Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jul 6, 2017
JULY 9, 2017
10:00 AM Worship Service
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
“Come, Lord Jesus”
“When Love is Found”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
“O Perfect Love”
Exhortation to Self-Examination
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Doxology – “Praise God From Whom all Blessings Flow”
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Ephesians 5:25-32 (Page 1136)
Message: “WHAT’S YOUR STATUS?”
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
Closing Hymn No. 401 …………………. “The Church’s One Foundation”
*Song of Departure No. 419 ………………………………….….“Family of God”
Keyboard, Lorinda Vander Werp
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.
TODAY AT GRACE
TODAY WE WELCOME Heather Dood, Commissioned Pastor
Candidate, who will lead our service and share the message. Heather
has finished all of her classes and just has her Credo to write and final
Exams in the Fall. Please keep her in your prayers as she finishes up
the last of her requirements and becomes officially Commissioned.
DISCOVERY KIDZ will be taking a summer break. Children are
welcome to sit with their parents in the sanctuary for worship.
Children’s bulletins are available at the sound board or on the
narthex table. Discovery Kidz will resume NEXT Sunday with a fun
summer theme “Be a Hero for God”
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.
YOUTH GOING ON MISSION TRIP – Meet with Ms. Heather
following the service today for permission trip notarizing. If unable
you must contact Heather to make arrangements prior to July 14.
SUNDAYS AT SIX – Meeting at Faith Reformed Church. Rev. Bruce
Osbeck will share the message.
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS: Jerry Hendrickson has returned to his home.
Please continue to keep Jerry & Karen in your prayers. For all other
praise reports and prayer concerns, see the prayers and praise line in
your bulletin today.
YOU ARE INVITED to a Birthday Open House in honor of Mary
Huizen on Saturday, July 15 from 2-4 pm. Mary turned 90 years old
on July 1st. It will be held at Gun Lake Community Church,
12200 W M179 Highway. Wayland, MI. (Call our church office if
you would like directions - 538-3100.)
KIDS AT CAMP – This upcoming week the following Grace kids will
be at Cran Hill Ranch: Garrett Zondervan, Addison Boeve, Lilly
Dood, Riley Dood. Please keep them in your prayers! You can send
them a note at: Name of Camper, Cran Hill Ranch, 14444 - 17 Mile
Rd, Rodney, MI 49342.
NEXT WEEK, JULY 16, 2017
5:45 AM MISSION TRIP SEND OFF! Our youth will be leaving
from the church parking lot for their mission trip to Gatlinburg, TN.
You are invited to join them and pray over them before they leave!
NEXT SUNDAY WE WILL CELEBRATE the sacrament of THE
LORD’S SUPPER during the morning worship service. Pastor
Rick will share the message: “He Descended into Hell…But Don’t Go
SUNDAYS AT SIX – Pastor Rick will be leading the combined
evening services beginning next week. We will be meeting at Faith
Reformed Church July – August and at Beverly from September –
November. See the insert in your bulletin today with the new series
details that will begin July 16!
DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, July 10, 7:00 pm PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
Monday, July 17, 7:00 pm SPECIAL CONSISTORY MEETING.
Saturday, August 19 from 4:00 – 7:30 pm SAVE THE DATE! for the
GRACE CHURCH PICNIC! More details to follow!
PASTOR RICK AND DONNA will be on vacation through July 13.
If a need arises during this time, please contact your Caring
Shepherd, Elder, or call the church office and we will contact them.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of July is designated for
CRAN HILL RANCH. This offering will be received on July 30.
DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE PSALM? See Lorinda Vander Werp,
jot it down and place in collection plate, or leave on the desk in the
office. Thank you!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Julia Grant
Lower Doors: Katie Green
July 16 Upper Doors: George & Juel Grevenstuk
Lower Doors: Ken & Janet Groenhout
Today Sue Vander Wal, Abby Kubiak
July 16 Erika Wigent, Bella Licari
July 23 Donna Oppenhuizen, Mary Kubiak
Prayers & Praise Line
July 9, 2017
“Pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances;
for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”
I Thessalonians 5:17-18
Congregational Prayers and Praise
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 praises.
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