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January 22 2023 Worship Service

January 22 2023 Worship Service
Published by Marlene Lynes on Mon, Jan 23, 2023 11:21 AM
Worship Service

ORDER OF WORSHIP:
Accompanist/Praise Team:   For the King
Host:   Bernice Huinink-Buiter 
Preaching:  Pastor John
Scripture Reader:  Teena Bergman    

GOD GATHERS US INTO HIS PRESENCE WITH JOY   
Preservice Song of Praise: Hear our Praises” LUYH#302
Welcome and Announcements
Opening Prayer Inspired by Genesis 12:1-4 

GOD CALLS US TO WORSHIP   
*God Greets Us  (Isaiah 41)
*Opening Song of Praise: ” I Stand Amazed” LUYH # 174 

GOD RECONCILES HIMSELF TO US
Prayer of Confession in Song: “To the River” Brian Doerksen
Asssurance of Forgiveness:
Update on Spanish Church plant: Peter Carrion
A Moment for the Children  
Children’s prayer by pastor   
    (children ages 3-11 dismissed for Sunday school) 
Congregational Prayer       

GOD SPEAKS TO US THROUGH HIS WORD    
 God's Word to Us:  Genesis 11:27 - 12:5
             Reader:  This is the Word of the Lord.   
             All:  Thanks be to God!   
Sermon:    ”Blessed to be a Blessing” 

WE RESPOND TO GOD’S WORD WITH GRATITUDE   
Prayer of Application  
*Song of Response:  ”Ten Thousand Reasons”  LUYH # 559
Offering  : The Work of the Deacons, Church Budget
Prayer of Thanksgiving  
Preparatory Exhortation for the Lord’s Supper (January 29) 

GOD SENDS US OUT WITH HIS BLESSING    
*Commission & Benediction  
*Doxology:  “Cornerstone”
*Postlude   
(Please allow individuals with mobility challenges to exit the sanctuary first)