Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Oct 24, 2013
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2013
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Every Moment of Every Day”
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Senior Choir “Lead Me to the Rock”
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering – Club 3:16
Signing the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Romans 14:1-8 (Page 1102)
Message: “SOMETHING WORTH DYING FOR”
Rev. George Grevenstuk
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
* Closing Hymn No. 690 (Verses 1 & 2)………….……….. “He Leadeth Me”
* Song of Departure No. 690 (Verse 3) ………………….… “He Leadeth Me”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
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 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!
TODAY AT GRACE
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk. Discovery Kidz
have begun 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.
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of October is designated
for CLUB 3:16. This offering will be received this morning.
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.
6:30 PM You are invited to join the congregation of Parkwood
Presbyterian Church (7998 – 28th Ave, 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. Maps are available on the narthex table.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Phyllis Vander Sloot is doing well and was
able to return to her home after being hospitalized last week. Luke
Dieffenbach was expected to be transferred back to Mary Free Bed.
He is still weak, but gaining strength. Please continue to keep him
in your prayers. For all other prayer requests and praise reports, see
the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin.
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you to everyone for the phone calls,
visits and cards that we received as we said good bye to Marjorie
Van Drunen, our mom, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Your thoughtfulness means a lot. ~Wes & Linda Lowing
Konni, Jacob & Kayleigh Wohlgemuth
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013
6:00 – 7:30 PM FRIENDS & FELLOWSHIP Bible Study Group
for younger adults will meet. Childcare is provided.
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2013
3:15 – 5:15 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2013
3:45 – 5:45 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4.
TRUNK OR TREAT 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Come out with your children &
Grandchildren. Invite your neighbors
THIS WILL BE A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT!!
5:30 PM DINNER – Hot Dogs will be served at the Crossing
beginning at 5:30 for volunteers. Please enter through the
6:00 PM – Please have all vehicles in assigned spots and decorated.
If you did not previously sign up, there is still room for you!!
See Heather or call the office if you need help!
Please pray that this event will be a success and that we will have the opportunity to meet some new neighbors, meet the families of our Club kids, and have the opportunity to make new friends.
** Please note: No dinner will be served at church this week.
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
7:00 – 8:00 PM The Old Testament Tabernacle – This adult
class is studying the symbolism, typology, prophecies, and
imagery of the tabernacle. Wes Dekker leads this class in the
NEXT WEEK, NOVEMBER 3, 2013
NEXT WEEK Pastor Rick will share the message “ONE WITH THEM”.
We will share with churches around the world as we pray for
persecuted Christians on INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER.
6:00 PM - For our evening service, our sister RCA Churches will join us
here at Grace for a Reformation Service.
6:45 – 8 PM Y-Life will meet at the Crossing.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Friday, November 8 - VEGGIE TALES LIVE for all those with
reservations! Please be at Grace at 5:30 pm. See Ms. Heather if you
have any questions!
Sunday, November 24 – A CONGREGATIONAL MEETING will be
held following the morning worship service.
DISCOVERY KIDZ NEED VOLUNTEERS for the November
Rotation. Help is needed for Art, Games, Science, and Shepherds.
Please sign up TODAY on the sheet in the narthex.
'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.
GALAXY – The next Galaxy is due out on November 3. If you have
articles you wish to submit, please do so by Wednesday, October 31.
You may leave them in the bin attached to the file cabinet in the office
or give to Sandy Gort or Pat Ter Beek.
COLLECTION OF WINTER WEAR – Thank you to all those who
donated winter wear for the Parkview Children. If you still would like
to bring in hats or gloves, just bring them to the church office.
ACCESS HOLIDAY GIVING NETWORK is once again asking for
volunteers to provide a Christmas or Thanksgiving basket for a family
in Kent County. If interested, sign up at www.accessofwestmichigan.org.
Questions? Call the office here at church 538-3100.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Tymie Boeve, Louise Grimm
Lower Doors: Ken & Janet Groenhout
Nov. 3 Upper Doors: Jan Higley, Fred & Willie Hiemstra
Lower Doors: Jim & Sally Herrema
Today 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 27, 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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