November 20, 2022 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer


Introit ~ “Now Thank We All Our God”


* Hymn #715 ~ “Come, Ye Thankful People, Come”


Welcome and Announcements


Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Daniel 2:20-22


* Hymn #98 ~ “Now Thank We All Our God”


Confession of Sin

* Reading of the Law: Matthew 5:17-21


Assurance of Pardon


* Hymn #32 ~ “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”


Means of Grace

Sacrament of Baptism


Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer


Old Testament Reading: Job 40:1-14


New Testament Reading: Romans 11:33-36


Sermon: “It’s Providential” (Ruth 2:1-12)


Hymn #128 ~ “God Moves In a Mysterious Way”




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

“It’s Providential” (Ruth 2:1-12)

I. Introduction


II. In the Field of Boaz


A. The significance of “Ruth the Moabite”


B. She ends up in Boaz’s field


III. Application


A. A word about typology


B. Where are you in this story?



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 Communication Card (on back table)


Today: Membership Class, Session #2; 11:45-1pm


Monday: Looking for volunteers to help put up church Christmas decorations, 12:30pm


Wednesday: No Bible Education Night (due to week of Thanksgiving)


Next Sunday: First Sunday of Advent


December Dates: Dec. 3 “Ladies Advent Brunch,” 9:30-11:15am, sign up in FH; Dec. 4 “Choir Concert and Children’s Advent Celebration,” 3pm, sign up in FH to help with crafts; Dec. 16 “Church Christmas Party,” high school and up, gift exchange ($15), hors d’oeuvres and dessert


Food Pantry: Food available for church families in kitchen


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


Next Week’s Sermon Text: Ruth 2:13-23


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