August 26, 2018

Morning Worship Service @ 10 a.m.

Prelude

WE COME TO WORSHIP GOD

* Welcome

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

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

* God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings

* We Sing ~ “Agnus Dei”

“Living Hope”

GOD CALLS US TO FAITH

Confession and Assurance

* We Sing ~ “Speak O Lord”

WE OFFER OUR PRAYERS & GIFTS

Offering:  1. Mountainview Ministries (Budget)

2. Church Support Ministries-Faith Formation

Prayers of God’s People

GOD COMES TO US IN HIS WORD

Scripture Reading:  Acts 18:1-17 NIV (Page 1724 of pew Bible) 

Message:   “Be Encouraged, Do Not Be Afraid”

*  We Sing ~ PsH # 575 “Christian, Do You Struggle”

GOD SENDS US OUT WITH HIS BLESSING

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

* Closing Song ~ “Forever Reign”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Pastor:  Sid Couperus

Worship Team:  Monika Couperus, Katrina DeRoche, Will Lammers,

Dave Rintjema, Marissa Talsma, Matthew Toohey, Steve VanDenBos


Evening Worship Service @ 5 p.m.

Prelude

WE GATHER FOR WORSHIP

Welcome

* Opening Song ~ PsH # 242 “Come All You People, Praise Our God”

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

* Opening Prayer

* God's Greeting

* Hymns of Faith & Dedication ~ Congregational Choice

WE ARE RENEWED IN GOD'S GRACE

* We Confess our Faith ~ Lord’s Day # 51 ~ responsive

* We Sing ~ PsH # 562 vs.7&8 (tune #425) “Our Father, Clothed with Majesty”

WE OFFER OUR GIFTS AND PRAYERS

Offering this evening is for: NACE (Niagara Assoc. for Christian Education)

Prayers of God’s People

WE HEAR GOD'S WORD

Scripture Reading:  Matthew 6:7-15 NIV (Page 1504 in pew Bible)

Message:  “Forgive Us Our Debts, as We Forgive”

* Song of Response ~ PsH # 266 “Forgive Our Sins as We Forgive”

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 # 253 “Praise to the Lord the Almighty”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Pastor: Fred Vanderberg;

Musician: Sandra Heerema


UPCOMING SERVICES

September 2nd
10 a.m. Pastor Fred VanderBerg; Acts 18:18-28
5 p.m.  Labour Day Holiday, no pm service today.

September 9th
10 a.m. Pastor Sid Couperus;
             Vision Statement Series ~ “A Community of Believers” 
             Celebration of Lord’s Supper
5 p.m.   Pastor Sid Couperus

Sept 16th
10 a.m. Pastor Sid Couperus; Vision Statement Series
             “Being Transformed by the Love of Jesus”
             Commissioning Service
5 p.m. Pastor Fred VanderBerg

Sept 23rd
10 a.m. Pastor Sid Couperus; Safe Church Sunday
             Vision Statement Series
             “Bringing Hope, Healing & Good News in a Broken World”
5 p.m. Pastor Sid Couperus 

Karin Terpstra