The Lord’s Day ~ August 2, 2020

MORNING WORSHIP, Outdoors, 10:00 a.m. (also livestreamed)

  Prelude  [416, 348, 350, 353] Announcements

Meditation: Psalm 100 Prayer [339]

God welcomes us, we confess our sins and praise him:

*Call to worship: Psalm 100:1–2

*The Lord’s Greeting    *Invocation

*God’s law: Deuteronomy 5:1–6

*Confession of sin in unison (Psalm 51:1–2)

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love;

according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions.

Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin.

Forgive us for Jesus’ sake, Amen.

*Assurance of forgiveness: 1 Timothy 1:15

*Hymn 345 “Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken”

Ordination and installation of officers:

Questions to the officers elect

Question to the congregation

Laying on of hands and prayer

We listen to God’s Word and confess our faith:

*Old Testament Scripture Reading: 2 Samuel 7

The Nicene Creed (in unison) page 846

Hymn 355 “We Are God’s People”

We pray to God and bring him our gifts:

God’s people pray The Lord’s Prayer (in unison)

  Worship through tithes and offerings [585] Prayer

*Hymn 469 “How Sweet and Awesome Is the Place”

God speaks in the reading and preaching of his Word:

*New Testament Scripture reading: 1 Timothy 3

  Sermon: “Live as God’s Household” 1 Timothy 3:14–15

*Hymn 347 “The Church’s One Foundation”

God seals his grace in the sacraments:

Reception of members and the sacrament of baptism


Hymn 415 “Baptized into Your Name Most Holy”

The sacrament of the Lord’s Supper [426, 429]

Diaconal offering

God blesses us and sends us to serve him:

*Benediction *Hymn 733 “Doxology”

Postlude [740]

Evening worship 5:30 p.m. (also livestreamed)

Prelude [96, 98, 100]

God welcomes us and we praise him:

*The Lord’s Greeting *Invocation

Hymn 98 (read aloud) “Now Thank We All Our God”

Responsive reading: Psalm 23 page 791

The Apostles’ Creed (in unison) page 845

God speaks to us in his Word:

*Scripture reading: Ruth 3

Sermon: “The Redeemer’s Promise”

We respond and go to serve God:

Responsive reading: Psalm 111 page 826

God’s people pray

*Hymn 94 “How Firm a Foundation”

*Hymn 384 “Lord, Dismiss Us with Your Blessing”

*Benediction *Hymn 735 “Gloria Patri”

Postlude [629]

*Congregation please stand if able

Welcome as we worship God today

We invite those who have confessed their faith in Christ in a Bible-believ­ing church, and are not under discipline, to partake of the Lord’s Sup­per with us. The communion tray contains both wine (the inner rings) and grape juice (the outer ring).

We welcome children in our worship services. The nursery room is available for pre-school children if needed. Children’s bulletins are available for your child to use during the service, if you wish.

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