Covenant Renewal Worship
Every Sunday, God calls us to His presence in the Name of the Triune God to serve us with His gracious Word and the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. In worship, He summons us as His covenant people and purifies us from all our sins through confession, repentance and forgiveness. We ascend to His presence with full confidence in His grace and offer our praise and thanksgiving with singing of psalms and hymns, with prayers and confession of our faith in Him, joyfully bringing gifts and offerings to Him, and celebrating the Lord’s Supper together as His people. Strengthened by the Lord, we are commissioned by God to go into the world to love and serve the Lord Jesus for His kingdom.
Weekly Celebration of Covenantal Communion
The Lord’s Supper is the joyful feast of the people of God, which the Lord Jesus Christ Himself prepares for His people. All those who are united to Jesus Christ through baptism in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, and are in good standing with the Church of Jesus Christ are welcome to the Lord’s Table. Baptized children, irrespective of age, are included in this covenantal blessing of weekly communion (Acts. 2:39).
It is an integral part of our weekly worship service. It directs our faith to the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross, which is the only ground of our salvation. The sacrament of the Lord’s Supper is given to us as the memorial of God’s covenant with us, his people, who have been joined with Christ through baptism (Rom. 6:3-4). Through it God graciously renews His covenant with us. In the Lord’s Supper, we celebrate Christ’s real presence with us, the hope of His return in glory and our anticipation of the marriage supper of the Lamb when we will finally and ultimately be united with Him for all eternity (Rev. 19:9). Therefore, we celebrate the Lord’s Supper on every Lord’s Day just as the apostles and the early church did in their worship (Acts 20:7; 1 Cor. 11:18, 20).