Lord's day bulletin

For April 21, 2019

*Updated Saturday Mornings

Offering Schedule

April 19 Good Friday

PM Benevolence

Easter sunday  

AM Reformation Italy (Milan)

PM General Fund

April 28

AM General Fund

PM Hope Women’s Center

upcoming Special Offerings

April 19 - Benevolence

April 21 - Reformation Italy (Milan)

April 28 - Hope Women’s Center





Orders of Service

The Lord’s Day
Easter Sunday Morning Worship

April 21, 2019

Rev. Phil Grotenhuis


Piano Prelude  



Hallelujah! He is Risen! (Matt 28:6,8)

*Opening Hymn: 367 “Up From the Grave He Arose”

*Call to Worship (Psalm 118:22-24) and God’s Greeting


The Fruit of Christ’s Resurrection (I Cor 15:20)

*Hymn of Response: 360:1,2,4,5 “Christ the Lord is Risen Today”

Children’s Choir: “Power in the Blood”


*Responsive Reading of HC Q&A 45  

Q. How does the resurrection of Christ benefit us? 

A. First, by His resurrection He has overcome death, so that He might make us share in the righteousness He won for us by His death. Second, by His power we too are resurrected to new life. Third, Christ’s resurrection is the guarantee of our own glorious resurrection.

Prayer (concluded with Lord’s Prayer)

Offering & Offertory (Baritone Quartet): Reformation Italy (Milan)

Adult Choir: “In Christ Alone”


The Light of Christ’s Resurrection

Scripture Reading: Mark 16:1-8

Ministry of the Word: “After the Darkness, Light”

*Hymn of Praise and Gratitude: “I Know That My Redeemer Lives” (vv1-5) (insert)


The Parting Shalom of God (Numbers 6:24-26)

*The Lord’s Parting Blessing

*Parting Hymn of Praise: “I Know That My Redeemer Lives” (v6) (insert)


Postlude                                                       Pianist: Darlene Follett

*Please stand if able                                          

The Lord’s Day
Evening Order of Worship

April 21, 2019 5:30 PM

Rev. Michael Spotts


Prelude & Welcome

O Come, Let Us Sing!

*Lifting Our Voices in Song: 335 "Praise the Savior Now and Ever”

*God’s Call & Greeting

*Confessing Our Faith: Apostles Creed (p851)

*Song of Praise: 16A:1,3,5 "Preserve Me O My God"


God Hears Our Prayer

Congregational Prayer

Offering & Offertory: General Fund

*Song of Response: 119D, "My Soul is Sinking Down to Dust"


God Declares His Will

Scripture: Acts 4:33

Ministry of the Word: "The Power of Proclaiming Resurrection"

*Song of Response: 356:1-3 "Come Ye Faithful Raise the Strain"


God Blesses Us

*The Lord’s Parting Blessing

*Parting Song of Praise: 356:4-5 "Come Ye Faithful Raise the Strain"


Postlude                                             Pianist: Darlene Follett

*Please stand if able.

Prayer Needs

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