8th.

 VICTORS – For boys in grades K – 8th

 BE BIG – For Preschool children.  Meet in the Nursery!

 7:00 – 8:00 PM  ADULTS – Meet in the Consistory Room. 

 Wes Dekker will lead the class.  We will be studying important

 Concepts/doctrine in the book of Romans.

 

NEXT SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2015

NEXT SUNDAY – Pastor Rick will continue the “Bible in a Year” series

 with the message: “Learning to Obey”.

 

“BELONGING” - NEW MEMBERS CLASS will begin next week.

 Interested in knowing more about the Reformed Church in America,

 Grace Reformed Church, and how one might consider becoming a

 member?  Then join Pastor Rick in his office for this 6 session class

 that will meet every other week after the morning worship service.

 

DISCOVERY KIDZ – Next week you are all invited to our "Super

 Bowl" and PJ party! Yes that's right, parents bring your kids to

 church in their PJ's! We will be having a giant cereal breakfast before

 the services begin 9:15-10 am. Each family please bring your favorite

 box of cereal to share and Ms. Heather will take care of the rest.  And

 parents if you are brave enough you can wear your PJ's too! If you

 have any questions, see Ms. Heather.

 

MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
Y-LIFE–Reminder that the new members class starts Feb. 1st right after

 the morning service.  Where in the world is Y-life headed to next?

 Feb. 1st we will be headed to the U.S.  Join us at 6 pm at the Crossing

 for our annual super bowl party. Be sure to bring your favorite all

 American snack to share…and bring a friend or two!

 

GRACE MISSION TRIP to JACKSON COUNTY MINISTRIES

 in Annville, KY– April 19-25.  Details are being finalized for our trip. 

 A meeting will be held Sunday, February 1 after the service in the

 sanctuary.  If you are considering going on this trip, please come to

 the meeting to hear details and have your questions answered. 

 

A FACILITIES TEAM MEETING will be held on Wednesday,

 February 4 at 8:00 pm.  All team members and anyone interested in

 being on the Facilities team is encourage to attend.  See John Sawyer

 if you  have any questions.

 

DESSERTS are needed for Wednesday nights.  If you would like to

 contribute, there is a sign up sheet on the narthex table.  Thank you

 to everyone who has already helped supply goodies to all the hungry

 kids and adults!

 

COOKBOOKS ARE STILL AVAILABLE!!  Cost is $10 each, buy 5

 get one free!!  This is a fund raiser for our Discovery Kidz. 

 

WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS

GREETERS

Today  Upper Doors:  Mike & Marjean Tibbets, Bob & Shirley Tofferi

 Lower Doors:  Khuon & Hon Tran

Feb. 1 Upper Doors:  Roger & Phyllis Vander Sloot

 Don & Lillian Vander Sloot

 Lower Doors:  Jerry & Sue Vander Wal

 

NURSERY  

Today: Sue Stuk, Brielle Wigent

 

DISCOVERY KIDS – January

Art: Shari Dood Cooking:  Della Sawyer

Games: Beka Kubiak Science: Heather Dood

Shepherds:  Kerri Baker, Elaine Martin, Sally Herrema, Joan Patterson

 

USHER/COLLECTION   Aisle 1 Aisle 2 Aisle 3 Aisle 4 

January Hendges Boeve Ter Beek Mulder

 

Prayers & Praise Line

January 25, 2015

 

Congregational Prayers and Praise

  • We thank and praise God today for all our volunteers who show God’s love in practical ways each week.
  • We pray for the Discovery Kidz meeting downstairs today.  We thank God for their lives and their love for him.
  • We pray for the families and children that come to The Crossing.  We pray for Heather as she leads them. 
  • Please pray for Pastor George and Connections. We thank God for the lives that are touched by this ministry.
  • We think today of the persons who are facing surgery in the coming days, or considering available treatments.  We pray for peace and assurance as they make their decisions.
  • Pray today for all those who have been down with the flu.  Pray for quick healing.
  • We pray today for Lucille Sytsema as she continues the healing process and therapy following shoulder surgery.
  • Keep Esther Hoag in your prayers as she recovers following hand surgery.
  • Continue to keep Lola De Young and her parents, Matt & Lindsey, in your prayers. 
  • We pray for all those who are serving in the military.  In particular we pray today for Amie Pierce now back at Ft. Riley.
  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mr. Ralph Bolt, Mrs. Tena DeVink, Mrs. MaryLynn Huizen, Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, Mr. Mac Mc Alary, Mrs. Ruth Ver Merris.
  • Neighborhood Church Ministries is encouraging the community of churches in Wyoming to life one another up in prayer.  This week we pray for Clyde Park Church of the Nazarene. Let’s join together in this effort to encourage one another and lift one another up in prayer.

 

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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