Order of Worship for 3/20/2016

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich.”

2 Corinthians 8:9



The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                               Psalm 108:1-4

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise                            #181 “We Come, O Christ, to You”

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

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

Assurance of Pardon                                                 Jeremiah 31:33-34

Scripture Reading                                                             John 12:1-11

* Hymn of Preparation                      #469 “How Sweet and Awesome”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                 1 Corinthians 8:1-12

Ministry of the Word                                                 “Brotherly Love”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response         #518 “Christ, of All My Hopes the Ground”

* Benediction                                                         The Lord Blesses Us

* The Gloria Patri                                                                   TH, p. 735