Order of Worship for 1/8/2017

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “… as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word.”

Ephesians 5:25-26



The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                                   Isaiah 6:1-3

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise                                           #2 “O Worship the King”

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

Confession of Sin                                       Psalm 37:1-9, TH, p. 797-8

Assurance of Pardon                                                          1 Peter 2:24

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Scripture Reading                                                          Romans 1:8-17

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

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                         Ephesians 2:4-5

Ministry of the Word                                          “Mega Death Blaster”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response                                          #460 “Amazing Grace”

* Benediction

* “Threefold Amen”                                                                TH, #740