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”




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



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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