Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jun 29, 2017
JULY 2, 2017
10:00 AM Worship Service
Introit Don Mc Dougall
Call to Worship
*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
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”
*Song of Departure No. 419 ………………………………….….“Family of God”
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
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.
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
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
Today Upper Doors: Joan Formsma
Lower Doors: Brian & Sandy Gort
July 9 Upper Doors: Julia Grant
Lower Doors: Katie Green
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
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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