Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jun 5, 2014
SUNDAY, JUNE 8, 2014
10:00 AM Worship Service
Musical Introit “Spirit of the Living God” Tinna VanWyk
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
No. 391 – “Sweet, Sweet Spirit”
“Be the Centre”
No. 390 Verses 1 & 2 – “Spirit of God Descend Upon My Heart”
* Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Time of Testimony Connections
Music Ministry “We Believe” Tinna VanWyk
Hymn No. 384 ………………………………………………………….. “Spirit Song”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering – “One Sunday” Pentecost Offering
Signing the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Acts 2:1-21 (Page 1056)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“I WANT TO TESTIFY: THE TESTIMONY OF THE SPIRIT”
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
* Closing Hymn No. 389 ……………….…………… “Spirit of the Living God”
* Song of Departure No. 179 …………..……………………….. “Awesome God”
Postlude 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, 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.
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
OUR MINISTRY OF MUSIC this morning is presented by Tinna
VanWyk of our congregation. Thank you, Tinna, for your testimony
in song today.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING today is designated for the “ONE
SUNDAY PENTECOST OFFERING” which is an RCA offering
for new churches in our classis. Our offering will be designated for
VBS VOLUNTEERS – Please meet briefly in the Fellowship Hall
following the morning service to get your schedules and go over last
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.
6:00 PM – COMBINED PENTECOST SERVICE at FAITH
REFORMED CHURCH (618 32nd St SW, Wyoming).
Grace, Faith, Beverly and Unity Reformed Churches will join
together for this special service.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY – THURSDAY 6:00 – 8:15 pm
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
“FUN FAIR – WHERE GOD’S WORLD COMES TOGETHER!”
Colors: Theme colors for each day are listed below.
If you can, dress accordingly!
Monday: Blue Tuesday: Purple Wednesday: Green
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
following this and there will be carnival games and snacks, a bounce
house, and a BIG SURPRISE!
**MONDAY, JUNE 9, 10:00 AM SET UP WILL TAKE PLACE.
If you are free and would like to help out, please stop by!!
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Marjean Tibbets was hospitalized this week
with possible heart issues. Jim Friar underwent heart valve surgery
on Thursday at Butterworth Hospital. Trena Battjes will undergo
cataract surgery on Tuesday. For all other prayer requests and praise
reports, see the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today.
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you to all those who donated supplies
and food for VBS! Your donations are appreciated and help keep
our cost down and allow me to use my budget in other areas
for VBS! ~Heather Dood
NEXT SUNDAY, JUNE 15, 2014
Next Sunday Pastor Rick will continue the series of messages “I WANT
TO TESTIFY” with the message: “The Testimony of Paul”.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of June is designated for
GRACE LEGACY BUILDERS. Rev. Bruce Kuiper is the Pastor
and President of this men’s ministry that strives to equip men as
spiritual leaders. Pastor Bruce will be here at Grace to lead
our services and share the message on Sunday, June 22.
Our offering will be received that day. For more information
on Grace Legacy Builders, go online to www.gracelegacybuilders.org.
PARKING LOT PAVING – Our parking lot is scheduled to be paved
the week of June 15. It will be completely tore up and repaved. So
keep that in mind as you will be making plans. If you would like to
help fund this major project, donations will be welcomed! Just
designate “Building Fund” on your offering envelope.
THE FELLOWSHIP TEAM will host an evening outing on July 17, to
the Picnic Pops to see “A Tribute to the Beatles”. The show starts at
7:30 pm. $15.00 per person. Sign up in the narthex so tickets can be
MISCELLANEOUS KITCHEN ITEMS that are not needed or we
have an abundance of, are laid out on a table in the Fellowship Hall.
Take a look and help yourself. A small donation would be
appreciated and would be put toward the purchase of new items.
DISCOVERY KIDZ AND PARENTS – Discovery Kidz will take a
few weeks off so Ms. Heather can prep for some fun summer lessons!
Discovery Kidz will be under construction from June 15 – July 6.
Classes will resume with a fun summer theme on July 13!
CHURCH WORLD SERVICE CARE KITS – We have an
opportunity once again to make up care kits for Church World
Service. This will also be designated as the MISSION PROJECT
for VBS this year. We would like to collect as much as possible
ahead of time, then the children will contribute and assemble the kits.
We will be collecting for the Hygiene Kits. Needed are: hand towels
(16 x 28), washcloth, wide tooth comb, nail clippers, bath size bar of
soap (in individual wrapper) toothbrush (in packaging), band-aids
(standard size), one gallon plastic zip lock bag. Boxes will be placed at
the entrances for your donations. Thank you!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Wes & Linda Lowing, Beth Kubiak
Lower Doors: Rick & Laura Marshall
June 15 Upper Doors: Marc & Diane Maitner, Jim & Sheila Mc Elroy
Lower Doors: Rowin & Rachel Mulder
Today: Chelsea Dornbos, Robin Zondervan
June 15: Lynda Ver Merris, Abby Kubiak
DISCOVERY KIDZ – Today
Shepherds: Robin Zondervan, Elaine Martin, Joan Patterson
Prayers & Praise Line
June 8, 2014
Congregational Prayers and Praise
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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