Order of Worship for 10/9/2016

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “Whom have I in heaven but you?  And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you.  My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”

Psalm 73:25-26




The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                               Psalm 100:1-3

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise                 #164 “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing”

Profession of Faith                                          WSC 23, 26, TH, p. 871

Confession of Sin                                        Psalm 18:1-19, TH, p. 789

Assurance of Pardon                                                          Romans 5:1

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Scripture Reading                                                        2 Samuel 7:4-17

* Hymn of Preparation                                   #170 “Fairest Lord Jesus”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                           Psalm 89:1-52

Ministry of the Word                                               “Is God Faithful?”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response        #195 “Joy to the World!  The Lord Is Come”

* Benediction

* “Threefold Amen”                                                                TH, #740