MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE

9:30 A.M.
* denotes standing

EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE
“The Temptation of Christ”

5:30 P.M.
* denotes standing

“Songs for the Journey – Psalms 120-134”
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* .............................................. To God Be the Glory, Hymn 55 In Prayer* .............................................................. Prayer of Approach

The Living God Summons Us .............................. Call to Worship We Enter Into God’s Presence
In Song* .................................. Hallelujah, Praise Jehovah, Hymn 110 In Prayer* .............................................................. Prayer of Approach

God Speaks to Us
In Responsive Reading of the Psalms ........................ Psalm 133, p. 834 In a Gospel Reading......................................................... Luke 18:9-14

God Welcomes Us
In Responsive Reading.............................................. Psalm 134, p. 834 In Scripture ......................................................... Philippians 1:27-2:11

We Respond in Consecration
In Prayer ......................... Prayer to Confess Sin & Assurance of Pardon In Song* ........................... Forgive Our Sins as We Forgive, Hymn 494 In Prayer ............................................................ Congregational Prayer In Special Giving .......................................................... Deacon’s Fund In Special Music ....................... Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone) The Cedar Church Choir

We Respond in Consecration
In Prayer ......................... Prayer of Confession & Assurance of Pardon In Song* ............................. I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say, Hymn 304 In Special Giving .......................................................... Deacon’s Fund

God Feeds Us
In Scripture .................................................................. Matthew 4:1-11 In Sermon ....................................... THE TEMPTATION OF CHRIST Mr. Micah Shin, Pastoral Intern

God Feeds Us
In Scripture ...........................................................................Psalm 130 In Sermon ......................................................... GUILT FREE LIVING

We Respond in Commitment ...................... Prayer of Application We Respond in Commitment ...................... Prayer of Application
In Song* .................................................... Only Trust Him, Hymn 675 In Giving ................................................................ Tithes & Offerings In Song* ...................... O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing, Hymn 164 In Giving ................................................................ Tithes & Offerings In Prayer ............................................................ Congregational Prayer In Song* ........ Day by Day and with Each Passing Moment, Hymn 676

God Blesses Us ........................................................... Benediction
Threefold Amen, Hymn 740

God Blesses Us* ..........................................................Benediction
Lead Me, Lord, Lead Me in Thy Righteousness, Hymn 727 (v. 1 only) Lead me, Lord, lead me in thy righteousness, Make thy way plain before my face. For it is thou, Lord, thou, Lord, only, That makest me dwell in safety.

Amen, amen, amen.

The Lord’s Day – March 23, 2014

The Lord’s Day – March 23, 2014

TODAY Welcome! This morning Pastor Steve continues his sermon series Songs for the Journey – The Psalms of Ascent (120-134). In the evening, Intern Micah Shin concludes his evening sermon series called The Temptation of Christ. 11:00 AM – Sunday School 5:30 PM – Evening Service THIS WEEK Tuesday – Young Ladies Craft Night @ 7:00 PM – Sprik Home Tuesday – Pinewood Derby @ 6:30 PM – Hudsonville Reformed Wednesday – Midweek Ministries @ 7:00 PM – HCS OFFERING This Sunday’s Benevolent Offering - Our benevolent offering will be received today during both services for the Deacon’s Fund. Currently the deacon’s fund is at $3,842.40. The deacons have set a goal of $5,000.00 for this fund in order to have adequate resources available to help those in need. Your gifts to this fund enable the deacons to help your brothers and sisters at Cedar. ANNOUNCEMENTS Reception of New Members – Cedar session is pleased to announce that we will receive Chris & Allison Benczkowski, along with their covenant child, Maxwell, as communicant members by reaffirmation of faith. Soli Deo Gloria! 4 Weeks Until Easter Sunday! – The elders of Cedar invite you, your friends and your loved ones to join us on Easter Sunday, April 20th, from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM for a special breakfast to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. Our morning worship service will be held at 10:30 AM and there will be no Sunday School that day.

ANNOUNCEMENTS Report from the Deacons - The Deacons wish to thank you for your support of the Benevolent Fund, which stands at $3700. The Deacons also welcome Terry Holstege, who has been installed as a Deacon to serve you, the congregation. The Deacons ask your help in meeting the church's financial needs. Due to snow days, monetary giving has lagged behind last year's giving -- and behind Cedar's budget needs. Session is monitoring this. Thank you for your help. Help Needed for One of Our Cadets - Caleb Post is collecting pop cans for the entire month of March to help raise funds to cover the cost of his trip to the 2014 Cadet International Camporee in Alberta, Canada. If you have pop cans you would like to donate, please see Caleb, Christopher or Corrie Post for details. For more information, please go to this link: http://counselors.calvinistcadets.org/events/internationalcamporee. Thank you for your support!!! Ottawa County Jail Ministry – Today Cedar church will be leading a service at the Ottawa County Jail. Please see Pastor Steve if you would like to be a part of this ministry. Kent County Jail Ministry – On Sunday, March 30th, Cedar Church will host our 5th Sunday chapel service at the Kent County Jail from 12:45 PM - 2:15 PM. Please keep this ministry in your prayers. Pinewood Derby - March 25 is the date of this year's Pinewood Derby. You are invited to cheer on our Cadets, so come out to Hudsonville Reformed Church (3950 Highland Drive), beginning at 6:30 p.m. Youth Group Mission Trip - You don’t want to miss this opportunity to serve and encourage a fellow OPC congregation. July 12-18, the youth group will be traveling to New York City to help Pastor Jon Shishko and the OP church plant there by reaching out to the community through servant evangelism. See one of the youth group leaders for more information or to sign up.
The Lord’s Day – March 23, 2014

The Lord’s Day – March 23, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS Zion Christian Drama Presentation - Zion Christian School is proud to present "Little Women" as its spring play. Audiences of all generations will enjoy discovering - or rediscovering - this classic story of family, friendship, and growing up. Our own Cayte Baker will be playing the part of Marmee. "Little Women" will be presented at Grandville Middle School, located at 3535 Wilson Avenue, at7:00pm on March 27 & 28. Tickets are general admission and are $8 for adults and $6 for students. Reserve your ticket by stopping by Zion's office, calling (616) 878-9472, or emailing tickets@zionchristian.net. A Little Taste Of Heaven? One thing we can be fairly certain of is that there is singing in heaven, and if you like gospel music, Christian bluegrass, or a good male chorus, then you just might get a taste. Join us at the Jehovah Jireh Ministries Benefit Concert on Saturday, March 29, at 7 PM, at Bauer Community Fellowship Church, 4852 Bauer Rd, Hudsonville. A freewill offering will be taken. Items Needed for Love INC Ministry - Various items are needed in several areas of the Love INC ministry. For the Foster Care Ministry needs include: children’s toothpaste, baby shampoo, baby lotion, diaper ointment, new pacifiers, new baby bottles, new hair brushes, night lights and handmade bags to place the items in. For the Camp Bag Ministry needs include: toothbrushes (for ages 914), travel size toothpaste, new combs, new hair brushes, and flashlights. For the Knitting and Sewing Ministries yarn is needed. Also, mittens of all sizes are needed. If you or your small group are able to fulfill any of these items for ministry, please bring the items to Love In the Name of Christ, Attention Karla, 3300 Van Buren Street, Hudsonville. Tax receipts are available. Substitute Teachers Needed - Zion Christian School is looking for substitute teachers who can teach at the elementary or high school level. If you are interested, you can apply on-line at zionchristian.net or call the office for more information at 8789472.
The Lord’s Day – March 23, 2014

SERMON NOTES

The Lord’s Day – March 23, 2014

SPECIAL REMINDERS

WELCOME TO CEDAR CHURCH! We’re glad you’re here. As a church family, we are delighted you have joined us for worship today. Below you will find some information to help you during our Sunday services. If you need any assistance, please ask one of our ushers for help. SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE – Cedar Church strives to enjoy God through Spirit-empowered and Christ-centered worship. The Bible is sincerely loved, and we hope that you will find it opened up to you in a fresh and faithful manner each Sunday. A NURSERY is available near the entrance of the gymnasium, but children are always welcome in the worship service. COFFEE BREAK – After the morning worship, please join us in the gym for coffee and refreshments. KID’S BREAK – After morning worship, all kids (Preschool thru 6th grade) are invited to the orchestra room for snacks and fun songs with Mrs. Himebook. SUNDAY SCHOOL – From 11am - 12pm, Cedar Church offers classes for all ages. Visitors are especially welcome to join us! Class
Toddler Preschool & K Early Elementary Middle Elementary Older Elementary Jr. High Sr. High

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

Nursery Sun. Sch. Nursery PM Fellowship Snack

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

TODAY Baker/Coleman Caryn Baker Rachel Himebook Sarah Johnson Meagan Entingh Cassidy Baker Kailyn Baum Caryn Baker Sharon Elzinga Heidi Kooienga Carla Baker Corrie Post Peg Smith Stacey Faber Baker/Coleman Terry Holstege Matt Grysen Matt Weiss Paul Sprik

NEXT WEEK Saxton/Holstege Caryn Baker Rachel Himebook Ruthie Scaturro Cayte Baker Brittany DeWent Pam Himebook Corrie Post Deb Kooienga Lydia Igo Elisabeth Knott Ruthie Scaturro Sharon Elzinga Kelsey Stanley Saxton/Holstege Terry Holstege Matt Grysen Matt Grysen Dave Stanley

WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING CLASSES Age Location Teacher
2’s & 3’s 4’s –K 1st - 2nd grade 3rd-4th grade 5th-6th grade 7th -8th grade 9 -12 grade Adult Adult Women Adult Men
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Library Hallway West Classroom Resource Room Northeast Hall
Rm 2 Southeast Teachers’ Lounge Rm 1 Southeast Teachers’ Lounge

*Lost your bulletin? See archived bulletins @ http://bulletins.cedarchurch.net/ *

Meagan Entingh & Dawn DeWent Cathy Postmus Caryn Baker Paul & Diana Sprik Marc Scaturro & Michael Durant Bill Grysen Chris Post Larry Johnson Deb Kooienga Craig Baker

Weekly Budget $3,592.50 YTD Budget $39,517.50

Last Week’s Offerings $3,231.00 YTD Offerings $33,038.25

Lives of Isaac & Jacob Philippians Bible Study

Orchestra Room Gymnasium
Teachers’ Lounge

Good to Great

Art Room

Pastor: Steve Igo Associate Pastor: Mick Knierim Pastoral Intern: Micah Shin Shepherding Districts Mick Knierim/Tom Dykema A-E Craig Baker/Jim Knott F-H Bill Grysen/Paul Sprik I-P Ted Himebook/Duane Saxton Q-Z Women’s Ministry Coordinator: Joan Broene

The Lord’s Day – March 23, 2014

The Lord’s Day – March 23, 2014

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