Order of Worship for 12/25/2016

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them light has shined.”

Isaiah 9:2



The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                               Psalm 104:1-2

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise                          #203 “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing”

Profession of Faith                                              WCF 8.8, TH, p. 854

Confession of Sin                                             Psalm 33, TH, p. 795-6

Assurance of Pardon                                                            1 John 1:9

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Scripture Reading                                                      Revelation 21:1-4

* Hymn of Preparation           #197 “Comfort, Comfort Ye My People”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                             Isaiah 50:4-9

Ministry of the Word                                   “Born to Live and to Die”



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


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