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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jun 4, 2009
SUNDAY, JUNE 7, 2009
10:00 am Worship Service
Musical Introit “Blessed Assurance” Glen Williams
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing Ron Lankheet
Commissioning Prayer for VBS Leaders Darrell Delaney
Music Ministry “He Touched Me” Glen Williams
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
Children are dismissed for Children & Worship
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: John 3:1-17 (Page 1029)
Message: “AN ENCOUNTER WITH JESUS” Rev. Scott Crane
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 407 …….……….. “God Has Spoken by His Prophets”
* Song of Departure No. 436 (Vs. 1) ………………..………... “Freely, Freely”
* Postlude Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
*All those 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. 151 …..…………….. “A Mighty Fortress is Our God”
* Invocation & Salutation
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 389 ……………………………………… “Spirit of the Living God”
Living Word: Romans 8:12-17 (Page 1096), Isaiah 6:1-8 (Page 668)
Message: “FLESH AND SPIRIT” Rev. Scott Crane
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 596 ……………………….………………. “I Surrender All”
TODAY AT GRACE
TODAY WE WELCOME Rev. Scott Crane to our worship service. Pastor
Scott will lead both our morning and evening service. Our
MINISTRY OF MUSIC today is presented by Mr. Glen Williams. Glen is
a fellow worker of Paul Kerkstra at the Veterans Facility. Thanks to
all for being with us today!
CHILDREN & WORSHIP
All Children will meet together through the summer
months in the Fellowship Hall. Worship Leaders this week
are Judy Beadle and Tymie Boeve.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
Crocodile Dock VBS coming this week!
Each day from 6:30 – 9:00 pm for Preschool – 5th Grade!
VBS WORKERS – Please be here Monday by 6:15 pm. Crew Leaders
report to the sanctuary for last minute instruction and supplies. All
others report to your areas.
**If you have not received an iron-on for your shirt,
please pick one up from the narthex table today!
THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2009
4:30 PM PRAYER GROUP meets in Pastor Rick’s office. We invite
YOU to join us. You do not have to pray out loud. Just come!
NEXT SUNDAY – JUNE 14, 2009
NEXT SUNDAY come and experience Crocodile Dock for yourselves!
Come and hear music and see the decorations. Pastor Rick will share
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS –Roger Vander Sloot was expected to return home
following knee surgery last Tuesday. See Prayers & Praise Line for
all prayer requests and praise reports.
AT A RECENT MEETING OF THE ELDERS the following persons
membership was transferred:
Gordon & Karen Kosters
to WoodHaven Reformed Church of
Byron Center, MI
Ron & Lorinda Vander Werp
and baptized children, Rachel & Tyler,
to Parkwood Presbyterian Church of Jenison
to the River of God Church of Byron Center
Dennis, Lisa, and Samantha Johnson
to RiverTree Community
Church of Byron Center, MI
to First Reformed Church of Grandville, MI
COOKIES & COFFEE/PUNCH will be served on the patio following the
morning service! If you would be willing to make cookies for this
fellowship time, please sign up in the narthex.
MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM will meet on Tuesday, June 23 at 7:00 pm.
CHURCH PICNIC – DEADLINE FOR RESERVATIONS for the church picnic is
next Sunday, June 14! Dinner will be served at 6:00 pm. See the
insert in your bulletin today for all the details and reserve your spot.
CHOIR MEMBERS – SAVE THE DATE! The annual choir picnic will be held
at Paul’s cottage on Saturday, August 8. Come anytime after 1:00 pm
with dinner at 5:00 pm. Mark you calendar!
THE SPECIAL OFFERING FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE is designated for the
GRACE BUILDING FUND. Our goal is to raise $120,000.00. This
offering will be received on June 28th.
VBS FOOD DONATIONS – If you have not brought your food donations to
the church kitchen, please do so by tomorrow afternoon. See Tymie
Boeve if you have any questions.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Joan Patterson; Larry & Bernice Palma
Lower Doors: Ernst & Char Otto
June 14 Upper Doors: Gerald & Elaine Plyman; Dick Postema
Lower Doors: Donna Oppenhuizen
Today AM Service: Cindy Wylie, Lyndsey Boeve, Sue Vander Wal
PM Service: Lynda Ver Merris
June 14 AM Service: Donna Oppenhuizen, Elaine Martin,
PM Service: Mary Bush
Prayers & Praise Line
June 7, 2009
The Prayer and Praise Line is a way to let our Grace Congregation
know about your prayer needs and praise reports.
CHURCH PLANT PRAYER FOCUS
Watch for these weekly prayer updates regarding the
possibility of a new church start.
Pray for God’s timing as we seek to make a decision by this fall.
Praise God for…
• Opportunities to reach the neighborhood children this week
• Those who have helped in so many ways to prepare for the upcoming
week of VBS
• The Prayer Walks taking place in our community
• VBS this week and strength and energy for all the volunteers
• Rick & Laura Marshall as they wait on the Ethiopian court
• Christy Kleymeer following surgery
• Al Grimm as he regains his health and strength at home
• Roger Vander Sloot following knee surgery
• Mary Jo Ryner, sister of Anna Borkowski, broke her foot while here visiting from Kentucky
• April, daughter of Bob & Terri Stadt, as she struggles with a mental illness
• Gretchen Stauffer, daughter of Jane Duthler, who is undergoing
treatment for lung cancer
• Wilma Osterink as her cancer has returned ~ She will be entering hospice care
• Friends and family serving in the military: Doug Desmarais, Frank
Senko, Matthew Halverson (Lucille Sytsema’s grandson), Dave
Vander Berg, Nick Borkowski
• Our Shut-in’s including: Mrs Tena DeVink, Mr & Mrs Ade Peterson,
Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs June Snyder, Mrs Henrietta TeRonde, Mrs Anne Hoezee
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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