The Therapeutic Snake (John 3:14-16)

Click here to listen: 20090325Lent5_1.mp3 and 20090325Lent5_2.mp3 (The service is divided into two files, because the battery needed to be replaced during service. We apologize for any inconvience this causes.) Christ in the Creatures of the Passion — Order of Lenten Worship: Hymn 155 Lenten Liturgy: Invocation and Opening Prayer Confession of Sins (Psalm 51 Excerpts): For I acknowledge my transgressions and my sin is ever before me. Against You, You only, have I sinned and done this evil in Your sight. Have mercy on me, O God according to Your loving-kindness, according to the multitude of Your tender mercies. Blot out my transgressions; Wash me thoroughly from my inquity, and cleanse me from my sin. The Absolution Sung Response: (Melody Hymn 388) Just as I am and waiting not To rid my soul of one dark blot, To Thee, Read More …

Why Shepherds? (Luke 2)

Click here to listen: 20081225.mp3 Order of Worship: Hymn 95 – “Savior of the Nations, Come” Liturgy: Psalm 98 Scripture Readings: Hebrews 1:1-8 The Apostles Creed I believe in God the Father almighty, Maker of heaven and earth; And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord; Who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead and buried; He descended into hell; The third day he rose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven And sitteth on the right hand of God the Father almighty; From thence He shall come to judge the quick and the dead. I believe in the Holy Ghost; The holy Christian church, the communion of saints; The forgiveness of sins; The resurrection of the body; And the life everlasting. Amen. Hymn 109 – “While Read More …

Knowing God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

Order of Worship: EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST September 14 ( 8:30 & 10:30 A.M.) For Pre-Service Reading – Psalm 19, Page 126 Opening Hymn 250 : “Holy God, We Praise Thy Name” The Invocation And Prayer KNOWING OURSELVES – LOST IN SIN Genesis 1:27 ; Ephesians 2:1 ; Psalm 51:5 ; Romans 8:7 ; Psalm 14:2-3 (8:30 – Mike Taylor; 10:30 – David Lueck) Our Statement of Faith And Purpose Man was created in the image of God (holy and righteous), but he lost that image through the fall into sin. Since the Fall, he is by nature and from conception without spiritual goodness. Man is spiritually blind and dead, an enemy of God, and doomed to eternal damnation. In his lost condition he can do nothing to save himself. Hymn 369 (V 1-3) – “All Mankind Fell In Adam’s Read More …

THE CHURCH’S CALLING: TO BAPTIZE and TEACH THAT THEY MAY KNOW CHRIST (Matthew 28: 18 – 20 ; John 17:3)

Order of Worship: SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST September 6 & 7 (Saturday – 7 P.M.; Sunday – 8:30 & 10:30 A.M.) For Pre-Service Reading – Psalm 119 (IV & V), Page 149 Opening Hymn: “Let Me Learn Of Jesus” The Invocation And Prayer (10:30) The Installation Of Our Sunday School Staff Sung Response: Send, O Lord, Thy Holy Spirit On these servants now, we pray; Help them be Your faithful shepherds To your little lambs always. Your pure teaching to proclaim, To extol Your holy Name, And to feed Your lambs,dear Savior, Make their aim & sole endeavor. The Scripture Reading: 2 Timothy 1: 5-6, 13-14; 3: 14-17 As important as it was for Timothy’s faith to continue in, learn, guard and treasure the Word handed down to him by Christian parents, grand- parents and teachers, so it remains vitally Read More …

THE RISEN CHRIST CONVEYS EASTER POWER (John 20: 19 – 31)

Order of Worship: SECOND SUNDAY AFTER EASTER Saturday, April 5 (7 p.m.) & Sunday, April 6 (8:30 & 10:30 a.m.) For Pre-Service Reading: Psalm 116, Page 148 In Front Of Hymnal (10:30) Choir:“O Glorious Morn” (Accompanist: Amy Tester) 1. O glorious morn, O radiant day of gladness, Rejoice and sing, for Jesus lives again. O glorious morn, O radiant day of gladness, The rising sun dispelling former gloom, Lift up your heart, O soul once filled with gladness, For Christ the Lord is risen. Lift up your voice in joyful alleluias; Rejoice & sing, for Jesus lives again. 2. O day of joy, my Savior has arisen, The Easter joy dispelling former gloom. The King of kings hath broken death’s dark prison, Jesus our Lord is risen today. The Lord of lords hath conquered death’s prison; Rejoice & sing, for Read More …