Preparing for Sunday 5/7/17

Read through the sermon outline and liturgy to prepare your heart for our time together this Sunday morning. Sunday morning service starts at 10:15 AM.

Sermon Outline

Sermon Title: Church Order by Divine Design
Main Text: Titus 1:5-9
Big Idea: Qualified Elders are essential to God’s design for the church
 
Outline: 3 reasons qualified elders are essential to a healthy church:
 
I. Elders are essential to the proper ordering of the church (5)
II. Elders are essential to provide an example (6-8)
III. Elders are essential to teach and defend sound doctrine (9)

Liturgy

Call to Worship:  Psalm 23:1-6
Congregational Song #1: Arise My Soul, Arise 
Congregational Song #2: All Hail the Power of Jesus Name (LifeWay)
Confession of Sin: Ephesians 4:11-16
Assurance of Pardon: Ephesians 2:4-5
Congregational Song #3: He Will Hold Me Fast 
Congregational Song #4: How Firm a Foundation 
Pastoral Prayer 
Offertory/Giving (children ages 3-5 years are dismissed to Children’s Church)
Sermon: Church Order by Divine Design
Text: Titus 1:5-9
Big Idea: Qualified Elders are Essential to God’s Design for the Church
Congregational Song #5: The Church’s One Foundation
Benediction: 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24