Order of Worship for 4/23/2017

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “I am the vine; you are the branches.  Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.”

John 15:5




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                             #660 “O God beyond All Praising”

Profession of Faith                                          WSC 31-33, TH, p. 871

Confession of Sin

Assurance of Pardon                                                    Psalm 103:8-13

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Scripture Reading                                                          Romans 6:1-11

* Hymn of Preparation                                   #364 “Let Children Hear”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                           Luke 24:13-35

Ministry of the Word                                   “On the Road with Jesus”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response                                   #642 “Be Thou My Vision”

* Benediction

* “Threefold Amen”                                                                TH, #740

*Please stand if able