Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Nov 19, 2015
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2015
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Thanks to God”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Choir Anthem “Jesus is the Living Stone”
Moments in Prayer
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Psalm 23:1-6 (Page 539), Matthew 11:28-30 (Page 944)
Message: “IN CHRIST – A RESTORED SOUL” Rev. Jack Doorlag
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 705 ……………………...…… “It is Well With My Soul”
*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.
TODAY WE WELCOME Rev. Jack Doorlag to our pulpit. Thank you
for being with us this Lord’s Day.
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.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
THE CROSSING afterschool program will not meet this week!
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2015
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
No Other Wednesday Activities will take place.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2015
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.
Nursery: Janell Nordlund, Judy Beadle
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2015
10:00 am CHRISTMAS DECORATING here at Grace. Come out and help
decorate the church for the Christmas season. See Tymie if you
have any questions.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS –For all praise reports and prayer requests,
see the insert in today’s bulletin.
NEXT WEEK, NOVEMBER 29, 2015
1st Sunday of Advent
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will share the message “Saved to Serve:
What Will I Give God this Christmas?” See the insert in your bulletin
with our special Advent season messages.
A CONGREGATIONAL MEETING will be held next Sunday
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 are available on the narthex
table. 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
5:00 – 7:00 PM JESUS IS THE LIGHT JOINT ADVENT
SERVICE at Calvary Christian Reformed Church.
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.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Sunday, December 13, 10:00 AM – DISCOVERY KIDZ
CHRISTMAS PROGRAM “Christmas in Kid City”.
Tuesday, December 15, 12:00 Noon – The ELIZABETH CIRCLE will
have their Christmas Lunch at the Grand Villa. Call Carolyn Baker
(669-4742) by December 11 to make your reservations.
Sunday, December 20, 10:00 am CHOIR CHRISTMAS CANTATA.
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.
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!
Informational sheets are on the narthex table.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today: Upper Doors: Neal & Judy Klein, Dick & Ruth Locke
Lower Doors: Beth Kubiak
Nov. 29: Upper Doors: Luke & Janell Nordlund, Marc & Diane Maitner
Lower Doors: Rick & Laura Marshall
Dec. 6: Upper Doors: Larry & Bernice Palma, Joan Patterson
Lower Doors: Julia Grant-Najdowski
Today: Elaine Martin, Sophie Licari
Nov. 29: Lyndsey Boeve, Bella Licari
Dec. 6: Sue Stuk, Sandy Farris
USHER/COLLECTION Aisle 1 Aisle 2 Aisle 3 Aisle 4
November Gort Licari Hendges Boeve
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 22, 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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