March 11, 2018

Morning Worship Service @ 10 a.m.

Prelude

WE ENTER GOD’S PRESENCE

* Welcome

* We Sing ~ “I Stand Amazed

* Call to Worship ~ responsive

* God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings

* We Sing ~ “Desert Song”

* The Fourth Word

* We Sing  ~ “The Stand”

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

WE PLACE OUR OFFERINGS AT THE FOOT OF THE CROSS

Offerings:  1. Mountainview Ministries

2. Benevolence

Prayers of God’s People

 WE HEAR WORDS FROM THE CROSS

Scripture Reading:  Mark 15:16-34 NIV (page 1583 of the pew bible)

Message:  “Will God Forsake You? Me?"”

* We Sing ~ “He Lives aka I Serve a Risen Savior”

WE CELEBRATE AT THE LORD’S TABLE

Declaration of God’s Invitation and Promises

Great Prayer of Thanksgiving ~ responsive

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

We invite you to sing ~ “What Wondrous love”

“How Deep the Father's Love for Us”

Prayer of Thanksgiving

WE ARE SENT OUT IN LOVE AND SERVICE

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

* We Sing ~ “Song of Hope”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Worship Leader:  Pastor Fred VanderBerg;

Worship Team:  Rob Deyell, Jonathan Monster, Tyler Park, Matthew Toohey, Eric Van der Beek;

Organist: Ernie Termorshuizen


Evening Worship Service @ 5 p.m.

Prelude

WE GATHER FOR WORSHIP

Welcome

* Opening Song ~ PsH # 146 “Praise the Lord! Sing Hallelujah!”

* Call to Worship ~ Psalm 103:1-2, 20-22, NIV

* Opening Prayer

* God's Greeting

* We Sing ~ PsH # 182 “Give Thanks to God, for Good is He”

WE ARE RENEWED IN GOD'S GRACE

Reading of the Law # 3 From the Psalms ~ responsive (PsH page 1015)

* Hymns of Faith & Dedication ~ Congregational Choice

WE OFFER OUR GIFTS AND PRAYERS

Offering this evening is for: Calvin Seminary

Prayers of God’s People

WE HEAR GOD'S WORD

Scripture Reading:  Hosea 3 NIV (Page 1398 in pew Bible)

Message:  “Reconciliation”

* Songs of Response ~ PsH # 540 “In Christ There is No East or West”

WE LEAVE TO SERVE

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

* Closing Song ~ PsH # 431 “All Creatures of Our God and King”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Pastor: Sid Couperus;

Musician: Rita Fluit


UPCOMING SERVICES

SEVEN LAST WORDS OF CHRIST ~ Lent series

March 18th

10 a.m. Pastor Sid Couperus; Lent #5: “I am Thirsty”; Doorways into Our Community

5 p.m. Pastor Fred VanderBerg; Hosea 4

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 the Lord’s Supper

5 p.m.   No PM Service

April 8th

10 a.m. Pastor Sid Couperus

5 p.m. Pastor Fred VanderBerg

Karin Terpstra