Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 29, 2014
SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 2014
10:00 AM Worship Service
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise Discovery Kidz
“A Brand New Me”
“Sing, Sing, Sing”
* Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Time of Testimony Tim Boeve
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received
Signing the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: John 5:31-47 (Page 1033)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“I WANT TO TESTIFY: THE TESTIMONY OF JESUS”
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
* Closing Hymn No. 501 ……………….…………….. “Now I Belong to Jesus”
* Song of Departure No. 179 …………..……………………….. “Awesome God”
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, 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 in the name of our Risen Lord! 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 we celebrate with our 2014 Graduates.
Janna Emelander – Western Michigan University
Allie Mc Elroy – Kenowa Hills High School
Matthew Farris – Wyoming High School
Our Discovery Kidz Graduates: Mary Kubiak, Sophie Licari,
and Kayleigh Wohglemuth.
Congratulations to all and may God bless and guide you in the
future. Cake will be served on the patio this morning in celebration
of our graduates.
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.
5:00 PM YOU ARE INVITED to Beverly Reformed Church (2141
Porter SW., Wyoming) for the Installation Service of their new
Pastor, Rev. Mark Drane. Note the 5:00 start time! This will take the
place of our evening service at Grace.
5:30 – 8:15 pm Y-LIFE will meet. This is our last meeting for the
summer! Come hungry!
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – For all prayer requests and praise
reports, see the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today.
PLEASE BE IN PRAYER for Amie Pierce who will be deployed to
Kuwait on Friday. She has been able to spend some time with her
family this past week before she leaves. We pray that God will guide
and protect her while she is away. Thank you Amie for serving!
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you for all the cards, visits, and prayers
following the loss of our father. We appreciate it all so very much.
~John & Della Sawyer and Luke and Janell Nordlund
Thank you everyone for your calls, visits, cards, thoughts and
prayers for me. I am doing well. Everything you did for me is very
much appreciated. ~Mary Huizen
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014
7:00 PM MISSION TEAM MEETING.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014
9:30 AM KITCHEN INVENTORY and CLEANING day. We
will go out for lunch when the job is done! See or call (531-
5700) Tymie if you would like to help.
NEXT SUNDAY, JUNE 8, 2014
Next Sunday Pastor Rick will continue the series of messages “I WANT
TO TESTIFY” with the message: “The Testimony of the Spirit”.
Our special offering is designated for the “ONE SUNDAY
PENTECOST OFFERING” which is an RCA offering for new
churches in our classis. Our offering will be designated for
CONNECTIONS. For our evening service, we will join together at
Faith Reformed Church for a Pentecost service.
DATES TO REMEMBER
June 9-12, 6:00 – 8:15 pm VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
The theme this year is “FUN FAIR – WHERE GOD’S WORLD
COMES TOGETHER!” Check out the donation board located in
the back of church.
***Volunteer spots are still available. Please take a look at
the insert in your bulletin today and find a place where you can help!
Sign up sheets are on the narthex table.
July 17, 6:15 pm FELLOWSHIP TEAM OUTING to the Picnic Pops
to see “A Tribute to the Beatles”. The show starts at 7:30 pm. $15.00
per person. Sign up in the narthex so tickets can be purchased!
NEEDED FOR VBS: T-SHIRTS! 100 used, clean (no stains or rips)
adult size small and up. Clean out your closets!! You can drop them
off in the kitchen or at the youth desk.
GRACE MISSION TRIP TO JACKSON COUNTY MINISTRIES
in Annville, Kentucky, September 12-19. If you are interested in
hearing more about this, see or call Larry Kleymeer (534-5146).
PARKING LOT PAVING – Our parking lot is scheduled to be paved
the week of June 15. It will be completely tore up and repaved. So
keep that in mind as you will be making plans. If you would like to
help fund this major project, donations will be welcomed! Just
designate “Building Fund” on your offering envelope.
CHURCH WORLD SERVICE CARE KITS – We have an
opportunity once again to make up care kits for Church World
Service. This will also be designated as the MISSION PROJECT
for VBS this year. We would like to collect as much as possible
ahead of time, then the children will contribute and assemble the kits.
We will be collecting for the Hygiene Kits. Needed are: hand towels
(16 x 28), washcloth, wide tooth comb, nail clippers, bath size bar of
soap (in individual wrapper) toothbrush (in packaging), band-aids
(standard size), one gallon plastic zip lock bag. Boxes will be placed at
the entrances for your donations. Thank you!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Gladys Kessel, Ron Lankheet
Lower Doors: Dick & Ruth Locke
June 8 Upper Doors: Wes & Linda Lowing, Beth Kubiak
Lower Doors: Rick & Laura Marshall
Today: Sandy Farris, Jayme Dood
June 8: Chelsea Dornbos, Robin Zondervan
DISCOVERY KIDZ – JUNE (Two weeks only - 1st & 8th)
Shepherds: Robin Zondervan, Elaine Martin, Joan Patterson
Prayers & Praise Line
June 1, 2014
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 praise reports.
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