February 4, 2018

Morning Worship Service @ 10 a.m.

Prelude

WE COME TO WORSHIP GOD  

* Welcome

* We Sing ~ PsH # 475 “Praise My Soul the King of Heaven”

* Call to Worship ~

* God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings

* We Sing     ~ “Open the Eyes of My Heart” 

~ “The Anthem”

GOD CALLS US TO FAITH

Call to Confession ~ based on Psalm 139:23-24, NRSV

Prayer of Confession

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

* We Sing ~ “I Am Not Alone”

WE OFFER OUR PRAYERS & GIFTS

Offerings:   1. Mountainview Ministries; 2. World Renew

Offertory Video “Missional Community”

Prayers of God’s People

GOD COMES TO US IN HIS WORD

Scripture Reading:  Matthew 6:5-14 NIV (page 1504 of the pew bible)

Message:  “Engaging in Prayer”

* We Sing ~ PsH # 579 “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”

GOD SENDS US OUT WITH HIS BLESSING

“Serving on Council” Video ~ Will Bezemer

* 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, Jason Geerlinks, Will Lammers, Tyler Park, Eric Van der Beek; Organist: Ernie Termorshuizen


Evening Worship Service @ 5 p.m.

Prelude

WE GATHER FOR WORSHIP 

Welcome

* Opening Song ~ PsH # 100 “All People That on Earth do Dwell”

* Call to Worship ~ based on Psalm 91:2; Romans 10:9, 13, responsive

* Opening Prayer

* God's Greeting

* We Sing ~ PsH # 280 “Blessed Jesus, at Your Word”

                        ~ PsH # 307 “O Jesus, Joy of Loving Heart”

WE ARE RENEWED IN GOD'S GRACE

Call to and Prayer of Confession ~ based on 1 John 1:8-9, NRSV

Assurance of Pardon ~ —Psalm 32:1-2, NRSV

* Hymns of Faith & Dedication ~ Congregational Choice

WE OFFER OUR GIFTS AND PRAYERS

Offering this evening is for: Smithville Christian High

Prayers of God’s People

WE HEAR GOD'S WORD

Scripture Reading:  Hosea 2:1-23 NIV (Page 1396 in pew Bible)

Message:  “Punishment and Restoration”

* Songs of Response ~ “Love Lifted Me”

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 # 469 “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Pastor: Fred Vanderberg;

Musician: Jonathan Monster


UPCOMING SERVICES

BUILDING A PRAYER LIFE ~ A 6-week series

February 11th

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

5 p.m.   Pastor Sid Couperus; Hosea 3; 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

February 25th  

10 a.m. Pastor Sid Couperus; Lent #2: “Today you will be with me” Neighbourhood #3 Potluck

5 p.m. Pastor Wes Collins Pastor Sid will be preaching at Riverside CRC, Wellandport

March 4th

10 a.m. Pastor Sid Couperus; Lent #3: “Behold, your son. Behold your Mother” Neighbourhood #4 Potluck

Celebration of Baptism for Brayden Michael Heinen

5 p.m. Pastor Sid Couperus;

 

Karin Terpstra