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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jul 2, 2015


SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2015

10:00 AM Worship Service



 Introit Don Mc Dougall

 Call to Worship 

 *Greeting Time

 *Opening Hymn of Praise No. 12 ……………..  “Praise Him! Praise Him!”

 *Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting

 Moments of Sharing

 Music Ministry Don Mc Dougall

 Moments in Prayer

 Hymn No. 434 ………………………………………..………..  “Revive Us Again”

 Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.

 Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.


 *Prayer of Dedication

 Living Word: Psalm 115 (Page 596)

 Message:  “HALLELUJAH, WHAT A SAVIOR” Rev. Cecil Martens 

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

 *Closing Hymn No. 311 ………………………...  “Hallelujah, What a Savior”


 *Song of Departure No. 634 (Verse 1) ..………….….  “More Love to Thee”

 Postlude  Organist, Karen Ver Hulst

 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.



THIS MORNING we welcome Rev. Cecil Martens to our pulpit.  We

 thank you for being with us this Lord’s day.


DISCOVERY KIDZ will resume on July 19.  During the break,

 kids are invited to sit with their parents in the sanctuary.  Children’s

 bulletins are available on the sound desk and on the narthex table.


OUR MUSIC MINISTRY today is provided by Don Mc Dougall.  It

 was approximately 50 years ago that Don first led the Grace Choir,

 and then continued to do so for many years!  We are so thankful to

 have him back here again today sharing his testimony in song.


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 - FOR OUR EVENING SERVICE will with join together

 at Faith Reformed Church (618 32nd Street, Wyoming) for a

 combined holiday worship service.  Beginning next week, we will not

 be meeting for the evening service for the remainder of July and the

 month of August.  We will have a joint service on September 6 with

 Unity Reformed, and then our schedule will resume with evening

 services at Grace on September 13. 




SUMMER CAMP - A few of our kids at Grace will be heading to Cran

 Hill Ranch July 5th-10th. We would love to show that they are being

 prayed for and thought of during this week away. Would you consider

 sending them a quick note during their stay? Here is the list of those

 that will be attending THIS WEEK: Abby Kubiak,  Owen Mulder,

 Iona Mulder, Brielle Wigent, Lilly Dood, and Riley Dood.  Mail your

 notes to:  (Name of Camper), Cran Hill Ranch, 14444 17 Mile Rd.,

 Rodney, MI 49342.  Thank you!


IN APPRECIATION – Thank you so much Grace family for the cards

 and visits to our Anniversary open house.  A special thank you to

 Tymie Boeve for all her help.  We appreciate you all so much! 

 ~Roger & Phyllis Vander Sloot


PASTOR RICK and Donna will be on vacation through July 13.

 If a need arises during this time, please call your Caring Shepherd,

 Elder, or call the office and we will contact them for you.






NEXT WEEK, JULY 12, 2015

NEXT SUNDAY  Mrs. Judy Estell will be with us to lead our service

 and share the message. Judy was a RCA Missionary serving in

 Taiwan for 42 years.  She is now retired and living in Zeeland. 




DISCOVERY KIDZ volunteers needed for July and August.  Sign-up

 sheets are on the narthex table.  Thank you!


The LORD’S SUPPER will be celebrated on Sunday, July 19.


A Special CONSISTORY MEETING will be held on Monday, July 20  

 at 7:00 pm.


OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of July is designated for

 CRAN HILL RANCH/CAMP GENEVA.  This special offering will

 be received on July 26.


FNOW (Family Network of Wyoming) is in urgent need of toilet paper

 once again!  We will be collecting it here for a few weeks if you would

 like to donate. Thanks so much!




Today  Upper Doors:  Dick Postema, George & Hennie Rosema

 Lower Doors:  Karen Roberts

July 12 Upper Doors:  Sharon Sawyer, Sandra Sorenson

 Lower Doors:  Don & Inez Schutter



Today Kerri Baker, Lyndsey Boeve

July 12 Cindy Wylie, Jayme Dood


Prayers & Praise Line

July 5, 2015


Congregational Prayers and Praise


  • We are so thankful today for the freedom we have in this country and those who fought to give us that freedom. 
  • We pray for our kids at Cran Hill this week.  May they have a fun and meaningful week!!  We thank and Praise God for Christian Camps and Counselors!
  • We thank God today for the beauty of nature.  For warm summer days and times of rest and relaxation.
  • We pray for those who are vacationing or traveling at this time. 
  • We thank God for our children.  We pray that they will all come to know and love God.
  • Continue to keep Heather Dood in your prayers as she begins the process of becoming a Commissioned Pastor.
  • We pray today for Pastor George and his work at Connections.  We pray for the upcoming Block parties and the many activities and groups at the Crossing.
  • Thank you for remembering Wes Dekker’s sister, Janet, in your prayers. Please pray that they will be able to restrain any cancer left in her system. 
  • Please remember Marie Mc Donald, friend of Esther Hoag, who has cancer.
  • Continue to keep Lola De Young and her parents, Matt & Lindsey, in your prayers. 
  • We pray today for Jeff and Chelsea Lampen as they prepare to serve in Romania. 
  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mrs. Tena DeVink, Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, Mr. Mac Mc Alary, Mrs. Ruth Ver Merris.


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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