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Pastor Ralph Rebandt calls everyone to worship at Oakland Hills Community Church

Sunday Morning Worship – March 22, 2020

Prelude – Song and Meditation Before Worship

Please keep scrolling down the page to participate in the full worship liturgy: prelude, welcome, call to worship, songs, scripture reading, congregational prayer, sermon, and benediction.

Our prelude before worship – Andrew Peterson singing – “Is He Worthy?” (click for lyrics)

Welcome, Announcements, and Call To Worship

  • Welcome everyone. We are glad you joined us for worship. Here are a few announcements…
  • Thursday, March 26 – Online Webinar with special guest, author Simonetta Carr from San Diego, CA – discussing mental illness and the church. Dealing with stress, anxiety, paranoia, depression, schizophrenia, etc. (Click for more details and to register.)
  • Sunday, April 12 – Resurrection Day Worship Celebration
  • Sunday, May 17 – Law Enforcement Appreciation Sunday – stay tuned for more details
  • A call to worship from Psalm 36:5-9

Song: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

Song: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

Seeking God’s Presence In Our Worship

Pastor Ralph asks for God’s grace, and that we would have clean hearts and minds focused on worship.

Song: Come People of the Risen King

Song: Come People of the Risen King

Congregational Prayer

Pastor Ralph Rebandt leads the congregation in prayer.

Song: Be Unto Your Name

Song: Be Unto Your Name

Scripture Reading of Isaiah 40

Scripture reading, Isaiah 40

“Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the LORD’s hand double for all her sins. A voice cries in the wilderness prepare the way of the LORD; make straight in the desert a highway for our God.” Read Isaiah 40:1-31

Hearing the Lord’s Message

Isaiah, 740 years B.C., speaks comfort to our generation during the corona-virus pandemic.   

“Comfort, Comfort my people” says your God. (Isaiah 40:1)  How does an Old Testament prophet speak to the things we face with Covid-19?  He reminds us that God is Sovereign over all creation and life. Isaiah tells us that real comfort comes from God’s presence on this planet.  God the Son came to destroy sin and disease! 

Song: He Knows My Name

Song: He Know My Name



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