Emmanuel Reformed Church (RCUS)
Lord’s Day Worship — Sunday, September 27, 2020
Order of Worship

[Prelude and Announcements]

Silent Prayer and Piano Response

  • Call to Worship — Psalm 18:1-3
  • Opening Prayer and Gloria Patri
  • Hymn #1, “All People That on Earth do Dwell”

Reading of Holy Scripture: Psalm 2 (p. 468)

Confession of Faith — The Nicene Creed (Bulletin Insert)

Heidelberg Catechism: Lord’s Day 39, Question 104 (p. 872)

Congregational Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer (p. 784)

  • Hymn #295, “Crown Him with Many Crowns”

Reading of Holy Scripture: John 1:35-42 (p. 919)

Sermon: “Leading People to Jesus”

Pastor Carl Gobelman

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

  • Hymn #444, “O Zion, Haste, Your Mission High Fulfilling”
  • Closing Prayer and Doxology


  • Congregation please stand as able
Sermon Text

John 1:35-42NKJV


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

Next Week: October 4, Sunday School — 9:30 am; Worship — 10:30 am; Family Bible Study — 7:00 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.

  • The October 2020 issue of Table Talk Magazine is available in the foyer. Make sure and pick up your copy.
  • Please join us TODAY after the worship service for coffee, tea, & fellowship! The location is next door in the parsonage. 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!
  • The next consistory meeting will be Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 7:00 PM.
  • 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 20, 2020

General Fund — $4, 640.00

Compassion Kenya — $135.00

Synod/Classis — $50.00

Attendance — 53, Communicant Members — 45

Offering Today: General Fund & MERF

Next Week: General Fund & Synod/Classis

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