Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 30, 2013
SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2013
10:00 AM Worship Service
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
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing the Fellowship Register
*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”
*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.
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
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”
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 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
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
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!
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
Today Robin Zondervan, Lynda Ver Merris
June 9 Judy Beadle, Cindy Wylie
June 16 Sue VanderWal, Sue Stuk
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
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