Order of Worship for 8/9/2015

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation … and he is the head of the body, the church.  He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent.”

Colossians 1:15, 18


The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                                 Psalm 92:1-4

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise              #57 “Hallelujah, Praise Jehovah, O My Soul”

Confession of Faith                                      WCF 21.5, TH, p. 860-61

Responsive Reading                                     Psalm 18:1-19, TH, p. 789

Silent Confession of Sin

Assurance of Pardon                                                       Romans 5:1-2

Scripture Reading                                                             John 1:35-51

* Hymn of Preparation                #630 “Eternal Father, Strong to Save”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                        Jeremiah 23:1-8

Ministry of the Word                                         “A Righteous Branch”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response                                      #170 “Fairest Lord Jesus”

* Benediction                                                         The Lord Blesses Us

* The Gloria Patri                                                                   TH, p. 735