Emmanuel Reformed Church (RCUS)
Lord’s Day Worship — Sunday, January 3, 2021
Order of Worship

[Prelude and Announcements]

Silent Prayer and Piano Response

  • Call to Worship — Psalm 103:1-5
  • Opening Prayer and Gloria Patri
  • Hymn #53, “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”

Psalter Reading — Psalm 8 (p. 788)

Heidelberg Catechism: Lord’s Day 1, Questions 1-2 (p. 862)

Congregational Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

  • Hymn #303, “Blessed Jesus, at Your Word”

Reading of Holy Scripture — Revelation 21:1-5

Sermon: “All Things New”

Pastor Carl Gobelman

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

  • Hymn #546, “The Sands of Time Are Sinking”
  • Closing Prayer and Doxology


Sermon Text

Revelation 21:1-5NKJV


This Week: January 3, Sunday School — 9:30 am; Worship — 10:30 am; Family Bible Study — 7:00 pm

Next Week: January 10, Worship — 10:00 am; Annual Meeting — 11:00 am

Sutton Community Home: Myrna Ulmer, Leoma Sisel

Henderson Care Center: Jeanine Fehr

Prayer Requests: Marsha Hendrikus (lump in throat, Bev Ochsner’s sister), 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.

  • This Sunday, January 3, 2021, we will continue our Family Bible Study through the Book of Revelation as we look at Revelation 3:7-13.
  • This Wednesday, January 6, 2021, our ERC Lady’s Bible study will meet @ 1:00 PM in the church basement. We will be looking at ch. 7 in the Knowing the Bible study guide through Genesis.
  • Next Sunday, January 10, 2021we will have our Annual Meeting immediately following the worship service.
  • The next ERC Youth Fellowship will be on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 @ 7:00 PM at the parsonage. Invite your friends! 
  • Sunday, January 17, 2021, we will continue our Sunday School Bible study through the Book of Romans as we look at Romans 8:5-8.
  • On Sunday, January 24, 2021, we will be holding our Coffee Fellowship following the service at the parsonage. All are welcome!

Offering & Attendance: December 25, 2020 (Christmas Day)

General Fund — $600.00

Synod/Classis — $856.00

Verly Hofmann Memorial Fund — $25.00

Attendance — 51; Communicant Members — 43

Offering & Attendance: December 27, 2020

General Fund — $6,660.00

Synod/Classis — $1,500.00

MERF — $155.00

Verly Hofmann Memorial Fund — $75.00

Attendance — 47; Communicant Members — 41

Offering Today: General Fund & Synod/Classis

Next Week: General Fund & Philippine Student Seminary

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