Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jul 19, 2007
SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2007
10:00 am Worship Service
Introit Christina Kleymeer
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Affirmation of Faith – The Apostles’ Creed
Ministry of Music Christina Kleymeer
Moments in Prayer
Hymn No. 563 ……………………………… “Open My Eyes That I May See”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
Children are dismissed for Children & Worship
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Matthew 28:16-20 (Page 967)
Ephesians 3:14-21 (Page 1135)
Message: “DEEP & WIDE” Rev. Roger De Young
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 443 ….………………………………….…… “O Zion, Haste”
* Song of Departure No. 21 (Verses 1 & 5)
“O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing”
Organist, Karen Ver Hulst
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, an Elder will be available
in the front of the sanctuary following the service this morning.
TODAY AT GRACE
THIS MORNING WE WELCOME Rev. Roger De Young, supervisor of
mission staff and programs for the RCA. Please keep Rev.
Allan & Sue Schreuder in your prayers. Pastor Alan was scheduled,
but unable to lead our service today, due to the unexpected death of
his baby grandson.
CHILDREN & WORSHIP
Children ages 3 & 4 years meet in Fellowship Hall with
Worship Leader Heather Dood.
Children K – 2nd Grade meet in the choir room with
Worship Leader Gracia Class and Chelsea Boeve.
5:00 PM – For our evening service we will travel together to Gun Lake
Chapel. The message will be presented by Rev. Roger Kok with a
musical program “Christmas in July” by Steven Jansen. Meet at
church at 5:00 pm. Bring a lawn chair…sign up in the narthex!
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2007
6:30 – 8:00 PM CLUB 3:16 BIBLE STUDY will meet at Nikki’s.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2007
7:00 PM & 8:00 PM CO-ED SOFTBALL DOUBLE HEADER at the
Knights of Columbus Field. Please let Nikki know whether
you will or will not be able to play.
THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2007
12 – 2:00 PM CLUB 3:16 at the Crossing for grades 3 – 12.
Lunch will be provided!
4:30 PM PRAYER MEETING in Pastor Rick’s office.
SATURDAY, JULY 28, 2007
4:00 PM THE WEDDING of Justin Stadt and Rachel Cline will take
place at First Reformed Church of Grandville, 3060 Wilson
Ave., Grandville. The congregation is invited to witness the
NEXT SUNDAY – JULY 29, 2007
NEXT SUNDAY Rev. George Kroeze will lead our service and share the
4:50 PM FOR OUR EVENING SERVICE we will travel together to Sandy
Pines Chapel. A musical program will be presented by “Gold City”,
winner of the Southern Gospel Group of the Year”. Bring a lawn
chair…sign up in the narthex.
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of July is designated for Cran Hill
Ranch and Camp Geneva. This offering will be received next Sunday.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Ade Peterson has been in and out of the hospital
again this week. Please keep Ade & Margaret in your prayers. See
the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today for the other prayer
concerns and praise reports.
OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHIES are extended to:
Hank & Ann Hoezee upon the death of their sister-in-law, Lillian
Schripsema on Tuesday at the age of 92. Services were held
Saturday with Pastor Robert Whinnen officiating.
Ron & Carole Lankheet upon the death of Carol’s father, George
Springvloed on Wednesday at the age of 94. Visitation will be held
today at Stroo Funeral Home on 68th Street, with services Monday.
ALASKA CHALLENGE TEAM –Please keep the members of the team in your
prayers as they work at Victory Bible Camp this week! Team
members include: Pastor Rick Oppenhuizen, Darrell Delaney,
Eric Postema, Amy Grimm, Lisa Johnson, Ray Zondervan, Brad
Beadle, Joshua Sawyer, Tishana Delaney, Samantha Johnson, Marcy
Wierenga, Kim Wierenga, and Jennifer Knutson.
SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, August 6, 6:30 pm ELDERS MEETING ~ 7:30 pm CONSISTORY
Monday, August 27, 7:00 pm CARING SHEPHERD MEETING.
WOMEN’S NIGHT OUT CHAIRPERSON NEEDED! A new chairperson and
members needed to plan the Women’s Candlelight Christmas event!
See or call Carolyn Baker (669-4742) if you are interested in
becoming a part of this group.
NEEDED: SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS AND HELPERS to lead Sunday
School for our children. If there is a person who would like to be the
Coordinator, let us know. If this is too demanding, as it is a year
long commitment, we will also accept groups of teachers and helpers
who will be in charge for the quarter. These teachers would be on a
rotating system of 3 months each. Feel free to come and be a part of
this new and exciting experience with our children. We are trying to
be as flexible as possible in order to accommodate our leaders as well
as bless our kids. Questions? See Darrell.
GOLF OUTING - The Fellowship Team is planning a golf outing on
Saturday, September 15 at the Pines Golf Course. The outing will
begin at 2:00 pm with dinner following. Sign up in the narthex!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: John & Fay De Jong; Linda De Vries
Lower Doors: Ed & Kathy De Ruiter
July 29 Upper Doors: Stan & Cheryl De Witt; Wes & Arlene Dekker
Lower Doors: Jayme & Heather Dood
August 5 Upper Doors: Dan & Martha Derogee, Jane Duthler
Lower Doors: Tim & Sue Dunkle
Today AM Service: Luke & Janell Nordlund, Laura Marshall,
July 29 AM Service: Sue Dunkle, Willie Hiemstra, Heather Dood,
August 5 AM Service: Danielle Vining, Donna Oppenhuizen, Sandy
Farris, Samantha Johnson PM Service: Donna Oppenhuizen
Prayers & Praise Line
July 22, 2007
The Prayer and Praise Line is a way to let our Grace Congregation
know about your prayer needs and praise reports.
Praise God for…
• The ministry of Rev. Alan & Sue Schreuder and their work in Chiapas
• The work of the Alaska Team at Victory Bible Camp this week
• The music ministry of Christina Kleymeer
• Baby Boy Delaney ~ Darrell & Kia are expecting a son – Due date December 10, 2007
• Safety for the ALASKA CHALLENGE team as they work and travel
• Safe travels for those who are vacationing
• The summer Club 3:16 plans and the families of the children who attend
• Ade Peterson hospitalized at Blodgett
• The Hoezee, Lankheet, and Schreuder families following the death of a loved one
• The following friends and family members with health concerns:
Lara Class, Samantha Allan, Gordon Ver Merris, Hope Munguia,
Lori Doom, Bob Benthin, Henrietta Alexander, Gavin Vander Wal,
Roger Roberts, Emily Wilson
• Friends and family serving in the military: Matthew Vander Heide, Frank Senko, Matthew Halverson (Lucille Sytsema’s grandson)
• Our Shut-in’s including: Mrs Dorothy Church, Mrs Gert Kerkstra, Mrs Gen Kroon, Mr & Mrs Ade Peterson, Mrs Ann Rozema, Mr John Schoolenberg, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs June Snyder, Mrs Henrietta TeRonde, Leora Totten, Mr Casey Ver Merris, Mrs Margaret Zylstra
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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