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Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Sep 3, 2009

 
 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2009
 10:00 am Worship Service


 Prelude
 Call to Worship
 Prayer & Salutation
* Greeting Time
* Songs of Praise 
 #224 ……………………………..…….. “We Have Come into His House”
 #213 ……………………………………. “We Bring the Sacrifice of Praise”
 #677 …………………………………. “Glorious Is Thy Name Most Holy”
 Prayer of Confession
 Words of Assurance - II Chronicles 4:14
 If My people, who are called by My Name, will humble
 themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their 
 wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their
 sin and will heal their land.
 Responsive Reading – Colossians 3:9-17 (Printed on gold insert)
 Moments in Prayer
 Children’s Chat Heather Dood
 Hymn No. 786 ………………………………………..….. “Count Your Blessings”
 Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom
 Signing of the Fellowship Register
* Doxology
* Prayer of Dedication
 Living Word: Ephesians 6:1-9 (Page 1136)
 Message “WORKING…AS CHRISTIANS” Rev. Harvey Heneveld 
 Prayer of Blessing on the Word
* Closing Hymn No. 605 ………………………..………..….. “Living for Jesus”
* Benediction
* Song of Departure No. 419 (Chorus Only) ……….…….. “Family of God”
* Postlude 
 Organist, Karen Ver Hulst
 Pianist, Ruth Tacoma


 *All those who are able, please stand

 TODAY AT GRACE

TODAY we welcome Rev. Harvey Heneveld to our service. Pastor Harvey
is the former Pastor of Olivet Reformed Church in Grandville.
Presently he is a Calling Pastor for FairHaven Ministries. Thank you
for being with us this Lord’s Day!

CHILDREN & WORSHIP will not meet again until September 20 when it
will combine with the Discovery Kidz program!

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.

NO EVENING SERVICE will be held at Grace tonight due to the Holiday
weekend.

 PRAYERS & PRAISE

HEALTH CONCERNS – Christy Kleymeer was able to return home after
surgery to remove her Thyroid on Tuesday. Please keep Christy in
your prayers as she begins the recovery process. See the Prayers &
Praise Line for all prayer requests and praise reports. 


 NEXT SUNDAY – SEPTEMBER 13, 2009

NEXT SUNDAY will be CHURCH PLANT DAY. It is our prayer that
this day will provide all the information you seek concerning the
church plant. There is a box in the narthex for you to place any
questions you may have concerning the possible church plant. 

 SPECIAL DATES TO REMEMBER

Wednesday, September 9, 6:30 – 7:30 pm 1ST CHOIR PRACTICE!
That is this coming week! Have you been thinking about joining the
choir?? Now is the time…join us as we sing praises to our God!

Monday, September 14, 6:30 PM ELDERS will meet.
7:30 pm CONSISTORY

Tuesday, September 15, 7:00 PM MISSION/OUTREACH team will meet.

Wednesday, September 16, 6:00 pm KICK OFF DINNER! This will be the
“official” start of our fall program “A TIME TO DISCOVER”. There are
a lot of exciting things happening this fall…watch for all the details
very soon! Heather Dood has a great start on the Children’s
programs for the fall season. On the table in the narthex is a list of
ways you can help and support her in these efforts! DISCOVERY KIDZ,
S.O.N.G., Y-LIFE, SAC, BE B.I.G.CREW. Kids and parents…be on the
lookout for more information about these programs soon!

Thursday, September 17, 7:00 PM TRAINING SESSION FOR ALL
DISCOVERY KIDZ AND S.O.N.G. VOLUNTEERS. See announcement
under Miscellaneous.

Monday, September 28, 7:00 pm PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE.

 MISCELLANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

THE “BELONGING” NEW MEMBERS CLASS will be held this fall, beginning
the week of September 20. It may be held following the worship
service on Sundays or during the Wednesday night activities on
Wednesday…we would like input from the persons who are
interested in attending. Please sign up in the narthex if you are
interested in learning more about this class and Shari will contact
you.

GRACE CADETS will soon begin their fall season. If you are interested in
helping with this program at Grace for boys in grades 1-8, please
contact Heather or Jayme Dood ASAP. The Cadets meet on the
1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month. ALSO MEN ARE NEEDED to help
out on occasion with some of the projects. We would love to see
some intergenerational connection made with these boys. If you
can’t be there all the time, maybe this would be a way for you to use
your gifts!

ATTENTION ALL DISCOVERY KIDZ & S.O.N.G. VOLUNTEERS: A training
session will be held on Thursday, September 17 at 7:00 pm. If you
are involved in the programs this is a MUST! This evening you will
experience first hand what the program will look like and a walk thru
of your area that you will be leading. Also, we would encourage
anyone who would like to see what the program looks like to attend
as well. If you have any questions, contact Heather Dood at 534-1794.

WEDNESDAY DINNERS will begin on September 16 when we kick off our
fall programs. EACH WEDNESDAY dinner will be available. In
order for this to happen every week, many volunteers are needed.
Would you be willing to be on the “Kitchen Committee” to lend a
hand in the preparing, serving, or cleaning up after these dinners.
We would like to have enough volunteers that a schedule of once a
month, or a rotating schedule can be put in place! See Tymie Boeve
or call her at 531-5700 (home) or 538-3100 (church) if you would be
willing to help.

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!

SCRAPBOOKING – We will once again be meeting at the Crossing on the
3rd Friday of the month from 7 – 10 pm to scrapbook. The first night
is Friday, September 18. Invite your friends to come along.

THE COUNTY WIDE FOOD DRIVE is coming October 10. Grace will again
be the Collection Site for Wyoming. Save the date! Details will be in
the next Galaxy.

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 between
September 13 and October 4. Thank you in advance!

LEADERSHIP TRAINING EVENT – Volunteers in Service is sponsoring this
event Thursday, September 24 at Brookside CRC. Many interesting
workshops are being offered. Deadline for reservations is Sept. 13.
See Shari for more information.

 WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS

GREETERS

Today Upper Doors: John & Fay De Jong; Ed & Kathy De Ruiter
 Lower Doors: Linda De Vries

Sept. 13 Upper Doors: Stan & Cheryl De Witt; Wes & Arlene Dekker
 Lower Doors: Dan & Martha Derogee

NURSERY

Today AM Service: Sandy Gort, Laura Marshall, Pat Ter Beek
 PM Service: No PM Service at Grace

Sept. 13 AM Service: Tymie Boeve, Erika Wigent, Heather Dood
 PM Service: Sue Stuk


 Prayers & Praise Line

 September 6, 2009

 We Pray and Trust God

 As school begins, pray for the students in our congregation.
 Ask God to be with them and help them meet the 
 challenges of each new day. 

 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.

 Please keep Lacey Thorner (Wylie) and her baby son in your prayers. The baby is due in November.
 Pray for encouragement and strength for Al Grimm at Kent Community Hospital.
 We praise God for our jobs.
 We pray for strength and encouragement for all those who struggle with daily activities.
 We pray today for the teachers in our children’s schools as they are preparing for a new year.
 Pray for Heather Dood as she begins her work with our children as our new “Coordinator of Children
and Youth” at Grace.
 Please be in prayer for the upcoming fall season of activities at Grace.
 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.
 Keep Janell Nordlund in your prayers as she recuperates following surgery.
 Keep Christy Kleymeer in your prayers as she begins the recovery process following surgery.
 Pray for our Shut-in’s: Mrs Tena DeVink, Mr & Mrs Ade Peterson, Mrs Miriam Schrotenboer,
Mrs June Snyder, Mrs Henrietta TeRonde and Mrs Anne Hoezee.


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