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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Sat, Jan 2, 2010
SUNDAY, JANUARY 3, 2010
10:00 am Worship Service
Call to Worship
* Opening Song of Praise No. 686 …. “O God, Our Help in Ages Past”
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Discovery Kidz - The Three Wise Men Rotation
“We Three Kings”
“I Can Only Imagine”
“Rockin Baby Jesus”
Ordination and Installation of Newly Elected Elders and Deacon
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Micah 6:1-8 (Page 903)
Message: “THE ROAD TO RESOLUTION: RELATE
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 811 ……………………..…… “Another Year is Dawning”
* Song of Departure No. 654 ……………….…… “Change My Heart, O God”
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 very own service.
TODAY Pastor Rick begins a new series of messages “ROAD TO
RESOLUTION”. See the insert in today’s bulletin for details!
ORDINATION AND INSTALLATION of newly elected Consistory members
will be held during our morning service today.
For the Office of Elder: Dale Dood, Elaine Martin, Larry Palma
(Elaine Martin will be ordained as well as Installed)
For the Office of Deacon: Mike Tibbets
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:
John De Jong, Neal Klein, Larry Kleymeer, and Doug Grimm
NO EVENING SERVICE WILL BE HELD.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS –Sally Herrema underwent outpatient surgery to
have her gallbladder removed on Tuesday, December 29. Sheila
Mc Elroy will undergo surgery on Wednesday at Spectrum
Downtown. She is expected to be there overnight. See the Prayers
and Praise Line for all other prayer requests and praise reports.
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you to the 18 persons who were able to help
with the Christmas Store at DeVos Children’s Hospital. Seventy one
children were able to choose gifts for their parents and siblings. The
hospital and the families served were very touched by the love
shown to them. ~Shari Dood
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2010
6:30 PM ELDERS ORIENTATION
7:30 PM CONSISTORY ORIENTATION
TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2010
3:15 – 5:30 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR GRADES 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2010
9:00 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY GROUP will meet in the
Consistory room. Study Matthew 19 & 20.
3:45 – 6:00 pm CLUB 3:16 FOR GRADES 3 & 4.
6:00 PM PANCAKE SUPPER!
Sponsored by our Cadets.
Cadets, please be to church by 5:30 pm to help with dinner!
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR will meet for practice.
6:45 – 8:00 PM
GEMS for girls in grades K – 8 meet at the Crossing.
Snack: Mary Kubiak
CADETS 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
ADULT CLASS will meet in the Consistory Room. Wes Dekker
will be leading a new Bible Study on the book of Daniel.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2010
2:45 – 5:00 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR GRADES 7 & 8.
NO THURSDAY EVENING BIBLE STUDY GROUP THIS WEEK
…Rescheduled for next Thursday, January 14!
NEXT SUNDAY – JANUARY 10, 2010
NEXT SUNDAY we will celebrate the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper.
Pastor Rick will continue the series “THE ROAD TO RESOLUTION”
with the message: REPENT.
NURSERY SCHEDULES for 2010 are now being prepared. Help is
desperately needed. Please sign up on the sheet in the narthex if you
can help! If you are already on the schedule, there is no need to sign
up again. Thank you so much for caring for our children.
DISCOVERY KIDZ – THE NEXT ROTATION IS the Tower Of Babel, which
will take place Feb 7th- March 7th. Volunteers needed! Sign up on the
sheet in the narthex or see Heather Dood.
SOMETHING NEW IS COMING TO WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!! Kids you are
not going to want to miss it!!
CADET LEADERS check mailboxes for January lesson plans and calendar
SAVE THE DATE JUNE 7-11… VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL. Please start
praying how God can use you for this event. More info to come
soon!! Have any questions? See Heather Dood.
CADETS that are signed up for the GRIFFINS GAME on the 16th please
meet at church at 6pm to ride together. Questions see Heather Dood
or a Cadet Leader.
Y-LIFE DATE CHANGE for January ONLY due to Mrs. Heather being out of
town. Our next meeting will be Jan 29th 6:45pm-9pm.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Bill & Ruth Tacoma; Pat Ter Beek
Lower Doors: Scott Thornton
Jan. 10 Upper Doors: Mike & Marjean Tibbets; Bob & Shirley Tofferi
Lower Doors: Khuon & Hon Tran
Today AM Service: Diane Maitner, Sandy Gort, Tymie Boeve
January 10 AM Service: Elaine Martin, Heather Dood,
Donna Oppenhuizen PM Service: Mary Bush
Prayers & Praise Line
January 3, 2010
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 Grace Church.
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Continue in prayer as we take the next steps.
Pray for the Mission/Outreach Team as they will
be meeting on Tuesday, January 12.
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Please call the office if you would like to
share a Prayer Request or a Praise Report.
We thank God for the service of our Consistory members.
We thank God for the many blessings of 2009.
We pray for the health of our congregation.
Please keep Sally Herrema in your prayers as she heals following surgery.
Pray this week for Sheila Mc Elroy as she undergoes surgery on Wednesday.
We pray today for Betty Schuurmans, mother of Janet Groenhout.
Betty is 84 years old and is now under hospice care.
Please pray for Connie Maile, sister of Jim Emelander, who is battling
Keep these friends and family serving in the military in your prayers:
Doug Desmarais, Frank Senko, Matthew Halverson (Lucille Sytsema’s
grandson), Dave Vander Berg, Nick Borkowski.
Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mrs Tena DeVink, Mr & Mrs Ade Peterson, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer,
Mrs June Snyder, and Mrs Anne Hoezee.
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