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
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Sacrament of Baptism
Moments in Prayer
Senior Choir “I Bowed on my Knees”
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.
*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”
*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.
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
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”
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.
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
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
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
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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