Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 22, 2014
SUNDAY, MAY 25, 2014
10:00 AM Worship Service
Memorial Day Weekend
Call to Worship No. 810 ..………………..…….. “Love the Lord, Your God”
* Greeting Time
* Opening Hymn No. 809 …………………….………….. “God of Our Fathers”
* Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
* Pledge of Allegiance
* Hymn No. 807 ……………………..………………… “My Country Tis of Thee”
Time of Testimony Juan Marrufo
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering – Grace Mission Trip
Signing the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Isaiah 61:1-7 (Page 724)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“I WANT TO TESTIFY: THE TESTIMONY OF ISAIAH”
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
* Closing Hymn No. 327 (Verses 1, 2, 4) ..……… “The Old Rugged Cross”
* Song of Departure No. 179 …………..……………………….. “Awesome God”
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 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.
TODAY AT GRACE
DISCOVERY KIDZ will not meet today! Children are invited to sit
with their parents in the sanctuary.
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 today.
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 GUIDE CLASS has concluded
for the season. Class will resume in the fall.
5:00 PM YOU ARE INVITED to attend a combined Memorial Day
service at Beverly Reformed Church (2141 Porter SW., Wyoming).
Note the 5:00 start time! This will take the place of our evening
service at Grace.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Esther Hoag is home and doing well after
surgery on her hand. For all other prayer requests and praise
reports, see the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today.
OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHIES are extended to John & Della
Sawyer and Luke & Janell Nordlund upon the death of John &
Janell’s father, Gerald Sawyer, on May 16 at the age of 80. Services
were held Thursday, May 22 at Remembrance Church.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, MAY 27, 2014
7:00 PM WORSHIP TEAM MEETING.
NEXT SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 2014
Next Sunday Pastor Rick will continue the series of messages “I WANT
TO TESTIFY” with the message: “The Testimony of Jesus”. We
will also celebrate our GRADUATES who will be graduating from
Discovery Kidz as well as those graduating from High School and
College. For our evening service we will meet at Beverly Reformed
Church for the Installation Service for Rev. Mark Drane. This service
will begin at 5:00 pm.
5:30 – 8:15 pm Y-LIFE will meet. This is our last meeting for the
summer! Come hungry!
DATES TO REMEMBER
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 at Faith Reformed Church for a
June 9-12, 6:00 – 8:15 pm VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
The theme this year is “FUN FAIR – WHERE GOD’S WORLD
COMES TOGETHER!” Check out the donation board located in
the back of church. Volunteer spots are still available. Please take a
look at the sign up sheets on the narthex table and find a place where
you can help!
July 17, 6:15 pm FELLOWSHIP TEAM OUTING to the Picnic Pops
to see “A Tribute to the Beatles”. The show starts at 7:30 pm. $15.00
per person. Sign up in the narthex so tickets can be purchased!
THE NEXT GALAXY will soon be published. This is the edition that
highlights our graduates. Please turn in your articles by May 29th to
Sandy Gort or Pat Ter Beek.
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
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!
PARKING LOT PAVING – Our parking lot is scheduled to be paved
the week of June 15. It will be completely tore up and repaved. So
keep that in mind as you will be making plans. If you would like to
help fund this major project, donations will be welcomed! Just
designate “Building Fund” on your offering envelope.
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.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Neal & Judy Klein, Phil & Jen Koster
Lower Doors: Beth Kubiak
June 1 Upper Doors: Gladys Kessel, Ron Lankheet
Lower Doors: Dick & Ruth Locke
June 8 Upper Doors: Wes & Linda Lowing, Elaine Martin
Lower Doors: Rick & Laura Marshall
Today: Elaine Martin, Kerri Baker
June 1: Sandy Farris, Jayme Dood
June 8: Chelsea Dornbos, Robin Zondervan
DISCOVERY KIDZ – JUNE (Two weeks only - 1st & 8th)
Shepherds: Robin Zondervan, Elaine Martin, Joan Patterson
Prayers & Praise Line
May 25, 2014
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.
No messages have been posted.
You must first create an account to post.