Posted by: Sue Stuk on Wed, Jul 3, 2013
SUNDAY, JULY 7, 2013
10:00 AM Worship Service
Musical Introit Mr. Don Mc Dougall
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
No. 217 ………………………………………………………….…… “Holy Ground”
No. 807 ………………………………………………. “My Country Tis of Thee”
No. 599 ……………………………………………..……….. “Jesus is Lord of All”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Exhortation to Self-Examination
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Special Music Mr. Don Mc Dougall
Moments in Prayer
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing the Fellowship Register
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14 (Page 356), Luke 9:51-62 (Page 1005)
Message: “WHAT ABOUT ME?” Rev. George Grevenstuk
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 686 (Verses 1-5) ….. “O God, Our Help in Ages Past”
*Song of Departure No. 686 (Verse 6)…. “O God, Our Help in Ages Past”
*Postlude Organist, Karen Ver Hulst
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
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. George Grevenstuk to our pulpit. Thank you,
Pastor George, for leading us in worship this morning!
DISCOVERY KIDZ will not meet today, but will resume next week!
Children … please join your parents in the sanctuary. Children’s
bulletins are available on the narthex table.
OUR MINISTRY OF MUSIC is presented by Don Mc Dougall. Don
is a former member of our congregation. Thank you for being with
us and sharing your talents today!
A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the sanctuary
to pray for Pastor George and Connections.
NO EVENING SERVICE will be held at Grace tonight.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Please keep Joan Patterson in your prayers
as she has been hospitalized at Spectrum downtown this past week.
She was expected to have her gall bladder removed on Wednesday or
Thursday. For all prayer requests and praise reports, see the Prayers
& Praise Line in your bulletin.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013
7:30 – 8:30 PM Connections MUSIC CONNECTION
TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013
9:00 AM Connections - SENIOR COFFEE CONNECTION
10:00 AM Connections - KIDS CONNECTION
THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013
6:00 PM Connections FAMILY will gather at the Crossing.
NEXT WEEK, JULY 14, 2013
10:00 AM Pastor Rick will continue the series of messages: “The Power
Within You” with the message “I’m Learning”. We will celebrate the
sacrament of the Lord’s Supper during our morning worship service.
THANK YOU to everyone that sent mail and offered prayers to our
recent Cran Hill Campers. The girls were more than thrilled will all
the mail they received. I was able to see and talk to them all at camp
pick up and they ALL had HUGE smiles on their faces. Thank you
all again for your continued support of our children/youth at Grace.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of July is designated for
TALKING BIBLES INTERNATIONAL. This offering will be
received on July 28.
CAMP SPONSORSHIPS - Would you be interested in sponsoring a
child going to camp this summer? Cost for one week of camp range
from $365 - $445. You may donate any amount you wish. Designate
your contribution on your offering envelope or you may use a pew
PICNIC POPS – The Fellowship Team is sponsoring an outing to the
Grand Rapids Symphony Picnic Pops featuring “Gotta Dance”. The
orchestra will perform more than 20 of the greatest dance tunes ever
written! Mark Thursday, July 25 on your calendar and join us for
tailgating and a fun night. Reservations are necessary, so sign up on
the narthex table if you are interested. Cost $15.00 pp or $13.00 for
Seniors 62+. Questions? See Wes Dekker or Tymie Boeve.
CHOIR PICNIC – Saturday, August 10. Come any time after 1:00 pm.
Bring a dish to pass. Supper is at 5:00 pm. Main course, table
service, and beverage will be provided! Sign up on the narthex table!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Scott Thornton; Lucille Sytsema
Lower Doors: Bill & Ruth Tacoma
July 14 Upper Doors: Pat Ter Beek; John & Della Sawyer
Lower Doors: Mike & Marjean Tibbets
Today Diane Maitner, Lyndsey Boeve
July 14 Elaine Martin, Tymie Boeve
Prayers & Praise Line
July 7, 2013
Congregational Prayers and Praise
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