May 19, 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 #2 ~ “O Worship the King”

Welcome and Announcements

Adoration of God

Call to Worship: 2 Samuel 22:17-20

* Hymn ~ “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”

Children’s Choir Anthem ~ “Sing Together! Psallite!”

Confession of Sin

* Reading of the Law: 1 Corinthians 13

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 ~ “Come To The Waters”

Means of Grace

Sacrament of Baptism

Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Old Testament Reading: 2 Kings 17:29-33

New Testament Reading: Luke 10:25-37

Sermon: “What About Worship” (John 4:1-26)

* Hymn #598 ~ “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah”


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

“What About Worship” (John 4:1-26)

  1. Introduction
  2. A Samaritan Woman and Jesus
    1. Who were the Samaritans?
    2. More than about water
  3. Application
    1. What does it mean to worship God in “spirit and truth”?
    2. It’s not about being sincere, either


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)

Today: Prayer Meeting, 11:45-12:45, meet in Sanctuary

Tonight: Young Adult Group, 6-7:30pm, “Screwtape Letters” (17-18)

Tuesday: “Trail Life”, ages 5-17, 6:30pm

Wednesday: Bible Education Night; 6pm dinner, 6:30 singing, 6:45-7:30pm classes and testimonies

Saturday: Church Yard Sale, money for Sacred Rd Mission Trip; 9am-3pm; need many volunteers, sign up in FH

Next Sunday: Last Sunday School Classes for academic year

June 2: “Recognition Sunday” to honor our Sunday School teachers and students

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 4:27-42

“Amending the Soil” Christian Education Conference

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