Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Oct 17, 2013
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2013
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Every Time I Feel the Spirit”
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing: Today prayers are needed for _______.
Senior Choir “I Must Tell Jesus”
Prayers of the People
Hymn …………………………………..……………….. “Teach Me to Pray, Lord”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Romans 8:26-27 (Page 1097)
Message: “BODY & SOUL: TEACH US TO PRAY”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
* Closing Hymn No. 617 …………………..……… “Near to the Heart of God”
* Song of Departure No. 501 (Vs. 1 & Chorus) … “Now I Belong to Jesus”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
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. 645 ……………………………………. “The Lord’s Prayer”
*Opening Hymn No. 630 ………..…….. “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”
*Invocation & Salutation
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 635 …………………………………..…………………. “In the Garden”
Living Word: Luke 11:1-13 (Page 1007)
Message: “THE HEIDELBERG: ENDS WITH PRAYER”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 631 …………………………….……….. “The Lord’s Prayer”
Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra
*All who are able, please stand.
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk. This week we
will begin practice for the Christmas Program. Practice will
also be held on Wednesday nights at approximately 6:45 pm followed
by their regular Wednesday activity. Mark your calendar…The
Christmas Program “Signs of Christmas” will take place on
December 15 during the morning worship service.
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.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE 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 and Connections.
6:45 – 8 PM Y-Life will meet at the Crossing.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Marge Veldheer was able to return to her
home following knee replacement surgery. Luke Dieffenbach,
father of Juel Grevenstuk, is now at St. Mary’s recovering from
pneumonia. Please keep Marge and Luke in your prayers as well as
their families as they care for them. For all other prayer requests and
praise reports, See the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin.
OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHIES are extended to Wes & Linda
Lowing and family including Kayleigh & Jacob Wohlgemuth, upon
the death of Linda’s mom, Marjorie Van Drunen, on Sunday, October
13 at the age of 88. Services were held Friday at Corinth Reformed
PASTOR RICK will be on study leave this upcoming week. If a need
arises, please call your Elder, Caring Shepherd, or call the office and
we will contact them for you.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2013
3:15 – 5:15 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 5 & 6.
7:00 PM MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM MTG.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2013
3:45 – 5:45 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER! On the menu: Ham dinner!
Come out and enjoy dinner and fellowship prior to the nights
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
6:45 PM DISCOVERY KIDZ will begin practice for the
Christmas Program followed by S.O.N.G.
This is for all kids ages Preschool – 5th Grade!
7:00 – 8:00 PM
The Old Testament Tabernacle – This class is studying
the symbolism, typology, prophecies, and imagery of the
tabernacle. Wes Dekker leads this class in the Consistory room.
Understanding Your Bible – will not meet this week!
NEXT WEEK, OCTOBER 27, 2013
NEXT WEEK Pastor George Grevenstuk will lead our morning service
and share the message.
6:30 PM You are invited to join the congregation of Parkwood
Presbyterian Church in Jenison for a Hymn Fest using “Lift Up Your
Hearts”, a new hymnbook recently published by the Reformed
Church and Christian Reformed Churches together. Lorinda
Vander Werp is the music director at Parkwood and is putting
together this great evening of music. This will take the place of our
service at Grace.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, October 28, 7:00 pm PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE
Wednesday, October 30 from 6 – 8 pm TRUNK OR TREAT - Looking
for volunteers to decorate your trunks and hand out candy to the
neighborhood children. See the insert in the bulletin today.
Friday, November 8, 6:30 pm VEGGIE TALES LIVE for all those
with reservations! See Ms. Heather if you have any questions!
Sunday, November 24 – A CONGREGATIONAL MEETING will be
held following the morning worship service.
'BELONGING' NEW MEMBER CLASS - There will be a new
members class beginning on Wednesday, November 6. The class
usually has 6 sessions. You can be part of this class even if you do not
want to become a member at this time....the class will enable you to
become a member but it will not obligate you to do so. If you have
any questions, call Shari Dood at 538-7498.
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of October is designated
for CLUB 3:16. This offering will be received on October 27.
COLLECTION OF WINTER WEAR – For the month of October we
will be collecting winter gloves and hats for the children in need that
attend Parkview Elementary School. Thank you to all who have
already donated! **There is a special need for water proof gloves.
Please especially be on the lookout for these.
ALPHA – Beginning in January 2014. Please see the insert in your
bulletin answering some of the questions you may have!
ACCESS HOLIDAY GIVING NETWORK is once again asking for
volunteers to provide a Christmas or Thanksgiving basket for a family
in Kent County. You will be matched with a family in our area that is
in need of holiday dinner food items. If interested, sign up at
www.accessofwestmichigan.org. Questions or need more
information? Call the office here at church 538-3100.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Lon & Rose Gerbers
Lower Doors: Katie Green
Oct. 27 Upper Doors: Pastor George & Juel Grevenstuk, Louise Grimm
Lower Doors: Ken & Janet Groenhout
Nov. 3 Upper Doors: Jan Higley, Fred & Willie Hiemstra
Lower Doors: Jim & Sally Herrema
Today Cindy Wylie, Robin Zondervan
Oct. 27 Diane Maitner, Chelsea Dornbos
Nov. 3 Linda Emelander, Sue Stuk
Art: Sue Stuk
Cooking: Rebekah Kubiak
Science: Heather Dood
Games: Robin Zondervan
Shepherds: Kerri Baker
Prayers & Praise Line
October 20, 2013
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 praise reports!
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