Emmanuel Reformed Church (RCUS)
Lord’s Day Worship August 2, 2020
Order of Worship

[Prelude and Announcements]

Silent Prayer and Piano Response

  • Call to Worship — Psalm 147:1
  • Opening Prayer and Gloria Patri
  • Hymn #59, “Forever Settled in the Heavens”

Reading of Holy Scripture: Ephesians 2:11-22 (p. 1,013)

The Apostle’s Creed (p. 784)

Heidelberg Catechism: Lord’s Day 31, Questions 83-85 (p. 870)

Congregational Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer (p. 784)

  • Hymn #347, “The Church’s One Foundation”

Reading of Holy Scripture: Haggai 2:10-23 (p. 816)

Sermon: “What a Difference a Day Makes”

Mr. Carl Gobelman

Presentation of Offerings (Offering plate will be available in foyer)

  • Hymn #370, “Revive They Work, O Lord”
  • Closing Prayer and Doxology


  • Congregation please stand as able
Sermon Text

Haggai 2:10-23NKJV


Prayer Requests: Anna Griess (Kathy Douglas’ mother), Cheryl Cloet, Leoma Sisel, Arnie Boehler; Jeanine Fehr; Mercy Street Reformed Church (Denver); Omaha Reformed Church; Westminster Biblical Missions; Compassion Kenya; MERF; Reformed Faith & Life; Reformed churches in Kenya, Congo, and the Philippines; Philippine Student Seminary

Announcements: If you have any announcements for the Sunday bulletin, please call Pastor Gobelman, (847) 989-4676.

  • Next Sunday, August 9, 2020, we will begin a brand new sermon series through the Gospel of John entitled, “Jesus Christ, Son of God and Savior”
  • Next Sunday, August 9, 2020, we will continue our Bible study through Paul’s letter to the Romans in adult Sunday school
  • ERC Ladies Bible Study will meet the first Wednesday of each month beginning on August 5 @ 1:00pm. We will begin a study through the book of Genesis. We’ll be using study guides from Crossway’s Knowing the Bible series. Books will be $5.99 ea.
  • ERC will be hosting a Youth Fellowship at the parsonage on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 @ 7:30pm. All youth are invited and encouraged to invite their friends for a night of games & pizza.
  • Rev. Lee Johnson (Lincoln, NE) will lead worship and administer the Lord’s Supper on Sunday, August 23, 2020. Fellowship meal to follow worship service.
  • ERC will be resuming Family Bible Study starting on Sunday, September 6, 2020 @ 7:00pm (1st & 3rd Sundays). We will begin a study through the book of Revelation. This would be a great opportunity to invite people to attend!

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