July 11, 2021 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

  • Preparation for Worship

    Prelude and Silent Prayer


    Introit ~ “Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart”


    * Hymn #296 ~ “All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name!”


    Welcome and Announcements


    Adoration of God

    Call to Worship: Isaiah 55:6-7


    Anthem ~ “Christ Our Rock, Our Cornerstone”


    * Hymn #347 ~ “The Church’s One Foundation” (verses 1, 2, 5 & 6)


    Confession of Sin

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


    Assurance of Pardon


    Affirmation of Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism; Q&A 70-72


    Q. 70. Which is the seventh commandment?

    A. 70. The seventh commandment is, You shall not commit adultery.


    Q. 71. What is required in the seventh commandment?

    A. 71. The seventh commandment requires the preservation of our own and our neighbor’s chastity, in heart, speech, and behavior.


    Q. 72. What is forbidden in the seventh commandment?

    A. 72. The seventh commandment forbids all unchaste thoughts, words, and actions.


    * Hymn #441 ~ “Jesus Shall Reign”


    Means of Grace

    ( 10am ) Sacrament of Baptism


    Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer


    Old Testament Reading: Psalm 2:1-12


    New Testament Reading: Revelation 5:6-14


    Sermon: “Lord of the Church” (Colossians 1:18-20)


    Hymn ~ “In Christ Alone”




    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

  • “Lord of the Church”
    (Colossians 1:18-20)

    I. Introduction


    II. Head of the Church


    A. “All things” includes the church


    B. The Redeemer, too


    III. Application and Conclusion


    A. Jesus’ church


    B. He’s still in charge


  • Announcements

    Today: Nursery for children birth through three during 10am worship. Nursery open for self-serve during 8am 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: We welcome our missionaries to Kenya


    Today: Church Picnic at Tacoma Baptist (2052 South 64th); A-L bring side dish and salad; M-Z bring side dish and dessert; 1-4pm; fun, food, and fellowship!


    Friday: High School Youth Night; 6-9pm


    Adult Study: “Surprised by Suffering”, Sproul video; 5:45-8:45pm; 7/23


    Ladies’ Bible Study: Every other Thursday (next 7/15); 7pm; “The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment”


    Men’s Fireside Theology: Discussion of Sproul’s “Everyone’s a Theologian”; every other Friday (next 7/16); 7:30pm


    Bible Day Camp: July 26-29; ages 5 through entering 5th grade, signup today


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


    CD of today’s sermon and assistive listening devices: See sound booth.


    Next Week’s Sermon Text: Colossians 1:21-23