Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 27, 2010
SUNDAY, MAY 30, 2010
10:00 am Worship Service
Ministry of Music “He Giveth More Grace” Tinna VanWyk
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Hymns of Praise
No. 217 ……………………………………... “Holy Ground”
No. 807 ………………….… “My Country ‘Tis of Thee”
No. 599 …………………….…….. “Jesus is Lord of All”
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Exhortation to Self-Examination
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Ministry of Music “His Eye is on the Sparrow” Tinna VanWyk
Hymn No. 670 …………………………………….……….. “Make Me a Blessing”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering – Cran Hill Ranch
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Joshua 24:1-3, 14-22 (Page 229)
Revelation 21:1-4 (Page 1206)
Message: “RECALLING AND RETELLING”
Rev. George Grevenstuk
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 686 (Verses 1-5) …. “O God, Our Help in Ages Past”
* Song of Departure No. 686 (Verse 6) .. “O God, Our Help in Ages Past”
Organist, Karen Ver Hulst
*All who are able, please stand
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 am – 11:15 am DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3 years –
5th Grade meet downstairs for your very own service.
TODAY WE WELCOME Rev. George Grevenstuk to our service. He may
look familiar to you as he has been a regular visitor and has played
his guitar with our Praise Team! Thank you, Pastor George, for
ministering to us this Lord’s day.
MINISTRY OF MUSIC is presented by Tinna VanWyk of our congregation.
She is accompanied by Ray Zondervan on the Guitar and Ruth
Tacoma on the Piano. Thanks to all of you for sharing your time and
talents with us this morning!
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of May is designated for CRAN
HILL RANCH. This offering will be received this morning.
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.
11:30 am – 12:10 pm THE SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet in
the Consistory Room. You are welcome to join them!
NO EVENING SERVICE will be held at Grace tonight. You are invited to
join the congregation at Beverly Reformed Church for their Memorial
Day service at 6:00 pm.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – John De Jong was expected to be able to return to
his home by this weekend. Willie Hiemstra also was expected to be
able to return to her home after knee replacement surgery. See the
Prayer and Praise Line for more prayer requests and praise reports.
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you to the Grace members for the cards
and prayers and to Pastor Rick for his visits and prayers at the time
of my surgery. ~Tena DeVink
THANK YOU to those who donated juice boxes for our Discovery
Kidz! It was very much appreciated! ~Heather Dood
NEXT WEEK JUNE 6, 2010
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will conclude the “NOW I BELIEVE” sermon
series with the message “I BELIEVE THERE’S A FEAST COMING”. We
will celebrate the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper.
A GENERAL VBS informational meeting will be held following the
morning service next week. Then on Sunday, June 13 there will be a
meeting for all volunteers in the Fellowship Hall.
MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM will meet this Wednesday, June 2, 7:00 pm at
City Hope Ministries.
PLASTIC GROCERY BAGS are desperately needed for the Family Network
Food Pantry. You can bring your donations to the church kitchen.
Thanks so much!
SUMMER DISCOVERY KIDZ needs your help! Looking for 2 teachers
every 2 weeks for Art & Games and 2 shepherds for 3 weeks. The
entire summer schedule is on the narthex table. Will you worship
with us this summer?
COOKIES NEEDED! For the summer months coffee/punch and cookies
will be available on the plaza after the morning service. If you would
like to make cookies for this fellowship time, sign up on the sheet in
MISSING – The “COME HOLY SPIRIT” red banner is missing. It was
rolled up and in a box. If you have any idea where it is, please call the
office or Karen Ver Hulst. Thank You!
GALAXY – The summer edition of the Galaxy will soon be published. Are
you a graduate of a college or trade school?? Please email Sandy Gort
with information SaneeBrat@yahool.com.
CHOIR MEMBERS – SAVE THE DATE! The annual picnic at Paul’s cottage
is planned for Saturday, August 7. Come anytime after 1:00 pm.
Supper is at 5:00 pm. Bring a dish to pass. Sign up in the narthex!
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – MARKETPLACE 29 AD
June 15 – 18 6:00 – 7:45 pm.
REGISTRATION has begun for VBS! Pick up a Registration sheet from
the youth desk downstairs. Registration is due by June 6!
On the Monday before VBS, June 14, we will be setting up the Marketplace tents and getting the Tribes in the Church set up.
Sign up on the narthex table if you can help.
You will roam the Marketplace & Tribes collecting money!
NEEDED - canopy tents for the marketplace. If you have one we can
borrow, see Heather.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Lorie Norden; Luke & Janell Nordlund
Lower Doors: Ernst & Char Otto
June 6 Upper Doors: Donna Oppenhuizen; Larry & Bernice Palma
Lower Doors: Joan Patterson
Today Sandy Farris, Lynda Ver Merris, Jayme Dood
June 6 Lyndsey Boeve, Luke & Janell Nordlund
Prayers & Praise Line
May 30, 2010
We Pray and Trust God
Thank the Lord for all those who have fought to preserve our
freedom as Americans. Praise Him for the opportunity we enjoy and ask that we become more aware of our need for His divine leadership.
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Pray that God will lead us to clarity.
Pray for discernment for the Mission/Outreach Team.
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Please call the office if you would like to
share a Prayer Request or a Praise Report.
We Praise God for the many men and women who served in the military in the past and those who serve today. We pray for their families here at home and abroad.
We pray for Amie Pierce in Fort Sill, Oklahoma training in the Army. May she feel God’s presence with her today.
We also remember in prayer Doug & Keri (Boeve) Desmarais. Doug is serving with the marines in Japan. Doug & Keri are expecting a baby boy in August.
Keep John De Jong in your prayers as he begins the healing process.
Remember Willie Hiemstra as she begins rehab on her knee following replacement surgery.
Please pray for the family of Lavina Hoekstra, who passed away Monday, May 17 after a long decline due to Alzheimer’s disease. Lavina is the mother of Denny (MAF) & Paul Hoekstra (Talking Bibles International), both missionaries who we have shared in supporting. Harvey & Lavina served as missionaries in Africa for over 30 years. A memorial service was held in California. Cards of comfort can be mailed to Harvey Hoekstra at 710 W. 13th Ave. Apt. D149, Escondido, CA 92025.
We pray for Heather Dood as she prepares for Marketplace 29 AD.
Please pray for Connie Maile, sister of Jim Emelander, who is battling cancer.
Keep Ruth Mikula, mother of Marjean Tibbets, in your prayers.
Keep these friends and family serving in the military in your prayers: Amie Pierce, Doug Desmarais, Frank Senko, Matthew Halverson, Dave Vander Berg, Nick Borkowski.
Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mrs Tena DeVink, Mr & Mrs Ade Peterson, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs Anne Hoezee, Mrs Janet Yonkers
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