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SUNDAY, JANUARY 3, 2016
10:00 AM Worship Service
Prelude “The Tribute/Agnus Dei”
Introit “Let There Be Peace on Earth” Jenni Vanderson
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Prayers of Confession
Words of Assurance
*Affirmation of Belief – “The Apostles’ Creed” (On Screen)
Music Ministry “The Power of Your Love” Jenni Vanderson
Offertory “Across the Lands (You’re the Word of God)”
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Doxology – “Praise God From Whom all Blessings Flow”
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Deuteronomy 6:1-9 (Pg. 178), Acts 17:22-31 (Pg. 1076)
Message: “I BELIEVE IN THE ONE TRUE GOD”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper
*Closing Hymn No. 9 …………..………………………….. “Glorify Thy Name”
*Song of Departure No. 812 ………….……………. “Glory Be to the Father”
“How Great is Our God with Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”
Keyboard, Lorinda Vander Werp
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
*All who are able, please stand.
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 AT GRACE
TODAY WE CELEBRATE THE SACRAMENT OF THE LORD’S
SUPPER. We invite all those who are members of Christ’s Church
and have found forgiveness of sins in Him, to participate in the
supper. A brief Communion Service will be held in the
Chapel following the service for anyone who was not able
to be present during the worship
service. If you are aware of someone who is not here today, but
would like to receive this sacrament, please contact the church office.
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ will meet. All children ages
3 years – 5th grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
MUSIC MINISTRY – Today we welcome Jenni Vanderson who will
share her testimony in song today. Jenni is a member of Calvary
Undenominational Church. Paul Kerkstra will accompany her on the
piano. Thank you, Jenni, for being with us today!
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS will meet in the
Consistory room following the morning service. All are welcome!
A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the sanctuary
to pray for Pastor George & Connections, and the needs and vision at
Grace Reformed Church.
6:00 PM EVENING SERVICE – For the month of January we will be
meeting with our friends at Faith Reformed Church, 618 – 32nd
Street SW, Wyoming.
6:30 – 8:00 PM Y-LIFE meets.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Geri Ruis was a patient at Spectrum
Downtown this past week. Lucille Sytsema was admitted to Blodget
Hospital. Anna Borkowski will undergo surgery on Tuesday at
St. Mary’s Hospital. For all other praise reports and prayer requests,
see the insert in today’s bulletin.
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you to Pastor Rick for his visits and to
the congregation for the cards, visits, and concerns following my
knee replacement surgery. I appreciate it all very much.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2016
3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2016
3:45 – 5:45 or 8:00 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 3 & 4.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – Pork BBQ is on the menu.
Enjoy dinner and fellowship prior to the evening classes!
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
6:45 – 8:00 PM GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior)
for girls in grades K – 8th. Meet in the Choir Room!
VICTORS – For boys in grades K – 8th.
BE BIG – For Preschool children. Meet in the Nursery!
THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2016
7:00 PM THURSDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY GROUP will
meet in the Consistory room.
NEXT WEEK, JANUARY 10, 2016
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the series of messages “You
Better Believe It!” See the insert in your bulletin today.
ORDINATION AND INSTALLATION of newly elected Elders and
Deacons will take place next Sunday. Also, Heather Dood will be
ordained as an Elder as required by the Commissioned Pastor
DISCOVERY KIDZ VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for the January
rotation. A leader is needed for Art, Cooking, Games, Science and
4 Shepherds. Please sign up in the narthex.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today: Upper Doors: Geri Ruis, Lucille Sytsema
Lower Doors: Karen Roberts
Jan. 10: Upper Doors: Sandra Sorenson, Scott Thornton
Lower Doors: Sharon Sawyer
Today: Diane Maitner, Abby Kubiak
Jan. 10: Donna Oppenhuizen, Pat Ter Beek
Prayers & Praise Line
January 3, 2016
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 praises.
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