Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Nov 3, 2016
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2016
10:00 AM Worship Service
Call to Worship
*Opening Song of Praise
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Discovery Kidz Sharing Time
Missions Update - Connections Rev. George Grevenstuk
Moments in Prayer
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Doxology – “Praise God From Whom all Blessings Flow”
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Matthew 25:31-46 (Page 962)
Message: Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“BUILDING A COMMUNITY THAT SERVES: A CONCERNED PEOPLE”
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 589 ……………………………..……… “Here I Am, Lord”
*Song of Departure No. 418……………….……………………...“Make Us One”
Keyboard, Lorinda Vander Werp
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 kids ages
3 years – 5th grade meet downstairs by the youth desk. Our theme for
November is “We need Jesus to help us guard our hearts”.
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.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL class will meet in the Consistory
Room following the morning worship service. They cover various
subject matter using the Sunday School Guide. You are welcome!
6:00 PM– For the month of November we will be meeting here at Grace
for our evening worship service. Rev. Harvey Hertz will share the
6:45 – 8:00 PM Y-LIFE will meet.
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – See the Prayers & Praise Line for all
prayer requests and praise reports this week.
OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHIES are extended to Louise Grimm
upon the death of her brother, Jerry Hommerson on Friday, October
28 at the age of 79.
IN APPRECIATION - "With the passing of our mom, Ruth Cota, we
would like to thank the congregation for your cards, prayers and
kind expressions of sympathy. Thank you to Pastor Rick for his
visit, Pastor George for his phone call and Paul Kerkstra for sharing
in mom's funeral. Mom went home to Glory and is happy in the
arms of her Savior." ~Marc and Diane Maitner
Thank you to everyone who donated items for our personal needs
section at FNOW. Many lives are being touched as we work to
share God’s love with those in need in our community and your
support is greatly appreciated.
~Sincerely, Staff & Volunteers at Family Network of Wyoming
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2016
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016
3:00 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2016
3:30 – 5:45 OR 8:00 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 3 & 4.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – Pizza is on the menu. Come
and enjoy a time of fellowship prior to classes!
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
6:45 – 8:00 PM S.O.N.G. (Soldiers of the Next Generation) for
all kids PreK -8th Grade. Meet with Mrs. Heather in the
Discovery Kidz area.
7:00 – 8:00 PM ADULTS
FORGIVING THOSE WHO HURT US – Class meets in
the Consistory Room. This upcoming week we will be studying
Chapter 6 & 7 in Lewis Smedes' book "The Art of Forgiving –
When You Need to Forgive and Don't Know How". We would
love to have you join us! If you need a book or study guide,
please let Lorinda know.
NEXT SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2016
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the series “The Contagious
Community” with the message: “Building a Community that Sends:
A Missionary People”.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Thursday, November 24, 9:45 am THANKSGIVING SERVICE
Our Thanksgiving Day service will be held at Faith Reformed Church
this year as a part of a continuing effort to join with our sister
churches for special services and activities.
Sunday, November 27 – A CONGREGATIONAL MEETING will be
held following the morning worship service. A slate with Elder and
Deacon Nominees will be presented. The budget for 2017 will be
presented and other church business will be discussed.
Sunday, December 4 – COMMUNION SUNDAY
Sunday, December 11, 10:00 am – Our DISCOVERY Kidz will present
their Christmas Program “Shepherds, Sheep, and a Savior”.
Sunday, December 18, 10:00 am The SENIOR CHOIR will present
their Christmas Cantata.
The WYOMING CHRISTMAS STORE will be held here at Grace on
Saturday, December 3. 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. Take a tag from the Christmas tree on the
library area. Look for more information placed in your mailbox.
Help also by purchasing gifts for the “BEING THE HANDS”
program that we are once again setting up at DeVos Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, December 6. We are in need of gifts for older youth and adults. Gifts of any amount are appreciated. Gifts can be brought to the library area by the Christmas tree. A box will be marked for these gifts.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Lorie Norden, Bob & Donna Moreno
Lower Doors: Ernie & Char Otto
Nov. 13 Upper Doors: Larry & Bernice Palma, Joan Patterson
Lower Doors: Rick Postema
Today Sandy Farris, Kerri Baker
Nov. 13 Cindy Wylie, Jayme Dood
Prayers & Praise Line
November 6, 2016
Congregational Prayers and Praise
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