January 28, 2024 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

  • Preparation for Worship

    Prelude and Silent Prayer

     

    Introit ~ “Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty”

     

    * Hymn #700 ~ “Come, We That Love the Lord”

     

    Welcome and Announcements

     

    Adoration of God

    Call to Worship: Psalm 66:1-4

     

    * Hymn #310 ~ “Rejoice, the Lord Is King”

     

    Confession of Sin

    * Reading of the Law: 1 John 2:2-6

     

    Assurance of Pardon

     

    * Hymn ~ “Sing Praise to the Lord” (Psalm 149)

     

    Means of Grace

    Sacrament of Baptism

     

    Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

     

    Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 40:9-11

     

    New Testament Reading: Revelation 22:12-21

     

    Sermon: “So Blessed” (Psalm 149:1-9)

     

    * Hymn ~ “Oh, How Good It Is”

     

    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

  • “So Blessed” (Psalm 149)

    I. Introduction

     

    II. What a Blessing

     

    A. What God is doing now (vv. 1-4)

     

    B. What God will do (vv. 5-9)

     

    III. Application

     

    A. Acknowledging God’s blessings

     

    B. Don’t forget about our future

     

  • 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: Second Semester Sunday School classes began

     

    Today: “Dinner for Six” signup; 3-month fellowship opportunity; final week

     

    Saturday: Memorial Service; 2pm

     

    February 16: “Couples Date Night”, Family mission and vision; potluck appetizers and dessert; 6-8:30pm

     

    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 150:1-6