WE COME TO WORSHIP

* Welcome

* We Sing ~ “O Come to the Altar”

* Call to Worship ~

* God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings

* We Sing ~ PsH # 377 “Were You There”

“The Power of the Cross”

WE CELEBRATE GOD’S BLESSINGS

Presenting… Doorways into Our World

WE OFFER OUR PRAYERS & GIFTS

Offering this morning is for:  Redeemer University College

Prayers of God’s People

WE HEAR AND RESPOND TO GOD'S WORD

Scripture Readings:  Genesis 21:8-13, 22:15-18; NIV (page #29 & 32 of the pew bible)

Numbers 6:22-27 NIV (page #215 of the pew bible)

We Sing ~ vs.1,2 “Just a Closer Walk with Thee”

Message:  “The Everyday Spiritual Discipline of Pronouncing a Blessing”

Our Confession and Assurance ~ responsive

* We Sing ~ “Sent Forth by God's Blessing”

GOD SENDS US OUT WITH HIS BLESSING

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

* We Sing ~ “Go, My Children, with My Blessing”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Worship Leader:  Pastor Fred VanderBerg;

Worship Team:  Shannon Bezemer, Jen DeJonge, Jason Geerlinks, Will Lammers, Dave Rintjema, Matthew Toohey, Frank Veldman;

Organist: Ernie Termorshuizen