The Lord’s Day ~ October 21, 2018

Sunday School 10:00 a.m.

Fellowship time 10:35 a.m.


  Prelude  [274, 275, 283]


  Meditation: Psalm 16     Silent Prayer [197]

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

*Call to worship: Psalm 16:9–11

*The Lord’s Greeting    *Invocation

*Prayer of confession (in unison):

We have sinned, we have done wrong, we have acted wickedly. From heaven, your dwelling place, hear our prayer and our plea, and uphold our cause. Forgive your people, who have sinned against you; forgive all the offenses we have committed against you. (based on 1 Kings 8:47−50).

*Assurance of forgiveness: Psalm 65:1−3

*Hymn 267 “The Day of Resurrection!”

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

The Nicene Creed (in unison) page 846

*Old Testament Scripture Reading: Isaiah 51:1–16

Hymn 247 “O Sacred Head, Now Wounded”

We pray to God and bring him our gifts:

Thanksgiving, praise, and prayer requests 

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

  Worship through tithes and offerings [278]           Offertory prayer

*Hymn 189 “Jesus Loves Me, This I Know

God speaks in the reading and preaching of his Word:

*New Testament Scripture reading: Romans 6:1–14

  Sermon: “Alive in Christ!” Galatians 2:20

God seals his grace in the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper:

*Hymn 277 “Christ the Lord Is Risen Today”

The sacrament of the Lord’s Supper [252, 257]

God blesses us and sends us to serve him:

*Benediction     *Hymn 733 “Doxology”

*Postlude [92]

*Congregation please stand if able

Welcome as you worship God with us today!

*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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