Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Aug 31, 2017
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2017
10:00 AM Worship Service
Introit “I Know That My Redeemer Liveth” Hermina Feikema
Call to Worship
*Opening Hymns No. 87 …………………………………. “Fairest Lord Jesus”
No. 157 …………………………………… “The Love of God”
*Opening Prayer and God’s Greeting
Moments in Prayer
Music Ministry “Until Then” Hermina Feikema
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
*Hymn No. 762 ………………………..…………… “What a Day That Will Be”
Living Word: Luke 21:25-28 (Page 1021)
Message: “KEEP LOOKING UP” Rev. Harvey Hertz
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
*Closing Hymn No. 753 ………………………..….. “Jesus is Coming Again”
*Song of Departure No. 419 ………………………………….….“Family of God”
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
TODAY we welcome Pastor Harvey Hertz who will lead our service and
share the message. Thank you, Pastor Harvey, for being with us this
DISCOVERY KIDZ will not meet today! Children are invited to sit
with their parents in the sanctuary. Children’s bulletins are available
on the narthex table.
OUR MUSIC MINISTRY is presented by Hermina Feikema.
Hermina is a member of Blythefield Christian Reformed Church.
We thank you so much for being with us today!
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.
NO SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE will be held at Faith tonight.
PRAYERS AND PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS: Bill Ver Hulst was discharged from the
hospital on Monday and is staying with his son Clark for a couple
weeks. Please continue to keep him in your prayers. For all other
praise reports and prayer concerns, see the prayers and praise line in
your bulletin today.
OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHIES are extended to Jerry & Sue
Vander Wal. Jerry’s brother, Jack Vander Wal, passed away on
August 26 at the age of 82. Services were held Friday at New
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
No Praise Team Practice Monday. Next practice will be September 11.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
6:30 PM 1ST CHOIR PRACTICE. Now is a good time to join the
choir! Everyone is invited!
NEXT WEEK, SEPTEMBER 10, 2017
NEXT SUNDAY - FALL KICK OFF! Pastor Rick will begin a new
series of messages based on the theme: “First Love”. See the insert
in your bulletin today. Y-LIFE will kick off with a special meeting.
The ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS will meet
following the morning worship service.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Tuesday, September 19, 1:00 pm THE ELIZABETH CIRCLE will
meet in the Consistory room. We will study Lesson 6 (Joel) in our
study book. All women are welcome.
Wednesday, September 20, 6:00 pm WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE
BEGINS! Also this will be the first day for our afterschool program
at the Crossing.
FALL DINNER AT CRAN HILL RANCH – Grace Seniors… would
you like to join together and take a day trip to Cran Hill Ranch to
enjoy beautiful fall colors, lunch, live entertainment, wagon rides and
excellent company?? This will take place on Tuesday October 3. Cost
is $15.00 per person. We can take the Grace van. If you are
interested, sign up on the narthex table. Questions? See or
Call Tinna VanWyk or the church office for more info.
A SEARCH COMMITTEE assigned to look for a new Pastor for Grace
is being formed. Please see or call (915-2577) John Sawyer if you
would be interested in being a part of this committee.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Fall Activities! Below are some areas
you could be of help!
Thank you to all who have already volunteered their time and talents.So very much appreciated!
WOMEN’S MINISTRY – We had a great response to the idea of
forming a Women’s ministry for post high and up here at Grace!
Add your name and email address to the list on the narthex table if
you would like to be a part of this new and exciting opportunity for
Bible study, activities, and so much more!
AT A RECENT MEETING OF THE CONSISTORY the following
items were noted:
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Ron Lankheet
Lower Doors: Marc & Diane Maitner
September 10 Upper Doors: Dick & Ruth Locke
Lower Doors: Rick & Laura Marshall
Today Sandy Farris, Bella Licari
September 10 Diane Maitner, Mary Kubiak
Prayers & Praise Line
September 3, 2017
Congregational Prayers and Praise
Lord on this Labor Day weekend, we thank You for the blessing of work.
We ask for strength to complete each day. We ask for rest when we are weary.
We ask Your guidance for everyone seeking employment, and we ask that You be with those whose faces we might never see but who work tirelessly
each day for the good of us all. Amen.
As other prayers are shared, you are invited to write
them down and include them in your prayers for our
congregat ion this week.Please keep the church
informed of your prayer needs and praises
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