Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 3, 2012
SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012
10:00 am Worship Service
Choral Introit “We Will Worship the Lord”
Time of Praise
* Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing: Our God reigns over ___________.
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Senior Choir “Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior”
Moments in Prayer
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Selected Scriptures
Message: “THE STORY: THE BEGINNING OF THE END”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 370 …………….……………… “Rejoice the Lord is King”
* Song of Departure No. 444 (Vs. 1 & Chorus)….“I Love to Tell the Story”
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.
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.
A VBS MEETING will be held following the morning service. Anyone
willing to volunteer their time is asked to come to this meeting. All
areas will be explained and you will have the opportunity to sign up!
See the insert in your bulletin today! The music played before the
service today will give you a little idea of our Go Fish “PRAISE”
A PRAYER GROUP will meet following the service in the CHAPEL
to pray for Pastor George and the new church start. All are welcome.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet in
the Consistory Room following the morning service today.
PRACTICE SCHEDULE for tonight’s service:
4:00 PM Grace Women’s Chorus 4:35 PM Faith Choir
4:10 PM Grace Choir 4:50 PM Combined Choirs
4:25 PM Faith Quartet 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
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Deb Kleymeer is home after undergoing
knee surgery on Monday. Please keep Deb in your prayers as she
begins rehab. MaryLynn Huizen was hospitalized overnight for
testing this week after having chest pains last Sunday. She is home
now and doing well. For all other prayer requests and praise reports,
see the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin today.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012
3:15 – 5:30 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 5 & 6
7:00 PM MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM MEETING.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 2012
3:45 – 6:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4
6:30 SENIOR CHOIR will meet.
7:00 PM ADULTS – “The Story” continues through May!!
THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2011
2:45 – 5:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 7 & 8
6:00 PM CROSSING COMMUNITY DINNER.
NEXT WEEK, MAY 13, 2012
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue with “THE STORY”. The
message “THE KINGDOMS’ FALL” will be shared. Please read
Chaper 17 in preparation. There will not be a 6:00 pm evening
service on Mother’s Day.
A SPECIAL CONSISTORY MEETING will be held on Monday,
May 21 at 7:00 pm.
THE GALAXY will soon be published! The June/July/August Galaxy
will be out June 3rd. If you have an article to share, please give to Pat
Ter Beek or Sandy Gort by May 27th, or place it in the bin attached to
the file cabinet in the main office.
CLOTHING DRIVE for Second Chance Clothing, a ministry of Trinity
Reformed Church on Leonard, NW - now through May 27.
As you clean out your closets, please bring good used clothing and
small household items to the boxes at church. Second Chance is
supported and operated primarily by volunteers and stocked
completely by donations. This store provides high quality clothing at
low cost and the funds that are collected are reinvested into the city's
NW neighborhood through various ministries, projects,
organizations, and programs.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Mary Huizinga, Ellsworth & Jeanette Johnson
Lower Doors: Neil & Judy Klein
May 13 Upper Doors: Larry & Deb Kleymeer, Brian & Abbey Licari
Lower Doors: George & Sue Koster
Today Donna Oppenhuizen, Judy Beadle
May 13 Robin Zondervan, Diane Maitner
3 & 4 T: Mary Bush
S: Rebekah Kubiak
K – 2nd T: Abbey Licari
S: Beth Kubiak
3rd – 5th T: OPEN
S: Ray Zondervan
Prayers & Praise Line
May 6, 2012
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Please pray for wisdom as we seek to grow the Crossing Community beyond the Club 3:16 families.
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Please call the office if you would like to
share a Prayer Request or a Praise Report.
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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