November 21, 2021 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer

 

Introit ~ “I Sing the Mighty Power of God”

 

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

 

Welcome and Announcements

 

Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Daniel 2:20-22

 

* Hymn #97 ~ “We Praise You, O God, Our Redeemer, Creator”

 

Confession of Sin

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

 

Assurance of Pardon

 

Affirmation of Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism; Q&A 98-99

 

Q. 98. What is prayer?

A. 98. Prayer is an offering up of our desires to God, for things agreeable to his will, in the name of Christ, with confession of our sins and thankful acknowledgement of his mercies.

 

Q. 99. What rule has God given for our direction in prayer?

A. 99. The whole Word of God is of use to direct us in prayer, but the special rule of direction is that form of prayer which Christ taught his disciples, commonly called the Lord’s Prayer.

 

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

 

Means of Grace

Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

 

Old Testament Reading: Proverbs 22:6-15

 

New Testament Reading: Hebrews 12:3-11

 

Sermon: “For the Kids” (Colossians 3:20-21)

 

Hymn ~ “My Heart is Filled with Thankfulness”

 

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

“For the Kids” (Colossians 3:20-21)

I. Introduction

 

II. The Responsibility of Children and Parents

 

A. Obedience pleases God

 

B. Moms and dads: Your highest calling

 

III. Application and Conclusion

 

A. Disobedience not a “tiny sin”

 

B. The function of discipline is to restore

 

Announcements

Today: Nursery for children birth through three during SS and Worship.

 

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)

 

Monday: Help decorate the church for Christmas? 10:30am

 

Wednesday: No BEN due to Thanksgiving week

 

Friday and Saturday: “Wreath Making”: 10am-4pm both days; see info in Fellowship Hall

 

Next Sunday: Receiving of new members

 

Ladies’ Advent Brunch: Dec. 4; 9:30-11:15am; sign up in FH

 

December Dates: Dec. 4 Ladies’ Advent Brunch; Dec. 12 Children’s Christmas Pageant; Dec. 17: Church Christmas Party

 

Baby/Bridal Shower Organizer: Interested? See Pastor Rich

 

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

 

Pantry: Food available for our families in kitchen

 

Next Week’s Sermon Text: Colossians 3:22 – 4:1

 

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