Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 2, 2013
SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Did You Think to Pray?”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing: Answered Prayers
Moments in Prayer
Senior Choir “Just a Little Talk With Jesus”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing the Fellowship Register
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Matthew 6:5-15 (Page 938)
Message: “COME ON UP: YOU’VE GOT A PRAYER”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
“The Lord’s Prayer” Keith Benthin
*Song of Departure (Vs. 1 & Chorus) …..………………….“Teach Me to Pray”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
OUR SPECIAL MUSIC this morning is presented by Keith Benthin.
Thank you, Keith, for being here and sharing your talents with us this
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.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet
in the Consistory room following the morning worship service.
A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the sanctuary
to pray for Pastor George and Connections.
A VBS INFORMATIONAL MEETING will be held after the morning
worship service in the Fellowship Hall. All workers are asked to be
present. VOLUNTEERS ARE STILL NEEDED! If you are thinking
about it, please come and get more information on the positions
available. See Heather if you have any questions.
PRACTICE SCHEDULE for tonight’s Music Appreciation service:
4:00 PM Grace Women’s Chorus
4:10 PM Grace Choir 4:50 PM Combined Choirs
4:35 PM Faith Choir 5:00 PM Praise Team
6:00 PM MUSIC APPRECIATION SERVICE. Join us for this
special night with all the music groups at Grace. The Choir from
Faith Reformed Church will be participating as well! The men
& women from the Veterans Facility will be our special guests.
Coffee/Punch and cookies will be served in the Fellowship Hall
following the service!
6:45 – 8:00 PM Y-LIFE – for Middle and High School Youth. Meet
at the Crossing and bring your BIBLE!
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, MAY 6, 2013
7:30 – 8:30 PM Connections MUSIC CONNECTION
TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2013
10:00 AM Connections - KIDS CONNECTION - Moms and
tots play group. Starbucks coffee and mom talk while the
3:15 – 5:15 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2013
9:00 AM Connections - SENIOR COFFEE CONNECTION
Retirees gather for coffee and cookies and neighborly
3:45 – 5:45 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4.
6:00 – 7:30 PM FRIENDS & FELLOWSHIP Bible Study Group
for young adults will meet. CHILDCARE IS PROVIDED!
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR be at SUNSET Manor for your concert!
THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013
6:00 PM CONNECTIONS FAMILY will gather at the Crossing.
NEXT WEEK, MAY 12, 2013
10:00 AM Pastor Rick will continue the series “COME ON UP” with
the message “No Worry Warts” from Matthew 6:25-34. We will NOT
have an evening service next Sunday at Grace!
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Joan Emaus was admitted to the hospital
with some complications this past week. Phyllis Vander Sloot will
undergo back surgery on Wednesday, May 8. Also be in prayer for
Elsie Schilt who is now under hospice care. She has been living in
Wisconsin near her son for some time now. For all other prayer
requests and praise reports, see the Prayers & Praise Line in your
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL (June 10-13)– BACKSTAGE WITH THE
BIBLE! There are still a few spots open for Volunteers. Come
to the meeting today after the service and see where you can help!
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of May is designated for
the “One Sunday Pentecost Offering”. This is a RCA offering
for new churches in our Classis. Our offering will be designated for
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Mary Huizen; Mary Huizinga
Lower Doors: Larry & Deb Kleymeer
May 12 Upper Doors: Gladys Kessel; Ellsworth & Jeanette Johnson
Lower Doors: Neal & Judy Klein
Today Jayme Dood, Diane Maitner
May 12 Lyndsey Boeve, Elaine Martin
Art: Diane Maitner
Cooking: Sue Stuk
Science: Rick Postema
Games: Pat Ter Beek
Shepherds: Robin Zondervan, Ray Zondervan, Sally Herrema
Prayers & Praise Line
May 5, 2013
Congregational Prayers and Praise
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