Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 8, 2014
SUNDAY, MAY 11, 2014
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Yes I Know”
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing: My Mother taught me the value of ______.
Senior Choir “I Am Thine, O Lord”
Time of Testimony Sandy Farris
Moments in Prayer
Hymn No. 97 …………………….. “Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received
Signing the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Job 2:9-10, 13:13-16, 19:23-27, 42:1-6 (Page 494)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“I WANT TO TESTIFY: THE TESTIMONY OF JOB”
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
* Closing Hymn ……………………….………………………… “Does Jesus Care?”
* Song of Departure No. 179 …………..……………………….. “Awesome God”
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.
THE WORSHIP TEAM will meet briefly following the service in
Pastor Rick’s office.
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 GUIDE CLASS will meet in
the Consistory Room following the morning service today.
NO EVENING SERVICE will be held at Grace tonight.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Ken Wylie had surgery Monday to put in a
stent after suffering a heart attack. Surgery went well and he is now
home. For all other prayer requests and praise reports, see the
Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today.
IN APPRECIATION - “Thank you to my Grace family for the
wonderful celebration last week. A special thank you to all the
“behind the scenes” help putting the evening and the dinner
together. Thank you to the Choir, Consistory, & Congregation for
the gifts and beautiful quilt. I am so appreciative of all your love
and support.” ~Paul Kerkstra
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
This is the last week for Club 3:16!
TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014
3:15 – 5:15 CLUB 3:16 for Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014
3:45 – 5:45 CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4.
NEXT SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014
Next Sunday Pastor Rick will continue the series of messages “I WANT
TO TESTIFY” with the message: “The Testimony of David”.
A VBS INFORMATIONAL MEETING will be held in the Fellowship
Hall after the service.
SUNDAYS AT SIX – The “Understanding Your Bible” series will
conclude with the study of “Great Subjects and Teachings”.
6:45 – 8:00 pm Y-LIFE will meet.
DATES TO REMEMBER
May 19, 6:30 pm ELDERS Meeting
7:30 pm CONSISTORY Meeting
June 1, 10:00 am GRADUATION SUNDAY - We will honor our
Discovery Kidz Graduates as well as those graduating from High
School and College. SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORMS are
available from the office for all Grace High School Seniors. Completed
forms are due back to the office TODAY. If you have any questions,
please contact the Chairman of the committee, Wes Dekker.
June 8 – PENTECOST SUNDAY! Our special offering 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 CONNECTIONS. For our evening service, we will
join together for a Pentecost service with our sister churches.
June 9-12, 6:00 – 8:15 pm VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
The theme this year is “FUN FAIR – WHERE GOD’S WORLD
COMES TOGETHER!” Plan to attend the informational meeting
next Sunday following the morning service. See the insert in your
bulletin for information on the volunteer positions available!
COOKIE DONATIONS NEEDED! Once again we will have cookies
and coffee on the patio during the summer months. If you would be
willing to bake cookies for this time, please sign up on the sheet in
the narthex. You will be called to schedule your time. If you have
any questions, please see Tymie Boeve. Reminder…our church is
PEANUT FREE. Thanks!
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of May is designated for a
Grace Mission Trip tentatively scheduled for this fall. This offering
will be received May 25.
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!
CHURCH WORLD SERVICE (CWS) Learn and Serve Bus Trip
to New Windsor, MD and Gettysbury PA November 3 – 7.
This is a hands on, educational mission opportunity volunteering in
the warehouse where CWS kits and blankets are collected, packed,
and shipped to those in need. You will also learn about fair trade and
life changing work of SERRV as you volunteer in the international
gift shop. More information is available on the narthex.
THE OTHER WAY MINISTRIES is hosting a Spring Open House on
Tuesday, May 20 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm, with brief remarks at 6 pm.
See their renovated spaces, meet staff and neighbors.
VOLUNTEER at Food Truck Distribution Site – Teresa Dood has asked
for volunteers to help distribute food one day a month at Parkview
Elementary School. See the list on the narthex table and sign up to
volunteer if interested. Questions? See Bill Ver Hulst.
SAVE THE DATE – FAMILY NETWORK OF WYOMING is
holding their 8th Annual Golf Classic on Friday, July 18 at the Pines
Golf Course. More info coming in June.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: George & Juel Grevenstuk, Nancy Hall-Ver Strate
Lower Doors: Derk & Jenny Hendges
May 18 Upper Doors: Mary Huizinga, Ellsworth & Jeanette Johnson
Lower Doors: Larry & Deb Kleymeer
Today: Linda Emelander, Lyndsey Boeve
May 18: Sue Stuk, Judy Beadle
DISCOVERY KIDZ - MAY
Art: Sue Stuk
Cooking: Heather Dood
Games: Pat Ter Beek
Shepherds: Reece Wigent, Kerri Baker, Katie Green
DISCOVERY KIDZ – JUNE (Two weeks only - 1st & 8th)
Shepherds: Robin Zondervan, Elaine Martin
One more Shepherd needed for this short rotation!
Prayers & Praise Line
May 11, 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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