Elder:"Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice, and let them say among the nations, "The LORD reigns!"
All:Let the sea roar and all that fills it; let the field rejoice and all in it.
Elder:Then shall the trees of the woods rejoice before the LORD, for He comes to judge the earth.
All:Give thanks to theLORDforHeisgood,His love endures forever!"
INVOCATION, CONFESSION, ASSURANCE OF PARDON
SONG: "Rejoice in the LORD Always, Again I Say Rejoice!"
SCRIPTURE READING:Zephaniah 3:14-20; 1 Peter 4:12-19
AFFIRMATION OF FAITH:Westminster Catechism Q&A #1-2 pg. 869
WORSHIP OF GOD IN TITHES & OFFERINGS OFFERTORY:
DOXOLOGY pg. 731
PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING
CHILDREN'S MESSAGE (Children are invited forward; afterward, they may return to their seats or to the nursery)
PASTORAL PRAYER, PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION, LORD'S PRAYER
SERMON: "REJOICE, REJOICE"
Text: Philippians 4:4
CONCLUDING HYMN #73 "Rejoice, All People, Homage Give"
CLOSING PRAYER & 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!
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! We pray that the word of God will be rightly proclaimed and that the saints of God will be made joyful in the salvation of Jesus Christ! Today before the service, we will hear a presentation about the ministry of Gideon's International.
LADIES MONDAY AM BIBLE STUDY meets at 9:30AM, tomorrow.
GARDEN CLUB OF ROSEMARK meets here at 10AM, Tuesday.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT FAMILY SUPPER meets this week for a menu of breakfast for dinner @ 6PM, followed by instruction for all ages, (and done in just about an hour!) Don't starve your family of the great fellowship and "feasting" on Wednesday nights!
NEXT SUNDAY IS OUR 5th SUNDAY POTLUCK LUNCHEON! Join us after the service in Memorial Hall with a dish or dessert to share!
NEXT SUNDAY EVENING IS OUR JOINT ARP SERVICE & YOUTH RALLY AT SALEM ARP! Join us at 6PM in Atoka for a shared service, where Christopher Neiswonger will be preaching. Arrive 45 minutes early to sing with the joint choir. Students from 8-18, will have a "break-out" session with a lesson, mixer, singing, and info about camp!
OUR MONTHLY CALENDAR & NEWSLETTER is available on-campus and online at: RichlandARP.org (see "Calendar and Events")
TO FIND OUT MORE about who we are and how you can become a part of our church family, contact our Pastor or any Officer of the church.
4/29 - 5th Sunday All Church Luncheon 4/29 - Joint ARP Service & Youth Rally; Salem ARP @ 6p 5/1 - Officers' Meetings; 6 & 7PM 5/2 - Wednesday Night Family Supper (Grilled meats); 6p 5/3 - National Day of Prayer 5/7 - Ladies PM Bible Study; 6:30PM 5/9 - Season Ending Wed. Night Family Supper FISH FRY! 5/12 - Men's Breakfast & Bible Study; 8AM 5/13 - Mother's Day If you have a need or prayer concern, an Elder or Deacon will be available after the service, standing to the left of our chancel steps. May God bless you and your household!