Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jul 17, 2014
SUNDAY, JULY 20, 2014
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Thy Loving Kindness”
Call to Worship
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Time of Sharing: “I walked with God when I was in ________.”
Moments in Prayer
Senior Choir “At Calvary”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received
Signing the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Genesis 5:21-24 (Page 5), Hebrews 11:5-6 (Page 1168),
Jude 14-15 (Page 1189)
Message: “GIANTS FOR THESE TIMES” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
* Closing Hymn No. 635 …………………..……………………… “In the Garden”
* Song of Departure No. 419 (Chorus) ……………….. “The Family of God”
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, 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
Meeting in the Consistory Room
Call to Worship
*Opening Hymn No. 438 …………………………………………….. “Jesus Saves”
*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 794 …………………..…………………. “Let All Things Now Living”
Living Word: Genesis 2:12-25 (Page 2), Ephesians 2:8-9 (Page 1134)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“UNDERSTANDING YOUR BIBLE: MAN AND SALVATION”
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
*Closing Hymn No. 305 ……………….……………………….. “Jesus Paid it All”
Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra
TODAY AT GRACE
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 & Connections, and the needs and vision at
Grace Reformed Church.
PLEASE JOIN US on the patio after the morning worship service for
coffee/cookies and a time of fellowship. Thank you to everyone who
has been providing us with the great treats! If you are interested in
baking cookies or some other treat, please sign up on the narthex
table and we will contact you. Please remember that we are a
PEANUT FREE facility!
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Phyllis Vander Sloot is doing well after
shoulder replacement surgery last Monday. Please keep her in your
prayers as she begins rehabilitation. For all prayer requests and
praise reports, see the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014
6:30 PM ELDERS MEETING
7:30 PM CONSISTORY MEETING
NEXT SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2014
NEXT SUNDAY Rev. Daniel Jung will lead our services and share the
message. Pastor Rick and Donna will be on vacation from July 25 –
August 7. If a need arises during this time, please contact your
Caring Shepherd or Pastor George Grevenstuk (616-299-9528).
CANDY LAND GAMES – Do you have a Candy Land game that
Discovery Kidz can borrow? They are doing a Candy Land themed
session this summer… “How sweet are your words to my taste,
sweeter than honey to my mouth!” Psalm 119:103 Drop them off at
the Youth desk. Thanks! **ALSO: EGG CARTONS are needed
for August 3 week! Please bring them to the youth desk.**
SENIOR CHOIR MEMBERS mark your calendars and don’t miss the
annual picnic at Paul’s cottage on Saturday, August 2!
LOOKING FOR A MALE VOLUNTEER to help with VICTORS
this upcoming fall. Please see Heather if you are willing to help out
JULY DISCOVERY KIDZ ROTATION - Sign-ups are on the
narthex table! For the summer months only 2 shepherds are needed
each week to help out. The sign-ups are week to week.
NEEDED FOR DISCOVERY KIDZ FALL ACTIVITIES – Once
again we are thinking of supplies that will be needed for crafts and
activities for the kids come fall. If you would like to help by
purchasing when you see the back to school specials, here is a list of
items needed: washable markers, watercolor paints, paint brushes,
glue sticks, glue bottles. You can drop off donations at the youth desk.
MISSION OPPORTUNITY – Unity Reformed Church is in the
process of forming “mission” teams to assist members of their
congregation and those in the neighborhood with clean up and
restoration help following the recent tornado in their neighborhood.
Teams will be established to go out from Unity to affected
homeowners weeknights 6-9 and Saturdays 8 – noon. If you are
interested in joining this effort, please email the Laningas at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office here at Grace and we forward
your information to them.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Harvey & Sheryl Steensma, Bill & Ruth Tacoma
Lower Doors: Pat Ter Beek
July 27 Upper Doors: Gerri Ruis, Gladys Kessel
Lower Doors: Scott Thornton
Aug. 3 Upper Doors: Mike & Marjean Tibbets, Bob & Shirley Tofferi
Lower Doors: Khuon & Hon Tran
Today: Kerri Baker, Sue Stuk
July 27: Elaine Martin, Lyndsey Boeve
Aug. 3: Sandy Farris, Chelsea Boeve
Prayers & Praise Line
July 20, 2014
Congregational Prayers and Praise
July 27: Our Lady of La Vang Vietnamese Catholic Church
Let’s join together in this effort to encourage one another and lift
one another up in prayer.
Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, Mrs Ruth Ver Merris.
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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