Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Nov 12, 2015
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2015
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Day After Day”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: I love this church because ________.
Moments in Prayer
Choir Anthem “Every Moment of Every Day”
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Acts 1:1-11 (Page 1055)
Message: “THE STORY CONTINUES” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 405 …………………..…… “I Love Thy Kingdom Lord”
*Song of Departure No. 526 (Verse 1 & Chorus) ……... “The Solid Rock”
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, 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 to Grace Reformed Church!
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 children 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.
6:00 PM EVENING SERVICE - For the month of November our
evening service will be held at Faith Reformed Church, 618 – 32nd
Street SW, Wyoming.
6:30 – 8:00 PM YLIFE will meet.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2015
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2015
1:00 PM THE ELIZABETH CIRCLE will meet in the Consistory
room. Study Lesson 16, Isaiah 49: 1-8. All women welcome.
3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2015
3:45 – 5:45 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 3 & 4.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER– We will be serving Chinese
food for dinner this week! Come out and enjoy dinner and a
time of fellowship prior to classes.
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
6:45 – 8:00 PM
GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior) for girls in
grades K – 8th. Meet in the Choir Room!
VICTORS – For boys in grades K – 8th.
BE BIG – For Preschool children. Meet in the Nursery!
7:30 PM WORSHIP TEAM MEETING.
NEXT WEEK, NOVEMBER 22, 2015
NEXT SUNDAY Rev. Jack Doorlag will lead our service and share the
message “In Christ – A Restored Soul”.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS –For all praise reports and prayer requests,
see the insert in today’s bulletin.
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you for the cards, prayers, and visits,
both while I was in the hospital and at home. I appreciate you all
very much! ~Marge Veldheer
A CONGREGATIONAL MEETING will be held Sunday, Nov. 29
following the morning worship service. A slate with Elder and
Deacon Nominees will be presented for approval. The final draft for
the 2016 budget was approved. Copies will be available prior to the
meeting. If you are unable to be here, absentee ballots will be
available on the counter in the office.
ELDER SLATE: Jerry Hendrickson, Elaine Martin
DEACON SLATE: Don Schutter, Daniel Stuk
THE VICTORS are looking for one helper next week (Nov. 18) to do a
project with the boys. See Heather if you can help.
THE CROSSING afterschool program will not meet the week of
Thanksgiving (the 24th & 25th).
GRACE COOKBOOKS – We have Grace Cookbooks available for you
to purchase this holiday season! Books are $8.00 each, buy 3 get one
free. Over 140 recipes were submitted by our Grace family. Proceeds
to benefit Grace Youth programs. Books are available on the narthex
table or the youth desk downstairs.
MISSING – We are missing three - 6 foot plastic tables from the
Fellowship Hall. Also, a TV that was setting on the cart in the back
hallway upstairs. If you know where they might be found, please see
Tymie Boeve or call the office at 538-3100. Thanks!
The WINDOW in the narthex is ordered and should be installed in 2-3
weeks. Thank you for being patient and careful as we wait!
SHOPPERS – AMAZON has a great new program to benefit
charitable organizations. We know many of you shop at Amazon.
They will donate .05% to our GRACE YOUTH on your purchases!
See the insert in the bulletin today for all the information.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Thursday, November 26, 9:45 am THANKSGIVING DAY
WORSHIP SERVICE at Grace. This will be a combined service
with Faith – Please note the special start time! Our Special Offering
for Thanksgiving day is designated for Family Network of Wyoming.
Friday, November 27 - CHRISTMAS DECORATING here at Grace.
Come out and help decorate the church for the Christmas season.
Sunday, November 29 – CONGREGATIONAL MEETING.
Sunday, December 13, 10:00 AM – DISCOVERY KIDZ
Sunday, December 20, 10:00 am SENIOR CHOIR CHRISTMAS
Thursday, December 24, 6:00 pm CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS
EVE SERVICE at Grace.
Friday, December 25, 10:00 am Joint CHRISTMAS DAY Service at
Faith Reformed Church, 618 – 32nd Street.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today: Upper Doors: Ellsworth & Jeanette Johnson
Lower Doors: Larry & Deb Kleymeer
Nov. 22 Upper Doors: Neal & Judy Klein, Dick & Ruth Locke
Lower Doors: Beth Kubiak
Today: Keri Desmarais, Phyllis Vander Sloot
Nov. 22: Elaine Martin, Sophie Licari
SPECIAL GIVING OPPORTUNITIES
Many opportunities are available to us here at Grace. Find something that is close to your heart and consider giving today!
Toilet paper, toothpaste and toothbrushes, shampoo and
conditioner, plastic grocery bags, egg cartons - the one dozen size.
VOLUNTEERS are needed:
Thanksgiving is also designated for FNOW.
Prayers & Praise Line
November 15, 2015
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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