Order of Worship for 12/6/2015

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “I am the LORD, and there is no other, besides me there is no God.”

Isaiah 45:5


The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                                 Isaiah 35:1-2

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


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

Confession of Faith                              The Nicene Creed, TH, p. 846

Confession of Sin                                                Psalm 51, TH, p. 804

Assurance of Pardon                                                          Romans 5:1

Deacon’s Offering

Scripture Reading                                                             Isaiah 43:1-7

* Hymn of Preparation                  #201 “O Little Town of Bethlehem”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                            Luke 7:36-50

Ministry of the Word                                                     “Tears of Joy”

Lord’s Supper



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response                            #208 “O Come, All Ye Faithful”

* Benediction                                                         The Lord Blesses Us

* The Gloria Patri                                                                   TH, p. 735