Order of Worship for 12/21

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation   “Save us, O God of our salvation, and gather and deliver us from among the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name, and glory in your praise.”

1 Chronicles 16:35


The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                             1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                              1 Chronicles 16:8-13

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise                #214 “Angels We Have Heard on High”

Confession of Faith                                        WCF 8.2, TH, p. 853

Corporate Confession of Sin                         Psalm 51, TH, p. 804

Silent Confession of Sin

Assurance of Pardon                                                Exodus 34:6-7

Scripture Reading                                                             Isaiah 9:1-7

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

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                              # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                    Malachi 3:1-5

Ministry of the Word                                             “Yahweh Comes”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


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

* Benediction                                                  The Lord Blesses Us

* Gloria Patri                                                                             # 735