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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 30, 2013

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2013

10:00 AM Worship Service

 

 Prelude

 Musical Introit “Never Once” Chelsea Dykstra

 Call to Worship

*Opening Song of Praise (with Discovery Kidz) …….…. “God’s Not Dead”

*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting

 Discovery Kidz Presentation

“In the Sanctuary”

“This Little Light of Mine” – Bells

 Discovery Kidz Graduation Celebration

 Ministry of Music “Light Up the Sky” Chelsea Dykstra

 Offertory 

 Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom

 Signing the Fellowship Register

*Doxology

*Prayer of Dedication

 Living Word: Acts 1:1-12 (Page 1055)

 Message: “GRADUATION SEASON” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word 

*Closing Hymn No. 370 ……………………………. “Rejoice, the Lord is King”

*Benediction

*Song of Departure No 419 …………….………………..… “The Family of God”

*Postlude Organist, Karen Ver Hulst

 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.

 

WELCOME

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

Meet in the Chapel

 Prelude

 Worship Sequence No. 770-772 …………………………… “Day of Rejoicing”

*Invocation & Salutation

 Time of Sharing

 Moments in Prayer

 Responsive Reading No. 785 ……………….……………….. “Life Everlasting”

*Hymn No. 767 ……………………………………...………….. “For All the Saints”

 Living Word: II Kings 2:1-14 (Page 356), Luke 24:50-53 (Page 1026)

 Acts 1:9-12 (Page 1055)

 Message: “HOLY PLACES: MOUNT OF OLIVES” 

 Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

*Closing Hymn No. 416 ………….…………………. “We’re Marching to Zion”

*Benediction

 Postlude

 Pianist, Lorinda Vander Werp

*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. 

 

TODAY we celebrate with our Discovery Kidz Graduates: Clara Koster,

 Abby Kubiak, Brielle Wigent, Mckenzie Fleser. Congratulations

 girls! Cake will be served on the patio this morning in celebration of

 our graduates!

 

OUR MINISTRY OF MUSIC this morning is presented by Chelsea

 Dykstra. Thank you Chelsea!

 

THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will not be

 meeting in the summer months! Class will resume in September.

 

A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the sanctuary

 to pray for Pastor George and Connections.

 

CALENDAR OF THE WEEK

 

MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2013

 7:30 – 8:30 PM Connections MUSIC CONNECTION

 GROUP MEETS.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2013 

  10:00 AM Connections - KIDS CONNECTION

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2013

 9:00 AM Connections - SENIOR COFFEE CONNECTION

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2013

 6:00 PM Connections FAMILY will gather at the Crossing.

 6:00 – 7:30 PM FRIENDS & FELLOWSHIP Bible Study Group

 for young adults will meet. CHILDCARE IS PROVIDED!

 

PRAYERS & PRAISE

HEALTH CONCERNS – For all prayer requests and praise reports,

 see the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin.

 

IN APPRECIATION – Thank you for the many prayers, cards, and

 words of comfort during Curt’s hospitalization and recent passing. 

 We appreciate it all so much! ~Mary Boes and Family

 

NEXT WEEK, JUNE 9, 2013

 

10:00 AM Pastor Rick will lead our service and share the message.

 RETIREMENT CELEBRATION – Join us as we celebrate

 with Shari Dood her 22 ½ years of service here at Grace! Lunch in

 her honor will be served following the morning worship service!

 

6:00 PM We will meet together at Faith Reformed for a combined

 Pentecost Service. 

 

MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

THE FRIENDS AND FELLOWSHIP BIBLE STUDY group will

 continue to meet during the summer! Child care is needed! A

 sign up sheet is on the narthex table for Thurs. June 6 and

 Wednesday, June 19. If you can help either one of these days, please

 sign up or see Heather Dood!

 

SUMMER CAMP is just around the corner for 13 Grace youth! Would

 you be willing to send a card or note to one? Please see Heather.

 

OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for June is designated for CAMP

 SCHOLARSHIPS to Cran Hill Ranch or Camp Geneva for two

 Club 3:16 “top students” and also to assist families of Discovery Kidz

 who may have a financial need. This special offering will be received

 on June 16.

 

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – June 10-13

“BACKSTAGE WITH THE BIBLE”

 Coming very soon!! Volunteers…please check your mailbox for a

 T-Shirt Transfer! If you still need to bring the items you signed up to

 donate, please do so very soon or see Heather. Thanks!

 

RECYCLE YOUR ELECTRONICS – On June 11-14 there will be a

 recycle trailer for electronics in the parking lot of the Michigan

 Regional Center of the RCA, 4500 60th Street, Grand Rapids. A list of

 the items that are accepted is on the narthex table. The RCA will

 receive .02 per pound (electronics are heavy!) and you will be

 keeping it out of the landfill!

 
   

 

 

GREETERS

 

Today Upper Doors: Dick & Ruth Locke; Elaine Martin

 Lower Doors: Rick & Laura Marshall

June 9 Upper Doors: Mac & Mary Mc Alary, Rowin & Rachel Mulder

 Lower Doors: Jim & Sheila Mc Elroy

 

NURSERY

 

Today Robin Zondervan, Lynda Ver Merris

June 9 Judy Beadle, Cindy Wylie

June 16 Sue VanderWal, Sue Stuk

 

 

DISCOVERY KIDZ

Art: Della Sawyer 

Science: John Sawyer 

Games: Donna Oppenhuizen

Shepherds: Kerri Baker, Louise Grimm, Rick/Laura Marshall

 

Prayers & Praise Line

June 2, 2013

 

Congregational Prayers and Praise

 

  • We thank God today for our Children! We pray for our Discovery Kidz graduates as they move on and find new ways to serve here at Grace.
  • We pray for all the children as they wrap up another year of school. We thank God for good teachers that lead and care for our children.
  • We thank and praise God for the many VBS volunteers who have committed to help! We pray for Heather as she takes care of the many last minute details.
  • We think today and are so thankful for Camp Geneva and Cran Hill Ranch and the continued impact these Christian camps have on the lives of the youth that attend.

  • Please continue to keep Rowin Mulder’s brother and family in your prayers. We pray that the Holy Spirit will work in his heart and give him a clear and healthy mind so he can make wise decisions in his future. 
  • Continue to keep Amie Pierce in your prayers as she is stationed at Fort Riley in Kansas.
  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mr. Ralph Bolt, Mrs Tena DeVink, Mrs. Jane Duthler, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs Ruth Ver Merris.

 

 

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