Suggested regular service order

(always subject to leader’s discretion)
·       Welcome
·       Lord’s Prayer or a set confession and assurance
·       Opening praise and prayer (confession could be included in this)
·       (If no kids section three songs could be sung here followed by open response)

·       Song that engages kids
·       Kids thought and verse
·       Prayer for younger kids

·       Folk chat as kids leave
·       (Two songs could be sung here with only one later)
·       Notices with leader praying for any key ones
·       Interview
·       Intercessions beginning with verses from a psalm

·       A few words or verse to focus this section
·       Song
·       Song
·       Song
·       Open response (just one song and no response if three included earlier)

·       Pray for adults and older kids as they come to the word
·       Older kids leave
·       OT and NT Readings
  • Talk
  • Prayer application of talk (confession might come here)
  • Song in response to the word

  • (Lord’s Prayer could come here if the set confession was used at the start)
  • Closing prayer of commitment, blessing or doxology
  • Opportunity to receive prayer and enjoy refreshments