March 18, 2018

Morning Worship Service @ 10 a.m.     

Prelude

WE ENTER GOD’S PRESENCE

* Welcome

* We Sing ~ “Come People of the Risen King

* Call to Worship ~ Matthew 11:28-29 NIV

* Opening Prayer

* God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings

* We Sing ~ “What A Beautiful Name”

* The Fifth Word

* We Sing ~ “By Faith”

WE CELEBRATE GOD’S BLESSINGS

Doorways Into Our Community~ see insert

* We Sing ~ “The Servant Song”

WE PLACE OUR OFFERINGS AT THE FOOT OF THE CROSS

Offerings:  1. Mountainview Ministries

2. Denominational Services

Prayers of God’s People

WE HEAR WORDS FROM THE CROSS

Scripture Readings:  Mark 15:33-36 NIV (page 1583 of the pew bible)

John 19:28-29 NIV (page 1685 of the pew bible)

Message:  “I Am Thirsty"”

* We Sing ~ “The Wonderful Cross”

WE ARE SENT OUT IN LOVE AND SERVICE

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

* We Sing ~ “This Is Amazing Grace”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Worship Leader:  Pastor Sid Couperus;

Worship Team:  Jen DeJonge, Charlotte Larson, Steve Marfisi, George Prins, Dave Rintjema, Jack Rintjema


Evening Worship Service @ 5 p.m.

Prelude

WE GATHER FOR WORSHIP

Welcome

* Opening Song ~ PsH # 375 “All Glory Laud and Honour”

* Call to Worship ~

* Opening Prayer ~

* God's Greeting

* We Sing ~ PsH # 242 “Come All You People, Praise Our God”

WE ARE RENEWED IN GOD'S GRACE

Call to & Prayer of Confession ~ based on Isaiah 55:6-7 NRSV

Assurance of Pardon ~ based on John 3:14-16 NRSV

* Hymns of Faith & Dedication ~ Congregational Choice

WE OFFER OUR GIFTS AND PRAYERS

Offering this evening is for: Back to God Ministries International

Prayers of God’s People

WE HEAR GOD'S WORD

Scripture Reading:  Hosea 4 NIV (Page 1398 in pew Bible)

Message:  “Why does God bother to bring a charge against God's People?”

* Songs of Response ~ PsH # 284 “Father I Adore You”

WE LEAVE TO SERVE

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

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

* Closing Song ~ “O Christ, the Great Foundation”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Pastor: Fred VanderBerg;

Musician: George Prins


UPCOMING SERVICES

SEVEN LAST WORDS OF CHRIST ~ Lent series

March 25th

10 a.m. Pastor Sid Couperus; Lent #6: “Father into your hands”; Palm Sunday; Celebration of Baptism and Profession of Faith; New Comers Social, choir room

5 p.m. Pastor Fred VanderBerg; Hosea 5

March 30th

7 p.m. Good Friday Tenebrae Service; Pastor Sid Couperus; “It is Finished!”

April 1st

10 a.m. Easter Sunday Celebration Service; Pastor Sid Couperus; Celebration of Baptism with DeGraaf’s & Rintjema’s; Celebration of the Lord’s Supper

5 p.m. No PM Service

April 8th

10 a.m. Pastor Sid Couperus; “Same Sex Attraction” & the Body of Christ

5 p.m. Pastor Fred VanderBerg; Dialogue and Pastoral Care for “Same Sex Attraction”

April 15th

10 a.m. Pastor Fred VanderBerg; Christian Education Week

5 p.m. Pastor Fred VanderBerg; Hosea 6

Karin Terpstra