Posts from January 2022

Order of Service, January 30, 2022

Introduction This Lord’s Day is our annual Prayer Emphasis Sunday. Our guest speaker, Dr. Mark Snoeberger, will present a message on the Lord’s Prayer from Matthew 6:9:13. PREPARATION FOR WORSHIP Prelude Call to Worship:     Psalm 34:8-10 Invocation Hymn 3:     Holy, Holy, Holy Note: The act of prayer rests on God’s character as revealed in Scripture.…

Order of Service, January 23, 2022

Introduction Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem for his rendezvous with the cross. As he approached Jericho, a blind beggar cried out for mercy (Luke 18:35-43). Because of the man’s faith, the Lord Jesus Christ, who is the Light of the world, gave him his sight. The songs selected for the worship service highlight…

Order of Service, January 16, 2022

Introduction Jesus had set his face toward Jerusalem (Luke 9:51) and was resolved to traverse that path to the bitter end. He explained to the Twelve disciples multiple times that a rendezvous with death awaited him in that city. In the sermon text for this Lord’s Day (Luke 18:31-34), Jesus explained this once again, but…

Order of Service, January 9, 2022

INTRODUCTION Luke 18 contains a series of stories and events placed together to drive home the point that the self-reliance of Jesus’ opponents was misguided. Only those who come to Jesus with a sense of their own helplessness and need can enter the kingdom. The sermon text (Luke 18:18-30) records Jesus’ encounter with a man…

Order of Service, January 2, 2022

Introduction We begin the New Year by observing both of the ordinances the Lord gave the church by which to remember Him: the Lord’s Table and baptism. PREPARATION FOR WORSHIP Prelude Call to Worship:      Psalm 96:1-4 Invocation Introduction to the Lord’s Table PROCLAMATION Hymn 238     How Sweet and Awful Is the Place Text:   Luke…