We Gather Together to Worship Our God
Gathering Hymn: Songs of Faith #24 Only A Holy God
Greeting and Announcements
- 9:00 Sunday School for all ages. Pre-k through 7th Grade Classes as well as the Mama and Papa Bear Apologetics Class are in the basement. The Tabletalk Class is in the sanctuary and 8th-12th Grade meets in the Fireside Room.
- 10:30 Worship
- Today, we will celebrate the Lord’s Supper.
- 5:00 pm, Tonight, Potluck, Hymn Sing, and Kids’ Quest Program.
- 6:00 pm, Monday, Mending the Soul Support Group.
- 6:30 pm, Tuesday, Mercy Ministry Team Meeting.
- 6 am Thursday, Men’s Prayer-time and Bible Study.
- 8 am Saturday, Men’s Prayer-time and Bible Study.
- 5:30, May 8th, “James: Christian Maturity” Community Group at the church. Meal provided.
- 5:30, May 8th, Loftus Community Group at the church. Meal provided.
- 5:30, May 8th, Young Adult Bible Study (address in Bulletin) Meal provided.
- May is Foster Care Awareness month! Did you know that Foothills is actively obeying God’s call to love and serve Him through supporting local foster families? Please join the Mercy Ministry team in a month of emphasis on foster care through prayer, education, and response. More info is in the newsletter and at the display in the foyer.
- The Deacons are looking for volunteers this summer to help with yard maintenance at the church. Be watching your email for the link to sign up.
- VBS helpers and teachers are needed! VBS is June 7th-10th. See Amy K. for more info.
- Everyone in the congregation is invited to Right Now Media (rightnow.org). Email Foothillsccpca@gmail.com to be added.
- Pastor Jeff and Carey will be visiting family in Florida from May 4 to May 12. If you have a pastoral need please call one of our elders.
Ministry Moment— Mercy Ministry Team: Foster Care Awareness Todd A.
Responsive Call to Worship: Psalm 16: 11, 3: 8, 100: 1- 2
Leader: You make known to me the path of life;
All: In your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
Leader: Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing!
All: Salvation belongs to the Lord; your blessing be on your people!
Prayer of Adoration
Hymn of Praise: Songs of Faith #25 Lift High The Name of Jesus
We Confess Our Faith
Responsive Reading: Hymnal page #846 The Nicene Creed
We Confess Our Sin
Prayer of Confession
Silent Confession of Sin
Assurance of Pardon: Romans 5: 1
Hymn of Assurance: Hymnal #701 Redeemed, How I Love to Proclaim It
We Give Thanks To The Lord
Tithes and Offerings
We Hear God Speak
*Following this time, a nursery is available, Toddler’s Church for 2-4 years old, Children’s Church for 5 to 8 years old.
Prayer of God’s People
The Lord’s Prayer
Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy Name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth, As it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, As we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, But deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, The power, and the glory, forever. Amen.
Every Chapter Better Than the One Before Romans 8: 18 – 25
A copy of the sermon notes is available: May 1 Sermon Notes
Hymn of Response: Hymnal #521 My Hope Is Built On Nothing Less
The Lord’s Supper
A Word About Communion: Foothills Community Church welcomes all baptized Christians who are willing to forsake their sin and who are trusting in Jesus Christ for salvation to receive Communion with us. If you are not able to take Communion, we invite you to use this time to pray before God.
The Bread (is gluten-free)
The Cup (outer ring contains wine; inner rings contains grape juice)
Hymn of Response: Songs of Faith #14 Yet Not I, But Through Christ in Me
We Are Dismissed with God’s Blessing
(verses 1, 2) Take the Name of Jesus with You