April 8, 2018

Morning Worship Service @ 10 a.m.

 Prelude

WE COME TO WORSHIP GOD  

* Welcome

* We Sing ~  PsH # 391 “The Strife is O'er, the Battle Done

* Call to Worship ~ responsive

* God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings

Introduction of Newcomers

* We Sing ~  “Cornerstone” and “Resurrection Hymn”

GOD CALLS US TO FAITH

Confession and Assurance, (Congregation responds with "Thanks be to God!")

* We Sing ~ Ancient Words”

WE OFFER OUR PRAYERS & GIFTS

Offerings:  1. Mountainview Ministries

2. World Renew – Missionary support for Kathleen Lauder

Offertory Presentations: Kid’s Summer Camp and Week of Guided Prayer

Prayers of God’s People

GOD COMES TO US IN HIS WORD

Scripture Reading: Luke 10:25-37 NIV (page 1612 of the pew bible)

Testimony – Cora Kuijvenhoven

Message:  “Same Sex Attraction and the Body of Christ”

*  We Sing ~ PsH # 545 “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace”

GOD SENDS US OUT WITH HIS BLESSING

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

* We Sing ~ “In Christ Alone”

Postlude ~ “The Sound of the Saints”

Service Participants:

Worship Leader:  Pastor Sid Couperus;

Worship Team:  Jen DeJonge, Rob Deyell, Jason Geerlinks, Will Lammers, Dave Rintjema, Matthew Toohey, Morgan VanderWier, Frank Veldman;

Organist: Ernie Termorshuizen


UPCOMING SERVICES

April 15th

10 a.m. Pastor Fred VanderBerg; Christian Education Week & Affirmation of Nominees

5 p.m. Pastor Fred VanderBerg; Hosea 6

April 22nd

10 a.m. Pastor Jerry Hoytema; GEMS Sunday “In His Steps”

5 p.m. Guest Pastor Peter Janssens;

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.

Karin Terpstra