Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jul 21, 2016
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2016
10:00 AM Worship Service
Musical Introit “He Keeps Me Singing” Tinna VanWyk
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
“Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”
“Shout to the Lord”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing: Connections Update Rev. George Grevenstuk
Music Ministry “A Child of the King” Tinna VanWyk
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Doxology – “Praise God From Whom all Blessings Flow”
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Psalm 16:7-11 (Page 533)
I Chronicles 16:23-33 (Page 407), Habakkuk 3:16-19 (Page 911)
Message: “I BELIEVE IN JOY” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 764 ………………………......... “The Trees of the Field”
*Song of Departure No. 436 (Verse 1 and Chorus)……….“Freely, Freely”
Keyboard, Lorinda Vander Werp
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 Reformed Church!
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.
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ will meet. All kids ages
3 years – 5th grade meet downstairs by the youth desk. Today we
begin our Summer Session “Cooking with Jesus”! Our Theme
verse is “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do
good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”
Ephesians 2:10. Today we will learn about the Fruits of the Spirit
and why they are important.
Two Shepherds are still needed for the weeks of July 31,
and August 7, 14, and 21. Please sign up on the narthex
table or see Heather.
OUR SPECIAL MUSIC today is presented by Tinna VanWyk of our
congregation. Thank you Tinna for your contributions to our service
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.
6:00 PM JOINT EVENING WORSHIP – We will be meeting at
FAITH Reformed Church (618 32nd St SW, Wyoming)
tonight for worship!
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Keith Baker will undergo outpatient
gallbladder surgery on Tuesday, July 26. See the Prayers & Praise
Line for all other prayer requests and praise reports.
IN APPRECIATION – We want to thank everyone for their prayers,
cards, visits to the hospital, and a special thank you to Pastor Rick
for his many visits. My ability to recover from my serious heart
ailment goes to show the power of prayer! ~Bob & Shirley Tofferi
OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHIES are extended to Linda & Ron Kraft
upon the sudden death of Linda’s son, Robert De Vries, on Thursday,
July 14 at the age of 48. Services were held on Monday, July 18 with
Pastor Rick officiating.
NEXT SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2016
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the series “You Better
Believe It” with the message: “I Believe in Peace”. For our evening
service we will meet at Faith Reformed Church. Beginning in August
we will be here at Grace for our evening service.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of July is designated for
Cran Hill Ranch. It will be received next week.
PRAISE TEAM – will practice TOMORROW, July 25, 7:00 pm.
BACKPACK DRIVE – We will be combining with Beverly Reformed
Church for the 2016 Operation Backpack! Backpacks will be
distributed to those who visit the food truck at Beverly on August 11.
Start shopping now for sales on backpacks and supplies. Please have
your donations to Grace by July 27th.
FELLOWSHIP TIME COOKIES – Thank you to everyone who has
volunteered to help set up cookies and punch for us on Sunday
morning. A new schedule is in the narthex that covers the next few
weeks. Please sign up for a date that is convenient for you! You do
not have to make the cookies…just set up and clean up!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today: Upper Doors: Lexie Wagoner, Keith & Carolyn Baker
Lower Doors: Ray & Robin Zondervan
July 31: Upper Doors: Kerri Baker, Judy Beadle
Lower Doors: Tim & Lyndsey Boeve
Today: Pat Ter Beek, Sophie Licari
July 31: Elaine Martin, Eric Wigent
FELLOWSHIP TIME - COOKIES/PUNCH
Today: Pat Ter Beek, Reece Wigent
Prayers & Praise Line
July 24, 2016
Congregational Prayers and Praise
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 praises.
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