June 2, 2024 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer

Introit ~ “Awake, My Tongue, Thy Tribute Bring”

* Hymn #115 ~ “All Creatures of Our God and King”

Welcome and Announcements

Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Zephaniah 3:17

* Hymn #44 ~ “How Great Thou Art”

Adult Choir Anthem ~ “Hope For the World”

Confession of Sin

* Reading of the Law: Galatians 5:16-21

Assurance of Pardon

* Hymn ~ “Afflicted Saint, to Christ Draw Near”

Means of Grace

The Receiving of Members

Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Old Testament Reading: Job 5:17-22

New Testament Reading: Hebrews 12:4-11

Sermon: “The Affliction Brothers” (John 4:43-54)

* Hymn #691~ “It Is Well with My Soul”


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

“The Affliction Brothers” (John 4:43-54)

  1. Introduction
  2. Healing a Nobleman’s Son
    1. The “Affliction Brothers” come knocking
    2. Spiritual healing is the result
  3. Application
    1. What do you do when they show up?
    2. They are employed by God


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)

Communication from us? Please fill out a Communication Card (on back table)

Tonight: “Young Adult Group”, 6-7:30pm, in Fellowship Hall, “Screwtape Letters,” chapters 17-18

Tuesday: “Trail Life”, ages 5-17, 6:30pm; Core Skills Campout, June 6-8

Saturday: All-Church “Work and Cleaning” Party, 9am-12pm; sign up in Fellowship Hall

June 19: Summer Youth Study begins, 6th-12th, need host families; sign up Fellowship Hall

June 22: “Fierce Marriage” Date night; 6-9pm with “Out of the Dust”

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: John 5:1-18

Register or volunteer for Bible Day Camp now

Register for the Fierce Marriage Date Night with Out of the Dust on June 22