Order of Worship for 8/20/17

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “Behold, a king will reign in righteousness, and princes will rule in justice.  Each will be like a hiding place from the wind, a shelter from the storm, like streams of water in a dry place.”

Isaiah 32:1-2



The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                             1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                           Psalm 89:1-2

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise                                      #44 “How Great Thou Art”

Profession of Faith                                          WSC 39-41, TH, p. 872

Confession of Sin                                        Psalm 143, TH, p. 837-38

Assurance of Pardon                                           Nehemiah 9:16-17

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Scripture Reading                                                         Romans 12:1-8

* Hymn of Preparation              #335 “Gracious Spirit, Dwell with Me”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                              # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                           Leviticus 11:1-8, 41-47

Ministry of the Word                         “Cows, Rabbits, and Holiness”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response                 #585 “Take My Life, and Let It Be”

* Benediction

* “Threefold Amen”                                                                TH, #740