Sunday School @ 9am • Sunday Service @ 10am
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
[* indicates to please stand]
“For the Kids” (Colossians 3:20-21)
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