Order of Worship December 9, 2012 11:00am

Scripture Meditation “But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray … and the Lord laid on him the iniquity of us all.” Isaiah 53:5-6


The Lord Calls Us to Worship

* Salutation The Lord Greets Us

* Call to Worship Psalm 106:1-3

* Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call

* Hymn of Praise # 167 “When Morning Gilds the Skies”

Confession of Faith WCF VIII.4, Trinity Hymnal p. 853

Corporate Prayer of Confession

Silent Prayer of Confession

Assurance of Pardon 1 John 1:9

Hymn of Thanksgiving # 335 “Gracious Spirit, Dwell with Me”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology # 731


The Lord Feeds Us From His Word

Scripture Reading Luke 2:21-38

Ministry of the Word “Beginnings” ~ Pastor Robert Arendale ~

* Hymn of Response #195 “Joy to the World! The Lord is Come”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing

* Benediction The Lord Blesses Us

* Gloria Patri # 735



* Please stand if you are able