Order of Worship for 12/31/17

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “And the ransomed of the LORD shall return and come to Zion with singing; everlasting joy shall be upon their heads, they shall obtain gladness and joy … sorrow and sighing shall flee away.”

Zechariah 9:9



The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                               Psalm 121:1-2

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise                                  #32 “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”

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

Confession of Sin                                                  Psalm 1, TH, p. 785

Assurance of Pardon                                                      Psalm 130:3-4

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Scripture Reading                                                           Psalm 90:1-17

* Hymn of Preparation                                 #263 “Lift High the Cross”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                            Romans 8:1-4

Ministry of the Word                                             “Fantastic Fanfare”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


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

* Benediction

* “Threefold Amen”                                                                TH, #740


*Please stand if able