South Baptist Church sanctuary during Sunday worship

Sunday Worship

Please join us every Lord’s Day as we worship together.

Sunday School at 9:15 a.m.
  • Adult Sunday School meets in the sanctuary, and children are welcome to sit with their family. Pastor Cody is currently teaching on the book of Proverbs.
Coffee and Fellowship at 10:00 a.m.
  • Held in the Fellowship Hall downstairs
Corporate Worship Service at 10:30 a.m.
  • Held in the sanctuary
  • Additionally, please see below for details about our order of worship. Our current sermon series is the book of Hebrews.

Order of Worship

1. Preparation
Instrumental worship music from classic, sacred hymns fosters an atmosphere of meditation prior to our worship service. This time of reflection begins around 10:20 a.m.
 
2. Tolling of the Bell
Worshipers are called to come together corporately.
 
3. Welcome
A church Elder welcomes the assembly. He gives thanks to God for gathering His people on the Lord’s Day.
 
4. Call to Worship
The elder then gives a reading from the Psalms or the Holy Scriptures. This call to worship focuses on God’s call to His people to worship Him.
 
5. Opening Hymn
The congregation sings a hymn of praise to God in response to the call to worship.
 
6. Catechism
A weekly reading is then given from An Orthodox Catechism, by Hercules Collins, a Baptist version of the Heidelberg Catechism.
 
7. Opening Prayer
This corporate prayer is given by an Elder. It includes elements of praise, thanksgiving, confession, intercession, and petition.
 
8. Offering
Tithes and offerings are collected from the church body.
 
9. Worship in Song
The congregation then participates in praise and worship through song and music. You can read more about our Music Ministry here.
 
10. Sermon
Rev. Almanzar preaches from a passage of Scripture, using an expository style of preaching. You can read about expository preaching here.
 
11. The Lord’s Supper
We partake of the Lord’s Supper on the first Sunday of each month. The pastor leads the congregation in a time of confession and reflection, and the elements are then distributed.
 
12. Doxology
The congregation sings a closing hymn.
 
13. Benediction
Rev. Almanzar then closes the service by giving a benediction of blessing to the congregation.
 
14. Reflection
Finally, instrumental music from classic, sacred hymns fosters an atmosphere of reflection to end our time of worship .