Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 5, 2016
SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Only One Life/Living for Jesus”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
“Lord Reign in Me”
“Even So, Come”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: I’m so thankful Mom taught me ________.
Moments in Prayer
Senior Choir “I’m Climbing up the Mountain”
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Doxology – “Praise God From Whom all Blessings Flow”
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Micah 6:8 (Page 903), Luke 9:23-27 (Page 1004),
Romans 12:1-2 (Page 1100)
Message: “I BELIEVE IN TOTAL SURRENDER”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 602 ……….………. “I Have Decided to Follow Jesus”
*Song of Departure No. 526 (Verse 1 and Chorus)……..“The Solid Rock”
Postlude Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
Keyboard, Lorinda Vander Werp
*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 will meet. All kids ages 3
years – 5th grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS will meet in the
Consistory room following the morning service. All are welcome.
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.
NO PM Service tonight!
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE
TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016
3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth grades 5 & 6.
7:00 PM MISSION OUTREACH meeting.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016
3:45 – 5:30 PM THE CROSSING for youth grades 3 & 4.
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
NEXT WEEK, MAY 15, 2016
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will share the message “I Believe in
6:00 PM MUSIC APPRECIATION SERVICE. We will be joined
by the congregations of Faith, Beverly, and Unity and the Vets from
the GR Home for Veterans. Invite a friend to join you for this special
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Bob Tofferi continues at the Meijer Heart
Center. Please keep Bob and Shirley in your prayers. See the Prayers
& Praise Line today for all other prayer requests and praise reports.
GREATER CONSISTORY – Help is needed occasionally on Sunday
mornings to usher and collect. Would you be willing to take a month,
or even just one Sunday? If you would be willing to help out, or to be
put on a call list, please see or call Dan Stuk (532-7729) or call the
office (538-3100). Thank you!
COINS FOR KIDS – Our SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of
May is designated for Coins for Kids, Grand Rapids Right to Life.
Extra baby bottles are available in the narthex for you to collect coins.
Profits benefit Grand Rapids Right to Life and local pregnancy
agencies that provide material support to women and families facing
unplanned pregnancies. Small change can make a BIG difference! In
the month of May you can work to fill up your bottles. We will collect
them on May 29, or you can turn them into the office prior to that.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today: Upper Doors: Luke & Janell Nordlund, Sue Stuk
Lower Doors: Rick & Laura Marshall
May 15 Upper Doors: Larry & Bernice Palma, Joan Patterson
Lower Doors: Deb Pierce
May 22 Upper Doors: Rick Postema, Gerry & Elaine Pylman
Lower Doors: George & Hennie Rosema
Today: Sue Vander Wal, Mary Kubiak
May 15: Pat Ter Beek, Chelsea Dornbos
May 22: Robin Zondervan, Sophie Licari
May Dan Stuk, Pat Ter Beek, Jenny Hendges, Tim Boeve
Prayers & Praise Line
May 8, 2016
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 praises.
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