June 13, 2021 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

  • Preparation for Worship

    Prelude and Silent Prayer


    Introit ~ “O Splendor of God’s Glory Bright”


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


    Welcome and Announcements


    Adoration of God

    Call to Worship: Psalm 98:1-2


    * Hymn #100 ~ “Holy, Holy, Holy!”


    Confession of Sin

    * Reading of the Law: Matthew 5:3-10


    Assurance of Pardon


    Affirmation of Faith: Apostles’ Creed

    We believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth; And in Jesus Christ His only Son, our Lord; Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried;


    He descended into Hades; the third day He rose again from the dead; He ascended into Heaven, and sits on the right hand of God, the Father Almighty; From there He shall come to judge the quick and the dead.


    We believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen


    * Hymn ~ “Speak, O Lord”


    Means of Grace

    Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer


    Old Testament Reading: Psalm 143:5-10


    New Testament Reading: Matthew 12:46-50


    Sermon: “We Can Know It” (Colossians 1:9-12a)


    Hymn #520 ~ “Jesus, Thy Blood and Righteousness”




    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

  • “We Can Know It”
    (Colossians 1:9-12a)


    I. Introduction


    II. Paul’s Prayer


    A. A surprising prayer request


    B. So we might know it and do it


    III. Application and Conclusion


    A. How does one come to know God’s will?


    B. Already revealed


  • 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: 8am and 10am worship services begin


    Today: Adult Choir summer schedule; 9:10-9:50am; 7th grade and up


    Today: We celebrate our HS graduates.


    Today: Youth Summer Kickoff; lunch, information, and “Foot Golf”, 12pm


    Ladies’ Bible Study: Every other Thursday (next 6/17); 7pm; “The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment”


    Men’s Fireside Theology: Discussion of Sproul’s “Everyone’s a Theologian”; every other Friday (next 6/18); 7:30pm


    Surprised by Suffering: Sproul video series; Fridays: 5:45-8:45, starts 7/9


    June 27: Church Picnic at the Tacoma Baptist Schools' playfield/football field; A-L bring side dish and salad; M-Z bring side dish and dessert; everything else provided; 1-4pm


    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: Psalm 112:1-10



Beginning June 13 ~ Two identical worship services at 8am and 10am