Posts by Thomas Anderson

Prepare for Sunday 12/10

Call to Worship: Psalm 33:1-4; 8-11   Congregational Song #1: All Creatures of our God and King Congregational Song #2: Come Praise and Glorify Scripture Reading:  Matthew 1:18-25 Pastoral Prayer Congregational Song #3: O Holy Night Congregational Song #4: What Child is This  Offertory/Giving: (children ages 3-5 years are dismissed to Children’s Church) Sermon: “And Shall Call his name Immanuel”…

Advent in Isaiah

Come, join us this Advent season to worship our risen Lord. This year, during the Advent season, Emmaus is teaching through five major texts in the book of Isaiah. During these five weeks, Pastor Erik will trace out Isaiah’s theme of God’s anointed one, the Christ, the suffering servant who will save His people from their sin. These prophecies point forward to Jesus Christ who came in the flesh and dwelt among us.

Prepare for Sunday 12/3/17

Take some time this week to look through the liturgy and read Isaiah 6 to prepare your heart for our Sunday morning gathering. Liturgy Call to Worship: Psalm 93:1-2, 5 Congregational Song #1: Hark the Herald Angels Sing Congregational Song #2: Holy, Holy, Holy Confession of Sin: James 1:21-24 Assurance of Pardon:  Hebrews 10:9 Congregational Song #3: On Christ the Solid…

Unity and Diversity

Unity and Diversity Diversity’s probably more important — and at the same time less important — than you may have thought. It’s more important because when people with no worldly bonds or connections love each other sacrificially in the church, it’s a giant advertisement that something supernatural is going on. Jesus says, “By this all…

Prepare for Sunday 11/19

Liturgy Call to Worship: Isaiah 25:1 Congregational Song #1: How Great is Our God Congregational Song #2: Glorious Christ Confession of Sin: Rom 1:16 Assurance of Pardon: Isaiah 53:5 Congregational Song #3: Before the Throne of God Above Congregational Song #4: Jesus, Thank You Pastoral Prayer Offertory/Giving: (children ages 3-5 years are dismissed to Children’s Church) Sermon: Is. 52:13-53:12 Congregational…

Prepare for Sunday 11/12

Liturgy Call to Worship: Isaiah 12:1-2  Congregational Song #1: Come Thou Fount Congregational Song #2: The Perfect Wisdom of Our God Scripture Reading: Luke 15:11-32 Pastoral Prayer Congregational Song #3: Jesus Paid it All Congregational Song #4: Oh How Good it is Offertory/Giving: (children ages 3-5 years are dismissed to Children’s Church) Sermon: Gen 33 The Lords Supper Congregational Song #5: Doxology

Prepare for Sunday 11/5

Sermon Outline Text: Genesis 33:1-20 Title: Brothers Reunited and Reconciled Big Idea: Since reconciliation is a work of grace, we should pursue it by faith and respond to it with praise. (1) A Surprising Reunion (1-11) (2) A Peaceful Separation (12-17) (3) A Safe Arrival (18-20) Liturgy Call to Worship: Psalm 100:1,2,4 Congregational Song #1: How Great…

Thank God for the Reformation and its Reformers

This prayer was prayed by Ron Martina on Oct. 29 during reformation Sunday.  Dear heavenly Father, we praise your name this Lord’s Day morning. We are indebted to you for preserving us for this glorious privilege of assembling together in obedience to your Word. We thank you for your everlasting covenant love. Dear Lord Jesus,…

Prepare for Sunday 10/29

Call to Worship: Psalm 67:1-5  Congregational Song #1: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God  Congregational Song #2: O Great God of Highest Heaven Confession of Sin: 2 Cor. 3:5  Assurance of Pardon:  Eph. 2:8,9  Congregational Song #3: All I Have is Christ Congregational Song #4: Jesus Paid it All Pastoral Prayer Offertory/Giving: (children ages 3-5 years are dismissed to…

Prepare for Sunday 10/22

Liturgy Call to Worship: Psalm 46:1-3, 7-11 Congregational Song #1: O Worship the King  Congregational Song #2: All Glory be to Christ Scripture Reading: Phil. 4:4-9 Pastoral Prayer Congregational Song #3: Now Why This Fear Congregational Song #4: In Christ Alone Offertory/Giving: (children ages 3-5 years are dismissed to Children’s Church) Sermon: Text: Gen. 31:1-55 Title: The Secret Service of God The Lords…