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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jun 9, 2016

SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016

10:00 AM Worship Service


 Prelude Paul Kerkstra, Ruth Tacoma, Bob Moreno

 Musical Introit Hermina Feikema

 Call to Worship

 *Greeting Time

 *Opening Songs of Praise 

 “Everlasting God”

“As the Deer”

 *Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting

 “Give Thanks”

 Moment of Sharing:  I am rich because God has given me ______.

 *The Apostles’ Creed

 Music Ministry Hermina Feikema


 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: Matthew 6:1-4, 19-24 (Page 938); 

 II Corinthians 9:6-11 (Page 1124)


 Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

 *Closing Hymn No. 671  …………………………………  “Something for Thee”


 *Song of Departure No. 526 (Verse 1 and Chorus)……..“The Solid Rock” 


 Organist, Paul Kerkstra

 Pianist, Ruth Tacoma

 Keyboard, Lorinda Vander Werp


 *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.




DISCOVERY KIDZ will be taking a short break this summer.  No

 Discovery Kidz from June 12 – July 17.  Class will resume on July 24  

 with a special summer theme!


OUR MUSIC MINISTRY is presented by Hermina Feikema.

 Hermina is a member of Blythefield Christian Reformed Church.

 Thank you so much for being 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 JOINT EVENING WORSHIP – We will be meeting at

 Beverly Reformed Church (2141 Porter) tonight for worship!




HEALTH CONCERNS – Keith Baker was released from the hospital

 and he and Carolyn have gone ahead with their trip.  Sandy

 Workman returned to her home on Wednesday.  Betty Figueroa has

 moved into a care home.  Her new address is:  4047 – 56th Street,

 Wyoming, 49418.  Please keep her in your prayers as she makes the

 transition.  See the Prayers & Praise Line for all other prayer requests

 and praise reports.


NEXT WEEK, JUNE 19, 2016

Father’s Day

NEXT SUNDAY Rev. Dale Matthews will lead our service and share

 the message.  We will meet at Beverly Reformed Church for our

 evening service.



PRAISE TEAM – Practice tomorrow, June 13, 7:00 pm.

THE NEXT CONSISTORY meeting will be held on June 27 at

 7:30 pm.  Elders will meet at 6:30 pm.

MISSION OUTREACH TEAM will meet on Tues., June 21 at 7 pm.





THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of June is designated for

 World Renew. World Renew and Reformed Church World Service

 are now working together as a disaster response, development and

 justice organization working for love, life, justice, and mercy around

 the world.  This special offering will be received on June 25. 


HANDYMAN NEEDED to hang curtains and shades at the Crossing.

 If you are willing to help out with that, please contact Heather or the



CALLING ALL YOUTH!!  Ms. Heather needs your help designing a

 new t-shirt or hoodies for Grace. (Hint: there are many design

 templates just google church t-shirt templates.) Deadline to turn in

 suggestions will be Aug 7th. Winner will get dinner with Ms. Heather.


OLD COOKBOOKS - Anyone have any old cookbooks that the

 Discovery Kidz could use as decorations? If so place on Children's

 check in desk by July 10th.


GRACE LEGACY BUILDERS invites men, women, and families to

 their Father’s Day Eve Event, Saturday, June 18, 7:00-8:00 pm at

 507 Broadway Ave NW, Grand Rapids.  RSVP to




Today: Upper Doors:  John & Della Sawyer, Donna Oppenhuizen

 Lower Doors:  Ernst & Char Otto

June 19: Upper Doors:  Sharon Sawyer, Sandy Sorenson

 Lower Doors:  Scott Thornton


Today: Sue Stuk, Bella Licari

June 19:  Kerri Baker, Lyndsey Boeve


Prayers & Praise Line

June 12, 2016

Congregational Prayers and Praise

  • We thank God for the warm weather and a chance to enjoy the beauty of nature.  We pray for those who are able to take time off and enjoy vacations and time away.  We pray for safe travels and rejuvenation. 
  • We pray for Pastor George and Connections and for the youth and adults that attend each week. We pray for Connections as they gear up for the work of summer block parties. 
  • We pray today for Brian & Abbey Licari’s son Logan who broke his shoulder this past week. 
  • We thank God that Sandy Workman was able to return to her home.  We pray for complete healing. 
  • We pray today for Bob Tofferi.  We pray that he may experience continued strengthening.
  • We lift up Keith Baker in prayer today.  We pray that their trip will go well and Keith will remain healthy.
  • Continue to lift up Josh Sawyer in prayer as he is at the Great Lakes Naval Station for A School. 
  • Please continue to be in prayer for Shirley De Bruin as she undergoes chemotherapy.
  • We pray for Sally Herrema as she continues therapy on her leg.
  • We continue to keep Tymie Boeve in our prayers.  We pray for understanding, encouragement, continued healing and strength.
  • Continue to remember Karen Ver Hulst in your prayers.
  • We ask for prayers for Wes Dekker’s sister, Janet as she has had a setback due to recent surgery. 
  • Please keep Brent Kerkstra, son of Paul, in your prayers.  Prayers for a complete return to health and wellness.
  • Please continue to be in prayer for Lola De Young and her parents Matt & Lindsey. 
  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mrs. Tena DeVink, Mrs. Betty Figueroa, Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, Mrs. Ruth Ver Merris, Mr. Jim Friar.



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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