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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jul 17, 2014

SUNDAY, JULY 20, 2014

10:00 AM Worship Service

 

 Prelude

 Choral Introit  “Thy Loving Kindness”

 Call to Worship

 Greeting Time

*  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” 

 Offertory

 Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received

 Signing the Fellowship Register

*  Doxology

*  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”

*  Benediction

*  Song of Departure No. 419 (Chorus) ………………..  “The Family of God”

 Postlude 

 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.

 

 

 WELCOME

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

  Prelude

  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”

*Benediction

  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).

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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

 our boys.

 

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

 jdlaninga@msn.com or call the office here at Grace and we forward

 your information to them.

 

WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS

GREETERS

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

 

NURSERY  

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

  • We thank and Praise God for Christian Camps and Counselors!  In particular we pray for Cran Hill Ranch and Camp Geneva.
  • We pray for Rowin & Rachel Mulder this week as they have brought 26 young Chinese students to Michigan for an English language and American culture experience at RealLife Educational Camp.  We pray for safety and a fun learning experience.
  • Remember Phyllis Vander Sloot in your prayers as she begins rehab following shoulder replacement surgery.
  • Please keep Esther Hoag in your prayers as she recovers following hospitalization and surgery.
  • We pray for Jim Friar as he recovers following heart surgery.
  • We thank and praise God that Carol Dykstra, Donna’s sister, is doing well and was able to return to her home following heart surgery at Cleveland Clinic.
  • There are many friends and family of our church members that need your prayers this week.  Please continue to pray for Lola De Young and her parents Matt & Lindsey.  Also, Barb, friend of Della Sawyer, undergoing chemotherapy; Marie Mc Donald, friend of Esther Hoag, who has cancer; and Caitlin, friend of Abbey Licari, diagnosed with Leukemia.
  • We pray for all those who are serving in the military.  In particular we pray for Amie Pierce serving in Kuwait.
  • NEIGHBORHOOD CHURCH MINISTRIES is encouraging the community of churches in Wyoming to lift one another up in prayer.  Each month they will list a few churches that we all can pray for specifically.  For July the churches that are being prayed for are: July 20: Open Hearts Community Church

 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. 

  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mr. Ralph Bolt, Mrs Tena DeVink,

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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