March 31, 209

Morning Worship Service @ 10 a.m.

* Please rise in body or in spirit

Prelude

WE COME TO WORSHIP

* Welcome

* We Sing ~ “O Come to the Altar”

* Call to Worship ~

* God’s Greeting and Mutual Greetings

* We Sing ~ PsH # 377 “Were You There”

“The Power of the Cross”

WE CELEBRATE GOD’S BLESSINGS

Presenting… Doorways into Our World

WE OFFER OUR PRAYERS & GIFTS

Offering this morning is for:  Redeemer University College

Prayers of God’s People

WE HEAR AND RESPOND TO GOD'S WORD

Scripture Readings:  Genesis 21:8-13, 22:15-18; NIV (page #29 & 32 of the pew bible)

Numbers 6:22-27 NIV (page #215 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 ~ responsive

* We Sing ~ “Sent Forth by God's Blessing”

GOD SENDS US OUT WITH HIS BLESSING

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

* We Sing ~ “Go, My Children, with My Blessing”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Worship Leader:  Pastor Fred VanderBerg;

Worship Team:  Shannon Bezemer, Jen DeJonge, Jason Geerlinks, Will Lammers, Dave Rintjema, Matthew Toohey, Frank Veldman;

Organist: Ernie Termorshuizen

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.


Evening Worship Service @ 5 p.m.

Prelude

WE GATHER FOR WORSHIP

Welcome

* Opening Song ~ PsH # 246 “Come Thou Almighty King”

* Call to Worship ~

* Opening Prayer

* God's Greeting

* Hymns of Faith & Dedication ~ Congregational Choice

WE ARE RENEWED IN GOD'S GRACE

Call to and Prayer of Confession ~

Assurance of Pardon ~

* We Sing ~ “Abba Father”

WE OFFER OUR GIFTS AND PRAYERS

Offering this evening is for: Back to God Ministries International

Prayers of God’s People

WE HEAR GOD'S WORD

Scripture Reading:  Romans 8:9-17 NIV (Page # 1756 in pew Bible)

Heidelberg Catechism:  Lord’s Day 9, Q&A # 26

Message:  “God, Our Father”

* Song of Response ~ PsH # 440 “Children of the Heavenly Father”

WE LEAVE TO SERVE

* We Confess our Faith ~ Apostles' Creed – Unison

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

* Closing Song ~ PsH # 436 “This is My Father's World”

Postlude

Service Participants:

Pastor: Sid Couperus;

Musician: Evelyn Dam

Karin Terpstra