Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jul 7, 2011
SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2011
10:00 am Worship Service
Musical Introit Ernst Otto
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Hymns of Praise
No. 227 ………………….. “Come Let Us Worship and Bow Down”
No. 210 ………………….…….…. “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Exhortation to Self-Examination
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Music Ministry Ernst Otto
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Genesis 22:1-14 (Page 19)
Message: “UNBELIEVABLE SACRIFICE” Rev. George Grevenstuk
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 692 (Verses 1-3) …….. “God Will Take Care of You”
* Song of Departure No. 692 (Verse 4) …….. “God Will Take Care of You”
Organist, Karen Ver Hulst
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.
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet at the Crossing
Worship Sequence No. 53 – 56 …………… “Great Things He Has Done”
* Invocation & Salutation
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 412 ……………………………………….. “Holy Bible, Book Divine”
Living Word: Matthew 17:14-20 (Page 951)
Message Rev. George Grevenstuk
“TURNING IMPOSSIBLE INTO POSSIBLE”
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 147 ……….……………………….. “How Great Thou Art”
* Postlude Pianist, Karen Ver Hulst
*All who are able, please stand.
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs for your very own worship service.
TODAY Rev. George Grevenstuk will lead our service and share the
message. We thank you for being here and ministering to us this
OUR MINISTRY OF MUSIC this morning is presented by Ernst
Otto of our congregation. Thank you for sharing with us in such a
special way today!
PRAYERS & PRAISE
OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHIES are extended to Don & Lillian
Vander Veen upon the death of Lillian’s Father, Robert Mc Coy on
Sunday, July 3 at the age of 97. Services were held Friday with
Pastor Rick officiating.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2011
5:00 PM CROSSING COMMUNITY HOT DOG ROAST.
NEXT WEEK, JULY 17, 2011
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will share the message. The
sacrament of the lord’s SUPPER will be celebrated.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of July is designated for
Cran Hill Ranch. This offering will be received on July 31st.
PASTOR RICK AND DONNA will be on vacation through
July 12. If an emergency arises, please call your Elder
Representative, Caring Shepherd, or call the office and we will
contact them for you.
CONSISTORY – the next meeting will be held on July 25th. Elders
will meet at 6:30 pm and Consistory at 7:30 pm.
COMING SATURDAY, JULY 30, 8:00 AM TILL 3:00 PM
GRACE MARKET DAY – As another fundraiser for the Chiapas
Mexico Mission Trip, Grace will be hosting ‘GRACE MARKET DAY’
in the parking lot! This will be a Flea Market and Craft Sale! See the
insert in your bulletin today.
CHOIR PICNIC – Choir, Men & Women’s Chorus and their spouses
are invited to Paul’s cottage for a picnic on Saturday, August 6.
Come anytime after 1 PM. Bring a dish to pass. Supper will be at
5:00 pm. Sign up in the narthex. If you would like to carpool and
ride together in the church vans, see Stan De Witt.
LADIES DAY at Brower Park – Tuesday August 16, 10 AM
Grace women of all ages are invited to a fun day at the lake. Phyllis
Vander Sloot has graciously offered to host us at her trailer at Brower
Park. We will take a boat ride, have lunch, swim, and spend some
time having fun together! Meet at church at 10:00 and ride together
in the vans. Bring a dish to pass and your own beverage. We will
return to church somewhere between 4:00 & 5:00 pm. Sign up today
in the narthex!
Local Opportunity for helping on a Habitat for
Humanity BUILD! Churches and Habitat are partnering in the
‘Faith United Build’ which will impact 50 families on the southeast
side of GR. Opportunities for building are available all summer for
individuals that are interested. We are planning to put a work group
from Grace together in the fall. Sign up on the sheet in the narthex!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Bob & Shirley Tofferi; Don & Lillian Vander Veen
Lower Doors: Jerry & Sue Vander Wal
July 17 Upper Doors: Les & Tinna VanWyk; Marge Veldheer
Lower Doors: Bill & Karen Ver Hulst
July 24 Upper Doors: Bob & Lynda Ver Merris; Lexie Wagoner
Lower Doors: Eric & Erika Wigent
Today Cindy Wylie, Tymie Boeve
July 17 Lyndsey Boeve, Diane Maitner, Pat Ter Beek
July 24 Sue Vander Wal, Jenny Hendges, Robin Zondervan
Prayers & Praise Line
July 10, 2011
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Pray for Pastor George as he continues to build relationships.
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Please call the office if you would like to
share a Prayer Request or a Praise Report.
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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