April 23, 2017

Established 1849

“Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised.”
Psalm 48: 1

“See! The winter is past; the rains are over and gone.
Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come.’
Song of Songs 2: 11 - 12


Welcome and Announcements

Introit: #47 “Fairest Lord Jesus”

*Call to Worship: Psalm 148

All: Praise the LORD.

Leader: Praise the LORD from the heavens; praise him in the heights above. Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his heavenly hosts.

People: Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars. Praise him, you highest heavens and you waters above the skies.

Leader: Let them praise the name of the LORD, for at his command they were created, and he established them for ever and ever— he issued a decree that will never pass away.

People: Praise the LORD from the earth, you great sea creatures and all ocean depths, lightning and hail, snow and clouds, stormy winds that do his bidding, you mountains and all hills, fruit trees and all cedars, wild animals and all cattle, small creatures and flying birds, kings of the earth and all nations, you princes and all rulers on earth, young men and women, old men and children.

Leader: Let them praise the name of the LORD, for his name alone is exalted; his splendor is above the earth and the heavens.

People: And he has raised up for his people a strong leader, the praise of all his faithful servants, of Israel, the people close to his heart.

*Praise and Worship: #297 “Majesty”

Prayer of Invocation

Children’s Time: Mrs. Susie McCartney

Morning Offering
*Doxology and Prayer

Old Testament Lesson: Psalm 111:1-4

“Great are the works of the LORD; they are pondered by all who delight in them… He has caused his wonders to be remembered.” Psalm 111: 2

Scriptural Meditation: “Just For a Moment”

*Song of Praise: #5 “How Great is our God”

Call to Prayer:

“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from the will of your Father. And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.” Matthew 10: 29 – 30

Prayer Song: #93 “His Eye is on the Sparrow”

Silent Prayer

Congregational Prayer

*Hymn of Consecration: #6 “How Great Thou Art”


Leader: “Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.” (Psalm 90: 12)

People: “This is the day that the LORD has made, we will rejoice and be glad in it.” (Psalm 118: 24)

Benediction: “I also pray that you will understand the incredible greatness of God’s power for us who believe him. This is the same mighty power which he exerted in Christ when he raised him from the dead…” (Ephesians 1: 19 – 20a)


*Please stand if able