April 28, 2019

Sunday Worship Service
~ April 28th, 2019 @ 10 a.m
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* Please rise in body or in spirit

Prelude

WE COME TO WORSHIP GOD

* Opening Song of Praise ~ “O Come to the Altar”

* Call to Worship ~ GEM Charlotte, responsive

* God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings

* We Sing ~ “Build Your Kingdom Here”

WE CELEBRATE GOD’S BLESSINGS

Celebration of Gems Ministry

GEMS Sing ~  “I Want to Know You More"”

Prayer of Blessing for Gems

* We Sing ~ “Lord I Need You”

WE OFFER OUR PRAYERS & GIFTS

Offering this morning is for:  GEMS Ministry (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Saviour)

Offertory Presentation – GEMS slideshow

Prayers of God’s People

GOD COMES TO US IN HIS WORD

Prayer for Illumination ~ GEM Meagan

Scripture Reading:  2 Corinthians 9:8 NIV ~ GEM Alyssa

Message:  “Be A Blessing”

* We Sing ~ PsH # 462 “Amazing Grace”

GOD SENDS US OUT WITH HIS BLESSING

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

* Closing Song ~ “We Receive Your Blessing”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Pastor:  Sid Couperus;

GEMS Leader: Carrie Heidbuurt

Worship Team:  GEMS Girls, Shannon Bezemer, Jen DeJonge, Katrina DeRoche,
Rob Deyell, Jason Geerlinks, Dave Rintjema, Matthew Toohey;

Organist: Ernie Termorshuizen


Evening Worship Service @ 5 p.m.

Prelude

WE GATHER FOR WORSHIP 

Welcome

* Opening Song ~ PsH # 388 “Christ The Lord Is Risen Today”

* Call to Worship & Opening Prayer ~

* God's Greeting ~

* We Sing ~ PsH # 472 “O Jesus, We Adore You”

~ PsH # 405    “I Serve a Risen Savior”

WE ARE RENEWED IN GOD'S GRACE

Call to and Prayer of Confession ~ based on Romans 5:8; Hebrews 4:16, NRSV

Assurance of Pardon ~ —based on 1 Timothy 1:15; 1 Peter 2:24

* Hymns of Faith & Dedication ~ Congregational Choice

WE OFFER OUR GIFTS AND PRAYERS

Offering this evening is for: Jews for Jesus

Prayers of God’s People

WE HEAR GOD'S WORD

Scripture Reading:  Matthew 1:18-25 NIV    

Heidelberg Catechism:  Lord’s Day 11: Q&A # 29 & 30

Message:  “Son of God - Our Saviour!”

* Song of Response ~ PsH # 461 “Beautiful Savior”

WE LEAVE TO SERVE

* We Confess our Faith ~ Apostles' Creed – Unison

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

* Closing Song ~ PsH # 471 “All Hail the Power of Jesus Name”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Pastor: Sid Couperus;

Musician: Sandra Heerema

Each week our morning and special services are live streamed
for the benefit of those unable to be present.

Links to live stream and archived services can be found on our website. www.mountainviewcrc.org

Songs and responsive readings will be projected onto the screen.

Large print bulletins and Personal Listening Systems are available at the Welcome Centre.

Karin Terpstra