Posted by: Sue Stuk on Fri, Jul 13, 2012
SUNDAY, JULY 15, 2012
10:00 am Worship Service
Choral Introit “I’m So Glad, Jesus Lifted Me”
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Exhortation to Self-Examination
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Connections Update Rev. George Grevenstuk
Senior Choir “Let’s All Go Down to the River”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Matthew 25:31-46 (Page 962)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“WORLD CLASS CHRISTIANITY: ACTS OF COMPASSION”
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 429 ………….…….. “They’ll Know We Are Christians”
* Song of Departure ……………………..……. “Christ for the World We Sing”
* Postlude Organist, Paul Kerkstra
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.
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet at the Crossing
Call to Worship
* Opening Hymn No. 430 …………. “There Shall Be Showers of Blessing”
* Invocation & Salutation
Time of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 638 ……………………………………… “I Need Thee Every Hour”
Living Word: Jeremiah 10-13 (Page 743)
Message: “STATIC CLING” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 552 …………………………………. “I Am Thine, O Lord”
* Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra
*All who are able, please stand.
TODAY AT GRACE
TODAY Pastor Rick will begin a new series of messages “WORLD
CLASS CHRISTIANITY”. See the insert in your bulletin today!
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the sanctuary
to pray for Pastor George and the new church start. All are welcome.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Nate Zondervan will undergo surgery on
Tuesday, July 17. Deb Pierce remains at Blodgett Hospital.
Joan Patterson is now at the Laurels of Hudsonville, 3650 Van Buren
St., Hudsonville, 49426. For all other prayer requests and praise
reports, see the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today.
IN APPRECIATION – A special thank you to my Grace Family for all
the cards, prayers, and other acts of kindness following my recent
surgery and as I recover. It is all very much appreciated!
Thank you for all of your prayers on behalf of our Dad, Carl
Kleymeer. He had a very speedy recovery and is just doing great.
~Larry & Deb Kleymeer & Ken & Cindy Wylie
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2011
6:00 PM CONNECTIONS COMMUNITY DINNER.
NEXT WEEK, JULY 22, 2012
NEXT SUNDAY morning we will celebrate the sacrament of
The Lord’s Supper. Pastor Rick will share the message “God
Values People”. Join us at 6:00 pm at the Crossing for the
evening service as we continue the study of Jeremiah.
DISCOVERY KIDZ needs one volunteer for next week, July 22!
Please see Heather today if you can help. All materials will be
GR SYMPHONY PICNIC POPS – A Tribute to John Denver!
A group from Grace is planning on attending this fun evening at
Cannonsburg Ski Park, 6800 Cannonsburg Road NE, Belmont, on
Thursday, July 26. We will tailgate before the concert. Pack your
own picnic and bring along a treat to share. Lawn seating, so bring
chairs or a blanket. Ticket prices vary depending on age and number
of people going! PLEASE SIGN UP TODAY! See Wes Dekker or
DISCOVERY KIDZ are looking towards the fall and will be in need of
glue sticks, crayons, scissors, and construction paper. When you
start to see “Back to School” sales, please keep the Discovery Kidz in
mind! Thanks so much for your continued support!
SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of July is designated for
WESTERN SEMINARY. This special offering will be received on
BELONGING NEW MEMBERS CLASS – For those who have
shown an interest in membership here at Grace, a class will be
offered in September. This class will explore what it means to belong
to Jesus Christ and His church. More information is available on the
CHOIR – You are invited to Paul’s cottage on August 11. Come anytime
after 1:00 pm. Dinner at 5:00 pm. Bring a dish to pass. Sign up
today on the narthex table.
A COOKIE SIGN UP SHEET is in the narthex. If you would like to
make cookies for our fellowship time on Sunday mornings, sign up
and Shari will call you and make arrangements.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR MISSION INDIA SUPER
THRIFT STORE. A 4 hours shift once a week is all that is needed.
Help needed to mark donations, run cash register, and misc duties.
No special skills or experience needed, you will be taught all you need
to know! Great fellowship with the other volunteers. See or call Wes
Dekker if interested (534-9315).
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Don & Lillian Vander Veen, Bob & Shirley Tofferi
Lower Doors: Mike & Marjean Tibbets
July 22 Upper Doors: Jerry & Sue Vander Wal, Les & Tinna VanWyk
Lower Doors: Bill & Karen Ver Hulst
Today Amy Grimm, Diane Maitner
July 22 Jayme Dood, Tymie Boeve
Prayers & Praise Line
July 15, 2012
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Please pray for Connections families and those whose lives they will
touch as we reach out to the surrounding community this summer in
our “Block Parties”. The next Block Party is scheduled for July 26 for
the families on Royal Oak and 32nd Street just north of church.
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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