Order of Worship for 12/18/2016

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “And as they went they were cleansed.  Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice; and he fell on his face at Jesus’ feet.”

Luke 17:15-16



The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                               Psalm 149:1-4

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise                             #225 “Once in Royal David’s City”

Profession of Faith                                        WCF 8.6-7, TH, p. 853-4

Confession of Sin                                             Psalm 32, TH, p. 795-6

Assurance of Pardon                                                      Micah 7:18-20

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Scripture Reading                                                        Genesis 3:14-21

* Hymn of Preparation           #200 “It Came upon the Midnight Clear”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                             Isaiah 42:1-9

Ministry of the Word                  “A Bruised Reed He Will Not Break”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response       #198 “Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates”

* Benediction

* “Threefold Amen”                                                                TH, #740