Order of Worship for 11/20/2016

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “… that [Christ] might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle.”

Ephesians 5:26-27



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                             #116 “For the Beauty of the Earth”

Profession of Faith                                          WSC 30-32, TH, p. 871

Confession of Sin                                              Psalm 25, TH, pp. 792

Assurance of Pardon                                                       Ephesians 1:7

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Scripture Reading                                                       Ephesians 2:1-10

* Hymn of Preparation                                     #689 “Be Still, My Soul”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                            Philemon 4-7

Ministry of the Word                                               “Being Refreshed”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response        #457 “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”

* Benediction

* “Threefold Amen”                                                                TH, #740