Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jan 26, 2012
SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 2012
10:00 am Worship Service
Choral Introit “God is So Wonderful”
Time of Praise
* Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: God sets us free to ______________.
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
The Law of God
Senior Choir “Sheltered in the Arms of God”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering – The Gideons
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Selected Scriptures
Message: “THE STORY: DELIVERANCE” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 302 …………………………………………… “Lamb of God”
* Song of Departure No. 444 (Vs. 1 & Chorus)….“I Love to Tell the Story”
* 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 Pastor Rick 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 as
it is passed today.
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet in the Chapel
Call to Worship
* Hymn of Praise No. 674 ……………………… “Who is on the Lord’s Side?”
* Invocation & Salutation
Time of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 692 …………………………………… “God Will Take Care of You”
Living Word: I Samuel 18-20 (Page 279)
Message “THOUSANDS AND TENS OF THOUSANDS”
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 676 ………….…………….. “O Jesus, I Have Promised”
*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.
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of January is designated
For the Gideons. This offering will be received this morning.
A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the Sanctuary
to pray for Pastor George and the new church start. All are welcome.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet in the
Consistory Room following the morning service today.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Tena De Vink was a patient at St. Mary’s
this past week. Please keep Tena in your prayers. For all other
prayer requests and praise reports, see the Prayers & Praise Line in
your bulletin today.
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you to the Grace congregation for the
cards, prayers, visits, and the many words of comfort following the
very unexpected passing of our son in law. It is wonderful to be a
part of the Family of God. ~Curt & Mary Boes and Family
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM practice.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2012
3:15 – 5:30 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR Grades 5 & 6
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2012
3:45 – 6:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – Soup Supper! Come out for
a time of fellowship prior to class!
6:30 SENIOR CHOIR members meet for practice.
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
GEMS meet at the Crossing
VICTORS meet in the Fellowship Hall
BE BIG – For Preschool children. Meet in the Nursery!
ADULTS –Come and join the discussion of “The Story”.
The study “CONNECT THE D.O.T.S. (Disciples of The
Story)” will connect the Sunday sermon with additional
study options. Meet in the Consistory Room.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2012
2:45 – 5:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 7 & 8
6:00 PM CROSSING COMMUNITY DINNER.
7:00 PM THE THURSDAY NIGHT Bible Study Group will
meet in the Chapel.
NEXT SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2012
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick continues “The Story” with the message:
“NEW COMMANDS AND A NEW COVENANT”. In preparation
read Chapter 5 in “The Story”.
Y-LIFE will meet at the home of Mrs. Heather! A fun night is being
ELDERS & DEACONS – Next meeting is scheduled for
Febuary 6th. Elders meet at 6:30, Consistory 7:30.
MILITARY LOVE/CARE PACKAGES: We need more - lots more –
of goodies and snacks to fill each box! (Please place in "dropbox" on
table in the Narthex.) Your monetary donations are also much
needed for the mailings! (Please drop into designated can also on
table in the Narthex.) Let's not forget your yummy home baked
goodies, which should be brought to the Kitchen - all by next Sunday,
Feb. 5th, because that is the deadline. For those who volunteered to
pack: we will be meeting next Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in the Fellowship
Room. If questions please see me or call at 662-8131. Thanks much!
~ Mary Mc Alary
NEW NURSERY SCHEDULES are in your mailboxes today. Thank
you to everyone who volunteered to staff our nursery. It is very much
Toilet Paper COLLECTION for FNOW- Toilet Paper is once
again needed at Family Network of Wyoming! During the next
month we will have boxes at the entrances to our church where you
can drop off toilet paper. Currently, a family is given 1 roll of toilet
paper when they come to get food at the pantry once a month. We
would like to double that amount! If 50 families gave 24 rolls, we
would have 1,200 rolls of toilet paper to give to the pantry…..can
YOU help make this become a reality? Watch for sales and give as
you are blessed! Thanks in advance!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Marge Veldheer, Bill & Karen Ver Hulst
Lower Doors: Sandy Workman
Feb. 5 Upper Doors: Ken & Cindy Wylie; Marv & Sue Andringa
Lower Doors: Brian & Abbey Licari
Today Pat Ter Beek, Robin Zondervan, Sue Vander Wal
Feb. 5 Cindy Wylie, Sue Stuk
Prayers & Praise Line
January 29, 2012
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Praise for the continued support of the people of Grace Reformed Church.
Pray for the Crossing Community folks as we begin to fulfill our mission of
“Connecting people with God, each other, and our community.”
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Please call the office if you would like to
share a Prayer Request or a Praise Report.
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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