Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Sep 11, 2014
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2014
10:00 AM Worship Service
Introit - Thrive DVD
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Prayers of Dedication for Teachers and Leaders
Rooted in Christ
Senior Choir “Joy Down in My Heart”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received
Signing the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Psalm 1 (Page 527)
Message: “THRIVE: ROOTED IN LOVE” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
* Closing Hymn No. 435 (Verses 1, 2, 4)…“God of Grace and God of Glory”
* Song of Departure No. 434 (Verse 1 & Chorus) ...……... “Revive Us Again”
Organist, Paul Kerkstra
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 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 No. 94 …………………………..……….. “I Love You, O Lord”
*Opening Hymn No. 97 ………… “Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above”
Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
*Hymn No. 210 ………….…………………. “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”
Living Word: Psalm 119:41-64 (Page 599)
Message: “DELIGHTFUL WORD: WORSHIPING”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
*Closing Hymn No. 643 ………………………….… “O Lord, You’re Beautiful”
Postlude Pianist, Lorinda Vander Werp
*All who are able, please stand.
TODAY AT GRACE
FALL KICK OFF SUNDAY!
We are so blessed that you are here today as we kick off our fall programs! Take note of the Education Guide in your bulletin that outlines our fall education programs. Following the service this morning we will have a PIG ROAST with delicious salads and desserts.
There will be games for both adults and children!
Everyone is invited to stay!
9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3
years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk. Our new fall
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.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Please be in prayer for Linda Emelander
who remains at Butterworth Hospital. She is showing some
improvement and next will be transferred to Blodgett Rehab Center.
For all other prayer requests and praise reports, see the Prayers &
Praise Line in your bulletin today.
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
1:00 pm THE ELIZABETH CIRCLE will meet in the Consistory
Room. We will discuss Isaiah 25, Chapter 8 in our study book.
All women are welcome!
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – On the menu: Lasagna,
salad, macaroni & cheese, breadsticks, dessert. Come out and
enjoy dinner and a time of fellowship prior to classes.
6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.
6:30 – 8:00 PM CAR WASH by the VICTORS!
Plan to let the boys wash your car while you
are here Wednesday night!
Donations will be accepted!!
7:45 – 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. Car wash tonight!
BE BIG – For Preschool children. Meet in the Nursery!
7:00 – 8:00 PM
ADULTS – “Christian – It’s Not What You Think”.
This class will run for 8 weeks and is led by Keith Van Zoeren.
Meet in the Consistory Room.
NEXT SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
NEXT SUNDAY morning Pastor Rick will continue the “Thrive” series
with the message “Solid in Worship”.
5:30 – 8:00 PM Y-LIFE for Middle and High School students will
meet at The Crossing.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Tuesday, September 23 – Wednesday, September 24 CLUB 3:16 –
THE CROSSING will begin! Tuesday’s 5 & 6th graders meet
from 3:15 – 5:15 pm. On Wednesday grades 3 & 4 will meet
beginning at 3:45. Those students will have to option to stay through
Wednesday Night Live.
Sunday, September 28 – NOMINATIONS will be received for the 2015
Consistory. See the insert in your bulletin. Also an informative
letter concerning the process is in your mailbox today.
CARE KITS – In order to complete all the Care Kits that were put
together during VBS we still need 45 hand towels (not washcloths)
and 30 nail clippers. If you can help, please drop off your donations
at the youth desk or leave them in the office by Sept. 28. Thank you!
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of September is designated
for ACCESS (All County Churches Emergency Support System). For
over 30 years ACCESS has been committed to helping those in need
in our community. This offering with be received September 28.
TOILET PAPER is once again being collected for Family Network of
Wyoming. Boxes are at the entrance doors for your donations.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Kerri Baker, John & Tymie Boeve
Lower Doors: Tim & Lyndsey Boeve
Sept. 21 Upper Doors: Denny & Mary Bush, Lisa Braendle
Lower Doors: Anna Borkowski
Today: Sue Vander Wal, Lyndsey Boeve
Sept. 21: Kerri Baker, Keri Desmarais
DISCOVERY KIDS – September
Art: Diane Maitner
Science: Jayme Dood
Cooking: Della Sawyer
Shepherds: Elaine Martin, Brielle Wigent, Kerri Baker, Rick Marshall
Prayers & Praise Line
September 14, 2014
Congregational Prayers and Praise
September 14: Spanish 7th Day Adventist
September 21: St. Dominic's Catholic Church
September 28: St. John Vianney Catholic Church
Let’s join together in this effort to encourage one another and lift
one another up in prayer.
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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