Posted by: Sue Stuk on Fri, Dec 31, 2010
SUNDAY, JANUARY 2, 2011
10:00 am Worship Service
Choral Introit “Holy Spirit Live in Me”
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Ordination and Installation of Elders & Deacons
Exhortation to Self Examination
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Senior Choir “Under His Wings”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: I Timothy 3:1-16 (Page 1152)
Message: “GOD’S LEADING THROUGH HIS LEADERS”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 667 ………...……………..………..… “Lord, Speak to Me”
* Song of Departure No. 560 (Verse 1 & Chorus) …….“More About Jesus”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
ELDERS INVITATION - If you have questions, concerns, joys, or
prayer needs that you would like to share, an Elder will be available
in the front of the sanctuary following the service this morning.
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 am – 11:15 am DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages
3 years – 5th Grade meet downstairs for your own service.
ORDINATION AND INSTALLATION of newly elected Consistory
members will be held during our morning service today.
For the Office of Elder: Jerry Vander Wal (Installed)
For the Office of Deacon: Lorie Norden, Luke Nordlund,
Ernst Otto (Lorie Norden will be Installed. Luke Nordlund
and Ernst Otto will be Ordained as well as Installed)
WE EXPRESS OUR DEEP APPRECIATION for the faithful service
which has been rendered by the Consistory members who this
morning relinquish their responsibilities after completing their term
of service: Denny Bush, Stan De Witt, Rick Postema, Eric Postema,
Tim Boeve, Lon Gerbers, Dan Stuk, Pat Ter Beek
NO ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS OR EVENING
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 2011
6:30 PM ELDERS Orientation Meeting
7:30 PM DEACON Orientation Meeting
7:00 – 8:00 PM EXERCISE BOOT CAMP led by Lyndsey Boeve.
Cardio Kick and Sculpt.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011
3:15 – 5:30 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2011
3:45 – 6:00 pm CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4.
Wednesday Night Live
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER Spaghetti, Bread Sticks, Salad,
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR will meet.
6:45 – 8:00 PM
GEMS for girls in grades K – 8 meet at the Crossing.
VICTORS for boys in grades 1 – 8 meet in the choir room.
B.I.G. CREW for preschool children will meet in the nursery.
7:00 – 8:00 PM
FEARLESS BY MAX LUCADO - Rev. Scott Crane will be
leading this class. Each of the six sessions will consist of a five
to ten minute video with discussion afterwards. Books and
study guides are available. If you have not already signed up,
please do so by today so books will be available for you.
BASIC BIBLE STUDY SMALL GROUP for new
members or anyone who would like to be a part of a small
group that covers Bible basics. Pastor Rick will lead this class.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 2011
2:45 – 5:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 7 & 8.
7:00 – 8:30 PM Pastors & Leaders from the RCA, CRC
and the City of Wyoming will meet together to consider
ways in which we can cooperatively plant new churches in this
city to reach those yet disconnected from God. This meeting
will take place at Grace. Pastor Rick and our Mission/
Outreach Team will be a part of this discussion.
THE BIBLE STUDY GROUP that usually meets at the Crossing
will NOT meet this month.
NEXT WEEK, JANUARY 9, 2011
JOIN US as we celebrate the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper together.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Harvey Steensma remains at Butterworth
Hospital. Keep Harvey and Sheryl in your prayers this week. See the
Prayer and Praise Line for all the prayer requests and praise reports.
SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, January 10, 7:00 pm PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
Tuesday, January 11, 7:00 pm MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM
Wednesday, January 12, 8:00 pm WORSHIP DESIGN TEAM
GEMS AND VICTORS will begin meeting every week starting
January 5th. Be BIG Preschool class will still meet the 1st & 3rd
Wednesday. There will be childcare available the 2nd & 4th
Wednesday for those parents that teach or attend Bible study on
those nights. Questions? Please see Heather.
DISCOVERY KIDZ – The next rotation, “Phillip and the
Ethiopian”, starts January 9. ONE SHEPHERD IS STILL
NEEDED! See Heather if you can help, or sign up on the narthex
NEW NURSERY SCHEDULES are being prepared. If you would be
willing to help out in the nursery, even just a couple times, please
sign up in the narthex. If you are already a nursery volunteer, there
is no need to sign up…you will automatically be scheduled. Thanks!
NEW DIRECTORIES are in your mailboxes! Thanks to all those who
worked to make these new directories happen! You may find a few
“blank” pages in your directory. These are bonus pages (the paper
tends to stick together when printing) …you are not missing any
DISCOVERY KIDZ are in need of JUICE BOXES. You can bring
your donations to the kitchen. Thanks!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Mike & Marjean Tibbets; Pat Ter Beek
Lower Doors: Bob & Shirley Tofferi
Jan. 9 Upper Doors: Geri Ruis; Karen Roberts
Lower Doors: Bill & Ruth Tacoma
Today Luke & Janell Nordlund, Phyllis Vander Sloot
Jan. 9 Linda Emelander, Sandy Farris, Diane Maitner
Jan. 16 Chelsea Boeve, Jayme Dood, Lyndsey Boeve
Prayers & Praise Line
January 2, 2011
We Pray and Trust God
Praise God for the gift of a new year – For it’s promises and challenges for your own life and the life of the church.
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Pray for God’s clear leading in this process.
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Please call the office if you would like to
share a Prayer Request or a Praise Report.
Please be in prayer for Harvey Steensma as he continues at Butterworth Hospital.
Remember Deb Pierce in your prayers as she heals following foot surgery.
We think today of Lucille Sytsema. Pray for encouragement and strength.
Keep Dick & Ruth Locke’s daughter Amee Bekkering in your prayers as she receives treatment for breast cancer.
Prayers are requested for Ruth Ver Merris’s son, Larry, age 55, who has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
Keep Linda Hoezee, daughter in law of Ann Hoezee, in your prayers as she is undergoing chemotherapy.
Please pray for Connie Maile, sister of Jim Emelander, who is battling cancer.
Keep these friends and family serving in the military in your prayers: Amie Pierce, Doug Desmarais, Frank Senko,
Dave Vander Berg.
Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mrs Tena DeVink, Mrs Margaret Peterson, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs Anne Hoezee, Mrs Janet Yonkers
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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