Order of Worship for 1/31/2016

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “… who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, to whom be the glory forever and ever.  Amen.”

Galatians 1:4-5



The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                          Psalm 46:1, 7, 10

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise                 #164 “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing”

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

Confession of Sin

Assurance of Pardon                                                             1 John 1:9

Scripture Reading                                                             John 10:7-21

* Hymn of Preparation               #162 “Of the Father’s Love Begotten”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                 1 Corinthians 6:1-11

Ministry of the Word                        “Sin, More Sin, and Forgiveness”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response       #253 “There Is a Fountain Filled with Blood”

* Benediction                                                         The Lord Blesses Us

* The Gloria Patri                                                                   TH, p. 735