Church Bulletin
Sunday, May 7, 2023

Pastor Bryan Dick

Gathering to Worship


Call to Worship

* Song of Response: “Forever”

* God’s Greeting

* Time of Praise “Praise the Lord, Sing Hallelujah” PH 188

Confession and Assurance

Belgic Confession: Article 32: The Order and Discipline of the Church

Prayer of Confession 

Assurance of Pardon

Song of Response: “He Will Hold Me Fast”

Offering Our Prayer and Gifts

Congregational Prayer (Prayer requests can be shared at this time)

Offertory—Offering received for Christian Education Fund

Children are invited forward for a Children’s Message as the 

deacons come to present the offerings

The Word of God

Children’s Message

* Song of Preparation: “Cornerstone”

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 1: 18-2: 5 (p. 1131)

Message: “Preaching the Cross”


* Song of Response: “Lift High the Cross” PH 373: 1,5, 7


* Benediction

* Doxology: “We Receive Your Blessing”

* Postlude

Pianist: Elaine Vos

Praise team: Elise Ball, Stephanie Dick, Laura Te Velde

THE BASKET for Renee’s cards will be left out and you are welcome to continue to send her an encouraging note.   

TUESDAY MORNING LADIES’ BIBLE STUDY will end our year with brunch at Dee’s house this week at 10 am.

2023-2024 CHRISTIAN EDUCATION PLEDGE DRIVE: The Christian Education Fund pledge packet was put in your mailboxes last week. Please prayerfully consider a pledge for the 2023-2024 school year and return your completed form to the box on the library table by next week, May 14. Our families are blessed by your gift! 

BACKPACK BUDDIES: During May we are collecting 16-ounce jars of peanut butter (any brand).