Posted by: Sue Stuk on Wed, Jul 17, 2013
JULY 14, 2013
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “His Name is Wonderful”
Tinna VanWyk & Sandy Farris
Call to Worship
*Opening Hymn of Praise No. 12 ………….……. “Praise Him! Praise Him”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing: The Holy Spirit challenges us to _______
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Music Ministry “I Surrender All” Tinna VanWyk & Sandy Farris
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing the Fellowship Register
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Various Scriptures
Message: “I’M LEARNING” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
Celebration of the Lord’s Supper
*Closing Hymn No. 560 (Verses 1 & 2) ……………..…. “More About Jesus”
*Song of Departure No. 391 ……………………………… “Sweet, Sweet Spirit”
*Postlude Organist, Karen Ver Hulst
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
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.
We joyously welcome you to Grace today! Whatever
led you to our church today, we believe God rejoices in having you in this place.
Please take a moment and sign your name and address on the Fellowship Register
as it is passed today.
SUNDAYS AT SIX
Meet at the Crossing
Worship Sequence No. 322-324 ………………….. “The Cross-Tree of Life”
*Invocation & Salutation
Time of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 593 …………………………………………….. “Where He Leads Me”
Living Word: Matthew 5:11-12 (Page 936), Luke 23:26-49 (Page 1024)
Message: “HOLY PLACES: VIA DOLOROSA” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 603 ……………………. “Jesus, I My Cross Have Taken”
Pianist, Lorinda Vander Werp
*All who are able, please stand.
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 MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
OUR MINISTRY OF MUSIC is presented by Tinna VanWyk and
Sandy Farris of our congregation. Thank you for taking part in our
service this morning and sharing your talents with us!
A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the sanctuary
to pray for Pastor George and Connections.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Joan Patterson is doing much better and
was expected to be transferred to the Laurels of Hudsonville.
Please continue to keep Joan, as well as Brian & Sandy, in your
prayers. Ken Wylie underwent surgery Thursday to repair a rotator
cuff. Keep Ken in your prayers as he begins healing and rehab. For
all prayer requests and praise reports, see the Prayers & Praise Line
in your bulletin.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, JULY 15, 2013
7:30 – 8:30 PM Connections MUSIC CONNECTION
TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013
9:00 AM Connections - SENIOR COFFEE CONNECTION
10:00 AM Connections - KIDS CONNECTION
THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2013
6:00 PM Connections FAMILY will gather at the Crossing.
NEXT WEEK, JULY 21, 2013
10:00 AM Pastor Rick will continue the series of messages: “The Power
Within You” with the message “He Takes You by the Hand”.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of July is designated for
TALKING BIBLES INTERNATIONAL. Their mission is to serve
the Lord Jesus Christ by producing audio recordings of translated
Scriptures in hundreds of languages and making these recordings
accessible in the form of Talking Bibles for millions of people around
the world who cannot read. Bibles are now available with solar
power! This offering will be received on July 28.
CAMP SPONSORSHIPS - Would you be interested in sponsoring a
child going to camp this summer? Cost for one week of camp range
from $365 - $445. You may donate any amount you wish. Designate
your contribution on your offering envelope or you may use a pew
CHOIR PICNIC – Saturday, August 10. Come any time after 1:00 pm.
Bring a dish to pass. Supper is at 5:00 pm. Main course, table
service, and beverage will be provided! Sign up on the narthex table!
PICNIC POPS – The Fellowship Team is sponsoring an outing to the
Grand Rapids Symphony Picnic Pops featuring “Gotta Dance”. The
orchestra will perform more than 20 of the greatest dance tunes ever
written! Mark Thursday, July 25 on your calendar and join us for
tailgating and a fun night. Reservations are necessary, so sign up on
the narthex table if you are interested. Cost $15.00 pp or $13.00 for
Seniors 62+. Questions? See Wes Dekker or Tymie Boeve.
COOKIE DONATIONS – If you have not signed up to bring cookies
for our Sunday coffee time, but would like to donate, there is a sheet
on the narthex table to sign. You will be called with a date. Thank
you to all those who have already baked cookies! If you have any
questions, please see Tymie Boeve. REMINDER…our church is
MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM – Next meeting is Tuesday, August 13,
The Next ELDERS & CONSISTORY meetings with take place on
Monday, August 19.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Pat Ter Beek; John & Della Sawyer
Lower Doors: Mike & Marjean Tibbets
July 21 Upper Doors: Bob & Shirley Tofferi, Mac & Mary Mc Alary
Lower Doors: Khuon & Hon Tran
July 28 Upper Doors: Don & Lillian Vander Veen; Les & Tinna VanWyk
Lower Doors: Tripp & Katie Vander Wal
Today Elaine Martin, Tymie Boeve
July 21 Sue Stuk, Lynda Ver Merris
July 28 Pat Ter Beek, Judy Beadle
Prayers & Praise Line
July 14, 2013
Congregational Prayers and Praise
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