May 23, 2021 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

  • Preparation for Worship

    Prelude and Silent Prayer

     

    Introit ~ “Jesus, Where’er Thy People Meet”

     

    * Hymn #296 ~ “All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name!”

     

    Welcome and Announcements

     

    Adoration of God

    Call to Worship: Romans 11:33-36

     

    * Hymn ~ “In Christ Alone”

     

    Confession of Sin

    * Reading of the Law: 1 John 3:4-10

     

    Assurance of Pardon

     

    * Hymn #1 ~ “All People That on Earth Do Dwell”

     

    Verse 5: Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow;

    Praise Him, all creatures here below; 

    Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;

    Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

     

    Means of Grace

    Sacrament of Baptism

     

    Old Testament Reading: Psalm 119:105-112

     

    New Testament Reading: 2 Timothy 3:10-17

     

    Sermon: “Concluding the Matter” (Ecclesiastes 12:1-14)

     

    Hymn ~ “Behold the Lamb”

     

    Communion

     

    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

  • “Concluding the Matter”
    (Ecclesiastes 12:1-14)

    I. Introduction

     

    II. Seek God Now

     

    A. A picture of decay

     

    B. A brief biography

     

    C. His closing two points

     

    III. Application and Conclusion

     

    A. Some more words for the non-believer

     

    B. Here is the plan, believer

     

  • Announcements

    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)

     

    Today: Membership Class; Session 2; 11:45-1pm; lunch and childcare

     

    Sunday School: Ends May 30; June 6 “Recognition Sunday” 9-9:45am

     

    Membership Sunday: Did you take Membership Classes in March and now want to join? Let Pastor Rich know.

     

    Ladies’ Bible Study: Every other Thursday (next 6/3); 7pm; “The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment”

     

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

     

    Bible Day Camp: July 26-29; ages 5 through entering 5th grade

     

    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: Colossians 1:1-2

     

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