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 Johnathan is currently teaching through the 1689 London Baptist Confession.
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 gospel of John.

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 and Call to Worship
A church Elder welcomes the assembly. He gives thanks to God for gathering His people on the Lord’s Day, and 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.
4. Opening Hymn
The congregation sings a hymn of praise to God in response to the call to worship.
5. Catechism
A weekly reading is then given from An Orthodox Catechism, by Hercules Collins, a Baptist version of the Heidelberg Catechism.
6. Opening Prayer
This corporate prayer is given by an Elder. It includes elements of praise, thanksgiving, confession, intercession, and petition.
7. Offering
The church body gives their tithes and offerings as an act of worship.
8. Worship in Song
The congregation then participates in praise and worship through song and music.
9. Sermon
You can read about the expository method of preaching in the teaching handouts included on this page.
10. The Lord’s Supper
We partake of the Lord’s Supper on the first Sunday of each month. The congregation is led in a time of confession and reflection, and the elements are then distributed.
11. Doxology
The congregation sings a closing hymn.
12. Benediction
The service is closed with a benediction of blessing to the congregation.
13. Reflection
Finally, instrumental music from classic, sacred hymns fosters an atmosphere of reflection to end our time of worship .