Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jun 26, 2014
SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014
10:00 AM Worship Service
Musical Introit Hermina Feikema
* Worship Sequence No. 223 – 225 ………..……. “The House of the Lord”
* Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: Churches from whence we came…
A Time of Testimony Brian Licari
Moments in Prayer
Ministry of Music Hermina Feikema
Hymn No. 430 …….…………… “There Shall Be Showers of Blessing”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received
Signing the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Matthew 16:13-20 (Page 950), I Peter 2:9-12 (Page 1176)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“I WANT TO TESTIFY: THE TESTIMONY OF THE CHURCH”
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
* Closing Hymn No. 401 ………………….. “The Church’s One Foundation”
* Song of Departure No. 179 …………..……………………….. “Awesome God”
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 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.
SUNDAYS AT SIX
Meeting in the Consistory Room
Call to Worship No. 26 ……………………. “The Lord is Worthy of Praise”
Opening Hymn No. 33 …………… “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise”
*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 69 ……………………………………………………………. “Holy, Holy”
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“UNDERSTANDING YOUR BIBLE: GOD THE FATHER, GOD THE SON”
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
*Closing Hymn No. 3 …..………… “Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty”
Postlude Pianist, Karen Ver Hulst
TODAY AT GRACE
DISCOVERY KIDZ AND PARENTS – Discovery Kidz will take a
few weeks off so Ms. Heather can prep for some fun summer lessons!
Discovery Kidz will be under construction through July 6. Classes
will resume with a fun summer theme on July 13!
OUR SPECIAL MUSIC this morning is presented by Hermina
Feikema. Thank you, Hermina, for sharing with us this Lord’s day.
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of June is designated for
GRACE LEGACY BUILDERS. We took that offering last Sunday
when Pastor Bruce Kuiper was with us. However, you may still
contribute today by placing your special offering envelope in the
collection plate as it is passed, or use the pew envelope and designate
Grace Legacy Builders.
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.
NEXT SUNDAY, JULY 6, 2014
Next Sunday Rev. Cecil Martens will be with us and share the
message. For our evening service will with join together at Faith
Reformed Church for a combined worship service.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Esther Hoag was expected to return home
after being hospitalized last week. She had an infection in her hand
that she had broken earlier. The infection was quite bad and they
had to amputate her finger. She is doing well now and responding to
treatment. You can send Esther a card at: 2450 – 36th Street,
Apt. 110, Wyoming, MI 49519. For all other prayer requests and
praise reports, see the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today.
IN APPRECIATION – The Friar family wants to thank the Grace
family and Pastor Rick for the many prayers offered as I underwent
surgery and now recovery. May God bless you all. ~Jim Friar
SUMMER CAMP - A few of our kids at Grace will be heading to Cran
Hill Ranch July 6th-11th. We would love to show that they are being
prayed for and thought of during this week away. Would you consider
sending them a quick note during their stay? Here is the list of those
that will be attending that week: Abby Kubiak, Mary Kubiak, Brielle
Wigent, Alex Hill, Lilly Dood, Sophie Licari, Bella Licari and Nachelle
Miller. Mail your notes to: (Name of Camper), Cran Hill Ranch,
14444 17 Mile Rd., Rodney, MI 49342. Thank you!
THE FELLOWSHIP TEAM will host an outing on July 17, 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
JULY DISCOVERY KIDZ ROTATION - Sign-ups are on the
narthex table! For the summer months I am looking for 2 shepherds
each week to help me out. The sign ups are week to week.
THE GEMS LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE - GEMS Girls’ Clubs is
excited to host the 2014 Annual Leadership Conference at Calvin
College! They are inviting all women from the community to their
opening event, the Women’s Night of Worship, on Wednesday, July
23, from 7:00pm - 9:30pm at the Covenant Fine Arts Center at Calvin
College. Registration is $15. Sign up online at gemsgc.org/conference
or call the Service Center at 616-241-5616 ext 2. This is the first time
in 20 years that this conference is being held in Grand Rapids! If you
have any questions, or for more information, see Sandy Gort.
HOST FAMILIES NEEDED JULY 18-21 FOR 6-8TH GRADE
CHINESE STUDENTS. Rachel & Rowin Mulder are bringing 26
Chinese young people to Michigan for an English language and
American culture experience while nurturing character development
and leadership skills. Students will arrive in Grand Rapids on Friday
evening July 18, and will depart for South Haven on Monday
morning July 21, so we are looking for host families in this area for
just one weekend! These students are excited to spend time with an
American family and learn more about our way of life. Host families
can do simple, fun activities with their student(s) on Saturday and
Sunday such as play board games, go for a nature walk, or go into
town. This is a great opportunity to share your values through your
daily life! You don’t need to have teenagers living at home in order to
host! For more information please contact Rachel and Rowin Mulder
at 616-217-1735 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FNOW 8TH ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC – July 18 with a 1:00 pm shot
gun start. It will be held at The Pines and includes golf, lunch, and
door prizes. Cost: 65 pp. This is a fundraiser for Family Network to
enable them to continue serving the greater Wyoming area by
providing food, resources, and services to people in need. Email
email@example.com to register or for more info.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Larry & Bernice Palma, Donna Oppenhuizen
Lower Doors: Deb Pierce
July 6 Upper Doors: Rick Postema, Gerald & Elaine Pylman
Lower Doors: George & Hennie Rosema
Today: Sue Vander Wal, Lynda Ver Merris
July 6: Cindy Wylie, Judy Beadle
Prayers & Praise Line
June 29, 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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