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”




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



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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