This is the second message in the series entitled “Reformed? Relevant? We are celebrating 500 years of Reformation, and is it still relevant today? Pastor Sid:  Faith Alone; Genesis 22:1-13Hebrews 11:1

WE COME TO WORSHIP GOD

* Welcome 

* We Sing ~ PsH # 171 “It is Good to Sing Your Praises” 

* Call to Worship ~ responsive

* God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings 

* We Sing ~ “Heal Our Land” and “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” 

GOD CALLS US TO FAITH

We Confess our Faith ~ Apostles' Creed, Unison

* We Sing ~ PsH # 517 “There's No God as Great” 

WE OFFER OUR PRAYERS & GIFTS

Offering: 1. Mountainview Ministries (Budget) 

2. Resonate Global Mission (formerly Christian Reformed Home & World Missions) 

Offertory Presentation – John Span 

Prayers of God’s People 

GOD COMES TO US IN HIS WORD

Scripture Readings: Ephesians 2:1-10 NIV Page 1818; Hebrews 11:1-4 NIV Page 1874 

Message: “Faith as a Gift from God” 

* We Sing ~ PsH # 495 “I Know Not Why God's Wondrous Grace” 

CELEBRATION OF THE LORD'S SUPPER

Declaration of God's Invitation and Promise ~ responsive

The Memorial and Prayer of Consecration ~ responsive

We Come to the Table: Our Participation in the Bread & the Cup

During the distribution we sing ~ PsH # 311 “I Come with Joy to Meet My Lord” 

~ PsH # 309 “Lift Up Your Hearts unto the Lord” 

The Thanksgiving ~ responsive

GOD SENDS US OUT WITH HIS BLESSING

* God’s Parting Blessing - followed by spoken "Amen" 

* Closing Song ~ “By Faith” 

Postlude: “Whom Shall I Fear” 

Service Participants: Worship Leader: Pastor Sid Couperus 

Worship Team: Kari DeGraaf, Tony Kamphuis, Will Lammers, Jonathan Monster, 

Tyler Park, George Prins; Organist: Ernie Termorshuizen