Order of Worship for 5/17/2015

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation   “So Jesus said to the twelve, ‘Do you want to go away as well?’ Simon Peter answered him, ‘Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life.’”

John 6:67-68


The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                             1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                        1 Samuel 2:1-2

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise                                #32 “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”

Confession of Faith                                  Nicene Creed, TH, p. 846

Confession of Sin                                                       Exodus 20:1-17

Silent Confession of Sin

Assurance of Pardon                                                    Acts 10:43

Scripture Reading                                                     Proverbs 24:1-34

* Hymn of Preparation          #461 “Not What My Hands Have Done”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                              # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                    Mark 14:32-42

Ministry of the Word                           “The Edge of the Furnace”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response              #246 “Man of Sorrows! What a Name”

* Benediction                                                   The Lord Blesses Us

* “Christ, We Do All Adore Thee”                                       TH, p. 737