Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 12, 2016
MAY 15, 2016
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “I’m Gonna Sing When the Spirit Says Sing”
Call to Worship No. 397 …………………………………. “The Spirit of Truth”
*Opening Songs of Praise
“Oh, How Good It Is”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
“Bind Us Together, Lord”
Moment of Sharing: Pentecost is a time to _______.
*Affirmation of Faith: The Apostles’ Creed
Moments in Prayer
Senior Choir “Alone Yet Not Alone”
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Doxology – “Praise God From Whom all Blessings Flow”
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Acts 2:42-47, 4:32-37 (Page 1057)
Message: “I BELIEVE IN BIBLICAL COMMUNITY”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn ……………………………………………….. “Come, Holy Spirit”
*Song of Departure No. 526 (Verse 1 and Chorus)……..“The Solid Rock”
Postlude Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
Keyboard, Lorinda Vander Werp
*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 to Grace Reformed Church!
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 will meet. All kids ages 3
years – 5th grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS will meet in the
Consistory room following the morning service. All are welcome.
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.
6:00 PM MUSIC APPRECIATION SERVICE. We will be joined
by the congregations of Faith, Beverly, and Unity and the Vets from
the GR Home for Veterans. Coffee and cookies will be served
following the service. Invite a friend to join you!
6:30 PM Y-LIFE meet at the Crossing to head over to Newhall.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
This is the last week for the Crossing after school program!
They will resume in September.
MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016
The SYNOD WORKSHOP originally scheduled for tonight,
has been rescheduled for May 23, 6:30 – 8:00 pm at
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE
TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016
3:45 – 5:30 PM THE CROSSING for youth grades 3 & 4.
Choir practice has concluded for the summer!
NEXT WEEK, MAY 22, 2016
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will share the message “I Believe in
Spiritual Gifts”. We will meet at Faith Reformed Church for our
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Bob Tofferi continues at the Meijer Heart
Please keep Bob and Shirley in your prayers. See the Prayers &
Praise Line today for all other prayer requests and praise reports.
GREATER CONSISTORY – Help is needed occasionally on Sunday
mornings to usher and collect. Would you be willing to take a month,
or even just one Sunday? If you would be willing to help out, or to be
put on a call list, please see or call Dan Stuk (532-7729) or call the
office (538-3100). Thank you!
COINS FOR KIDS – Our SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of
May is designated for Coins for Kids, Grand Rapids Right to Life.
Extra baby bottles are available in the narthex for you to collect coins.
Profits benefit Grand Rapids Right to Life and local pregnancy
agencies that provide material support to women and families facing
unplanned pregnancies. Small change can make a BIG difference! In
the month of May you can work to fill up your bottles. We will collect
them on May 29, or you can turn them into the office prior to that.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today: Upper Doors: Larry & Bernice Palma, Joan Patterson
Lower Doors: Deb Pierce
May 22 Upper Doors: Rick Postema, Gerry & Elaine Pylman
Lower Doors: George & Hennie Rosema
Today: Pat Ter Beek, Chelsea Dornbos
May 22: Robin Zondervan, Sophie Licari
Prayers & Praise Line
May 15, 2016
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 praises.
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