The Lord’s Day ~ March 18, 2018

Sunday School 10:00 a.m.

Fellowship time 10:35 a.m.


  Prelude [295, 6]      Announcements

  Meditation: Psalm 29     Silent Prayer [39]

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

*Call to worship: Psalm 29:1–2

*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: Isaiah 55:6−9

*Hymn 38 “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise”

We praise God and listen to his Word:

Responsive reading: Psalm 2, page 785

*Old Testament Scripture Reading: Joel 2:1-17

Hymn 62 “Sing to the Lord, Sing His Praise”

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 [100]

Offertory prayer

*Hymn 316 “The Mighty God, the Lord”

God speaks in the reading and preaching of his Word:

*New Testament Scripture reading: Revelation 9

  Sermon: “A Fallen Star and a Voice from Heaven” Revelation 9

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

*Hymn 319 “Day of Judgment, Day of Wonders!”

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

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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