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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jun 19, 2008

 SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2008
 10:00 am Worship Service

 Choral Introit “My Sins are Gone”
 Call to Worship
 Time of Praise
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
 Moments of Sharing
 Senior Choir “He Hideth My Soul”
 Children’s Message
 Children are dismissed for Children & Worship
 Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
 Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Doxology
* Prayer of Dedication
 Living Word: Jeremiah 32 (Page 768)
 Message “TELLING GOD’S STORY OF HOPE” Mr. Greg De Haan
 Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 443 …………………………………………. “O Zion, Haste”
* Benediction
* Song of Departure No. 429 (Vs. 1 & Chorus) 
 “They’ll Know We Are Christians”
* Postlude Organist, Paul Kerkstra 
 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.

 Meet at the Crossing
 Call to Worship
* Opening Hymn No. 517 ….………………… “I Will Sing of My Redeemer”
* Invocation & Salutation
 Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 520 ……..……………………………… “The Longer I Serve Him”
 Living Word: Galatians 4:4-5 (Page 1130)
 Message “THE MISSING YEARS” Rev. Todd Bush
 Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 436 ………………..……………………….. “Freely, Freely”
* Benediction
* Postlude 
 Pianist, Paul Kerkstra


THIS MORNING we welcome Greg & Ruth De Haan along with their
children Nathaniel, Sarah, and twins James and Jonathan, to our
worship service. Greg & Ruth have ministered in Africa for many
years. Currently Greg & Ruth are working in partnership with
ACROSS, a Christian ministry established to respond to challenges
and opportunities in Sudan. Greg works at the ACROSS office in
Nairobi, Kenya. Included with the bulletin today is their most recent
yearly report that will give you more information.

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.

SUNDAYS AT SIX – This evening Rev. Todd Bush will lead our service and
share the message. Pastor Todd is the Pastor of Newlife Community
Church currently meeting at the Trillium Conference Center in
Spring Lake. Join us tonight at the Crossing.


4:30 PM PRAYER GROUP meets in Pastor Rick’s office.

 NEXT SUNDAY – JUNE 29, 2008

NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will be with us and share the message
“The Debt You Cannot Pay”. Our special music will be provided by
Mrs. Barb Halverson, daughter of Lucille Sytsema.

SUNDAYS AT SIX – Next Sunday evening Pastor Rick will continue 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.

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 next Sunday.


SUNDAY EVENING WORSHIP – See the insert in your bulletin today listing
the activities and services taking place Sunday evenings at Grace!
Save this insert and invite your friends to join you in worship.

MISCELLANEOUS SILVERWARE and serving pieces have been left in the
kitchen. Check out the assortment of items on the table in the
narthex to see if any of it belongs to you!

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.

at the Pines Golf Course. 4 person scramble – Come have a good
time golfing while creating ministry funds to serve the families of the
Wyoming community in need. Spots are still available!! Prizes and
silent auction! See the bulletin boards for more information and
send in your reservation ASAP!

Games held at Calvin Christian Elementary School will give them and
you a nice break. Joe and Lea Oosterheert, coaches and teachers at
Calvin Christian, will be teaching kindergarteners through fifth
graders some playground games every Thursday in July (10, 17, 24,
31) from 9:30-12:00 noon. Grab some friends from the neighborhood
and head on over for some active fun! For more information and a
registration form logon to or call 669-3998.


Today 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

Today 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 22, 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…

• The work and mission of Greg & Ruth De Haan
• The good things that are happening at NewLife Community Church
• The work of Janna Emelander and Tarah Fron who are currently or
have recently been serving with mission teams in Africa

Prayers for…

• The Prayer Walks taking place in our community
• 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
• Pastor Rick and Donna as they vacation in Florida this week
• Tarah Fron and the IICD Team as they work in Kaoma, Zambia
• 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
• Friends and family serving in the military: Doug Desmarais, 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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