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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Mon, Mar 16, 2015

 

4th SUNDAY of LENT

MARCH 15, 2015

10:00 AM Worship Service

 

 Prelude 

 Introit Women’s Chorus 

 Call to Worship

 *Greeting Time

 *Opening Songs of Praise  

 *Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting

 Prayer of Confession

 Words of Assurance

 Moments of Sharing: Women of Influence___________

 Moments in Prayer

 Music Ministry Women’s Chorus

 Offertory

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

 Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.

 *Doxology

 *Prayer of Dedication

 Living Word:  Judges 4:1-24, 5:28-32 (Page 235)

 Message:  “THE TALE OF THREE WOMEN” 

 Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen 

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

  * Closing Hymn No. 97 ………...  “Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above” 

 *Benediction

 *Song of Departure No. 302 (Vs. 1 & Chorus) .…………..  “Lamb of God”

 Postlude  

 Organist, Paul Kerkstra

 Pianist, Ruth Tacoma

 

 *All who are able, please stand. 

 

 WELCOME

We are so glad to have you worship with us during this season of Lent.  During this season we are all together in need of diving forgiveness, in need of power to lead a more faithful Christian life.  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.

 

SUNDAYS AT SIX

 

  Prelude

  Opening Worship Sequence No. 594-597 …….…………  “Living Sacrifice”

*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting

  Moments of Sharing

  Moments in Prayer

*Hymn No. 603……………………………..….  “Jesus, I My Cross Have Taken”

  Living Word:  Joshua 14:6-15  (Page 220)

  Message:  “CALEB” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen

  Prayer of Blessing on the Word

*Closing Hymn No. 592 ………………………….…..…………...  “Jesus Calls Us”

*Benediction

 Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra 

 

TODAY AT GRACE

 

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

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

 

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.

 

ALL CHURCH DINNER sponsored by the Mission Team following 

 the morning worship service.  Everyone is invited!  Our group from

 Grace will be going to JACKSON COUNTY MINISTRIES in

 Annville, KY– April 19-25.  Thank you for your support.

 

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.

 

“BELONGING” - NEW MEMBERS CLASS – Check with Pastor

 Rick on time this week! 

 

6:30 – 8:00 PM Y-LIFE will meet at the Crossing. 

 

PRAYERS & PRAISE

 

HEALTH CONCERNS –  For all Prayer Requests and Praise Reports,

 see the Prayer Line in your bulletin today.

 

CALENDAR OF THE WEEK

MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2015

 6:30 PM ELDERS MEET

 7:30 PM CONSISTORY MEETING

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015

 1:00 PM  THE ELIZABETH CIRCLE will meet in the Consistory

 Room.  We will discuss Isaiah 40, Lesson 12 in our study book. 

 All women are welcome.

 3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for youth in

 Grades 5 & 6 will meet. 

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2015

 3:45 – 5:45 or 8:00 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for

 youth in Grades 3 & 4 will meet.

 WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE! 

 6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – Come out and enjoy a time

 of fellowship prior to the evenings classes. 

 6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE

 6:45 – 8:00 PM

 GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior) for girls in

 grades K – 8th.

 VICTORS – For boys in grades K – 8th

 BE BIG – For Preschool children.  Meet in the Nursery!

 7:00 – 8:00 PM  ADULTS – Meet in the Consistory Room. 

 Wes Dekker will lead the class.  We will continue to study

 Corinthians.

 

NEXT WEEK, MARCH 22, 2015

5th SUNDAY IN LENT

GEMS SUNDAY

 

NEXT SUNDAY – Rev. Jack Doorlag will lead our morning service and

 share the message.  We will celebrate GEMS Sunday with our girls

 and their leaders.  Our special offering for the month of March is

 designated for the GEMS Organization.  Rev. George Grevenstuk will

 lead the 6:00 pm evening service and share the message

 

SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER

 

Sunday, March 29, 10:00 am THE SENIOR CHOIR will present their

 Easter Cantata.

 

Sunday, March 29, 6:00 pm

 JOHN – HIS STORY

A SPECIAL PALM SUNDAY EVENING EVENT AT GRACE!

 Plan to join us here at 6:00 pm on March 29 for this great one hour

 presentation put on by the Master Arts Theatre.  Come and

 experience the seven extraordinary miracles from the book of John as

 told by the ordinary people who witnessed them.  There is no cost to

 you for this presentation!  We will be joined by our sister churches for

 this event.  Mark the date on your calendar and invite your friends &

 family to join you!

 

Thursday, April 2, 7:00 pm MAUNDY THURSDAY service of

 Communion and Remembrance.

 

Saturday, April 4, 10:00 am – ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT

 SAVE THE DATE!!  A sign-up sheet is in the narthex for volunteers
 * Candy donations needed as well to fill our eggs. Individually

 wrapped/peanut free candy.  Remember we are putting them in the

 eggs so small is great!! 

 

Sunday, April 5, 10:00 am EASTER CELEBRATION!

 

MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

DONUTS!! Y-life will be selling Krispy Crème donuts after the

 service on March 29th! Want a dozen to take home with you?  See

 one of our youth kids in the narthex to order yours. Orders are due

 March 22nd after the morning service.  This is a fundraiser for our

 upcoming retreat.

 

DISCOVERY KIDZ sign-up sheets for April, May & June rotations are

 on the narthex table.

 

THE GEMS are collecting empty 1 lb. coffee cans for a project!  If you

 have any to donate, please bring them to the church kitchen.  Thanks!

 

DESSERTS are once again needed to finish out the last few

 Wednesday Night fellowship dinners.  A sign-up sheet is on the

 narthex table.

 

WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS

 

GREETERS

 

Today: Upper Doors:  Shirley De Bruin, John & Fay De Jong

 Lower Doors:  Ed & Kathy De Ruiter

March 22: Upper Doors:  Linda De Vries, Stan & Cheryl De Witt

 Lower Doors:  Wes & Arlene Dekker

March 29: Upper Doors:  Keri Desmarais, Chelsea & Ryan Dornbos

 Lower Doors:  Jim & Linda Emelander

 

NURSERY

Today:  Eric Wigent, Judy Beadle

March 22:  Lyndsey Boeve, Sophie Licari

March 29:  Sandy Farris, Janell Nordlund

 

DISCOVERY KIDS – March

  Art: Diane Maitner

  Theater:  Ray Zondervan 

  Cooking:  Heather Dood 

  Science:  Rachel Mulder  

  Shepherds:  Katie Green, Lyndsey Boeve, Tara Angus

 

Prayers & Praise Line

March 15, 2015

 

Congregational Prayers and Praise

 

  • We thank God today for the gift of music.  We are thankful for Paul Kerkstra, our minister of music, for his talents and dedication.
  • We thank God for the women in our lives.  We are thankful for mothers and grandmother and the other women who have influenced us in our Christian walk.
  • We are so thankful today for our Discovery Kidz.  We pray that they will have a meaningful worship time together. 
  • Remember Mary Mc Alary, Sandy Gort, Lorie Norden, and Devin Hendges following recent surgeries.
  • Remember Wes Dekker’s sister, Janet, in your prayers.  She has recently been diagnosed with cancer.
  • We pray for Pastor George today as he leads Connections.  We pray for all the people that attend.
  • Continue to keep Lola De Young and her parents, Matt & Lindsey, in your prayers. 
  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mrs. Tena DeVink, Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, Mr. Mac Mc Alary, Mrs. Ruth Ver Merris.
  • Neighborhood Church Ministries is encouraging the community of churches in Wyoming to life one another up in prayer.  This week we pray for Emanuel Hispanic Christian Reformed Church. Let’s join together in this effort to encourage one another and lift one another up in prayer.

 

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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