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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jun 29, 2017

 

JULY 2, 2017

10:00 AM Worship Service

 

 Prelude

 Introit Don Mc Dougall 

 Call to Worship

 *Greeting Time

 *Opening Songs of Praise  

“Build Your Kingdom Here”

“God of Our Fathers”

 *Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting

 “God Has Spoken by His Prophets”

 Moments of Sharing

 Moments in Prayer 

 Music Ministry Don Mc Dougall

 Offertory 

 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:  Jeremiah 28:1-17 (Page 763)

 Message:  “IF IT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE EASY…” 

 Rev. Andrew Bossardet

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

 Closing Hymn No. 597 (Verses 1, 5, 6) ….  “Take My Life and Let it Be”

 *Benediction

 *Song of Departure No. 419 ………………………………….….“Family of God”

 Postlude  

 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.

 

WELCOME

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

 

TODAY WE WELCOME Rev. Andrew Bossardet, Coordinator for

 Equipping Thriving Congregations, who will lead our service and

 share the message.  We thank you for being with us this Lord’s Day!

 

DISCOVERY KIDZ will be taking a summer break.  Children are

 welcome to sit with their parents in the sanctuary for worship. 

 Children’s bulletins are available at the sound board or on the

 narthex table.  Discovery Kidz will resume on July 16 with a fun

 summer theme “Be a Hero for God”

 

MUSIC MINISTRY – Our Special Music this morning is presented by

 Don Mc Dougall.  Don is a former leader of our choir and member of

 Grace.  We thank you for being with us once again today and sharing

 your testimony in song! 

 

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.

 

SUNDAYS AT SIX – NO evening service tonight!

 

 

NEXT WEEK, JULY 9, 2017

 

NEXT SUNDAY Commissioned Pastor Candidate, Heather Dood, will

 lead our service and share the message: “What’s Your Status?” from

 Ephesians 5:25-32.  We will meet at Faith Reformed Church at

 6:00 pm next Sunday with Pastor Bruce Osbeck preaching.

 

PRAYERS AND PRAISE

 

HEALTH CONCERNS:  Please be in prayer for Jerry Hendrickson 

 who is a patient at Butterworth Hospital.  They have found cancer in

 his hip and he will be undergoing additional testing.  For all other

 praise reports and prayer concerns, see the prayers and praise line in

 your bulletin today.

 

CONGRATULATIONS are extended to Mary Huizen who celebrated

 her 90th Birthday on July 1! 

 

THE CONSISTORY has accepted the resignation of Jerry

 Hendrickson as an Elder due to health concerns.  We thank him for

 his time of service to God and to Grace Church.

 

MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

YOUTH GOING ON MISSION TRIP – Drop in at church sometime

 between 6:30 – 8:30 Monday, July 10 for permission trip notarizing.

 All must come sometime during this time frame.  If unable you must

 contact Heather to make arrangements prior to July 14.

 

NO PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE will take place tomorrow, July 3. 

 Next practice will be July 10 at 7:00 pm.

 

PASTOR RICK AND DONNA will be on vacation through July 13. 

 If a need arises during this time, please contact your Caring

 Shepherd, Elder, or call the church office and we will contact them

 for you. 

 

WE WILL CELEBRATE the sacrament of THE LORD’S SUPPER

 on Sunday, July 16 during the morning worship service. 

 

SAVE THE DATE!  We will have a CHURCH PICNIC on Saturday,

 August 19 from 4:00 – 7:30 pm.  More details to follow!

 

DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE PSALM?  There is still time to turn

 in a favorite Psalm!  See Lorinda Vander Werp, jot it down and place

 in collection plate, or leave on the desk in the office.  Thank you!

 

OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of July is designated for

 CRAN HILL RANCH.  This offering will be received on July 30.

 

WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS

 

GREETERS 

  Today Upper Doors:  Joan Formsma

 Lower Doors:  Brian & Sandy Gort

  July 9 Upper Doors:  Julia Grant

 Lower Doors:  Katie Green

 

 NURSERY

 Today Pat Ter Beek, Eva Hendges

 July 9 Sue Vander Wal, Abby Kubiak

 

 

Prayers & Praise Line

July 2, 2017

 

 “Pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances;

for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”

I Thessalonians 5:17-18

 

Congregational Prayers and Praise

 

  • We are so thankful today for the freedom we have in this country and those who fought for our independence.
  • We thank God today for the beauty of nature.  For warm summer days and times of rest and relaxation.
  • We lift up Pastor Rick and Donna as they take some time for vacation.  We pray for relaxation and refreshment.  We thank and praise God for their ministry here at Grace.
  • We remember in our prayers our Discovery Kidz as they go through the summer months.  We pray for fun times, discovery, and a closer relationship to Jesus.  We pray for Ms. Heather as she prepares for their summer session and fall events.
  • Keep our Y-Life group and leaders in your prayers as they prepare for their upcoming summer mission trip to Gatlinburg, TN.
  • We pray for Pastor George and Connections. We pray for the youth and adults that attend each week.  We pray for them as they continue to grow and expand.  We pray for their block parties that will begin soon.
  • Please pray for the Transition team as they continue their work.
  • Please continue to remember our Grace members and members of their families who are in need of healing, comfort, and strength.  Esther Hoag; Char Otto; Shirley De Bruin; Brent Kerkstra, son of Paul;  Janet, sister of Wes Dekker; Lana, granddaughter of Ken & Cindy Wylie.
  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mrs. Tena DeVink, Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, Mrs. Ruth Ver Merris, Mr. Jim Friar.

 

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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