Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jun 13, 2013
SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013
10:00 AM Worship Service
Happy Father’s Day
Call to Worship
*Opening Hymn of Praise No. 809 ……….…………… “God of Our Fathers”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: I’m so glad Dad taught me to ___________.
Hymn No. 404 ……………………………………………… “Faith of Our Fathers”
Moments in Prayer
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering – Camp Scholarships
Signing the Fellowship Register
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: John 14:25-26 (Page 1046), Galatians 5:16-26 (Page 1132)
Message: “WAITING FOR THE GIFT” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 431…………………………….………. “Shine, Jesus, Shine”
*Song of Departure No. 391 ……………………………… “Sweet, Sweet Spirit”
*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
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
TODAY Pastor Rick will begin a new series of messages “The Power
Within You: Lessons on the Holy Spirit”. See the insert in
your bulletin today for all the details.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for June is designated for CAMP
SCHOLARSHIPS to Cran Hill Ranch or Camp Geneva for two
Club 3:16 “top students” and also to assist families of Discovery Kidz
who may have a financial need. This special offering will be received
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.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013
6:30 PM ELDERS MEETING
7:30 PM CONSISTORY MEETING
7:30 – 8:30 PM Connections MUSIC CONNECTION
TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013
10:00 AM Connections - KIDS CONNECTION
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2013
9:00 AM Connections - SENIOR COFFEE CONNECTION
6:00 – 7:30 PM FRIENDS & FELLOWSHIP Bible Study Group
for young adults will meet. CHILDCARE IS PROVIDED!
THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013
6:00 PM Connections FAMILY will gather at the Crossing.
NEXT WEEK, JUNE 23, 2013
10:00 AM Pastor Rick will continue the series “The Power Within
You: Lessons on the Holy Spirit” with the message: “The Fear
of God in You”.
DISCOVERY KIDZ will take a short break from meeting beginning
next week. No Discovery Kidz will be held on June 23, 30, and
July 7. Children are invited to sit with their parents in the Sanctuary.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – For all prayer requests and praise reports,
see the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin.
IN APPRECIATION: Words cannot begin to express how special
you all made my retirement day celebration!
1. First of all the worship service was awesome: thank you
Pastor Rick for giving a message that was so dear to my heart,
thank you to Paul and the Praise Team for joining with me in
praise to our great God, thank you to my little granddaughters
for singing ‘Jesus Loves Me’, thank you to my daughter for
singing ‘Friends’ with me, and thank you to you all who were
2. Thank you also for the wonderful dinner and celebration in the
Fellowship Hall: The Hall was decorated so beautifully, the meal
was delicious (the part I could get down in all the excitement),
and the ‘words spoken’ (and gifts) were so special!.....given by my
fellow staff friends (who shy away from microphones…..and once
again, words don’t really express how much I appreciate your
love and help over the many years!) Thank you to Tymie and the
kitchen ‘friends’ who did their work behind the scenes with such a
3. Thank you to everyone for the prayers, cards, gifts, and to those
who came to me personally to express gratitude. I will always
cherish the expressions of love and gratitude that you wrote in
the little book that Sue put together.
4. Thank you to my husband, children, grandchildren, extended
family, friends and ‘fellow workers’ in other areas of my life, who
came to the dinner celebration….it wouldn’t have been fun
without you all here!
5. THANK YOU to my great GOD who is the reason for everything!
It is HE who gives the Spirit who gives us the power and ability
and love to do anything right! PRAISE His Name!
I love you! Shari Dood
CHOIR PICNIC – Saturday, August 10. Come anytime 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
Upper Doors: Donna Oppenhuizen, Ernst & Char Otto
Lower Doors: Larry & Bernice Palma
Upper Doors: Joan Patterson, Rick Postema
Lower Doors: George & Hennie Rosema
Today Sue VanderWal, Sue Stuk
June 23 Chelsea Dornbos, Donna Oppenhuizen
Art: Della Sawyer
Science: John Sawyer
Games: Donna Oppenhuizen
Shepherds: Kerri Baker, Louise Grimm, Rick/Laura Marshall
Prayers & Praise Line
June 16, 2013
Congregational Prayers and Praise
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