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”




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?



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


“Amending the Soil” Christian Education Conference

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