Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Oct 30, 2014
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2014
10:00 AM Worship Service
International Day of Prayer
for the Persecuted Church
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
“Today is the Day”
“The Lord Will Keep His Promises”
*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Discovery Kidz Sharing
Video: Watch List 2014
Moments in Prayer
Offertory – “I Have Decided to Follow Jesus”
Tithes & offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Prayer of Dedication
God’s Living Word: Acts 2:1-4 (Pg. 1056), Galatians 5:16-26 (Pg. 1132)
Message: “THRIVE: BLOWING IN THE SPIRIT”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 395 (Vss. 1, 3, 5) ………… “Descend, O Holy Spirit”
*Song of Departure No. 434 (V. 1 and Chorus) …….... “Revive Us Again”
Postlude Organist, Karen Ver Hulst
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 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.
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk. The kids will
join us in the service today to share about their last rotation.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS will meet in the
Consistory Room following the morning service today. This class
covers various subject matter pertaining to our Christian walk.
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 A JOINT REFORMATION DAY SERVICE with Faith
Reformed will be held here at Grace. We will meet in the sanctuary.
6:15 PM Y-LIFE MEETS! Note the time! Bring a rake and gloves
and dress accordingly!
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014
3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for youth in
Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2014
3:45 – 5:45 or 8:00 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for
youth in Grades 3 & 4.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – On the menu: BBQ!
Come out and enjoy dinner and a time of fellowship prior to
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
6:45 PM KIDS PRACTICE FOR CHRISTMAS PROGRAM.
7:00 – 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!
ADULTS – “Christian – It’s Not What You Think”.
Meet in the Consistory Room.
“BELONGING” New Members Class will meet in Pastor
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2014
7:00 PM THURSDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY GROUP will
meet in the Consistory room.
NEXT SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2014
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the Thrive series with the
message: “Reaching God’s Dreams”.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Ken Wylie will undergo shoulder surgery on
Thursday, November 6. Please keep Ken in your prayers. For all
other prayer requests and praise reports, see the Prayers & Praise
Line in your bulletin today.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, November 10, 7:00 pm PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE
Tuesday, November 11, 7:00 pm MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM
Monday, November 17, 6:30 pm ELDERS MEETING
7:30 pm CONSISTORY MEETING
Monday, November 24, 7:00 pm PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE
Thursday, November 27, 10:00 am THANKSGIVING DAY
WORSHIP SERVICE at Grace. Our Special Offering for
Thanksgiving day is designated for Family Network of Wyoming.
Sunday, November 30 – A CONGREGATIONAL MEETING will be
held following the morning worship service.
GIFT WRAPPER – Looking for someone to wrap empty boxes in
Christmas paper. All supplies will be furnished! See Heather if you
THE NEXT GALAXY will soon be published. Please have your
articles to Pat Ter Beek or Sandy Gort by November 6. Thank you!
GRACE CHURCH COOKBOOKS – There is still time to turn in
your recipes if you have not done so already. Please have them to the
office by Tuesday!! Thank you to everyone who has already
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of November is designated
for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF). This offering will be received
on November 30.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY REFORMED BUILD VOLUNTEER
WORK PROJECT – Sign up today for this work project at 1015
Kensington SW on Saturday, November 15. Call (538-6311) Bill
Ver Hulst if you have any questions.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: George & Juel Grevenstuk, Louise Grimm
Lower Doors: Katie Green
Nov. 9 Upper Doors: Ken & Janet Groenhout, Ron Harmsen
Lower Doors: Derk & Jenny Hendges
Today: Tymie Boeve, Lynda Ver Merris
Nov. 9: Judy Beadle, Brielle Wigent
DISCOVERY KIDS – November
Art: Pat Ter Beek
Cooking: Tymie Boeve
Theater: John Sawyer
Games: Elaine Martin
Science: Donna Oppenhuizen
Shepherds: Sophie Licari, Katie Green, Joan Patterson, Brielle Wigent
Prayers & Praise Line
November 2, 2014
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, Mrs Ruth Ver Merris.
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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