April 18th Order of Service

This Order of Service is for the 11:00 service which livestreams here. For the 8:30 Order of Service, which is slightly different, please see the Bulletin linked below.

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Order of Service for April 18th

3rd Sunday of Easter

Announcements

 

Opening Prayer

 

Call to Worship

Psalm 24:1, 9-10

 

Opening Hymn

Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates; v. 1

 

Hymns

Now All the Vault of Heaven Resounds (vs. 1, 2, 4)

Beautiful Savior (vs. 1, 2, 4)

O Great God

 

Confession of Sin

Dear Heavenly Father, we bow before You to confess that we have sinned against You in our words, actions and our thoughts. We come to ask Your forgiveness and to seek Your great mercy. We come to You in the merits of Jesus Christ, not our own. Look not upon our sins, or our iniquity, but wash us in the blood of Jesus Christ so that we may be clean before You. This we pray in His Name, Amen.

 

Declaration of Grace

 

Scripture Readings

Acts 4:8-12; Luke 24:36-49

 

Confession of Faith

 

Hymn

Children of the Heavenly Father; vs. 1-3

 

Sacrament of Holy Baptism

Seth Anderson

 

Hymn

Children of the Heavenly Father; vs. 4-5

 

Message: “The Powerful Weakness of Clay Jars”

2 Corinthians 4:5-12

 

Hymn

Jesus, Priceless Treasure

 

Closing Prayer & Benediction

 

Threefold Amen & Doxology