Emmanuel Reformed Church (RCUS)
Lord’s Day Worship — Sunday, October 4, 2020
Order of Worship

[Prelude and Announcements]

Silent Prayer and Piano Response

  • Call to Worship — Psalm 29:1-2
  • Opening Prayer and Gloria Patri
  • Hymn #2, “O Worship the King”

Reading of Holy Scripture: Isaiah 62 (p. 645)

Psalter Reading — Psalm 3 (p. 786)

Heidelberg Catechism: Lord’s Day 40, Questions 105-107 (p. 872)

Congregational Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer (p. 784)

  • Hymn #159, “O Savior, Precious Savior”

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

Sermon: “Taste and See that the Lord is Good”

Pastor Carl Gobelman

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

  • Hymn #516, “Jesus, I Live to Thee”
  • Closing Prayer and Doxology


  • Congregation please stand as able
Sermon Text

John 1:35-42NKJV


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

Next Week: October 11, 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: 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), Cheryl Cloet (back), 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.
  • 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.
  • We will be celebrating the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper on Sunday, October 18, 2020. Fellowship meal to follow after the service.
  • The next Family Bible Study through the Book of Revelation will be on Sunday, October 18, 2020, at 7:00 pm here in the sanctuary.

Offering & Attendance: September 27, 2020

General Fund — $1,412.00

MERF — $135.00

Attendance — 43, Communicant Members — 35

Offering Today: General Fund & Synod/Classis

Next Week: General Fund & Philippine Student Seminary

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