Example of Morning Worship Service

Hymn numbers refer to the Trinity Hymnal

The Lord Calls Us Into His Presence

*Call to Worship: Psalm 95:1-2

Lift up your hearts.

We lift them up to the Lord.

Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.

It is right to give our thanks and praise.

Let us worship the Triune God.

*Hymn of Praise: “I sing the Almighty Power of God”, No. 119

*Opening Prayer

The Lord Cleanses Us In His Son

Call to Repentance: Matt. 23:1-12

Confession of Sin: O most great, most just and gracious God; you are of purer eyes than to behold iniquity; and you have promised mercy through Jesus Christ to all who repent and believe in him. We confess that we are sinful by nature and that we have all sinned and come short of the glory of God. We have neglected holy worship; we have dealt uncharitably with our neighbors. Have mercy upon us, most merciful Father. Amen.

Hymn of Confession: “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing”, No. 457

Promise of Comfort and Forgiveness: Is. 53:5-6

*Hymn of Praise: “And Can It Be”, No. 455

*Profession of Faith: The Nicene’s Creed (page 846 in hymnal)

The Lord Feeds Us with His Word

*The Grace of God’s Law: Gal. 5:13-15

*Hymn: “Gloria Patri”, No. 734

Tithes and Offerings

Congregational Petitions

Old Testament Reading: Psalm 29

New Testament Reading: Matt. 3:13-17

Sermon: Ascribe to the Lord

The Lord Feeds Us At His Table

Prayer and Institution

Hymn during the passing of the bread: “I Greet Thee, Who My Sure Redeemer Art”, No. 168

Hymn during the passing of the wine: “I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord”, No. 353

The Lord Sends Us Out With His Blessing

*Closing Hymn: “Now Unto Jehovah” (Psalm 29), No. 45





*Congregation stands

Example of Evening Worship Service:


Opening Hymn

Hymn Requests

Congregational Prayer

Scripture: 1 Peter 2:13-17

Sermon: Directions for Strangers

Closing Hymn