Order of Worship for 10/1/2017

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.’”

Matthew 1:21



The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                                 Psalm 95:1-3

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise                        #53 “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”

Profession of Faith                                               WSC 99, TH, p. 877

Confession of Sin                                           Psalm 99, TH, p. 820-21

Assurance of Pardon                                                     Ephesians 4:32

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Deacon’s Offering

* Hymn of Preparation                   #528 “My Faith Looks Up to Thee”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                           Psalm 84:1-12

Ministry of the Word            “Longing for Heaven, Longing for God”

The Lord’s Supper



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response        #457 “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”

* Benediction

* “Threefold Amen”                                                                TH, #740


*Please stand if able