Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Nov 6, 2014
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2014
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Holy Spirit Live in Me”
Call to Worship – Proverbs 19:21 (On Screen)
*Opening Songs of Praise
*Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: I’m dreaming of the day when God will ______.
Moments in Prayer
Senior Choir “Fill Me Now”
Moments in Prayer
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 2:14-21 (Pg. 1056)
Message: “THRIVE: REACHING GOD’S DREAMS”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 762 …………..……………… “What a Day that Will Be”
*Song of Departure No. 434 (V. 1 and Chorus) …….... “Revive Us Again”
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 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.
SUNDAYS AT SIX
Meeting in the Consistory Room
Call to Worship No. 524 ……………..…………………… “Salvation by Grace”
*Opening Hymn No. 526 ………………………….…………….. “The Solid Rock”
Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 693 ….…………………………… “A Shelter in the Time of Storm”
Living Word: Psalm 119: 137 - 160 (Page 602)
Message: “DELIGHTFUL WORD: AFFIRMING”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
*Closing Hymn No. 630 …………….…. “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”
Postlude Pianist, Lorinda Vander Werp
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 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.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Elaine Martin has been hospitalized this
past week with an ulcer. We pray that the meds they are treating it
with will work. Sandy Gort will undergo a procedure on Wednesday.
Please pray for Sandy as she waits for test results and plans a course
of treatment. Ken Wylie underwent shoulder surgery on Thursday at
Blodgett. He is expected to be able to have returned to his home. For
all other prayer requests and praise reports, see the Prayers & Praise
Line in your bulletin today.
OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHIES are extended to Keith and Ann
Van Zoeren upon the sudden death of their Granddaughter Olivia.
Olivia is the daughter of Mary & Dave Veldink. She was hospitalized
last Sunday and passed away Tuesday. If anyone wishes to make a donation to the
AT Children’s Project (Ataxia-Telangiectasia), information is available from the
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2014
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2014
3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for youth in
Grades 5 & 6.
7:00 PM MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM MEETING.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 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: Spaghetti!
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
S.O.N.G. for boys and girls preschool – 5th grade.
ADULTS – “Christian – It’s Not What You Think”.
Meet in the Consistory Room.
“BELONGING” New Members Class will meet in Pastor
NEXT SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2014
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will conclude the Thrive series with the
message: “Planting in Vision”.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, November 17, 6:30 pm ELDERS MEETING
7:30 pm CONSISTORY MEETING
Tuesday, November 18, 1:00 pm THE ELIZABETH CIRCLE will
meet in the Consistory room. We will discuss Isaiah 36-37, Chapter
10 in our study book. All women are welcome!
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.
Friday, November 28, 10:00 am CHRISTMAS DECORATING of the
church. We can all go out to lunch when we are done! See Tymie
Boeve if you have any questions.
Sunday, November 30 – A CONGREGATIONAL MEETING will be
held following the morning worship service.
Sunday, December 14, 10:00 am - The DISCOVERY KIDZ Christmas
Program will be held during the morning worship service.
Sunday, December 21, 10:00 am – The SENIOR CHOIR will present
their CHRISTMAS CANTATA.
THE HOLIDAYS ARE FAST APPROACHING! Once again we are
Providing opportunities for you to help those in need!
DESSERTS NEEDED for Wednesday Night Family Night. We have a
lot of kids now and they love dessert! If you would be willing to
make a dessert, please see or call Tymie (531-5700). Thank you!
OUR SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of November is designated
for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF). This offering will be received
on November 30.
SNOW SHOVELERS – One or two persons are needed to keep our
sidewalks clear here at church this winter. This is a paid position!
See John Boeve if you are interested or know someone who might be.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Ken & Janet Groenhout, Ron Harmsen
Lower Doors: Derk & Jenny Hendges
Nov. 16 Upper Doors: Jerry & Karen Hendrickson, Jim & Sally Herrema
Lower Doors: Mary Huizinga
Today: Judy Beadle, Brielle Wigent
Nov. 16: Janell Nordlund, Cindy Wylie
USHER/COLLECTION Aisle 1 Aisle 2 Aisle 3 Aisle 4
November Gort Licari Wigent Boeve
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 9, 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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