Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 7, 2015
SUNDAY, MAY 10, 2015
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Singing Along the Way” Women’s Chorus
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Sacrament of Infant Baptism
Music Ministry “When I Kneel Down to Pray” 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: II Chronicles 1:6-13 (Page 422)
Message: “WHAT NOT TO PRAY FOR” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 562 (Verses 1-3) …..……………. “Be Thou My Vision”
*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 in the name of our Risen Lord! 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 the sacrament of Infant Baptism as Gerald
William Vander Wal IV (Will) is baptized. Little Will is the son of
Tripp and Katie Vander Wal. The flowers on the piano are in honor
of his baptism.
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.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS will meet in the
Consistory Room following the morning service today. This class
covers various subject matter pertaining to our Christian walk.
NO PM SERVICE TONIGHT!
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015
3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for youth in
Grades 5 & 6 will meet.
7:00 PM MISSION OUTREACH TEAM MEETING.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2015
3:45 – 5:30 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for youth in
Grades 3 & 4 will meet.
NEXT WEEK, MAY 17, 2015
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the Bible in a Year Series.
The Mission Team that recently returned from a work project at
Jackson County Ministries in Kentucky will share their experience.
EARTHQUAKE IN NEPAL – You will have the opportunity to give to
to support the relief efforts in Nepal through the RCA Global Mission.
We will take a SPECIAL OFFERING next week. In the coming
days and weeks they plan to assist 100,000+ people with supplies,
shelter, clean water and sanitation, and other health and education
Y-LIFE will meet.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Continue to be in prayer for Joan Patterson
at the Laurels of Hudsonville. Visitors are welcome! Wilma
Kamphuis will undergo hip surgery on Wednesday, May 13. For all
other Prayer Requests and Praise Reports, see the Prayer Line in your
SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, May 18, 7:00 pm SPECIAL CONSISTORY MEETING.
Wednesday, May 20 – LAST DAY OF CLUB 3:16 The Crossing.
Sunday, June 7 – GRADUATION SUNDAY
Monday, June 8 – Thursday, June 11, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
EVERYWHERE FUN FAIR
“WHERE GOD’S WORLD COMES TOGETHER”
Sign-up Sheets are now in the narthex! Please help me get these
spots filled in the next few weeks.
Donations for VBS! I will have a full list soon but for now please
save your Pringle cans! We need about 100 of them!
First VBS Information Meeting will be May 17th following the
service in the Fellowship hall.
WORLD MISSION BANKS - Donations will be used to send the
gospel to those who have never heard through the use of “The
Treasure”. This is an audio Bible that is solar powered and available
in different languages. If you have filled your bank and would like to
start another, please pick one up from the narthex table! We will
continue this collection through Pentecost, May 24.
PLEASE SAVE salsa size jars, tall or squatty, for a GEMS craft project.
You may bring them to the church kitchen. Thanks!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today: Upper Doors: Mary Huizen, Mary Huizinga
Lower Doors: Jerry & Karen Hendrickson
May 17: Upper Doors: Ellsworth & Jeanette Johnson, Neal & Judy Klein
Lower Doors: Dick & Ruth Locke
May 24: Upper Doors: Larry & Deb Kleymeer, Ron Lankheet
Lower Doors: Beth Kubiak
Today: Pat Ter Beek, Abby Kubiak
May 17 Sue Vander Wal, Sandy Farris
May 24 Elaine Martin, Chelsea Boeve
DISCOVERY KIDS – May
Art: Sue Stuk
Theater: Della Sawyer
Science: John Sawyer
Games: Abbey Licari
Shepherds: Brielle Wigent, Abby Kubiak
Prayers & Praise Line
May 10, 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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