Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jul 14, 2011
JULY 17, 2011
10:00 am Worship Service
Musical Introit “Sheltered in the Arms of God” Sue Kurtz
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
General Synod Report Larry Kleymeer
Music Ministry “Written in Red” Sue Kurtz
Hymn No. 693 …………………..…….. “A Shelter in the Time of Storm”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Psalm 18:1-31 (Page 534)
Message: “THE SOLID ROCK” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper
* Closing Hymn No. 526 ……………………………..………….. “The Solid Rock”
* Song of Departure No. 513 ………………………………… “Thank You, Lord”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet at the Crossing
Call to Worship No. 722………………………. “The Lord Will Deliver You”
Opening Hymn No. 727 …………………………………. “Faith is the Victory”
* Invocation & Salutation
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 804 (Verses 1,3,5) …..………. “Battle Hymn of the Republic”
Living Word: Revelation 19:11-16 (Page 1205)
Message: “THE HORSES OF HEAVEN” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 104 …………………………………. “O Worship the King”
* Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra
*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 this
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 for your very own worship service.
OUR MINISTRY OF MUSIC this morning is presented by Sue Kurtz.
Sue works at the Veterans Facility. Sue, thank you for sharing with
us in a special way today!
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.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Pray for Harvey Steensma who continues to
experience much pain. For all other prayer requests and praise
reports, see the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today.
NEXT WEEK, JULY 24, 2011
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will share the message “Guide Me, O
Thou Great Jehovah” from Exodus 17:1-7.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of July is designated for
Cran Hill Ranch. This offering will be received on July 31st.
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!
GRACE MEMBERS…you can reserve your own space to sell your
“garage” sale items or whatever you wish to sell. Vendor space is
$25.00, you keep your own profits (You must “man” your space). Or
you may donate your good used items for the “Grace” sale
(Volunteers will man this space). Forms are available on the narthex
table if you would like to reserve a space. See Shari if you have items
you would like to donate. VOLUNTEERS are needed to donate
baked goods, volunteer at the flea market, bake sale, or food stand;
or help with set up or clean up. Sign up in the narthex.
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!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today 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 Lyndsey Boeve, Diane Maitner, Pat Ter Beek
July 24 Sue Vander Wal, Jenny Hendges, Robin Zondervan
Prayers & Praise Line
July 17, 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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