January 15, 2023 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer

 

Introit ~ “Rejoice, the Lord Is King!”

 

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

 

Welcome and Announcements

 

Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Isaiah 42:8

 

* Hymn ~ “Give Him Glory!”

 

Confession of Sin

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

 

Assurance of Pardon

 

* Hymn #580 ~ “Lead On, O King Eternal”

 

Means of Grace

Sacrament of Baptism

 

Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

 

Old Testament Reading: Psalm 133:1-3

 

New Testament Reading: Colossians 3:12-17

 

Sermon: “Worthy of the Gospel of Christ” (Philippians 1:27 – 2:4)

 

Hymn ~ “Afflicted Saint, to Christ Draw Near”

 

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

“Worthy of the Gospel of Christ” (Philippians 1:27 – 2:4)

I. Introduction

 

II. Exhorting the Church

 

A. Live like a Christian

 

B. Unity and suffering

 

III. Conclusion and Application

 

A. Live worthy yet always not worthy

 

B. How do you view suffering?

 

Announcements

Today: Nursery for children birth through three during Sunday School and 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: Looking for ushers (singles and couples); sign up in FH

 

Abortion Ministry: Monday at TPP; Thursday at TPP 11:30am-1:30pm; Saturday at TPP

 

Wednesday: Council Meeting, 5pm

 

Saturday: Baby Shower

 

January 27-29: “High School Snow Camp” near Leavenworth

 

January 29: Second Semester Sunday School classes begin; Adult classes: Bible Study on Book of Lamentations (Deacon Chris Nyland), “Stockholm Syndrome Christianity”: The church’s love affair with culture (Dr. John West)

 

Pastoral Counseling? See Associate Pastor Henry Flowers

 

Food Pantry: Food available for church families in kitchen

 

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

 

Next Week’s Sermon Text: Philippians 2:5-18

 

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