Posts from January 2024

Order of Service, January 28, 2024

Introduction Each January we mark a tradition in our church: Prayer Emphasis Sunday. This Lord’s Day we will focus on the subject of prayer and be reminded of the essential role it plays in the outworking of the plan of God for his people. Our guest speaker is Michael Harding, pastor of First Baptist Church…

Order of Service, January 21, 2024

Introduction Last week we began a study of Paul’s first letter to Timothy. This Lord’s Day, we will begin to read the body of the letter (1 Timothy 1:3-7) and find there that the churches in Ephesus were under the harmful influence of false teachers. Paul charged Timothy to confront them. The hymns in the…

Order of Service, January 14, 2024

Introduction This Lord’s Day we will introduce our new sermon series: The Pillar and Foundation of the Truth. It is a study of the first of Paul’s so-called “Pastoral Epistles.” This letter instructs Timothy about how to set things in order in the churches in the city of Ephesus. His commands to Timothy are always…

Order of Service, January 7, 2024

Introduction The worship service this Lord’s Day is dedicated to observance of the Lord’s Table.  Consequently, we will build the entire service around this rite.  In this service, we will reflect on Isaiah’s vision of the exalted Lord (Isaiah 6:1-8). PREPARATION FOR WORSHIP Prelude Call to Worship       Psalm 99:1-5 Invocation Explanation of Communion Service PROCLAMATION…