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Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer

Introit ~ “Praise The Lord, His Glories Show”

* Hymn ~ “In Christ Alone”

Welcome and Announcements

Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Psalm 70:4-5

* Hymn #100 ~ “Holy, Holy, Holy!”

Choir Anthem ~ “God So Loved the World”

Confession of Sin

* Reading of the Law: Deuteronomy 6:1-9

Assurance of Pardon

* Hymn #460 ~ “Amazing Grace!”

Means of Grace

Receiving of New Members

Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Old Testament Reading: Ezekiel 37:1-6

New Testament Reading: 1 Corinthians 2:10-16

Sermon: “What a God. What a Savior. What a Love” (John 3:16-21)

* Hymn #246 ~ “Man of Sorrows! What a Name”


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

“What a God. What a Savior. What a Love” (John 3:16-21)

  1. Introduction
  2. God’s Love for the World
    1. The great dividing line
    2. Immeasurable love and a wicked world
  3. Application
    1. What does “the world” mean?
    2. Understanding John 3:16


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

Today: The “Worship Training Room” (across from kitchen) is available for young families (livestream)

Communication from us? Please fill out a Communication Card (on back table)

Today: We welcome new members

Tuesday: “Trail Life”, ages 5-17, 6:30pm

Wednesday: Bible Education Night, 6pm dinner, 6:30 singing, 6:45-7:30 classes and testimonies

Saturday: Men’s Breakfast, 8-9:30am

Next Sunday: No Sunday School; Mother’s Day, donuts/fruit in Fellowship Hall; 9-9:45am

May 16-18: “Amending the Soil”, Christian Education Conference, info in Fellowship Hall; Practicums and Main Sessions; lunch provided; see schedule online

May 25: Church Yard Sale, money for Sacred Rd Mission Trip; 9am-3pm; need many volunteers

Reminder: No food or drink in sanctuary

Pastoral Counseling? See Pastor Henry

Food Pantry: Food available for ERC families in kitchen

Next Week’s Sermon Text: John 3:22-26

“Amending the Soil” Christian Education Conference

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