Posted by: Sue Stuk on Thu, Jun 12, 2014
SUNDAY, JUNE 15, 2014
10:00 AM Worship Service
Choral Introit “I’m So Glad, Jesus Lifted Me”
Call to Worship
* Greeting Time
* Opening Songs of Praise
* Opening Prayer & God’s Greeting
Time of Testimony Eric Wigent
Senior Choir “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”
Moment of Sharing: My father taught me the importance of ______
Hymn No 404 …………………..…………………………. “Faith of our Fathers”
Tithes and Offerings for God’s Kingdom will be received
Signing the Fellowship Register
* Prayer of Dedication
Living Word: Acts 26:1-32 (Page 1085)
Message Rev. Rick Oppenhuizen
“I WANT TO TESTIFY: THE TESTIMONY OF PAUL”
Prayer of Blessing on God’s Word
* Closing Hymn No. 343 ……………………..………………… “Amazing Grace”
* Song of Departure No. 179 …………..……………………….. “Awesome God”
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.
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
DISCOVERY KIDZ AND PARENTS – Discovery Kidz will take a
few weeks off so Ms. Heather can prep for some fun summer lessons!
Discovery Kidz will be under construction through July 6. Classes
will resume with a fun summer theme on July 13!
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.
THE CONSISTORY will meet briefly in the Consistory Room
following this morning’s service.
NO EVENING SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT GRACE.
PRAYERS & PRAISE
HEALTH CONCERNS – Jim Friar was expected to return to his home
this week after undergoing heart valve surgery. For all other prayer
requests and praise reports, see the Prayers & Praise Line in your
THANK YOU THANK YOU!! We have been beyond blessed this past
week with a wonderful group of kids filling our sanctuary each
night. This year VBS was a hit and I could have not done it without
all of YOU!! Whether you did prep work, donated items, volunteered
during VBS or prayed for us this week- THANK YOU!! I truly
appreciate all of you and all your dedication. ~Blessings, Heather
CALENDAR OF THE WEEK
PARKING LOT PAVING – Our parking lot is scheduled to be paved
this week! It will be completely torn up and repaved so church will
be inaccessible. You can call the church secretary, Sue Stuk, at 532-
7729 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have to speak with
someone or have a bulletin announcement. PASTOR RICK and
Donna will be on vacation June 17 – 25. If a need arises this
coming week, please call your Elder, or call Sue Stuk at the above
numbers and she will contact them for you.
NEXT SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2014
REV BRUCE KUIPER will lead our service and share the message at
both our morning and evening worship services. OUR SPECIAL
OFFERING for the month of June is designated for GRACE
LEGACY BUILDERS. Rev. Bruce Kuiper is the Pastor and
President of this men’s ministry that strives to equip men as
spiritual leaders. For more information on Grace Legacy Builders,
go online to www.gracelegacybuilders.org. This special offering will
be received next week.
THE FELLOWSHIP TEAM will host an outing on July 17, to the
Picnic Pops to see “A Tribute to the Beatles”. The show starts at
7:30 pm. $15.00 per person. Sign up in the narthex so tickets can be
MISCELLANEOUS KITCHEN ITEMS that are not needed or we
have an abundance of, are laid out on a table in the Fellowship Hall.
Take a look and help yourself. A small donation would be
appreciated and would be put toward the purchase of new items.
CHURCH WORLD SERVICE CARE KITS – Thank you to everyone
who donated items for the Hygiene kits. We had fun putting the kits
together in VBS this week! We are short a few supplies to
complete the kits. We are still in need of the following items:
wash cloths, hand towels, and nail clippers.
JULY DISCOVERY KIDZ ROTATION - Sign-ups are on the
narthex table! For the summer months I am looking for 2 shepherds
each week to help me out. The sign ups are week to week.
WORSHIP SERVICE ASSISTANTS
Today Upper Doors: Marc & Diane Maitner, Jim & Sheila Mc Elroy
Lower Doors: Rowin & Rachel Mulder
June 22 Upper Doors: Luke & Janell Nordlund, Joan Patterson
Lower Doors: Ernst & Char Otto
Today: Lynda Ver Merris, Abby Kubiak
June 22 Janell Nordlund, Brielle Wigent
Prayers & Praise Line
June 15, 2014
Congregational Prayers and Praise
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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