Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jul 13, 2017
JULY 16, 2017
10:00 AM Worship Service
Introit “What a Beautiful Name” Christy Cooper
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
“In Christ Alone”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
“Rock of Ages Cleft for Me”
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Senior Choir “As Long As I Have Breath”
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: Mark 9:42-48, Luke 10:13-15, Revelation 20:11-15
Message: “HE DECENDED INTO HELL…BUT DON’T GO THERE”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper
*Closing Hymn ………………………….. “You Are My King/Amazing Love”
*Song of Departure No. 419 ………………………………….….“Family of God”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Keyboard, Lorinda Vander Werp
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
*All who are able, please stand.
We joyously welcome you to Grace Reformed Church!
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.
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 for kids ages 3 years – 5th
grade starts back up today with a fun summer theme “Be a Hero for
God”. Today’s scripture comes from Matthew 4. Meet downstairs by
the youth desk.
MUSIC MINISTRY – Christy Cooper will provide our special music
this morning. Thank you Christy for being with us today! We also
thank Paul Kerkstra and the choir for their number this morning.
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.
SUNDAYS AT SIX – Pastor Rick will be leading the combined
evening services beginning this week. We will be meeting at Faith
Reformed Church July – August and at Beverly from September –
November. See the insert in your bulletin today with the details.
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS: For all praise reports and prayer concerns,
see the prayers and praise line in your bulletin today.
OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHIES are extended to the Boeve family:
John & Tymie; Tim & Lyndsey, Addison & Nylah; Kerri and Hayden;
and Chelsea and Ryan. John’s father, Al Boeve, passed away on
Sunday July 9 at the age of 83. Services were held on Wednesday,
July 12 at Faith Community Church.
OUR Y-LIFE MISSION TRIP GROUP left this morning at 5:30 am!
Those going on the trip are: Abby Kubiak, Mary Kubiak, Reece
Wigent, Brielle Wigent, Brendan Marshall, Kaedra Adam; Leaders,
Heather Dood and Ray Zondervan; along with the youth from
Newhall. They will be serving in Gatlinburg, TN. Please keep them
in your prayers as they travel and work this week.
NEXT WEEK, JULY 23, 2017
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will share the message: “The Witch of
Endor: Size Medium”. For our evening service we will be meeting with
our sister churches at Faith Reformed at 6:00 pm.
THE CONSISTORY MEETING scheduled for tomorrow, July 17, has
been CANCELED! Next scheduled meetings will take place on
PRAISE TEAM – No practices July 17, 24, & 31. You will resume
practice in August.
GRACE CHURCH PICNIC…SAVE THE DATE!
A church picnic is planned for Saturday, August 19 from 4:00 –
7:30 pm. More details to follow!
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of July is designated for
CRAN HILL RANCH. This offering will be received on July 30.
DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE PSALM? See Lorinda Vander Werp,
jot it down and place in collection plate, or leave on the desk in the
office. Thank you!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: George & Juel Grevenstuk
Lower Doors: Ken & Janet Groenhout
July 23 Upper Doors: Louise Grimm
Lower Doors: Ron Harmsen
Today Erika Wigent, Bella Licari
July 23 Donna Oppenhuizen, Mary Kubiak
Prayers & Praise Line
July 16, 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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