Divine Service Form 4

* INDICATES STANDING IF YOU ARE ABLE

*OPENING HYMN

*INVOCATION: Pastor: In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.

Congregation: Amen

*CONFESSION

*DECLARATION OF ABSOLUTION

*KYRIE ELESION (Lord Have Mercy)

*GLORY TO GOD IN THE HIGHEST  OR

*WORTHY IS CHRIST (THIS IS THE FEAST OF VICTORY FOR OUR GOD)

*COLLECT (short prayer of the day)

OLD TESTAMENT, NEW TESTAMENT AND GOSPEL READINGS

CHOIR

CHILDREN’S MESSAGE

HYMN OF THE DAY

*GOD’S SALUTATION

SERMON

*GOD’S WORD OF PEACE

*APOSTLES’ (OR NICENE) CREED

*THE PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

Pastor, facing forward in leading the people, says after each petition: “Lord, in your mercy” followed by the congregation “Hear Our Prayer”

THE OFFFERING

COMMUNION ON ALTERNATE WEEKS

*THE LORD’S PRAYER

*BENEDICTION

*CLOSING HYMN