Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Oct 22, 2015
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2015
10:00 AM Worship Service
International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church
Choral Introit “Channels Only”
Call to Worship
*Opening Song of Praise
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Prayers for the Persecuted Church
Senior Choir “Give Me Oil in My Lamp”
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering - ACCESS
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Mark 12:1-12; 14:10-11, 27-31 (Page 982)
Message: “THE NOOSE TIGHTENS” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 390 ……... “Spirit of God Descend Upon My Heart”
*Song of Departure No. 526 (Verse 1 & Chorus) ……... “The Solid Rock”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
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
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ will meet. All children ages
3 years – 5th grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
Our SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of October is designated for
ACCESS. This offering will be received this morning.
THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS will meet in the
Consistory room following the morning service. All are welcome!
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.
5:00 PM You are invited to a HYMN SING at Beverly Reformed
Church (2141 Porter St SW, Wyoming). We will all join together for a
fun night of singing and praising God! Note the 5:00 pm start time!
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2015
3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2015
3:45 – 5:45 THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 3 & 4.
6:00 – 7:30 PM TRUNK OR TREAT. See the insert in the
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
NEXT WEEK, NOVEMBER 1, 2015
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will share the message “To Be and Not to
Be” from the Read the Bible in a Year study book.
5:00 PM We will join together with our sister churches at Beverly
Reformed Church for a REFORMATION DAY SERVICE.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, November 9, 7:00 pm SPECIAL CONSISTORY MTG.
Thursday, November 26, 9:45 am THANKSGIVING DAY
WORSHIP SERVICE at Grace. This will be a combined service
with Faith – Please note the special start time! Our Special Offering
for Thanksgiving day is designated for Family Network of Wyoming.
Sunday, November 29 – A CONGREGATIONAL MEETING will be
held following the morning worship service. A slate with Elder and
Deacon Nominees will be presented for approval. The budget for
2016 will be presented and other church business will be discussed.
SPECIAL DIET FOOD COLLECTION FOR FNOW – In the month
of November we will be collecting “special diet” foods for Family
Network of Wyoming. Many people that come to the pantry are on
special diets such as gluten free, or are diabetic. These items cost
more and are not usually available to be purchased inexpensively at
places such as Feeding America. If you wish to help, please follow the
Family Network is also in need of the following:
And the following volunteers are needed:
If you can help in any of these ways, please call the pantry at 885-9919.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Marge Veldheer was able to return to her
home after being hospitalized in Traverse City last week. She is doing
better but needs to regain her strength. For all praise reports and
prayer requests, see the insert in today’s bulletin.
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you to Pastor Rick, Bill & Ruth Tacoma,
and John & Della Sawyer for their visits and to the congregation for
their prayers, calls, and cards. Thank you to Joan, Shari, and
Tymie for bringing in meals. I am so thankful to be remembered by
so many! ~Phyllis Vander Sloot
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today: Upper Doors: Rev. George & Juel Grevenstuk, Louise Grimm
Lower Doors: Ken & Janet Groenhout
Nov. 1 Upper Doors: Jim & Sally Herrema, Fred & Willie Hiemstra
Lower Doors: Jan Higley
Nov. 8 Upper Doors: Wayne & Nancy Ver Strate, Ron Harmsen
Lower Doors: Jerry & Karen Hendrickson
Today: Diane Maitner, Abby Kubiak
Nov. 1: Sue Vander Wal, Pat Ter Beek
Nov. 8: Eric Wigent, Mary Kubiak
Prayers & Praise Line
October 25, 2015
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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