September 12, 2021 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

  • Preparation for Worship

    Prelude and Silent Prayer

     

    Introit ~ “When Morning Gilds the Skies”

     

    * Hymn #263 ~ “Lift High the Cross”

     

    Welcome and Announcements

     

    Adoration of God

    Call to Worship: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

     

    * Hymn #100 ~ “Holy, Holy, Holy!”

     

    Anthem ~ “Our Song Shall Rise to Thee”

     

    Confession of Sin

    * Reading of the Law: Matthew 22:36-40

     

    Assurance of Pardon

     

    * Hymn #251 ~ “Beneath the Cross of Jesus”

     

    Means of Grace

    Sacrament of Baptism

     

    Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

     

    Old Testament Reading: Zechariah 3:1-5

     

    New Testament Reading: Romans 6:5-14

     

    Sermon: “Because of the Cross” (Colossians 2:13-15)

     

    Hymn ~ “The Power of the Cross”

     

    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

  • “Because of the Cross”
    (Colossians 2:13-15)

    I. Introduction

     

    II. Jesus and the Cross

     

    A. Made spiritually alive

     

    B. Three amazing gifts from the cross

     

    III. Application and Conclusion

     

    A. More on gift #1

     

    B. More on gift #2

     

    C. More on gift #3

     

  • Announcements

    Today: Nursery for children birth through three during 10am 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)

     

    Today: Livestream of this morning’s worship in FH

     

    Wednesday: Council Meeting, 5pm

     

    Saturday: “Riot and the Dance: Water”; 6pm at Liberty Theater; free

     

    Next Sunday: SS begins; classes for children, youth, and adults

     

    Choir: Sunday’s 8:30-8:55am and BEN Wednesday’s 7:30-8:15pm adults and 7th grade and up; Children’s Choir (K-6th grade) Sunday’s 11:30-12 pm, begins 9/19

     

    Bible Education Night (BEN): 2nd and 4th Wednesday’s; 6pm dinner, 6:30 singing, 6:45-7:30 classes and small groups for all ages; begins 9/22

     

    Double Baby Shower: 9/25, 10am

     

    Men’s Fireside Theology: Discussion of Sproul’s “Everyone’s a Theologian”; every other Friday (next 9/24); 7:30pm

     

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

     

    Pantry: Food available for our families in kitchen

     

    Next Week’s Sermon Text: Colossians 2:16-23