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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jul 27, 2006

SUNDAY, July 30, 2006
10:00 am Worship Service
 Musical Introit Bill De Young
 Time of Praise
 Call to Worship
 * Greeting Time
 * Opening Songs of Praise
 * Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
 Prayer of Confession
 Words of Assurance
 Moment of Sharing:  Worship God in His ________.
 Moments in Prayer
 Hymn No. 3  ………………………. “Holy! Holy! Holy! Lord God Almighty”
 The Special Offering for The Bible League will be received
 Music Ministry Bill De Young
 Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
 Signing of the Fellowship Register
*  Doxology
*  Prayer of Dedication
 Living Word:  Psalm 84 (Page 577);  John 4:19-26  (Page 1031)
 Message:  “LIVING WORSHIP” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
 Prayer of Blessing on the Word
*  Closing Hymn No.  220  ……………………………………..…..….  “He Is Here”
*  Benediction
*  Song of Departure No. 670 (vs. 1 & Chorus) …....  “Make Me a Blessing”
*  Postlude Organist, Judy Palmbos
*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.
We joyously welcome you to Grace.  Let us join together in celebrating the goodness of God, and singing songs of joy before our creator.  Please sign your name and address on the Fellowship Register as it is passed today so we can get to know you better!
Meet at the Crossing
 Call to Worship
*  Opening Hymn No. 139  ………….……..……..  “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”
* Invocation & Salutation
 Time of Sharing
 Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No.  520  ………………..…………………..  “The Longer I Serve Him”
 Living Word: Psalm 90 (Page 581)
 Message NOTHING BUT TIME Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen 
 Prayer of Blessing on the Word 
* Closing Hymn No. 686  ………………….  “O God, Our Help in Ages Past”
* Benediction Evening Pianist, Judy Palmbos
OUR MINISTRY OF MUSIC this morning is presented by Mr. Bill De Young
 of Fairway Christian Reformed Church.  We welcome you and thank
 you for sharing your testimony in song with us this Lord’s day.  We
 also thank Judy Palmbos for playing the organ for us today!
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of July is designated for the Bible
 League.  This special offering will be received today. 
THE SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet in the Consistory Room.
 You are invited to join them.
 4:30 PM PRAYER GROUP will meet in Pastor Rick’s Office.
NEXT SUNDAY Rev. David Van Opstall, a recent graduate of Western
 Seminary will lead us in worship and share the messages.  Pastor
 Rick & Donna will be on vacation.  They will return August 9th.  If an
 emergency arises, please contact your Caring Shepherd, Elder, or
 Pastor Roger;  or you can call the office and we will contact them for
THE DOOD/ZONDERVAN Bible Study Group will meet after the morning
 worship service.
HEALTH CONCERNS – Jim Friar underwent surgery in Royal Oak, MI on
 Friday, July 28.  He is expected to be hospitalized 3 days and then
 will return home to Wyoming.  Deb Pierce will undergo surgery
 Friday, August 4th for foot surgery.  Please keep Jim and Deb and
 their families in your prayers this week. See the Prayers & Praise
 Line inserted in your bulletin today for all the other Prayer Requests
 and Praise Reports.
IN APPRECIATION – Thanks so very much to everyone who has been
 over working on the parsonage getting ready for Holly & me to
 move in!  Also, thanks bunches for all the food and supplies that
 were there to surprise us as well!  It was such a blessing and I’m
 really excited to be here and to get started serving at Grace.  Feel
 free to stop by my office anytime to say “Hi!”  I’d absolutely love to
 meet and get to know each of you.  Thanks again! ~Nikki Probst
MEN!  There is still time to reserve your spot for the PROMISE KEEPERS
 CONVENTION September 15 & 16 at the Van Andel Arena.  All men,
 ages 15 and up are encouraged to attend!  This event will “pump you
 up” and help you focus on the things in life that are worth your time
 to focus on!  Cost $69.00 for the first 11 signed up, $89.00
 thereafter!  See Ray Zondervan if you have any questions.
FIESTA REUNION –The next Fiesta Reunion is scheduled for Wed., August
 16th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. You will want to experience all the fun once
 again!  Invite a friend.
CONSISTORY MEMBERS – Next meeting is scheduled for August 14th
 Elders will meet at 6:30 pm – Consistory at 7:30 pm. 
NEEDED THIS FALL…Teachers & Leaders for fall Youth Programs. 
 Sunday School, Wednesday Nights, Middle School Youth Group,
 Children & Worship, Cadets…lots for you to choose from!  Sign up on
 the sheet in the narthex and indicate what group you would be
 interested in helping with!
THE NEXT GALAXY will soon be published.  Articles are due August 22nd
 Survey for the Galaxy…what is your all time favorite sandwich!  Drop
 off your articles and favorite all-time sandwich info in the bin
 attached to the file cabinet in the main office.
Today Upper Doors:  Murial Land;  Marc & Diane Maitner
 Lower Doors:  Jon & Beth Kubiak
Aug. 6 Upper Doors:  Ron & Carole Lankheet; 
 Luke & Janelle Nordlund
 Lower Doors:  Rick & Laura Marshall
July Aisle 1 Aisle 2 Aisle 3 Aisle 4 
 Gort Veldheer Johnson Moody
Today AM Service:  Elaine Martin, Luke & Janelle Nordlund,
 Brittany Emaus
 PM Service:  Donna Oppenhuizen
Aug. 6 AM Service:  Erika Wigent, Marge Veldheer, Sandy Farris,
 Samantha Johnson
 PM Service:  Sue Stuk
  Week of 7-23-06
 Offering Weekly Amount Needed Difference
 $7,119.00 $7,848.27 - 729.27
Year to Date Offering Year to Date Needed Difference
 $228,542.34 $235,448.10 - 6,905.76
NEW EMAIL ADDRESSES!  You can reach Darrell Delaney, Director of
 Children  & Youth Ministries at  and
 Nikki Probst, Community Outreach Director at  They would love to hear from you!
Prayers & Praise Line
July 30, 2006
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 music ministry of Bill De Young
· The refreshing rains
· Vacations and a time for refreshment
Prayers for…
· Pastor David Jansen and CenterPoint Church
· New Life Community Church and Rev. Todd Bush
· Shawn Gerbers working this summer at the Grand Canyon
· Darrell & Nikki as they begin to make plans for fall programs here at Grace
 ~ Also all those who have volunteered to work along side of them in the
· The new job partner of Steve Elkowitz
· Deb Pierce as she undergoes surgery this week
· Jim Friar recovering following surgery
· Jim Hunter, boss of Marge Moody, who was just diagnosed with cancer
· Those in our congregation with continuing heath concerns:  Jan VanWyk,
 David Hoezee, Marjean Tibbets, Ila Friar, Mary Haagsman
· The following friends and family members with health concerns:
 Carol Hoekstra, Lara Class, Samantha Allan, Katie Van Dam
 Gordon Ver Merris, Jeff Gerwig, Paul Hendricks, Cathy Duinkerken
· Our Shut-in’s including: Mrs Dorothy Church, Mr Irwin Huizen,
 Mrs Gert Kerkstra, Mrs Gen Kroon, Mrs Millie Nevins,  Mr & Mrs
 Ade Peterson, Mrs Ann Rozema, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs June
 Snyder, 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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