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SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2011
10:00 am Worship Service
Music Ministry “Mighty is the Power of the Cross” Ray Zondervan
“I Will Rise” Caleb Zondervan
Welcome and Call to Worship
Opening Song of Praise ………………………………………... “Mighty to Save”
Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Discovery Kidz Graduation Celebration Heather Dood
Moments in Prayer
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Revelation 21:1-5, 22:1-6 (Page 1206)
Message: “WHAT’S SO GREAT ABOUT HEAVEN?”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 772 …………….………… “When We All Get to Heaven”
* Song of Departure No. 34 ……………………………………….….. “He Is Lord”
Organist, Karen Ver Hulst
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
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 in the Chapel
Worship Sequence No. 42 – 45 ……………… “Crown Him Lord of All”
* Invocation & Salutation
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 370 ………………………………………. “Rejoice the Lord is King”
Living Word: I John 4:1-6 (Page 1185)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“WHY TRUTH MATTERS: FALSE SPIRITS”
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 568 ……….…… “May the Mind of Christ, My Savior”
* Postlude Pianist, Lorinda VanderWerp
*All who are able, please stand.
TODAY AT GRACE
9:30 AM TRAINING SESSION FOR JEWISH MOTHERS. If you
missed this meeting, see Heather downstairs following the service.
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs for your very own worship service.
TODAY we will celebrate with Jacob Wohlgemuth who graduates from
Discovery Kids! Join us for cake on the patio after the service!
OUR MINISTRY OF MUSIC today is presented by Ray & Caleb
Zondervan of our congregation. Thank you for your contributions to
our worship experience this morning.
MISSION TRIP MEETING following the am worship service. We will
work on planning the Grace Market Day! Meet in the Chapel.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Mary Huizen is at the Thornapple Manor,
(2700 Nashville Road, Hastings, 49058) to undergo rehab following
hip replacement surgery. She will most likely be there for another
week. See the Prayer and Praise Line for all prayer requests and
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011
6:30 PM ELDERS Meeting
7:30 PM CONSISTORY Meeting
THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2011
5:00 PM CROSSING COMMUNITY HOT DOG ROAST!
NEXT WEEK, JUNE 12, 2011
to change…a life, a city, a world!
See the insert in your bulletin today! Our special offering for
the month of June is designated for “One Sunday” and will be
received next week.
9:30 AM – Marketplace Workers Training Session.
6:00 PM – A Combined Pentecost Service will be held with our
sister churches at Faith Reformed Church. Pastor Bruce Osbeck,
Pastor Harvey Hertz, and Pastor Rick will take part. The evening
offering is designated for “One Sunday”.
A COOKIE SIGN UP SHEET is in the narthex. If you would like to
make cookies for our fellowship time on Sunday mornings, sign up
and Shari will call you to make arrangements.
VBS MARKETPLACE 29 AD ~ June 13 – 16, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
DRIED FRUIT – Please drop off in kitchen TODAY.
CANOPY TENTS – Please drop off to church before June 10.
Please write your name on tent so we know who to return it to.
DISCOVERY KIDZ are STILL in need of one person for games on
June 26 and July 10. If you can help both of those dates or just one,
please see Heather or sign up in the narthex!
GENERAL SYNOD – The 205th Reformed Church in America General
Synod will be held on the campus of Calvin College from June 16-21.
They are looking for a variety of volunteers to serve their
transportation and hospitality needs:
GREETERS NEEDED at the airport for Mon., June 13! Greeters are needed to greet the delegates
at the Airport, who will be coming in to General Synod. Pastor George will be there and two additional
people are needed for the time slots of 8AM-Noon, Noon-4PM, and 4-8 PM. Volunteers should park
in the long term parking lot and they will be reimbursed if they fill in a form. Call the office if interested.
VAN DRIVERS – Our vans will be used on June 13, 14, & 15 to pick up delegates from the airport and transport
them to Calvin College. Four hour time slots are available on each day, 8 am – Noon, Noon – 4 pm, and 4 pm – 8 pm.
A sign up sheet is available on the narthex table. Can you help drive our van?? Call the office if you have any questions.
DELEGATE HOSTS FOR SUNDAY, JUNE 19! Sunday morning local churches are being asked to host General Synod delegates
at their own church. You will be asked to provide transportation to and from our church. Someone who could drive our van to
transport would be ideal. A lunch time meal is not required! Call the office if you would be willing to host!
COMING SATURDAY, JULY 30, 8:30 AM TILL 3:00 PM
GRACE MARKET DAY - As another fundraiser for the Chiapas
Mexico Mission Trip, Grace will be hosting ‘GRACE MARKET DAY’
in the parking lot! This will be a Flea Market and Craft Sale! YOU
could help by:
Stop in the Chapel TODAY for a meeting to see what it’s all about!
PICTURES WANTED – We are working on a slide show for Father’s
Day. We would love to have a picture of you with your kids, or with
your father. Please submit your photo to Robin Zondervan at
firstname.lastname@example.org . If you are not able to submit by email,
you can drop off your photo in the office. Please have them
submitted by June 15. Thank you!
Local Opportunity for helping on a Habitat for
Humanity BUILD! Churches and Habitat are partnering in the
‘Faith United Build’ which will impact 50 families on the southeast
side of GR. Check out the article in the Galaxy and respond by calling
Shari or sign up on the sheet in the narthex!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Dick Postema; Gerry & Elaine Pylman
Lower Doors: Eric Postema
June 12 Upper Doors: Rick Postema; Karen Roberts
Lower Doors: George & Hennie Rosema
June 19 Upper Doors: Geri Ruis; John & Della Sawyer
Lower Doors: Donna Oppenhuizen
Today Robin Zondervan, Janell & Luke Nordlund
June 12 Lynda Ver Merris, Jayme Dood, Emily Mc Elroy
June 19 Linda Emelander, Judy Beadle, Allie Mc Elroy
Prayers & Praise Line
June 5, 2011
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Pray for Pastor George as he continues to make
contacts with individuals and families.
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Please call the office if you would like to
share a Prayer Request or a Praise Report.
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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