Emmanuel Reformed Church (RCUS)
Lord’s Day Worship — Sunday, September 20, 2020
Order of Worship

Order of Worship

[Prelude and Announcements]

Silent Prayer and Piano Response

  • Call to Worship — Psalm 9:1-2, 7
  • Opening Prayer and Gloria Patri
  • Hymn #38, “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise”

Reading of Holy Scripture: Isaiah 52:13 - 53:12 (p. 637)

Psalter Reading — Psalm 2 (p. 786)

Heidelberg Catechism: Lord’s Day 38, Question 103 (p. 872)

Congregational Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer (p. 784)

  • Hymn #311, “Hail to the Lord’s Anointed”

Reading of Holy Scripture: John 1:29-34 (p. 919)

Sermon: “The Lamb of God”

Pastor Carl Gobelman

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

  • Hymn #585, “Take My Life, and Let it Be”
  • Closing Prayer and Doxology


  • Congregation please stand as able
Sermon Text

John 1:19-28NKJV


This Week: September 20, Sunday School — 9:30 am; Worship — 10:30 am; Family Bible Study — 7:00 pm

Next Week: September 27, Sunday School — 9:30 am; Worship — 10:30 am; Coffee Fellowship — 12:00 pm

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

Prayer Requests: Ulmer family (Eugene & Cindy, death of Eugene’s brother Richard), Elaine Nuss (broken foot, Gary’s mom), Marsha Hendrikus (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.

  • Please join me in extending our condolences to Eugene & Cindy Ulmer in the death of Eugene’s brother, Richard. Richard (77) passed away early Monday morning after a prolonged battle with prostate cancer.
  • Next Sunday, September 27, 2020, we will be hosting a Coffee Fellowship at the parsonage after the worship service. All are welcome!
  • The next Family Bible Study through the Book of Revelation will be on Sunday, October 4, 2020, at 7:00 pm here in the sanctuary.
  • The next ERC Ladies Bible Study will be on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at 1:00pm in the church basement. We will cover chapter 4 in the study guide.
  • The next ERC Youth Fellowship will be on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at 7:00pm over at the parsonage. Invite your friends to attend!
  • 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: September 13, 2020

General Fund — $1,355.00

Philippine Student Seminary — $100.00

Attendance — 42, Communicant Members — 37

Offering Today: General Fund & Compassion Kenya

Next Week: General Fund & MERF

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