CHRIST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

CHRIST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Order of Worship
February 1, 2015
Dick Jones, Senior Pastor
Berdj Tchilinguirian, Assistant Pastor: Shepherding and Visitation
Jeff Schrage, Assistant Pastor: Youth & Family
CHRIST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
of the PCA
GATHERED TO WORSHIP
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2015
CHIMES
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
PRELUDE
The prelude is a sacred curtain dropped between the world and our time of
worship. During this time of preparation, you are encouraged to pray
silently, asking the Holy Spirit to enable you to cling to and delight yourself
in Christ.
(PLEASE SILENCE ALL PHONES AND ELECTRONIC DEVICES.)
*CALL TO WORSHIP
Pastor Dick Jones
*AFFIRMATION OF PRAISE (#598)
“Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah”
*COLLECTIVE CONFESSION
Almighty God, Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Maker of all things, Judge
of all men; We acknowledge that we were conceived and born in iniquity,
and mourn our manifold sins and wickedness, Which we, from time to
time, most grievously have committed, By thought, word, and deed, Against
Your Divine Majesty, Provoking most justly Your wrath and indignation
against us. We do earnestly repent, and are heartily sorry for these our
misdoings; The remembrance of them is grievous unto us; The burden of
them is intolerable. Have mercy upon us, Have mercy upon us, most
merciful Father; For Your Son our Lord Jesus Christ’s sake, Forgive us
all that is past; And grant that we may hereafter Serve and please You In
newness of life, To the honour and glory of Your Name; Through Jesus
Christ our Lord. Amen.
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*ASSURANCE OF PARDON
(1 John 1:8, 9)
If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves, and the truth is
not in us. If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us
our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
*AFFIRMATION OF FAITH
The Gospel of Christ
Based on 1 Corinthians 15:3-4 & Romans 4:25
Unison:
For the gospel has been given to us, that Christ died for our sins
according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He was
raised on the third day according to the Scriptures for our justification.
PSALTER
“Psalm 107:1-9”
PRAYER OF CONSECRATION
OFFERTORY
*DOXOLOGY
Praise God from Whom all blessings flow;
Praise Him, all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.
Children (up to age 5) may be dismissed
to nursery building AFTER the doxology.
*MORNING PRAYER (CLOSING WITH “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,
and the power, and the glory forever. Amen.
*CHORAL RESPONSE
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THE NEW TESTAMENT LESSON
Acts 17:16-31
Minister: This is the Word of God.
People: Thanks be to God!
PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION
SERMON
“Man in the Balance” (Part III)
Pastor Dick Jones
ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENT OF THE LORD’S SUPPER
Silent Preparation and Confession
Distribution of the Elements
*HYMN (#580)
“Lead On, O King Eternal”
*BENEDICTION
*CHORAL RESPONSE
*POSTLUDE
The Westminster Shorter Catechism
Question and Answer Numbers One and Two
Q.
What is the chief end of man?
Man’s chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him
forever.
Q:
What rule hath God given to direct us how we may glorify
and enjoy him?
The Word of God, which is contained in the Scriptures of
the Old and New Testaments, is the only rule to direct us
how we may glorify and enjoy him.
A.
A.
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ELDERS PRAYER TIME
INQUIRER’S CLASS
The elders meet to pray Our next Inquirer’s Class is
together
each
Tuesday s c h e d u l e d
for
Friday,
evening at 6:30.
February 20th (6 to 9 PM) and
Saturday, the 21st (9 AM to
noon) in EB101.
THURSDAY MORNING
MEN’S PRAYER
Sandwiches
will be served Friday and a
light breakfast on Saturday.
This class is for any interested
MEETING
in learning about the vision,
Beginning
Thursday,
goals, and tenets of our church
February
5th
and
and
continuing
each
week
thereafter
at
7:00
AM,
Pastor Berdj will hold a
men’s prayer meeting in
the annex. Please join u s
when you can.
d e no m i na t i o n
a nd
especially for those desiring
membership.
If you’d like to
attend and have not already
responded, please register in
the office by Wed. 2/18 (6290405 or [email protected]).
REMINDERS
*ASSISTIVE LISTENING DEVICES are available for use during the service and may
be obtained from the sound technician located in the rear of the sanctuary.
(Please return to sound tech following the service.)
*PARENTS OF YOUNG CHILDREN: THE CRY ROOM, located in the narthex across
from the elevator, is available for moms and babies. THE NURSERY is available
for children 0 through 4 years of age. (They are also welcome in the sanctuary.)
Please transport any nursery-going children immediately following the Doxology.
*PLEASE TURN OFF watch alarms, telephones, and pagers before the service.
*PARENTS – please help us limit the distractions during our worship service by
making sure your children attend to restroom needs, etc. before the service.
*FOOD AND BEVERAGES (including water) are not allowed in the sanctuary.
Thank you!
*PLEASE FILL OUT the Welcome Pad and pass it down your row for all to sign.
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Psalm 107:1-9
O praise the Lord, for He is good; His mer- cies still en - dure;
Their wear - y soul with -in them faints when thirst and hun - ger press;
Let them give thanks un-to the Lord for
all His kind - ness shown,
Thus say the ran -somed of the Lord, from all their foes se - cure.
In
trou -ble to the Lord they cried; He saved them from dis-tress.
And for His works so won- der- ful which He to men makes known.
He gath -ered them from out the lands, from north, south, east and west.
He made the way be- fore them straight, and he be- came their guide.
Be- cause the lon-ging soul by Him with food is sat - is - fied;
They wan-dered in the wil - der - ness, No
cit - y found to rest.
That they might to a
cit - y go in which they would a- bide.
The hun- gry s oul that looks to Him with good-ness is sup-plied.
Sung to the tune of There is a Fountain Filled with Blood
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Valentine Dinner
February 12th
Seekatz Opera House
Includes: Dinner & Entertainment
Cost $25 per person
Non-Member Guests at half cost.
We encourage you to take advantage of this
special opportunity to involve friends & family
in our church community by inviting them to
attend with you.
Childcare will be provided.
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THURSDAY LUNCH & STUDY
BEGINNING FEB. 5 at 11:45 AM
Defending Your Faith: An Overview of Classical Apologetics
DVD-based study featuring R.C. Sproul
Interested in defending your faith in a faithless world? In how reason and
science are your friends in defending God’s existence and the truth claims of
Christ? Want to know the comfort and confidence apologetics can bring? Join
us for lunch ($5) and this popular teaching series by Sproul. To reserve a lunch,
email [email protected]
Alliance for Confessing Evangelicals
Texas Hill Country Bible Conference 2015
February 27-28
Boerne, Texas
Church Group Registration Cost: $35.00
Registration forms can be obtained in the office or by contacting Barbaranne
Kelly ([email protected]).
Forms w/payment should be returned to the church office or to Barbaranne by
Sunday, 2/15 for the special group price.
AllianceNet.org
YOU CAN HELP US!
Please call Pastor Berdj, Minister of Visitation &
Shepherding, with any information regarding our
folks who are in the hospital, who are home-bound,
or who are otherwise in need of a visit. Thank you!
COMING-UP-AT-A-GLANCE
February 12 — MIC Valentine Dinner
February 27-28 — TX Hill Country Bible Conference
March 6th-7th — Women’s Conference
April 11 — Church Picnic (MIC)
April 24-25 — Host RUF Conference/Presbytery
July 13-17 — Vacation Bible School
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High School Youth Group Super Bowl Celebration
TONIGHT!!
New England Patriots to defeat the Seattle
Seahawks
4:30pm to 9:30pm
Lawn games and other activities for the more casual
fans
Prizes will be given for Super Bowl related
competitions
Address:
At the Meyers House on Lake Dunlap
849 E. Zipp Road New Braunfels, TX 78130
Middle School Rampage
See the SA Rampage take on the
Iowa Wild at the AT&T Center
Saturday, March 7th
SPACE IS LIMITED
RSVP to [email protected]
Game Starts at 7PM Travel Details Soon
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Spiritual Regeneration
Intellectual Reformation
Behavioral Transformation
SERVICE
Parking Lot Attendant
Rapid Visitation
Greeters
Nursery Greeters
Today
Next Week
Horan, Jr.
Meyers
DeWoody
Scribner
Horan, Sr.
Henry
Bierstedt
Horan/Showalter
JANUARY GIVING/EXPENSE
Monthly Budget for General Operating Expenses ........................ $ 71,885.00
Monthly Building Fund Payment .................................................. $ 11,160.00
Total Monthly Budget ................................................................... $ 83,045.00
Last Month’s Giving for General Operating Account ................... $ 49,718.60
Last Month’s Giving for Building Fund ........................................ $ 4,985.00
Last Month’s [Deficit]/Surplus for Operating Account ................ $[22,166.40]
Last Month’s [Deficit]/Surplus for Building Account .................. $ [6,175.00]
Last Month’s Total [Deficit]/Surplus ............................................ $[28,341.40]
Year-to-Date [Deficit]/Surplus for Operating Account ................. $[22,166.40]
Year-to-Date [Deficit]/Surplus for Building Account ................... $ [6,175.00]
Year-to-Date Total [Deficit]/Surplus............................................. $[28,341.40]
WEEKLY GIVING
General Budget Giving .................................................................. $ 14,734.85
Building Fund Giving .................................................................... $
265.00
Total Offering Week of 1/25 ......................................................... $ 14,999.85
ATTENDANCE
Date
Worship Sunday School
12/28
197
N/A
1/4/15
266
173
1/11/15
271
194
1/18/15
246
197
1/25/14
304
218
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WEEKLY EVENTS
MEN’S & WOMEN’S PRAYER GATHERINGS ..... Sundays .................................. 9:00 AM
SUNDAY SCHOOL FOR ALL AGES ....................... Sundays .................................. 9:30 AM
WORSHIP .......................................................... Sundays ................................ 10:45 AM
WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDIES ................................. Tuesdays ................................ 9:30 AM
ELDER’S PRAYER MEETING .............................. Tuesdays… ............................. 6:30 PM
FAMILY SUPPER................................................ Wednesdays ............................ 5:15 PM
PIONEER CLUB ................................................. Wednesdays ............................ 6:00 PM
MIDDLE SCHOOL MID-WEEK ........................... Wednesdays ............................ 6:00 PM
CHOIR REHEARSAL........................................... Wednesdays ............................ 6:15 PM
WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY .................................... Wednesdays ............................ 6:15 PM
MEN’S BOOK STUDY .......................................... Wednesdays… ........................ 6:15 PM
MEN’S PRAYER GROUP ...................................... Thursdays… ......................... 7:00 AM
THURSDAY LUNCH/STUDY ................................. Thursdays… ......................... 11:45 AM
The Weekly Fellowship Luncheon (2nd & 4th Sundays) will not be held
today, but will be back next Sunday following worship.
RULING ELDERS
Gary Bird
Bob Davenport
Gary Henry
Ace Horan, Sr.
Jack Lucas
Gene Meyers
Don Miller
Fred Willard
Charles Taylor**
Ned Martin**
Rick Faber
Jim Fritsch
Darren Hill
Michael Hornbuckle
Jason Hurta
**Emeritus
DEACONS
Dee Anderson
Brad Bredesen
Doug Culpepper
MUSIC STAFF
Choir Director
Organist
Pianist
Song Leader
Ms. Denise Damron
Mrs. Joji Tonko
Mrs. Sally Forney
Mr. Adam Bell
AUXILIARY STAFF
Assistant to the Senior Pastor
Women’s Ministries Coordinator
Nursery Supervisor
Children’s Sunday School Superintendent
Publishing Specialist
Church Secretary
Church Sexton
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Mrs. Kathy Teuton
Mrs. Gaye Meyers
Mrs. Tasha Blythin
Dr. Dean Showalter
Mrs. Shawnde Johnson
Mrs. Melissa Smith
Mr. Frank Harris
MISSION STATEMENT
Our purpose is to establish and build a church which is pleasing to God.
During that historic period known as The Reformation,
men of great courage and conviction set about to
reform a church which had departed from many of the
essential truths of orthodox Christianity. These
truths are often referred to as the solas.
The Latin phrases are:
SOLA SCRIPTURA or THE SCRIPTURE ALONE!
SOLUS CHRISTUS or CHRIST ALONE!
SOLA GRATIA or GRACE ALONE!
SOLE FIDE or FAITH ALONE!
and
SOLI DEO GLORIA or TO GOD ALONE BE THE GLORY!
CHRIST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
of the
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN AMERICA
1620 Common Street • New Braunfels, Texas • 78130
Phone: (830) 629-0405 • Fax: (830) 629-0470
Email: [email protected]
www.christpresnb.org
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