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Corporate Confession of Sin: “It’s so ritualistic!”

I’ve heard comments – mostly negative – about our Corporate Confession of Sin in our worship service. “It’s not from the heart.” “It’s ritualistic.” “It doesn’t bless me.” “It’s too Catholic.” To these, I refer to a short post at Monergism.com. Corporate worship, as our local church understands it, is a time of joyful covenantal […]

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Joint Good Friday Service

  Big Springs Community Church invites everyone to our Joint Good Friday Service with Montague Reformation Church and Lake Shastina Community Bible Church. Date and Time: April 14, 2017 • 6:00 PM Place: Big Springs Community Church, 7220 Highway A12, Montague, CA 96064 Contact No.: 530.598.7584 The service will have seven Scripture lessons, followed by […]

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Easter Sunday Service April 16, 2017

Join us to worship the Risen Christ, who was raised for our justification, so we may walk in newness of life. Time and Date: 10:30 AM, April 16, 2017 Sermon Title: “You Have Been Raised with Christ” Scripture Texts: Psalm 27:3-4; Colossians 3:1-4 Sermon Outline: “Seek the Things That are Above” “Your Life is Hidden […]

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Pastoral Prayer Based on Our Lord’s Prayer

  Today, I used the Lord’s Prayer as a pattern of the long prayer in our worship service. The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 116 gives us a summary of why prayer is necessary for Christians: Q. Why is prayer necessary for Christians? A. Because it is the chief part of thankfulness which God requires of us, and because God […]

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Liturgy for Thanksgiving Sunday, November 23, 2014

  Welcome and Announcements We Come with Thankful Hearts Call to Worship: Psalm 95:1-7 Opening Prayer of Thanksgiving God’s Greeting: 1Timothy 1:2; 1Peter 1:2 Hymn of Praise: “We Gather Together” #387:1-3 (Brown) We Give Thanks for God’s Creation and Gifts to Us Scripture Reading: Psalm 19:1-6 Prayer of Thanksgiving Hymn of Praise: “Come, Ye Thankful […]

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