Order of Worship for 9/18/2016

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to innumerable angels in festal gathering, and to the assembly of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven … and to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant.”

Hebrews 12:22-23



The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                                 Psalm 98:1-2

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise                     #376 “Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty”

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

Confession of Sin                                                  Psalm 5, TH, p. 786

Assurance of Pardon                                                       Ephesians 1:7

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Scripture Reading                                                             John 21:1-14

* Hymn of Preparation                                    #358 “For All the Saints”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                                   Philippians 4:10-13

Ministry of the Word                                     “Christian Contentment”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


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

* Benediction

* “Threefold Amen”                                                                TH, #740