Posted by: Sue Stuk on Mon, Mar 16, 2015
4th SUNDAY of LENT
MARCH 15, 2015
10:00 AM Worship Service
Introit Women’s Chorus
Call to Worship
*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
Tithes & offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*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”
*Song of Departure No. 302 (Vs. 1 & Chorus) .………….. “Lamb of God”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
*All who are able, please stand.
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
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”
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
NEXT WEEK, MARCH 22, 2015
5th SUNDAY IN LENT
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
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!
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
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
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
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
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
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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