Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jun 30, 2011
SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2011
10:00 am Worship Service
Musical Introit Don Mc Dougall
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Hymns of Praise No. 799 ………… “America the Beautiful”
No. 807 …... “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee”
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Music Ministry Don Mc Dougall
Offertory CD – Tim Zimmerman and the King's Brass
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Romans 13:1-7 (Page 1101)
Message: “TRUE FREEDOM” Rev. George Grevenstuk
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 433 ………….…………….. “Rise Up, O Church of God”
* Closing Litany No. 579 ………………………………..………… “In God I Trust”
* Song of Departure No. 54 ………………………………………… “My Tribute”
Organist, Karen Ver Hulst
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
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.
TODAY AT GRACE
TODAY Rev. George Grevenstuk will lead our service and share the
message. We thank you for being here and ministering to us this
DISCOVERY KIDZ will not meet today. Children… you can attend
church in the sanctuary with your parents today!
OUR MINISTRY OF MUSIC – this morning is presented by Don
Mc Dougall. Thank you for sharing with us in such a special way
NO EVENING SERVICE will be held at Grace tonight!
PRAYERS & PRAISE
IN APPRECIATION – I am so thankful for the prayers, phone calls,
cards, and food following my recent fall. I give special thanks to
Bill Tacoma for the several times he cut my grass. Grace Church is
filled with good Samaritans. My thanks to you all. ~Ron Lankheet
Dear Grace Congregation, Our heartfelt thanks to all of you who
prayed, sent cards, or expressed your personal words of comfort
and concern during the illness and recent death of our brother,
Marvin Witvliet. In our sadness, we rejoice that his suffering has
ended and he is with our Lord and Savior. Special thanks to Pastor
Rick for his visit and his prayers for Marvin and for us.
~Wes & Arlene Dekker
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2011
5:00 PM CROSSING COMMUNITY HOT DOG ROAST.
NEXT WEEK, JULY 10, 2011
NEXT SUNDAY Rev. George Grevenstuk will lead our service and
share the message at both our morning and evening worship service.
PASTOR RICK AND DONNA will be on vacation through
July 12. If an emergency arises, please call your Elder
Representative, Caring Shepherd, or call the office and we will
contact them for you.
CONSISTORY – the next meeting will be held on July 25th. Elders
will meet at 6:30 pm and Consistory at 7:30 pm.
THE SACRAMENT OF THE LORDS SUPPER will be celebrated
at Grace on Sunday, July 17th.
CHOIR PICNIC – Choir, Men & Women’s Chorus and their spouses
are invited to Paul’s cottage for a picnic on Saturday, August 6.
Come anytime after 1 PM. Bring a dish to pass. Supper will be at
5:00 pm. Sign up in the narthex. If you would like to carpool and
ride together in the church vans, see Stan De Witt.
Local Opportunity for helping on a Habitat for
Humanity BUILD! Churches and Habitat are partnering in the
‘Faith United Build’ which will impact 50 families on the southeast
side of GR. Opportunities for building are available all summer for
individuals that are interested. We are planning to put a work group
from Grace together in the fall. Sign up on the sheet in the narthex!
FAMILY NETWORK OF WYOMING tees up for its 5th Annual
Charity Golf Classic on Friday, July 15 at the Pines Golf Course.
Funds raised will help secure food for families in need in the
Wyoming community. Your $50.00 registration includes lunch from
the grill, 18 holes of golf with cart, snacks on course, door prizes and
awards. Lunch is served from 11:30 – 12:30 with a 1:00 pm shot gun
start. Men’s, Women’s and co-ed divisions are available. Call
885-9919 for more information or to register.
COMING SATURDAY, JULY 30, 8:00 AM TILL 3:00 PM
GRACE MARKET DAY – As another fundraiser for the Chiapas
Mexico Mission Trip, Grace will be hosting ‘GRACE MARKET DAY’
in the parking lot! This will be a Flea Market and Craft Sale! See the
insert in your bulletin today.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Bill & Ruth Tacoma; Khoun & Hon Tran
Lower Doors: Scott Thornton
July 10 Upper Doors: Bob & Shirley Tofferi; Don & Lillian Vander Veen
Lower Doors: Jerry & Sue Vander Wal
July 17 Upper Doors: Les & Tinna VanWyk; Marge Veldheer
Lower Doors: Bill & Karen Ver Hulst
Today Erika Wigent, Elaine Martin, Laura Marshall
July 10 Cindy Wylie, Sue Stuk, Tymie Boeve
July 17 Lyndsey Boeve, Diane Maitner, Pat Ter Beek
Prayers & Praise Line
July 3, 2011
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Pray for Pastor George as he continues to build relationships.
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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