June 18, 2023 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer


Introit ~ “Send Down Thy Truth, O God”


* Hymn #92 ~ “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”


Welcome and Announcements


Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Psalm 147:5-6


* Hymn #111 ~ “This Is My Father’s World”


Confession of Sin

* Reading of the Law: Romans 12:14-21


Assurance of Pardon


* Hymn ~ “How Deep the Father’s Love for Us”


Means of Grace

Sacrament of Baptism


Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer


Old Testament Reading: Psalm 37:1-9


New Testament Reading: 1 Corinthians 13


Sermon: “More Faith and More Love” (1 Thessalonians 3:6-13)


Hymn ~ “Come, Men of Christ, Be Strong”




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

“More Faith and More Love” (1 Thessalonians 3:6-13)

I. Introduction


II. Timothy’s Encouraging Report


A. No earthly reason the church should survive


B. The coming Day of the Lord


III. Application


A. Present in the young believer


B. And to be more in the mature believer



Today: Nursery for children birth through three during 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: We celebrate our fathers


Next Sunday: All-Church Picnic, 1-4pm @ Sound Christian Academy; A-L please bring salad and side dish, M-Z please bring dessert and side dish; church providing chicken; bring lawn games


Adult Choir: Sunday’s 9-9:45am, new members welcome, 7th grade and older


Abortion Ministry Outreach: Monday @ TPP 10am-12; Saturday Hymn Sing @ TPP 9-9:30am (church invited)


Ladies Bible Study: Beginning June 29 (every other Thursday); 7-8:30pm; “Holiness of God” by RC Sproul; childcare available


Summer Church Picnics: June 25, July 30, and August 20


Men’s Singing Class: Sundays in July, 11:30am-Noon


Bible Day Camp: July 10-13; 9-11:30am; K-5th grade, now full, can register for waitlist


Summer Park Days: forthcoming email with schedule and locations


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


Next Week’s Sermon Text: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12


“Amending the Soil” Christian Education Conference

Register or volunteer for Bible Day Camp now