Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Oct 3, 2013
WORLD WIDE COMMUNION SUNDAY
OCTOBER 6, 2013
10:00 AM Worship Service
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise – Discovery Kidz
“Open the Eyes of My Heart, Lord”
“Worthy of My Praise”
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Children’s Director Update
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
* Affirmation of Faith – The Apostles’ Creed
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
Signing the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Matthew 26:26-30 (Page 963)
I Corinthians 11:23-26 (Page 1113)
Message: “BODY & SOUL: THE SPIRIT OF THE SACRAMENT”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper
* Closing Hymn No. 753 ……………….…………….. “Jesus is Coming Again”
* Song of Departure No. 501 (Vs. 1 & Chorus) … “Now I Belong to Jesus”
Organist, Karen Ver Hulst
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
*All who are able, please stand.
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!
SUNDAYS AT SIX
Meeting in the Consistory Room
Call to Worship
*Opening Hymn No. 526 ………….…………………………….. “The Solid Rock”
*Invocation & Salutation
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 527 …..………………………….. “I Know Whom I Have Believed”
Living Word: Hebrews 8:1-13 (Page 1165)
Message: “THE HEIDELBERG: THE CONTROVERSIES”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 401 ……..…………….. “The Church’s One Foundation”
Postlude Pianist, Lorinda Vander Werp
TODAY AT GRACE
TODAY WE CELEBRATE THE SACRAMENT OF THE LORD’S
SUPPER. We invite all those who are members of Christ’s Church
and have found forgiveness of sins in Him, to participate in the
supper. A brief Communion Service will be held in the
Chapel following the service for anyone who was not able
to be present during the worship service. If you are aware of
someone who is not here today, but would like to receive this
sacrament, please contact the church office.
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.
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.
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.
6:45 – 8 PM Y-Life will meet at the Crossing.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2013
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2013
3:15 – 5:15 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2013
3:45 – 5:45 PM CLUB 3:16 for Grades 3 & 4.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – On the menu: Lasagna
Dinner with all the extras! Come out and enjoy dinner and a
time of fellowship prior to classes.
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
7:00 – 8:00 PM
S.O.N.G. (Soldiers of the Next Generation) for kids ages
Preschool – 5th Grade will meet. The theme this year
“The Armor of God”
The Old Testament Tabernacle – This class is studying
the symbolism, typology, prophecies, and imagery of the
tabernacle. Wes Dekker leads this class in the Consistory room.
Understanding Your Bible – Learn about themes,
people of the Bible, connections throughout Biblical history,
and how God has formed and fashioned his people from Adam
& Eve through the life of the church today. Meet with Pastor
Rick in his office.
ACCESS COUNTY WIDE FOOD DRIVE THIS SATURDAY!
Please pick up a bag today from the narthex! All the
donations that we collect here at Grace will be
donated to Family Network of Wyoming. You may bring
your bags to church Monday – Thursday this week between 9 - 3.
You may also drop your bag off at a local grocer. Volunteers are still
needed to help sort and box donations at UCOM (1311 Chicago Dr.
Wyoming). You may come anytime between the hours of 9 am –
2 pm. Help is also need at local grocery stores collecting the
donations that are dropped off. Call Gary at Family Network of
Wyoming (885-9919) for your assignment.
NEXT WEEK, OCTOBER 13, 2013
NEXT WEEK Pastor Rick will continue the series of
Messages “Body & Soul”, with the message “Living Out Gratitude”.
Further study will take place during the evening worship service.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Marge Veldheer will undergo knee
replacement surgery on Thursday, October 10. Luke Dieffenbach,
father of Juel Grevenstuk, is hospitalized at Metropolitan Hospital.
He is showing improvement and is expected to be transferred to
Mary Free Bed Hospital soon. For all other prayer requests and
praise reports, See the Prayers & Praise Line in your bulletin.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, October 14, 6:30 pm ELDERS MEETING
7:30 CONSISTORY MEETING
Monday, October 14, 6:00 – 7:30 PM FRIENDS & FELLOWSHIP
Bible Study Group for young adults will meet. Childcare is provided.
Tuesday, October 15, 1:00 pm ELIZABETH CIRCLE will meet in the
Consistory Room. We will discuss Lesson 2 in the study book Isaiah.
Saturday, October 19, 1:00 pm FALL FAMILY FUN at Fruit Ridge
Hayrides! The Fellowship Committee is sponsoring a fall event at
Fruit Ridge Hayrides, 11966 Fruit Ridge Ave., Kent City, MI 49330.
We would like everyone to arrive at 1 p.m. -- they have lots of
activities: hay ride (which you can stop off at a pumpkin patch or
apple orchard to pick your own), corn maze, and for the little kiddos -
petting zoo, pony rides, tractor rides. The hayride costs $6 per
person, 2 year-olds and under are free. There are two corn mazes this
year $6 (two mazes for the price of one) -- Pumpkins are $5; U-pick
apples are priced per peck/bushel. Sign up in the narthex!
Tuesday, October 22, 7:00 pm MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM MTG.
Wednesday, October 30 from 6 – 8 pm TRUNK OR TREAT - Looking
for volunteers to decorate your trunks and hand out candy to the
neighborhood children. Since this is a fifth Wednesday in our
rotation, it will free some of you up to participate! Please sign up in
the narthex or see Heather.
Friday, November 8, 6:30 pm VEGGIE TALES LIVE for all those
with reservations! See Ms. Heather if you have any questions!
COLLECTION OF WINTER WEAR – For the month of October we
will be collecting winter gloves and hats for the children in need that
attend Parkview Elementary School. Teresa Dood has asked that we
consider partnering with her in this project that is so needed for
many of the children right here in Wyoming. Be on the lookout for
gloves (preferred over mittens) and hats as they become available in
the stores this fall season.
ACCESS HOLIDAY GIVING NETWORK is once again asking for
volunteers to provide a Christmas or Thanksgiving basket for a family
in Kent County. You will be matched with a family in our area that is
in need of holiday dinner food items. If interested, sign up at
www.accessofwestmichigan.org. Questions or need more
information? Call the office here at church 538-3100.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Joan Emaus, Ron & Barb Engels
Lower Doors: Dale & Shari Dood
Oct. 13 Upper Doors: Joan Formsma
Lower Doors: Sandy Farris
Today Sue Vander Wal, Jayme Dood
Oct. 13 Phyllis Vander Sloot, Janell Nordlund
Art: Sue Stuk
Cooking: Rebekah Kubiak
Science: Heather Dood
Games: Robin Zondervan
Shepherds: Kerri Baker, Tymie Boeve, Joan Patterson
Prayers & Praise Line
October 6, 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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