August 21, 2022 Bulletin

By grace alone, through faith alone, because of Christ alone

Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer

 

Introit ~ “The God of Abraham Praise”

 

* Hymn #355 ~ “We Are God’s People”

 

Welcome and Announcements

 

Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Psalm 29:1-2

 

* Hymn #347 ~ “The Church’s One Foundation”

 

Confession of Sin

* Reading of the Law: Galatians 5:22-25

 

Assurance of Pardon

 

Affirmation of Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism, Q&A 33-36

 

Q. 33. What is justification?

A. 33. Justification is an act of God’s free grace in which he pardons all our sins and accepts us as righteous in his sight for the sake of the righteousness of Christ alone, which is credited to us and received by faith alone.

 

Q. 34. What is adoption?

A. 34. Adoption is an act of God’s free grace by which we are received into the number and have a right to all the privileges of the sons of God.

 

Q. 35. What is sanctification?

A. 35. Sanctification is the work of God’s free grace by which we are renewed throughout in the image of God and are enabled more and more to die to sin and live to righteousness.

 

Q. 36. What benefits in this life accompany or flow from justification, adoption and sanctification?

A. 36. The benefits in this life which accompany or flow from justification, adoption and sanctification are: assurance of God’s love, peace of conscience, joy in the Holy Spirit, progress in holiness, and perseverance in it to this life’s end.

 

* Hymn ~ “We All Are One in Mission” (tune #571 “Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus”)

 

Means of Grace

Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

 

Old Testament Reading: Jeremiah 23:25-32

 

New Testament Reading: Ephesians 4:1-14

 

Sermon: “Many Yet One” (1 Corinthians 12:12–31)

 

Hymn #359 ~ “Blessed Be the Tie that Binds”

 

Communion

 

Response and Blessing

* Doxology to the tune of “For All the Saints” #358

 

Praise ye the Lord, His mighty works acclaim:

His years are endless, yet is He the same

O sing His praise, give glory to His holy name:

Alleluia, Alleluia. Amen

 

* Blessing/Benediction

 

[* indicates to please stand]

 

Sermon Notes

“Many Yet One” (1 Corinthians 12:12-31)

I. Introduction

 

II. One Body, Many Parts

 

A. How the church works

 

B. Embrace how he equipped you

 

III. Application and Conclusion

 

A. The dangerous domino effect

 

B. Fulfill your role

 

Announcements

Today: Nursery for children birth through three during Worship.

 

Today: The “Worship Training Room” (across from kitchen) is available for young families (livestream available)

 

Communication from us? Please fill out a Communication Card (on back table)

 

Today: Church Picnic at SCA; 1-4pm; A-L please bring side dish and dessert; M-Z please bring side dish and salad; Talent Show, 2-4 minute acts, sign up in FH

 

Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday: Abortion Outreach Ministry

 

Thursday: ERC MOMS Playdate, 10 am

 

Friday: “Men’s Fireside Theology”, 7:30pm

 

MOM’S Group: signup today, begins Sept.15, “Shepherding a Child’s Heart”; 10-11:30am

 

Baby Shower: Sept. 3

 

Sunday School: September 11 “Kickoff”; classes for all begin September 18

 

Fall Dates to Remember: Sept. 15 “Evangelism Training” (Ray Comfort model) for Puyallup Fair Outreach on 9/17; Oct. 23 “Reformation Sunday”; Oct. 28-29 “Slaying Leviathan Conference”

 

Food Pantry: Food available for church families in kitchen

 

Please: Food and drink limited to Fellowship Hall. Thank you.

 

Next Week’s Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13

 

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