Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jan 23, 2014
SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 2014
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “The Lord is in His Holy Temple”
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing: Heaven will be full of ________.
Moments in Prayer
Choral Anthem “His Eye is on the Sparrow”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering – Words of Hope
Signing the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Matthew 23:37-24:3 (Page 959)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
WATCH FOR THE SIGNS
THE FALL OF THE TEMPLE AND REBUILDING
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
Closing Hymn No. 705 (Verses 1, 2, 4) ………… “It Is Well With My Soul”
* Song of Departure No. 753 (Verse 1 & Chorus) ... “Jesus is Coming Again”
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 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
Meeting in the Consistory Room
Worship Sequence No. 61-63 ………….……….. “Bless the Lord Your God”
*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 128 ……………………………… “I Sing the Mighty Power of God”
Living Word: Psalm 8 (Page 530)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“UNDERSTANDING YOUR BIBLE: HISTORICAL & CREATION”
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
*Closing Hymn No. 143 ……………..…………… “This is My Father’s World”
Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra
*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 Pastor Rick will begin a new series of messages “Watch for the
Signs”. See the insert in your bulletin for all the information.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of January is designated
for WORDS OF HOPE. This offering will be received this morning.
A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the sanctuary
to pray for ALPHA, Pastor George and CONNECTIONS.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet in
the Consistory Room following the morning service today. This class
covers various subject matter pertaining to our Christian walk.
SUNDAYS AT SIX-Join us Pastor Rick continues the study “Understanding
Your Bible”. You will learn themes, people of the Bible, connections
throughout Biblical history, and how God has formed and fashioned his
people from Adam & Eve through the life of the church today.
6:45 PM Y-Life for Middle and High School Youth group meets.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – For all prayer requests and praise reports,
see the Prayers & Praise Line.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2014
3:15 – 5:15 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2014
3:45 – 5:45 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER! On the menu: Meatloaf and
Scalloped Potatoes! Come out and enjoy a time of fellowship
prior to class.
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
6:45 – 8:00 PM
GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior) for girls in
grades K – 8th. Meet at the Crossing
VICTORS – For boys in grades K – 8th. Meet in the
BE BIG – For Preschool children. Meet in the Nursery
7:00 – 8:00 PM SURPRISED BY HOPE This adult class led by
Keith Van Zoeren meets in the Consistory room.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2014
5:30 PM WEEK 3 ALPHA CLASS “How can we have
NEXT WEEK, FEBRUARY 2, 2014
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the series of messages
“WATCH FOR THE SIGNS. See the insert in your bulletin today for
more info. Join us for the 6:00 pm evening service for the study
“UNDERSTANDING YOUR BIBLE”.
6:30 PM – Y-LIFE for Middle and High School Youth. Superbowl
party at Ms. Heather’s house. Bring a snack/treat to share!
EMPTY YOGURT CUPS are needed for the next rotation of
Discovery Kidz. Drop them off in the church kitchen or at the youth
ALPHA MEALS – What a great way to be a part of ALPHA! Heather
Dood is the food coordinator and is in need of volunteers to supply
parts of the meal. See the sign-up sheet in the narthex for a spot that
will work for you. You can volunteer to bring a salad, dessert, for part
of the main dish. Thank you all so much for helping!
SUNDAY NURSERY HELPERS are needed! A new schedule will
soon be available. Can you help? Sign up on the sheet in the narthex.
If you already volunteer, there is no need to sign up again! Thank
you…our children appreciate it!
Our GEMS are collecting items for the KIDS FOOD BASKET. Items
needed are: Cracker Packs, 100% Fruit Juice Boxes, Individual Fruit
Cups, Pudding Cups and Gelatin Cups, Granola Bars, 100% Fruit
Snacks (.9 oz or similar) Snack Size Zipper-lock Bags, Bulk Pretzels in
Bags. Donations should be turned in by February 9! Thank You!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Bob & Shirley Tofferi, Khuon & Hon Tran
Lower Doors: Rog & Phyllis Vander Sloot
Feb. 2 Upper Doors: Ernst & Char Otto, Lillian & Don Vander Veen
Lower Doors: Jerry & Sue Vander Wal
Today: Sandy Farris, Phyllis Vander Sloot
DISCOVERY KIDZ - JANUARY
Art: Pat Ter Beek
Cooking: Heather Dood
Theater: Linda Lowing
Games: Shari Dood
Shepherds: Reece Wigent, Brielle Wigent, Katie Green
Prayers & Praise Line
January 26, 2014
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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