Order of Worship for 11/18/2015

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places.”

Ephesians 1:3


The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                               Psalm 121:1-4

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


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

Confession of Faith                               Heidelberg Catechism, Q/A 1

Confession of Sin

Silent Confession of Sin

Assurance of Pardon                                                  Hebrews 10:4, 10

Scripture Reading                                                               John 6:1-15

* Hymn of Preparation            #376 “Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                               1 Corinthians 1:26-31

Ministry of the Word                           “The foolishness of the Called”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response              #498 “Jesus!  What a Friend for Sinners!”

* Benediction                                                         The Lord Blesses Us

* The Gloria Patri                                                                   TH, p. 735




*Please stand if able