Sovereign Grace Bulletin 5/21/2017

Sunday Morning Service – 11:00 am

Entering into Worship

Prelude and Meditation Psalm 8

*Call to Worship & Opening Prayer Psalm 34:1-3

*Hymn # 635 “How Good It Is to Thank the Lord”

Confessing Our Faith

Call to Faith Philippians 3:1-14

*Hymn of Commitment # 521 “My Hope is Built on Nothing Less”

The Apostle’s Creed in Unison Page 845

Congregational Prayer

Tithes and Offering Hymn # 731

*Hymn # 62:1-4 “Sing to the Lord, Sing His Praise”

Proclaiming God’s Word

Scripture Exodus 20:4-6; Daniel 3

Sermon: “THE WORSHIP OF GOD”

Celebration of the Lord’s Supper

Diaconal Offering

*Hymn # 253:1,3,5 “There Is a Fountain Filled with Blood”

*Benediction Postlude

Sunday Evening Service – 6:00 pm

Opening Scripture & Prayer Psalm 51:10-17

*Hymn # 97 “We Praise You, O God, Our Redeemer, Creator”

Responsive Reading Proverbs 26:17-28 (NASB)

Hymn # 562 “All to Jesus I Surrender”

Congregational Prayer & Offering

*Hymn # 400 “O Bless Our God with One Accord”

Scripture Acts 3:11-26

Sermon “THE THREE R’S”

*Hymn # 130 “Showers of Blessing”

*Benediction Postlude

In Prayer This Week… *Give thanks to the Lord that Cecile Karstensen was able to have successful nose surgery this past week.

*Stella Hollebeek received good news that she does not need a new pacemaker at this time as her doctor believes her current pacemaker is working well.

*Pray for Donna McIlhenny (wife of OPC Chaplain Chuck McIlhenny), who has small vein disease and is experiencing recurring headaches. She will be seeing a neurologist this Tuesday.

*Pray for the persecuted church. Pray that the Lord will provide for the needs of our brothers and sisters across the Northeast of Nigeria who are suffering much under the humanitarian emergency the insurgency in that country has created; As the disappearance of believers are on the rise in Laos, pray for their safety.

*Give thanks for the ministry of Reformation Translation Fellowship as they translate and distribute reformed literature in China to house church leaders. Pray that government pressure on house churches to conform to state-regulated limitations on gospel ministry will not discourage faithful Christians and book publishers.

*The Lord’s Supper will be celebrated this morning. If you are a baptized and professing communicant member in good standing in a church that professes the gospel of God’s free grace in Jesus Christ, and if you live penitently and seek to walk in godliness before the Lord, then you are welcome to participate.

*The General Assembly of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church will meet May 31st through June 6 at Trinity Christian College in Illinois. Please be in prayer for the commissioners who will be attending, including Pastor Peter, that the Lord would give wisdom to the Assembly in its deliberations.

*Happy Birthday today to Eric Zarr and on Friday to Hannah Moelker. Church Family of the Week: Stella Hollebeek – Growth in the Lord, health, material needs, and extended family Missionary of the Week: Mike & Lili McCabe, China. Pray for Mike as he works on the translation and editing of Reformed materials Nursery Helpers Today: Nikki & Karissa Next Week: May & Rachel Thank You…Your care is appreciated!

Please join us for our Church Family Luncheon Today! Worship, Service, and Announcements

SUNDAY

9:30 AM Sunday School

11:00 AM Sunday Morning Worship Service

6:00 PM Sunday Evening Worship Service

WEDNESDAY - NO Midweek Study this week.

*We will be having a brief congregational meeting during the luncheon today for the purpose of the emeritization of Pastor Bob Herrmann. You received an information sheet in your mailbox two weeks ago. Our Form of Church Government allows for the designation of a retired pastor as “minister emeritus” in recognition of years of faithful service as a minister of the gospel.

*Fellowship Committee: We need your help! If you are a fun person and like to plan fun events for our church family, please think of joining us! We meet about 3-4 times a year and organize occasions where we as a church family can fellowship together. Our dear Jen Winslow is leaving this committee, so we would love to have someone fill her shoes! If you have any questions, please speak to Jen or Lisa! Our next meeting is scheduled for May 30 at 7:00.

*Global Hymn Sing on June 25: Last year over 1.1 million people from 5,400 churches in 100 nations joined together to sing Facing A Task Unfinished by China Inland Mission worker, Frank Houghton. This year, Overseas Missionary Fellowship (OMF) is partnering with Keith & Kristyn Getty again and featuring their new mission hymn – For The Cause, written with Stuart Townend. Our congregation will be joining in on June 25th to sing together with churches across the globe and highlight the gospel need among the nations.

*Youth vs. Congregation Lazer Tag Showdown is this Wednesday, 7 pm at Lazer Legacy (32355 Yucaipa Blvd., Suite 11, Yucaipa). If you have not yet paid, please bring $20 for the 3 games. Plan to meet at 6:45 pm. Drinks and snacks will be provided.

*June's Guess Who's Coming to Lunch in two Sundays (June 4)! Join in the fun, sign up to host people for lunch or go to someone's house for lunch. Sign-up sheets are available on the welcome table. You can also contact Tim Lee or Nikki Sheftick.

The Shorter Catechism #97

What is required for the worthy receiving of the Lord’s Supper? It is required of them that would worthily partake of the Lord’s Supper, that they examine themselves of their knowledge to discern the Lord’s body, of their faith to feed upon him, of their repentance, love, and new obedience; lest, coming unworthily, they eat and drink judgement to themselves.

Sovereign Grace Bulletin 5/14/2017

Sunday Morning Service – 11:00 am

Entering into Worship

Prelude and Meditation Psalm 86:1-7

*Call to Worship & Opening Prayer Psalm 86:8-12

*Hymn # 19 “Thee We Adore, Eternal Lord!”

Confessing Our Faith

Call to Faith Isaiah 44:1-8,21-23

*Hymn of Thanksgiving # 252 “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”

God’s Will For Our Lives Romans 12:1-2,9-21

Congregational Prayer

Tithes and Offering Hymn # 731

*Hymn # 389 “This Is the Day the Lord Has Made”

Proclaiming God’s Word

Scripture Exodus 20:1-3; 32:1-16

Sermon: “HOW TO MAKE ANOTHER god”

*Hymn # 100 “Holy, Holy, Holy!”

*Benediction Postlude

Sunday Evening Service – 6:00 pm

Opening Scripture & Prayer Psalm 149:1-5

*Hymn # 101 “Come, Thou Almighty King”

Responsive Reading Proverbs 26:1-16 (NASB)

Hymn # 581 “Fight the Good Fight”

Congregational Prayer & Offering

*Hymn # 98 “Now Thank We All Our God”

Scripture Acts 3:1-10

Sermon “FROM ALMS-BEGGER to PRAISE-GIVER”

*Hymn # 164 “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing”

*Benediction Postlude

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“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus”(Philippians 4:6-7) In Prayer This Week…

*We give thanks for God’s good gift of a mother and motherhood. “Her children rise up and bless her; Her husband also, and he praises her….Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised”(Prov.31:28,30).

*Pray for the persecuted church. Pray for Christian converts from Islam in the Philippines. After the murder of 8 Christian fishermen, they are fearful of violent attacks. Pray that government measures to curb Christianity will fail to intimidate the church in Sudan.

*Give thanks for the upcoming ordination and installation of Jeremy Baker to the office of evangelist this Saturday, May 20, as the organizing pastor of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Yuma, Arizona.

*The Lord’s Supper will be celebrated next Lord’s Day morning. We believe that the Lord’s Supper is a means of grace by which God feeds us with the crucified, resurrected, and exalted Christ. We believe He does so by His Holy Spirit and through faith. “Let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of the bread and drink of the cup”(1 Cor.11:28).

*Thank you! to all those who graciously encouraged us with the special gift last week. Your care is greatly appreciated! The Moelkers.

*Give thanks that Nikki, Elliot & Joey Sheftick returned safely from PA; Pray for the Session as they meet this Thursday night.

*Happy Birthday on Monday to Joy August!

Church Family of the Week: Sylvia Vanderlinde-Growth in the Lord, health, extended family, material needs Missionary of the Week: Jerry & Marilyn Farnik, Czech Republic. Pray for Jerry as he leads the church in Modrany in worship Nursery Helpers Today: Jennifer T. & Sunny Next Week: Nikki & Karissa Thank You…Your care is appreciated

Worship, Service, and Announcements

SUNDAY

9:30 AM Sunday School

11:00 AM Sunday Morning Worship Service

6:00 PM Sunday Evening Worship Service

WEDNESDAY

7:00 PM Prayer Bible Study – We will conclude our study of “Pray With Your Eyes Open” this week. Please read Chapter 13 (“More Than Words”) in preparation for our study.

*Next Week we look forward to our monthly church family luncheon. A reminder regarding sharing food with the church family (snacks after worship or church family luncheon) – please refrain from sharing tree nut and peanut based products of any kind which can cause an allergic reaction. Your concern for others is greatly appreciated.

We will also be having a brief congregational meeting during the luncheon next week for the purpose of the emeritization of Pastor Bob Herrmann. An information sheet was placed in your mailbox last Lord’s Day. If you have any questions, please speak with one of the elders. Youth vs. Congregation Lazer Tag Showdown is only 10 days away. We will meet at Lazer Legacy promptly at 7 pm on Wednesday, May 24 (32355 Yucaipa Blvd., Suite 11, Yucaipa). If you have not yet paid your $20 to reserve a spot and are planning to come, please do so soon(see Ben Moelker or Pastor).

The Shorter Catechism #97

What is required for the worthy receiving of the Lord’s Supper? It is required of them that would worthily partake of the Lord’s Supper, that they examine themselves of their knowledge to discern the Lord’s body, of their faith to feed upon him, of their repentance, love, and new obedience; lest, coming unworthily, they eat and drink judgment to themselves.

Sovereign Grace Bulletin 5/7/2017

Sunday Morning Service – 11:00 am

Entering into Worship

Prelude and Meditation Psalm 1

*Call to Worship & Opening Prayer Psalm 34:1-6

*Hymn # 660 “O God beyond All Praising”

Confessing Our Faith

Call to Faith Mark 1:14-22

*Hymn of Confession # 480 “Come, for the Feast Is Spread”

God’s Will For Our Responsive Reading – pg.830(Hymnal)

Congregational Prayer

Tithes and Offering Hymn # 734

*Hymn – (Insert) “Speak, O Lord”

Proclaiming God’s Word

Scripture Exodus 19:1-11,18-20:3

Sermon: “THE HEART OF THE LAW”

*Hymn # 537 “Take Time to Be Holy”

*Benediction Postlude

Sunday Evening Service – 6:00 pm

Opening Scripture & Prayer Psalm 133

*Hymn # 392 “O Day of Rest and Gladness”

Responsive Reading Proverbs 25:15-28 (NASB)

Hymn # 659 “Let Us Praise God Together”

Congregational Prayer & Offering

*Hymn # 696:1,3,5 “I’ve Found the Pearl of Greatest Price!”

Scripture Acts 2:42-47

Sermon “THE SPIRIT-FILLED CHURCH”

*Hymn – (Insert) “Oh, How Good It Is”

*Benediction Postlude

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“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus”(Philippians 4:6-7) In Prayer This Week…

*Give thanks for our covenant children and teachers. Pray for our high school and college students as the school year comes to an end and summer jobs are sought.

*Pray for the persecuted church. Pray that in Jordan the refugee crisis would provide an opportunity for many to hear the gospel. Pray that those who have fled to Turkey from Syria would find rest in Christ.

*Give thanks for the multitude of opportunities the Lord places before us to be salt and light in our families, church, school, workplace, and community. Pray that our love for Christ, acts of service, and devotion to God’s glory would draw others to a knowledge of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

*Continue to pray for Jennifer Winslow as she makes plans to move to Colorado to take up a new teaching position later this year; John Rajca’s father in Florida as he seeks strength and comfort in the Lord after the death of his wife; Jack & Rachel as they prepare for their wedding in June; and Marvin’s sister Cindy as she recovers from open heart surgery in West Virginia.

*Happy Birthday today to James Sheftick, on Tuesday to Evelyn Zarr and Wednesday to Lydia Moelker.

Church Family of the Week: Harriet Vander Woude- growth in the Lord, health, extended family

Missionary of the Week: David & Sunshine Okken, Nakaale, Uganda. Pray for the believers who attend services each week.

Nursery Helpers Today: Nikki & Karissa Next Week: Jennifer T. & Sunny Thank You…Your care is appreciated

God calls all His people to worship Him, including men, women, and children. The worship of God is our great joy and responsibility as members of God’s covenant family. As such, you are welcome to keep your children in our worship services. However, you should also feel free to bring them to our nursery room down the hall at any appropriate time and our nursery helper will assist you.

Worship, Service, and Announcements.

SUNDAY

9:30 AM Sunday School

11:00 AM Sunday Morning Worship Service

6:00 PM Sunday Evening Worship Service.

WEDNESDAY

7:00 PM Women’s Bible Study – Please read Chapter 8 (“Discipline of Propriety – Submission’s Behavior”) in preparation for our study..

*The new membership class began this morning during the Discipleship Hour. If you missed this morning, there is still opportunity to join us. We will be meeting in the 2nd floor Lounge of the Village (above the Village entrance, main doors) at 9:30 am over the next several weeks. If you would like to join us, please speak to Pastor Peter to receive a Study Guide.

*The Session is calling for a brief congregational meeting to be held on May 21st during our church family luncheon for the purpose of passing a resolution regarding the emeritisation of former pastor, Rev. Bob Herrmann, in accordance with Form of Government XX.8. A proposed statement which will be voted on at the congregational meeting is in your mailbox today. If you have any questions, please speak with one of the elders..

The Shorter Catechism #96

What is the Lord’s Supper?

The Lord’s Supper is a sacrament, wherein, by giving and receiving bread and wine, according to Christ’s appointment, his death is showed forth; and the worthy receivers are, not after a corporal and carnal manner, but by faith, made partakers of his body and blood, with all his benefits, to their spiritual nourishment, and growth in grace.

Sovereign Grace Bulletin 4/30/2017

Sunday Morning Service – 11:00 am

Entering into Worship

Prelude and Meditation Psalm 19:1-6

*Call to Worship & Opening Prayer Psalm 19:7-10,14

*Hymn # 635:1,2,4 “How Good It Is to Thank the Lord”

Confessing Our Faith

Call to Faith – (Insert) Responsive Reading of Romans 5:12-21

*Hymn of Confession – (Insert) “Living Waters”

God’s Will For Our Lives Hebrews 10:19-25

Congregational Prayer

Tithes and Offering Hymn # 432:1

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

Proclaiming God’s Word

Scripture Mark 7:1-13

Sermon: “SALT WITHOUT TASTE & LIGHT WITHOUT SHINE”

*Hymn # 538 “More about Jesus Would I Know”

*Benediction

Postlude

Sunday Evening Service – 6:00 pm

Opening Scripture & Prayer

Psalm 29

*Hymn # 45 “Now unto Jehovah, Ye Sons of the Mighty”

Responsive Reading Proverbs 25:1-14 (NASB)

Hymn # 359 “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”

Congregational Prayer & Offering

*Hymn # 485:1,2,4,6 “O Thou That Hear’st When Sinners Cry”

Scripture Acts 2:32-41

Sermon “LORD OF MIND, HEART, AND WILL”

*Hymn # “Take My Life, and Let It Be”

*Benediction

Postlude

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“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus”(Philippians 4:6-7) In Prayer This Week…

*Newsletter from Brittany Fellows in your mailbox today. Brittany is planning to be home from Africa on June 7th and will be with us for a few months before returning to Africa in August.

*We give thanks to the Lord for the blessing of one year in California (having arrived last year on May 3rd). We have received news from the USCIS that our petition for permanent residency (Green Card) has been approved. It will take a few months to officially adjust our status from Religious Worker Visa to Green Card, but the process has moved a giant step forward. We thank the Lord for this further confirmation of His bringing us together as pastor’s family and congregation. The Moelkers

*Continue to pray for John Rajca’s father in Florida as he seeks strength and comfort in the Lord after the death of his wife; Brittany Fellows in Malawi as she makes preparations to return home for a time this summer; and Nathan Moelker as he finishes his 2nd year of studies at Geneva College.

*This Thursday, May 4th, is the National Day of Prayer. Give thanks for the blessings of peace and freedom in our land and pray for brothers and sisters in Christ in countries like North Korea, Syria, Iran, India, and elsewhere where there is persecution of the church. Pray for the salvation of our government leaders that they would humble themselves before the Lord.

*Happy Birthday today to Rick Lindsey, on Friday to Marie Meinders and Anna Sheftick, and on Saturday to Gil Dunlap and David Moelker. We also give thanks to the Lord for the 22nd wedding anniversary of Peter and Lisa Moelker this Saturday. Church Family of the Week: Timothy Lee- work, health, extended family, growth in the Lord

Missionary of the Week: Missionary Associates Kathleen Winslow, Prague, Czech Republic and Sarah Jantzen, Mbale, Uganda.

Nursery Helpers Today: Johanna & Josef T Next Week: Nikki & Karissa Thank You…Your care is appreciated

Worship, Service, and Announcements

SUNDAY

9:30 AM Sunday School

11:00 AM Sunday Morning Worship Service

6:00 PM Sunday Evening Worship Service

WEDNESDAY

7:00 PM Prayer Bible Study – Please read Chapter 12 (“Communicating Gratitude”) in preparation for our study.

*The new membership class will begin next Lord’s Day, May 7, 9:30 am during the Discipleship Hour. We will be meeting in the 2nd floor dining area of the Village (above the Village entrance, main doors). If you are planning to participate, please speak to Pastor Peter today to receive your Study Guide.

*An evening of special music from a Men’s Chorus (a group of 20-30 male voices) will be held at The River this Thursday night at 7:30 pm. This event is a fundraiser for the Ladies Auxiliary of the Village at Redlands. A collection will be taken up at the event.

*May's Guess Who's Coming to Lunch event is coming up next Sunday (May 7)! Join in the fun, sign up to host people for lunch or go to someone's house for lunch. Sign-up sheets are available on the welcome table. You can also contact Tim Lee or Nikki Sheftick.

*Youth vs. Congregation Lazer Tag! If you are interested in participating, please reserve your spot by speaking to Pastor Peter or Benjamin today so that we will be able to reserve the facility for Wednesday, May 24th at 7 pm. We have secured a great rate of $20 per person for 3 games. Don’t allow this challenge from the Youth to go unanswered!

The Shorter Catechism #94

What is baptism?

Baptism is a sacrament, wherein the washing with water in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, doth signify and seal our ingrafting into Christ, and partaking of the benefits of the covenant of grace, and our engagement to be the Lord’s.

Sovereign Grace Bulletin 4/2/2017

Sunday Morning Service – 11:00 am

Entering into Worship

Prelude and Meditation Psalm 19:7-14

Call to Worship & Opening Prayer *Revelation 22:1-9

*Hymn # 62:1-4 “Sing to the Lord, Sing His Praise”

Confessing Our Faith

Call to Faith and Repentance Acts 2:29-40

Assurance of Pardon Jeremiah 31:31-34

*Hymn – (Insert) “My Heart is Filled with Thankfulness

Congregational Prayer

Tithes and Offering *Doxology # 731

*Hymn # 339:1,3,5 “For Your Gift of God the Spirit”

Proclaiming God’s Word

Scripture John 7:37-44

Sermon “WATER FOR THE THIRSTY”

*Hymn – (Insert) “Living Waters”

*Benediction Postlude

Sunday Evening Service – 6:00 pm

Opening Scripture & Prayer 1 Corinthians 15:51-58

*Hymn # 541 “When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder”

Responsive Reading Proverbs 23:1-18 (NASB)

Hymn # 169:1,3,5 “My Heart Does Overflow”

Congregational Prayer & Offering

*Hymn # 616 “Leaning on the Everlasting Arms”

Scripture Acts 1:9-26

Sermon “UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN”

*Hymn # 447 “Christ for the World We Sing”

*Benediction Postlude

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“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus”(Philippians 4:6-7) In Prayer This Week…

*Give thanks for our covenant children. Pray for our Christian parents as they seek to raise their children in the fear and nurture of the Lord. Pray for wisdom, grace, and the love of Christ to be evident in our family relationships.

*Pray for those who are single, widowed, or divorced in our midst. Pray for the peace and contentment of the Lord as we make the most of every opportunity to be a faithful servant in His kingdom.

*Give thanks for the 8 mission works of our Presbytery (Anaheim Hills, Corona, Carson, Resurrection OPC (Vietnamese), Concho Valley, Cottonwood, Yuma, Pearl City) and the Sunday evening Bible Study at Providence Christian College. Pray that the Lord would be pleased to cause the growth as seeds are planted and watered.

*The Pastor will be offering a new membership class to begin the last Lord’s Day in April during the Discipleship Hour. If you would like to publicly profess your faith in Jesus Christ or would like to find out more about being a member of Sovereign Grace, or wonder if this class is for you, please speak with Pastor Peter.

*On Friday, April 14th at 7 pm we will be gathering for a special Good Friday service to remember the death of our Savior. Take this opportunity to invite your family and friends and pray that many would be challenged anew to look to the cross of Christ with eyes of faith.

*Happy Birthday today to Cecil Karstensen and to Aaron Zarr on Saturday!

Church Family of the Week: John & Mayrita Faure(Rebecca & Rachel)-growth in the Lord, health, work, and school Missionary of the Week: Ben and Heather Hopp, Haiti. Pray for the programs for children in the churches on the island of La Gonave Nursery Helpers Today: Jennifer W. & Hannah M. Next Week: Catherine & Hannah T. Thank You…Your care is appreciated Worship, Service, and Announcements

SUNDAY
9:30 AM Sunday School 11:00 AM Sunday Morning Worship Service 6:00 PM Sunday Evening Worship Service

WEDNESDAY
7:00 PM Prayer Bible Study – Please read Chapter 10 of Pray With Your Eyes Open in preparation for our study.

The April Church Family Newsletter and Calendar is now available. For members of the church family, a reminder that you have a mail slot which will be used for the newsletter, missionary update letters, ministry opportunities, and for the general encouragement and building up of the body. An extra supply of newsletters and ministry information will be available by the mail slots for visitors. First United Reformed Church in Chino is hosting a Growing Reformed Churches Conference this weekend April 7-8 with the theme “Sanctification and the Christian Life.” Register online at www.chinourc.org.

*The Presbytery of Southern California Women's Retreat will be held this upcoming weekend! If you are planning to attend on the Saturday and would like to carpool, please contact Lisa Moelker. The retreat is being held at Idyllwild. If you would like to register or have questions, please email Jane Crum (janecrum91@gmail.com)

*Registration for this year’s Blue Ridge Bible Family Conference opened yesterday, April 1. The speaker this year is Pastor Bill Shishko and the theme is Pilgrims Progress for the 21st Century. Visit the conference website to register and for the latest updates www.blueridgebibleconference.org. Registration forms are also available on the church literature table.

The Shorter Catechism # 90

How is the Word to be read and heard, that it may become effectual to salvation?

That the Word may become effectual to salvation, we must attend thereunto with diligence, preparation, and prayer; receive it with love, lay it up in our hearts, and practice it in our lives.

Sovereign Grace Bulletin 3/12/2017

Sunday Morning Service – 11:00 am

Entering into Worship

Prelude and Meditation James 4:6-10

*Call to Worship & Opening Prayer Psalm 92:1-4

*Hymn # 635 “How Good It Is to Thank the Lord”

Confessing Our Faith

Baptism of Augustus Bowles Hickernell

*Hymn of Thanksgiving # 131 “Children of the Heavenly Father”

God’s Will for Our Lives Galatians 5:1-10

Congregational Prayer

Tithes and Offering *Doxology # 731

*Hymn # 660 “O God Beyond All Praising”

Proclaiming God’s Word

Scripture John 7:1-13

Sermon “NEUTRALITY IS NOT POSSIBLE”

Hymn # 384 “Lord, Dismiss Us with Your Blessing” Benediction Postlude

Sunday Evening Service – 6:00 pm

Opening Scripture & Prayer Psalm 103:1-11

*Hymn # 53:1-3 “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”

Responsive Reading Proverbs 21:16-31 (NASB)

Hymn # 597 “Though I May Speak with Bravest Fire”

Congregational Prayer & Offering

*Hymn # 449:1-3 “We Rest on Thee”

Scripture Joshua 24:1-13

Sermon “A HISTORY OF GRACE”

*Hymn # 465 “Marvelous Grace of Our Loving Lord”

*Benediction Postlude

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus”(Philippians 4:6-7) In Prayer This Week…

*This morning we celebrate the baptism of Augustus Bowles Hickernell, covenant child of Anna Hickernell. Please pray for Anna as she seeks to raise up Augustus in the Lord.

*Next Lord’s Day we will celebrate the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. The Lord’s Supper is for those who have made a public profession of faith in Christ, are members in good standing of a gospel believing church, and are seeking to walk in obedience to the Lord.

*Ryan August and Joy Garcia will be united in Christian marriage this Saturday, March 18th. If there are no lawful objections, the ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. here at the Village on that date. The church family is warmly invited to attend the ceremony.

*Give thanks for the successful nose surgery for Marvin Marston this past Tuesday.

*Please continue to pray for the Rajca family as they are all now in Washington with Johanna’s family after the death of their nephew Daniel. Pray for Johanna’s extended family as they seek the peace of the Lord.

*The Session will be meeting this Thursday night. Please pray for the elders of the church that the Lord would give wisdom, grace, and love to the leaders of the church.

*Happy Birthday today to Brittany Fellows in Malawi and this Friday to Pauline Elliot.

Church Family: Rick Lindsey- work/school, health, growth in the Lord, material needs, and extended family.

Missionary of the Week: Mark & Jenie Richline, Montevideo, Uruguay. Pray for the Mission as they develop strategies to reach the nearby community.

Nursery Helpers Today: Jennifer T. & Josef Next Week: Nikki & Karen Thank You…Your care is appreciated Sunday Snacks : Cunningham/Campbell Next Wk: Tetrault/Lee

Worship, Service, and Announcements

SUNDAY

9:30 AM Sunday School

11:00 AM Sunday Morning Worship Service

6:00 PM Sunday Evening Worship Service

WEDNESDAY

7:00 PM Prayer Bible Study – Please read chapter 9 of Pray With Your Eyes Open

*The monthly Men’s Study will be held on Wednesday, March 22 at 7 pm here at the Village. We will be looking at chapter 3 of the book Disciplines of a Godly Man.

*On Wednesday, March 29th, at 7 pm, the Pastor will be hosting a Fellowship night. Please join us at the Moelker’s (1665 Moss Rose Way, Beaumont) for a night of food, fun, and fellowship.

*The April Church Family Newsletter is already in the works! Would you like to write for the newsletter? We are looking for members to contribute to the newsletter through devotionals, testimonials, commentary, or in other ways. If you have any questions or would like to contribute, please speak to Pastor Peter.

The Shorter Catechism # 87

What is repentance unto life?

Repentance unto life is a saving grace, whereby a sinner, out of a true sense of his sin, and apprehension of the mercy of God in Christ, doth, with grief and hatred of his sin, turn from it unto God, with full purpose of, and endeavor after, new obedience.

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Sovereign Grace Bulletin 3/5/2017

Sunday Morning Service – 11:00 am

Entering into Worship

Prelude and Meditation Isaiah 61:1-3

*Call to Worship & Opening Prayer Isaiah 52:7-10

*Hymn # 69 “Thy God Reigneth!”

Confessing Our Faith

Call to Faith & Repentance Isaiah 40:18-31

*Hymn of Confession–(Insert) “Before the Throne of God Above”

God’s Will for Our Lives 1 Peter 4:1-11

Congregational Prayer

Tithes and Offering *Doxology # 731

*Hymn # 179 “Hallelujah! Thine the Glory”

Proclaiming God’s Word

Scripture Peter 1:10-25

Sermon “WHAT SHALL I PREACH?”

*Hymn # 474 “Blow Ye the Trumpet, Blow!”

*Benediction

Postlude

Sunday Evening Service – 6:00 pm

Opening Scripture & Prayer Psalm 42:1-5

*Hymn # 662 “As the Hart Longs for Flowing Streams”

Responsive ReadingProverbs 21:1-15 (NASB)

Hymn # 582“Yield Not to Temptation”

Congregational Prayer & Offering

*Hymn – (Insert) “My Worth Is Not in What I Own”

Scripture Joshua 23

Sermon “JOSHUA’S LAST WORDS”

*Hymn # 600 “He Leadeth Me: O Blessed Thought”

*Benediction

Postlude

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus”(Philippians 4:6-7) In Prayer This Week…

*Next Lord’s Day we look forward to the baptism of Augustus Bowles Hickernell, covenant child of Anna Hickernell.

*Ryan August and Joy Garcia will be united in Christian marriage on Saturday, March 18th. If there are no lawful objections, the ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. here at the Village on that date. The church family is warmly invited to attend the ceremony.

*Please continue to pray for Johanna Rajca & children as they remain in Washington with Johanna’s family. Pray for Johanna’s extended family during this difficult time.

*Give thanks that Pastor Peter was able to attend the Shepherd’s Conference at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley this past week. The Conference theme was “We Preach Christ” and was held to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation.

*Happy Birthday this week to Athena Hsu (Friday) and to Brittany Fellows in Malawi next Lord’s Day.

Church Family: Moelker Family (Peter & Lisa- Nathan, Ben, David, Hannah, Josiah, Abby, Lydia, and Caleb)- growth in the Lord, extended family, teaching, material needs, and health Missionary of the Week: Missionary associates Elizabeth Kleitsch, David Voytek, and Stephanie Zerbe, China. Pray for their witness in the classroom.

Nursery Helpers Today: Lisa & James Next Week: Jennifer T. & Josef Thank You…Your care is appreciated

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Worship, Service, and Announcements

SUNDAY

9:30 AM Sunday School

11:00 AM Sunday Morning Worship Service

6:00 PM Sunday Evening Worship Service

WEDNESDAY

7:00 PM Women’s Bible Study – Please read chapter 6 of Disciplines of a Godly Woman

*The MARCH Church Family Calendar and Newsletter is available on the back table. If you did not pick up your copy last week, please pick one up today and be encouraged to pray for and participate in the life of Sovereign Grace!

*The New Church Family Directory is currently in process and almost completed. Pastor Peter and David Sheftick will be taking some photos for the directory after the morning service. If you are a visitor with us and would like to have your contact details included in the directory, please provide that information on the sheets available on the back table.

*Work Day and Pizza lunch - On March 11, this Saturday, we plan to meet at 10:00 A.M. here at the Village to have a work day (cleaning, tidying, organizing). We will work for a couple of hours and then share a pizza lunch together (with everyone pitching in financially if you are able). Please speak to Matt or Lisa if you have any questions. All help is appreciated.

The Shorter Catechism # 86

What is faith in Jesus Christ?

Faith in Jesus Christ is a saving grace, whereby we receive and rest upon him alone for salvation, as he is offered to us in the gospel.

Sovereign Grace Bulletin 2/19/2017

Sunday Morning Service – 11:00 am


Entering into Worship

Prelude and Meditation 1 Peter 2:1-6

*Call to Worship & Opening Prayer Ephesians 4:1-7

*Hymn – (Insert) “Oh, How Good It Is”

Confessing Our Faith

Call to Faith & Repentance Psalm 51:1-12

Assurance of Pardon Psalm 50:14-15

*Hymn # 168:1,3,5 “I Greet Thee, Who My Sure Redeemer Art”

God’s Will for Our Lives Ephesians 6:10-18

Congregational Prayer

Tithes and Offering *Doxology # 731

*Hymn – (Insert) “Good Shepherd of My Soul”

Proclaiming God’s Word

Scripture John 6:59-71

Sermon “RESPONDING TO GRACE: GRUMBLE OR GRATITUDE?”

*Hymn # 55 “To God Be the Glory”

*Benediction Postlude


Sunday Evening Service – 6:00 pm


Opening Scripture & Prayer Psalm 92:1-5,12-15

*Hymn # 5 “God, My King, Thy Might Confessing”

Responsive Reading Proverbs 20:1-13 (NASB)

Hymn # 587 “Who is on the Lord’s Side?”

Congregational Prayer & Offering

*Hymn # 59 “Forever Settled in the Heavens”

Scripture Joshua 21:1-16,41-45

Sermon “NOT ONE PROMISE FAILED!”

*Hymn # 710 “God of Our Fathers”

*Benediction Postlude


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“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus”(Philippians 4:6-7) In Prayer This Week…

*A ministry update letter and fundraising information for Brittany Fellows is available on the back table. Give thanks for the blessing of new ministry opportunities for her in Malawi.

*The Reformation Translation Fellowship translates quality reformed literature into the Chinese language and distributes these books to Chinese house church leaders. Pick up an information flyer on the back table and please be in prayer for this ministry.

*Ryan August and Joy (Edna) Garcia will be united in Christian marriage on Saturday, March 18th. Give thanks to the Lord for His good gift of marriage.

*Give thanks for the near completion of the adoption process for the Rajca family as they look to sign the papers for Hayley on Friday.

*Pray for the youth who are attending the senior/collegiate camp this weekend at Idyllwild and for the Junior Camp which will begin this Friday. Due to the youth camps this month, 3G Youth Group will not be meeting in February.

*New missionary prayer cards are available on the back table for Ray & Michelle Call & family serving in Uruguay. Pick up a prayer card and remember this family as they serve the Lord.

*Happy Birthday this week to John Rajca (Tuesday), Peter Rajca (Wednesday), and Lisa Moelker (Wednesday). Church Family : Harriet DeStigller – growth in the Lord, health, extended family, material needs Missionary of the Week: Tim(and Janine) Power and John (and Linda) Carter, Navy Chaplains Nursery Helpers Today: Catherine & Sunny Next Week: Johanna & Evelynn Thank You…Your care is appreciated

Please join us following our worship service this morning for our monthly Church Family Luncheon!


Worship, Service, and Announcements


SUNDAY

9:30 AM Sunday School

11:00 AM Sunday Morning Worship Service

6:00 PM Sunday Evening Worship Service


WEDNESDAY

7:00 PM – Men’s Bible Study. Please read chapter 2 (“Discipline of Purity”) of our study book.


*Next Lord’s Day we look forward to celebrating the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. In preparation, consider these words from the Larger Catechism (Q&A 170) – “How do they that worthily communicate in the Lord’s Supper feed upon the body and blood of Christ therein? As the body and blood of Christ are not corporally or carnally present in, with, or under the bread and wine in the Lord’s Supper, and yet are spiritually present to the faith of the receiver, no less truly and really than the elements themselves are to their outward senses; so they that worthily communicate in the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper, do therein feed upon the body and blood of Christ, not after a corporal and carnal, but in a spiritual manner; yet truly and really, while by faith they receive and apply unto themselves Christ crucified, and all the benefits of his death.”

*First United Reformed Church in Chino is hosting a Growing Reformed Churches Conference on April 7-8 with the theme “Sanctification and the Christian Life.” Registration forms are available on the back table.

*The Women's Retreat is just around the corner! This year's topic is "Iron that Sharpens: the Glory of Christ in Everyday Friendships". Our speaker is Christian Counselor, Tricia Mathys. The date is April 7-9. Brochures are on the back table. Scholarships available for 1st time attendees! Any questions? Email Jane Crum (janecrum91@gmail.com)


The Shorter Catechism # 84

What doth every sinner deserve?

Every sin deserveth God’s wrath and curse, both in this life, and that which is to come.

Sovereign Grace Bulletin 2/12/2017

Sovereign Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church


Pastor Peter Moelker


February 12, 2017

Sunday Morning Service – 11:00 am

Entering into Worship

Prelude and Meditation Psalm 104:24-30

*Call to Worship & Opening Prayer Psalm 104:31-34

*Hymn # 122 “God, All Nature Sings Thy Glory”

Confessing Our Faith

Call to Faith & Repentance Isaiah 62

Prayer of Confession - Insert

*Hymn of Thanks # 518 “Christ, of All My Hopes the Ground”

God’s Will for Our Lives Philippians 1:18-27

Congregational Prayer

Tithes and Offering *Doxology # 731

*Hymn # 141:1,2,5 “God, in the Gospel of His Son”

Proclaiming God’s Word

Scripture

John 6:47-59

Sermon “YOUR CHRISTIANITY IS TOO SMALL”

*Hymn # 517 “I’ve Found a Friend, O Such a Friend!”

*Benediction

Postlude


Sunday Evening Service – 6:00 pm


Opening Scripture & Prayer Hebrews 10:19-25

*Hymn # 305 “Arise, My Soul, Arise”

Responsive Reading Proverbs 19:15-29 (NASB)

Hymn # 88 “With Grateful Heart My Thanks I Bring”

Congregational Prayer & Offering

*Hymn # 552 “From out the Depths I Cry, O Lord, to Thee”

Scripture Joshua 20; Hebrews 9:8-15

Sermon “SANCTUARY CITIES THE BIBLE APPROVES”

*Hymn # 246 “Man of Sorrows! What a Name”

*Benediction

Postlude


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“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus”(Philippians 4:6-7) In Prayer This Week…


*The Session meets this Thursday at 6:30 pm. Please pray for wisdom for the elders of the church to be faithful in their calling.


*Report on the Thank Offering: It is a joy to report that giving for the 2016 Thank Offering in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church has exceeded the stated goal of one million dollars. Gifts to the Thank Offering from the broader church have totaled $1,209,525 so far. Give thanks to the Lord for the outpouring of support for the ministries of Christian Education, Home Missions and Foreign Missions of the OPC.


*Pray for the youth who will be attending the senior/collegiate camp this coming weekend at Idyllwild. Pray for camp speakers, organizers, and attendees as they prepare for this time of fellowship and growth in the Lord. Due to the youth camps this month, 3G will not be meeting in February.


*New missionary prayer cards are available on the back table for Ray & Michelle Call & family serving in Uruguay. Pick up a prayer card and remember this family as they serve the Lord.


*Happy Birthday today to Nathan Moelker (at Geneva College), Spencer Sheftick (Thursday), and Jay Meinders (Friday).


*The Women's Retreat is just around the corner! This year's topic is "Iron that Sharpens: The Glory of Christ in Everyday Friendships". Our speaker is Christian Counselor, Tricia Mathys. The date is April 7-9. Brochures are on the back table. Scholarships available for 1st time attendees! Any questions? Email Jane Crum (janecrum91@gmail.com) Church Family: Josh & Lori Morgan- growth in the Lord, health, marriage, material needs, extended family Missionary of the Week: Sam and Eun-soo Folta, China. Pray for Sam as he mentors future church leaders. Nursery Helpers Today: Nikki & Karissa Next Week: Catherine & Sunny Thank You…Your care is appreciated Church Family Luncheon is Next Week! Please Bring lots of food to share so that we are able to host visitors among us!


Worship, Service, and Announcements


SUNDAY

9:30 AM Sunday School

11:00 AM Sunday Morning Worship Service

6:00 PM Sunday Evening Worship Service


WEDNESDAY

7:00 PM – Prayer Bible Study. Please read chapter 9 (“In Times of Need”) of our study book.


*Next Lord’s Day we look forward to celebrating the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. In preparation, consider these words from the Larger Catechism (Q&A 170) – “How do they that worthily communicate in the Lord’s Supper feed upon the body and blood of Christ therein? As the body and blood of Christ are not corporally or carnally present in, with, or under the bread and wine in the Lord’s Supper, and yet are spiritually present to the faith of the receiver, no less truly and really than the elements themselves are to their outward senses; so they that worthily communicate in the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper, do therein feed upon the body and blood of Christ, not after a corporal and carnal, but in a spiritual manner; yet truly and really, while by faith they receive and apply unto themselves Christ crucified, and all the benefits of his death.”


Team Praha, a ministry of the Youth Committee, Presbytery of Southern California, is planning three weeks of service with OP missionaries Jerry and Marilyn Farnik in the Czech Republic. The plan is to depart for Prague on Monday, July 24, and arrive home on Monday, August 14. Team Praha will be led this year by Eli Hirtzel of Branch of Hope OPC in Torrance and Kathleen Winslow of Westminster OPC. Applications are due ASAP, but definitely by March 15, 2017. To apply, simply request an application from David Crum: davecrum1@gmail.com. Information sheets are available on the back table.


The Shorter Catechism # 83

Are all transgressions of the law equally heinous?

Some sins in themselves, & by reason of several aggravations, are more heinous in the sight of God than others

Sovereign Grace Bulletin 1/29/2017

Sovereign Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church Pastor Peter Moelker January 22, 2017


Sunday Morning Service – 11:00 am


Prelude and Meditation Psalm 19:7-14

*Call to Worship & Opening Prayer Psalm 29:1-2,10-11

*Hymn # 45 “Now unto Jehovah, Ye Sons of the Mighty”

Confessing Our Faith

Call to Faith & Repentance Matthew 11:20-30

*Hymn of Thanksgiving – (Insert) “Oh, How Good It Is”

God’s Will for Our Lives Philippians 3:1-16

Congregational Prayer

Tithes and Offering *Doxology # 731

*Hymn – (Insert) “Speak, O Lord”

Proclaiming God’s Word

Scripture John 6:37-47

Sermon “THE WONDER OF GRACE”

*Hymn # 461 “Not What My Hands Have Done”

*Benediction Postlude


Sunday Evening Service – 6:00 pm


Opening Scripture & Prayer Psalm 9:1-3,7-11

*Hymn # 48 “O Lord Most High, with All My Heart”

Responsive Reading Proverbs 18 (NASB)

Hymn # 644 “May the Mind of Christ My Savior”

Congregational Prayer & Offering

*Hymn # 392:1,4,5 “O Day of Rest and Gladness”

Scripture Joshua 14

Sermon “A MAN CALLED CALEB”

*Hymn # 585 “Take My Life, and Let It Be”

*Benediction Postlude


Prayer Concerns


Physical Needs

Craig Roberts – Recurring headaches

Anna Hickernell – Thankful for safe delivery of baby boy

Pastor Peter – No gall bladder surgery needed at this time

Bob Fortier – Strength for daily health


Praises and Prayer Requests


*The Presbytery of Southern California will be meeting this coming weekend, Friday-Saturday (Feb.3&4), at Grace OPC in Carson. Please pray for wisdom and grace for the men who attend that the Lord would be honored through the discussions, decisions, and fellowship among brothers.

*Pray for Pastor Austin Britton of Calvary OPC in La Mirada. Pastor Britton will be leading worship here at Sovereign Grace next Lord’s Day morning, while Pastor Peter preaches in La Mirada.

*Remember to pray for our leaders and all who are in authority “in order that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity. This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. For there is one God, and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus”(1 Tim.2:1-4).

*See the Message Board for the latest update from Brittany Fellows in Malawi as she shares news about new friends, new ministries, and notes for prayer.

Church Family: Mike & Kay Bliss- growth in the Lord, health, family Missionary of the Week: Bob & Martha Wright, Nakaale, Uganda. Pray for the missionary families who are separated from their children while they are away at school.

Nursery Helpers Today: Jennifer T. & Hannah T. Next Week: May & Rachel Thank You…Your care is appreciated God calls all His people to worship Him, including men, women, and children. The worship of God is our great joy and responsibility as members of God’s covenant family. As such, you are welcome to keep your children in our worship services. However, you should also feel free to bring them to our nursery room down the hall at any appropriate time and our nursery helper will assist you. Worship, Service, and Announcements


SUNDAY

9:30 AM Sunday School

11:00 AM Sunday Morning Worship Service

6:00 PM Sunday Evening Worship Service


WEDNESDAY

7:00 PM - Prayer Bible Study. Please read chapter 8 (“In Times of Joy”) of our study book Pray With Your Eyes Open. All are welcome!


A new class for Adult Education began this morning. Please join us every Lord’s Day for our study of At Home in the Father’s House - Healthy Church Membership. What is the church and what does it mean to be a living and active member of the body of Christ? Women’s Presbyterial will meet this Saturday, February 4th, 8:30AM-Noon at Carson OPC 22511 Figueroa Street, Carson. The meeting is open to all women and starts at 9am after a time of fellowship and a light continental breakfast. Child care is available upon request. We will hear from: Ling Lee Tentmaker Missionary in East Asia. There will be an offering for local and international ministry. RSVP to Rachel Reilly at rachel@rachelreilly.net so that our hosts can know how many to expect for lunch and how many children will need babysitting.

February's Guess Who's Coming to Lunch event is coming up next Sunday (Feb 5)! Join in the fun, sign up to host people for lunch or go to someone's house for lunch. Sign-up sheets are available on the welcome table. You can also contact Tim Lee (timosar@gmail.com) or Nikki Sheftick.

*There has been an enthusiastic Presbytery wide response to the youth camps this year. The Senior/Collegiate camp(Feb17-20) is already fully booked with a waiting list. There are still openings for the Jr. High camp for Middle School students grades 6-9, February 24-26. If you have not yet registered, go to www.opcwintercamp.com.

Email us at sgopcredlands@gmail.com or look us up on the web at sovereigngraceopc.com

The Shorter Catechism # 81

What is forbidden in the tenth commandment?

The tenth commandment forbiddeth all discontentment with our own estate, envying or grieving at the good of our neighbor, and all inordinate motions and affections to anything that is his.