Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Apr 30, 2015
SUNDAY, MAY 3, 2015
10:00 AM Worship Service
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise Discovery Kidz
“1, 2, 3”
“Hands in the Air”
*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Discovery Kidz Sharing Time
Moments in Prayer
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: I Chronicles 7:20-29 and 9:1-2 (Page 397)
Message: “IT DOESN’T CHANGE” Rev. James Van Zetten
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 596 ………………………………………… “I Surrender All”
*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 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
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk. The kids will
join us in the service this morning and share what they have learned
this past month.
TODAY WE WELCOME Rev. James Van Zetten who will lead our
service and share the message this morning.
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.
PRACTICE SCHEDULE for tonight:
4:00 PM Duet - Dood/VanWyk
4:10 PM Duet - Otto
4:20 PM Women’s Chorus
4:40 PM Grace Choir
5:00 PM Praise Team
5:15 PM Combined Choir/Praise Team
6:00 PM MUSIC APPRECIATION NIGHT! Join us for this annual
night of music featuring our Choir and Grace’s music groups, Lorinda
Vander Werp and her Choir from Parkwood Presbyterian Church of
Jenison, and the VETS from the Vets Home in Grand Rapids.
6:45 – 8:00 PM Y-LIFE WILL MEET
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Continue to be in prayer for Joan Patterson.
She was expected to be moved to Laurels of Hudsonville. She is
doing better and continues to regain her strength. Wilma Kamphuis
was able to return to her home. She is scheduled for hip surgery on
May 13. Please keep Mary Mc Alary in your prayers. She is
experiencing quite a bit of pain and continues to be unable to drive.
Also pray for Mac as Mary is not able to get to see him as often as she
would like to. For all other Prayer Requests and Praise Reports, see
the Prayer Line in your bulletin today.
OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHIES are extended to John and Tymie
Boeve, Tim & Lyndsey and family, Doug & Keri and family, and Ryan
& Chelsea. John’s mother, Bettee Boeve, passed away on Tuesday,
April 28 at the age of 79. Services were held on Friday at Calvary
Christian Reformed Church.
EARTHQUAKE IN NEPAL – You will have the opportunity to give to
to support the relief efforts in Nepal through the RCA Global Mission.
We will take a SPECIAL OFFERING on Sunday, May 17. See the
insert in your bulletin today for more information.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, MAY 4, 2015
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015
3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for youth in
Grades 5 & 6 will meet.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2015
3:45 – 5:30 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for youth in
Grades 3 & 4 will meet.
7:30 PM WORSHIP TEAM MEETING.
THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2015
6:00 PM – THURSDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY GROUP will
be meeting at Arnie’s, 777 54th Street.
NEXT WEEK, MAY 10, 2015
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the Bible in a Year Series.
We will celebrate the sacrament of Infant Baptism. We will not have
an evening service at Grace next week.
SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER
Tuesday, May 12, 7:00 pm MISSION OUTREACH TEAM MEETING.
Sunday, June 7 – GRADUATION SUNDAY
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – Monday, June 8-Thursday, June 11.
“WHERE GOD’S WORLD COMES TOGETHER”
Sign-up Sheets are now in the narthex! Please help me get these
spots filled in the next few weeks.
Donations for VBS! I will have a full list soon but for now please
save your Pringle cans! We need about 100 of them!
First VBS Information Meeting will be May 17th following the
service in the Fellowship hall.
WORLD MISSION BANKS - Donations will be used to send the
gospel to those who have never heard through the use of “The
Treasure”. This is an audio Bible that is solar powered and available
in different languages. If you have filled your bank and would like to
start another, please pick one up from the narthex table! We will
continue this collection through Pentecost, May 24.
PLEASE SAVE salsa size jars, tall or squatty, for a GEMS craft project.
You may bring them to the church kitchen. Thanks!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today: Upper Doors: Jan Higley, Gladys Kessel
Lower Doors: Jim & Sally Herrema
May 10: Upper Doors: Mary Huizen, Mary Huizinga
Lower Doors: Jerry & Karen Hendrickson
Today: Diane Maitner, Brielle Wigent
May 10: Pat Ter Beek, Abby Kubiak
DISCOVERY KIDS – May
Art: Sue Stuk
Theater: Della Sawyer
Science: John Sawyer
Games: Abbey Licari
Shepherds: Brielle Wigent, Abby Kubiak
Prayers & Praise Line
May 3, 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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