************ Order of Worship for Old Year's Service ************


By: Rev. Adrian Dieleman


This service was planned for December 31, 1996



OLD YEARS SERVICE

December 31, 1996
Bethel CRC, Waupun

Prelude + Welcome

PRAISE THE LORD
Call to Worship - Ps 91:1,2
Opening Prayer
*Song - 475 (all 4 stanzas)
*God's Greeting
Hymn Request

THROUGHOUT ALL GENERATIONS
Responsive Reading - Psalm 90:1-2
Roll call of those baptized and confessing their faith during the past year
Song - 505:1,2,3,7

LIKE THE NEW GRASS OF THE MORNING
Responsive Reading - Psalm 90:3-6, 9-12
Roll call of those saints who were called from this life during 1996
Duet - Ryan Aukeman + Amy Stalsonburg - "It is Well"

OUR INIQUITIES AND SECRET SINS AND GOD'S COMPASSION
Responsive Reading - Psalm 90:7-8
Prayer of Confession
Responsive Reading as Assurance of Forgiveness - Psalm 90:13-15
Song - 260

THE WORD OF GOD
Scripture Reading - Matthew 7:24-27
Sermon - "Building on the Rock"
Prayer (congregation - "Amen")
Trio - Andrea, Joan, Laurie - "Seekers of Your Heart"
Offering - The Christian Home

THE FAVOR OF GOD
Responsive Reading - Psalm 90:16-17
God's Blessing
*Closing Song - 442 (all; 4,5 a cappella)

*Silent Meditation + Postlude


"*" If you are able, please stand
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