February 24, 2019

Morning Worship Service @ 10 a.m.

Prelude

WE COME TO WORSHIP

* Welcome

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

* Call to Worship ~ from Psalm 86:8-10, NRSV

* God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings

* We Sing ~ “Softly and Tenderly”

“Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)”

WE CELEBRATE GOD’S BLESSINGS

We witness God's Covenant in Baptism

Prayer of Blessing

* We Sing ~ “Come to the Table”

WE OFFER OUR PRAYERS & GIFTS

Offering is for:  Smithville Christian High School

Prayers of God’s People

Ministry of Music ~ “Let Down From the Roof”

GOD COMES TO US IN HIS WORD

Scripture Reading:  Mark 2:1-12 NIV (page 1553 of the pew bible)

Message:  “Forgiveness and Healing”

* We Sing ~ PsH # 255 “God Be Merciful to Me

GOD SENDS US OUT WITH HIS BLESSING

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

* We Sing ~ “God of Wonders”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Worship Leader:  Pastor Sid Couperus

Worship Team:  Jen DeJonge, Katrina DeRoche, Jason Geerlinks, Dave Rintjema, Matthew Toohey, Frank Veldman; Organist:  Ernie Termorshuizen


Evening Worship Service @ 5 p.m.

Prelude

WE GATHER FOR WORSHIP

Welcome

* Opening Song ~ PsH # 239 “Amid the Thronging Worshipers”

* Call to Worship ~ based on Psalm 27; John 4:23;

* Opening Prayer

* God's Greeting

* Hymns of Faith & Dedication ~ Congregational Choice

WE ARE RENEWED IN GOD'S GRACE

Call to and Prayer of Confession ~ from Psalm 139:23-24 NRSV

Assurance of Pardon ~ from Isaiah 1:18, NRSV

* We Sing ~ PsH # 471 “All Hail the Power of Jesus Name”

WE OFFER OUR GIFTS AND PRAYERS

Offering this evening is for: Church Support Ministries - Faith Formation

Prayers of God’s People

WE HEAR GOD'S WORD

Scripture Reading:  Romans 5:12-21 NIV (Page 1748 in pew Bible)

Heidelberg Catechism:  Lord’s Day 5 & 6, Q&A # 12-19

Message:  “The Mediator”

* Song of Response ~ PsH # 472 “O Jesus, We Adore You”

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 # 412 “Jesus Shall Reign”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Pastor: Sid Couperus;

Musician: Sandra Heerema

Karin Terpstra