Posted by: Sue Stuk on Fri, Oct 27, 2017
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2017
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “I Have Christ in My Heart”
Call to Worship
*Opening Song of Praise
“Your Grace is Enough”
“I Will Follow”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
“In Christ Alone”
Moments of Sharing Larry Kleymeer
Moments in Prayer
Senior Choir “Lead Me to the Rock”
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.
*Doxology – “Praise God From Whom all Blessings Flow”
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Joshua 1:1-11 (Page 207)
Message: “OH THE PLACES WE'LL GO" Heather Dood
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 712 …………………………..…………. “Be Still, My Soul”
*Song of Departure ……………… “My Friends, May You Grow in Grace”
Postlude Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Keyboardist, 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 Heather Dood to our pulpit. 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!
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ for kids ages 3 years – 5th
grade meets downstairs by the youth desk.
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of October is designated
for ACCESS. This offering will be received today.
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.
6:45 – 8:00 PM Y-LIFE Mystery Night Party! We will have lots of
fun snacks. Remember to dress your part!
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: Betty Figueroa was hospitalized last week.
They have found a tumor on her esophagus. Please pray for her as
they seek the best options in the coming days. For all other praise
reports and prayer concerns, see the prayers and praise line in your
IN APPRECIATION – We want to thank you so much for helping us
with the purchase of a van for Connections. We have been joyfully
surprised at the response. We are just short of having it paid for.
We appreciate your continued generosity. Thank you so much for
your support. ~Pastor George Grevenstuk
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2017
NO PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2017
3:15 – 5:45 or 8:00 PM THE CROSSING for youth in
Grades 3 - 6.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – Subs are on the menu!
Come out and enjoy dinner and a time of fellowship prior to
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
6:45 – 8:00 PM
GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior) for girls in
grades K – 8th. Meet in the Choir Room.
VICTORS – For boys in grades K – 8th.
BE BIG – For Preschool children. Meet in the Nursery!
7:30 PM MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM MEETING.
ADULT CLASS Update…sorry the new plan is to begin after the
first of the year.
NEXT WEEK, NOVEMBER 5, 2017
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will be with us and share the message
“From Ashes to Glory”. We will remember the persecuted church on
the International Day of Prayer for the persecuted Christians around
the world. The Discovery Kidz will take part and share what they have
been up to in their last rotation.
11:30 – 2:30 PM THE BUILDING TASK FORCE will meet.
6:30 PM Y LIFE WILL MEET at the Crossing.
SUNDAYS AT SIX - For our evening service we will be meeting
at Faith Reformed Church. Pastor Rick will share the message
“The Badge of Suffering: I & II Peter.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, November 6, 7:00 pm SEARCH COMMITTEE MEETING.
Thursday, November 16 WOMEN’S MINISTRY will be heading to see
“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at Cornerstone.
Tickets are $15.00 per person. Today is the last day to RSVP to
Heather. The show starts at 7:00 pm. If you would like to carpool
and ride in the van, meet at Grace at 6:15 pm.
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: Harvey & Sheryl Steensma
Lower Doors: Sandy Sorenson
Nov. 5 Upper Doors: Karen Roberts
Lower Doors: Scott Thornton
Today Robin Zondervan, Mary Kubiak
Nov. 5 Sue Stuk, Sophie Licari
Prayers & Praise Line
October 29, 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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