May 26, 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 #181 ~ “We Come, O Christ, to You”

Welcome and Announcements

Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Romans 11:33-36

* Hymn #165 ~ “Ye Servants of God, Your Master Proclaim”

Confession of Sin

* Reading of the Law: Deuteronomy 6:20-25

Assurance of Pardon

* Hymn ~ “Christ, the Sure and Steady Anchor”

Means of Grace

Sacrament of Baptism

Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 59:15-20

New Testament Reading: Ephesians 5:1-10

Sermon: “Passionate Christian” (John 4:27-42)

* Hymn ~ “All Glory Be to Christ”


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

“Passionate Christian” (John 4:27-42)

  1. Introduction
  2. The Disciples Return
    1. Have to tell somebody
    2. Moving the conversation from the physical to the spiritual
  3. Application
    1. Jesus: always mission minded
    2. Being a passionate Christian


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)

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

Wednesday: BENYO, 6th-12th, 6-7:30pm, dinner, games, and discussion

Wednesday: Women’s Summer Gathering: Home and Virtue; 6:30-8:30pm, sign up in FH

Next Sunday: “Recognition Sunday” to honor our Sunday School teachers and students, 9am

June 8: All-Church “Work and Cleaning” Party, 9am-12pm; sign up in FH

June 19: Summer Youth Study begins; need host families; sign up in FH

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 4:43-54

Register or volunteer for Bible Day Camp now

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