Category : Weekly Services

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 2017

The focus of today’s sermon is the passage from the book of Jonah in the Old Testament

ORDER OF SERVICE
“You are a gracious and compassionate God,slow to anger and abounding in love” Jonah 4 Vs.2
Call to Worship
HYMN As the deer pants for the water (CH4 550)
Prayers of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
HYMN There is a Redeemer (CH4 559)
OLD TESTAMENT READING Jonah 3 Vs.10,Jonah 4 Vs.1-11
PSALM 145 I will exalt you,O my God and King
NEW TESTAMENT READING Matthew 20 Vs,1-16
Sermon
OFFERING HYMN There’s a wideness in God’s mercy (CH4 187)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN And can it be (CH4 396)
Intimations and Notices
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING Praise God from whom all blessings flow

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 17th SEPTEMBER 2017

The theme of this morning’s service was “Forgveness”

ORDER OF SERVICE

“Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors” Matthew 6 Vs.12

Call to Worship
Introit
HYMN How lovely on the mountain (MP 249)
Prayers of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
HYMN Hevenu shalom alechem (MP 231)
OLD TESTAMENT READING Genesis 50 Vs.15-21 (Gordon Kidd)
HYMN I am a new creation (MP 254)
NEW TESTAMENT READING Matthew 18 Vs.21-35 (Gordon Kidd)
Sermon
OFFERING HYMN Take this moment,sign and space (CH4 501)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN Since Jesus came into my heart (MP 748)
Intimations and Notices
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING Let there be love

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER 2017

During our service this morning we were privileged to share in the Baptism of Jack Eric Longbottom and to welcome him into the family of the church.

ORDER OF SERVICE
“O Lord,I love the house in which you dwell,and the place where your glory abides.” (Psalm 26 Vs, 8)
Call to worship
Introit
HYMN Seek ye first the kingdom of God (CH4 641)
Prayers of Approach,confession and the Lord’s Prayer
The Sacrament of Holy Baptism
HYMN I danced in the morning (CH4 404)
OLD TESTAMENT READING Jeremiah 15 Vs.15-21 (June Kerr)
PSALM 26 Declare me innocent,O Lord
NEW TESTAMENT READING Matthew 16 Vs.21-28 (June Kerr)
SERMON
OFFERING HYMN My song is love unknown (CH4 399 Vs.1,2,6,7)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
Intimations and Notices
HYMN Make way,make way for Christ the King (CH4 279)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING As we go now

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 27th AUGUST 2017


Welcome to our service this morning.

ORDER OF SERVICE
“The Lord will surely comfort Zion and will look with compassion on all her ruins;he will make her deserts like Eden,her wastelands like the garden of the Lord.” (Isaiah 51:3)
Call to Worship
HYMN O God our help in ages past (CH4 161)
Prayers of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
HYMN Such love,pure as the whitest snow (MP 619)
OLD TESTAMENT READING Isaiah 51 Vs.1-6 (Anita Robinson)
PSALM 138 I’ll praise you,Lord, with all my heart
NEW TESTAMENT READING Matthew 16 Vs. 13-20 (Anita Robinson)
Sermon
OFFERING HYMN O Love that wilt not let me go (CH4 557)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN God is love:let heaven adore him (CH4 123)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING Mayenziwe ‘ntando yakho (CH4 805)

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 20th AUGUST 2017

It was good to welcome our Sunday School back again this morning after their summer break.

ORDER OF SERVICE
“There is neither Jew nor Gentile,neither slave nor free,nor is there male and female,for you are all one in God” (Galatians 3 Vs.28)

Call to Worship
HYMNS Jubilate,everybody (CH4 65); As we are gathered (CH4 197)
PRAYERS of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
Welcome Everybody
OLD TESTAMENT READING Isaiah 56 Vs.1,6-8 (Iain MacLean)
PSALM 67 God be merciful and bless us
NEW TESTAMENT READING Matthew 15 Vs.21-28 (Iain MacLean)
SERMON
OFFERING HYMN Jesus Christ is waiting (CH4 360)
PRAYER of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN Through the love of God,our Saviour (CH4 562)
Benediction and Threefold amen
SUNG BLESSING Let there be love (MP 411)

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 13th AUGUST 2017

Due to a small problem with the recording last week we were unable to bring you the service at that time.However that has now been resolved and last week’s service which was led by Rev. Norman McKee is now available on our website.
This morning we welcomed Christopher back from holiday to lead us in our worship.

ORDER OF SERVICE
Call to Worship
HYMN Come and find the quiet centre (CH4 716)
Prayers of Approach, Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
HYMN You’re the word of God the Father (MP 1141)
OT Reading 1 Kings 19 Vs.9-18
HYMN Lord you sometimes speak in wonders (CH4 606)
NT Reading Matthew 14 V. 22-33
Sermon “Finding God in the still small voice”
OFFERING HYMN Dear Lord and Father of mankind (CH4 485)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
Intimations and Notices
HYMN Lord of all hopefulness,Lord of all joy (CH4 166)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING Do not be afraid (CH4 191 Vs 1 & 5)

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 6th AUGUST 2017

It was a great pleasure to welcome Rev. Norman McKee back to Hillhouse this morning to lead us in worship.

ORDER OF SERVICE
Welcome and Intimations
GATHERING SONG Welcome everybody
HYMN Christ is made the sure foundation (CH4 200)
Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
HYMN One more step along the world I go (CH4 530)
READINGS Isaiah 55 Vs.1-5 :Matthew 14 Vs.13-21
HYMN I heard the voice of Jesus say (CH4 540)
Sermon
OFFERING HYMN When we walk with the Lord (MP 760 Vs. 1,4 & 5)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN I serve a risen Saviour (MP 295)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING May God’s blessing surround you each day (MP 460)

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 30th JULY 2017

This morning we were delighted to welcome Jade Boyd to lead us in worship.Jade is at the start of her journey towards becoming a minister and we wish her every success for and and God’s blessing on her future.

ORDER OF SERVICE
Welcome and Intimations
Call to Worship
HYMN: Morning has broken (CH4 212)
Prayers of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
HYMN: One more step along the world I go (CH4 530)
READINGS: Jeremiah 17 Vs.5-8; 1 Peter 1 Vs.3-9
HYMN: Lord of all hopefulness (CH4 166)
SERMON ” Wearing Hope”
OFFERING HYMN: Blessed Assurance (CH4 561)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN: To God be the glory (CH4 512)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING: Let there be love shared among us (MP 411)

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 23rd JULY 2017

Although Christopher admitted to running a little bit late this morning this is not the reason for the delay of about 3 minutes at the start of the recording.If you don’t want to listen to the friendly buzz before the service just fast forward these 3 minutes.

ORDER OF SERVICE
“I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory about to be revealed to us.” (Romans 8: 18)
Call to Worship
HYMNS Jesus,all for Jesus (MP 1075)
My Jesus,my saviour (CH4 531)
Prayers of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
HYMN Hevenu shalom alechem (MP231)
READING Matthew 13 Vs.24-30,36-43
HYMN You’re the word of God the Father (MP 1141)
SERMON “The Parable of the Weeds”
OFFERING HYMN The Lord’s my shepherd (MP 1008)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
Intimations and Notices
HYMN Because He lives (MP 52)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING You shall go out with joy (CH4 804)

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 16th JULY 2017


Another Sunday in Hillhouse which we hope you will share with us.This week’s Word of Life was freedom.

ORDER OF SERVICE
“For freedom Christ has set us free.Stand firm,therefore,and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery” (Galatians 5 Vs.1)
Call to Worship
HYMN Jesus calls us here to meet him (CH4 510)
Prayers of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
HYMN Jesus bids us shine (JP 128)
READING Galatians 4:Vs.21 to 5 Vs.1
HYMN Christ is the world’s Redeemer (CH4 450)
SERMON “Word of Life-freedom”
OFFERING HYMN At the name of Jesus (CH4 458)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
Intimations and Notices
HYMN Alleluia sing to Jesus (CH4 445)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
Sung Blessing Mayenziwe ‘ntando yakho (CH4 805)