Riverside Christian Reformed Church

Drive-In Worship: Sundays at 9:30am
602 Comstock Blvd. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505​
(616) 361-0604

Summer Drive-In: Romans 12:14-21 – Living Sacrifices: Being Good Neighbors

Summer Drive-In: Romans 12:14-21 – Living Sacrifices: Being Good Neighbors

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Summer Drive-In 2020

As we return to worship in person, from our parking lot, these (not necessarily connected) messages and services are designed as a summer fill-up with spiritual fuel.
The podcast audio at the bottom of this page contains the complete service.

Romans 12:14-21 – Living Sacrifices: Being Good Neighbors

Rev. Benjamin Browneye – Pastor, Riverside Christian Reformed Church

Riverside Drive-In Service

Sunday, July 12, 2020
Service Time: 9:30am – please arrive no later than 9:15am to allow for proper distanced parking.
Service Station: 87.9 FM – listen on your car radio.
You must remain in your vehicle to attend.
View/Download the Service Order

CALL TO WORSHIP

Psalm 96

Opening Prayer

God’s Greeting

OPENING SONG

Now Thank We All Our God

Author: Martin Rinkart (1636)
Translator: Catherine Winkworth
Tune: Nun danket alle Gott
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #454

Now thank we all our God
with heart and hands and voices,
who wondrous things has done,
in whom his world rejoices;
who from our mothers’ arms
has blessed us on our way
with countless gifts of love,
nd still is ours today.

O may this bounteous God
through all our life be near us,
with ever joyful hearts
and blessed peace to cheer us,
to keep us in his grace,
and guide us when perplexed,
and free us from all ills
of this world in the next.

All praise and thanks to God
the Father now be given,
the Son and Spirit blest,
who reign in highest heaven
the one eternal God,
whom heaven and earth adore;
for thus it was, is now,
and shall be evermore.

Congregational Prayer

God’s Word

Romans 12:14-21 – Living Sacrifices: Being Good Neighbors
Summer Drive-In 2020

CLOSING SONG

Christian Hearts in Love United

Translator: Frederick William Foster;
Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf (1723)
Tune: O DU LIEBE MEINER LIEBE (Thommen)
Copyright: Public Domain
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #513

Christian hearts in love united,
search to know God’s holy will.
Let his love, in us ignited,
more and more our spirits fill.
Christ the head, and we his members–
we reflect the light he is.
Christ the master, we disciples–
he is ours and we are his.

Grant, Lord, that with your direction
“Love each other” we comply.
Help us live in true affection,
your love to exemplify.
Let our mutual love be glowing
brightly so that all may view
that we, as on one stem growing,
living branches are in you.

Come, then, living church of Jesus,
covenant with him anew.
Unto him who conquered for us
may we pledge our service true.
May our lives reflect the brightness
of God’s love in Jesus shown.
To the world we then bear witness:
we belong to God alone.

God’s Blessing

DOXOLOGY

To God Be the Glory

Author: Andraé Crouch (1971)
Tune: MY TRIBUTE
Copyright: 1971 Bud John Songs, Inc. (Admin. by EMI Christian Music Publishing)
Lift Up Your Hearts #956

To God be the glory, to God be the glory,
to God be the glory for the things He has done:
With His blood He has saved me,
with His power He has raised me.
To God be the glory for the things He has done.

Midi song arrangements provided by hymnary.org
Riverside Christian Reformed Church CCLI license #462829

Rev. Benjamin Browneye - Pastor
Speaker: Rev. Benjamin Browneye

Pastor Ben is a 2005 graduate from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science in Communications. He received his Masters of Divinity from Calvin Theological Seminary in 2012, and has served as a delegate to Synod in 2016.

As Pastor, Ben has a passion for preaching and teaching and has been at Riverside since April of 2013. On the personal side, Ben is an avid outdoorsmen, a loyal Detroit sports fan, and is married to his wife Ellie.

Pastor Ben seeks to preach and teach in an educational and engaging way that brings the deep truth of the Bible into our lives today for every generation.