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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Sep 24, 2009
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2009
10:00 am Worship Service
Choral Introit “Worship the Lord”
Time of Praise
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments of Sharing: God’s Wisdom is displayed in ___________.
Senior Choir “Eagle Wings Medley”
Sacrament of Infant Baptism
Music Ministry “When the Time Comes” Shari & Jayme Dood
Prayers for the Church Plant
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
1st Offering – Regular Tithes and Offerings
2nd Offering – Special Offering for LOVE, Inc.
Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: I Kings 3:4-15 (Page 326)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“FOLLOWERS OF GOD DESIRE: THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON”
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 435 ……………..…. “God of Grace and God of Glory”
* Song of Departure No. 669 …………………….…….. “Make Me a Servant”
* Postlude Organist, Paul Kerkstra
Pianist, Ruth Tacoma
ELDERS INVITATION – If you have questions, concerns, joys, or
prayer needs that you would like to share, an Elder will be available
in the front of the sanctuary following the service this morning.
SUNDAY’S AT SIX
Meet in the Chapel
Call to Worship No. 137 ……………………………………. “He is a Holy God”
* Opening Hymns No. 138 …………..……………………………. “Holy Ground”
* Invocation & Salutation
Moments of Sharing
Moments in Prayer
* Hymn No. 278 ……………………….…. “Angels We Have Heard on High”
Living Word: Zechariah 1:7-21 (Page 918)
Message: “ANGELS: ARE THEY REALLY ALL AROUND US?”
Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 21 …………..…. “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing”
* Postlude Pianist, Paul Kerkstra
*All those who are able, please stand
TODAY AT GRACE
THIS MORNING we celebrate THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM as Bob & Terri
Stadt present their Grandchildren Kaleb Michael and Nevaeh
Elizabeth for baptism. Thank you to Shari & Jayme Dood for their
special ministry of music for the children’s baptism today.
THE SPECIAL OFFERING for the month of September is designated for
LOVE, INC. Love, Inc provides many of the snacks that are served at
Club 3:16! This offering will be received next Sunday.
AT THE CLOSE OF THE MORNING SERVICE your NOMINATION BALLOTS for
the office of Elder and Deacon will be received. Nomination slips are
provided in today’s bulletin.
9:50 am – 11:15 am DISCOVERY KIDZ MEET. All children ages 3 years –
5th Grade meet downstairs. You will have your very own service.
11:30 am – 12:10 pm THE SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet in
the Consistory Room. You are welcome to join them!
11:30 am SAC (Sunday’s After Church) - All Discovery Kidz & volunteer
families that are participating in the SAC potluck today gather in the
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2009
7:00 PM PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2009
3:15 – 5:30 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR GRADES 5 & 6.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2009
3:45 – 6:00 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR GRADES 3 & 4.
6:00 PM FELLOWSHIP DINNER – Chicken, cheesy potatoes, corn,
6:30 – 7:30 PM SENIOR CHOIR meets for practice.
6:45 – 8:00 PM
GEMS for girls in grades K – 8 meet at the Crossing.
CADETS for boys in grades 1 – 8 meet in the choir room.
B.I.G. CREW for preschool children will meet in the nursery.
7:00 – 8:00 PM
ADULT CLASS will meet in the Consistory Room to study the
SERMON ON THE MOUNT.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2009
2:45 – 5:00 PM CLUB 3:16 FOR GRADES 7 & 8.
NEXT SUNDAY – OCTOBER 4, 2009
WORLD COMMUNION SUNDAY
9:30 AM JOINT SERVICE FOR WORLD WIDE COMMUNION SUNDAY!
We will have a joint worship service with Beverly and Faith, at
9:30 AM right here at Grace! An exciting service is being planned …
NOTE THE EARLIER TIME!
SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER
Thursday, October 8, 7:00 pm THURSDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY Group
will meet at the Crossing. Beginning in November this group will
meet on the 1st Thursday of each month at the Crossing.
Friday, October 9, 6:45 PM – Y-LIFE for MIDDLE SCHOOL YOUTH meets
at the Crossing.
Tuesday, October 13, 7:00 PM MISSION/OUTREACH TEAM will meet.
CADET LEADERS – Please check your mailboxes this week for lesson
plans for the October meeting.
GEMS are selling ENJOY THE CITY coupon books. The cost is $20.00 each
and make very nice Christmas, birthday gifts etc. Please see Sandy
Gort or Pat TerBeek for your copy. Order blank and sample book on
table in narthex.
THE GRACE BUILDING FUND DRIVE fund drive will continue. You can put
your gift envelope in the offering plate or designate it on your budget
envelope at any time!
THE COUNTY WIDE FOOD DRIVE is coming October 10. Grace will again
be the Collection Site for Wyoming. Sign up sheets are on the
narthex table if you would be willing to help.
FOOD DRIVE HERE AT GRACE! Because of the huge need in Wyoming for
food this year, we will be collecting food for the next month prior to
the Food Drive on October 10. Please watch for sales and buy food
and personal care items and bring them to church prior to October 4.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Ron & Barb Engels; Jim & Linda Emelander
Lower Doors: Sandy Farris
Oct. 4 Upper Doors: Betty Figueroa; Lon & Rose Gerbers
Lower Doors: Ken & Janet Groenhout
Today AM Service: Judy Beadle, Sue Vander Wal, Chelsea Boeve
PM Service: Lynda Ver Merris
Oct. 4 AM Service: Lynda Ver Merris, Lyndsey Boeve, Amy Grimm
PM Service: Donna Oppenhuizen
Prayers & Praise Line
September 27, 2009
We Pray and Trust God
“What a friend we have in Jesus!”
Praise God for this special friendship,
and thank Him too for Christian friends in your life.
Church Plant Prayer Focus
Pray for God’s clear leading in this process!
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Please call the office if you would like to
share a Prayer Request or a Praise Report.
We thank and praise God for the baptism of Kaleab Michael and Nevaeh Elizabeth.
We pray for Bob & Terri Stadt as they make this commitment today.
We pray today for friends of Brad & Gracia Class’ son who were injured following a carjacking.
We thank and praise God for our friends. May we be good friends to those in need as well.
We thank God for our families. Thank you for our children, for moms and dads, brothers and sisters, grandparents, aunts and uncles.
We thank God for this community we live in. For the many kind and compassionate persons who give
of their time and talents to help those in need.
Please keep Lacey Thorner (Wylie) and her baby son in your prayers. The baby is due in November.
We pray for Christy Kleymeer as she prepares for the next course in her treatment.
We think today of Al Grimm. Pray for encouragement and strength.
Please be in prayer as our fall season of activities is underway. Pray for energy for Heather and Thom
and all the volunteers.
Keep these friends and family serving in the military in your prayers:
Doug Desmarais, Frank Senko, Matthew Halverson (Lucille Sytsema’s
grandson), Dave Vander Berg, Nick Borkowski.
Pray for Gretchen Stauffer, daughter of Jane Duthler, who is undergoing treatments for cancer.
Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mrs Tena DeVink, Mr & Mrs Ade Peterson, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer, Mrs June
Snyder, and Mrs Anne Hoezee.
Morning Sermon Outline
FOLLOWERS OF GOD DESIRE:
THE WISDOM OF SOLOM
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