Order of Worship for 8/13/2017

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “But we ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers, beloved by the Lord, because God chose you as the firstfruits to be saved.”

2 Thessalonians 2:13



The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                             1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                   1 Timothy 1:16-17

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise                       #167 “When Morning Gilds the Skies”

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

Confession of Sin

Assurance of Pardon                                                      Romans 5:1

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Scripture Reading                                                      Romans 11:13-36

* Hymn of Preparation                  #481 “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                              # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                              1 Corinthians 1:18-31

Ministry of the Word                                   “Oh, a Wise Guy, Eh?”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


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

* Benediction

* “Threefold Amen”                                                                TH, #740