From the Pastor’s Desk (Jan 10, 2018)

Dear CSOPC brothers and sisters, 2018 is now in full swing.  Back to work.  Back to school.  Back to the routine of life.  There is one ‘routine’ however, that is life-giving.  That, of course, is the ‘routine’ of gathering with the people of God to feed on his word and commune with our Redeemer in worship.  Week after week, month …

Order of Worship for 1/14/2018

Welcome and Announcements   Scripture Meditation    “Have you not known?  Have you not heard?  The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth.  He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable.” Isaiah 40:28            The Lord Calls Us to Worship   * Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship         …

Order of Worship for 1/7/2018

Welcome and Announcements   Scripture Meditation    “But I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own.” Philippians 3:12            The Lord Calls Us to Worship   * Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship                                                                    Psalm 98:1 * Prayer of Invocation   Our Response to the Lord’s Call   * …

Weekly Devotion from Spurgeon’s “Morning and Evening”

“Lo, I am with you alway.” Matthew 28:20 The Lord Jesus is in the midst of his church; he walketh among the golden candlesticks; his promise is, “Lo, I am with you alway.” He is as surely with us now as he was with the disciples at the lake, when they saw coals of fire, and fish laid thereon and …

Order of Worship for 12/31/17

Welcome and Announcements   Scripture Meditation    “And the ransomed of the LORD shall return and come to Zion with singing; everlasting joy shall be upon their heads, they shall obtain gladness and joy … sorrow and sighing shall flee away.” Zechariah 9:9            The Lord Calls Us to Worship   * Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship …

Weekly Devotion from Spurgeon’s “Morning and Evening”

Revelation 21:1 And there was no more sea. Scarcely could we rejoice at the thought of losing the glorious old ocean: the new heavens and the new earth are none the fairer to our imagination, if, indeed, literally there is to be no great and wide sea, with its gleaming waves and shelly shores. Is not the text to be …

Order of Worship for 12/24/2017

Welcome and Announcements   Scripture Meditation    “Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion!  Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem!  Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is he …” Zechariah 9:9            The Lord Calls Us to Worship   * Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship                                                                 Psalm 84:1-2 * Prayer of Invocation …

Weekly Devotion from Spurgeon’s “Morning and Evening”

“As is the heavenly, such are they also that are heavenly.” 1 Corinthians 15:48 The head and members are of one nature, and not like that monstrous image which Nebuchadnezzar saw in his dream. The head was of fine gold, but the belly and thighs were of brass, the legs of iron, and the feet, part of iron and part …

Order of Worship for 12/10/2017

Welcome and Announcements   Scripture Meditation    “And his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.  Of the increase of his government and of peace there will be no end.” Isaiah 9:6-7            The Lord Calls Us to Worship   * Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship                                                                 Psalm 29:1-2 * …

Weekly Devotion from Spurgeon’s “Morning and Evening”

“The forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace.” Ephesians 1:7 Could there be a sweeter word in any language than that word “forgiveness,” when it sounds in a guilty sinner’s ear, like the silver notes of jubilee to the captive Israelite? Blessed, forever blessed be that dear star of pardon which shines into the condemned cell, and …