Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Oct 20, 2016
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2016
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “His Way With Thee”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
“I Will Follow”
“One Thing Remains”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
“How Deep the Father’s Love”
Moment of Sharing: I love my Grace family because ________.
Song …………………………………………………………………. “Family of God”
Moments in Prayer
Senior Choir “As Long As I Have Breath”
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: John 13:1-17, 34-35 (Page 1044)
Message: Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“BUILDING A COMMUNITY THAT LOVES: A GODLY PEOPLE”
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 425 ………………….………………… “Bind Us Together”
*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.
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
TODAY we welcome Fred McGary as our new church Caretaker. He
will greet us in the service today. Please welcome Fred and keep him
in your prayers!
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.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2016
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2016
3:00 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2016
3:30 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 3 & 4.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM – TRUNK OR TREAT. See insert in your bulletin today!
6:45 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
No Adult Class will meet tonight!
8:00 PM EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING.
NEXT SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2016
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the series “The Contagious
Community” with the message: “Building a Community that Encourages:
A Barnabas People”.
Our SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of October is designated for
ACCESS. This offering will be received next Sunday.
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – See the Prayers & Praise Line for all
prayer requests and praise reports.
OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHIES are extended to Marc & Diane
Maitner upon the death of her mother, Ruth Cota, on Monday,
October 17 at the age of 91. Services were held on Friday with Rev.
Ken Van Wyk officiating.
IN APPRECIATION - Connections wants to say thank you! Our
prayers were answered and we were gifted with a wonderful used
upright freezer and another gift that allowed us to purchase 2
additional new freezers and have the old chest freezer removed.
All our frozen food storage is secure and efficiently frozen.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Wednesday, November 2, 8:00 pm SPECIAL CONSISTORY MEETING.
Thursday, November 24, 9:45 am THANKSGIVING SERVICE
Our Thanksgiving Day service will be held at Faith Reformed Church this
year as a part of a continuing effort to join with our sister churches for
special services and activities.
Sunday, November 27 – A CONGREGATIONAL MEETING will be
held following the morning worship service. A slate with Elder and
Deacon Nominees will be presented. The budget for 2017 will be
presented and other church business will be discussed.
Sunday, December 4 – COMMUNION SUNDAY
Sunday, December 11, 10:00 am – Our DISCOVERY Kidz will present
their Christmas Program “Shepherds, Sheep, and a Savior”.
Sunday, December 18, 10:00 am The SENIOR CHOIR will present
their Christmas Cantata.
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: Judy Klein, Marc & Diane Maitner
Lower Doors: Dick & Ruth Locke
Oct. 30 Upper Doors: Donna Oppenhuizen, Luke & Janell Nordlund
Lower Doors: Rick & Laura Marshall
Nov. 6 Upper Doors: Lorie Norden, Bob & Donna Moreno
Lower Doors: Ernie & Char Otto
Today Lyndsey Boeve, Bella Licari
Oct. 30 Sue Stuk, Brielle Wigent
Nov. 6 Sandy Farris, Kerri Baker
Prayers & Praise Line
October 23, 2016
Congregational Prayers and Praise
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