April 22, 2018

Morning Worship Service @ 10 a.m.

Prelude

WE COME TO WORSHIP GOD  

* Welcome

* We Sing ~ “You Are My King (Amazing Love)

* Call to Worship ~ GEM Charlotte, responsive

* God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings

* We Sing ~  “We Believe”

~ “Cornerstone”

WE CELEBRATE GOD’S BLESSINGS

Celebration of GEMS Ministry

Time of Sharing

GEMS Sing ~ “One Way”

WE OFFER OUR PRAYERS & GIFTS

Offerings:  1. Mountainview Ministries; 2. GEMS Girls Clubs

Offertory Presentation – GEMS slideshow

Prayers of God’s People

GOD COMES TO US IN HIS WORD

Prayer for Illumination ~ GEM Meagan

Scripture Reading:  1 John 2:1-6 NIV (page 1899 of the pew bible) GEM Melissa

Text: 1 John 2:6 NIV

Message:  “In His Steps”

* We Sing ~ PsH # 264 “Lord, I Want to Be a Christian”

GOD SENDS US OUT WITH HIS BLESSING

Affirmation of Office Bearers

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

* We Sing ~ “The Stand”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Guest Pastor:  Rev. Jerry Hoytema;

Worship Team:  Kari DeGraaf, Will Lammers, Tyler Park, GEMS - Ruth, Charlotte, Isabella, Jen;

Organist: Ernie Termorshuizen


Evening Worship Service @ 5 p.m.

Prelude

WE GATHER FOR WORSHIP

Welcome

* Opening Song ~ “He Has Made Me Glad”

* Call to Worship ~ from Psalm 9:1-2, NRSV

* Opening Prayer

* God's Greeting

* We Sing ~ PsH # 241 “This is the Day”

WE ARE RENEWED IN GOD'S GRACE

We Confess and are Assured

* Hymns of Faith & Dedication ~ Congregational Choice

WE OFFER OUR GIFTS AND PRAYERS

Offering this evening is for: Crossroads Prison Ministry

Prayers of God’s People

WE HEAR GOD'S WORD

Scripture Reading:  John 2:13-22 NIV (Page 1648 in pew Bible)

Message:  “Why Jesus Cleared the Temple”

* Song of Response ~ PsH # 568 “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling”

WE LEAVE TO SERVE

* We Confess our Faith ~ Apostles' Creed – Unison (PsH page 813)

* God's Parting Blessing (Congregation responds with "Amen!")

* Closing Song ~ PsH # 320 “Lord, Dismiss Us With Your Blessing”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Guest Pastor:  Peter Janssens;

Musician:  Rita Fluit;


UPCOMING SERVICES

April 29th

10 a.m. Pastor Dave Tigchelaar; Friendship Sunday; Week of Guided Prayer – Registration begins

5 p.m. Pastor Sid Couperus; Hosea 7

BELLS Series - The Five Habits of Highly Missional People

Read the book at

www.rupertsland.ca/wp-content/uploads/The-5-Habits-of-Highly-Missional-People-11.pdf

May 6th

10 a.m. Pastor Sid Couperus; Drawing of Lots; The First Habit: BLESSing Others

5 p.m. Pastor Fred VanderBerg; Hosea 8; Celebration of the Lord’s Supper

May 13th

10 a.m. Pastor Sid Couperus; BELLS Series; The Second Habit: EATing Together; Ordination of Office Bearers

5 p.m. Happy Mother’s Day, No pm service today.

May 20th

10 a.m. Pastor Fred VanderBerg; PENTECOST Sunday; The Third Habit: LISTENing for the Spirit’s Voice

5 p.m. Victoria Day Long Weekend, no pm service today.

May 27th

10 a.m. Pastor Sid Couperus; BELLS Series; The Fourth Habit: LEARNing from the Other Person

5 p.m. Pastor Fred VanderBerg; Hosea 9 & 10

Karin Terpstra