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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Fri, Jan 4, 2013

SUNDAY, JANUARY 6, 2013

10:00 AM Worship Service

 Prelude

 Choral Introit “God is So Wonderful”

 Call to Worship 

*Greeting Time

*Opening Songs of Praise

*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting

 Moments of Sharing: In the new year, I expect that God will _____.

 Exhortation to Self-Examination

 Prayer of Confession

 Words of Assurance

 Ordination and Installation of Newly Elected Elders & Deacons

 Senior Choir “Have You Any Room for Jesus” 

 Offertory 

 Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom

 Signing the Fellowship Register

*Doxology

*Prayer of Dedication

 Living Word: Luke 10:38-42 (Page 1006)

 Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen

 “RELATIONSHIPS THAT MATTER: THE ART OF BEING ALL THERE”

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

*Closing Hymn No. 604 (Verses 1,2)…………………….… “I Then Shall Live” 

*Benediction

*Song of Departure No. 429 (Verse 1 & Chorus)

 “They’ll Know We Are Christians”

*Postlude Organist, Paul Kerkstra

 Pianist, Ruth Tacoma

*All who are able, please stand.

 

A BRIEF CONSISTORY MEETING will be held in the Chapel

 immediately following the worship service this morning.

 

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.

 

SUNDAYS AT SIX

Meet in the Chapel

 Prelude

 Call to Worship

*Opening Hymn No. 682 ……………. “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah”

*Invocation & Salutation

 Time of Sharing

 Moments in Prayer

*Hymn No. 404 ……………………………………………... “Faith of Our Fathers”

 Living Word: Mark 1:21-28 (Page 968), Luke 7:1-10 (Page 1000)

 Job 8:8-10 (Page 498)

 Message: “HOLY PLACES: THE TELS” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

*Closing Hymn No. 444 ….....……………………..… “I Love to Tell the Story”

*Benediction

 Postlude

 

TODAY AT GRACE

9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3

 years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk. 

 

ORDINATION AND INSTALLATION of newly elected Consistory

 members will be held today.

 For the Office of Elder: Larry Kleymeer, Les VanWyk

 For the Office of Deacon: Brian Gort, Brian Licari

 (Brian Licari will be ordained as well as installed)

 

WE EXPRESS OUR DEEP APPRECIATION for the faithful service

 by the Consistory members who this morning relinquish their

 responsibilities after completing their term of service: Dale Dood,

 Larry Palma, Mike Tibbets, Ray Zondervan

 

2013 CONSISTORY OFFICERS:

 Vice President: John Sawyer

 Clerk: Elaine Martin

 Chairman of Deacons: Lorie Norden

 Treasurer: Ernst Otto

 Stated Clerk: Keith Baker

 Stated Treasurer: Jayme Dood

 

THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet in

 the Consistory Room following the morning service today. 

 

A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the sanctuary

 to pray for Pastor George and Connections.

 

CALENDAR OF THE WEEK

MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2013

 7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013

 3:15 – 5:15 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 5 & 6

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013

 3:45 – 5:45 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4

 WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!

6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – On the Menu: Casserole Buffet

 and desserts! Come and enjoy a meal and fellowship prior to

 the nights activities.

6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE

7:45 – 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

 ADULTS – Meet in the Consistory Room for discussion of

 the Sunday message “Relationships that Matter: The Art of

 Being all There”. Pastor Rick will lead this class. 

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2013

 6:00 PM CONNECTIONS will gather at the Crossing.

 6:00 PM YOUNG ADULTS – A new small group meet in the 

 Consistory Room. Childcare will be provided! Come out

 and join us for an evening of fellowship and growing in God’s

 word.

 

NEXT WEEK, JANUARY 13, 2013

COMMUNION SUNDAY

 

NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the series of messages

 “RELATIONSHIPS THAT MATTER”. See the insert in the bulletin

 for the details. We will also welcome new members to Grace.

 

PRAYERS & PRAISE

HEALTH CONCERNS – Char Otto is home after outpatient surgery

 on Friday to have a defibrillator implanted. Mary Mc Alary continues

 to undergo testing. Jen Koster is home after being hospitalized last

 week. Please keep all these persons and their families in your

 prayers. For all other prayer requests and praise reports, see the

 Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today.

 

SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER

Tuesday, January 15, 1:00 pm THE ELIZABETH CIRCLE will meet.

 We will discuss Psalm 6, Chapter 9 in the book Psalms. All women

 are welcome.

 

Tuesday, January 15, 7:00 pm MISSION/OUTREACH Team Meeting.

 

Monday, January 21, 7:00 pm CONSISTORY ORIENTATION

 MEETING.

 

MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

2013 CONTRIBUTION ENVELOPES – Please note this change:

 “The Crossing” has been removed and “Connections” added. The

 pew envelopes will be updated as well. If you would like envelopes,

 but did not receive them, please see Ernst Otto or call the office.

 

“INN CROWD” CAMPAIGN –Do you have a story to share? Send it

 to the office or email Sue (suestuk@gracewyoming.org) or Pastor

 Rick (rick@gracewyoming.org). We will put them together after

 the first of the year and share them with the congregation.

 

WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS

GREETERS

Today Upper Doors: Bill & Ruth Tacoma; Pat Ter Beek

 Lower Doors: Scott Thornton

Jan. 13 Upper Doors: Mike & Marjean Tibbets, Bob & Shirley Tofferi

 Lower Doors: Khuon & Hon Tran

NURSERY

Today Donna Oppenhuizen, Jayme Dood

Jan. 13 Sue Stuk, Tymie Boeve

 

Prayers & Praise Line

January 6, 2013

Congregational Prayers and Praise

  • We thank God for our many blessing in the past year and a new year full of opportunities.
  • Please keep Mary Mc Alary in your prayers as they seek to find the source of her pain.
  • Pray for Jen Kosters and Phil and the children. Pray that they can find a way to help eliminate Jen’s seizures. 
  • Keep Char Otto in your prayers as she recovers from surgery.
  • We remember in prayer the following family or friends of our members that are ill or receiving treatments: Randy Veldheer, Lola De Young, Brian Benthin, and John Hoag.

  • 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. Jane Duthler, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs Anne Hoezee, Mrs Ruth Ver Merris.

 

Connections Prayer Focus

Connections mission is to “Connect Neighbors to God”. We are seeking the lost, the least and the last for God’s kingdom. We call it the Luke 15 Project.

Please pray for God to use our small groups to that end as we enter 2013.

 

Common Connections

Days and times will be determined by participants.

 

Kids Connection

Moms and Tots Morning Playgroups

 

Coffee Connection

Morning Coffee Chats

 

Music Connection

Guitar (Instrumental) Get-togethers

 

“GM” Connection

Retiree Coffee Times

 

Family Connection

Free supper and fun 1st Thursdays at 6pm

 

Study Connection

Bible, Book, Parenting, Finances, Job Search, Home Improvement, Home Gardening

 

This week we talked about the small group (common connections) possibilities.

We shared our own interests and put them on paper.

In the following weeks, we’ll talk about how to get neighbors and friends interested and involved.

 

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