Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Oct 13, 2016
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2016
10:00 AM Worship Service
Prelude Ruth Tacoma, Bob Moreno, Paul Kerkstra
Choral Introit “Nothing Is Impossible”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
“You are Holy”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
“This I Believe (The Creed)”
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Senior Choir “Eagle’s Wings Medley”
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: II Kings 1:1-17a (Page 355)
Message: “IS IT BECAUSE THERE IS NO GOD?” Rev. Harvey Hertz
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 730 ……………..…… “Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus”
*Song of Departure No. 418……………….……………………...“Make Us One”
Postlude Organist, Paul Kerkstra
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.
TODAY AT GRACE
TODAY WE WELCOME Rev. Harvey Hertz who will lead our service
and share the message.
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
October is “Use words to build people up, not tear people down”.
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 to join them!
6:00 PM JOINT EVENING WORSHIP – For the month of
October we will be meeting at FAITH Reformed Church
(618 32nd St SW, Wyoming) for our evening service. Rev. Harvey
Hertz will share the message.
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Please be in prayer for Emily Mc Elroy who
was a passenger in a car that was in a serious accident last Saturday.
Emily’s friend lost her life in that accident. Emily has broken bones
in her toes and is recovering. Please pray for her and the 2 other
friends who were also in the car. See the Prayers & Praise Line for all
prayer requests and praise reports.
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you to my Grace family for the prayers
and cards and to Pastor Rick for the visits following my hand
surgery. It is very much appreciated! ~Paul Kerkstra
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2016
6:30 PM ELDERS MEET.
7:30 PM CONSISTORY meets.
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2016
1:00 PM THE ELIZABETH CIRCLE will meet in the Consistory room.
We will discuss Lesson 22 in our study guide. All women welcome!
3:00 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 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 – We will have submarine
sandwiches and ice cream! Come out and enjoy dinner and a
time of fellowship prior to classes.
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
6:45 – 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!
7:00 – 8:00 PM ADULTS
FORGIVING THOSE WHO HURT US – Meets in the
Consistory room. This upcoming week we will be studying
Chapter #4 in Lewis Smedes’ book “The Art of Forgiving –
When You Need to Forgive and Don’t Know How.” If you
need a book or study guide, see Lorinda Vander Werp.
NEXT SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2016
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the series “The Contagious
Community” with the message: “Building a Community that Loves:
A Godly People”.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Wednesday, October 26, 6:00 pm – TRUNK OR TREAT. Looking for
volunteers to decorate your trunks or a table inside (you don’t have to
decorate for “Halloween”, it can be any type of decoration or bible
story, etc) and hand out candy to the neighborhood children. Note
that this year we will have tables set up inside as well as
your trunks outside. Indicate which spot you would prefer when
signing up on the narthex table. We will also need servers for the hot
dog dinner that will be provided! See Heather if you have any
questions. ALSO WE ARE IN NEED OF CANDY. Candy can be
dropped off in the bin at the youth desk downstairs.
DESSERTS are needed for our Wednesday night dinners. A sign-up
sheet is in the narthex if you would be willing to take a turn. Please
remember that Grace is a peanut free facility. Thank you so much!
DISCOVERY KIDZ – Volunteer sign-up sheets are on the narthex
table through December! Find a place where you can help!
Our SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of October is designated for
ACCESS. This offering will be received on October 30.
THANKSGIVING SERVICE – Our Thanksgiving Day service will be held
at Faith Reformed Church this year at 9:45 am. This is a part of a
continuing effort to join with our sister churches for special services and
FAMILY NETWORK OF WYOMING is in need of the following:
Toilet Paper, Toothpaste , Toothbrushes, Hand Soap, Lotion,
Shampoo, Hair Care (Hair Spray/Conditioner), Deodorant (also
Men’s Shampoo and Deodorant). We will continue to collect for
the month of October.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Ron Lankheet, Brian & Abbey Licari
Lower Doors: Beth Kubiak
Oct. 23 Upper Doors: Judy Klein, Marc & Diane Maitner
Lower Doors: Dick & Ruth Locke
Today Janell Nordlund, Judy Beadle
Oct. 23 Lyndsey Boeve, Bella Licari
Prayers & Praise Line
October 16, 2016
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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