Emmanuel Reformed Church (RCUS)
Lord’s Day Worship — Sunday, November 8, 2020
Order of Worship

[Prelude and Announcements]

Silent Prayer and Piano Response

  • Call to Worship — Psalm 48:1-3
  • Opening Prayer and Gloria Patri
  • Hymn #12, “Exalt the Lord, His Praise Proclaim”

Reading of Holy Scripture: Psalm 139

Confession of Faith — Apostles’ Creed (p. Bulletin Insert)

Heidelberg Catechism: Lord’s Day 45, Questions 116-119 (p. 873)

Congregational Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

  • Hymn #235, “All Glory, Laud, and Honor”

Reading of Holy Scripture: John 2:23-25

Sermon: “The Discerner of Hearts”

Pastor Carl Gobelman

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

  • Hymn #672, “Trust and Obey”
  • Closing Prayer and Doxology


  • Congregation please stand as able
Sermon Text

John 2:23-25NKJV


This Week: November 8, Sunday School — 9:30 am; Worship — 10:30 am

Next Week: November 15, 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: Marsha Hendrikus (lump in throat, Bev Ochsner’s sister), Cheryl Cloet (back), Leola Nuss & Nuss Family (death of Tom Nuss), 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.

  • Next Sunday, November 15, 2020 we will continue our Sunday School Bible study through the Book of Romans as we look at Romans 6:1-14.
  • Next Sunday, November 15, 2020 we will continue our sermon series through the Gospel of John. Sermon text: John 3:1-8
  • Next Sunday, November 15, 2020 we will continue our Family Bible Study through the Book of Revelation as we look at Revelation 2:12-17.
  • Pastor and Linda Gobelman will be away on vacation from Monday, November 23 through Monday, November 30, 2020.
  • Join us after worship on Sunday, November 22, 2020 next door at the parsonage for a time of coffee, tea, and fellowship.
  • Starting Sunday, December 6, 2020 and continuing for the months of December and January, we will be taking a break from our sermon series through the Gospel of John and beginning a recurring series through the Book of Psalms titled A Heart Longing for God.
  • Catch up on past sermons & Bible study lessons at our SermonAudio website: https://www.sermonaudio.com/solo/emmanuelreformed

Offering & Attendance: November 1, 2020

General Fund — $3, 456.78

Synod/Classis — $1,308.00

Mission Fest — $25.00

Thomas Nuss Memorial — $500.00

Attendance — 46, Communicant Members — 42

Offering Today: General Fund & Philippine Student Seminary

Next Week: General Fund & Compassion Kenya

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