Sample Liturgy

APPROACH TO THE LORD
Prelude
Silent Prayer
Call to Worship: Psalm 145:1-3
*Hymn # 48 O Lord Most High, with All My Heart
*Invocation
*Apostolic Salutation
*Gloria Patri, # 734
Hearing of God’s Law: Exodus 20:1-17
*Prayer of Confession (opposite page)
*Declaration of Pardon: Romans 3:23-25a
*Hymn # 305 Arise, My Soul, Arise

PROCLAMATION OF THE WORD OF GOD
Prayer for Illumination
Old Covenant Reading: Hosea 14:1-9
New Covenant Reading: Luke 15:11-32
Sermon: "The Parable of the Prodigal Son"
Prayer of Application

MINISTRY OF THE SACRAMENTS
*Hymn # 53 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
*Confession of Faith: The Apostles’ Creed, p.845
Words of Institution and Exhortation
Partaking of the Lord’s Supper
Prayer of Intercession and the Lord's Prayer

RESPONSE TO THE WORD OF GOD
*Hymn # 81 O Love of God, How Strong and True
Presentation of Tithes and Offerings
*Doxology # 731
*Benediction
*Silent Prayer
Postlude