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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

*  Doxology

*  Prayer of Dedication

 Living Word:  Matthew 16:13-20 (Page 950), I Peter 2:9-12 (Page 1176)

 Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen


 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

*  Closing Hymn No. 401 …………………..  “The Church’s One Foundation”

*  Benediction

*  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.




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”

  Living Word:

  Message  Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen


  Prayer of Blessing on the Word

*Closing Hymn No. 3 …..…………  “Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty”


  Postlude Pianist, Karen Ver Hulst 




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 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. 




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




 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.



 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

 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.



 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


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 to register or for more info. 





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

  • We thank and praise God for the ministry of Grace Legacy Builders and Pastor Bruce Kuiper.  We pray for continued blessings.
  • We thank God for the beauty we see everyday in the sunshine and flowers, the lakes and rivers, trees and birds…We give God praise for his wonderful creation.
  • Please keep Esther Hoag in your prayers as she recovers following hospitalization and surgery.
  • We pray for Jim Friar as he recovers following heart surgery.
  • Remember Trena Battjes following cataract surgery.
  • There are many friends and family of our church members that need your prayers this week.  Please continue to pray for Lola De Young and her parents Matt & Lindsey.  Also, Barb, friend of Della Sawyer, undergoing chemotherapy; Marie Mc Donald, friend of Esther Hoag, who has cancer; and Caitlin, friend of Abbey Licari, diagnosed with Leukemia.
  • We pray for all those who are serving in the military.  In particular we pray for Amie Pierce serving in Kuwait.
  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mr. Ralph Bolt, Mrs Tena DeVink,Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, Mrs Ruth Ver Merris.


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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