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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jun 12, 2008

 VBS SUNDAY
 JUNE 15, 2008
 10:00 am Worship Service
 Prelude
 Call to Worship
 Time of Praise
* Greeting Time
* VBS Songs of Praise 
 “The Power”
 “Thankful”
 “Come to Jesus”
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
 Time of Sharing: I’m glad my Dad ________________.
 Recognition & Prayers for our Fathers
* Hymn No. 404 …………………………………………… “Faith of Our Fathers”
 Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
 “VBS Spotlight Drama”
 Signing of the Fellowship Register
 Children are dismissed for Children & Worship
* Doxology
* Prayer of Dedication
 Living Word: I Thessalonians 5:12-28 (Page 1148)
 Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
 “WHEN GOD COMES TO CHURCH…WE PRAY FERVENTLY!”
 Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* VBS Closing Song “You Never Let Go”
* Benediction
* Song of Departure “Get Up, Get Up”
* Postlude 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, an Elder will be available
in the front of the sanctuary following the service this morning.

 SUNDAY’S AT SIX
 Prelude
 Call to Worship
* Opening Hymn No. 104 …………………..………….. “O Worship the King”
* Invocation & Salutation
 Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 640 ……………………….………………… “Sweet Hour of Prayer”
 Living Word: Exodus 25:1-9 (Page 78)
 Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen 
 “WORSHIP FROM THE TABERNACLE: WHERE WE MEET GOD”
 Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 219 …………………………………. “Surely the Presence”
 No. 220 ……………………….…………………….. “He is Here”
* Benediction
* Postlude Pianist, Lorinda Vander Werp

 TODAY AT GRACE

TODAY we welcome all the VBS kids and their families to our worship
service! We had a great time this week learning about the Power of
Jesus! To all those who prayed for, donated to, and participated in
the Power Lab VBS, we thank you! We could not have done it
without you. Many people were blessed because of you.
~Thanks from the Power Lab Team

CHILDREN & WORSHIP
Children ages 3 & 4 meet in Fellowship Hall with
Worship Leaders Hennie Rosema & Sue Stuk.
Children K – 2nd Grade meet in the choir room with
Worship Leaders Gracia Class & Chelsea Boeve.
The Children will be brought back upstairs to sing the closing VBS songs.

SUNDAYS AT SIX – This evening Pastor Rick continues a study entitled
“Worship from the Tabernacle.” This study will observe the Hebrew
ways of worshipping according to the Old Testament mandate to
“worship God alone.” We will learn about people, places, and tools of
worship that engaged the people with the object of worship, God
himself. Join us at the Crossing.


 PRAYERS & PRAISE

HEALTH CONCERNS – Laura Marshall is home after being hospitalized
with Kidney stones earlier in the week. Keep Rick and Laura in your
prayers as they work through their health concerns. See the Prayers
& Praise Line for all the other prayer concerns and praise reports.

MISSION PRAYERS – Please be in prayer for Janna Emelander, along
with 9 other students from Calvin Christian High School, as they are
on a mission trip in Africa. While there they will be spending time at
local schools, orphanages, and working on various special projects.

KIDS AT CAMP – This coming week Allie Mc Elroy will be at
Camp Geneva. Please keep Allie in your prayers as
well as all the children as they experience God in new
and exciting ways!

 CALENDAR OF THE WEEK

MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2008
7:00 PM PRAYER WALKS in areas 3 & 5.

TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2008
9:00 AM PRAYER WALK in area 9.
7:00 PM MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM MEETING

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2008
9:00 PM KITCHEN CLEANING! Questions? See Tymie.
7:00 PM PRAYER WALK in area 7.

THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2008
2:45 – 5:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for High School Youth.
4:30 PM PRAYER GROUP meets in Pastor Rick’s office.

SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 2008
10:00 AM PRAYER WALKS in areas 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, & 10

 NEXT SUNDAY – JUNE 22, 2008

NEXT SUNDAY Greg & Ruth De Haan, our missionaries to the Sudan, will
be with us and share news about their mission and present the AM
message. For our evening service, Rev. Todd Bush, Pastor of New
Life Community Church will lead our service and share the message.

9:30 AM CHOIR MEMBERS be here to practice before singing next week.

 MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of June is designated for
ACTION, Assisting Challenged Teenagers In Our Neighborhood,
a program of Neighborhood Church Ministries. This group is
responsible for bringing Joseph Jennings to our community to speak
to youth at gatherings in high schools, churches, as well as other area
events. Many teens have made a commitment to the Lord as a result
of these rallies. This special offering will be received on June 29.

PRAYER WALKS in the neighborhood of Grace are taking place on
Monday evenings, Tuesday morning, Wednesday evening, and
Saturday morning once a month (on the week prior to and including
the 3rd Saturday). More walkers are welcome. Sign up on the form in
the narthex.

CHOIR MEMBERS – Save Saturday, August 9 for the annual Choir Picnic
at Paul’s cottage. All Senior Choir, and Men’s and Women’s Chorus
members and their spouses are invited to join. Come anytime after
1:00 pm. Supper is at 5:00 pm. Bring a dish to pass.

 WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS

GREETERS
Today Upper Doors: Dick Postema; Gerald & Elaine Pylman
 Lower Doors: George & Hennie Rosema
June 22  Upper Doors: Dan & Sue Stuk; Mac & Mary Mc Alary
 Lower Doors: Bob & Terri Stadt
June 29 Upper Doors: Harvey & Sheryl Steensma; Scott Thornton
 Lower Doors: Mike & Marjean Tibbets

NURSERY
Today AM Service: Sandy Gort, Cindy Wylie, Lynda Ver Merris, 
 PM Service: Mary Bush
June 22 AM Service: Tami & Ashley Veldheer, Luke & Janell Nordlund
 PM Service: Lynda Ver Merris
June 29 AM Service: Tymie Boeve, Laura Marshall, Sue Stuk, Brad 
 Beadle PM Service: Donna Oppenhuizen

 Prayers & Praise Line

 June 15, 2008

The Prayer and Praise Line is a way to let our Grace Congregation
know about your prayer needs and praise reports.


Praise God for…

• Our fathers
• Our Heavenly Father
• All the children that came to VBS
• Our many helpers who gave of their time and talents this past week


Prayers for…

• The Prayer Walks taking place in our community
• Neighborhood families to come to VBS and hear the good news
• Carole Lankheet as she is back on a reduced amount of Chemo ~
 this will continue indefinitely
• Carolyn Baker as she continues her healing process
• Rick & Laura Marshall as they go through the adoption process
• Tarah Fron and the IICD Team as they work in Kaoma, Zambia
• Janna Emelander and classmates on a mission trip to Africa
• The following friends and family members with health concerns:
Lara Class, Samantha Allan, Gordon Ver Merris, Gavin Vander Wal,
Emily Wilson, Roger Roberts, Nancy Lipscomb, Linda Tacoma,
Judy Noel, Shari Lubbers, Tina De Jong, Lucinda De Jong, Bill Burg,
Brian Benthin, Jonathan Stouten, John De Vries (father of Lisa
Braendle)
• Friends and family serving in the military: Doug Desmarais (Keri
Boeve’s husband), Frank Senko, Matthew Halverson (Lucille
Sytsema’s grandson), Dave Vander Berg
• Our Shut-in’s including: Mrs Dorothy Church, Mrs Tena DeVink,
Mr & Mrs Ade Peterson,Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs June Snyder,
Mrs Henrietta TeRonde, Mrs Nellie Workman, 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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