Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Oct 14, 2010
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2010
10:00 am Worship
“The Little Boy’s Lunch”
Rev. George Grevenstuk
Grace Senior Choir
“Everything is Beautiful”
“I Want My Life to Tell”
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet in the Chapel
“The Good Treasure”
Rev. George Grevenstuk
II Timothy 1:1-14
TODAY AT GRACE
TODAY WE WELCOME Rev. George Grevenstuk who will lead
both services today. We also welcome our Club 3:16 families to our
service. Following the morning service all Club kids and their
parents, Discovery Kidz and their parents, and Club volunteers are
invited to go over to the Crossing for lunch and a time to get to know
one another better!
ELDERS INVITATION – If you have questions, concerns, joys, or
prayer needs that you would like to share, an Elder will be available
in the front of the sanctuary following the service this morning.
THE SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet in the
Consistory room following the morning service.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – See the Prayer and Praise Line for all the
prayer requests and praise reports.
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you to all those who donated candy for
the Pumpkin Path activity at Lamar Park last weekend! Over 3000
children attended and we were able to pass out Grace information
along with the candy, and meet and chat with many neighborhood
families as well as our own Discovery Kidz and Club 3:16 kids!! A
special thank you to Ray Zondervan, Kerri Baker, Pat Ter Beek, and
Sandy Workman for their help. ~Heather Dood
CONGRATULATIONS AND A SPECIAL THANK YOU to everyone who
participated in the 13th ACCESS County Wide Food Drive! Many
volunteers collected 80 ton of food county wide last Saturday,
October 9. Here in Wyoming alone about 10 ton of food was
collected. Thank you to each person in this church who was a part
of this day. The food was great, the persons who collected from the
neighborhood were indispensible, and the sorters and boxers
worked so hard! Year after year we have been the collection site, but
it could never be possible without all of you who give so generously
of your time. It was worth it because we were feeding and caring
for the hungry, as Christ asked us to do! God will surely bless those
who obey Him. ~Shari Dood
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
7:00 – 8:00 PM EXERCISE BOOT CAMP – All women are
invited to come out for this exercise class led by Lyndsey
Boeve. Classes will be held on Monday evenings from 7:00 –
8:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Punch cards are available for
$24.00 which will cover 6 classes. You may also “walk-in” for
$5.00/per night. A pink information sheet with the class
description is on the narthex table.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2010
1:00 PM THE ELIZABETH CIRCLE meets in the Consistory
Room. Study questions for Acts 12 & 13 are in your boxes. All
women are welcome.
3:15 – 5:30 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 5 & 6
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2010
3:45 – 6:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4
Wednesday Night Live
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – Taco Bar!
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR will meet.
6:45 – 8:00 PM
GEMS for girls in grades K – 8 meet at the Crossing.
VICTORS for boys in grades 1 – 8 meet in the choir room.
B.I.G. CREW for preschool children will meet in the nursery.
7:00 – 8:00 PM ADULT CLASS will meet in the Consistory
Room. The DVD that goes along with our Sunday Sermon
Series will be shown, followed by discussion.
THE NEW MEMBERS CLASS will meet in the room
opposite the chapel on the south side of the church.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2010
2:45 – 5:00 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 7 & 8
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2010
7:30 AM THE FELLOWSHIP TEAM is sponsoring a trip to
IKEA in Canton and the Tanger Outlet Mall in Howell!
Coffee & donuts will be served enroute. Cost is $15.00 per
person. Sign up in the narthex TODAY!
NEXT SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2010
Join us next Sunday as Pastor Rick continues the series “START
BECOMING A GOOD SAMARITAN” with the message:
“OVERCOMING PREJUDICE”. Pastor George Grevenstuk will
lead our evening worship service and share the message.
SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, November 8, 7:00 pm SPECIAL CONSISTORY MEETING
DISCOVERY KIDZ – The next rotation which runs from Nov 14 –
Dec. 5 is in need of volunteers for art and theater. Also two
shepherds are still needed! If you can help, please sign up in the
narthex or see Heather Dood.
YOUTH CHRISTMAS PROGRAM!! Practices will begin in
November on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday evenings from 6:45 –
8:00 pm. All parents and guardians…please be sure your kids come
on Wednesday nights so they can be a part of the program which will
take place on December 12 at 10:00 am! NEEDED for the
Christmas program are 2 females and 2 males for reading parts.
See Heather if interested.
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of October is designated
for ACCESS (All County Churches Emergency
Support System). For 28 years ACCESS has
been committed to helping those in need in
our community. ACCESS maintains a
network of 100 Food Pantries serving over
7,500 households each month. They also work with congregations to
provide Thanksgiving and Christmas Baskets, and coordinate with
the larger community in responding to local disasters. Their
caseworkers are able to work with 300 congregations to provide
money for rent, utilities, transportation and other emergency needs.
They educate the community through Poverty Simulation workshops,
education, advocacy, and training events. This offering with be
received on Sunday morning, October 31st.
LADIES CRAFT NIGHT – Our next craft night, November 5, you will
have the opportunity to make really cute pillowcases for gifts or for
yourself! In the narthex is a sample pillowcase and a supply list!
Sign up today!
NEW PICTURE DIRECTORIES - WE REALLY NEED
EVERYONE’S PARTICIPATION! Please either make
arrangements to have your picture taken here at church or submit
one. If you are submitting, the best results are from a 3 x 5 or 4 x 6
picture. Also submitting your picture by email
(email@example.com) works the best, but you can also
drop it off in the office. Call Sue Stuk (538-3100) if you have any
questions. Pictures will be will be taken here at church in the room
opposite the chapel on Sunday, Oct. 24 and November 7 from
9:00 – 9:45 am and from 11:30 – Noon, and on Wednesday,
October 27 from 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm.
BUS TRIP TO CHICAGO – Friday, December 3, leaving Zion
Reformed Church at 7:00 am and returning at approximately
11:30 pm. Cost is $30.00 which includes coffee & donuts enroute.
Call Sue Stuk if interested (538-3100 or 532-7729).
WESTOWN JUBILEE HOUSING is in the process of rehabbing a
house at 113 Gold Ave. The inside has been fully gutted and the roof
is torn off. Volunteers are now needed to help put a new roof on the
house before winter sets in. If you are willing to help, call Jeff
Vredeveld at 616-458-4841.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Brian & Sandy Gort; Louise Grimm
Lower Doors: Ken & Janet Groenhout
Oct. 24 Upper Doors: Jerry & Karen Hendrickson; Mary Huizen
Lower Doors: Doug & Amy Grimm
Today Lyndsey Boeve, Sue Vander Wal, Sandy Gort
Oct. 24 Tymie Boeve, Lynda Ver Merris, Allie Mc Elroy
Prayers & Praise Line
October 17, 2010
We Pray and Trust God
Praise God that he is always available and you can
have constant communication with Him through prayer!
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Pray for God’s clear leading in this process.
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Please call the office if you would like to
share a Prayer Request or a Praise Report.
Today we think of and pray for Pastor Rick ~ We thank God for Pastor Rick and his gifts, and his leading of our congregation!
We are so thankful for our kids!
We pray today for Pastor George and the volunteers at Club 3:16.
We thank God for this community we live in. For the many kind and compassionate persons who give of their time and talents to help those in need.
We lift up Heather Dood, our Children & Youth Coordinator, in prayer today. We are so thankful for her love and energy!
We think today of Lucille Sytsema. Pray for encouragement and strength.
Remember John De Jong as he continues his chemotherapy treatments.
Keep Linda Hoezee, daughter in law of Ann Hoezee, in your prayers as she is beginning chemotherapy.
Please pray for Connie Maile, sister of Jim Emelander, who is battling cancer.
Keep these friends and family serving in the military in your prayers: Amie Pierce, Doug Desmarais, Frank Senko,
Dave Vander Berg, Nick Borkowski.
Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mrs Tena DeVink, Mrs Margaret Peterson, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs Anne Hoezee, Mrs Janet Yonkers
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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