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MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE

“Memorial Sunday”

9:30 A.M.
* denotes standing

EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE
“Memorial Sunday”

5:30 P.M.
* denotes standing

Prelude
Welcome & Announcements........................................Pastor Steve Igo Congregational Greeting ................................ The Passing of the Peace

Prelude
Gathering Songs ...................................................... Elder Ted Himebook

The Living God Calls Us to Worship .................. Call to Worship We Enter Into God’s Presence
In Song* .............................................. God of Our Fathers, Hymn 710 In Prayer* .............................................................. Prayer of Approach

The Living God Summons Us .............................. Call to Worship We Enter Into God’s Presence
In Song* .................................................. Christ is Coming! Hymn 324 In Prayer* .............................................................. Prayer of Approach

God Speaks to Us
In Scripture ...................................................................... John 15:9-17

God Welcomes Us
In Scripture .............................................................. Ephesians 5:15-21

We Respond in Consecration
In Prayer ......................... Prayer to Confess Sin & Assurance of Pardon In Song* ................................................. America, the Beautiful, Insert In Special Giving ................................................ Cedar Deacon’s Fund In Prayer ............................................................ Congregational Prayer In Song* ............................. Eternal Father, Strong to Save, Hymn 630

We Respond in Consecration
In Prayer ......................... Prayer of Confession & Assurance of Pardon In Special Giving ................................................ Cedar Deacon’s Fund In Song* ..................................................................... Thy Word, Insert

God Feeds Us
In Scripture ........................................................................ Ruth 1:6-13 In Sermon ................ BUT I WASN’T READY TO SAY ‘GOODBYE’

God Feeds Us
In Scripture ................................................................... Proverbs 28:19 In Sermon ....................................... MAKING THE BEST USE OF TIME

We Respond in Commitment ...................... Prayer of Application
In Song ................. Why Should Cross and Trial Grieve Me? Hymn 609 In Giving ................................................................ Tithes & Offerings

We Respond in Commitment ...................... Prayer of Application
In Song* ....................... Day of Judgment! Day of Wonders! Hymn 319 In Giving ................................................................ Tithes & Offerings In Prayer ............................................................ Congregational Prayer In Song* .............. Great King of Nations, Hear Our Prayer, Hymn 713

God Blesses Us ....................... Spirit of the Living God, Hymn 726 Spirit of the living God, fall fresh on me. (2x) Break me! Melt me! Mold me! Fill me! Spirit of the living God, fall fresh on me.

God Blesses Us ............................................................Benediction
Threefold Amen, Hymn 740 Amen, amen, a-men.

The Lord’s Day – May 26, 2013

The Lord’s Day – May 26, 2013

TODAY Welcome! Today, we continue the morning sermon series called From Poverty to Plenty – The Book of Ruth. Our benevolent offering is designated for the Cedar Deacon’s Fund. 5:30 PM – Evening Service THIS WEEK Tuesday – Session Meeting @ 7:00 PM – Love Inc Offices Thursday – Neighborhood Canvassing @ 6:00 PM – Meet at HCS Friday – Manistee Mission Trip Training @ 6:00 PM – Igo Home ANNOUNCEMENTS ‘Volunteer Recognition Sunday’ on June 9th – As the school year draws to a close, Cedar Session is pleased to announce we will recognize all who served as Sunday School teachers, catechism teachers, kids club leaders, youth group workers, and small group adult Bible study leaders during the 2012-2013 school year on Sunday, June 9th, before the morning service. God has blessed Cedar Church with a small ‘army’ of loving, committed workers who have impacted kids, teens and adults for Christ through our Christian Education ministry all year long! We thank God every time we remember you in our prayers! New Sermon Series – Next Sunday evening, our pastoral intern, Micah Shin, will begin a new 7 week PM sermon series on 1st John called Love Illuminated. Please make sure to attend. You won’t want to miss it! Thank You to Our Veterans - On this Memorial Day weekend, Cedar church would like to express our deep appreciation for those members in our congregation and relatives of our members who have served or our currently serving our country in the armed services. Thank you for your sacrifice for our country and our freedoms.
The Lord’s Day – May 26, 2013

ANNOUNCEMENTS Deacon Thank You Note - The Deacons of Cedar OPC wish to thank Pastor Ken Smith for making time in his busy schedule to train us in diaconal responsibilities. We appreciate his wisdom about coming along side of people in need in the right not the wrong way. Cedar Youth Group Can Collection - The youth group is collecting pop cans to help fund their mission trip. If you want to donate any cans you can bring them to church and deposit them in the bins outside the front doors. Thank you for your support of our many ministries - Love INC is in need of the following items to complete more Foster Care Kits: T-Shirts (youth size 5 and larger – used for sleep shirts), nightlights, shampoo, combs and brushes, deodorant (especially men’s), baby bottles. Please bring your donations to Love INC, 3300 Van Buren, Hudsonville. If you are interested in helping with a special project – please contact Karla at 616-662-3300 ext 130. Lifewalk 2013 - Saving the unborn. Supporting their mothers. One step at a time. Join us on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at one of our four locations for a morning walk! It is a fun way to raise funds that support the lifesaving work of the Pregnancy Resource Center. The walk is about two miles at all four sites. For more information visit their website at prcforlife.org where you can also download a pledge form. Post Office Food Drive - Love INC thanks all of you who donated food through the Hudsonville and Jenison Post Office food drives on Saturday, May 11. Your donations will be used to help supply food for many in our community that are in need through our network of seven local church food pantries. Fun, One Time Volunteer Opportunity - Jehovah Jireh Ministries is still in need of a few volunteers for Kids Day on June 8 at the Hudsonville Fairgrounds. Anyone who could give 3 + hours between 9 am and 5 pm, please contact Jim at 896-1570 or jjmjamestown@att.net.
The Lord’s Day – May 26, 2013

2013 SUMMER MINISTRIES AT CEDAR SUMMER MIDWEEK SMALL GROUPS Jr & Sr High Boys – This study will meet on Wednesday nights in various homes, studying the parables. Daniel Himebook and Marc Scaturro will lead the discussion using Cinematic Theology’s Modern Parables. Jr & Sr High Girls – A Bible study is being planned for the young ladies of our church. Time and location TBA. College & Young Adults – An informal discussion time will take place at the home of Chris and Corrie Post, led by Pastor Chris Post and Intern Micah Shin. After viewing selected movies, topics for discussion will be on the worldview of our culture and the Christian’s response to it. Midweek Bible Study – Meet around a campfire at the Igo home to learn more about the doctrine of Christ, in this study led by Pastor Steve. Activities for children will be provided. Friday Night Hikes with Pastor Steve – Explore a variety of parks in our beautiful West Michigan community with Pastor Steve this summer. Look for details about these hikes in the bulletin each week. Beach Days – Spend Friday afternoons at Holland State Park with your friends from Cedar beginning June 7. Meet at the end of the north boardwalk at 1pm and stay as long as you like. Bring your kids, your sunscreen and enjoy a time of fellowship.

SERMON NOTES

The Lord’s Day – May 26, 2013

The Lord’s Day – May 26, 2013

SPECIAL REMINDERS

Greeters Accompanist A.M. Accompanist P.M. Nursery A.M.

Nursery P.M. Nursery Sun. Sch. Wed. Nursery Fellowship Snack

Children’s Snack Church Set-Up Sun. Foreman AM Sun. Foreman PM Wed. Foreman Ushers Youth Group Meal

TODAY Post/M. Entingh Christina Hartwell Christina Hartwell Tammy Holstege Avery Schrier Anna Mason Lynn Igo Natassja DeWent N/A N/A Lynn Igo Deb Grysen Angie Dykema Stephanie Haywood Post/M. Entingh Paul Sprik Brian Hartwell Reese Haywood Dan Elzinga Terry Holstege

NEXT WEEK Mason/DeWent Bonnie Boeve Rachel Himebook Angie Dykema Cayte Baker Cassidy Baker Mindy Weiss Sydney Holstege Joan Broene N/A Carin Hartwell Mindy Weiss Ruthie Scatturo Corrie Post Mason/DeWent Tim DeWent Jonathan Mulder N/A Tim DeWent Paul Sprik

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Weekly Budget $3,251.54 YTD Budget $65,030.80

Last Week’s Offerings $3,877.05 YTD Offerings $68,303.45

The Lord’s Day – May 26, 2013

The Lord’s Day – May 26, 2013