Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 31, 2007
SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2007
10:00 am Worship Service
Introit Praises 4 Him
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: “God gives us power to ____________”
Moments in Prayer
Music Ministry Praises 4 Him
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
1st Offering - Regular Offering
2nd Offering – Scholarship Fund
Signing of the Fellowship Register
Children are dismissed for Children & Worship
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Acts 2:1-13 (Page 1056)
Message: “SET YOUR SAILS” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 443 ………………………………………… “O Zion, Haste”
* Song of Departure No. 446 (Vs. 1 & Chorus)
“We’ve a Story to Tell to the Nations”
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, an Elder will be available
in the front of the sanctuary following the service this morning.
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet at the Crossing
Call to Worship
Opening Hymn No. 731 ……………….…….. “Onward, Christian Soldiers”
* Invocation & Salutation
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 393 ……………….…………….. “Breathe on Me, Breath of God”
Living Word: Ezekiel 37:1-14 (Page 840)
Message “A NEW DAY” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
A Time of Prayer Invoking the Spirit’s Presence
* Closing Hymn No. 430 …………… “There Shall Be Showers of Blessing”
TODAY AT GRACE
OUR MINISTRY OF MUSIC this morning is presented by Praises 4 Him.
The members of this group are: Ben Van Kammen, Kurt Vander
Loon, Rob Vander Leest and Rob Schrock. We thank you for coming
and sharing with us today!
CHILDREN & WORSHIP
Children ages 3 & 4 years meet in Fellowship Hall with
Worship Leaders Lisa Johnson and Darrell Delaney.
Children K – 2nd Grade meet in the choir room with
Worship Leader Lisa Braendle and Hennie Rosema.
THE SPECIAL OFFERING FOR MAY is designated for the GRACE
SCHOLARSHIP FUND. This offering will be received this morning.
FOLLOWING the worship service any Crew Leaders for VBS that were not
at the last meeting, see Shari at the sound system. Crew Leaders that
attended the last meeting be sure to check your mailbox for new info.
CAKE AND COFFEE will be served on the patio in honor of Matthew
Vander Heide’s Graduation from Boot Camp in California.
Congratulations Matt, and may God be with you as you continue your
service with the United States Marines.
SUNDAY’S AT SIX – Join us tonight at THE CROSSING for our evening
worship service. There will be a special time of prayer tonight
invoking the Spirit’s presence.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
Club 3:16 and the ADIC have concluded for the summer.
A new schedule will soon be available for the summer season for Club 3:16.
MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2007
6:30 PM ELDERS MEETING
7:30 PM CONSISTORY MEETING
7:00 PM DECORATING FOR VBS! Come out and help prepare the
Sanctuary and rooms for the upcoming VBS! See Darrell if
you have any questions.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2007
6:00 PM CO-ED SOFTBALL GAME at the Knights of Columbus Field
(5830 Clyde Park). Spectators are invited to come out and
enjoy the game!
THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2007
4:30 PM PRAYER MEETING in Pastor Rick’s office.
6:00 PM CLUB 3:16 VOLUNTEER COOK-OUT at the Crossing!
7:00 PM VBS DECORATING! Painting/decorating help needed!!
See Darrell if you have questions.
NEXT SUNDAY – JUNE 10, 2007
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the series “Catching God’s
Wind” with the message “Set Out for the Other Side of the
Lake”. We will kick off the Quest for Truth Vacation Bible School.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Ade Peterson is a patient at Blodgett Hospital.
Mary Haagsman underwent outpatient surgery on Tuesday. Deb
Kleymeer underwent outpatient knee surgery on Friday. See the
Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today for all the prayer
concerns and praise reports.
OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHIES are extended to:
Mary Haagsman upon the death of her brother in the Netherlands,
Dirk Van Vliet, at the age of 87.
Les VanWyk and family upon the death of his mother-in-law, Connie
Brunink on Thursday, May 24, at the age of 76. Services were held at
Beverly Reformed Church on Wednesday, May 30.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday – Friday, June 11-15 THE QUEST FOR TRUTH VBS is COMING!
Wednesday, June 20, 5:00 pm THE ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC at Pinery
Park. See the insert in your bulletin today.
Tuesday, June 26, 7:30 pm MISSION OUTREACH TEAM MEETING.
CHILDREN & WORSHIP HELP WANTED for FALL 07. Looking for help in
the following areas: Crafts, Feasts, Greeters, Story Tellers. See the
Galaxy today for detailed descriptions! Sign up in the narthex.
NOW IS THE TIME TO PRE-REGISTER YOUR CHILDREN FOR VBS!
Please pick up a registration form from the table in the narthex for
each child and any friends you may want to invite. Return your
completed form in the box on the narthex table. Thank you!
VBS DECORATIONS – Please bring any items you may have for the
decoration part of VBS to the classroom downstairs near the coat
racks marked for VBS or drop off in Darrell’s office!
FOOD ITEMS for VBS SNACKS can be brought to the church kitchen
anytime. Questions…see or call Tymie Boeve (531-5700).
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for help with Club 3:16 this summer. Tutors are
needed on Tuesdays for grades 3-8. Volunteers are needed to help
with Club 3:16 lunches the first and third Thursdays of each month
from 12-2 and Club 3:16 FAMILY dinners the second and fourth
Thursday of each month from 6-8. See Nikki with any interest or
GOLF OUTING to benefit the FAMILY NETWORK OF WYOMING FOOD
PANTRY AND RESOURCE CENTER. It will be held July 13 and begins at
11:30 am at the Pines Golf Course. It will include lunch, ministry
update and golf until 5:15 pm. An optional tour will follow at
6:00 pm. Flyers are available on the bulletin boards.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Ron & Tami Veldheer; Bob & Lynda Ver Merris
Lower Doors: Danielle Vining
June 10 Upper Doors: Marge Veldheer; Eric & Erika Wigent
Lower Doors: Sandy Workman
Today AM Service: Lyndsey Boeve, Erika Wigent, Sue Stuk,
PM Service: Donna Oppenhuizen
June 10 AM Service: Mark Roach, Sandy Gort, Willie Hiemstra,
PM Service: Sue Stuk
Prayers & Praise Line
June 3, 2007
The Prayer and Praise Line is a way to let our Grace Congregation
know about your prayer needs and praise reports.
Praise God for…
• The beautiful sunshine
• Our Club 3:16 Volunteers
• The Music Ministry of Praises 4 Him
• The freedom we enjoy in this country
• Matthew VanderHeide’s Graduation from Boot Camp
• The upcoming VBS “Quest for Truth”
• Neighborhood children and parents to come to VBS and hear the good news
• Ade Peterson at Blodgett Hospital
• Mary Haagsman and Deb Kleymeer following surgeries this past week
• The VanWyk family as they grieve the loss of loved ones
• Mary Haagsman following the death of her brother in the Netherlands
• The following friends and family members with health concerns:
Lara Class, Samantha Allan, Gordon Ver Merris, Hope Munguia,
Lori Doom, Bob Benthin, Henrietta Alexander, Gavin Vander Wal,
• Friends and family serving in the military: Matthew Vander Heide, Frank Senko, and Chad Thorner (Lacey Wylie’s boyfriend).
• Our Shut-in’s including: Mrs Dorothy Church, Mrs Gert Kerkstra, Mrs Gen Kroon, Mr & Mrs Ade Peterson, Mrs Ann Rozema, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs June Snyder, Mrs Henrietta TeRonde, Leora Totten, Mr Casey Ver Merris, Mrs Margaret Zylstra
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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