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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jun 4, 2015


SUNDAY, JUNE 7, 2015

10:00 AM Worship Service



 Introit “My Tribute” Jenni Vanderson 

 Call to Worship 

 *Greeting Time

 *Opening Songs of Praise 

 *Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting

 Graduation Celebration

 Time of Prayer

 Music Ministry “I Asked the Lord” Jenni Vanderson


 Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.

 Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.


 *Prayer of Dedication

 Living Word: Job 23:1-17  (Page 510)

 Message:  “DOES GOD ANSWER PRAYER?” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen 

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

 *Closing Hymn No. 536 ……………………………………  “Have Faith in God”


 *Song of Departure No. 634 (Verse 1) ..………….….  “More Love to Thee”

 Postlude  Organist, Paul Kerkstra

 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, 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 Reformed Church!

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.



Meet in the Consistory Room


*Opening Worship Sequence No. 42-45 …..……  “Crown Him Lord of All”

*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting

  Moments of Sharing

  Moments in Prayer

*Hymn No. 151 ………………………………….  “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”

  Living Word: Hebrews 11:1-3, 32-40  (Page 1168)

  Message:  “THROUGHOUT THE AGES” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen

  Prayer of Blessing on the Word

*Closing Hymn No. 686 ………….…………  “O God, Our Help in Ages Past”


 Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra




TODAY we celebrate with our 2015 Graduate Rebekah Kubiak.

 Rebekah graduated from Wyoming High School with a 4.064 GPA.

 She started dual enrollment her sophomore year at Grand Rapids

 Community College. Over the past three years, she has accumulated

 39 college credits which makes her a sophomore in college. During

 her four years in high school, Rebekah was actively involved in

 National Honor Society, Student Council, Varsity Tennis and

 church activities at Grace!  This coming fall she will attend Ferris

 State University to study pharmacy.

Congratulations Rebekah!  Our thoughts and prayers

are with you as you continue to grow and use the

gifts and talents God has given you.  


9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET.  All Children ages 3

 years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk. Beginning

 next week, Discovery Kidz will take a break through July

 19th. Following VBS there will be a sign up for helpers for the

 summer months.


MUSIC MINISTRY – Today we welcome Jenni Vanderson who will

 share her testimony in song today.  Jenni is a member of Calvary

 Undenominational Church.  Thank you for being with us today!


A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the sanctuary

 to pray for Pastor George & Connections, and the needs and vision at

 Grace Reformed Church.




HEALTH CONCERNS – Wilma Kamphuis has moved to Waldon

 Woods, 2600 Waldon Woods Dr SW, Wyoming 49519.  Please keep

 Wilma in your prayers as she makes this transition.  For all other

 Prayer Requests and Praise Reports, see the Prayer Line in your

 bulletin today.




Monday, June 8 – Thursday, June 11, 6:00 – 8:15 PM





 Colors:  Theme colors for each day are listed below. 

 If you can, please dress accordingly!

 Monday:  Red Tuesday:  Green Wednesday:  Orange


 Workers please be at your stations and ready for FUN by 5:30 pm.


 The entire congregation is invited to the Family Night

 on Thursday.  We will begin in the sanctuary where you will learn

 about what the kids did during the week.  Dinner will be served and

 you are invited to share in the fun of carnival games and snacks.



 MONDAY, 10:00 AM til done!  If you are free and would

 like to help out, please stop by!  VBS TAKE DOWN Thursday,

 June 11th, 8 pm - ?


 THANK YOU for all of those who have donated items for

 VBS and given their time this week and prior weeks.

 I truly appreciate you all! I am looking for a wonderful

 week and I could still use one more item and that is

 PRAYERS!! It's a crazy busy fun week and we could

 use prayers for everyone involved and those walking

 thru our doors. ~Heather Dood


NEXT WEEK, JUNE 14, 2015


NEXT SUNDAY Rev. Thomas Hendricks will lead our morning service

 and share the message: “Can you be Amazed?”  Pastor Rick and

 Donna will be on vacation from June 12 – 19. 


Join us also for our 6:00 PM evening service.  Rev. George Grevenstuk

 will lead our service and share the message.  Meet in the Consistory





Monday, June 22, 6:30 pm ELDERS MEETING. 


HELP WANTED!! I am VERY excited to announce that we will be

 adding a GAGA pit (a VERY popular game with the kids) at the

 Crossing. I am hoping to get this put in at the end of August.  We are

 looking for some volunteers to help with this building project. If you

 are willing to help please see Heather or email her at




Today: Upper Doors:  Elaine Martin, Ernst & Char Otto

 Lower Doors:  Donna Oppenhuizen

June 14: Upper Doors:  Lorie Norden, Luke & Janell Nordlund

 Lower Doors:  Jim & Sheila Mc Elroy



Today:  Judy Beadle, Sophie Licari

June 14: Eric Wigent, Janell Nordlund


Prayers & Praise Line

June 7, 2015


Congregational Prayers and Praise

  • We are thankful today for Rebekah Kubiak.  We pray for her as she continues her education and goes away to college.  We pray for good health, safety and guidance.
  • We pray for Heather Dood and the VBS volunteers as we go through this very busy week of Bible School.  We pray that many kids may come to know and love God!
  • We pray today for our children as summer vacation has begun.  We pray for safety and a time for fun and family.
  • We are thankful today for the many Christian teachers and volunteers in our lives.  We thank and praise God for their love and devotion.
  • We pray today for Pastor George and his work at Connections.  We pray for him as his very busy summer season begins.  We pray for the upcoming Block parties and the many activities and groups at the Crossing.
  • Keep Carolyn Baker in your prayers as she continues her recovery.
  • Please keep Wilma Kamphuis in your prayers following hip surgery and as she moves to Waldon Woods.
  • Prayers continue for both Mac and Mary Mc Alary:  Mac at Vista Springs and Mary as she is improving through her therapy program.
  • Thank you for remembering Wes Dekker’s sister, Janet, in your prayers. She will soon begin radiation.  Please pray that they will be able to restrain any cancer left in her system. 
  • Please remember Marie Mc Donald, friend of Esther Hoag, who has cancer.
  • Continue to keep Lola De Young and her parents, Matt & Lindsey, in your prayers. 
  • We pray today for Jeff and Chelsea Lampen as they prepare to serve in Romania. 
  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mrs. Tena DeVink, Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, Mr. Mac Mc Alary, Mrs. Ruth Ver Merris.

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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