Order of Worship for 4/17/2016

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “I will rejoice in Jerusalem and be glad in my people; no more shall be heard in it the sound of weeping and the cry of distress.”

Isaiah 65:19



The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                                 Psalm 34:1-3

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise                                  #320 “Rejoice, All Ye Believers”

Confession of Faith                                             WCF 8.1, TH, p. 853

Confession of Sin

Assurance of Pardon                                                       Micah 7:18-20

Scripture Reading                                                           John 12:36-50

* Hymn of Preparation               #335 “Gracious Spirit, Dwell with Me”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                 1 Corinthians 9:1-18

Ministry of the Word                 “Freedom to Give Up Our Freedom”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response                       #585 “Take My Life, and Let It Be”

* Benediction                                                           Revelation 22:20-21

* “May the Mind of Christ My Savior, 3rd stanza”                    TH, #644