April 15, 2018

 Worship Services has been cancelled due to the weather 

Prelude

WE COME TO WORSHIP GOD  

* Welcome

* We Sing ~ PsH # 483 “How Great Thou Art

“How Great is Our God”

* Call to Worship ~ responsive

* God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings

* We Sing ~  “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)

~”The Sound of the Saints”

GOD CALLS US TO FAITH

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

We confess our Faith with the Apostles Creed ~ in unison

* We Sing ~ “Build Your Kingdom Here”

WE OFFER OUR PRAYERS & GIFTS

Offerings:  1. Mountainview Ministries

2. Niagara Association for Christian Education (NACE)

Offertory Presentations: NACE

Prayers of God’s People ~ Bonnie Desjardins (Principal at John Knox Christian School)

GOD COMES TO US IN HIS WORD

Scripture Reading: Deuteronomy 6:1-9 (page 284 of the pew bible)

Message:  “(Christian) Education Brings Hope, Purpose and Shalom”

Prayer of Application

* We Sing ~ PsH # 588 “Tell Your Children”

GOD SENDS US OUT WITH HIS BLESSING

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

* We Sing ~ “Forever Reign”

Postlude ~ “The Sound of the Saints”;

~ “African Festival” played by JCKS Band

Vote for Affirmation of Office Bearer Nominees

Service Participants:

Worship Leader:  Pastor Fred VanderBerg;

Worship Team:  Jen DeJonge, Steve Marfisi, Dave Rintjema, Jack Rintjema;

Organist: George Prins


Evening Worship Service @ 5 p.m.

Prelude

WE GATHER FOR WORSHIP

Welcome

* Opening Song ~ PsH # 188 “Praise the Lord! Sing Hallelujah!”

* Call to Worship ~ Psalm 66:1-2, 4, NRSV

* Opening Prayer

* God's Greeting

* We Sing ~ PsH # 501 “Oh, for a Thousand Tongues to Sing”

~ PsH # 561 “Rejoice, O Pure in Heart”

WE ARE RENEWED IN GOD'S GRACE

Confession & Assurance ~ based on Psalm 139:23-24, Romans 8:34; 2 Corinthians 5:17

* Hymns of Faith & Dedication ~ Congregational Choice

WE OFFER OUR GIFTS AND PRAYERS

Offering this evening is for: Calvin College

Prayers of God’s People

WE HEAR GOD'S WORD

Scripture Reading:  John 21:1-14 NIV (Page 1687 in pew Bible)

Message:  “Jesus Equipping His Followers”

* Songs of Response ~ PsH # 528 “Lord, Speak to Me That I May Speak”

WE LEAVE TO SERVE

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

* Closing Song ~ PsH # 473 “To God Be the Glory”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Pastor:  Fred Vanderberg;

Musician:  Rita Fluit

Karin Terpstra