Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, May 6, 2010
SUNDAY, MAY 9, 2010
10:00 am Worship Service
Musical Introit Barb Halverson
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: The name of Jesus gives me __________!
Hymn No. 118 ……………….………………………… “His Name is Wonderful”
Moments in Prayer
Women’s Chorus “The Meeting in the Air”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Romans 6:1-14, 12:1-2 (Page 1094-1100)
Message: “I BELIEVE IN HIM” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 266 ………………………………… “That Beautiful Name”
* Song of Departure No. 540 (Vs 1 & Chorus)… “My Hope Is in the Lord”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
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, an Elder will be available
in the front of the sanctuary following the service this morning.
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet in the Chapel
Call to Worship
* Opening Hymn No. 97 .……… “Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above”
* Invocation & Salutation
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 682 ……………..……….. “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah”
Living Word: John 6 (Page 1033)
Message: “CAST YOUR BREAD UPON THE WATER”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing
* Closing Hymn No. 602 ………………. “I Have Decided to Follow Jesus”
* Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 am – 11:15 am DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3 years –
5th Grade meet downstairs for your very own service.
OUR MINISTRY OF MUSIC TODAY is presented by Barb Halverson
(daughter of Lucille Sytsema). Thank you Barb, for being with us and
sharing your talents today.
11:30 am – 12:10 pm THE SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet in
the Consistory Room. You are welcome to join them!
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2010
3:15 – 5:30 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR GRADES 5 & 6
WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2010
3:45 – 6:00 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR GRADES 3 & 4
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE
7:30 PM MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM WILL MEET
THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2010
2:45 – 5:00 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR GRADES 7 & 8
6:00 PM THURSDAY SMALL GROUP will meet for dinner at Arnie’s
Restaurant (Clyde Park & 54th Street).
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Al Grimm is back in at Butterworth Hospital. Jan
Higley fell last week and broke her wrist. Thankfully, surgery will not
be required. Tena De Vink will undergo outpatient surgery on
Thursday, May 13th. See the Prayers & Praise Line for all prayer
requests and praise reports.
OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHIES are extended to the family of June Snyder
who passed away on Sunday, May 2 at the age of 89. Pastor Rick
conducted funeral services for her on Wednesday at the Ofield
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you to the Grace family for the thoughts and
prayers, cards, and kindness shown following my knee surgery.
NEXT SUNDAY – MAY 16, 2010
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue with his series of messages to
apply the Heidelberg Catechism to every day faith. The message
next week, “I BELIEVE I CAN COME CLEAN” is based on I Corinthians
12:1-11, Ephesians 4:1-6, 5:25-27. The Team on the Mission/Work
trip will share details of their week in Cedar Rapids with us.
TRAINING FOR THE NEXT DISCOVERY KIDZ ROTATION “Jesus feeds the
5000” will be next Sunday, May 16 following the morning service.
Meet with Heather in the Fellowship Hall.
3:00 – 5:00 PM S.O.S. (Service on Sunday) WESTOWN ADVENTURE
This will be a chance to explore “The Other Way” Ministries. An
interactive adventure is planned. You will have the opportunity to
see the 7 properties, hear from staff and neighbors, get a taste of
what it’s like to live, learn, work, grow, and play at “The Other Way”,
and experience firsthand the work God is doing in Westown!
We would like to know how many to plan for,
so please sign up on the sheet on the narthex table.
TWO SHEPHERDS are still needed for the next Discovery Kidz rotation
“JESUS FEEDS THE 5000”. Sign up in the narthex.
SIGN UPS are taking place for the SUMMER DISCOVERY KIDS. These are
only 3 week rotations. We will be studying the FRUITS OF THE
SPIRIT. Sign up in the narthex, or see Heather if you have any
NEEDED FOR VBS – Used or new flat sheets. You can put your donations
on at the youth desk on the lower level.
JUICE BOXES are needed for Discovery Kidz. If you are able to donate,
please drop them off in the kitchen.
MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM AND CONSISTORY – A combined meeting is
being planned for Monday, May 17 at 7:00 pm.
DEACONS – Please plan to meet on Monday, May 17 at 6:30 pm in
the Chapel just prior to the Consistory Meeting.
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of May is designated for CRAN
HILL RANCH. This offering will be received on May 30th.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – MARKETPLACE 29 AD
June 15 – 18 6:00 – 7:45 pm.
Please sign up in the narthex if you can help. This week a couple of new “job descriptions” are printed for you to consider:
You will be helping prep each day for the "bread making" and
baking the bread for the night for each tribe. You all be helping
prep sack dinners for Friday night family dinner night.
Assist with setting up each tribal class room and all
their props needed as well as setting up marketplace.
See the sheet in the narthex for a complete list of volunteer positions
and find a place where you can help!
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Dick & Ruth Locke; Wes & Linda Lowing
Lower Doors: Marc & Diane Maitner
May 16 Upper Doors: Andrea Maitner; Jim & Sheila Mc Elroy
Lower Doors: Rick & Laura Marshall
Today Judy Beadle, Robin Zondervan, Chelsea Boeve
May 16 Sue Stuk, Sue Vander Wal, Allie Mc Elroy
Prayers & Praise Line
May 9, 2010
We Pray and Trust God
Today is Mother’s Day! Praise God for your mother and
her influence in your life. Ask God to guide you as a
mother in leading your children to Him.
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Continue in prayer as the Mission/Outreach Team meets on
Wednesday and as they meet along with the Consistory on May 17.
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Please call the office if you would like to
share a Prayer Request or a Praise Report.
We thank and praise God today for our mothers, grandmothers, and the other special women in our lives.
We continue to pray for all those recovering from illnesses, surgeries or hospitalization.
We thank you God for your healing powers and love for us.
We pray today for Al Grimm once again in the hospital. Encourage him and may he feel your presence with him today.
We are thankful that Jan Higley did not require surgery on her broken wrist. We pray for a speedy recovery.
We pray for Tena De Vink as she undergoes outpatient surgery this week.
Please pray for Sandy Farris’ father, Glenn Moore.
Please pray also for Connie Maile, sister of Jim Emelander, who is battling cancer. Connie is doing quite well. Her tumor is inoperable, but is now stable. She is done with external chemo, but will continue with a chemo pill.
Keep Ruth Mikula, mother of Marjean Tibbets, in your prayers.
Keep these friends and family serving in the military in your prayers: Amie Pierce, Doug Desmarais, Frank Senko, Matthew Halverson, Dave Vander Berg, Nick Borkowski.
Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mrs Tena DeVink, Mr & Mrs Ade Peterson, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs Anne Hoezee, Mrs Janet Yonkers
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