Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Oct 19, 2017
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2017
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “I Will Sing of the Mercies of the Lord”
Call to Worship (On Screen)
*Opening Song of Praise
“Shout to the North”
“It Is Well”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing: I know that the devil can’t _________
Moments in Prayer
Senior Choir “Find Us Faithful”
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
*Hymn No. 767 ………………………………………………… “For All the Saints”
Living Word: Matthew 17:14-20 (Page 951)
Message: “AND THOUGH THIS WORLD WITH DEVILS FILLED”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 151 …………………… “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”
*Song of Departure ……………… “My Friends, May You Grow in Grace”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Keyboardist, Lorinda Vander Werp
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
*All who are able, please stand.
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 for kids ages 3 years – 5th
grade meets downstairs by the youth desk.
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 after the morning service. They cover various
matters using the Sunday School Guide. You are welcome to join in!
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.
4:30 – 8:30 PM Y-LIFE We have been invited to a special youth
service with many of our area youth groups. Meet at the Crossing and
we will ride together. Students may be picked up at 8:30 pm. Dinner
SUNDAYS AT SIX – We will be meeting with our sister churches
tonight at Faith Reformed. Pastor Rick will share the message:
“Passing the Torch” I, II Timothy & Titus.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2017
3:15 – 5:45 or 8:00 PM THE CROSSING for youth in
Grades 3 - 6.
6:00 – 7:30 pm TRUNK OR TREAT!
See the insert in your bulletin today! Last year we welcomed
over 2000 guests through our doors! CANDY
DONATIONS are needed and greatly appreciated! Please
drop off at the youth desk downstairs prior to Wednesday.
NEXT WEEK, OCTOBER 29, 2017
NEXT SUNDAY Heather Dood will be leading our service and sharing
the message. Her Commissioned Pastor studies are complete and
now she is waiting for Classis exams. Coming next will be her
Commissioning Service. Please keep Heather in your prayers as she
prepares for these exams and also manages a very busy Children’s
ministry work load!
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of October is designated
for ACCESS. This offering will be received next Sunday.
SUNDAYS AT SIX - For our evening service we will be meeting back
at Faith Reformed Church. Pastor Bruce Osbeck will share the
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS: Abbey Licari underwent back surgery Friday,
October 20. Reece Wigent underwent surgery on Friday on a broken
forearm which was injured while playing football. Linda Kraft is
home after undergoing knee replacement surgery on October 17.
Amie Pierce is doing well following back surgery. Please keep all
these members and their families in your prayers this upcoming week.
For all other praise reports and prayer concerns, see the prayers and
praise line in your bulletin today.
IN APPRECIATION: Dear Grace Family: Thank you for the visits,
cards and prayers; thank you to Pastor Rick for his visits as well as
I have been on this long journey through the hospitalization, rehab
and recovery. It is all very much appreciated! ~Bill Ver Hulst
DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, November 6, 7:00 pm SEARCH COMMITTEE MEETING.
Monday, November 20, 7:00 pm SPECIAL CONSISTORY
Thursday, November 23, 10:00 am THANKSGIVING DAY
SERVICE here at Grace.
Sunday, November 26 – A CONGREGATIONAL MEETING will be
held following the morning worship service. A slate with Elder &
Deacon Nominees will be presented. The budget for 2018 will be
presented and other church business will be discussed.
OUR GEMS are having a fundraiser! They are selling awesome kitchen
pans with lids that can be personalized! Also miscellaneous items
such as cutting boards, mugs, and other gift items. These would
make great Christmas presents! A brochure is on the narthex table as
well as order forms. You can also look online at
thatsmypan.biz/staceylocey. Once on the website select our church
to order from. Checks can be made payable to Grace Reformed
Church. This sale will run through November 1.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: John & Della Sawyer
Lower Doors: Julia Grant
Oct. 29 Upper Doors: Harvey & Sheryl Steensma
Lower Doors: Sandy Sorenson
Today Cindy Wylie, Bella Licari
Oct. 29 Robin Zondervan, Mary Kubiak
Prayers & Praise Line
October 22, 2017
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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