Posted by: Sue Stuk on Fri, Jul 13, 2007
SUNDAY, JULY 15, 2007
10:00 am Worship Service
Choral Introit “We Have Come Into His House”
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Alaska Challenge Send Off
Moments in Prayer
Senior Choir “Why Do I Sing About Jesus?”
Hymn No. 435 ………………………..….. “God of Grace and God of Glory”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
Children are dismissed for Children & Worship
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Proverbs 4:1-27 (Page 619)
Message: “GAINING WISDOM AND UNDERSTANDING”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 184 ………………………..……………………… “Thy Word”
* Song of Departure No. 21 (Verses 1 & 5)
“O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
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, 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. 223, 224, 225 …….…. “The House of the Lord”
* Opening Hymn
* Invocation & Salutation
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 448 …………………. “I’ll Tell the World That I’m a Christian”
Living Word: Acts 11:19-26, 26:28-29; I Peter 4:12-16
Message “CHRISTIAN: WHAT IT MEANS, WHY IT MATTERS”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 429 ………………. “They’ll Know We Are Christians”
* Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra
TODAY AT GRACE
ALASKA CHALLENGE TEAM – Only 6 days to go!! A pre-trip meeting will
be held right after the morning worship service. Please keep the
members of the team in your prayers! Those going are: Pastor Rick
Oppenhuizen, Darrell Delaney, Eric Postema, Amy Grimm, Lisa
Johnson, Ray Zondervan, Brad Beadle, Joshua Sawyer, Tishana
Delaney, Samantha Johnson, Marcy Wierenga, Kim Wierenga, and
Jennifer Knutson. They will be leaving on Saturday, July 21 and
returning Wednesday, August 1st.
CHILDREN & WORSHIP
Children ages 3 & 4 years meet in Fellowship Hall with
Worship Leader Karen Ver Hulst & Amy Grimm.
Children K – 2nd Grade meet in the choir room with
Worship Leader Gracia Class and Chelsea Boeve.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2007
6:30 – 8:00 PM CLUB 3:16 BIBLE STUDY will meet at Nikki’s.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2007
6:00 PM CO-ED SOFTBALL GAME at the Knights of Columbus Field.
Double Header…second game at 7:00 pm.
THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2007
4:30 PM PRAYER MEETING in Pastor Rick’s office.
12:00 – 2:00 PM CLUB 3:16 at the Crossing for grades 3-12!
Lunch will be provided!
NEXT SUNDAY – JULY 22, 2007
NEXT SUNDAY Rev. Al Schreuder will be with us and share the message
“How Are Your Feet?” from Romans 10:1-17. He will also share
with us about his ministry in Chiapas, Mexico. Christy Kleymeer will
provide special music.
5:00 PM – For our evening service we will travel together to Gun Lake
Chapel. The message will be presented by Rev. Roger Kok with a
musical program “Christmas in July” by Steven Jansen. Meet at
church at 5:00 pm. Bring a lawn chair…sign up in the narthex!
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Ade Peterson was admitted to Blodgett Hospital
for observation on Tuesday. See the Prayers & Praise Line in your
bulletin today for the other prayer concerns and praise reports.
CONGRATULATIONS are extended to Tim & Lyndsey Boeve upon the
birth of a daughter, Addison Faith, on Friday, July 6th.
We thank God for this precious gift of life and pray for
His blessings on your family!
KIDS AT CAMP – Rebekah Kubiak and Allie Mc Elroy will be at
Camp Geneva from July 16-21. Please keep them in
your prayers along with the many other children
attending camp this summer!
SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, August 6, 6:30 pm ELDERS MEETING ~ 7:30 pm CONSISTORY
Monday, August 27, 7:00 pm CARING SHEPHERD MEETING.
WOMEN’S NIGHT OUT CHAIRPERSON NEEDED! A new chairperson and
members needed to plan the Women’s Candlelight Christmas event!
See or call Carolyn Baker (669-4742) if you are interested in
becoming a part of this group.
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of July is designated for Cran Hill
Ranch and Camp Geneva. This offering will be received on July 29th.
NEEDED: SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS AND HELPERS to lead Sunday
School for our children. If there is a person who would like to be the
Coordinator, let us know. If this is too demanding, as it is a year
long commitment, we will also accept groups of teachers and helpers
who will be in charge for the quarter. These teachers would be on a
rotating system of 3 months each. Feel free to come and be a part of
this new and exciting experience with our children. We are trying to
be as flexible as possible in order to accommodate our leaders as well
as bless our kids. Questions? See Darrell.
GOLF OUTING - The Fellowship Team is planning a golf outing on
Saturday, September 15 at the Pine Golf Course. The outing will
begin at 2:00 pm with dinner following. Mark your calendar…more
details to come soon!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Darrell & Kia Delaney; Denny & Mary Bush
Lower Doors: Tim & Lyndsey Boeve
July 22 Upper Doors: John & Fay De Jong; Linda De Vries
Lower Doors: Ed & Kathy De Ruiter
Today AM Service: Sue Vander Wal, Angie Hendrickson, Lynda
Ver Merris, Sarah Dunkle PM Service: Donna Oppenhuizen
July 22 AM Service: Luke & Janell Nordlund, Laura Marshall,
Prayers & Praise Line
July 15, 2007
The Prayer and Praise Line is a way to let our Grace Congregation
know about your prayer needs and praise reports.
Praise God for…
• Times of vacation to rest and renew
• Our teachers and leaders
• The birth of Addison Faith Boeve
• Safety for the ALASKA CHALLENGE team leaving Saturday
• Safe travels for those who are vacationing
• Lacey Wylie who has moved to Colorado Springs this past week. Please keep her in your prayers as she begins to prepare for her new job teaching High School Spanish. Please pray that she will meet new Christian friends who will help to strengthen her faith.
• Emily Wilson, step-granddaughter of Ken & Cindy Wylie. She was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. You can read more at www.carepages.com under Emilys Journey.
• The summer Club 3:16 plans and the families of the children who attend
• The following friends and family members with health concerns:
Lara Class, Samantha Allan, Gordon Ver Merris, Hope Munguia,
Lori Doom, Bob Benthin, Henrietta Alexander, Gavin Vander Wal,
• Friends and family serving in the military: Matthew Vander Heide, Frank Senko, Matthew Halverson (Lucille Sytsema’s grandson)
• Our Shut-in’s including: Mrs Dorothy Church, Mrs Gert Kerkstra, Mrs Gen Kroon, Mr & Mrs Ade Peterson, Mrs Ann Rozema, Mr John Schoolenberg, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs June Snyder, Mrs Henrietta TeRonde, Leora Totten, Mr Casey Ver Merris, Mrs Margaret Zylstra
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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