(Congregational response: "He is our God; we are His people.")
AFFIRMATIONOFFAITH:The Apostles' Creed pg. 845 WORSHIP OF GOD IN TITHES & OFFERINGS OFFERTORY † DOXOLOGY # 731
PASTORAL PRAYER, PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION, LORD'S PRAYER
SERMON: "FAITH, LOVE, & HOPE"
Texts: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-7; 5:8-28
CLOSING HYMN # 642 "Be Thou My Vision"
BENEDICTION & THREE-FOLD "AMEN"
POSTLUDE Depart to Serve
(congregation stands if able)
We extend a warm welcome to our visitors!We invite you to note your presence and/or any prayer concerns on a card located in the pews. Please place it in the "prayer box" or give to an usher. God bless you! Congregation Information
JOIN US every Sunday morning before our Worship Service at the 10 o'clock hour for Sunday School classes for children, youth, and adults!
WE WELCOME YOU TO OUR SERVICE! Today we welcome to our pulpit, Rev. James Grant, who is a minister of the Presbyterian Church of America and is also the Coordinator for the annual evening Community Reformation Service held on the last Sunday of October. May the Lord speak His truth through His servant in order that we will be built up in Him.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT FAMILY SUPPER MEETS THIS WEEK at 6PM for an evening meal (complete with a main dish, salad, drinks, and dessert) accompanied by sweet fellowship and a filling family devotion. This Wednesday is the last meal for October as the 5th Wednesday All-Church Prayer Meeting will convene on the 30th of October at 6:16PM (followed by a time of fellowship and dessert).
NOW IS THE TIME TO REGISTER FOR THE WORLD WITNESS BANQUET being hosted at Richland ARP, October 25, with a 6:30PM reception and a 7PM catered meal. Come meet OUR missionaries and learn how we can pray for, and support them and others in getting the whole word to the whole world!
OUR REFORMATION FAIRE will be hosted here at Richland on Thursday, October 31 at 6-8PM. The night is complete with costumes, bounce houses, candy, games, music, prizes, theater, and a lesson from Martin Luther! We are eager for both candy and helpers on this night! Please invite all the children you know to enjoy this safe and memorable event!
OUR MONTHLY CALENDAR & NEWSLETTER is available on-campus and online at: RichlandARP.org (see "Calendar and Events")
WANT TO LEARN MORE about our church, ministries, mission, and membership? Contact the Pastor (cell) 714- 345-0952, or a church Elder.
CALENDAR: 10/23 - Wednesday Night Family Supper; 6PM 10/25 - PLEASE RSVP ONLINE for the World Witness Banquet; 6:30p 10/26 - Ball House Warming (& Wedding) Party in Millington 10/28 - Ladies AM Bible Study; 9:30AM 10/27 - Reformation Sunday Services (AM & PM) 10/30 - 5th Wednesday All Church Prayer Meeting; 6:16PM 10/31 - Reformation Party at Richland ARP (Invite your friends!) 6-8PM Have a need or prayer concern? An Elder or Deacon is available after the service, standing to the left of our chancel steps. May God bless you and your household.
World Witness Banquet Hosted at Richland ARP on Friday, Oct. 25. The congregation must RSVP for this free banquet that will be catered by a local vendor. We anticipate a full Memorial Hall, so register NOW online: worldwitness.org/dinners/SPECIAL REQUEST: If you're able to host a visiting missionary, please contact the pastor with your accommodations. Thank you.