Order of Worship for 12/20/2015

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “And now I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.”

Acts 20:32


The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                               Psalm 123:1-2

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise              #195 “Joy to the World!  The Lord Is Come”

Confession of Faith                                         WCF 29.7, TH, pp. 866

Confession of Sin                                           Psalm 90, TH, pp. 816-7

Assurance of Pardon                                                Nehemiah 9:16-17

Scripture Reading                                                             John 8:31-47

* Hymn of Preparation                                 #213 “What Child Is This”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                             Haggai 2:1-9

Ministry of the Word                                            “Glory in a Manger”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response                     #203 “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing”

* Benediction                                                         The Lord Blesses Us

* The Gloria Patri                                                                   TH, p. 735