Posted by: Sue Stuk on Fri, May 6, 2011
SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2011
10:00 am Worship Service
Women’s Choral Introit “Leave your Heavy Burden at the Cross”
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn ………………….…………………………..……………………….. “Pass It On”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering – GEMS Organization
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Revelation 3:15-16 (Page 1194)
Romans 12:11, (Page 1101), I Thessalonians 5:19 (Page 1148)
Message: “FEED THE FIRE” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 431 …………………………………… “Shine, Jesus, Shine”
* Song of Departure No. 368 (Verse 1 & Chorus) ……………….. “He Lives”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
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.
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet in the Chapel
Worship Sequence No. 85 – 88 ….……………. “Name Above All Names”
* Invocation & Salutation
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 526 …………………………………..……………….. “The Solid Rock”
Living Word: Galatians 1:1-10 (Pg. 1128), I Timothy 6:3-6 (Pg. 1154)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“WHY TRUTH MATTERS: FALSE GOSPELS AND DOCTRINES”
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 730 ……………..…… “Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus”
* Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra
*All who are able, please stand.
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs for your very own worship service.
TODAY we thank our GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior)
and their leaders for their special part in our morning service!
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of May is designated for
the GEMS Organization. This offering will be received today.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, MAY 9, 2011
7:00 PM EXERCISE BOOT CAMP led by Lyndsey Boeve.
TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2011
3:15 – 5:30 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR GRADES 5 & 6
WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2011
3:45 – 6:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4
6:30 PM CHOIR TO SUNSET MANOR.
THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2011
2:45 – 5:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 7 & 8.
NEXT SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2011
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will share the message “Mother
Church” from I Thessalonians 2:6b-12.
ALL CHURCH DINNER following the morning worship service for
everyone. This is a benefit for the 2012 Mission Trip! Check out the
purple insert today! RESERVATIONS ARE DUE
WEDNESDAY MAY 11!
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Kaleab Marshall is now home after
undergoing surgery this past week. Please pray that he receives
positive results. Please keep Laura Marshall in your prayers as she
progress through her pregnancy. Please be in prayer for Sophie
Licari who recently broke her collarbone while playing. See the
Prayer and Praise Line for all prayer requests and praise reports.
IN APPRECIATION – Second Chance Clothing would like to thank
you for your clothing donations. These clothes will be sold in the
store at an affordable cost to generate funds to give back to the
neighborhood. Come check out the store sometime! We are located
at 520 Leonard NW. Your shopping helps keep the store going!
This ministry is also dependent on volunteers to run the store. If
you would like to hear more about this ministry and/or get further
involved, please contact Deb Stapley, Recruiting Coordinator at:
915-7664 or email@example.com.
AT A RECENT MEETING OF THE ELDERS the membership of
Rick & Susyn Veldheer, and baptized children Kendra and Zachary,
was transferred to First Reformed Church of Grandville.
SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, June 13 – Thursday, June 16, 6:00 – 8:00 PM VBS 2011 –
MARKETPLACE 29 AD a Bible Time experience for kids ages 4
years – 5th Grade. Visit the shops in the marketplace, dance and sing,
see live animals and much more. On Thursday a dinner will be
provided for the family. Reserve a spot for your children/
grandchildren or neighbors today! Forms are on the narthex table.
VBS VOLUNTEER SIGN-UPS HAVE STARTED! Please help us
be a blessing to our Grace kids and our community this year as we
share what it was like in Jesus’ time. We will be traveling back to
Jewish Mother's- This has been modified from last year to make
it run smoother for you and a little easier. You will lead the children
around to the areas they are suppose to be at, share customs that
went on in their homes and review Drama with them (all info
Helpers: You will assist the Jewish mother with the children each
Drama: This is a nice place for those of you that can't do the whole
week but have at least 1-2 day open to help. You will read from a
script and act out the short story for the children. You don't need to
be a professional...the kids will love you no matter what!
DISCOVERY KIDZ SUMMER ROTATION SIGN UPS – Looking
for someone to do Games June 5th and 19th. Please sign up in the
narthex or see Heather if you are able to fill these dates.
FEMALE VOLUNTEER NEEDED FOR TRANSPORTATION on
May 19 for a scheduled outpatient surgery. Needed from
approximately 9:30 am – 3:00 pm.
EXPLORE “THE OTHER WAY” Ministries on Sunday, May 15 from
3 – 5 pm. Discover and explore the 44 year historic presence of “The
Other Way” in the Westown Neighborhood. An interactive adventure
awaits you! Come see the 7 properties strategically located in the
neighborhood. Hear from staff and neighbors about the impact of
the programs. Get a taste of what it’s like to live, learn, work, play
and grow at “The Other Way”. Experience firsthand the work God is
doing in Westown. Please RSVP to Jackie at 616-454-4011 x 5122 or
CHECK OUT CAMP GENEVA! Mark your calendars for Sunday,
May 15th. Camp Geneva will host an open house on that afternoon
from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. All camper families and community members
welcome! Joining us with a live broadcast will be JQ 99.3 FM! We’ll
have games for younger children, the pool will be open, and you can
explore the facilities and grounds before camp starts.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today All Doors: GEMS
May 15 Upper Doors: Mac & Mary McAlary; Jim & Shelia Mc Elroy
Lower Doors: Luke & Janell Nordlund
Today Linda Emelander, Chelsea Boeve, Erika Wigent
May 15 Elaine Martin, Lyndsey Boeve, Laura Marshall
Aisle 1 Aisle 2 Aisle 3 Aisle 4
May Zondervan Tibbets Marshall Otto
Prayers & Praise Line
May 8, 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.
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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