February 20, 2022 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer


Introit ~ “At the Name of Jesus”


* Hymn #602 ~ “O God, My Faithful God”


Welcome and Announcements


Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Isaiah 55:1-3


* Hymn #53 ~ “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”


Confession of Sin

* Reading of the Law: 1 Peter 4:1-6


Assurance of Pardon


Affirmation of Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism, Q&A 4-6


Q. 4. What is God?

A. 4. God is a Spirit, infinite, eternal, and unchangeable in his being, wisdom, power, holiness, justice, goodness, and truth.


Q. 5. Are there more Gods than one?

A. 5. There is only one God, the living and true God.


Q. 6. How many persons are there in the Godhead?

A. 6. There are three persons in the Godhead: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit; and these three are one God, the same in substance, equal in power and glory.


* Hymn ~ “The Old Rugged Cross”


Means of Grace

Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer


Old Testament Reading: Deuteronomy 7:6-11


New Testament Reading: Ephesians 1:3-12


Sermon: “God’s ‘Foolish’ Effectual Call” (1 Corinthians 1:18-25)


Hymn ~ “The Power of the Cross”




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

“God’s ‘Foolish’ Effectual Call” (1 Corinthians 1:18-25)

I. Introduction


II. Jesus is the Power and Wisdom of God


A. The gospel is folly to fallen man


B. What is the difference between unbelief and belief?


III. Conclusion and Application


A. The “Doctrines of Grace”


B. Biblically grounded and historically supported



Today: Nursery for children birth through three during SS and Worship.


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


Communication from us? Please fill out a pink card (on Information Table)


Today: Congregational Meeting, 11:45-1pm


Today: “Young Adults Get-Together”; dinner and discuss future gatherings, 5-7pm, see Pastor Henry


Wednesday: Bible Education Night, 6pm dinner, 6:30 singing, 6:45-7:30pm classes and Small Groups for all


MOMS Group: Beginning April 7, twice monthly, 9:15-11am; an ERC outreach for our moms and those you invite w/ kids of all ages; childcare and classes; sign up in FH


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


Pantry: Food available for our families in kitchen


Next Week’s Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 1:26 – 2:5