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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Fri, Jun 15, 2007
JUNE 17, 2007
10:00 am Worship Service
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* VBS Songs of Praise
“Quest for the Truth”
“Except Through Me”
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Time of Sharing
Recognition & Prayers for Fathers
Hymn No. 404 …………………………..……………….. “Faith of Our Fathers”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
Children are dismissed for Children & Worship
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Romans 8:5-11 (Page 1096)
Galatians 5:16-26 (Page 1132)
Message: “SET YOUR COMPASS” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* VBS Closing Song “I Love to Tell the Story”
* Song of Departure “Now That You Know”
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
Meet in the Fellowship Hall
Call to Worship
* Opening Hymn No. 793 ………….......…………. “For the Beauty of the Earth”
* Invocation & Salutation
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 809 ……………………………………….……. “God of Our Fathers”
Living Word: Genesis 49:1-28 (Page51)
Message “IN THE BEGINNING, BLESSING” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 670 ………………………………… “Make Me a Blessing”
* Postlude Pianist, Lorinda Vander Werp
TODAY AT GRACE
TODAY we welcome all the QUEST kids and their families to our worship
service! We had a great time this week digging for the truth! Thank
you to EVERYONE who had a part in making this week a memorable
Prayers & Praise Line
PRAYERS & PRAISE
June 17, 2007
The Prayer and Praise Line is a way to let our Grace Congregation
know about your prayer needs and praise reports.
Praise God for…
• The children who came to “Learn the Truth” this week at VBS
• The many volunteers that played a part in VBS
• Our Fathers and Grandfathers
• Most importantly…Our Heavenly Father
• Ade & Margaret Peterson’s health concerns
• Karen Hendrickson following surgery
• Mary Haagsman and Deb Kleymeer following recent surgeries
• The following friends and family members with health concerns:
Lara Class, Samantha Allan, Gordon Ver Merris, Hope Munguia,
Lori Doom, Bob Benthin, Henrietta Alexander, Gavin Vander Wal,
• Friends and family serving in the military: Matthew Vander Heide, Frank Senko, and Chad Thorner (Lacey Wylie’s boyfriend), Matthew Halverson (Lucille Sytsema’s grandson)
• Our Shut-in’s including: Mrs Dorothy Church, Mrs Gert Kerkstra, Mrs Gen Kroon, Mr & Mrs Ade Peterson, Mrs Ann Rozema, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs June Snyder, Mrs Henrietta TeRonde, 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!
HEALTH CONCERNS – Ade & Margaret Peterson were able to return to
their homes last week. Karen Hendrickson underwent surgery at
Blodgett Hospital on Thursday. She was expected to be home by the
weekend. See the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today for
all the other prayer concerns and praise reports.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2007
6:30 – 8:00 PM CLUB 3:16 BIBLE STUDY at Nikki’s house (3316
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2007
5:00 PM ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC. Dinner will be served at
6:00 pm. See the insert in today’s bulletin. Please fill out
your reservation form TODAY (at the very latest..11:00 am
5:45 PM CO-ED SOFTBALL GAME at the Knights of Columbus Field
(5830 Clyde Park). Double Header…2nd game at 6:45.
THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2007
12:00 – 2:00 PM CLUB 3:16 at the Crossing. Lunch provided!
4:30 PM PRAYER MEETING in Pastor Rick’s office.
NEXT SUNDAY – JUNE 24, 2007
NEXT SUNDAY morning Rev. Michael Bos, director of Al Amana Centre in
Muscat, Oman will lead our service and share the message.
VOLUNTEERS – A SHORT meeting will be held next Sunday immediately
following the morning service for anyone interested in volunteering
for the Thursday evening Club 3:16.
5:00 PM IN PLACE OF OUR EVENING SERVICE we will join together and
go to Grand Haven for Worship on the Waterfront! Jadon Lavik will
be the speaker. After the pursuit of a baseball career and realizing
that a degree in business finance was not really for him, Jadon spent
time in seminary and began playing guitar in times of worship. This
led to a worship leadership role at Saddleback Church in CA and later
to a full time recording career. Meet at church and we will ride
together in the vans! If you have any questions, see Ron Engels
or Bob Ver Merris.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of June is designated to offset the
cost of VBS. This special offering will be received next Sunday.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Tuesday, June 26, 7:30 pm MISSION OUTREACH TEAM MEETING.
Sunday, July 15 ALASKA CHALLENGE TEAM – A pre-trip meeting will
be held right after the morning worship service. Bring the Bible you
plan on taking on the trip with you to the meeting.
Snow Shoes Not Required!
CLUB 3:16 BIBLE STUDY – Groups now forming! 1st meeting this week
Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:00 at Nikki’s house. See Nikki if you have
CLEAN UP AND BREAK DOWN of VBS decorations/maze will be held
Monday (and Tuesday if necessary). All help would be gratefully
accepted!! Just show up anytime from 8:30 am - ? Come and go as
you can! Thanks!
PASTOR RICK will be on vacation from Thursday, June 21 – July 5. If an
emergency arises, please call your Elder, Caring Shepherd, or call the
office and we will contact them for you.
CHILDREN & WORSHIP HELP WANTED for FALL 07. Looking for help in
the following areas: Crafts, Feasts, Greeters, Story
Tellers. See the Galaxy for detailed descriptions!
Sign up in the narthex TODAY.
WORSHIP ON THE WATERFRONT – Begins this week at the Grand Haven
Waterfront Stadium from 7:30 – 8:45 pm. Throughout the summer
many different artists including, Michael Card, Chris Rice, Cheri
Keaggy, Peder Eide, and the Horns of Power will be performing and
giving testimony. Check out the bulletin boards for the list. Dress for
the weather…WOW will be held rain or shine! No cost and no tickets
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Lexie Wagoner; Ken & Cindy Wylie
Lower Doors: Ray & Robin Zondervan
June 24 Upper Doors: Kerri Baker, Curt & Judy Beadle
Lower Doors: Ron & Marcia Berends
Today AM Service: Sue Veldheer, Linda Emelander, Becky Herrema,
Kendra Veldheer PM Service: Ruth Postema
June 24 AM Service: Amy Grimm, Robin Zondervan, Tami & Ashley
Veldheer PM Service: Lynda Ver Merris
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