January 14, 2018

Morning Worship Service @ 10 a.m.

Prelude

WE COME TO WORSHIP GOD

*  Welcome

*  We Sing ~ PsH # 198 “Arise Shine for Your Light is Come

~ “Ten Thousand Reasons”

*  Call to Worship ~

*  God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings

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

~ “Holy Spirit”

WE CELEBRATE GOD’S BLESSINGS

Introduction of New Members

We Celebrate God's Covenant in Baptism for

Lyla Pietje, daughter of Adam & Holly Bylsma

Chloe Hannah, daughter of Will & Lindsy Visser

* We Sing ~ “Cornerstone”

WE OFFER OUR PRAYERS & GIFTS

Offerings:1. Mountainview Ministries; 2. Smithville Christian High

Prayers of God’s People

GOD COMES TO US IN HIS WORD

Scripture:  Luke 3:21-23a NIV (page 1594 of the pew bible)

Reading: Heidelberg Catechism: Lord’s Day #1 (PsH page 861)

Message:  “BELONGING TO GOD”

*  We Sing ~ PsH # 272“You are Our God; We Are Your People”

GOD SENDS US OUT WITH HIS BLESSING

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

*  We Sing ~ “All My Hope”

Postlude

Service Participants: 

Worship Leader:  Pastor Sid Couperus

Worship Team:  Kari DeGraaf, Trisha DeVries, Will Lammers, Jonathan Monster, Tyler Park,

Dave Rintjema, Matthew Toohey, Eric Van der Beek;

Organist: Ernie Termorshuizen

 


 

Evening Worship Service @ 5 p.m.

Prelude

WE GATHER FOR WORSHIP

Welcome

* Opening Song ~ PsH # 189 “Hallelujah, Praise the Lord”

*  Call to Worship ~ based on Psalm 124, responsive

*  Opening Prayer

*  God's Greeting

* We Sing  ~  PsH # 231 “How Great is the Love of the Father”

~  PsH # 560 “Like A River Glorious”

WE ARE RENEWED IN GOD'S GRACE

Call to and Prayer of Confession

Assurance of Pardon

*  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: James 5:7-12 NIV (Page 1885 in pew Bible)

Message:  “PATIENCE IN SUFFERING”

*  Song of Response ~ PsH # 575 “Christian, Do You Struggle”

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 # 561 “Rejoice, O Pure in Heart”

Postlude

Service Participants:  Pastor: Sid Couperus; Musician: Rita Fluit


UPCOMING SERVICES

BUILDING A PRAYER LIFE ~ A 6-week series

January 21st     10 a.m.   Pastor Fred VanderBerg; Gratitude - Taking Nothing for Granted; Luke 17:11-19

                           5 p.m.   Pastor Fred VanderBerg; James 5:13-20

January 28th    10 a.m.   Pastor Sid Couperus; Cadet Sunday -  When God is Seeking Us; Ezekiel 34:1-11

                           5 p.m.   Pastor Sid Couperus; Hosea 1:1-2:1

February 4th     10 a.m.   Pastor Sid Couperus; Engaging in Prayer;  Neighbourhood #1 Potluck

                           5 p.m.   Pastor Fred VanderBerg;  Mary Hulst, Calvin College Chapel Message on “Same Sex Attraction” video and dialogue     

February 11th     10 a.m.   Pastor Fred VanderBerg; Wrestling with God;  Neighbourhood #2 Potluck

                            5 p.m.   Pastor Sid Couperus; Hosea 2: 1-23; Celebration of the Lord’s Supper

 SEVEN LAST WORDS OF CHRIST ~ Lent series

 February 18th   10 a.m.   Pastor Sid Couperus; Lent #1: “Father, forgive them”

                            5 p.m.   Family Day Long weekend, NO evening service

Karin Terpstra