Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 21, 2015
SUNDAY, MAY 24, 2015
Pentecost Sunday/Memorial Day Weekend
10:00 AM Worship Service
World Mission Bank Gathering Larry Kleymeer
Call to Worship
*Opening Time of Praise
In Honor of Those Who Have Served
Hymn No. 799 …………….………………………. “America the Beautiful”
In Prayer for those who are Serving
Hymn No. 808 …………….…………. “Eternal Father, Strong to Save”
In Thanksgiving for our Country
Hymn No. 807 …………….……………………. “My Country Tis of Thee”
*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Moments in Prayer
Hymn of No. 404 …..…………………………………… “Faith of Our Fathers”
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Daniel 3:1-18 (Page 857)
Message: “AN OLD TESTAMENT CLASSIC” Rev. Don Van Slyke
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 539……………..……….. “My Faith Looks Up to Thee”
*Song of Departure No. 634 (Verse 1) ..………….…. “More Love to Thee”
Postlude Organist, Karen Ver Hulst
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 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
TODAY we welcome Rev. Don Van Slyke to our worship service.
Pastor Don is serving as Pastor of Congregation Care and
Community Outreach at Hudsonville Reformed Church. Prior to this
roll he served as Senior Pastor for 18 years. Thank you, Pastor Don,
for being with us this Lord’s Day!
DISCOVERY KIDZ will NOT meet today. Children are invited to sit
with their parents in the sanctuary!
WORLD MISSION BANKS will be collected today. 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
weeks! (We will still take banks in next Sunday.)
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.
5:00 PM - A combined Holiday weekend service will be held at Beverly
Reformed Church (2141 Porter, Wyoming). Note the 5:00 pm start
time! This will take the place of our service at Grace.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS - Wilma Kamphuis was transferred to Tender
Care for rehab following hip surgery. She is doing well. For all other
Prayer Requests and Praise Reports, see the Prayer Line in your
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you to my Grace family for all the
prayers, visits, cards, and kind words. Wonderful! I really
appreciate it! ~Joan Patterson
CONGRATULATIONS are extended to Harvey and Sheryl Steensma
who celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary May 21, 2015.
May God continue to bless you with many
more years of happiness together.
Bible in a Year
Readings this Week:
Day 144 Sunday, May 24 Nehemiah 1-4
Day 145 Monday, May 25 Nehemiah 5-7
Day 146 Tuesday, May 26 Nehemiah 8-9
Day 147 Wednesday, May 27 Nehemiah 10-11
Day 148 Thursday, May 28 Nehemiah 12-13
Day 149 Friday, May 29 Esther 1-2
Day 150 Saturday, May 30 Esther 3-6
NEXT WEEK, MAY 31, 2015
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue with the “Read the Bible in
a Year” study. 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 next Sunday.
Y-LIFE – The last meeting until fall will be next Sunday right after the
service. You will be heading over to Ms. Heathers (pending the
5:00 PM – We will join together at Unity Reformed Church for a special
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”
STILL NEEDED – CREW LEADERS AND A GAME LEADER!
If you can help, please sign up in the narthex!
Donations for VBS! There are still a few donation slips on the bulletin board in the narthex! We still need a lot of Pringle cans…so eat your chips! All donations can be dropped off at the youth desk downstairs.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today: Upper Doors: Larry & Deb Kleymeer, Ron Lankheet
Lower Doors: Beth Kubiak
May 31: Upper Doors: Brian & Abbey Licari, Marc & Diane Maitner
Lower Doors: Rick & Laura Marshall
Today: Elaine Martin, Chelsea Boeve
May 31: Keri Desmarais, Robin Zondervan
DISCOVERY KIDS – May
Art: Sue Stuk
Theater: Della Sawyer
Science: John Sawyer
Games: Abbey Licari
Shepherds: Brielle Wigent, Abby Kubiak
Prayers & Praise Line
May 24, 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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