May 7, 2023 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer


Introit ~ “Come, Thou Everlasting Spirit”


* Hymn #53 ~ “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”


Welcome and Announcements


Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Psalm 40:17


* Hymn #100 ~ “Holy, Holy, Holy!”


Anthem ~ “A Triumphant Alleluia”


Confession of Sin

* Reading of the Law: 1 John 5:1-5


Assurance of Pardon


* Hymn ~ “Before the Throne of God Above”


Means of Grace

Receiving of New Members


Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer


Old Testament Reading: Leviticus 26:1-13


New Testament Reading: Ephesians 2:1-10


Sermon: “Repentance Leads to Life” (Hosea 14:1-9)


Hymn #691 ~ “It Is Well with My Soul”




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

“Repentance Leads to Life” (Hosea 14:1-9)

I. Introduction


II. Future Repentance and Restoration


A. After judgment hope


B. There’s a “run from” and a “run to”


III. Application and Conclusion


A. His love for you greater than your sin


B. Are we in danger?



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 available)


Communication from us? Please fill out a Communication Card (on back table)


Today: “Fierce Marriage” info table in FH; Marriage/Family Conference signup


Wednesday: Bible Education Night, 6pm dinner, 6:30-6:45 singing, and 6:45-7:30pm classes and Small Groups for all


Saturday: Mens’ Breakfast, 8-9:30am


Next Sunday: Mother’s Day Celebration in FH; 9-9:45am (no Sunday School)


May 20: Church Yard Sale (money for Sacred Road Mission Trip); drop off “stuff” Friday (May 19) 4-7pm or Saturday (May 20) 7:30am. Sale 9-3pm


Please: Food and drink limited to Fellowship Hall. Thank you


Food Pantry: Food in kitchen for ERC families


Pastoral Counseling? See Pastor Henry


Next Week’s Sermon Text: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-3