Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jun 6, 2013
SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2013
10:00 AM Worship Service
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Special Music “Jesus Loves Me”
Moments in Prayer
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing the Fellowship Register
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Selected Scriptures
Message: “DIRECTED COMPASSION” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn ………………………………………. “Lord, You Have My Heart”
*Song of Departure “Friends” Teresa & Shari Dood
*Postlude Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
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.
TODAY we celebrate with Shari Dood as she retires from official duties
at Grace after serving faithfully for 22 ½ years! Please join us in the
Fellowship Hall for lunch in her honor following the service. All are
welcome to join us!
OUR MINISTRY OF MUSIC this morning is presented by some of
Shari’s granddaughters. We thank Lilly, Riley, Gracie, and Hope
Dood for being a special part of our celebration today. Also thank
you to Teresa Dood for her very special number with her mom!
A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the sanctuary
to pray for Pastor George and Connections.
6:00 PM We will meet together at Faith Reformed for a combined
Pentecost Service. This will replace the service at Grace.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
“BACKSTAGE WITH THE BIBLE”– June 10-13, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
5:30 PM VBS Workers please be at your stations and be ready to
Rock and Roll!! You should have received your T-Shirt transfer. If
you did not, please see Heather.
HELP SET UP – MONDAY 9:30 am -12:30 pm
MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
7:30 – 8:30 PM Connections MUSIC CONNECTION
TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2013
10:00 AM Connections - KIDS CONNECTION
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013
9:00 AM Connections - SENIOR COFFEE CONNECTION
THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2013
6:00 PM Connections FAMILY will gather at the Crossing.
6:00 PM BIBLE SCHOOL CELEBRATION – The entire
congregation is invited to join us on this final night to
experience VBS like the kids did all week. Dinner will be served!
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Ralph Bolt was transferred to Tender Care
Health and Rehab Center in Holland (1221 East 16th, Holland,
49423). For all other prayer requests and praise reports, see the
Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin.
CONGRATULATIONS to Denny & Mary Bush who celebrated their
50 year Wedding Anniversary on June 7! We wish you many
more years of joy together!
NEXT WEEK, JUNE 16, 2013
10:00 AM Pastor Rick will lead our service and share the message. We
will not have an evening service at Grace next week.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for June is designated for CAMP
SCHOLARSHIPS to Cran Hill Ranch or Camp Geneva for two
Club 3:16 “top students” and also to assist families of Discovery Kidz
who may have a financial need. This special offering will be received
THE FRIENDS AND FELLOWSHIP BIBLE STUDY group will
continue to meet during the summer! Child care is needed! A
sign up sheet is on the narthex table for Wednesday, June 19. If you
can help on the 19th, or some other time during the summer, please
sign up or see Heather Dood!
ELDERS & DEACONS – The next meeting will be held on Monday,
June 17. Elders at 6:30, Consistory at 7:30.
SUMMER CAMP is just around the corner for our Grace youth! Would
you be willing to send a card or note to one? Please see Heather.
VBS SET UP – If anyone would like to help with set up, come to
church tomorrow, June 10 from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm. All help is
GRACE LEGACY BUILDERS (Rev. Bruce Kuiper) will host a Father-
Led Family Worship Seminar on Saturday, June 15 – 6:30 – 7:20 pm
Seminar followed by 7:30 Fellowship. See the posters on the bulletin
boards for more information or call 706-2198.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Gerald & Elaine Pylman, Rowin & Rachel Mulder
Lower Doors: Jim & Sheila Mc Elroy
June 16 Upper Doors: Donna Oppenhuizen, Ernst & Char Otto
Lower Doors: Larry & Bernice Palma
Today Judy Beadle, Cindy Wylie
June 16 Sue VanderWal, Sue Stuk
Art: Della Sawyer
Science: John Sawyer
Games: Donna Oppenhuizen
Shepherds: Kerri Baker, Louise Grimm, Rick/Laura Marshall
Prayers & Praise Line
June 9, 2013
Congregational Prayers and Praise
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