Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Oct 27, 2016
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2016
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Jesus Got A Hold of My Life”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
“One Thing Remains”
“You Never Let Go”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
“Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus”
Moment of Sharing: My Barnabas encourager is _______
Moments in Prayer
Senior Choir “Joy Down in My Heart”
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: Hebrews 10:19-25 (Page 1168)
Message: Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“BUILDING A COMMUNITY THAT ENCOURAGES: A BARNABAS PEOPLE”
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 426 ……………….……… “Blest Be the Tie that Binds”
*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
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”.
Our SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of October is designated for
ACCESS. This offering will be received next Sunday.
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!
5:00 PM REFORMATION DAY WORSHIP SERVICE – You are
invited to join with the RCA and CRC of Wyoming for our annual
Reformation Day service. It will be held at Lee Street CRC, 1261 Lee
Street, Wyoming. Note the 5:00 pm start time!
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – See the Prayers & Praise Line for all
prayer requests and praise reports this week.
IN APPRECIATION - Thank you to everyone that donated candy,
decorated tables/handed out candy, set-up and take down crew,
and kitchen crew! Wednesday night we were able to welcome at
best guess 1200 people through our doors. These past two events
have proven we have a great community not only inside our walls
but outside our doors at Grace. We are putting ourselves out for the
community and I couldn't do it without all your support! Thank you
again! ~ Heather
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2016
NO PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE. Practice rescheduled for
8:00 pm Wednesday evening.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2016
3:00 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016
3:30 – 5:45 OR 8:00 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 3 & 4.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – Tacos are on the menu. Come
and enjoy a time of fellowship prior to classes!
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!
7:00 – 8:00 PM ADULTS
FORGIVING THOSE WHO HURT US – Class meets in
the Consistory Room. This upcoming week we will be studying
Chapter #5 in Lewis Smedes’ book “The Art of Forgiving – When
You Need to Forgive and Don’t Know How.” If you need a book or
study guide, see Lorinda Vander Werp.
8:00 PM SPECIAL CONSISTORY MEETING.
8:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2016
7:00 PM THURSDAY NIGHT SMALL GROUP will meet in
the Consistory Room. They will be studying the book of
Proverbs. Newcomers still welcome! See Pastor Rick.
NEXT SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2016
NEXT SUNDAY Pastor Rick will continue the series “The Contagious
Community” with the message: “Building a Community that Serves:
A Concerned People”.
6:45 – 8:00 PM Y-LIFE will meet.
DATES TO REMEMBER
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.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today 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 Sue Stuk, Brielle Wigent
Nov. 6 Sandy Farris, Kerri Baker
Prayers & Praise Line
October 30, 2016
Congregational Prayers and Praise
As other prayers are shared, you are invited to writethem 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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