January 21, 2024 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

  • Preparation for Worship

    Prelude and Silent Prayer

     

    Introit ~ “All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name”

     

    * Hymn #302 ~ “Come, Christians, Join to Sing”

     

    Welcome and Announcements

     

    Adoration of God

    Call to Worship: Isaiah 42:8

     

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

     

    Confession of Sin

    * Reading of the Law: Matthew 6:25-34

     

    Assurance of Pardon

     

    * Hymn ~ “Praise the Lord, Sing Hallelujah” (Psalm 148)

     

    Means of Grace

    Sacrament of Baptism

     

    Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

     

    Old Testament Reading: Psalm 19:1-6

     

    New Testament Reading: Romans 1:18-25

     

    Sermon: “A Lot More Than Dust” (Psalm 148:1-14)

     

    * Hymn ~ “All Glory Be to Christ”

     

    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

  • “A Lot More Than Dust” (Psalm 148)

    I. Introduction

     

    II. Our Creator Deserves Praise

     

    A. A celebration of Genesis 1

     

    B. The only One worthy of continual praise

     

    III. Application

     

    A. Man is set apart

     

    B. From chaos to order

     

  • 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: “Dinner for Six” signup; 3-month fellowship opportunity

     

    Tonight: Young Adult Group; 6-7:30pm; “Screwtape Letters”

     

    Wednesday: Bible Education Night; 6pm dinner, 6:30 singing, 6:45-7:30 classes and testimonies

     

    Next Sunday: New adult Sunday School classes begin: “Prayer” by Elder Eric Cooper; “The Westminster Confession” by Elder Harvey Wieczorkiewicz (Fellowship Hall)

     

    Reminder: No food or drink in sanctuary

     

    Pastoral Counseling? See Pastor Henry

     

    Food Pantry: Food available for ERC families in kitchen

     

    Next Week’s Sermon Text: Psalm 149:1-9