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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jan 23, 2014

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 2014

10:00 AM Worship Service

 

 Prelude

 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”

 Offertory

 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

*  Doxology

*  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”

*  Benediction

*  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.

 

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

Meeting in the Consistory Room

  Prelude

  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”

*Benediction

  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

 Fellowship Hall!

 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

 faith?”

 

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!

 

MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

EMPTY YOGURT CUPS are needed for the next rotation of

 Discovery Kidz.  Drop them off in the church kitchen or at the youth

 desk.

 

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

GREETERS

 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

 

NURSERY

 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

  • We thank God today for his unfailing love for us, for being our refuge and strength.  We thank God that he is “an ever-present help in times of trouble”. 
  • Please be in prayer for the Alpha Classes taking place.  Pray for Rowin & Rachel Mulder as they take leadership; Larry Kleymeer, Prayer Coordinator; Heather Dood, Food Coordinator; Pat Ter Beek, Nursery Coordinator.  We pray that lives will be touched through this course.
  • There are many friends and family of our church members that need your prayers this week.  Please continue to pray for Jennifer Kirkse, granddaughter of Mary Huizen, as she battles cancer.  Also, Barb, friend of Della Sawyer, undergoing chemotherapy, Tobiah Wiese, newborn grandson of Betty Holmes, Jon Stouten after being diagnosed with Crohns disease, and Mary Milano, niece of Karen Roberts, as she continues to regain her strength.
  • We continue to lift up Lola De Young and her family in our prayers.  Pray for healing, strength, and encouragement for Lola and Matt & Lindsey. 
  • We pray for all those who are serving in the military.  Continue to keep Amie Pierce in your prayers as she is stationed at Fort Riley in Kansas. 
  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mr. Ralph Bolt, Mrs Tena DeVink, Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs Ruth Ver Merris.

 

 

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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