Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Oct 6, 2016
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2016
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “Garment of Praise”
Call to Worship
*Opening Songs of Praise
“I Will Follow”
“I Love to Tell the Story”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moment of Sharing: I follow Jesus because _________
Moments in Prayer
Senior Choir “Lift Me Up”
Tithes & Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received.
Please sign the Fellowship Register as it is passed.
*Doxology – “Praise God From Whom all Blessings Flow”
*Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Matthew 28:16-20 (Page 967)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“BUILDING A COMMUNITY THAT MULTIPLIES: A DISCIPLING PEOPLE ”
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 685 ………………………..………… “Footsteps of Jesus”
*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”.
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 to join them!
6:00 PM JOINT EVENING WORSHIP – For the month of
October we will be meeting at FAITH Reformed Church
(618 32nd St SW, Wyoming) for our evening service. Rev. Harvey
Hertz will share the message.
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Mary Huizinga was transferred to
Brookcrest after being hospitalized last week. Please keep her in your
prayers. See the Prayers & Praise Line for all prayer requests and
IN APPRECIATION – Thank you Grace family for the kindness you
have shown. The prayers, cards, and well wishes have meant so
very much to me. ~Sandra Sorenson
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2016
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2016
3:00 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING for youth in Grades 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 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 – Pork BB Q is 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
S.O.N.G. (Soldiers of the Next Generation) for all kids Pre-K
-8th Grade. Meet with Mrs. Heather in the Discovery Kidz area.
7:00 – 8:00 PM ADULTS
FORGIVING THOSE WHO HURT US – Meets in the
Consistory room. This upcoming week we will be studying
Chapter #3 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.
NEXT SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2016
NEXT SUNDAY Rev. Harvey Hertz will lead our service and share the
message. Pastor Rick will be on study leave October 10 – 16.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday, October 17, 6:30 pm ELDERS MEET.
7:30 pm CONSISTORY meets.
Wednesday, October 26, 6:00 pm – TRUNK OR TREAT. Looking for
volunteers to decorate your trunks or a table inside (you don’t have to
decorate for “Halloween”, it can be any type of decoration or bible
story, etc) and hand out candy to the neighborhood children. Note
that this year we will have tables set up inside as well as
your trunks outside. Indicate which spot you would prefer when
signing up on the narthex table. We will also need servers for the hot
dog dinner that will be provided! See Heather if you have any
ALSO WE ARE IN NEED OF CANDY. Candy can be dropped off
in the bin at the youth desk downstairs.
DESSERTS are needed for our Wednesday night dinners. A sign-up
sheet is in the narthex if you would be willing to take a turn. Please
remember that Grace is a peanut free facility. Thank you so much!
DISCOVERY KIDZ – Volunteer sign-up sheets are on the narthex
table through December! Find a place where you can help!
Our SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of October is designated for
ACCESS. This offering will be received on October 30.
FAMILY NETWORK OF WYOMING is in need of the following:
Toilet Paper, Toothpaste , Toothbrushes, Hand Soap, Lotion,
Shampoo, Hair Care (Hair Spray/Conditioner), Deodorant (also
Men’s Shampoo and Deodorant). We will continue to collect for
the month of October.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Ellsworth & Jeanette Johnson
Larry & Deb Kleymeer
Lower Doors: Ron & Linda Kraft
Oct. 16 Upper Doors: Ron Lankheet, Brian & Abbey Licari
Lower Doors: Beth Kubiak
Oct. 23 Upper Doors: Judy Klein, Marc & Diane Maitner
Lower Doors: Dick & Ruth Locke
Today Sue Vander Wal, Sophie Licari
Oct. 16 Janell Nordlund, Judy Beadle
Oct. 23 Lyndsey Boeve, Bella Licari
Prayers & Praise Line
October 9, 2016
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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