April 7, 2019

Morning Worship Service @ 10 a.m.

* Please rise in body or in spirit

Prelude

WE COME TO WORSHIP

* Welcome

* We Sing ~ “Come People of the Risen King”

* Call to Worship ~

* God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings

* We Sing ~ PsH # 383 “O Sacred Head, Now Wounded”

“Before the Throne of God Above”

WE CELEBRATE GOD’S BLESSINGS

We witness God's Covenant in Baptism for

Ridley Joan, daughter of Jonathan & Samantha Buma

* We Sing ~ “Holy is the Lord”

WE OFFER OUR PRAYERS & GIFTS

Offering this morning is for:  World Renew - Refugee Sunday

Prayers of God’s People

WE HEAR AND RESPOND TO GOD'S WORD

Scripture Readings:  Exodus 20:8-11 NIV (page #118 of the pew bible)

Mark 2:23-28 NIV (page #1555 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 ~

* We Sing ~ PsH # 488 “I Heard the Voice of Jesus”

GOD SENDS US OUT WITH HIS BLESSING

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

* We Sing ~ vs.1,2 “In Christ Alone”

Postlude

Vote for Affirmation of Office Bearer Nominees

Service Participants:

Worship Leader:  Pastor Sid Couperus

Worship Team:  Clem Bezemer, Jodie Bezemer, Kari DeGraaf, Jen DeJonge,Jason Geerlinks, Dave Rintjema, Eric Van der Beek; Organist: Ernie Termorshuizen


Evening Worship Service @ 5 p.m.

Prelude

WE GATHER FOR WORSHIP

Welcome

* Opening Song ~ PsH # 435 “All Things Bright and Beautiful”

* Call to Worship ~ Psalm 24:1-4, NRSV, responsive

* Opening Prayer ~

* God's Greeting ~

* Hymns of Faith & Dedication ~ Congregational Choice

WE ARE RENEWED IN GOD'S GRACE

Call to and Prayer of Confession ~ based on Psalm 66:16, 18-20, NRSV

Assurance of Pardon ~ Psalm 145:13-14 NRSV

* We Sing ~ PsH # 454 “Now Thank We All Our God”

WE OFFER OUR GIFTS AND PRAYERS

Offering this evening is for: Resonate Global Mission

Prayers of God’s People

WE HEAR GOD'S WORD

Scripture Reading:

Heidelberg Catechism:  Lord’s Day 10, Q&A # 27 & 28

Message:  “The Almighty and Ever-Present Power of God”

* Song of Response ~ PsH # 457 “He's Got the Whole World in His Hands”

WE LEAVE TO SERVE

* We Confess our Faith ~ Apostles' Creed – Unison

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

* Closing Song ~ PsH # 453 “Let All Things Now Living”

Postlude

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

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