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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 26, 2011


SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2011

10:00 am Worship Service



 Music Ministry “You Raise Me Up” Barb Halverson 

 Time of Praise

 Call to Worship

 * Greeting Time

 * Opening Hymn of Praise

 No. 68 …. “We Praise Thee, O God, Our Redeemer”

 * Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting 

 Moment of Sharing: God would like us to abide in His _________.

 Music Ministry “Could You Believe?” Barb Halverson

 Moments in Prayer

* Hymn No. 809 …………………….……………………..… “God of Our Fathers”


 Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom

 Signing of the Fellowship Register

* Doxology

* Prayer of Dedication

 Living Word: John 15:1-8 (Page 1046)

 Message: “ABIDING IN THE VINE” Rev. Scott Crane

 Prayer of Blessing on the Word

* Closing Hymn No. 425 …………….……………..……….. “Bind Us Together”

* Benediction

* Song of Departure No. 34 ……………………………………….….. “He Is Lord”

 Organist, Karen Ver Hulst

 Pianist, Ruth Tacoma


ELDERS INVITATION - If you have questions, concerns, joys, or

 prayer needs that you would like to share, an Elder will be available

 in the front of the sanctuary following the service this morning.




TODAY Rev. Scott Crane will lead our worship and share the message. 

 Discovery Kidz will not meet today. Kids…you can worship in the

 Sanctuary today with your parents!


OUR SPECIAL MUSIC TODAY is presented by Barb Halverson. 

 Barb is the daughter of Lucille Sytsema. Thank you for your ministry

 of music today!


TONIGHT we will not have a service at Grace. A few of our sister

 churches are combining for a service at Beverly Reformed Church at

 6:00 pm. You are welcome to join them!




HEALTH CONCERNS – Mary Huizen continues at Blodgett

 following hip replacement surgery. See the Prayer and Praise

 Line for all prayer requests and praise reports.


IN APPRECIATION – Thank you to those who just finished up the

 Rich Young Ruler rotation in Discovery Kidz: Donna Oppenhuizen,

 Lillian Vander Veen, Sandy & Brian Gort, Kerri Baker, Arlene

 Dekker, Marge Veldheer. Your time is much appreciated!


 Thank you to my Grace family for all the cards and prayers

 following my surgery! ~Anna Borkowski












NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will share the message “WHAT’S SO

 GREAT ABOUT HEAVEN?” Also, we will celebrate Jacob

 Wohlgemuth graduation from Discovery Kidz. Cake will be served

 following the service in his honor!

 Training Session for VBS Jewish Mothers at 9:30 am next Sunday.

 Mission Trip Meeting next Sunday following the am worship service.




A COOKIE SIGN UP SHEET is in the narthex. If you would like to

 make cookies for our fellowship time on Sunday mornings, sign up

 and Shari will call you and make arrangements.


ELDERS/CONSISTORY meetings are scheduled for June 6 ~

 Elders 6:30 pm and Consistory 7:30 pm.


DISCOVERY KIDZ are STILL in need of one person for games on

 June 26 and July 10. If you can help both of those dates or just one,

 please see Heather or sign up in the narthex! 




 GRACE MARKET DAY - As another fundraiser for the Chiapas

 Mexico Mission Trip, Grace will be hosting ‘GRACE MARKET DAY’

 in the parking lot! This will be a Flea Market and Craft Sale! We will

 divide the parking area at Grace into lots which will be open to

 vendors to rent. Items for sale will include crafts and rummage

 items, as well as a Food Booth and Baked Goods sale. YOU could

 help by:

  • Volunteering to help plan, set up, and work at the sale (come to the June 5 meeting)
  • Be a Vendor at the sale or get your friends to be a Vendor
  • Donate good used or new items to our Grace Flea Market area
  • Donate baked goods to be sold

 A meeting is being held after the morning worship service on June 5

 for anyone …those going on the mission trip as well as others in the

 congregation, who would like to help in any way! Stop in the Chapel

 to see what it’s all about! 


VBS MARKETPLACE 29 AD ~ June 13 – 16, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

 DRIED FRUIT – Must be in package with ingredients listed. 

 Please drop off in kitchen by June 5

 CANOPY TENTS – A couple tents are still needed for the

 Marketplace. Please drop off to church before June 10

 Please write your name on tent so we know who to return it to.



 Sunday, June 5 at 9:30 am – Jewish Mothers. 

 Sunday, June 12 at 9:30 am – Marketplace Workers.



to change…a life, a city, a world 


Pentecost Sunday – June 12, 2011


Pentecost..the coming of the Holy Spirit, the birth of the New Testament church,

and the commissioning of Christ followers to boldly testify to our Lord’s resurrection

and make disciples of all people.


The church today – almost 2000 years later –

continues to be the hope of the world. 


Our special offering for the month of June is designated for “One Sunday”. 

Our evening service on June 12 will be a special combined service with our sister

churches in Wyoming with that offering designated for “One Sunday” as well!






Today Upper Doors: Ernst & Char Otto; Joan Patterson

 Lower Doors: Larry & Bernice Palma

June 5 Upper Doors: Dick Postema; Gerry & Elaine Pylman

 Lower Doors: Eric Postema

June 12 Upper Doors: Rick Postema; Karen Roberts

 Lower Doors: George & Hennie Rosema



Today Sue Vander Wal, Elaine Martin, Tymie Boeve

June 5 Robin Zondervan, Janell & Luke Nordlund

June 12 Lynda Ver Merris, Jayme Dood, Emily Mc Elroy 



Prayers & Praise Line

May 29, 2011


 Church Plant Prayer Focus

 Pray for Pastor George as he continues to make

contacts with individuals and families.


Congregational Prayers and Praise

Please call the office if you would like to

share a Prayer Request or a Praise Report.

  • We thank God today for the freedoms we enjoy in this country and the men and women who fought for those freedoms.
  • Keep Mary Huizen and Tymie Boeve in your prayers as they recover from surgeries. Also remember in prayer Char Otto as she is working on regaining her strength following hospitalization last week.
  • Remember Pastor George and the volunteers at Club in your prayers as they reach out and build relationships with the neighborhood children and their parents.
  • Please be in prayer for plans for the upcoming VBS. Pray that we will have enough volunteers and the children will come. Pray for Heather as she works on all the last minute details. 
  • We remember in prayer the following family or friends of our members that are ill or receiving treatments: Tyler Huisman, nephew of Wes & Linda Lowing; Amee Bekkering, daughter of Dick & Ruth Locke, who just underwent reconstructive surgery; Marvin Witvliet, brother of Arlene Dekker, who is beginning chemo for esophageal cancer; Larry VerMerris, son of Ruth Vermerris diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
  • Keep these friends and family serving in the military in your prayers: Amie Pierce, Doug Desmarais, Frank Senko, Dave
  • Vander Berg.
  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mrs Tena DeVink, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs Anne Hoezee, Mrs Janet Yonkers.


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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