May 2, 2021 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer


Introit ~ “Come Thou Almighty King”


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


Welcome and Announcements


Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Isaiah 6:1-7


* Hymn #181 ~ “We Come, O Christ, to You”


Anthem ~ “How Can I Keep From Singing”


Confession of Sin

* Reading of the Law: Deuteronomy 6:1-9


Assurance of Pardon


* Hymn #252 ~ “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”


Means of Grace

Sacrament of Baptism


Pastoral and Lord’s Prayer


Old Testament Reading: Proverbs 3:13-18


New Testament Reading: 1 Corinthians 10:6-13


Sermon: “Keep the Flies Away” (Ecclesiastes 9:11-10:20)


Hymn #644 ~ “May the Mind of Christ My Savior”




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

“Keep the Flies Away”
(Ecclesiastes 9:11-10:20)

I. Introduction


II. Wisdom Filled Work


A. Unpredictable is typical


B. Wisdom is good but is not the answer


III. Application and Conclusion


A. What is this about “dead flies”?


B. Some simplistic wisdom



Today: Nursery for children birth through three.


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)


Ladies’ Bible Study: Tuesday morning; Thursday evening.


Men’s Bible Study: Tuesday, 5:30-7pm; see Pastor Henry; dinner included


Friday Study Group: Dr. Francis Schaeffer’s “How Should We Then Live”, video and discussion, every other Friday.


Saturday: Men’s/Boys’ Breakfast and Study (Masculinity); 8-9:30am


Next Sunday: Mother’s Day “Drop-in” for donuts 9-9:45am; no Sunday School


May Dates: 15th Church Work Party; 16th Music Interest Meeting; 22nd Church Yard Sale


Next Membership Class: May 16 and 23; signup in FH


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: Proverbs 31:10-31



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