Order of Worship for 2/21/2016

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “The Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwelling places of Jacob.  Glorious things of you are spoken, O city of God.”

Psalm 87:2-3



The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                                 Isaiah 55:6-7

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise                    #1 “All People That on Earth Do Dwell”

Confession of Faith                                  Heidelberg Catechism #129

Confession of Sin                                               Psalm 2, TH, p. 785-6

Assurance of Pardon                                                     1 Peter 2:24-25

Scripture Reading                                                             John 11:1-27

* Hymn of Preparation       #252 “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                   1 Corinthians 7:1-7

Ministry of the Word                           “Principles of Marriage, part 1”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response                                 #699 “Like a River Glorious”

* Benediction                                                         The Lord Blesses Us

* The Gloria Patri                                                                   TH, p. 735