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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2009
10:00 am Worship Service
Choral Introit “God Can Do Anything But Fail”
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Choral Anthem “Come and Go With Me”
Moments in Prayer
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Various Selections
Message: “LIVING BY FAITH” Rev. Bruce Kuiper
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 527 …………….…… “I Know Whom I Have Believed”
* Song of Departure No. 669 …………………….…….. “Make Me a Servant”
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.
We joyously greet those who are visiting with us today.
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
so we can get to know you better!
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet in the Chapel
Worship Sequence No. 212 …………………………….. “Offering of Thanks”
*No. 213 ……………………….. “We Bring the Sacrifice of Praise”
*No. 214 …………………………………….. “He Has Made Me Glad”
* Invocation & Salutation
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 621 …………………………………… “Tell Me the Old, Old Story”
Living Word: Romans 1:18-32 (Page 1090)
Message: “GOD’S ANGER AT SIN” Rev. Bruce Kuiper
Prayer of Blessing
* Closing Hymn No. 571 ………………………………………. “Trust and Obey”
* Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra
*All those who are able, please stand
TODAY AT GRACE
TODAY we welcome Rev. Bruce Kuiper to our worship services. Thank
you for being with us and sharing the message on this Lord’s day.
9:50 am – 11:15 am DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3 years –
5th Grade meet downstairs for your very own service.
11:30 am – 12:10 pm THE SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet in
the Consistory Room. You are welcome to join them!
PRAYERS & PRAISE
IN APPRECIATION – The Discovery Kidz want to thank everyone who
supported them by coming out for Pizza last Wednesday!
LISTED BELOW ARE THE PERSONS who will make up the slate for the
upcoming ELECTION FOR THE OFFICE OF ELDER AND DEACON.
ELDER: Three persons will be elected to serve a three year term:
Dale Dood, Elaine Martin, Larry Palma
DEACON: One person will be elected to serve a three year term:
Tim Boeve and Eric Postema have agreed to extend their
term as Deacon and will serve one additional year.
A CONGREGATIONAL MEETING will be held as a part of the morning
service NEXT SUNDAY. Election of Elders & Deacons will be held,
a vote on the new church plant will take place, and the
proposed budget will be presented. Inserted in the bulletin today,
is an Absentee Ballot. If you are unable to be in attendance on
Sunday the 29, please fill out and sign the Absentee Ballot. Ballots
will be passed out on the day of the Congregational meeting to all
those in attendance. If you have any questions concerning this
procedure, please see Pastor Rick or Clerk, Keith Baker.
COPIES OF THE 2010 PROPOSED BUDGET are available for review on the
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2009
3:15 – 5:30 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR GRADES 5 & 6.
7:00 PM ALL THREE WISEMEN VOLUNTEERS (DISCOVERY KIDZ)
A must attend training meeting will be held in the fellowship
hall for those involved in the next rotation. See Heather if you
have any questions.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2009
6:30 – 7:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR meets for practice. No other
Wednesday activities will be held.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2009
10:00 AM THANKSGIVING DAY WORSHIP SERVICE. Our Special
Thanksgiving Offering is designated for Mel Trotter
Ministries. Nursery: Robin Zondervan & Chelsea Boeve
Discovery Kidz will meet downstairs for their own
Thanksgiving Day service!
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2009
6:30 PM DISCOVERY KIDZ EVENT! Come to the Crossing for this
special holiday event for kids and their families. The Veggie
Tales movie “SAINT NICHOLAS – A STORY OF JOYFUL GIVING”
will be shown. Save this date and think about a special child
you would like to invite to this fun event!
NEXT WEEK – NOVEMBER 29, 2009
1ST SUNDAY OF ADVENT
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will begin a new series of Advent messages
“SONGS FOR ADVENT AND BEYOND”. See the insert in your
bulletin today for all the details. A Congregational meeting will
be held as a part of our morning service.
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of November is designated for
CAMP GENEVA. This offering will be received next Sunday.
11:30 AM S. A. C. (Sundays After Church) for those in the next rotation
or who have been in the past rotations. Bring your favorite appetizer
or dessert for dinner in the Fellowship Hall.
6:00 PM COMMUNITY ADVENT SERVICE at Beverly Reformed Church.
Choirs from Beverly, Faith, St John Vianney and Grace will each have
a special musical selection.
CARING SHEPHERDS – There will be a meeting on Monday, November
30 at 7:00 pm.
DISCOVERY KIDZ - THREE MORE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for the next
rotation!! See Heather Dood ASAP if you are willing to worship with
our Discovery Kidz.
EMPTY PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES are needed for the Discovery Kidz
Christmas program. Please bring them to the church kitchen.
SAVE THE DATE...OUR CHILDREN'S PROGRAM will be Dec 20th during the
morning service. Discovery Kidz Parents please keep Saturday
morning Dec 19th at 10:00 am open for dress rehearsal and Jesus’
Y-LIFE MIDDLE SCHOOL next meeting is December 11th from 6-9:30 pm
(note time change). We will be leaving Grace at 6:00 pm and heading
to Sonic for some dinner and then to Spectrum Lanes for bowling.
Please sign up or contact Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ALL CHURCH CAROLING NIGHT – Wednesday, December 16 at 6:30 pm.
See Heather Dood if you have any questions.
THE GRACE BUILDING FUND DRIVE fund drive will continue. You can put
your gift envelope in the offering plate or designate it on your budget
envelope at any time!
THE HOLIDAYS ARE FAST APPROACHING! Once again we are providing
opportunities for you to help those in need!
Participate by buying gifts for the 5th Annual Wyoming Christmas Store. This store is set up for low
income families of the neighborhood. Parents are able to purchase gifts for their children at ¼ the cost.
Sign up to volunteer on Thursday, December 10 anytime between 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm (supper
included). Help unload cars as the gifts for the Christmas store come in from other churches and help
sort into price categories. Choose your own hours!
Sign up to volunteer at the Christmas Store the day of the event, Saturday, December 12!
Help by purchasing gifts for the “Being the Hands” program that we are once again setting up at
DeVos Children’s Hospital on Thursday, December 17. (NOTE THE DATE CHANGE!) We are in need of
gifts for older youth and adults. Gifts of any amount are appreciated. Bring these gifts to the office
opposite the Chapel.
Holiday Baskets – Would you like to provide a family with a holiday basket at Christmas? Sign up in
the narthex by Nov. 30.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Andrea Maitner; Thom & Kris McGuire
Lower Doors: Luke & Janell Nordlund
Nov. 29 Upper Doors: Mac & Mary Mc Alary; Lorie Norden
Lower Doors: Ernst & Char Otto
Today AM Service: Heather Dood, Judy Beadle, Allie Mc Elroy
PM Service: Lynda Ver Merris
Nov. 29 AM Service: Lynda Ver Merris, Amy Grimm, Sue Vander Wal
Prayers & Praise Line
November 22, 2009
We Pray and Trust God
Praise God for the wealth and abundance in your life.
“Count your blessings and see what God has done”.
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Pray for God’s clear leading in this process as the
congregation prepares to vote next week.
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Please call the office if you would like to
share a Prayer Request or a Praise Report.
We pray for the upcoming election of Elders & Deacons, congregational meeting,
and vote for a new church start.
We pray for all those men & women who are serving in the military today. We pray also for their
families, especially during this holiday season when they may especially feel their absence.
We pray for strength and encouragement for Christy Kleymeer today.
We pray for quick healing for Jayme Dood following surgery this past week.
We pray for the health of our congregation. May they be protected from the many sicknesses going
Keep these friends and family serving in the military in your prayers:
Doug Desmarais, Frank Senko, Matthew Halverson (Lucille Sytsema’s
grandson), Dave Vander Berg, Nick Borkowski.
Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mrs Tena DeVink, Mr & Mrs Ade Peterson, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer,
Mrs June Snyder, and Mrs Anne Hoezee.
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