December 16, 2018

Morning Worship Service @ 10 a.m.

Prelude

WE ENTER GOD'S PRESENCE

* Welcome

* We Sing ~ “O Come All Ye Faithful”

* Call to Worship ~

* God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings

* We Sing ~ “Hark the Herald Angels Sing / King of Heaven”

“Make Room”

WE PREPARE FOR CHRIST'S COMING

Lighting of the Advent Wreath: The Candle of Love

Ministry of Music ~ “Noel”

Confession & Assurance

WE OFFER GIFTS OF GRATITUDE & PRAYERS

Offerings:  1st. Mountainview Ministries (Budget)

2nd. Shalom Manor & Gardens

Prayers of God’s People

WE HEAR GOD'S PROMISE

Scripture Readings:  Isaiah 35 NIV (Page 1111 pew Bible)

Message:  “Father’s Christmas Gifts”

* We Sing ~ “Be Still”

“We Will Glorify”

GOD SENDS US OUT WITH HIS BLESSING

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

* Closing Song ~ “Joy to the World (Unspeakable Joy)”

Postlude ~

Service Participants:

Worship Leader:  Pastor Fred VanderBerg;

Worship Team:  Samantha Bondy, Jen DeJonge, Steve Marfisi, George Prins, Brian Rintjema, Dave Rintjema, Jack Rintjema


Evening Worship Service @ 5 p.m.

Prelude

WE GATHER FOR WORSHIP

Welcome

* Opening Song ~ PsH # 334 “The Prophets Came to Israel”

* Call to Worship ~ based on Psalm 50:1-3, 6, responsive

* Opening Prayer

* God's Greeting

We Sing ~ “My Hope is Built (The Solid Rock)”

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

WE ARE RENEWED IN GOD'S GRACE

Call to and Prayer of Confession ~

Assurance of Pardon ~ based on Isaiah 40:1-2

Hymns of Faith & Dedication ~ Congregational Choice

* We Confess our Faith ~ Apostles' Creed, unison

WE OFFER OUR GIFTS AND PRAYERS

Offering this evening is for: Redeemer University College

Prayers of God’s People

WE HEAR GOD'S WORD

Scripture Reading:  Matthew 7:24-29 NIV (Page 1506 in pew Bible)

Message:  “Wise and Foolish Builders”

* Songs of Response ~ PsH # 425 “Creator Spirit, by Whose Aid”

WE LEAVE TO SERVE

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

* Closing Song ~ PsH # 635 “Glory Be to the Father”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Pastor:  Fred VanderBerg;

Musician:  David Kelly

Karin Terpstra