Livestream Service 08/01
Livestream will take place on our Facebook page:
Worship for August 1, 2021
WELCOME/ANNOUNCEMENTS—Elder, Michael Rading
CALL TO WORSHIP—from Psalm 68 (ESV) —Elder, Michael Rading
Leader: “Sing to God, sing praises to his name; lift up a song to him who rides through the deserts; his name is the Lord; exult before him!
People: Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up; God is our salvation. Selah
Leader: Awesome is God from his sanctuary…he is the one who gives power and strength to his people. Blessed be God!”
SONG OF PRAISE
CORPORATE PRAYER—Elder, Michael Rading
SONG OF ADORATION
CONFESSION OF SIN AND ASSURANCE OF PARDON—Elder, Michael Rading
All: Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin…Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow…Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
Moment of Silence for Personal Confessions
ASSURANCE OF PARDON—Elder, Michael Rading
Leader: Faith, Hear the Good News! We have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the right-eous. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
People: Praise the Lord!
TITHES/OFFERINGS—Elder, Michael Rading
A Time for “Friends of Jesus” —KJ and Cindy Newton, Director of Children’s Ministry
SERMON: “Who Then Could Be a Disciple?” Luke 14:25-33 Rueben Amlalo**
THE LORD’S SUPPER
BENEDICTION—Pastor JB Watkins
**Today we welcome Rueben Amlalo, Director of Youth as he preaches his last sermon for his time here with us. We pray all the best blessings to Rueben, Golda, and their children as they move to Char-lotte North Carolina to take a new position at a church. We thank him for the 5 years he has been with us and working with our youth. Join us after the 11am service for a reception in his honor.