Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 19, 2016
SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2016
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Show a Little Bit of Love and Kindness”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
“Blessed Be Your Name”
“Your Grace is Enough”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
“Shine on Us”
Moment of Sharing: I thank God for the Gift of ________
Affirmation of Faith: The Nicene Creed
Moments in Prayer
Senior Choir “Yes, Lord”
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: Romans 12:4-8 (Page 1100)
I Corinthians 12:7-11, 27-31 (Page 1113)
Message: “I BELIEVE IN SPIRITUAL GIFTS”
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. 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.
SUNDAYS AT SIX – We will be meeting at Faith Reformed
Church tonight! Rev. Harvey Hertz will share the message.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
6:30 – 8:00 PM SYNOD WORKSHOP for Consistory members
at Woodhaven Reformed Church.
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE
NEXT WEEK, MAY 29, 2016
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Cecil Martens will lead our service and share
the message. For our evening worship service we will have a
combined service at Beverly Reformed Church.
COINS FOR KIDS – Our SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of
May is designated for Coins for Kids, Grand Rapids Right to Life.
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!
We will collect the bottles next week, or you can turn them into the
office prior to that.
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Sandy Workman is at Clark Home on
Franklin Street SE. She took a fall and broke her collar bone and is
badly bruised. Please pray for her as she is in quite a bit of pain.
She is expected to be there for at least another week. Bob Tofferi is at
Mary Free Bed for a time of strengthening. Please continue to keep
him in your prayers. See the Prayers & Praise Line for all other
prayer requests and praise reports.
CONGRATULATIONS to Joshua Sawyer who graduated from Great
Lakes Naval Station on May 20. He starts A school following
graduation. This will last approximately 88 weeks. He is transferring
across the street for A school. He is currently a fireman 2nd class.
Please continue to lift Josh up in your prayers.
CHURCH CLEAN UP – Our Grace Youth Groups are sponsoring a
clean up day! Mark your calendar for Wednesday, June 1 from 6:30
– 9:00 pm. Many and all are welcome!! Bring rakes and gloves.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today: Upper Doors: Rick Postema, Gerry & Elaine Pylman
Lower Doors: George & Hennie Rosema
May 29 Upper Doors: Dick Postema, Ernst & Char Otto
Lower Doors: Geri Ruis
June 5 Upper Doors: Bob & Donna Moreno, Karen Roberts
Lower Doors: Don & Inez Schutter
Today: Robin Zondervan, Sophie Licari
May 29: Judy Beadle, Janell Nordlund
June 5: Elaine Martin, Eric Wigent
Prayers & Praise Line
May 22, 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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