The Lord’s Day ~ August 13, 2017

Fellowship time 10:30 a.m.


  Prelude [551, 524, 521]         Announcements

  Meditation: Psalm 122     Silent Prayer [339]

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

*Call to worship: Psalm 122:1-2

*The Lord’s Greeting    *Invocation

*Prayer of confession (in unison):

Search me, God, and know my heart;

test me and know my anxious thoughts.

See if there is any offensive way in me,

and lead me in the way everlasting. (Psalm 139:23-24).

*Assurance of forgiveness: 1 John 2:1-2

*Hymn 100 “Holy, Holy, Holy!”

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

The Nicene Creed (in unison) page 846

*New Testament Scripture reading: Hebrews 10:1-18

Hymn 486 “God, Be Merciful to Me”

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 [586] Offertory prayer

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

God speaks in the reading and preaching of his Word:

*Old Testament Scripture reading: Exodus 27:1-8; 29:38-46

  Sermon: “The Altar: Where God Meets with His People” Ex. 29:42-43

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

*Hymn 461 “Not What My Hands Have Done”

The sacrament of the Lord’s Supper [428, 656]

God blesses us and sends us to serve him:

*Benediction     *Hymn 733 “Doxology”

*Postlude [701]

*Congregation please stand if able

Welcome as you worship God with us today!

*Congregation please stand if able

Refreshments and fellowship follow the service.

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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