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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Sep 18, 2014

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014

10:00 AM Worship Service

 

 Prelude

 Introit  “Blessed Be the Lord God Almighty”

 Call to Worship

*  Greeting Time

*  Opening Songs of Praise

*  Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting

 Moment of Sharing:  I love worship because __________.

 Moments in Prayer

 Senior Choir “Remember Now Thy Creator”

 Offertory

 Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received

 Signing the Fellowship Register

*  Doxology

*  Prayer of Dedication

 Living Word:  Revelation 19:1-9 (Page 1204)

 Message:  “THRIVE: SOLID IN WORSHIP” Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen 

 Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word

*  Closing Hymn No. 225 ..…………………  “Come, Christians, Join to Sing”

*  Benediction

*  Song of Departure No. 434 (Verse 1 & Chorus) ...……...  “Revive Us Again”

 Postlude 

 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.

 

 WELCOME

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.

 

TODAY AT GRACE

 

9:50 – 11:15 AM DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET.  All children ages 3

 years – 5th Grade meet downstairs by the youth desk.

 

THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL 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 & Connections, and the needs and vision at

 Grace Reformed Church.

 

5:00 PM COMBINED HYMN SING at UNITY Reformed

 Church (4450 Poinsettia Ave SE, Kentwood).  This will take the

 place of our service at Grace. NOTE the 5:00 start time!

 

5:30 – 8:00 PM Y-LIFE for Middle and High School students will

 meet at The Crossing.  We will start the night off with Pizza and then

 off for an adventure!  Questions??  See Ms. Heather.

 

PRAYERS & PRAISE

 

HEALTH CONCERNS –  We give thanks that Linda Emelander was

 able to return to her home on Thursday!  She still has a road ahead of

 rehabilitation, but is really making good progress.  Mary Huizinga

 was able to return to her home on Tuesday after having a heart

 defibrillator put in and adjustments made to her pacemaker. 

 For all other prayer requests and praise reports, see the Prayers &

 Praise Line in your bulletin today.

 

IN APPRECIATION – We want to thank those who came to our car

 wash on Wednesday night!  We made $294.00!  What a great start

 to our year.  We thank you for your support!! 

 ~Grace Victors and Leaders

 

CONGRATULATIONS are extended to Matt & Autum (Beadle)

 Tanguay upon the birth of a daughter, Molly Ann, on Monday,

 September 15.  We thank God and pray for his blessing on your

 family.

 

CALENDAR OF THE WEEK

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014

 7:00 PM SPECIAL CONSISTORY PRAYER MEETING.

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014

 3:15 – 5:15 PM THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) begins for youth in

 Grades 5 & 6. 

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014

 3:45 – 5:45 or 8:00 PM  THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) for

 youth in Grades 3 & 4.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE!

 6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – On the menu:  Homemade

 Chicken Pot Pies.  Come out and enjoy dinner and a time of

 fellowship prior to classes. 

 6:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR PRACTICE.

 6:45 – 8:00 PM

 S.O.N.G. for boys and girls preschool – 5th grade.

 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.

 

 “BELONGING” New Members Class will begin.  Interested

 in knowing more about the Reformed Church in America,

 Grace Reformed Church, and how one might consider

 becoming a member?  Then join Pastor Rick for this 6 week

 class from 7 – 8 pm.  Meet in Pastor Rick’s office.

 

NEXT SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2014

 

NEXT SUNDAY morning Pastor Rick will continue the “Thrive” series

 with the message “Soaked in Prayer”. 

 

NOMINATIONS will be received for the 2015 Consistory at the close of

 the morning service next week.  See the insert in your bulletin today. 

 

DATES TO REMEMBER

 

Monday, September 29 & Monday, October 13, 7:00 pm PRAISE

 TEAM PRACTICE.

 

Tuesday, October 14, 7:00 pm MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM

 MEETING.

 

Monday, October 20, 6:30 pm ELDERS MEETING

 7:30 pm CONSISTORY MEETING.

 

MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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 will be received next Sunday

 

DISCOVERY KIDZ volunteer sign-up sheets are in the narthex for

 rotations in the months of October and November. Please sign up to

 volunteer today!

 

THE CROSSING (Club 3:16) is looking for a few more hands and

 hearts to hang out on Tuesday’s with our 5th & 6th Graders.  Please see

 Heather if you are able to help.

 

WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE – Needed are an additional pair of

 hands to help Heather on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday from September –

 December only.  See her if you can help!

 

GRACE MISSION TRIP to JACKSON COUNTY MINISTRIES

 is scheduled for the week of April 19-25, 2015.  You will be working

 on home rehabilitation, additions, and new home construction.  You

 may also be asked to perform maintenance on their campus.  The

 cost is $225.00 per person for meals, housing, and materials for their

 campus.  Watch for more information in late December or January. 

 Contact Larry Kleymeer if you are interested or would like more

 information.

CPR TRAINING – Would you be interested in a one day class that will

 certify you in Adult/Child/Infant CPR/AED and Basic First Aid? 

 This certification is good for two years.  The class will be held Oct. 11

 from 8 am – 4 pm at Unity Reformed Church.  Pizza lunch is

 provided.  Cost is $27.00.  Class size is small, so if you are interested

 see Heather or call the office at Grace (538-3100). 

 

CARE KITS – In order to complete all the Care Kits that were put

 together during VBS we still need hand towels (not washcloths)

 and 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!

 

TOILET PAPER is once again being collected for Family Network of

 Wyoming. Boxes are at the entrance doors for your donations.

 

ONE WYOMING 1 on 1 – The next community event will be held on

 Tuesday, September 30 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Wyoming

 Library.  Have you been thinking about mentoring a student (only 1

 hour per week with a 1 year commitment)?  Come to the meeting to

 find out more.  See their website www.onewyoming1on1.org for more

 information.  You may apply on the website as well.  If you have any

 questions, see Pastor George.

 

WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS

 

GREETERS

Today  Upper Doors:  Denny & Mary Bush, Lisa Braendle

 Lower Doors:  Anna Borkowski

Sept. 28  Upper Doors:  Shirley De Bruin, John & Fay De Jong

 Lower Doors:  Ed & Kathy De Ruiter

Oct. 5 Upper Doors:  Linda De Vries, Stan & Cheryl De Witt

 Lower Doors:  Wes & Arlene Dekker

 

NURSERY  

Today: Kerri Baker, Keri Desmarais

Sept. 28 Elaine Martin, Sue Stuk

Oct. 5 Diane Maitner, Chelsea Dornbos

 

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 21, 2014

 

Congregational Prayers and Praise

  • We thank and praise God for a great start to our fall programs. 
  • We praise God for new birth.  We give thanks for Molly Ann Tanguay.  We pray for her parents, Matt & Autum and sister Hailey as they welcome a new little one into their home.
  • Continue to keep Linda Emelander in your prayers as she gains her strength and continues healing.  We praise God that she was able to return to her home.
  • Please pray for Austin Wilson, great grandson of Ken Wylie, who at age 13 is having heart concerns.
  • We continue to lift up Earl & Clare Reifel and the people they serve in West Africa as they battle the effects of the Ebola crisis there.
  • There are many friends and family of our church members that need your prayers this week.  Please continue to pray for Lola De Young and her parents Matt & Lindsey.  Also, Barb, friend of Della Sawyer, undergoing chemotherapy; Marie Mc Donald, friend of Esther Hoag, who has cancer; Caitlin, friend of Abbey Licari, diagnosed with Leukemia; Mary De Vries, mother of Lisa Braendle, following surgery to remove a cancerous mass and Rachel Mulder’s father who recently had a stroke.
  • We pray for all those who are serving in the military.  In particular we pray for Amie Pierce serving in Kuwait.
  • Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mr. Ralph Bolt, Mrs Tena DeVink,Mrs. Wilma Kamphuis, Mrs Ruth Ver Merris.
  • NEIGHBORHOOD CHURCH MINISTRIES is encouraging the community of churches in Wyoming to lift one another up in prayer.  Each month they will list a few churches that we all can pray for specifically.  For September the churches that are being prayed for are: 

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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