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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