Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jul 19, 2012
JULY 22, 2012
10:00 am Worship Service
Time of Praise
* Greeting Time
* Worship Sequence No. 632 – 634 …………… “I Love You, My Lord”
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Music Ministry Robin Zondervan
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Genesis 1:27 (Page 2), Malachi 3:5 (Page 927),
James 1:27 (Page 1172)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“WORLD CLASS CHRISTIANITY: GOD VALUES PEOPLE”
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
Celebration of the Lord’s Supper
* Closing Hymn No. 667 ………………………….………… “Lord, Speak to Me”
* Song of Departure ……………………..……. “Christ for the World We Sing”
* Postlude Organist, Karen Ver Hulst
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
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.
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet at the Crossing
Call to Worship
* Opening Hymn No. 210 ……………… “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”
* Invocation & Salutation
Time of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 11 ……………….………. “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”
Living Word: Jeremiah 14-21 (Page 748)
Message: “THE DROUGHT UPON THE LAND”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 591 ……………………… “Have Thine Own Way, Lord”
* Postlude Pianist, Karen Ver Hulst
*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 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 MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
OUR SPECIAL MUSIC this morning is presented by Robin
Zondervan of our congregation! Thank you Robin for sharing with us
A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the sanctuary
to pray for Pastor George and the new church start. All are welcome.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Nate Zondervan is doing well following
surgery. Deb Pierce remains at Blodgett Hospital. For all other
prayer requests and praise reports, see the Prayers & Praise Line in
your bulletin today.
IN APPRECIATION – I would like to thank all my Grace friends for
their prayers, cards, and words of encouragement following my
recent surgery and recovery. Thanks to Pastor Rick for the calls
and visits. ~Ron Engels
I really want to say “Thank You” to my Grace family for all your
prayers, cards and support when I had my surgery and while
recuperating. A special thank you to Pastor Rick for his visits and
to those who brought my family delicious meals. ~Deb Kleymeer
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2011
5:00 PM All those with reservations, meet at Church to go to GR
SYMPHONY PICNIC POPS – A Tribute to John
Denver! Pack your own picnic and bring along a treat to
share. Lawn seating, so bring chairs or a blanket.
6:00 – 8:00 PM CONNECTIONS BLOCK PARTY!
NEXT WEEK, JULY 29, 2012
NEXT SUNDAY morning Pastor Rick continue the series of messages
“WORLD CLASS CHRISTIANITY” with the message “Dignity,
Reform, and Education”. Join us at 6:00 pm at the Crossing for
the evening service as we continue the study of Jeremiah.
SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of July is designated for
WESTERN SEMINARY. This special offering will be received next
DISCOVERY KIDZ are looking towards the fall and will be in need of
glue sticks, crayons, scissors, and construction paper. When you
start to see “Back to School” sales, please keep the Discovery Kidz in
mind! Thanks so much for your continued support!
GEMS POOL PARTY – Girls…save August 18 for a fun pool party at
the VanderWal’s. Swimming and games from 3 – 6 pm. Parents are
BELONGING NEW MEMBERS CLASS – For those who have
shown an interest in membership here at Grace, a class will be
offered in September. This class will explore what it means to belong
to Jesus Christ and His church. More information is available on the
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Jerry & Sue Vander Wal, Les & Tinna VanWyk
Lower Doors: Bill & Karen Ver Hulst
July 29 Upper Doors: Bob & Lynda Ver Merris; Marge Veldheer
Lower Doors: Tripp & Katie Vander Wal
Aug. 5 Upper Doors: Lexie Wagoner, Eric & Erika Wigent
Lower Doors: Sandy Workman
Today Jayme Dood, Tymie Boeve
July 29 Lyndsey Boeve, Donna Oppenhuizen
Aug. 5 Pat Ter Beek, Lynda Ver Merris
Prayers & Praise Line
July 22, 2012
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Please pray for Connections families and those whose lives they will
touch as we reach out to the surrounding community this summer in
our “Block Parties”. The next Block Party is this week Thursday for
the families on Royal Oak and 32nd Street just north of church.
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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