Posted by: Sue Stuk on Fri, Jan 6, 2017
SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2017
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Jesus Never Fails”
Call to Worship (On Screen)
*Opening Songs of Praise
“Blessed Be Your Name”
“You Never Let Go”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Exhortation to Self-Examination
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Ordination and Installation of Elders & Deacons
Senior Choir “His Eye is on the Sparrow”
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: Psalm 13 (Page 532)
Message: “WHAT ARE YOU CRYING ABOUT?”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Hymn No. 692 (Verses 1 & 4) ……………... “God Will Take Care of You”
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Song of Departure No. 705 (Vs. 1 & Chorus)..“It is Well With My Soul”
Organist, Paul Kersktra
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.
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ will meet. All kids ages
3 years – 5th grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
ORDINATION AND INSTALLATION newly elected Consistory
members will be held today.
For the Office of Elder: Bob Moreno, Jerry Vander Wal
Bob Moreno will be ordained as well as installed
For the Office of Deacon: Eric Wigent, Ray Zondervan
WE EXPRESS OUR DEEP APPRECIATION for the faithful service
by the Consistory Members who this morning relinquish their
Les Van Wyk, George Grevenstuk, Tim Boeve
2017 CONSISTORY OFFICERS: The Consistory Officers were
elected as follows and will be confirmed at the January meeting.
Vice President: Jerry Vander Wal
Treasurer: Pat Ter Beek
Clerk Pro Tem: Larry Kleymeer
Chairman of the Deacons: Dan Stuk
Stated Clerk: Keith Baker
Stated Treasurer: Jayme Dood
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.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL class will meet in the Consistory
Room following the morning worship service. They cover various
subject matter using the Sunday School Guide.
SUNDAYS AT SIX – We will be meeting at Grace for our evening
service tonight through the end of April. Rev. Harvey Hertz will be
sharing the message each week.
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS: Please be in prayer for Geri Ruis at
Butterworth. Linda Kraft’s knee surgery has been delayed until
February. Please keep her in your prayers as she waits. Shari Dood
underwent hand surgery on Friday. For all other prayer requests and
praise reports, please see the Prayer & Praise line in your bulletin
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2017
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2017
3:00 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 5 & 6.
7:00 PM MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM meeting.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017
3:30 – 5:45 OR 8:00 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 3 & 4.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – GEMS will be sponsoring a
Soup Supper! Come out and support the girls and have fellowship
with each other prior to the evening classes!
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
6:45 – 8:00 PM GEMS, VICTORS, and BE BIG will meet.
7:00 – 8:00 PM ADULTS
FORGIVING THOSE WHO HURT US – Class meets in
the Consistory Room. This upcoming week we will be
finishing our discussion on Chapter 11 and beginning our study
on Chapter 12 in Lewis Smedes' book "The Art of Forgiving –
When You Need to Forgive and Don't Know How." We would
love to have you join us! If you need a book or study guide,
please let Lorinda know.
NEXT SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2017
NEXT SUNDAY we will CELEBRATE THE LORD’S SUPPER.
Pastor Rick will share the Message “Who is Mephibosheth?” from
II Samuel 9:1-13.
6:45 – 8:00 YLIFE will meet.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, January 16, 7:00 pm CONSISTORY ORIENTATION.
Tuesday, January 17, 1:00 pm THE ELIZABETH CIRCLE will meet
in the Consistory Room. We will discuss Lesson 2 in the study book
Jonah. All women are welcome.
NURSERY – A new schedule will soon be available. If you would like
to help, please sign up! If you are already a volunteer, we appreciate
you!! No need to sign up again, we will schedule you.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Sandy Workman, Ken & Cindy Wylie
Lower Doors: Eric & Erika Wigent
Jan. 15 Upper Doors: Keith & Carolyn Baker, Judy Beadle
Lower Doors: Ray & Robin Zondervan
Today Sue Stuk, Bella Licari
Jan. 15 Chelsea Dornbos, Mary Kubiak
Prayers & Praise Line
January 8, 2017
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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