Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 14, 2015
SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2015
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “His Eye is on the Sparrow”
Call to Worship
*Opening Song of Praise ………………………………...………………… “Thrive”
*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Mission Trip Sharing
Senior Choir “Leaning on the Rock of Ages”
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering – RCA Global Mission – Nepal Relief
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: II Chronicles 26:1-23 (Page 445)
Message: “INTERPRETING HISTORY - PART II”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Song ……………..………………….…………………….. “Be the Centre”
*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.
SUNDAYS AT SIX
Meet in the Consistory Room
Call to Worship
*Opening Hymn No. 11 ……………. “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 413 (Verses 1, 2, 4) ……………. “Break Thou the Bread of Life”
Living Word: Psalm 78:1-39 (Page 572)
Message: “ANGEL FOOD” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
*Closing Hymn No. 682 ………..…….. “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah”
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.
EARTHQUAKE IN NEPAL – You will have the opportunity to give
today to support the relief efforts in Nepal through the RCA Global
Mission. In the coming days and weeks they plan to assist people
with supplies, shelter, clean water and sanitation, and other health
and education programs.
An INFORMATIONAL MEETING for VACATION BIBLE
SCHOOL will be held following the service in the Fellowship hall.
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.
6:30 PM Y-LIFE will meet at the church in the nursery!
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Joan Patterson returned to her home on
Wednesday! Wilma Kamphuis is doing well following hip surgery
Wednesday at Blodgett Hospital. For all other Prayer Requests and
Praise Reports, see the Prayer Line in your bulletin today.
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you to the congregation for all the
cards, visits, kind words, and love and support shown our family in
the passing of our mother and Grandmother, Bettee Boeve.
~The Boeve Family
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
This is the last week for The Crossing – Club 3:16.
MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015
7:00 PM SPECIAL CONSISTORY MEETING.
TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2015
3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for youth in
Grades 5 & 6 will meet.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2015
3:45 – 5:30 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for youth in
Grades 3 & 4 will meet.
NEXT WEEK, MAY 24, 2015
NEXT SUNDAY Rev. Don Van Slyke will lead our service and share
the message. WORLD MISSION BANKS will be collected. Our
donations will be used to send the gospel to those who have never
heard through the use of “The Treasure”. Thank you to all those who
have been putting their spare change in these banks over the past few
5:00 PM - A combined Holiday weekend service will be held at Beverly
FINANCIAL REPORT – April
Offering Amount Required Difference
$ 25,367.50 $24,036.42 + 1,331.08
Year to Date: - 5,505.77
Easter Special Offering for the Grace Building Fund: $1303.80
April Special Offering for the Manasseh Project: $519.00
SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER
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! Come to the meeting
TODAY for more information!!
Donations for VBS! Check out the bulletin board for needed items.
Also, keep collecting your Pringles cans! We need about 100 of them!
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of May is designated for
“ONE SUNDAY OFFERING 2015”. The One Sunday offerings are
used to support local church planting efforts. Our particular
offerings will be designed for CONNECTIONS. This offering will
be received on May 31.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today: 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: 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 17, 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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