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The Lord’s Day ~ February 25, 2024

Sunday School 10:00 a.m.

Fellowship time 10:35 a.m.

MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 a.m.

Prelude Announcements

Meditation: Psalm 104:24–35 Silent Prayer

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

*Call to worship: Psalm 104:33–35

* The Lord’s Greeting *Prayer of Invocation

God’s law: Exodus 20:3

Confession of sin in unison (Daniel 9:4,5,18,19)

O Lord, the great and awesome God, who keeps his covenant of love with all who love him and obey his commands, we have sinned and done wrong. We have been wicked and have rebelled; we have turned away from your commands and laws…. We do not make requests of you because we are righteous, but because of your great mercy. O Lord, listen! O Lord, forgive! O Lord, hear and act! For­give us for Jesus’ sake, Amen.

Assurance of forgiveness: Isaiah 57:15

*Hymn 101 “Come Thou Almighty King”

We praise God and listen to his Word:

Responsive reading: Psalm 130 page 833

*Old Testament Scripture reading: Ezekiel 36:22–32

Hymn 333 “Gracious Spirit, Dove Divine”

We pray to God and bring him our gifts:

God’s people pray, concluding with the Lord’s Prayer

  Worship through tithes and offerings Prayer

*Hymn 336 “Spirit, Strength of All the Weak”

God speaks in the reading and preaching of his Word:

*New Testament Scripture readings: Ephesians 1:1–14

  Sermon: “Marked with God’s Seal Ephesians 1:11–14

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

The sacrament of the Lord’s Supper

We praise God and he blesses us:

*Hymn 339 “For Your Gift of God the Spirit”

*Benediction *Hymn 733  “Doxology”

Postlude

*Please stand if able

Welcome as we worship the triune God!


Evening service: 5:30 p.m.

God welcomes us and we praise him:

Prelude

*The Lord’s Greeting *Invocation

*Hymn 715 “Come, Ye Thankful People, Come”

Hymn 195 “Joy to the World! The Lord Is Come”

God speaks to us in his Word:

*Scripture readings: Psalm 65

Sermon: “A Banner from God” Psalm 65

We respond and go to serve God:

*Hymn 372 “Praise Waits for Thee in Zion”

God’s people pray

*Hymn 111 “This Is My Father’s World”

*Benediction *Hymn 735 “Gloria Patri”

Postlude 740 “Amen”

*Please stand if able

Welcome as we worship God today

For whom is the Lord’s Supper intended? May we point you to the language of the Directory for the Public Worship of God of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church? We “invite all who are right with God and his church, through faith in the Lord Jesus, to come to the Lord’s Table. If you have received Christ and are resting upon him alone for salvation, as he is offered to you in the gospel, if you are a baptized and professing communicant member in good standing in a church that professes the gospel of God’s free grace in Jesus Christ, and if you live penitently and seek to walk in godliness before the Lord, then this Supper is for you, and [we] invite you in Christ’s name to eat the bread and drink the cup.” (III.C.3)

If you have questions, we invite you to speak with the pastor or one of the elders. We recognize that the emphasis on the importance of church membership may be unfamiliar to some. We recommend the booklet, “Why Join a Church?” summarizing the Bible’s teaching on the importance of church membership. Copies are available on the table in the entry and here. 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.