Thanksgiving October

Thanksgiving Worship Service 

 (*) you are invited to stand, if you are able


      Welcome and Announcements

* We Sing     “I Will Enter His Gates”

* Call to Worship ~ taken from Psalm 100:4, responsive

* God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings

* We Sing  “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)”

      Words of Reconciliation, responsive

* We Sing   “Your Grace is Enough” 

     A Liturgy of Thanksgiving:

Reasons for Gratitude ~responsive 

      A Dramatic Reading Psalm 138 (The Message)

*  We Sing   “Forever”

      Giving Thanks for Our Daily Bread

* We Sing PH # 454 vs.1,3  “Now Thank We All Our God”

      Giving Thanks for Our Families and Friends

* We Sing PH # 631 vs.1,2  “Praise & Thanksgiving”

      Giving Thanks for the Earth

* We Sing PH # 432 vs.1,2,4  “For the Beauty of the Earth”

            Giving Thanks for Our Freedom

* We Sing PH # 428 vs.1,4,5  “O Worship the King”

            Giving Thanks for the Word

      We Read God’s Word:   Philippians 4:4-8; 9c (pg. 1830)    

      Message:    “God is Revealed when Giving Thanks”

      An Act of Thanksgiving

      Invitation to the Offering ~ based on 2 Corinthians 9:10-11, NRSV

      Our Thanksgiving Offering is for:  

World Renew – Hurricane Dorian Response

 (Members of the congregation are asked to bring

 their leaves of thankfulness and offerings forward)

      Ministry of Music: “My Tribute”

      Thanksgiving Prayer

      Giving Thanks for the Light of the World

* We Sing   “Give Thanks”


* Blessing

* We Sing “Doxology (Amen)”


Pastor: Fred VanderBerg; Musicians: Kari DeGraaf, Jen DeJonge,

Rob Deyell, Dave Rintjema, Ernie Termorshuizen


On Duty Today

GREETERS Main:  Kevin & Karen Antonides

East:  Tony & Cory Batenburg

West:  Tina Van Tellingen & Cinde Draaistra


ELDERS:  *Pauline Smit, Peter Heersink

DEACONS:  Tim Eggink, Eric Heinen

USHERS:  John Bosch, Peter Kralt, Bill Hanson

Roger Regnerus, Rick Heywood

Nursery:  Cinde Draaistra, Kristin Posthumus, Whitney Rintjema

Karin Terpstra