Order of Worship for 5/8/2016

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain, where Jesus has gone as a forerunner on our behalf.”

Hebrews 6:19-20



The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                                 Psalm 95:6-7

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise                                             #441 “Jesus Shall Reign”

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

Confession of Sin

Assurance of Pardon                                                     1 Peter 2:24-25

Scripture Reading                                                       John 13:36-14:14

Reception of New Members                                The Castellon Family

* Hymn of Preparation                    #481 “Turn Your Eyes upon Jesus”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                               1 Corinthians 10:1-13

Ministry of the Word                         “Warnings from the Wilderness”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response        #457 “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”

* Benediction                                                                         Jude 24-25

* “May the Mind of Christ My Savior, stanzas 1-2”                 TH, #644