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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 15, 2014

SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014

10:00 AM Worship Service

 Prelude

 Choral Introit “Thy Loving Kindness”

 Call to Worship  

*  Greeting Time 

*  Opening Songs of Praise  

*  Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting

 Prayer of Confession

 Words of Assurance

 The Law of God

 Time of Testimony Laura Marshall 

 Senior Choir “Walking in Sunlight”

 Offertory

 Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received

 Signing the Fellowship Register

*  Doxology

*  Prayer of Dedication

 Living Word: Psalm 39:7-13 (Page 549)

 Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen

“I WANT TO TESTIFY:  THE TESTIMONY OF DAVID”  

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

*  Closing Worship Sequence No. 652-654 ... “Create in Me a Pure Heart”

*  Benediction

*  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.

 

 

WELCOME

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

Meeting in the Consistory Room

  Prelude

  Call to Worship

  Opening Hymn No. 407 ……………..  “God Has Spoken By His Prophets”

*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting

  Moments of Sharing

  Moments in Prayer

*Hymn No. 414 ……………………………………….  “O Word of God Incarnate”

  Living Word:  Hebrews 3:7-15 (Page 1162) 

  Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen

“UNDERSTANDING YOUR BIBLE:

EIGHT GREAT SUBJECTS IN THE BIBLE” 

  Prayer of Blessing on the Word

*Closing Hymn No. 406 ………..………………….  “Wonderful Words of Life”

*Benediction

  Postlude Pianist, Lorinda Vander Werp 

 

TODAY AT GRACE

 

9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET.  All children ages 3

 years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.

 

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.

 

A VBS INFORMATIONAL MEETING will be held in the Fellowship

 Hall after the service.

 

THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet in

 the Consistory Room following the morning service today.

 

6:45 – 8:00 pm Y-LIFE will meet.

 

PRAYERS & PRAISE

 

HEALTH CONCERNS – Esther Hoag will undergo hand surgery

 tomorrow following a fall.  Anna Borkowski was admitted

 overnight to Metro Hospital for testing on Wednesday night.  For all

 other prayer requests and praise reports, see the Prayers & Praise

 Line in your bulletin today. 

 

CALENDAR OF THE WEEK

MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014

 7:00 PM SPECIAL CONSISTORY MEETING.

 

NEXT SUNDAY, MAY 25, 2014

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

 

Next Sunday Pastor Rick will continue the series of messages “I WANT

 TO TESTIFY” with the message:  “The Testimony of Isaiah”

 OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of May is designated

 for a Grace Mission Trip to Jackson County Ministries tentatively

 scheduled for September.  This offering will be received May 25.

 

A JOINT EVENING service will be held next Sunday night at Beverly

 Reformed Church at 5:00 pm.  This will take the place of our evening

 service at Grace.

 

DATES TO REMEMBER

 

Tuesday, May 27, 7:00 pm WORSHIP TEAM MEETING.

 

Sunday, June 1, 10:00 am GRADUATION SUNDAY - We will honor

 our Discovery Kidz Graduates as well as those graduating from High

 School and College.

 

Wednesday, June 4, 9:30 am KITCHEN INVENTORY and

 CLEANING day.  We will go out for lunch when the job is done! 

 See  or call (531-5700) Tymie if you would like to help.

 

Sunday, 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

 TODAY following the morning service.  See the insert in your

 bulletin for information on the volunteer positions available!  Also,

 check out the donation board located in the back of church. 

 

MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEEDED FOR VBS:  T-SHIRTS!  100 used, clean (no stains or rips)

 adult size small and up.  Clean out your closets!!  You can drop them

 off in the kitchen or at the youth desk. 

 

GRACE MISSION TRIP TO JACKSON COUNTY MINISTRIES.

 Tentative plans are being made to go to Jackson County Ministries in

 Annville, Kentucky in September.  The date that is available is

 September 12-19.  If you are interested in hearing more about this, or

 if this date is good and would work for you, see or call Larry

 Kleymeer (534-5146).

 

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!

 

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.

 

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.

 

WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS

 

GREETERS

 

Today  Upper Doors:  Mary Huizinga, Ellsworth & Jeanette Johnson

 Lower Doors:  Larry & Deb Kleymeer

May 25  Upper Doors:  Neal & Judy Klein, Phil & Jen Koster

 Lower Doors:  Beth Kubiak

 

NURSERY  

Today:  Sue Stuk, Judy Beadle

May 25:  Elaine Martin, Kerri Baker

 

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, Joan Patterson

 

Prayers & Praise Line

May 18, 2014

 

Congregational Prayers and Praise

 

  • We pray today for the students of our church, at Club, and Connections as their school year is coming to an end and summer plans are being made.
  • We thank and praise God today for our Club 3:16 director, Kelly Cornelisse, for her time and energy, her dedication and love for the club kids and program.  We also are thankful for the volunteers that give of their time and energy each week.
  • We pray for our Grace Discovery Kidz as they worship today.
  • We pray for Heather Dood as she prepares for this year’s Vacation Bible School.  We pray for those who may be thinking of volunteering, and the children that will come.
  • We remember Esther Hoag and Anna Borkowski in our prayers.
  • Prayers are offered today for those who have recently lost loved ones. 
  • Please be in prayer for Rowin Mulder who is in the Netherlands through May 20.  Also keep Rachel and the children in your prayers.
  • We pray for Doug Grimm as he undergoes rehab following hip surgery.
  • There are many friends and family of our church members that need your prayers this week.  Please continue to pray for Lola De Young and her parents Matt & Lindsey.  Also, Barb, friend of Della Sawyer, undergoing chemotherapy; Marie Mc Donald, friend of Esther Hoag, who has cancer; and Caitlin, friend of Abbey Licari, diagnosed with Leukemia.
  • We pray for all those who are serving in the military.  Continue to keep Amie Pierce in your prayers as she is stationed at Fort Riley in Kansas. 
  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mr. Ralph Bolt, Mrs Tena DeVink,Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, Mrs Ruth Ver Merris.

 

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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