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January 1 2023 Worship Service

January 1 2023 Worship Service
Published by Marlene Lynes on Mon, Jan 2, 2023 10:57 AM
Worship Service

NEW YEAR’S DAY WORSHIP SERVICE:
Accompanist: Deb Grootenboer
Host:  Freda Schaafsma
Preaching: John Moelker
Scripture Reader:  Steven Haverkamp

Prelude

GOD GATHER US WITH JOY
 Welcome
* “O Come, Let Us Adore Him” (Refrain only of “O Come, All Ye Faithful”) LUYH # 76
* Call to Worship
* God's Greeting to His Covenant People
* Song of Praise & Adoration:  “Be unto Your name”

GOD RECONCILES HIMSELF TO US
Call to Confession
Prayer of Confession
Assurance of Pardon: (“I forgive you!”) 
Song of Thanksgiving/Children’s Song:  “O Little Town of Bethlehem” LUYH #88: 1,4            Children Ages 3-11 dismissed for Sunday School
Prayers of God’s People

GOD SPEAKS TO US THROUGH HIS WORD
Prayer for Illumination
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3:1-14
Sermon: A Time for Everything 

OUR RESPONSE TO GOD’S WORD
Prayer of Application (“Help us Apply what we’ve learned from You LORD”)
*Song of Response:  "How Great is Our God" LUYH # 574
Offering:  Operation Sharing, Church Budget
Offering Song:  “Forever” LUYH #578
* Confession of our Faith

GOD SENDS US OUT WITH HIS BLESSING
* Parting Blessing
* Doxology: "Go, My Children, with My Blessing" LUYH # 946