Order of Worship for 8/14/2016

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “The LORD your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.”

Zephaniah 3:17



The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                               Psalm 135:1-3

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


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

Confession of Faith                                           WCF 11.4, TH, p. 855

Confession of Sin

Assurance of Pardon                                                 Jeremiah 31:33-34

Scripture Reading                                                           John 19:16-30

* Hymn of Preparation                   #528 “My Faith Looks Up to Thee”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                            Malachi 2:1-9

Ministry of the Word                                       “Priestly Proclamation”


We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response            #521 “My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less”

* Benediction

* “Threefold Amen”                                                                TH, #740