WE COME TO WORSHIP GOD

* Opening Song of Praise ~ “O Come to the Altar”

* Call to Worship ~ GEM Charlotte, responsive

* God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings

* We Sing ~ “Build Your Kingdom Here”

WE CELEBRATE GOD’S BLESSINGS

Celebration of Gems Ministry

GEMS Sing ~  “I Want to Know You More"”

Prayer of Blessing for Gems

* We Sing ~ “Lord I Need You”

WE OFFER OUR PRAYERS & GIFTS

Offering this morning is for:  GEMS Ministry (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Saviour)

Offertory Presentation – GEMS slideshow

Prayers of God’s People

GOD COMES TO US IN HIS WORD

Prayer for Illumination ~ GEM Meagan

Scripture Reading:  2 Corinthians 9:8 NIV ~ GEM Alyssa

Message:  “Be A Blessing”

* We Sing ~ PsH # 462 “Amazing Grace”

GOD SENDS US OUT WITH HIS BLESSING

* God’s Parting Blessing - followed by spoken "Amen"

* Closing Song ~ “We Receive Your Blessing”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Pastor:  Sid Couperus;

GEMS Leader: Carrie Heidbuurt

Worship Team:  GEMS Girls, Jen DeJonge, Katrina DeRoche,
Rob Deyell, Jason Geerlinks, Dave Rintjema, Matthew Toohey;

Organist: Ernie Termorshuizenan