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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Mon, Jul 10, 2006

SUNDAY, July 9, 2006
10:00 am Worship Service
 
 Prelude
 Musical Introit “How Great Thou Art”  Larry Vande Vrede
 Time of Praise
 Call to Worship
 * Greeting Time
 * Opening Songs of Praise
 * Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
 Exhortation to Self-Examination
 Prayer of Confession
 Words of Assurance
 Ministry of Music “He Touched Me” Larry Vande Vrede 
 Hymn No.  406  ………….…………………………  “Wonderful Words of Life”
 Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
 Signing of the Fellowship Register
*  Doxology
*  Prayer of Dedication
 Living Word:  Ezekiel 2:9-3:11 (Page 804)
 Message:  “EAT THIS BOOK” Rev. Vern Hettinga
 Prayer of Blessing on the Word
*  Closing Hymn No.  410 (Verses 1,3,5) ……  “Standing on the Promises”
*  Benediction
*  Song of Departure No. 670 (vs. 1 & Chorus) …....  “Make Me a Blessing”
*  Postlude 
 Organist, Karen Ver Hulst
 
*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.
 
WELCOME
 
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!
 
Sunday’s at Six
Meet at the Crossing
 Prelude
 Worship Sequence No. 127, 128, 129  .. “The Lord on High is Mighty!”
* Invocation & Salutation
 Time of Sharing
 Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 636  ………………………………….………..…  “I Must Tell Jesus”
 Living Word:  Genesis 32:1-33:4  (Page 32)
 Message:  “DIVINE AMBUSH” Rev. Vern Hettinga 
 Prayer of Blessing on the Word 
* Closing Hymn No. 630 ………………  “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”
* Benediction 
 Evening Pianist, Lorinda Vander Werp
 
TODAY AT GRACE
 
TODAY we welcome Rev. Vern Hettinga to our worship services.  We
 thank you for being with us on this Lord’s Day! 
 
OUR MINISTRY OF MUSIC is presented by Mr. Larry Vande Vrede of
 Seventh Reformed Church.  We thank you for coming and sharing
 your testimony in song with us this morning.
 
THE SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet in the Consistory Room. 
 You are invited to join them!
 
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
 
MONDAY, JULY 10, 2006
 7:00 PM CHILDREN’S MINISTRY TASKFORCE will meet in the
 Consistory Room.
 
THURSDAY, JULY 13, 2006
 4:30 PM PRAYER GROUP will meet in Pastor Rick’s Office.
 
 7:00 PM ALL FORMER AND CURRENT TEACHERS AND
 LEADERS OF YOUTH are invited to meet with the Children’s
 Ministry Taskforce to brainstorm and give input on fall
 programs for our children and youth. 
 
NEXT SUNDAY – JULY 16, 2006
 
NEXT SUNDAY we will celebrate the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. 
 Pastor Rick will share the message “A FRESH START” from
 II Chronicles 30. 
 
9:30 AM  SENIOR CHOIR meet in the Choir Room.  You will be singing
 during our morning service.
 
PRAYERS & PRAISE
 
 
HEALTH CONCERNS –  Ken Wylie returned home after a heart cath
 earlier in the week showed no heart problems.  He will return to his
 pulmonologist for further testing.  Please keep him in your prayers.
 Dorothy Church is back at Brookcrest following hospitalization
 earlier.  Millie Nevins is back at her home.  See the Prayers & Praise
 Line inserted in your bulletin today for all the other Prayer Requests
 and Praise Reports.
 
 
AT A RECENT ELDERS MEETING the membership of Karl and Janet
 Kunnen and baptized children was transferred to Heritage Reformed
 Church of Hudsonville.
 
 
MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
 
ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH!!!  It’s time for our annual Cedar Point
 Trip!  We are planning to leave on July 25 and possibly stay until July
26. Volunteers, chaperones, and drivers are needed.  Sign up sheets
are on the table in the narthex.  Feel free to sign up after the service.  Any questions please contact Darrell at the office or email at darrell@gracewyoming.org.
 
VOLUNTEERS are needed to paint the parsonage, replace a window in the
 garage, and do some plumbing repairs.  All the work will be done the
 week of July 10-15.  Please sign up in the narthex if you can help!! 
 Questions??  See Bob Ver Merris.
 
SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER
 
Monday, July 17, 7:00 pm SPIRITUAL GROWTH MINISTRY TEAM will meet.
 

FIESTA REUNION!
 
 TWO FIESTA REUNIONS COMING!!! 
 Children 4 years to 5th grade are invited to experience Fiesta two
 more times!  We’ll sing the songs, have the Bible Buddies Rosa &
 Spike bring us our Bible point with a new Bible Adventure, make a
 cool Cactus Craft, play some Grande Games, and eat some Maraca
 Munchies! 
« Wednesday, July 19, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
« Wednesday, August 16, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
 
Volunteers are needed…sign the sheet in the narthex and you will be contacted!
 
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
GREETERS 
Today Upper Doors:  Dennis & Lisa Johnson; 
 Ellsworth & Jeanette Johnson
 Lower Doors: Les & Magdalena Kiss
July 16 Upper Doors:  Erma Johnson; 
 Gladys Kessel
 Lower Doors: Neal & Judy Klein
 
 
USHERS/COLLECTION 
July Aisle 1 Aisle 2 Aisle 3 Aisle 4 Aisle 5 Aisle 6
 Gort Veldheer Johnson Moody
 
 
NURSERY
Today AM Service:  Pat Ter Beek, Laura Marshall, Jennifer
 Elkowitz, Chelsea Boeve PM:  Sue Stuk
July 16 AM Service:  Sue Vander Wal, Angie Hendrickson, Linda
 Emelander, Sarah Dunkle  PM:  Ruth Postema
 
 
FINANCIAL REPORT 
  Week of 7-2-06
Offering Weekly Amount Needed Difference
 $6,863.01 $7,848.27 - 985.26
 
Year to Date Offering Year to Date Needed Difference
 $208,368.49 $204,055.02 - 3,534.80
 
Prayers & Praise Line
 
July 9, 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…
 
· Good Health
· Time with families
· The ministry of Rev. Vern Hettinga
 
 
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 Delaney as he begins his work at Grace
· Nikki Probst as she makes plans to move and join us soon
· The new job partner of Steve Elkowitz ~ please pray that he may be led to Christ
· Sandy Workman& Joan Patterson following knee replacement surgery
· Ken Wylie who will undergo further testing
· 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 Schoolenberg
· 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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