Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jun 21, 2012
SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2012
10:00 am Worship Service
Choral Introit “I’m So Glad Jesus Lifted Me”
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing: I hope and pray that God will __________.
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Senior Choir “Joy Down in My Heart”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering – Grace Building Fund
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Isaiah 64:1-12 (Page 727)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“OH THAT GOD WOULD COME DOWN”
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn …………………………………... “Let Your Light Shine on Us”
* Song of Departure No. 444 (Vs. 1 & Chorus)….“I Love to Tell the Story”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
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.
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet at the Crossing
Worship Sequence No. 53 – 56 …………… “Great Things He Has Done”
* Invocation & Salutation
Time of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 430 …………………….... “There Shall Be Showers of Blessing”
Living Word: Jeremiah 6-9 (Page 738)
Message: “REALITY STRIKES” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 433 ………………………… “Rise Up, O Church of God”
* Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra
*All who are able, please stand.
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of June is designated for
the GRACE BUILDING FUND. This special offering will be
FOLLOWING THE MORNING SERVICE we will have a “PRAYER
WALK” through the neighborhood that Pastor George and
Connections has targeted for their first Block Party. Simply, get a
cup of coffee, grab a cookie and meet Shari Dood by the front door.
Walk if you can and if not drive through and pray on your way home.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2011
6:00 PM CROSSING COMMUNITY DINNER.
NEXT WEEK, JULY 1, 2012
NEXT SUNDAY morning Rev. Cecil Martens will lead our service and
share the message. We will not have an evening service on July 1 or 8.
Pastor Rick and Donna will be on vacation beginning tomorrow
through July 10. If a need arises, please contact your Elder, Caring
Shepherd, or call the church office and we will contact them for you.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Ellsworth Johnson is doing well after heart
by-pass surgery at the Meijer Heart Center on Wednesday. Joan
Patterson continues at Butterworth. Please pray for comfort,
wisdom, and acceptance for Joan and the family. Keep Ron Engels in
your prayers as he is undergoing tests to determine the cause for his
severe pains. For all other prayer requests and praise reports, see the
Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today.
IN APPRECIATION – We at Second Chance Clothing would like
to thank you for your clothing donations. These clothes will be sold
in the store at an affordable cost to the neighborhood. Come check
out the store sometime! We are located at: 520 Leonard NW. Your
shopping helps keep the store going! This ministry is also dependent
on volunteers to run the store. If you would like to hear more about
this ministry and/or get further involved, please contact Becky
Fraser, Store Director at: 616-328-1510 or 616-776-0596.
REMINDER: THERE ARE STILL MANY OPENINGS
AVAILABLE FOR DISCOVERY KIDZ in the next few weeks. If
you can help PLEASE sign-up in the narthex. Its only a ONE WEEK
commitment. We look forward to worshipping with you.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Rick Postema, George & Hennie Rosema
Lower Doors: Scott Thornton
July 1 Upper Doors: John & Della Sawyer, Harvey & Sheryl Steensma
Lower Doors: Lucille Sytsema
Today Cindy Wylie, Linda Emelander
July 1 Elaine Martin, Sue Stuk
Prayers & Praise Line
June 24, 2012
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Please pray for Connections families and those whose lives they will
touch as we reach out to the surrounding community this summer in
our “Block Parties”. Our first Block Party IS THIS WEEK
THURSDAY and will be for families on Plas, Parkland, and Charles
Russell directly South of Grace. Connections is conducting prayer
walks on these streets and we invite the people of Grace to join Shari
Dood for a prayer walk TODAY!
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Please call the office if you would like to
share a Prayer Request or a Praise Report.
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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