December 12, 2021
Salem Ebenezer Reformed Church RCUS (Manitowoc, WI)
Sermon: “Times of Refreshing”

Acts 3:17-26NKJV

Order of Service


Welcome and Announcements

Call to Worship

* Hymn 145 Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus

*Salutation and Invocation

Hymn 639 Once in Royal David’s City

We Confess our Christian Faith

Heidelberg Catechism #125

Congregational Prayer

*Hymn 158 See, Amid the Winter’s Snow

Scripture Reading: Genesis 12:1-5

                Text: Acts 3:17-26

Sermon “Times of Refreshing

Prayer (concluded with Lord's Prayer in unison)

Hymn 151 O Come, All Ye Faithful

(Tithes & Offerings Collected)



  • PRAY for the Consistory meeting tomorrow night. May God bless them with wisdom and love for the flock as they lead us in the Lord’s way.

  • PRAY for Pat Check who had emergency surgery this week and will be in the hospital through the weekend. May God bless him and Cindy with His presence through this trial.

  • Keep in prayer Rev. Lee Johnson of the RCUS church in Lincoln, NE. His recovery from the stroke he had in October is slowly moving forward and he anticipates returning home from the hospital for the first time this coming week.

  • Christmas Caroling: This afternoon we will spread the Christian joy of this season to our shutins. If you have any questions or can help with logistics, please see Patty Check.

  • Christmas Eve Program: we invite any church members (or guests who will be present) to participate with a reading, song, instrumental piece, ensemble, etc. Please see the pastor with your ideas so he can arrange the program accordingly.

  • Next week we plan to celebrate the Lord’s Supper during worship. Let us come prepared to commune with Christ and one another. 
Sermon Outline

“Times of Refreshing”

Acts 3:17-26


Christ promises once more to refresh the sons of the covenant.

1.    Christ gives the Jews a second chance to repent (vv. 17-20)

2.    Christ is the One Who brings the prophesied times of restoration (vv. 21-23)

3.    Christ brings the blessing of repentance (vv. 24-26)

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