Posted by: Sue Stuk on Wed, Jul 2, 2014
SUNDAY, JULY 6, 2014
10:00 AM Worship Service
Musical Introit Don Mc Dougall
Call to Worship
* Opening Hymn No. 799 ………..…………………... “America the Beautiful”
* Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Exhortation to Self-Examination
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Time of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
Ministry of Music “The Lord’s Prayer” Don Mc Dougall
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received
Signing the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: I Chronicles 12:23-32, 38-40 (Page 403)
Mark 1:9-15 (Page 968)
Message: “UNDERSTANDING OUR TIMES” Rev. Cecil Martens
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
* Closing Hymn ……………………………...…………….. “In Times Like These”
* Song of Departure No. 419 (Chorus) ……………….. “The Family of God”
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 today! 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. Cecil Martens who will lead our service and
share the message.
DISCOVERY KIDZ AND PARENTS – No Discovery Kidz today!
Classes will resume next week with a fun summer theme! You won’t
want to miss it!!
OUR SPECIAL MUSIC this morning is presented by Don
Mc Dougall. Don is a former member of Grace! Welcome back and
thank you for sharing with us today!
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.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – For all prayer requests and praise reports,
see the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today.
SUMMER CAMP - A few of our kids at Grace will be heading to Cran
Hill Ranch July 6th-11th. 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, Mary Kubiak,
Brielle Wigent, Alex Hill, Lilly Dood, Sophie Licari, Bella Licari and
Nachelle Miller. Mail your notes to: (Name of Camper), Cran Hill
Ranch, 14444 17 Mile Rd., Rodney, MI 49342. Thank you!
NEXT SUNDAY, JULY 13, 2014
NEXT SUNDAY MORNING we will celebrate the sacrament of the
Lord’s Supper. Pastor Rick will share the message. For our evening
service we will continue with the “Understanding Your Bible” series.
ELDERS & DEACONS – The next meetings are July 21! Elders at
6:30 pm and Consistory at 7:30 pm.
JULY DISCOVERY KIDZ ROTATION - Sign-ups are on the
narthex table! For the summer months only 2 shepherds are needed
each week to help out. The sign ups are week to week. One
shepherd still needed for next Sunday!
FNOW 8TH ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC – July 18 with a 1:00 pm shot
gun start. It will be held at The Pines and includes golf, lunch, and
door prizes. Cost: 65 pp. This is a fundraiser for Family Network to
enable them to continue serving the greater Wyoming area. Email
email@example.com to register or for more info.
HOST FAMILIES NEEDED JULY 18-21 FOR 6-8TH GRADE
CHINESE STUDENTS. Rachel & Rowin Mulder are bringing 26
Chinese young people to Michigan for an English language and
American culture experience while nurturing character development
and leadership skills. Students will arrive in Grand Rapids on Friday
evening July 18, and will depart for South Haven on Monday
morning July 21, so we are looking for host families in this area for
just one weekend! These students are excited to spend time with an
American family and learn more about our way of life. Host families
can do simple, fun activities with their student(s) on Saturday and
Sunday such as play board games, go for a nature walk, or go into
town. This is a great opportunity to share your values through your
daily life! You don’t need to have teenagers living at home in order to
host! For more information please contact Rachel and Rowin Mulder
at 616-217-1735 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Rick Postema, Gerald & Elaine Pylman
Lower Doors: George & Hennie Rosema
July 13 Upper Doors: Karen Roberts; Dick Postema
Lower Doors: Don & Inez Schutter
Today: Cindy Wylie, Judy Beadle
July 13: Diane Maitner, Tymie Boeve
Prayers & Praise Line
July 6, 2014
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Week of July 6: Newhall Community Church
July 13: New Life in Christ Church
July 20: Open Hearts Community Church
July 27: Our Lady of La Vang Vietnamese Catholic Church
Let’s join together in this effort to encourage one another and lift
one another up in prayer.
Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, 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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