Emmanuel Reformed Church (RCUS)
Lord’s Day Sunday, September 6, 2020
Order of Worship

[Prelude and Announcements]

Silent Prayer and Piano Response

  • Call to Worship — Psalm 5:7
  • Opening Prayer and Gloria Patri
  • Hymn #51, “O Jehovah, Hear My Words”

Reading of Holy Scripture: Exodus 33:12-34:8 (p. 78)

Psalter Reading — Psalm 1 (p. 786)

Heidelberg Catechism: Lord’s Day 38, Questions 99-100 (p. 871)

Congregational Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer (p. 784)

  • Hymn #166, “Wondrous King, All-Glorious”

Reading of Holy Scripture: John 1:1-18 (p. 918)

Sermon: “The Only Begotten of the Father”

Pastor Carl Gobelman

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

  • Hymn #473, “Jesus Sinners Doth Receive”
  • Closing Prayer and Doxology


  • Congregation please stand as able
ERC Information

This Week: September 6, Sunday School — 9:30 am; Worship — 10:30 am; Family Bible Study — 7:00 pm

Next Week: September 13, Sunday School — 9:30 am; Worship — 10:30 am

Sutton Community Home: Myrna Ulmer, Verly Hofmann, Leoma Sisel; Kearney Veteran’s Home: Johnny Griess; Henderson Care Center: Jeanine Fehr

Prayer Requests: Marsha Henrikus (lump in throat, Bev Ochsner’s sister), Ryan Briggs (wrist, Cheryl Cloet’s son-in-law), Thomas Nuss (hip, Leola’s husband & Jane’s father), Leoma Sisel, Arnie Boehler; Jeannine 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.

  • The September issue of Table Talk magazine is available in the foyer.
  • Next Sunday, September 13, 2020, we will continue our sermon series through the Gospel of John entitled, “Jesus Christ, Son of God and Savior”
  • Next Sunday,September 13, 2020, we will continue our Bible study through Paul’s letter to the Romans in adult Sunday school
  • The next Family Bible Study will be on Sunday, September 20, 2020. We will be continuing our study through the book of Revelation
  • The next Coffee Fellowship at the parsonage will be on Sunday, September 27, 2020, after the worship service. All are welcome!
  • ERC will be having its Missions Fest celebration on Sunday, October 18, 2020. Rev. Mark VanderHart, associate professor of OT @ Mid-America Reformed Seminary in Dyer IN, will be our guest speaker.

Offering & Attendance: August 30, 2020

General Fund — $3,693.48

Sutton Christian School — $40.00

Attendance — 46, Communicant Members — 41

Offering Today: General Fund & Synod/Classis

Next Week: General Fund & Philippine Student Seminary

Scripture Reading

John 1:1-18NKJV

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