Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Oct 29, 2015
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2015
10:00 AM Worship Service
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise Discovery Kidz
“We Love Jesus”
“I Will Follow”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Discovery Kidz Sharing
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Mission Report – Talking Bibles Mark Hoekstra
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Luke 12:13-21 (Page 1009)
Message: “TO BE AND NOT TO BE” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 435 ……………...... “God of Grace and God of Glory”
*Song of Departure No. 526 (Verse 1 & Chorus) ……... “The Solid Rock”
Postlude 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.
THIS MORNING we welcome Mark Hoekstra from Talking Bibles to
our pulpit. Thank you for being with us and sharing about your
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.
5:00 PM You are invited to a REFORMATION DAY SERVICE at
Beverly Reformed Church (2141 Porter St SW, Wyoming). Note the
5:00 pm start time!
6:45 – 8:00 PM Y-LIFE will meet at the Crossing.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2015
3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2015
3:45 – 5:45 THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 3 & 4.
6:00 PM GEMS CHILI SUPPER! Come out and support our
GEMS. The girls have made all the desserts and are looking
forward to serving you! All proceeds will go directly to our
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!
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2015
7:00 PM THE THURSDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY GROUP
will meet in the Consistory Room.
NEXT WEEK, NOVEMBER 8, 2015
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will share the message “MEET JESUS”
from the Read the Bible in a Year study book.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, November 9, 7:00 pm SPECIAL CONSISTORY MTG.
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 – A CONGREGATIONAL MEETING will be
held following the morning worship service. A slate with Elder and
Deacon Nominees will be presented for approval. The budget for
2016 will be presented and other church business will be discussed.
SPECIAL DIET FOOD COLLECTION FOR FNOW – In the month
of November we will be collecting “special diet” foods for Family
Network of Wyoming. Many people that come to the pantry are on
special diets such as gluten free, or are diabetic. These items cost
more and are not usually available to be purchased inexpensively at
places such as Feeding America. If you wish to help, please follow the
Family Network is also in need of the following:
And the following volunteers are needed:
If you can help in any of these ways, please call the pantry at 885-9919.
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of November and
Thanksgiving is also designated for FNOW.
DISCOVERY KIDZ VOLUNTEERS - Still need help for the
November rotation. See Heather if you can help.
CHRISTMAS STORE – The tree with tags will be up next week! The
Christmas Store will once again be held at Grace on December 5.
There is a letter in your mailbox with details of the Christmas Store
and also “Being the Hands” at De Vos Children’s Hospital.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today: Upper Doors: Jim & Sally Herrema, Fred & Willie Hiemstra
Lower Doors: Jan Higley
Nov. 8 Upper Doors: Wayne & Nancy Ver Strate, Ron Harmsen
Lower Doors: Jerry & Karen Hendrickson
Today: Sue Vander Wal, Pat Ter Beek
Nov. 8: Eric Wigent, Mary Kubiak
Prayers & Praise Line
November 1, 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 praise reports.
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